House Prices in Minehead

Minehead is a coastal town and civil parish in Somerset, England. It lies on the south bank of the Bristol Channel, 21 miles (34 km) north-west of the county town of Taunton, 12 miles (19 km) from the border with the county of Devon and in proximity of the Exmoor National Park. The parish of Minehead has a population of approximately 11,981 making it the most populous town in the West Somerset local government district. This figure includes Alcombe and Woodcombe, suburban villages which have been subsumed into Minehead.There is evidence of human occupation in the area since the Bronze and Iron Ages.

Valuations in Minehead

The most expensive recorded transaction in Minehead was £1,250,000 on 31 March 2011. The most recent recorded sale in Minehead was £144,000 on 25 August 2016. Properties in Minehead have an average price of £253,245 over the last 3 years.

Average property price


+1% since 2018
-18% since 2017

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Minehead

Minehead has 10 schools with capacities ranging from 5 to 1251. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Community School, Voluntary Controlled School, Special College, Other Independent Special School, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Minehead (by capacity)

  • The West Somerset Community College


    Pupils aged 13 to 18 attend this Mixed Community School. The school enrols 1251 students.

  • Minehead Middle School


    Pupils aged 9 to 13 attend this Mixed Community School. The schools has a capacity of 624 pupils.

  • Minehead First School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils 5 to 9 years. The schools has a capacity of 325 pupils.

  • St Michael's Church of England First School


    A Mixed Voluntary Controlled School for pupils 5 to 9 years. The school enrols 150 students.

  • Foxes Academy

    16 PLUS

    A Mixed Special College for pupils aged 18 to 25 years. The school enrols 55 students.

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