All the Fun of the Fair

With an outdoor Traditional Fairground for older children and a specially designed Tots Fairground for your little ones, we’ve made sure there’s something for everyone. From Traditional Carousels, to Helter Skelters and whirling Waltzers there's plenty of fun to be had, and because it’s all included in the price, you can go on all the rides as many times as you like.

Minehead Fairground

A brand new Traditional Fairground opened in Minehead in 2014 with exciting new rides and new fun for all the family, our Traditional Fairground is a great place to spend time with the family.

Our Minehead Fairground features everything you expect and more including Dodgems, Waltzers, a Helter Skelter and a beautifully ornate Carousel.

Minehead Rides Description Height/Weight Restrictions Age Restrictions
Carousel
Hop on a horse or carriage and whirl around on our classic carousel.

Below 0.9m - Accompanied (Carriage)
0.9m - 1.3m (Horse)
1.3m and above - Unaccompanied
Have to be minimum of 18yrs old
to accompany a child
Helter Skelter
Climb to the top and take a slide down our vintage style Helter Skelter.

1.2m - 1.4m - Accompanied
1.4m and above - Unaccompanied
Have to be minimum of 18yrs old
to accompany a child
Rockin' Tug
Set sail on the Rockin' Tug boat and rock up and down and whirl round and around.

0.9m - 1.3m - Accompanied
1.3m and above - Unaccompanied
Have to be minimum of 18yrs old
to accompany a child
Paratrooper
Take to an umbrella and let the Paratropper spin you round and around.

0.9m - 1.4m - Accompanied
1.4m and above - Unaccompanied
Have to be minimum of 18yrs old
to accompany a child
Dodgems*
Jump in your car, take to the track and avoid as many cars as you can.

1.1m - 1.4m - Accompanied
1.4m and above - Unaccompanied
Have to be minimum of 18yrs old
to accompany a child
Chair-O-Plane
Take your swing seat and whirl round and around on our vintage style wave swinger.

1.0m - 1.2m - Accompanied
1.2m and above - Unaccompanied
Have to be minimum of 18yrs old
to accompany a child
Swing Boats
Jump aboard and swing back and forth to your heart's content.

1.2m - 1.4m - Accompanied
1.4m and above - Unaccompanied
Minimum 10yrs old
Waltzers
Jump on the Waltzers and watch everything speed by as you whizz round and around.

1.2m - 1.4m - Accompanied
1.4m and above - Unaccompanied
Minimum 10yrs old
Trampoline
Bounce away to your heart's content on our colourful trampolines.

Maximum 80kgs Maximum 14yrs old
Cups and Saucers
Time for tea, little ones will love gently spinning around on our Cups and Saucers ride.

Maximum 1.5m N/A
Roundabout
Round and round, up and over, take a ride on our roundabout ride.

Maximum 1.5m N/A
Ladybirds
Just for little ones, hop aboard a Ladybird and take a gentle ride round and around.

Maximum 1.5m N/A
Airport
Little pilots can come and take in the sights, on our sky high aeroplanes.

Maximum 1.5m N/A
Trains
All Aboard! Get your tickets ready and take a trip on our little stars railway.

Maximum 1.5m Can be accompanied by an adult
Car Ride
Little ones can drive around the track, take the corners carefully and speed down the straights.

Maximum 1.5m N/A
Super Slide
Little ones will love sliding down our wavy Super Slide.

Maximum 1.5m N/A
Monkey Island Play Area
With a slide, fireman’s pole and a jungle bridge, there's tons of fun for little ones in our Monkey Island Play Area.

Maximum 1.5m N/A
Soft Play
Our Soft Play is full of fun with levels, slides and rollers for kids to run through.

Maximum 1.5m Maximum 14yrs old
Toddlers Soft Play Area
Our toddler soft play is full of fun with slides and soft shapes just for little ones.

Maximum 0.9m Can be accompanied by an adult

* On the Dodgems we request that the person over 1.4m drive the car.

Please note: Throughout the next few months we will be busy doing essential maintenance to our fairground – we’ve listed the scheduled refurbishments here.

Sir Billy’s World of Wonders

Enter Sir Billy’s World of Wonders and see three amazing sideshows that will wow the whole family! You'll find these brilliant shows at the Minehead fairground:

  • The Werewolf - a crazy scientist brings to life a living breathing Werewolf

  • Madame Pavlova - the psychic Half

  • Arachnia the Half-Girl Half-Spider, don’t look into her eyes!