Attractions - Oakover Guest House
No matter what your age there is something for everyone in and around this busy seaside holiday destinantion!
You can walk along the promenade, visit the lovely sandy beach &seaquarium, play crazy golf or visit the local golf club, learn about local history at the museum, visit the Playhouse theatre or simply relax in one of the many beautiful local parks.
If you are feeling a little more adventurous you can take a ride on the 40M high Weston Wheel, test your driving skills at the local go-carting track or even try your hand at caving, climbing &abseiling! If you want to travel a little further afield there are some great places to visit including:
ANCIENT ROMAN BATHS
Take a tour of the world famous Roman baths, lying in the heart of the city, and built around 70 AD as a grand bathing and socialising complex, it is one of the best preserved Roman remains in the world.
WESTON-SUPER-MARE GOLF CLUB
Wondering where your next golf break will be?Well, Weston-super-Mare Golf Club is an attractive links course in Weston Bay offering superb views across the Bristol Channel and Severn Estuary towards Cardiff. The course is an easy walk, with generous fairways and the wind often playing a decisive role in making a good score!In summer the greens are fast and true;the fairways tight and the rough punishing. Open all year round and only a 10 minute walk from Oakover.
The Grand Pier offers world class rides within a world class venue!With attractions including a 250m Go-Kart circuit, 4D Cinema, Childrens Play Area, amusements and much more, there is something for everyone at the Grand Pier.The Grand Pier runs a good selection of Weston-super-Mare events & provides food & drink for all occasions and tastes. With over 10 different outlets serving freshly prepared snacks, meals.Please take a look at our 'local event's page for details of what's on.
CHEDDAR GORGE & CAVES
Discover the breathtaking splendour of Britain's most beautiful stalactite cavern where Cheddar Man, Britain's oldest skeleton, was found. Audio guides bring the cave to life for kids and adults, telling the fascinating story of its Ice Age creation, Stone Age occupation and Victorian exploration.
SIGHTSEEING & SHOPPING
Visit the beautiful city of Bristol only 20 miles away.Experience the wonders of Brunel's SS Great Britain or the engineering genius of the Clifton Suspension Bridge, visit the Georgian House Museum, one of the most complete 18th century town houses surviving in the UK, or simply take a leisurely stroll around the independent boutiques of Clifton Village, or go on a shopping spree in Bristol Shopping Quarter. From vintage and retro to the latest in high-street trends, Bristol really is the shopping capital of the South West!
Located in the medieval City of Wells is the magnificent 13th Century Wells Cathedral. Wells is the smallest city in England with about 12,000 inhabitants and remains remarkably unspoilt with many other historic buildings including the moated Bishop's Palace, Vicars' Close, St Cuthbert's Church and a good local museum. The Wells Market Place, with lively markets twice a week, the narrow streets and an eclectic mix of building styles all reflect on the continuing development of the town throughout the ages.
If you enjoy the Theatre then Weston Playhouse offers a fabulous selection of shows. From Ballet to Variety, Musicals, Comedy, Opera, Classical and Family are just some of the shows available throughout the year. Why not book a show and take advantage of the Pre-Theatre Menue at Bistrot Pierre on the Seafront with stunnng views out and across Weston Bay.
Thatchers Somerset Cider Tours
Thatchers Somerset Cider Tours (1-15 people) take place every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 11am, meeting at The Railway Inn. The tour takes you to the orchards (weather permitting) and the mill, where you will be shown the whole process of the 100-year cider making process. At the end of the tour you will get a chance to sample some delicious Somerset ciders! Tours must be booked in advance and last approximately 1 ½hours.