Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Dorset, England - Updated 2024

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Dorset is a quaint county in southwest England with a long list of attractions and activities. Being a family-friendly destination, attractions such as Monkey World, Dorset Adventure Park, Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park can promise your kids a fun-filled holiday. When in this enchanting region, you can marvel at the rock formations at Old Harry Rocks, check out the tank collection at The Tank Museum, browse through the creative exhibits at Russell Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, and admire the remarkable architecture of Lulworth Castle. For a truly wonderful vacation experience in Dorset, you will need a comfortable place to stay. Read on to see the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Dorset, England.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 07, 2024.

1. Cozy abode with hot tub, Blandford Forum (from USD 185)

You can enjoy tranquility in this charming accommodation for two. Take a soothing bath in the hot tub while you admire the mesmerizing sunset views. The comfortable king-sized bed can ensure guests a restful sleep. There is a Smart TV with Netflix, allowing you to enjoy your favorite shows and movies. With a modern kitchenette, you can easily warm food and prepare light meals. Spend your evenings by savoring delicious and hot barbecue delicacies around the fire pit.

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Blandford Forum , England, United Kingdom
8.65 km (5.4 mi) from National Trust - Kingston Lacy
414 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful air bnb hidden away hot tub large bed tranquil setting
hot tub was a great touch as well as the decor and delivered breakfast onsite
cabin itself was comfortable and well-decorated with useful amenities
lovely views out across the countryside which the hot tub and bed are perfectly positioned for
perfect bathroom space super hot shower
not as clean as it could be but overall ok
the hot tub was fantastic & everything clean & beautifully kept
lovely place to stay very clean and tidy will be returning in the future
everything was clean and tidy we highly recommend to anyone looking to have time away in the country
the hosts were really lovely and accommodating
she was friendly and so helpful
great property and lovely host
amazing place to stay beautiful property hosts were so very lovely as well
the hosts were lovely and very friendly gave lots of information and super helpful
cute little place in a really quiet private location
amazing place in a great location
lovely location really relaxing especially the hot tub
lovely staycation in a extremely private location
great location for day trips to the coast and other nearby places of interest
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2. Peaceful retreat with countryside views, Gillingham (from USD 189)

If you are looking for a tranquil retreat, you can stay in this stunning cabin that offers views of the amazing countryside. The bedroom is furnished with a premium queen-sized bed and room-darkening shades for a comfortable sleep. The living room includes a large window to provide astounding views of the surroundings. The outdoor furniture is perfect for enjoying your morning coffee. In addition, there is a sun lounger on the terrace, where you can enjoy a refreshing beverage. WiFi and a Smart TV with Netflix access are available to entertain you while indoors. The kitchen is fully functional and comes with the necessary equipment to cook your favorite meals.

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Gillingham, Dorset, United Kingdom
31.14 km (19.4 mi) from National Trust - Kingston Lacy
257 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
furniture and bed were really comfortable
the bed was also extremely comfortable and the view wonderful
free wifi and a book of all nearby events you can attend
the decking outside is delightful complete with table and chairs loungers and a good quality gas barbecue
it is tasteful comfortable and comes with picturesque views
very stylish clean wonderful scenery
accommodation to a very high standard - clean stylish and cosy
the house is beautifully finished and immaculately clean
beautiful place very clean lovely attentive host highly recommend
blue vale is cosy stylish warm clean comfortable quiet and has absolutely everything you could want or need
jayne & dave are great hosts
jayne the host went above and beyond - 'super host' indeed
jayne was an excellent host and could not be more attentive
jayne and dave are perfect hosts
jayne was a very warm and helpful host
location was very peaceful
we were hoping for a quiet escape from london and jayne's place was ideal for that
perfect place for a countryside getaway
jayne has created a lovely place to stay and enjoy the dorset countryside
we had a fabulous relaxing time in a lovely location
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3. Trendy house with free WiFi, Alderholt

Located in the village of Alderholt, this stylish abode boasts an inviting ambiance. The kitchenette is furnished with essential equipment such as an oven, microwave, hob, fridge, kettle, and toaster, allowing guests to prepare delectable meals with ease. The large TV and free WiFi can allow you to spend your time leisurely on the couch. The outdoor furniture nestled within the private garden can enable you to read a book while you admire the stunning surroundings.

