December Breaks in Somerset

Gather your loved ones and pack your things: a luxury retreat in Somerset awaits this December. With 36 self-catering cottages available of all shapes and sizes, you can choose the perfect place for a magical winter break. Solo escape, romantic getaway or holiday with all the tribe, we will help you pave the way to the holiday of your dreams this December. Read more

With a breathtaking mix of beaches, coast paths, countryside and moors cloaked in frosty tones and topped with crisp blue skies, December is an enchanting time of year to visit Somerset. Even when the weather takes a turn for the worse, dramatic clouds and rumbling seas create a captivating show. And where better to watch stormy weather unfold than the comforts of a luxury home-from-home? Combining the best of homely touches with plenty of modern luxuries, our Somerset properties allow you to relax and settle in straight away. With each cottage handpicked and personally inspected, we make sure only the finest make it onto our portfolio. At Classic Cottages, we want your whole experience to be the best it can be from start to finish. We are always on hand to offer help and support, and will always go the extra mile to ensure your holiday is stress-free. Book with confidence with Classic Cottages.

36 cottages in Somerset available in December

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £304

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


Knighton Farm is in a magical setting, tucked into a sheltered valley yet surrounded by the dramatic scenery and wide open space of Exmoor. This traditional farmstead has fishing r...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £304

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

7 nights from £316 *

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 £316 *

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  • 20% off

    21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018

    £550.40 £440.00

  • 20% off

    28 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019

    £688.00 £550.40

We are Gold accredited with the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £330

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


This converted single-storey barn at Knighton Farm is set down a mile of very well-kept track and looks over fields towards the Exmoor village of Withypool and the moors. French wi...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £330

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £337

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


Lane Cottage is a perfect Exmoor bolt-hole, 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 t...

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

7 nights from £337

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

7 nights from £339

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


Sitting in the heart of Exmoor National Park, Week Cottage dates back to the 1690s and is all picture-book old world charm inside. A spacious boot-room, perfect for muddy boots (an...

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

7 nights from £339

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £345

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 £345

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

7 nights from £345

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. Pitt...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
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7 nights from £345

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £368

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

7 nights from £368

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    21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018

    £711.96 £569.60

We’re a Visit England Quality Accredited Agency for our high standards in holiday letting.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
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7 nights from £370

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 £370

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £392

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)
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7 nights from £392

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

7 nights from £393

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


This delightful traditional stone cottage is a tranquil village bolthole near Glastonbury, just south of Somerset's stunning Mendip Hills, with their spectacular landscapes and dra...

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

7 nights from £393

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £395

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


This unique bolt-hole, close to the Somerset/Dorset border and a very easy drive to the Jurassic Coast between Bridport and Lyme Regis, stands in its own private wildlife and wildf...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £395

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

7 nights from £397

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

7 nights from £397

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

7 nights from £412

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


The setting for this beautifully designed and fitted shepherd's hut is a celebration of what this kind of experience is all about. The gentle valley location is at the western edge...

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

7 nights from £412

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    21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018

    £639.00 £511.20

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  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £345

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
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7 nights from £345

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £354

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
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7 nights from £354

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

7 nights from £393

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 wit...

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

7 nights from £393

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £370 *

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

7 nights from £370 *

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

7 nights from £390

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

7 nights from £390

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

7 nights from £412

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

7 nights from £412

We’ve been raising the standards of self catering holidays since 1977.

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

7 nights from £431

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

7 nights from £431

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
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  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £451

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 £451

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

7 nights from £452

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
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7 nights from £452

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

7 nights from £453

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 £453

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

7 nights from £471

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 £471

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

7 nights from £495

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 £495

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

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

7 nights from £499 *

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 £499 *

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

7 nights from £505

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


This 'best of all boltholes' is just a couple of miles outside the wonderful city of Bath and yet in a rural setting with panoramic valley views and a deep sense of peacefulness. K...

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

7 nights from £505

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
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7 nights from £540 *

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

7 nights from £540 *

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £593

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Bruton, Somerset.


Greenhills is, quite simply, a beautiful period cottage in a beautiful unspoilt Somerset village, renovated with vision and style to create the most fabulous and welcoming retreat....

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £593

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    28 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019

    £946.20 £756.80

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

7 nights from £504

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

7 nights from £504

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

7 nights from £699

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 £699

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

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

7 nights from £813

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


This fabulous Somerset property set in the lovely village of West Bagborough in the Quantock Hills, has panoramic views which will take your breath away. Bashford Lodge is ideal fo...

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

7 nights from £813

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1039

3 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Wells, Somerset.


Wellesley Park is something really special, a cluster of beautifully presented individual properties in the gentle countryside just outside Somerset’s historic Cathedral City of We...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1039

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

7 nights from £628

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

7 nights from £628

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £724

4 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Honiton, Somerset.


The Cow Shed has been named to celebrate its original life at the heart of this historic south Somerset farmstead but its transformation into a luxurious and strikingly contemporar...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £724