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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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  • Waterrow, Wiveliscombe, Taunton, Somerset
    Waterrow, Wiveliscombe, Taunton, Somerset×

    Yeo Farm Cottages - The Old Stables

    Waterrow, Wiveliscombe, Taunton, Somerset

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    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location
    There are so many outdoor activities surrounding this property that you will be spoiled for choice; it’s perfect for a peaceful break.
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    Yeo Farm is a small country estate nestling in the picturesque hamlet of Waterrow on the Somerset/ Devon border at the foot of the Brendon Hills. Walkers and dog owners are welcome at these adult only farm cottages and a dog welcome pack is provided! Comprising some 40 acres of woodland, pasture, ponds and the River Tone, the farm also has fishing rights for over half a mile, and a riverside walk has been made to enjoy the natural flora and fauna present in this area. The...

    Yeo Farm Cottages - Bramble Cottage
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    Yeo Farm Cottages - Honey Cottage
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  • Box, near Corsham, Somerset
    Box, near Corsham, Somerset×

    Green Lane Farm Cottage

    Box, near Corsham, Somerset

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    Ref: 26831
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location
    Perfect for keen walkers and situated in a lovely hamlet, guests at this property can enjoy great walks from the doorstep!
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    Situated adjacent to the owner’s home, this detached holiday cottage has use of a large lawned garden with far reaching countryside views. In a peaceful hamlet with excellent walking from the doorstep and only a mile from the local amenities of the village of Box, this is an excellent base from which to visit the city of Bath, 5 miles, where The Royal Crescent, The Circus, and Pulteney Bridge are among the finest architectural treasures in the world, the Roman Baths and the...

  • 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
    Enjoy good walking from this former barn, set on a smallholding close to a canal and just 30 minutes from the coast.
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    Swallow Barn is part of Great House Barns, the converted farmyard to the Great House. This unique holiday property is set on the owner’s 3-acre smallholding with chickens, pigs, bees and sheep grazing in the orchard and paddocks. It lies on the edge of the village, with good transport links, a beautiful coastline and a number of popular tourist attractions. The stone and cob built barns date back to the 16th century, and believed one stage to have been used by Judge Jeffries...

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

    Croft Cottages - The Piggery

    Edithmead, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset

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    Ref: W42944
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities
    Set in Burnham where an unspoilt 7 mile stretch of beach provides hours of fun, and many other coastal resorts of the north west are close by.
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    These single-storey, detached holiday cottages (refs UKC1559 and W42944) are ideally located just minutes’ from Burnham-on-Sea and the coastal resorts of north west Somerset. The 7-mile stretch of sandy beach running from Burnham-on-Sea to Brean is known for its unspoilt dunes and is ideal for walking and bird watching. There are several golf courses including a fine championship course at Burnham. You can also marvel at the spectacular scenery of nearby Cheddar Gorge with...

    Croft Cottages - Robin’s Nest
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  • Ellicombe, near Dunster,
    Ellicombe, near Dunster, ×

    The Old Coach House

    Ellicombe, near Dunster,

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    Ref: E2226
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location
    At the foot of Grabbist Hill (NT) in the Exmoor National Park, these four beautifully furnished and well-equipped Grade II listed cottages are set in the grounds of 16th century Ellicombe Manor
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    At the foot of Grabbist Hill (NT) in the Exmoor National Park, these four beautifully furnished and well-equipped Grade II listed cottages are set in the grounds of 16th century Ellicombe Manor. Clustered around a cobbled courtyard they enjoy shared use of an outdoor heated swimming pool, with its own walled area and poolside furniture, and an acre of magnificent sub tropical gardens and 3-acre paddock offering views over the West Somerset Steam Railway and across the Bristol Channel to...

    Grooms Cottage
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    Old Chapel Cottage
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    Stables Cottage
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  • Butleigh, near Glastonbury, Somerset
    Butleigh, near Glastonbury, Somerset×

    Betsy Cottage

    Butleigh, near Glastonbury, Somerset

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    Ref: W44202
    Key Features:
    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    Retaining many original features, this Grade II listed cottage is the epitome of tranquillity and romance.
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    Betsy Cottage is a medieval Grade II listed semi-detached cottage which has been beautifully restored. The ancient beams and flagstone floors retain the authentic character and charm of this peaceful and romantic retreat. The large bedroom has an ornate four-poster bed and additionally there is a wonderfully comfortable, working antique copper bath in the bedroom. The living room provides a stunning inglenook fireplace complete with Victorian wood-burning range and bread oven....

