Somerset Holiday Cottages & Lodges

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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Minehead, West Somerset District, Somerset
from £69 £121
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-24%
e.g. 2/11 - 9/11
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Woodcombe, Minehead, Somerset
from £50 £66
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-24%
e.g. 26/04 - 3/05
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Withypool, Withypool and Hawkridge, Somerset
from £81 £106
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4.1
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Recommended holiday lettings in Somerset

Rent a holiday home, apartment or cottage in Somerset from just £26 per night

House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Doulting, Mendip District, Somerset
from £157
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5.0
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House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Wellington, Taunton Deane District, Somerset
from £111
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Wheddon Cross, Cutcombe, Somerset
from £72
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5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
East Pennard, Mendip District, Somerset
from £43
HomeAway
4.7
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Blackmoor, West Buckland, Somerset
from £56
Sykes Cottages
4.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Kingston Saint Mary, Kingston St. Mary, Somerset
from £44
Sykes Cottages
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Compton Dundon, South Somerset District, Somerset
from £53
Sykes Cottages
4.0
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Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Bridgwater Without, Sedgemoor, Somerset
from £40
Airbnb
4.5
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Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Ilminster, South Somerset District, Somerset
from £20
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5.0
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Recommended pet-friendly holiday lettings

Pet-friendly
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Doverhay, Porlock, Somerset
from £50
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4.7
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Minehead, West Somerset District, Somerset
from £73
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Kilve, West Somerset District, Somerset
from £127
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5.0
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Most popular holiday lettings with a fireplace

Fireplace
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Dunster, West Somerset District, Somerset
from £64
Sykes Cottages
4.0
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Fireplace
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Milverton, Taunton Deane District, Somerset
from £50
HomeAway
4.7
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Fireplace
Castle ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Chilton Polden, Sedgemoor, Somerset
from £28
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5.0
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Best holiday homes with a patio or terrace

Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Minehead, West Somerset District, Somerset
from £69
HomeAway
5.0
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Balcony/Patio
Cabin ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Greenham, Stawley, Somerset
from £118
Airbnb
5.0
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Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Wells, Mendip District, Somerset
from £143
Booking.com
4.2
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Somerset

  • Internet (5,952)
  • Kitchen (5,271)
  • TV (4,899)
  • Garden (3,452)
  • Washer (3,424)
  • No smoking (3,348)
  • Parking (2,896)
  • Pet allowed (2,662)
  • Dishwasher (1,955)
  • Fireplace (1,924)
  • Microwave (1,895)
  • BBQ (1,355)

Price and Availability Index for Somerset

Holiday Letting Price Information in Somerset

This graph displays average prices of the holiday cottages and holiday apartments located in Somerset. Somerset is most expensive in July (20/07 - 27/07), when prices are on average £114 a night. The week with the lowest average prices is in February (22/02 - 29/02).

Holiday Home Availability Information in Somerset

This graph shows the holiday letting availability rate for the next twelve months. It is harder to find accommodation during the week of May (25/05 - 01/06), as 50% of the rentals are booked. People tend to travel to Somerset least during a week in October (05/10 - 12/10) when only 16% of the rentals are booked.

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Accommodation options in Somerset

In Somerset, nearly half of the properties in Somerset are house rentals, which represent 47.05% of the short-term lettings. House rentals there have an average cost of £155 per night and a median size of 98 m². Furthermore, these properties are usually perfect if you're going in a group of 5, as that is the average number of holidaymakers that house rentals can welcome in Somerset. Hotel rooms are the other most available type of accommodation in Somerset. Hotel rooms have an average size of 31 m² in Somerset.

Experience nature and history with a Somerset holiday letting

Somerset, located in the West Country, is one of England's loveliest counties. Home to two historic cities, Bath and Wells, as well as many quaint towns and villages, this picturesque landscape is a place where you can discover history, get into the outdoors, and enjoy an atmosphere that is unique to this part of the world. A Somerset holiday cottage is perfect for a peaceful getaway or family holiday.

