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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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429 cottages are available
  • Hutton, near Weston-Super-Mare×

    The Old Dairy and Cider Barn - Cider Barn

    Hutton, near Weston-Super-Mare

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    Ref: 16608
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Hot Tub - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Coast within 5 miles - Coast within 3 miles

    An ideal base for a family holiday

    Formerly part of the Hutton Court Estate, dating back to the Domesday Book,...

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  • Exford, near Minehead×

    Fir View

    Exford, near Minehead

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    Ref: 27681
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Dishwasher - Barbecue - Rural Location

    This mid-terraced holiday cottage, adjacent to the owner’s home, has footpaths and access to Exmoor within...

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  • Blue Anchor, nr. Minehead×

    Primrose Hill Holidays - Oak

    Blue Anchor, nr. Minehead

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    Ref: 31297
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities

    Lovely countryside views

    Primrose Hill Holidays are four terraced bungalow-style cottages (refs: 26552, 27563,...

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  • Chew Magna×

    The Old Barn

    Chew Magna

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    Ref: 27445
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine

    This comfortable holiday cottage adjoins the owner’s home and is ideally set just a mile from the charming...

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  • Weston, near Bath×

    Weston Farm Cottage

    Weston, near Bath

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    Ref: UKC726
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed


    This attractive, detached holiday cottage, adjacent to the owners’ home, is a converted hayloft....

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  • Bath×
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    Key Features:
    - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    This lovely detached, 18th-century holiday cottage sits overlooking the Georgian Heritage city of Bath, with stunning...

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  • Wells×
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    Ref: UKC149
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue


    In the heart of Wells, England’s smallest city, this quaint, Grade II listed, terraced cottage with an...

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  • Burnham-on-Sea×

    Westcroft Lodge

    Burnham-on-Sea

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    Ref: W42821
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Hot Tub - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Coast within 5 miles - Coast within 3 miles

    This timber clad holiday lodge is situated in the grounds of the owner’s home, and next to a farm shop and...

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  • Butleigh, near Glastonbury×

    Little Barn at Rood Cottage

    Butleigh, near Glastonbury

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    Ref: W43804
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities


    This unusual and quirky barn conversion has many features to delight the occupant. Completely restored by the...

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  • Thurloxton, nr. Taunton×

    Orchard Barn

    Thurloxton, nr. Taunton

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    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Barbecue

    In a secluded setting on the edge of the village, this converted, individual barn (a former artist’s studio)...

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  • Dulverton×

    Norfolk House

    Dulverton

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    Ref: 30310
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - No Pets Allowed


    This delightful terraced holiday cottage, located within walking distance of Dulverton town centre,...

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  • Ellicombe, near Dunster×

    Old Chapel Cottage

    Ellicombe, near Dunster

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    Ref: E2225
    Key Features:
    - Swimmingpool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Outdoor Swimming Pool - Rural Location

    At the foot of Grabbist Hill (NT) in the Exmoor National Park, these four beautifully furnished and well-equipped Grade...

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