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.

11 rental properties

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Price from £527
Next available 19/06 to 24/06/22
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
Price from £358
Next available 19/08 to 26/08/22
sleeps 1 - 3 guests 1 - 3
1 bedrooms 1
1 bathrooms 1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome1
3 star

1 bedroom Pine Lodge

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.

Facilities & Features: TV
Price from £318
Next available 12/07 to 23/07/22
sleeps 2 - 4 guests 2 - 4
2 bedrooms 2
1 bathrooms 1
no dogs allowed
3 star

2 bedroom Farm Cottage

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 £478
Next available 12/06 to 17/06/22
sleeps 3 - 6 guests 3 - 6
3 bedrooms 3
2 bathrooms 2
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome1
5 star

3 bedroom Barn Conversion

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: TVGames room
Price from £1099
Next available 19/06 to 23/06/22
sleeps 6 - 10 guests 6 - 10
5 bedrooms 5
3 bathrooms 3
no dogs allowed
5 star

5 bedroom Thatched Cottage

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

Facilities & Features: TVOutdoor Hot Tub
Price from £400
Next available 06/07 to 15/07/22
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
Price from £582
Next available 06/06 to 24/06/22
sleeps 2 - 4 guests 2 - 4
2 bedrooms 2
1 bathrooms 1
no dogs allowed
4 star

2 bedroom Farmstay Lodge

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: TVOutdoor Hot Tub
This owner/agency is showing availability but has not provided full pricing information.
Price from £200
Next available 05/06 to 17/06/22
sleeps 2 - 3 guests 2 - 3
1 bedrooms 1
1 bathrooms 1
no dogs allowed

1 bedroom Cottage

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.

Facilities & Features: TVFree Wifi
Sorry, this owner/agency has not provided availability information.
Price from £499
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 CottageTVFree WifiGames roomOutdoor Hot TubHeated pool
Price from £300
Next available 06/06 to 17/06/22
no booking fee
sleeps 4 - 80 guests 4 - 80
38 bedrooms 38
36 bathrooms 36
no dogs allowed
4 star

38 bedroom Cottage Complex

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 and a hot tub, 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.

Facilities & Features: Gold Award Winning CottageTVFree WifiGames roomOutdoor Hot TubHeated pool
Sorry, this owner/agency has not provided availability and full price information.
Price from £230
sleeps 2 - 8 guests 2 - 8
3 bedrooms 3
1 bathrooms 1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome1

3 bedroom Log Cabins

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.

Facilities & Features: TVFree WifiOutdoor Hot Tub
* Price quoted is not inclusive of any applicable booking fees or local charges.