Holiday cottages available for a short break in Dorset There are 588 holiday cottages suitable for a short breaks listed in Dorset. Some cottages only permit bookings of less than a week at certain times of the year. If you would like to narrow down your search for the perfect short break to a particular area in Dorset you can use the 'Filter Cottages in Dorset by area' menu at the top if the page. Alternatively, you can browse through the 588 properties and see the full range of great holiday cottages for a short break in Dorset.

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Short Break Holidays - 83 Ocean View

Portland - 83 Ocean View, Price: £ 22999 - £22999 - Sleeps: 4

A stylish apartment with fantastic on-site health facilities, situated on the Jurassic Coast beside Chesil Beach....

Short Break Holidays - Rampisham Hill Farm Barn

Hooke - Rampisham Hill Farm Barn, Price: £ From £465 - Sleeps: 6

This light, airy barn, situated on a working sheep farm, has been converted to a very high standard. It is just outside the pretty village of Hooke an...

Short Break Holidays - Regina Cottage

Bridport - Regina Cottage, Price: £ from 378 - Sleeps: 4

Overlooking the beautiful Dorset countryside, this charming holiday cottage is just 4 miles from the long shingle and sand beach at West Bay on Dorset...

Short Break Holidays - Bay View Apartments - Bay View

Lyme Regis - Bay View Apartments - Bay View, Price: £ from £ 300 - Sleeps: 4

In the heart of the popular seaside resort of Lyme Regis, with its sandy beach, picturesque harbour and Cobb (setting for the film 'The French Lieuten...

Short Break Holidays - Lancombe Country Cottages - Hooke

Beaminster - Lancombe Country Cottages - Hooke, Price: £ 315 - £22999 - Sleeps: 4

Guests at Hooke have access to some fantastic facilities including a pool, sauna and three acres of woodland to explore....

Short Break Holidays - Greenwood Grange Cottages - Sandbourne

Dorchester - Greenwood Grange Cottages - Sandbourne, Price: £ from 525 - Sleeps: 4

Greenwood Grange offers the ideal holiday combination - premium quality accommodation, fine facilities all within a family-run friendly and welcoming ...

Short Break Holidays - Keepers Cottage

Wareham - Keepers Cottage, Price: £ 553 - £1411 - Sleeps: 7

A beautiful, characterful cottage dating back to the 1800s in a great location to visit the coast with friends and family.


Short Break Holidays - Lancombe Country Cottages - Asker

Beaminster - Lancombe Country Cottages - Asker, Price: £ from 409 - Sleeps: 6

Set in glorious countryside... not far from the Jurassic CoastLancombe Country Cottages are set in three acres of glorious Thomas Hardy country, in th...

Short Break Holidays - Bailey Ridge Farm Cottages - Jolliffe

Sherborne - Bailey Ridge Farm Cottages - Jolliffe, Price: £ 345 - £1560 - Sleeps: 4

Jolliffe has a superb setting; on a family run farm where guests can interact with the animals and it’s great for walking....

Short Break Holidays - Greenwood Grange Cottages - Stourcastle

Dorchester - Greenwood Grange Cottages - Stourcastle, Price: £ from 525 - Sleeps: 4

Greenwood Grange offers the ideal holiday combination - premium quality accommodation, fine facilities all within a family-run friendly and welcoming ...

Short Break Holidays - Stake Farm Cottages - Ruth’s Cottage

Beaminster - Stake Farm Cottages - Ruth’s Cottage, Price: £ from 428 - Sleeps: 6

Converted to a high standard, these two barn conversions (Betty's Cottage DWP, and Ruth's Cottage DWQ)adjoin one another and are set on a working dair...

Short Break Holidays - Harcombe House - Shapwick

Lyme Regis - Harcombe House - Shapwick, Price: £ 232 - £2754 - Sleeps: 6

Shapwick sleeps six guests and is perfect for that action packed family holiday, and the games room is great for a rainy day.


Short Break Holidays - Mulberry Cottage

Swanage - Mulberry Cottage, Price: £ 267 - £794 - Sleeps: 2

Just 2.5 miles from Swanage with its lovely sandy beach this charming cottage makes a lovely getaway for a couple.


Short Break Holidays - Greenwood Grange Cottages - Anglebury

Dorchester - Greenwood Grange Cottages - Anglebury, Price: £ 367 - £22999 - Sleeps: 3

Anglebury has the best of both worlds - boasting a rural location yet the on-site facilities ensure there’s always something to do....

