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Dorset Cottages

The famous Jurassic Coast forms most of the county's coastline, but there is lots of beautiful rolling country side dotted with ancient forts to explore alongside.

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Dorset is a land steeped in history, from the fossils at Charmouth on the Jurassic Coast to the pier at Lyme Regis, famed by the French Lieutenant and that famous kiss. Venture to inland Dorset, with its hamlets of thatched cottages, beamed pubs and watermills, and you'll feel as though you've walked into a living, breathing Thomas Hardy novel.

The majority of Dorset is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which says it all - a self catering holiday cottage in Dorset will be in a pretty village, or have lovely views, plus half the county boundary is coastal for waterside holidays. Its famous coastline is the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, with stunning landforms such as Lulworth Cove, the Isle of Portland, Chesil Beach and Durdle Door.

There are many historic and beautiful towns to explore, from Sherborne with its Abbey, to Cerne Abbas with its famous giant, and down to the tip of Portland for local quarrystone. From Lyme Regis in the west, past Charmouth, Weymouth, and then Corfe Castle near Swanage and Studland, and Read less…

We have 31 self catering cottages in Dorset.

 
  • The Linhay - Holiday Cottage - 2.3 miles W of Bridport
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    1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Bridport, Dorset.
    Sleeps 2 + cotSaturday changeover
    Regret no petsPrice Band AA (£273 - £492)
    The Linhay is a beautiful single-storey retreat. This is an ideal base for exploring the wonderful coastline here but you have to step around the corner for the stunning ...
     
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    The Linhay (2661)
    Sleeps 2 + cot
  • The Dairy - Holiday Cottage - 2.3 miles W of Bridport
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    1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Bridport, Dorset.
    Sleeps 2 + cotSaturday changeover
    Regret no petsPrice Band AA (£273 - £492)
    The Dairy is another extremely comfortable single-storey cottage in this small and friendly development. This property has French windows to its private outside space and ...
     
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    The Dairy (2663)
    Sleeps 2 + cot
  • The Stables - Holiday Cottage - 6 miles E of Dorchester
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    1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.
    Sleeps 2 + cotFriday changeover
    Regret no petsPrice Band C (£297 - £642)
    The stunning World Heritage coastline is a short drive away from this comfortably furnished, single-storey converted stables. Set in the heart of Thomas Hardy’s Dorset near the ...
     
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    The Stables (1965)
    Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Lottie’s Loft - Holiday Cottage - 3.5 miles NW of Beaminster
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    1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.
    Sleeps 2Friday changeover
    Regret no petsPrice Band CC (£300 - £591)
    Lottie’s Loft is a unique first floor barn conversion, a truly luxurious bolthole for two surrounded by beautiful Dorset countryside. Exterior steps lead up to a wide balcony – ...
     
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    Lottie’s Loft (2565)
    Sleeps 2
  • The Old School Gables - Holiday Cottage - 8.2 miles N of Bridport
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    2 bedroom holiday cottage near Bridport, Dorset.
    Sleeps 4 + cotFriday changeover
    Regret no petsPrice Band D (£315 - £693)
    The pretty Dorset village of Drimpton is in a lovely stretch of unspoilt countryside close to the stunning Jurassic Coast, the historic market town of Bridport and famous Lyme ...
     
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    The Old School Gables (2490)
    Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Thetis Cottage - Holiday Cottage - Shaftesbury
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    2 bedroom holiday cottage in Shaftesbury, Dorset.
    Sleeps 4 + cotSaturday changeover
    Regret no petsPrice Band FF (£360 - £738)
    This delightful 300 year old terraced cottage is a short stroll from the centre of Shaftesbury, a historic Saxon town in a stunning hilltop position. Thetis Cottage cleverly ...
     
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    Thetis Cottage (2645)
    Sleeps 4 + cot
  • 31 Sherborne Lane - Holiday Cottage - Lyme Regis
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    2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Lyme Regis, Dorset.
    Sleeps 4 + cotFriday changeover
    Regret no petsPrice Band FF (£360 - £738)
    This period Dorset cottage is in the heart of historic Lyme Regis, a few minutes’ walk uphill from the seafront on a spectacular stretch of the Jurassic Coast. Stroll along the ...
     
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    31 Sherborne Lane (2657)
    Sleeps 4 + cot

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  • Hill House Cottage - Holiday Cottage - 5.3 miles NW of Poole
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    2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Poole, Dorset.
    Sleeps 4 + cotSaturday changeover
    Regret no petsPrice Band J/G (£360 - £1041)
    Set on a hill facing due west, Hill House Cottage is a few miles inland from the sandy beaches of Poole and Sandbanks and the stunning Jurassic coastline. With unspoilt views down ...
     
    The lower price band applies from 1 January to 1 April and from 29 October to 14 December.
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    Hill House Cottage (2751)
    Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Hideaway Cottage - Holiday Cottage - 3.8 miles E of Lyme Regis
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    2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Lyme Regis, Dorset.
    Sleeps 4Saturday changeover
    Dogs welcome (1 only)Price Band G (£360 - £852)
    Within walking distance of stunning views of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast you will discover delightful Hideaway Cottage tucked down a private lane in a village setting. This ...
     
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    Hideaway Cottage (2450)
    Sleeps 4
  • Dairyman’s Cottage - Holiday Cottage - 1.7 miles NE of Shaftesbury
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    2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Shaftesbury, Dorset.
    Sleeps 4 + cotFriday changeover
    Regret no petsPrice Band G (£360 - £852)
    Dairyman’s Cottage is traditional yet contemporary, semi-detached and set on a south-facing terrace. The property has a welcoming feel, with a stunning open plan design ...
     
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    Dairyman’s Cottage (2094)
    Sleeps 4 + cot
 
 

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