Short Breaks in Dorset

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  • Stockford

    Wareham, Dorset
    • Sleeps6
    • Bedrooms3
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    A fantastic, semi-detached house resting in Stokeford near Wool, Dorset. (Ref. 1079598)

    7 nights from £670

  • Beside the Sea

    Eype, Dorset
    • Sleeps4
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    A charming two-bedroom chalet resting on Eypes Mouth Chalet Park in Eype, Dorset. (Ref. 1089040)

    7 nights from £549

  • Beach View House

    Wyke Regis, Dorset
    • Sleeps5
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    A wonderful, end-terrace house perched on the coast in Wyke Regis, Dorset. (Ref. 1065700)

    7 nights from £555

  • Picardy Cottage

    Weymouth, Dorset
    • Sleeps8
    • Bedrooms4
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    A contemporary three-storey holiday home settled in the heart of Weymouth, Dorset. (Ref. 1088903)

    7 nights from £678

  • Melanie's Cottage

    Brewers Quay Harbour, Dorset
    • Sleeps4
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    This lovely mews-style holiday home rests in a gated community in Brewers Quay Harbour, Weymouth. (Ref. 1083929)

    7 nights from £511

  • Sea Pink Cottage

    Langton Matravers, Dorset
    • Sleeps2
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    A well-presented, single-storey cottage resting in the village of Langton Matravers, Dorset. (Ref. 1074436)

    7 nights from £422

  • Sandsfoot Loft

    Weymouth, Dorset
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    A remarkable, third-floor apartment resting not far from the in the seaside resort of Weymouth. (Ref. 1088293)

    7 nights from £599

  • Beech Tree Cottage

    Dorchester, Dorset
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    A fabulous, semi-detached house resting in Dorchester, Dorset. (Ref. 1026443)

    7 nights from £534

  • Bayview Apartment

    Weymouth, Dorset
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    A period conversion apartment Bayview is located in an upmarket development in a highly desirable area of Weymouth in Dorset. (Ref. 1085793)

    7 nights from £451

  • Seagull Cottage

    Charmouth, Dorset
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    A contemporary three-storey holiday home nestled in the heart of Charmouth, Dorset. (Ref. 1083991)

    7 nights from £620

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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 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. Therefore, making it 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 these weekend short breaks in Dorset will leave you feeling rested and rejuvenated.

The 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 for a Weekend Break 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 the picturesque harbours and dramatic coastlines around Poole and Lyme Regis. Or, get on board and 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 want 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.

Whatever your reason for visiting, a short break in Dorset is one of the best ways of relaxing and enjoying the South West.

Types of Dorset Short Breaks

Treat yourself to a weekend away 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 the county for your next short break in Dorset.

For more information on our weekend breaks in Dorset, call our team of expert travel guides. Or, you can book online today to start planning the perfect short break in Dorset.