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

    Withy Grove Farm - Beech

    East Huntspill, near Highbridge, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC535
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - 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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  • Waterrow, Wiveliscombe, Taunton, Somerset
    Waterrow, Wiveliscombe, Taunton, Somerset×

    Yeo Farm Cottages - Honey Cottage

    Waterrow, Wiveliscombe, Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: ERG
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - 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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  • Blue Anchor, near Minehead, Somerset
    Blue Anchor, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Primrose Hill Holidays - Beech

    Blue Anchor, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: 27563
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities

    Lovely countryside views

    Primrose Hill Holidays are four terraced bungalow-style cottages (refs: 26552, 27563,...

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  • Stogumber, near Taunton, Somerset
    Stogumber, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Saffies

    Stogumber, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: 30492
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location


    Saffies is a listed, single-storey, renovated stable block on a 300-acre working arable and sheep farm in the...

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  • Minehead, Somerset
    Minehead, Somerset×

    Periton Park Court - Stables

    Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: 31043
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    Periton Park Court provides self catering accommodation with a semi-detached cottage (ref 31044) and cottage...

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  • Norton-sub-Hamdon, Somerset
    Norton-sub-Hamdon, Somerset×

    Rose Cottage

    Norton-sub-Hamdon, Somerset

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    Ref: EHU
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This charming Grade II listed holiday cottage of traditional thatch and hamstone (all of building...

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

    Little Quarme Cottages - Rose Cottage

    Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: W44014
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - 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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  • Wedmore, Somerset
    Wedmore, Somerset×

    Orchard Cottage

    Wedmore, Somerset

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    Ref: 26745
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    This charming 18th-century semi-detached holiday cottage retains many of its original features such as exposed stone...

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  • Near Ilminster, Somerset
    Near Ilminster, Somerset×

    White House Cottage

    Near Ilminster, Somerset

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    Ref: E4470
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    Nestling in rural seclusion, yet just 8 miles from the county town of Taunton, this well-appointed cottage is...

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

    Withy Grove Farm - Birch

    East Huntspill, near Highbridge, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC536
    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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  • Winsford, near Minehead, Somerset
    Winsford, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Hope Cottage

    Winsford, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: 29999
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    Hope Cottage is the ideal rural haven that you would expect from a holiday on Exmoor. Located just outside...

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  • Templecombe, Somerset
    Templecombe, Somerset×

    Combe Cottages - Robin

    Templecombe, Somerset

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

    Straddling the borders of Dorset, Wiltshire and Somerset, this charming row of single-storey cottages is tucked away...

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