Planning a weekend getaway or short break to Dorset?
You can pack so much into a short trip to Dorset that even if you’re only visiting for 24 hours, it will feel like a true escape from everyday life.
Be inspired by the amazing themed ideas below for a memorable holiday in Dorset – we’ll show you the best places to go for luxury, food, romance and more.
A weekend away for two
Booking a couples break to Dorset is the perfect way to reconnect with eachother and give your love life a boost.
Picture yourselves in an intimate retreat for two, perhaps hidden away in the forest or perhaps in the luxury of a 5 star hotel.
Whatever your occasion, be it a honeymoon, an anniversary, a birthday or just the chance to sweep someone special off their feet, there’s sure to be a romantic break for you in Dorset.
Car free and care free
Without a motorway in sight, Dorset is a great place to enjoy a break away without the car.
Just imagine not having to sit in a traffic jam or endure the bank holiday rush to the South Coast, you’ll arrive fresh as a daisy and ready to make the most of your short break.
So, whether you want to keep down your carbon footprint or just want a break from driving, choose from one of these great car free holiday ideas.
Step to it!
Dorset is consistently voted as one of the top counties in the UK to enjoy a walking break and it’s very easy to see why.
Expect to see spectacular coastal views, pretty villages abound, fascinating geology and captivating beauty.
Hike through the landscapes that inspired Thomas Hardy and walk through time on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast.
There are a plethora of luxury getaway ideas here in Dorset; there are lodges with hot-tubs hiding in forests, castles available for exclusive hire, 5 star B&Bs with opulent four-poster beds and luxury coastal hotels.
It’s not just the accommodation that’s luxury here in Dorset, there are also a sparkling variety of top restaurants and award winning English vineyards to sample too.
Not forgetting of course that Dorset is full of grand houses, tranquil beaches and dramatic rolling countryside; the perfect backdrop to any five star break.