Dorset Cottages with an Open Fire or Wood Burner

Warm up after a walk along the Jurassic Coast or stroll through Dorset's beautiful countryside. In your self-catering home-from-home an open fire awaits ready to welcome you in from the chilly air. Curl up in front of the fire and let your problems melt away. After all, you're on holiday. Choose from 23 available luxury cottages and take a step closer to your dream getaway this winter. Read more

Nothing puts the cherry on a winter retreat more than an open fire or wood burner. Enjoy lazy mornings in or spend your days out and about in the cool, crisp air. Dorset is endlessly beautiful under winter's frosty cloak and makes for a wonderful destination, be it for a much-needed short break or a couple of weeks of deserved TLC. Make the most of winter and book yourself a luxury getaway; our open-fire cottages will warm your body and your mind. 

Dorset Open-Fire Retreats

A holiday in a luxury self-catering cottage with an open fire could be exactly what you've been looking for to catch up and unwind. Whether you would like to stay in a cosy one-bed retreat or spacious accommodation big enough for all the family, we'll find just the place for you. 

When you book with Classic Cottages, you are guaranteed excellent customer service as well as some of the finest quality accommodation in Dorset. To ensure exacting standards are maintained, all of our cottages are handpicked onto our books. Each is carefully inspected and fully equipped with everything you could need and more during your holiday. 

Pick from our 23 available open-fire cottages

New bookings can be placed for any holiday arriving on or after the 4th July 2020. COVID-19

  • 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
  • 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

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

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £347

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Crewkerne, Somerset.


This really is the most beautifully designed bolthole for two. A romantic retreat with 'wow' factor in a traditional, rural hamlet setting in gorgeous south Somerset, close to the ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £347

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £395

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


A gorgeous, chocolate-box cottage that is the ideal escape, nestled in the heart of one of Dorset's picturesque villages. Just a stone's throw from the lovely local pub, Wayside Co...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £395

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £415

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
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £415

  • 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

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £439

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 £439

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £446

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


A stunning west Dorset location, amazing rural views and a truly luxurious property, Phoebes House and neighbouring property Lottie's Loft (2565) both hidden gems just a short driv...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £446

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

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £500

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Shaftesbury, Dorset.


Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Hatts Farm is a working farm set in 150 acres on the Dorset and Wiltshire border. Dairyman's Cottage is traditional yet contempora...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £500

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £539

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
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £539

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