River Cottage

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Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 2


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Recommended Cottage
Great Value
Ideal for Kids
Pets on Request
Parking Space Romantic

Welcome to River Cottage, a charming riverside retreat nestled in the idyllic hamlet of Henley, just a stone's throw away from the town of Langport. As the electric gates gracefully swing open, you'll catch a glimpse of the expansive private garden, setting the stage for the luxury that awaits within.

Upon entering the cottage, you're greeted by a spacious and practical layout. The ground floor unfolds with an entrance hall boasting ample storage for boots and coats, ensuring a tidy start to your countryside adventures. To the right, the kitchen/dining room beckons, a well-equipped haven for culinary creativity with its electric oven, hob, and the warmth of an oil Aga. Adjacent is the inviting living room, adorned with beamed ceilings, a wood burner, Smart TV, and French doors that seamlessly connect indoor and outdoor living.

For cinematic indulgence, the dedicated cinema room awaits, boasting a generous 75" Smart TV and surround sound – the perfect retreat for movie nights. The ground floor is rounded off with a utility room and a separate toilet, providing convenience at every turn.

Venture upstairs to discover a symphony of bedrooms, each uniquely adorned. The master bedroom offers breathtaking river views, a king size bed, dressing area, and an en-suite shower room. The remaining bedrooms, each featuring their own TV, ensure a delightful and restful stay for all guests. The main family bathroom boasts a dual-ended bath, separate shower cubicle, and a heated towel rail for added comfort.

Stepping outside, the large lawned garden beckons with a delightful patio area, offering an ideal setting for al fresco dining. The external games room promises hours of entertainment with table tennis and a dartboard, while a chilled summer house invites you to unwind and take in the river views.

For outdoor enthusiasts, gated access to the River Cary awaits, providing opportunities for serene rowing excursions during the warmer months. Whether exploring the local trails, venturing into Langport for riverside strolls, or embarking on a historical detour to Glastonbury, River Cottage serves as an ideal base for family and friends alike. With Clarks Village for shopping and the beaches of Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-super-Mare a short drive away, this luxurious haven is a perfect choice for a countryside holiday that caters to all ages. Welcome to your home away from home!

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Two (well-behaved!) pets are welcome to join you during your stay
  • Only one of the bedrooms has an ensuite bathroom
  • A utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer caters to those who are enjoying an extended stay at River Cottage

This home is a part of our Great Value Collection!

Our great value homes:

  • may be traditionally styled for a laid back feeling
  • may have some simple amenities and features
  • mean that you can enjoy top holiday destinations for less!

Property Features

Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ Washing Machine Tumble Dryer Dishwasher Microwave AGA Hairdryer Smart TV Games Room Table Tennis Home Cinema Working Fireplace/Woodburner Parking Space

River Cottage

Ground floor
- Entrance hall with storage for boots and coats
- Lounge with sofas, wood-burner, Smart TV and garden access
- kitchen/diner with table and chairs, electric oven and hob, Aga, microwave, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, washing machine
- Utility room with fridge-freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer
- Cinema room with Smart TV and surround sound
- WC

First floor
- Bedroom with king-size bed, dressing area, TV and ensuite bathroom with shower, toilet and heated towel rail
- Bedroom with two single beds and TV
- Bedroom with queen-size bed and TV
- Bedroom with queen-size bed and TV
- Bedroom with queen-size bed and TV
- Bathroom with bathtub, shower, toilet and heated towel rail

Outdoor spaces
- Garden
- Furnished patio for alfresco dining
- Games house with table tennis and dartboard
- Summer house with river views
- Barbecue
- Parking for 4 cars

Additional facilities
- Wifi
- Fuel for woodburner
- Travel cot and highchairs (available on request)


About the surrounding area of River Cottage
Walking/Hiking Paths Golf Nearby Cycling Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Boat Trips
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Situated in the picturesque hamlet of Henley, River Cottage is a delightful retreat that beckons you to explore the charms of its idyllic surroundings. Situated just a stone's throw away from the town of Langport, this luxury haven offers a perfect blend of tranquillity and accessibility to guests.

The immediate vicinity of the cottage is adorned with scenic wonders, making it a haven for nature enthusiasts and avid walkers. Directly from the doorstep, a myriad of walking trails unfolds, inviting you to meander through the lush countryside and soak in the beauty of the River Cary. The Parrett Trail, a scenic riverside path, awaits those eager to explore on foot, leading you to the heart of Langport, where local shops and charming restaurants await discovery.

For history aficionados, a short excursion to Glastonbury promises a journey back in time with its mediaeval Tor and eclectic mix of quaint shops. The allure of Clarks Village in Street, with its designer outlet, is an irresistible draw for those seeking a shopping spree and the thrill of discovering a great bargain.

A mere drive away, the traditional seaside delights of Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-super-Mare provide a refreshing dose of coastal charm, offering sandy shores and classic seaside experiences for a day of sun-soaked relaxation. Whether you're yearning for a stroll along the beach, a dip in the sea, or indulging in seaside fare, these coastal gems are easily within reach.

Back at River Cottage, the enchanting River Cary is a gateway to serene boating excursions during the summer months. The spacious garden and patio area provide a private retreat for al fresco dining, surrounded by the soothing sounds of nature.

