We understand the importance of having a good kitchen when on holiday, when you have the time to cook and create, so you’ll appreciate the detail of quality with ours with features such as the bespoke butchers block, retro Smeg fridge/freezer, Laura Ashley kitchen tab …see more
It is as proposed: A beautiful old cottage, completely renewed with a lot of passion for details. You feel comfortable from the first second. We especially liked the nice views on hilly somerset from … More
Thank you for your comments; we're really pleased you enjoyed your stay at Apple Cottage and hope to see you again on your next trip to the UK. Paul & team.
Reviewed 4 Sep 2014
Ticks all the boxes, amazing cottage well decorated with all the home comforts.
Location is fab with an excellent well stocked farm shop 5 mins away.
Only reason we didn't give 5 stars it didn't hav… More
We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Apple Cottage, we're happy to say that we have now replaced the broken bottle opener thank you for letting us know. We hope to see you again sometime. Paul & the team.
“Very relaxing break...”
Reviewed 14 Apr 2015
The communication from Woodland Retreats was very good, so the property was ready on our arrival and was easy to find. The cottage was lovely, although I felt it could do with a few more pictures in t… More
Many thanks for your kind words about Apple Cottage and we are really glad that you had a comfortable stay and enjoyed the location and hot tub. We always endeavour to keep the property clean and tidy so were sorry to hear that it didn't quite meet the level you expected. We hope that you come back and visit again in the future.
Kindest regards Ed & The Woodlands Retreats Team
In a small community of scattered houses and cottages, Tibbs Barn has been recently refurbished by its owners to an extremely high standard. The renovation of Tibbs Barn not only provides very comfortable accommodation for four people with a wealth of original features …see more
Myrtle Farm Holiday Barn is a charming, self catering accommodation that sleeps up to 4 that has been completely refurbished for 2016. Awarded 4 Stars by Visit England, standards are very high. The barn oozes character with vaulted ceilings, solid oak ground floors, exp …see more
Drop your bags, throw open the doors and take in the setting. Sit out on the lush green lawn, pour a glass of leathery Bordeaux and throw yourselves down on a blanket in front of a crackling log fire. Stay there all weekend if you like. We can arrange daily deliveries o …see more
Oak Barn is in a group of 3 converted barns. It was the storage barn for the pig farm it was attached to. There is ample secure parking for up to 4 cars. A private, secure, sunny rear garden with bbq and patio area. There is also seating in the front patio area and …see more
Situated in a small village in an area of outstanding natural beauty just 3 miles from the centre of UNESCO World Heritage city Bath, the beautiful Dye House is a charming and extremely comfortable self-contained cottage. Situated at the bottom of our large garden, the …see more
This was my first time to visit Bath. I didn't want to stay in the middle of town. I wanted all the buzz but much needed peace and quiet too. I thought I'd find it too difficult to have my cake and ea… More
Our beautiful caravan is ideal for anyone who enjoys walking, fishing or is a steam railway enthusiast. Situated on the Hoburne Blue Anchor seafront site, it overlooks the West Somerset Railway line offering great views of the steam trains and is handily near to Blue An …see more
Lovely roomy clean and well equipped caravan. Site well maintained with swimming pool and play area for children. Close to the beach with view of the sea from the front of the caravan and of the steam… More
Reviewed 6 Nov 2014
The caravan is beatifully and tastefully decorated. The front has a view between the caravans to the sea, and from the master bedroon the view is of the moors and the steam train. Perfect location to … More
“RELAXING SHORT BREAK IN BEAUTIFUL AREA”
Reviewed 20 Aug 2014
We were very impressed wth the facilities of the mobile home. It is many years since we did a caravan holiday and my how things have changed! It was excellently equipped with everything one would need… More
Shave farm cottage has a large open plan living area and two large en suite bedrooms. A modern fully equipped kitchen complements the contemporary design of the new barn conversion. The cottage has its own large garden complete with trampoline and slide, and its very o …see more
Beautifully appointed and comfortable cottage, clean and smart. Excellent private garden with hot-tub enjoyed by all. Very friendly hosts - our daughter particularly enjoyed helping with the cows and… More
The Old Pigsty is located in the Blackdown Hills on the Somerset Devon border close to the county town of Taunton. It offers relaxing and tranquil self-catered accommodation in a converted barn. The premises are rated as 4 Stars by Visit England.The Old Pigsty offers …see more
Rivendell is a 3-bedroom detached house that will sleep 6 in comfort and has additional fold-up bed and mattress for extra guests or for use on the ground floor. Master bedroom has a king sized bed, 2nd bedroom has double and single beds 3rd bedroom has a single bed.Gro …see more
The property is large and sits in a generous garden. The somerset levels are a great place to stay for cycling and panoramic views from various high points.
