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Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset
Nothing says British seaside like a pier, and as an example of British understatement, Burnham-on-Sea’s, at just 37 metres long, has no equal. The minuscule structure looks even smaller against the vast expanse of sand and mudflats on which it sits. This coast experiences the second-highest tidal range in the world (after the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia) and at low tide the sea is a mile and a half away.

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Source: The Guardian

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