Somerset Sanctuaries for October Half Term

Take your family to Somerset this October half term and enjoy a stay in a luxurious self-catering cottage. With autumnal tones spreading across the landscape and the sun cascading golden rays onto tired, rust-coloured leaves, October is a truly magical time of year to discover Somerset. Give yourselves a well-deserved break and stay in a Classic cottage.

Give the kids something to look forward to and yourself some TLC, our self-catering cottages in Somerset perfectly combine home-comforts with modern touches. Whether you are looking for a cosy country cottage, seaside retreat to watch moody seas, or town hub for access to lots of attractions, we'll help you find the ideal base for your October half term getaway. To ensure the highest standards are met, all of our cottages are fully equipped with a full inventory from your bed linens down to the last teaspoon. Many offer unique facilities too, like wood burners, pools and games rooms for kids. That means whatever the weather, you and your clan are sure to have a wonderful getaway in Somerset this autumn. Book with confidence with Classic Cottages. 

12 Somerset cottages available for October half term

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


Cleveland Cottage has the advantage of a choice of two prices – for bookings by two or four guests. This very pretty cottage, on the edge of Exmoor National Park, a few miles from ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £437 - £546 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot.

  • 20% off

    9 Nov 2018 - 16 Nov 2018

    £316.48 £253.18

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


This converted single-storey barn is in a peaceful rural position on the edge of Somerset’s Mendip Hills, within easy reach of Bath, Bristol and Wells. The Barn is a perfect base f...

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

Price per week £466

Each and every one of our cottages is fully equipped with everything you’ll need on holiday.

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday apartment with a pool in Crewkerne.


This spacious first floor, studio apartment surrounded by panoramic views of the Somerset countryside, close to the Dorset border and the Jurassic Coast, is a real bolt-hole with t...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £475

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

Price per week £442

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Crewkerne, Somerset.


Ideal for a couple or for three guests, Purtington Barn Studio in south Somerset is a very recently converted cottage just a short drive inland from Lyme Regis, Dorset's iconic se...

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £522

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 within...

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

Price per week £543

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


The Coach House is in a tranquil hilltop position with countryside views over Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire and is close to historic Glastonbury, Wells and Bruton. French windows ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £511 - £730 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 8 Sep and 8 Dec 2018. One of the ground floor bedrooms is excluded at the discounted rate.

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


Court Cottage lies at the heart of West Monkton, a peaceful Somerset village, below the beautiful Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, above the Vale of Taunton t...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £568

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2 bedroom self catering cottage with sea views in Minehead, Somerset.


Set back from the seafront esplanade with fantastic sea views and just steps from the South West Coast Path, Grade II Listed 1 Coastguard Cottages is the perfect location for a fam...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £579

3 bedroom, holiday cottage near Axbridge, Somerset.


Yew Tree Batch is a truly peaceful detached house in a rural position in north Somerset, surrounded by a totally private and beautifully kept garden. There is a stunning terrace th...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £691 - £864 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot. Bedroom 3 is excluded at the discounted rate.

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 the ...

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

Price per week £708

4 bedroom self catering apartment in Taunton, Somerset.


This beautiful and historic property has been refurbished to the highest standard whilst truly celebrating its history and character. Castle House, part of the original 12th Centur...

  • Sleeps 7 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £803