Dorset Holiday Cottages

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

Looking for a Dorset Holiday Cottage to rent?

Find a great selection of self-catering holiday cottages to rent in Dorset in the South West of England on Country Cottages Online.  We feature all types of self-catering holiday accommodation including independently owned cottages, holiday lodges, luxury cottages, rural retreats cheap rentals, large houses and small cottages.

Why Book a 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 world heritage site of the Jurassic coast where you may well come across some fossils (and we don't mean the retired people who holiday here), and see the iconic Durdle Door limestone arch. 

Discover pretty market towns in Dorset on a cottage holiday such as Beaminster, Blandford, Bournemouth, Bridport, Dorchester, Shaftesbury, Sherborne, Swanage 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.

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 and want to take a cottage holiday in one of Dorset's prettiest towns or some tourists prefer to go out and about to the numerous attractions in Dorset.

Want more information on what Dorset Offers for Self-Catering Breaks?

Read our Guide to Dorset

Find the Best Holiday Cottage in Dorset for you

There are lots of holiday lets in Dorset including cottages in the countryside, pet friendly cottages, lodges on holiday parks, hot tub rentals, cottages with pools and coastal cottages near Dorset's beaches.  We hope you find the best holiday cottage in Dorset for you.

Popular Property Types in Dorset

Looking to book a hot tub holiday in Dorset for a truly relaxing break? Or need to find pet-friendly accommodation in Dorset for a hound-friendly holiday? Or maybe you want to book a luxury holiday cottage, a romantic cottage or a large holiday house for a group of friends and group holiday home looking to holiday in Dorset. Popular types of holiday cottages in Dorset include:

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Frequently Asked Questions about Dorset

Whether you want to rent a holiday cottage, a lodge or a rural retreat, Dorset is a wonderful area of South West England to discover on a cottage holiday. Guests choose to holiday in Dorset because of the inspiring landscape and rural areas, beautiful towns and villages including Beaminster, Blandford Forum, Bournemouth, Bridport, Charmouth and Christchurch and the area's unique sights, sightseeing destinations of interest.
Some of the top attractions in Dorset Charmouth Beach, Dorset National Landscape, Lulworth Cove, Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium, Weymouth Beach, Weymouth SEA LIFE Adventure Park
Some of the top activities in Dorset are angling, bird watching, boating, canoeing, fishing, golfing, horse riding, paddle boarding, rockpooling, sailing, sea fishing, swimming, tennis, walking, wind surfing, yachting
Country Cottages Online features 23 holiday cottages in Dorset for you to choose from, including dog-friendly, children-friendly as well as a good number of rentals with leisure facilities to help you relax and facilities to keep you entertained on holiday. Prices for cottages in Dorset range from £393 to £9500 per week.