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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
  • Winsford, near Minehead, Somerset
    Winsford, near Minehead, Somerset×

    The Mill Retreat

    Winsford, near Minehead, Somerset

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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Rural Location

    This cosy refurbished stone built barn conversion is situated within the heart of Exmoor, just outside the pretty...

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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
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    - 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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  • Bagborough, Somerset
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    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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  • 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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  • Curry Mallet, near Taunton, Somerset
    Curry Mallet, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Buzzards View

    Curry Mallet, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: 27359
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    This semi-detached holiday bungalow is superbly situated in a rural location of outstanding natural beauty...

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  • Colerne, near Bath, Somerset
    Colerne, near Bath, Somerset×
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    Ref: 23935
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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    This pair of garden cottages are set in the grounds of the Jacobean Manor House - Thickwood House, dating back to...

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  • North Newton, Somerset
    North Newton, Somerset×

    Dragonfly Barn - Dragonfly 3

    North Newton, Somerset

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    Ref: 28845
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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Ground Floor Facilities

    In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

    Set within the grounds of Newton House in the rural village of...

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

    Windsmoor View

    Kingsdown, near Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: 25513
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

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

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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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  • 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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  • Porlock, near Minehead, Somerset
    Porlock, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Ship Bungalow and Mews - No. 1 The Ship’s Mews

    Porlock, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: 19395
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    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    In the village of Porlock on Exmoor National Park and nestling between Porlock Hill and the sea, 1 mile, these...

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