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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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395 cottages are available
  • North Wootton, near Shepton Mallet
    North Wootton, near Shepton Mallet×

    Barrow Farm - Baby Barrow

    North Wootton, near Shepton Mallet

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    Ref: 28997
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Situated on a traditional family farm with a small beef herd, this group of single-storey barns has been...

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  • Blagdon, near Cheddar
    Blagdon, near Cheddar×

    The Nest

    Blagdon, near Cheddar

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    Ref: 30133
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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities


    This attractive, detached, single-storey barn conversion, adjacent to the owners’ home, is located in...

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  • Roadwater
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    Stable Cottage

    Roadwater

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    Ref: EVB
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    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location


    If you are looking for something a little special to celebrate an occasion or looking for that extra bit of...

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  • Wheddon Cross, Exmoor
    Wheddon Cross, Exmoor×
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    Ref: 28060
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

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

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  • Hinton, nr Bath
    Hinton, nr Bath×
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    Ref: 27747
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    - 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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  • Drayton, near Langport
    Drayton, near Langport×

    Mead Chapel

    Drayton, near Langport

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    Ref: UKC292
    Key Features:
    - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This lovely, converted detached chapel dating back to 1925, lies in the village of Drayton, South Somerset and offers...

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  • Inglesbatch, near Bath
    Inglesbatch, near Bath×

    Mill Lane Holiday Cottage

    Inglesbatch, near Bath

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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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  • Minehead
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    Ref: W43829
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio


    This very well-presented holiday apartment is located inside one of Mineheads landmark buildings, Metropole...

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  • Watchet
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    Ref: W44212
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    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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  • Kingsdown, near Bath
    Kingsdown, near Bath×

    Windsmoor View

    Kingsdown, near Bath

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    Ref: 25513
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    This spacious single-storey annexe enjoys breathtaking views over rolling countryside, in a peaceful hamlet outside...

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  • Wheddon Cross, Exmoor
    Wheddon Cross, Exmoor×
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    Ref: B5817
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

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

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  • Colerne, near Bath
    Colerne, near Bath×
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    Ref: 23934
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    This pair of garden cottages are set in the grounds of the Jacobean Manor House - Thickwood House, dating back to...

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