Short Break Holidays - The Farmhouse

Wimborne - The Farmhouse, Price: £ from 1333 - Sleeps: 12

The Farmhouse is a detached, Grade II, listed 17th-century Tudor brick house and sits next to the owner's golf club, hotel and spa. This large, well-p...

Short Break Holidays - Benville Cottage

Benville - Benville Cottage, Price: £ From £591 - Sleeps: 4

This historic Grade II Listed 17th Century detached cottage has a thatched roof and a wealth of period features. Benville is a small hamlet close to E...

Short Break Holidays - The Retreat

Bridport - The Retreat, Price: £ from 1112 - Sleeps: 10

Within 3 miles of the beach, this Grade II listed, thatched former barn offers spacious, very comfortable accommodation and a good range of facilities...

Short Break Holidays - Redbridge Farm - Redbridge Barn

Wareham - Redbridge Farm - Redbridge Barn, Price: £ 447 - £2628 - Sleeps: 12

Enjoy a rural retreat at this spacious property, which is close to many attractions, including the Jurassic Coast and nature reserves.


Short Break Holidays - Little England Cottage Annexe

Blandford Forum - Little England Cottage Annexe, Price: £ 234 - £713 - Sleeps: 2

A comfortable annexe for a couple within easy reach of Dorchester and the Jurassic coast....

Short Break Holidays - Round Chimneys Farm - Churchill Cottage

Sherborne - Round Chimneys Farm - Churchill Cottage, Price: £ from 350 - Sleeps: 6

Located on a 300-acre working farm in the beautiful surroundings of the Dorset countryside, these two holiday cottages have been carefully renovated a...

Short Break Holidays - Chisel Barn Whites Ground with Shepherds Hut

Blandford Forum - Chisel Barn Whites Ground with Shepherds Hut, Price: £ 784 - £1840 - Sleeps: 8

Stylish barn conversion and bespoke shepherds hut, perfectly positioned with spectacular views over the beautiful Dorset countryside....

Short Break Holidays - Lower Park Farm

Bettiscombe - Lower Park Farm, Price: £ from 639 - Sleeps: 6

This detached farmhouse offers a wonderful location for an idyllic, relaxing holiday and guests also have use of an old dairy with sofas and a dining ...

Short Break Holidays - Apartment 3 Catherine House

Weymouth - Apartment 3 Catherine House, Price: £ 288 - £896 - Sleeps: 4

A modern apartment located in the heart of Weymouth....

Short Break Holidays - The Avoncliffe

Bournemouth - The Avoncliffe, Price: £ 434 - £1262 - Sleeps: 4

A home away from home with excellent views across the Bournemouth coastline....

Short Break Holidays - Grange Farm Cottages - Woodpecker Cottage

Sherborne - Grange Farm Cottages - Woodpecker Cottage, Price: £ 252 - £871 - Sleeps: 4

Woodpecker Cottage is in a lovely, quiet location yet just two miles from Sherborne where local amenities can be found....

Short Break Holidays - The Old Timberyard - Carters Cottage

Bridport - The Old Timberyard - Carters Cottage, Price: £ from 639 - Sleeps: 8

These delightful holiday cottages are set in the peaceful conservation village of Puncknowle, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Jurassic Coas...

Short Break Holidays - Broad Road Farm Cottages - The Sty

Bridport - Broad Road Farm Cottages - The Sty, Price: £ 230 - £554 - Sleeps: 2

On the outskirts of Bridport, 4 miles from the famous World Heritage Jurassic Coast, these two single storey barn conversion studios with beams, are f...

Short Break Holidays - Bedborough Farm Cottages - The Haybarn

Wimborne - Bedborough Farm Cottages - The Haybarn, Price: £ 1479 - £4515 - Sleeps: 12

With its own hot tub, this detached converted barn is surrounded by countryside, yet lies within easy reach of the coast at Poole and Bournemouth....

Short Break Holidays - Oak Lodge

Bournemouth - Oak Lodge, Price: £ from £ 300 - Sleeps: 4

Oak Lodge is situated in a residential area just 3 miles from the sea front with its pier and Blue Flag beach. Attractively furnished offering spaciou...

Short Break Holidays - Marshwood Manor Cottages - The Grain Store

Bettiscombe - Marshwood Manor Cottages - The Grain Store, Price: £ 279 - £1800 - Sleeps: 5

The Grain Store is a brilliant family property as it boasts fantastic shared facilities including children’s play area and games room....

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