If you are looking for Dorset Cottages then look no further! Dream Cottages has over 300 of the finest holiday cottages available dotted around Dorset & the Jurassic coastline. Dorset is famous for the stunning Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and natural landmarks like Durdle Door, Old Harry Rocks, the Isle of Purbeck and Chesil Beach. Head off the beaten track and visit quirky villages like Milton Abbas and Worth Matravers and historic towns like Sherborne and Wareham. Browse our range of high quality self catering holiday cottages in Dorset, holiday rentals & holiday homes & accommodation in Dorset, find the perfect place to stay for your next getaway.
Self Catering Holiday Cottages in Dorset
When deciding on your ideal holiday cottage rental in Dorset / Dorset Accommodation for 2017 / 2018, consider the places to explore, accessibility, travel options & entertainment. There are many factors you should consider when choosing places to stay in Dorset. Explore Nothe Fort at Weymouth Harbour. Full of underground passageways and World World II memorabilia including big guns and cannons. If your stuck for ideas we have a whole range of local information, guides to Dorset, holiday activities for the children, dog friendly activities in Dorset and more! Alternatively why not check out our holiday blog which is packed full of ideas & inspiration.
Head to ‘the cathedral of Dorset’ Sherborne Abbey, one of the most beautiful of England’s Parish churches. Listen to the bells of Sherborne Abbey on a Sunday morning for something truly spectacular.
Take a walk along the Cerne countryside and marvel at the Cerne Giant sculpted into the chalk hillside above Cerne Abbas.
Visit Corfe Castle and the beautifully quaint village of Corfe. Enjoy a cream tea in one of the lovely tea rooms of Corfe and visit the two free museums in the pretty village.
If a quintessential English seaside day out is what you are after, visit the wonderful beaches of Bournemouth or Weymouth. Both are equally stunning. Bournemouth is a breathtakingly beautiful sandy beach with a pier and all the trimmings. Weymouth is a traditional English seaside town, replete with gorgeous Georgian townhouses and a beautiful promenade. Favoured by King George III who famously spent his holidays here.
Head to the harbour at Lyme Regis, eat fresh scallops, sip wine and watch the sun sink across the harbour. Take the kids crabbing on the Cobb.
Picnic on one of Dorset’s blue flag beaches, search for fossils along Chesil beach or take the dog for a brisk walk along the South West Coastal Path and marvel at the beauty of the Jurassic Coast. Then rest your tired legs in an old Smugglers Inn. There are so many things to do in Dorset as well as lots events in Dorset for you to participate in.
The best & most popular locations for cottage rentals in Dorset include:
Weymouth is a traditional English seaside town, complete with a lively promenade, Punch and Judy shows, carousels, sticks of rock, fish and chips and donkey rides. Take a peek at our range of beautiful, luxury weymouth cottages.
Bridport is a cool market town with regular street markets, a vintage fair, amazing food and the Electric Palace.
Lyme Regis, known as the “Pearl of Dorset” is a pretty unspoilt seaside town set amongst the Jurassic Cliffs and is well known for its harbour wall, The Cobb. Watching the sun skin across the harbour is an absolute must see.
Bournemouth is a wonderful Dorset beach. Not only is it stunningly beautiful but there is just so much to do to keep children entertained. Bournemouth Oceanarium is a fun day with lots of sea creatures and crocodiles galore.
Take a walk around the picture postcard village of Milton Abbas. Rows of identical thatched cottages look so perfect that photographs of them often appear on Dorset postcards.
The Jurassic Coast
The Jurassic Coast is so stunning for just a walk, or perhaps a picnic in front of the Durdle Door or some fossil hunting on Chesil beach.
For a hit of natural wildlife, why not try the Abbotsbury Swannery, the world’s only managed colony of nesting mute swans.
For a touch of nostalgia, relax and sit back on a steam train and chug along through the rolling hills of Dorset. The Swanage Steam Railway is like stepping back in time and is a great way to soak up the beautiful Dorset countryside.
We have lots of cottages to rent & holiday lodges that are dog friendly too, so nobody needs to get left behind. Our fantastic dog friendly cottages in Dorset mean that you can take your dogs on lovely walks, enjoying the variety of landscapes that Dorset has to offer, and then let them have a snooze by the fire.
We have one of the largest collections of privately owned holiday cottages in Dorset so browse below and see if any take your fancy! Or, why not head over to the Dream Cottages Facebook page for lots of Pictures, Videos and Information on our Holiday Lettings in Dorset.
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