Blenheim Gardens


Visitor Information

 

Address:
Blenheim Gardens
Blenheim Road
Minehead, GB
Somerset
Tel:01984-632291
Email: no
Web site: www.westsomersetonline.gov.uk

Owner/Management:
West Somerset District Council

Opening times:
Open all day. Closes one hour before dusk.

Admission price:
Admission free

Events, exhibitions:
Blenheim boasts a bandstand for summer weekend concerts/brass bands. These events are organised in partnership with ARTLIFE. For dates and calendar of events, see their website www.artlife-somerset.co.uk

Customer services:

  • Shop: The café sells toys suitable for children to play with in the garden and postcards.
  • Tea Room/ Restaurant: A traditional style café serves a variety of light lunches as well as pasties, cakes, coffees and teas.
  • WC: There are separate blocks at different corners of the park.
  • Parking: North road public car park backs onto the gardens. Other town centre car parks are only a walk away.
  • Seats and benches – location frequency: Ample bench seating can be found throughout the park. There is a large grass area opposite the bandstand and deckchairs can be hired at the café.
  • Average visitor duration: 30 minutes to an hour.
  • Accessibility - in the park/ garden from the car park: All footpaths are wide, flat and well paved making them perfectly suitable visitors who are hard of walking and wheelchair users.
  • No dogs are allowed apart from guide dogs.

Children’s programme/ events or other educational activities::
A seasonal 18-hole putting course can be found in the park on one of the lawns and a children’s play area is situated by the café.

Maps of sites/ visitor information etc:
A large board at each entrance gate shows the layout of the park and prescribes the bylaws.

Other notes:
No cycling or ball games are allowed in the park.