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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Armswell House

Plush, nr. Piddletrenthide, Dorset.

Sleeps 18. This substantial 18th-century farmhouse retains many original features, it also benefits from the recent addition of a games room and spa room. With its own large, pretty walled garden, there are lovely walks from the doorstep. Cottage Code: DQT.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Marshwood Manor Cottages – The Old Stable

Bettiscombe, nr. Lyme Regis, Dorset.

Sleeps 3 – 8. Only 5 miles from the beaches and golden sandstone cliffs, Marshwood Manor offers excellent accommodation including a large games barn with a pool table and table tennis. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: DEY.

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

Church House

Stoke Abbott, nr. Beaminster, Dorset.

Sleeps 4. Formerly The Old Meeting Room, this stone, corner cottage lies in the heart of the picturesque village of Stoke Abbott. Set along a quiet road, it has been renovated and now offers a well presented base to explore the superb Dorset countryside. Cottage Code: DXN.

  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

The Coach House

Chideock, Bridport, Dorset.

Sleeps 4. Just ½ mile from the World Heritage Coast, this delightful former Coach House offers spacious, detached holiday accommodation. Set in a secluded location in historic Chideock, the village boasts a post office, shop and two excellent pubs. Cottage Code: DWU.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Copper Beech

Netherbury, Bridport, Dorset.

Sleeps 8. Set in the heart of the quaint village of Netherbury, this restored detached holiday home, features a private heated indoor swimming pool and four en-suite bedrooms. Relax by the pool or wander into the village and sample the local public house. Cottage Code: DXK.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

Coombehayes Barn

Uplyme, nr. Lyme Regis, Dorset.

Sleeps 12. Just 1½ miles from the sea and the picturesque harbour town of Lyme Regis, this spacious holiday home enjoys exclusive use of a superb indoor heated swimming pool. With a large secluded garden, the village centre is just a stroll away. Cottage Code: DQS.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

The Old Forge

Lower Wraxall, nr. Dorchester, Dorset.

Sleeps 2. Set in ½ acre of partly wooded garden leading down to a stream, this cosily renovated and well furnished hideaway was formerly the village forge. Situated in the sleepy village of Lower Wraxall, there is good access to the beaches of West Bay. Cottage Code: DQX.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century

Ryall’s Stud Cottage

Bishops Caundle, nr. Sherborne, Dorset.

Sleeps 4. This delightful converted stable combines modern conveniences and tasteful furnishings. With both walks and rides from the doorstep, there is even stabling for guests’ horses available by arrangement. Cottage Code: DQG.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Coach House

Wareham, Dorset.

Sleeps 6. Standing within its own large garden, with views over the shared outdoor heated swimming pool, this lovely detached former coach house has been sympathetically converted. It enjoys use of woodland grounds, with walks leading down to a river. Cottage Code: DQC.

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

The Retreat

Uploders, Bridport, Dorset.

Sleeps 10. Just 3 miles from the beach, this listed thatched former barn features its very own indoor heated swimming pool and games room. Surrounded by lovely countryside, this very comfortable property has its own lawned area and patio. Cottage Code: DGN.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • 18th Century