Cottages for the Summer Holidays in Dorset

Cottages for the Summer Holidays in Dorset

Our self-catering holiday cottages come in all shapes and sizes for the school summer holidays. Hunt for fossils along the stunning Jurassic Coast, tuck into a delicious afternoon tea in a cool cafe sourced with local goods, stroll along the coast path or head inland and take up one of the many cycling routes, the choices are boundless.

We currently have 49 cottages available for you to choose from. Find your favourite now.Read more

With as many opportunities to relax with the kids as there are to explore, you can piece together your own perfect Dorset experience. Book yourself a self-catering haven to return to at the end of the day and leave feeling refreshed and revived.  

Summer Holiday Homes in Dorset

What's better than spending your summer holiday in Dorset surrounded by the ones you love most? Spending your summer holiday in Dorset surrounded by the ones you love most in a luxury private retreat. At Classic Cottages, we have a wide range in family-friendly holiday cottages, varied in nature and consistent in quality.

To make sure only the best properties make it onto our books, we personally inspect each one. Equipped with a complete inventory, our cottages provide you with an idyllic home-from-home where you can relax as soon as you open the door. Find one to suit you and your family this summer and browse our selection of 49 available cottages in Dorset now. 

Browse from 49 summer holiday cottages in Dorset

The Old Dairy is a 2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Wimborne Minster, Dorset.
  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1202

The Old Dairy

5551

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Wimborne Minster, Dorset.


Situated within the southern neolithic ring of Knowlton Church and Earthworks and perfectly positioned under a Dark Sky Reserve, is The Old Dairy; a stylish and modern conversion t...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1202

The Gardens is a 2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Sherborne, Dorset.
  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £800

The Gardens

5406

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Sherborne, Dorset.


From the rolling hills of the Dorset countryside to the beautiful historic streets of Sherborne and down to the Jurassic Coast, explore it all whilst staying at The Gardens. This c...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £800

Pippins is a 3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Beaminster, Somerset.
  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £746

Pippins

5360

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Beaminster, Somerset.


Pippins is a picture postcard country cottage nestled in the charming Somerset village of North Perrott - not far from the Dorset border. This cosy home can cater for all of the fa...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £746

Seymour Barn is a 2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Bridport, Dorset.
  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1295

Seymour Barn

5314

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Bridport, Dorset.


With the bustling market town of Bridport within striking distance, this beautiful barn conversion is the perfect home-away-from-home. A delightful spot to explore all the beauty a...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1295

Periwinkle Cottage is a 1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Bridport, Dorset.
  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £497

Periwinkle Cottage

5258

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Bridport, Dorset.


Tucked away off one of Bridport's vibrant streets is Periwinkle Cottage, a beautiful home ready to welcome you for a fantastic stay. This gorgeous terraced retreat is the perfect p...

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

7 nights from £497

Ginny's Barn is a 2 bedroom, self catering cottage near Bridport, Dorset.
  • Sleeps 3
  • No pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £832

Ginny's Barn

5276

2 bedroom, self catering cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


Find your 'Far from the Madding Crowd' moment in the beautiful west Dorset countryside with a stay at Ginny's Barn. This quaint cottage is set in the grounds of the owners' home an...

  • Sleeps 3
  • No pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £832

Quince Cottage is a 3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage close to the beach near Bridport, Dorset.
  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £882

Quince Cottage

5190

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage close to the beach near Bridport, Dorset.


With the World Heritage Jurassic Coast within one mile's walk, Quince Cottage is a welcoming home in the pretty West Dorset village of Chideock. This charming home is the perfect l...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £882

Woodville Cottage is a 3 bedroom, dog friendly home near the beach in Lyme Regis.
  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Wed

7 nights from £1290

Woodville Cottage

5151

3 bedroom, dog friendly home near the beach in Lyme Regis.


Woodville Cottage is a pretty and charming property, an annexe to a Grade II Listed Georgian building. Hidden away from the hustle and bustle of the elegant seaside town of Lyme Re...

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

7 nights from £1290

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St Peter's Cottage is a 3 bedroom thatched, dog friendly cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.
  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £792 *

St Peter's Cottage

5135

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


Dating back to the early 17th Century, this picture perfect, Grade II Listed thatched cottage sits in the heart of a rural Dorset village. Recently renovated by the owners, St Pete...

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

7 nights from £792 *

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 £833 *

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 £833 *

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