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The pretty coastal village of Kewstoke lies 3 km north of Weston-super-Mare, overlooking Sand Bay.

To the north is the headland of Sand Point (also known as Middle Hope) and to the south, Worlebury Hill.

Kewstoke stands in a peaceful, rural area and from here there are fine views up and down the Severn Estuary and over Woodsprung Priory, set in the lee of Sand Point.

The parish church of St Paul's, founded by the Normans, is a pleasing mixture of architectural styles, mainly dating from the 13th - 15th centuries. Opposite the church is Monk's Hill, where the ancient St Kew's Steps link the sea below the village with Worlebury Hill camp in Weston Woods.

Sand Bay, bordered to the north by Sand Point, has views up and down the Severn and over Woodsprung Priory, sheltering in the lee of Sand Point. The local geology, boasting nationally important volcanic rocks, has attracted visitors for over 200 years.

Sand Bay is noted for its bird population, sand dune communites and saltmarsh. Since the 1950s the northern end of the bay has become overgrown with spartina grass, originally planted to protect a tributary of the Bristol Channel further upstream.

In the 1980s the level of one part of the beach was raised to prevent flooding by pumping sand from the Bristol Channel. As a result the beach now has two levels, the original height near the sea and the higher level beside the road. Sand Bay is a popular bathing beach with good water quality.

However, because debris regularly washes in from the Bristol Channel, it has never received a European Blue Flag.

Sand Bay is a family holiday destination with a holiday camp (Sand Bay Holiday Village) and several static caravan parks.

Sand Point and Middle Hope form a large headland reaching out into the Bristol Channel to the north of Kewstoke. Owned by the National Trust, the headland boasts the largest complete set of Black Rock Limestone in the South-West and supports rare wildlife including the Cheddar Pink, Somerset Hair Grass and an introduced colony of Glanville Fritillary butterfly.

Good coastal walks along this promontory, which also has archaeological sites dating from the Bronze Age to World War II. A line reaching from Sand Point to Lavernock Point in South Wales marks the lower limit of the Severn Estuary and the start of the Bristol Channel.

On clear days there are views across the Bristol Channel to South Wales and towards Clevedon, the Second Severn Crossing and the Severn Bridge.

Tourist Attractions in and near Kewstoke to Visit

Activities

Activities

The Grand Pier 1.7 miles Enjoy the seaside fun on this historic pier.

Art Galleries

Art Galleries

Hans Price Gallery 1.5 miles The gallery that shows work by local artists.

Historic Houses

Historic Houses

Woodspring Priory A converted priory with a small museum.

Museums

Museums

Lambretta Scooter Museum 1.4 miles See a wide range of the famous Lambretta scooters.

North Somerset Museum 1.5 miles Discover the history of this area of Somerset.

Weston-super-Mare Heritage Centre 1.5 miles Find out about the growth of Weston as a Victorian resort

Outdoors

Out & About

Worlebury Hill Fort Climb the hill to this Iron Age fort.

Jill's Garden 1.3 miles A garden tribute to Jill Dando.

Venues

Theatres, Cinemas and Venues

Playhouse Theatre 1.5 miles Catch a play or performance during your stay.

Blakehay Theatre & Community Arts 1.5 miles Enjoy an evening at the theatre.

Winter Gardens 1.6 miles Take in a show or an exhibition, there's something to do all year around.

Odeon Cinema 1.6 miles A beautiful cinema in which to see a film.

Towns Near Kewstoke To Visit - straight line distance:

Weston-super-Mare (1.67 miles) Clevedon (6.15 miles) Congresbury (6.37 miles) Steep Holm (7.00 miles)
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How to get to Kewstoke
Kewstoke, just north along the coast from Weston-super-Mare seafront.
Nearby Hotels
Queenswood Hotel
17 Victoria Park Weston-Super-Mare BS23 2HZ
1.4 miles

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Lauriston Hotel
6-12 Knightstone Road Weston-Super-Mare BS23 2AN
1.5 miles

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The Royal Hotel
1 South Parade Weston-Super-Mare BS23 1JP
1.5 miles

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Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts, Inns and other Hotels
Commodore Hotel
1-2 Beach Rd, Sand Bay, Kewstoke Weston-Super-Mare BS22 9UZ
0.4 miles

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Fernlea Guest house
362 Locking road Weston-Super-Mare BS22 8PN
1.2 miles

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Grove Lodge
1 Bristol Road Lower Weston-Super-Mare BS23 2PL
1.4 miles

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Kewstoke Weather
Thursday 18th December
Day :Cloudy skies13°C Cloudy skies
Night :Light drizzle12°C Light drizzle
Friday 19th December
Day :Sunny skies9°C Sunny skies
Night :Clear skies6°C Clear skies
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