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Alderholt, England, United Kingdom
17.38 km (10.8 mi) from National Trust - Kingston Lacy
174 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the breakfast foods were lovely and the coffee machine was a great touch
super comfy bed even the sofa bed was great
there are thoughtful practical things too such as spare phone chargers a brolly needle and cotton
the photos don’t do this annexe justice - it’s so much more cozy beautiful and comfortable than you’d imagine
the accommodation is excellent and the facilities (shower kitchen beds sofa) are top notch
a lovely clean and quiet annex
modern clean and bright space
the annexe was spotlessly clean with lovely touches
the apartment was so clean with the most thoughtful little touches
the annexe is spotless and very comfortable
sarah is so welcoming and accommodating
the most beautiful little home i would definitely recommend and sarah is a great host
host was really friendly and helpful but without being intrusive
a wonderful host who answers your questions quickly and efficiently 100% will stay again
sarah is a great host and there was a lot of attention to detail
lovely annexe in a peaceful location
the location is great to visit so many interesting places
a perfect apartment in a great location
absolutely beautiful place and location had the loveliest time
fantastic location for exploring the new forest and such a relaxing quiet and comfortable apartment
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4. Sea-view lodge with swimming pool, Weymouth (from USD 189)

Offering enthralling sea views, this accommodation may be ideal for destressing and rejuvenating from your daily routine. Located at Chesil Vista Holiday Park, this idyllic lodge boasts a wide range of amenities that can ensure a relaxing holiday. A well-equipped gym and sauna room are available on the property for a sweat session. There is a beautiful swimming pool, so you can have some fun with your loved ones. You can dine out in the outdoor seating area and admire the captivating views of the waters.

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Weymouth, England, United Kingdom
40.02 km (24.9 mi) from National Trust - Kingston Lacy
201 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire place 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the living room is amazing
the views are amazing as are the facilities
we loved walking into the great open plan living room every morning to see that fantastic view
great facilities on site beautiful accommodation excellent views
we enjoyed the stay it was very comfortable and cosy and enjoyed the great water view
very clean and well decorated
the lodge was spotlessly clean warm and cosy
the property is spotless and comfortable
clean large and excellent location
chesil vista was very clean and well run
staff extremely friendly and helpful
thank you for hosting us
a lovely spot with welcoming and responsive hosts - both georgie and nicola couldn’t have been more welcoming
the owners respond quickly to messages and go that extra mile to provide you with a comfortable stay
the hosts had provided a folder full of information on local attractions
great location overlooking chesil beach
great location to visit the sites of dorset
a superb location walking distance of 2 miles to weymouth along a picturesque coastal path
great lodge in a beautiful location
what a perfect break accommodation was stunning and located in a lovely holiday park
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5. Homey log cabin best for families, Wimborne Minster (from USD 146)

With spectacular views of the heath, you can enjoy a cozy stay in this homey cabin. While you are here, you can take a nature walk, watch the cattle that walk by, and visit the farm and the fishing lake nearby. If you are traveling with your loved ones, your kids can have fun playing on the trampoline and swings. You can cook delicious meals in the fully equipped kitchen and dine outside while you admire the picturesque greens. Free parking is available on site for your convenience.

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Wimborne Minster, Dorset, United Kingdom
9.5 km (5.9 mi) from National Trust - Kingston Lacy
610 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Hut 4 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a comfortable cottage in a beautiful and secluded setting
our children (aged 7 and 11) loved the bunk beds the dogs and the trampoline
there are lots of thoughtful touches like fresh eggs for breakfast from their chickens
we enjoyed the calm and tranquility the wildlife local walks and the well-equipped kitchen
it was very comfortable and we had a great overnight stay
very clean & tidy
it was clean comfortable and cozy
very clean big bathroom comfortable beds nice touches
a lovely cabin spotlessly clean with personal touches that were appreciated and would recommend this cabin
very well equipped and spotlessly clean
luisa and len were wonderful hosts
luisa and len were wonderful hosts
great host as well
luisa is lovely and a faultless host
luisa was very welcoming and helpful
close to good walks
lovely location slap bang in the middle of the forest
a lovely lodge in a wonderfully quiet location
the location is great for hiking in the surrounding area and also close to the coast
nice walks and great pubs close by
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6. Self-contained annexe, Ferndown (from USD 107)

