Know Your Place

Know Your Place is an online mapping resource that allows you to search through historic maps, images and information for the west of England.  You can add an historic image of a North Somerset location that you would like to share or explore the map by visiting

Weston Museum, supported by Weston-super-Mare Town Council, is working in partnership with North Somerset Council to enhance Know Your Place North Somerset.  The project is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund #nationallotteryfund and the Great Weston Heritage Action Zone.

Over 700 people have uploaded their photos and memories to the ‘Know your place’ website. Be part of a growing historical record.

Know Your Place, North Somerset Activity Pack

This Learning Pack is aimed at Key Stages 2, 3 & 4. It has been developed in consultation with a range of teachers and group leaders.

It contains 6 themed lessons, each with a choice of activity that can be adapted, as well as case studies.

Lessons are linked to history, geography and creative writing and mean that you can showcase and celebrate your local heritage.

Interested in where you live and how it has changed over time?

A fun family learning activity can be downloaded here.

Information Sheet (PDF) Size
Before and After Family Learning Activity 435kb