Bridgwater, self-catering holiday cottages, barns, rural retreats and lodges to rent in Somerset, England
What Bridgwater offers for Self-Catering Breaks
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The market town of Bridgwater is a good base for anyone who would like to book a touring holiday in Somerset. Rent a cottage, house or apartment in Bridgwater for a comfortable stay surrounded by all the amenities you might require on holiday such as shops, places to eat, leisure centres and public transport. From Bridgwater travel out to the seaside, Exmoor and the Quantock hills for rambles and interesting towns and visitor attractions.
The north Somerset coast with its seaside towns and beaches of Burnham on Sea, harbour town on Watchet are about ten miles north. The large seaside resorts of Weston Super Mare and Minehead are a little further but still a relatively easy drive.
The main chain stores have deserted Bridgwater town centre for out of town shopping centres leaving a fairly quiet but thriving town with basic shops, restaurants and small businesses. The Cornhill and Royal Clarence House are two period buildings in the very centre of town. The smart Angel Crescent area by a small has a small shopping centre with budget shops and parking leads to the high street. There is a cinema, a library and small park near the River Parrett and old dock area with locks to the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal.
A walk around Bridgwater town centre is fairly interesting, there are various historical buildings and blue tourist information plaques that tell of previous occupants of certain houses. A Blake Museum takes pride of place in Bridgwater. Look out for the galloping horse trademark of a former brewing company, Starkey, Knight and Ford.
Other places in Somerset and also Dorset are within easy distance for day trips although the countryside surrounding Bridgwater is very pleasant for a rural holiday. Rent a self catering cottage on the outskirts of Bridgwater for a relaxing break. Take a look at the self catering accommodation in Bridgwater shown below:
Book a Bridgwater cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Somerset on holiday.