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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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425 cottages are available
  • Shaftesbury
    Shaftesbury×

    The Old Shop

    Shaftesbury

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    Ref: UKC24
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio


    In the small market town of Shaftesbury, near the famous Gold Hill and town centre which are within easy...

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  • West Lulworth, near Wareham
    West Lulworth, near Wareham×

    Coastguard Cottage

    West Lulworth, near Wareham

    7
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    Ref: 28120
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Woodburning Stove

    Close to Lulworth Cove

    Set just 200 yards from the world famous Lulworth Cove, and only 3½ miles from...

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  • Woolland, near Blandford Forum
    Woolland, near Blandford Forum×
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    Ref: 30663
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    The Victorian Barn and Dairy House Farm Cottages offer excellent accommodation and superb facilities to enjoy a...

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  • Osmington, near Weymouth
    Osmington, near Weymouth×

    Old Milking Parlour

    Osmington, near Weymouth

    7
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    Ref: DSK
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Situated in a secluded valley on the edge of the ‘picture postcard’ village of Osmington, this comfortable...

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  • Harcombe Bottom, near Lyme Regis
    Harcombe Bottom, near Lyme Regis×

    Harcombe House - Yawl Apartment

    Harcombe Bottom, near Lyme Regis

    7
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    Ref: DQK
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    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site

    "An ancient landscape of rolling downs, sheltered valleys
    and Iron Age forts, immortalised in Hardy’s...

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  • Kingston, near Corfe Castle
    Kingston, near Corfe Castle×

    The Old Forge

    Kingston, near Corfe Castle

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    Ref: DTP
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    The Old Forge cottage nestles in the small ‘chocolate box’ village of Kingston in the heart of the...

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  • Chideock, near Bridport
    Chideock, near Bridport×

    Yew Tree House

    Chideock, near Bridport

    7
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    Ref: UKC140
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove


    Located in Chideock, between Bridport and West Bay to the east and Lyme Regis to the west, this holiday home is...

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  • Rousdon, Lyme Regis
    Rousdon, Lyme Regis×

    Seabiscuit

    Rousdon, Lyme Regis

    7
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    Ref: DZY
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    In the heart of the Rousdon Estate (one of the great Victorian estates in Britain and formerly a public...

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  • East Burton, near Wareham
    East Burton, near Wareham×

    Keepers Cottage

    East Burton, near Wareham

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    Ref: 30451
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio


    Keepers Cottage is located close to the railway line and this characterful, mid-terraced cottage dates back to...

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  • Melcombe Bingham, near Dorchester
    Melcombe Bingham, near Dorchester×

    Greygles

    Melcombe Bingham, near Dorchester

    7
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    Ref: UKC544
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    Set in the gentle hills of Dorset, Hardy’s country, and situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty...

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  • Chideock, near Bridport
    Chideock, near Bridport×

    Swiss Cottage

    Chideock, near Bridport

    7
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    Ref: DYF
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Open Fire


    This charming, spacious, Grade II listed, thatched, detached cottage is set in the delightful village of...

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  • Three Legged Cross, near Wimborne
    Three Legged Cross, near Wimborne×

    Little Gables

    Three Legged Cross, near Wimborne

    7
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    Ref: UKC1286
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Open Fire

    This delightful, detached cottage-style home, the owner lives adjacent, is situated in the Dorset village of Three...

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