The Old Sweet Shop

Minehead, Somerset, Seaside town

The Old Sweet Shop is a quintessential chocolate box cottage located in the quietest and prettiest part of Minehead. The Old Sweet Shop is a seventeenth century thatched cottage that has been refurbished throughout of offer luxury holiday accommodation for up to 8 guests in four bedrooms, complete with pretty cottage garden and large hot tub.

There are four tastefully decorated double bedrooms, each with its own bathroom. Antique furniture, high-quality mattresses and furnishings, crisp bedding and soft towels complement the décor of each room – all of which have a confectionery theme. Outside is a pretty cottage garden, with a lawn edged with borders, summer house and two patio areas with picnic tables. Our large hot tub offers plenty of jets and soft lighting for night time. On a clear night, you’ll be amazed by the view of the stars, thanks to the Exmoor Dark Sky Reserve.

Minehead sits on the edge of Exmoor National Park and, if walking is your passion, there is no better place to be. Not only do you have Exmoor stretching out before you with its magnificent views, wildlife and cosy pubs, the town is also the starting point of the Southwest National Trail, the longest distance countryside trail we have. It's also the terminus for West Somerset Railway, the longest heritage railway in Britain.