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Make a holiday cottage in Wincanton your home away from home

Wincanton is a historical town in Somerset which dates back to before the Norman Conquest of 1066. Many battles were fought on the site of the town, and it’s also where the Danes were permanently expelled from the country. Whilst the town’s earliest surviving buildings only date back to the 14th century, it still loves to display its early history through its monuments and preservations. Whether visitors want a lesson in history or culture or just a rural retreat, they can get the comfort they need with a holiday cottage in Wincanton. HomeAway offers a selection of holiday rentals in Wincanton. Each property has all the amenities, and many of the cottages also have their own patios and gardens. The holiday cottages in Wincanton provide a great location for experiencing the town’s and the lovely surrounding areas’ main attractions.

Things to do in Wincanton

Wincanton is a pretty town with excellent shopping and a good range of restaurants and there’s a farmer’s market every first Friday of the month. Wincanton holiday cottages present visitors the opportunity to enjoy the strikingly beautiful Somerset countryside. The town is just 15 miles from Yeovil on the A303, with excellent transport links allowing easy access to the charms of this part of England. Particular areas of note are scenic Blackmore Vale and the Cale River Waterfall.

-Wincanton Racecourse presents some of the region’s best sporting action. The course has a full National Hunt programme -visit in February for the highly important Kingwell Hurdle and the CGA Chase – and is also home to fairs, fetes and community events throughout the year.

-Haynes International Motor Museum is the largest exhibition of iconic cars in the UK. This is a living and working museum which features over 400 motorbikes and cars from the past, including Bentleys and Rolls Royces. As well as this, there’s a selection of today’s supercars, such as the Ferrari 360. It’s a must for any car enthusiast!

-Forde Abbey is an ornate stately home surrounded by an award-winning 30-acre garden. Witness the opening of the spring bulbs and the vast array of colours in autumn. Walk the grounds or browse the art and antique treasures and rich tapestries in the house anytime of the year. Other houses and gardens in the immediate area include Montacute House and Stourhead House. Longleat with its animal park is just about 20 miles away.

-The Discworld Emporium is the ultimate tribute to Terry Prachett’s fantasy novels. Wincanton is actually twinned with Ankh-Morpork, one of the Discworld worlds and it’s the only place in the world where visitors can buy all the books, as well as a selection of limited edition jewellery and prints. Book in advance to ensure entry.

-Wincanton Golf Course is a 9-hole golf course which doubles up to 18 holes. It offers a layout which challenges the best golfers and allows novices to get acquainted with the game. It’s close to holiday cottages in Wincanton and equipment hire is available for people without their own clubs.

Weather in Wincanton

Wincanton shares the same temperate climate as the rest of South West England. Visitors can expect pleasant average temperatures of 21°C the months of July and August and for the rest of the year, it’s generally mild and rainfall is much lower than the rest of England. This makes holiday homes in Wincanton the ideal choice for a summer getaway.

Travelling to Wincanton

Wincanton is well-serviced by reliable transport links. The A303 is the main road in the town and also the main non-motorway route from London to the south west of England. There is no direct rail service but the bigger towns around such as Yeovil, Shaftesbury and Warminster are connected to main line routes.

Wonderful! 4.8/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 10
Cottage #8077365
5
Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Barn #771469vb
9
Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cabin #1893561
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Barn #6792157
1
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Barn #8346724
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 9
Cottage #8129412
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1690223
avg/night
  • 10 BR
  • 9 BA
  • Sleeps 24
Chateau / Country House #8160551
Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1689604
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6870008
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Barn #1689236
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1690141
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #8238650
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1690224
  • 1 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1867883
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
House #6707782
5
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1868653
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Barn #1690399
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Barn #6844997
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #1857143
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #2328101
1
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8280043
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Barn #1969122
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #1963853
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1967754
Exceptional! 5/5
(49 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6094018
49
Viewed 95 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(18 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8068468
18
Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(15 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 7
House #6815471
15
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(17 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8124405
17
Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
House #8149192
8
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Barn #1907649
12
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Barn #6818810
14
Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #1945866
14
Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Farmhouse #8095985
21
Viewed 72 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #803557
21
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(23 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6103587
23
Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(18 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8118181
18
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #1132119
8
Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6723148
14
Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #6469290
3
Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6856795
9
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8128373
6
Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(18 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Bungalow #8134558
18
Viewed 89 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6900448
9
Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8149816
5
Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(20 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8171107
20
Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
House #6830271
9
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Barn #8050194
14
Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8149101
13
Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(24 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Bungalow #8172205
24
Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
 

Recent Reviews

Lovely accommodation, gorgeous location.

5 of 5
We had a wonderful time at The Granary. The cottage itself is extremely comfortable and we loved the ensuite bathrooms for every room. The kitchen was the icing on the cake with everything we needed to cook whatever we wanted. We loved walking around the farm, seeing the lambs and the horses, and going down to the river to relax. The perfect getaway.
  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

I would recommend the accommodation to anyone

4 of 5
The property was very fully equipped and we enjoyed staying there and would use it again in the future.
  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017