Dorset boasts some of the most beautiful stone, thatched cottages in the country and we are lucky enough to offer many of them in our Dream Cottages portfolio.
For a real fairy tale of a holiday, staying in a thatched cottage rivals no other. Many of our thatched cottages are grade II listed and feature the original exposed beams, stone floors, open fireplaces and original stable doors. Some have been stylishly modernised, while others have been lovingly restored, in keeping with their original design. They are all beautiful in their own unique way and occupy some of the most wonderful spots in the county.
Down sleepy country lanes, in pretty coastal villages and hidden deep in the countryside, our thatched cottages are tucked away in Dorset’s most treasured nooks, with the best countryside and coastal walks waiting right outside their cottage doors.
There’s no better way to enjoy your morning coffee, or an alfresco meal on a warm summer evening, than in the charming flower filled garden of your dream holiday cottage. Some of our cottages have enclosed gardens, meaning children and dogs can run around safely. Owing to their fantastic positioning, many of our thatched holiday cottages boast a spectacular back drop of rolling green Dorset hills and those perched high on the Jurassic coastline afford the most beautiful panoramic sea views.
There is something particularly cosy and blissful about returning home from a bracing walk on the South West Coastal path, which runs through the whole of Dorset, to a pretty stone thatched cottage, to warm yourself around the fireplace. They make the most wonderful retreat for all the family, they exude romance for the perfect couples’ break, and provide a moment of calm for singles wanting a restful escape. They are often located near a fine local pub, or even an old smugglers inn and a traditional Dorset tearoom, offering cream teas and Dorset apple cake, will always be close to hand.
The addition of Wi-Fi and creature comforts such as the washing machine, dishwasher, Freeview and freshly laundered sheets, all ensure that our cottages feel like a home away from home on your Dorset holiday.
Stay in a thatched holiday cottage and enjoy all that Dorset has to offer. Golden sandy beaches, beautiful shingle beaches, bustling old harbours, the beautiful Jurassic coastline, lively market towns, the best farmers markets, beachside dining and a candle lit Cobb. What more could you possibly desire during your traditional English retreat!