Self catering holiday cottages in Portesham, Dorset, England

24 rental properties

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Price from £501
Next available 05/12 to 11/02/23
sleeps 2 - 4 guests 2 - 4
2 bedrooms 2
1 bathrooms 1
no dogs allowed
3 star

2 bedroom Chalet

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

Facilities & Features: TV
1 of 400 listed cottages. See more properties from Sykes Cottages
Price from £430
Next available 12/12 to 16/12/22
sleeps 1 - 4 guests 1 - 4
2 bedrooms 2
2 bathrooms 2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2
5 star

2 bedroom Barn Conversion

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.

Facilities & Features: TVGames room
1 of 400 listed cottages. See more properties from Sykes Cottages
Price from £499
Next available 05/12 to 19/12/22
no booking fee
sleeps 4 - 6 guests 4 - 6
2 bedrooms 2
2 bathrooms 2
no dogs allowed
4 star

2 bedroom Rural Retreat

High quality 2 ensuite bedroom holiday rental with private hot tub and access to a shared swimming pool, on a family run farm in rural Dorset.

Facilities & Features: Gold Award Winning CottageDigital TVFree WifiGames roomOutdoor Hot TubSaunaHeated pool
1 of 3 listed cottages. See more properties from The Victorian Barn
Total maximum capacity across all listed cottages: 28 people.
Viewed 15 times recently.
Price from £567
Next available 05/12 to 09/12/22
sleeps 2 - 6 guests 2 - 6
3 bedrooms 3
2 bathrooms 2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2
5 star

3 bedroom Holiday Barn

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.

Facilities & Features: TV
1 of 400 listed cottages. See more properties from Sykes Cottages
Price from £1200
Next available 05/12 to 22/12/22
sleeps 1 - 8 guests 1 - 8
4 bedrooms 4
4 bathrooms 4
no dogs allowed
5 star

4 bedroom Barn Conversion

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.

Facilities & Features: Gold Award Winning CottageTVFree WifiGames room
Price from £1800
Next available 05/12 to 23/12/22
no booking fee
sleeps 8 - 16 guests 8 - 16
5 bedrooms 5
6 bathrooms 6
no dogs allowed
4 star

5 bedroom Rural Retreat

Sleeps 16 no pets holiday home in Dorset AONB, just half an hour’s drive from the Jurassic coast, with private hot tub and access to excellent onsite leisure facilities included a heated indoor pool, a sauna, games room, kids play areas and coarse fishing lakes.

Facilities & Features: Gold Award Winning CottageDigital TVFree WifiGames roomOutdoor Hot TubSaunaHeated pool
1 of 3 listed cottages. See more properties from The Victorian Barn
Total maximum capacity across all listed cottages: 28 people.
Price from £574
Next available -
sleeps 2 - 4 guests 2 - 4
2 bedrooms 2
2 bathrooms 2
no dogs allowed
4 star

2 bedroom Holiday Apartment

Smartly Presented 2 Bedroom Holiday Apartment in Weymouth with Harbour Views.

Facilities & Features: TV
1 of 400 listed cottages. See more properties from Sykes Cottages
Price from £499
Next available 05/12 to 19/12/22
no booking fee
sleeps 2 - 6 guests 2 - 6
2 bedrooms 2
2 bathrooms 2
no dogs allowed
4 star

2 bedroom Cottage Complex

Luxurious 2 bedroom holiday rental on a farm in rural Dorset, with country views, a private bubbly hot tub and access to excellent onsite leisure facilities including a swimming pool, a sauna, a children's play area and a games room.

Facilities & Features: Gold Award Winning CottageDigital TVFree WifiGames roomOutdoor Hot TubSaunaHeated pool
1 of 3 listed cottages. See more properties from The Victorian Barn
Total maximum capacity across all listed cottages: 28 people.
Viewed 39 times recently.
Price from £6000
Next available 09/01 to 20/01/23
sleeps 12 - 40 guests 12 - 40
16 bedrooms 16
11 bathrooms 11
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome3

16 bedroom Mansion

Wonderful Georgian country house set in over an acre of gardens close to a gorgeous Dorset valley and near to the seaside, with a location and accommodation like this, this is a very special place.

