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Coastal Cottages in Dorset

The Dorset Coastline is one where scenery, history, fun and plenty of fresh air mingle together to create a well loved destination all year round.

Attracting scientists, families and couples alike, this magical coastline is a continuous geological wonder and a walk through time. Spanning from the Triassic period to the modern day, the millenias of Dorset sit together in perfect harmony and lying with the UK’s only natural UNESCO World Heritage Site are peaceful and picturesque clusters of seaside towns and villages, striking rock formations, family beaches and romantic coves.

 

Who visits the Dorset coast?

The Dorset coast attracts visitors looking for seaside air, pebble coves or sandy beaches. Fossil hunters, wagging tails and sunbathers can find a piece of perfection along this Jurassic and sunny coast. It’s an ideal spot for family and friends looking to gather or couples wanting a quiet retreat away from the hustle and bustle of city lives.  

Locations along the Jurassic Coast

95 miles of Jurassic coastline stretches from Exmouth in East Devon to Old Harry Rocks in Studland Bay. Along its length lie stunning seaside towns such as Swanage and pretty villages like Corfe Castle, Worth Matravers and fashionable Kimmeridge dotting the landscape of Purbeck.  
Fossil hunt until your heart’s content at Chapman’s Pool, fall in love at Lulworth Cove, enjoy sunny walks along the promenade in Swanage and gaze across the bay at Durdle Door. Take yourself back to halcyon days by enjoying fish and chips, ice cream and walks along a shingle shore. A cottage holiday on the Dorset coast will fill you with experiences, sights and smells which will last a lifetime. 

Local support you can rely on

Holiday and rest in the knowledge that our local team are on hand for anything and everything you may need. Born and bred in Dorset, they are a wealth of local information. Working from their office in the heart of Swanage, they are on hand for queries, quandaries and assistance throughout your stay.

If a coastal Dorset stay sounds like your cup of tea, then search through our available properties and if you need a little help finding the right property for you, then call our friendly team on 0333 2020899.

Special Offer Castle View Apartment

Charmouth - Dorset Coast

Castle View is a charming two-bedroom apartment on the first floor of a whitewashed cottage overlooking the stunning Dorset landscape in the peaceful village of Ryall. Just a short distance from the dog friendly Five Bel...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
£248 - £550 per week *

WY426 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • Washing machine
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

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 - £1325 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
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

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
£455 - £1081 per week *

WY388 View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View Exterior Ballard View Apartment

Swanage - Dorset Coast

Modern, chic apartment in the Haven complex in the quieter end of Swanage. Magnificent views of the bay from the top floor living area and your own roof terrace to sit out on.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£634 - £1363 per week *

WY229 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels not provided
  • 0.4 mile to a pub
  • 0.4 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

New Property Master bedroom with two large windows Caroline's Cottage

Swanage - Dorset Coast

A lovely, traditional, Purbeck stone terrace cottage Grade II listed, in the old part of town, just a five minute walk into the town and the beach. Perfect for a couple looking to explore the Purbecks, or just relax on...

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£250 - £556 per week *

WY413 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Freezer
  • No smoking

Coastal View Bon Visage

Swanage - Dorset Coast

Central location close to all amenities and balcony with sea views

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£308 - £778 per week *

WY386 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Towels provided
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • 0.3 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • No smoking

Special Offer 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
£464 - £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

Coastal View View from Juliette Pebbles

Swanage - Dorset Coast

Just a short walk to Swanage town centre, and direct access to the sea through a private gate. This beautifully decorated property would be perfect for a family wanting sea views and a tranquil place to enjoy a holiday.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£605 - £1319 per week *

WY364 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Towels provided
  • 0.4 mile to a pub
  • 0.4 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Exterior Knollsea

Swanage - Dorset Coast

This sunny first floor flat is only a short walk away from the beach and town centre. It has a stylish modern interior and is perfect for couples looking for a romantic break.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£299 - £700 per week *

WY316 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.4 mile to a pub
  • 0.3 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking

Coastal View Exterior 22 Ballard Estate

Swanage - Dorset Coast

A delightfully spacious timber property perched upon the cliff tops overlooking the sea and within a short walk of Swanage town centre. This property offers an enviable location from which to enjoy the Dorset sunshine an...

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£409 - £848 per week *

WY127 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • On one level
  • 0.5 mile to a pub
  • 1.2 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Coastal View Living Room 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
£411 - £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
  • 3.5 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
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer Clipper Cottage

Swanage - Dorset Coast

A delightful Grade II listed character cottage nestled in the heart of Swanage

  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£379 - £758 per week *

WY411 View property

  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Freezer
  • No smoking

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