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. 

13 Somerset cottages available for October half term

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

7 nights from £369

Little Whitford

4542

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage 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 £369

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

7 nights from £392

Ashey Barn

2787

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. Ashey Barn is a perfect base...

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

7 nights from £392

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

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

7 nights from £403

Duck's Puddle Shepherd's Hut

4026

Dog friendly shepherds hut with a 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

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

7 nights from £403

Lamb's Tale Shepherd's Hut

3246

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 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £370

Birch House Studio

2460

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 £370

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £390

Orchard Barn

3289

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


Orchard Barn is a welcoming single-storey conversion nestled sweetly in the sleepy village of Thurloxton and just stones throw away from the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natu...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £390

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £409

Hayloft

2403

2 bedroom dog friendly holiday cottage near Ilminster, Somerset.


Hayloft is in the heart of Barrington near the historic market town of Ilminster in south Somerset. This welcoming barn conversion is within a small group of historic barns and ...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £409

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

7 nights from £411

Flax Barn

2019

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 and its gardens, estate, tea shop and artisan crafts wo...

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

7 nights from £411

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

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £412

Meadow View

4613

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering 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 £412

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

7 nights from £452

Brookside Cottage

2638

2 bedroom thatched holiday cottage near Nether Stowey, Somerset.


In a beautiful wooded valley in the east Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Brookside Cottage is an idyllic getaway. This thatched semi-detached property lies wi...

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

7 nights from £452

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