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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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401 cottages are available
  • Tatworth, near Chard, Somerset
    Tatworth, near Chard, Somerset×

    Lakehayes Cottages - Apple Cottage

    Tatworth, near Chard, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC1320
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio


    In a great location in south Somerset and near the west Dorset and Devon borders, these two semi-detached...

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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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  • 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


    These attractive holiday cottages (refs W43592 and W43593) are situated on the owners’ dairy farm,...

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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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  • Timberscombe, near Minehead, Somerset
    Timberscombe, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Stable View

    Timberscombe, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: W41824
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Stable View is situated on a working farm, adjacent to the owner’s home, between the villages of Wheddon Cross...

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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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  • Colerne, near Bath, Somerset
    Colerne, near Bath, Somerset×
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    Ref: 23934
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    This pair of garden cottages are set in the grounds of the Jacobean Manor House - Thickwood House, dating back to...

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  • Sutton Montis, near Sherborne, Somerset
    Sutton Montis, near Sherborne, Somerset×

    Sutton Farm Barns - The Retreat

    Sutton Montis, near Sherborne, Somerset

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    Ref: 30678
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Good touring base with countryside views

    In a wonderful country location with superb views, and within easy...

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  • Watchet, Somerset
    Watchet, Somerset×

    Bridge Cottage

    Watchet, Somerset

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    Ref: EML
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Set in the thriving small marina port of Watchet, just a stone’s throw away from local pubs, shops and...

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  • Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset
    Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset×

    Triscombe Farm Country Cottages - Juniper

    Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset

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    Ref: 28060
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

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

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  • Pilton, near Glastonbury, Somerset
    Pilton, near Glastonbury, Somerset×

    Garden Flat

    Pilton, near Glastonbury, Somerset

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    Ref: 68032
    Key Features:
    - 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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  • Bleadney, Wells, Somerset
    Bleadney, Wells, Somerset×

    Garden Cottage

    Bleadney, Wells, Somerset

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    Ref: W42656
    Key Features:
    - 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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