Dunster holiday beach hut rental with beach/lake nearby, internet access, golf and walking

33 reviews

From the owner

  • Beach hut
  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies

Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking.  See Policies & House Rules
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

From the owner

Salad Days offers luxurious accommodation at Dunster Beach with the charm of old England where the pace of Somerset allows you to escape everyday life and relax. Designed for couples only, this Visit England 5 star self-catering, boutique beach hut is one of England’s best kept secrets, bordering Exmoor National Park and the Somerset coast it offers a unique luxury in a beach hut environment. Relax and unwind while overlooking the tranquil nature reserve just metres from the beach or soak up the atmosphere of medieval Dunster with its charming Yarn Market and stunning Castle. The accommodation offers; underfloor heating, en-suite with shower, king size bed, fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, cooker, fridge etc. lounge with dining area, front and back fenced gardens with seating, sun loungers & bike racks. All electric, towels, linen and a welcome pack supplied within the price. If more than one week is booked fresh towels and linen will be provided each week. Salad Days is the ideal base to explore Somerset, Devon, Exmoor National Park, Quantock Hills and the surrounding areas of South West England. 1 week bookings only are available on TripAdvisor, we also do 3 & 4 night breaks if booked direct.

We are dog friendly and do not charge for your dog staying with us, but please let us know if you want to bring more than 1 to ensure we can accommodate them.


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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
  • 1 Shower room


  • Not suitable for children
  • Pets welcome


  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • Patio
  • Internet access
  • Safe
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Interaction with guest

We are contactable by phone, text, email or messenger during your stay. We don't want to interrupt you during your holiday, but we will always be there should you need us. Details available upon booking.



Cancellation policy

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

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Things to know

Check in: 14:00 Check out: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.


This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Damage deposit: £100.00

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No smoking at this property

House rules

Salad Days accommodates up to 2 people.
No charge for dogs but if more than 1 please contact us before booking to ensure we can accommodate.
Do not allow your dog to toilet inside the hut, owners allowing this will lose their deposit as it is not fair on other guests
Do not allow your dog to toilet on the artificial grass
We request that your dog is not left unattended
We operate a no smoking policy within the boundary, naked flames are also not permitted

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About the owner

Brett B.
Calendar updated:
17 Jun 2021

Years listed:

Languages spoken: English
This Beach hut has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 2. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 25 Feb 2016. Located in Exmoor National Park, it has 33 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £516 to £687.
The property’s calendar was last updated on 17 Jun 2021.


33 reviews
Very Good

Awesome Beach Hut
Aug 2020

This is our 4th stay at Dunster Beach, staying in Brett and Susan’s amazing Beach Huts. Which speaks for itself. The cleanliness is second to none, with absolutely everything thought of in the m… More 

Reviewed 22 Aug 2020

Tamworth, United Kingdom

Beautiful Beach hut
Aug 2019

Just had our second holiday in Salad days. The beach hut is just magical, nothing is forgotten. Everything you could need is supplied, and the standard of cleanliness second to none. Totally dog frien… More 

Reviewed 30 Aug 2019

Owner's reply:
Rose, Dave and Toby of course, we are pleased that you had another enjoyable stay with us and we agree Dunster Beach is magical, we never tire of walking our dog Maverick along it's shores. We hope to see you again very soon, the beach awaits, Brett and Susan
Chipping Norton, United Kingdom

A truly great place to stay
Jun 2019

Both my partner and I were a little apprehensive when booking a chalet for us and our dogs and that it might be a bit cramped, but we we’re definitely wrong. Salad days is an amazing fresh and … More 

Reviewed 22 Jun 2019

Owner's reply:
Thank you Arron and Sandra for your kind words and it was great to meet you and your gorgeous dogs. Dunster and the surrounding area are, we think a little bit of unspoilt heaven and we love to see our guests discover and enjoy it. We look forward to seeing you again Brett and Susan

May 2019

Amazing little place . I could live there permanently as the hut had absolutely everything you needed. Great place to relax and unwind . Only sound we heard was birdsong and the occasional hoot from … More 

Reviewed 22 May 2019

Owner's reply:
Thank you for your review, what can we say apart from we are so pleased you liked our little beach hut and its location. Especially happy you were pleased with the cleanliness, although we are dog friendly we don't want any guest to feel a dog had never stayed before. We look forward to seeing you again and we would love to know why you only gave us 4 stars, is there something we could improve upon?

My Happy Place
May 2019

This had been my 4th visit to Salad Days with my 5th booked in July ....each time I leave I look forward to my next visit ...the beach hut has everything you need for a relaxing break away ....members… More 

Reviewed 19 May 2019

Owner's reply:
Thank you so much for your review. Dunster Beach has always been our happy place too. Somewhere to leave all the troubles of modern life behind and totally relax. We love having you and all your family especially the adorable Dolly and Winnie stay with us and we will order the good weather again for your visit later in the year. Thanks again for all you support and kindness. Brett and Susan
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Send Brett (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

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How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Brett (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call Brett (the owner) before booking?

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If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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How can I retract my booking request?

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How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Brett (the owner) a message.

If Brett (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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