Studying in Weston-super-Mare

Best known for its sprawling sandy beach and famous Grand Pier, Weston-super-Mare is just a stone’s throw away from the best of both rural and city life, and the town buzzes with a great nightlife and loads of events to suit all tastes.

Weston is home to many familiar high street stores and supermarkets, alongside an array of small specialist shops and boutiques.

The town has a cinema, two theatres, sports and leisure centre, a museum, aquarium and plenty of pubs and clubs. There’s also a wide variety of cafes and restaurants, offering worldwide cuisine to suit every budget.

Weston also hosts a variety of annual events, including the sand sculpture festival, one of Europe’s biggest beach motorbike races and the spectacular winter illuminated carnival.

The historic harbourside city of Bristol is a short trip away, offering the best of retail therapy, attractions, and a vibrant nightlife. The city also hosts major events such as the International Balloon Fiesta and the Harbour Festival.

Just a little further afield is the Georgian splendour of Bath, England’s only World Heritage City. Cardiff, Taunton, Cheddar Gorge, Glastonbury and Dartmoor are also within easy reach.