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The South West of England has the best of the British weather and some of the best coastlines to enjoy it and so Somerset makes the ideal holiday location for a family holiday or a short break. Whether you are looking for an active holiday or a relaxing retreat you are sure to find it in this beautiful part of Britain.

Enjoy your stay in some superb self catering cottages and accommodation in Somerset. Our self catering holiday accommodation listings are perfect for couples and large family groups and ideally located near the coast or at the heart of the countryside.

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Moorleaze - Longleat in Frome, Somerset, South West England

Moorleaze - Longleat, Frome, Somerset

Sleeps 10
Weekly price range £985 to £2649

Self catering accommodation in Frome sleeps 10.

Features include: • Internet Access • Swimming Pool • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 10

Accommodation overview: Spacious well-equipped cottages...with an idyllic rural setting amidst a chorus of wildlife

Conveniently located for Longleat, Bath and the Mendip Hills and Gorges, Moorleaze nestles on the border of Somerset with Dorset and Wiltshire. Enjoying a tranquil setting with stunning views all around, it provides the perfect retreat at any time of year. Built from local stone and boasting every modern convenience, the cottages offer spacious and superbly fitted accommodation, presented to 5 Star standards. The 76-acre grounds include farmland, woodland, orchard and two lakes, whilst the glorious views encompass fields and gently wooded hills. A haven for wildlife, deer and hares abound, often coming within yards of the cottages. Buzzards, kestrels, tawny and barn owls, pheasants, swallows and many other species nest here. The lower lake is stocked with carp, tame enough to feed from guests’ hands - so no fishing! The idyllic village of Witham Friary, complete with an unspoiled pub, is a few minutes’ stroll and found fame as the setting for the TV series Building the Dream.
Benefiting from its countryside setting, Moorleaze also affords easy access all year round and is within a short driving distance of many famous locations. Longleat is close by, as are Wookey Hole and the Yeovilton Aircraft and Haynes Motor Museums. Bath, designated a World Heritage Site, boasts many delights including the Roman Baths. Nearby Frome has even more listed buildings than Bath and hosts a renowned arts and music festival in early July. Salisbury, Wells, Glastonbury, Stonehenge and Avebury are also popular places to visit from Moorleaze. NT properties include the incomparable Stourhead, just minutes away. Walkers are spoilt for choice, from the local countryside to the splendour of the Mendips, including Cheddar Gorge. With its magnificent indoor pool, games room, tennis court, climbing frame and idyllic setting, The Sunday Times described Moorleaze as a sure-fire child pleaser, and it’s just as popular with adults, an ideal break at any time of the year. The village pub is within walking distance. Shops 6 miles.




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The Brewery Vaults in Freshford, Somerset, South West England

The Brewery Vaults, Freshford, Somerset

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £400 to £762

Self catering accommodation in Freshford sleeps 4.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: Lying in the heart of a conservation village, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this unique listed property forms part of the Old Brewery, an impressive local landmark. The superb holiday accommodation is built within a natural stone vaulted hall, once the brewing hall, and offers an individual and beautifully presented base from which to explore the World Heritage City of Bath, and the many National Trust properties and pretty villages in the vicinity. Within walking distance is Freshford’s railway station, offering a 10-minute ride into Bath 6 miles away. Bath has a myriad of interesting shops, restaurants, museums and galleries, together with the famous Roman Baths, Pump Rooms, Royal Crescent and spa with its magnificent rooftop swimming-pool. Freshford has a pub and community shop in the village and many beautiful walks along the river and canal. Shop ¼ mile.

Spacious living/dining room with vaulted ceiling. Modern fitted kitchen. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft four-poster bed. Galleried twin bedroom.




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Greenmount Cottage in Wells, Somerset, South West England

Greenmount Cottage, Wells, Somerset

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £567 to £897

Self catering accommodation in Wells sleeps 4.

Features include: • Multi bathrooms • Non smoking • Detached Pub near by sleeps 5

Accommodation overview: Set on the fringes of Wells within easy reach of superb walking in the Mendip Hills this well appointed detached single story cottage and its safely enclosed garden provide an ideal location for family holidays. Beautiful Wells Cathedral and the historic Bishop’s Palace are close by as are the amazing underground caves at Wookey Hole Cheddar Gorge Glastonbury Tor and the famous Clarks Village shopping outlet at Street. Longleat House and Safari Park National Trust properties at Stourhead and Lytes Cary Manor the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton and Sparkford Motor Museum are all easily accessible. Golf and fishing are found locally a dry ski slope is 15 miles. Shops and pubs serving food 0.5 miles.

