Cottages for the Summer Holidays in Dorset

Our self-catering holiday cottages come in all shapes and sizes for the school summer holidays. Pick your favourite now and get ready to make magical memories. We currently have 28 cottages available for you to choose from. Find your favourite now.Read more

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. 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 28 available cottages in Dorset now. 

Browse from 28 summer holiday cottages in Dorset

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

7 nights from £605

Old Sandpitts Cottage

4504

2 bedroom thatched 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 £605

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

7 nights from £1306

The Old Mill

4503

2 bedroom, unique, dog friendly converted mill near Dorchester, Dorset.


If you are looking for a beautifully unique and special property for a perfect Dorset holiday then look no further than The Old Mill. Formerly a working mill, this gorgeous propert...

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

7 nights from £1306

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

7 nights from £611

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 £611

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £690

Ivy Cottage

4122

2 bedroom, dog friendly 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 £690

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

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £2496

The Old Manor House

4124

5 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Lyme Regis.


Less than half a mile from the World Heritage Jurassic Coast, The Old Manor House is a beautiful 16th Century, Grade II Listed house, full of character with a delightful enclosed g...

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £2496

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £913

Barn Owls Cottage

3015

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


Barn Owls Cottage is a semi-detached cottage that has been converted from an 18th Century stone barn. Despite having stylish modern fittings, it has still retained much of its orig...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £913

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

7 nights from £896

Sturthill Stable

2829

3 bedroom, dog friendly barn conversion set within a working farm near Bridport, Dorset.


This beautiful barn conversion at the heart of a working dairy farm is just inland from Dorset's spectacular Jurassic Coast and its beaches. The rural setting will please all the f...

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

7 nights from £896

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

7 nights from £547

The Linhay

2661

1 bedroom, dog friendly 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
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £547

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

7 nights from £712

The Parlour

2662

2 bedroom cottage with views of Golden Cap near Bridport, Dorset


The Parlour is an excellent choice for a family, with French doors opening out onto an enclosed gravelled patio, comfortable accommodation for five guests – one of the three single...

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

7 nights from £712

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

7 nights from £547

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
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £547

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

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