Another of Butlins' Big Weekend events, the We Love The 70's at the Minehead resort does pretty much what it says on the tin. It is a nostalgic trip down memory lane for anyone with a fondness for the 70's and the stars who soundtracked that special era. This year sees Brotherhood of Man and Thomas McClary of the Commodores fame, take the stage.
The Commodores founder Thomas McClary and his band
Brotherhood of Man
Les McKeown's Legendary Bay City Rollers
T-Rex 'The Music of Marc and Mickey'
Tribute to The Carpenters
Status Quo Tribute
The Who Tribute
Big Screen Sports
There is a wide range of chalets, apartments and rooms that provide you with great value for money, and as the event is taking place at the resort, not only is the accomodation included in the ticket price, but it is close to where all the action is taking place. This makes travelling to and from events a breeze.
If you are heading north to Butlins in Minehead, the easiest route is to take the M5 towards Taunton (Junction 25) and then take the A358 and A39 to head to Minehead.
If you are heading southwards, the easiest route is to follow the singposts for the A39 from Junction 24. The resort is easy to find and is only about half a mile from the town centre, along the road that runs along the seafront. Parking at the resort is free.
NB. It is advised that you avoid Junction 23 at the Bridgwater Dunball that leads to Bristol Road as there will be major disruptions due to road works throughout 2017.
The closest railway station to the resort is Taunton. Southern NAtional run a bus transfer service between Taunton and Minehead.
If you are travelling by National Express, your coach will stop at the main entrance to the resort.
As the event takes place at Butlins, there are a range of dining plans to choose from.
The Breakfast Only plan aims to be convenient. It is served at the Food Court Restaurant and offers everything from traditional breakfast food to fruit and croissants. It is served until 10 am so there is no rush in the morning.
Food Court Dining
The Food Court Dining plan gives you a buffet style dining for meals at breakfast and dinner. You can enjoy a tasty Full English, or opt for a full 3 course dining experience instead.
The Premium Dining plan features food served at The Yacht Club and The Deck and provides you with a buffet style restaurant. As an added bonus there are also food stations where the chefs will make dishes to order for you.
There are a wide range of restuarants on-site, offering various different cuisines to suite your particular tastes and preferences.
|Duke of Wellington- a JD Wetherspoon Hotel||2.2 ml||£33.25||Book|
|Alcombe House Hotel||2.3 ml||£90.00||Book|
|Baytree B&B||2.4 ml||£48.00||Book|
|Farlands House||2.4 ml||£68.00||Book|
|Gascony Hotel||2.5 ml||£52.00||Book|
|Northfield Hotel||2.6 ml||£88.00||Book|
|Holnicote House||2.9 ml||£57.00||Book|
|The Luttrell Arms Hotel||2.9 ml||£90.00||Book|
|Yarn Market Hotel||2.9 ml||£67.50||Book|
|Cross Lane House - Exmoor||3.3 ml||£135.00||Book|
|Cedar House||5.8 ml||£51.43||Book|
|The Exmoor White Horse Inn||6.6 ml||£126.00||Book|
|Swain House||7.8 ml||£158.00||Book|
|Exmoor Forest Inn||11.0 ml||£58.00||Book|
|Simonsbath House Hotel||11.1 ml||£52.50||Book|
Butlins Resort, Minehead, Somerset, TA245SH