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Dorchester 13 miles away

Corner Pet-Friendly Barn, Dorset AONB,

Winterborne Stickland, Dorset, England
sleeps  4 sleeps 4
2 bedrooms 2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms 2 bathrooms
2 dogs welcome  2 dogs
family friendly family friendly

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.

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7 nights from £488
Next available: 10 May - 3 nights
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Dorchester 15 miles away

Beside the Sea,

Eype, Dorset, England
sleeps  4 sleeps 4
2 bedrooms 2 bedrooms
1 bathrooms 1 bathroom
no dogs allowed No pets
family friendly family friendly

Tucked away on the Eypes Mouth Chalet Park in Eype, Dorset is this wonderful, two-bedroom chalet, Beside the Sea.

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ground floor bedroom
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7 nights from £607
Next available: 24 Apr - 7 nights
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Dorchester 15 miles away

The Old Stables Holiday Barn,

Winterborne Stickland, Dorset, England
sleeps  6 sleeps 6
3 bedrooms 3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms 2 bathrooms
1 dog welcome  1 dog
family friendly family friendly

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.

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7 nights from £596
Next available: 27 Apr - 6 nights
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Dorchester 17 miles away

Millers Cottage,

Beaminster, Dorset, England
sleeps  3 sleeps 3
2 bedrooms 2 bedrooms
1 bathrooms 1 bathroom
6 dogs welcome  6 dogs
family friendly family friendly

2 bedroom pet-friendly rural retreat on an organic farm in Dorset AONB, with enclosed garden, fishing close by and onsite shared games room with coarse fishing for carp, perch, bream and tench.

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7 nights from £450
Next available: 24 Apr - 7 nights
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Dorchester 10 miles away

Shepherd's Hut Barn, rural Dorset,

Winterborne Whitechurch, Dorset, England
sleeps  6 sleeps 6
3 bedrooms 3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms 2 bathrooms
2 dogs welcome  2 dogs
family friendly family friendly

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.

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7 nights from £718
Next available: 29 Apr - 4 nights
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Dorchester 20 miles away

Apple Tree Cottage,

Blandford Forum, Dorset, England
sleeps  10 sleeps 10
5 bedrooms 5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms 3 bathrooms
no dogs allowed No pets
family friendly family friendly

Pretty 5 bedroom thatched country cottage, near Blandford Forum, with warm bubbly outdoor hot tub in garden.

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7 nights from £1185
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Dorchester 5 miles away

The Fishing Lodge,

Sydling St Nicholas, Dorset, England
sleeps  4 sleeps 4
2 bedrooms 2 bedrooms
1 bathrooms 1 bathroom
no dogs allowed No pets
family friendly family friendly

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.

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ground floor bedroomlake views
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7 nights from £800
Next available: 25 Apr - 7 nights
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Dorchester 7 miles away

High Tide,

Weymouth, Dorset, England
sleeps  10 sleeps 10
5 bedrooms 5 bedrooms
6 bathrooms 6 bathrooms
no dogs allowed No pets
family friendly family friendly

Elegant 5 bedroom holiday rental in Weymouth, all ensuite bedrooms, stunning sea views and excellent location opposite the beach.

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7 nights from £1438
Next available: 25 Apr - 7 nights
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Dorchester 7 miles away

Picardy Cottage,

Weymouth, Dorset, England
sleeps  8 sleeps 8
4 bedrooms 4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms 2 bathrooms
no dogs allowed No pets
family friendly family friendly

Positioned in the heart of the popular seaside resort of Weymouth rests this remarkable whitewashed holiday home, Picardy Cottage.

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7 nights from £737
Next available: 24 Apr - 7 nights
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Langford Valley Barn,

Dorchester, Dorset, England
sleeps  8 sleeps 8
4 bedrooms 4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms 4 bathrooms
no dogs allowed No pets
family friendly family friendly

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.

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7 nights from £1200
Next available: 02 May - 7 nights
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Dorchester 13 miles away

Branscombe Holiday Cottage at Old Higher Lighthouse,

Portland, Dorset, England
sleeps  4 sleeps 4
2 bedrooms 2 bedrooms
1 bathrooms 1 bathroom
no dogs allowed No pets
family friendly family friendly

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.

