In the heart of Somerset
Escape to Somerset’s untouched countryside and enjoy a side to England that is often forgotten. Relax with all your home comforts but enjoy the peacefulness that the surrounding scenery has to offer. If an escape from the hustle and bustle of your everyday lives is what you need, look no further than Somerset.Book
Cycling, walks & pubs
Lakeview cottage holidays are situated right in the heart of Somerset. During your stay you’ll be spoilt with choice for things to do, with beautiful walks and cycling routes on your doorstep. And once you're done, you can enjoy a refreshing drink at one of many quaint pubs. What better way to finish a lovely stroll in the countryside?
Somerset’s blanket of rolling hills, orchards cliff tops make it one of the best locations in the UK to take a stroll, hike or cycle, regardless of your experience. And, with Exmoor National Park right next door, you will have 1,100 kilometres of winding paths and bridleways at your fingertips. There’s even safari trips available, where you can spot Exmoor ponies and wild red deer.
Places to visit
Regardless of the time of year, there’s plenty of activities to keep you packed with things to do during your stay. Whether it’s farmer’s markets in Autumn, Spring hikes in the Exmoor National Park or exploring the historic architecture Somerset has to offer, you can pack your itinerary full of an array of indoor and outdoor activities and places to visit.
As a lively town with rich culture, you can easily take a day of shopping to get some well-needed retail therapy in Bristol.
Historic buildings are dotted along Taunton’s high streets and town centre, giving you so much to see during your stay. With a great variety of specialist shops at hand, don’t forget to replenish your energy by popping into one of Taunton's many coffee shops or restaurants.
You cannot come to Somerset without tucking into the fine local cuisine it has to offer. If you’re looking for perfectly cooked dishes using local produce, The Babbling Brook and Clavelshay Barn offer a distinct charm. Or if you fancy something more exotic, get the flavours of the Mediterranean at Green Olive Meze restaurant and bar.
When those sunny days arrive, Somerset will spoil you with many incredible beaches. If you’re looking to be wowed, St. Audries Bay is nestled at the foot of the Quantock Hills and boasts waterfall drenched cliffs and jaw-dropping views. Or, if you just want to unwind on the sand, Weston-Super-Mare beach is unrivalled. Lyme Regis, Sidmouth and Beer are lovely seaside villages, only a 40 minute drive away.