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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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33 rental properties

Stonebank Annexe, Chickerell, Weymouth, Dorset, West Country, England

2 bedroom Cottage

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
4 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £360


Late availability: from 22 August to 05 September 20

Chaffeymoor Grange, Gillingham, Dorset, West Country, England

10 bedroom Mansion

sleeps 8 - 24 guests
8 - 24
10 bedrooms
10
9 bathrooms
9
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Wonderful 10 bedroom manor house in the Blackmoor Vale surrounded by beautiful gardens and lush Dorset countryside.

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

Weekly Price from: £5800


Special Offer: from 11 July to 31 August 20
Late availability: from 11 July to 22 July 20

Canford Dairy, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, West Country, England

9 bedroom Large Country House

sleeps 2 - 20 guests
2 - 20
9 bedrooms
9
5 bathrooms
5
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1

Large luxurious holiday house with swimming pool and private hot tub near the Dorset Coast and Bournemouth, suitable for large groups of up to 20 people.

Special features: free internet access, pool (In the Pool-house for your exclusive and private use. ), games room.

Weekly Price from: £2750


Late availability: from 17 July to 20 July 20

Stable cottage, Portesham, Dorset, West Country, England

1 bedroom Rural Retreat

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

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.

Weekly Price from: £325


Late availability: from 20 July to 26 July 20

Duck Street Cottage, Symondsbury, Dorset, West Country, England

1 bedroom Thatched Cottage

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1

Delightful thatched cottage in Dorset in the West Country, with one double bedroom, original features and a location very near to the stunning Jurassic coast this is an ideal cottage for a romantic break.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £525
Next availability:
from 09 October to 16 October 20 from 26 October to 30 October 20

Apple Tree Cottage, Blandford Forum, Dorset, West Country, England

5 bedroom Thatched Cottage

sleeps 6 - 10 guests
6 - 10
5 bedrooms
5
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed
5 star

Pretty 5 bedroom thatched country cottage, near Blandford Forum, with warm bubbly outdoor hot tub in garden.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £897
Next availability:
from 13 July to 14 July 20 from 30 August to 04 September 20

High Tide, Weymouth, Dorset, West Country, England

5 bedroom Townhouse

sleeps 5 - 10 guests
5 - 10
5 bedrooms
5
6 bathrooms
6
no dogs allowed
5 star

Elegant 5 bedroom holiday rental in Weymouth, all ensuite bedrooms, stunning sea views and excellent location opposite the beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £1325
Next availability:
from 07 August to 21 August 20 from 04 September to 11 September 20

Allington Court, Bridport, Dorset, West Country, England

9 bedroom Georgian Manor House

sleeps 9 - 21 guests
9 - 21
9 bedrooms
9
9 bathrooms
9
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome
3

Elegant 9 bedroom Georgian town house in Bridport, complete with games room and high-tech cinema room, luxurious and stylish plus pet-friendly and sleeping groups of up to 21 people.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £3200
Next availability:
from 12 July to 24 July 20 from 04 September to 11 September 20

Axen Lodge, Symondsbury, Dorset, West Country, England

4 bedroom Cottage

sleeps 2 - 8 guests
2 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

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, a private hot tub 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.

Weekly Price from: £925
Next availability:
from 17 July to 24 July 20 from 05 October to 09 October 20

Ryecross Rural Retreat near Shaftesbury, Shaftesbury, Dorset, West Country, England

2 bedroom Farm Cottage

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
3 star

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

Weekly Price from: £276
Next availability:
from 22 July to 22 August 20 from 31 August to 07 September 20

Quaker Dogs-welcome Cottage, South West England , Sherborne, Dorset, West Country, England

2 bedroom Cottage

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
4 star

Charming stone-built pet-friendly cottage with 2 bedrooms located in Sherborne, on days out from this Dorset location visit Shaftesbury, the city of Salisbury with its wealth of historical buildings or Bath with its impressive Roman spa.

Weekly Price from: £268
Next availability:
from 13 July to 01 October 20

Shepherd's Hut Barn, rural Dorset, Winterborne Whitechurch, Dorset, West Country, England

3 bedroom Holiday Barn

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
5 star

Want to stay somewhere with tranquil rural views over fields and pastures where you can relax and unwind in Dorset? This 3 bedroom family-friendly and dog-friendly ban could be perfect, close to Thomas Hardy's Country and within reach of Dorset's Jurassic Coast for day trips.

Weekly Price from: £394
Next availability:
from 07 August to 10 August 20 from 13 August to 14 August 20


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.  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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