Walk along the seafront for ice-cream and fish & chips
Morning: Take to the water – sandcastles, paddling, swimming or organised activity with Channel Adventure https://www.channeladventure.co.uk/
Lunchtime: Picnic in Blenheim Gardens
Afternoon: a round or two of pitch and putt in Blenheim Gardens before exploring the town/maritime mile trail.
Evening: Star gazing on North Hill
Morning: Take a steam train and travel the line to Watchet via West Somerset Railway
Lunchtime: Picnic on the beach or lunch in a local cafe
Afternoon: Fossil hunting on Watchet beach and then maybe call into the town’s Boat Museum and Market House Museum.
If it’s wet travel a little further afield on the railway, or visit Tropiquaria or Minehead Eye.
Weekend for Couples
Afternoon: Visit Minehead Museum and explore the town and harbour, including the Maritime Mile
Evening: Fish and chips on the seafront. Live music in local pub.
Day trip on the West Somerset Railway. Buy a rover ticket for unlimited travel to explore each station on the line
Lunchtime: Enjoy the catering onboard or stop at one of the stations along the route and explore the neighbouring area to grab a bite to eat
Afternoon: Cream tea at Stogumber station
Evening: Eat out in a local restaurant - most use locally-sourced ingredients. Then watch a performance at The Regal Theatre, Minehead
Morning: Drive up North Hill and enjoy the views of Porlock Bay and the Welsh coastline. Spot the native Exmoor Ponies
Lunchtime: Traditional Sunday lunch in a local hotel/pub/restaurant
Afternoon: Relax in Blenheim Gardens listening to outdoor concert
Evening: Meal in local restaurant (most use locally sourced ingredients)
Return home via Watchet. Explore the town and lunch in cafe
Active Weekend for Couples
Afternoon: Explore the town and harbour, including the Maritime Mile
Evening: Live music Old Ship Aground
Morning: Bus to Porlock Weir. Walk the South West Coast Path back to Minehead.
Lunchtime: Picnic on North Hill
Evening: Star gazing on Dunkery Beacon
Morning: Spend an active morning on the water - kayaking/paddle boarding with Channel Adventure https://www.channeladventure.co.uk/
Lunchtime: Pub lunch in Minehead
Afternoon: Journey home via Blue Anchor for a walk along the seafront and maybe a last cream tea in a local cafe
Things to do in a day
Hire a bike and explore the area via peddle-power
Do a Storywalk or Town Trail followed by a visit to the museum, via the Maritime Mile.
Take the children to Minehead EYE or Tropiquaria followed by fish chips on the seafront
Just relax on the beach - reading a book, rockpooling, paddling; whatever you prefer
Spend a day on the water with Channel Adventure, from kayaking to paddle boarding, coasteering to outdoor swimming.
Or spend a day on land with Channel Adventure - try tree climbing, archery, orienteering and bush craft to name but a few activities https://www.channeladventure.co.uk/
Explore Exmoor, stopping off at the ancient Tarr Steps for a walk along the river. Make sure you call in for a pub lunch and cream tea along the way
Take a bus to Porlock and then walk back to Minehead along the South West Coast Path
Go horseriding across Exmoor or the Quantock Hills
Buy a rover ticket and explore the towns and villages along the West Somerset Railway