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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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  • North Wootton, near Shepton Mallet
    North Wootton, near Shepton Mallet×

    Barrow Farm - Baby Barrow

    North Wootton, near Shepton Mallet

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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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  • Minehead
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    Ref: W43829
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio


    This very well-presented holiday apartment is located inside one of Mineheads landmark buildings, Metropole...

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  • Claverton, near Bath
    Claverton, near Bath×

    The Doll’s House

    Claverton, near Bath

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    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove


    This attractive holiday cottage is around 200 years old and has been sympathetically renovated to...

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  • Porlock, near Minehead
    Porlock, near Minehead×

    No.2 The Ships Mews

    Porlock, near Minehead

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    Ref: 26219
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities

    In the village of Porlock on Exmoor National Park and nestling between Porlock Hill and the sea, this terraced...

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  • Roadwater
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    Stable Cottage

    Roadwater

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    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - 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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  • Burcott, Wells
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    Little Burcott Loft

    Burcott, Wells

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    Ref: E3744
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    A striking loft conversion in a secluded countryside location, with wonderful walking and glorious views, this...

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  • Cheddar
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    Ref: 29841
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Views to Cheddar Gorge

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

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  • Wheddon Cross, Exmoor
    Wheddon Cross, Exmoor×
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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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  • Middlecombe, Minehead
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    Ref: 26752
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Ground Floor Facilities

    These well-appointed holiday apartments are located just outside Minehead, a great base for exploring this beautiful...

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  • Isle Brewers, Taunton
    Isle Brewers, Taunton×

    The Old Mill

    Isle Brewers, Taunton

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    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    A wonderful setting to relax and unwind in, The Old Mill stands detached and has wooden floors, beams and...

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  • Ellicombe, near Dunster
    Ellicombe, near Dunster×

    The Old Coach House

    Ellicombe, near Dunster

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    Ref: E2226
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    At the foot of Grabbist Hill (NT) in the Exmoor National Park, these four beautifully furnished and well-equipped Grade...

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  • Shipham, near Winscombe
    Shipham, near Winscombe×

    The Cowshed

    Shipham, near Winscombe

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    Ref: 30494
    Key Features:
    - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Ground Floor Facilities


    This detached single-storey holiday property lies adjacent to the owners’ home at the end of a no...

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