What's on in Minehead, Live Music, Steam Punk, Festival, Hobby Horse plus much much moreTheres something for everyone, lots to see and do in Minehead this year. Rooms & SuitesFood & Drink
The West Somerset Railway 28/04/23
Between Friday 28th April and Bank Holiday Monday 1st May, join us at the West Somerset Railway for our annual celebration of all things Steam! Featuring a wide selection of locomotives including visiting engines from across the country operating to an intensive and varied timetable.
Minehead Victorian Steam Punk Festival Weekend 28/04/23
Friday 28th April until Sunday 1st May.
Hobby Horse leaves The Old Ship Aground 01/05/23
Monday 1st May.
West Somerset Railway Spring Steam Gala 03/05/23
Thursday 3rd May until Sunday 8th May.
West Somerset Railway 8/06/23
Between Thursday 8th to Saturday 10th June, join us at the West Somerset Railway for our annual celebration of all things Diesel! Featuring a wide selection of locomotives including visiting and our home fleet locomotives which are looked after by the Diesel and Electric Preservation Group (DEPG) at Williton.
Dunster Show 18/08/23
Friday 18th August held in the grounds of Dunster Castle. Dunster Show is the premier Agricultural Show in West Somerset and one of the major one day Shows of the West of England.
Dunster by Candlelight 01/12/23
Friday 1st December & Saturday 2nd December. The medieval village of Dunster turns its back on the present and comes alive with celebration of Christmas past. There are Candlelight processions, carol singers, Morris dancers, street entertainers, along with traditional food & drink. The atmosphere is exiting and truly an event for all ages!
Hobby Horse leaves the Old Ship Aground 29/04/23
Saturday 29th April at approx. 6pm.
Minehead Hobby Horse 29/04/23
Saturday 29th April until Monday 1st May. Minehead Hobby Horse – In the coastal town of Minehead, located in the southwest English county of Somerset, there is a folk custom on May Day entailing the parading of a brightly decorated hobby horse around the locality. The origins of the custom are unknown. The earliest known record of the practice dates from Hundreds of years ago.
Hobby Horse leaves The Old Ship Aground 02/05/23
Tuesday 2nd May at 6pm.
Hobby Horse leaves The Old Ship Aground 04/05/23
Wednesday 4th May at 5.30pm.
Dunster Country Fair 26/07/23
Wednesday 26th July held in the grounds of Dunster Castle.
Local Food & Drink Festival EAT 20/08/23
Sunday 20th August. Starts at 10am in Minehead town.
West Somerset Railway 4o’s WEEKEND 09/09/23
Saturday 9th September to Sunday 10th September.
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