Short Breaks in Dorset

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  • Newlands

    Weymouth, Dorset
    • Sleeps4
    • Bedrooms2
    • PetsNo
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    First floor apartment located close to Weymouth town centre and the beach, perfect for a family or couple coming to explore the sites of Dorset. With off road parking. (Ref. 1057657)

    7 nights from £367

  • Weymouth Bay

    Weymouth, Dorset
    • Sleeps4
    • Bedrooms2
    • PetsNo
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    A well-appointed apartment resting in Weymouth, Dorset. Stunning sea views. Open-plan living. Isle of Portland 7miles. Dorchester 7.8 miles. Bridport 21.5 miles. (Ref. 1003082)

    7 nights from £597

  • Fleur Cottage

    Maiden Newton, Dorset
    • Sleeps4
    • Bedrooms2
    • PetsNo
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    A beautiful, quaint cottage in the Dorset village of Maiden Newton. Woodburning stove. In the Dorset AONB. Close to the coast. Private courtyard. Homely interior. WiFi. Dorchester 8.5 miles; Weymouth 17.5 miles. (Ref. 1050038)

    7 nights from £339

  • Whitehorse Vista

    Sutton Poyntz near Preston, Dorset
    • Sleeps8
    • Bedrooms4
    • PetsYes
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    A wonderfully spacious property resting in the idyllic village of Sutton Poyntz near Preston, Dorset. Off-road parking. Amenities in walking distance. Pet-friendly. Weymouth 4.3 miles; Dorchester 6.6 miles. (Ref. 1054757)

    7 nights from £737

  • Wishing Well Cottage

    Upwey, Dorset
    • Sleeps4
    • Bedrooms2
    • PetsYes
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    A traditional stone-built cottage situated in the quaint village of Upwey. Enclosed patio area. Quiet location. Close to pub and shop. Weymouth 4.2 miles. (Ref. 1052785)

    7 nights from £609

  • Elm Villa

    Wareham, Dorset
    • Sleeps6
    • Bedrooms3
    • PetsYes
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    A charming Victorian dwelling resting in the town of Wareham, Dorset. Period features. Woodburning stove. Central location. West Lulworth 8.7 miles; Dorchester 18.5 miles; Weymouth 19.7 miles. (Ref. 1053728)

    7 nights from £658

  • Seaside Apartment

    Greenhill, Dorset
    • Sleeps4
    • Bedrooms2
    • PetsNo
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    A beautiful apartment with panoramic sea views in Weymouth, Dorset. Beachfront. On the esplanade. Off-road parking. Isle of Portland 7.1 miles; Dorchester 7.2 miles. (Ref. 1056647)

    7 nights from £595

  • Telltales

    Fortuneswell, Dorset
    • Sleeps4
    • Bedrooms2
    • PetsYes
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    Contemporary and spacious accommodation on the beautiful Isle of Portland, Dorset. WiFi. Garage parking. Enclosed garden. Weymouth 4.6 miles; Dorchester 12.2 miles. (Ref. 1056087)

    7 nights from £506

  • Weybury Cottage

    Brewers Quay Harbour, Dorset
    • Sleeps6
    • Bedrooms3
    • PetsYes
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    A period three-storey terraced property resting in Weymouth, Dorset. In walking distance of amenities and beach. Pet-friendly. Isle of Portland 6.1 miles; Dorchester 8.7 miles. (Ref. 1055214)

    7 nights from £538

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  • Little Gull Cottage

    Weymouth, Dorset
    • Sleeps5
    • Bedrooms3
    • PetsNo
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    Little Gull cottage is modern and comfortable holiday home close to Weymouth’s harbour. Wifi. Patio. Shop and pub 5 min. Beach 1 mile. Dorchester 8 miles. (Ref. 1048675)

    7 nights from £549

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Take a break from the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life and enjoy a few days in beautiful Dorset. Available throughout the year, short breaks in Dorset allow you to sample the delights of this charming county over a long weekend or midweek break.

Why A Short Break in Dorset?

Dorset is just a two hour drive from London and is easily accessible from the rest of the country; ideal for a few days of relaxation and respite. Blow away the cobwebs with walks aplenty at Cranborne Chase AONB, or breathe in the sea air along the Jurassic Coast before a well-deserved drink in a traditional cosy pub. One of our Dorset cottages short breaks will leave you feeling rested and rejuvenated.

Our collection of Dorset cottages are perfectly located to enjoy the pretty seaside towns, golden sandy beaches, medieval castles, picturesque villages and enchanting harbours of Dorset.

Places to Visit in Dorset

Boasting a multitude of activities to suit all interests, you will be sure to have a fun-filled itinerary to keep the whole family entertained during your short break in Dorset. Take a scenic boat trip and experience Dorset’s picturesque harbours and dramatic coastlines around Poole and Lyme Regis or surf the waves at Kimmeridge Bay and Bournemouth Beach.

Why not jump aboard the Swanage Railway and marvel at sites such as Corfe Castle on the 12 mile return trip around Dorset and the beautiful Purbeck countryside. Just 30 minutes from the award-winning golden sands of Weymouth, the vibrant market town of Dorchester is well worth a visit, with museums and shops aplenty. If you’re wanting to get out and enjoy the fresh coastal air, then a walk along the South West Coast Path should be high on your priority list; marvel at the natural wonders of Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door.

Types of Short Breaks in Dorset

Treat yourself to a short stay in one of our luxury Dorset cottages or bring your friends and family together and enjoy one of our large holiday cottages that sleeps 10 or more! Whether you’re looking for a harbour view or a coastal cottage, we have hundreds of properties across Dorset perfect for your next short break.

Contact us today and our helpful travel experts can find the perfect cottage for short breaks in Dorset.