Dorset holiday cottages
The Heart of Dorset is member run group currently consisting of nine Dorset holiday cottage owners. All cottages offer self-catering accommodation and are situated throughout different parts of Dorset, from coastal cottages to tranquil countryside cottages. All holiday cottages found on the Heart of Dorset website are inspected annually under the VisitBritain Quality Assurance Scheme and offer self-catered accommodation ranging from 3-5 stars.
Each cottage is personally managed with all cottage owners personally contactable. So if you’re looking for self catering Dorset and would like to book a charming holiday cottage for your holiday in Dorset, please browse this website and feel free to get in touch with any of the cottage owners directly.
What makes the Heart of Dorset cottages so special?
Dorset has long been a favourite UK holiday destination particularly for those looking to stay in a traditional countryside cottage. All of the Heart of Dorset cottages are owner run and can be booked directly with the owner. This means that if you have any special requirements or requests, you can deal directly with the owner of the cottage and bypass having to go through any type of agency. If you’re looking for self catering Dorset, browse through each of the holiday cottages that the Heart of Dorset has to offer and you will be sure to find the perfect accommodation for your holiday in Dorset.
Out of the ten cottages offering self catering in dorset three are situated on the coast, these include 5 star Champernhayes and Seaview cottage and the 4 star Rudge Farm Cottages. Each of these cottages is ideally situated for a coastal holiday. At Champernhayes you have the choice of a thatched farmhouse, barn or small cottage sleeping from between 2-6 people. With its proximity to Lyme Regis and Charmouth you can have the best of both worlds with a cottage in the countryside only minutes away from the beach. Alternatively, if you want to be right on top of the beach why not take a look at Seaview cottage. Seaview cottage in Charmouth is just 100 yards from the Charmouth beach itself, accommodating up to 8 people and again very close to Lyme Regis. Slightly to the South in Chilicombe on the doorstep of Hive beach, 4 star Rudge Farm cottages can accommodate up to 38 guests with 10 cottages to choose from. Set in 20 acres of countryside Rudge Farm offers ex farm buildings which have been tastefully converted into beautiful holiday cottages suitable for couples or families.
The remaining 8 holiday cottages are all situated further inland. These include the 5 star Tincleton Lodge and Rose cottage. Set on Eweleaze Farm and with its own meadow and private ponds this luxury cottage accommodation will be sure to impress. If you would like to experience a truly eco-friendly cottage stay then Gore cottage is perfect. This 3 star cottage sleeps 5 and has been awarded bronze by the Green Tourism Business Scheme. With its thatched roof, set in the beautiful village of West Milton Gore cottage offers a great base for any Dorset holiday and is ideally situated to visit the many attractions of West Dorset and beyond. The Old exchange is the most Easterly of the ten cottages, set in the village of Witchampton it is ideally situated to visit many of Dorset’s well-known hot spots such as the Isle of Purbeck, Wimborne Minster and of course the beautiful New Forest which you really can’t afford to miss. Sleeping up to 2 guests, this small cottage is well suited to couples. Finally we have Underhill Farm, Luccombe Farm and Greygles all perfectly situated to make the most off all what Dorset has to offer. These 4 star cottages in Dorset range in size and can offer accommodation from 2 right up to 25 people. To contact any of the cottages owners directly, simply visit the contact page where you will find the telephone number and email address for each of the cottages.