10 Best Log Cabins In Dorset, England - Updated 2024

Deanna
Deanna 
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Dorset is home to many cultural and historical attractions. Also, one cannot deny the fact that some of the best coastlines in the United Kingdom are in this English country located in the southwest. Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door should be the top two items on your itinerary if you want to experience Dorset’s finest places on the Jurassic Coast. A day at the beach is best spent on Chesil Bank, which is also a prime destination for anglers. Dorset is largely rural, and you have the option to book a vacation accommodation that brings you closer to the countryside. Check out our list of the best log cabins in Dorset, UK.

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. Delightful log cabin near Swanage beach (from USD 368)

A secluded log cabin on a hillock that’s near the beach sounds too good to be true. You can stop shaking your head in amazement at your good luck in finding such a place. Walnut Log Cabin is a luxury accommodation on Purbeck Hills that sleeps up to seven guests. Its humble exterior conceals the splendor within. Book this vacation rental and you’ll have a comfortable place after a day at the delightful Swanage beach, and other tourist destinations. Savor every minute of your much-awaited vacation in Dorset in a cabin located in the countryside.

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Dorset, England, United Kingdom
7 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 7 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

2. Furnished vacation lodge in Purbeck Hills (from USD 362)

Another Airbnb option on Purbeck Hills and near Swanage beach is Pine Cabin, which is ideal for a large group (up to seven) and features modern accommodations and luxury beddings. Perhaps you’re imagining spending a lot of time on a timber deck, or preferably soaked in an outdoor hot tub. Pine Cabin comes with these features, as well as a covered verandah, where you can sit and relax while watching the morning sun or have an afternoon siesta. Pine Cabin is available for booking now, and it’s all yours if you’re not planning to bring your beloved pets!

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Dorset, England, United Kingdom
19 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 7 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the lodge was very clean and warm
everything was clean and true to description
clean warm a home from home we loved every part
spot on lodge great location great hosts well appointed & spotlessly clean
Host:
martin is a great host
martin was a great host and always responded quickly
Location:
great location for popping to swanage
martin's place is the perfect location for a family or friends get together
we were able to park just outside which was perfect
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Other cabin options in Dorset

3. Rustic cabin in a picturesque location (from USD 111)

A renovated pavilion with its fenced garden is perfectly suited for couples who want a vacation home surrounded by Dorset’s scenic hills. This Vrbo retreat is called the Old Cricket Pavilion and is located in North End Farm. It has a wood-burning stove and all-modern facilities for convenient country living. The pavilion’s address puts it on the Jurassic Coast, which offers travelers to Dorset many enticing adventures. Your host has an open invitation for guests to forage for mushrooms, berries, and nuts on the farm. The town, with its pubs, shops, and celebrity chef, is a short trip away.

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Chideock, England, United Kingdom
cabin 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Host:
friendly owner who was very helpful and supplied local bread and jam plus other essentials on arrival
Location:
it also has the best location because all our favourite things in the area are very close by
idyllic location and the cricket pavilion was charming
thanks to eddie for sharing this lovely location with us
amazing location quirky cosy accommodation and very welcoming owner
perfect location plenty of places to walk beautiful views peace and tranquility
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5. Family lodge in a tranquil countryside (from USD 95)

All you need is a furnished lodge in the middle of a Dorset farm to clinch a long-awaited weekend in the countryside. Vrbo has a listed property in Blandford Forum with three bedrooms. This vacation home for five is a log cabin on the outside, but a furnished house within. Every amenity you can think of has already been provided. It also includes a patio furniture, if you feel like sitting outside and soaking up the wide-open spaces. Book at least two nights and secure your Dorset holiday with this luxury cabin accommodation!

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blandford, England, United Kingdom
cabin 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the lodge is nice and clean
Host:
owners were really welcoming and really nice
rupert and his wife were lovely friendly host
hassle free outdoor is brilliant field well looked after friendly staff friendly dogs
kids loved jimmy(horse) and bovril(dog) super friendly
it was a lovely clean place and had all the facilities we needed the owner was very accommodating
Location:
great location exactly as described well stocked farm shop on site
lovely quiet location ideally situated for exploring dorset
well equipped clean and comfy - an excellent location for a country break
we were thrilled where we were situated with the peace and quiet and tranquility
loads of outside space perfect for the kids and peacefully quiet
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6. Charming studio with a private garden (from USD 77)

A modern, studio lodge, with a decked terrace tucked in a private garden, is an offer you can’t pass. The self-contained getaway cabin for two has all the essential amenities. If you need anything from town, just walk the quiet paths and byways, and reach the nearest shop, pub, or restaurant in no time at all. The bay is short of a kilometer away, so you can still stroll to the port for a boat trip to see the mesmerizing Dorset coast.

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78 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely warm welcome and nice breakfast tray
bed extremely comfortable and warm
beautifully clean and it's own private patio for morning breakfast and evening meals
Cleanliness:
clean brilliantly designed fittings cosy and warm
really nice place to stay very clean and lots of things provided
clean and bright studio with everything we needed for a short stay
great clean and friendly and suited our requirements for two nights
very comfortable and clean with friendly and helpful hosts
Host:
i received much help and kindness from the owners
the charming owners had thought of everything
Location:
beautiful studio within walking distance of the town centre
a great property in a superb location
within easy walking distance of the town centre and relatives who we were visiting
overall a lovely property in a great location and for the cost extremely good value for money
dog friendly which was very nice big garden and close to the town for a nice walk
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7. Cute haven for two near West Bay

The cliffs of West Bay and the Golden Cap are points of interest in Dorset that you don’t want to miss. If you plan to reach these places by bicycle or a short drive to see the coast along the way, you’ve just found the ideal base for exploration. A furnished Airbnb cabin for two, aptly named “The Cabin” is all yours today, if you’ll feel comfortable in a rustic getaway offered by a superhost. The place is quaint and surrounded by a wild garden, beyond which is open country. A few minutes’ walk from the cabin will lead you to the local beaches. Behold the splendor of Dorset’s Jurassic Coast with The Cabin as your vacation home.

