Self catering holiday cottages in Compton Abbas, Dorset, England

Dreaming of taking a country cottage holiday in the tranquil rolling Dorset countryside?  If so the peaceful village of Compton Abbas, tucked away in rural Dorset yet within an hour’s drive of the coast could be the ideal place to relax and unwind on holiday with friends or family. 


What Compton Abbas offers for Cottage Breaks

Compton Abbas lies just 4 miles from Shaftesbury and is 27 miles from Bournemouth.

What Compton Abbas Offers Visitors

•    Compton Abbas itself is a very small charming village that lies just within the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

•    For those who enjoy walking, outdoor activities and wildlife watching the extensive protected landscape of Cranborne Chase is famed for its chalk escarpments, grassland and river valleys, as well as its biodiversity and rolling landscapes and is home to many manors and castles, as well as plenty of traditional villages.

•    Just 4 miles from Compton Abbas is the lovely town of Shaftesbury, which is perched atop a hill and offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Home to splendid historic buildings, as well as a few churches, and its fair share of local shops and restaurants, Shaftesbury is well worth a visit.

•    Around 40 minutes’ drive from Compton Abbas is the vibrant and lively town of Poole,which has been built up around a natural harbour and functions as both an important port town and a thriving seaside resort. Poole's beaches are highly rated and there are plenty of walking and cycling trails for those wishing to see more of the town and its attractive coastline whilst on a self-catering break.
 

Rent the Best Compton Abbas Holiday House for you

Country Cottages Online features a great selection of holiday properties in Dorset.  You may be searching for a romantic retreat, a pet-friendly family cottage or group accommodation.  Whatever your needs we hope you find the best holiday house in or around Compton Abbas for you.

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

18 rental properties

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

2 bedroom Farm Cottage, Compton Abbas 2 miles away

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: £291
Next availability:
from 02 January to 12 February 22 from 19 February to 07 May 22

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

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Compton Abbas 7 miles away

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: £469
Next availability:
from 31 January to 11 February 22 from 18 February to 26 February 22

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

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Compton Abbas 8 miles away

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

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.

Weekly Price from: £372
Next availability:
from 13 December to 22 December 21 from 25 February to 11 March 22

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

5 bedroom Thatched Cottage, Compton Abbas 8 miles away

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: £989
Next availability:
from 05 December to 10 December 21 from 13 December to 17 December 21

Cider Barn Romantic Retreat, Cranborne Chase AONB, West Knoyle, Wiltshire, West Country, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Compton Abbas 8 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage
5 star

Idyllic rural retreat which with its king-size bed is ideal for two, this studio property is complete with a beautiful interior and a lovely countryside location and is situated near to the West Wiltshire Downlands.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £305
Next availability:
from 14 January to 28 January 22 from 01 February to 18 February 22

The Victorian Barn Self Catering Holidays with Pool and Hot Tubs, Dorset., Blandford Forum, Dorset, West Country, England

38 bedroom Cottage Complex, Compton Abbas 8 miles away

sleeps 4 - 80 guests
4 - 80
38 bedrooms
38
36 bathrooms
36
no dogs allowed
4 star

Luxurious barn conversion accommodation, sleeping up to 14 people in style and comfort, with lots to offer including access to excellent leisure facilities on site including an indoor heated swimming pool, a sauna, hot tub and a gym, as well as a games room with full-size pool table, a quiz machine and football table and an outdoor play area for children, as well as coarse fishing lakes.

Special features: free internet access, pool (ONSITE A wonderful addition to your stay is that we are able offer exclusive / private sessions for each set of guests. You will not swim with other guests not part of your group.), games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £300


Late availability: from 30 November to 01 December 21

The Old Chapel Conversion, Huntingford, Dorset, West Country, England

1 bedroom Chapel Conversion, Compton Abbas 8 miles away

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: £300

Whitey Top Lodge, Sixpenny Handley, Dorset, West Country, England

2 bedroom Farmstay Lodge, Compton Abbas 10 miles away

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: £628
Next availability:
from 01 December to 10 December 21 from 12 December to 31 December 21

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

3 bedroom Holiday Barn, Compton Abbas 12 miles away

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: £518
Next availability:
from 05 December to 10 December 21 from 13 December to 17 December 21

Little Cheriton House, South Cheriton, Somerset, West Country, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, Compton Abbas 12 miles away

sleeps 16 - 18 guests
16 - 18
7 bedrooms
7
5 bathrooms
5
no dogs allowed

Stylish and impressive 7 bedroom manor house with stunning country views, private outdoor hot tub and spacious elegant accommodation, half an hour's drive from Yeovil.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £3200
Next availability:
from 05 December to 10 December 21 from 12 December to 17 December 21

Lake Farm Country & Fishing Holidays, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, South East England, England

3 bedroom Log Cabins, Compton Abbas 15 miles away

sleeps 2 - 8 guests
2 - 8
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1

Escape to beautiful rural Hampshire for a lodge holiday at Lake Farm, choose from a collection of 8 high quality holiday lodges, some with lake views and some with hot tubs, close to the New Forest National Park.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £230

4 Bridge Cottages, Marston Magna, Somerset, West Country, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Compton Abbas 17 miles away

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

Two bedroom family holiday cottage with a private south facing garden and country views located in a rural village in Somerset close to Glastonbury Tor, available for short breaks and longer stays.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £300
Next availability:
from 01 December to 17 December 21 from 04 January to 01 April 22