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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.

Special Offer Front of property, which is thatched and located on a quiet village lane. Badgers Cottage

Langton Herring - Dorset Coast

Badgers Cottage is situated in the heart of Langton Herring Village, a stone’s throw from the Elm Tree Inn and within easy access of Fleet Lagoon and beyond. An ideal base for a family wanting to explore the Dorset coa...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£356 - £806 per week *

WY431 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • 5 miles to a shop
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

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
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£248 - £561 per week *

WY426 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • 1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Coastal View 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
£1023 - £2318 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
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 2 mile to a pub
  • 1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

New Property Kitchen Martock Cottage

Beaminster - Dorset Countryside

Martock Cottage is a traditional 1852 stone cottage in the heart of Beaminster. A contemporary but cosy feel, with lots of thoughtful touches await you! The cottage is spacious, with the added benefit of an enclosed cour...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£394 - £875 per week *

WY427 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
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
£375 - £850 per week *

WY408 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer Allviews Cottage

Bridport - Dorset Countryside

Allviews is the prefect family holiday cottage; lots of character, an enclosed rear garden, lovely views stretching far across the surrounding countryside, spacious, whilst also being a cosy and welcoming base from which...

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£498 - £1128 per week *

WY400 View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.5 mile to a pub
  • 5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Special Offer Rainbow Cottage Rainbow Cottage

Dorchester - Dorset Countryside

A spacious stone thatched property situated in a rural village close to beaches. An perfect base for families or groups of friends to enjoy the Dorset countryside, coast and beyond.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£664 - £1505 per week *

WY444 View property

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

Exterior 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
£532 - £1377 per week *

WY278 View property

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

Special Offer 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 - £973 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 1 Central Villas

Swanage - Dorset Coast

A homely 4 bed property with open fire and enclosed garden, within a 5 minute walk to the beach

  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£399 - £1133 per week *

WY420 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer Little Steppes

Swanage - Dorset Coast

A delightful Grade II listed Purbeck stone cottage, pet friendly and in a great location for exploring the coastal path and surrounding countryside

  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£396 - £918 per week *

WY382 View property

  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Steam Whistle Cottage

Swanage - Dorset Coast

A spacious 3 bed detached house with parking in a great location, perfect for exploring Swanage and its long sandy beaches

  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£450 - £1166 per week *

WY374 View property

  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.4 mile to a pub
  • 0.3 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking

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