Self-catering cottages for holidays in Dorset

dorset holidays

The cottages listed below are all available for self-catering holidays in Dorset, the uncrowded county on the south coast with unspoilt countryside and good beaches. For many people, Dorset is a good choice for a holiday because it isn't as far to travel as the West Country but offers much the same sort of holiday.

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Bilshay Farmhouse, Bridport, Dorset, England

4 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, South West.

Beautiful picture-perfect self-catering farmhouse with 4 bedrooms, a high quality interior, original features and a large garden from which you can soak up fabulous views of the nearby fields and farmlands, the Jurassic coast and Bridport are but a short drive away.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £975 to £2495 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 23 September 2017 to 20 October 2017; from 25 September 2017 to 02 October 2017; from 25 September 2017 to 29 September 2017;
Late availability: from 25 September 2017 to 30 October 2017;

phone 01308 424116 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, West Country.

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.

Price range from £306 to £689 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 25 September 2017 to 29 September 2017; from 09 October 2017 to 13 October 2017; from 13 November 2017 to 22 December 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Glenacres, Chideock , Dorset, England

5 bedroom Coastal Cottage, Jurassic Coast.

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 (can be rented for family group special celebrations).

Special features: free internet access, games room, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £2900 to £4900 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 24 September 2017 to 06 October 2017; from 08 October 2017 to 28 December 2017; from 04 January 2018 to 27 May 2018;

phone 02087720492 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Victoria & Albert Suite Barn Conversion, Blandford Forum, Dorset, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion Accommodation, West Country.

Luxurious barn conversion accommodation, sleeping up to 14 people in stylish comfortable surroundings, 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, shared with all residents.), games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1195 to £2720 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 23 September 2017 to 21 December 2017;
Late availability: from 23 September 2017 to 10 November 2017;

phone 01258817501 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Crepe Farm Cottage, Symondsbury, Dorset, England

4 bedroom Farmstay, West Country.

This 4 bedroom country cottage has a definite wow factor with high quality interiors, an inglenook fireplace, a woodburning stove and a hot tub along with a secluded garden and a location in rural Dorset close to the Jurassic coast.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £875 to £2250 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 25 September 2017 to 02 October 2017; from 29 September 2017 to 02 October 2017; from 02 October 2017 to 09 October 2017;
Late availability: from 25 September 2017 to 20 October 2017;

phone 01308 424116 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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

3 bedroom Holiday Barn, West Country.

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.

Price range from £394 to £989 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 06 October 2017 to 08 October 2017; from 12 October 2017 to 13 October 2017; from 01 December 2017 to 08 December 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Axen Lodge, Symondsbury, Dorset, England

4 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

Four bedroom holiday cottage with idyllic rural setting next to farmlands in Dorset, boasting light and airy interiors along with a woodburning stove in the lounge and fantastic views over fields and farmlands and a location just a short drive from the wonderful Jurassic Coast.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £875 to £2250 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 09 October 2017 to 13 October 2017; from 16 October 2017 to 20 October 2017;
Late availability: from 02 October 2017 to 20 November 2017;

phone 01308 424116 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Madeira Cottage, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

3 bedroom Seaside Cottage, Jurassic Coast.

Picture-perfect thatched beachfront cottage with superb sea views, just a short walk from Lyme Regis' cafes, shops and eateries and right by the beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £695 to £1880 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 25 September 2017 to 29 September 2017; from 09 October 2017 to 13 October 2017; from 20 November 2017 to 15 December 2017;

phone 07976439069 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Ryecross Rural Retreat near Shaftesbury, Shaftesbury, Dorset, England

2 bedroom Farm Cottage, Dorset and Somerset.

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

Price range from £278 to £602 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 21 October 2017 to 01 January 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Duck Street Cottage, Symondsbury, Dorset, England

1 bedroom Thatched Cottage, West Country.

