Thursday Doors – Clevedon


While in Somerset for our son’s wedding at Walton Castle, we took a walk into the town of Clevedon and ended up on this Victorian pier. From the end, you get a great view of the town.



The restored 1869 pier Β is one of the earliest surviving examples from the Victorian era and has a Japanese pagoda with a glass restaurant, where we had a delicious hot chocolate with marshmallows to warm us up. There are some more photos of it in this slideshow.

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I love the architecture in Clevedon, most of the older properties are very well preserved and cared for, from the small cottages to the imposing townhouses.

I still have a few more doors of Clevedon to post but I’ll save them until next week’s Thursday Doors. I hope you’ll join me again but in the meantime, why not have a look at what Norm has posted on his blog this week.



About Jean Reinhardt

Author of 'A Pocket Full of Shells' an Amazon International best seller, Jean writes young adult and historical fiction. She has been known to shed a tear over Little House on the Prairie.
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22 Responses to Thursday Doors – Clevedon

  1. Is your house finished yet? Did I miss something?

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  2. Dan Antion says:

    The buildings are beautiful, Jean, as is the pier. The day almost looks mysterious with the overcast. I was amazed to see that the tide rises 47′ – that’s incredible. Thanks for bringing us along with your visit.

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  3. joey says:

    I just love these photos — especially the shot from the end of the pier. I’d hang that in my house, so pretty. It’s so pretty there. A cottage for me, please πŸ™‚

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  4. Great to have access to a place that is quite near to Ireland, yet which many Irish people probably don’t get to see.

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  5. I just happen to be reading this while wearing my Ireland sweatshirt. πŸ™‚ Handsome – glass and wood.

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  6. Norm 2.0 says:

    Thanks for the tour Jean. Such wonderful looking well-preserved buildings πŸ™‚

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  7. sjhigbee says:

    I used to live in Somerset and your pics made me feel very homesick – it is the loveliest county, I think… The photos of the pier are absolutely lovely – thank you!

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  9. sydspix says:

    What a fabulous pics and what a cool place to go! Never seen anything like this (since I live in the US you do not see much Victorian architecture). I can’t imagine a 47 foot tide rise! Thanks for sharing!

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