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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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  • Minehead, Somerset
    Minehead, Somerset×

    The Linhay

    Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: 12113
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    Spectacular countryside

    The detached holiday cottage is situated on the very edge of the beautiful Exmoor...

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  • Moorlinch, near Bridgwater, Somerset
    Moorlinch, near Bridgwater, Somerset×

    Townsend Pod

    Moorlinch, near Bridgwater, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC1911
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Renovated to a very good standard, this detached, single-storey barn conversion boasts a wood burner so you can cosy up...

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  • North Newton, Somerset
    North Newton, Somerset×

    Dragonfly Barn - Dragonfly 3

    North Newton, Somerset

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    Ref: 28845
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - 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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  • Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset
    Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset×
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    Ref: B5817
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

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

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  • Cheddar, Somerset
    Cheddar, Somerset×
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    Ref: W44121
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove

    Views to Cheddar Gorge

    Offering delightful holiday accommodation for families, couples or friends, these...

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  • Roadwater, near Watchet, Somerset
    Roadwater, near Watchet, Somerset×

    Orchard Cottage

    Roadwater, near Watchet, Somerset

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    Ref: W42820
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Orchard Cottage is attached to the owner’s imposing country home and has lovely views over the gardens and...

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  • Dulverton, Somerset
    Dulverton, Somerset×

    The Cider House

    Dulverton, Somerset

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    Ref: 28794
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This semi-detached cottage is located in peaceful countryside, overlooking the gardens of the owner’s house....

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

    Exmoor Farm Cottages - Swallows Nest

    Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: 29648
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    These two delightful detached cottages (refs 29648 and 29649) are located on the foot slopes of Dunkery Beacon...

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

    Little Quarme Cottages - Winsford Cottage

    Wheddon Cross, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: W44011
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - 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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  • East Brent, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset
    East Brent, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset×

    Holly’s Barn

    East Brent, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC1205
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location


    This lovely detached property, in rural surroundings, is close to all the sights that Somerset has to...

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

    Triscombe Farm Country Cottages - Juniper

    Wheddon Cross, Exmoor, Somerset

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    Ref: 28060
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Ground Floor Facilities - 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 Newton, Somerset
    North Newton, Somerset×

    Dragonfly Barn - Dragonfly 1

    North Newton, Somerset

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    Ref: 26907
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    In an Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyIn an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

    Set within the grounds of...

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