Spot the scarecrows around Kewstoke and Sand Bay

Kewstoke Scarecrow Trail

The scarecrow trail starts today around Kewstoke and Sand Bay. - Credit: Kath Bailey

A scarecrow trail around Kewstoke and Sand Bay is kicking off today (Friday). 

The free community event is running over the weekend, giving people the chance to stroll around the village looking for the colourful characters. 

Kewstoke Scarecrow Trail

The entry at Ardnave Holiday Park. - Credit: Jan Meredith

This year the trail is based on the theme of TV shows and more than 35 residents are taking part.

A number of community groups and businesses have also made scarecrows for the event, including Royal Oak Stores, Queenie’s hair salon, Ardnave Holiday Park and Home Farm, in Kewstoke. 

Kewstoke Scarecrow Trail

Characters from Rainbow by Mark Gauci. - Credit: Mark Gauci

Organisers are looking forward to putting on the popular event, which brings the community together. Annie Taylor said: “The trail will be the first event in the village since the pandemic and will bring many smiles to the residents.” 

Maps of the trail are available from Royal Oak Stores, in Crookes Lane in Kewstoke, at the street entrance of Kewstoke Village Hall and on Beach Road. 

Send your photos of the scarecrows in to newsdesk@westonmercury.co.uk

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