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 15 handpicked cottages for May half term in Somerset

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

7 nights from £408 *

Cleveland Cottage

1968

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 £408 *

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

7 nights from £411

Week Cottage

1636

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 £411

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

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

7 nights from £411

Pitt Farm Cottage

3012

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. P...

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

7 nights from £411

  • 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 £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 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £491

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 £491

  • 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 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £510

Hayloft

2403

2 bedroom dog friendly holiday cottage near Ilminster, Somerset.


Hayloft is in the heart of Barrington near the historic market town of Ilminster in south Somerset. This welcoming barn conversion is within a small group of historic barns and ...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £510

Choose from our exclusive collection at the best prices with real time availability.

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

7 nights from £720 *

The Watermill

2703

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 £720 *

  • 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

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