Dorset Holiday Cottages

Dorset is the ideal place for a cottage holiday. Whether you choose a short break or a longer holiday it’ll be a pretty special experience and one you’re sure to treasure.

One of the great advantages of a cottage holiday is having the flexibility to come and go as you please and here you’ll find a home from home that meets your every need.

A cottage holiday also offers you the freedom to either eat out in one of the areas many fabulous pubs and restaurants or to rustle up a delicious feast of your own using some outstanding local produce.

Cottages in Dorset come in all shapes and sizes from large, detached farmhouse properties, to converted barns with modern interiors or quaint little thatched cottages with roses round the door and an interior that’s oozing with original charm!

All in all a Dorset cottage holidays offers you the opportunity to unwind, relax and feel at home in beautiful surroundings – bliss!

Dorset Coastal Cottages

If you’re looking for a holiday cottage by the sea then look no further!  We’ve got plenty of seaside cottages situated just a stones throw away from the glorious Dorset coast.

A holiday cottage by the sea rewards you with expansive sea views; just imagine stepping outside the door, breathing in the fresh, salty air and watching the sunlight play with the sparkling water! Holiday heaven!

Make sure you check out our holiday agencies, some of which specialise in coastal cottages.

Dorset Country Cottages

Looking to escape to the country? No problem, Dorset also offers the perfect rural retreat!

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and discover a beautiful, secluded holiday cottage hidden in the hills, completely off the beaten track – the ideal place to relax and recharge. 

If you’re looking for a romantic getaway, then a peaceful weekend in a country cottage is just the ticket. Stroll hand in hand to a cosy country pub in the evening and enjoy a delicious meal made with locally sourced ingredients – yum!

A rural break doesn’t have to mean seclusion though, there are some beautiful towns and villages scattered across Dorset offering a fantastic break, close to pubs, shops and attractions with a stunning backdrop of rolling hills.

An escape to the country is also ideal for an activity holiday - you can walk or cycle for miles, play a round of golf, go quad biking, try your hand at archery or even axe throwing!  There’s plenty to do in the countryside to keep the whole family entertained so book your Dorset country cottage today.

Dorset Luxury Cottages

Discover some of the finest holiday cottages around set in some of Dorset’s most breathtaking beauty spots.

Stay in a luxury cottage and be treated to sumptuous accommodation, where attention to detail is everything.  Indulge in beautiful surroundings with a private hot tub…just remember to bring the bubbly!

Dorset Dog Friendly Cottages

There’s no need for your canine companion to miss out on all the holiday fun. Dorset is the perfect spot for a dog-friendly stay with many cottages going that extra mile to make your four-legged friend feels more than welcome!

The county boasts the beautiful South West Coast Path, miles of dog friendly beaches, rolling hills and woodland to explore plus some fantastic dog friendly cottages to choose from.

Book your Dorset Cottage Holiday

So what are you waiting for? With holiday cottages by the sea, country cottages, farm cottages, romantic bolt-holes, pet-friendly cottages, Dorset is the perfect destination for your cottage holiday!

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Berehayes Holiday Cottages

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Bookham Court

Bookham Court Holiday Cottages enjoy panoramic views over Thomas Hardy's Blackmore Vale in Dorset.  Lying in an area of outstanding natural beauty, Bookham Court Holiday Cottages are...

Cliff Cottage

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Cogden Cottages

The Cogden Cottages are absolute sea view beach front family sized cottages. They are modelled from a former Victorian coastguard station which means they have the most fabulous views of all of Lyme...

Corfe and Purbeck Holidays

Corfe & Purbeck Holidays specialise in letting quality self catering holiday properties in the beautiful Isle of Purbeck, Dorset.  All of our our cottages are well equipped, comfortably...

Doles Ash Farm Holiday Cottages

Located in the heart of Hardy’s Dorset, Doles Ash Farm Holiday Cottages offers a relaxing break surrounded by beautiful countryside and set in 12 acres of West Dorset’s Piddle Valley. No...

Graston Farm Cottages

Graston Farm Cottages are set in the beautiful Bride Valley and are in an ideal position for walking and cycling with just a 30 minute walk to the coast. There are numerous footpaths crossing the...

Hedgehog Corner with Hot Tubs

Hedgehog Corner with Hot Tubs. Two award-winning quality self catering accommodations for couples, each with own private hot tub. Close to Lyme Regis on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast, South West...

Rudge Farm Cottages

Rudge Farm Cottages is peacefully situated in 20 acres of beautiful countryside close to the West Dorset coast and overlooking the beautiful Bride Valley. The farm is a haven for peace...

The Victorian Barn Dorset

The Victorian Barn Dorset is perfect for any occasion, from family holidays to weekends away. Whatever the reason for your visit, we can help make it one to remember! Our pet-free, Self-Catering...

White Horse Farm

White Horse Farm offers its guests a peaceful and relaxed self-catering holiday in beautiful rural Dorset. We have four attractive barn conversion cottages and a 4 star three bed roomed lodge cabin;...

Character Farm Cottages

Welcome to Character Farm Cottages, four self-catering cottages situated on our farm in the villages of Langton Herring near Weymouth and Dorchester.  The cottages are a family run...

Chideock Grange

This is a small, quiet holiday cottage complex, on the outskirts of the village of Chideock, set in a hollow by Winniford Stream and surrounded by rolling farmland. A mile inland off the main road, it...

Greenwood Grange

The Dorset Tourism Award winner of Self Catering Business of the Year! Greenwood Grange is a collection of beautiful stone built self catering cottages offering visitors exceptionally high quality...

Lulworth Holiday Cottages

Thatched cottage retreats with hidden sun terraces, traditional farm buildings with swimming pools, period properties in rolling park-land... Book a stay in a holiday cottage here on the privately...

Sandford Holiday Park - Parkdean Resorts

The wonderful woodland surrounds Sandford Holiday Park which is bursting with new activities and facilities to make your holiday unforgettable. A Blue Flag beach is just a short drive away, perfect...

The Cow Shed & Stags Retreat

Formerly a dairy farm, Saxon Maybank is now a small private holiday park located in the heart of Dorset on an elevated position with stunning far-reaching views over the countryside. Perfect getaway...

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