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Minehead

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Minehead is the start of the South West Coast Path

There is a plentiful choice of accommodation, pubs and restaurants in Minehead.

Minehead Beach

Minehead Public Transport

Trains

Most people will travel to Minehead via Barnstaple or Taunton rail stations. They both have bus links to Minehead

Barnstaple rail station

Barnstaple is an excellent point for connections to many other parts of Devon. See also the bus service info below.The rail station is located in
Station Road, Barnstaple [map]

Click here for rail station and train information:
www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/BNP.html

Buses to/from Barnstaple rail station
There is a bus service connecting Barnstaple and Minehead (as well as other places along the South West Coast Path).
Click here for bus service info to/from Barnstaple rail station:
www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/bnp/busmaps.html


Taunton rail station
Taunton rail station is located in
Station Approach, Taunton [map]

Click here for rail station and train information:
www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/TAU.html

Buses to/from Taunton rail station
Click here for bus services to/from Taunton rail station:
www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/tau/busmaps.html


Taunton to Minehead via the West Somerset steam railway

The steam train runs between Bishops Lydeard and Minehead, and there is a bus link between Taunton mainline rail station and Bishops Lydeard.

Click here for the West Somerset steam railway official website:
www.west-somerset-railway.co.uk/

Click here for bus services to/from Taunton rail station:
www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/tau/busmaps.html


Other transport info at Minehead
Click here for transport information at Minehead:
www.carlberry.co.uk/rfnshowl.asp?L1=MIN004

Old Photographs of Minehead

Click on the picture below to view more information and the option to view or buy from a choice of 176 old photographs of Minehead.

Photo of Minehead, the Esplanade 1901, ref. 47366
Reproduced courtesy of Francis Frith.