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

'Sense of Place' art project at Brean Down

Sat 01 Oct 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.

Meet the Artists

Sat 08 Oct 2016
11:00-16:00
Meet the artists behind the fascinating exhibition 'Sense of Place: Art on the Edge', 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.

Scrub 'n' spuds on Brean Down

Sat 05 Nov 2016
10:00-15:00
Bring along the whole family and help the ranger team with their work, while learning about wildlife on the Down. As a thank-you you'll get a jacket potato cooked on the bonfire.

Husky sledding at Brean Down beach - cancelled

Sat 26 Nov 2016
11:00-15:00
Sadly we have had to cancel this event due to the provider no longer being able to attend.
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.