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 7 handpicked cottages for May half term in Somerset

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

7 nights from £494

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 £494

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

7 nights from £513

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 £513

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

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £541

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

7 nights from £541

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

7 nights from £544 *

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 £544 *

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  • 20% off

    24 May 2019 - 31 May 2019

    £544.02 £435.20

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

7 nights from £687

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 £687

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  • 10% off

    24 May 2019 - 31 May 2019

    £762.89 £686.60

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

7 nights from £1327 *

4 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Frome, Somerset.


Easy to get to, peaceful and unspoilt, the beautiful county of Somerset has great history and stunning landscapes. This elegant 18th Century townhouse is at the heart of the Georgi...

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

7 nights from £1327 *

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  • 10% off

    24 May 2019 - 31 May 2019

    £1326.66 £1193.99

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £822

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


Oliver’s Cottage is a pretty period property in Withypool, a traditional village at the heart of Exmoor National Park with a shop, seasonal tea-room, riverside picnic-area and pub ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £822

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  • 20% off

    24 May 2019 - 31 May 2019

    £1028.10 £822.48