Destination guide

Travel to cosy Minehead

The gardens and countryside create a pretty picture of Minehead. Travellers appreciate the coffee shops in this welcoming city. Dunster Castle and Bakelite Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Minehead

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Minehead a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lynton and Lymouth Cliff Railway (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Tiverton Golf Club (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
  • Chulmleigh Golf Course (20.9 mi / 33.7 km)
  • Barry Island Pleasure Park (21 mi / 33.8 km)
  • Diggerland (21.8 mi / 35.1 km)
  • Brynhill Golf Club (22.3 mi / 35.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Minehead

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Minehead. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dunkery Beacon (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Exmoor National Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Greencombe Gardens (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Minehead Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Dunster Beach (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Watersmeet House (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Minehead

Fly into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), the closest airport, located 19.7 mi (31.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), which is 30.9 mi (49.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Minehead?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 367 holiday lettings around Minehead. From 293 cottages to 293 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Minehead?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Minehead:

  • Butetown: 313 holiday homes
  • Riverside: 321 holiday homes
  • Pontcanna: 97 holiday homes
  • Roath: 71 holiday homes
  • Cardiff City Centre: 133 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Minehead? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Minehead. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Minehead Beach: 825 holiday lettings
  • Barry Island Beach: 839 holiday lettings
  • Cardiff International Sports Village: 582 holiday lettings
  • Holnicote Estate: 871 holiday lettings
  • Cardiff Motorpoint Arena: 558 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Minehead listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Minehead?

Yes, of course. offers 293 Cottages in Minehead. Our other popular types of Minehead holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 293 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 33 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Minehead?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 44 holiday homes with pool available in Minehead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.