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Coastal Holidays in Minehead

This is the place where Exmoor meets the sea, as Minehead is situated on the edge of the stunning national park.
With stunning countryside and a beautiful coastline, this really is a fantastic place to holiday.

Minehead is a traditional sea side resort with all the amusements and attractions you would expect to find, in such a great place.

With its long sandy beach which is yours to enjoy and beautiful promenade, this really is a great place for family holidays, so if you want to build sandcastles with the kids or just relax and unwind on the beach with a book, Minehead is definitely the place for you.

Minehead also boasts a great pebble beach which is by the harbour and stretches for a mile, with fantastic views across the Bristol Channel and to Wales.

For those of you who love walking and exploring, Minehead will definitely please because this is the place where the South West Coast path begins, on the quayside and stretches 630 miles and ends in Poole harbour in Dorset.
Imagine the spectacular scenery that you will see as you walk along the dramatic coastline (just superb) take a picnic with you and stop to have some lunch.

There is plenty of accommodation on offer in Minehead for whatever your needs, there are many guest houses, small hotels, camping and caravan parks in Minehead so you really will be spoilt for choice, there are also many cottages that you can hire, many will also allow dogs to stay, so you could take your family pooch on holiday with you.

The town is dominated by Exmoor National park which begins in North Hill, and the green slopes can be seen from miles around.
North Hill is extremely close to the town and so even when you are taking a stroll around the shops you will never be far away from the countryside.
You can often spot red deer and Exmoor ponies here.

There is just so much to see and do in Minehead, you can take a ride on the West Somerset Steam railway or go horse riding, take a trip to see the lifeboat station, visit Blenheim Gardens, Butlins family holiday park is also in Minehead and is a great place to stay with so much entertainment and amusements suitable for the entire family, guaranteed family fun, kids will absolutely love it here.

Walk up the Parade and admire the vibrant floral displays, there are also many cafes, pubs and restaurants, if you’re in need of some refreshments and a delicious meal.

The annual RNLI Blue Anchor to Minehead raft race is very entertaining, great family fun, and takes place in August.
The annual Dunster by candlelight takes place in December.

If you love golf then you must go to the Minehead and West Somerset golf club.
Other places to see include, The Old Mineral Line, The Coleridge Way and the Regal Theatre, to mention just a few.

This truly is a fun packed family holiday destination with fantastic scenery, breathtaking coastline and so much entertainment for all ages, Minehead is definitely a must for family holidays, a fantastic place to stay.


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