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Make a country cottage in Watchet your home away from home

Watchet is an ancient port town on the Somerset coast between Minehead and Taunton. With its position on the Bristol Channel, antique harbour and quay, and its winding cobbled streets, Watchet offers holiday makers a quiet and idyllic setting for their time away from home – the perfect place to either do nothing except enjoy the surroundings or have an active adventure holiday. HomeAway has an excellent selection of holiday homes in Watchet to choose from for everyone. From quaint holiday cottages for two people, with good walks in the surrounds and romantic strolls to the beach, interesting barn conversions, and apartments in town to sweeping homes for families who want some down time with their loved ones – holiday accommodation in Watchet has it all and more.

Things to do in Watchet

Watchet has a number of interesting historical and cultural sites to visit, plenty to keep the kids entertained, and is in close proximity to beautiful Exmoor National Park.

-The Bakelite Museum is a national heritage listed site and is a showcase of the personal collection of Patrick Cook. It’s a fascinating trip through time and visitors of all ages will enjoy the exhibits of everything made from Bakelite which include vintage cameras, radios, telephones and even a coffin.

-The Quantock Hills: are a region of breathtaking natural beauty and one of the main reasons for choosing holiday cottages in Watchet. Nature lovers will be in awe of the rolling area that was occupied as far back as the Iron Age. There are plenty of walks and nature adventures to be had, and it is home to lots of wildlife and beautiful flora and fauna. Great care is being taken to conserve the area and keep it as majestic for generations after us to enjoy.

-The Market House Museum is a popular tourist attraction. Even though it is extremely small, it is literally jam-packed with exhibits, photos, stories and artefacts showcasing Watchet’s colourful history. There are fossils and artefacts from the stone and iron age and the place is well worth a visit.

-Doniford Farm is a must if you chosen holiday accommodation in Watchet. Meet Mr Snood the friendly turkey, who would like a cuddle before anyone else, chill out with the farm animals and enjoy a great lunch in the café afterwards. It’s a super fun family outing and even your hardest customers – the sullen teenager – will have a smile on their face when they leave.

-The West Somerset Railway is a hugely popular tourist attraction. What better way to explore the countryside or even take a trip up to the Dunster Castle, than on a vintage steam train ride? There’s lots of fun events and festivities on every weekend at the railway.

Weather in Watchet

The enviable climate makes Watchet holiday cottages an all year round choice, with mild to warm weather in summer and cool weather in winter. Summer averages at 24°C and winter 2°C, and very rarely below freezing.

Getting to Watchet

Mainline railway services run to Taunton and Bridgewater with onward travel on local bus services, taxis or hire car. For drivers, the M5 runs close to Taunton and Watchet lies off the A39 and A358 about 18 miles from the motorway. The town is also about an hour away from Bristol International Airport.

    Excellent! 4.4/5
    (17 reviews)
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    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    House #433570
    17
    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Bungalow #8151601
      3
      Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        Cottage #1968799
        1
          • 2 BR
          • Separate Toilet
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          Cottage #1864289
            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Cottage #6469196
              • 3 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              Cottage #6816894
                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
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                Cottage #6830049
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 2 BA
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                  House #1689192
                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
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                    • 1 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 2
                    Cottage #1967956
                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                      • 3 BR
                      • 2 BA
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                      Cottage #1690743
                        • 3 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 6
                        House #1993943
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                          • 4 BR
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                          Cottage #1876783
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                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 2 BR
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                            Cottage #1860706
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                              Cottage #1864278
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                                • 2 BR
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                                Cottage #1857342
                                Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • Separate Toilets
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                                  Cottage #1868597
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • Separate Toilet
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                                    Cottage #1859097
                                      • 2 BR
                                      • Separate Toilet
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Cottage #1868247
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • Separate Toilet
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Cottage #1867530
                                        1
                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
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                                          Apartment #1874567
                                            • 1 BR
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 2
                                            Cottage #6496915
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • Separate Toilets
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Cottage #6496908
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                Cottage #6496912
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                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • Separate Toilet
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                                                  Cottage #6496909
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • Separate Toilet
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                                                    Cottage #6496911
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                                                      • 2 BR
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                                                      Cottage #6496907
                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • Separate Toilet
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                                                        Cottage #6496916
                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • Separate Toilet
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                                                          Cottage #6496910
                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • Separate Toilets
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                                                            Cottage #6496914
                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Cottage #6816327
                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                Cottage #6496913
                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                  Cottage #1968592
                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                    Cottage #8188028
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Cottage #1967692
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                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 7
                                                                        Cottage #6947459
                                                                        Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (60 reviews)
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Cottage #8171244
                                                                          60
                                                                          Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (35 reviews)
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Cottage #6807674
                                                                            35
                                                                            Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (12 reviews)
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                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                              Cottage #8150722
                                                                              12
                                                                              Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                (19 reviews)
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Cottage #6746049
                                                                                19
                                                                                Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Cottage #1994893
                                                                                  4
                                                                                  Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                    (22 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                    Cottage #8133409
                                                                                    22
                                                                                    Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                      (18 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                      Cottage #8129708
                                                                                      18
                                                                                      Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (19 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                                                        Barn #8058695
                                                                                        19
                                                                                        Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                          (14 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 8 BR
                                                                                          • 4 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 21
                                                                                          Farmhouse #1881867
                                                                                          14
                                                                                          Viewed 82 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                            (23 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            House #6111166
                                                                                            23
                                                                                            Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                                                              (13 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Cottage #8050071
                                                                                              13
                                                                                              Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                (32 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Cottage #1970333
                                                                                                32
                                                                                                Viewed 66 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
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (1 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Chateau / Country House #1724463
                                                                                                    1
                                                                                                    Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                                                      (6 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Cottage #6715970
                                                                                                      6
                                                                                                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Good location, comfortable cottage,

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Cottage clean, comfortable and well equipped. Travel links by train and bus within 5 minutes walk of cottage. Recommend walking to Cardiff Bay via the barrage, an interesting walk.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Beautiful cottage

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This is a beautiful little cozy cottage in the middle of the village. The owner had even left us a wonderful lemon cake for our arrival. I hope to be able to book this cottage again in the near future.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017