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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 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View View from lounge Haven Roof Terrace

Swanage - Dorset Coast

This characterful apartment, with a large adjoining roof terrace is ideally situated on the south side of Swanage near the Victorian pier. Stunning views are easily seen from the elevated living area. It's a perfect base...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£641 - £1205 per week *

WY053 View property

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

Coastal View Exterior Flat 3, Deco

Swanage - Dorset Coast

Stylish first floor apartment offering a spacious living and kitchen area with wonderful views across the bay. A town centre location with the beach and local facilities all on your doorstep.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£576 - £1321 per week *

WY238 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Open plan living/kitchen/dining room with high ceilings 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
£286 - £609 per week *

WY413 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View WY345 - Exterior - View 1 - V2 Sunnyside

Swanage - Dorset Coast

Sitting a wonderful spot in central Swanage and very close to the seaside, this airy and comfortable apartment offers a convenient base from which to explore Swanage and the local area.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£341 - £836 per week *

WY345 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • 0.3 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • 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
£431 - £938 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, no stairs
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Coastal View Exterior Flat 3 Durlston Court

Swanage - Dorset Coast

This light and airy first floor apartment with balcony and fantastic views, also benefits from allocated parking and is within a 5 minute walk of the town centre and sandy beach. Situated in an elevated position, enjoy t...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
£344 - £873 per week *

WY325 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View Dining Area Ballard Down View

Swanage - Dorset Coast

This centrally located apartment is the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful town of Swanage. Spend your days relaxing on the stunning sandy beaches or looking out for wildlife in the large nature reserve.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
£376 - £721 per week *

WY356 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.3 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Coastal View Seagulls View, 12b The Parade

Swanage - Dorset Coast

This lovely second floor maisonette has sensational views of Swanage Bay and beyond to the Isle of Wight. Situated on The Parade you are literally a stone's throw from the waters edge! This well equipped property is perf...

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£531 - £1113 per week *

WY297 View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

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
£432 - £954 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 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Coastal View Sitting Room Penthouse, 8 Grand View

Swanage - Dorset Coast

A fabulous apartment decorated in a shabby chic style, complete with a small balcony it offers a delightful vantage point from which to take in the surrounding sea and countryside vistas.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£641 - £1296 per week *

WY116 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels not provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.8 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Coastal View Dolphins

Swanage - Dorset Coast

A delightful 3 bed character cottage ideally situated in the heart of Swanage with off road parking.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£536 - £1226 per week *

WY446 View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Back garden with seating Rose Cottage

Weymouth - Dorset Coast

Rose Cottage is a pretty two bedroom cottage, with a cosy, welcoming feel. Situated in Weymouth, approximately 4 miles from the town centre and beach.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£418 - £901 per week *

WY394 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • 2 mile to a pub
  • 1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

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