Ilminster town church in West Somerset
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Countryside Cottage Holidays in Ilminster, West Somerset

Stay in a traditional holiday cottage in Ilminster, which lies in the heart of the Somerset countryside. Self-catering properties in Ilminster are ideal for those visitors wishing to explore not only Somerset but also North and South Devon, which are easily accessible thanks to the small town’s excellent transportation links with the A303 and South West trainline only a short drive away from many of Ilminster’s holiday homes. The family friendly holiday cottages in Ilminster tend to be popular with those wishing to enjoy a more central location but remain within easy reach of the national parks and coastlines. Holiday rentals in and around Ilminster include everything from stately homes to chocolate box thatched cottages, many of which welcome dogs and are the ideal base for a family or couple friendly holiday.

There are a great number of places to visit near Ilminster including Taunton where you can find a number of quality restaurants, good nightlife and independent shops. Taunton also has its own horse racing course and is home to the Somerset country cricket club. Ilminster itself has a good local atmosphere with a number of pubs, it is also well known for its numerous local shops and quaint old buildings. For dog owners, there are several walks accessible from many holiday lets, or a little further afield is the Mendip Hills and the Quantocks.

Staying over the festive season? Don’t forget to checkout the Christmas markets at Exeter or Bath. Find your perfect holiday cottage in or near Ilminster with My Favourite Cottages.