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 Barn is a sophisticated rural cottage boasting exposed beams and vaulted ceilings as well as 100 acres of grounds. The rural cottage in Wrantage, Somerset forms part of the Somerset Country Escape complex and offers guests an enormous number of on-site activities, plus access to a working farm.
The Old Mill at Somerset Country Escape sits on the 100-acre grounds of a working farm near Wrantage in Somerset. The Visit England 4 Star cottage offers a vast array of activities and on-site attractions including a hot tub and sauna and boasts exposed beams and walls plus contemporary style.
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.
Old Malthouse is a sophisticated rural cottage in Monksilver, Somerset, which blends tradition and modernity. Replete with exposed beams and wood burner, the pet-friendly cottage once supplied malt to the region and is an ideal place to enjoy a local cider or an ale after a day exploring Exmoor.
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.
- Blue Anchor
- Brompton Regis
- Compton Bishop
- Huish Champflower
- Nether Stowey
- Old Cleeve
- Porlock Weir
- Shepton Mallet
- South Petherton
- West Bagborough
- Wheddon Cross
- Wootton Courtenay
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.