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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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  • Freshford near Bath, Somerset
    Freshford near Bath, Somerset×

    Ford Cottage

    Freshford near Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: 26581
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Woodburning Stove

    This pretty, 16th-century, semi-detached holiday cottage is situated in Freshford, close to the River Frome. Full...

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

    The Stables

    Chard Junction, Chard,

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

    Honeysuckle Cottage

    Watchet, near Minehead, Somerset

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    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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  • Watchet, Somerset
    Watchet, Somerset×

    Sergeant’s Cottage

    Watchet, Somerset

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    Ref: 26596
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile

    Located a short distance from Watchets historic harbour, this semi-detached refurbished Victorian holiday cottage...

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  • Meare, near Glastonbury, Somerset
    Meare, near Glastonbury, Somerset×

    Orchard Barn

    Meare, near Glastonbury, Somerset

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    Ref: EXV
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove


    This single-storey converted barn lies in the grounds of the owners’ home, amongst 3 acres of orchards...

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  • Watchet, Somerset
    Watchet, Somerset×

    Birch Cottage

    Watchet, Somerset

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    Ref: W43210
    Key Features:
    - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free


    Located right in the middle of the ancient coastal town of Watchet, this semi-detached cottage, in a new...

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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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  • Witham Friary, Frome, Somerset
    Witham Friary, Frome, Somerset×

    Moorleaze - Nunney

    Witham Friary, Frome, Somerset

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

    " Spacious well-equipped cottages...with an idyllic rural setting amidst a chorus of wildlife...

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  • Bickenhall, near Taunton, Somerset
    Bickenhall, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Dairy House Farm

    Bickenhall, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: W44156
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    Located in south Somerset, midway between Taunton and Ilminster, this spacious wing of the owners charming 250...

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  • Near Chew Valley Lake, Somerset
    Near Chew Valley Lake, Somerset×

    The Stables

    Near Chew Valley Lake, Somerset

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


    Set down a country lane, this detached, Mediterranean-style single-storey property holiday occupies a...

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  • Wiveliscombe, Somerset
    Wiveliscombe, Somerset×

    Monks Belt

    Wiveliscombe, Somerset

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    Ref: 29027
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove

    Located in the heart of Wiveliscombe, this single storey holiday cottage is adjacent to the owner’s home and...

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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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