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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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  • Witham Friary, Frome, Somerset
    Witham Friary, Frome, Somerset×

    Moorleaze - Shaftesbury

    Witham Friary, Frome, Somerset

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    Ref: EPQ
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

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

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  • West Bagborough, Somerset
    West Bagborough, Somerset×

    Hearn Lodge

    West Bagborough, Somerset

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


    This holiday home boasts a magnificent farmhouse kitchen and a beautifully peaceful valley setting at the foot...

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  • Bridgwater, Somerset
    Bridgwater, Somerset×
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    Ref: UKC1680
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Rural Location

    Set within the magnificent Estate of Maunsel House, which was built in the 13th century and is the ancestral home of...

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  • Bridgwater, Somerset
    Bridgwater, Somerset×
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    Ref: UKC1681
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Set within the magnificent Estate of Maunsel House, which was built in the 13th century and is the ancestral home of...

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  • Coxbridge, near Glastonbury, Somerset
    Coxbridge, near Glastonbury, Somerset×

    Double House Farm - Brook Cottage

    Coxbridge, near Glastonbury, Somerset

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


    In a tranquil rural setting which affords easy access to the delights Somerset has to behold, this is one of...

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  • Westbury-Sub-Mendip, near Wells, Somerset
    Westbury-Sub-Mendip, near Wells, Somerset×

    Ponds Barn

    Westbury-Sub-Mendip, near Wells, Somerset

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    Ref: 23473
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Nestling beneath the Mendip Hills (AONB) in central Somerset, between Cheddar Gorge and Wells, this attractive...

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  • Bridgwater,
    Bridgwater, ×

    Dragonfly Cottage

    Bridgwater,

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    Ref: E5492
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Hidden deep in the Somerset countryside, yet only a short drive from sandy beaches, these two smart and...

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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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  • Newbury, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset
    Newbury, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset×

    Luckington Stables 2

    Newbury, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset

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    Ref: W8322
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    Four poster bedFour poster bed

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

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  • Ashwick, near Shepton Mallet, Somerset
    Ashwick, near Shepton Mallet, Somerset×

    Church Cottage

    Ashwick, near Shepton Mallet, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC1053
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire - Baby and Toddler Friendly


    Church Cottage is a detached, luxury, Grade I listed holiday cottage which is nestled in the beautiful...

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

    Somerset Country Escape - The Barn

    Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: 30860
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

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

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