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

Call Wendy or Graham on 01643 703520 or 07731 651536

Self catering hostel on Exmoor

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.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    22: 1x7, 1x6, 1x5, 2x2
  • Open:

    All year. All day access once booked in (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

Lots of availability this summer. Affordable, friendly accommodation close to sandy beaches and Exmoor

May 19th 2022

Base Lodge in the seaside town of Minehead has everything you could need for a fab weekend away or a holiday. Close to the town’s park and shops and just a few minutes from the sea front, it’s perfect for a family seaside holiday. If walking or sight-seeing are your passion then Exmoor, the Quantock Hills and the South West Coast Path are all on the doorstep.

Book a private room, a bed in a dorm or the whole place for your exclusive use.  There’s a fully equipped self catering kitchen, a dining room and a secure store for bikes, canoes etc.  And to add an extra dimension to your stay a range of exciting outdoor activities can be arranged for you.

Latest News

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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