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Make a holiday cottage in Minehead your home from home

Minehead is a picturesque coastal town in Somerset on the Bristol Channel and near to where the Exmoor National Park meets the sea. With a long record of providing traditional British seaside holidays, it is the ideal destination for families who want everything from an exciting adventure holiday to a quiet and relaxing break by the sea. HomeAway has a terrific selection of holiday cottages in Minehead and has been bringing happy holiday makers back year after year. From cosy cottages to gracious family homes, holiday accommodation in Minehead has everything holiday makers could ask for and more. In some cases the homes are pet friendly, so no member of the family has to be left behind. The town is great to explore by foot and some of accommodation is in walking distance from the beach.

Things to do in Minehead

Minehead holiday homes are great for people who love the outdoors, the coast, the fresh air and nature. Lots of traditional seaside activities make this the ideal place to have fun or just chill out. Walkers will be pleased to know Minehead is the start of the South West Coastal Path.

-Butlins Holiday Camp: has been a major landmark in the town since 1962. A stay in a holiday cottage in Minehead doesn’t mean missing out on one of the grand traditions of the British seaside as day passes are available. There’s a wealth of indoors and outdoors activities and huge bags of fun for all ages including a water park and fairground style rides.

-Horse riding in Minehead is a popular local pastime, and guests visiting the town can even arrange to bring their horses on holiday with them and house them at one of the local stables. There are riding tours for everyone from the absolute beginner to the certified cowboy with numerous trails and rides in the surrounding area.

-Exmoor National Park is a natural paradise with tranquil bush walking tracks, quiet picnic spots and breathtaking scenery. The park offers everything an action packed adventure holiday in nature could ask for, with an abundance of wildlife and exciting adrenalin rush thrills, cycling, rock climbing and more.

-The West Somerset Railway: offers visitors a chance to explore the magnificent surroundings from the comfy seats of a vintage steam engine. The railway line opened in the 1970s, and now transports a whopping 200,000 people every year; a great outing for the whole family.

-The Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre is a one of a kind education and animal conservatory. This outdoor attraction offers visitors a chance to experience owls and falcons and other birds of prey, alpaca treks, horse riding and photography days. With lots of friendly animals, its perfect to visit every month of the year.

-Cycling in Minehead is a hugely popular recreational sport, and with all the beautiful natural surroundings and majestic cycling paths, there is a track for everyone from kids to beginners to the pros. No need to bring your own bike either, there are lots of bike hire places in Minehead to get you on your way.

The Weather in Minehead

The climate in Minehead is mild throughout the year, with the summer months getting nice and warm with temperatures up to the mid-twenties, but averaging around 23° C or so. Winter is cool but hardly ever freezing, and your holiday accommodation in Minehead will have ever available comforts to keep you warm and toasty in the winter and cool in the summer.

Travel to Minehead

Minehead is close to both Bristol International Airport and Exeter Airport, and there is a seasonal National Express coach service. The nearest mainline railway station with intercity connections is at Taunton about 25 miles away. The main road link is the M5 which runs south of Taunton.