If you have very young children be aware… More
Smith Cottages dates back to the early 1800's when these blue lias stone cottages would have originally been the stables to an ale house which was situated at the front of the property in Bow Street. Offering self-catering studio cottages for couples, single friends, o …see more
We booked a short stay in one of the studios and were delighted with the accommodation. Exceptionally well presented in a quiet and very peaceful location. We had everything that we needed and more!… More
This is in a delightfully secluded setting but only 5 minutes walk away from two village pubs which serve food.The village is situated on the edge of the Somerset Levels and Moors only a 15 minute drive from Glastonbury and Wells and a 10 minute drive to the sea,.Very f …see more
Fantastic ... no TV, time to relax, great base to explore from! Sally and her husband have made a little slice of heaven, lovely furnished hut, friendly chickens and peace! People thought that the pi… More
Barrington Barn is an open plan timber frame barn situated in a large garden behind our house in Barrington, a lovely village in the beautiful county of Somerset.
We are 5 minutes walk from the National Trust property Barrington Court, surrounded by lovely countryside …see more
VERY POPULAR COTTAGE
A 3 bed double barn conversion, with a very large enclosed garden, ideal for entertaining or a gentle game of kickball with the children and the dog.
The accommodation is on two floors with a lovely two sided feature staircase. The separate lounge …see more
The Barn and Cottages together can sleep up to a maximum of 25 guests. The comfortable capacity is 20-21 in 6 doubles and 4 twins. There is also a day (Alice) bed, a sofa bed and 2 chair beds. Penbridge Court is a 200 year-old barn that has been lovingly restored refur …see more
A double 30th birthday weekend with 26 friends.
We had assumed that organising a 4 day holiday for this many complicated characters was going to be a logistical nightmare - but the hardest part was… More
No 1 and 2 Withy Cottages can be booked as a pair to accommodate larger groups. Stunning setting in the heart of the Somerset LevelsWithy Cottages are situated down a quiet lane in the village of Huish Episcopi on the edge of the beautiful Somerset Levels where they com …see more
This detached stone holiday cottage has been converted from a former farm cider house and is situated within the owners’ grounds at the end of a short country lane at the foot of the Quantock Hills. Totally refurbished in 2015 to a high standard, it provides a cosy re …see more
“Perfect for a couple who like rural surroundings”
Reviewed 28 Mar 2016
We had the warmest of welcomes from Brian. The cottage is extremely well decorated & maintained. The equipment is second to none in our experience, providing all those little things that many properti… More
Thank you for your kind comments.
“Charming cottage, perfect for a rural getaway”
Reviewed 8 Feb 2016
Cider Cottage has everything you need for a country break. The decor and furnishings are lovely, there's a very comfortable bed, and a modern en suite bathroom. The double-height living room is spac… More
Thank you for your kind review. It's always encouraging to have repeat visitors.
