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. 

31 Somerset cottages available for October half term

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

7 nights from £473

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 £473

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

7 nights from £488

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


This tranquil detached cottage is in a sheltered rural setting on the edge of the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with the beautiful Somerset countryside all ar...

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

7 nights from £488

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £522

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


Withypool is at the heart of the beautiful Exmoor National Park and Riverview has a wonderful elevated village position with panoramic views of the River Barle below and the open m...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £522

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

7 nights from £534

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage with a hot tub, near Taunton, Somerset.


Set in the vale of Taunton, halfway between Exmoor National Park and the beautiful Quantock Hills and an easy drive from the coast, this is a perfect base from which to discover th...

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

7 nights from £534

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £616 *

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


Set in the courtyard of an original farmstead in a scenic location, within easy reach of Exmoor National Park’s open moorlands and the lovely market towns of Dulverton and Bampton,...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £616 *

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

7 nights from £637

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


Stockham Farm is an historic farmstead with panoramic views of the Exmoor National Park, just a few moments’ drive from the charming little market town of Dulverton. This beautiful...

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

7 nights from £637

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

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £650

3 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Bruton, 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 £650

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

7 nights from £567

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 £567

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

7 nights from £741

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Nether Stowey, Somerset.


A fabulous Scandinavian-style lodge, a steaming hot tub, a sauna, and all in a setting in the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with views as far as the Bristol Ch...

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

7 nights from £741

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

7 nights from £939

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


This fabulous Somerset property has panoramic views which will take your breath away. Set on the edge of the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in the very pictures...

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

7 nights from £939

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