Accommodation Detail

All on ground floor: Living room. Dining area/kitchen. Conservatory. 3 bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room and toilet 2 single (can be made up as 1 twin bedroom). Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Separate toilet.



Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Hazel Lodge in South Chard, Somerset, South West England

Hazel Lodge, South Chard, Somerset

Sleeps 6
Weekly price range £341 to £674

Self catering accommodation in South Chard sleeps 6.

Accommodation overview: This contemporary spacious accommodation has a charming rural location within a few miles of Dorset’s Heritage Coast. Within easy reach of delightful Lyme Regis with its famous breakwater The Cobb the quaint old smugglers’ haven of Beer where fresh fish is available daily and elegant Sidmouth with its inviting shops and acres of beach. Close by is the antique browser’s favourite Honiton and there are splendid properties to enjoy at Montacute House (NT) Barrington Court (NT) and Forde Abbey. Fishing riding golf sailing and tennis are available locally. Shop/PO within walking distance pub serving food (0.5 miles).

Accommodation details

Ground floor: Living room with double sofa bed. Dining area/kitchen with patio doors. Wooden floor and beams throughout. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Sloping ceilings throughout.



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Luccombe Manor Cottages - Manor Cottage in Luccombe, Somerset, South West England

Luccombe Manor Cottages - Manor Cottage, Luccombe, Somerset

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £292 to £706

Self catering accommodation in Luccombe sleeps 4.

Features include: • Internet Access • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

The cottages at Luccombe Manor (refs EWV, EWW & EWX) are three little gems, offering guests the perfect, comfortable haven after a long day of exploring the varied and rugged countryside that surrounds them. All three cottages are finished to a high standard with every thought being given to guests’ comfort and enjoyment of the cottages. Set in the pretty National Trust hamlet of Luccombe, situated between Minehead and Porlock, the cottages are set in the grounds of an impressive former rectory. (Manor Cottage, ref EWV, adjoins the owners’ home). Internally the cottages have all the modern convenience one might expect and the cottages are surrounded by the well-maintained grounds of the main house. The comfortable beds, well-fitted kitchens and inviting living space make these cottages a must for anyone wanting something a little bit special for their holiday. Besides plenty of walking from the front door, the cottages are ideally positioned to go out and explore the varied and stunning landscape on offer as well as many attractions. There is superb scenery and walking on the South West Coastal Path or inland on Exmoor to places like Tarr Steps and the village of Withypool. Visit the Victorian villages of Lynmouth and Lynton, famous for the Watersmeet Gorge (NT), Valley of the Rocks and the venicular cliff railway. Looking towards Minehead, there is the promenade to enjoy as well as a good array of shops and other amenities. The West Somerset Railway is worth a visit for those with an interest in stream engines. Dunster Castle (NT) and village, with its beautiful terraced gardens, deer park and mill will make for an interesting day out as well as Porlock Weir where a pub lunch can be enjoyed overlooking the sea. Just over the other side of the A39 is the National Trust village of Selworthy with its renowned tea room. There are beaches at Dunster and Blue Anchor for all to enjoy. Shop and pub 2 miles.

Large living room with wood-burning stove. Kitchen/dining area with tiled floor. First floor: Two double bedrooms. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel inc, thereafter avail at cost
  • H/chair on request
  • Own sitting-out area and furniture
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • No children under 5 yrs

  • Elec, full oil CH, bed linen and towels inc
  • Freesat TV (flatscreen)
  • DVD
  • iPod dock
  • M/wave
  • W/machine and t/dryer in shared external laundry room
  • D/washer
  • F/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Shared enclosed courtyard
  • Natural spring water supply
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Stream in grounds



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Holm Cottage in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, South West England

Holm Cottage, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

Sleeps 2
Weekly price range £281 to £559

Self catering accommodation in Weston-super-Mare sleeps 2.

