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.Read more

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. 

18 Somerset cottages available for October half term

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

7 nights from £328 *

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

7 nights from £328 *

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

7 nights from £334

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Dulverton, Somerset.


Lane Cottage is a perfect Exmoor bolthole, tucked into a little square in the centre of the lovely market town of Dulverton. The cottage is really cosy with a multi-burner in th...

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

7 nights from £334

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

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

7 nights from £339

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


This beautifully refurbished 17th Century cottage has been designed as a comfortable bolthole for two, a little tucked away base on the edge of beautiful Exmoor National Park. P...

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

7 nights from £339

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £345 *

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Ilminster, Somerset.


Flax Barn is located in the beautiful south Somerset village of Barrington, not far from the Dorset border. Barrington Court - one of several National Trust properties in the immed...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £345 *

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £369

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


Dieppy Farm Cottage is a delightful bolthole in the peaceful village of Skilgate, on the edge of Exmoor's stunning National Park. This most welcoming single-storey cottage has a hu...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £369

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

7 nights from £378

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Crewkerne, Somerset.


This really is the most beautifully designed bolthole for two. A romantic retreat with 'wow' factor in a traditional, rural hamlet setting in gorgeous south Somerset, close to the ...

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

7 nights from £378

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

7 nights from £403

Shepherds Hut with hot tub, dog friendly near Bridgwater, Somerset.


Somerset's Quantock Hills – a nine and a half thousand acre Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – rise up just behind the farm setting for this beautifully crafted, bespoke Shepherd...

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

7 nights from £403

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

7 nights from £403

Dog friendly shepherds hut with hot tub near Bridgwater, Somerset.


At the heart of a farmstead in the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Duck's Puddle enjoys its own enclosed and private setting complete with a hot tub and little b...

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

7 nights from £403

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  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £409

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 £409

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

7 nights from £421

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


Staying in this beautifully presented shepherd's hut gives you a rare and - so often nowadays - hard to come by opportunity to have a secret and secluded location all to yourselves...

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

7 nights from £421

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