A true Somerset experience, genteel Taunton is not only for lovers of apples and cider. Taunton has an extremely respectable reputation in both sports and leisure, having an attractive Victorian County Cricket Ground (first class cricket) and scenic riverside walks with access and mooring for boats. The town also an equally good reputation as a bustling shopping centre mixing High Street chains with many independent shops, cafes and bistros. Relax in Vivary Park, its picturesque and perfectly restored Victorian Park or take a riverside stroll along the River Tone and feed the ducks. Each one of the holiday cottages in Taunton are sure to provide you with all the comfort and necessities that a family or groups of friends will require for a memorable holiday in the heart of Somerset.
The Quantock Estate is a set of four countryside sandstone and timber barns and cottages with hot tubs for larger groups holidays in the Quantock Hills near Taunton. The barn sleeps 14 rising to 22 for all four barns.
View Meadow View Stables, a charming West Somerset holiday cottage in the picturesque Quantock Hills. This beautifully renovated farm cottage near Triscombe is pretty as a picture, with lovely rural views and comfortable furnishings. Pets welcome.
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.
Sitting next to the railway tracks near Woolston in Somerset, Railway Cottage is a dream cottage for railway lovers. The pet-friendly cottage promises to charm and views of the countryside, as well as a log burner, light-filled rooms, oak flooring, modern comforts and a 4-star gold rating.
Cherry Tree Farmhouse is a Grade II listed rural cottage dating back to the 1600s. The 5-star gold-rated 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.
Sleep among the canopy is The Treehouse, a luxurious rural cottage in Halse, Somerset, which boasts beautiful views, a swimming pool and hot tub. The wooden clad-cottage includes a fire-place and promises 5-star eco-friendly comfort as well as access to the countryside and miles of sandy beaches.
- Brompton Regis
- Compton Bishop
- Nether Stowey
- North Cadbury
- Shepton Mallet
- South Petherton
- West Bagborough
Enjoy a perfect sunny day at the County Ground, home of Somerset County Cricket Club, marvelling at some of the country’s finest cricketers. Immerse yourself in well-known shops juxtaposed with quirky, fresh boutiques that are designed to provide you with a once in a life time experience. Enjoy nights out with a meal and a show at The Brewhouse Theatre or catch the late summer Taunton flower show in the Park. You can also dip into history as well as culture: take a tea in the Taunton Castle Hotel and a visit to the Somerset County Museum.
After a busy day getting involved in all that Taunton has to offer there’s a healthy choice of restaurants and bistros for you to indulge yourself in, which are relaxed yet refined. You can be sure that a breakaway in Taunton will be nothing short of being wonderfully peaceful and welcoming.