Find My Favourite Holiday Cottages in Halse

Halse is a small village in the Quantock Hills ANOB, a few miles outside The village is situated in a beautiful rural area, surrounded by farmland and countryside.

Halse has a long history, dating back to the medieval period. The village church, St James's Church, is a Grade II* listed building and dates back to the 15th century. The village also has a pub called the Red Lion, which serves food and drinks.

There are several footpaths and bridleways in the village which makes Halse popular choice for walkers and cyclists. The nearby Quantock Hills and Exmoor National Park offer further opportunities for outdoor activities, such as hiking, horse riding, and wildlife watching.

House lights in this wooden Somerset holiday cottage glow brightly in the dusk.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

Nestling below two mature lime trees is The Apple Tree House, a 5-star gold-rated rural cottage near Halse in Somerset. The pet-friendly cottage resembles a mystical tree house and combines country charm with a swimming pool, log burner and the promise of seclusion and a holiday amidst idyllic Somerset countryside

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A wood-clad, single-storey Quantock Hills holiday home overlooks a courtyard with a hot tub at dusk.
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
6

Lavender Barn is a 200-year-old rural cottage near Halse in Somerset which boasts modern sophistication and a 5-star rating, as well as a hot tub, a wood-burning stove, a games room, a swimming pool and wheelchair access. Guests and pets are gifted beautiful countryside and nearby beaches.

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Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5

Cherry Tree Farmhouse is a Grade II listed rural cottage dating back to the 1600s. The large 5-star gold-rated holiday cottage near Halse in Somerset spoils guests with a log burner, hot tub, swimming pool, games room, vast outdoor play and entertaining areas, and lovely views, plus access to sandy beaches.

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Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2

Sleep among the canopy is The Treehouse, a luxurious rural cottage in Halse, Somerset, which boasts beautiful views, a swimming pool and a hot tub. The wooden-clad cottage includes a fireplace and promises 5-star eco-friendly comfort, access to the countryside, and miles of sandy beaches.

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Here are some things to see and do on self-catering holidays in Halse:

1. Halse Farm

This working farm offers visitors the chance to see farm animals and learn about traditional farming methods.

2. Quantock Hills

The Quantock Hills are an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty located just a short drive from Halse. Visitors can go hiking, cycling or horse riding in the hills or simply enjoy the stunning scenery.

3. Hestercombe Gardens

These gardens are located just outside Taunton, a short drive from Halse. The beautifully restored gardens, laid out by Gertrude Jekyll, feature a range of plants, a walled garden, an orangery, and a mill.

4. Cothay Manor

This 14th-century manor house is located near Halse and features beautiful gardens and a range of events and activities throughout the year.

5. West Somerset Railway

This heritage railway runs between Minehead and Bishops Lydeard, with a stop in the town of Taunton. Visitors can ride on vintage steam trains and enjoy views of the Somerset countryside.

6. Somerset Rural Life Museum

This museum is located in the town of Glastonbury, which is an easy drive from Halse. The museum tells the story of rural life in Somerset, with exhibits ranging from agriculture to local crafts. Combine this with a walk up Glastonbury Tour.

7. Taunton Castle

This castle dates back to the 12th century and is now a museum. Visitors can learn about the history of Taunton and see exhibits related to local history and culture.

8. Dunster Castle

This National Trust property is near Minehead, a short drive from holiday cottages in Halse. The National Trust-managed castle dates back to the 17th century and features beautiful gardens and grounds and exhibits on local history and culture.

 

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