Discover a selection of 1,000 holiday rentals in Bath and North East Somerset that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including parking available and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 61 per night, and cottages and houses are popular options for a stay in Bath and North East Somerset. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

See green valleys near Bath and North East Somerset cottages

Bath and North East Somerset combine the best of the wonders of Bath with the city’s sights, making it a perfect choice for a Somerset cottage. You can see top attractions like the Pulteney Bridge, the Thermae Bath Spa and Bath Abbey, as well as local pubs and restaurants with unique fare. If you want a relaxing nature experience, the area has gorgeous scenery of verdant river valleys and undulating hills, which are a great atmosphere for a cottage retreat.

 
History

Bath and North East Somerset has a long history

With tales of Celtic tribes and Roman invasions coalescing between the soft hills where Bath and North East Somerset holiday homes sit, it's easy to be taken by the millennia of history that awaits in this corner of England. The fascinating spa complexes of Bath city can help reveal the ancient lineage of the region, with glimpses of mysterious temples and colonnaded bathing rooms. Meanwhile, grand medieval structures, like Bath Abbey or the arched Pulteney Bridge of the 1770s, belie the changes that came with later centuries. And there's more in the countryside, whether it's the haunting Neolithic stone circles of Stanton Drew or the landscaped valleys of beautiful Prior Park.

Things to do

Attractions near Bath and North East Somerset holiday homes

The Roman Baths in the city of Bath are a great place to start. Excavated from the earth that sits below the Victorian rises at street level, they unfold in a medley of enthralling 2,000-year-old spa rooms and temples. The town also hosts the Victoria Art Gallery, laden with paintings by Gainsborough and Turner and others, not to mention the striking Royal Crescent, a showpiece of Georgian architecture. Those who want to really escape the rat race could look for a Bath and North East Somerset holiday cottage in the Mendip Hills. It's an area of outstanding natural beauty that has rock-studded peaks and gorgeous wooded valleys.

Food & drink

Foodie stays in Bath and North East Somerset holiday rentals

Bath and North East Somerset holiday homes sit in one of the UK's culinary hotspots. From craft brewery West Country ciders to cream teas and hand-baked scones, there's plenty to set the taste buds a-tingling. Cheese is one of the region's top delicacies – Cheddar Gorge is just a little to the west, after all. Get ready to make your way through a medley of salty Bath Blue and soft Stilton creations in the organic dairy shops that abound. There's also an abundance of gastropubs and country inns where traditional English cuisine reigns supreme – think Sunday roasts with all the trimmings and succulent cuts of British and Welsh meat, washed down with ales.

Essential info

Info about Bath and North East Somerset holiday rental stays

  • Always pack an umbrella and a raincoat for trips to Bath and North East Somerset holiday lettings – even the British summer can have downpours
  • There are useful park-and-ride facilities for those who want to drive to Bath city, but don't want to look for parking in the centre
  • Tap water is considered clean and safe in Bath
  • Expect Bath and North East Somerset holiday cottages to get more expensive during UK school holidays, like Christmas, Easter and the summer
  • Leaving a 10% tip in restaurants is normal

Can I find a vacation rental around Bath and North East Somerset?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 955 vacation rentals near Bath and North East Somerset. From 295 cottages to 569 houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the Bath and North East Somerset area.