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Holiday Cottages in Dorset

A mix of the very old and the very new make Dorset a very memorable place to visit.

Dorset is a county chock-full of things to do. On the south border is the Jurassic Coast, England’s natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. These amazing cliffs display 185 million years of geology, and the long stretch of beach is a great place to find fossils, enjoy the sea views or simply marvel at this unique insight into the history of the Earth.

It’s a county perfect for walking, and the miles and miles of footpaths and bridleways that criss-cross Dorset will take you through some spectacular countryside that has barely changed since the time of Thomas Hardy. The villages are still picturesque with thatched cottages and narrow winding roads, and the downs, heaths and woodland make for some extremely pleasant exploring.

Not only is Dorset full of natural beauty, it can offer up an excellent collection of activities to keep all ages entertained. A day out at Corfe Castle is one not to be passed up; the 1000 year old castle sits proudly overlooking the picturesque village of Corfe and offers a unique glimpse into the history of the Norman conquest.

In Weymouth the Sea Life Adventure Park is a firm family favourite. Catch a glimpse of over 1000 creatures ranging from sharks and sea turtles to crocodiles and penguins. While at the park you can also book your ticket for Weymouth Tower, offering you a unique view of the Jurassic coastline from 174ft above ground.

Our selection of cottages in Dorset range from flats in the heart of Victorian Swanage to character properties in the Dorset countryside.

Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer Samphire

Swanage - Dorset Coast

Spectacular 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom semi detached Victorian house with garden. Set in a quiet cul de sac close to the town centre and beach, Samphire has recently completely been refurbished to create a truly stylish home.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£599 - £1199 per week *

WY404 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking

Special Offer Rope Cottage

Bridport - Dorset Coast

Rope Cottage is located just a short walk from the centre of Bridport; one of the most vibrant market towns in Dorset, with an eclectic mix of events and cultural activities taking place throughout the year. Surrounded...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£396 - £889 per week *

WY396 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
This property can be found on Niche RetreatsAwarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer Sun terrace with seating and panoramic views across Lyme Bay Hardown House

Bridport - Dorset Coast

Hardown House is an imposing, detached country residence, set in a stunning elevated rural position, in the village of Morcombelake, with panoramic rural and sea views towards Golden Cap.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£1013 - £2273 per week *

WY403 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 2 mile to a pub
  • 1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer Cosy living room Allviews Cottage

Bridport - Dorset Countryside

Located in the hamlet of Shave Cross, approximately 5 miles from Bridport, and only 4 miles from the beaches at Eype and Charmouth, Allviews is the perfect getaway to relax and enjoy the beautiful West Dorset countryside...

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£493 - £1095 per week *

WY400 View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • 5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer Exterior of property Ruth's

Dorchester - Dorset Countryside

The perfect family cottage, located in the picturesque village of Charminster, just 2 miles from the county town of Dorchester, and 6 miles from Cerne Abbas, home of the Cerne Abbas giant.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£371 - £833 per week *

WY408 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking

WiFi Sitting Room View 1 1 Taunton Road

Swanage - Dorset Coast

A superb corner property only minutes from the sea, 1 Taunton Road has been beautifully decorated with good sized bedrooms that nestle in the eaves. There's even a rooftop balcony with barbecue and chimenea for those lon...

  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
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WY339 View property

  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking

Coastal View 3 The Downs

Swanage - Dorset Coast

A stylish townhouse in Swanage with glorious views across the town and to the sea, with the added bonus of 2 allocated parking spaces

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£454 - £1081 per week *

WY388 View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking

New Property Open plan living/kitchen/dining room Flat 8 Broadleys

Swanage - Dorset Coast

A first floor, modern apartment, just a short walk from the town and beach.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£335 - £752 per week *

WY412 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • On one level
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking

New Property Living room with stone floor and feature wood burner Bell Haven

Swanage - Dorset Coast

Bell Haven is a fantastic four bedroom family home, with a cosy feel.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£459 - £868 per week *

WY418 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Travel cot available
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking

WiFi Sitting Room View 2 The Loft

Swanage - Dorset Coast

An appealing 3 storey house with open plan living and kitchen area on the 2nd floor which is wonderfully bright and spacious. Close to the beach and town centre, approximate 10 minute walk.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£367 - £925 per week *

WY290 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.4 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

WiFi Exterior Holly Cottage

Swanage - Dorset Coast

An attractive stone cottage offering cosy accommodation and ensuite facilities with each bedroom. Garden at the back of the cottage for you to relax in. Within walking distance of both beach and town centre.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£345 - £745 per week *

WY300 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Bed linen hire available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels not provided
  • Towels hire available
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.5 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Pet Friendly Living Room - View 1 Conkers

Swanage - Dorset Coast

Enjoy sea views from this beautiful Grade II listed ground floor apartment. Perfect for families, with its own courtyard and close to Durlston Castle and the Victorian Pier.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£407 - £945 per week *

WY363 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • On one level
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Travel cot available
  • No smoking

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