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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
  • Hambridge, near Langport, Somerset
    Hambridge, near Langport, Somerset×

    Steel’Suffolks - Shire House

    Hambridge, near Langport, Somerset

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    Ref: 26413
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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    These two well-presented holiday cottages lie in south Somerset, midway between the north and south coast and in...

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  • Upper Weare, near Axbridge, Somerset
    Upper Weare, near Axbridge, Somerset×

    Twin Barns

    Upper Weare, near Axbridge, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC727
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location


    This attractive cottage is attached to the owners’ barn conversion and is set in a secluded position. Close...

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  • Axbridge, near Cheddar, Somerset
    Axbridge, near Cheddar, Somerset×

    The Old Log Store

    Axbridge, near Cheddar, Somerset

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    Ref: W43450
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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Ground Floor Facilities


    This detached, converted log store is adjacent to the owner’s home and situated in a peaceful,...

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  • Rode, near Bath, Somerset
    Rode, near Bath, Somerset×

    Rode Farm Cottages - Stable Cottage

    Rode, near Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: W43592
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Woodburning Stove


    These attractive holiday cottages (refs W43592 and W43593) are situated on the owners’ dairy farm,...

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  • North Newton, Somerset
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    Dragonfly Barn - Dragonfly 3

    North Newton, Somerset

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    Ref: 28845
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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Ground Floor Facilities

    In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

    Set within the grounds of Newton House in the rural village of...

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  • Othery, near Glastonbury, Somerset
    Othery, near Glastonbury, Somerset×

    Thornhills Farm Cottage

    Othery, near Glastonbury, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC473
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Ground Floor Facilities


    Situated on the edge of the Somerset Levels, just outside the village of Othery, Thornhills Farm Cottage has its...

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  • Curry Mallet, near Taunton, Somerset
    Curry Mallet, near Taunton, Somerset×

    Buzzards View

    Curry Mallet, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: 27359
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    This semi-detached holiday bungalow is superbly situated in a rural location of outstanding natural beauty...

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  • Bathampton, near Bath, Somerset
    Bathampton, near Bath, Somerset×

    The Paddock Annexe

    Bathampton, near Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: 29707
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities


    This single storey holiday cottage adjoins the owners’ home and is located in a peaceful cul-de-sac...

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  • Edithmead, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset
    Edithmead, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset×

    The Piggery

    Edithmead, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset

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    Ref: W42944
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    This spacious, detached, single-storey holiday cottage is ideally located just minutes from Burnham-on-Sea, and...

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  • Edgarley, near Glastonbury, Somerset
    Edgarley, near Glastonbury, Somerset×

    Moor View

    Edgarley, near Glastonbury, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC667
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    This lovely holiday property, adjoining the owners’ house and sharing 20 acres of land, is an idyllic location...

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  • Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset
    Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset×
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    Ref: 30027
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    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

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

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  • North Wootton, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset
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    Barrow Farm - Baby Barrow

    North Wootton, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset

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    Ref: 28997
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Situated on a traditional family farm with a small beef herd, this group of single-storey barns has been...

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