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Large Cottages in Dorset

Famed for its Jurassic coastline, stunning scenery and unspoilt market towns, Dorset is the perfect location for a group get-together.

Whether it be a sunny seaside retreat, a tranquil rural hideaway or the best of both worlds, unspoilt Dorset really does have it all. Every generation will fall in love with spectacular scenery framed by rugged clifftops and azure sea. Rock poolers, fossil hunters, surfers and beach dwellers will be just as happy here as those looking to pull on their walking boots, dust off their mountain bikes and explore the rolling tapestry of the rural landscape.

Swanage and Weymouth are just a few of the seaside spots sure to impress; for those wanting the enchanting atmosphere of a coastal town with a plethora of places to eat and things to entertain, they are the perfect holiday destinations. For those dreaming of a picturesque village or unspoilt market town steeped in history then hurrah! Dorset truly boasts some of the most stunning rural towns simply jam-packed with character. Visit the farmers market in Shaftesbury, admire the architecture in Wareham and meander through shops and shelves of antiquities and curiosities in Sherborne. Be sure to visit its impressive Abbey too.

However you choose to spend your time in Dorset, we think it’s so special that you're bound to want to bring all the family and friends along too! We have a selection of handpicked properties roomy enough to accommodate a large group and sure to provide the perfect base when exploring this breathtaking county. Search through our selection below or call our team on 0333 2020899 for help and advice.

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

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

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 Exterior The Retreat

Swanage - Dorset Coast

A pleasant house providing spacious family accommodation with an open plan living and kitchen area. Enclosed paved area at the back of the property. Only a short walk from the centre of Swanage and the beach.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£499 - £1134 per week *

WY218 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • 0.4 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking

Coastal View Conservatory View Cornerways

Worth Matravers - Dorset Coast

A lovely family holiday home in a perfect village location in Rural Dorset. Decorated to create a comfortable, light and airy environment it's the ideal base for parents to let children run wild in the expansive garden.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£460 - £960 per week *

WY115 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • 0.4 mile to a pub
  • 3.4 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Pet Friendly Sea View Cottage

Langton Matravers - Dorset Coast

Stunning detached stone cottage in rural location with 4 bedrooms and sea views throughout the entire property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£770 - £1751 per week *

WY399 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.8 mile to a pub
  • 2 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Pet Friendly Exterior 1 Old Dairy House

Arne - Dorset Countryside

Huddled in the cute village of Arne on the edge of a wildlife park, this stunning and substantial cottage has a fantastic history behind it. It has been well looked after and offers many added modernizations.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£862 - £1956 per week *

WY343 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
  • Barbecue
  • 3.5 mile to a pub
  • 3.5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Coastal View Sitting Room 1 Sea View Villa

Swanage - Dorset Coast

This classic Victorian house is a splendid property. The interior is modern and spacious but is still holds some of its vintage features such as the fireplaces and it's only a 10 minute walk away from the town and beach.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£546 - £1283 per week *

WY350 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Pet Friendly Sitting Room View 2 Dan Y Coed

Swanage - Dorset Coast

Tucked away in the heart of Swanage this beautiful, spacious bungalow is perfect for a large family gathering, benefiting from its own outdoor swimming pool (summer only) and elevated decked area providing fabulous views...

  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£887 - £1928 per week *

WY359 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking

Pet Friendly Exterior View Field House

Harmans Cross - Dorset Countryside

In a small village on the Isle of Purbeck, less than 5 miles from Swanage this countryside retreat offers comfortable, spacious accommodation. Good base to explore this beautiful part of Dorset.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£527 - £1350 per week *

WY278 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • 2.6 mile to a pub
  • 3 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
This property can be found on Niche Retreats Awarded 5 Stars with Original Cottages

Luxury Property Dulcima Cottage

Wimborne - Dorset Countryside

A stunning 4 bedroom detached cottage, perfect for families with a large garden and games room.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£825 - £1960 per week *

WY373 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Games room
  • Barbecue
  • 0.4 mile to a pub
  • 0.4 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking

Special Offer Fabulous kitchen/dining room, perfect for entertaining Laurel House

Weymouth - Dorset Coast

Perfect for a family get-together or a group of friends. This immaculately presented five bedroom house has a welcoming, sociable and fun feel.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£761 - £1707 per week *

WY397 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • 1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

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