B & B on the edge of Exmoor
Beacon Road, Minehead, Somerset TA24 5SE
Tel: 01643 708450
is a charming Edwardian house located on the upper slopes of Minehead's dramatic North Hill, where the Exmoor National Park meets the sea. From your room you will enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Exmoor and the Quantock Hills. Stroll at leisure around our lovely gardens or walk out from our porch onto miles of footpath on North Hill. We provide the ideal starting point for walkers and tourers from which to explore Exmoor's coast and countryside. The South West Coast Path starts on the seafront and follows the coast round Devon and Cornwall to finish at Poole Harbour in Dorset. Owners Leo and Janna are always pleased to advise guests on things to do and see in this lovely area.
your arrival a cup of tea will help you relax and appreciate the peace and quiet
of our situation. At breakfast the next day you can chose from a wide range of
options to suit all tastes. Our bedrooms are spacious and tastefully furnished;
one room benefits from a luxurious four-poster. All the rooms have ensuite
Just a short walk to Minehead centre, passing through the attractive
"Higher Town" with its thatched cottages, cobbled by-ways and historic
church. Minehead offers visitors an excellent range of Inns, pubs, restaurants
and tea rooms for dining out. It is the base for the very popular West Somerset
Steam Railway running between the Sea front and Bishop's Lydiard close to
Taunton. On the sea front visitors can choose between attractive old "Quay
Town" with its working harbour and miles of sandy shoreline stretching to
Dunster Beach and Blue Anchor Bay. .
From the harbour in summer, scheduled excursions on the historic ships "Waverley" and "Balmoral" leave for Wales, the Exmoor coast and Lundy island. Minehead has a first rate golf links as well as riding stables and sea and fresh water fishing. In the surrounding countryside there are many places to visit including medieval Dunster with its centuries old castle, Porlock and the picturesque villages of Selworthy, Allerford, Bossington and others on the National Trust's Holnicote Estate.
A little further afield is the county boundary with North Devon and the fascinating coastal towns of Lynton and Lynmouth. In fact our visitors have been returning to Minehead as their holiday base for years and have still not completely explored the attractions of the area!
Breakfast is an important part of our guest's stay!
So why not start the day with a fresh fruit-salad, local muesli, cereal or porridge with caramelised banana. Followed by full english - bacon, sausage, mushrooms,tomatoes and eggs or scrambled eggs with smoked salmon or omelette with mushrooms/cheese or kipperfillets Finish with white/brown toast, toasted fruitbread and croissants Coffee (decaffinated) tea (green or fruit)?
We are so proud of our garden poised right on the edge of the Exmoor National Park, sheltered from the westerly winds overlooking Minehead, the West Somerset Coastline and the Quantock Hills! A peaceful place to stroll or relax and find the time and space to breathe the scents of the flowers and clear your mind for a while of the daily work and worries we all should leave behind us when we are on holiday!
Bed & Breakfast from £32.50 per person per night (double occupancy).
Single occupancy of double room from £45 per night.
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We are accredited by our holiday guests. Over 50% visit as returners or by recommendations. Recent guests said:
"What a wonderful introduction to Minehead: such a warm
welcome, a really pretty room with flowers too and super breakfasts. Thank
you so very much!"
Ruth, staying from feb.3 to feb.8 2012
Magnificent views and accommodation. Excellent!
Brian, staying march 18
We had a lovely stay, was made to feel at home.
Breakfast was excellent and set us up for the day. We hope to stay again
soon.Thank you Janna and Leo!
Chelsea and Dec, staying from 7april to 9 april 2012
A warm welcome and very comfortable tay - beautiful
views and piece and quiet. Good breakfast!
Carol and Barry from Staffordshire, staying on april 29
South West Coast Path Walkers Please note!
Luggage Transfers Ltd will deliver your bags between your stop off points on the entire South West Coast Path between Minehead and Poole from only £6.50 per bag for a 2 bag transfer
The proprietors Janna & Leo Welcome you!