Somerset Holiday Cottages

Head to Somerset, a vibrant green county filled with Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, for a holiday everyone can enjoy. And the views? They’re the best bit. The range of landscapes from the 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 go the extra mile to make sure they’re as special as the location, from historic cottages that allow dogs to smart barn conversions 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.

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.

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 32 luxury self catering cottages in Somerset

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £384

Shepherds Hut with a hot tub sat on its own fishing pond near Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset.


Nestled in its own 'oasis' with a fully enclosed garden, private hot tub, cosy wood-burner and views across the sea as far as South Wales from the viewing platform at the top of th...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £384

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £389

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Beaminster, Somerset.


Seize a totally unique opportunity and book a stay in this stunningly converted pump house on the Somerset/Dorset border, close to the dramatic beaches and clifftop walks of the Ju...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £389

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Thu

7 nights from £400

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


Headford Farm Cottage is on the edge of a rural hamlet high up in Somerset's Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This stunning ancient landscape covers 100 square ki...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Thu

7 nights from £400

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £331

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Wellington, South Devon.


This beautifully presented single-storey property is perfect for exploring the unspoilt Blackdown Hills, the stunning Jurassic Coast – both designated Areas of Outstanding Natural ...

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £331

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

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £362

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


Orchard Barn is a stone's throw from the stunning Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; 9,500 acres of open moorland, deep wooded valleys and panoramic views. The sing...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £362

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £387

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Ilminster, Somerset.


Hayloft is in the heart of Barrington – a National Trust conservation village near the historic market town of Ilminster in south Somerset. This welcoming barn conversion is wit...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £387

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £352 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Bath, Somerset.


Greenhills is a beautiful period stone cottage in an unspoilt Somerset village just a few miles from historic Bruton, with a renowned pub, the Three Horseshoes, within walking dist...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £352 *

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £393

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Beaminster, Somerset.


Manor Farm Lodge is situated on the Somerset/Dorset border with easy access into Devon. This beautifully presented cottage, surrounded by its traditional cottage garden, is the ide...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £393

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £403 *

3 bedroom self catering cottage in Dulverton, Somerset.


This spacious period house is on the edge of Dulverton, the gateway to Exmoor National Park, seconds from the riverside walk into this lovely little town. Andrew’s House is on t...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £403 *

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £412

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


Knights Barton is in a peaceful setting on the edge of the village of Halse, one of the prettiest in Somerset, between the Quantock Hills and Exmoor. This top quality, deceptive...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £412

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