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

    The Old Log Store

    Axbridge, near Cheddar, Somerset

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    Ref: W43450
    Key Features:
    - 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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  • Winsford, near Minehead, Somerset
    Winsford, near Minehead, Somerset×

    The Mill Retreat

    Winsford, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: 24823
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Rural Location

    This cosy refurbished stone built barn conversion is situated within the heart of Exmoor, just outside the pretty...

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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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  • Box, near Corsham, Somerset
    Box, near Corsham, Somerset×

    Green Lane Farm Cottage

    Box, near Corsham, Somerset

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    Ref: 26831
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Situated adjacent to the owner’s home, this detached holiday cottage has use of a large lawned garden with...

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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
    Key Features:
    - 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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  • Blagdon, near Cheddar, Somerset
    Blagdon, near Cheddar, Somerset×

    The Nest

    Blagdon, near Cheddar, Somerset

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    Ref: 30133
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities


    This attractive, detached, single-storey barn conversion, adjacent to the owners’ home, is located in...

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  • Watchet, Somerset
    Watchet, Somerset×

    Croft Cottages - Bungalow 1

    Watchet, Somerset

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    Ref: W44211
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    Located in the heart of the ancient seaside port of Watchet, Croft Cottages offers a wide range of cottages to suit...

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  • Broomfield, near Bridgwater, Somerset
    Broomfield, near Bridgwater, Somerset×

    Spring Cottage Annexe

    Broomfield, near Bridgwater, Somerset

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    Ref: W43606
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove


    Spring Cottage Annexe is in a great, peaceful location on the Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural...

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  • Holford, near Bridgwater, Somerset
    Holford, near Bridgwater, Somerset×

    Sweet Briar Cottage

    Holford, near Bridgwater, Somerset

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    Ref: 30942
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Woodburning Stove


    Sweet Briar Cottage is situated in the small Village of Holford, a lovely picturesque village on the edge of...

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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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  • Cheddar, Somerset
    Cheddar, Somerset×
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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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  • Combwich, near Bridgwater, Somerset
    Combwich, near Bridgwater, Somerset×

    The Old Dairy

    Combwich, near Bridgwater, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC527
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Hot Tub - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    Private indoor swimming pool and hot tub


    Tucked away behind the owners’ home, this cosy cottage has...

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