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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 (£279 - £504)
    The Linhay is a tucked away single-storey retreat – an ideal base for exploring the wonderful coastline. The cottage nestles alongside the barns, but just steps away is the start ...
     
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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 (£279 - £504)
    The Dairy is another extremely comfortable single-storey cottage in this small and friendly farm development. This property has French windows to its own enclosed outside space – ...
     
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    The Dairy (2663)
    Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Monty's Den - Holiday Cottage - 3.5 miles NW of Beaminster
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    1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.
    Sleeps 2Friday changeover
    Regret no petsPrice Band BB (£294 - £567)
    This gorgeous first floor studio-style apartment can only be booked by guests staying at its 'twin', Lottie's Loft next door. It is an exclusive extra that guests staying at ...
     
    50.8495
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    Monty's Den (2859)
    Sleeps 2
  • 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 (£303 - £657)
    Dorset's World Heritage Jurassic Coast is a short drive from this comfortably furnished, single-storey converted stables. Set in the heart of Thomas Hardy's rural Dorset between ...
     
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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 (£306 - £603)
    Lottie's Loft is a luxurious first floor barn conversion, a gorgeous bolthole surrounded by beautiful Dorset countryside. Exterior steps lead from the decking to a balcony with ...
     
    50.8494
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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 (£324 - £708)
    The pretty Dorset village of Drimpton is set in lovely countryside a short drive inland from the stunning Jurassic Coast. This original school house has been converted into ...
     
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    The Old School Gables (2490)
    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 (£369 - £753)
    This period Dorset cottage is a short walk uphill from the seafront, in the heart of historic Lyme Regis, on a spectacular stretch of the Jurassic Coast. Enjoying a quiet ...
     
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    31 Sherborne Lane (2657)
    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 (£369 - £870)
    Within walking distance of stunning views of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast, delightful Hideaway Cottage is tucked down a private lane in a village setting. This beautifully ...
     
    50.7452
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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 (£369 - £870)
    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 ...
     
    51.0262
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    Dairyman’s Cottage (2094)
    Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Celtic Blessing - Holiday Cottage - 2.4 miles E of Bridport
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    2 bedroom holiday cottage near Bridport, Dorset.
    Sleeps 4 + cotSaturday changeover
    Regret no petsPrice Band G (£369 - £870)
    Close to Dorset’s spectacular Jurassic Coast, the popular market town of Bridport and the harbour and beach at West Bay, this cottage has stunning views of the gentle Dorset ...
     
    50.7420
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    Celtic Blessing (2256)
    Sleeps 4 + cot

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