Dog Friendly Cottages in Dorset

Hilltop walks with panoramic views and miles of stunning beaches make Dorset a wonderful dog friendly holiday destination.Read more

Stunning coastal and countryside walks make Dorset perfect for holidays with your dog. Be aware that certain beaches are not dog friendly during the summer, so be sure to double check before planning an excursion. To save the hassle, take a look at our list of the best unrestricted dog friendly beaches in Dorset.

Rural dog friendly cottage in Dorset A dogs view of Durdle Door

Dorset has a stunning and long stretch of coastline, perfect for leisurely dog walks with unrivalled views. The Jurassic Coast is a Mecca for walkers with its unusual rock formations, beautiful cliffscapes and fossil hunting. Bring your dog along for the walk of a lifetime and maybe he will sniff out a few rare fossils too. Pick a dog friendly self catering cottage by the sea in a the seaside town - Lyme Regis in the west or Bournemouth in the east, with many a dog friendly place to visit in between. Weymouth is the gateway to Portland and the highly photographed Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door can be found on the way to Swanage and Corfe Castle.

Inland Dorset is a huddle of quaint market towns and historic hills, Cerne Abbas adorning the landscape near the county centre. The many meadows, lanes and waterways make great dog friendly holiday destinations. To find out more about taking dogs and other pets on holiday Click Here

We have 27 dog friendly holiday cottages in Dorset.

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £431

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
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £431

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1043 *

5 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Lyme Regis.


Less than half a mile from the World Heritage Jurassic Coast, The Old Manor House is a beautiful 16th Century, Grade II Listed house, full of character with a delightful enclosed g...

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1043 *

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  • 30% off

    14 Dec 2018 - 21 Dec 2018

    £2476.90 £1733.90

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  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £394

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
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £394

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £477

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.


Tucked away in this quietest of rural locations, Ridge Lodge is a hidden gem, with fabulous far reaching views over the Dorset landscape. This delightful cottage has been stylishly...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £477

  • Sleeps 13 + 3 cots in 3 properties
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1374


Nestled into the hillside overlooking rolling green Dorset countryside, these three gorgeous lodges provide a holiday location where you can simply unwind from the moment you arriv...

  • Sleeps 13 + 3 cots in 3 properties
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1374

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £449

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


Lynchet Lodge is a gorgeous open plan cottage, beautifully furnished and equipped to provide all that you need for a relaxing holiday in rural Dorset. The open plan kitchen/dining/...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £449

  • Sleeps 12 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1037 *

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
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1037 *

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £389

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
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £389

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  • 40% off

    21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018

    £651.55 £391.20

Each and every one of our cottages is fully equipped with everything you’ll need on holiday.

  • Sleeps 7 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £651 *

4 bedroom, dog-friendly cottage with sea views near Bridport, Dorset.


Snuggled into the hillside with Golden Cap behind, The Guardhouse stands watch over this stunning part of the Jurassic Coast at Seatown, with sea views from the master bedroom and ...

  • Sleeps 7 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £651 *

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £580

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
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £580

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