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Base Lodge - nearby beach
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Base Lodge, Minehead, Somerset

5 - 22 5 Bed

Big group bunkhouse sleeping 22 on the edge of Exmoor National Park, ideal for walkers and cyclists

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Base Lodge, Minehead, Somerset, sleeps 5 - 22 in 5 bedrooms.

Base Lodge is a grade II listed Victorian house converted to a backpackers hostel.

5 bedrooms sleep 22 people in total (some groups have slept more!), with 2 of the beds being double/twin. Most bedrooms are large hence bed spaces can be changed to suite the groups requirements. Four of the bedrooms have a sink, and there are three separate showers & four toilets.

The dining room/lounge seats 22, there is a TV and selection of games & books. WiFi is available throughout the building. The kitchen has 2 ovens, 2 hobs and a microwave, two refrigerators and a small freezer. There is ample storage space for non perishable foods.

Base Lodge is boot and bike friendly downstairs, the rest of the building is carpeted. There is secure bike storage. There are 3 parking spaces at the rear of the building and ample free road-side parking at the front of Base Lodge.

Exmoor is ideal for walking, mountain biking, wildlife spotting and other outdoor adventures. There is a wide range of landscape types within walking distance: coastal, woodland and moorland, and traditional pretty rural villages.

There is also a high ropes course, indoor climbing wall and swimming pool on the nearby Butlins site. The Minehead Eye centre is an indoor arena for skate boarding and BMX jumps.

Base Lodge can provide a wide range of activities including guided walks, mountain biking and natural history tours.



Free WiFi, good mobile reception, pay phone 80m away.

Disabled Facilities

People confined to a wheelchair will find Base Lodge difficult as there is no lift. Many frail guests have managed well.


No pets in bedrooms.


Fully serviceable kitchen with 2 hobs, 2 ovens a microwave, 2 refrigerators and a freezer. Cooking and eating utensils are provided.

Dining Room

Seats 22 on two large tables.

Sitting Room

Combined with dining room along with a three piece suite.

TV and Music Facilities

TV and WiFi are provided. Sound insulation is excellent.

Games Room

Lounge/dining room is used to play games.

Heating and Open Fires

25 KW combination gas boiler.


5 bedrooms: 7 singles, 4 singles and a double, one double and 3 singles, twin beds, twin bunks.


Linen provided and all beds made up.


3 showers and 4 toilets.

Children's Facilities

Children are welcome and enjoy indoor games, the garden, local parks and the beach.


Exmoor is an outdoor heaven for walking, mountain biking, pony trekking, canoeing, sailing, fishing, wildlife treks and the beach.

Swimming Pool

There is a swimming pool on the Butlins site which the public can use.


3 parking places on site and lots of free road-side parking outside of Base Lodge.


Smokers do so outside the from of the building.

Booking Information

£250 per night, for booking longer than 3 nights negotiable.

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Base Lodge

Please contact the owner for availability dates


From Wellington square in the centre of Minehead drive/walk up Park street to Parls Lane bare right past the Baptist church base Lodge is on the right

  • 200m in Bank street for Taunton, Porlock, Lynton and Dulverton.
  • Nearest mainline station is Taunton, First bus (28) stops and picks up from the station. West Somerset Steam Railway run a service to Taunton.
  • Base Lodge is on the edge of town.
  • 120m open 7am to 9pm.
  • 120m open 7am to 10pm for food.
  • Bristol 75km Exeter 70km both accessible by bus, train and airport link. Airport taxi service is available from Minehead.

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