Cottages to rent for self-catering breaks in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England

Escape to the pretty town of Wimborne Minster in Dorset for a relaxing cottage holiday.  This appealing town is well placed for a holiday where you can discover some of the best of Dorset and also nearby Hampshire.  There is plenty of beautiful countryside to discover nearby; the New Forest National Park with its forests and wild ponies is just 11 miles away, as is the Moors Valley Country Park and Forest and the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is even closer.  It's also easy to visit the seaside from here as the stunning Dorset coast is just 7 miles away.


What Wimborne Minster, Dorset offers for Self-Catering Holidays

Wimborne Minster, sometimes just called Wimborne, is the name of a fine market town in Dorset. Much of this town's appeal lies in its centuries-old buildings, which have been well-preserved. Independent shops, local pubs and restaurants offer pleasant days out, as well as the traditional market stalls.

 

Top Things to See and Do on a Cottage Break in Wimborne Minster

•    Aside from a base to explore the pretty Dorset countryside, Wimborne offers lots to do for families. The Priest's House Museum displays fascinating local history in addition to children's activities and a walled garden.

•    Adults and children alike will be enchanted by the Model Town, a 1/10th-scale miniature layout designed to look like the town did in the 1950s.

•    Walford Mill Craft Centre is within an historic mill building by a stream and houses exhibitions of modern crafts. For entertainment, get tickets for the Tivoli Theatre, a venue that has shown films and presented live events since 1936. See plays, stand-up comedy and pop concerts in this historic Art Deco building.

•    Wimborne Minster is just five miles from Poole, which is an attractive coastal town with many attractions and lovely beaches in the vicinity.

•    For those who love outdoor activities such as walking, cycling or wildlife watching, the unspoilt scenery of the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and New Forest beckon.

•    If you love to spend time by the seaside, rest assured that the coast is only around 7 miles away.  Poole is just 7 miles from Wimborne Minster and the popular seaside town of Bournemouth is just 10 miles away.

Whether you’re planning to stay in a townhouse in Wimborne Minster or in a rural retreat or holiday lodge in the nearby countryside, we hope you find the perfect cottage for your Dorset holiday on Country Cottages Online.

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

10 rental properties

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Apple Tree Cottage, Blandford Forum, Dorset, West Country, England

5 bedroom Thatched Cottage, Wimborne Minster 6 miles away

sleeps 6 - 10 guests
6 - 10
5 bedrooms
5
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed
5 star

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

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £989
Next availability:
from 05 December to 10 December 21 from 13 December to 17 December 21

Lake Farm Country & Fishing Holidays, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, South East England, England

3 bedroom Log Cabins, Wimborne Minster 11 miles away

sleeps 2 - 8 guests
2 - 8
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1

Escape to beautiful rural Hampshire for a lodge holiday at Lake Farm, choose from a collection of 8 high quality holiday lodges, some with lake views and some with hot tubs, close to the New Forest National Park.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £230

The Old Stables Holiday Barn, Winterborne Stickland, Dorset, West Country, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Wimborne Minster 11 miles away

sleeps 3 - 6 guests
3 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage
5 star

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.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £469
Next availability:
from 31 January to 11 February 22 from 18 February to 26 February 22

Shepherd's Hut Barn, rural Dorset, Winterborne Whitechurch, Dorset, West Country, England

3 bedroom Holiday Barn, Wimborne Minster 11 miles away

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
5 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £518
Next availability:
from 05 December to 10 December 21 from 13 December to 17 December 21

Whitey Top Lodge, Sixpenny Handley, Dorset, West Country, England

2 bedroom Farmstay Lodge, Wimborne Minster 12 miles away

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
4 star

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.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £628
Next availability:
from 01 December to 10 December 21 from 12 December to 31 December 21

Corner Pet-Friendly Barn, Dorset AONB, Winterborne Stickland, Dorset, West Country, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Wimborne Minster 12 miles away

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
5 star

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.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £372
Next availability:
from 13 December to 22 December 21 from 25 February to 11 March 22

Endymion Pet-Friendly Cabin, New Forest National Park, Linwood, Hampshire, South East England, England

1 bedroom Pine Lodge, Wimborne Minster 13 miles away

sleeps 1 - 3 guests
1 - 3
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
3 star

Charming 1 bedroom wooden-clad holiday lodge set in a tranquil location next to woodlands within the New Forest National Park near Linwood, pet-friendly and welcoming up to 2 dogs.

Weekly Price from: £330
Next availability:
from 10 December to 22 December 21 from 02 January to 08 January 22

The Victorian Barn Self Catering Holidays with Pool and Hot Tubs, Dorset., Blandford Forum, Dorset, West Country, England

38 bedroom Cottage Complex, Wimborne Minster 14 miles away

sleeps 4 - 80 guests
4 - 80
38 bedrooms
38
36 bathrooms
36
no dogs allowed
4 star

Luxurious barn conversion accommodation, sleeping up to 14 people in style and comfort, with lots to offer including access to excellent leisure facilities on site including an indoor heated swimming pool, a sauna, hot tub and a gym, as well as a games room with full-size pool table, a quiz machine and football table and an outdoor play area for children, as well as coarse fishing lakes.

Special features: free internet access, pool (ONSITE A wonderful addition to your stay is that we are able offer exclusive / private sessions for each set of guests. You will not swim with other guests not part of your group.), games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £300


Late availability: from 30 November to 01 December 21

Ryecross Rural Retreat near Shaftesbury, Shaftesbury, Dorset, West Country, England

2 bedroom Farm Cottage, Wimborne Minster 16 miles away

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
3 star

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

Weekly Price from: £291
Next availability:
from 02 January to 12 February 22 from 19 February to 07 May 22

The Stables, Milford-on-Sea, Hampshire, South East England, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Wimborne Minster 18 miles away

sleeps 2 - 3 guests
2 - 3
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Comfortable one bedroom holiday home which usually sleeps 2 but is family-friendly and can also sleep two children with the sofa bed in the lounge, great base for exploring the New Forest and the Hampshire coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £200
Next availability:
from 11 March to 28 March 22 from 01 April to 21 May 22