Features include: Short Breaks Non smoking sleeps 2

Accommodation overview: This renovated Victorian cottage and its walled garden sit in a peaceful mews just 15 minutes’ walk from the golden sands of Weston-super-Mare. As well as its Marine Lake wide promenade and three piers the popular resort boasts regular entertainments at the Playhouse Theatre and Winter Gardens two golf courses windsurfing and sailing facilities plus a multitude of shops bars and eating places. Nearby attractions include Cheddar Gorge and Caves Wookey Hole Glastonbury beautiful Bath the magnificent cathedral at Wells Clarks Village Shopping Outlet and National Trust properties such as Clevedon Court Tyntesfield and Montacute. The Mendip Hills offer scenic walking and cycling; further afield lie the glories of Exmoor. Shop pub serving food and restaurant are all within 3 minutes’ stroll.

Accommodation Detail

All on ground floor: Living room. Dining area/kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.



Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Swallows Barn in Taunton, Somerset, South West England

Swallows Barn, Taunton, Somerset

Sleeps 6
Weekly price range £372 to £1169

Self catering accommodation in Taunton sleeps 6.

Accommodation overview: A luxury timber clad house nestled quietly in tranquil countryside at the foot of the stunning Quantock Hills (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty).

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966

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Combe Cottages - Wren in Templecombe, Somerset, South West England

Combe Cottages - Wren, Templecombe, Somerset

Sleeps 2
Weekly price range £301 to £779

Self catering accommodation in Templecombe sleeps 2.

Features include: • Internet Access • Swimming Pool • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview: Straddling the borders of Dorset, Wiltshire and Somerset, this charming row of single-storey cottages is tucked away along a peaceful country lane, close to the village of Templecombe. Adjacent to the owners’ home, and on an alpaca breeding farm, they offer well-equipped and carefully furnished accommodation for a variety of groups, in a central location ideal for exploring. Outdoor seating areas overlooking a central courtyard provide pleasant places of retreat, and the use of an indoor heated swimming pool completes the picture.
Set amid excellent walking country, the holiday cottages afford ample opportunities for plenty of fresh air, and there are many delights to explore on foot. For those preferring to sightsee further afield, a main line station to Waterloo and Exeter is available from the village and quiet country roads make for scenic drives. The popular attractions of Longleat (with its excellent safari park, animal shows and historic house), Cheddar Gorge and Caves and the splendid NT properties of Stourhead Gardens, Kingston Lacey and Montacute House are all within an easy drive, as is Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum and the fascinating array of classic cars at the Haynes Motor Museum.
Also of great historical interest is the abbey town of Sherborne, the famous Gold Hill at Shaftesbury and the medieval towns of Salisbury and Wells – all offer their own blend of quaint shops and museums to explore, individual shops to browse and tearooms for a welcome refreshment break. For an altogether different scene, the south coast beaches and seaside towns can be reached in around an hour’s drive. Active souls can try their hand at a spot of fishing or a round or two of golf locally, while those preferring spectator sports can visit the National Hunt race course in nearby Wincanton. Shop and pub 1 mile.




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Rosies Barn in Nether Stowey, Somerset, South West England

Rosies Barn, Nether Stowey, Somerset

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £277 to £736

Self catering accommodation in Nether Stowey sleeps 4.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: Delightfully situated on the Coleridge Way at Bin Combe in the beautiful Quantock Hills AONB, this attractive detached barn (set within the owner’s grounds) with a lovely rural outlook and its own pretty cottage garden, offers well furnished and equipped holiday accommodation. An ideal base for hikers and dog walkers, excellent walking can be found on the Quantock Hills and Exmoor. The cottage is within walking distance of Nether Stowey (under 1 mile) with its range of shops and pubs. Places of interest include Coleridge Cottage and Dunster Castle (both NT), the Somerset Levels, Glastonbury Tor, Wells Cathedral, Cheddar Gorge and Taunton. Shops and pubs 1 mile.

Five steps to entrance. Double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. First floor: Open-plan living/dining room with wood-burning stove and fitted country-style kitchen area. Utility with toilet in separate building.




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The Stables in Chard, Somerset, South West England

The Stables, Chard, Somerset

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £242 to £674

Self catering accommodation in Chard sleeps 4.

