Find self-catering accommodation near Yeovil in Somerset. A selection of lovely country cottages, holiday cottages, houses and other rentals within 7 miles of Yeovil appear on the particular page. There are many more that can be found by going to the main self-catering cottages in Somerset page.
The town of Yeovil can be found in the south of the county of Somerset, and is a great place to stay in for a self-catering cottage break with friends and family. If you like to be in a bustling area with plenty to do, Yeovil is just the town, as this historical settlement blends, nature, culture and heritage together to make a fun and interesting place to explore.
Places in and around Yeovil to take the family during a cottage break
For nature, the Ninesprings Country Park is a great place to start, which is the largest country park in this part of Somerset. With beautiful woodlands and lots of walking paths and trails to explore, a visit to Ninesprings makes a lovely day out, great for picnics and just soaking up a pretty open space in Yeovil. Prepare a hamper of sandwiches, drinks and treats in your cottage kitchen to take out for the day and cut eating out costs for the family. There are picnic tables to sit around comfortably.
For heritage, the Yeovil Railway Centre is fantastic to visit. This small railway museum uses ¼ mile of track for demonstration trains with historical steam and diesel locomotives on display, and there are often exciting events that take place regularly at the centre, such as Train Days where visitors can hop aboard the steam trains for a short ride. Also housed within the museum is an art gallery and miniature railway, to make your trip to the centre complete.
For culture, Yeovil is a wonderful settlement to visit as it is home to two wonderful theatres – The Swan and The Octagon. With a varied programme of excellent productions, these theatres are lovely to visit in the evening to catch a dance performance, play or musical. There is also a ten-pin bowling alley in Yeovil which is always a fun thing to do with the family! Irrespective of how wonderful your holiday accommodation might be, families like to go out in the evenings together and enjoy local facilities.
Renting a cottage in Yeovil is an excellent idea for if you and your loved ones are looking for a town with character in Somerset that is also surrounded by stunning scenery, as it is located within the Yeovil Scarplands which is a peaceful natural region of sprawling countryside. For a varied holiday, you cannot choose a better place than Yeovil to enjoy the wonders of Somerset.
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