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 22 dog friendly holiday cottages in Dorset.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £323

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


This cosy, compact, 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 lo...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £323

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £325

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Bridport, Dorset.


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

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £325

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

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £338

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
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £338

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £352

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
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £352

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £395

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Cattistock 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 £395

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  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £401

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


Beehive Cottage is a charming and cosy cottage on a quiet lane opposite St Mary's church in the village of Puddletown. Surrounded by farmland, the pretty village is nestled in the ...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £401

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £406

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 create a very sociable space for a couple or smal...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £406

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

7 nights from £416

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


This pretty, detached former coach house is in beautiful rural Dorset, and within easy reach of the stunning World Heritage Jurassic coastline. The Old Coach House has a spaciou...

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

7 nights from £416

We are Gold accredited with the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £487 *

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)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £487 *

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £506

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


This pretty thatched cottage is in the tranquil historic village of Tolpuddle, just 15 miles from the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. An ideal base for a family holiday or perfect f...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £506

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