Self-Catering Cottages in Dorset for September

See Dorset bathed in the late summer sunshine this September and enjoy the opportunity to unwind. September enjoys a slower pace with many of Dorset's summer crowds tapering off and the county truly relaxed under blue skies. Whether you are looking for a solo adventure, romantic retreat or catch up with friends in luxury accommodation, enjoy a dream holiday in a Classic cottage. Read more

From country to coast, make the most of Dorset's natural gems and patchwork of towns and villages this September. With life slowing down a gear as children go back to school and summer visitors head home, September is a wonderful time for a Dorset getaway. Walk, talk and explore by day and then when you are ready to turn in, open the door to your dream home-from-home. At Classic Cottages we know a thing or two about what makes holidays great and will always go the extra mile to make sure your whole experience is the best it can be. Across Dorset, our cottages are wide in variety and consistent in quality. Many are dog-friendly too, which is great news for your four-legged friend.  Take a look at our 35 available cottages and secure your September retreat today.

We have 35 Dorset cottages available in September

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
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7 nights from £395

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.


Dorset’s World Heritage Jurassic Coast is close to this comfortably furnished, single-storey, spacious cottage. Set within the grounds of the Owner’s home, The Stables is self-cont...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
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7 nights from £395

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7 nights from £400

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Bridport, Dorset.


The Linhay is a tucked away single-storey retreat – an ideal base for exploring the wonderful coastline. The cottage nestles alongside the barns, with a fully enclosed gravel court...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
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7 nights from £400

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
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7 nights from £400

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Bridport, Dorset.


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 – t...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
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7 nights from £400

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £403

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Sherborne, Dorset.


This cosy, compact yet delightful bolthole for two is set in a wonderfully tranquil hamlet in north Dorset with village shops and a choice of two pubs within two miles. Built in...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £403

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
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7 nights from £410

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


Badgers Cottage, a snug semi-detached cottage for two, is set in a farmyard, beautifully converted from an 18th Century stone barn. All on one level, the open plan design gives a w...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £410

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    15 Feb 2019 - 18 Feb 2019

    £238.00 £154.70

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7 nights from £436

1 bedroom thatched self catering cottage near Sherborne, Dorset.


Pound Farm Cottage is a hidden gem; this listed thatched cottage has been thoughtfully renovated to create a spacious, stylish holiday home, retaining many of the original features...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
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7 nights from £436

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    25 Jan 2019 - 1 Feb 2019

    £378.68 £341.10

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7 nights from £455

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.


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 bes...

  • Sleeps 2
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7 nights from £455

  • Sleeps 2
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7 nights from £565

Beach Chalet on the beach sleeping two in Lyme Regis, Dorset.


Imagine a holiday right on the seashore of a very special beach, relaxing on your veranda with a glass of something refreshing, watching the gentle waves at one of the most famous ...

  • Sleeps 2
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7 nights from £565

Our property managers are local experts who handpick perfect places to stay.

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
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7 nights from £409

2 bedroom dog friendly holiday cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


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 extreme...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
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7 nights from £409

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7 nights from £453

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Shaftesbury, Dorset.


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 downstairs,...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
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7 nights from £453

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
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7 nights from £453

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.


Cedar Lodge is a cosy cottage in a quiet rural location. All on one level, the open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas creates a very sociable space for a couple or sma...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £453

  • Sleeps 4
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7 nights from £453

2 bedroom thatched, dog friendly cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.


Beehive Cottage is a charming and cosy cottage for four, on a quiet lane opposite St Mary's church in the village of Puddletown. The village is surrounded by farmland, Thomas Hardy...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £453

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
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7 nights from £471

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


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 countr...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
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7 nights from £471

  • Sleeps 4
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7 nights from £508

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.


A stunning west Dorset location, amazing rural views and a truly luxurious property, Phoebes House is a hidden gem just a short drive inland from the famous Jurassic Coast. This de...

  • Sleeps 4
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7 nights from £508

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  • Sleeps 4 + cot
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7 nights from £510

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.


Imagine life in a tranquil Dorset village and Ivy Cottage is just the sort of place you may picture in your mind. Set in the midst of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the cot...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £510

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
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7 nights from £522

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the sea near Weymouth, Dorset.


This comfortable semi-detached family home is on the edge of the countryside, yet only three miles from Weymouth with its sandy beaches and historic quay. A 20 minute walk takes yo...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
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7 nights from £522

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
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7 nights from £601

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


Nestling in a picturesque valley a fifteen minute drive from the Jurassic Coast, Barbridge Cottage is close to beaches, walks, fossil hunting, country houses, gardens and lovely pu...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
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7 nights from £601

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
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7 nights from £483

3 bedroom holiday cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


This sunny south-facing cottage enjoys a quiet rural position on the edge of the beautiful village of Netherbury, a short drive from the beaches and cliffs of the World Heritage Ju...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
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7 nights from £483

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
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7 nights from £502

2 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Bridport, Dorset.


