Brean Down

View of Down from beach

A natural pier with dramatic cliffs and Victorian fort

Brean Down

Things to see and do

A children's art workshop at Brean Down fort during the project in 2015

'Sense of Place' art project at Brean Down fort 

The second and final installment of the 'Sense of Place' art project at Brean Down fort.

Brean Down

What's on 

Upcoming events

Creative writing workshop

Sun 08 May 2016
09:30-16:30
Explore the history and legends surrounding Brean Down, get outside and admire the views on a gentle guided walk, before heading back to compose pieces of writing.

Artist workshop - printmaking

Sat 14 May 2016
10:00-16:00
Have you ever wanted to try printmaking, or work on your skills? Join artist Amanda Bee for a relaxing day of printmaking at Brean Down.

Space Workshop - Blast off with Tim Peake

Sat 21 May 2016
10:00-13:00
Bring along the whole family and join Joanne Richardson, from Space Detectives, for a morning exploring space.

Creative writing workshop

Sat 11 Jun 2016
09:30-16:30
Explore the history and legends surrounding Brean Down, get outside and admire the views on a gentle guided walk, before heading back to compose pieces of writing.

Artist workshop - calligraphy

Sun 12 Jun 2016
10:00-15:00
Have you ever wanted to try calligraphy, or work on your skills? Join artist Donna Vale for a relaxing day of penmanship at Brean Down.

CITiZAN two day training course at Brean Down

Fri 17 Jun 2016
09:30-18:00
Learn more about the fascinating archaeology of Brean Down with the CITiZAN project team.
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.