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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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  • Butleigh, near Glastonbury, Somerset
    Butleigh, near Glastonbury, Somerset×

    Betsy Cottage

    Butleigh, near Glastonbury, Somerset

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    Ref: W44202
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    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    Betsy Cottage is a medieval Grade II listed semi-detached cottage which has been beautifully restored. The...

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

    Windsmoor View

    Kingsdown, near Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: 25513
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Rural Location

    This spacious single-storey annexe enjoys breathtaking views over rolling countryside, in a peaceful hamlet outside...

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  • Bagborough, Somerset
    Bagborough, Somerset×

    Tilbury Cottage

    Bagborough, Somerset

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    Ref: 29749
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    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Rural Location


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

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  • Tarr Steps, near Exford, Somerset
    Tarr Steps, near Exford, Somerset×

    Liscombe Farm Cottages - Sycamore Cottage

    Tarr Steps, near Exford, Somerset

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    Ref: 30215
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    Situated in the heart of Exmoor, very close to the renowned and historic Tarr Step, the ancient clapper bridge...

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  • Hambridge, near Langport, Somerset
    Hambridge, near Langport, Somerset×

    Steel’Suffolks - Shire House

    Hambridge, near Langport, Somerset

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    Ref: 26413
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    These two well-presented holiday cottages lie in south Somerset, midway between the north and south coast and in...

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  • Baltonsborough, Glastonbury, Somerset
    Baltonsborough, Glastonbury, Somerset×

    Dairy Barn

    Baltonsborough, Glastonbury, Somerset

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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    This attractive single storey detached barn is peacefully situated in a no through lane just minutes from the village...

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  • Clevedon, Somerset
    Clevedon, Somerset×

    Waggonhayes

    Clevedon, Somerset

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    Ref: E2752
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    Pretty countryside just 2 miles from the attractive coastal resort of Clevedon’s good shops, pubs and restaurants...

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  • Timbers Combe, near Minehead, Somerset
    Timbers Combe, near Minehead, Somerset×

    The Hut

    Timbers Combe, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC497
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio


    Enjoy the simple life and indulge in a stay at The Hut. Designed to look like a traditional shepherd’s...

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  • North Wootton, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset
    North Wootton, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset×

    Barrow Farm - Baby Barrow

    North Wootton, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset

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    Ref: 28997
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Situated on a traditional family farm with a small beef herd, this group of single-storey barns has been...

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  • North Newton, near Bridgwater, Somerset
    North Newton, near Bridgwater, Somerset×

    Swallow Barn

    North Newton, near Bridgwater, Somerset

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    Ref: 30355
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location


    Swallow Barn is part of Great House Barns, the converted farmyard to the Great House. This unique holiday...

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  • Isle Brewers, Taunton, Somerset
    Isle Brewers, Taunton, Somerset×

    The Old Mill

    Isle Brewers, Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: EVJ
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    A wonderful setting to relax and unwind in, The Old Mill stands detached and has wooden floors, beams and...

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  • Shipham, near Winscombe, Somerset
    Shipham, near Winscombe, Somerset×

    The Cowshed

    Shipham, near Winscombe, Somerset

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    Ref: 30494
    Key Features:
    - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Ground Floor Facilities


    This detached single-storey holiday property lies adjacent to the owners’ home at the end of a no...

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