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 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £310

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 lo...

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

7 nights from £310

  • Sleeps 8
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1106

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


This tranquil and elegant period farmhouse has a luxurious contemporary interior, spacious flexible accommodation and a beautiful enclosed garden. The glorious west Dorset location...

  • Sleeps 8
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1106

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

7 nights from £692

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 £692

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

7 nights from £550

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 £550

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £338

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 £338

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

7 nights from £535

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 £535

We’ve been raising the standards of self catering holidays since 1977.

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

7 nights from £399

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.


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

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

7 nights from £399