YHA Minehead exterior
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This hostel is part of our latest hot deals. Offer subject to availability and cannot be used with any other discount. Valid on Exclusive Hire accommodation for a minimum of a two night stay at selected hostels between 1st July - 4th September 2022. Use the above promotional code at the checkout. Book via yha.org.uk before midnight 26th May 2022. YHA members can save an extra 5% with our members only code. See full terms and conditions.

Bed in a shared room from £19.00 per night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Central heating
  • Hangers
  • Hot water
  • Iron and board
  • Lock on doors
  • Smoke alarm

Need to know

Check in:
From 17:00 - 20:30
Check out:
Before 10:00
Towels and toiletries:
Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our shared rooms.
Private room from £29.00 per night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Central heating
  • Cot available
  • Hangers
  • Hot water
  • Iron and board
  • Lock on doors
  • Smoke alarm

Need to know

Check in:
From 17:00 - 20:30
Check out:
Before 10:00
Towels and toiletries:
Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our private rooms.
Entire place - Whole hostel from £199.00 per night
  • Whole hostel

    3 bathrooms 8 bedrooms sleeps up to 32 guests

    YHA Minehead is an attractive country house which has large bay windows, stained glass panels and stripped timber floors, sat high in the Exmoor Hills. It makes the perfect base for those looking to explore the beautiful countryside on either foot or bike.

    From £199.00 per night

Amenities

  • Ambulant accessible
  • Bathtub(s)
  • Bed linen
  • Carbon monoxide alarm
  • Central heating
  • Cleaning basics
  • Cot available
  • Dishes and cutlery
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Fridge
  • Garden/grounds
  • Grill
  • Hangers
  • Heating
  • Highchair
  • Hot water
  • Iron and board
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Lock on doors
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor seating
  • Oven
  • Sea view
  • Shower(s)
  • Smoke alarm
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Washing machine
  • Wood stove

Need to know

Check in:
From 16:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Heating:
There is central heating throughout the property.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our rooms.
Checking in:
You will receive an email prior to your arrival with the property address and check-in instructions.
Guest access:
Guests have use of the whole property, except the bar.
WiFi:
Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.
Dogs:
Pets are not permitted at YHA Minehead. Assistance dogs are welcome.

Shared spaces

Kitchen and dining

The kitchen is located on the ground floor and includes a range of conveniences listed below.

Kitchen appliances: freezer, 2 grills, iron and board, kettle, microwave, 2 ovens, refrigerator, stove, toaster, washing machine, wood stove.

Kitchenware: dishes and cutlery for 32 people, kitchen utensils, pots, pans.

Cleaning basics: anti-bacterial spray, bin bags, cloths, paper towels, sponges, tea towels, washing up liquid.

Located on the ground floor, the dining room seats up to 30 people across 5 tables and benches.

A highchair is available.

Lounge

The lounge is located on the ground floor and seats up to 10 people. There is 2 comfy sofas, 2 chairs and a log burner.

Bathrooms

Across the entire building there is a total of three bathrooms.

Toilets: 4

Baths: 1

Showers: 4

Toilet paper is provided and hand soap is available next to all sinks.

Outdoors

Outside is a medium-sized garden.

The garden is not enclosed.

Outdoor amenities: benches, cycle store, grass/lawn, patio, picnic tables.

Sleeping arrangements

Across the entire building there is a total of eight bedrooms.

First floor

One room that sleeps up to 3 people. It includes a high sleeper bunk with a double bed underneath.

One room that sleeps up to 6 people. It includes 3 sets of bunk beds.

Three rooms that sleep up to 4 people each. They include 2 sets of bunk beds.

One room that sleeps up to 5 people. It includes 1 set of bunk beds and a high sleeper bunk with a double bed underneath.

Two rooms that sleep up to 3 people each. They include a high sleeper bunk with a double bed underneath.

A cot is available.

Overview

A country retreat in an attractive house high in Somerset’s Exmoor hills, YHA Minehead is perfect for a weekend break or family get-together.  Enchantingly situated in a woodland hideaway, the hostel boasts magnificent grounds whilst being situated close to some of Somerset’s most beautiful coastline.

Not only is Minehead a picturesque seaside resort with a cracking sandy beach, it’s also the northern gateway to the National Park, the area’s largest town and the start point of the South West Coast Path – the nation’s longest long-distance walking trail.

Why guests love YHA Minehead

  • Picturesque seaside escape
  • Stunning grounds and gardens
  • YHA Exclusive Hire available

Accommodation at YHA Minehead

Bed in a shared room

Dorms are not currently available. 

