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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.

Take a look at our selection of holiday cottages in Somerset today.
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  • Hinton, nr Bath, Somerset
    Hinton, nr Bath, Somerset×

    Hinton Grange - The Drake Studio

    Hinton, nr Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: 27747
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Open Fire
    Visit Dyrham Park with its sweeping views then enjoy a comfortable rest before venturing to the coast.
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    Set in 6 acres of grounds

    This cluster of holiday cottages (refs 27747 & 27748) lies in the picturesque 6 acres of grounds of Hinton Grange, a former hotel now lived in by the owners. The Drake Studio (27747) is semi-detached whilst The Campbell Cottage (27748) is terraced. Both have accommodation on ground floor level. They lie just off the M4, yet are surrounded by open fields and countryside, and being on the Cotswolds Way footpath, are ideal for walkers and cyclists. Virtually...

    Hinton Grange - The Campbell Cottage
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  • Inglesbatch, near Bath, Somerset
    Inglesbatch, near Bath, Somerset×

    Mill Lane Holiday Cottage

    Inglesbatch, near Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC725
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location
    This beautiful, single-storey cottage is perfect for the romantic break away, nestled in a peaceful rural setting on the owner’s farm.
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    This delightful detached holiday cottage is located within the grounds of the owner’s home, which is a working livestock farm, set on the edge of a peaceful rural village, yet within minutes of the vibrant World Heritage city of Bath. The cottage is single-storey, and decorated to a good standard. With a large enclosed garden and patio area, it’s a perfect setting in the evening to enjoy some alfresco dining, whilst watching the glorious sunset. Situated only 1 mile from...

  • Colerne, near Bath, Somerset
    Colerne, near Bath, Somerset×
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    Ref: 23934
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location
    Retaining some original features, this period cottage offers comfort and stunning views over the magnificent garden and orchard.
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    This pair of garden cottages are set in the grounds of the Jacobean Manor House - Thickwood House, dating back to the 1700’s. During the centuries it grew to become one of the most prosperous farms in the area, and its present owners maintain the stunning gardens and outbuildings in keeping with the house. The cottages were sympathetically converted from a Cotswold stone byre, and retain many traditional features. Cosy and comfortable, and with views over the magnificent garden...

    Thickwood House Garden Cottages - Poachers Cottage
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  • Bath, Somerset
    Bath, Somerset×
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    Ref: UKC965
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile
    This cosy apartment is perfect for a city break for couples wishing to take advantage of the many attractions within walking distance.
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    These stunning apartments (UKC965 and UKC966) in the heart of historic Bath are close to many of the city’s most famous landmarks. Part of a restored Georgian terrace both the apartments have been elegantly designed and are within walking distance to all the main attractions, such as the famous Roman Baths, Thermal Bath Spa, Bath Abbey and all the shops. You can also enjoy dining at numerous nearby restaurants or an evening of internationally acclaimed theatre acts at the Theatre...

    Saco Apartments Bath - Apartment 2
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  • Bitton, Somerset
    Bitton, Somerset×

    Honeymead Cottage

    Bitton, Somerset

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    Ref: 19838
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    A lovely cottage with countryside views in an ideal location. Bath is only 5 miles, and Wells, Glastonbury and Stonehenge nearby.
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    Set within an acre of grounds in the Golden Valley with open views over the countryside, this lovely south-facing former miner’s cottage is of a very good standard and offers a peaceful holiday retreat. An ideal base for exploring the surrounding area, only 5 miles from the World Heritage city of Bath. Visit the cathedral city of Wells, Cheddar Gorge, Glastonbury, Stonehenge, Longleat House and Safari Park. NT properties nearby include Stourhead House and Gardens, Montacute...

  • Box, near Corsham, Somerset
    Box, near Corsham, Somerset×

    Green Lane Farm Cottage

    Box, near Corsham, Somerset

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    Ref: 26831
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location
    Perfect for keen walkers and situated in a lovely hamlet, guests at this property can enjoy great walks from the doorstep!
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    Situated adjacent to the owner’s home, this detached holiday cottage has use of a large lawned garden with far reaching countryside views. In a peaceful hamlet with excellent walking from the doorstep and only a mile from the local amenities of the village of Box, this is an excellent base from which to visit the city of Bath, 5 miles, where The Royal Crescent, The Circus, and Pulteney Bridge are among the finest architectural treasures in the world, the Roman Baths and the...

