Lavender Hill Holidays

Halse, Somerset, England

Award-winning properties - treehouses, cottages & railway carriage - all with hot tubs, some with use of pool too.

Key Points

  • Luxurious selection of 4 properties - 2 treehouses sleeping 4 and 6 guests, a railway carriage for 4 plus a railway cottage for 6 guests.
  • All properties come with your own private hot tub for total relaxation.
  • Dogs are welcome in 3 of the properties.
  • Three of the properties have a wood burner whilst the Railway Carriage has central heating.
  • All properties have a fully equipped kitchen.
  • Book a hamper, catering service or a massage for that extra treat.
  • Choose one of the treehouses for access to an indoor swimming pool twice a day. Lavender Barn has access to a private pool and games room.
  • There is a pub within walking distance.



Retreat to beautiful Somerset where you can find 4 stunning properties offering unique features. Properties sleep from 2-6 people and all feature a private hot tub! Or for larger groups select Lavender Barn for 12 (+2 cots) guests. 


The Treehouse at Lavender Hill is located on a small farm on the edge of a stunning conversation village. It's stunning treetop location amidst fantastic gardens offers an idyllic outlook. It is suitable for a family of up to 4 with a king size double bedroom and a bunk bed room and offers a roll-top bath, cedarwood hot tub and use of an indoor pool each afternoon. The open plan living area with  wood-burning stove, full kitchen and dining area is the perfect space for all the family to enjoy together be it playing games or watching Sky TV. 

Changeover days are Monday, Tuesday and Friday. NO PETS. 


The Railway Carriage with private hot tub is located right next to the West Somerset Steam Railway providing a unique and exciting alternative to a normal family holiday. This property sleeps 4 plus a baby with a king-size bedroom, 1 twin bedroom and 1 family bathroom. The open plan kitchen, dining and living area is modern and fully equipped with dishwasher, washer/dryer, oak table, comfortable sofas and large TV with Freeview. Outside guests can enjoy the small garden and veranda. 

Arrivals are Monday and Friday with Tuesday and Saturday arrivals in low season. 2 DOGS WELCOME.


Apple Tree House offers luxury for up to 6 guests, nestled in the boughs of 2 mature trees. It has a private hot tub and access to a heated indoor pool. Inside there is a king-size bedroom with en-suite and a double room with zip n link bed and separate family bathroom, plus an additional bedroom for 2. There is space for a cot or additional small bed. Enjoy the open plan living space with lounge, Smart TV and woodburner plus dining area and the fully equipped separate shaker style kitchen. Outside is extensive decking with seating and private hot tub. 

Monday and Friday arrivals. 2 DOGS WELCOME. 


Railway Cottage is a fabulous period cottage with a hot tub, built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel himself as he built the West Somerset Steam Railway. Children and trainspotters with delight in the magnificent steam locomotives passing by! The country style decor with complete shaker style kitchen, oak dining table and cosy wood burner makes you feel right at home. Whilst the sitting room offers access to the garden, hot tub and wonderful views. Offering 1 king size bedroom and 2 twin/doubles this is a great place for families or friends to stay together. 

Monday and Friday arrivals. 2 DOGS WELCOME. 


Lavender Barn is an impressive six bedroom barn conversion with access to private indoor pool and hot tub with a fantastic pub just a stroll away. All 6 bedrooms for 12 guests have luxury ensuite bathrooms and there is fully equipped kitchen / dining room. The lounge has large windows and doors letting in lots of light and access to the sheltered patio with wooden hot tub and outdoor seating. Great added entertainment with plasma TV, wifi, ipod dock, games room with pool table, football table, games consoles and cinema area. A wonderful property for a family or friends get together.

Monday and Friday arrivals.


All prices include a welcome hamper and luxuries including Egyptian cotton sheets, fluffy towels, flowers, cosy bathrobes and toiletries and great wifi! 

All properties are close to local pubs and attractions such as Wookey Hole and Bristol Zoo, although you may find it hard to leave once you have arrived! Why not order in a special treat such as a pre-order roasting joints, BBQ box or even a catering service! Alternatively book yourself a wellbeing session such as a beauty treatment or holistic massage, the perfect way to relax! 

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Room Types

Family Rooms
Whole property for 5 or more












Paid Extras






 Dining area


 Garden - enclosed

 Seating area

Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks

 Lake / River

 Local shop

 Pub / Bar




 Board games




 Book a swimming pool session

 Private Hot Tub

On Arrival

 Included - Linen

 Included - Towels

 Welcome pack


 Drinking water








 Tea & Coffee


Young Children

 Toys, books

 Welcome all ages


 Free parking


 Set alone


Can I bring my dog?

Dogs are welcome in the Railway Cottage, Apple Treehouse and Railway Carriage. A maximum of 2 per property at a cost of £35 each per stay.

Are children welcome?

Yes children are more than welcome at our properties. Let us know if you need a high chair, travel cot or booster seat for the dining table.

Do you offer hampers?

Yes we have a choice of hampers including steak, BBQ boxes, breakfast boxes and prosecco. All meat comes from our own free range meat farmers in the locality.

Can children use the hot tub?

Children under 7 are not allowed to use the hot tub and if children under 16 wish to use it they must be accompanied by an adult.

What can we do locally?

You can head to the coast at Lynton, explore the castle at Dunster or experience the wild beauty of Exmoor.

Nearest Airport/s



  • Family Friendly  
  • Award-winning  
  • Dog Friendly holidays  
  • Eco friendly  
  • Groups  
  • Quirky Holiday Cottages  
  • Railway Carriage Holidays  
  • Romantic breaks  
  • Rural Retreat  
  • Treehouse Holidays  

Content updated on 26th October 2021 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Kate from Lavender Hill Holidays