Now that lockdown restrictions are gradually being relaxed, more and more people are seeking staycations, weekend getaways and countryside escapes. Whether you want to spend the week making your way through a list of rambling, countryside walks or you want to make the most of the English summer at the seaside, this charming county has something to entice everyone across its border.
Accommodation in Somerset is no exception either, from heart-warming cottages that instantly make you feel at home, cosy pubs with a mouth-watering dinner menu to classic camping locations. So, if you can’t wait to pack up the car and explore Somerset as soon as restrictions are lifted, now is your time to discover the array of accommodation on offer!
Camping & Glamping
There’s nothing quite like the excitement of putting up a tent, battling with a blow-up mattress and sitting down together as a family to roast marshmallows over the fire. Somerset is renowned for its huge selection of camping and glamping accommodation areas and you’re guaranteed to find a location that fits in with your requirements.
For those who fancy the thought of glamping near the sea, The Cider Orchard at Weston-Super-Mare, offers a rustic retreat with its 5 Bell Tents and a Vintage Caravan.
If you want to experience a "live-and-let-live" atmosphere, then check out Petruth Paddocks; a place where anyone can rock up and feel immediately at home.
Cottages & Barns
If the charm and cosiness of a cottage or barn sounds alluring, you’ll love our selection of accommodation in Somerset.
A luxury dog and family-friendly holiday cottage in Wells, Church Cottage is surrounded by rolling hills and picturesque scenery – it’s made for a relaxing getaway with your loved ones.
For a stylish city escape, Fernhill Farm in Bristol is a 17th Century Grade II cow shed that has been lovingly refurbished and can now sleep over 20 guests. There’s room to wine, dine and celebrate in the Hive Hall or you can enjoy a cocktail night under the stars on the courtyard.
Nothing quite beats the luxury and comfort of a hotel, whether that’s in the city centre or tucked away in the patchwork fields of Somerset.
Relax, unwind and enjoy a pampering session at The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa in Taunton, a regency country house nestled with four acres of spectacular grounds. Guests here will also be able to enjoy unrivalled views of both the Quantock and Blackdown Hills.
If you want to soak up the history of Somerset, make your way to Minehead and discover the medieval village of Dunster. Just a five-minute drive from the town centre, Alcombe House is not only ideally located, it has a large private car park for guests and brilliant customer service.
If you’re seeking self-catering accommodation in Somerset, we have plenty of private rentals that will catch your eye.
Lower Coxbridge House is a unique property nestled in an area of outstanding natural beauty: peaceful & private, a perfect location for walkers, cyclists & nature lovers. Featuring a five bedroom house for family gatherings, two yurts & a little barn for this summer. Covid distancing is no problem here, it's the perfect staycation property.
Or, if you’re planning a family get-together after lockdown, Cannington Grange in Bridgwater ensures a homely and spacious stay in its collection of self-catering properties. It maintains its original Gothic features, tower and courtyard, and is ideally located for you to enjoy the delights of West Somerset and the Levels.
Pubs & Inns
If you’re looking forward to residing to the cosiness of a country pub after a long day of exploring, walking and shopping, we can assure you that you’re not alone!
The Hatch Inn offers a warm and friendly welcome, whether you're looking to dine in their restaurant, relax with a coffee and a delicious cake, or stay overnight and spend some time discovering what the surrounding countryside has to offer. Overlooking the Blackdown Hills it is surrounded by rolling fields and beautiful panoramic views.
For holiday makers who are after great food and even better beer, look no further than The Red Lion in Babcary. A traditional thatched inn set in the heart of an unspoilt Somerset village, with a reputation for great local ales, à la carte, Sunday roasts, burgers and wood-fired pizzas. Six beautifully designed, boutique bedrooms offer luxurious accommodation in twin, double or family rooms.
It doesn’t end there! Find out more about our accommodation in Somerset