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 21 dog friendly holiday cottages in Dorset.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £322

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 £322

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots in 2 properties
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £880


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 + 2 cots in 2 properties
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £880

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £558

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 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £558

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

7 nights from £316

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 £316

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

  • Sleeps 9 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £726

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
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £726

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

7 nights from £561

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 £561

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

7 nights from £314

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
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £314

  • Sleeps 9 + 3 cots in 3 properties
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1069


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
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1069

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £345

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 £345

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

7 nights from £546

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)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £546

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

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