Delightful thatched cottage in Dorset in the West Country, with one double bedroom, original features and a location very near to the stunning Jurassic coast this is an ideal cottage for a romantic break.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £495 to £835 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Special Offer: from 29 September 2017 to 02 October 2017; from 09 October 2017 to 13 October 2017;
Late availability: from 29 September 2017 to 13 October 2017;

phone 01308 424116 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Southover House, Tolpuddle, Dorset, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

This imposing south-facing manor house set in extensive gardens and grounds has outstanding sporting facilities including a heated swimming pool, all-weather tennis court, games room, lake and river trout fishing.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room.

Price range from £2000 to £2500 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 14 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 26 September 2017 to 28 September 2017; from 03 October 2017 to 06 October 2017; from 09 October 2017 to 20 October 2017;

phone 01305 848220 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Stable cottage, Portesham, Dorset, England

1 bedroom Rural Retreat, West Country.

Book a rural retreat break at this lovely Dorset romantic barn conversion, conveniently located on a working farm, close to idyllic countryside and the Jurassic Coast, this property is both dog-friendly and horse-friendly.

Price range from £325 to £450 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 28 September 2017 to 30 September 2017; from 07 October 2017 to 08 October 2017;

phone 01305 871780 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Stonebank Annexe, Chickerell, Weymouth, Dorset, England

2 bedroom Cottage, West Dorset.

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.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £360 to £625 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 23 September 2017 to 14 October 2017;

phone +44(0)1305 760 120 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Old Manor, Blandford Forum, Dorset, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Magnificent 9 Bedroom Dorset Country House, ideal for large groups of friends or family, with an outdoor hot tub and games room with table football, pool table, table tennis and air hockey on site there is plenty to keep your group entertained (hen and stag group friendly) at this fine property and the Dorset coast is just a short drive away.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £2450 to £3950 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 21 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 25 September 2017 to 29 September 2017; from 02 October 2017 to 06 October 2017; from 09 October 2017 to 20 October 2017;

phone 01747811243 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Langford Valley Barn, Dorchester, Dorset, England

4 bedroom Barn Conversion, Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1250 to £2650 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 29 September 2017 to 20 October 2017; from 27 October 2017 to 30 October 2017; from 31 October 2017 to 01 November 2017;


Special Offer: from 13 October 2017 to 20 October 2017;

phone 01305 756567 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Stables Holiday Cottage, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, England

2 bedroom Country Cottage, Dorset - Thomas Hardy's Wessex.

Stables Cottage is a charming holiday cottage located in a lovely rural village in Hardy's stunning Dorset countryside, with a high quality interior, a double ended (two person) Hydrotherapy Spa Bath with jets and a lovely garden, this is a great place to stay.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £921 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 07 October 2017 to 12 October 2017; from 19 October 2017 to 21 October 2017; from 11 November 2017 to 17 November 2017;

phone 01258817022 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Dorset and Somerset - Dorset.

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.

Price range from £360 to £899 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 25 September 2017 to 29 September 2017; from 02 October 2017 to 05 October 2017; from 09 October 2017 to 13 October 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Unique Self-Catering Old Chapel, Huntingford, Dorset, England

1 bedroom Chapel Conversion, South Coast.

For a self-catering holiday for 2 out of the ordinary in Dorset, stay in a unique one bedroom converted chapel with twin beds high up in the eaves on the gallery overlooking the cosy living area below; during your stay discover the pretty countryside on the Dorset Wiltshire borders, the National Trust property of Stourhead House, Wincanton for racing and Longleat Safari Park.

Price range from £269 to £573 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 29 September 2017 to 06 October 2017; from 13 October 2017 to 03 November 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Canford Dairy, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, Jurrasic Coast.

large house with swimming pool near the Dorset Coast and Bournemouth, suitable for large groups.

Special features: free internet access, pool (In the Poolhouse), games room.

Price range from £2150 to £4550 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 20 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 24 September 2017 to 09 October 2017; from 16 October 2017 to 20 October 2017; from 27 October 2017 to 22 December 2017;

phone 01747811243 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Branscombe Holiday Cottage at Old Higher Lighthouse, Portland, Dorset, England

2 bedroom Unique Lighthouse Cottage, West Country.

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.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Shared outdoor pool in grounds).

Price range from £519 to £1165 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 15 October 2017 to 21 October 2017; from 25 October 2017 to 03 November 2017; from 17 November 2017 to 18 November 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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