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10 things to do in Minehead


Butlin’s Minehead Resort is located in the popular town of Minehead, Somerset.  It is just 21 miles from Taunton, 12 miles from Devon and on the doorstep of Exmoor National Park.

The resort itself promises holidays full of family fun and entertainment. As a caravan owner here, you have access to all of the facilities including Splash Waterworld which has slides, flumes and a tots area.  There are daily shows and entertainment which include live shows, big-name acts and shows just for little ones.  The children and adults alike can enjoy the vintage fairground and restaurants on site.  There are plenty of soft play areas and parks to relish.

If you are looking to soak up the local area, the lovely sandy beach is located opposite where you can build sandcastles, swim and paddleboard.

Exmoor National Park offers plentiful walks, stunning villages and the most beautiful scenery.  If walking is not your pastime, you can enjoy it all from the West Somerset Railway which has steam trains departing from Minehead and travels up and down the coastline to Bishops Lydeard.  The famous Dunster Castle is en route.

For more ideas of things to do read our blog: Minehead: 10 things to do whilst visiting. Read on to see our Butlins Caravans for Sale 


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Local Attractions

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Minehead offers a variety of activities and attractions for visitors of all ages.

Enjoy the outdoors and take a scenic walk along the South West Coast Path.   This famous trail starts in Minehead and offers stunning coastal views.

Discover Exmoor National Park which is right on your doorstep.  Explore the beautiful landscapes, wildlife, and hiking trails in this ‘Protected National Landscape’.

The famous village of Dunster can be reached in just 10 minutes. Visit the historic Dunster Castle with its beautiful gardens, enjoy a cream tea or amble through the pretty village.



Best Beaches in Somerset

There are several beautiful beaches near Minehead that offer a variety of experiences, from family-friendly sands to secluded coves. Here are some notable ones:

Minehead Beach is Located right in Minehead, this beach offers a long stretch of sandy shore perfect for families. It’s ideal for sunbathing, swimming, and building sandcastles. There are also plenty of facilities, including eateries and shops, making it a convenient choice.

Dunster Beach is just a short drive from Minehead, Dunster Beach is known for its mixed sands and pebbles, making it a great spot for dog walking and picnicking. The beach also has colourful chalets and offers ample parking and clean facilities.

Blue Anchor Bay is situated about 5 miles from Minehead, Blue Anchor Bay features a wide, sandy beach that is great for swimming, fishing, and walking. It also provides stunning views of the Bristol Channel and the Welsh coast.

Porlock Weir Beach is located approximately 9 miles west of Minehead, this pebble beach is part of a picturesque village with a quaint harbour. It’s a peaceful spot, ideal for relaxing and taking in the scenic views.

Watchet Beach is about 9 miles east of Minehead, Watchet Beach is a rocky beach known for its fossil hunting opportunities. The nearby town of Watchet has a historic harbour and a charming atmosphere.

Family Days Out Near Minehead

Whilst staying in Minehead why not visit some cultural and historical sites. Visit St Michaels Church and explore this historic building with its stunning architecture and fascinating history.

Stroll through Blenheim Gardens, a beautiful 6-acre park established in the 1920s. Enjoy the lush greenery, relax on the benches, and perhaps catch some live music or one of the many events hosted here. Learn about the local history and heritage of Minehead at the Minehead Museum. The exhibits and displays provide an intriguing insight into the town’s past, making it a must-visit for history enthusiasts.

When staying in Minehead there are a large selection of local shops to see. Browse the unique shops and boutiques in Minehead for souvenirs, gifts, and local products.  Enjoy a meal or a coffee at one of the many eateries and cafes in Minehead, offering a range of cuisines.

Every Friday along The Parade, you can visit the Minehead Farmer’s Market. This is a fantastic opportunity to sample and purchase fresh local produce and goods directly from the producers, supporting the local community and enjoying high-quality products.

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