Find My Favourite Holiday Cottages in Taunton

A true Somerset experience, genteel Taunton is not only for lovers of apples and cider. Taunton has a highly 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 has a good reputation as a bustling shopping centre mixing High Street chains with many independent shops, cafes and restaurants. Relax in Vivary Park, its picturesque and perfectly restored Victorian Park, or enjoy a leisurely riverside stroll along the River Tone and feed the ducks. Each one of the holiday cottages in Taunton is 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.

2-storey country cottage with large conservatory overlooking a large lawn.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

Bridlecott is a delightful rural cottage in Monksilver, offering the best of both worlds: the picturesque Somerset countryside and the stunning coastline. The property, situated on the edge of Exmoor National Park, is a paradise for walkers. It boasts ample grounds, spacious rooms, an open-plan layout, and access to a charming English country village.

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A barn conversion in Bicknoller overlooks a tree-fringed courtyard
Sleeps
9
Bedrooms
4

Experience idyllic cottage holidays in the Quantock Hills at The Barn in Bicknoller. This charming retreat, nestling near a 15th-century farmhouse, offers rustic elegance with exposed beams and stone walls. Enjoy the tranquillity of 30 acres of farmland, complete with meadows, woodlands, and friendly farm animals. The Barn is Dog-friendly and, just 5 miles from the Somerset coast, it provides a cosy escape with a genuine rural atmosphere. Explore our fuller description for an in-depth look at this perfect Quantock holiday let.

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A steam engine glides by a Somerset holiday cottage on a summer's day.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

Located near Woolston in Somerset, Railway Cottage is a picturesque destination for steam railway enthusiasts. This pet-friendly cottage on the West Somerset Railway boasts stunning countryside views, charming interiors, a cosy log burner, bright and airy rooms, oak flooring, and modern amenities. It has also earned a 4-star gold rating.

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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 cottage located near Halse in Somerset. It offers modern sophistication and has been rated 5 stars. This property comes equipped with a hot tub, wood-burning stove, games room, swimming pool and is wheelchair accessible. Guests and their pets are gifted with beautiful countryside views and have easy access to nearby beaches.

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Exterior of Taunton Castle with a large arch converted to luxury holiday apartments
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
4

Castle House sits on the grounds of the Museum of Somerset in the county town of Taunton, Somerset, part of a 12th-century castle and offers a distinctive holiday experience, a large child-friendly cottage with four bedrooms over two stories, a modern kitchen, & signature Tudor Room sitting area.

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A wooden holiday cottage overlooks a large lawn with outdoor dining furniture.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
  • Nestled in the picturesque Quantock Hills, you'll find the fantastic Flora's Barn, your perfect getaway for all-season family adventures in the West Somerset countryside. This family-friendly two-bedroom / two-bathroom holiday cottage in Crowcombe sits on a small farm and welcomes pets.
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Stylish, sunlit lounge interior with sofa, armchairs and wide-screen TV
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

Chic on Fleek is a modern holiday apartment in the heart of the county town of Taunton, Somerset, a welcoming romantic cottage featuring a contemporary colour scheme, modern appliances, and a master king with an en-suite walk-in shower, just a short walk from local pubs and historic castle.

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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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A stone cottage surrounded by fields overlooks a large garden with apple trees.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

Hearn Lodge sits on 12 acres of wildlife meadows and boasts beautiful views of the Somerset countryside. The detached rural cottage in Bishops Lydeard offers seclusion and beauty and rewards guests with a conservatory, a private garden, a log fire, a farmhouse kitchen and a blend of old and new.

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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 designed to provide you with a once-in-a-lifetime 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 and culture: take a tea in the Taunton Castle Hotel and visit the Somerset County Museum.

After a busy day getting involved in all that Taunton offers, there’s a healthy choice of restaurants and bistros for you to indulge in, which are relaxed yet refined. You can be sure that holidays in Taunton holiday cottages will be nothing short of wonderfully peaceful and welcoming.