Somerset News & Blog

Why is Somerset such a Popular Tourist Town?

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Somerset is a popular town in the UK with a booming tourism industry and successful economic wellbeing. As successful holiday providers of self catering holiday cottages in Somerset, it’s important to us that it remains a popular town.  We analyse what Somerset’s economy looks like and how much could be attributed to tourism and why: … Read More

7 Famous People from Somerset

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When thinking of Somerset, one pictures scrumptious strawberries at picnics, open-sandy beaches and natural beauty in abundance. Sprinkle in its deep history, winding cobbled streets and beautiful accommodation such as our self catering holiday cottages, it becomes clear as to why people want to live and raise families here. So, what famous people were lucky … Read More

What are Self Catering Holiday Cottages?

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We discovered the most asked questions on Google relating to our self-catering industry. As award winning self-catering holiday cottages in Somerset, we have over 9 years’ experience in the business and can give our expert opinions on your top queries. What Is Self-Catering Accommodation? Self-catering accommodation refers to any type of room, group of rooms … Read More

Christmas Events in Somerset 2017

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There’s no better place to enjoy this season’s festive celebrations than in the beautiful surroundings of Somerset and the South West. There are so many things to do for Christmas in Somerset that inspire festive feelings and get you in the mood for a magical time of year. View our favourite Christmas events in Somerset … Read More

The Best Places to Eat in Taunton, Somerset 2017

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With so many places to eat in Taunton, it can be tough deciding where to go! Our team have created a guide on our favourite restaurants near us that guests of our self-catering cottages in Somerset, or visitors in Taunton and Bridgwater can enjoy. Each restaurant we recommend is also a trusted food award finalist, … Read More

Quiz: What Should You Do on Your Somerset Holiday?

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Somerset is a beautiful county in South West England covering over 4,000 square kilometres. There’s hundreds of interesting things to do in Somerset, from historic wonders and endless rolling countryside to amusement parks and stunning architecture, Somerset offers activities to suit all! If you’re planning a holiday in Somerset, take our quiz to discover which … Read More

4 of the Most Stunning Sights Somerset has to Offer

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  One of the best things about of being on holiday is enjoying the sights, landscapes, and places of interest that you don’t get to appreciate while at home. Here at Lakeview Holiday Cottages in Somerset, we put together a guide of our favourite places to visit if you’re in search of a breath-taking view … Read More

The Art Galleries and Exhibitions of Somerset

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Somerset is a county of many things; we’ve written before of it’s stunning walks and fun activities, but not much of its appeal to those with a passion for art. Here at Lakeview Holiday Cottages in Somerset, we’ve become aware of the number of impressive galleries and exhibitions in Somerset that offer unique sights and … Read More

Benefits of Self-Catering Accommodation when Working Away at Hinkley Point

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When working away from home, your accommodation needs to allow for concentration and organisation, while also being affordable. There are times when staying in a hotel and paying premium amounts for food and other services every night is not a viable option. Here at Lakeview Holiday Cottages in Somerset, we are strong advocates of self-catering … Read More

4 Great Summer Walks in Somerset

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  At Lakeview Holiday Cottages in Somerset, we know that many of our customers visit Somerset for its picturesque sightseeing opportunities and areas of natural beauty. We strongly encourage this view of our wonderful county as it offers a great number of memorable experiences. For those interested in getting outdoors during their countryside holiday or … Read More