All of Somerset's beaches have made it into the Marine Conservation Society's Good Beach Guide after passing water quality tests, although 4 only achieved the minimum standards.
Weston-super-Mare, Brean and Minehead were among the eight beaches which had 'excellent water quality'.
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Some 20% of carriageways in England and Wales have less than five years of life remaining before they become unusable, researchers said.
Icy conditions expected after a freezing night. The far west will enjoy sunny spells while the rest of the region sees increasing cloud.
Icy conditions expected after a freezing night. Early cloud will break up leaving sunny spells, light winds and temperatures at 8 degrees.