Self catering holiday cottages in Sturminster Newton, Dorset, England

Perfect for a countryside holiday, Sturminster Newton is a small and pretty Dorset market town with tree lined streets set by the banks of the River Stour, surrounded by fields and pastures. Riverside walks and exploring the local countryside are the rewards of visiting here. Thomas Hardy, once a resident in the town, drew inspiration for some of his novels from the local landscape.


Advice on Cottage Holidays in Sturminster Newton

There is plenty of local history to discover during a holiday at Sturminster Newton at the town’s museum with artefacts and photographs telling the story of past trades and industries in the town. Themed rooms are a delight to discover, including the Roman Room, the Railway Room and the Victorian Room. Another fascinating landmark is the 17th century, working watermill and weir, which welcomes visitors on open days. As well as history, this town has cafes, restaurants and pubs to relax in. An annual carnival week is organised each August.
 

Attractions to Discover From Sturminster Newton

Sturminster Newton is located between Blandford Forum and Sherborne, and the former is a Georgian town with impressive architecture, a market place and independent shops. Sherborne is considered an exceptionally beautiful town, feted for its abbey, two castles and medieval buildings. It is also a centre for the antiques trade.

Just 8 miles away is Shaftesbury, one of Dorset’s prettiest hilltop towns where you can marvel at the awe inspiring views over the Blackmore Vale.

For days out by the seaside, Bournemouth is within an hour’s drive and with its long stretch of sandy beach, shops and restaurants has plenty to offer visitors.

Another appealing coastal town, Weymouth with its lengthy golden sandy beach and traditional English seaside charm is also around an hour’s drive away.

 

 

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

23 rental properties

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Price from: £3200
Next available: 30th Jan to 4th Feb 22
sleeps 16 - 18 guests 16 - 18
7 bedrooms 7
5 bathrooms 5
no dogs allowed

7 bedroom Large Country House, Sturminster Newton 8 miles away

Stylish and impressive 7 bedroom manor house with stunning country views, private outdoor hot tub and spacious elegant accommodation, half an hour's drive from Yeovil.

Facilities & Features: TVFree WifiOutdoor Hot Tub
Price from: £3130
Next available: 14th Feb to 18th Feb 22
5 star
sleeps 1 - 14 guests 1 - 14
7 bedrooms 7
6 bathrooms 6
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2

7 bedroom Large Country House, Sturminster Newton 19 miles away

A unique and historic grade II listed 17th century farmhouse set in 100 acres of rolling countryside, luxuriously renovated yet retaining many of it’s original features such as the stunning inglenook fireplace, with a cinema room and shared access to a spa on site with an indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym, this is a wonderful holiday home.

Facilities & Features: Gold Award Winning CottageTVFree WifiGames roomOutdoor Hot TubSaunaHeated pool
Price from: £2685
Next available: 14th Feb to 17th Feb 22
sleeps 6 - 12 guests 6 - 12
6 bedrooms 6
6 bathrooms 6
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2

6 bedroom Barn Conversion, Sturminster Newton 19 miles away

High quality 6 bedroom, sleeps 12 pet-friendly barn conversion (all en-suite bedrooms) in rural Somerset, close to Glastonbury, and boasting a private bubbly outdoor hot tub and shared access to a swimming pool and sauna.

Facilities & Features: TVFree WifiHeated pool
Price from: £680
Next available: 27th Feb to 8th Mar 22
5 star
sleeps 1 - 4 guests 1 - 4
2 bedrooms 2
2 bathrooms 2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2

2 bedroom Country Cottage, Sturminster Newton 18 miles away

High quality boutique style holiday home set in a peaceful rural setting with a tranquil garden and private hot tub.

Facilities & Features: Gold Award Winning CottageTVFree WifiOutdoor Hot Tub
Price from: £1310
Next available: 17th Apr to 21st Apr 22
5 star
sleeps 1 - 6 guests 1 - 6
3 bedrooms 3
3 bathrooms 3
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2

3 bedroom Cottage, Sturminster Newton 19 miles away

A unique and contemporary detached holiday home nestled next to an old apple orchard with a truly tranquil setting in Somerset amidst nature and countryside with a private hot tub and shared use of an indoor pool, hot tub, sauna and gym.

Facilities & Features: Gold Award Winning CottageTVFree WifiOutdoor Hot TubSaunaHeated pool
Price from: £2720
Next available: 30th Jan to 4th Feb 22
5 star
sleeps 1 - 12 guests 1 - 12
5 bedrooms 5
4 bathrooms 4
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2

5 bedroom Farmstay, Sturminster Newton 18 miles away

A stunning large luxurious holiday house boasting unspoilt views over the open countryside with a private hot tub and games room complete with pool table and table tennis for fun times.

Facilities & Features: TVGames roomOutdoor Hot Tub
Price from: £495
Next available: 31st Jan to 4th Feb 22
5 star
sleeps 2 - 6 guests 2 - 6
3 bedrooms 3
2 bathrooms 2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2

3 bedroom Holiday Barn, Sturminster Newton 11 miles away

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
Price from: £292
Next available: 28th Feb to 11th Mar 22
5 star
sleeps 1 - 2 guests 1 - 2
1 bedrooms 1
1 bathrooms 1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome1

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Sturminster Newton 11 miles away

Idyllic rural retreat which with its king-size bed is ideal for two, this studio property is complete with a beautiful interior and a lovely countryside location and is situated near to the West Wiltshire Downlands.

Facilities & Features: TVFree Wifi
Price from: £582
Next available: 4th Feb to 12th Feb 22
4 star
sleeps 2 - 4 guests 2 - 4
2 bedrooms 2
1 bathrooms 1
no dogs allowed

2 bedroom Farmstay Lodge, Sturminster Newton 16 miles away

Modern stylish 2 bedroom holiday lodge with warm bubbly outdoor private hot tub in a rural setting on a dairy farm, within around 30 minutes' drive of Salisbury and the New Forest National Park.

Facilities & Features: TVFree WifiOutdoor Hot Tub
Price from: £294
Next available: 4th Feb to 12th Feb 22
3 star
sleeps 2 - 4 guests 2 - 4
2 bedrooms 2
1 bathrooms 1
no dogs allowed

2 bedroom Farm Cottage, Sturminster Newton 8 miles away

Get away from it all with a stay at this idyllic rural retreat near the attractive hillside town of Shaftesbury in Dorset.

Facilities & Features: TV
Price from: £454
Next available: 29th Apr to 3rd Jun 22
5 star
sleeps 3 - 6 guests 3 - 6
3 bedrooms 3
2 bathrooms 2
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome1

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Sturminster Newton 7 miles away

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.

Facilities & Features: TVFree WifiGames room
Price from: £386
Next available: 14th Feb to 4th Mar 22
5 star
sleeps 1 - 4 guests 1 - 4
2 bedrooms 2
2 bathrooms 2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Sturminster Newton 7 miles away

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: TVFree WifiGames room