sheilas chalet Chalet 61 (Sheila’s Chalet) is a beach hut in a wonderful location with a sea view, right on the beach at Dunster Beach near Minehead, Somerset.

The chalet is an excellent base for exploring this beautiful area of Exmoor, full of lovely villages, beaches, rugged coastline, West Somerset Railway and Dunster Castle. Minehead has a sandy beach, crazy golf, cinema, high street shops and Butlin’s holiday camp offers a day pass for all the family.
chalet 61 at Dunster Beach
Chalet 61 has recently been refurbished to a high standard and sleeps 4. There is a bedroom area separated by a curtain, which has bunk beds. There is a fitted kitchen with electric oven, sink & fridge. The lounge area has a three-seater sofa bed, dining table and chairs, Freeview TV & DVD and heater. There is a shower room with electric shower, basin and WC.

The view from the chalet

Looking along the coast towards Watchet

Dunster Beach holiday shop

The Front of the Chalet

Chalet 61 kitchen

The chalet has recently been refurbished and the kitchen is well equipped

In the kitchen

The bathroom

A large, modern shower is fitted in the chalet

The lounge - this comfortable sofa folds out into a double bed

The lounge is divided from the bedroom with a curtain

The bedroom

In the bedroom

Chalet 61 bedroom

In the bedroom

Out the front is a large grassy area

The tennis courts

The estate includes a large lake and a nature trail

By the lake

The nature reserve

The bridge to the nature trail

Huts by the nature reserve

The lake

The nature trail

Back towards the beach

welcome to chalet 61 at Dunster Beach
flowers in the beach hut Click on the arrows on the left and right of the picture above to browse through the photos
of the chalet and surrounding area. Click on the 'Pictures' tab to see thumbnail images.

Guests must bring:
their own bed sheets, duvet covers, pillowcases, towels, tea towels
and shower mat. We provide: 2 single duvets, 4 pillows and a double duvet at the chalet.
There is an electricity meter in the chalet which takes £1 coins. SORRY, NO PETS.

At the front there is a patio, with benches, that looks over the green where the children play. At the back there is a patio with table, chairs & parasol, overlooking the beach.
Dunster Beach Holidays own the private estate on which there are 230 beach huts (chalets), which were built in the 1930’s and still hold their original charm.  There is no through road
and a 10mph speed limit within the site, it is a safe place for children to play.
Facilities at Dunster Beach include:
Beach Shop, Takeaway Café, Tennis Court Hire, Putting Green, Laundry Room, Bicycle Hire, Lakes & Nature Reserve. It is an excellent area for birdwatching, walking, fishing, photography or just relaxing with your family & friends.

Dunster Beach is located in West Somerset, just over a mile from Minehead.

By Road: Leave M5 at Junction 24, drive through Bridgwater, and follow signs for Minehead. Dunster Village is signposted on the left at the traffic lights; carry straight on and you will see the sign for Dunster Beach on the right.

By Rail: Main lines run to Taunton, there are bus connections to Bishops Lydeard and then the West Somerset Steam Railway to Dunster Station, which is a 10-minute walk from Dunster Beach.
Inside Chalet 61

Sheilas Chalet is now for sale - no more bookings are being taken.
For more information please contact Dunster Beach on T: 01643 821296 or email:

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