Holiday Cottages In Dorset To Rent

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.

Dorset cottages

  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent Swanage Apartment S40444
  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent Swanage Apartment S40444
  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent Swanage Apartment S40444
  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent Swanage Apartment S40444
  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent Swanage Apartment S40444

Swanage

Excellent Swanage Apartment

Ref: S40444

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Exquisite Swanage Rental S11493
  • Last Minute Cottages - Exquisite Swanage Rental S11493
  • Last Minute Cottages - Exquisite Swanage Rental S11493
  • Last Minute Cottages - Exquisite Swanage Rental S11493
  • Last Minute Cottages - Exquisite Swanage Rental S11493

SWANAGE

Exquisite SWANAGE Rental

Ref: S11493

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Luxury Swanage Cottage S95060
  • Last Minute Cottages - Luxury Swanage Cottage S95060
  • Last Minute Cottages - Luxury Swanage Cottage S95060
  • Last Minute Cottages - Luxury Swanage Cottage S95060
  • Last Minute Cottages - Luxury Swanage Cottage S95060

Swanage

Luxury Swanage Cottage

Ref: S95060

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent Swanage Cottage S97839
  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent Swanage Cottage S97839
  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent Swanage Cottage S97839
  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent Swanage Cottage S97839
  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent Swanage Cottage S97839

Swanage

Excellent Swanage Cottage

Ref: S97839

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Inviting Swanage Cottage S80163
  • Last Minute Cottages - Inviting Swanage Cottage S80163
  • Last Minute Cottages - Inviting Swanage Cottage S80163
  • Last Minute Cottages - Inviting Swanage Cottage S80163
  • Last Minute Cottages - Inviting Swanage Cottage S80163

Swanage

Inviting Swanage Cottage

Ref: S80163

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Quaint Weymouth Cottage S134903
  • Last Minute Cottages - Quaint Weymouth Cottage S134903
  • Last Minute Cottages - Quaint Weymouth Cottage S134903
  • Last Minute Cottages - Quaint Weymouth Cottage S134903
  • Last Minute Cottages - Quaint Weymouth Cottage S134903

Weymouth

Quaint Weymouth Cottage

Ref: S134903

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Captivating Weymouth Apartment S94149
  • Last Minute Cottages - Captivating Weymouth Apartment S94149
  • Last Minute Cottages - Captivating Weymouth Apartment S94149
  • Last Minute Cottages - Captivating Weymouth Apartment S94149
  • Last Minute Cottages - Captivating Weymouth Apartment S94149

Weymouth

Captivating Weymouth Apartment

Ref: S94149

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Luxury Swanage Apartment S127989
  • Last Minute Cottages - Luxury Swanage Apartment S127989
  • Last Minute Cottages - Luxury Swanage Apartment S127989
  • Last Minute Cottages - Luxury Swanage Apartment S127989
  • Last Minute Cottages - Luxury Swanage Apartment S127989

Swanage

Luxury Swanage Apartment

Ref: S127989

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Superb Swanage Cottage S101062
  • Last Minute Cottages - Superb Swanage Cottage S101062
  • Last Minute Cottages - Superb Swanage Cottage S101062
  • Last Minute Cottages - Superb Swanage Cottage S101062
  • Last Minute Cottages - Superb Swanage Cottage S101062

Swanage

Superb Swanage Cottage

Ref: S101062

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Splendid Swanage Cottage S93334
  • Last Minute Cottages - Splendid Swanage Cottage S93334
  • Last Minute Cottages - Splendid Swanage Cottage S93334
  • Last Minute Cottages - Splendid Swanage Cottage S93334
  • Last Minute Cottages - Splendid Swanage Cottage S93334

Swanage

Splendid Swanage Cottage

Ref: S93334

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Stunning Swanage Apartment S40516
  • Last Minute Cottages - Stunning Swanage Apartment S40516
  • Last Minute Cottages - Stunning Swanage Apartment S40516
  • Last Minute Cottages - Stunning Swanage Apartment S40516
  • Last Minute Cottages - Stunning Swanage Apartment S40516

