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Butlins Minehead Review

Butlins Minehead Review

| On 25, Sep 2013

Minehead Holiday Park

Located in the heart of Somerset, on the edge of Exmoor, Minehead is the perfect Butlins resort for families looking for plenty of entertainment. It is also ideal for families looking to explore everything Exmoor has to offer.

Whatever your requirements, the choice of accommodation on offer means you are sure to find exactly what you need.  Blue Skies apartments have everything you need to a perfect family holiday. Plenty of space, fantastic views and a kitchen equipped with a washer and dryer makes life much easier. Daily housekeeping keeps on top of the tidying up while widescreen TV keeps the kids amused. A double room and a twin room plus sofa beds mean you can easily accommodate up to six people. Silver and standard apartments are also available. For an extra special holiday, why not check out the Deluxe Lodge, wooden cabins with their own decking and patio furniture come n and towels and a choice of two or three bedrooms sleeping up to ix people. Sliver bungalows are also available and sleep up to six in three rooms.

Apartments are perfect if you are looking for a self-catering holiday. All come with a kitchen diner that has a hob, an oven and a microwave. If you upgrade to a gold apartment you also have the added luxury or necessity – depending on how you view it) of a dishwasher.

If you prefer a hotel style holiday there are a range of room types to choose from. Standard rooms are smartly furnished in light colours and include tea and coffee making facilities to help wake you up after a good night’s sleep.  There is also a range of rooms that have extra lounge space, perfect for relaxing after a busy day. With two rooms, sleeping four and a private shower and bathroom these rooms make a perfect base for a family holiday. Butlins Minehead offers a premium product with its Deluxe room with lounge. Three bedrooms sleeping up to six with a separate lounge space means even more room to relax in. Bed linen, towels and daily housekeeping are also included in the price of your room.

Facilities & Activities at Butlins Minehead

There is plenty to do at Butlins Minehead and one of the most popular attractions is Splash Waterworld. No matter what the temperature outdoors, head for the tropical warmth of this fun filler water park. Parent and toddler swims for they very youngest, raft rides, Space Bowl flumes, bubble pools, water cannons and wave machines will make this a BIG time winner with the kids. We think you’ll have problems keeping them away!

There is also a fun packed range of daily shows with celebrity appearances and TV stars including Sesame Streets and Bob the Builder. The more than 15 shows take place during the daytime as well as at night so be sure to check out the entertainment guide so that you don t miss your favourite.

If you are drawn to the outdoor life, Butlins Minehead has a mile long, golden sandy beach and with all that space is a perfect environment for the youngest holidaymakers. Nearby Exmoor is abounds with outdoor activities such as canoeing and horse riding and you can so take a trip down memory lane on the West Somerset steam railway which travels through some of the prettiest Exmoor countryside.

When it comes to food there are plenty of choices open to you. For chicken, check out the Firehouse Grill, new in 2012 the chefs will cook your chicken just how you like it basted in one our own delicious sauces. In 2013  the Deck Restaurant opened, serving a range of international dishes, some familiar and some strange, a pasta station with a range of pastas and sauces and a wok station for tasty stir fries. You can also eat at the Sun and Moon, out traditional British pub with plenty of outdoor space. When you make you booking you can choose between three meal plans,

With two meal plans, either Premium or Food Court, you can pre book your meals, you still have all the choices, and you just get to save at least 20 percent on the cost of paying for your food on the day. With a Premium meal plan you get to choose from an assisted buffet which is perfect if your children are choosy eaters. There is also a different carvery every night and a children’s buffet that is built lower so that the children can help themselves.

Five Reasons to Book Butlins Minehead

  • Great food
  • Local national park
  • Local beach
  • Great outdoor fun
  • Fun entertainment

Prices & Availability

Somerset Holiday Guide

Easy to get to Somerset is a perfect place for a family holiday. It is a rural world that is very different  from out large towns and cities and the beaches in Minehead are simply superb. Exmoor is one of the county’s National Parks and is a good placed to for long country walks. Pretty villages and quiet country roads are all here to be found for people who are keen to explore off the beaten track.

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