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Make a self catering log cabin or holiday rental in Becket, MA your home away from home

Becket is a charming community in western Massachusetts, established in 1765. It is surrounded by forests and makes the ideal holiday base for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts, especially in the fall when the leaves change to vivid red, orange and gold colours.

Things to Do in Becket, MA

Once sustained by its lumber and silk weaving industries, Becket is now a popular place for tourism with many summer camps and holiday cottages in the area. It hosts various festivals and cultural events throughout the year and is renowned for its arts and performance venues. The Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival is one of particular importance for those with an interest in dancing. Hiking the forest trails, dirt biking and ATVing are popular activities along with boating, kayaking and canoeing on the rivers. Becket is well-loved by anglers as it is famous for having some of the best trout streams in the Berkshires. The Westfield River is known for its brooks, brown and rainbow trout. Golfers will find excellent courses at the Greenock Country Club and the Cranwell Resort. In winter, skiing and snowmobiling are possible from your holiday cottage in Becket.

Places to Visit Around Becket, MA

A cosy log cabin in Becket is the ideal centre for exploring this lovely area of Massachusetts. Ride aboard the Berkshire Scenic Railway – you can even join the engineer at the controls of the vintage diesel-electric locomotive in the cab. Explore the Railroad Museum in Lenox station, built in 1903, explore the exhibits and grounds and help support the ongoing restoration work of the Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum. Chesterwood is the country home, studio and gardens of sculptor Daniel Chester French and guided tours of the residence provide more information about his life and work. The nearby Norman Rockwell Museum and Hancock Shaker Village are also worth exploring.

Weather in Becket, MA

The Berkshires region of Massachusetts has warm damp summers and cold snowy winters. Average daytime highs in July reach 29°C (84°F) and fall to around 15°C (59°F) overnight. From late November to April, temperatures remain frequently below freezing, from -1 to -12°C (30 to 10°F) in January. The area has precipitation all year round which falls as snow in the winter months.

Travel to Becket, MA

The nearest major airport serving Becket is Bradley International (BDL) Airport. It is located midway between Hartford and Springfield, about 47 miles from the town of Becket. The best way to make the transfer is by picking up a hire car from the airport and driving along the US-20W which takes about an hour. The airport has regular flights with most major US and Canadian airlines, connecting it with hubs and major cities throughout North America.

    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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    • 2 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 6
    Cottage #293009
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      Excellent! 4.6/5
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      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
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      Cabin #182224
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        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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        House #892478vb
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          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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          • 2 BR
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          House #765436vb
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            Excellent! 4.6/5
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            • 3 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 10
            House #283894vb
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              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 5
              Cabin #189705vb
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                Exceptional! 5/5
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                • 6 BR
                • 3 BA
                • Sleeps 10
                House #4064007
                10
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                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  Cottage #361931vb
                  11
                  Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 6
                    House #4155013
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                      Good! 3.9/5
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 8
                      Cottage #3576605
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                        • 4 BR
                        • 3 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 10
                        House #843035vb
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                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                          • 4 BR
                          • 3 BA
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                          House #580967vb
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                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 6
                            House #3893831
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                            Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                              Very Good! 4.1/5
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              House #91299vb
                              10
                              Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                • 7 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Separate Toilet
                                • Sleeps 11
                                House #453487vb
                                20
                                Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Cottage #980198
                                  22
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                                    • 5 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    House #573143vb
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                                    Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 8
                                      House #3835382
                                      11
                                      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                        • 4 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Separate Toilet
                                        • Sleeps 12
                                        House #319198
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                                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          House #230698
                                          7
                                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Cottage #865112vb
                                            1
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              House #242418
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                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                (16 reviews)
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                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                House #54176vb
                                                16
                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 4 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                  House #581443vb
                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                    House #3767478
                                                    3
                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                      (31 reviews)
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                                                      • 6 BR
                                                      • 5 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 20
                                                      Estate #4258796
                                                      31
                                                      Viewed 210 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 7
                                                        House #330190
                                                        9
                                                        Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Very Good! 4.2/5
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          House #237215
                                                          5
                                                          Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            Cottage #3790476
                                                            10
                                                            Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (22 reviews)
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                              Cottage #707780vb
                                                              22
                                                              Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                House #711169vb
                                                                3
                                                                Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (30 reviews)
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                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                  • 5 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 12
                                                                  House #729783vb
                                                                  30
                                                                  Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                    House #4222851
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                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                      Cottage #4142288
                                                                      Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Condo #3712818
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                                                                        Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          Chateau / Country House #4149878
                                                                          15
                                                                          Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 3
                                                                            House #135474vb
                                                                            36
                                                                            Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (18 reviews)
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                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 3 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                              Chateau / Country House #785620vb
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                                                                              Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                                House #570547vb
                                                                                3
                                                                                Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Cottage #3953792
                                                                                  6
                                                                                  Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                    (37 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                    House #419897vb
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                                                                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                      Condo #650023vb
                                                                                      4
                                                                                      Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                        (26 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        Condo #238631vb
                                                                                        26
                                                                                        Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                          (22 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                                          House #236935vb
                                                                                          22
                                                                                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                            (15 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                                            House #607741vb
                                                                                            15
                                                                                            Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                              (30 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Cottage #4018430
                                                                                              30
                                                                                              Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                (16 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 6 BR
                                                                                                • 5 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 16
                                                                                                House #396147vb
                                                                                                16
                                                                                                Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                                  (28 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  House #148393
                                                                                                  28
                                                                                                  Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                    House #640319vb
                                                                                                    9
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (14 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                      House #4193492
                                                                                                      14
                                                                                                      Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
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