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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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  • 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
    Perfectly located near the coast yet within easy reach of Somerset’s attractions, this cosy cottage has a private swimming pool and hot tub.
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    Private indoor swimming pool and hot tub


    Tucked away behind the owners’ home, this cosy cottage has its own private indoor pool and hot tub. Behind the swimming pool, there is a private courtyard area with table and chairs, ideal for dining al fresco, and a small summerhouse. There is a large lawned garden which is shared with the owner.

    The property has been decorated and furnished to a very good standard, and there is a small living area with wood burner,...

  • Watchet, Somerset
    Watchet, Somerset×

    Bridge Cottage

    Watchet, Somerset

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    Ref: EML
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    - Coastal Property - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio
    Bridge Cottage enjoys a lovely balcony which is great for spending time with your loved one and admiring the river views.
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    Set in the thriving small marina port of Watchet, just a stone’s throw away from local pubs, shops and restaurants, this delightful character cottage provides an ideal coastal retreat for couples. It has its own furnished balcony overlooking the river, from which to sip wine and relax to the sound of lapping water. A host of attractions lie close at hand, including the West Somerset Steam Railway, Dunster village and castle (NT), sandy beaches at Blue Anchor and Minehead, sea fishing...

  • Aley, Over Stowey, Somerset
    Aley, Over Stowey, Somerset×

    Quantock Hideaway

    Aley, Over Stowey, Somerset

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    Ref: E4765
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - 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 peaceful countryside of the Quantock Hills
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    This exceptionally stylish barn conversion is ideally located for enjoying superb walking in the peaceful countryside of the Quantock Hills. The pretty and secluded garden with its own hot tub is perfect for relaxing after exploring the myriad delights of the area. Just 4 miles away is the fossil hunting beach at Kilve, and the seaside resorts of Burnham, Minehead and Watchet are all within easy reach. The lovely cathedral and Bishop’s Palace at Wells, the county town of...

  • Holford, near Bridgwater, Somerset
    Holford, near Bridgwater, Somerset×

    Sweet Briar Cottage

    Holford, near Bridgwater, Somerset

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    Ref: 30942
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Woodburning Stove
    This holiday property is located on the edge of the Quantocks, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
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    Sweet Briar Cottage is situated in the small Village of Holford, a lovely picturesque village on the edge of the Quantocks, about 14 miles from Bridgwater. This semi-detached holiday cottage is in the perfect location for all year round breaks - having a woodburner in the living room makes it perfect for cosy evenings in. There are many walks from the cottage, and from the bridge, guests can see two streams converging, one of which has flowed from Holford Combe and the other...

  • Cheddar, Somerset
    Cheddar, Somerset×
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    Ref: 29841
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    A cosy retreat for a couple, set in a woodland area, and close to all of Cheddar’s attractions.
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    Views to Cheddar Gorge

    Offering delightful holiday accommodation for families, couples or friends, these holiday property (refs 29841, 29842 & W44121) make an ideal base from which to explore Somerset and North Devon. Barrowswood, a semi-detached holiday cottage (ref 29842), enjoys commanding views over Cheddar Gorge in the distance. Its large garden adjoins a field with occasional visiting sheep and is the perfect spot in which to relax and unwind. Strawberry Lodge (ref 29841)...

    Barrowswood Cheddar - Blackberry Lodge
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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
    With lovely valley views from the covered patio, this ground floor cottage includes use of an indoor heated swimming pool.
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    Pretty stone cottages with a shared heated indoor swimming pool
    Set in a beautiful valley within the Exmoor National Park
    Five acres of gardens and grounds with BBQ area and picnic area and a shared all-weather tennis court
    Excellent walking, cycling and riding country
    Some cottages boast four-poster beds and woodburners
    Allocated parking for each cottage





    In a setting of stunning natural beauty in the Exmoor National Park, with...

