YHA Minehead

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night.

This attractive country house with large bay windows, stained glass panels and stripped timber floors, sits high in the Exmoor Hills of Somerset in a secluded wood and is just two miles from sandy beaches.

There is a self-catering kitchen. The kitchen contains a catering sized gas oven with 4 burners, 1 microwave, 2 fridges and 1 freezer. There is a range of kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery for 36 people. Tea towels are provided.

Catering Options are also available - please contact the hostel for further information.

A maximum of 32 people to share rooms of 1 x 3 bed (double and a single), 1 x 6 bed, 3 x 4 bed, 1 x 5 bed (single over double and two bunk beds) and 2 x 3 bed (single over double), all with washbasins. All bed linen is provided.

Located before the main building, alongside the drive on right hand side. There is space for a maximum of 10 cars.

Other facilities
Dining Room/Lounge
Dining room seats 30 and overlooks a wooded valley. The lounge is across from the dining room and seats 10.
Washroom Facilities
Ground floor has a toilet. The first floor has 3 showers, 1 shower/bath and 4 toilets. Please bring your own towels.
There is central heating, a garden and a payphone. YHA staff reside in the building.
This property is suitable for children under the age of three years

YHA Minehead welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four legged friend along with you.

Need to know

If you don’t see availability online for the dates you require, please call us on 0800 0191700


At YHA Minehead we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or bathrooms meets modern standards of accessibility.

We have:

  • 10 steps into the ground floor
  • Portable induction loop
  • 14 steps to bedrooms

For more information please download the full access statement here (100KB)

In the area

Walking routes, the South West Coast Path, Exmoor National Park network. Shops and pubs (.5 mile), Medieval town of Dunster (2 miles), sandy beaches, fun fair and swimming pool (2), Minehead (2), Cleeve Abbey (7), Taunton (25).

Hostel amenities

  • Parking - private
  • Washing machine
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Bed linen provided
  • Cot
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Kitchen utensils provided
  • Private Garden
  • BBQ Grill
  • Children
  • Smoking allowed outside

Things to do

  • Water sports
  • Biking
  • Mountain biking
  • Hiking

Discounts on your stay

Why not take out YHA membership today to save £30 on your Exclusive Hire booking? Not only will you get a discount on bookings with YHA Exclusive Hire, but you’ll also get exclusive discounts every time you stay with YHA, high street shopping discounts, email newsletters and much, much more!

Find out more information about YHA membership and the fantastic benefits.

To get your £30 off discount code, simply log in to YHA.org.uk and go to the Member Benefits tab.

How to find us

Our Address

YHA Minehead
Alcombe Combe,
TA24 6EW,
MK13 9AG



Turn off the A39 at Alcombe into Brook Street or Church Street to the Britannia Inn, then on to Manor Road which becomes a private, unmade road for the last 1/2 mile.
NB. Please note; the hostel is difficult to find after dark, so bring a torch!

If driving to us with the help of sat nav, please ignore it for the last mile and follow the YHA signs from the A39.

Take a virtual tour

External View Entrance Reception Kitchen Dining Room Lounge Bedroom

Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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