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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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397 cottages are available
  • Winscombe,
    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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  • Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset
    Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Quarme Coombe Cottages - Red Deer Cottage

    Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC1168
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location


    Located down a long drive in a quiet wooded valley, just outside the Exmoor village of Wheddon Cross, Quarme...

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

    Luckington Stables 2

    Newbury, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset

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    Ref: W8322
    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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  • Watchfield, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset
    Watchfield, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset×

    Jonswood

    Watchfield, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset

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    Ref: E4965
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property


    With the legendary beauty of the Somerset Levels almost on the doorstep and the gorgeous sandy beaches...

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  • Marksbury, near Bath, Somerset
    Marksbury, near Bath, Somerset×

    The Chapel

    Marksbury, near Bath, Somerset

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

    A magnificent, restored, 18th-century detached Methodist chapel offering spacious and unusual detached...

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  • Bridgwater,
    Bridgwater, ×

    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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  • Roadwater, near Minehead, Somerset
    Roadwater, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Tacker Street Cottage

    Roadwater, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: 15233
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove - Open Fire

    Set within Exmoor National Park

    Set on the village edge in a delightful wooded valley with a lovely garden...

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

    Moorleaze - Wells

    Witham Friary, Frome, Somerset

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    Ref: EPR
    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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  • Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset
    Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Somerset Country Escape - The Barn

    Wrantage, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: 30860
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Surrounded by beautiful countryside in south Somerset, these three converted barns (refs 30858, 30859 and 30860) have...

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  • Watchet, Somerset
    Watchet, Somerset×

    Watchet Cottage

    Watchet, Somerset

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    Ref: 23896
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile

    Ideally located just minutes from the historic port of Watchet. The cottage offers 3 floors of comfortable and...

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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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