Base Lodge, 16 The Parks, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 8BS

Call Wendy or Graham on 01643 703520 or 07731 651536


Base Lodge is ideally situated for exploring Exmoor, the Quantocks and the North Devon coast by mountain bike or foot. Excellent off and on road mountain biking for all levels. Guided mountain biking and secure lock up facilities. Exmoor affords excellent scenic moor and coastal views and the 600+ mile long South West Coastal Path starts here in Minehead. Other activities can be arranged including mountain biking, navigational training, climbing, surfing, pony-trekking and natural history walks and talks.

Base Lodge is clean, comfortable and friendly, providing a shared, fully equipped kitchen and dining room. Local pubs and restaurants are all within walking distance.

This accommodation is featured on our map of Devon, Cornwall and the West Country and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    22: 2x2, 1x7, 1x6, 1x5
  • Open:

    All year. All day access once booked (reception open from 3pm).
  • Price per night:

    Dorms £20 (£25 one night), private single £7.50 supplement, twin/double £40. Sole use of Base Lodge from £200. Family room discount.
  • Booking:

    Booking advisable, bookings taken by phone or email or take a chance and call in. Deposit required for groups or exclusive use.
  • Directions:

    With the sea behind you, drive/walk up The Parade until you reach Park Street, continue straight on until you reach a fork. Take the right fork into The Parks (Baptist Church on your right). Only limited parking is available.
  • Public Transport:

    Coach station 5 min walk. Buses from Taunton, Exeter and Tiverton. Train station: Taunton (26 miles). Steam railway from Taunton to Minehead.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks South West Coast Path
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aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
9Best Price Guarantee


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News & Offers from Base Lodge

Escape to the Somerset coast this Winter.

December 3rd 2020

Book sole use of Base Lodge in Minehead and explore the local beaches and the glorious countryside. Deals available for small numbers.


Base Lodge in Minehead on the Somerset Coast is open for Winter 2020

June 23rd 2020

Each household is allocated a shower ( two showers for the larger group) and two toilets . Our shared dinning room is big enough to operate social distancing, the kitchen will operate on a rota basis, anyone in the kitchen can be seen through a windowed door. Artifacts and general reading material will be reduced to a minimum. The cleaning regime will be robust.

Open access to the building might be limited to accommodate cleaning, this will be negotiated with guests to try and fit in with their activities.

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Minehead Beach.

March 23rd 2018

Enjoy blissful days relaxing on the golden sands of Minehead Beach!

Enjoy blissful days of relaxing on golden sandy shores: less than a mile from Base Lodge is the seaside town of Minehead! Minehead offers shops, cafes, bars and spectacular views, and- of course- the lovely Minehead Beach! The beach is perfect for families seeking fun and relaxation, as there is plenty of space for everything exciting in life, even building sandcastles! 😉 The beach is so accessible that you get sea views from the hostel!  

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