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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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  • Edington, near Bridgwater, Somerset
    Edington, near Bridgwater, Somerset×

    The Hide

    Edington, near Bridgwater, Somerset

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    Ref: 27473
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    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This detached barn conversion, adjacent to the owners’ home, is a good holiday base for exploring. Edington is...

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  • Watchet, Somerset
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    Croft Cottages - Bungalow 1

    Watchet, Somerset

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    Ref: W44211
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    Located in the heart of the ancient seaside port of Watchet, Croft Cottages offers a wide range of cottages to suit...

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  • Winscombe,
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    Ref: E2379
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Enjoying an utterly peaceful location abundant with wildlife, in a quiet Mendip valley, are these four...

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  • Holford, near Bridgwater, Somerset
    Holford, near Bridgwater, Somerset×

    Sweet Briar Cottage

    Holford, near Bridgwater, Somerset

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    Ref: 30942
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    - Coastal Property - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Woodburning Stove


    Sweet Briar Cottage is situated in the small Village of Holford, a lovely picturesque village on the edge of...

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  • Kingsdown, near Bath, Somerset
    Kingsdown, near Bath, Somerset×

    Windsmoor View

    Kingsdown, near Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: 25513
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    This spacious single-storey annexe enjoys breathtaking views over rolling countryside, in a peaceful hamlet outside...

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  • Inglesbatch, near Bath, Somerset
    Inglesbatch, near Bath, Somerset×

    Mill Lane Holiday Cottage

    Inglesbatch, near Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC725
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This delightful detached holiday cottage is located within the grounds of the owner’s home, which is a...

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  • Roadwater, near Watchet, Somerset
    Roadwater, near Watchet, Somerset×

    Orchard Cottage

    Roadwater, near Watchet, Somerset

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    Ref: W42820
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Orchard Cottage is attached to the owner’s imposing country home and has lovely views over the gardens and...

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

    Stable View

    Timberscombe, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: W41824
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    - 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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  • Minehead, Somerset
    Minehead, Somerset×

    Metropole Court

    Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: W43829
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio


    This very well-presented holiday apartment is located inside one of Mineheads landmark buildings, Metropole...

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

    Ship Bungalow and Mews - No. 4 The Ship’s Mews

    Porlock, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: 19398
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    In the village of Porlock on Exmoor National Park and nestling between Porlock Hill and the sea, 1 mile, these...

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  • Roadwater, Somerset
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    Grooms Lodge

    Roadwater, Somerset

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    Ref: EVA
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    - 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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  • Cheddar, Somerset
    Cheddar, Somerset×
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    Ref: 29841
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Views to Cheddar Gorge

    Offering delightful holiday accommodation for families, couples or friends, these...

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