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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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Canford Dairy, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, Jurrasic Coast.

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 16 October 2019 to 22 December 2019;
Late availability: from 18 October 2019 to 21 October 2019;

Chaffeymoor Grange, Gillingham, Dorset, England

10 bedroom Mansion, West Country.

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 16 October 2019 to 20 December 2019; from 29 November 2019 to 20 December 2019; from 12 January 2020 to 31 January 2020;
Late availability: from 16 October 2019 to 20 October 2019;

Compton Nest, Compton Abbas, Dorset, England

8 bedroom Large Country House, Near Shaftesbury.

sleeps 2 - 18 guests
2 - 18
8 bedrooms
8
4.5 bathrooms
4.5
dog-friendly cottage, 6 dog(s) welcome
6

Roomy large country house with 8 bedrooms, private hot tub and 3 acres of grounds, only around 4 miles from Shaftesbury and within an hour's drive of the scenic Dorset coast.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £2150
Next availability:
from 17 October 2019 to 04 November 2019; from 12 November 2019 to 15 November 2019; from 19 November 2019 to 22 November 2019;


Special Offer: from 16 October 2019 to 01 November 2019; from 18 October 2019 to 23 October 2019;

The Old Manor, Blandford Forum, Dorset, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

sleeps 10 - 24 guests
10 - 24
9 bedrooms
9
5 bathrooms
5
dog-friendly cottage, 6 dog(s) welcome
6
4 star

Magnificent 9 Bedroom Dorset Country House, ideal for large groups of friends or family, with an private 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 (hen and stag group friendly) 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, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £2450


Special Offer: from 16 October 2019 to 22 December 2019; from 18 October 2019 to 25 October 2019;
Late availability: from 17 October 2019 to 20 October 2019;

Whitey Top Lodge, Sixpenny Handley, Dorset, England

2 bedroom Farmstay Lodge, West Country.

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

Modern stylish 2 bedroom holiday lodge with warm bubbly outdoor private hot tub in a rural setting on a dairy farm, within around 30 minutes' drive of Salisbury and the New Forest National Park.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £520
Next availability:
from 17 October 2019 to 18 October 2019; from 20 October 2019 to 25 October 2019; from 04 November 2019 to 22 November 2019;

Bilshay Farmhouse, Bridport, Dorset, England

4 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, South West.

sleeps 2 - 10 guests
2 - 10
4 bedrooms
4
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage
4 star

Beautiful picture-perfect self-catering farmhouse with 4 bedrooms, a high quality interior, private hot tub, original features and a large garden from which you can soak up fabulous views of the nearby fields and farmlands, the Jurassic coast and Bridport are but a short drive away.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £995
Next availability:
from 17 October 2019 to 18 October 2019; from 04 November 2019 to 08 November 2019; from 11 November 2019 to 29 November 2019;

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

3 bedroom Holiday Barn, West Country.

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 21 October 2019 to 01 November 2019; from 03 November 2019 to 08 November 2019; from 22 November 2019 to 13 December 2019;

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

2 bedroom Unique Lighthouse Cottage, West Country.

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 25 October 2019 to 28 October 2019; from 11 November 2019 to 15 November 2019; from 06 December 2019 to 20 December 2019;

Crepe Farm Cottage, Symondsbury, Dorset, England

4 bedroom Farmstay, West Country.

sleeps 6 - 8 guests
6 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

This 4 bedroom country cottage has a definite wow factor with high quality interiors, an inglenook fireplace, a woodburning stove and a private 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.

Weekly Price from: £925
Next availability:
from 17 October 2019 to 18 October 2019; from 28 October 2019 to 01 November 2019; from 08 November 2019 to 11 November 2019;

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

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Dorset and Somerset - Dorset.

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 30 October 2019 to 01 November 2019; from 04 November 2019 to 27 November 2019; from 04 December 2019 to 23 December 2019;


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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