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18 pictures that will have you heading straight to the Somerset seaside

PUBLISHED: 17:20 11 July 2017 | UPDATED: 17:20 11 July 2017

Low lighthouse, Burnham-on-Sea (c) allou / Thinkstock

Low lighthouse, Burnham-on-Sea (c) allou / Thinkstock

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Boasting some of the prettiest coastline in the country, it’s always a pleasure to spend a day at the beach in Somerset. From the dramatic landscape of Porlock Weir to the peaceful sands of Sand bay, these pictures will have you running to the seaside!

On a hot day, Weston-Super-Mare’s seafront is full of sun-seekers...

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In the evening, the town’s promenade is perfect for a quiet stroll...

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Just round the corner, you’ll find the more peaceful Sand Bay...

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Uphill beach is nearby too and the view out towards Brean Down is stunning...

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The vistas from the top of Brean Down are worth the hike...

…and the views will take your breath away.

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Brean Down is just as pretty as the sun sets!

The iconic Low Lighthouse in Burnham-on-Sea is always worth a visit...

We love the admiring Clevedon Pier by day...

...and also by night...

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The golden sands of Berrow beach are so inviting...

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...especially under a beautiful blue sky!

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The waterfall at West Quantoxhead is a spectacle to see...

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We can see why William Wordsworth described this beach as ‘Kilve’s delightful shore’...

We always love a beach day in Minehead...

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The shingle stretch in Porlock Weir is waiting to be admired and explored...

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...whether by day...

...or maybe when the sun begins to set...

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Somerset can you be any prettier? Have a look at some more of the county’s beauty spots...

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