Ilminster in West Somerset is a small town that is ideal as a base for a family holiday for those looking to explore Somerset, West Dorset as well as East Devon. If you are looking for a self catering holiday home in West Somerset, we have cottages in Ilminster here, ideal as the town has fantastic transport routes. The main A303 trunk road that links Exeter to the M3 and London bypasses the town and there is also a main a road to the county town of Taunton where you can link up with the M5 motorway that allows you to explore further up going towards North Somerset, or south down to East Devon and then on to Cornwall. There are a great number of places to visit nearby including Taunton where you can find a number of quality restaurants, good nightlife and independent shops. The town itself has a good local atmosphere with a number of pubs and is also well known for its numerous local shops and quaint old buildings.