Short Breaks in Dorset


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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.