Facilities & Features: TVFree WifiGames roomSaunaHeated pool
Price from £830
Next available 05/12 to 03/03/23
sleeps 4 - 8 guests 4 - 8
4 bedrooms 4
2 bathrooms 2
no dogs allowed
3 star

4 bedroom Cottage

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

Facilities & Features: TV
1 of 400 listed cottages. See more properties from Sykes Cottages
Price from £1753
Next available 05/12 to 28/04/23
sleeps 5 - 10 guests 5 - 10
5 bedrooms 5
6 bathrooms 6
no dogs allowed
5 star

5 bedroom Townhouse

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

Facilities & Features: TV
1 of 400 listed cottages. See more properties from Sykes Cottages
Price from £995
Next available 05/12 to 22/12/22
sleeps 1 - 6 guests 1 - 6
3 bedrooms 3
3 bathrooms 3
no dogs allowed

3 bedroom Barn Conversion

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

Facilities & Features: TVFree Wifi
Price from £644
Next available 09/12 to 01/01/23
sleeps 1 - 4 guests 1 - 4
2 bedrooms 2
1 bathrooms 1
no dogs allowed
4 star

2 bedroom Unique Lighthouse Cottage

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.

Facilities & Features: TVHeated pool
1 of 400 listed cottages. See more properties from Sykes Cottages
Viewed 14 times recently.
This owner/agency is showing availability but has not provided full pricing information.
Price from £275
Next available 05/12 to 28/12/22
sleeps 2 - 3 guests 2 - 3
2 bedrooms 2
1 bathrooms 1
dog-friendly cottage, 6 dog(s) welcome6

2 bedroom Barn Conversion

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.

Facilities & Features: TVFree WifiGames room
1 of 3 listed cottages. See more properties from Bakers Mill Farm Holiday Cottages
Total maximum capacity across all listed cottages: 30 people.
Viewed 26 times recently.
This owner/agency is showing availability but has not provided full pricing information.
Price from £275
Next available 05/12 to 23/12/22
sleeps 2 - 6 guests 2 - 6
2 bedrooms 2
2 bathrooms 2
dog-friendly cottage, 6 dog(s) welcome6

2 bedroom Barn Conversion

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.

Facilities & Features: TVFree WifiGames room
1 of 3 listed cottages. See more properties from Bakers Mill Farm Holiday Cottages
Total maximum capacity across all listed cottages: 30 people.
* Price quoted is not inclusive of any applicable booking fees or local charges.

Nestled by hills and fields, the leafy village of Portesham with its stone-built cottages and historical buildings is a charming place for a cottage holiday. Whether you want to rent a farm cottage, a country house or a romantic retreat, this is a fantastic location within the Dorset countryside yet is just a short distance from the coast and lies within the West Dorset Heritage Coast.


Hints and Tips on Cottage Holidays in Portesham

There is much to discover just a short drive from Portesham. Lying above the village is a monument to Admiral Hardy, who was a famous ship captain and from this high vantage point you can take in amazing views of the Dorset landscape all the way out to sea where you can see out to Lyme Bay on a good day.
 

Places to Visit Very Close to Portesham

  • Just 2 miles from Portesham is the Valley of Stones National Nature Reserve where boulders are dotted along the chalk valley.
     
  • Abbotsbury is only a couple of miles away and where you’ll find the local beach. Abbotsbury Beach is a pebble and shingle beach and is dog-friendly.
     
  • Also at Abbotsbury there is a Swannery, Sub Tropical Gardens and a children’s farm so there is plenty to keep all of the family entertained.

 

Things to See and Do on a Cottage Holiday in Portesham

  • For those who enjoy walking or horse riding, there are numerous good walks and bridleways in this area of Dorset. The South Coast Path can be joined close to Portesham and the beach is always a great place to walk and take in the sea air.
     
  • The Jurassic Coastline can be found all around, and this World Heritage Site with its impressive cliffs and rock formations is a fascinating place to visit.
     
  • For more fun times by the seaside, Weymouth with its beautiful golden sandy beach is just over 15 minute’s drive away.

For the chance to discover some of the very best that the West Country has to offer, Portesham in Dorset could be an excellent place to take a cottage break, whether for a romantic getaway or family holiday.

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

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