Minehead to Dunster

Introduction to Walk 2211

Photo from the walk - Minehead to Dunster

County/Area - Somerset

Author - John Coombes

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 150 feet / 45 metres

Grade - easy

This walk links the Somerset town of Minehead with the interesting village of Dunster. The walk could also include a ride of the West Somerset Steam Railway.

Walk Description

Map showing start

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

General Information

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Accommodation Nearby

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Minehead
0.5 miles / 0.8 km away
Exmoor Country House
Porlock
5.4 miles / 8.6 km away
The Gables
Porlock
5.4 miles / 8.7 km away
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Amberton Bed & Breakfast
Porlock
5.5 miles / 8.8 km away
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The Cottage
Porlock, Exmoor
5.5 miles / 8.8 km away
Glen Lodge
Porlock
5.6 miles / 8.9 km away
Quarry Cottage Porlock
Porlock
5.6 miles / 9.0 km away
Exmoor House
Wheddon Cross
5.7 miles / 9.0 km away
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The Exmoor Forest Inn
Simonsbath, Exmoor
13.3 miles / 21.3 km away
The Old Cider House
Nether Stowey
14.2 miles / 22.7 km away

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