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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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  • Winsford, near Minehead×

    The Mill Retreat

    Winsford, near Minehead

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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Rural Location

    This cosy refurbished stone built barn conversion is situated within the heart of Exmoor, just outside the pretty...

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  • Roadwater×

    Stable Cottage

    Roadwater

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    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - No Pets Allowed - 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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  • Burcott, Wells×

    Little Burcott Loft

    Burcott, Wells

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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Rural Location

    A striking loft conversion in a secluded countryside location, with wonderful walking and glorious views, this...

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  • Porlock, near Minehead×
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    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Coast within 5 miles - Coast within 3 miles

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

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  • Henley, nr. Bath×

    Henley Farmhouse Studio

    Henley, nr. Bath

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    Situated adjacent to the owner’s listed farmhouse this 16th-century barn, with far reaching views over...

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  • Claverton, near Bath×

    The Doll’s House

    Claverton, near Bath

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    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Luxury Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - No Pets Allowed


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

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  • Dulverton×

    The Cider House

    Dulverton

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    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Washing Machine - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

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

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  • West Bagborough, near Taunton×

    Tilbury View

    West Bagborough, near Taunton

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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    Tilbury View, as the name suggests, is set above the village of West Bagborough on the southern slopes of the...

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  • Ellicombe, near Dunster×

    The Old Coach House

    Ellicombe, near Dunster

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    - Swimmingpool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Outdoor Swimming Pool - Rural Location

    At the foot of Grabbist Hill (NT) in the Exmoor National Park, these four beautifully furnished and well-equipped Grade...

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  • Edington, near Bridgwater×

    The Hide

    Edington, near Bridgwater

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    Ref: 27473
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    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Luxury Property - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

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

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  • North Newton×
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    Ref: 26907
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    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - No Pets Allowed

    In an Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyIn an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

    Set within the grounds of...

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  • Wookey, near Wells×
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    Ref: 19941
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    Situated within the grounds of the owner’s public house and restaurant, formerly a stable block, these...

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