Lower Hedge Farm is the ideal country retreat. Situated at the end of a lane down a private track, it offers the opportunity to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a rural setting with the modern comforts, style and charm of a house completely renovated for modern livin …see more
“What a wonderful 6 days,exceptional place, exceeded all our expectations”
Reviewed 13 Apr 2016
Stayed at Lower Hedge Farm 2nd April to 8th April, we were a large group of 12, 5 adults, 2 17 year olds, 5 kids aged 10 - 15 years old & 3 small dogs !! The house was wonderful, huge kitchen (with Ag… More
Thank you for such a fabulous review of Lower Hedge Farm and The Sedum Spa. We are so glad to hear you all had such a great stay. We're also happy to hear you had good weather to get outside and use the BBQ.
It would be a pleasure to have you stay again and look forward to seeing you in the future.
Kerry & The Woodlands Retreats Team
“Home from home”
Reviewed 8 Dec 2015
Stayed at Lower Hedge Farm for the weekend. Fabulous place to stay. Plenty of room for all ages and the dogs, we had 3 with us. My grandchildren had the games room to play music as loud as they wanted… More
Thank you for your glowing review of Lower Hedge Farm, It is a great space for a family get together, special birthday weekend, hen party, or just a good catch up. We hope to see you back again in the future for more special birthdays.
Many thanks Ed and The Woodlands Retreats Team
“Beautiful property in beautiful location.”
Reviewed 25 Jan 2015
We stayed at Lower Hedge Farm for Christmas week. It was the perfect venue for extended family to get together with lots of space for the kids to run round. Kids & adults all enjoyed the hot tub and t… More
We are pleased to hear that you all enjoyed your Christmas stay at Lower Hedge Farm. We look forward to hearing from you again in the future. Kind regards, Paul & The Woodlands Retreats Team.
East Cottage, situated in the ancient and picturesque mid-Somerset village of Croscombe halfway between the medieval city of Wells (1½ miles) and the market town of Shepton Mallet (1½ miles), is the perfect holiday home from which to enjoy the many attractions of thi …see more
This lovely 2 bedroom cottage with one double and one twin room comfortably sleeps 4 people. It is located in the pretty village of Brent Knoll next door but one to the popular Red Cow Pub. The cottage has a large living area with a beamed ceiling, comfy seating, ente …see more
“A charming holiday cottage which is like home from home.”
Reviewed 23 Jun 2016
This beautiful cottage in a pretty village is an ideal base for visiting Somerset. The decor follows a theme of hearts and you will certainly fall in love with this property and want to revisit again … More
Thank you again for staying with us and for your kind words about the cottage. We endeavour to make our guests experience as comfortable and pleasant as possible so that fell like it's home from home. We hope to welcome you back at some point in the not too distant future. Best wishes. Tim & Paula
St Ives House is a beautifully presented three story period house located in the pretty Victorian seaside town of Clevedon. The house is located just 50m from the beach with sweeping views across the sea to the Welsh coast, Bristol Channel and as far as Exmoor from the …see more
This beautifully designed & equipped home away from home offers guests a luxurious retreat in the heart of the Somerset countryside. Ideal for romantic getaways or family holidays. Just a short drive from the historic cities of Bath & Wells and nearby Street, Glastonbur …see more
Friendly and easy booking arrangements. Well equipped, clean, modern and stylish house in a very peaceful and beautiful setting with great on site amenities. A really lovely home to relax in within ea… More
“Great place, great facilities - would definitely return.”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2012
Accomodation really nice, very friendly people, lovely facilities and plenty to do in surrounding area. Thoroughly recommended !… More
“Beautiful house in a beautiful location.”
