Dorset Holiday and Rural Country Cottages

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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

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 08 August to 31 August 20
Late availability: from 08 August to 20 September 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


Special Offer: from 01 September to 20 December 20
Late availability: from 14 September to 18 September 20

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 29 August 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 08 August to 15 August 20

Barton Cottage, Symondsbury, Dorset, West Country, England

2 bedroom Thatched Cottage

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

2 bedroom pet-friendly thatched cottage set in an idyllic village within Dorset's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just 9 miles from Lyme Regis.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £575
Next availability:
from 06 September to 07 September 20 from 18 September to 21 September 20

Branscombe Holiday Cottage at Old Higher Lighthouse, Portland, Dorset, West Country, England

2 bedroom Unique Lighthouse Cottage

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

For a seaside holiday how about Branscombe Holiday Cottage right next to Old Higher Lighthouse? With a stunning location perched on the cliff-side on the Jurassic Coast and with access to a shared outdoor pool in the summer months, this is a very special and unique holiday home.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Shared outdoor pool in grounds).

Weekly Price from: £520
Next availability:
from 07 October to 09 October 20 from 15 October to 06 November 20

Pennsylvania Castle, Portland, Dorset, West Country, England

9 bedroom Castle

sleeps 10 - 20 guests
10 - 20
9 bedrooms
9
11 bathrooms
11
no dogs allowed
5 star

9 bedroom castle with stunning sea views, sleeping groups of up to 20 people on the Isle of Portland.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Indoor swimming pool in second conservatory), games room.

Weekly Price from: £12309
Next availability:
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The Old Chapel Conversion, Huntingford, Dorset, West Country, England

1 bedroom Chapel Conversion

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
5 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £269
Next availability:
from 13 August to 14 August 20 from 01 September 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 21 September to 02 October 20 from 19 October to 24 October 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 09 September to 01 October 20

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

3 bedroom Barn Conversion

sleeps 3 - 6 guests
3 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage
5 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £360
Next availability:
from 18 September to 25 September 20 from 02 October to 30 October 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 16 August to 21 August 20 from 04 September to 25 September 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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