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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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  • Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset
    Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Little Quarme Cottages - Exford Cottage

    Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: W44013
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Six self-catering holiday cottages set in a superb secluded, south facing location at the heart of Exmoor and...

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  • Claverton, near Bath, Somerset
    Claverton, near Bath, Somerset×

    The Doll’s House

    Claverton, near Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: EXU
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove


    This attractive holiday cottage is around 200 years old and has been sympathetically renovated to...

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  • Waterrow, Wiveliscombe, Taunton, Somerset
    Waterrow, Wiveliscombe, Taunton, Somerset×

    Yeo Farm Cottages - The Old Stables

    Waterrow, Wiveliscombe, Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: ERE
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    - Car parking on site - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Yeo Farm is a small country estate nestling in the picturesque hamlet of Waterrow on the Somerset/ Devon border at...

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

    Twin Barns

    Upper Weare, near Axbridge, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC727
    Key Features:
    - 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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  • Dulverton, Somerset
    Dulverton, Somerset×

    The Cider House

    Dulverton, Somerset

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    Ref: 28794
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This semi-detached cottage is located in peaceful countryside, overlooking the gardens of the owner’s house....

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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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  • Wedmore, Somerset
    Wedmore, Somerset×

    The Cider House

    Wedmore, Somerset

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    Ref: 19898
    Key Features:
    - 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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  • Othery, near Glastonbury, Somerset
    Othery, near Glastonbury, Somerset×

    Thornhills Farm Cottage

    Othery, near Glastonbury, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC473
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Ground Floor Facilities


    Situated on the edge of the Somerset Levels, just outside the village of Othery, Thornhills Farm Cottage has its...

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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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  • Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset
    Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Exmoor Farm Cottages - Swallows Nest

    Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: 29648
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    These two delightful detached cottages (refs 29648 and 29649) are located on the foot slopes of Dunkery Beacon...

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  • Roadwater, Somerset
    Roadwater, Somerset×

    Grooms Lodge

    Roadwater, Somerset

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    Ref: EVA
    Key Features:
    - 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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  • Drayton, near Langport, Somerset
    Drayton, near Langport, Somerset×

    Mead Chapel

    Drayton, near Langport, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC292
    Key Features:
    - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This lovely, converted detached chapel dating back to 1925, lies in the village of Drayton, South Somerset and offers...

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