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Somerset

Somerset

Somerset offers a great range of tourist and holiday destinations, ranging from the towns along the South West Coastal Path to the Quantocks and Mendips hills offering unspoilt countryside.

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Exploring Somerset

Somerset is a county in South-West England, in the West Country. It is bordered to the west by Devon, to the south by Dorset, and to the east by Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.

The rolling hills of the Quantocks and Mendips, and the Exmoor National Park itself make this a very popular tourist destination.  A region also offers dramatic coastline, seaside resorts like Weston-super-Mare and Minehead, which offer activities for all the family and water sports. For walkers, you can start The South West Coast Path which begins in Minehead along the coastline to Poole in Dorset.


Things to do in Somerset

Attractions that are a must visit in Somerset are Well Cathedral, Glastonbury Abbey and the many stately homes and castles the region has to offer. In the summer months, there are many festivals and events going on through out the region including one of the most famous, Glastonbury Music Festival.

A sight not too be missed is Cheddar Gorge, one of England's most iconic and spectacular landscapes.

Staying in Somerset

From weekend breaks to long summer holidays, Somerset offers a range of holiday accommodation from budget camping and caravan sites to Luxury cottages. Family friendly and dog friendly accommodation are available though out Somerset. 

Some of our favourite escapes...

  • Holiday Cottage in Somerset, England
    The Old Mill Large Self Catering with Hot Tub Somerset

    Holiday Cottage in Taunton Somerset, Somerset, England

    Beautiful converted barn with spa use in idyllic countryside surroundings, sleeps 10, with The Granary 17, to max 25. VisitBritain 4 star. Hen weekends, large groups, reunions. Sp...

    Family Friendly  

    £ 165.00 - £ 795.00 per night

  • Holiday Cottage in Somerset, England
    The Barn Self Catering Holiday Accommodation near Taunton

    Holiday Cottage in Taunton, Somerset, England

    Beautiful converted barn, sleeps 6, with hot tub spa use. 4 star, WiFi. Stunning converted barn, in an ideal Somerset location for a relaxing break, Taunton 4 miles, walking, cyc...

    Family Friendly  

    £ 155.00 - £ 327.00 per night

  • Holiday Cottage in Somerset, England
    The Granary Self Catering Cottage near Taunton

    Holiday Cottage in Taunton, Somerset, England

    Beautiful converted barn, self catering holiday cottage, hot tub, sauna. VisitBritain 4 star rated. WiFi, Sleeps max 7, idyllic location, spa , catering, country pubs, walks. Idyll...

    Family Friendly  

    £ 185.00 - £ 382.00 per night

  • Holiday Cottage in Somerset, England
    Walkers Farm Cottages Somerset Levels

    Holiday Cottage in Bridgwater, Somerset, England

    Country Cottages in a spectacular rural setting on the Somerset Levels. Individual cottage holidays Or group holidays for up to 20 people. Escape to our little corner of heaven. O...

    Pet & Dog Friendly Wheelchair Friendly Family Friendly  

    £ 45.00 - £ 465.00 per night

  • Holiday Cottage in Somerset, England
    Monmouth House Large Self Catering in Bath

    Holiday Cottage in Bath, Somerset, England

    Brand-new Georgian style townhouse in the very center of the city of Bath. A few minutes walk from the Roman Baths, The cathedral, The Thermae Spa, and all the unique shops, gal...

    Pet & Dog Friendly Wheelchair Friendly Family Friendly Online Booking Accepted  

    £ 1,650.00 - £ 2,450.00 per week

  • Festival and Event in Somerset, England
    Bath Christmas Market

    Festival and Event in Bath, Somerset, England

    The Southwest's biggest and most beautiful Christmas market. 22nd November - 9th December 2012

    Festivals and Events, Cafes Coffee Shops and Tearooms, Shops

  • Festival and Event in Somerset, England
    Theatre Royal Bath

    Festival and Event in Bath, Somerset, England

    One of the oldest and most beautiful theatres in Britain. Ustinov Studio and 'the egg' - Theatre Royal Bath's award-winning theatre especially for children, young people and their ...

    Festivals and Events, Historic Buildings and Monuments, Cafes Coffee Shops and Tearooms, Live Entertainment, Live Music and Comedy, Nightlife, Theatres

  • Stately Home in Somerset, England
    Thermae Bath Spa

    Stately Home in Bath, Somerset, England

    Britain's original and only natural thermal Spa with Springs Cafe & Restaurant, Spa Shop and Spa Vistor Centre

    Historic Buildings and Monuments, Visitor Centres and Museums, Cafes Coffee Shops and Tearooms, Restaurants, Shops, Fitness and Leisure Centres

  • Stately Home in Somerset, England
    Dunster Castle

    Stately Home in Dunster, Somerset, England

    National Trust Property with subtropical terraced garden

    Historic Buildings and Monuments, Parks Gardens and Woodlands

  • Park, Garden or Woodland in Somerset, England
    Cothay Manor Gardens

    Park, Garden or Woodland in Nr Wellington, Somerset, England

    Magical garden replanted within original framework of yew hedges. 200yd yew walk, white, scarlet and purple gardens, herbaceous, scree and bog gardens

    Parks Gardens and Woodlands

  • August Late Availability
    August Late Availability

    Walkers Farm Cottages Somerset Levels

    Somerset, England

    Enjoy a short getaway at Walkers Farm Cottages this August and bring your family to discover the hidden beauty of the Somerset Levels. Our Hackney Stable cottage is available f...

    Last Minute Deal expires 20 Aug '17

  • Special Offers on Midweek Breaks this September
    Special Offers on Midweek Breaks this September

    Walkers Farm Cottages Somerset Levels

    Somerset, England

    We're running a (great, great) late summer special offer on all our midweek holidays throughout September. Escape for x4 nights of bliss in our lovely country cottages and squee...

    Accommodation Discount expires 24 Sep '17

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