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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.

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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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  • Bleadney, Wells, Somerset
    Bleadney, Wells, Somerset×

    Garden Cottage

    Bleadney, Wells, Somerset

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    Ref: W42656
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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    This light and contemporary holiday cottage is attached to the owner’s house, with its own private, secluded...

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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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  • Bathampton, near Bath, Somerset
    Bathampton, near Bath, Somerset×

    The Paddock Annexe

    Bathampton, near Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: 29707
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities


    This single storey holiday cottage adjoins the owners’ home and is located in a peaceful cul-de-sac...

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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
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    - 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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  • 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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  • Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset
    Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset×
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    Ref: 30027
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    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - 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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  • Roadwater, Somerset
    Roadwater, Somerset×

    Stable Cottage

    Roadwater, Somerset

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    Ref: EVB
    Key Features:
    - 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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  • Pilton, near Glastonbury, Somerset
    Pilton, near Glastonbury, Somerset×

    Garden Flat

    Pilton, near Glastonbury, Somerset

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    Ref: 68032
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    A small but cosy beamed converted barn, adjoining the owner’s 18th-century former farmhouse and greenhouse,...

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  • Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset
    Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Little Quarme Cottages - Winsford Cottage

    Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: W44011
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Six self-catering holiday cottages set in a superb secluded, south facing location at the heart of Exmoor and...

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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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  • North Newton, Somerset
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    Dragonfly Barn - Dragonfly 1

    North Newton, Somerset

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    Ref: 26907
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    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    In an Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyIn an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

    Set within the grounds of...

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