Last Minute Holiday Cottages in Dorset

This pretty county is perfect for a last minute holiday, and you’ll be there in no time. Dorset is home to some stunning self catering cottages, many of which have special offers that are hard to resist. Explore the world-renowned Jurassic Coast with your pooch and then crash in a dog friendly cottage, or peek down cobbled streets to find a spot for afternoon tea. Take a look at our last minute Dorset properties to find yourself a deal.Read more

A last minute adventure to the gorgeous region of Dorset is all you need to reconnect and recharge. Choose from a short break or a week long adventure and with an abundance of things to do in Dorset, you’re sure not to get bored!

Things to do in Somerset

Walk the Jurassic Coast

Go fossil hunting

Go on a kayaking adventure

Explore one of Dorset’s pretty towns and villages

Dog friendly cottages in Dorset

Take advantage of our exclusive collection of dog friendly cottages in Dorset. Choose from the many dog friendly activities, including the charming Corfe Castle, Lulworth Castle and Park and Exbury Gardens.

9 holiday homes available for a last minute break in Dorset

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £345

2 bedroom dog friendly holiday cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


The pretty Dorset village of Drimpton is set in lovely countryside a short drive inland from the stunning Jurassic Coast. This original school house has been converted into extreme...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £345

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  • 10% off

    18 Oct 2019 - 25 Oct 2019

    £480.00 £432.00

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

7 nights from £349

1 bedroom thatched self catering cottage near Sherborne, Dorset.


Pound Farm Cottage is a hidden gem; this listed thatched cottage has been thoughtfully renovated to create a spacious, stylish holiday home, retaining many of the original features...

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

7 nights from £349

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  • 20% off

    18 Oct 2019 - 25 Oct 2019

    £508.73 £407.20

  • 20% off

    25 Oct 2019 - 1 Nov 2019

    £436.05 £348.80

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

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

7 nights from £398

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Shaftesbury, Dorset.


Dairyman’s Cottage is traditional yet contemporary, semi-detached and set on a south-facing terrace. The property has a welcoming feel, with a stunning open plan design downstairs,...

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

7 nights from £398

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  • 20% off

    18 Oct 2019 - 25 Oct 2019

    £581.02 £464.82

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

7 nights from £409

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 £409

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  • 10% off

    18 Oct 2019 - 25 Oct 2019

    £549.96 £494.96

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £431

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 £431

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  • 10% off

    18 Oct 2019 - 25 Oct 2019

    £599.04 £539.14

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

7 nights from £488

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Shaftesbury, Dorset.


Semi-detached Hatts Barn is a contemporary, reversed level barn conversion on a wide south-facing terrace. The large en suite master bedroom and a twin bedded family-room (the twin...

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

7 nights from £488

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  • 20% off

    18 Oct 2019 - 25 Oct 2019

    £731.40 £585.12

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

7 nights from £508

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


This is an excellent base for exploring rural and coastal Dorset. Cranborne Chase (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) is on the doorstep, and the beaches of the Jurassic Coast ...

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

7 nights from £508

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    25 Oct 2019 - 1 Nov 2019

    £634.73 £507.78

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £514 *

3 bedroom thatched, dog friendly cottage in Tolpuddle, Dorset.


This pretty thatched cottage is in the tranquil historic village of Tolpuddle, just 15 miles from the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. An ideal base for a family holiday or perfect f...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £514 *

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  • 20% off

    18 Oct 2019 - 25 Oct 2019

    £823.04 £658.43

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

7 nights from £671 *

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 £671 *

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    18 Oct 2019 - 25 Oct 2019

    £1166.72 £933.38

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