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Holiday Cottages In Dorset

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Holiday cottages in Dorset

Looking for an amazing staycation in one of the most beautiful regions of the UK? Look no further than Dorset cottages for self-catering accommodation that’s full of character, complete with all the mod cons and even a few little luxuries too. Step onto the pages of a Thomas Hardy novel and into a historic cottage, or enjoy plenty of space – and perhaps even your very own swimming pool – in a larger modern property, all within easy reach of Dorset’s stunning countryside and its fabulous coastline.

The green rolling hills, rugged coastline and medieval castles that characterise the county give it a distinctly romantic feel. Ideal for weekend getaways, you’ll find plenty of amazing holiday cottages in Dorset, from former farmhouses to smaller rural retreats that are ideal for couples. Perhaps you’re looking to explore the countryside and are looking for something well placed near to the South West Coastal Path? Well, you’ll be spoiled for choice.

Why choose Dorset holiday cottages?

Dorset has so much to offer tourists. Head south and you’ll reach magnificent cliff tops and unspoiled beaches, such as West Bay and Sudland, great for a few dramatic holiday snaps. Step back in time – really, really far back – and take a walk along the Jurassic Coast, a wonderful excursion for families and any fans of dinosaurs. Who knows, you may even find your very own fossil to take home!

If dinosaurs are just a little bit too antique for your tastes, why not step into the pages of a Victorian novel? Thomas Hardy’s fictional Casterbridge was based on the county town of Dorchester, which is well worth a visit today, even if you’re not a fan of the oh-so-sad-novel. It’s full of character and packed with historic buildings and monuments, including a statue dedicated to Thomas Hardy, and a Roman town house. If the kids haven’t had their fix of the prehistoric, there’s even a dinosaur museum for good measure.

Holiday cottages in Dorset are perfect for families or couples or are looking for an authentic holiday experience in a beautiful county. Step back in time and into holiday accommodation that’s full of history and character, and enjoy a holiday you’ll remember forever.

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Holiday Cottages In Dorset

More Dorset Cottages

Holiday cottages in Dorset

Looking for an amazing staycation in one of the most beautiful regions of the UK? Look no further than Dorset cottages for self-catering accommodation that’s full of character, complete with all the mod cons and even a few little luxuries too. Step onto the pages of a Thomas Hardy novel and into a historic cottage, or enjoy plenty of space – and perhaps even your very own swimming pool – in a larger modern property, all within easy reach of Dorset’s stunning countryside and its fabulous coastline.

The green rolling hills, rugged coastline and medieval castles that characterise the county give it a distinctly romantic feel. Ideal for weekend getaways, you’ll find plenty of amazing holiday cottages in Dorset, from former farmhouses to smaller rural retreats that are ideal for couples. Perhaps you’re looking to explore the countryside and are looking for something well placed near to the South West Coastal Path? Well, you’ll be spoiled for choice.

Why choose Dorset holiday cottages?

Dorset has so much to offer tourists. Head south and you’ll reach magnificent cliff tops and unspoiled beaches, such as West Bay and Sudland, great for a few dramatic holiday snaps. Step back in time – really, really far back – and take a walk along the Jurassic Coast, a wonderful excursion for families and any fans of dinosaurs. Who knows, you may even find your very own fossil to take home!

If dinosaurs are just a little bit too antique for your tastes, why not step into the pages of a Victorian novel? Thomas Hardy’s fictional Casterbridge was based on the county town of Dorchester, which is well worth a visit today, even if you’re not a fan of the oh-so-sad-novel. It’s full of character and packed with historic buildings and monuments, including a statue dedicated to Thomas Hardy, and a Roman town house. If the kids haven’t had their fix of the prehistoric, there’s even a dinosaur museum for good measure.

Holiday cottages in Dorset are perfect for families or couples or are looking for an authentic holiday experience in a beautiful county. Step back in time and into holiday accommodation that’s full of history and character, and enjoy a holiday you’ll remember forever.

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What our customers are saying about our holiday cottages in dorset.

