Rural retreats in Somerset and Exmoor

Pick your perfect rural retreat from our selection of 24 countryside cottages in Somerset and Exmoor.

There's nothing like a good hearty stomp across the fields and a healthy dose of country air to recharge the batteries. Leave behind the hustle and bustle for a world of winding country lanes, fields, woodlands, stepping-stone streams and wild, open moors. Walk, fish, cycle – or just sit back, relax and enjoy the silence from one of our 24 handpicked countryside cottages in Somerset and Exmoor.

We have 24 rural retreats in Somerset and Exmoor to show you.

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

Price per week £285 - £585

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 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £310 - £630

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


High up in Somerset's Quantock Hills, with some of the best walking this varied county has to offer right on the doorstep, Headford Farm Cottage is an excellent rural holiday base....

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £312 - £690

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

Price per week £314 - £635

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

Price per week £350 - £675

1 bedroom, rural self catering apartment in Ilminster, Somerset.


This stunning first floor, studio apartment, in rural south Somerset just 30 minutes from the stunning east Devon and Dorset Jurassic coast, is an exceptionally high quality hideaw...

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

Price per week £351 - £762

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

Price per week £359 - £685

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 £367 - £760

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday apartment with a pool in Crewkerne.


This spacious first floor, studio apartment surrounded by panoramic views of the Somerset countryside, close to the Dorset border and the Jurassic Coast, is a real bolt-hole with t...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £370 - £699

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 £312 - £690

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


Ideal for a couple or for three guests, Purtington Barn Studio in south Somerset is a brand new cottage conversion just a short drive inland from Lyme Regis, Dorset's iconic seasid...

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £382 - £771

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 £340 - £1329 *

* Includes

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Chard, Somerset.


This high quality property is in a glorious rural setting in south Somerset, just a 20 mintue drive from the stunning Jurassic coastline at Lyme Regis in Dorset. Purtington Barn Co...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £382 - £771

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in Bridgwater, Somerset.


This peaceful cottage is in a gentle swathe of unspoilt countryside between the Somerset coast and the beautiful Quantock Hills, a 9,500 acre Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty tha...

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

Price per week £410 - £828

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with a pool in Crewkerne, Somerset.


This beautifully presented little cottage offers totally enclosed grounds of around 1.5 acres – a delight for those bringing four-legged friends – a fabulous 13 metre heated indoor...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £411 - £894

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage with a hot tub, 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

Price per week £416 - £980

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

Price per week £428 - £985

2 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 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £435 - £1200

2 bedroom, dog friendly 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
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £450 - £870

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Glastonbury, Somerset.


The Old Barn at Cherry May Farm, a delightful past winner of the West Somerset Council Excellence in Building Awards, embraces the very best aspects for 21st Century living with an...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £479 - £1220

3 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Wellington, Somerset.


You will think you are in a five star hotel at The Coach House Stables – a converted original stable building with a huge south-facing courtyard on a country estate in the gentle S...

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

Price per week £567 - £1260

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dunster, Somerset.


Set high above the village of Luxborough at the heart of Exmoor National Park, Westcott Cross Cottage is a fabulous detached family home with a huge enclosed garden and unspoilt vi...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £519 - £1450

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Minehead, Somerset.


Greenaleigh Farm enjoys one of the most unique settings possible. It is right on the South West Coast Path passing the headland at Greenaleigh Point to Bossington and Porlock, with...

  • Sleeps 7 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £628 - £1569

5 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Nether Stowey.


This stunning detached house sits high in the Quantock Hills, with panoramic views along the north Somerset coast and truly excellent walking literally on the doorstep and is a few...

  • Sleeps 9 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £836 - £2532