Holiday Cottages Somerset

Holiday cottages in Somerset offer a truly personalised option for your holiday. Whether you are looking for an action packed adventure trip exploring the many water sports on offer along the coastal area, or seeking to enjoy the vibrant seaside resorts or many points of historical interest, there is a holiday cottage in Somerset that is right for you. Hugely popular with families, groups of adults and couples alike, holiday cottages allow you to have your own personal holiday home, the perfect base from which to explore Somerset - the gem of the South West.

Self Catering Somerset

The rising popularity of holiday cottages in Somerset has meant that there are ever more options available to suit all tastes and budgets. From a romantic break for two to a large family reunion; from a quiet little cottage in the sticks to a huge refurbished farmhouse close to some of the County’s most popular family attractions, self catering in Somerset holiday cottages has more options than you could imagine. Offering a spectacular holiday in a cottage that will feel like a home from home, choose Somerset for your UK break.

Somerset Accommodation

Self catering Somerset accommodation is the ideal base for exploring this popular corner of England. Taking in the west coast, or venturing through the countryside – there is plenty to see and do for the whole family, or group of friends. One of the best things about self-catering Somerset accommodation is that it provides complete freedom to be as active or relaxed as you want during your holiday, allowing you to live life at your own pace. Plus, with a magnificent range of accommodation styles to choose from, your chance to have a slice of luxury life in Somerset.

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Somerset is known as the Jewel of the South West due to its wealth of heritage and natural beauty. Exmoor dominates large parts of the rural county and is home to a range of fascinating English wildlife and breathtaking landscapes and coastline. Dotted throughout this wonderful countryside are many points of historic interest with castles, country houses, manors and many other attractions tucked away in the cosy hamlets of Somerset. For something a little more contemporary, there are many market towns and seaside resorts to explore, brimming with welcoming culture and delicious local West Country food.

Places to go in Somerset

You would do well to visit Somerset and not see Exmoor in some capacity as it dominates the county’s landscape. Whether you ramble on two feet or ride on four hooves, there are breathtaking sites; Barle Valley tours are a great way to appreciate the diverse beauty of Exmoor. Going from Dulverton and Dunster, you journey over untamed hills and through wooded valleys containing tracts of Sessile Oak ancient woodland unique to this area of Britain. The city of Bath is a treasure trove of cultural and historical heritage, so much so you might well need to arrange a separate trip to experience it! Almost every town has a castle, estate, court or hall of significant historical interest. Taunton is ideal for a day trip as it has multiple attractions including the Museum of Somerset, Shakespeare Glass, Theatre & Arts Centre and Sheppy’s Cider Farm, Shop and Museum. Whether you like isolated rocky coast or prefer packed sandy seaside resorts, Somerset has something to suit all!

Our Top Picks in Somerset

We want you to enjoy the best that Somerset has to offer and so here's a small selection of our favourite things to see and do;

Exmoor Falconry and Animal Farm

The Exmoor Falconry and Animal Farm is a converted 15th century farmstead within the National Trust Holnicote Estate. It offers too many activities to explore in one trip. They have a wonderful falconry centre with over 45 birds of prey that are involved regularly in flying displays. You can attend hawk walks out on the moors, ride on horseback, walk around the amazing gardens of the estate or simply relax in the charming West Country hospitality. It is a truly unique way to explore Exmoor.

Weston-Super-Mare Beach

You will not be able to find a more British seaside destination than Weston-Super-Mare. Steeped in British seafront tradition it is ideal for a day trip with lots of attractions. From the traditional donkey rides along the beach to more modern attractions such as the seasonal T4 on the beach music event which runs each summer. Other choice picks are beach sand sculptures, the helicopter museum, the observation wheel and of course the grand pier. It is a truly British seaside experience and a nice contrast to the wild expanse of the moors.

Day trip to Bath

Bath is a fascinating city with a rich heritage and so many points of historic interest it demands a separate trip to explore even the top attractions. This world famous Roman city attracts visitors from every corner of the globe; top attractions include the range of museums which include the William Herschel Museum, the Museum of Art, the American Museum and Beckford's Tower & Museum. Bath Abbey and the Roman Baths are other must see attractions. Bath is a great base to explore Somerset, however if you are staying elsewhere you should definitely visit for a day trip, just be prepared for a busy day!

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