Clevedon Town is in the northern area of Somerset county. The county has a rural status in which only 2 small cities are present that are accompanied by various small towns. The town is surrounded by multiple small hills such as Wain’s Hill, Strawberry Hill, Hangstone Hill, Church Hill, Dial Hill, Court Hill and Castle Hill. The history of the town is old but its conditions were improved in the Victorian era during which it became a popular seaside resort. During this period, a number of railway services were started here, but later they stopped working due to the lack of maintenance.
It is a small town with the total population of 21,281 people according to the Census profile of 2011. Approximately 98% of this population is White. The majority belongs to Christianity, 17.4% are atheists while 7.3% refused to share any details in the survey. On an average, 72.4% of people between the age of 16 and 74 years are taking part in improving the economy of the town.
Attractions and Entertainment:
Clevedon Pier is the prominent landmark which is visited for amazing view of the nearby area from high angle, while its Heritage Center shows artifacts from the past. Clevedon Clock Tower is another masterpiece of architecture. Toll Hose Gallery displays the art related to the city, whereas Craft Center is the working place for people engaged in weaving, cabinet making, leather working, glass engraving & blowing, porcelain making and silversmith works. Tourists can also visit Poets Walk Nature Trail, Salthouse Fields, Curzon Community Cinema, Golf Center and Club, Royal Oak and The Old Inn for entertainment and food.
Watersports is the most famous outdoor recreational activity among residents and tourists. Clevedon canoe club and sailing club are providing facilities to those who visit the place. Woolacombe is the resort packed with outdoor and outdoor activities and Wye Valley Area is the place with amazing views. There is a large stadium where District level matches of cricket are played. Furthermore, many Football clubs are also working here with 2 grounds dedicated for matches. Bowling, golf and rugby can also be enjoyed in the town.
The name of the town, Clevedon, is taken from the old English which means cleave hill. It was mentioned in the Domesday Book. A few mills working near Wain’s Hill were established in the 17th century. The Tuck mill is the major one that performs fulling of cloth and is situated near Clevedon Court. The Victorian era had turned this town from an agricultural village to a seaside resort. The bathing facilities were revived in the late 1900s. Due to the efforts of Clevedon Medical Research Council, the first large scale production of Penicillin was made possible.
Clevedon town is near to the county of Bristol. It is a small town with various historic places and opportunities for many indoor and outdoor sports. Proper transportation is also available in the area, therefore visiting the town and going to places has become very easy for tourists.