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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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  • Stratton-on-the-Fosse, near Bath, Somerset
    Stratton-on-the-Fosse, near Bath, Somerset×

    The Lodge at Bainesbury House

    Stratton-on-the-Fosse, near Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC1614
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This delightful holiday home is set in the grounds of the owner’s home, Bainesbury House, and has been furnished...

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  • Hinton, nr Bath, Somerset
    Hinton, nr Bath, Somerset×

    Hinton Grange - The Drake Studio

    Hinton, nr Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: 27747
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Open Fire

    Set in 6 acres of grounds

    This cluster of holiday cottages (refs 27747 & 27748) lies in the picturesque 6 acres...

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

    Liscombe Farm Cottages - Sycamore Cottage

    Tarr Steps, near Exford, Somerset

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    Ref: 30215
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - 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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  • Winsford, near Minehead, Somerset
    Winsford, near Minehead, Somerset×

    The Mill Retreat

    Winsford, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: 24823
    Key Features:
    - 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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  • Weston-super-Mare, Somerset
    Weston-super-Mare, Somerset×

    Holm Cottage

    Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

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    Ref: E4929
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio


    Accessed via a smooth, tarmacked drive, with flagstone flooring and a porch with tiled floor, this...

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  • North Newton, near Bridgwater, Somerset
    North Newton, near Bridgwater, Somerset×

    Swallow Barn

    North Newton, near Bridgwater, Somerset

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    Ref: 30355
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location


    Swallow Barn is part of Great House Barns, the converted farmyard to the Great House. This unique holiday...

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  • Upper Weare, near Axbridge, Somerset
    Upper Weare, near Axbridge, Somerset×

    Twin Barns

    Upper Weare, near Axbridge, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC727
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location


    This attractive cottage is attached to the owners’ barn conversion and is set in a secluded position. Close...

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  • Middlecombe, Minehead, SomersetSomerset
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    Middlecombe Holiday Apartments - The Studio

    Middlecombe, Minehead, SomersetSomerset

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    Ref: 26752
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Ground Floor Facilities

    These well-appointed holiday apartments are located just outside Minehead, a great base for exploring this beautiful...

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  • Blagdon, near Cheddar, Somerset
    Blagdon, near Cheddar, Somerset×

    Mendip Barn

    Blagdon, near Cheddar, Somerset

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    Ref: W44069
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio

    Situated down a single track, no-through lane and set amongst stunning countryside, this detached, renovated barn...

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  • 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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  • Carlingcott, Somerset
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    The Stable

    Carlingcott, Somerset

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    Ref: 24388
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    This delightful converted stable is located within the grounds of the owner’s home in a peaceful rural...

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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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