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coastal location
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7 nights from £657
Next available: 03 May - 3 nights
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Dorchester 4 miles away

The Shooting lodge, Wrackleford Estate,

Stratton, Dorset, England
sleeps  8 sleeps 8
4 bedrooms 4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms 4 bathrooms
no dogs allowed No pets
family friendly family friendly

An ideal country retreat, this holiday lodge enjoys a fantastic rural setting high within the Dorset Downs and offers characterful accommodation along with fishing on the River Frome nearby.

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7 nights from £1100
Next available: 25 Apr - 7 nights
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Dorchester 17 miles away

Harvest Cottage,

Beaminster, Dorset, England
sleeps  6 sleeps 6
2 bedrooms 2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms 2 bathrooms
6 dogs welcome  6 dogs
wheelchair accessible accessible

2 en-suite bedroom, accessible pet-friendly holiday rental set on an organic farm in the unspoilt Dorset AONB, just 16 miles from Lyme Regis, enjoying access to shared games room on site and fishing on nearby coarse fishing lakes.

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7 nights from £600
Next available: 24 Apr - 3 nights
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Dorchester 15 miles away

Symondsbury Manor,

Bridport, Dorset, England
sleeps  22 sleeps 22
11 bedrooms 11 bedrooms
5 bathrooms 5 bathrooms
3 dogs welcome  3 dogs
family friendly family friendly

Fine country holiday house with 11 bedrooms, set in two and a half acres of gardens in rural Dorset just one mile from the seaside, bookings welcome for weddings, special celebrations, family and group holidays.

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7 nights from £5600
Next available: 06 May - 7 nights

Langford Valley Stables,

Dorchester, Dorset, England
sleeps  6 sleeps 6
3 bedrooms 3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms 3 bathrooms
no dogs allowed No pets
family friendly family friendly

Langford Valley Stables has recently be converted from a flint and brick barn to create a luxury 3 bed self catering property.

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7 nights from £995
Next available: 25 Apr - 7 nights
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Taking a break in Dorchester, Dorset's county town, can be a great choice for those looking for ample facilities close at hand, as well as an excellent location for discovering some of the best of the Dorset coast and countryside on days out.
 


What Dorchester, Dorset offers for Self-Catering Holidays

Whether for a romantic break or family holiday, Dorset has plenty to offer visitors.
 

What Dorchester Offers for Self-Catering Breaks

Dorchester is home to a great choice of shops, restaurants and bars, as well as some fascinating visitor attractions.  There are many fine historic buildings within Dorchester, the most striking of which is a gatehouse in which the Dorchester Keep Military Museum is now housed.

Dorchester is even home to ancient historical attractions including the remains of a Roman Town House with impressive mosaic found within the grounds of County Hall and a neolithic henge and Roman Ampitheatre called the Maumbury Rings which are just a short walk from Dorchester town centre.

 

Top Things to See and Do on a Cottage Holiday in Dorchester

•    Those holidaying with kids may want to visit the award winning  Dinosaur Museum in Dorchester where you can learn about the Jurassic coast, fossils and dinosaurs.

•    Whilst enjoying a stay in Dorchester, for an invigorating walk, head for Maiden Castle Hillfort, an ancient hillfort set in around 45 acres of countryside around 2 miles from Dorchester.

•    Weymouth with its golden sandy beach is less than 8 miles drive from Dorchester.  Those with kids will find plenty to keep children entertained with mini golf and trampolines down by the seafront, along with the attractions of a Sea Life Adventure Park and Sandworld Sand Sculpture Park in town.

•    Abbotsbury, just 10 miles from Dorchester is also well worth a visit as it's home to a range of attractions including a Farm Park and Swannery and Subtropical Gardens.

•    For walks in the countryside and a fantastic setting for a variety of outdoor activities, head to the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which is found all around Dorchester.

•    A holiday in this part of Dorset would be incomplete without a visit to the fascinating Jurassic coast where you can fossil hunt, walk along the many lovely beaches and discover hidden coves.

Choose to holiday in Dorchester and options in terms of holiday accommodation include town-houses and budget apartments, as well as good quality country cottages, rural retreats and barn conversions in the nearby countryside.  Whatever your dream holiday home, we hope you find the perfect holiday cottage for you in or near to Dorchester on Country Cottages Online.

Whether you choose to book a holiday cottage in Dorchester, an apartment, a lodge or another type of self-catering holiday accommodation, we hope you have your best holiday yet in Dorset.

Frequently Asked Questions about Dorchester

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