Dating back to the Bronze Age, Minehead on the West Somerset coast is a Victorian seaside resort on the Bristol Channel and the ‘Gateway to Exmoor’. With a fine promenade overlooked by a number of stylish holiday homes and apartments, leading to the old harbour, it is sure to hold enough in store to ensure your holiday is as rich in entertainment as it is in history. Home to a Butlin’s amusement park (day visitors welcome) and with a wide sandy beach on your doorstep, you’ll never be short of attractions to keep you and the family entertained.
Situated on a quiet road close to the centre of the seaside town of Minehead, Somerset, and nestled into the wooded slopes of North Hill, Lily House offers a welcoming and homey feel, a large child-friendly cottage featuring two sitting rooms, wood burner stove, and four first-floor bedrooms.
Winsford is a pet and family friendly Exmoor holiday cottage sleeping 4 at Duddings Cottages, a small rural complex in the idyllic Avill Valley near Dunster in West Somerset. It has superb facilities including an indoor pool, play centre, spa, tennis court, trampoline and games room.
Withycombe is one of 12 4-Star Exmoor Holiday Cottages at Duddings & sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms. It is set in the beautiful Avill valley in the Exmoor National Park, near Dunster & Minehead. Indoor pool & spa bath, games room, tennis court, trampoline, play centre etc. Families & dogs welcome.
Bilbrook apartment is one of 12 Holiday Cottages at Duddings. Sleeps 3 in 2 bedrooms. It is set in the rural Avill valley in Somerset near Dunster & Minehead within The Exmoor National Park. Indoor pool, spa bath, tennis court, games room, trampoline. Families & dogs welcome. Visit-England 4-star.
The West Wing forms the greater part of a traditionally built thatched Somerset Longhouse. It sleeps 12 in 6 bedrooms and is one of 12-holiday cottages at Duddings, near Dunster & Minehead in The Exmoor National Park. Indoor pool, tennis court. Spa bath. Families & dogs welcome. Visit England 4-star
Harbour Cottage is a charming, 300-year-old seaside holiday cottage in Minehead with beautiful views of its Somerset harbour. Just a short stroll to the beach, the pet-friendly property offers a homely atmosphere and an inglenook fireplace in a delightful coastal village.
The Stables Cottages, one of 12 4-star Exmoor Holiday Cottages at Duddings is a large Somerset holiday cottage sleeping 16/18 in 8 bedrooms. It is set in a beautiful rural valley near Dunster in The Exmoor National Park. Indoor pool, spa bath, games room, tennis court, trampoline etc. Pets welcome.
Large Thatched Somerset Longhouse and 11 attractive cottages sleeping 2,2,3,4,4,4,4,5,10/12,12, 16/18 in 1-8 bedrooms near Dunster and Minehead in The Exmoor National Park. Indoor pool, spa bath, games room, tennis court, trampoline, play centre etc. Families & dogs welcome. VisitEngland 4-star.
Selworthy is a 4-Star West Somerset Holiday Cottage sleeping 10-12 in 5-6 bedrooms. This dog-friendly cottage is set on a small country estate in an Exmoor valley nr Dunster & Minehead. Facilities include an indoor pool, hot tub, games room, tennis court, trampoline, play centre.
Horner apartment at Duddings Holiday Cottages in West Somerset sleeps 2 in 1 double bedroom. Situated in the rural Avill Valley near Dunster and Minehead, Horner is a cosy, pet friendly Exmoor cottage for couples with use of an indoor pool, tennis court, spa and games room.
Porlock Vale House is a majestic grand coastal cottage overlooking the sea at Porlock Vale in Somerset. The pet-friendly mansion dates back to the 19th century and offers 12 acres of grounds with superb views plus an open fire, regal décor, a games room, manicured gardens, a bar and modernity.
Tucked into a peaceful, wooded Exmoor valley near the rural village of Wheddon Cross, Somerset, Quarme Coombe – Red Deer Cottage offers a real haven away from the world, a two-storey pet-friendly cottage with a pretty garden, king master with en-suite and Juliet balcony, and open plan living space.
Cleeve apartment is one of 12 4-Star Holiday Cottages at Duddings Cottages near Minehead. The twin-bed coastal cottage for couples is set in the beautiful Avill Valley in the Exmoor National Park. Indoor pool, spa bath, tennis court, games room, trampoline etc. Families & dogs welcome.
The Annexe is one of 12 Holiday Cottage at Duddings & sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms. It is set in the beautiful Avill valley near Dunster & Minehead in The Exmoor National Park. Indoor pool & spa bath, games room, tennis court, trampoline, play centre etc. Families & dogs welcome. Visit England 4-star.
Allerford is one of 12 4-Star Exmoor Holiday Cottages in the beautiful Avill valley near Dunster sleeping 5 in 3 bedrooms. Use of Indoor pool, spa, games room, tennis court, trampoline and play centre etc. Families & pets welcome.
Luccombe Cottage, a 4-star Exmoor holiday cottage Somerset sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms in the beautiful Avill valley near Dunster and Minehead. Indoor pool, spa bath, games room, tennis court, trampoline, play centre etc. Families and dogs welcome.
Bossington is one of 12 Holiday Cottages at Duddings & sleeps 4. It is set in the beautiful Avill valley near Dunster & Minehead in The Exmoor National Park. Indoor pool and spa bath, games room, tennis court, trampoline, play centre etc. Families & dogs welcome. Visit England 4-star.
Hop on a Land Rover and explore Exmoor and all its glorious wildlife whilst trundling around enjoying the fresh air. Or opt for, perhaps, a more relaxing option and get on your bike and indulge in one of Minehead’s many picturesque cycle tracks. Butlins, of course, is one must-see destination for all the family with spectacular rides, a water park and shows for the family all day long.
For a more adventurous holiday in the South West there is an adventure centre located at the heart of Minehead which takes full advantage of Minehead’s wonderful coastline. From coasteering to canoeing and abseiling to mountain biking there’s a ridiculous amount for you to get involved in. Minehead Adventures truly ensures for an adrenaline fuelled, fun packed day out. There are also shops and cafes to explore and a wealth of brands and names to spend that holiday money on. Overlooking the beach in the centre the Promenade is Minehead Station, the terminus for wonderful West Somerset Railway, the longest steam railway in the UK, running 23 miles inland through beautiful countryside to Bishops Lydeard near Taunton.
Chefs, looking to expand their culinary repertoire while on holiday will be heartened to learn that Minehead is amongst some of the best places in the South West for organic produce; its farmers markets are well known as a source for the best local meat and vegetables there is to offer.
A holiday in Minehead will appeal to families and friends alike, from long lazy days on the beach in summer, to winter breaks walking along the wild sea shore – all possible from a Minehead holiday cottage.