River Cottage's location is a tapestry of natural beauty, historical intrigue, and modern conveniences, making it an ideal choice for a family or friends holiday in the country. With a wealth of attractions just a short drive or leisurely walk away, this charming retreat offers a perfect blend of relaxation and exploration. Welcome to your countryside escape!

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Bristol Airport

(41.5 km)

Nearest Train Station Bridgwater Train Station

(18 km)

Nearest Village High Ham

(2.5 km)

Nearest Town Bridgwater

(19 km)

Nearest Supermarket Sainsbury's - Street

(11 km)

Nearest Restaurant The King's Head Inn

(2 km)

Nearest Beach Burnham-on-Sea Beach

(31 km)

Nearest Golf Long Sutton Golf Club

(13 km)

Sightseeing Glastonbury

(14 km)


As one of the sunniest and most rural counties in the UK, there’s plenty in Somerset to make a summer break totally memorable (and it’s still amazing picturesque no matter the season when you visit!).

And when you are staying in one of our luxury holiday homes in Somerset, you’ll want to make sure you’re visiting all the places and trying all the stuff that really makes the region unique. To that end, we’ve put together this brilliant Somerset travel guide – whether you’ve already booked or you’re just browsing, it’s full of handy info and indispensable tips!

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Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

River Cottage, with its enchanting riverside setting in the hamlet of Henley, stands as an ideal haven for families seeking a delightful escape with children. This luxury cottage is not just a retreat; it's a playground for young ones to revel in the wonders of both indoors and outdoors.

Inside the cottage, the spacious and well-equipped kitchen/dining room provides the perfect space for family meals and culinary adventures. The living room, adorned with comfy sofas centred around a wood burner, creates a cosy atmosphere for evenings of board games or storytelling, while the dedicated cinema room, boasting a 75" Smart TV with surround sound, transforms into a private movie theatre where kids can enjoy their favourite films.

Upstairs, the uniquely decorated bedrooms offer a sense of whimsy and comfort, making each space an inviting retreat for little ones. The master bedroom, with its river views, and the twin-bedded room with a view of the river, add a touch of magic to bedtime routines. The spacious garden, with its lawned expanse and a dedicated patio area, serves as an outdoor playground for children to run, play, and enjoy the fresh country air.

Beyond the cottage, the location itself holds a treasure trove of family-friendly attractions. The immediate access to the River Cary is a natural draw, offering the chance for supervised rowing boat adventures during the warmer months—a delightful experience for children to connect with nature. The nearby walking trails provide an opportunity for family strolls, and the Parrett Trail along the River Parrett, leading to Langport, promises picturesque views and the charm of a small town.

For a dose of history and wonder, the mediaeval Tor in Glastonbury captures the imagination of young minds, while Clarks Village in Street provides a family-friendly shopping experience. The beaches of Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-super-Mare, with their sandy shores and classic seaside attractions, offer the quintessential elements of a traditional family day out.

In essence, River Cottage and its surroundings cater to the needs and desires of children, providing a charming retreat and a landscape of adventures waiting to be explored. It's not just a holiday; it's a memory-making experience for families seeking a perfect blend of relaxation and family-friendly fun.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Kid-friendly excursions
  • Water excursions/Boat trips
  • Cycling
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Board games
  • Darts
  • Games Room
  • Table Tennis
  • Home Cinema


At Oliver’s Travels, we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to travel services, we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team, who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit £500 charged to client's credit card as a pre-authorisation at least 2 weeks prior to arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 3:00 pm
Departure time 10:00 am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price
Heating costs included? Yes, included in the rental price
End of stay cleaning included? No, there is an additional fee of £180 to cover end of stay cleaning costs.
Changeover day All days
Minimum stay 2 nights
Pets welcome? A maximum of two dogs are allowed on request, and must remain downstairs and off the furniture
Smoking Allowed? No smoking or vaping

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
May 27th 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 £1,740 £2,320 £2,900 £4,060
Jul 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 - - - £4,060
Sep 1st 2024 - Dec 20th 2024 £1,740 £2,320 £2,900 £4,060
Dec 20th 2024 - Jan 3rd 2025 - - - £4,060
Jan 3rd 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 £1,740 £2,320 £2,900 £4,060
Jun 30th 2025 - Aug 31st 2025 - - - £4,060
Aug 31st 2025 - Nov 28th 2025 £1,740 £2,320 £2,900 £4,060

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
May 27th 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 €1,901 €2,535 €3,168 €4,435
Jul 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 - - - €4,435
Sep 1st 2024 - Dec 20th 2024 €1,901 €2,535 €3,168 €4,435
Dec 20th 2024 - Jan 3rd 2025 - - - €4,435
Jan 3rd 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 €1,901 €2,535 €3,168 €4,435
Jun 30th 2025 - Aug 31st 2025 - - - €4,435
Aug 31st 2025 - Nov 28th 2025 €1,901 €2,535 €3,168 €4,435

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
May 27th 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 $2,062 $2,750 $3,437 $4,811
Jul 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 - - - $4,811
Sep 1st 2024 - Dec 20th 2024 $2,062 $2,750 $3,437 $4,811
Dec 20th 2024 - Jan 3rd 2025 - - - $4,811
Jan 3rd 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 $2,062 $2,750 $3,437 $4,811
Jun 30th 2025 - Aug 31st 2025 - - - $4,811
Aug 31st 2025 - Nov 28th 2025 $2,062 $2,750 $3,437 $4,811

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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