Somerset Holiday Cottages

Set off on an adventure to the gorgeous Somerset, a vibrant green county filled with Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, for a holiday everyone can enjoy. Take time to stop and admire the beautiful views: the range of landscapes from Exmoor National Park, the Quantocks, Mendips and Blackdown Hills, to the Somerset Levels; it is impossible to get bored of the outlook. Our exclusive collection of Somerset holiday cottages are as special as the location, from historic cottages that allow dogs to beautiful farmhouses with hot tubs and glamping in Somerset.Read more

About Somerset

Somerset staycations are so easy to travel to, yet you can still feel a million miles away from your everyday. Somerset cossets you into the West Country from the lowlands of Sedgemoor, through the Quantocks and on to its tussle with Devon over Exmoor in the north. It may be famous for cider, cheese and flat level lands but this little county also has lots of hills to climb and its own coastline with Somerset cottages near the beach at Bridgwater Bay and other seaside towns such as Porlock Weir, Minehead, Dunster, not forgetting Watchet and Burnham-on-sea, all the way up to Weston-super-Mare.

The pretty village of Porlock is a popular base for walkers exploring the trails that criss-cross Somerset's moorland and coast, where you can start your day by the sea and end up in the depths of Exmoor, surveying the scene from a tor top. Nearby, Medieval Dunster draws those looking to soak up some Somerset culture and history.

From Withypool on Exmoor, across as far as Frome, there are holiday cottages in Somerset with views of rolling hills, flat expanses of greenery, panoramas of farming, cider and cheese among the Blackdown Hills, Mendip Hills and Quantock Hills. Don't forget to pay a visit to the world-famous Glastonbury for plenty of history and heritage, quirky independent shops and a walk up to Glastonbury Tor! Nearby is the beautiful city of Wells, with its pretty cathedral and local markets. Spend some time discovering the lesser known villages around Somerset, perfect for an afternoon of exploring, such as Wedmore and Axbridge, close to the Mendip Hills.

Cottages in Somerset that allow dogs A rural retreat in Somerset

Holidays in Somerset

If you bring children on holiday in Somerset, a cottage with pool will be high on the agenda, with little ones rarely tiring of the chance to splash around over the summer. But you might not need it if you find a cottage near the beach, for endless days of memories bring made along the shores of the Bristol Channel. This option is great if you’re looking for a dog-friendly cottage too, with welcoming cottages in Somerset that allow dogs near the coastpath for sandy paw walks and in National Parks for mountainous treks over hill and vale.

If you’re looking for a little luxury on your holiday, whether it’s just the two of you or friends and family too, cottages in Somerset with hot tubs let you indulge in rest and relaxation day and night – a glass of bubbles is recommended while you’re sitting in the bubbles! And if you haven’t experienced a hot tub in the winter rain, it’s exhilarating…

Views from a Somerset hot tub

Things to do in Somerset

Self catering holidays in Somerset let you stock up on the county’s famous cheeses (Cheddar!), apples and cider for picnicking on the Somerset Levels. There’s fresh produce on every corner, with village shops sourcing straight from the farms and town delis sourcing the best things to eat from across the county. There are also two cities in this very rural county, Bath and Wells, and a few small towns for shopping. Delight in the unexpected with visits to the little independent boutiques and take home one-off reminders. There are plenty of gorgeous gardens to discover in Somerset, including Hestercombe, Greencombe, East Lambrook Manor and many others. 

Family friendly holidays in Somerset

For the more active, go from the experience of extensive networks of caves running under Cheddar and Ebbor Gorge to the other extreme of Dunkery Beacon, Somerset’s highest point. Pot-holing is a bit of an extreme sport and not everybody’s cup of tea, but a trip up a hill can be a gentle afternoon stroll or a mad race to the top on a mountain bike or horseback. Exploring the county on a horse is a great way to get a new perspective and go further than you might usually, so choose a cottage with livery for your own equine adventures, or look up one of the many riding schools in Somerset.

Romantic holidays in Somerset Self catering cottages in Somerset you'll love

We have 47 luxury self catering cottages in Somerset

  • Sleeps 2
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From £120 per night

Dulcie

4809

1 bedroom self catering Gypsy Wagon near Bridgwater, Somerset.


Dulcie is a sweet vardo, Burton wagon nestled in a quiet corner of the owners' working farm in the stunning setting of Somerset's Quantock Hills - a 9,500 acre Area of Outstanding ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
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From £120 per night

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £590

Collie

4802

1 bedroom, dog friendly shepherds hut near Glastonbury, Somerset.


Collie is a gorgeous little hut in Somerset, nestled in a corner of the owners' working farm and just a short drive from legendary Glastonbury, famous for its Tor, mythical history...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £590

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £667

The Apple Press

4744

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Lyme Regis, Somerset.


Just ten miles north of Lyme Regis, the 'Pearl of Dorset', situated in gentle Somerset countryside is The Apple Press, a fabulously converted single storey farm building. The o...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £667

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
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7 nights from £966 *

Holywell House

4747

4 bedroom rural cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


If you are looking for a truly special place to enjoy a holiday with all the family then look no further than Holywell House. Constructed in 2017, this fabulous house offers all th...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
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7 nights from £966 *

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
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7 nights from £1010

The Cider Press

4748

3 bedroom cottage with spa facilities in Wells, Somerset.


The Cider Press is tucked away in rolling Somerset countryside in the exclusive Wellesley Park, a 17.5 acre estate with grounds to explore and spa facilities to indulge in. Despite...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
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7 nights from £1010

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £603

Frogwell Cottage

4714

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


Picture yourself on holiday with a glass of bubbly in hand, surrounded by nothing but fields and countryside, under the spectacle of Exmoor National Park International Dark Sky Res...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £603

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £389

Meadow View

4613

2 bedroom, dog friendly, rural cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


A modern and welcoming cottage, in a dreamy setting is waiting for you… nestled close to the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Meadow View is one of two cottages t...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £389

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £402

The Stables

4612

2 bedroom, dog friendly, rural cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


Rolling Somerset hills, a tranquil setting and a beautiful holiday cottage - what more could you ask for? Nestled close to the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Th...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £402

Our property managers are local experts who handpick perfect places to stay.

  • Sleeps 11 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £1305 *

Middle Dean Farmhouse

4589

5 bedroom, dog friendly holiday home near Combe Martin, North Devon.


A stylish detached stone farmhouse nestled in a peaceful hamlet, Middle Dean Farmhouse is the perfect home for a family holiday. With easy access to the delights of the coast and E...

  • Sleeps 11 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1305 *

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  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £351

Little Whitford

4542

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with views of alpacas near Taunton, Somerset.


Nestled in the Blackdown Hills, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you will find super cute Little Whitford. All on one level, this small but perfectly formed bolthole for t...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £351

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