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Taunton and The Quantocks

The county of Somerset is renowned for its beautiful countryside, which is dotted with cider orchards and rural farmland. At the very heart of cider country, between the Quantock and Blackdown hills, is the bustling market town of Taunton.

Taunton is ideally situated for exploring the West Country. The town dates back to the Norman times and combines traditional architecture with modern facilities including a good choice of shops high street and independent shops that sell specialist and local produce, entertainment and places to eat and drink.

The Taunton Heritage tour is a fascinating guided walk through the some of the town''s most iconic buildings. Highlights include the Somerset Museum and the remains of the castle, the Cider press garden and two churches; St James, which dates back to medieval times and St Mary Magdalene, which originated in the 12th century.

A stroll along the high street will take you to Vivary Park with its extensive lawns, trees and flower displays. There is plenty to keep younger visitors amused including boating ponds, a play area and model railway. There is also a putting green and 18-hole golf course. Nature lovers will enjoy exploring the River Tone and associated waterways, for a relaxing stroll along the tow path, a spot of angling or an opportunity to watch rare birds and other wildlife.

Discover this lovely part of Somerset; for our selection of cottage accommodation search Holiday cottages in Taunton today.
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36 cottages are available
  • Bagborough×

    Tilbury Cottage

    Bagborough

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    Ref: 29749
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    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Dishwasher - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location


    This fantastic, semi-detached barn conversion, Tilbury Cottage, is set above the village of West Bagborough on...

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  • Aley, Over Stowey×

    Quantock Hideaway

    Aley, Over Stowey

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    Ref: E4765
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    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property


    This exceptionally stylish barn conversion is ideally located for enjoying superb walking in the...

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  • Holford, near Bridgwater×

    Sweet Briar Cottage

    Holford, near Bridgwater

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    Ref: 30942
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    - Coastal Property - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Coast within 5 miles - Coast within 3 miles


    Sweet Briar Cottage is situated in the small Village of Holford, a lovely picturesque village on the edge of...

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  • West Bagborough, near Taunton×

    Tilbury View

    West Bagborough, near Taunton

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    Ref: W43534
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    Tilbury View, as the name suggests, is set above the village of West Bagborough on the southern slopes of the...

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  • Curry Mallet, near Taunton×

    Buzzards View

    Curry Mallet, near Taunton

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    Ref: 27359
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    This semi-detached holiday bungalow is superbly situated in a rural location of outstanding natural beauty...

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  • Broomfield, near Bridgwater×

    Spring Cottage Annexe

    Broomfield, near Bridgwater

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    Ref: W43606
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine


    Spring Cottage Annexe is in a great, peaceful location on the Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural...

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  • Bickenhall, near Taunton×

    Dairy House Farm

    Bickenhall, near Taunton

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    Ref: W44156
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - Rural Location


    Located in south Somerset, midway between Taunton and Ilminster, this spacious wing of the owners charming 250...

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  • Wrangway, near Wellington×

    Sparrow’s Nest

    Wrangway, near Wellington

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    Ref: 30820
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Barbecue


    Sparrow’s Nest is situated on the slopes of the Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and...

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  • Isle Brewers, near Taunton×

    The Annexe at Russets

    Isle Brewers, near Taunton

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    Ref: W43161
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    This self-contained annexe, attached to the owner’s bungalow, is a great holiday home for two and is ideally...

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  • Aley, Over Stowey×

    Quantock Rise

    Aley, Over Stowey

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    Ref: E5085
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine

    Overlooking meadows and paddocks in the quiet beauty of the Quantocks, with lovely local walking and abundant...

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  • North Curry, near Taunton×

    Bakers Cottage

    North Curry, near Taunton

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    Ref: 68055
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    - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This period terrace holiday cottage, with much character and charm, is set in a quiet square of a pretty village, which...

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  • Thurloxton, nr. Taunton×

    Orchard Barn

    Thurloxton, nr. Taunton

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    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Barbecue

    In a secluded setting on the edge of the village, this converted, individual barn (a former artist’s studio)...

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