Portesham Holiday Cottages

19 holiday rentals
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Portesham 12 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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TVWashing machineMicrowaveHeated poolFree WifiGardenParking
7 nights from £657
Next available: 14 Jun - 3 nights
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Portesham 6 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 £1621
Next available: 31 May - 7 nights
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Portesham 15 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: 27 May - 4 nights
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Portesham 7 miles away

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: 13 Jun - 7 nights
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Portesham 6 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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ground floor bedroom
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7 nights from £737
Next available: 01 Jun - 7 nights
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Portesham 10 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: 13 Jul - 7 nights
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Portesham 6 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: 22 May - 7 nights
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Portesham 19 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: 22 May - 4 nights
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Portesham 16 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: 09 Jun - 5 nights
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Portesham 4 miles away

Stonebank Annexe, Chickerell,

Chickerell, Dorset, England
sleeps  4 sleeps 4
2 bedrooms 2 bedrooms
1 bathrooms 1 bathroom
1 dog welcome  1 dog
family friendly family friendly

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.

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7 nights from £420
Next available: 08 Jun - 7 nights
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Portesham 15 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: 10 Jun - 7 nights
Portesham 6 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: 22 May - 7 nights
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Portesham 15 miles away

Threshers Barn,

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

3 bedroom very pet-friendly barn conversion on an organic farm with access to onsite games room and fishing lakes nearby, in the beautiful Dorset National Landscape, close to Beaminster and just half an hour’s drive from the coast.

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7 nights from £630
Next available: 10 Jun - 7 nights
Portesham 12 miles away

Glenacres,

Chideock , Dorset, England
sleeps  12 sleeps 12
5 bedrooms 5 bedrooms
4 bathrooms 4 bathrooms
no dogs allowed No pets
family friendly family friendly

Beautifully furnished family-friendly holiday cottage with an outside heated swimming pool, extensive gardens, plus a trampoline and table-tennis, just 100 metres walk from the beach at Seatown.

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Gold Award Winning CottageDigital TVDishwasherWashing machineMicrowaveGames roomHeated poolFree WifiEnclosed GardenParking
7 nights from £4900
Next available: 06 Jul - 7 nights
Portesham 7 miles away

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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ground floor bedroom
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TVDishwasherWashing machineMicrowaveFree WifiEnclosed GardenParking
7 nights from £995
Next available: 13 Jun - 7 nights
* 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.

Whether you choose to book a holiday cottage in Portesham, 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 Portesham

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