Minehead is the official starting point for the South West Coast Path. The full trail, ending in Poole, is 630 miles long. The Minehead to Porlock section is an 8.9 mile walk and takes you though woodland, along cliff tops, farm tracks and through beautiful wooden coombes.
The Santa Express is back for 2020! Take a festive trip out on the fabulous West Somerset Railway Enjoy a magicial trip back to the great days of steam train travel on England’s longest heritage railway. Join WSR for a magical steam train ride through the countryside for a festive experience giving you treasured memories with your children for years to come! The journey starts at Bishops Lydeard. Please see the WSR for more information and to book your tickets.
Fancy getting active? Channel Adventure offers a full range of activities from their seafront centre in Minehead. You can hire bikes to head out and explore the beautiful Exmoor countryside. Take a look at their Christmas offerings.
Minehead Butlins can be visited for 3, 4 or 7 night breaks. There are plenty of activities for the whole family from an indoor Splash Water World to a traditional fun fair, plus shows all day in the Skyline and indoor and outdoor play areas. If that’s not enough, there is also Adventure Golf, Go Karts, Cinema, Bumper Boats, Jumping Pillow, Aerial Adventure and much more!