  1. Martin

    Verified purchase

    "For people who read books as well as watching TV, it was just too dark inside! Lights are needed inside even in sunny weather for comfortably doing anything. In the publicity photos there is a good light over the dinning table...not present when we visited so that our meals were eaten in far less light than we had been led to expect.There were no guides/instructions for the TV set-up at all (nor indeed for anything else). We were unable to view the DVDs that I had brought to view because there was no lead to connect the DVD player to the TV. The sky TV box did not have a viewing card in it so our viewing was limited to the Sky version of 'Freesat'. Not even the range offered by 'Freeview'.It even prevented us from watching 'Dave' by asking for the viewing card (which we did not have)!The Sky zapper was obviously heavily used and some buttons were reluctant to work.Our TV viewing was thus the most restricted it has ever been in a holiday home.As we were unable to watch the TV channels we anticipated watching and it being too poorly lit to read a book in the easy chairs, we were somewhat stumped for recreation in the evenings.The Wi-Fi Broadband worked very well indeed and we made use of it every day...I do not think we would book a cottage that did not have good wireless broadband available free.The en-suite shower room was somewhat cramped and poorly lit. It was very difficult to shave in the tiny basin with your back blocking the window light and having to crouch down because the mirror was low on the wall. It was uncomfortable.Only one small down-light of the two provided actually worked.The toilet in the en-suite shower room was on a raised plinth and this meant that when my wife used it her feet did not touch the main floor - she is of average height for a woman of her age. This again made use of the facilities uncomfortable.We had a blockage to the shower drain in the en-suite room on our first morning which cause a minor flood downstairs. On phoning the owner he dealt with it as best he could and tried to get his plumber in as soon as possible to fix it. Come evening and with no progress I fixed the blockage myself (unpleasant task but did not take long). I let the owner know by phone. He was fine with this and very appreciative of our efforts and the discomfort caused. He readily offered to pay for an evening meal out at the local pub for us both as a gesture of thanks and apology for the upset. We do not fault the way the owner dealt with things at all - he was absolutely first class in all respects. I wish all were as attentive and as concerned for his guests welfare as he."
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  2. Pat

    Verified purchase

    "We were disappointed with the cottage and felt it was not good value for money. We didn't mind that it wasn't spotlessly clean but the kitchen pans, kettle etc. are old and worn and the frying pan warped when heated - not good on a ceramic type electric hob. The dishwasher is good but generally hot water in the kitchen was a problem so we resorted to the kettle. The furnishings on the whole are old but nevertheless reasonably comfortable. There is only a tiny rail to hang towels in the shower room and there is nowhere to hang coats so wet weather would be a problem. We found having to go through the shower room to access the main bedroom very inconvenient. The main bedroom is very large but I found the bed too firm for me. The upstairs rooms are very pleasant particularly the twin bedded room with its little loo and wash basin. The garden is pleasant and secure for the dog but a specific sitting area would be nice rather than just a table and fold up chairs near the bins. A nice touch was the vase of garden flowers and the tray with tea and cake.A pleasant village with an excellent, friendly village shop."
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  3. Samantha

    Verified purchase

    "The property was small but very homely & cosy. It provided our family of 4 and dog with everything we needed for a really relaxing & enjoyable stay. The garden was nice and had lovely views of the village and of the daily trooping of dairy cows in & out of the adjacent farm. The garden was fairly secure for our dog but not totally escape proof if you have a pooch prone to the occasional roam. The village itself is right off the beaten track so you’ll definitely need a car to explore the surrounding attractions that are near-by in the Dorset area. The locals of Dewlish were so very friendly and welcoming that they really added to the experience of our wonderful break. Had a fantastic stay and would definitely recommend this little gem; wouldn’t think twice about staying here again.Would recommend visiting / The Oak at Dewlish pub / Weymouth Seafront / Monkey World / Durdle Door & Lulworth Cove / The Badger Watch at Henley Farm."
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  4. Tim

    Verified purchase

    "Wonderful cottage in a wonderful location. Classic thatched cottage with good parking and nice garden with a bbq and garden table and chairs.Owners next door respected our privacy but have some useful info about area.Well equipped kitchen was clean and good for preparing meals. Was surprised to find tea, coffee, sugar, milk and cake when we arrived.Plenty of towels provided and liquid soap.Bedrooms were great especially the master bedroom which had French Windows that opened on to the garden.Shower was adequate but not great if you are used to a power shower. If I could request one more feature it would be Wi-Fi although my party liked the cut off aspect in terms of internet access.Great value for money. Would go back again. We had a wonderful stay in this great cottage in super countryside."
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  5. Audrey

    Verified purchase

    "Cottage clean and comfortably with good size enclosed garden. Owners (living next door) very welcoming and helpful. Local pub (Gaggle of Geese) currently only open 4 evenings a week and Sunday lunchtime but excellent food served. Dogs allowed in the pub and locals very friendly. All nearby villages have a public house serving food. Local shop convenient but expensive. Nearby 13th century church worth a visit.Plenty of local areas for walking dogs. Ringstead worth visiting where you can drive to the National Trust area and walk along the downs, with dogs, and enjoy fantastic views across to Portland, or take the private road (charge made) to Ringstead Bay with shop, café, toilets and where dogs are allowed on the beach."
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