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Things to do in Minehead

Coastal resort town on the south bank of the Bristol Estuary

Are you looking for things to do in Minehead? We've got plenty of great ideas for you and places to go in your leisure time.




 

  Attractions

West Somerset Railway

Our Railway, a true country branch line of the old Great Western Railway is full of fascination.
Minehead Station
TA24 5BG

01643704996

Recommended by Phil Jones, Bristol

 

Cleeve Abbey

English Heritage - With possibly the finest cloister buildings in England, visitors can get a glimpse of monastic life 800 yrs ago.
Abbey Road, Washford
Watchet
Somerset
TA23 0PS

 

Dunster Gallox Bridge

English Heritage - This ancient stone bridge - originally 'gallows bridge'- once carried packhorses bringing fleeces to Dunster.
near Dunster
Somerset
TA24 6SF

 

Dunster Yarn Market

English Heritage - Fine 17th century timber-framed octagonal market hall that is a monument to Dunster's flourishing cloth trade.
Dunster High St
TA24 6SF

 

Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre

A unique outdoor activity centre, with one of the finest collections of owls, hawks and eagles.
West Lynch Farm, Allerford
Minehead
Somerset
TA24 8HJ

01643862816

Recommended by Tara Jenkins, Bristol

 

Designer Crafts From Dunster

A unique display of the work of local designer craftsmen.
Dunster Steep
Dunster
Somerset
TA24 6SE

 

Dunster Working Watermill

National Trust - A restored 18th-century watermill.
Somerset
TA24 6SW

 

Dunster Castle

National Trust - Spectacular hilltop location.
Somerset
TA24 6SL

 
 

  Children's Activities

Minehead EYE

Not-for-profit youth and community centre.
Mart Road
Minehead
Somerset
TA24 5BJ

01643703155

 
 

  Museums

The Bakelite Museum

The largest collection of vintage plastics in Britain. Delicious cream teas available in the museum cafe.
Orchard Mill
Williton
Somerset
TA4 4NS

01984632133

 
 

  Parks

Brendon Hills FREE

The Brendon Hills form an elongated ridge located mainly within West Somerset, to the east of Exmoor.
East Lyn Valley
Somerset
TA24 7BJ

 

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.
Parks Lane
Minehead
TA24 5NU

 

Blenheim Gardens FREE

The Council's flagship park in West Somerset is Blenheim Gardens, a 6 acre park situated in the centre of Minehead.
Blenheim Road
Minehead
TA24 5QA

 

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.
Minehead
TA24 5BE

 

Culvercliffe FREE

Culvercliffe is a public open space which is some 12 acres in extent and nestles below the wooded slopes of North Hill.
Quay West
Minehead
TA24 5UP

 
 

  Golf

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.
The Warren
Minehead
Somerset
TA24 5SJ

01643-704378

 

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