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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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  • Porlock, Somerset
    Porlock, Somerset×

    Watermill Cottage

    Porlock, Somerset

    5
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    Ref: ERU
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove

    Watermill Cottage is surrounded by the hills of Exmoor National Park, situated within walking distance of one of...

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  • Oake, near Taunton, Somerset
    Oake, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Old Rectory Cottage

    Oake, near Taunton, Somerset

    4
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    Ref: 50201
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Rural Location - Open Fire

    Rural location

    Wing of a charming 17th-century former rectory, in a lovely rural area. It is an excellent...

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  • Watchet, near Minehead, Somerset
    Watchet, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Honeysuckle Cottage

    Watchet, near Minehead, Somerset

    4
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    1
    Ref: W4110
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile

    Close to harbour

    Watchet is a traditional small harbour town on the Somerset Coast full of charm and character...

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  • Brompton Ralph, near Wiveliscombe, Somerset
    Brompton Ralph, near Wiveliscombe, Somerset×

    Hideaway

    Brompton Ralph, near Wiveliscombe, Somerset

    4
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    1
    Ref: 16759
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Peacefully set high up in rural Somerset close to Exmoor National Park and with far reaching views over open...

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  • Roadwater, near Minehead, Somerset
    Roadwater, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Tacker Street Cottage

    Roadwater, near Minehead, Somerset

    6
    3
    1
    2
    Ref: 15233
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove - Open Fire

    Set within Exmoor National Park

    Set on the village edge in a delightful wooded valley with a lovely garden...

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  • Eastertown, near Lympsham, Somerset
    Eastertown, near Lympsham, Somerset×

    Yew Tree Annexe

    Eastertown, near Lympsham, Somerset

    4
    2
    1
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    Ref: 9494
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    This is a typical cottage contained in the wing of the owner’s house where poultry, geese, ducks and guinea fowl...

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  • Rodhuish, near Minehead, Somerset
    Rodhuish, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Crown Cottage

    Rodhuish, near Minehead, Somerset

    5
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    Ref: 15232
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    Within Exmoor National Park

    Set within the peaceful Exmoor National Park with views of unspoilt countryside, only...

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  • Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset
    Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset×

    Westcroft Lodge

    Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset

    3
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    2
    Ref: W42821
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    This timber clad holiday lodge is situated in the grounds of the owner’s home, and next to a farm shop and...

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  • Queen Camel, Yeovil, Somerset
    Queen Camel, Yeovil, Somerset×

    Holland Cottage

    Queen Camel, Yeovil, Somerset

    5
    3
    2
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    Ref: W40074
    Key Features:
    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    Village location/Good walking area

    In the small village of Queen Camel, near the Dorset border, this end...

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  • Chard Junction, Chard,
    Chard Junction, Chard, ×

    The Stables

    Chard Junction, Chard,

    4
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    1
    1
    Ref: E2816
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    At the end of a quiet country lane, these three charming and individual properties (refs E2815, E2816 and E2817) enjoy...

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  • Long Sutton, Langport, Somerset
    Long Sutton, Langport, Somerset×

    The Cottage at Pump House

    Long Sutton, Langport, Somerset

    4
    2
    2
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    Ref: CH75
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    At the heart of a pretty village, The Cottage nestles against the Pump House, which dates back over 200 years. Within...

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  • East Huntspill, near Highbridge, Somerset
    East Huntspill, near Highbridge, Somerset×

    Withy Grove Farm - Sycamore

    East Huntspill, near Highbridge, Somerset

    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: UKC538
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Withy Grove Farm is situated on the banks of the River Huntspill, in a quiet corner of Somerset. This busy working farm...

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