"Such a friendly, comfortable
caring home"

AK, Minehead


Nutritionally balanced meals and the finest fresh food

At the Glen Lyn Care Home in Somerset all our food is freshly prepared on the premises by our nutritionally trained cook. People can choose where they take their meals. Either in their own rooms or in our peaceful dining room

Breakfasts at Glen Lyn

Breakfast is served at times according to preference but usually between 7- 10am with a choice of

  • Porridge/Cereals
  • Full English
  • Toast and Preserves
  • Smoked Haddock and Eggs
  • Fresh Juices/Tea/Coffee

Through the day

Mid Morning and mid afternoon snacks and drinks are a choice of hot and cold drinks, sweet biscuits, fruitcake, oatcakes and dried fruits


Mid Morning and mid afternoon snacks and drinks are a choice of hot and cold drinks, sweet biscuits, fruitcake, oatcakes and dried fruits

  • Lamb Patties with Fruit Sauce and minted creamed potatoes
  • Exmoor Chicken and Saute potatoes
  • Beef in Guiness with layonnaise potatoes

All our main meals are served with a choice of 3 seasonal vegetables. Dessert consists of a trolley with hot choice such as Chocolate Sponge, Apple and Blackberry Pie, Peach and Pear Crumble, cold choice such as Cheesecake, Eaton Mess or Bannoffee Pie, fresh fruit and yoghurt

In the evening

High Tea is served at 5:30pm and consists of a hot or cold choice such as Chicken Supreme on Toast, Salmon Fishcakes, Quiche Lorraine, plus sandwiches, salads and home-made soups

From 8pm onwards we offer a selection of teacakes, pancakes, crumpets, cheese and biscuits, toast or sandwiches and of course hot and cold drinks

Special requirements

We do stress that these times and menu items are entirely flexible to suit individual tastes and requirements. Special diets can be catered for.


You'll find our Care Home Extremely Friendly and Relaxed

Our main aim is to maintain or improve our residents' current levely of ability for as long as possible. The staff are trained to encourage, support and facilitate.


Situated in the Beautiful Surroundings of Minehead

Just a short, level walk away from Blenheim Gardens, the sea front & the West Somerset Railway - and a short drive takes you to Exmoor, Dunster and Porlock.


Regular Activities, Outings and Excursions

Gentle exercise, cooking, gardening, music and reminiscence therapy are amongst some of our activities - and excursions are made according to residents' preferences.


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