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Make a holiday cottage in Washford your home away from home

Located just a few miles from the coast, Washford is a small and peaceful village along the tranquil Washford River, ideal for a family holiday or romantic getaway. Surrounding the village is the beauty of Exmoor National Park, a number of museums and historical sites, and a delightful stretch of coastline. Washford is an excellent base for touring this very special part of south west England. There are some amenities in the village including shops and a post office, but some of the major towns of Somerset are very close by. HomeAway features a good selection of holiday cottages in Washford to suit a wide range of needs and budgets.

Holiday cottages in Washford offer excellent value for money. A one-bedroom apartment can start from just £240 per week. All cottages sleep at least four individuals, with some accommodating up to 12, making them perfect for a family or group getaway. Along with the many amenities Washford holiday cottages provide, most are also pet friendly and welcome children. Several offer high-speed internet access, easy beach access, and a pool. Holiday cottages in Minehead feature similar options, amenities and pricing nearby.

Things to do

-Beaches: The coast is just two miles from Washford, and well within walking distance from many Washford holiday cottages. The closest beach to Washford can be found in Watchet, a neighbouring village. The beach at Watchet is mainly comprised of pebbles, but still makes for a good stroll. Minehead, which is a little further afoot, offers a much sandier beach that is ideal for walking and sightseeing.

-Outdoor activities: With Exmoor National Park just a short drive away, there are a wealth of outdoor activities to partake in. Walking is the most popular activity in the park, and there are countless guided trails to explore. Mountain biking, horse riding, and climbing round out the list of popular activities within the varied terrains of the national park.

-Museums: Watchet, which is less than two miles from holiday cottages in Washford, is home to the Market Watch museum. It is the village’s top attraction and offers a fascinating glimpse into the history of the region. Likewise, Washford itself lays claim to the Somerset and Dorset Railway Museum. Both museums have a strong focus on local history and appeal to children and adults alike.

-Historic monuments: Though Washford is a beautiful and historic village in its own right, nearby Dunster offers more to visitors in terms of historic sites. Located on the edge of Exmoor National Park, the stunning Dunster Castle is the area’s main attraction and is an impressive sight to behold, while the Dunster Yarn Market and Dunster Church of St. George also attract many visitors throughout the year. There are holiday cottages in Dunster if tourists would like an alternative to Washford.

Weather in Washford

Washford enjoys mild weather across the seasons. Most visitors prefer to rent holiday homes in Washford in the summer, when high temperatures reach the low-20s. The region is warmest from June to September, and cools as autumn turns to winter. Winters in Washford are chilly, but temperatures in the area rarely fall below zero. Rainfall is pretty steady throughout the year, but is heavier between October and December.

Travel to Washford

Because Washford does not have a rail station, the easiest way to reach the village is by car. From the M5, drivers should exit to the A39, which runs right through Washford. Buses also serve the area, but they do not run on a frequent basis. Holidaymakers without a car may want to consider hiring one in Bristol, which is about an 80-minute drive from Washford.

avg/night
  • 8 BR
  • 7 BA
  • Sleeps 16
Barn #6883382
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 9
Cottage #8244502
  • 3 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1859191
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #6107770
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(18 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6746049
18
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(23 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6807674
23
Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(57 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8171244
57
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(33 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
Bungalow #1381195
33
Viewed 66 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #8150722
11
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1994893
2
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(18 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8129708
18
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 8 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 14
House #8153852
21
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Barn #8062531
4
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 8 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 21
Farmhouse #1881867
13
Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(30 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1970333
30
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4.2/5
(12 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8050071
12
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(18 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Barn #8058695
18
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(35 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Barn #8170455
35
Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
Cottage #8168152
12
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.3/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6715970
6
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(15 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8130705
15
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(8 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6777500
8
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1776176
12
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #1833102
7
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6945356
4
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8143920
9
Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1820251
10
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 9
Cottage #8075637
10
Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6548333
8
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(31 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6495953
31
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(9 reviews)
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  • 5 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 12
House #8138536
9
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(24 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Barn #1781568
24
Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #433570
16
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6102359
3
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1870917
2
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Barn #8112254
2
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Mobile Home #1948151
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 9
House #8209211
1
Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8236685
1
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #8161402
8
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 5 BR
  • 5 BA
  • Sleeps 12
House #8050672
5
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
House #8057482
6
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8172934
5
  • 6 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 13
Barn #1678658
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(15 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8128088
15
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 9
Farmhouse #8061898
3
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Cottage #1696442
9
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #732517
8
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Caravan #8165046
12
Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Barn #8093221
7
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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Recent Reviews

Outstanding property in peaceful location

5 of 5
We have just returned from a wonderful week's holiday at 2 Warmore Cottages. I can honestly say there is nothing the owners haven't thought of when it comes to ensuring a comfortable, luxurious and well equipped holiday property - even down to the very much appreciated welcome for our little dog Darcy. This is a very dog friendly property!! The cottage was immaculate upon arrival and the bedding, towels and robes were of a very high quality which only added to the enjoyment of our holiday. We also had a very friendly welcome at The Bridge in Dulverton and would highly recommend it to anyone else planning a trip to the area. Elaine has been so helpful in organising our stay and nothing has been too much trouble. We were also able to order an on-line grocery delivery to the property shortly after our arrival which was extremely helpful. All in all, a fantastic property and we hope to return again at some point in the future.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Very good

5 of 5
Lovely comfortable home situated in a beautiful part of the country
  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017