  • Baltonsborough, Glastonbury, Somerset
    Baltonsborough, Glastonbury, Somerset×

    Dairy Barn

    Baltonsborough, Glastonbury, Somerset

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    Ref: EUT
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location
    A peaceful retreat set within eight acres and boasting lovely countryside views. A great location for walkers, cyclists and wildlife enthusiasts.
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    This attractive single storey detached barn is peacefully situated in a no through lane just minutes from the village of Baltonsborough. Surrounded by rolling countryside and set in an 8 acre plot, it enjoys glorious views of Glastonbury Tor and beyond. A former cattle shed, it has been beautifully renovated to offer spacious and light accommodation, with oak beams and underfloor heating throughout. It is an ideal holiday base for exploring the attractions nearby, such as the cathedral...

  • Cheddar, Somerset
    Cheddar, Somerset×
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    Ref: 29841
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    A cosy retreat for a couple, set in a woodland area, and close to all of Cheddar’s attractions.
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    Views to Cheddar Gorge

    Offering delightful holiday accommodation for families, couples or friends, these holiday property (refs 29841, 29842 & W44121) make an ideal base from which to explore Somerset and North Devon. Barrowswood, a semi-detached holiday cottage (ref 29842), enjoys commanding views over Cheddar Gorge in the distance. Its large garden adjoins a field with occasional visiting sheep and is the perfect spot in which to relax and unwind. Strawberry Lodge (ref 29841)...

    Barrowswood Cheddar - Blackberry Lodge
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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
    A charming holiday property located in a beautiful rural area, guests have use of a patio, garden and summerhouse.
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    This charming holiday property is attached to the owners’ Georgian home and is located just south of Chard, near the Devon and west Dorset border. The property has a large shared garden and guests have use of the summerhouse. It offers a great location to enjoy the best of three counties. To the south and within easy driving distance lies the famous World Heritage Jurassic Coast, with the ever popular seaside resorts of Lyme Regis, Beer and Charmouth. To the east is Devon,...

  • Rode, near Bath, Somerset
    Rode, near Bath, Somerset×

    Rode Farm Cottages - Stable Cottage

    Rode, near Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: W43592
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Woodburning Stove
    After a busy day exploring the many attractions nearby, curl up in front of the woodburner with a good book.
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    These attractive holiday cottages (refs W43592 and W43593) are situated on the owners’ dairy farm, surrounded by fields and open views. They have been renovated and converted from old farm buildings, and each stands detached with its own private patio and seating area. They are ideally situated for exploring the many attractions in this beautiful part of the West Country, rich in history and heritage. The surrounding countryside is ideal for walking, cycles can be hired nearby...

    Rode Farm Cottages - The Old Workshop
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  • Claverton, near Bath, Somerset
    Claverton, near Bath, Somerset×

    The Doll’s House

    Claverton, near Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: EXU
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove
    Located one mile away from Bath, relax, unwind and explore this wonderful city, famous for its Roman baths and beautiful architecture.
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    This attractive holiday cottage is around 200 years old and has been sympathetically renovated to provide contemporary living without losing its cosy charm. It lies in the heart of Claverton, a very quiet, small, picturesque village only one mile from the city of Bath, yet worlds away in terms of peace and tranquillity. Just above the cottage is part of the famous Bath Skyline pathway, which offers a stunning six-mile marked pathway with extensive views over Bath and the...

  • Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset
    Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset×
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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
    With lovely valley views from the covered patio, this ground floor cottage includes use of an indoor heated swimming pool.
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    Pretty stone cottages with a shared heated indoor swimming pool
    Set in a beautiful valley within the Exmoor National Park
    Five acres of gardens and grounds with BBQ area and picnic area and a shared all-weather tennis court
    Excellent walking, cycling and riding country
    Some cottages boast four-poster beds and woodburners
    Allocated parking for each cottage





    In a setting of stunning natural beauty in the Exmoor National Park, with...

    Triscombe Farm Country Cottages - Rose Cottage
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    Triscombe Farm Country Cottages - Orchard Cottage
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    Triscombe Farm Country Cottages - Garden Cottage
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    Triscombe Farm Country Cottages - Coachman’s Cottage
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    Triscombe Farm Country Cottages - Juniper
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