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Enjoy a stay in one of Dorset's fabulous self catering cottages

Enjoy a stay in one of Dorset's fabulous self catering cottages

Featured Holiday Cottages

Norburton Hall

Norburton Hall

In the grounds of a country house estate within easy walking distance to the beach and village pubs, these cottages offer the perfect retreat. All...

Norburton Hall

Norburton Hall

In the grounds of a country house estate within easy walking distance to the beach...

Picture of White Horse Farm

White Horse Farm

White Horse Farm offers its guests a peaceful and relaxed self-catering holiday in...

Sweet Chestnut Cottage

Sweet Chestnut Cottage

Located in the heart of Hardy country in the peaceful village of West Stafford,...

Morn Gate Holiday Park

Morn Gate Holiday Park

Peaceful and picturesque. Set in the heart of Thomas Hardy country, enjoying...

Dorset Holiday Cottages

Have you always dreamt of staying in an idyllic, chocolate box cottage with a thatched roof, far-reaching countryside views and beautifully clean air to breathe?

Imagine drifting off to sleep at night and all the sounds you can hear are the owls calling and the soft tinkling of a close by stream.

Sounds perfect doesnt it, well, great news because we have plenty of self catering Dorset holiday cottages that offer just that - just waiting for you to book one for your next holiday!

Self catering Dorset surrounded by spectacular coast and countryside!

If you enjoy the freedom that a self catering Dorset holiday brings, you will find an excellent choice of quality self catering accommodation and holiday cottages in Dorset that we guarantee will be just what you are looking for!

For families, picture staying in a rural farmhouse or log cabin, complete with acres of land for the children to run free, swimming pools, chickens providing fresh eggs in the morning, and glorious walks right on your doorstep.

dorset holiday cottages are perfect for summer breaks

Or, a period Dorset holiday cottage situated in a tranquil setting with an inglenook fireplace and beamed ceilings would suit if you’re a couple looking for a romantic break away for just the two of you.

If you love to stay in style, self catering in Dorset offers plenty of luxury accommodation too.

From swanky apartments overlooking the sparking sea to beautifully refurbished barn conversions, we guarantee you will find somewhere that’s just right for your requirements.

dorset has some amazing self catering accommodation

Book your dream cottage stay today!

Yes, it sounds too good to be true but Dorset holiday cottages really do have everything you’re looking for!

Start browsing for your perfect holiday accommodation below.

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  1. Add Norburton Hall to your Itinerary

    Norburton Hall

    4-5 Visit England Stars 4– 54-5 Visit England Stars Self Catering

    BRIDPORT

    In the grounds of a country house estate within easy walking distance to the beach and village pubs, these cottages offer the perfect retreat. All have retained their original character dating back to the 17th Century whilst being fully equipped to meet contemporary standards of comfort.

    Two of...

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    Guide Price from £286.00 to £1,600.00 Per unit per week

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  2. Add White Horse Farm to your Itinerary

    White Horse Farm

    3-4 Visit England Stars 3– 43-4 Visit England Stars Self Catering

    SHERBORNE

    White Horse Farm offers its guests a peaceful and relaxed self-catering holiday in beautiful rural Dorset. We have four attractive barn conversion cottages, a charming three bed roomed farmhouse annexe and a 4 star three bed roomed lodge cabin; all furnished to a high standard and are well equipped...

    Price

    Guide Price from £225.00 to £875.00 Per unit per week

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  3. Add Sweet Chestnut Cottage to your Itinerary

    Sweet Chestnut Cottage

    4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars

    Dorchester

    Located in the heart of Hardy country in the peaceful village of West Stafford, Sweet Chestnut Cottage is a perfect base to explore the wonders of Dorset. It has been recently renovated to a high contemporary standard but retains a wealth of period charm. The cottage has all the comforts and...

    Price

    Guide Price from £500.00 to £900.00 Per unit per week

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  4. Add Morn Gate Holiday Park to your Itinerary

    Morn Gate Holiday Park

    4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars Holiday Park

    DORCHESTER

    Peaceful and picturesque. Set in the heart of Thomas Hardy country, enjoying magnificent views of surrounding countryside. Five minutes by car to Dorchester. Within easy reach of all the Dorset coast, including Weymouth.

