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Holiday cottages in Somerset

Somerset’s thatched-roof clad cottages, lush rolling hills and wildflower meadows are the epitome of the English countryside. But it’s not all quaint towns and countryside serenity – discover the formidable gorges, eerie caves and exhilarating hiking and biking trails across the landscapes.

Whether you’re looking for a holiday cottage with atmospheric sea walks, a peaceful countryside retreat or an adventure-filled break in Somerset, there’s something for everyone. It’s the perfect place for a long weekend or a whole week away with friends and family to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

What’s more, some of our holiday cottages are dog-friendly so no member of the family needs to be left behind. Cuddle up with them after a long day of seaside splashing, river walking or town adventuring.

Near Brean and Weston-Super-Mare

The stone exterior of Brean Cove Apartment, Burnham-on-Sea, North Somerset

Brean Cove Apartment, Burnham-on-Sea 

Located on natural pier Brean Down, you can enjoy panoramic vistas from this coastal retreat. There's also bright and airy living and dining rooms, which makes the apartment a perfect base by the sea. Sleeps 4.

The exterior of Lytes Cary, Somerset

Lytes Cary, Somerton 

This grand manor boasts seven bedrooms and offers a garden inspired by arts and crafts. Fine period furnishings reflect the original 14th-century influences, and the décor is sure to give you a relaxing stay at one of our more luxury holiday cottages in Somerset. Sleeps 14.

The exterior of 3 Lytes Cottage, Somerset

3 Lytes Cottage, Somerton 

If curling up with a book is vital to your idea of the perfect holiday cottage, Lytes Cottage will fit your expectations. Choose a page-turner from the second hand book barn after exploring the Medieval scenery that this cottage is based in - the interior has been elegantly decorated to give a fresh take on its natural surroundings. Sleeps 3.

The exterior of Chaplain's House, Wraxall, Somerset

Chaplain's House, Wraxall 

Live in Victorian style in this restored building set on the Tyntesfield Estate. The Gothic Revival style house retains many of its original features inside providing an authentic stay. When you stay, you'll enjoy complimentary entry to Tyntesfield and the surrounding 500 acres of the estate. Sleeps 6.

The pretty exterior of Chaplain's Lodge, Wraxall, Somerset

Chaplain's Lodge, Wraxall 

Carefully created to retain its special Gothic Revival style, Chaplain's House offers a rare opportunity to stay in an authentic 19th-century building. It's set over three floors where you'll find period features in all its rooms. Sleeps 3.

Group getaways

The exterior of Chaplain's House, Wraxall, Somerset

The Chaplain's Cottages

On the edge of the Tyntesfield estate you'll find two Gothic Revival style cottages with an interconnecting door, Chaplain's House and Chaplain's Lodge. They make a striking holiday escape for the family or group of friends. Two individual cottages sleeping 11 guests.

The pleasant exterior of Lytes Cary, Charlton Mackrell, Somerton, Somerset

The Lytes Cottages

Lytes Cary and 3 Lytes Cottage are two Victorian cottages a short walk apart and on the doorstep to the Arts and Crafts inspired garden of Lytes Cary. They are perfect for special family get-togethers. Guests are invited to explore the garden 'after-hours' when all the visitors have left.

Near Dunster and Minehead

The garden at Dunkery View, Minehead, Somerset

Dunkery View, Minehead 

Snuggle up in this cosy two-bedroom cob and thatch cottage. Its log-burning stove is perfect after a bracing walk on Holnicote estate on which it is located on or the nearby Exmoor National Park. Sleeps 4.

The exterior of Ivy's Cottage, Selworthy Green, Minehead, Somerset

Ivy's Cottage, Minehead 

The epitome of English countryside style, Ivy's Cottage nestles in the quaint village of Selworthy Green. Surrounded by far-reaching views of the countryside and the Holnicote estate, it's the ideal getaway for a quiet country break. On its doorstep are miles of tree-laden footpaths. Sleeps 2.

Keeper's House exterior, Dunster

Dunster Keeper's House, Dunster 

Nestled between Exmoor National Park and the north west Somerset coast, Keeper's Cottage is a charming holiday cottage by the sea with original features. The coastal town of Minehead is just ten minutes away by car, with its peaceful beaches just beckoning you to its shore. Sleeps 5.

Exterior of Lower House, Minehead, Somerset

Holnicote Lower House, Minehead 

Get your family and friends together for a perfect retreat by the sea, minutes away from Bossington Beach. Marvel in the natural beauty that surrounds you from sweeping views to your own private stream. Breakfast in the suntrap of a garden can be followed by a tranquil morning walk along the nearby Bossington Beach. Sleeps 10.

The exterior of Old Gateway Cottage, Somerset

Old Gateway Cottage, Minehead 

For a more active stay at one of our holiday cottages in Somerset, opt for the Old Gateway Cottage situated on Holnicote Estate. With 150 pathways and bridleways to explore, this holiday cottages offers a base for an adventurous family or large group looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Sleeps 6.

The exterior of Chaplain's House, Wraxall, Somerset

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From a house in the grounds of a Tudor mansion to a former farmhouse, find a place to stay in Somerset and Wiltshire.