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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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  • Clevedon×

    Waggonhayes

    Clevedon

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    Ref: E2752
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities

    Pretty countryside just 2 miles from the attractive coastal resort of Clevedon’s good shops, pubs and restaurants...

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  • Colerne, near Bath×
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    Ref: 23935
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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    This pair of garden cottages are set in the grounds of the Jacobean Manor House - Thickwood House, dating back to...

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  • Drayton, near Langport×

    Mead Chapel

    Drayton, near Langport

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    Ref: UKC292
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    - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    This lovely, converted detached chapel dating back to 1925, lies in the village of Drayton, South Somerset and offers...

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  • Babcary, Somerton×

    The Copse

    Babcary, Somerton

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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Luxury Property - Detached Property - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - Rural Location


    Situated in South Somerset, 8 miles from Glastonbury, this attractive, detached, converted barn, set in 20 acres...

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  • Shoscombe, near Bath×

    Paglinch Cottage

    Shoscombe, near Bath

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    Ref: W41419
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    Hot tub


    In a rural location, this well-presented, semi-detached, single storey stone cottage with a...

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  • Timbers Combe, near Minehead×

    The Hut

    Timbers Combe, near Minehead

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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio


    Enjoy the simple life and indulge in a stay at The Hut. Designed to look like a traditional shepherd’s...

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  • Roadwater×

    Stable Cottage

    Roadwater

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    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location


    If you are looking for something a little special to celebrate an occasion or looking for that extra bit of...

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  • Wheddon Cross, Exmoor×
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    Ref: B5817
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    - Wifi - Swimmingpool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Indoor Swimming Pool - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

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

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  • Wheddon Cross, near Minehead×

    Little Quarme Cottages - Exford Cottage

    Wheddon Cross, near Minehead

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    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Barbecue - 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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  • Colerne, near Bath×
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    Ref: 23934
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    This pair of garden cottages are set in the grounds of the Jacobean Manor House - Thickwood House, dating back to...

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  • Wookey Hole, Wells×

    The Old Sunday School

    Wookey Hole, Wells

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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Rural Location

    Lovingly restored by an artist and furnished with an eclectic range of antique furniture, this original Victorian...

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  • Priddy, near Wells×

    The Pen

    Priddy, near Wells

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    Ref: 26450
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location


    All on one level, this compact detached holiday cottage is perfect for a romantic getaway and for touring...

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