Welcome to our directory of family friendly half term break cottages in Somerset. We only list holiday properties that are genuinely family friendly. Search for self catering cottages ideal for a half term break.

Somerset is a rural county in the west of England. Famous for its rolling hills such as the Mendip Hills, Quantock Hills and Exmoor National Park, and large flat expanses of land including the Somerset Levels.

Each property comes with a full description of the facilities provided. Holiday enquiries and bookings can be made direct with the holiday property owner or agency. Each property will have a booking link.

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Family Friendly Cottages - Somerset Half Term Breaks

Malthouse Court

Malthouse Court is located in the heart of Watchet’s old townMalthouse Court | Sleeps 4 | Watchet, Somerset

Tel: +44 (0)1823 324885 or +44 (0)7967 157735 Book Direct

Malthouse Court is located in the heart of Watchet’s old town and no more than a minute’s gentle stroll from most of Watchet’s amenities.

Watchet boasts vibrant shops, pubs, restaurants and is a great seaside location from which to explore Exmoor and the Quantock Hills. A half term break on the South West Coast of England.

Reputed to be the inspiration for Coleridge’s famous ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ poem, Watchet is a great seaside location from which to explore Exmoor and the Quantock Hills.

Tallet Cottage

Tallet Cottage was converted from a bakehouse and hayloft in 1995 and provides self catering accommodationTallet Cottage | Sleeps 6 | Castle Cary, Somerset

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Tallet Cottage was converted from a bakehouse and hayloft in 1995 and provides self catering accommodation. Many original features have been preserved, including the stone staircase, flagstone flooring and an inglenook fireplace. During June, July and August a private outdoor heated swimming pool is available for guests staying at the cottage.

The large play area is also available for guests in both cottages all year and, except for very cold or wet weather, there are chickens to feed.

Adjacent to Clanville Manor farmhouse and situated on a working farm. Secluded, peaceful, with the busy town of Castle Cary just 2 miles away.

Lone Oak Cottage

Lone Oak Cottage is only 2 miles from the busy town of Castle CaryLoan Oak Holiday Cottage | Sleeps 6, Somerset

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This bungalow holiday rental property is within easy reach of Bath, Bristol, Glastonbury, Wells, Salisbury and all of the main Somerset attractions.

Lone Oak Cottage is only 2 miles from the busy town of Castle Cary, although the nearest neighbours are about half a mile away. Lone Oak is suitable for guests with slight disabilities – graded Level M1 in 2008.

During June, July and August a private outdoor heated swimming pool is available for guests staying at the cottage. The large play area is also available for guests in both cottages all year and, except for very cold or wet weather, there are chickens to feed.


All properties listed are suitable for family half term breaks, but you should always book well in advance to reserve your chosen week. Remember that half term dates vary throughout the UK and Europe.

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