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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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402 cottages are available
  • South Chard, Somerset
    South Chard, Somerset×

    Hazel Lodge

    South Chard, Somerset

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    Ref: E4248
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio

    This contemporary, spacious accommodation has a charming rural location within a few miles of Dorset’s...

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  • Newbury, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset
    Newbury, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset×

    Luckington Stables 1

    Newbury, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset

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    Ref: W8321
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    Four poster bedFour poster bed

    Set in the grounds of the owner’s home, which extend to 20-acres,...

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  • Bridgwater,
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    Dragonfly Cottage

    Bridgwater,

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    Ref: E5492
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Hidden deep in the Somerset countryside, yet only a short drive from sandy beaches, these two smart and...

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

    Townsend Cottage

    Priddy, near Wells, Somerset

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    Ref: 27153
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio


    Townsend Cottage is a south facing, sunny period property set well back from a country road. This cottage is...

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  • Kilmersdon, Somerset
    Kilmersdon, Somerset×

    Creamery Cottages - Number Three

    Kilmersdon, Somerset

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    Ref: 25140
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Open countryside views

    These two converted stone holiday cottages are situated on a working farm in the...

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  • Batheaston, near Bath, Somerset
    Batheaston, near Bath, Somerset×

    The Stables

    Batheaston, near Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: EWS
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This holiday cottage, furnished to a high standard sits elevated on a hill facing south. Near to the owners’...

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

    Dale Farm Cottages - Dale Cottage

    Priddy, near Wells, Somerset

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    Ref: W44325
    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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  • Brompton Ralph, near Wiveliscombe, Somerset
    Brompton Ralph, near Wiveliscombe, Somerset×

    Oddwell Cottage

    Brompton Ralph, near Wiveliscombe, Somerset

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    Ref: 68023
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    This Grade II listed character holiday cottage dates back over 300 years. Surrounded by peaceful, unspoilt countryside...

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  • Fitzhead, near Wivelscombe, Somerset
    Fitzhead, near Wivelscombe, Somerset×

    Linnets

    Fitzhead, near Wivelscombe, Somerset

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    Ref: E3870
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    Linnets is a rather special property in the heart of rural Somerset. Not only does it have its own private...

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  • Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset
    Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Somerset Country Escape - The Granary

    Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: 30859
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Surrounded by beautiful countryside in south Somerset, these three converted barns (refs 30858, 30859 and 30860) have...

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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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  • Cheddar, Somerset
    Cheddar, Somerset×
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    Ref: 29842
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Views to Cheddar Gorge

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

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