Cottages for October half term in Somerset and Exmoor

Sometimes the summer sun extends well into winter in the West Country, so try a Somerset and Exmoor holiday cottage for October half term.

October can be the most colourful month of the year, with trees parading their final flourish before stripping bare for the winter. Take the kids on a half term holiday to remember and soak up the last hints of green in Somerset and Exmoor. A day out to a public garden might not be first on the children's list of things to do but running through tunnels lined with golden leaves and feeling the crunch underfoot will soon have them jumping in leafy mounds with excitement. The sea has a magical quality, reflecting the October sky and sparkling on the horizon. It doesn't matter if the weather takes a turn for the wintery worse, as a good storm will liven up any school holiday - stand safely back from the sea and feel the salty spray

We have 32 self catering cottages for the October half term in Somerset and Exmoor

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


This unique pied-a-terre, close to the Somerset/Dorset border not far from the Jurassic Coast, stands in its own private wildlife meadow. Perfect for couples, this idyllic retreat ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £505

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


Oak Tree Barn is a family-friendly and dog-friendly barn conversion in a peaceful setting on the edge of the unspoilt village of Thurloxton, in the foothills of the Quantock Hills ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £508 - £565 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 6 Oct and 15 Dec 2018.

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, 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

Price per week £489

Dogs go free on holidays starting between 29th June to 5th July.

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

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Ilminster, Somerset.


Situated in the National Trust conservation village of Barrington, Flax Barn is one of four properties created from a group of historic barns, and is a comfortable, well placed bas...

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

Price per week £499

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 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 withi...

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

Price per week £529

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


This stylish barn conversion in the beautiful north Somerset village of Lullington is just a 15 minute drive from historic Bath. Four-legged friends are very welcome, the garden is...

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

Price per week £551

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


This beautifully presented and welcoming barn conversion in the unspoilt hamlet of Lullington, is just a 15 minute drive from Bath. Historic Wells, Bruton and Frome are all within ...

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

Price per week £551

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

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