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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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  • 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
    Well-equipped whatever the weather; enjoy sunshine in the conservatory or snuggle up by the woodburner in the lounge in winter months.
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    This holiday home boasts a magnificent farmhouse kitchen and a beautifully peaceful valley setting at the foot of the Quantocks. The Quantocks are a range of beautiful moorland hills stretching from the coast to Taunton with panoramic views of the Welsh coast, up to Glastonbury and across to Exmoor and the Brendon Hills. Hearn Lodge adjoins the owner’s property Hearn Farm and is completely self-contained with its own attractive gardens, apple tunnel and large conservatory....

  • 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
    Everything you will while on your stay is just an easy walk away, surrounded by fantastic walks up into Exmoor National Park.
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    Located on the High Street, in the centre of the village of Porlock, this semi-detached cottage has everything on its doorstep including a bus stop. All that Porlock has to offer is within easy walking distance of the cottage including a good range of local shops, pubs and restaurants. There are walks from Porlock up into Exmoor National Park. There is superb scenery and walking on the South West Coastal Path and many other places to visit to make a memorable holiday. Beach 2 miles. Shop,...

  • Cold Ashton, Bath, Somerset
    Cold Ashton, Bath, Somerset×

    Shaplands Barn

    Cold Ashton, Bath, Somerset

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    Ref: PCCR
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove - Baby and Toddler Friendly
    A light and spacious barn conversion with fantastic rural views located in an AONB. Great for connecting with the Cotswolds Way which passes the village.
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    Shaplands Barn has been lovingly converted - offering light and airy living. One of a pair, it lies in a quiet lane in a small village. The village is in an AONB and is famous for being on the Cotswold Way. Only 4 miles from jct 18 on the M4, the holiday property is very well placed for exploring - whether walking, cycling or day trips to NT Dyrham Park, Westonbirt Aboretum, or Lacock. Bath is 6 miles away with famous Roman baths and Georgian stone crescents. Nearby is the village...

  • Wellington, near Taunton, Somerset
    Wellington, near Taunton, Somerset×

    The Cider Barn

    Wellington, near Taunton, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC2293
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location
    Relax with a glass of wine in the garden of this converted barn, and enjoy beautiful views towards the Quantocks and Exmoor National Park.
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    In a great country location on the side of the Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and nestling under Wellingtons Monument, this semi-detached barn conversion has far reaching views over towards the Quantocks and Exmoor National Park. Next to the owners’ home, this is an excellent property for relaxing in and getting away from it all, but it is near enough to visit some lovely family attractions.
    Within easy driving distance, take the children to Diggerland...

  • Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset
    Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset×

    Triscombe Farm Country Cottages - Rose Cottage

    Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset

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    Ref: B5810
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    Nestled in the side of the valley with shared facilities including indoor heated pool, tennis court, games room and 5-acre gardens.
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    Pretty stone cottages with a shared heated indoor swimming pool
    Set in a beautiful valley within the Exmoor National Park
    Five acres of gardens and grounds with BBQ area and picnic area and a shared all-weather tennis court
    Excellent walking, cycling and riding country
    Some cottages boast four-poster beds and woodburners
    Allocated parking for each cottage





    In a setting of stunning natural beauty in the Exmoor National Park, with...

    Triscombe Farm Country Cottages - Orchard Cottage
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    Triscombe Farm Country Cottages - Garden Cottage
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    Triscombe Farm Country Cottages - Coachman’s Cottage
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    Triscombe Farm Country Cottages - Bracken Cottage
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    Triscombe Farm Country Cottages - Juniper
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  • Bridgwater, Somerset
    Bridgwater, Somerset×
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    Ref: UKC1680
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Rural Location
    A thatched converted dairy providing ideal accommodation in a great position overlooking fishing lakes and ponds.
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    Set within the magnificent Estate of Maunsel House, which was built in the 13th century and is the ancestral home of the Slade Family. The house and grounds are steeped in tremendous history, with more than a touch of eccentricity, a reflection of its owner, Sir Benjamin Slade, 7th Baronet, whom if around will welcome you to look around the main house with a tour and a glass of champagne. Mill Farmhouse (ref UKC1679) is a spacious house with oak floors and doors and a wood burner, great...

