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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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396 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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  • Othery, near Glastonbury, Somerset
    Othery, near Glastonbury, Somerset×

    Thornhills Farm Cottage

    Othery, near Glastonbury, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC473
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Ground Floor Facilities


    Situated on the edge of the Somerset Levels, just outside the village of Othery, Thornhills Farm Cottage has its...

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  • Watchet, Somerset
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    Croft Cottages - Bungalow 1

    Watchet, Somerset

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    Ref: W44211
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    Located in the heart of the ancient seaside port of Watchet, Croft Cottages offers a wide range of cottages to suit...

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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 - Rural Location

    This delightful detached holiday cottage is located within the grounds of the owner’s home, which is a...

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  • 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

    Situated adjacent to the owner’s home, this detached holiday cottage has use of a large lawned garden with...

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  • Bickenhall, near Taunton, Somerset
    Bickenhall, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Dairy House Farm

    Bickenhall, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: W44156
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


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

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  • Broomfield, near Bridgwater, Somerset
    Broomfield, near Bridgwater, Somerset×

    Spring Cottage Annexe

    Broomfield, near Bridgwater, Somerset

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


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

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  • Timberscombe, near Minehead, Somerset
    Timberscombe, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Stable View

    Timberscombe, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: W41824
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Stable View is situated on a working farm, adjacent to the owner’s home, between the villages of Wheddon Cross...

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  • East Brent, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset
    East Brent, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset×

    Holly’s Barn

    East Brent, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC1205
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location


    This lovely detached property, in rural surroundings, is close to all the sights that Somerset has to...

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  • Near Wells, Somerset
    Near Wells, Somerset×
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    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Ground Floor Facilities - Baby and Toddler Friendly


    Set in a secluded position high in the Mendips above Cheddar Gorge and just 3 miles from Cheddar, these...

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  • West Bagborough, near Taunton, Somerset
    West Bagborough, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Tilbury View

    West Bagborough, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: W43534
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - 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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  • Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset
    Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset×
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    Ref: B5817
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Pretty stone cottages with a shared heated indoor swimming pool
    Set in a beautiful valley within the Exmoor...

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