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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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  • Wedmore
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    Ref: 19898
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This spacious Grade II listed studio, with its own large garden, has been converted to a very good standard. It is in...

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  • Cheddar
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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

    Views to Cheddar Gorge

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

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  • North Wootton, near Shepton Mallet
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    Barrow Farm - Baby Barrow

    North Wootton, near Shepton Mallet

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    Ref: 28997
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Situated on a traditional family farm with a small beef herd, this group of single-storey barns has been...

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  • Weston-super-Mare
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    Holm Cottage

    Weston-super-Mare

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    Ref: E4929
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    This renovated Victorian cottage and its walled garden sit in a peaceful mews just 15 minutes’ walk from...

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  • Roadwater
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    Grooms Lodge

    Roadwater

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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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  • Isle Brewers, Taunton
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    The Old Mill

    Isle Brewers, Taunton

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    Ref: EVJ
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    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    A wonderful setting to relax and unwind in, The Old Mill stands detached and has wooden floors, beams and...

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  • Upper Weare, near Axbridge
    Upper Weare, near Axbridge×

    Twin Barns

    Upper Weare, near Axbridge

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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
    Tarr Steps, near Exford×
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    Ref: 30215
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    - 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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  • Watchet
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    Ref: EML
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    - 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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  • Wrangway, near Wellington
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    Sparrow’s Nest

    Wrangway, near Wellington

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    Ref: 30820
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove


    Sparrow’s Nest is situated on the slopes of the Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and...

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  • Roadwater, near Watchet
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    Orchard Cottage

    Roadwater, near Watchet

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    Ref: W42820
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    - 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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  • East Coker, near Yeovil
    East Coker, near Yeovil×

    The Stables

    East Coker, near Yeovil

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    Ref: RCHB34
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Set peacefully in East Coker, South Somerset, near the Dorset border, this single-storey detached converted stables...

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