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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
  • Baltonsborough, near Glastonbury×

    Tilham Cottage

    Baltonsborough, near Glastonbury

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    Ref: EKR
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    In a beautiful country setting, with lovely views and its own large garden, this attractive, detached stone...

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  • Blue Anchor, near Minehead×
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    Ref: 29565
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Sea View - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Coast within 5 miles - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Coast within 3 miles

    These two holiday apartments (refs 29565 and 29566) are adjacent to the owner’s house and located in the...

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  • Chilton Polden×

    West Moor Cottage

    Chilton Polden

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    Ref: EJZ
    Key Features:
    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location


    Just 8 miles from the long sandy beach at Burnham-on-Sea, this renovated detached, holiday cottage has...

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  • Clevedon×
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    Ref: E3779
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Barbecue

    This attractively converted property is set just 2 miles from the coastal resort of Clevedon’s many amenities...

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  • Faulkland, near Bath×

    The Green Farm

    Faulkland, near Bath

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    Ref: EFX
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed

    This superb 17th-century village house of great character, with its own private garden, has been elegantly restored...

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  • Galhampton, nr. Castle Cary×

    Merrylands

    Galhampton, nr. Castle Cary

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    Ref: 29096
    Key Features:
    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Barbecue - Rural Location

    In south Somerset, between Castle Cary and Sherborne, this mid terrace holiday home for 6, adjacent to the...

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  • Witham Friary, Frome×

    Moorleaze - Shaftesbury

    Witham Friary, Frome

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    Ref: EPQ
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimmingpool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Indoor Swimming Pool - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    " Spacious well-equipped cottages...with an idyllic rural setting amidst a chorus of wildlife...

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  • Foxcote, near Radstock×

    Bramble Cottage

    Foxcote, near Radstock

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    Ref: 17415
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    This lovely, spacious, detached barn set in its own large garden offers very well equipped and beautifully...

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  • Winscombe×

    Orchard Well

    Winscombe

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    Ref: 19834
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Barbecue - Rural Location

    This attractive holiday bungalow is ideally located in a quiet country lane surrounded by countryside, set in an Area...

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  • Newbury, near Shepton Mallet×

    Luckington Stables 1

    Newbury, near Shepton Mallet

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    Ref: W8321
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Barbecue

    Four poster bedFour poster bed

    Set in the grounds of the owner’s home, which extend to 20-acres,...

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  • Watchet×
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    Ref: 23896
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Coast within 5 miles - No Pets Allowed - Coast within 3 miles

    Ideally located just minutes from the historic port of Watchet. The cottage offers 3 floors of comfortable and...

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  • Watchet×
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    Ref: W44208
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Indoor Swimming Pool - Coast within 5 miles - Coast within 3 miles

    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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