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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
  • 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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  • Ellicombe, near Dunster,
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    The Old Coach House

    Ellicombe, near Dunster,

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    Ref: E2226
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - 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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  • Wookey Hole, Wells, Somerset
    Wookey Hole, Wells, Somerset×

    The Old Sunday School

    Wookey Hole, Wells, Somerset

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    Ref: E5203
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Lovingly restored by an artist and furnished with an eclectic range of antique furniture, this original Victorian...

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

    Little Quarme Cottages - Exford Cottage

    Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: W44013
    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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  • Minehead, Somerset
    Minehead, Somerset×
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    Ref: 31041
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Ground Floor Facilities

    Periton Park Court provides self catering accommodation with a semi-detached cottage (ref 31044) and cottage...

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  • 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


    Sweet Briar Cottage is situated in the small Village of Holford, a lovely picturesque village on the edge of...

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  • 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

    Situated within the grounds of the owner’s public house and restaurant, formerly a stable block, these...

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  • Butleigh, near Glastonbury, Somerset
    Butleigh, near Glastonbury, Somerset×

    Betsy Cottage

    Butleigh, near Glastonbury, Somerset

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    Ref: W44202
    Key Features:
    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    Betsy Cottage is a medieval Grade II listed semi-detached cottage which has been beautifully restored. The...

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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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  • 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

    Views to Cheddar Gorge

    Offering delightful holiday accommodation for families, couples or friends, these...

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  • Priddy, near Wells, Somerset
    Priddy, near Wells, Somerset×

    The Pen

    Priddy, near Wells, Somerset

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    Ref: 26450
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location


    All on one level, this compact detached holiday cottage is perfect for a romantic getaway and for touring...

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  • 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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