Dorset holiday cottages

Dorset is a county dominated by the stunning Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and natural wonders of Durdle Door, Old Harry Rocks, the Isle of Purbeck and Portland Bill. The ancient Corfe Castle and Sherborne Old & New Castles add a royal twist to your Dorset holiday.

Dorset is a foodie heaven with an abundance of local farmers' markets and cookery schools as well as plenty of holiday cottages where you can cook up a storm to create holiday favourites. Fish and chips by the sea and picnics in the forests all add up to fun in Dorset.

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Coastal Cottages in Dorset

Coastal cottages in Dorset

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Family Cottages in Dorset

Family cottages in Dorset

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Featured cottages in Dorset

Bowden Farm Cobble Cottage
Bowden Farm Cobble Cottage
Shaftesbury (5.5mls W)
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1
Folke Manor Wren
Folke Manor Wren
Sherborne (2mls S)
Sleeps: 6 | Bedrooms: 3
Anchor Retreat
Anchor Retreat
Weymouth
Sleeps: 6 | Bedrooms: 3
Furze Hill Barn
Furze Hill Barn
Sherborne (6mls SE)
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Lamperts Dairy
Lamperts Dairy
Dorchester (7mls NW)
Sleeps: 12 | Bedrooms: 6
Church Farm - Cider Press Cottage
Church Farm - Cider Press Cottage
Sherborne (5mls SW)
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Willow Cottage - Manor Farm
Willow Cottage - Manor Farm
Frome St Quintin
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1
Barneys Cottage
Barneys Cottage
Wareham
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
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Where was Far From The Madding Crowd filmed?

Dorset has stolen the limelight in the 2015 film adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Far From The Madding Crowd. With popular locations such as West Bay, Sherborne and Forde Abbey making an appearance, Dorset’s rustic landscape provided the perfect setting...Read more

Categories: Accommodation, Beaches, Coastal, Days out

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Things to do in  Dorset

Southbourne Beach

Dorset, Near Christchurch

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Up and coming events in  Dorset

Bridport Food Festival

07 Jun 2015 - 13 Jun 2015

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Places in Dorset

  • Abbotsbury

    Visit the historic Swannery and spend time on the Jurassic Coast.

  • Beaminster

    Beaminster is a lovely country town with a reputation for good food.

  • Blandford Forum

    A countryside town with a Georgian influence and riverside location.

  • Bournemouth

    Bouncing seaside town with nightlife and café life at every turn.

  • Bridport

    A town where local food can be enjoyed from cafés or market stalls.

  • Charmouth

    The gateway to the Jurassic Coast with ancient and dramatic cliffs.

  • Christchurch

    A tranquil town with a natural harbour and a waterside location.

  • Corfe Castle

    Corfe Castle ruins dominate the skyline of this beautiful town.

  • Dorchester

    The county town of Dorset and home to a beautiful ancient Roman villa.

  • Eype

    Discover striking sea views peaceful beaches and acres of unspoilt coastal beauty.

  • Lulworth

    Lulworth is famed for its dramatic coastal formations.

  • Lyme Regis

    A town on the Jurassic Coast that's inspired writers for centuries.

  • Poole

    Poole combines a thriving quayside with great restaurants and the peace of the coast.

  • Shaftesbury

    A glorious Dorset town built around a famous steep cobbled hill.

  • Sherborne

    Festivals, castles and a famous history ensure Sherborne stands out.

  • Swanage

    A vintage seaside location where relaxing in a deck-chair is a must.

  • Wareham

    Just outside the Isle of Purbeck peninsula in beautiful Dorset.

  • West Bay

    A tremendous seaside town with plenty of fun things to do.

  • Weymouth

    A large and popular seaside harbour town on the Dorset coast.

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