Reviewed 24 Aug 2012
The Granary is a very high quality holiday house or I should say home because we felt very much at home here. The surrounding coutryside is second to none and it is the ideal place to unwind. We ver… More
Available for short breaks, long weekends and longer stays our Wookey House offers the perfect location to relax and unwind and explore one of our countries best kept secrets; Somerset. Across the area, walkers and cyclists of all abilities are well catered for, with lo …see more
We were very impressed with Wookey House. Everything had been thoughtfully provided, all in excellent condition. Looks quite small from outside, but accommodated 6 adults and 3 dogs comfortably. Bedro… More
Old Farm was built in 1345 by the monks of Glastonbury Abbey as a resting place for pilgrims. The farmhouse and the traditional farm buildings are English Heritage 2* status putting them in the top 5% of all listed buildings in the UK. They have now been subject to an a …see more
The Cottage is tastefully decorated and furnished in muted tones with very comfortable beds. There is a large garden just under an acre which wraps around the property with lots of seating areas, trampoline, swings, football nets, cricket stumps, bbq etc. The living roo …see more
Rowan Cottage is a three bedroom Victorian terrace cottage holiday accommodation in Glastonbury Somerset, set well back from the road with ample off road parking. Situated on the outskirts of Glastonbury, Somerset, it is within walking distance, or short bus ride of the …see more
My partner and I stayed at Rowan Cottage during the Christmas period in order to be close to family who live nearby. We initially chose to stay here due to the location and we were thoroughly impresse… More
“Ideal site for sightseeing but not idyllic setting for R & R”
Reviewed 1 Oct 2011
The photographs of Rowan Cottage on the website coupled with the intriguing 'treasure hunt' directions suggest a hidden rural retreat, whereas the property is actually situated on an unlovely stretch … More
Washbattle Mill Barns are two detached, converted stone barns situated in an idyllic valley on the River Tone near Wiveliscombe, Taunton, Somerset
The Barns are situated in their own 1.7 acre nature conservation site bounded by the River Tone and featuring a 100 foot p …see more
Situated within the beautiful grounds of Higher Yarde Farm The Barn offers relaxing and tranquil self-catered accommodation in a lovingly converted hay barn. The premises are rated as 4 Stars by Visit Britain.
The Barn offers most attractive studio style accommodation, …see more
Blueberry Cottage is a fully centrally heated cottage at the end of a run of three converted traditional farm buildings. Set in the middle of Somerset's green fields the cottage has a spacious open plan living room and kitchen.
Perfect location for long Country walks an …see more
My family and I rented all 3 cottages and were pleased with what we got. They are well presented/maintained and have all basic cooking requirements, although you may want to bring extra (i.e. sharp kn… More
We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at our cottages, we often have people booking these cottages for the whole family as they are ideal for all the family getting together for holidays or special occasions. We hope to see you again soon
Quantock Barn has only been available since early 2013. This beautiful two bedroom cottage is situated in the heart of Somerset. Just a few miles from the property the breath taking Quantock Hills offer perfect walking, biking and horse riding terrain. The cottage has a …see more
A charming spacious18th century character country cottage in a pretty Cotswold village overlooking open country side.The village has three pubs serving fine food, wine and beer. There are also local shops and a tea room. The cottage is fully equipped,tastefully furnishe …see more
As featured in the Guardian 10 best vineyard stays, the barn is set in the owners' 9 acres of grounds overlooking their vineyard. It is home to Smith and Evans award winning sparkling wine , with panoramic views across the Somerset Levels, as far as the Blackdown Hills …see more
Turn right at the evergreen oak and follow the leafy lane to the river. Here, on the banks of a gently flowing stream, is a secluded retreat: a dinky stone barn surrounded by neat patios and green lawns. A lavender-fringed path winds down to a stone bench at the edge of …see more
We had a great five night stay at Mill Barn. The property is in a wonderful, quiet rural location but only a 10 minute walk to a decent pub, serving good home cooked food. Mill Barn is beautifully an… More
“Just the most fabulous place to stay, Mill Barn is wonderful.”
