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Great walk lots of interesting information and photos dogs can use the beach at Minehead October... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sandra G
Walsall, United Kingdom
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Found where the coastal walk starts however the weather was freezing on the day. Having walking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stalbridge, United Kingdom
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An invigorating 1.3 mile climb on the South West Coast Path through mixed woodland, rich in wildlife and with magnificent views out across the Bristol Channel. The return route drops gently downhill along a Victorian drive built by the Luttrells of...more
| Quay West Car Park, Minehead TA24 5UN, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great walk lots of interesting information and photos dogs can use the beach at Minehead October until May lots of places to stop and sit and refurbished shelters and pubs and cafe

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found where the coastal walk starts however the weather was freezing on the day. Having walking around town and along the length of the sea front we were frozen. The monument can be found near to the end of the seafront towards the harbour. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MrsCWR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You cannot beat a walk on the coastal path whether it's a short stroll or an epic journey. Beautiful scenery incredible coastline. What an experience

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Insanitarium25
Reviewed 14 September 2018

All of the walks in the Minehead area resulted in stunning views, from the Moors to the coast. Hilly and in places challenging for those of us used to flat terrain.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Denise G
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Not for the faint hearted as parts of the path are quite steep. Worth the effort though as the views are great. Be sure to wear suitable footwear.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank andyed2018
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Fantastic walking, amazing sea and moorland views. Can be strenuous in places so seek local advice / consult map for the path gradients that suit you best. Great for escaping into the countryside and leaving the town behind surprisingly quickly. Lots of Exmoor ponies on...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We began the south west coast path at Minehead and decided to walk and see where our adventures took us, we experienced some gorgeous views along the way! Some of the climbs were challenging and made me realise how unfit I actually am, but the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stacey M
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Dragged thd kids and wife out. Was a quirky little walk and has some good views without bring too taxing. Well worth doing if in Minehead for a few days.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

The sea front has been upgraded and the walk passes through this. For instance, the old shelters have been repaired and painted blue and cream. Much better. Plus an exhibition of photos of old Minehead - outdoor - and interesting.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank why111
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Just had to come to the south West Coast path start point and walk part of the way along it as although have walked all the cornwall coast path have not done much in somerset.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank walkingsue
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Chris D
28 June 2015|
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David's tips are spot on. In addition, the walk finder part of the South West Coast Path website has the ability to filter for those walks that are easy going, and has links to where you can find more information about... More