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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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  • Kittisford, near Wellington, Somerset
    Kittisford, near Wellington, Somerset×

    Brimley Barn

    Kittisford, near Wellington, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC1135
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This cosy single-storey, detached cottage nestles in the rolling hills on the Somerset/Devon border. Kittisford village...

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  • Kilve, near Watchet, Somerset
    Kilve, near Watchet, Somerset×

    Hilltop Barn

    Kilve, near Watchet, Somerset

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    Ref: W43866
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Comfortable, thoughtfully appointed and well equipped are all ways to describe Hilltop Barn. Located on the outskirts...

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  • West Bagborough, Somerset
    West Bagborough, Somerset×

    Hearn Lodge

    West Bagborough, Somerset

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    Ref: EHE
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    This holiday home boasts a magnificent farmhouse kitchen and a beautifully peaceful valley setting at the foot...

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  • Wellington, Somerset
    Wellington, Somerset×

    Werescote View

    Wellington, Somerset

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    Ref: 28259
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Situated in a rural yet accessible location, right on the Somerset/Devon border. Werescote View is a delightful,...

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  • Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset
    Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Somerset Country Escape - The Barn

    Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: 30860
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Surrounded by beautiful countryside in south Somerset, these three converted barns (refs 30858, 30859 and 30860) have...

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  • Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset
    Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Somerset Country Escape - The Granary

    Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: 30859
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Surrounded by beautiful countryside in south Somerset, these three converted barns (refs 30858, 30859 and 30860) have...

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  • Fitzhead, near Wivelscombe, Somerset
    Fitzhead, near Wivelscombe, Somerset×

    Linnets

    Fitzhead, near Wivelscombe, Somerset

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    Ref: E3870
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    Linnets is a rather special property in the heart of rural Somerset. Not only does it have its own private...

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  • Staplegrove, near Taunton, Somerset
    Staplegrove, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Millgrove House

    Staplegrove, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: KAAM
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Open Fire

    In a secluded, charming setting and with a pleasant countryside outlook, Millgrove House stands detached within...

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  • Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset
    Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Somerset Country Escape - The Old Mill

    Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: 30858
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Surrounded by beautiful countryside in south Somerset, these three converted barns (refs 30858, 30859 and 30860) have...

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  • West Bagborough, near Bridgwater, Somerset
    West Bagborough, near Bridgwater, Somerset×

    Richards Cottage

    West Bagborough, near Bridgwater, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC979
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Woodburning Stove

    This quintessential Grade II listed thatched cottage is nestled on the edge of the Quantock Hills, in the pretty...

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  • Kingston St Mary, near Taunton, Somerset
    Kingston St Mary, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Lyddons Mead

    Kingston St Mary, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: 30362
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    Quietly situated on the edge of a hamlet, and accessed by a private road, this superb, very spacious...

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