Cottage rentals in Bridport, Dorset, England

The historic market town of Bridport is an ideal cottage holiday base for those wishing to explore the Dorset and east Devon coastline. Surrounded by rolling hills, the Jurassic coast, quaint villages and superb landscapes, Bridport provides visitors with some excellent coastal, cultural and historical experiences.  

What Bridport offers for Self-Catering Breaks

 
Bridport has a rich history and nowhere is this better illustrated than in the town’s museum.  Once a busy port the town became the centre for England’s rope making industry due to the abundance of hemp and flax in the area. Many of its 1,000 special listed building are associated in some way with the industry that supplied the English navy from the 13th century, until cheaper imports started to appear in the 19th century. Perhaps there was a lesson to be learned even then! It was around the same time that the harbour’s ship building industry went in to decline.  To get a real feel for the town’s history whilst on holiday we recommend that you visit the museum to learn more.

There is still a small harbour and marina at West Bay today that has two holiday beaches, and the town continues to hold a large street market twice a week. You can source all your fresh, good quality, home grown provisions here in Bridport, just as was done in the original TV series ‘River Cottage’. There is much scope to enjoy shopping, dining and entertainment at the local arts centre whilst on a self-catering break.

One of Dorset’s top attractions has to be the Jurassic coast and Bridport is one of the gateway centres for this 95-mile long special stretch of coastline which is a World heritage Site. For the most spectacular view of the rugged, ancient coastline whilst on holiday you can take a boat trip from West Bay. Walkers can take to the South West Coast Path for some stunning views and although the path runs for the whole distance of the Jurassic coast, it is probably advisable to do bit by bit. To help with this there is the Jurassic coast bus service that connects at Bridport, so you can walk to your chosen destination and take the bus back. While there are no buses to pick you up there is still some interesting scenery to be found on a walk from Bridport to West Bay, alongside the river Brit. There is also some great fishing to be had.

A short way down the A35 at nearby Lyme Regis there is a most interesting and unusual way to see the Jurassic Coast – as it was. Climb aboard the Jurassic Airlines 737 cabin and experience a flight like no other. After a short briefing you’ll be embarking on virtual travel, travelling in excess of 300,000 years per second over the coast and sea on your way to ancient Pangaea, flying alongside dinosaurs and other pre-historic beings.

This part of the West Country offers some unique and fascinating attractions.  Staying in self-catering accommodation can be a good choice when it comes to value for money and convenience.  Available choices include romantic cottages, log cabins and pet-friendly cottages.  Whatever you choose, we hope you have a top time.

Book a Bridport cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Dorset on holiday.

42 rental properties

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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: £3495
Next availability:
from 29 November to 03 December 21 from 06 December to 09 December 21

Barton Cottage, Symondsbury, Dorset, West Country, England

2 bedroom Thatched Cottage, Bridport 1 miles away

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: £675
Next availability:
from 13 December to 17 December 21 from 03 January to 28 January 22

Crepe Farm Cottage, Symondsbury, Dorset, West Country, England

4 bedroom Farmstay, Bridport 1 miles away

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: £1025
Next availability:
from 29 November to 03 December 21 from 06 December to 10 December 21

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

1 bedroom Thatched Cottage, Bridport 1 miles away

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: £625
Next availability:
from 13 December to 27 December 21 from 14 January to 04 February 22

The Beach House, Bridport, Dorset, West Country, England

9 bedroom Large Country House

sleeps 10 - 18 guests
10 - 18
9 bedrooms
9
4 bathrooms
4
no dogs allowed

Very special holiday cottage with an outstanding location and fantastic sea views right by the pebble beach at Chesil Bank in Dorset.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £1890

Glenacres, Chideock , Dorset, West Country, England

5 bedroom Coastal Cottage, Bridport 3 miles away

sleeps 6 - 12 guests
6 - 12
5 bedrooms
5
4 bathrooms
4
no dogs allowed
5 star

Beautifully furnished family-friendly holiday cottage with an outside heated swimming pool, extensive gardens, plus a trampoline and table-tennis, just 100 metres walk from the beach at Seatown.

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

Weekly Price from: £3500
Next availability:
from 28 November to 27 December 21 from 03 January to 02 April 22

Bilshay Farmhouse, Bridport, Dorset, West Country, England

4 bedroom Stone-built Cottage

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.

Weekly Price from: £1075
Next availability:
from 29 November to 03 December 21 from 06 December to 10 December 21

Bakers Mill Holiday Cottages, Beaminster, Dorset, West Country, England

10 bedroom Barn Conversions, Bridport 7 miles away

sleeps 2 - 21 guests
2 - 21
10 bedrooms
10
9 bathrooms
9
dog-friendly cottage, 6 dog(s) welcome
6

A collection of six comfortable holiday cottages located on a working farm in Dorset, one of which is wheelchair accessible, each cottage has its own enclosed garden or courtyard and surrounded by green countryside this is an ideal location for rural retreat breaks.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £275

The Old Rectory, Bridport, Dorset, West Country, England

11 bedroom Mansion

sleeps 12 - 29 guests
12 - 29
11 bedrooms
11
9 bathrooms
9
no dogs allowed

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.

Weekly Price from: £1620

Kingshay Barton, Misterton, Somerset, West Country, England

10 bedroom Large Country House, Bridport 9 miles away

sleeps 2 - 20 guests
2 - 20
10 bedrooms
10
10 bathrooms
10
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Luxurious 10 ensuite bedroom barn conversion in Somerset with excellent leisure facilities (Spa Hall on site with private indoor swimming pool, sunken hot tub and sauna) plus ample facilities to keep your group entertained with a large sociable dining area, a games room with Sky TV, table tennis and pool table, as well as a cinema room seating 18, this large holiday house has it all.

Special features: pool (Spa Hall ), games room, indoor hot tub, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £3700
Next availability:
from 14 October to 21 October 22 from 14 November to 21 November 22

Stable cottage, Portesham, Dorset, West Country, England

1 bedroom Rural Retreat, Bridport 10 miles away

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
Next availability:
from 01 May to 25 May 22

The Fishing Lodge, Sydling St. Nicholas, Dorset, West Country, England

2 bedroom Holiday Lodge, Bridport 11 miles away

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

Idyllic 2 bedroom hideaway set by Sydling Brook and Langford Lake within Dorset's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, relax and unwind in this tranquil setting or enjoy fishing on site.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £800
Next availability:
from 28 November to 24 December 21 from 26 December to 01 April 22