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Dorset

A rural and picturesque county in the south of England, Dorset is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with a timeless charm, pretty villages, country lanes and a fabulous stretch of 200 million year-old coastline known as The Jurassic Coast.

In fact The Jurassic Coast has been designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO due to its ancient geology and is of course a great place for wonderful views over the English Channel and cliff-top walks.

Dorset has wonderful walking country which is a great way to appreciate the unspoilt beauty of this region, or you could maybe take to the quiet country roads and off road cycle ways. It’s a place to kick back and relax with lots of traditional country pubs and fine restaurants to discover.

The seaside towns of Bournemouth and Weymouth come highly recommended with lovely beaches and plenty of fresh sea air. You can reach the beach at Swanage via the heritage railway; it’s one of the best ways to soak up your surrounds and ensure complete relaxation. With stops at Corfe Castle and the small sleepy oasis of Harman''s Cross, it’s also one of the best ways to get a unique perspective of Dorset’s many attractions, and a true feel for its unspoiled beauty.

Also of note is Brownsea Island which offers a number of attractions for visitors, including lush woodland, an indigenous red squirrel population and a 16th century castle. For a great family day out visit Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre at Wareham where you’ll find over 250 rescued monkeys and apes providing plenty of entertainment and education.

Dorset is renowned for its varied landscape and is suitable for all sorts of different holidays. Its long coastline is a perfect for cliff top walks and stunning sea views and the region’s beaches are ideal for families who simply want to unwind on the sand or get active with surfing and sailing readily available; along with some expert tuition for those who fancy getting their feet wet! Then again, if you just want somewhere to relax and soak up the beautiful English countryside, you’ll be equally well served by what a cottage holiday in Dorset has to offer.

Take a look at our selection of holiday cottages in Dorset.
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429 cottages are available
  • Tincleton, near Dorchester, Dorset
    Tincleton, near Dorchester, Dorset×

    Rose Cottage

    Tincleton, near Dorchester, Dorset

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    Ref: UKC227
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    In a delightful rural location in Hardy’s Country in the village of Tincleton, 4 miles east of Dorchester,...

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  • Wool, near Wareham, Dorset
    Wool, near Wareham, Dorset×

    Purbeck Dales - Abbeydale Cottage

    Wool, near Wareham, Dorset

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    Ref: W42074
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile

    Delightful area

    These semi-detached holiday cottages are situated in East Burton in the middle of Thomas...

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  • Norden, near Corfe Castle, Dorset
    Norden, near Corfe Castle, Dorset×

    Heathland Cottages - Number 3

    Norden, near Corfe Castle, Dorset

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    Ref: NT003016
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    National Trust Holiday Cottages


    These National Trust owned holiday cottages are...

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  • Harmans Cross, near Swanage, Dorset
    Harmans Cross, near Swanage, Dorset×

    Haycraft Cottage

    Harmans Cross, near Swanage, Dorset

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    1
    Ref: W42993
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    Grade II listed Purbeck stone cottage

    This superb spacious stone holiday cottage, situated in the heart of...

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  • Rousdon, near Lyme Regis, Dorset
    Rousdon, near Lyme Regis, Dorset×

    Beech Cottage

    Rousdon, near Lyme Regis, Dorset

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    Ref: DBBY
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Situated on the famous World Heritage Jurassic Coast, between Lyme Regis (2 miles) and Beer, and set in a 350-acre...

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  • Nr. Bridport, Dorset
    Nr. Bridport, Dorset×

    Ducks Bottom

    Nr. Bridport, Dorset

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    Ref: DVO
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    Nestling in a peaceful location in the small pretty hamlet of Lower Eype, this 18th-century detached and...

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  • Portland, Dorset
    Portland, Dorset×

    Sea Stones

    Portland, Dorset

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    Ref: 26527
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    Explore Chesil Beach and the Jurassic Coast

    This characterful, Grade II listed terraced holiday cottage is set...

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  • West Bexington, near Bridport, Dorset
    West Bexington, near Bridport, Dorset×

    The Hollies

    West Bexington, near Bridport, Dorset

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    Ref: 30527
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Woodburning Stove


    In a superb coastal location at West Bexington, within a few minutes’ walk from the famous Chesil Beach,...

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  • Near Dorchester, Dorset
    Near Dorchester, Dorset×

    Warmwell Cabin

    Near Dorchester, Dorset

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    Ref: 4949
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Shared indoor heated swimming pool on site

    Set in 40 acres of woodlands on the Warmwell Leisure Park, this...

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  • Wareham, Dorset
    Wareham, Dorset×

    Coach House

    Wareham, Dorset

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    1
    Ref: DQC
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    Sympathetically converted, this lovely detached coach house stands within its own large garden, with views over the...

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  • Waytown, near Bridport, Dorset
    Waytown, near Bridport, Dorset×

    Flax Cottage

    Waytown, near Bridport, Dorset

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    Ref: DUI
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Nestling in the peaceful village of Waytown, this attractive cottage forms part of a former...

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  • Wareham, Dorset
    Wareham, Dorset×

    Crossways

    Wareham, Dorset

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    2
    Ref: UKC933
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This comfortable and spacious dormer bungalow is ideally situated only a short stroll from the quaint market town...

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