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Dorset, England, United Kingdom
288 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good kitchen facilities for cooking comfy bed great view through the trees
very comfortable bed and away from it all feel with lovely views
most comfortable bed for a great nights sleep
such a comfy bed too we slept so well
the cabin is beautiful with all the things you need for a comfortable stay including for cooking meals
Cleanliness:
very well kept clean and cozy
the cabin was clean and tidy throughout
very clean and comfortable - we will definitely be coming back - thank you
the cabin was lovely and clean with bed was super comfy with lovely linen
very clean and a very lovely location
Host:
the host was extremely helpful throughout our stay and the recommendations were well received
carys is a fantastic host and answered any questions instantly
carys is a great host and super responsive
contact was great and they were very helpful with any questions i had
carys was an amazing host always ready to help and had a lovely fire ready for us on arrival
Location:
great location for exploring
ideal for a few days away peace and quiet
fantastic get away location with the beautiful west dorset countryside on your doorstep
well located - we wanted to walk as the countryside is great
the location is so special remote but close enough to bridport
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8. New compact lodge with private parking (from USD 94)

A timber-framed lodge in the country is synonymous with peace and relaxation. The Dorset Lodge exudes this ambience the moment you see it. As soon as you go inside to see the kitchen, bedroom, and other facilities, you’ll be satisfied that your vacation home in Dorset is more than sufficient. The frontage is wide and open and faces east with views of Frome Valley. The lodge is newly built and furnished for a warm and cozy stay. It’s a couple’s weekend space for sure, but can also accommodate two adults and a couple of kids.

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Dorset, England, United Kingdom
186 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views were superb and windows framed thoughtfully in each room to enable you to always drink it in
we liked the stylish look and found it lovely and comfortable
very comfortable with everything you need in a well presented space
Cleanliness:
everything spotlessly clean and tidy
very clean and very tidy
very clean and well equipped
the lodge was very clean and tidy
spotlessly clean everything you need and more
Host:
the hosts were fantastic
our host was on hand throughout our stay
our host fletcher was friendly and helpful
host was v helpful on first arrival and showed us what was what
hosts are very friendly and helpful
Location:
great location to explore dorset
great location for a quiet get away shop and pub nearby
good location from which to explore the area
lovely stay at the lodge great location for travelling around dorset
the location is tranquil and the apartment was stylish and well equipped
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9. Countryside cabin with modern facilities (from USD 120)

An Airbnb plus log cabin is the very definition of a modern studio accommodation in the middle of the fields of Dorset. Cruxton Studio is worth every penny and time spent. The white linen, crisp interiors, and modern furnishing will remind you of an upscale condominium - everything is clean, organized, and comfortable. As soon as you step out, you will see green spaces and trees. At night, there are no sounds except for the quiet slumber of the countryside, and nothing blocks your view of the night sky. Cruxton Studio is your perfect getaway for two in Dorset.

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Cruxton, England, United Kingdom
240 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great use of space warm cosy quiet and fast reliable wifi
also what a fantastic shower warm well lit and cosy
the studio was spotless and she had put beautiful posies of fresh flowers around our room
Cleanliness:
the studio was spotlessly clean and comfortable
we loved our stay it was clean warm and very comfortable
everything was spotlessly clean and everything you needed was provided
the accommodation is very clean and decorated very well
lovely setting and sparkling clean accommodation secluded and private
Host:
andrea is a friendly host
andrea is the perfect host
andrea is a wonderful host
andrea is an amazing host
andrea is a delightful host
Location:
really near to a pretty riverside walk good pubs and the coast
stylish comfortable and a great location
great location and easy to get to the coast and nearby charming dorset villages
great location for getting out to see the dorset coast and countryside
i found this a superb location with a friendly pub local at cattistock
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10. Elegant house with vintage features

The Pond House at the end of the lane — that is your destination in Netherbury, near West Bay. This Airbnb vacation home offers guests a king-size bed, vintage sofa, and charming kitchen corner, where you can cook for two. The cast iron bath is worth mentioning and deserves an Instagram post or two. Naturally, the front of The Pond House is graced by a pond, and from there you can decide to go left or right, and end up either on the picturesque bay or idyllic country walkways to Lewesdon Hill. Bring your pets; they are welcome to roam every inch of the property.

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Netherbury, England, United Kingdom
206 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was amazingly comfortable
the place was comfortable with everything we needed
Cleanliness:
the interior is very rustic very clean comfortable & cosy
Host:
carys was helpful understanding and kind
awesome location awesome home and and super helpful host
Location:
a beautiful place located in a great area
lovely location once you find it
idyllic location lovely rustic place to stay
very comfy bed and an extremely peaceful location
great place in a secluded area of dorset
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Stay in Dorset

Jurassic Coast and Lewesdon Hill are natural features that put Dorset on the tourist map. But it’s not only the county’s stunning natural features that keep drawing people and making them choose to stay. Dorset is a place of warm and friendly people, and its Airbnb and Vrbo communities are always ready to offer their best.

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