Dorm rooms have multiple beds and are shared with other people who may not be travelling together. They are usually more affordable than private rooms as you'll be booking a bed rather than the whole room.

A typical shared dorm room includes bunk beds, a reading light and a storage cupboard for each guest.

Children aged between 12 and 15 can stay in dorm rooms as long as an adult of the same gender accompanies them.

Shared shower and toilet facilities are located near to the room. None of our dorm rooms have en-suite facilities.

Private rooms

Want some privacy? With a private room, you'll be booking the whole room for your stay.

Private rooms typically include a storage cupboard and reading light for each bed, plus a wash hand basin.

Shared shower and toilet facilities are located near to the room. None of our private rooms have en-suite facilities.

Hire the whole place

Planning an overdue get-together or celebrating a birthday/anniversary? Looking for a base for your group's next adventure? Make your special occasion extra special with YHA Exclusive Hire.

You can hire the whole building at YHA Minehead and, with sole use of the property, come and go as you please. This attractive country house has large bay windows, stained glass panels and stripped timber floors.

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Food and drink at YHA Minehead

YHA Minehead dining room

Eat with us

YHA Minehead is serving a range of tasty food options for you to enjoy during your visit. Fuel your adventures with a YHA classic breakfast or a lighter continental breakfast option as well as a delicious evening menu to choose from. 

YHA Breakfast

Breakfast menu at YHA Minehead

Start your day off right with our delicious classic YHA breakfast including a hearty cooked breakfast and continental options. For a lighter start, you can buy the continental breakfast separately. Under 10s eat free with our special offer – see menu for details. Vegetarian and vegan options available.

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YHA Evening menu

Evening menu at YHA Minehead

Take your pick from today’s selection of hearty classics and delicious desserts. Under 10s eat free with our special offer – see menu for details. Vegan and vegetarian options available

Hostel facilities

  • Breakfast
  • Contactless payments
  • Cycle store
  • Dining room
  • Evening meals
  • Free parking on premises
  • Games
  • Garden/grounds
  • Group meals
  • Highchair
  • Intermittent mobile coverage
  • Large garden/grounds
  • Licensed bar
  • Luggage store
  • Minibus parking on premises
  • Outdoor seating
  • Restaurant
  • Sea view
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Shared drying room
  • Shared laundry room
  • Shared lounge
  • Sole use
  • WiFi

Hostel need to know

Reception opening hours: From 08:00 - 10:00 and 17:00 - 20:30.

Food and drink: Breakfast is served to guests daily from 07:30 – 09:00. Meals are also available from 17:00 – 20:00.

Self-catering: Guests have access to a self-catering kitchen.

Parking: There is parking at the hostel.

WiFi: Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.

Dogs: Pets are not permitted at YHA Minehead. Assistance dogs are welcome.

YHA Minehead - Access Statement

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YHA Minehead

Map references

OS Map: 181

OS Grid Ref: SS973442

Lat/Lng: 51.18786, -3.470875

Contact information

Phone: +44 345 371 9033

Email: [email protected]

Volunteering

Volunteering with YHA is a fantastic way to have fun, learn new skills, boost your CV and travel to different places. We have a variety of different opportunities to choose from and volunteering roles to suit everyone.  

The tasks are varied and in return you will meet some great people, who both work and stay in our hostels, as well as enjoying your time off discovering the local area and attractions.

You can find out more and apply to volunteer at this hostel on the volunteering website

History

Originally built as a private house in 1914, Hagley became a YHA in 1958. Designed in the Arts and Crafts style, the house still retains many original features with stripped pine floorboards and a stained glass front door.

Meet the team

The manager at YHA Minehead, Andrew, has been here since 2001 and you’ll more than likely find him and his family out walking or cycling in the afternoon and all year round!

Manager recommends: If you're on an activity break, walk to the top of Grabbist Hill behind the hostel for stunning views out over South Wales and the higher hills of Exmoor. See where and why the hymn ‘All things bright and beautiful’ was written! If you're on a short weekend break with the kids, visit the West Somerset Steam Railway for a great family day out.

If it all gets a bit busy in the bustling town centre, then do as the locals do and retreat to Blenheim Gardens to admire the fantastic floral displays and listen to live music on a Sunday afternoon.

The small harbour port of Watchet is a short but lovely steam train ride away. Get clued up on the town’s long history at the great little museum and then look out for Coleridge’s Ancient Mariner next to the marina.

Walkers and Cyclists Welcome TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2018

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