Holiday cottages in Swanage Dorset

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Swanage 17 miles away

The Coach House Romantic Retreat,

Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England
sleeps  2 sleeps 2
1 bedrooms 1 bedroom
1 bathrooms 1 bathroom
1 dog welcome  1 dog
family friendly family friendly

Studio-style holiday home for 2 near Wimborne Minster, stylish, light and airy, plus pet-friendly, and with its own private outdoor hot tub.

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ground floor bedroom
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TVDishwasherWashing machineMicrowaveOutdoor Hot TubFree WifiGardenParking
7 nights from £556
Next available: 18 Jun - 4 nights
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Swanage 19 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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Swanage 17 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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Find a pretty holiday cottage to rent in a little tourist spot, in a little town in a little bay, called Swanage. A true seaside resort with all the traditional seaside thrills. Lashings of soft clean, safe sand, punch ‘n’ Judy shows, wooden huts, bracing clifftop walks, an amusement arcade, a charming 1960’s cinema…you name it, you will find it in this tucked away little spot…The Victorians absolutely loved it here and it is easy to see why. This is the place where you can lie back in the deckchair and tuck into a good old fashioned bag of fish and chips whilst you take in the views. On a clear day, you can see the outline of the Isle of Wight!


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Find a good self-catering accommodation in Swanage

SwanageThere are country cottages scattered along the Dorset coast but Swanage is a gem.  Apart from glorious coastal views and the nearby Durlston Nature Reserve, a beautiful curve of beach inside Swanage Bay makes it a great hit with families. And there is plenty to do for holidaymakers staying in Swanage.

Monkey World is just a twenty-five-minute drive from Swanage. Children love watching the animals swing from tree to tree with such precision fluidity. That instinct to know the distance from different branches and pull up their entire body weight without any effort at all…and those big brown eyes, so expressive, so soulful. Yep, you may have to mimic a few chattering monkey noises but you are on holiday, so go have some fun with the kids.

For history lovers, the Tank Museum in Bovington is bursting with its collection of mechanised armour dating back from WW1 and WW2 and leading right up to the present day. Any machine that has the capacity to destroy everything that stands in its way is bound to be a hit with boys. It is hard to imagine how big these tanks really are until you stand right next to one. There is also an interesting replica of a trench. This shows just how dangerous, smelly, dirty and disease ridden those long, narrow ditches were. There was certainly nothing glamorous about being on the front line, living in fear of enemy attack every second of the day and night. The whole experience certainly gives you something to think about. A great place to bring the kids, especially boys. Don’t be surprised to hear “tanks, that was brilliant” . Well worth a visit during your holiday.

A self-catering holiday in Swanage could be a huge success for your summer break, so do browse our cottages on the Dorset coast and see if there is one that would be ideal for your family.

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

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