The Parlour is an excellent choice for a family, with French windows opening out onto an enclosed gravelled patio, comfortable accommodation for five guests – one of the three sing...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
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7 nights from £502

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
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7 nights from £567

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Shaftesbury, Dorset.


Semi-detached Hatts Barn is a contemporary, reversed level barn conversion on a wide south-facing terrace. The large en suite master bedroom and a twin bedded family room (the beds...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
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7 nights from £567

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  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £635

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Wimborne Minster, Dorset.


This is an excellent base for exploring rural and coastal Dorset. Cranborne Chase (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) is on the doorstep, and the beaches of the Jurassic Coast ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £635

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
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7 nights from £649

3 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


Barn Owls Cottage, a semi-detached cottage converted from an 18th Century stone barn, has retained much of its original character with inset fossils and huge oak beams. The kitchen...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £649

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £652

3 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


This beautiful barn conversion at the heart of a working dairy farm is just inland from Dorset's spectacular Jurassic Coast and its beaches. The rural setting will please all the f...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £652

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
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7 nights from £701

3 bedroom thatched, dog friendly cottage in Tolpuddle, Dorset.


This very pretty thatched cottage is in the tranquil historic village of Tolpuddle, surrounded by beautiful countryside and just 15 miles from the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. Wi...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £701

  • Sleeps 6
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £704

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Lyme Regis, Dorset.


Imagine spending a week in a fabulous former dairyman’s cottage with all mod-cons! This very stylishly furnished, yet quirky, semi-detached cottage is in the village of Morcombelak...

  • Sleeps 6
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £704

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
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7 nights from £720

3 bedroom holiday cottage in Corfe Castle, Dorset.


You will be completely spoilt for choice in this stunning part of Dorset – along the Jurassic Coast and within very easy reach are Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door with their famous c...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
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7 nights from £720

Arrive at your handpicked holiday home safe in the knowledge it’s been fully inspected.

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
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7 nights from £768

4 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Studland, Dorset.


The Isle of Purbeck is a stunning Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between Poole and Swanage boasting one of the most spectacular coastlines in Dorset. Sunnyholme, an extremel...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
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7 nights from £768

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
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7 nights from £790

3 bedroom holiday cottage in Corfe Castle, Dorset.


Situated in the popular Dorset village of Corfe Castle, on the Studland peninsula, close to the coast, this Grade II Listed picture-book cottage enjoys views of the spectacular Nat...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
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7 nights from £790

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £852

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Christchurch.


Avon Beach, Christchurch Harbour, the New Forest National Park and the Jurassic Coast are all nearby to this recently renovated holiday bolthole. The cool shades of blue and the pl...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £852

  • Sleeps 9 + 2 cots
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7 nights from £845

5 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


This beautiful stone farmhouse has something very special indeed – it comes with a 450 acre wildlife and nature reserve and a unique relationship with Dorset Wildlife Trust. Quite ...

  • Sleeps 9 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £845

  • Sleeps 12 + 2 cots
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7 nights from £1625

6 bedroom thatched, dog friendly home near Lyme Regis, South Devon.


Buddlewall is an historic east Devon farmhouse, in a beautiful hidden rural setting, a short drive inland from the spectacular World Heritage east Devon and Dorset Jurassic Coast. ...

  • Sleeps 12 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £1625

  • Sleeps 6 in 2 properties
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7 nights from £963


These two delightful properties, set deep in Dorset's beautiful countryside, are the ultimate rural retreats! To set the scene, a long, unmade farm track leads to West Farm, where ...

  • Sleeps 6 in 2 properties
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7 nights from £963

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  • Sleeps 8 + 3 cots in 2 properties
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7 nights from £1058


West Hembury Farm is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; a walker's paradise. Just four miles from the bustling market town of Bridport, and a short drive to the Wo...

  • Sleeps 8 + 3 cots in 2 properties
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7 nights from £1058

  • Sleeps 9 + 2 cots in 2 properties
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7 nights from £1020


Hatts Farm is a working farm set in 100 acres on the Dorset/Wiltshire border, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty near the market town of Shaftesbury and within driving distan...

  • Sleeps 9 + 2 cots in 2 properties
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7 nights from £1020

  • Sleeps 9 + 3 cots in 3 properties
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7 nights from £1302


This working farm on the edge of the historic village of Chideock stretches gently downhill to the Jurassic Coast where one of Dorset's most famous landmarks – Golden Cap – rises a...

  • Sleeps 9 + 3 cots in 3 properties
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7 nights from £1302