    Triscombe Farm Country Cottages - Rose Cottage
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    Triscombe Farm Country Cottages - Coachman’s Cottage
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    Triscombe Farm Country Cottages - Juniper
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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
    Ideal for a couple who love the outdoors, explore the abundance of paths, bridleways and open fields from this holiday cottage.
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    Stable View is situated on a working farm, adjacent to the owner’s home, between the villages of Wheddon Cross and Timbercombe. Located on the edge of the Exmoor National Park, this area offers a haven away from the fast pace of everyday life. Within easy access to the coast and Exmoor as well as many other local attractions including Dunster Castle (NT) and Porlock Weir. From the cottage, there is an abundance of paths, bridleways and open fields to explore during your...

  • Over Stowey, near Taunton, Somerset
    Over Stowey, near Taunton, Somerset×
    Newly Listed
    Bluebell Cottage

    Bluebell Cottage

    Over Stowey, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC2359
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location
    Situated in the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with plenty of opportunities for walking and cycling.
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    Nestled at the foot of the Quantock Hills (England’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) with easy access onto the hills, this beautifully renovated, detached barn is a perfectly situated rural retreat. Enjoy breakfast on the large patio in the morning sun, or a glass of wine at the end of a perfect day exploring all the delights of this wonderfully diverse area, Bluebell Cottage is an idyllic base for hiking, cyclists and dog walkers alike. Enjoy fossil hunting...

  • 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
    Enjoy good walking from this former barn, set on a smallholding close to a canal and just 30 minutes from the coast.
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    Swallow Barn is part of Great House Barns, the converted farmyard to the Great House. This unique holiday property is set on the owner’s 3-acre smallholding with chickens, pigs, bees and sheep grazing in the orchard and paddocks. It lies on the edge of the village, with good transport links, a beautiful coastline and a number of popular tourist attractions. The stone and cob built barns date back to the 16th century, and believed one stage to have been used by Judge Jeffries...

  • Wookey, near Wells, Somerset
    Wookey, near Wells, Somerset×

    Burcott Cottages - Mendip View

    Wookey, near Wells, Somerset

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    Ref: 19941
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location
    This well-presented cottage is set in the grounds of the owner’s public house and restaurant and offers nearby walks and trails.
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    Situated within the grounds of the owner’s public house and restaurant, formerly a stable block, these single-storey cottages have been refurbished to a good standard and offer well-presented holiday accommodation. Located between the Somerset Levels and the Mendip Hills, they are ideally situated for walking, cycling and lovers of nature, yet are just 1 mile from historic Wells with its beautiful cathedral and the world famous Wookey Hole caves. Within easy reach are the Cheddar...

    Burcott Cottages - Old Orchard
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  • North Newton, Somerset
    North Newton, Somerset×

    Dragonfly Barn - Dragonfly 1

    North Newton, Somerset

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    Ref: 26907
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio
    Set in the rural village of North Newton, this charming yet modern barn conversion is located near an Area of Natural Beauty.
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    In an Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyIn an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

    Set within the grounds of Newton House in the rural village of North Newton, Somerset. Dragonfly Barn is a charming barn conversion providing three self contained semi-detached holiday units (refs 26907, 26908 and 28845). Situated on the first floor by way of an external staircase, Dragonfly 1 offers bright accommodation with use of a delightful sunny lawned sitting out area. Dragonfly 2 has its...

    Dragonfly Barn - Dragonfly 2
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  • Axbridge, near Cheddar, Somerset
    Axbridge, near Cheddar, Somerset×

    The Old Log Store

    Axbridge, near Cheddar, Somerset

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    Ref: W43450
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Ground Floor Facilities
    Enjoy numerous walks or caving in the local area, or simply spend a relaxing day exploring the farmers’ market in nearby Cheddar.
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    This detached, converted log store is adjacent to the owner’s home and situated in a peaceful, village location. It has been lovingly restored with beams and still has the original high ceiling, but now with contemporary décor and underfloor heating. It provides an excellent holiday base from which to discover the unspoilt countryside, with a plethora of outdoor activities and interesting places to explore. Walkers are especially well-catered for, with a footpath to...

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