Are you already planning your next vacation or staycation in Dorset, UK? In this article, we’ve shortlisted some of our top accommodations for you. We have selections for big families, couples, a small group of friends at different price points to ensure that there is something for everyone here! What these listings have in common is that they are generally surrounded by nature which means that you’ll get to have your much-needed peace and quiet while on vacation. After all, a good vacation is one where you get to recharge and relax with minimal distractions right? Don’t get confused scouring the web for the best apartments as we’ve done that for you. Scroll on to read about the best holiday lodges in Dorset, UK
This cozy cottage is tastefully decorated and goes all the way back to the 1700s. It is situated in a rural location with horses in the nearby fields, chickens across the road and a dairy farm further down. Thought it dates back to the 1700s, it is modern and well furnished with electric radiators and a wood burning stove. Kindling wood, fire lighters and logs are provided as well. The kitchen is also well equipped for simple cooking with a single induction hob, microwave with grill and oven facilities, electric kettle, toaster, and more. There are two barbeques suitable for loose charcoal or placement of a disposable barbeque on top.
Top guest reviewsgood instrctions on how to operate the heaters and other devicesa perfectly cozy beautiful cottage that has been thoughtfully renovated and decoratedit had everything we needed which made our stay comfortable and relaxingbothy cottage was a very cozy and nice place for us to spend a couple’s getaway weekendthe place was stylish very comfortable and had excellent facilitiesvery clean and comfortablelovely place spotless and comfortablea beautiful stylish spotlessly clean warm and tranquil place to stayit was also very clean with possibly the comfiest bed we have ever slept in
Host:amazing place with lovely hostsrussel and liz are great hosts with every amenity you could ever need availablequick to reply to messages and friendly when we arrivedhosts were pleasant an$ willing to help in any wayrussell and liz were great hostsRead more reviewssituated in the lovely quiet village of yetminsterabsolutely gorgeous place for a quiet break away from a busy lifewe had fun strolling around there are many great walks close bygreat value and perfect location nestled in the quiet village of yetminsterthe cottage is in a great location close to beautiful spots like durdle door and sherborne
Bramble Barn is a stunning 17th-century barn situated in a private area just 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) from Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door and Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. The barn is also very well equipped with amenities like Wi-Fi, free internet TV, a Bose iPod docking station, heating, and more. Dogs are also welcomed with a small fee of USD15.
Top guest reviewsgreat amenities - excellent showers good wifi coverage and good tvvery comfortable cottage to live inthe bramble is a very cosy comfortable cottage that is decorated & equipped to a high standardimpressed on arrival by the amount of wood provided and the little gifts in the kitchencosy warm and a well equipped kitchenvery clean and very soft towelsclean relaxing and modernextremely clean and comfortableextremely clean and well-equippedit was sparkling clean and so comfortable
Host:we really appreciated how quick the hosts were to respond & bring extra itemsvery nice stay and hosts very nice and helpfulreally helpful hosts with lots of information about local attractions and places to golyndsey was a great host and the eggs wine and chocolate were a lovely touchwell equipped comfy beds great hosts & very cosyRead more reviewsand location was perfecta great location to discover dorsetgreat location to venture outwonderful house great location and highly recommendedset in a peaceful location but very close to all the beautiful dorset countryside
This two-story cottage is perfect for couples on a romantic getaway as it is absolutely stunning! You and your partner can have a romantic candlelight dinner on the roof terrace while enjoying a dazzling sunset. You can also stargaze from the luxurious freestanding bath! You can also take a leisurely walk to The Anchor at Seatown via Golden Cap or the coastal path. If you’re lucky, you might catch sight of a deer! Sitting over 600 feet above sea level, this apartment has the most picturesque views of Lyme Bay, Lyme Regis, and Charmouth! This is perfect for you if you’d like to get away from the city and relax while being surrounded by nature.
Top guest reviewsall rooms were perfect especially the bathroom the bed was extremely comfyspotlessly clean with lovely toucheswonderful place nice and quiet clean and tidy what more could you want?the cottage was super clean and modern with great decor
Host:louise is a wonderful hostlouise is a great host very welcominglouise is a super fab hostlouise was really welcoming and helpful when we arrivedlouise was a perfect host and was warm and welcoming when we arrived after darkRead more reviewsthe location is beautifulsuch a cool place in a great locationa beautiful place in a beautiful locationlovely location amazing walks amazing local fooda peaceful secluded escape yet close to so many must see dorset sights
This historic home that dates back to the 18th century is tastefully decorated with hints of minimalism and Scandinavian inspiration. It features stone floors, rustic wood beam ceilings, a wood-burning fireplace, and a private back patio overlooking the beach and more. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, this is a good place to stay if you intend to explore the Jurassic Coast. Amenities include free parking, a kitchen, washing machine, coffee maker, Wi-Fi, and more.