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Getting There

How to get to Somerset

There are no airports in Somerset, but there are several major ones within easy reach of the county. The closest and best option is Bristol International Airport, which is located just outside of Somerset and is reasonably well accessed by flights from European destinations. If that isn’t an option, then you can also travel into one of the many London airports, which are very well-serviced from all corners of the globe, and make the two hour journey. Bath is a popular starting point in Somerset, and can be reached by train, though it’s advised to rent a car to get there and around the county.

Weather & Climate

Weather in Somerset

Somerset is a lush and green county, but there is a cost to pay for this loveliness, and that is the rain. While far from excessive, it does receive above average amounts of wet weather compared to the rest of England, so make sure you pack some waterproof clothing for your stay at your Somerset holiday letting.

That’s not to say you won’t have nice weather during your stay - winter occasionally brings snow, but your Somerset holiday cottage will feel cosy all year round. Spring and summer also bring plenty of warm, sunny days to help you explore this great region.

Attractions

What to do in Somerset

Booking a Somerset holiday cottage is a great place to start, so you can explore all of Somerset's cities, villages and natural beauty at your own pace. One of the best places to visit is Bath, the county’s biggest city and one of the UK’s most important historic sites.

A highlight of this UNESCO World Heritage city are the Roman Baths, which were founded in the first century A.D. and feature a stunning surrounding building, one of the most impressive in England, which was added around 200 years ago. Another must visit during your trip is Bath Abbey, England’s largest Gothic cathedral, which was founded in 1499. The Royal Crescent, a row of terraced houses, and the adjacent Royal Victoria Park also showcase the sophisticated atmosphere of Georgian Bath.

Somerset’s other city, Wells, is the smallest city in England. As it’s so small, you won’t need too long to see the highlights, which are the Wells Cathedral, which was built from the 12th-14th century, and Bishop’s Palace, which has been called home by local bishops for more than 800 years - and continues to be so to this day. Finally, make sure you go for a stroll along Vicar’s Close, Europe’s oldest residential street, which dates back to 1348.

Somerset is well known for its outdoor beauty, and nowhere is that felt more keenly that at Exmoor National Park. This large area is a joy to explore; go for a walk or a drive and you might come across rivers, waterfalls, woodlands, and deep valleys. The Exmoor Pony and wild red deer complete the spectacle of this enchanting region. There are more than 1000km of hiking trails, ranging from short strolls to long treks, so grab a map, strap on your walking boots, and head out for a day on the moors.

Family Activities

Wildlife for the whole family to enjoy in Somerset

Kids will love their stay in your Somerset holiday cottage just as much as you will. On rainy days, take them to the SeaQuarium situated on the sandy shores of Weston-super-Mare, which is home to a colourful array of fish species from around the world.

If they want to get a little more hands-on with wildlife, then Exmoor Falconry and Animal Park will do the trick. Here they can handle parrots and owls, as well as small furry animals and alpacas. Special events involving hawks and falcons are also a highlight. Wrap up with a trip to the North Somerset Butterfly House, a great attraction full of butterflies and plants from around the world, as well as a creepy crawly section that the kids will love.

Sights & things to do in Somerset

Attractions in Somerset: Layer upon layer of rich history

Wells Cathedral

Located in Wells’s medieval centre, this beautiful Gothic cathedral offers free daily scheduled tours.

Bath Abbey

As one of South West England’s most visited attractions, Bath Abbey boasts fabulous architecture and a fascinating history.

West Somerset Railway

More than 22 miles of railway line make the West Somerset Railway England’s longest heritage railway. A rover ticket buys you unlimited travel, and there are special days out with cream teas and dining.

Glastonbury Tor

With deep connections to local legend, paganism, and Christianity, Glastonbury Tor is a celebrated spiritual site. Rising out from the Summerland Meadows, the Tor is a place of mystery and beauty.

Fleet Air Arm Museum

Home to Europe’s largest naval aviation exhibit, this collection spans the history of the Royal Navy, from 1909 to today. Visit to see its military aircraft displays and join one of its tours.

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