This lively coastal town set between Exmoor National Park and the Quantock Hills, has like many Exmoor towns be famed for being the “Gateway” to Exmoor. The town of Minehead has long been a popular seaside destination for families of all ages. The town is edged by beautiful sandy beaches and visitors can stay in the many welcoming self-ca cottages, which provide a great base to stay and explore the area. The town is full of great shops, pubs and restaurants and plenty of activities for the children to enjoy.
Minehead is the starting point for the South West Coast Path, it is a popular base for walks, setting off to enjoy the stunning South West coastline, ending 630 miles later at Poole on the South coast, The Minehead to Porlock section of the path is 8.9 miles long and will take you through some incredible countryside, including woodland coombes, cliff-tops and steep valleys.