Cottages to rent for self-catering breaks 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. 


Facts about 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.

Featured Self catering country cottages near Compton Abbas, Dorset, England:

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 29 March to 28 June 20
Late availability: from 30 March to 03 April 20

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 29 March to 31 March 20
Late availability: from 29 March to 06 April 20

Langford Valley Barn, Dorchester, Dorset, England

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

sleeps 1 - 8 guests
1 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
4 bathrooms
4
no dogs allowed
5 star

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, games room, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £1200
Next availability:
from 30 March to 15 May 20 from 05 June to 20 June 20

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

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, West Country.

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: £348
Next availability:
from 10 July to 24 July 20 from 31 July to 28 August 20

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 19 June to 26 June 20 from 03 July to 10 July 20

We have no cottages within Compton Abbas itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Compton Abbas. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in England