Short Breaks in Dorset


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Why not take advantage of our Dream Cottages out of season short breaks. Pepper some throughout the year as a treat to completely rejuvenate and get through your busy life. We offer short breaks in our Dorset cottages from October to May*. The breaks can be mid-week or weekend from two to six days. All our cottages are absolutely perfect for short breaks. They are all fully equipped and ready for you to simply arrive and relax.

Just a two hour drive from London, Dorset is a perfectly accessible excellent beachside location. Even more perfect are the green rolling hills and the peaceful pretty chocolate box villages that are nestled within. Escape from the city and breathe in the country air in this treasure of a county.

The delights that await for you in Dorset are just too good to ignore. How about taking a trip in one of the traditional fishing boats from one of Dorset’s prettiest harbours? Catch your fish and then bring it back to land to cook. Fancy surfing? Kimmeridge Bay in Dorset is home to one of the best waves in the country and sits in the most beautiful spot along the world famous Jurassic Coast. Bournemouth Beach, Highcliffe Beach, Durlston Point and Lyme Regis all have really decent surfing conditions and all sit amongst the most stunning scenery you will ever find.

If something slightly less energetic is required then a spot of lunch along the harbour, watching the fishing boats go by is a must. The fish and chips are the best in the country or why not try a bag of Billy Winters (locally caught Weymouth Bay prawns). Take a bracing cliff walk or meander through a pretty Dorset village past the traditional thatched cottages and then sip local ale in an old Smugglers inn and listen to tales of years gone by.

We have more than 100 dog friendly cottages, luxury modern boltholes or traditional thatched cottages with open fires, in fact we have every type of self-catering accommodation dotted around the beautiful Dorset countryside. Whether you are planning a short break with a large group of friends and family or a couple wishing to take a last minute romantic break, we have a Dream cottage completely suited to you.

Our dorset cottages are spread across the county, perfectly located to enjoy the pretty seaside towns, golden sandy beaches, medieval castles, picturesque villages and enchanting little harbours. Gorgeous chocolate box cottages in pretty quaint villages like Askerswell and Langton Harring, cool lively market towns like Bridport and Dorchester and some with prime positions along the Jurassic coastline close to the natural wonders of Lulworth Cove and the Durdle Door. Go hunting for dinosaur fossils one day and be back at work the next, refreshed and ready to hit the working week!

*excluding half term, Christmas, New Year and Easter)