This welcoming home can offer guests a relaxing stay. The elegant decor and aesthetic furniture can offer a pleasant and warm ambiance. Bournemouth Airport and the beaches can be accessed within 25 minutes. The living room includes a Freeview TV, a DVD player, and a comfortable sofa for lounging. There is a full kitchen with a kettle, toaster, and microwave, along with a dining table for two. This property has an outdoor seating area that is set amidst the private garden, offering wonderful views.

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Ferndown, England, United Kingdom
9.67 km (6.1 mi) from National Trust - Kingston Lacy
216 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
had a lovely stay at the annexe made good use of the downstairs living space and kitchen
we had a lovely stay the accommodation was very comfortable and had everything we needed
i felt completely at home at cassandra's place - it was charming comfortable and very clean
very clean homely and comfortable
comfortable and clean love the decor and space
a very comfortable clean and private space
cosy well-presented clean and homely
it was perfectly clean and decorated beautifully
friendly and helpful but unobtrusive hosts
very friendly hosts effortless check-in
cassy was lovely and very responsive to any questions we had replying instantly
verina and graham were very helpful and friendly it was a pleasure to meet them
very good location as we were visiting family close by
a lovely stay in a great location only 20 minutes from bournemouth
ferndown is the perfect location for visiting the different tourist attractions in dorset
perfectly positioned in a quiet location for the coast
good location for visiting that area of devon
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7. Pet-friendly cottage with fenced garden, Winfrith Newburgh (from USD 132)

This 17th-century accommodation offers modern amenities as well as easy access to popular attractions such as Durdle Door, Monkey World, Lulworth Cove, and The Tank Museum. There is a full kitchen, so you can conveniently cook your favorite meals. High-speed WiFi and a Smart TV are available to keep guests entertained. The spacious fenced garden is the perfect spot for your dogs to run around and play. Laundry facilities are available, so you need not worry about your dirty clothes.

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Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset (England), United Kingdom
24.4 km (15.2 mi) from National Trust - Kingston Lacy
239 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great amenities - excellent showers good wifi coverage and good tv
very comfortable cottage to live in
the bramble is a very cosy comfortable cottage that is decorated & equipped to a high standard
impressed on arrival by the amount of wood provided and the little gifts in the kitchen
cosy warm and a well equipped kitchen
very clean and very soft towels
clean relaxing and modern
extremely clean and comfortable
extremely clean and well-equipped
it was sparkling clean and so comfortable
we really appreciated how quick the hosts were to respond & bring extra items
very nice stay and hosts very nice and helpful
really helpful hosts with lots of information about local attractions and places to go
lyndsey was a great host and the eggs wine and chocolate were a lovely touch
well equipped comfy beds great hosts & very cosy
and location was perfect
a great location to discover dorset
great location to venture out
wonderful house great location and highly recommended
set in a peaceful location but very close to all the beautiful dorset countryside
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8. Restored stone cottage with fireplace, Yetminster (from USD 124)

Built in the 1700s, this chic cottage in Yetminster is surrounded by a lush green garden and vibrant flowers. Featuring a single induction hob, fridge, microwave, electric kettle, filter coffee jug, and toaster, you can easily prepare a light meal in the spacious kitchen. If you are in the mood for some meat, there is a barbecue grill setup outdoors. There is a queen-sized bed that can comfortably sleep up to two guests. AN indoor fireplace is available to keep you warm on chilly nights.

