Premier Inn Minehead
“The UK's largest budget accommodation provider – ideal for business, leisure and family stays” - AA Inspector
Premier Inn Minehead hotel puts you in the heart of this charming town and a leisurely stroll from the pretty harbour and promenade. It's less than a mile to Minehead station, as well as the West Somerset Railway on your doorstep: don't miss this heritage ride through the stunning Quantock Hills. If you want to stretch your legs, Blenheim Gardens is just a mile from the hotel, or there's the South West Coast Path and Exmoor National Park on the edge of town. When you're done exploring, you'll be happy to relax in the smart, spacious rooms, each with a 40" flat screen TV and king-size Hypnos bed.
- En-suite rooms: 102
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About the area
Somerset means ‘summer pastures’ – appropriate given that so much of this county remains rural and unspoiled. Ever popular areas to visit are the limestone and red sandstone Mendip Hills rising to over 1,000 feet, and by complete contrast, to the south and southwest, the flat landscape of the Somerset Levels. Descend to the Somerset Levels, an evocative lowland landscape that was the setting for the Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685. In the depths of winter this is a desolate place and famously prone to extensive flooding. There is also a palpable sense of the distant past among these fields and scattered communities. It is claimed that Alfred the Great retreated here after his defeat by the Danes.
Away from the flat country are the Quantocks, once the haunt of poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth. The Quantocks are noted for their gentle slopes, heather-covered moorland expanses and red deer. From the summit, the Bristol Channel is visible where it meets the Severn Estuary. So much of this hilly landscape has a timeless quality about it and large areas have hardly changed since Coleridge and Wordsworth’s day.
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