Swanage

Stunning Swanage Apartment

Ref: S40516

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Cosy Swanage Cottage S81553
  • Last Minute Cottages - Cosy Swanage Cottage S81553
  • Last Minute Cottages - Cosy Swanage Cottage S81553
  • Last Minute Cottages - Cosy Swanage Cottage S81553
  • Last Minute Cottages - Cosy Swanage Cottage S81553

Swanage

Cosy Swanage Cottage

Ref: S81553

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Adorable Dorchester Cottage S94018
  • Last Minute Cottages - Adorable Dorchester Cottage S94018
  • Last Minute Cottages - Adorable Dorchester Cottage S94018
  • Last Minute Cottages - Adorable Dorchester Cottage S94018
  • Last Minute Cottages - Adorable Dorchester Cottage S94018

Dorchester

Adorable Dorchester Cottage

Ref: S94018

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Attractive Morcombelake Cottage S90361
  • Last Minute Cottages - Attractive Morcombelake Cottage S90361
  • Last Minute Cottages - Attractive Morcombelake Cottage S90361
  • Last Minute Cottages - Attractive Morcombelake Cottage S90361
  • Last Minute Cottages - Attractive Morcombelake Cottage S90361

Morcombelake

Attractive Morcombelake Cottage

Ref: S90361

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent West Chelborough Cottage S80400
  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent West Chelborough Cottage S80400
  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent West Chelborough Cottage S80400
  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent West Chelborough Cottage S80400
  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent West Chelborough Cottage S80400

West Chelborough

Excellent West Chelborough Cottage

Ref: S80400

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Attractive Bettiscombe Cottage S19638
  • Last Minute Cottages - Attractive Bettiscombe Cottage S19638
  • Last Minute Cottages - Attractive Bettiscombe Cottage S19638
  • Last Minute Cottages - Attractive Bettiscombe Cottage S19638
  • Last Minute Cottages - Attractive Bettiscombe Cottage S19638

Holditch

Attractive Bettiscombe Cottage

Ref: S19638

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent Dorchester Cottage S101617
  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent Dorchester Cottage S101617
  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent Dorchester Cottage S101617
  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent Dorchester Cottage S101617
  • Last Minute Cottages - Excellent Dorchester Cottage S101617

Near Winfrith Heath

Excellent Dorchester Cottage

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Delightful Dorchester Cottage S101618
  • Last Minute Cottages - Delightful Dorchester Cottage S101618
  • Last Minute Cottages - Delightful Dorchester Cottage S101618
  • Last Minute Cottages - Delightful Dorchester Cottage S101618
  • Last Minute Cottages - Delightful Dorchester Cottage S101618

Near Winfrith Heath

Delightful Dorchester Cottage

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Superb Beaminster Cottage S84235
  • Last Minute Cottages - Superb Beaminster Cottage S84235
  • Last Minute Cottages - Superb Beaminster Cottage S84235
  • Last Minute Cottages - Superb Beaminster Cottage S84235
  • Last Minute Cottages - Superb Beaminster Cottage S84235

Beaminster

Superb Beaminster Cottage

Ref: S84235

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Wonderful Bettiscombe Cottage S85192
  • Last Minute Cottages - Wonderful Bettiscombe Cottage S85192
  • Last Minute Cottages - Wonderful Bettiscombe Cottage S85192
  • Last Minute Cottages - Wonderful Bettiscombe Cottage S85192
  • Last Minute Cottages - Wonderful Bettiscombe Cottage S85192

Drimpton

Wonderful Bettiscombe Cottage

Ref: S85192

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Charming Shaftesbury Cottage S19845
  • Last Minute Cottages - Charming Shaftesbury Cottage S19845
  • Last Minute Cottages - Charming Shaftesbury Cottage S19845
  • Last Minute Cottages - Charming Shaftesbury Cottage S19845
  • Last Minute Cottages - Charming Shaftesbury Cottage S19845

