The Cottage

“Explore the delights of Somerset from the comfort of this small but spacious cottage” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

HIGHBRIDGE, SOMERSET

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Our Inspector's View

A spacious 2-bedroom cottage offering superb accommodation for up to 5 people, including children. Fully equipped kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with Freeview TV, DVD player and Wi-Fi. There are two bedrooms, a private patio and BBQ. Off street parking is provided. Pets by prior arrangement.

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4 Star Self Catering
The Cottage
Greenacre Place, Bristol Road, Edithmead, HIGHBRIDGE, Somerset, TA9 4HA
Phone : 01278 785227

Features

Rooms
  • Maximum occupancy: 5
  • Total units: 1
Children
  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Child gates
Leisure
  • Offsite pool
  • Offsite jacuzzi
  • Offsite tennis
  • Offsite riding
  • Offsite fishing
  • Offsite gym
Facilities
  • Private garden
  • Garden furniture
  • BBQ on site
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • Sky or freeview
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Internet
Opening Times
  • Open all year
  • Changeover day: Saturday

About The area

Discover Somerset

Somerset means ‘summer pastures’ – appropriate given that so much of this county remains rural and unspoiled. Ever popular areas to visit are the limestone and red sandstone Mendip Hills rising to over 1,000 feet, and by complete contrast, to the south and southwest, the flat landscape of the Somerset Levels. Descend to the Somerset Levels, an evocative lowland landscape that was the setting for the Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685. In the depths of winter this is a desolate place and famously prone to extensive flooding. There is also a palpable sense of the distant past among these fields and scattered communities. It is claimed that Alfred the Great retreated here after his defeat by the Danes.

Away from the flat country are the Quantocks, once the haunt of poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth. The Quantocks are noted for their gentle slopes, heather-covered moorland expanses and red deer. From the summit, the Bristol Channel is visible where it meets the Severn Estuary. So much of this hilly landscape has a timeless quality about it and large areas have hardly changed since Coleridge and Wordsworth’s day.

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