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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.

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 - £891 per week *

WY382 View property

  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 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

Coastal View Marys Corner

Swanage - Dorset Coast

Marys Corner is a ground floor apartment in Swanage. The views from the apartment stretch towards Swanage Bay and Ballard Down. Ideal for small families or friends looking to explore this area of the Dorset Coast.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£395 - £876 per week *

WY385 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • On one level
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking

Large living room with wood burner leading to kitchen and dining room Ha'penny Cottage

Bridport - Dorset Countryside

A traditional sandstone cottage in the heart of the beautiful village of Loders, just 2 miles from the vibrant market town of Bridport.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£422 - £937 per week *

WY392 View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • 2 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Open plan living/dining/kitchen Two Hoots

Swanage - Dorset Coast

Two Hoots is a lovely, traditional Purbeck stone cottage in the town, just a short walk from the beach. Perfect for a couple or family (sleeps 3)

  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£375 - £833 per week *

WY415 View property

  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Bright living/kitchen/dining room with wood burner and views across the countryside Meadow Cottage

Bridport - Dorset Coast

A delightful cottage, perfectly located in the centre of Bridport, with views over meadows and the River Asker.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£429 - £954 per week *

WY401 View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • Washing machine
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Sitting Room Nestleton

Swanage - Dorset Coast

This beautifully spacious and charming Victorian apartment is the perfect base for a relaxing couples retreat. It is perfectly located to explore the town centre, the stunning sandy beaches, and the surrounding countrysi...

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£375 - £599 per week *

WY357 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • On one level
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking

Coastal View Kitchen Homelands

Studland - Dorset Coast

With plenty of room for a large group, this impressive property boasts views of the hills and the sea. Located in Studland, just a short stroll from the golden sands of the National Trust beach

  • Sleeps 9
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£926 - £2150 per week *

WY365 View property

  • Sleeps 9
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.5 mile to a pub
  • 0.3 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking

Exterior The Palms

Swanage - Dorset Coast

This light and spacious family home is the perfect base from which to explore Dorset. It comes with a large garden, parking, and the town and award winning beach are only a 15 minute walk away.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£358 - £771 per week *

WY352 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • 0.4 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • No smoking

Coastal View Sea View

Swanage - Dorset Coast

This apartment offers fantastic views over Swanage Bay from the large shared terrace, which can be accessed from the bedroom and lounge, it also has its own beach hut - a real plus on this beautiful stretch of coastline.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£299 - £725 per week *

WY154 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.8 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking

Double Room Pup's Cottage

Swanage - Dorset Coast

Near Mill Pond, you will find this gorgeous contemporary cottage. It is perfect for exploring the nearby Nature Reserve and a great base for exploring the many attractions in Swanage.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • Bed linen provided
  • Freezer
£387 - £823 per week *

WY354 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View Middle Sea

Swanage - Dorset Coast

Walk through the private gardens, directly onto the beach. This seaside apartment is perfect for a couples who will love relaxing on the balcony admiring the sea views in Swanage.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£319 - £685 per week *

WY372 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • No smoking
Awarded 5 Stars with Original Cottages

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
£833 - £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
  • Welcome pack provided

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