Cottages in Somerset

Interesting Facts about Somerset

Electric Somerset

Taunton, the county town of Somerset was the first town to be lit by electric light.  In 1881, Taunton the first electric street lighting was switched on.

‘Ye olde Jail’

Shepton Mallet which is located just south of the Mendip hills has England’s oldest prison still in use.  The prison was first opened and ‘welcomed’ its first visitors in 1610.


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Pets Allowed Cottages that welcome well behaved pets
Large Cottages Large Cottages Ideal for Groups
Pub nearby This cottage is near to a pub
Wheelchair friendly This cottage is suitable for wheelchair users
Hot tub There is a hot tub at this cottage
Romantic Break Suitable for a romantic break
Short Breaks Bookings for short breaks available
Detached Property Cottage is detached
Indoor Pool Cottage has an indoor pool
Outdoor Pool Cottage has an outdoor pool
Sandy Beach within 5 miles Cottage is within aprrox.5 miles of a sandy beach
Sea within 5 miles Cottage is within aprrox.5 miles of the sea
Games Room Cottage has a games room
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