One of the larger of the English counties and naturally blessed with an abundance of scenic open spaces in which to enjoy the fine British countryside, Somerset is ideal for a luxury cottage holiday. It is famous for its legendary Glastonbury Music Festival, held each summer, as well as the Legends of King Arthur who is said to be buried at Glastonbury Tor. Somerset apple cider, probably springs to mind too, as will the world-famous Cheddar cheese. There are plenty of great attractions from museums to gardens to the stylish city of Bath famous for its Roman baths. For a host of incredible walks however, it’s hard to beat areas such as Exmoor National Park.