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Find out what the old Somerset words ‘bamfoozle’ and ‘loblolly’ refer to. What happened when a war time bomber crash-landed on the beach; plus the rescue of the ships’ crew (and dog) from the stricken vessel The Nornen over 120 years ago.

Welcome to the Burnham-on-Sea 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 the area.

Route – from the visitor information centre, this trail journeys north along the seafront, past the pier, St Andrew’s Church and finishes at Manor Gardens.

To delve deeper into the local history visit the local museums, library and information centre.

Length (out and back) – 1.2 mile / 2km allow 2 hours at an amble.
Access – easy, level throughout.

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Directions – this trail begins at the Tourist Information Centre on the southern Esplanade seafront.
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