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 30 handpicked cottages for May half term in Somerset

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

7 nights from £444

Lane Cottage

2482

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage in Dulverton, Somerset.


Lane Cottage is a perfect Exmoor bolthole, 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 th...

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

7 nights from £444

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

7 nights from £451

Pitt Farm Cottage

3012

1 bedroom 17th Century 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. P...

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

7 nights from £451

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 £480

Little Whitford

4542

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with views of alpacas 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 £480

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

7 nights from £487

Week Cottage

1636

1 bedroom, rural dog friendly 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 Fri

7 nights from £487

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

7 nights from £493

Catford Cottage

4966

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


Tucked away in rural, unspoilt Exmoor, you will find Catford Cottage, a sweet bolthole just perfect for a couple and their four-legged friend looking to escape to the countryside. ...

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

7 nights from £493

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Thu

7 nights from £501

Headford Farm Cottage

2809

1 bedroom rural dog friendly cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


Headford Farm Cottage is on the edge of a rural hamlet high up in Somerset's Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This stunning ancient landscape covers 100 square ki...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Thu

7 nights from £501

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

7 nights from £503

Ashey Barn

2787

1 bedroom rural dog friendly 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 £503

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £592

The Pump House

2098

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


Seize a totally unique opportunity and book a stay in this stunningly converted pump house on the Somerset/Dorset border, close to the dramatic beaches and clifftop walks of the Ju...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £592

Our property managers are local experts who handpick perfect places to stay.

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

7 nights from £609

Old Farm Stables

5020

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


Tucked away in a charming rural village, Old Farm Stables is a high quality, characterful conversion. Positioned in a private setting, on the edge of the owners' home, the property...

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

7 nights from £609

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

7 nights from £738

The Crook

5003

1 bedroom shepherds hut near Ilminster, Somerset.


Perfectly positioned in a peaceful spot, you will find this stunning shepherd's hut that has been masterfully created. The Crook is a true hideaway in glorious surroundings and you...

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

7 nights from £738

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