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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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  • Chipstable, near Taunton, Somerset
    Chipstable, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Denhill Cottage

    Chipstable, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: W4226
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Nr Exmoor National Park

    Situated on a 100-acre working farm, bordering the Brendon Hills, this attached 17th...

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  • Glastonbury, Somerset
    Glastonbury, Somerset×

    Swallows Rest

    Glastonbury, Somerset

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    Ref: 25378
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    Ideally located on a main route, 3 miles from Glastonbury, this single-storey renovated barn sits amongst 5 acres...

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  • Blue Anchor, near Minehead, Somerset
    Blue Anchor, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Thornby

    Blue Anchor, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: 4739
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    Sea views

    This semi-detached holiday bungalow is situated in a quiet position, 500 yards from the beach,...

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

    Exmoor Farm Cottages - Stags View

    Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: 29649
    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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  • Rode, near Bath, Somerset
    Rode, near Bath, Somerset×
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    Ref: 14404
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Merfield cottages and coach houses are set within the grounds of the owners’ elegant early Georgian Grade II...

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  • South Barrow, near Yeovil, Somerset
    South Barrow, near Yeovil, Somerset×

    Duck Egg Cottage

    South Barrow, near Yeovil, Somerset

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    Ref: 27191
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Ideal for south and central Somerset, and set on the owner’s smallholding, this mid-terrace barn conversion...

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  • Sutton Montis, near Sherborne, Somerset
    Sutton Montis, near Sherborne, Somerset×

    Sutton Farm Barns - Sutton Farm View

    Sutton Montis, near Sherborne, Somerset

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    Ref: 30679
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Good touring base with countryside views

    In a wonderful country location with superb views, and within easy...

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  • Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset
    Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Hillcroft Cottage

    Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: 26364
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    This quaint, 1850s detached cottage above the Somerset Levels with views towards the Blackdown Hills is midway...

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  • Westbury Sub Mendip, near Wells, Somerset
    Westbury Sub Mendip, near Wells, Somerset×

    The Threshing Barn

    Westbury Sub Mendip, near Wells, Somerset

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    Ref: 19020
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio

    Fine views

    Situated on a working farm, this ’upside down’ detached barn backing onto the orchard,...

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  • Buckland St Mary, near Chard, Somerset
    Buckland St Mary, near Chard, Somerset×

    The Coach House @ The Old Rectory

    Buckland St Mary, near Chard, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC467
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    The Coach House @ The Old Rectory is perfect for a romantic getaway for couples, lying in an Area of...

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  • Meare, near Wells, Somerset
    Meare, near Wells, Somerset×

    Down House Cottages - Upside Down Cottage

    Meare, near Wells, Somerset

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    Ref: 18104
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Shared use of outdoor heated swimming pool (May to Sept)

    These well-presented, unusual and comfortable...

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  • Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset
    Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset×

    Triscombe Farm Country Cottages - Stream Cottage

    Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset

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    Ref: 27550
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Pretty stone cottages with a shared heated indoor swimming pool
    Set in a beautiful valley within the Exmoor...

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