West Somerset Railway
Our Railway, a true country branch line of the old Great Western Railway is full of fascination.☎ 01643704996Recommended by Phil Jones, Bristol
English Heritage - With possibly the finest cloister buildings in England, visitors can get a glimpse of monastic life 800 yrs ago.
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Dunster Gallox Bridge
English Heritage - This ancient stone bridge - originally 'gallows bridge'- once carried packhorses bringing fleeces to Dunster.
Dunster Yarn Market
English Heritage - Fine 17th century timber-framed octagonal market hall that is a monument to Dunster's flourishing cloth trade.
Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre
A unique outdoor activity centre, with one of the finest collections of owls, hawks and eagles.☎ 01643862816Recommended by Tara Jenkins, Bristol
Designer Crafts From Dunster
A unique display of the work of local designer craftsmen.
Dunster Working Watermill
National Trust - A restored 18th-century watermill.
National Trust - Spectacular hilltop location.
Not-for-profit youth and community centre.☎ 01643703155
The Bakelite Museum
The largest collection of vintage plastics in Britain. Delicious cream teas available in the museum cafe.☎ 01984632133
Brendon Hills FREE
The Brendon Hills form an elongated ridge located mainly within West Somerset, to the east of Exmoor.
Parks Walk FREE
This is a linear park which follows the Bratton stream from the town centre to the western outskirts at Woodcombe, almost 2 miles.
Blenheim Gardens FREE
The Council's flagship park in West Somerset is Blenheim Gardens, a 6 acre park situated in the centre of Minehead.
Jubilee Gardens And Quay Street FREE
Public open spaces along the seafront in Minehead, namely Jubilee Gardens and Quay Street provide floral displays, areas of shrubs.
Culvercliffe is a public open space which is some 12 acres in extent and nestles below the wooded slopes of North Hill.
Minehead & West Somerset Golf Club
Founded in 1882, Minehead and West Somerset Golf Club is the second oldest golf club in Somerset but presidies on the oldest course in the county.☎ 01643-704378