Somerset Holiday Cottages in the Quantock Hills
Oak woods, parkland, heath and fields are all on the doorstep of holiday cottages in the Quantocks. This glorious range of hills lies west of Bridgewater, in the county of Somerset. The Quantocks run for roughly 15 miles, from the Vale of Taunton Deane in the south to Kilve and West Quantoxhead on the Bristol Channel coast. The hills are England's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, designated in 1956, and are a paradise for walking, wildlife-watching or enjoying peace and solitude in an unspoiled corner of the Southwest. Dramatic rocky bays and towering clifftops dominate the coast, which is popular among fossil-hunters, while inland, the hills are blanketed in heather, gorse and bracken. Hike to the hilltops on a clear day and you will be able to see all the way to Exmoor to the west, Wales to the north and Glastonbury Tor and the Mendips to the east.
Enjoy all that Exmoor has to offer with your stay at The Bramleys, a comfortable coastal cottage in the village of Old Cleeve, Somerset, featuring two bedrooms that convert from super-king size to twin, fully fitted kitchen, and pretty views of the surrounding countryside from the patio.
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.
The Pippins is a detached romantic cottage in Old Cleeve, West Somerset, which offers couples the chance of peace & quiet and a holiday in one of the most beautiful regions of England. The award-winning cottage places guests between the hills and the ocean and features a sunroom and lovely grounds.
Walnut Cottage is a lovely converted barn near the village of Washford, Somerset. The pet-friendly cottage is one of the Shells Cottages & boasts serenity as well as a private outdoor hot tub, light-filled spaces, a wood-burning stove, vaulted beamed ceiling and access to the coast and countrysi...
This listed 18th-century former toll house makes for a memorable romantic retreat in Somerset. This small yet enchanting Quantock Hills cottage lies on the quiet high street in Nether Stowey, a pretty Somerset coastal village, perfect for walking, riding and exploring unspoilt countryside.
Stay in your very own railway carriage beside the vintage railway tracks near Williton, Somerset. The Railway Carriage is an authentic replica and is fitted out with style and luxury. The pet-friendly cottage promises a unique holiday plus a log burner, eco-friendly design and a 4-star rating.
This lovely barn conversion is in the village of Washford near to Minehead and can sleep sixteen people in eight bedrooms.
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.
Feel the sea breeze and admire the views of Blue Anchor Bay at Beech, a coastal cottage in Primrose Hill, Somerset. Play in the sun or explore Exmoor National Park, before retiring to a cottage with wheelchair access, a games room and a furnished garden with beautiful views of the countryside.
With panoramic views of Blue Anchor Bay, Ash is a modern coastal cottage which is ideal for a seaside holiday. Situated in Primrose Hill, Somerset, the cottage offers disabled access as well as gorgeous gardens, a games room, contemporary comforts, plus access to beaches and the delights of Exmoor.
Situated just 100 yards from Watchet marina is Cuain Cottage, a new holiday cottage in this lovely seaside town of Somerset. The coastal cottage features exposed beams and original features as well as contemporary comforts, and is just a hop and step away from the beaches and attractions of Watchet.
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.
Thornesmill Barn, situated on the outskirts of the picturesque harbour town of Watchet, Somerset, is the perfect holiday base from which to explore the many attractions of this region, a child-friendly coastal cottage with range-style cooker, gas fire, lofted ceiling and enclosed garden.
Middle Stolford Cottage is a charming farmhouse in the Brendon Hills in Somerset. The characterful pet-friendly cottage offers serenity and fresh air as well as calming views over the countryside. The cottage boasts a tennis court, wood burner and many original features, & is moments from the coast.
Orchard Cottage is a gorgeous barn conversion betwixt coast and country near Washford, in Somerset. The pet-friendly cottage promises seclusion and lovely grounds as well as a hot tub, an open fire and an interior replete with exposed beams, open-plan spaces, contemporary comforts and style.
The Barn is a charming stone and cob conversion on a working farm in Bicknoller, Somerset, which promises families fresh country air, beautiful views and loads of character. The pet-friendly cottage retains its stone and wooden floors, exposed beams and open fire, and offers spacious grounds.
Bridlecott is a charming rural cottage nestled in Monksilver, Somerset, and it offers the best of the country and the coast. Situated on the edge of Exmoor National Park, the walker’s paradise promises ample grounds, spacious rooms, an open-plan layout and access to a lovely English country village.
The Cottage, Catford House is a delightful romantic cottage on the edge of Exmoor National Park. Situated in Brendon Hill, Somerset, the rural cottage is surrounded by beautiful countryside and offers couples a recently refurbished pet-friendly retreat with a private courtyard and modern comforts.
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 am
Cornflower Cottage is a beautifully-converted bolthole near Halse in Somerset, which provides the ideal location for a family holiday. Sitting between the country and the coast, the pet-friendly cottage features a hot tub, swimming pool, log burner, delightful views and a gorgeous stone exterior.
Shells Cottage is a gorgeous thatched roof rural cottage set on beautiful grounds near Washford in Somerset. The detached, pet-friendly cottage promises seclusion and sophistication as well as a hot tub, an open fire, exposed beams and stone walls, wooden floors, a large garden and beautiful views.
The ideal home base for exploring Exmoor National Park’s natural beauty, The Coach House, Old Cleeve is a modern, two-storey coastal cottage offering stunning views of the Somerset countryside, spacious kitchen, two sitting rooms, and large walk-in wardrobe between two double bedrooms.
Elm is an ideal seaside escape. The coastal cottage lies in Primrose Hill, Somerset, and boasts wonderful ocean and countryside views from its delightful gardens which catch the sea breeze. The cottage also offers a games room, wheelchair access and contemporary comforts, plus proximity to Exmoor.
Explore the countryside from your Quantocks holiday cottage and you will discover Iron Age hill forts and Bronze Age round barrows. Countless footpaths meander through the hills, including the renowned Coleridge Way, named after local poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, passing through the villages of Monksilver, Roadwater and Luxborough on its way to Exmoor. Look out for red deer as you explore the ancient oak pollards at Willoughby Cleeve or visit the Highland Cattle near Fyne Court, at the southern end of the Quantocks.
In the sleepy villages which dot the hills, you will find outstanding restaurants, where you can enjoy delicious food, prepared with fresh ingredients from the area's farms. Clavelshay Barn in North Petherton and Combe House in Holford are both excellent options for an evening meal, while the Blue Ball Inn in Triscombe and the Hood Arms are both lovely pubs, serving good food and Somerset ciders.