Dorset Holiday and Rural Country Cottages

Seaside holidays in country cottages in Dorset offer the pleasure of country and coast

Would you like a fabulous cottage holiday in Dorset? Dorset is much loved for cottage holidays because of its amazing countryside, stunning coastline, pretty villages and sandy and shingle beaches so do make it your number 1. choice for family breaks and romantic getaways.  Many love to spend time on the Jurassic coast where you may well come across some fossils and we don't mean the retired people who holiday here.  Rent a cottage in a village or one of the pretty market towns in Dorset such as Beaminster, Blandford, Bournemouth, Bridport, Dorchester, Shaftesbury, Sherborne and Wareham.  Weymouth beach is another attractive area for seaside cottages.  There are so many pretty parts of Dorset to visit and lots to see and do.
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Alderholt
Avon Heath Country Park
Beaminster
Blandford Forum
Bournemouth
Bridport
Broadwey
Charmouth
Christchurch
Corfe Castle
Duntish
Fontmell Magna
Gillingham
Hazelbury Bryan
Huntingford
Langton Herring
Lyme Regis
Milborne St. Andrew
Poole
Portesham
Portland
Shaftesbury
Sherborne
Stratton
Sturminster Marshall
Sturminster Newton
Symondsbury
Tolpuddle
Weymouth
Wimborne Minster
Winterborne Stickland
Winterborne Whitechurch
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What you choose to do on a self-catering holiday in Dorset and the West Country will depend on your own personal circumstances. The south coast of England is always mild and pleasantly green with excellent beaches  You may enjoy country walks or cycling on a relaxing cottage break or may prefer to go out and about to the numerous attractions in Dorset.  There are lots of self catering cottages in Dorset including cottages in the countryside, pet friendly cottages, cottages with pools and coastal cottages near Dorset's beaches. 

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Crepe Farm Cottage, Symondsbury, Dorset, England

4 bedroom Farmstay, West Country.

This 4 bedroom country cottage has a definite wow factor with high quality interiors, an inglenook fireplace, a woodburning stove and a hot tub along with a secluded garden and a location in rural Dorset close to the Jurassic coast.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £875 to £2175 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 19 September 2016 to 23 September 2016; from 03 October 2016 to 14 October 2016; from 17 October 2016 to 24 October 2016;

phone 01308 424116 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Higher Farm Cottage, Langton Herring, Dorset, England

5 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

High quality stone-built farmhouse with inglenook fireplace and secure walled garden, conveniently close to the Dorset Coast and attractions such as Chesil Beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £810 to £1445 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01458 274 767 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Ryalls Stud Cottage, Sherborne, Dorset, England

2 bedroom Cottage, South Coast England.

This bright and airy farmstay holiday cottage is located on a former stud farm amongst 8 acres of countryside and is ideal for those searching for a tranquil break, whilst on holiday here enjoy horse riding, fishing, walking and golfing nearby or head over to the coast which is around a 40 minute drive away.

Price range from £275 to £775 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 12 August 2016 to 14 August 2016; from 17 August 2016 to 31 August 2016; from 02 September 2016 to 09 September 2016;

phone 01963 23036 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Stable cottage, Portesham, Dorset, England

1 bedroom Rural Retreat, West Country.

Book a rural retreat break at this lovely Dorset romantic barn conversion, conveniently located on a working farm, close to idyllic countryside and the Jurassic Coast, this property is both dog-friendly and horse-friendly.

Price range from £325 to £450 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 26 August 2016 to 30 August 2016;

phone 01305 871780 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Champernhayes, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

5 bedroom Farmhouse, South Coast.

Set on a hillside, this is a collection of seven holiday cottages which were originally farm buildings and now offer five star self-catering accommodation along with a shared jacuzzi, swim/spa and easy access to the Jurassic coastline nearby.

Special features: pool (On site), indoor hot tub.

Price range from £297 to £2565 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5 star ETC)

phone 01297 560 853 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Sea View Cottage, Charmouth, Dorset, England

4 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

Four bedroom family-friendly coastal cottage with a fantastic location by lovely Charmouth Beach on the Jurassic Coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £975 to £1899 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01297 560 853 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Old Rectory, Bridport, Dorset, England

11 bedroom Mansion, West Dorset.

Wonderful Georgian country house set in over an acre of gardens close to a gorgeous Dorset valley and near to the seaside, with a location and accommodation like this, this is a very special place.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £0 to £3780 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 29 people in 11 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01308 422575 or 01308 898420 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Unique Self-Catering Old Chapel, Huntingford, Dorset, England

1 bedroom Chapel Conversion, South Coast.

For a self-catering holiday for 2 out of the ordinary in Dorset, stay in a unique one bedroom converted chapel with twin beds high up in the eaves on the gallery overlooking the cosy living area below; during your stay discover the pretty countryside on the Dorset Wiltshire borders, the National Trust property of Stourhead House, Wincanton for racing and Longleat Safari Park.