Top guest reviewsthe huge sofa and bed are extremely comfortablejackie’s cottage is stylish and comfortablethe bed was comfortable and the linens were lovely and softvery cosy and comfortable cottage great for a weekend awaylovely decor cozy cottage the bathtub and infrared were amazing bonusesthe cottage was clean and uniquespotlessly clean and comfortable everything you need for a very relaxing breakthe house is clean with great amenitiesclean well maintained property with a cosy 18th century energy complimented by a lovely fireplace and spectacular views
Host:jackie was very helpful toojackie was a very thoughtful and friendly host everything worked very smoothlylovely welcome from host jackie who was really easily contactable throughoutjackie was a great host - very quick and easy communicationjackie is the best host checking all was good for me during my stayRead more reviewsgreat central location right near the beachbrilliant location - just a short walk to beautiful chesil beachfantastic location with great comfortgood location to explore dorsetsuch an awesome location and so peaceful
This cottage is newly furnished and has even been featured in several magazines. It is situated in the historic market town of Christchurch, Dorset, and is a quick stroll away from the city center. If nature is your thing, then you’ll be pleased to know that this home is close to Stanpit Nature Reserve and Mudeford Quay, as well as many of Dorset and Hampshire’s beaches, harbor towns and New Forest National Park. Palm Cottage accommodates up to six and is suited for families with children in particular. There are several amenities like an LED television, board games, children’s toys and books, an outdoor playhouse, a fully equipped kitchen, barbeque, Wi-Fi, and more! Babysitting services are also available if needed!
This lodge is a private and detached cabin with fantastic sea views. It is located in Osmington Holiday Park with easy access to the South West Coast Path and the South Dorset Ridgeway Path. It has three bedrooms, a family bathroom, and an additional separate toilet, allowing for up to six people to live comfortably. There is also a well-equipped kitchen, dining area, and living room with an electric fire. If you’re looking for some local eats, there is the popular Smuggler’s Inn pub five minutes away which serves up fine beer and food.
Top guest reviewsgreat location goid size for 6 good views great showerwell looked after clean and welcomingplenty of room and cleanwell equipped lodge clean & tidy very good valuevery clean and comfortable lodge and great food at the local pub and country cluba very clean well-presented property with everything we needed to hand (scissors hangers etc)
Host:that said the country club provided large sized food portions with friendly staffRead more reviewsfantastic location and property for a relaxing breakwe all really loved the location and the lodgeideal area for lovely walks and exploring the local areaquiet relaxing location lovely coastal walksgreat area for walking would visit again
This spacious and private cottage is located on the riverside and accommodates up to 10 people. There are five bedrooms, two main bathrooms upstairs, and a shower downstairs. Though it’s in a quiet location, it is a mere two minutes away from the local pub. It is also two and a half hours away from London if you intend on taking a day trip there. Amenities include a plasma television, Wi-Fi, DVD player, garden furniture, barbeque, and more.
Top guest reviews
Host:the owners provided excellent info on the house and surroundings toothe locals are very friendlythe pub 2 minutes walk was friendly and services fabulous food particularly for the priceRead more reviewsa good pub close by and a friendly village shopideally situated nice pub within walking distancea lovely peaceful location and plenty of walks close byset in a quiet valley but close enough to many dorset attractions the location was perfect for usthere is a good pub and restaurant within easy walking distance of the house
This beautiful self-contained cottage in the garden is an absolute dream come true. It is originally a Victorian laundry area but has been converted to this spacious cottage with a large bedroom, well equipped kitchenette-dressing area, and bathroom. If you’re looking for entertainment, there is Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, a DVD with Freesat, and an extensive library of films and books. A continental breakfast, including breads, fruits, cereals, cheeses, and yogurts, will be available in your room too. Alternatively, if that’s not your cup of tea, a full English or American meal is available upon request!
Durweston, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthere is a large (but unobtrusive) tv with a free view box and dvd playera large very comfortable bed along with a table and chairs await youthe shower room is compact but perfectly adequate with a good electric shower sink and looso quiet and comfortable for sleepingthe kitchen was well stocked for our stay loved the biscuits and the cottage was home from homewhen we turned up the place was clean and looked greatthe cottage annex is lovely - beautifully furnished and very clean and tidythe place was clean and generously stocked with breakfast and lunch supplies
Host:lisa made us feel so welcome a wonderful hostsuperb helpful and generous hostlisa is a lovely host and made us feel at home straight awaylisa is the most thoughtful gracious hostlisa was a wonderful host and really looked after usRead more reviewsincredibly peaceful location in a beautiful settinglovely location and beautiful countrysidethe location is great nestled in the heart of dorset but with easy access to the coastthe location is perfect for day trips in any directionthe area is super cute and we had a gorgeous walk to a great pub that lisa recommended
Have a relaxing vacation in Dorset, UK
You might notice that most of these accommodations are very private and slightly secluded. This is so that you would be able to recharge and relax with minimal to no distractions! It would also be a perfect way for you to reconnect with your loved ones and nature at the same time. There’s nothing like spending quality time with your friends and family in the privacy of your own cottage!
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