    Price

    Guide Price from £139.00 to £659.00 Per unit per week

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  5. Add Bookham Court to your Itinerary

    Bookham Court

    4-5 Visit England Stars 4– 54-5 Visit England Stars Self Catering

    DORCHESTER

    Lying in an area of outstanding natural beauty, Bookham Court Holiday Cottages are furnished to a high standard, making this the perfect location from which to enjoy the Dorset countryside at any time of year. With panoramic views, guests can follow the Wessex Ridgeway farm walks over Bookham Farm...

    Price

    Guide Price from £340.00 to £1,170.00 Per unit per week

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  6. Add Dorset Coastal Cottages to your Itinerary

    Dorset Coastal Cottages

    Quality Assured Agency Visit England 3– 5Quality Assured Agency Visit England

    WAREHAM

    Dorset Coastal Cottages is an independent family run self-catering agency that has been trading for over 20 years. We have over 200 holiday properties all of which are within 10 miles of the sea. Our holiday properties range from sleeping 2 up to 17 guests, so many of them are ideal for larger...

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  7. Add Forester's and Keeper's Cottages to your Itinerary

    Forester's and Keeper's Cottages

    4-5 Visit England Stars 4– 54-5 Visit England Stars Self Catering

    Three Legged Cross, WIMBORNE

    Two detached, beautifully maintained cottages on our farm. Ideally located on the Dorset/New Forest border, perfect for exploring the picturesque Dorset countryside, charming New Forest, historic Salisbury, the resorts of Bournemouth and Poole and the stunning Jurassic Coast.

    Both cottages have...

    Price

    Guide Price from £350.00 to £380.00 Per unit per week

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  8. Add Riverside Park to your Itinerary

    Riverside Park

    3 Visit England Stars 3 AA Stars 3 AA Stars 3 AA Stars 3 AA Stars Self Catering

    Christchurch, CHRISTCHURCH

    Riverside Park is a friendly family run business comprising of 8 self-catering town houses furnished to a high standard and equipped with everything to make the most of your stay.

    We are located on the banks of the River Stour in the centre of the beautiful historic town of Christchurch, within...

    Price

    Guide Price from £260.00 to £890.00 Per unit per week

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  9. Add Greenwood Grange to your Itinerary

    Greenwood Grange

    4-5 Visit England Stars 4– 54-5 Visit England Stars Self Catering

    DORCHESTER

    At Greenwood Grange we have 16 cottages which sleep from 2 to 12 people and wonderful leisure facilities including indoor swimming pool, two tennis courts and games room. Our ethos is based on combining luxury with environmental responsibility and providing everything you need for a relaxing...

    Price

    Guide Price from £340.00 to £3,532.00 Per unit per week

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    Call now to Book Greenwood Grange

  10. Add Hideaways to your Itinerary

    Hideaways

    Quality Assured Agency Visit England

    Shaftesbury

    A special selection of high quality cottages in Dorset’s beautiful coast and countryside, as well as many more located in neighbouring counties. Established for over 30 years, we have a personal knowledge of all our properties. Discover Dorset from a luxury, family-friendly house near Weymouth, a...

    Price

    Guide Price from £335.00 to £1,941.00 Per unit per week

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  11. Add Cliff Cottage to your Itinerary

    Cliff Cottage

    4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars Self Catering

    LYME REGIS

    Part of Lyme’s historic landscape since the early 1800’s, Cliff Cottage is one of the delightful pink cottages, set back off the seafront, in a perfect position overlooking the beautiful Bay and famous Cobb. Seconds away from the beach, the cottage also has easy access to the shops, galleries,...

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  12. Add Sea Tree House to your Itinerary

    Sea Tree House

    4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars Self Catering

    LYME REGIS

    Experience Georgian elegance with a touch of romance in the heart of Lyme Regis. Each apartment has a large, bright sitting room with lovely sea view, bedroom, bathroom and well equipped kitchen. Short breaks available. 3 to 5 minutes walk to the sea.

