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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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402 cottages are available
  • Bleadney, Wells, Somerset
    Bleadney, Wells, Somerset×

    Garden Cottage

    Bleadney, Wells, Somerset

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    Ref: W42656
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    This light and contemporary holiday cottage is attached to the owner’s house, with its own private, secluded...

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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


    This single storey holiday cottage adjoins the owners’ home and is located in a peaceful cul-de-sac...

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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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  • Watchet, Somerset
    Watchet, Somerset×

    Bridge Cottage

    Watchet, Somerset

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    Ref: EML
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Set in the thriving small marina port of Watchet, just a stone’s throw away from local pubs, shops and...

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  • Blagdon, near Cheddar, Somerset
    Blagdon, near Cheddar, Somerset×

    Mendip Barn

    Blagdon, near Cheddar, Somerset

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    Ref: W44069
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio

    Situated down a single track, no-through lane and set amongst stunning countryside, this detached, renovated barn...

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  • Tatworth, near Chard, Somerset
    Tatworth, near Chard, Somerset×

    Lakehayes Cottages - Apple Cottage

    Tatworth, near Chard, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC1320
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio


    In a great location in south Somerset and near the west Dorset and Devon borders, these two semi-detached...

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  • Carlingcott, Somerset
    Carlingcott, Somerset×

    The Stable

    Carlingcott, Somerset

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    Ref: 24388
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    This delightful converted stable is located within the grounds of the owner’s home in a peaceful rural...

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  • Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset
    Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Little Quarme Cottages - Winsford Cottage

    Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: W44011
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Six self-catering holiday cottages set in a superb secluded, south facing location at the heart of Exmoor and...

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  • Shiplate, Bleadon, Somerset
    Shiplate, Bleadon, Somerset×

    Slade Barns -Little Wharf

    Shiplate, Bleadon, Somerset

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    Ref: W40909
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free

    Excellent touring base for central SomersetExcellent touring base for central Somerset

    Semi-detached barn...

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  • Combwich, near Bridgwater, Somerset
    Combwich, near Bridgwater, Somerset×

    The Old Dairy

    Combwich, near Bridgwater, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC527
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Hot Tub - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    Private indoor swimming pool and hot tub


    Tucked away behind the owners’ home, this cosy cottage has...

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  • Wrangway, near Wellington, Somerset
    Wrangway, near Wellington, Somerset×

    Sparrow’s Nest

    Wrangway, near Wellington, Somerset

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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 - Woodburning Stove


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

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  • Tatworth, near Chard, Somerset
    Tatworth, near Chard, Somerset×

    The Willows

    Tatworth, near Chard, Somerset

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    Ref: W43713
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location


    This charming holiday property is attached to the owners’ Georgian home and is located just south of...

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