Selection of Somerset accommodation
Find holiday lets in Somerset
Find holiday homes in Somerset and you can find the place of your dreams to stay during your trip to the West Country of England. In just one click, you will be able to find all the best offers in holiday accommodation on one screen. No need to search each and every site separately; we gather them all and sort through them to save you the hassle. Somerset is one of the most quintessential English counties, offering natural respite from the beautiful cities of Bath and Bristol nearby. Known for its orchards, hedgerows and gorges, Somerset is a truly peaceful place to book a holiday cottage. What about staying in the picturesque cathedral city of Wells? We can find you a quaint self-catering cottage in these parts. Are you looking to explore the gorges of the iconic village of Cheddar, home to one of the most famous English cheeses? We can find you self-catering accommodation to suit your needs. You might also be looking for a place to stay ready for your trip to the spiritual haven of Glastonbury fields. Whatever you’re after, here in the sleepy county of Somerset, you can easily reach some of the other beautiful surroundings counties such as Devon, and you can easily reach London. Are you looking for holiday lettings for your trip to Somerset to engage in sport climbing, caving or hiking? We can find you somewhere with nearby facilities, and some of the most fantastic routes in Britain. Somerset is home to some of the most fascinating myths and legends in the country - think Celtic legends, King Arthur, the Holy Grail and some of the best New Age sites set in stunning countryside. The Somerset Levels are among some of the most fantastic natural landscapes, and you will certainly be taken in by the fantasy-like allure of the place. Whether you’re after a dog-friendly holiday cottage deep in the gorge, or perhaps a holiday apartment in one of the bigger cities or towns, there is something for everyone.
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Places to stay in Somerset
- Bath: This historic city is famous for its hot springs, and beautiful Georgian and Roman architecture such as the Royal Crescent, Circus and Pump Room. It became a spa town when the Romans built baths. It lies along the River Avon. We suggest looking for apartments in Bath for your trip.
- Wells: This cathedral city is the perfect place for a Somerset holiday letting if you’re looking to explore the village of Cheddar Gorge, or the limestone caves of Wookey Hole. It is a very picturesque spot. Find holiday rentals in Wells here.
- Glastonbury: Known firstly for the Glastonbury Festival, which is in fact held in nearby Pilton and graces its land every year or every two years depending on the quality of the ancient fields. The festival is named after this town. This town has a predominant New Age community, and is particularly famous for its myths and legends relating to the Holy Grail, King Arthur, Joseph of Arimathea and so on. You can find some delightful country cottages in this part of Somerset.
- Weston-super-Mare: One of Somerset’s most iconic seaside town. Located on the Bristol Channel, it is a sandy beach destination with mud flats. There are a whole wealth of cultural venues.
When to visit Somerset
The best time to visit Somerset and book a holiday apartment or cottage is certainly during the colder months, such as November and December. That said, accommodation is at its most expensive during December as many travel to Somerset for the festive period. The best time to find cheap accommodation in Somerset is during January, after the festive period has died down. While many enjoy visiting in spring and summer to see the orchards in full bloom, you can in theory visit Somerset at any time of year.
Cheddar Gorge and other points of interest
- Glastonbury Tor: An Old English word referring to a high rock or hill, this is a large hill which sat atop is the roofless St Michael’s Tower. They are mentioned in records of Celtic mythology in particular in relation to King Arthur.
- Glastonbury Abbey: This was a former abbey in Glastonbury, founded in the 7th century. By the 14th century it was one of the most important and richest in England. It was suppressed during the era of the Dissolution of the Monasteries, as orchestrated by Henry VIII. It has once again been largely associated with the legend of King Arthur.
- Wells Cathedral: Best known as the “most poetic” of English cathedrals, it is located in the medieval centre of this cathedral city.
- Cheddar Gorge: The Cheddar Gorge and caves are among some of Britain’s most breathtaking natural landmarks. The caves are adorned with stalactites, and it is a great hub for rock climbing.
- Wookey Hole Caves: These limestone caves are located on the edge of the Mendip Hills in Somerset. It is an interesting natural landmark, with the River Axe flowing straight through. There are a series of fascinating myths surrounding the cave due to its extensive history.