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 23 handpicked cottages for May half term in Somerset

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

7 nights from £397

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering 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 £397

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

7 nights from £401

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 £401

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

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

7 nights from £402

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 £402

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

7 nights from £408 *

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 *

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  • 20% off

    20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019

    £561.92 £449.54

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Thu

7 nights from £450

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering 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 £450

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

7 nights from £457

Dog friendly shepherds hut with hot tub near Bridgwater, Somerset.


At the heart of a farmstead in the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Duck's Puddle enjoys its own enclosed and private setting complete with a hot tub and little b...

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

7 nights from £457

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  • 10% off

    20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019

    £620.10 £558.09

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

7 nights from £457

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 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £476

Shepherds Hut with a hot tub sat on its own fishing pond near Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset.


Nestled in its own 'oasis' with a fully enclosed garden, private hot tub, cosy wood-burner and views across the sea as far as South Wales from the viewing platform at the top of th...

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

7 nights from £476

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  • 10% off

    20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019

    £652.50 £587.25

Arrive at your handpicked holiday home safe in the knowledge it’s been fully inspected.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £485

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £485

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £452

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


Orchard Barn is a stone's throw from the stunning Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; 9,500 acres of open moorland, deep wooded valleys and panoramic views. The sing...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £452

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