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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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  • Butleigh, near Glastonbury, Somerset
    Butleigh, near Glastonbury, Somerset×

    Betsy Cottage

    Butleigh, near Glastonbury, Somerset

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    Ref: W44202
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    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    Betsy Cottage is a medieval Grade II listed semi-detached cottage which has been beautifully restored. The...

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  • Timbers Combe, near Minehead, Somerset
    Timbers Combe, near Minehead, Somerset×

    The Hut

    Timbers Combe, near Minehead, Somerset

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    Ref: UKC497
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio


    Enjoy the simple life and indulge in a stay at The Hut. Designed to look like a traditional shepherd’s...

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  • Bagborough, Somerset
    Bagborough, Somerset×

    Tilbury Cottage

    Bagborough, Somerset

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    Ref: 29749
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    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Rural Location


    This fantastic, semi-detached barn conversion, Tilbury Cottage, is set above the village of West Bagborough on...

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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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  • Shiplate, Bleadon, Somerset
    Shiplate, Bleadon, Somerset×

    Slade Barns -Little Wharf

    Shiplate, Bleadon, Somerset

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    Ref: W40909
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free

    Excellent touring base for central SomersetExcellent touring base for central Somerset

    Semi-detached barn...

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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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  • 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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  • Bath, Somerset
    Bath, Somerset×
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    Ref: UKC965
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile

    These stunning apartments (UKC965 and UKC966) in the heart of historic Bath are close to many of the city’s...

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  • Tarr Steps, near Exford, Somerset
    Tarr Steps, near Exford, Somerset×

    Liscombe Farm Cottages - Sycamore Cottage

    Tarr Steps, near Exford, Somerset

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    Ref: 30215
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    Situated in the heart of Exmoor, very close to the renowned and historic Tarr Step, the ancient clapper bridge...

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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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  • Wookey, near Wells, Somerset
    Wookey, near Wells, Somerset×

    Burcott Cottages - Old Orchard

    Wookey, near Wells, Somerset

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    Ref: 19942
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Situated within the grounds of the owner’s public house and restaurant, formerly a stable block, these...

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  • Carlingcott, Somerset
    Carlingcott, Somerset×

    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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