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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.

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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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  • Porlock, near Minehead, Somerset
    Porlock, near Minehead, Somerset×

    Ship Bungalow and Mews - No. 3 The Ship’s Mews

    Porlock, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: 19397
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities

    In the village of Porlock on Exmoor National Park and nestling between Porlock Hill and the sea, 1 mile, these...

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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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  • Minehead, Somerset
    Minehead, Somerset×

    Metropole Court

    Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: W43829
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    - 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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  • Porlock, near Minehead, Somerset
    Porlock, near Minehead, Somerset×

    No.2 The Ships Mews

    Porlock, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: 26219
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    - 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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  • Blagdon, near Cheddar, Somerset
    Blagdon, near Cheddar, Somerset×

    Mendip Barn

    Blagdon, near Cheddar, Somerset

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    Ref: W44069
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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio

    Situated down a single track, no-through lane and set amongst stunning countryside, this detached, renovated barn...

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  • Minehead, Somerset
    Minehead, Somerset×
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    Ref: 31041
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Ground Floor Facilities

    Periton Park Court provides self catering accommodation with a semi-detached cottage (ref 31044) and cottage...

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  • Colerne, near Bath, Somerset
    Colerne, near Bath, Somerset×
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    Ref: 23935
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    This pair of garden cottages are set in the grounds of the Jacobean Manor House - Thickwood House, dating back to...

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  • Watchet, Somerset
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    Bridge Cottage

    Watchet, Somerset

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    Ref: EML
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Set in the thriving small marina port of Watchet, just a stone’s throw away from local pubs, shops and...

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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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  • Minehead, Somerset
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    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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  • Carlingcott, Somerset
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    The Stable

    Carlingcott, Somerset

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    Ref: 24388
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    This delightful converted stable is located within the grounds of the owner’s home in a peaceful rural...

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