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Somerset

At the heart of the West Country, Somerset''s rolling hills, deep gorges and flowing rivers tell the tales of myths and legends.

From castles, abbeys and museums, to classic English houses and gardens, this is rural England at its best, and with such a wide range of things to see and do, a cottage holiday here provides the perfect base from which to explore the area.

Begin your visit to Somerset by exploring some of the area''s rich heritage, starting off with the enigmatic Glastonbury Tor. Sitting high above the land like a beacon, it holds stories of the legends of King Arthur and the Holy Grail. At the base of the Tor lie the ruins of Glastonbury Abbey, set in 36 acres of beautiful parkland and ponds it''s the perfect destination for a family day out. There''s an abundance of historical places in the region so take the time to explore as many as possible, especially Wells Cathedral and the Roman Baths and its museum.

If you can tear yourself away from exploring Somerset''s past there’s a lot more to explore. Longleat Safari Park is just one of the many animal attractions in the area, but you can also get up close and personal with magnificent shire horses birds of prey and marine life.

From the open expanses of gardens and ancient oak woodlands to sparkling rivers and sandy beaches, Somerset is a haven for lovers of the great outdoors. There are some great natural wonders to explore and with its steep inclines, dramatic peaks and amazing views, Cheddar Gorge makes an ideal location for walkers, climbers, cavers and sightseers alike. Lazy afternoon picnics can be enjoyed, and there''s a superb selection of pubs, restaurants and cafes cooking up fresh local produce so you can take a night off from cooking. You could even make a night of it and go see a show at the 17th century Theatre Royal in Bath.

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  • Near Wells, Somerset
    Near Wells, Somerset×
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    - Car parking on site - Baby and Toddler Friendly
    Set amongst an AONB, Ramscliff Cottage sets the scene for a peaceful couples retreat. There are idyllic walks to be enjoyed nearby.
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    Set in a secluded position high in the Mendips above Cheddar Gorge and just 3 miles from Cheddar, these attractive barn conversions make an excellent base for walkers and nature lovers. This Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is rich in bird and wildlife, including badgers and deer (which visit the farm). Animals on the farm include calves, pygmy goats, alpacas and guinea pigs. Nature trails criss-cross the surrounding hills, easily accessible from the farm, and the whole area is one...

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    Wellington Farm - Long Wood
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  • East Huntspill, near Highbridge, Somerset
    East Huntspill, near Highbridge, Somerset×

    Withy Grove Farm - Pine

    East Huntspill, near Highbridge, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC534
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Baby and Toddler Friendly
    Get a taste for fine country living at Pine, a single-storey holiday cottage that’s the perfect spot for families of four.
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    Withy Grove Farm is situated on the banks of the River Huntspill, in a quiet corner of Somerset. This busy working farm is a paradise for youngsters, where they can get a hands-on experience of life in the country.

    The farm is home to a whole host of animals, which include chickens, cows, horses, over 100 breeding ewes, a friendly Shetland pony named Alf, and two adorable pygmy goats named Fudge and Snowy. The collection comprises five charming holiday homes (UKC534,...

    Withy Grove Farm - Beech
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    Withy Grove Farm - Birch
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    Withy Grove Farm - Poplar
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    Withy Grove Farm - Sycamore
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  • Waterlip, near West Cranmore, Somerset
    Waterlip, near West Cranmore, Somerset×

    Leigh Holt

    Waterlip, near West Cranmore, Somerset

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    Ref: 28978
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Baby and Toddler Friendly
    This attractive holiday cottage is located near some amazing walks and offer nearby activities such as the Safari Park.
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    This attractive, semi-detached, single-storey holiday cottage lies on an organic working farm with Shetland ponies, cows, ducks and chickens. There is good walking on the East Mendip Way with links to West Mendip and other routes, and 10 minutes from the Bath and West Showground. Nearby are Longleat House, gardens and safari park, Glastonbury Tor, Wells with its magnificent cathedral, Bath, Stourhead, Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole, as well as East Somerset railway and North Somerset...