Reviewed 12 May 2013
We have just returned from a three night stay in Mill Barn and I really can't recommend it highly enough as a wonderful place to stay. The house was stylish, homely, romantic, bright, spotless and ama… More
“Great location and facilities”
Reviewed 8 May 2013
Beautiful location with river on both sides. Facilities are excellent and with real character. Well equipped with many new features. A twin bedded room upstairs for the kids and a double bedroom dow… More
Swallow's Orchard represents modern living at its very best. Nestled in a hollow next to an old apple orchard, you can feel like you have truly escaped whilst being surrounded by luxury. With 3 en-suite bedrooms all located on the same level it is easily accessible and …see more
Six of us rented this property for three nights as a base for a 70th birthday celebration in Bath. Road diversions delayed two of the party but the owner was in text communication and very friendly a… More
Thank you very much for your kind comments. We are so glad that we were able to help you celebrate your special birthday in style and we certainly hope to see you again at some point in the future. Paul and the Woodlands Team
“You must stay here”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2013
This property is amazing, we could not fault anything there. Beautifully decorated, very clean, every detail thought of. When we go on holiday, the one rule we have is 'It must be better than our own … More
We would really appreciate your recommendations and are so pleased that you had a good stay. Paul & the team.
Reviewed 27 Aug 2013
I cannot rate Swallow's Orchard highly enough. The booking system was painless and the responses from Ed were extremely prompt and friendly.The location of the property is ideal for a relaxing break. … More
We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again in the future! Paul & the team
Little Knapp is the beautifully renovated wing of a 14th Century National Trust Grade 2 listed house. Newly refurbished and decorated, the house offers cosy yet spacious accommodation. There are views of the stunning Exmoor countryside from every window, and your very o …see more
Lovely cottage, beautifully decorated and bigger than it looks in the photos. Set in a quiet lane with amazing views out of the kitchen window. It had everything that we needed (we especially loved th… More
A quirky cottage dating back to the 1600's in this quiet rural village at the foot of the Quantock Hills. Situated in an area of Oustanding Natural Beauty. With inglenook fireplace, original 17th century Truro window and exposed beams, Quantock Cottage offers modern fac …see more
Beautiful cottage, perfect location for every amenity in Somerset. Clean and cosy and very comfortable. Everything within the cottage that you could possibly need,plus a private sunny garden complete … More
Thank you Kate. As it's also our second home, we love to keep it looking good.
Would love you to stay again.
Holiday cottage for 2 in Somerset .which is available from Easter to October. Non- smokers only and sorry no pets.
17th Century Periwinkle is full of character, being mid terrace of three delightful Cob built cottages, accessed via a short footpath from the road, where …see more
A refreshingly warm welcome awaits you at Purbeck Holiday Lets a family run business set within the beautiful village of Camerton, near to the historic Roman city of Bath in England. This luxurious self catering holiday log cabin and is ideally situated for exploring th …see more
Woodlands Farmhouse combines the heritage and charm of an historic old dairy farm with the style and chic of 21st Century living. It has seven bedrooms, (one of which is located on the ground floor and ideal for those who prefer not to use stairs) and sleeps 14 very com …see more
“Fantatsic - on site private spa, what more could you ask for!”
Reviewed 11 Dec 2014
Stayed with friends for a "sophisticated" Hen weekend and the house and the facilities were perfect! Great to get somewhere that can sleep a large group and has great social space, particulary in the… More
Thanks for your kind comments - we're delighted that you had a good weekend at Woodlands Farmhouse and it all went to plan. We hope the wedding goes equally as well and the sun shines for you! Paul & the team.
“Great stay, the farmhouse was cosy and had everything we needed”
Reviewed 2 Dec 2014
We had a great family reunion here. We made use of all facilities including the hot tub, spa and loved the ice maker! Have stayed at Swallow's orchard previously and want to try out the remaining 2 pr… More
Thank you for staying with us once again, I'm so pleased you had a successful weekend with the family and the ice maker was a hit! Paul & the team.
“Faultless, beautiful house, fantastic hot tub!”
Reviewed 22 Oct 2014
The booking process and dealing with Woodlands Retreat was excellent and that carried on to the property. The house is in a fantastic location, beautiful countryside, and stunning views. The attenti… More
We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and from booking through to staying, we met your expectations. We hope to see you again sometime. Paul & the team.
Tucked away amongst the apple trees, secluded and private one bedroom barn conversion. Beautifully converted with mezzanine floor and open planned sitting room/ kitchen area. Stunning views to Glastonbury Tor and beyond. Perfect for a quiet romantic break. Totally priva …see more