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County - Somerset | Map
Tel code: 01643 | code search
Postcode: TA24 | code search
Population: 10000
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Birthplace of:
Richard Chorley
Arthur C Clarke

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Folk Customs:
Bridgwater Squibbing
Chedzoy Candle Auction
Punkie Night
Wassailing the Tree

Minehead Events

March
Spring Steam Gala

April
Minehead's May Day Mayhem

May
Minehead's May Day Mayhem

August
Steam Fayre & Vintage Vehicle Rally

September
CAMRA Real Ale Festival

October
Autumn Steam Gala
Somerset In Autumn Weekend

December
Winter Steam Festival
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Langbury
"Just returned from our second visit to the Langbury this year As expected it was just perfect.Would recommend it to anyone visiting Minehead.Will be back for another visit next ..." More

Minehead Farmers Market
"We are staying at Burnham on Sea we decided to have a trip out to the market but was very disappointed to find that the market is no longer in ..." More

Minehead Farmers Market
"Have visited this market for the past 4 years and never have found it to have more than 20 stalls if that, so dont know where you get your hundred ..." More

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Been to minehead for a 6 day "holiday". Not much ...More

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Latest reviews | Events in Minehead | 10 Places to Stay

Somerset's busiest and brightest holiday resort has long been known as the Gateway to Exmoor. With its many amenities the town can offer a wide range of holidays with accommodation from comfortable hotels on the slopes of North Hill to cosy cottages along the harbour front.
The wide sandy beach and promenade are linked to the main shopping area by the colourful tree-lined Avenue. Minehead is justly proud of its floral displays which have won it coveted National Britain in Bloom trophies. Regular summer band concerts in Blenheim Gardens and many special events including the Hobby Horse festivities in early May.
Attractions include sea cruises, West Somerset Railway, Butlin's Somerwest World and funfair, Aquasplash Leisure Pool, seafront and entertainment centres. The South West Coastpath starts on the seafront and there are many good walks from the town.
A short drive inland from Minehead will take you through the magnificent countryside of Exmoor and the Quantock Hills. With many thatched villages, parks, museums and historic buildings such as the National Trust's Cleeve Abbey, there is a photo opportunity around every corner. The area is rich with superb walks and for those a little more adventurous, horse riding is available. Population 10,000

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West Country Financial Services
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Attraction

Blue Anchor Railway Museum
Dunkery Vineyard
Dunster Dolls Museum
Dunster Working Watermill
K's Entertainment Centre
Somerset Guild of Craftsmen Gallery
West Somerset Railway
West Somerset Rural Life Museum

Camping

Hoburne Blue Anchor
Minehead & Exmoor Caravan & Camping Site

Classes

Dance - The Dance Centre
Yoga - Core Strength Yoga

Dentist

Blenheim Dental Practice
Dental Surgery
Minehead Dental Clinic

Doctor

Harley House Surgery

Irnham Lodge Surgery

Estate Agent

Chanin & Thomas
Gribble Booth & Taylor
Langdons
Webbers Property Services

Farmers Market

Minehead Farmers Market

Golf Club

Minehead & West Somerset

Holiday Park

Butlins Resort
Hoburne Blue Anchor

Inn

Duke of Wellington

Market

Home Farm Car Boot
Minehead Country Market
Minehead Farmers Market

Pub and Bar

Andrews on the Weir
Hairy Dog
Lion Inn
Red Lion
Stags Head

Restaurant

Andrews on the Weir
Butterflys

Cafe Mambo
Cobblestones
Lion Inn
Piggy In The Middle
Pinocchio's
Porlock Pizza & Pasta
Stags Head

Solicitor

Bowmans

Taxi

1st4 A Terrys Taxi (Minehead)
A W Taxis
Anchor Taxi & Travel
Express Cabs
Gemini Taxis
Minehead Taxis
Redline Taxis

Vet

White Lodge Veterinary Clinic

Sports Clubs

Minehead Barbarians Rugby Football Club Ltd (Rugby Union)
Minehead CC (Cricket)

Shops

Under The Rainbow
Boots

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Rymans
West Somerset Garden Centre
The Pet Centre
Cranmers
The Shoe Centre
New Edition
Castle Gate Gallery
Millwheel Gallery
Higher Riscombe Farm
Hindon Organic Farm
Toucan Wholefoods
Tessa's Tea Shop
Porlock Fairtrade Shop

Antiques

Memory Lane
Bric A Brac Shop

Places to Stay near Minehead

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Duke of Wellington (0.08 miles)

Duke of Wellington

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The Duke of Wellington was built in the 17th-century as a traditional coaching inn and posting house. The hotel is conveniently situated in the centre of Minehead. Minehead is a ... More

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The Parks Guest House (0.19 miles)

The Parks Guest House
The Parks is a fine-looking Grade II listed Georgian property located in a quiet area of Minehead on the lower slopes of North Hill. You can walk right onto Exmoor from here and the coast ... More | visit website
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Marston Lodge Hotel (0.30 miles)

Marston Lodge Hotel
Welcome to Marston Lodge Hotel. The Hotel is nestled on North Hill, in the oldest and most historic part of Minehead, close to St. Michael's Church, Church Steps and Minehead's harbour. Marston Lodge is, in ... More | visit website
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The Quay Inn (0.36 miles)

The Quay Inn
A recently completed refurbishment of The Quay Inn has resulted in a welcoming country pub making the most of its wonderful location and providing you with a choice of spacious interior designed en-suite hotel accommodation ... More | visit website
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Conygar House (2.16 miles)

Conygar House
Biddy and Martin Bale welcome you to their privately owned guest house which is set in the beautiful, medieval village of Dunster. In the heart of the Exmoor National Park, we are ideally ... More | visit website
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Dunster Castle Hotel (2.20 miles)

Dunster Castle Hotel
The Dunster Castle Hotel offers contemporary style with traditional comfort at the foot of the historic National Trust property of Dunster Castle, in Exmoor National Park.The Dunster Castle Hotel building dates back to about 1750 ... More | visit website
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Yarn Market Hotel (2.20 miles)

Yarn Market Hotel

The hotel is set in the beautiful, Medieval Village of Dunster within Exmoor National Park Family run Hotel in Exmoor National Park, a wonderful place to rest, relax, walk, ride and recharge your 'batteries'.
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Luttrell Arms (2.21 miles)

Luttrell Arms
The Luttrell Arms is set in one of the prettiest villages within the Exmoor National Park and built around a Gothic Hall. This is an ideal choice for walking and exploring the countryside, offering ... More | visit website
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Exmoor House (2.25 miles)

Come and stay with us at Exmoor House in our lovely early Georgian Grade 2 listed townhouse. Exmoor House is situated in West Street the oldest street in Dunster; it is in the ... More | visit website
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The Dunkery Beacon (2.61 miles)

The Dunkery Beacon

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The Dunkery Beacon is a family run country house set in lovely grounds and recently refurbished with stunning views over Exmoor. Red deer and other wildlife can often be seen ... More

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