Dog Friendly Cottages in Dorset

In Hardy’s Wessex you can visit the impressive remains of Corfe Castle and the equally impressive Cerne Abbas giant. For fans of the beach, the expansive Dorset coastline boasts popular resorts such as Lyme Regis, Bournemouth, Poole, Swanage and Weymouth. Call in for a pint of prawns at one of the many great pubs to be found along the fossil-rich Jurassic Coast – dogs welcome at many pubs – and explore the 185 million years of history that lies exposed for all to see.

Pets will also love the miles of coastline and the rolling countryside, perfect for running off a bit of excess energy! To make the holiday extra special, you can also try searching our list of cottages with open fires which are great for drying off a wet pooch.

Please scroll down the page for a list of dog friendly cottages in Dorset.

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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

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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

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

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

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

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

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