Features include: Short Breaks Wheelchair access Open Fire or Wood Burner Stove Pets allowed sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: At the end of a quiet country lane these three charming and individual properties enjoy an idyllic setting surrounded by 3.5 acres of land crossed by a sparkling stream. Set right on the Somerset Devon and Dorset border they are just 8 miles from Lyme Regis with its massive breakwater – The Cobb prominently featured in The French Lieutenant’s Woman – and its grand sandy beach. The elegant seaside resort of Sidmouth Charmouth (renowned for fossil hunting) Golden Cap (the highest cliff on the south coast) and the pleasure gardens at the fishing village of Beer are all close by. Chard (3 miles) the highest town in Somerset with its Hornsbury Mill full of bric-a-brac the 1000-acre wildlife park at Cricket St Thomas Forde Abbey and Gardens Axminster and many other places of interest are within easy reach. Shops pubs and restaurants 1.5 miles.

Accommodation Detail

All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen area. 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.



Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Dairy Barn in Glastonbury, Somerset, South West England

Dairy Barn, Glastonbury, Somerset

Sleeps 2
Weekly price range £250 to £689

Self catering accommodation in Glastonbury sleeps 2.

Features include: • Pub near by • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview: This attractive single storey detached barn is peacefully situated in a no through lane just minutes from the village of Baltonsborough. Surrounded by rolling countryside and set in an 8 acre plot, it enjoys glorious views of Glastonbury Tor and beyond. A former cattle shed, it has been beautifully renovated to offer spacious and light accommodation, with oak beams and underfloor heating throughout. It is an ideal holiday base for exploring the attractions nearby, such as the cathedral city of Wells and Cheddar Gorge and Caves. The Mendip Hills and Somerset Levels are perfect for walkers, cyclists and wildlife enthusiasts. Shop and pub 1/2 mile.

Spacious beamed living/dining room with French doors, double sofa bed (for alternative sleeping only), tiled floor and kitchen area with electric range (for cooking). Double bedroom. Shower room and toilet.




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The Grange in Langport, Somerset, South West England

The Grange, Langport, Somerset

Sleeps 14
Weekly price range £1347 to £3060

Self catering accommodation in Langport sleeps 14.

Features include: • Pub near by • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 14

Accommodation overview: This impressive detached, Grade II listed Georgian house, ideally located in the rural village of High Ham and set in 6 acres of delightful gardens, (including 1½ acres of formal gardens, kitchen garden and walled garden), is excellent accommodation for 14. With its high ceilings, Georgian features and tastefully furnished to a high standard, it offers a lovely retreat in south/central Somerset, 3 miles north of Langport and 10 miles south of Glastonbury, with its famous Tor, providing a relaxing holiday base to explore the Somerset Levels and the many attractions in the area. In the main house there are 5 bedrooms, comprising four double (two emperor beds, one super king and one king-size) and a twin-bedded room, two bathrooms, and on the ground floor a spacious dining-room, drawing room, sitting room and kitchen. Adjacent and connected to the main house is a self contained annex for 4 with double and twin-bedded rooms, bathroom, living room and kitchen.
There is walking and riding on the Somerset Levels, as well as fishing, golf and many family attractions in the area, such as Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum (with its prototype of Concorde), the Haynes Motor Museum with its fine collection of vintage cars, Clark’s Village at Street, Cricket St Thomas Wildlife Park and the famous spectacular Cheddar Gorge and Caves. High Ham itself is architecturally interesting and contains a part Norman church and a National Trust thatched windmill, which is the only one in the country. There are also many fine historic houses to visit: Montacute House and Gardens, Hestercombe House, Wells Cathedral and Bishop’s Palace and more. It is also ideally located for days out further afield, to explore the north Somerset Coast (20 miles) and into Exmoor National Park, the Dorset World Heritage Jurassic Coast (26 miles), the spa city of Bath (30 miles) with its Romans baths, museums, shops and restaurants, and Longleat Safari Park, all well worth a visit. Shops 3 miles, pub 400 yards.

Large drawing room with high ceiling. Sitting room with TV. Spacious dining room with high ceiling. Large kitchen with range cooker and tiled floor. Separate toilet. First floor: Four large double bedrooms, each with high ceiling; two with 7ft beds, one with 6ft bed and one with 5ft bed. Twin bedroom with high ceiling. Bathroom with shower cubicle and toilet. Bathroom with bidet and toilet. Annex: Living room with TV. Kitchen. First floor: Double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.




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