Holiday Accommodation in Dorset

Dorset has a fantastic range of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets. So, if you’re planning a coastal escape, seeking tranquility in our beautiful countryside or a break in one of Dorset's charming towns, we’re sure you’ll find the perfect place to stay.

We've got plenty of ideas and inspiration to help to make everyone's dream of the perfect holiday come true!

We're Good to Go!

Our accommodation providers have worked hard to follow all the guidance to ensure that they welcome you back safely following the government easing of Covis-19 restrictions.

You are encouraged to plan ahead and book your accommodation in advance. Many accommodation businesses have also signed up to the ‘We’re Good To Go’ scheme launched by VisitEngland. Keep an eye out for the official UK mark when planning your holiday or enquire whether the business you are visiting has obtained this certificate.

Stay in a place of your own

If you prefer a bit of freedom with the creature comforts of home, why not book a self catering holiday to Dorset?

Dorset boasts picturesque holiday cottages, seaside bolt holes, swish apartments, beautiful barn name it we've got it!  Do your own thing, come and go as you please and enjoy a the flexibility of your own self-contained home from home.

Dorset is also home to some fantastic holiday parks in some of the most beautiful locations where there are facilities on offer to keep the whole family entertained.

And if you decide that you'd like some delicious Dorset food and drink waiting for you when you arrive, lots of our shops offer online shopping and deliveries to your door.

Enjoy a relaxing hotel or B&B break

We can offer everything from top quality luxury Dorset hotels to country house charm and stylish boutique to small and informal - the choice is yours!

Or perhaps you would prefer to stay in a Dorset B&B or guesthouse where the owners are on hand to provide you with all the inside knowledge to make the most of your stay and provide that personal touch.

Wherever you choose to stay we're sure you'll receive a warm welcome, a great night's sleep and of course a tasty breakfast lovingly prepared using the freshest local ingredients...yum!

Holiday in the great outdoors

Fancy a break that puts you back in touch with nature?  Then book a holiday at one of Dorset's fantastic campsites...set up under the stars, breathe in the fresh air and embrace the beautiful skies!

If you like the great outdoors but crave a bit of luxury, then why not book a glamping holiday?  We've got spectacular treehouses, yurts, shepherds huts, camping pods, tipis, romany caravans and more......check them out for yourself!

Active Breaks

If you're a walker or cyclist, you know how helpful it is to stay somewhere that offers facilities for all your kit - look at our accommodation in Dorset which has been accredited under the Walkers Welcome or Cyclists Welcome scheme. Book your accommodation and then plan your next route to explore!

Bring your pet on holiday

Don't want to leave your pet behind whilst you go on holiday, no problem! Take a look at our pet-friendly accommodation that has been accredited under the Welcome Pets scheme.

Dorset is the perfect destination for a holiday with your dog, with miles and miles of coast and countryside for them to explore - dogs love Dorset! We know that for many bringing your dog on holiday is important and makes your family holiday complete.

Accessible accommodation

Need a ground floor room or accessible accommodation?  There are plenty of places to stay in Dorset that happily provide all the essentials to meet your accessible requirements.

Holidaying in a group?

Wedding party, family get-together, special celebration or simply a group of friends looking to meet up and enjoy a break away together, Dorset offers some of the best accommodation suitable for large groups.

From large hotels to big self catering barn conversions and everything in between, you're sure to find just what you're after in Dorset.

Bag a bargain break!

Don't forget to check out our special offers page.  Many accommodation providers add special deals and last minute availability to this page so keep your eye on it for a getaway that won't break the bank.

How to book your Dorset holiday

Booking is super easy and secure!  Simply enter your requirements in the search box at the top of the page, find your perfect accommodation in the results shown and either book safely and securely online or contact the accommodation direct.  Please mention this website if booking directly to help support future tourism promotion for Dorset.

Already booked?

You’ve got your accommodation booked and are all set for the perfect stay in Dorset, what do you do next?

First off, you should visit our things to dowhat’s onplaces to visit and food and drink pages as here you will be able to find out all the information you need to plan your perfect break.

Make sure you follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram and check out our blogs - these will all provide you some great inspiration of things to do and see whilst in Dorset.

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Lulworth Holiday Cottages

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Lyme Bay Holidays

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Toad Hall Cottages

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Upton Grange Holiday Cottages

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Accommodationfor everyone!


Dorset boasts a fabulous range of hotels


Yurts, tipis, in style and comfort!

Self Catering Agencies

Self catering agencies have a depth of knowledge and stock to help you find the right accommodation for you!

Dorset has so much todiscover!

Things to Do

There's activities and attractions galore in Dorset!

Eating Out

Enjoy some of the freshest, local produce at one of Dorset cafes, pubs or restaurants

Areas to Visit

Bustling towns, quaint villages and seaside resorts...all waiting to be explored!

We handrawn heart holidays!