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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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35 cottages are available
  • Tarr Steps, near Exford, Somerset
    Tarr Steps, near Exford, Somerset×

    Liscombe Farm Cottages - Oak Cottage

    Tarr Steps, near Exford, Somerset

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    Ref: 30216
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - 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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  • West Pennard, near Glastonbury, Somerset
    West Pennard, near Glastonbury, Somerset×

    Willow Farm Cottages - The Cobbles

    West Pennard, near Glastonbury, Somerset

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    Ref: 30792
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location


    This pair of semi-detached converted barns enjoy a peaceful rural setting amongst rolling countryside, yet just...

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  • Winsford, Dulverton, Somerset
    Winsford, Dulverton, Somerset×

    Thorn Cottage

    Winsford, Dulverton, Somerset

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    Ref: W2744
    Key Features:
    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    In one of the prettiest villages on Exmoor

    This Grade II listed charming thatched cottage is situated in one of...

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  • Porlock, near Minehead, Somerset
    Porlock, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Underway

    Porlock, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: EXR
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View

    This delightful, detached holiday property is a must for those seeking to enjoy a comfortable house in a great...

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  • West Huntspill, Highbridge, Somerset
    West Huntspill, Highbridge, Somerset×

    Mulberry House

    West Huntspill, Highbridge, Somerset

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    Ref: W42302
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Hot Tub - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio

    Large heated hot tub

    This holiday home stands detached in an enclosed lawned garden with private terrace,...

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  • Martock, near Yeovil, Somerset
    Martock, near Yeovil, Somerset×

    Eastnor Villa

    Martock, near Yeovil, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC1468
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove - Open Fire

    Situated in the village of Martock, South Somerset, this semi-detached property offers a great location for the...

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  • Watchet, near Minehead, Somerset
    Watchet, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Harbour Cottage

    Watchet, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: W43865
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Sea View

    This 400 year old terraced cottage, overlooking Watchet’s ancient harbour, is an ideal place for your...

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  • Compton Martin, near Cheddar, Somerset
    Compton Martin, near Cheddar, Somerset×

    Meadow View

    Compton Martin, near Cheddar, Somerset

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    Ref: W43529
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Ground Floor Facilities


    This spacious, detached, single-storey holiday home is located in the pretty village of Compton Martin, which...

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  • Tivington, near Minehead, Somerset
    Tivington, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Troytes Farmhouse

    Tivington, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: NT003039
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    National Trust Holiday Cottage


    This charming former farmhouse, set on the...

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  • Dunster, near Minehead, Somerset
    Dunster, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Mill Haven

    Dunster, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: W43495
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove


    Located in the quiet back streets of the pretty medieval village of Dunster, Mill Haven offers flexible...

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  • Dulverton, Somerset
    Dulverton, Somerset×

    The Boot

    Dulverton, Somerset

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    Ref: 25978
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This characteristic, 15th-century cottage with its thatched roof and unusual feature of terracotta tiled exterior...

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  • Priddy, near Wells, Somerset
    Priddy, near Wells, Somerset×

    Dale Farm Cottages - Dale Barton

    Priddy, near Wells, Somerset

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    Ref: W44324
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Set on the outskirts of Priddy, on a working farm, in the heart of the Mendip Hills, an Area of Outstanding...

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