Wyke

Charming Shaftesbury Cottage

Ref: S19845

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Exquisite Portland Apartment S135276
  • Last Minute Cottages - Exquisite Portland Apartment S135276
  • Last Minute Cottages - Exquisite Portland Apartment S135276
  • Last Minute Cottages - Exquisite Portland Apartment S135276
  • Last Minute Cottages - Exquisite Portland Apartment S135276

Portland

Exquisite Portland Apartment

Ref: S135276

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Luxury West Lulworth Cottage S132911
  • Last Minute Cottages - Luxury West Lulworth Cottage S132911
  • Last Minute Cottages - Luxury West Lulworth Cottage S132911
  • Last Minute Cottages - Luxury West Lulworth Cottage S132911
  • Last Minute Cottages - Luxury West Lulworth Cottage S132911

West Lulworth

Luxury West Lulworth Cottage

Ref: S132911

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Splendid Wimborne Cottage S80179
  • Last Minute Cottages - Splendid Wimborne Cottage S80179
  • Last Minute Cottages - Splendid Wimborne Cottage S80179
  • Last Minute Cottages - Splendid Wimborne Cottage S80179
  • Last Minute Cottages - Splendid Wimborne Cottage S80179

St Leonards

Splendid Wimborne Cottage

Ref: S80179

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Mrs Phoebe Mohamed - verified booking

"I love staying here and have been fortunate to stay here across the last 30+ years. Although the property is now owned by someone different and more recently is rented out through Wyke Dorset Cottages, I think this has been a great improvement and makes it even better to stay here. I loved being able to introduce my elderly mother (downstairs bedroom with toilet and wet room perfect for a disabled guest) and my 3 teenage children to somewhere I have wonderful memories of staying. It felt like our home for the week not just a holiday rental. It is so well located for driving further afield along the Jurasic Coast and also walking to the shops and beach. Can recommend it highly to any groups, families or friends that want to visit this part of the world."
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Elizabeth - verified booking

"We loved S19638 and its situation. However, our stay coincided with major works on the local railway line. The works took place all day and all night and our sleep was severely disrupted because the spoil from the works was dumped on the field adjacent to the farm. The farm owners must have known that this would happen. We also found it difficult to negotiate the local lanes because of very heavy plant using the same roads.Had we been advised that these works were taking place at the time we wished to stay, we would most definitely not have booked S19638. We feel strongly that S19638 should not have been rented out to anyone during the period of these works."
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Mrs S Henry - verified booking

"Will stay again. Property was a very short walking into Swanage and was quiet. Everything there that we needed, even had milk in the fridge which was a lovely bonus. Was great having 2 bathrooms plus a WC on the ground floor. Loads to do in this part of Dorset. Steam train to Corfe Castle was wonderful and they are extending the track to Wareham in the near future. Due to property location, we left the car and walked to the station, via Brooks Tea Room for breakfast. 11yr old son loved the Tank Museum and 12yr old daughter did Monkey World. Wyke Cottages were very helpful and kept me informed re availability of the place we wanted to stay at (booked late)."
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Mrs S Henry - verified booking

"Will stay again. Property was a very short walking into Swanage and was quiet. Everything there that we needed, even had milk in the fridge which was a lovely bonus. Was great having 2 bathrooms plus a WC on the ground floor. Loads to do in this part of Dorset. Steam train to Corfe Castle was wonderful and they are extending the track to Wareham in the near future. Due to property location, we left the car and walked to the station, via Brooks Tea Room for breakfast. 11yr old son loved the Tank Museum and 12yr old daughter did Monkey World. Wyke Cottages were very helpful and kept me informed re availability of the place we wanted to stay at (booked late)."
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Mrs Juliet Summers - verified booking

"Great property and well set up. Really nice to turn up to fresh milk and choc chip cockles waiting for us. We stayed with our two sons aged 6 and 4. Great holiday cottage as pictured and described, well kitted out and perfect location. Boys loved bunk beds and 3 storey layout. Easy short walk into town so could leave car and get to restaurants, shops, beach etc. Lots of great places within 45 mins drive too - recommend the Tank Museum! Easy to book and great directions and information provided. Would book again. Thanks."
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