    Exceptional! 5/5
    (24 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Cottage #6807674
    24
    Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (18 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Cottage #6746049
      18
      Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.9/5
        (57 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 2 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        Cottage #8171244
        57
        Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
          Wonderful! 4.9/5
          (11 reviews)
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          • 3 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 5
          Cottage #8150722
          11
          Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
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            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Cottage #1994893
            2
            Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
              Excellent! 4.6/5
              (21 reviews)
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              • 8 BR
              • 4 BA
              • Separate Toilet
              • Sleeps 14
              House #8153852
              21
              Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                avg/night
                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Separate Toilet
                • Sleeps 4
                Barn #8062531
                4
                Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                  (13 reviews)
                  avg/night
                  • 8 BR
                  • 4 BA
                  • Separate Toilet
                  • Sleeps 21
                  Farmhouse #1881867
                  13
                  Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
                    Very Good! 4.2/5
                    (12 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Cottage #8050071
                    12
                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                      Excellent! 4.3/5
                      (6 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Cottage #6715970
                      6
                      Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                        Exceptional! 5/5
                        (7 reviews)
                        avg/night
                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 2
                        Apartment #1833102
                        7
                        Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 5
                          Cottage #8270137
                            Exceptional! 5/5
                            (8 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 2
                            Cottage #6548333
                            8
                            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                              Exceptional! 5/5
                              (32 reviews)
                              avg/night
                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Cottage #6495953
                              32
                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                avg/night
                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Apartment #6102359
                                3
                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Cottage #1870917
                                  2
                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    Mobile Home #1948151
                                      • 4 BR
                                      • 4 BA
                                      • Sleeps 9
                                      House #8209211
                                      1
                                      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                        (6 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Cottage #8172934
                                        6
                                        Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Cottage #8236685
                                          1
                                          Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (9 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 4 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Separate Toilets
                                            • Sleeps 8
                                            Cottage #8161402
                                            9
                                            Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Excellent! 4.4/5
                                              (5 reviews)
                                              View details for price
                                              • 5 BR
                                              • 5 BA
                                              • Sleeps 12
                                              House #8050672
                                              5
                                              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                (15 reviews)
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Cottage #8128088
                                                15
                                                Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                  (9 reviews)
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                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                  Cottage #1696442
                                                  9
                                                  Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Cottage #6816665
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Apartment #8083217
                                                      3
                                                      Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Cottage #8166559
                                                        2
                                                        Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                          Cottage #6934787
                                                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Cottage #6024105
                                                            4
                                                            Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                              • 5 BR
                                                              • 3 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                              Farmhouse #6721363
                                                              3
                                                              Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                • 10 BR
                                                                • 9 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 22
                                                                House #8051701
                                                                2
                                                                Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                                  (6 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Cottage #8138734
                                                                  6
                                                                  Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 7 BR
                                                                    • 5 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 14
                                                                    House #1989915
                                                                    5
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Cottage #1969396
                                                                      1
                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Cottage #1967261
                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          Cottage #8078009
                                                                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Cottage #1190007
                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 3
                                                                              Apartment #1675800
                                                                              3
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Cottage #1803160
                                                                                2
                                                                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Cottage #6507051
                                                                                  1
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Cottage #6723110
                                                                                    7
                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Multiple rentals Villa #6960566
                                                                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Multiple rentals Cottage #1907945
                                                                                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 6 BR
                                                                                          • 5 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 15
                                                                                          House #6723106
                                                                                          1
                                                                                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Cottage #6723108
                                                                                            1
                                                                                              • 8 BR
                                                                                              • 10 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 22
                                                                                              Cottage #1966921
                                                                                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Cottage #1965472
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 6 BR
                                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 11
                                                                                                  Cottage #1963985
                                                                                                  Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    Cottage #1110544
                                                                                                    3
                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                      Cottage #1110551
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                                                                                                      Minehead Holiday Cottages & Apartments (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      A smashing little cottage with everything you need on a self catering holiday.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The cottage along with it's location was ideal for that relaxing break. The added extras like bread and milk being brought in ready for your stay was a nice touch and much appreciated. The cottage was clean and had plenty of space for the four of us and our dogs. The location great for walkers as it's close to many foot paths and trails.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Little Haven Cottage set in the delightful foothills of Exmoor

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Another fabulous stay at Little Haven, the gardens looking their best at this time of year. Some amazing walks with the dogs around Wimbleball Lake and Horner Woods, The dogs loved it (beware of ticks though). The cottage was as welcoming as ever. Loved the homemade chocolate brownies, ideal snacks for the walks. Made the most of the gorgeous weather and use of the BBQ to cook our fish dinner. A perfect setting. We will be back ! Simon & Mags, Harriet & Dexter
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017