Holiday Cottages in Dorset

Browse through our selection of self catering holiday cottages to rent in Dorset. Your holiday cottage makes an ideal base from which to discover Hardy’s Wessex, sample local cider in sleepy thatched inns, hunt for fossils along the Jurassic coast or explore Lyme Regis, setting for the film ‘The French Lieutenant’s Woman’.

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Orchard House

Fairy Cross, Bideford, Devon.

Sleeps 14. A 60 minute walk from this stunning 18th century barn conversion leads to little known and secluded Portledge Beach on the breathtaking North Devon coast. Beautifully furnished, each of the four en suite double bedrooms are uniquely themed. Cottage Code: HDDK.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

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The Old Guildhall

Corfe Castle, Dorset.

Sleeps 6. Dominated by its ruined castle, the village of Corfe Castle is constructed from the distinctive local grey Purbeck limestone. Connected to this, the Old Guildhall is thought to be the historic meeting place of the ancient order of stone cutters. Cottage Code: DCCU.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Sunnylands Farm – The Old Dairy I

Uppington, Wimborne, Dorset.

Sleeps 2. Carefully converted from the farms old dairy, these three adjoining holiday cottages enjoy splendid views across West Dorset. Sunnylands Farm is just a short drive from Wimborne. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: DZU.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • 19th Century

Marbles

Rousdon, Lyme Regis, Dorset.

Sleeps 4. On a 350-acre country estate with its own private beach, this well-presented 19th century holiday home is ideally set for enjoying coastal walks. In the heart of the Rousdon Estate, it lies just ½ mile from the Jurassic Coast. Cottage Code: DAAA.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • 19th Century

Harcombe House – Woodhouse

Harcombe Bottom, nr. Lyme Regis, Dorset.

Sleeps 4 – 10. Close to the popular resort of Lyme Regis, Harcombe House offers a variety of accommodation and each property enjoys shared use of an indoor swimming pool, tennis court, etc.. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: DQQ.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Close to Sea
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Gardners Farm Cottages – The Shippen

Holditch, nr. Bettiscombe, Dorset.

Sleeps 4 – 5. Set on the borders of Dorset, Devon and Somerset, these three single storey cottages have been carefully converted to provide well-appointed accommodation with wheelchair access. Follow the link below to view all properties at this location. Cottage Code: 16019.

  • 19th Century

Arne Barn

nr. Wareham, Dorset.

Sleeps 7. This fascinating house has been converted from a barn with great flair and is set in a landscaped `wild’ garden. With views over a farm, and glimpses of the harbour beyond, it is an ideal spot to explore the Dorset coastline. Cottage Code: DBQ.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Old Tithe Barn

Litton Cheney, nr. Dorchester, Dorset.

Sleeps 18. Just a short drive from Chesil Beach, this 13th century tithe barn has been lovingly restored to provide character holiday accommodation for eighteen guests in nine en suite bedrooms. Complete with its own games room and coarse fishing lake. Cottage Code: DCCD.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 13th Century

Cerne Abbey Cottage

Cerne Abbas, Dorset.

Sleeps 2. This unique and enchanting property lies in the pretty village of Cerne Abbas, famed for its giant chalk carving. Part of the historic buildings of Cerne Abbey, formed in 987 as a Benedictine House, guests are free to wander the grounds. Cottage Code: DDX.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 11th Century

The Old Piggeries

Uploders, nr. Bridport, Dorset.

Sleeps 6. Boasting its own indoor heated swimming-pool and en-suite facilities to all bedrooms, this superb holiday property is just 3 miles from the sea at West Bay. Sympathetically converted from a former barn, it has been very well equipped. Cottage Code: DKB.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • 19th Century

Manor Farm – Manor Farm Barn

Dewlish, nr. Dorchester, Dorset.

Sleeps 8 – 15. Surrounded by the rolling Dorset hills, these two highly individual and beautifully converted 18th-century farm buildings are set around a shared outdoor heated swimming-pool. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: DPU.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 18th Century