Destination guide

Travel to cozy Minehead

The gardens and countryside create a pretty picture of Minehead. Travelers appreciate the coffeehouses in this welcoming city. Dunster Castle and Bakelite Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Minehead a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 vacation in Minehead. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Transportation options to and around Minehead

Fly into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), the closest airport, located 19.7 mi (31.7 km) from the city center. 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.

Where to stay around Minehead?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 397 vacation rentals near Minehead. From 220 Cottages to 220 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Minehead for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Minehead:

  • Riverside: 79 vacation rentals
  • Butetown: 62 vacation rentals
  • Leckwith: 39 vacation rentals
  • Century Wharf: 26 vacation rentals
  • Pontcanna: 74 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Minehead?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Minehead. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Minehead Beach: 901 vacation rentals
  • Cardiff Castle: 460 vacation rentals
  • Cardiff (CFW-Cardiff Train Station): 466 vacation rentals
  • Barry Island Beach: 758 vacation rentals
  • St. David's: 460 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Cottages in Minehead?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 220 Cottages in Minehead. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Minehead include:

  • Bungalows: 220 rentals available
  • Houses: 127 rentals available
  • Cabins: 220 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Minehead?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 26 vacation rentals with pool available in Minehead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.