Enjoy Our Rural Cottage Retreats in Dorset

Enjoy Our Rural Cottage Retreats in Dorset

Put the breaks on the rush of every day life and take some time for yourself. A rural retreat in Dorset gives you the time for reflection and some much needed TLC. Pick the holiday of your dreams and soak in the sights and fresh, clean air. Once you've arrived at your perfect cottage, enjoy total comfort in your very own home from home. A country getaway in Dorset can't be beaten. Read more

For an escape to the country, Dorset is at the top of the list. Durdle Door, Lulworth Cove and the Old Harry Rocks are just the first things that come to mind, and there is plenty more to explore. With Dorset's naturally jaw-dropping aesthetics and with so much to see and do, you might be wondering what could make your holiday even better.

At Classic Cottages, we understand the importance of excellent accommodation to send your holiday from ordinary into the realms of fantastic. Every single one of our luxury rural retreats is personally inspected and fully equipped so that your self catering experience is the best possible. All that's left for you to do? Relax and enjoy.

Select from 33 rural holiday cottages in Dorset

The Linhay is a 1 bedroom cottage near the beach near Bridport, Dorset.
  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • No pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £363

The Linhay

2661

1 bedroom cottage near the beach near Bridport, Dorset.


The Linhay is a tucked away single-storey retreat – and an ideal base for exploring the wonderful coastline. The cottage nestles alongside the barns, with a fully enclosed gravel c...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • No pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £363

Owl's Nest Cottage is a 1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Sherborne, Dorset.
  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £366

Owl's Nest Cottage

2942

1 bedroom, dog friendly 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 £366

The Dairy is a 1 bedroom cottage near the Jurassic Coast near Bridport, Dorset.
  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • No pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £385

The Dairy

2663

1 bedroom cottage near the Jurassic Coast near Bridport, Dorset.


The Dairy is another extremely comfortable single-storey cottage in this small and friendly farm development. This property has French doors to its own enclosed outside space – the...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • No pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £385

Swallows' Rest is a 1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.
  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £393

Swallows' Rest

4644

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.


The sleepy west Dorset countryside awaits you at this cute bolthole for two (plus your four-legged friends). Tucked away at the end of the owners' garden, this converted barn is hi...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £393

Badgers Cottage is a 1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Bridport, Dorset.
  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £399

Badgers Cottage

3014

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


This pretty semi-detached cottage for two is nestled within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on West Hembury Farm. Badgers Cottage is an 18th Century stone barn that has be...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £399

Poacher's Cottage is a 2 bedroom cottage with outside pool near Dorchester, Dorset.
  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • No pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £453 *

Poacher's Cottage

4522

2 bedroom cottage with outside pool 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
  • No pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £453 *

Gamekeeper's Cottage is a 2 bedroom cottage with outside pool near Dorchester, Dorset.
  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • No pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £453 *

Gamekeeper's Cottage

4523

2 bedroom cottage with outside pool 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
  • No pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £453 *

Woodcutter's Cottage is a 2 bedroom cottage with outside pool near Dorchester, Dorset.
  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • No pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £453 *

Woodcutter's Cottage

4524

2 bedroom cottage with outside pool 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
  • No pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £453 *

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Park Farm Byre is a 3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.
  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £555 *

Park Farm Byre

4956

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.


Tucked away in a rural location, you will find Park Farm Byre, a stylish retreat complete with hot tub and perfectly situated on a number of country and woodland walks. All on one ...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £555 *

Gardener's Cottage is a 3 bedroom cottage with outside pool near Dorchester, Dorset.
  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • No pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £659 *

Gardener's Cottage

4525

3 bedroom cottage with outside pool 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
  • No pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £659 *

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