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 25 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 25 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 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £510

Dairyman’s Cottage

2094

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 £510

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

7 nights from £564

Barbridge Cottage

1805

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 £564

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £644 *

Gardener's Cottage

4525

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.


A stay at Gardener's Cottage brings you everything you could wish for in a holiday location - spacious rooms, beautiful furnishings and a stunning setting complete with outdoor hea...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £644 *

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £436

Meadowbank

2644

3 bedroom holiday cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


This sunny south-facing cottage enjoys a quiet rural position on the edge of the beautiful village of Netherbury, a short drive from the beaches and cliffs of the World Heritage Ju...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £436

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

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £561

Hatts Barn

2093

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Shaftesbury, Dorset.


Hatts Farm is a working farm set in 150 acres on the Dorset and Wiltshire border, located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The semi-detached Hatts Barn is a contemporary, ...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £561

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £595

Barn Owls Cottage

3015

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 £595

  • Sleeps 6
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Thu

7 nights from £631

Dairy Cottage

3192

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Lyme Regis, Dorset.


Imagine spending a week in a fabulous former dairyman’s cottage with all mod-cons! This very stylishly furnished, yet quirky, semi-detached cottage is in the village of Morcombelak...

  • Sleeps 6
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Thu

7 nights from £631

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £643

2 Penny’s Cottages

2531

3 bedroom holiday cottage in Corfe Castle, Dorset.


You will be completely spoilt for choice in this stunning part of Dorset – along the Jurassic Coast and within very easy reach are Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door with their famous c...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £643

  • Sleeps 12 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Thu

7 nights from £998 *

Buddlewall

3979

6 bedroom thatched, dog friendly home near Lyme Regis, South Devon.


Buddlewall is an historic east Devon farmhouse, in a beautiful hidden rural setting, a short drive inland from the spectacular World Heritage east Devon and Dorset Jurassic Coast. ...

  • Sleeps 12 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Thu

7 nights from £998 *

  • Sleeps 7 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £855

The Guardhouse

3971

4 bedroom, dog-friendly cottage with sea views near Bridport, Dorset.


Snuggled into the hillside with Golden Cap behind, The Guardhouse stands watch over this stunning part of the Jurassic Coast at Seatown, with sea views from the master bedroom and ...

  • Sleeps 7 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £855

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