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Models unveiled for Burnham lighthouse trail

Following in the footsteps of Bristol's Gromit Unleashed a lighthouse trail will soon be unveiled around Burnham. The area is well known for the iconic lighthouse that stands in Burnham-on-Sea which was built in 1832.

The iconic lighthouse in Burnham was built in 1832 Credit: Barry Batchelor/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Various community groups, local artists and schools are decorating lighthouses which will then be placed around the area to form a trail for visitors to follow. The trail will launch on May 3rd and at the end of the summer they will be auctioned off to raise money for the 'Petal Charity'.

The iconic Burnham-on-Sea beach lighthouse model in it's natural colours

In total 32 model lighthouses will be made, some of which have already been completed.

Local organiser Paul Plume with the eight lighthouses completed so far