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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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  • West Bagborough, near Taunton, Somerset
    West Bagborough, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Tilbury View

    West Bagborough, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: W43534
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Tilbury View, as the name suggests, is set above the village of West Bagborough on the southern slopes of the...

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  • Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset
    Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset×
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    Ref: B5813
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

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

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  • Burcott, Wells, Somerset
    Burcott, Wells, Somerset×

    Little Burcott Loft

    Burcott, Wells, Somerset

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    Ref: E3744
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    A striking loft conversion in a secluded countryside location, with wonderful walking and glorious views, this...

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  • East Brent, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset
    East Brent, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset×

    Holly’s Barn

    East Brent, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC1205
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location


    This lovely detached property, in rural surroundings, is close to all the sights that Somerset has to...

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  • North Wootton, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset
    North Wootton, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset×

    Barrow Farm - Baby Barrow

    North Wootton, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset

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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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  • Edithmead, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset
    Edithmead, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset×

    Croft Cottages - Robin’s Nest

    Edithmead, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC1559
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio


    These single-storey, detached holiday cottages (refs UKC1559 and W42944) are ideally located just...

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  • Shipham, near Winscombe, Somerset
    Shipham, near Winscombe, Somerset×

    The Cowshed

    Shipham, near Winscombe, Somerset

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    Ref: 30494
    Key Features:
    - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Ground Floor Facilities


    This detached single-storey holiday property lies adjacent to the owners’ home at the end of a no...

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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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  • Shoscombe, near Bath, Somerset
    Shoscombe, near Bath, Somerset×

    Paglinch Cottage

    Shoscombe, near Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: W41419
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Rural Location

    Hot tub


    In a rural location, this well-presented, semi-detached, single storey stone cottage with a...

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  • Minehead, Somerset
    Minehead, Somerset×

    Metropole Court

    Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: W43829
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - 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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  • Timbers Combe, near Minehead, Somerset
    Timbers Combe, near Minehead, Somerset×

    The Hut

    Timbers Combe, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC497
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio


    Enjoy the simple life and indulge in a stay at The Hut. Designed to look like a traditional shepherd’s...

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  • Bitton, Somerset
    Bitton, Somerset×

    Honeymead Cottage

    Bitton, Somerset

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    Ref: 19838
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Set within an acre of grounds in the Golden Valley with open views over the countryside, this lovely south-facing...

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