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A Dorset holiday cottage is the perfect base to explore the South West of England and the spectacular Jurassic Coast. Imagine miles of awe-inspiring coastline, secluded sandy beaches and an array of rolling countryside waiting to be explored.
Why a Dorset Holiday Cottage?
Dorset is brimming with things to do, whether you are seeking to explore the idyllic countryside setting of the Dorset AONB or a traditional coastal getaway along the World Heritage-listed Jurassic Coast.
Staying in one of our Dorset holiday cottages will give you the chance to explore the many bustling market towns or venture to the coastline, where an abundance of activities are waiting to be enjoyed. Explore the Dorset AONB and Cranborne Chase AONB to immerse yourself in Dorset’s picturesque countryside, home to a variety of attractions for families to enjoy.
Places to Visit in Dorset
With both the coast and countryside waiting to be explored, a stay in one of our Dorset cottages offers a magnitude of places to visit. For those traditional Dorset coastal holidays, you could visit the seaside town of Bournemouth and spend the day exploring the pier and the amusements or spend some time at Bridport, Lyme Regis or Weymouth, each one completed with golden sands to enjoy one summer’s afternoon. Alternatively, head inland and explore some of Dorset’s finest market towns of Blandford Forum, Dorchester, Shaftesbury and Sherborne.
Where are the best food places in Dorset?
Dorset is considered to be one of the finest corners of the UK for eating, so whether you are looking for some pub grub, a quaint café or a fine dining opportunity, a stay in one of our Dorset Holiday Cottages promises to have something for all palettes and budgets. Dorset is famous for its quality and quantity, so it is little surprise that tourist flock from all over to sample a Dorset delicacy. Take a look at these recommendations to indulge in the local area’s flavours.
Key West Bar & Grill - For a more relaxed fine dining opportunity, dinner at Key West Bar & Grill is a must. Tuck into a delicious meal from the varied menu as you enjoy the unrivalled views from the iconic Bournemouth Pier.
The Seaside Boarding House – This is the perfect place for sampling local fresh seafood that was caught moments away from the restaurant’s door.
Brassica Restaurant – A classy, yet endearing restaurants ran by the culinary chefs, Cass Titcombe and Louise Chidgey. The chefs both have a love of fishing and cooking fish, so this is a superb opportunity to sample freshly caught seafood.
What are the Best Attractions in Dorset?
Our range of cottages to rent in Dorset promise to be a wonderful place to base your next holiday in the UK. Whether you are looking for relaxing stroll along the coast, a tipple at a vineyard or an action-packed adventure with all the family, Dorset has it all.
For a taste of Dorset history, you and your family could explore the hidden treasures which are dotted throughout the region. Visit the stately home of Kingston Lacy which is an elegant 17th-century Italian-inspired mansion with formal gardens for you to explore, or immerse yourself in the local history by discovering the beautiful Highcliffe Castle.
For those with children, head over to Farmer Palmers Farm Park for a day set amidst the Dorset countryside, or spend the afternoon at Monkey World where you can spend the afternoon discovering the wildlife and tackling one of the assault courses.
Alternatively, explore the waters of Dorset by enjoying a leisurely trip on one of City Cruises, Poole including trips to the Victorian resort at Swanage and the Steam Railway or an evening cruise to catch a sunset at Old Harry Rocks.
Types of Dorset Holiday Cottages
Explore the dramatic Jurassic Coast from one of our hand-picked Dorset Holiday cottages. Treat your loved ones to a stay in a luxury cottage or enjoy a Dorset holiday with the whole family in one of our family-friendly cottages. If romance is what you’re after, then check out our romantic cottages in Dorset or enjoy a getaway with a hot-tub or harbour view.
Browse our collection of cottages to rent in Dorset, or contact us to book with our knowledgeable travel experts. Our Dorset holiday cottages will ensure your UK break is one to remember.