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 24 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 24 available open-fire cottages

New bookings can be placed for any holiday arriving on or after the 12th April for cottages in England and we are accepting Easter bookings at our properties in Wales, for those that can legally travel. COVID-19

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

7 nights from £335

Owl's Nest Cottage

2942

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 £335

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £345

Badgers Cottage

3014

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 £345

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

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

7 nights from £410 *

Poacher's Cottage

4522

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.


Tucked away in the picturesque village of Buckland Newton, Poacher's Cottage is one of four gorgeous properties making up Dominey's Yard. Situated perfectly for exploring the beaut...

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

7 nights from £410 *

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

7 nights from £410 *

Woodcutter's Cottage

4524

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.


Rolling hills, bustling market towns, rich history and stunning beaches - have we persuaded you to holiday in Dorset yet? Finding a lovely cottage to stay in is the only thing you ...

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

7 nights from £410 *

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

7 nights from £410 *

Gamekeeper's Cottage

4523

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.


Second in a row of pretty terraced cottages, this stylish property has been newly renovated to a very high standard. Gamekeeper's Cottage is one of four at Dominey's Yard, nestled ...

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

7 nights from £410 *

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

7 nights from £395

Wayside Cottage

4484

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 £389

Old Sandpitts Cottage

4504

2 bedroom thatched self catering cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


Tucked away down its own private track, this picture-perfect thatched cottage is a little gem. Surrounded by its own private garden, the cottage is very peaceful and offers space f...

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

7 nights from £389

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

7 nights from £415

Celtic Blessing

2256

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

Arrive at your handpicked holiday home safe in the knowledge it’s been fully inspected.

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

7 nights from £424

The Old Coach House

1386

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 £424

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £449

Ivy Cottage

4122

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 £449

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