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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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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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 £2250 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 01 June 2017 to 30 June 2017;

phone 01308 424116 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 >

Stonebarrow Manor, Charmouth, Dorset, England

18 bedroom Mansion, South Coast.

Lovely manor house with games room, enclosed walled garden and a south facing terrace for soaking up the sun, with a fantastic location in the village of Charmouth along the stunning Jurassic coast.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £3500 to £4800 per week
Sleeps from 29 to 38 people in 18 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 14
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 05 June 2017 to 09 June 2017; from 12 June 2017 to 23 June 2017; from 26 June 2017 to 30 June 2017;

phone 01297 560212 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Corner Pet-Friendly Barn, Dorset AONB, Winterborne Stickland, Dorset, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, West Country.

This 2 bedroom pet-friendly barn conversion is located within a development of six holiday barns in a tranquil rural setting close to the Purbeck Heritage Coast and the Jurassic Coast, shared facilities on site include a games room with pool table, table football and air hockey, whether for a family holiday or a getaway with friends, there is plenty to keep you entertained here.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £306 to £689 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 14 July 2017 to 21 July 2017; from 15 September 2017 to 22 September 2017; from 25 September 2017 to 29 September 2017;

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

Chaffeymoor Grange, Gillingham, Dorset, England

10 bedroom Mansion, West Country.

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.

Price range from £5800 to £6300 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 20 people in 10 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 29 May 2017 to 22 June 2017; from 09 June 2017 to 11 June 2017;
Late availability: from 29 May 2017 to 29 June 2017;

phone 01747 841 396 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Mid-Mill, Alderholt, Dorset, England

1 bedroom Unique Holiday Home, Dorset Hampshire borders.

Part of a working watermill, this lovely cottage sleeps 2, in an idyllic setting in Dorset close to the riverside, with access to a tranquil wildlife garden, this is a great place to relax, just a few miles outside of the New Forest National Park and within reach of the Dorset coast and seaside towns like Bouremouth for days out.

Price range from £360 to £430 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01425653130 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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

3 bedroom Holiday Barn, West Country.

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.

Price range from £394 to £989 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 06 October 2017 to 08 October 2017; from 12 October 2017 to 13 October 2017; from 20 October 2017 to 27 October 2017;

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

Miller's End, Alderholt Mill, Alderholt, Dorset, England

1 bedroom Unique Holiday Home, Dorset/Hampshire Borders.

Escape for a romantic break with your partner to this sleeps 2 cottage apartment, part of a historic Watermill, holiday close to the riverside where fishing is possible by arrangement, plus enjoy discovering the nearby New Forest National Park on days out, or head further afield and explore Salisbury, Stonehenge and even Bournemouth, all within an 40 minute drive.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £360 to £420 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01425653130 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 05 June 2017 to 09 June 2017; from 16 June 2017 to 23 June 2017; from 21 July 2017 to 28 July 2017;

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

Bilshay Farmhouse, Bridport, Dorset, England

4 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, South West.

Beautiful picture-perfect self-catering farmhouse with 4 bedrooms, a high quality interior, 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.

Price range from £975 to £2495 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 01 June 2017 to 30 June 2017;

phone 01308 424116 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Wans Barton, Langton Herring, Dorset, England

4 bedroom Farmstay, South Coast.

Set in the grounds of Higher Farm is this fabulous large barn conversion offering high quality accommodation throughout as well as sea views, making this a very special place to holiday.

Price range from £1155 to £1995 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
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 >

The Living Room in Bournemouth, Bournemouth, Dorset, England

7 bedroom Mansion, South Coast.

Victorian town house in Alum Chine Bournemouth, with 7 individually styled bedrooms, this fine property is available for self-catering breaks for Christmas and New Year and is run as a bed and breakfast the rest of the year.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £2750 to £3500 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 15 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01202 761135 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 02 June 2017 to 13 July 2017; from 17 July 2017 to 28 July 2017; from 18 August 2017 to 25 August 2017;

phone 01747811243 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Langford Valley Barn, Dorchester, Dorset, England

4 bedroom Barn Conversion, Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Newly available is this stunning 4 bedroom barn conversion set by the unspoilt Dorset Downs, enjoy a luxury country holiday, just half an hour's drive from the beautiful Jurassic coastline.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £950 to £2450 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 02 June 2017 to 16 June 2017; from 14 July 2017 to 04 August 2017; from 01 September 2017 to 22 September 2017;

phone 01305 756567 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Canford Dairy, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, Jurrasic Coast.

large house with swimming pool near the Dorset Coast and Bournemouth, suitable for large groups.

Special features: free internet access, pool (In the Poolhouse), games room.

Price range from £2150 to £4550 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 20 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 09 June 2017 to 16 June 2017; from 19 June 2017 to 23 June 2017; from 14 July 2017 to 21 July 2017;

phone 01747811243 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 >

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


Next availability: from 05 June 2017 to 09 June 2017; from 19 June 2017 to 07 July 2017; from 10 July 2017 to 14 July 2017;

phone 01747811243 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 30 May 2017 to 03 June 2017; from 15 July 2017 to 12 August 2017; from 26 August 2017 to 09 September 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 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 15 July 2017 to 28 July 2017; from 05 August 2017 to 30 September 2017;

phone 01305 871780 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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