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
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