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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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  • Wedmore, Somerset
    Wedmore, Somerset×

    The Coach House

    Wedmore, Somerset

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    Ref: 9730
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    This attractive 18th century Grade ll listed coach house is on the edge of the village of Wedmore, on the road...

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  • Cold Ashton, Bath, Somerset
    Cold Ashton, Bath, Somerset×

    Shaplands Barn

    Cold Ashton, Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: PCCR
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove - Baby and Toddler Friendly

    Shaplands Barn has been lovingly converted - offering light and airy living. One of a pair, it lies in a quiet lane in...

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  • Churchinford, near Taunton, Somerset
    Churchinford, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Cleeve Cottages - South Cleeve Bungalow

    Churchinford, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: W43778
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location


    Situated on the Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and approximately 18 miles to Sidmouth...

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  • Tarr Steps, near Exford, Somerset
    Tarr Steps, near Exford, Somerset×

    Liscombe Farm Cottages - Oak Cottage

    Tarr Steps, near Exford, Somerset

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    Ref: 30216
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    Situated in the heart of Exmoor, very close to the renowned and historic Tarr Step, the ancient clapper bridge...

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  • Sticklinch, near Glastonbury, Somerset
    Sticklinch, near Glastonbury, Somerset×

    Dabinett

    Sticklinch, near Glastonbury, Somerset

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    Ref: 29693
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location


    This ‘upside down’ detached holiday cottage has the living room, bedrooms and bathroom all on the...

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  • Faulkland, near Bath, Somerset
    Faulkland, near Bath, Somerset×

    The Green Farm

    Faulkland, near Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: EFX
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

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

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  • Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset
    Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset×
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    Ref: 29890
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Pretty stone cottages with a shared heated indoor swimming pool
    Set in a beautiful valley within the Exmoor...

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  • Brompton Ralph, near Wiveliscombe, Somerset
    Brompton Ralph, near Wiveliscombe, Somerset×

    Oddwell Cottage

    Brompton Ralph, near Wiveliscombe, Somerset

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    Ref: 68023
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    This Grade II listed character holiday cottage dates back over 300 years. Surrounded by peaceful, unspoilt countryside...

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  • Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset
    Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Somerset Country Escape - The Granary

    Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: 30859
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Surrounded by beautiful countryside in south Somerset, these three converted barns (refs 30858, 30859 and 30860) have...

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  • Fitzhead, near Wivelscombe, Somerset
    Fitzhead, near Wivelscombe, Somerset×

    Linnets

    Fitzhead, near Wivelscombe, Somerset

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    Ref: E3870
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    Linnets is a rather special property in the heart of rural Somerset. Not only does it have its own private...

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

    Dale Farm Cottages - Dale Barton

    Priddy, near Wells, Somerset

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    Ref: W44324
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Set on the outskirts of Priddy, on a working farm, in the heart of the Mendip Hills, an Area of Outstanding...

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  • Dunster, near Minehead, Somerset
    Dunster, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Mill Haven

    Dunster, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: W43495
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove


    Located in the quiet back streets of the pretty medieval village of Dunster, Mill Haven offers flexible...

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