  • Claverton, near Bath, Somerset
    Claverton, near Bath, Somerset×

    The Doll’s House

    Claverton, near Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: EXU
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove
    Located one mile away from Bath, relax, unwind and explore this wonderful city, famous for its Roman baths and beautiful architecture.
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    This attractive holiday cottage is around 200 years old and has been sympathetically renovated to provide contemporary living without losing its cosy charm. It lies in the heart of Claverton, a very quiet, small, picturesque village only one mile from the city of Bath, yet worlds away in terms of peace and tranquillity. Just above the cottage is part of the famous Bath Skyline pathway, which offers a stunning six-mile marked pathway with extensive views over Bath and the...

  • Kingsdown, near Bath, Somerset
    Kingsdown, near Bath, Somerset×

    Windsmoor View

    Kingsdown, near Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: 25513
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Rural Location
    A lovely annexe situated near Bath, Windsmoor View sleeps two and has a decked area where you can admire the view.
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    This spacious single-storey annexe enjoys breathtaking views over rolling countryside, in a peaceful hamlet outside the city of Bath. Patio doors lead out to a private, fully enclosed decking area, an ideal spot to relax and enjoy the surroundings. Bath is full of famous sights and attractions, including the magnificent sweeping Georgian terraces, Pulteney Bridge, the Roman Spa, the Abbey, and its diverse collection of unique shops, cafes and museums. Walk and cycle along the River Avon,...

  • Bath, Somerset
    Bath, Somerset×
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    Ref: UKC966
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile
    This open plan apartment is ideal for a romantic city break, enjoy an evening at the theatre or a visit to the Roman Baths.
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    These stunning apartments (UKC965 and UKC966) in the heart of historic Bath are close to many of the city’s most famous landmarks. Part of a restored Georgian terrace both the apartments have been elegantly designed and are within walking distance to all the main attractions, such as the famous Roman Baths, Thermal Bath Spa, Bath Abbey and all the shops. You can also enjoy dining at numerous nearby restaurants or an evening of internationally acclaimed theatre acts at the Theatre...

    Saco Apartments Bath - Apartment 1
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  • Colerne, near Bath, Somerset
    Colerne, near Bath, Somerset×
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    Ref: 23935
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location
    Poachers Cottage provides a peaceful, countryside retreat as a excellent holiday base to explore the surrounding area.
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    This pair of garden cottages are set in the grounds of the Jacobean Manor House - Thickwood House, dating back to the 1700’s. During the centuries it grew to become one of the most prosperous farms in the area, and its present owners maintain the stunning gardens and outbuildings in keeping with the house. The cottages were sympathetically converted from a Cotswold stone byre, and retain many traditional features. Cosy and comfortable, and with views over the magnificent garden...

    Thickwood House Garden Cottages - Orchard View
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  • Bathampton, near Bath, Somerset
    Bathampton, near Bath, Somerset×

    The Paddock Annexe

    Bathampton, near Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: 29707
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities
    Situated in a peaceful village, relax and enjoy idyllic walks or explore the city of Bath only 2 miles away.
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    This single storey holiday cottage adjoins the owners’ home and is located in a peaceful cul-de-sac with glorious views over the vale and village. There is a private seating area in the garden from which to enjoy these views. It is just a short stroll to some local shops, and under a mile to 2 wonderful pubs, one on the banks of the canal and one by a weir on the River Avon. Bathampton is a picturesque village and a delight for walkers – only 2 miles from the city of...

  • Bath, Somerset
    Bath, Somerset×

    Eastwood Lodge

    Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: EOF
    Key Features:
    - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    This delightful property sits in an enviable position with a fantastic rooftop terrace, enjoying views towards the city of Bath.
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    This lovely detached, 18th-century holiday cottage sits overlooking the Georgian Heritage city of Bath, with stunning and far-reaching views across the city skyline, and further superb views from its rooftop terrace. Formerly a gardener’s lodge, it has been carefully restored to provide a comfortable and well-equipped base for exploring the delights of Bath, which include the abbey, pump rooms, the Crescent and many excellent shops and restaurants. Good walking from the door, with...

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