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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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  • Cheddar, Somerset
    Cheddar, Somerset×
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    Ref: 29841
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    - 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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  • Cheddar, Somerset
    Cheddar, Somerset×
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    Ref: W44121
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove

    Views to Cheddar Gorge

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  • Porlock, near Minehead, Somerset
    Porlock, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Ship Bungalow and Mews - No. 3 The Ship’s Mews

    Porlock, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: 19397
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    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Sea View - 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
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    - 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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  • Bath, Somerset
    Bath, Somerset×
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    Ref: UKC965
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    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile

    These stunning apartments (UKC965 and UKC966) in the heart of historic Bath are close to many of the city’s...

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  • Broomfield, near Bridgwater, Somerset
    Broomfield, near Bridgwater, Somerset×

    Spring Cottage Annexe

    Broomfield, near Bridgwater, Somerset

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    Ref: W43606
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove


    Spring Cottage Annexe is in a great, peaceful location on the Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural...

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  • Tatworth, near Chard, Somerset
    Tatworth, near Chard, Somerset×

    The Willows

    Tatworth, near Chard, Somerset

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    Ref: W43713
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    - 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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  • Wrangway, near Wellington, Somerset
    Wrangway, near Wellington, Somerset×

    Sparrow’s Nest

    Wrangway, near Wellington, Somerset

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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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  • Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset
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    Triscombe Farm Country Cottages - Juniper

    Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset

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    Ref: 28060
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    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Pretty stone cottages with a shared heated indoor swimming pool
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  • Pilton, near Glastonbury, Somerset
    Pilton, near Glastonbury, Somerset×

    Garden Flat

    Pilton, near Glastonbury, Somerset

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    Ref: 68032
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    A small but cosy beamed converted barn, adjoining the owner’s 18th-century former farmhouse and greenhouse,...

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  • Tatworth, near Chard, Somerset
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    Lakehayes Cottages - Apple Cottage

    Tatworth, near Chard, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC1320
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    In a great location in south Somerset and near the west Dorset and Devon borders, these two semi-detached...

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  • Near Wells, Somerset
    Near Wells, Somerset×
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    - Car parking on site - Ground Floor Facilities - Baby and Toddler Friendly


    Set in a secluded position high in the Mendips above Cheddar Gorge and just 3 miles from Cheddar, these...

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