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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
  • Newbury, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset
    Newbury, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset×

    Luckington Stables 1

    Newbury, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset

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    Ref: W8321
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    Four poster bedFour poster bed

    Set in the grounds of the owner’s home, which extend to 20-acres,...

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  • Templecombe, Somerset
    Templecombe, Somerset×

    Combe Cottages - Nightingale

    Templecombe, Somerset

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    Ref: EOC
    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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  • Luxborough, Watchet, Somerset
    Luxborough, Watchet, Somerset×

    Well Cottage

    Luxborough, Watchet, Somerset

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    Ref: EUL
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Located within Exmoor National Park and with magnificent views down across the valley, Well Cottage offers a...

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  • Minehead, Somerset
    Minehead, Somerset×

    Bank End Cottage

    Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: 25272
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio

    This well presented detached holiday bungalow is located on the edge of Minehead at the foot slopes of Exmoor....

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

    Little Quarme Cottages - Quarme Cottage

    Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: W44012
    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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  • Winscombe,
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    Ref: E2377
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Enjoying an utterly peaceful location abundant with wildlife, in a quiet Mendip valley, are these four...

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

    Kirby

    Porlock, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: 28844
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Woodburning Stove

    Located on the High Street, in the centre of the village of Porlock, this semi-detached cottage has everything on...

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  • Bridgwater,
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    Dragonfly Cottage

    Bridgwater,

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    Ref: E5492
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Hidden deep in the Somerset countryside, yet only a short drive from sandy beaches, these two smart and...

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  • West Bagborough, Somerset
    West Bagborough, Somerset×

    Hearn Lodge

    West Bagborough, Somerset

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    Ref: EHE
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    This holiday home boasts a magnificent farmhouse kitchen and a beautifully peaceful valley setting at the foot...

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  • West Pennard, near Glastonbury, Somerset
    West Pennard, near Glastonbury, Somerset×

    Willow Farm Cottages - The Cobbles

    West Pennard, near Glastonbury, Somerset

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    Ref: 30792
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location


    This pair of semi-detached converted barns enjoy a peaceful rural setting amongst rolling countryside, yet just...

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

    Moorleaze - Shaftesbury

    Witham Friary, Frome, Somerset

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    Ref: EPQ
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

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

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  • Tarr Steps, near Exford, Somerset
    Tarr Steps, near Exford, Somerset×

    Liscombe Farm Cottages - Oak Cottage

    Tarr Steps, near Exford, Somerset

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    Ref: 30216
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    Situated in the heart of Exmoor, very close to the renowned and historic Tarr Step, the ancient clapper bridge...

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