Brean Down

View of Down from beach

A natural pier with dramatic cliffs and Victorian fort

Brean Down

Things to see and do

Get to know Brean Down better

Upcoming events

Space Workshop - our place in space

Sat 02 Jul 2016
10:00-13:00
Bring along the whole family and join Joanne Richardson, from Space Detectives, for a morning exploring space.

Artist workshop - printmaking: kitchen lithography

Sun 10 Jul 2016
10:00-16:00
Have you ever wanted to try printmaking, or work on your skills? Join artist Donna Vale for a creative day of printing at Brean Down.

Space Workshop - seeking out the sun

Sat 16 Jul 2016
10:00-13:00
Bring along the whole family and join Joanne Richardson, from Space Detectives, for a morning exploring space.

'Sense of Place' art project at Brean Down

Sat 17 Sep 2016
11:00-16:00
The second and final installment of an exciting art project at Brean Down fort.

'Sense of Place' art project continues at Brean Down fort

Thu 06 Oct 2016
11:00-16:00
An additional two weeks of the art project at Brean Down fort.

Halloween at Brean - the Big Draw Festival workshop

Sun 30 Oct 2016
11:00-15:00
Create your very own spooky art masterpiece with the artist team at Brean Down.
Brean Down

History

Brean Down fort, Somerset

Discover the past 

Go on a journey through time - from Neolithic man to the peninsula's vital role defending the South West during the Second World War.

Brean Down

Wildlife

Brean Down goats on sea cliff edge

Animals and plants 

Explore the steep slopes and sweeping pastures on Brean Down, home to a wide variety of rare plants and birds.

Brean Down

Get involved

Brent Knoll on a summer day

Somerset 360 App 

From Brean Down to Glastonbury Tor, Visit Somerset's free 360 app lets you explore six jaw-dropping views.