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Dorset, England, United Kingdom
38.81 km (24.2 mi) from National Trust - Kingston Lacy
520 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good instrctions on how to operate the heaters and other devices
a perfectly cozy beautiful cottage that has been thoughtfully renovated and decorated
it had everything we needed which made our stay comfortable and relaxing
bothy cottage was a very cozy and nice place for us to spend a couple’s getaway weekend
the place was stylish very comfortable and had excellent facilities
very clean and comfortable
lovely place spotless and comfortable
a beautiful stylish spotlessly clean warm and tranquil place to stay
it was also very clean with possibly the comfiest bed we have ever slept in
amazing place with lovely hosts
russel and liz are great hosts with every amenity you could ever need available
quick to reply to messages and friendly when we arrived
hosts were pleasant an$ willing to help in any way
russell and liz were great hosts
situated in the lovely quiet village of yetminster
absolutely gorgeous place for a quiet break away from a busy life
we had fun strolling around there are many great walks close by
great value and perfect location nestled in the quiet village of yetminster
the cottage is in a great location close to beautiful spots like durdle door and sherborne
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9. Well-equipped apartment with sea and harbor views, West Bay (from USD 75)

Located on the Jurassic Coast, this alluring accommodation offers gorgeous harbor and sea views. The beach, restaurants, pubs, and markets can easily be accessed from here. The bedroom is complete with a double bed and a wardrobe. There is a kitchen that is equipped with an electric hob, oven, fridge, and dishwasher for easy meal preparation. A washing machine is also available for your laundry needs. Free WiFi and a TV are available to unwind after a day of sightseeing. You can rest on the lawn in the evening to admire the scintillating sunset views.

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West Bay, England, United Kingdom
52.52 km (32.7 mi) from National Trust - Kingston Lacy
241 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fantastic views in a great apartment
very comfortable with great views
cosy flat with all modern facilities with super great views and beautiful scenic walks eg seatown
we are big fans of palmers 200 - what a lovely local brew
the flat was idyllic and cozy with fabulous views
spotlessly clean and well maintained
lovely clean apartment good communication from steve at all times
really peaceful and very clean and comfortable
great apartment in west bay clean cosy and well equipped
it is very well equipped and very clean throughout
the host was fabulous and the description was spot on
many thanks to the hosts
steve is a very thoughtful host
great host lovely flat we will go back
the local food stalls are all friendly
gorgeous flat in fabulous location
great flat in a beautiful location
a lovely flat in gorgeous location
very nice & great location
parking was easy close by
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10. Florence Cottage, Bridport

Dating back 200 years, this cottage has been renovated to fit the modern needs of the guests. Its central location in Bridport can offer guests easy access to restaurants, cafes, pubs, and shops. The bedroom houses a soft king-sized bed that can comfortably sleep up to two guests, along with a wardrobe and drawers. The private bathroom comes with a relaxing bathtub, so you can unwind with a glass of wine after a fun day outdoors. You can also bring your dogs here.

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Dorset, England, United Kingdom
51.53 km (32.1 mi) from National Trust - Kingston Lacy
218 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent facilities and very handy for shops and amenities
the furniture was comfortable and the kitchen compact but well equipped
we appreciate the extra tv in the bedroom which we have never had in other cottages
the cottage is so comfortable it feels like a real home from home
the shower/bathroom is lovely and the bed was super comfy with crisp white linen
spotlessly clean and cosy
spotlessly clean and very comfortable
the cottage ws spotlessly clean and freshly decorated
it was clean comfortable sunny and welcoming
very clean and immaculate place quite new bathroom and fresh decoration nice decor and touches
jenny was a fantastic host and the check in was super easy
jenny is a super host who is always on hand for any information and responds swiftly
jenny was very helpful and provided lots of good suggestions for places to eat and things to do
florence cottage is perfect in every way and jenny is such a wonderful host
we foundpeople in bridport very friendly helping with directions etc
great location well equipped and thoughtfully presented
quick walk to some nice restaurants and very convenient stores
fabulous place in a great location
the location is superb just off the main street
bridport is the perfect location for exploring dorset and the nearby devon
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Explore the nature and history of Dorset

Whether you are a backpacker or traveling with your family, Dorset can charm you with its picture-perfect landscape. With stunning coastline, lush countryside, and historical structures, it is one of the best tourist destinations in England. Plan your next holiday in Dorset and have fun with nature and history. Book any of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Dorset, England, for a comfortable stay.

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