  • Kewstoke, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset
    Kewstoke, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset×

    Norton Barns - Cider Barn

    Kewstoke, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

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    Ref: W42182
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Baby and Toddler Friendly
    Only 1.5 miles from the unspoilt beach at Sandbay, enjoy a seaside holiday from this holiday cottage, located on a complex.
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    Luxury barn conversions

    These well appointed and attractive detached holiday cottages lie in the village of Kewstoke, only 1.5 miles to a local unspoilt beach at Sandbay and the National Trust headland of Sand Point. They have been renovated and offer a comfortable and peaceful base from which to explore the surrounding countryside and resorts. Only 3 miles to Weston-super-Mare with its long sandy beaches, aquarium, shops and traditional family attractions, and the smaller resorts...

    Norton Barns - Apple Barn
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  • Near Wells, Somerset
    Near Wells, Somerset×

    Wellington Farm - Long Wood

    Near Wells, Somerset

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    Ref: EPH
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Baby and Toddler Friendly
    Long Wood boasts a peaceful location which is ideal for families and there is even a children’s play area nearby.
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    Set in a secluded position high in the Mendips above Cheddar Gorge and just 3 miles from Cheddar, these attractive barn conversions make an excellent base for walkers and nature lovers. This Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is rich in bird and wildlife, including badgers and deer (which visit the farm). Animals on the farm include calves, pygmy goats, alpacas and guinea pigs. Nature trails criss-cross the surrounding hills, easily accessible from the farm, and the whole area is one...

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    Wellington Farm - Ramscliff Cottage
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  • Treborough, Watchet, Somerset
    Treborough, Watchet, Somerset×

    The Cottage

    Treborough, Watchet, Somerset

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    Ref: EVM
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove - Baby and Toddler Friendly
    Fantastic views of the Somerset countryside can be admired from this cotage, with plenty of walks straight from the doorstep.
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    Tucked away in the unspoilt west Somerset countryside, on the edges of the hamlet of Treborough. Located on the owners’ sheep farm, the cottage has been finished to a high standard with modern convenience. There is superb scenery and walking on the South West Coastal Path. Visit the villages of Lynmouth and Lynton, famous for the Watersmeet Gorge (NT), the Valley of the Rocks and the funicular cliff railway. Looking towards Minehead, there is the promenade, a good array of shops...

  • Cold Ashton, Bath, Somerset
    Cold Ashton, Bath, Somerset×

    Shaplands Barn

    Cold Ashton, Bath, Somerset

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    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove - Baby and Toddler Friendly
    A light and spacious barn conversion with fantastic rural views located in an AONB. Great for connecting with the Cotswolds Way which passes the village.
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    Shaplands Barn has been lovingly converted - offering light and airy living. One of a pair, it lies in a quiet lane in a small village. The village is in an AONB and is famous for being on the Cotswold Way. Only 4 miles from jct 18 on the M4, the holiday property is very well placed for exploring - whether walking, cycling or day trips to NT Dyrham Park, Westonbirt Aboretum, or Lacock. Bath is 6 miles away with famous Roman baths and Georgian stone crescents. Nearby is the village...

  • Ashwick, near Shepton Mallet, Somerset
    Ashwick, near Shepton Mallet, Somerset×

    Church Cottage

    Ashwick, near Shepton Mallet, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC1053
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire - Baby and Toddler Friendly
    Relax in the large garden, or enjoy a spot of tennis in your own private court. Just a 30-minute drive from the city of Bath.
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    Church Cottage is a detached, luxury, Grade I listed holiday cottage which is nestled in the beautiful Somerset hamlet of Ashwick. Surrounded by rolling hills and picturesque scenery, you will immediately feel relaxed in this serene country idyll. There is plenty of history, Areas of Outstanding Beauty and a fabulous choice of attractions and tourist sites for you and the whole family to enjoy. The famous city of Bath is only 30 minutes away, with its superb Georgian...

  • Bath, Somerset
    Bath, Somerset×

    Esterelle

    Bath, Somerset

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    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Baby and Toddler Friendly
    A spacious and well equipped bungalow set in a secluded spot yet within walking distance of Bath city centre.
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    This spacious, single storey holiday property is within a few minutes’ level walking distance to the centre of Bath and yet enjoys a peaceful, secluded location opposite Henrietta Park, one of Bath’s many beautiful parks. The property has secure and ample parking within the gated grounds and is adjacent to the owner’s home. Bath is renowned for its architectural treasures, in particular The Royal Crescent, The Circus, Pump Room and Pulteney Bridge, and the entire city...

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