Destination guide

Head to the cosy city of Minehead

The gardens and countryside provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Minehead. Travellers appreciate the coffee shops in this welcoming city. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Minehead

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Minehead a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wimbleball Lake Activities Centre (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Barry Island Pleasure Park (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Lynton and Lymouth Cliff Railway (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Valley of the Rocks (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • North Devon Hawk Walks (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Walled Gardens of Cannington (18.2 mi / 29.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Minehead

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Minehead. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Minehead Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Dunster Beach (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Dunkery Beacon (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Exmoor National Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Quantock Hills (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Watersmeet House (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Minehead

The nearest airport is in Bristol International Airport (BRS), located 35.5 mi (57.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Cardiff International Airport (CWL), which is 14.5 mi (23.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Minehead Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Minehead?

Whether you're after an intimate retreat for you and your honey or someplace roomy to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Minehead. Here are a couple to get you started:

  • Around 3null miles from the center of Minehead, it's hard to top Gorgeous Spotless Modern 2 Bed. It has 2 bedrooms and handy features including coffee and tea making facilities and a toaster.
  • Dog And Family Friendly 2 Bed Barn Conversion In Country Setting is another top-notch choice, offering 2 bedrooms, nearby museums, a toaster and more. It's around 35 miles from Minehead.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Minehead vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house holiday rentals in or near Minehead?

You need only take a peek inside Vrbo's tiny house holiday rentals in Minehead to discover that cool things really do come in tiny packages. Cleverly designed to maximize every spare inch of space, these fun-sized digs promise a big holiday experience:

  • Take time off and enjoy a simpler way of life at "Canal - Side Architect - Designed Tiny House". Located in Cotswolds, a nearby waterfront and nearby museums are just two of the amenities you can expect here.
  • "Tiny House, Peak District, Nr Buxton" offers conveniences such as a kitchen and free toiletries. Located in Peak District National Park, you'll be able to live big in this small yet comfy home.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Minehead?

Vrbo has some delightful log cabins available in and near Minehead. Get the rustic cabin experience while staying in natural surroundings at either of these impressive properties:

  • "The Old Quarry - Log Cabin In The Woods" is a fabulous blend of outdoor adventure and comfort. Make use of amenities here such as a kitchen and a smart TV.
  • After a busy day of outdoor adventures, unwind at "Hand Crafted Large Log Cabin. Rural Location". This cosy property offers a kitchen and a barbecue grill.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in or near Minehead?

Put aside those household chores, because weekends were made for having fun. Take time out at one of these weekend getaways in and around Minehead and make the most of all the terrific things to do nearby:

  • Located 30 miles to the west of the centre of Minehead, "Harbourside 19th Century Cottage. Amazing Sea Views" is popular among nature lovers and adventure seekers. Get out and discover nearby outdoor attractions, including Lee Beach and Ilfracombe Aquarium. If you're up for more, try cycling or kayaking.
  • Alternatively, make your home away from home at "Mendips View Country Cottage, Dog Friendly. Free Use Of Swimming Pool And Gym". Use it as a base to relax, or head out and try your hand at some mountain biking and fishing. When you're ready to discover some nearby attractions, plan a visit to Admiral Blake Museum and Berrow Sands. This fantastic holiday rental is around 25 miles east of Minehead.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Minehead?

Immerse yourself in the culture and atmosphere of Minehead from the comfort and privacy of a studio apartment. Whether you want to chill on your own or have fun with a few pals, we'll help you find the perfect studio apartment in and around Minehead:

  • Make "Rural Retreat For 2 With Private Hot Tub Close To Exmoor And The Coast" your home for a couple of days or more. This appealing holiday rental features amenities including cable/satellite TV services and nearby ecotour services.
  • "1 Bedroom Accommodation In Minehead" is another appealing option. Stay here and take advantage of a hair dryer, a TV and more.

When it's time to step foot outside your studio apartment and discover the highlights, there's loads to keep you on the go around Minehead. Passionate about culture? Pencil in a visit to Coventry Cathedral and Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Minehead?

Just because you only have two or three days up your sleeve doesn't mean you have to spend it in a bland hotel room. Take a quick holiday but still have the comforts of home at one of these short-term rentals in or around Minehead:

  • "Luxury Apartment - - Spectacular Views With Private Pool And Hot Tub" is near the heart of Minehead, which means you'll have tons of things to keep you busy. Make your way to unique attractions like Daventry Country Park and Manor Farm Shop when you're not relaxing in your cosy pad.
  • Eat, sleep and explore what's around you from "Large Detached "upside Down" Barn", another enticing option. Swift Valley Country Park and Rugby School should be on your must-do list when it's time to see the sights.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Minehead?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like planning a romantic weekend together. If you're eager to spend a couple of nights away with your sweetie, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Minehead that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Around 20 miles from Minehead, "Rural Retreat For 2 With Private Hot Tub Close To Exmoor And The Coast" is the ideal place for lovestruck couples. A nearby bay and a fireplace are just some of the many amenities you'll find here.
  • Another option where you can spend a few relaxing days together is "Large Detached "upside Down" Barn". Located around 18 miles from Minehead, a fireplace and a balcony add to the atmosphere here.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in or near Minehead?

Roughly 1 mile from Minehead, Alcombe is a terrific place to escape to if you're stretched for time but want a break. Spend your days exploring this popular residential suburb and your evenings relaxing at one of our fabulous holiday homes. Or, check out our range of rental houses in the riverside village of Withypool, which is around 11 miles from Minehead.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in or near Minehead?

Big groups mean huge fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll effortlessly fit your crew. Check out our large group holiday rentals in or around Minehead and get everybody together under one roof:

  • There's plenty of room to spread out at "Perfect Location To Beach, Exmoor". Around 0.1 miles east of Minehead, this sizable retreat has 6 bedrooms accommodating up to 14 guests. Amenities include a garden and a kitchen.
  • "Westholme Lodge, Minehead" is another awesome option. It's around 1 mile to the south of Minehead, has 7 bedrooms and sleeps as many as 14 guests. A garden and a nearby beach are among the things designed to make your group holiday even more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Minehead?

Of all the amenities a holiday rental can have, a pool is without a doubt the most fun. Take a peek at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Minehead and spend your days splashing about. Just remember to bring your inflatable swan:

  • Round up your gang and enjoy an unforgettable break at "Stunning 16th Century Manor House". There's plenty to love about this escape besides its pool, such as a smart TV and a garden.
  • Spend lazy holiday days splashing around or finding some peaceful moments beside the water at "Coach House In Old Cleeve - Sleeps Up To 4". This property is another favourite and features a kitchen, a TV and more.

Don't know how to pack your suitcase for your Minehead escape? This popular destination has an oceanic climate. In the summertime, you can expect average temperatures of between 50null and 65null. Browse our range of Minehead holiday rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.