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Ships Mews
3 out of 5
Porlock Hill, Minehead, England
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5.33 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)
Relax and enjoy

"Clean top to bottom biscuits wine tea coffee left for us to enjoy, very kind and thoughtful, building maintained to the highest standards , location information left to use ,stress free break , excellent place to stay ,this was our second visit ,and there will be more"…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Ships Mews
Dunster Mill House
3 out of 5
Mill Lane, Minehead, England
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2.15 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)

"Warm welcome excellent hosts great location will visit again x"…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2019

Dunster Mill House
Dunster Castle Hotel
4 out of 5
5 High Steet Exmoor National Park, Dunster, Minehead, England
The price is $115 per night
2 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (137 reviews)
A gem of a find.

"Beautiful stylish Hotel, with warm friendly staff. Excellent attention to detail. Good food. Will visit again but for longer. Highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Dunster Castle Hotel
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Tranmere House
4 out of 5
24 Tregonwell Road, Minehead, England
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0.22 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)
Fab guest house.

"Lovely friendly place, have everything for someone travelling around a great place."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

Tranmere House
The Castle Inn
3 out of 5
High Street, Porlock, Minehead, England
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The price is $78 per night
5.25 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (203 reviews)

"Nice room pubs lovely and tearooms and fresh cake always goood nice place to visit"…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

The Castle Inn
Beachside Suites
4 out of 5
The Promenade, The Esplanade, Minehead, England
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The price is $94 per night
0.23 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (42 reviews)

"Room was beautiful everything is kept to a high standards and breakfast selection was lovely 😊"…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Beachside Suites
The Lorna Doone Hotel
3 out of 5
High Street, Porlock, Minehead, England
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The price is $80 per night
5.18 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (182 reviews)
Beautiful hide away in idyllic setting

"This was a nights stay before a conference. To have peace and quiet in beautiful surroundings and two lovely meals was the perfect break from hectic work life. Ran by a lovely couple, we were looked after amazingly"…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

The Lorna Doone Hotel
Exmoor White Horse Inn
3 out of 5
Exford, Exmoor National Park, Minehead, England
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8.78 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (59 reviews)

"Absolutely amazing, could not have made us more welcome. We are puppy walking a police dog & nothing was too much trouble. Everything was excellent, room, bar, food & decor Highly recommend"…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Exmoor White Horse Inn
Holnicote House
4 out of 5
Park Street, Minehead, England
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3.74 mi from city center
Holnicote House
Luttrell Arms Hotel
3 out of 5
32-36 High Street, Dunster, Minehead, England
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2.05 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (48 reviews)

"Nice hotel, lovely staff, probably over priced and food and drink expensive."…"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2019

Luttrell Arms Hotel
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Visiting Minehead

Visitors to Minehead are sure to enjoy the gardens, waterfront, and coffeehouses. The quaint and welcoming setting also entices those visiting the city. Top sights around the area include Dunster Castle and Bakelite Museum.

  • There are 99 hotels and other accommodations in Minehead
  • The closest major airport is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), 19.7 mi (31.7 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), 30.9 mi (49.7 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Minehead

The city is notable for landmarks like Dunster Castle, Dovery Manor Museum, and Holnicote Estate. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the gardens and these places to visit: Dunkery Beacon, Greencombe Gardens, and Minehead Beach. Exploring the waterfront is a top activity, and Porlock Weir Harbour is one place to visit.

In Minehead, there are 99 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday retreat. Here are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • The Gables - Amenities at this 4-star bed & breakfast include a library and an in-room coffeemaker. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and room size.
  • Candlelight B&B - Our customers like the breakfast and bathrooms at this B&B. This 3-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Edgcott House - Guest House - Amenities at this 3.5-star guesthouse include free WiFi and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and quiet location.

One of the popular sights in the surrounding area is Bakelite Museum, 11.9 mi/19.1 km from the center of the city.

Dressing for Minehead

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 51°F and the nighttime average to be 35°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 66°F during the day and 38°F at night
  • July through September averages 68°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 60°F during the day and 36°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Minehead is 37.68 inches
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 67°F, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 36°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Minehead?
The Porlock Weir Hotel is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other top choices based on reviews include Dunster Castle Hotel and The Lorna Doone Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Minehead, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals available in Minehead.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Minehead?
For more details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Minehead, go to
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Minehead?
Based on reviews, The Old Ship Aground is a popular 3.5-star inn for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free English breakfast and free WiFi. Another top choice for your stay on the cheap is The Lorna Doone Hotel.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation in Minehead?
Northfield Hotel is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other choices for your family trip include Beachside Suites and Rose Bank Guest House. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation to Minehead?
Luttrell Arms Hotel is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features jetted bathtubs and 2 bars. Another good option for your romantic getaway is The Old Ship Aground.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Minehead?
Rose Bank Guest House is a top B&B for people traveling with their pets, and offers a bar/lounge for its human guests. Other good choices to stay with your pet include The Culbone and Northfield Hotel.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Exmoor National Park?
Edgcott House - Guest House is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star guesthouse offers free WiFi and free parking. It’s located just a short 0.8 mi (1.4 km) from Exmoor National Park. Other good choices within 5 miles include Exmoor White Horse Inn and Exmoor Lodge.
What about the best place to stay near Minehead Beach?
One of the top choices for your stay is The Beach Hotel, located a short 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Minehead Beach, and this 3.5-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Northfield Hotel and Glendower House - B&B are a couple of other good and close options.
What's the best place to stay for a beach vacation in Minehead?
The Porlock Weir Hotel is a top 3-star beachfront hotel with a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Waverley Bed & Breakfast and Marston Lodge Hotel. Head to Minehead Beach or Dunster Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Minehead?
Exmoor White Horse Inn is a favorite 3-star inn with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a restaurant and a bar.
What are some accommodations with pools in Minehead?
Northfield Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, free full breakfast, and a restaurant. Holnicote House is another choice that offers an onsite pool.

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