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Encompassing Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset, the South West is one of the most popular cottage holiday destinations in the UK. Boasting some of the most unspoilt countryside and coastline in the UK, it is easy to see why booking holiday cottages in the South West is so popular. Read More
The North West England region is home to the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria and Lancashire, each with their own unique qualities that draw in international visitors. The region is steeped in history as well as popular tourist attractions making it a popular destination to visit all year round. Read More
Highlands of Scotland
Borders & The Lothians
Perthshire, Fife & Tayside
Skye & The Hebrides
Grampian & Speyside
The UK is blessed with some of the most beautiful and diverse National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty anywhere in the world. For us, these stretch from Isles of Scilly holiday cottages in the south to the very tip of Scotland. The largest of these is the Lake District but there are well over 50 in total. Read More
Aug 02, 2018
Here at Handpicked Cottages we receive lots of requests from visitors looking for cottages to rent near to the Mendip Hills. The Mendip Hills are an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and it is easy to see why.
The range of hills stretch from Wells to almost to the Bristol Channel. Walkers and Hikers love this part of Somerset as a walk to the top of the hills can reveal stunning views as far as Wales.
The Mendips are not just about the top of the hills as what lies beneath is also very interesting. Caves including Cheddar and Wookey cave are hugely popular, with Cheddar Gorge famous around the world.
Five of the most popular places in the Mendips are:
Frome, Glastonbury, Shepton Mallet, Street & Wells.
The Mendip Hills are perfect for those who love the outdoors and activities include, Walking, Hiking, Caving, Kayaking and Rock Climbing. Find your perfect Cottages in the Mendips here at Handpicked Cottages.
Wells Cathedral. The Mendip Hills, Somerset.
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