HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.

Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Taunton Deane also enquired about apartments in Newquay, apartments in Bath & North East Somerset and cottages in Exmoor National Park

Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Taunton, West Country your home away from home

Taunton is a charming local town in Somerset with a high street of shops and banks, a cinema, bowling alley and a horse racing course nearby. There are several notable pubs in the area serving local cider and pub food. The town has an interesting history, including being involved in the Civil War and Monmouth’s Rebellion. The older streets and houses around the church date back to the 18th century. The area offers plenty of activities, with Exmoor and the North Devon coast just a short drive away.

Things to Do in Taunton, West Country Take the Train

The West Somerset Railway is one of the longest private railways in the UK. It runs from Watchet to Minehead with both steam and diesel trains.

Walking

Walkers enjoy this lovely area with rolling hills and miles of maintained footpaths which are traffic-free. Copley Wood, the Cheddar Cliffs and the Mendip Hills are all local beauty spots which can be explored on foot.

Visit a Museum

The area has many small local museums including the Somerset Rural life Museum and the Shoe Museum at Street. The Somerset County Museum is housed in a former castle at Taunton and has plenty of local exhibits recounting the history of this lovely area.

Places to Visit Near Taunton, West Country Sheppy’s Cider and Rural Life Museum

This popular attraction is at Three Bridges just outside Taunton. It shows how local cider is made and has a museum of farm equipment including an old cider press. Videos, crafts, walks and a gift shop selling scrumpy and cider make this a great day out.

Hestercombe Gardens

Designed by Lutyens and planted by Gertrude Jekyll, Hestercombe’s 50 acres of listed gardens traces 300 years of history. Terraces, an iris-fringed pool, a pergola, orangery and many other inspired gardens make this a superb place to visit, just 3 miles from your Taunton holiday home rental.

Cheddar Gorge

This spectacular natural gorge is well known for its cheddar cheese, candy-making shops and beautiful scenery. The dramatic Gough’s Cave and Cox’s Cave have many impressive stalactites and stalagmite formations. There is also an exhibition on Cheddar Man, a 9,000 year old skeleton.

Weather in Taunton, West Country

Located in the West Country, the area around Taunton generally has mild winters and reasonably warm, sunny summers with occasional showers. Average daily high temperatures throughout the year range from 9-21°C (48-70°F) with the heaviest rain showers falling between October and January.

Getting to Taunton, West Country

The best way to get to Taunton is by train or car. Follow the M5 south to reach this beautiful location. Taunton has its own railway station with regular trains running between London and Penzance.

Use filters to narrow your search results!

Taunton Deane Holiday Accommodation - 55 Holiday Barns in Taunton Deane(55)

55 Results
3 night minimum stay
  • 6 BR,
  • 7 BA,
  • Sleeps 14
#1106544
    (4)
    3 - 7 night minimum stay
    • 3 BR,
    • 3 BA,
    • 2 Separate Toilets,
    • Sleeps 6
    #732517
      (14)
      3 night minimum stay
      • 5 BR,
      • 3 BA,
      • Sleeps 12
      #1141757
        2 Reviews
        3 - 7 night minimum stay
        • 6 BR,
        • 6 BA,
        • Sleeps 14
        #1173595
          4 Reviews
          Book Now!
          2 - 7 night minimum stay
          • 6 BR,
          • 4 BA,
          • Sleeps 16
          #845310
            9 Reviews
            From £515
            per week
            3 - 7 night minimum stay
            • 3 BR,
            • 2 BA,
            • 1 Separate Toilet,
            • Sleeps 6
            #1032561
              From £515
              per week
              3 - 7 night minimum stay
              • 2 BR,
              • 2 BA,
              • Sleeps 6
              #1032562
                From £629
                per week
                3 - 7 night minimum stay
                • 3 BR,
                • 2 BA,
                • Sleeps 8
                #1033353
                  From £515
                  per week
                  3 - 7 night minimum stay
                  • 3 BR,
                  • 2 BA,
                  • Sleeps 8
                  #1032563
                    From £515
                    per week
                    3 - 7 night minimum stay
                    • 2 BR,
                    • 2 BA,
                    • Sleeps 6
                    #1032564
                      3 night minimum stay
                      • 3 BR,
                      • 3 BA,
                      • Sleeps 8
                      #1307014
                        3 night minimum stay
                        • 2 BR,
                        • 2 BA,
                        • Sleeps 6
                        #1307014
                          3 night minimum stay
                          • 3 BR,
                          • 3 BA,
                          • Sleeps 8
                          #1307014
                            3 night minimum stay
                            • 4 BR,
                            • 3 BA,
                            • Sleeps 10
                            #1307014
                              From £629
                              per week
                              3 - 7 night minimum stay
                              • 3 BR,
                              • 1 BA,
                              • Sleeps 6
                              #1036455
                                1 Review
                                From £515
                                per week
                                3 - 7 night minimum stay
                                • 2 BR,
                                • 3 BA,
                                • Sleeps 6
                                #1032521
                                  From £335
                                  per week
                                  • 2 BR,
                                  • 2 BA,
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  #1066643
                                    From £355
                                    per week
                                    • 2 BR,
                                    • 2 BA,
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    #1068519
                                      From £540
                                      per week
                                      • 3 BR,
                                      • 2 BA,
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      #1068574
                                        From £495
                                        per week
                                        • 2 BR,
                                        • 2 BA,
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        #1068555
                                          From £495
                                          per week
                                          • 3 BR,
                                          • 2 BA,
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          #1059431
                                            • 3 BR,
                                            • 3 BA,
                                            • 1 Separate Toilet,
                                            • Sleeps 8
                                            #1111781
                                              1 Review
                                              • 2 BR,
                                              • 2 BA,
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              #1111801
                                                • 2 BR,
                                                • 1 BA,
                                                • 1 Separate Toilet,
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                #1111818
                                                  From £355
                                                  per week
                                                  • 2 BR,
                                                  • 1 BA,
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  #1090464
                                                    From £355
                                                    per week
                                                    • 2 BR,
                                                    • 1 BA,
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    #1059991
                                                      From £305
                                                      per week
                                                      • 1 BR,
                                                      • 1 BA,
                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                      #1068403
                                                        From £315
                                                        per week
                                                        • 1 BR,
                                                        • 1 BA,
                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                        #1059432
                                                          From £300
                                                          per week
                                                          • 1 BR,
                                                          • 1 BA,
                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                          #1059430
                                                            From £1,983
                                                            per night
                                                            2 night minimum stay
                                                            • 11 BR,
                                                            • 7 BA,
                                                            • Sleeps 21
                                                            #802975