Somerset Retreats for May Half Term

Make the most of longer daylight hours and quieter times ahead of the summer holidays; May half term is around the corner. Kick start your holiday and browse our list of available self-catering accommodation. We have a selection of luxury cottages of all shapes and sizes in Somerset primed and ready to welcome you. Read more

With the chaos of everyday life - school, jobs, housework - it's sometimes easy to let life fly by. Why not slow down the pace this May half term and book a self-catering cottage in Somerset? We have cottages of all shapes and sizes available, with cottages perfect for solo retreats to family-friendly homes big enough for all your nearest and dearest. Explore Somerset by day, making the most of its stunning countryside, impressive gorges, fine cuisine and striking towns. Then, when you've walked all you can walk, return to your private retreat and snuggle up. If you've got little ones in tow, many of our cottages even have games rooms, so the kids can keep themselves entertained in your home-from-home.

Somerset Self-Catering Cottages for May Half Term

At Classic Cottages we pride ourselves on marketing only the finest quality self-catering accommodation in Somerset and Exmoor. We personally inspect all of our properties, carefully handpicking them onto our books. Don't worry about packing everything and the kitchen sink either. Each property is also equipped with a full inventory, so that everything you could need and more is provided for you. From your bed linens to fluffy towels to enough crockery for everyone, we've got you covered. All that's left for you to do? Enjoy. 

 

We have 10 handpicked cottages for May half term in Somerset

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

7 nights from £438

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 £438

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

7 nights from £443

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 £443

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 £457

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 £457

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £439

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 £439

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

7 nights from £488

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 £488

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £542

Magnolia Cottage

4554

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


Nestled opposite a charming magnolia tree, this delightful stone cottage is peaceful and welcoming. All on one level (apart from one step up from the porch), Magnolia Cottage offer...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £542

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £544

Knights Barton

2261

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


Knights Barton is in a peaceful setting on the edge of the village of Halse, one of the prettiest in Somerset, between the Quantock Hills and Exmoor. This top quality, deceptive...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £544

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

7 nights from £587

The Piggery

4384

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Wells, Somerset.


What a superb barn conversion! The Piggery is an exceptionally high quality detached property, newly converted and beautifully presented. Set on a working family farm, surrounded b...

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

7 nights from £587

We are Gold accredited with the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

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

7 nights from £587

The Green House

4529

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


Enjoy a glass of fizz overlooking the peaceful stream, or curl up in a cosy sitting-room in front of the fire, whichever takes your fancy, this gorgeous retreat will deliver! This ...

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

7 nights from £587

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £559

Greenhills Cottage

3977

3 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Bath, 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 £559