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Weston-super-Mare, sometimes known as just Weston is a sea-side town in Somerset, England. Weston is 18 miles (29 km) from the city of Bristol. It also includes the suburbs of Oldmixon, West Wick and Worle. The beach is a popular tourist destination and includes many museums, a pier and an aquarium.

Weston-super-Mare
Multiple houses and other buildings around a bay into which a pier projects. On the background are hills
Weston-super-Mare bay and piers
Population 76,143 (2011 Census)[1]
OS grid reference ST320613
Civil parish Weston-super-Mare
Unitary authority North Somerset
Ceremonial county Somerset
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WESTON-SUPER-MARE
Postcode district BS22–BS24
Dialling code 01934
Police Avon and Somerset
Fire Avon
Ambulance Great Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament Weston-super-Mare
List of places
UK
England
Somerset

Transport

Weston is linked to the M5 motorway by junction 21 where the daul carriageway A370 goes to the town centre.

Today, the main railway station, which is on a short loop off the Bristol to Exeter line, is called Westo-super-Mare and is situated close to the town centre and less than ten minutes walk from the sea front.

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