Price range from £269 to £573 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 28 July 2016 to 29 July 2016; from 12 August 2016 to 26 August 2016; from 09 September 2016 to 16 September 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Swallows Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, England

8 bedroom Cottage, The Blackmore Vale.

Wonderful 8 bedroom mansion house with private indoor heated swimming pool and games room, ideal for large families or big groups.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1600 to £3500 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 19 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01747811243 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Stonebank Annexe, Chickerell, Weymouth, Dorset, England

2 bedroom Cottage, West Dorset.

Charming 2 bedroom, dog-friendly holiday home located near the heart of Chickerell, conveniently close to the beautiful Dorset Jurassic coast and just 3 miles from Weymouth.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £360 to £625 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 17 September 2016 to 01 October 2016;

phone +44(0)1305 760 120 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Ship Cottage, Bridport, Dorset, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, The Jurassic Coast.

Very special holiday cottage with an outstanding location and fantastic sea views right by the pebble beach at Chesil Bank in Dorset.

Price range from £600 to £3600 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 18 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01308 422575 or 01308 898420 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Old Stables Holiday Barn, Winterborne Stickland, Dorset, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Dorset and Somerset - Dorset.

Family-friendly and dog-friendly barn conversion with modern interior, situated within a small development on a working farm, ideal for rural retreat breaks and within reach of the Jurassic Coast.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £360 to £899 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 05 September 2016 to 09 September 2016; from 14 October 2016 to 21 October 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Old Manor, Blandford Forum, Dorset, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Magnificent 9 Bedroom Dorset Country House, ideal for large groups of friends or family, with an outdoor hot tub and games room with table football, pool table, table tennis and air hockey on site there is plenty to keep your group entertained at this fine property and the Dorset coast is just a short drive away.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £2450 to £3950 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 21 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 28 July 2016 to 23 December 2016;

phone 01747811243 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Bakers Mill Holiday Cottages, Beaminster, Dorset, England

10 bedroom Cottages, South West.

A collection of six comfortable holiday cottages located on a working farm in Dorset, one of which is wheelchair accessible, each cottage has its own enclosed garden or courtyard and surrounded by green countryside this is an ideal location for rural retreat breaks.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £275 to £850 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 21 people in 10 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01872 261525 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Stables Holiday Cottage, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, England

2 bedroom Country Cottage, Dorset - Thomas Hardy's Wessex.

Stables Cottage is a charming holiday cottage located in a lovely rural village in Hardy's stunning Dorset countryside, with a high quality interior, a double ended (two person) Hydrotherapy Spa Bath with jets and a lovely garden, this is a great place to stay.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £921 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 30 July 2016 to 05 August 2016; from 30 August 2016 to 02 September 2016; from 09 September 2016 to 10 September 2016;

phone 01258817022 emailClick here to email owner more info >

St. Anthonys Cottage, Langton Herring, Dorset, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Jurassic Coast - Dorset.

Picture-perfect 3 bedroom, child-friendly holiday cottage in the village of Langton Herring near Weymouth with wood-burning stove and pretty rear garden.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £575 to £1025 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01458 274 767 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Private Rural Lodge, Wrackleford Estate, Stratton, Dorset, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, South Coast.

An ideal country retreat, this holiday lodge enjoys a fantastic rural setting high within the Dorset Downs and offers characterful accommodation along with fishing on the River Frome nearby.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1100 to £1800 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 9 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01305 264 141 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Ryecross Rural Retreat near Shaftesbury, Shaftesbury, Dorset, England

2 bedroom Farm Cottage, Dorset and Somerset.

Get away from it all with a stay at this idyllic rural retreat near the attractive hillside town of Shaftesbury in Dorset.

Price range from £278 to £602 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 06 August 2016 to 13 August 2016; from 01 October 2016 to 15 October 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Axen Lodge, Symondsbury, Dorset, England

4 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

Four bedroom holiday cottage with idyllic rural setting next to farmlands in Dorset, boasting light and airy interiors along with a woodburning stove in the lounge and fantastic views over fields and farmlands and a location just a short drive from the wonderful Jurassic Coast.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £875 to £2175 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 02 September 2016 to 05 September 2016; from 12 September 2016 to 16 September 2016; from 28 October 2016 to 04 November 2016;

phone 01308 424116 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Shell Coastal Cottage, Bournemouth, Dorset, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Dorset Coast.

Book a seaside holiday and stay in the fantastic coastal resort of Bournemouth, this stylish 3 bedroom holiday cottage offers family-friendly accommodation in a tranquil location just a walk away from Bournemouth's attractions (the 3 bedrooms sleep up to 5 and 2 additional guest beds can be made available by arrangement).

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £650 to £975 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 7 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 31 July 2016 to 08 August 2016;

phone 01202 769859 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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