By Wyndham Vacation Rentals
Letting your Property | My Booking | Help | Shortlist
Refine search
Back to Search

Penny Cottage

High Littleton, nr. Bath Grade 4 Star rating View Map
Pets 2
Select your date and duration:
Prices are per property not per person includes a £37.00 booking fee.



Available Start Date
Unavailable Days
Selected Start Date

Why Us?

This Cottage is brought to you by:


In superb locations and beautiful settings. Cottages4you gives you a fantastic range of hand-picked properties with quality you can rely on.


Set on the edge of the bustling village in rolling countryside, Penny Cottage is a comfortable holiday hideaway.

Set on the edge of the bustling village of High Littleton in rolling Somerset countryside, Penny Cottage dates back to 1860. This holiday hideaway lies just nine miles from the centre of Bath , the jewel of Southwest England, and ten miles from Bristol with its scores of cultural and historical attractions. The terraced cottage was christened during renovations, when the owners found a couple of old pennies under the floorboards. More old pennies from charity and antique shops dating from 1863 have been added and put up in frames around the cottage. There are now 10 of them. Numerous public footpaths branch out from the village. A short walk up the lane toward Mearns puts you on the path to the nearby pretty village of Timsbury, and takes in great views of the rolling countryside. The Greyfield Colliery, which once stood on the other side of the village from Penny Cottage, has left its name to Greyfield’s Wood, a beautiful and well-cared for Woodland Trust site that conceals a secret waterfall, sometimes jokingly referred to as the Niagara Falls of Somerset. Also within easy reach are the cathedral town of Wells, atmospheric Glastonbury, the geological wonders of Wookey Hole and Cheddar Gorge, the beauties of the Chew Valley and the Mendip Hills, plus a host of English villages such as Chew Magna, Pensford, Timsbury and Bishop Sutton. Shops, pub and restaurant 500 yards.

Ground floor: Living room with beams. Dining room/kitchen with French doors. Utility room. Separate toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double (5ft), 1 single with additional pull-out guest bed. Bathroom with shower over bath (no toilet). Shower room with toilet.

Woodburner in living room (no fuel provided). Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD/CD and small libraries. Book library. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Lawned gardens. Enclosed patio with sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars). Garage. No smoking. NB: 10 steps to rear garden.

Read more 


  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Bike StoreBike Store
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Gold AwardGold Award
  • Enclosed Garden / PatioEnclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Free PetsFree Pets
  • WifiWifi
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-11-02
    Clear instructions to the property, Very clean and comfortable, in a great location. A couple of 100m walk to catch a bus into Bath. We travelled to Wookey Hole and the Cheddar Caves for some great walks with a dog, the traditional family run tea shop in Cheddar is highly recommended (inc a selection of gluten free selection of cakes and scones!).

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-10-02
    Good location, cottage was very well equipped. They really had thought of everything you could possibly need. We had a fantastic first family holiday.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-08-14
    We were very comfortable at Penny Cottage - it was beautifully furnished for a family holiday & a lot of thought had gone into providing everything ,including dvds, toys and hairdryers -it felt very homely & my 2-year-old grand-daughter managed the stairs with no trouble. She and her 8-year-old sister loved their bedroom! The beds in the double rooms were extremely comfortable. Good location - we were able to visit lots of interesting places nearby, including Bath, Bradford-on-Avon, Wookey Hole, Cheddar Gorge, Glastonbury & Stonehenge as well as walking in the woods nearby, where we found the local equivalent of Niagara Falls!

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-06-19
    The cottage is lovely, everything you need. More spacious then expected. Bedrooms are like a luxury hotel. Lovely local pubs and handy short dog walks on the doorstep. Only one downside (if you want to call it that) nobody had phone network service and the internet was only working for 3 days. Overall a great stay.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-04-06
    Bigger on the inside than it looks so plenty of space. A very enjoyable weekend in clean, comfortable and homely environment with modern bathrooms and kitchen.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-01-30
    Very clean comfortable and warm. Excellent standard of fittings.

View All Guest Reviews

9.5 out of 10 – based on 17 reviews collected by Reevoo

You can use a postcode, location or attractions to calculate your drive time.

Local Area

Content to be added.

You are now on our new website!

We've made changes to help you browse accommodation on your phone, tablet or desktop. Please let us know what you think by answering a few questions on our short survey below.

Give your feedback Continue

Take me back to the old site