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

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.

CITiZAN guided walks at Brean Down

Fri 17 Jun 2016
14:00-16:00
Learn more about the fascinating archaeology of Brean Down with the CITiZAN project team.

Artist workshop - Needle felting

Sat 25 Jun 2016
10:00-16:00
Have you ever wanted to try needle felting, or work on your skills? Join artist Lydia Needle for a relaxing day of crafts at Brean Down.

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.
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.