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 25 handpicked cottages for May half term in Somerset

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

7 nights from £486

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 Fri

7 nights from £486

  • 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

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

7 nights from £544

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 £544

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

7 nights from £544

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 £544

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

7 nights from £572

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


The setting for this beautifully designed and fitted shepherd's hut is a celebration of what this kind of experience is all about. The gentle valley location is at the western edge...

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

7 nights from £572

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

7 nights from £588

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Crewkerne, Somerset.


This really is the most beautifully designed bolthole for two. A romantic retreat with 'wow' factor in a traditional, rural hamlet setting in gorgeous south Somerset, close to the ...

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

7 nights from £588

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  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £549

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 £549

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £676

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Ilminster, Somerset.


Hayloft is in the heart of Barrington – a National Trust conservation village near the historic market town of Ilminster in south Somerset. This welcoming barn conversion is wit...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £676

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