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Find out who were the Wheezers and the Dodgers and what were they experimenting on at the end of the Down. What the Somerset phrase ‘Groaningdrink' refers to and why were Marconi's radio experiments here so groundbreaking.
Welcome to the Brean Down hidden history Storywalk along the England Coast Path. This trail is designed to be like a skimming stone of interesting facts, myth, history and tales linked to this location. The walks are designed to be read aloud to family and friends and to embellish your experience of this place.
Route - from the top of the steps, this trail takes you to the forts at the end of Brean Down then circles back along the northern edge, and then back to the start.
If you want to delve deeper into the local history, then please visit the tourist information centres at Burnham-on-sea and Weston-super-mare, plus the local libraries.
Length - 3 miles / 4.8 km allow two hours or more.
Access - steps and undulating ground throughout.