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 24 February to 28 June 20
Late availability: from 24 February to 28 February 20

Stonebank Annexe, Chickerell, Weymouth, Dorset, England

2 bedroom Cottage, World Heritage Jurassic Coast.

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

Charming 2 bedroom, dog-friendly holiday home located near the heart of Chickerell, conveniently close to the beautiful Dorset Jurassic coast and just 3 miles from Weymouth.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £360


Late availability: from 24 February to 07 March 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 02 March to 31 March 20
Late availability: from 02 March to 08 April 20

The Old Manor, Blandford Forum, Dorset, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

sleeps 10 - 24 guests
10 - 24
9 bedrooms
9
5 bathrooms
5
dog-friendly cottage, 6 dog(s) welcome
6
4 star

Magnificent 9 Bedroom Dorset Country House, ideal for large groups of friends or family, with an private 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 (hen and stag group friendly) 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, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £2450


Late availability: from 24 February to 28 February 20

Stable cottage, Portesham, Dorset, England

1 bedroom Rural Retreat, West Country.

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 25 February to 31 July 20 from 07 August to 05 September 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