    Price

    Guide Price from £360.00 to £795.00 Per unit per week

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  13. Add Milkbere Holiday Cottages to your Itinerary

    Milkbere Holiday Cottages

    Quality Assured Agency Visit England 3– 5Quality Assured Agency Visit England

    Nr Lyme Regis

    Milkbere offers a wide portfolio of over 70 properties ranging from coastal homes, seaside apartments and countryside retreats, catering for all tastes and offering great value for money. Our gorgeous holiday retreats are set within the very special corner of Lyme Bay on the Jurassic Coast - Lyme...

    Price

    Guide Price from £300.00 to £3,000.00 Per unit per week

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  14. Add Cogden Cottages to your Itinerary

    Cogden Cottages

    3-4 Visit England Stars 3– 43-4 Visit England Stars Self Catering

    BRIDPORT


    The Cogden cottages are situated in the very pretty County of Dorset in the southwest of England.  They are just outside the picture post card village of Burton Bradstock.  The cottages lay between the coast road and the sea.  This former Coastguard Station has outstanding views of the world...

    Price

    Guide Price from £300.00 to £660.00 Per unit per week

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  15. Add Riverside Lodge Holiday Cottage to your Itinerary

    Riverside Lodge Holiday Cottage

    3 Visit England Stars 3 Visit England Stars 3 Visit England Stars 3 Visit England Stars Self Catering

    Dorchester

    A charming 200 year old stone cottage in Fordington, Dorchester beside the River Frome. Sleeps 3 plus a cot. Local shop, park and village green. Seven minute riverside walk to Dorchester town centre. A riverside balcony provides a peaceful outdoor space and the nearby garden/patio which also...

    Price

    Guide Price from £495.00 to £595.00 Per unit per week

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  16. Add Lyme Bay Holidays to your Itinerary

    Lyme Bay Holidays

    3-5 Visit England Stars 3– 53-5 Visit England Stars

    Lyme Regis

    Lyme Bay Holidays is an independent, family run agency offering over 200 high quality properties along the stunning coastline between East Devon and West Dorset. All properties are independently inspected by VisitBritain with a minimum 3 Star grading.

    Our properties can accommodate anything from...

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  17. Add Island Cottage Holidays to your Itinerary

    Island Cottage Holidays

    3-4 Visit England Stars 3– 43-4 Visit England Stars

    CORFE CASTLE

    Island Cottage Holidays specialise in character cottages in attractive rural and coastal surroundings throughout the Isle of Purbeck. We have a number of traditional stone cottages and thatched cottages - in beautiful villages and close to the sea.

    The cottages are in excellent walking and...

    Price

    Guide Price from £245.00 to £649.00 Per unit per week

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    Call now to Book Island Cottage Holidays

  18. Add Springfield Cottage to your Itinerary

    Springfield Cottage

    3 Visit England Stars 3 Visit England Stars 3 Visit England Stars 3 Visit England Stars Self Catering

    Chaldon Herring, Nr DORCHESTER

    Springfield Cottage is centrally positioned in the picturesque, quiet, unspoiled village of Chaldon Herring (also known as East Chaldon). Nestling in the Purbeck Hills, Chaldon Herring is in the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty immortalised by Hardy and Powys. Dorset’s Jurassic Coast...

    Price

    Guide Price £300.00 Per unit per week

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    Call now to Book Springfield Cottage

  19. Add The Pines to your Itinerary

    The Pines

    3-4 Visit England Stars 3– 43-4 Visit England Stars Self Catering

    Mudeford, CHRISTCHURCH

    A two bedroom, well-situated holiday home located in a quiet position in the heart of Mudeford, five mintes walk from the picturesque Mudeford Quay leading to the sandy Avon Beach and close to Stanpit Marsh Nature Reserve.

    A fantastic location for a great family holiday or short break by the...

    Price

    Guide Price from £350.00 to £700.00 Per unit per week

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  20. Add Westland Holiday Flats to your Itinerary

    Westland Holiday Flats

    SWANAGE

    Westland is a family run business established and operated by the same family since 1981. Consisting of three flats, two maisonettes and three studio flats, all of which are self contained with private bathrooms.

    We are centrally situated approximately 50m from the main beach car park in...

    Price

    Guide Price from £150.00 to £540.00 Per unit per week

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    Call now to Book Westland Holiday Flats