    Maunsel House Estate Cottages - Mill Farmhouse
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    Maunsel House Estate Cottages - The Old Corn Mill
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    Maunsel House Estate Cottages - Front Lodge
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    Maunsel House Estate Cottages - Barn Owl
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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
    Quarme Cottage provides the perfect family accommodation to explore this wonderful area, and your four-legged friend can come too!
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    Six self-catering holiday cottages set in a superb secluded, south facing location at the heart of Exmoor and within walking distance, across the fields, of the village of Wheddon Cross, approximately ¼ mile away. The cottages are 1,000 feet above sea level at the head of the Quarme Valley with fantastic views over the owners’ 17 acres of farmland. Pets are accepted in every cottage (refs: W44011, W44012, W44013, W44014, W44015, W44016) and each has its own small enclosed...

    Little Quarme Cottages - Winsford Cottage
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    Little Quarme Cottage - Stable Cottage
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    Little Quarme Cottages - Exford Cottage
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    Little Quarme Cottages - Rose Cottage
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    Little Quarme Cottages - Dunkery Cottage
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  • Foxcote, near Radstock, Somerset
    Foxcote, near Radstock, Somerset×

    Bramble Cottage

    Foxcote, near Radstock, Somerset

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    Ref: 17415
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location
    A spacious barn conversion in a peaceful location just 10 miles from Bath city centre. Also handy for Longleat, Wells Cathedral and the Cheddar Gorge.
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    This lovely, spacious, detached barn set in its own large garden offers very well equipped and beautifully presented holiday accommodation on single level. In a peaceful rural location it is ideal for relaxation and touring alike, being just 10 miles from the Georgian Heritage City of Bath with its superb architecture of historic interest. Other local attractions include Longleat, Stourhead House and gardens (NT), Wells Cathedral, Cheddar Gorge and Chew Valley Lake. Excellent walking...

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

    Moorleaze - Cheddar

    Witham Friary, Frome, Somerset

    6
    3
    2
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    Ref: EPJ
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location
    Those looking for a family fun holiday will adore Cheddar as you can choose from many activities such as the climbing frame!
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    " Spacious well-equipped cottages...with an idyllic rural setting amidst a chorus of wildlife "

    Conveniently located for Longleat, Bath and the Mendip Hills and Gorges, Moorleaze nestles on the border of Somerset with Dorset and Wiltshire. Enjoying a tranquil setting with stunning views all around, it provides the perfect retreat at any time of year. Built from local stone and boasting every modern convenience, the cottages offer spacious and superbly fitted...

    Moorleaze - Glastonbury
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    Moorleaze - Stourhead
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    Moorleaze - Wookey
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    Moorleaze - Nunney
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    Moorleaze - Longleat
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    Moorleaze - Mendip
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    Moorleaze - Stonehenge
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    Moorleaze - Shaftesbury
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    Moorleaze - Wells
    6
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    3
  • Kilmersdon, Somerset
    Kilmersdon, Somerset×

    Creamery Cottages - Number Three

    Kilmersdon, Somerset

    6
    3
    2
    2
    Ref: 25140
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location
    Just minutes away from local attractions, this is the ideal stay within a peaceful and rural location between stunning countryside.
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    Open countryside views

    These two converted stone holiday cottages are situated on a working farm in the beautiful Somerset countryside, and enjoy the stunning views and use of 400 acres of the surrounding grounds, woods, small lake and farmyard. The location is peaceful and rural, and yet within minutes of many attractions and famous sites, including the Roman spa city of Bath with its Georgian architecture and spa baths, the city of Wells and its magnificent cathedral and...

    Creamery Cottages - Number Two
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    2
    2
  • Winscombe,
    Winscombe, ×
    6
    3
    2
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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 delightful cottages
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    Enjoying an utterly peaceful location abundant with wildlife, in a quiet Mendip valley, are these four delightful cottages. Set on a working farm, in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, three of the cottages have been skilfully converted from stone barns whilst the fourth, a former miller’s cottage, is attached to the owners’ home. Attractively furnished and equipped to a very good standard the cottages offer an ideal base for a relaxing holiday or for touring the...

    Challey’s Cottage
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    Honey Acre Cottage
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    Maxmills Cottage
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  • Newbury, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset
    Newbury, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset×

    Luckington Stables 1

    Newbury, near Shepton Mallet, SomersetSomerset

    6
    2
    1
    3
    Ref: W8321
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities
    Set in 20 acres of grounds, this charming former stable is surrounded by wonderful countryside.
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    Four poster bedFour poster bed

    Set in the grounds of the owner’s home, which extend to 20-acres, these charming former stables are surrounded by wonderful countryside and have been converted to a very good standard. It is a superbly convenient holiday base for the world heritage city of Bath with it’s historic buildings, world famous theatre and river trips, as well as the city of Wells, Glastonbury Tor, Longleat House and Safari Park, Chedder Gorge and caves, Stourhead...

    Luckington Stables 2
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    2
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