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Butlin's Minehead

Butlin's may be best known for family fun, but as an accredited Learning outside the classroom provider, they are serious about offering schools a fantastic educational break.

Being awarded the LOtC badge in 2018, is a credit to the resort teams commitment to providing school trips which are an interactive and engaging educational experience.  Quite rightly they are very proud of this achievement:

 "We are thrilled to have achieved the LOtC and Adventure Mark accreditations. This is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the Butlin’s Learning Adventures team and will no doubt enable the Butlin’s residential programme to grow and flourish in the coming years."  Michael Nield – Butlin’s Minehead Activity Manager


The team offer an activity programme packed with a mix of outdoor and indoor activities, to bring out the best in your pupils and all tailored to suit your learning objectives. All activities are delivered in a safe environment and led by an experienced and qualified team of instructors.   


To help you picture your school trips at Butlin's, we've put together an example of a typical 3 day itinerary. Our modules can be tailored to suit your needs and are accessible for all abilities and requirements.


Day Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Travel from school to Butlin's. After a welcome from the activity team try your hand at Archery. Check into your rooms before your evening meal and catch a film in the Silent cinema.
2 After breakfast, test your head for heights on the high ropes and climbing wall, before taking a Drum workshop. An afternoon of fencing and Fairground fun follows lunch on the resort. Tonight we take in one of the fantastic evening shows hosted by the Butlin's entertainment team.
3 Start the morning with a Circus skills and field games to burn off your Butlin's breakfast followed by time in the swimming pool. Travel back to school.  

Activities available include

Archery, Circus Skills, Climbing wall, Dance Workshop, Disco, Drum workshop, Fairground fun, Fencing, Field Games, Fun Science, High Ropes course, Magic workshop, Rocket building, Silent Cinema, Sports Day, Splash Waterworld.


  • Modern and comfortable two or three-bedroom Silver rooms with heating
  • Bed linen provided and all en-suite facilities
  • Resorts have 24-hour security
  • School groups will be located together in the same area of the resort


The resort is just a stone’s throw from a mile-long sandy beach and nestled at the foot of the Exmoor National Park’s Quantock Hills. The West Somerset Railway can be picked up in Minehead for a nostalgic Steam journey back through time. Minehead is also the perfect base to discover Dunster Castle or Lynton & Lynmouth.