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.

Search 588 properties for your perfect weekend or mid week short cottage break in Dorset - Showing cottage 1 to 30.

Short Break Holidays - The Old Timberyard - Sawmill Cottage

Bridport - The Old Timberyard - Sawmill Cottage, Price: £ from 409 - Sleeps: 5

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 - The Loft, West Milton

Bridport - The Loft, West Milton, Price: £ 318 - £960 - Sleeps: 4

A picture perfect cottage with wood burner in a quintessential English hamlet, close to the Jurassic coast....

Short Break Holidays - Rose Cottage

Dorchester - Rose Cottage, Price: £ 271 - £557 - Sleeps: 4

Nestling in beautiful countryside just 12 miles from West Bay, these comfortable lodge style properties offer an ideal base from which to explore the ...

Short Break Holidays - Lancombe Country Cottages - Bride

Beaminster - Lancombe Country Cottages - Bride, Price: £ from 318 - Sleeps: 2

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 - Bedborough Farm Cottages - The Parlour

Wimborne - Bedborough Farm Cottages - The Parlour, Price: £ 555 - £1215 - Sleeps: 5

With country walks and bridleways to explore, why not make the most of the on-site stabling and bring your horse on holiday?...

Short Break Holidays - Henbury

Wimborne - Henbury, Price: £ from £ 300 - Sleeps: 4

In a residential area, this smart, detached bungalow provides a great base for exploring the area and has an enclosed garden. The holiday property lie...

Short Break Holidays - Magna Cottage

Ashmore - Magna Cottage, Price: £ From £542 - Sleeps: 8

This 300-year-old detached thatched flint property nestles in a secluded valley on the Cranborne Chase, one mile from Ashmore. There is direct access ...

Short Break Holidays - Pear Tree Cottage (Dorset)

Netherbury - Pear Tree Cottage (Dorset), Price: £ From £395 - Sleeps: 4

This thatched semi-detached cottage sits in the pretty Dorset village of Netherbury. Pear Tree Cottage is ideally located for visiting the Jurassic Co...

Short Break Holidays - 2 Red Sails

Poole - 2 Red Sails, Price: £ 798 - £2761 - Sleeps: 7

This four bedroom, pet-friendly townhouse is just yards from Sandbank's sandy beach....

Short Break Holidays - Ellcrys

Beaminster - Ellcrys, Price: £ 365 - £825 - Sleeps: 5

Take a stroll along the famous Jurassic Coast, situated just a short drive away, where you can admire the breathtaking scenery, or enjoy a picnic with...

Short Break Holidays - Fossilers Lodge

Lyme Regis - Fossilers Lodge, Price: £ 755 - £1865 - Sleeps: 8

This town centre property is within walking distance of the beach and a host of local amenities....

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 - The Old Timberyard - Carters Cottage

Bridport - The Old Timberyard - Carters Cottage, Price: £ 388 - £1616 - Sleeps: 8

Carters Cottage boasts an idyllic location, set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and half a mile from the Jurassic Coast – perfect base ...

Short Break Holidays - The Old Piggeries

Bridport - The Old Piggeries, Price: £ from 742 - Sleeps: 6

Just 3 miles from the sea at West Bay, this superb property boasts its own indoor heated swimming pool, a garden with patio, and en-suite facilities t...

Short Break Holidays - Briarwood - Sweet Briar

Bridport - Briarwood - Sweet Briar, Price: £ from £ 212.4 - Sleeps: 3

Set in the unspoilt village of Bothenhampton about a mile from Bridport and the new harbour of West Bay and its beaches. The historic rope-making town...

Short Break Holidays - Tripps Farm

Sherborne - Tripps Farm, Price: £ from £ 347 - Sleeps: 4

This semi-detached 17th-century listed farmhouse situated on a livestock farm with emphasis on conservation and is also the home of the well known her...

Short Break Holidays - Cherry Orchard Cottages - Barn Owl Cottage

Shaftesbury - Cherry Orchard Cottages - Barn Owl Cottage, Price: £ 228 - £869 - Sleeps: 4

Children will love Longleat Safari Park and there are beaches galore along the World Heritage Jurassic Coast.


Short Break Holidays - The Old Timberyard - Sawmill Cottage

Bridport - The Old Timberyard - Sawmill Cottage, Price: £ 388 - £1616 - Sleeps: 5

Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and sharing four acres of land, Sawmill Cottage is an idyllic retreat with the town of Weymouth near...

Short Break Holidays - Strawberie Cottage

Beaminster - Strawberie Cottage, Price: £ 269 - £867 - Sleeps: 2

This pair of charming 200-year-old cottages are peacefully located by an historic church, enjoying stunning country views


Short Break Holidays - Elizabethan House

Portland - Elizabethan House, Price: £ 564 - £1540 - Sleeps: 7

A Grade II listed four bedroom house situated just 500 yards from the famous Chesil Beach....

Short Break Holidays - Bowling Green Farm - Tarrant Cottage

Shaftesbury - Bowling Green Farm - Tarrant Cottage, Price: £ from £ 258 - Sleeps: 4

Situated in a courtyard of similar properties, these comfortable cottages are adjacent to the owners home and 8 acres of land, in the heart of the Bla...

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 - Primrose Cottage

Dorchester - Primrose Cottage, Price: £ 271 - £557 - Sleeps: 4

Nestling in beautiful countryside just 12 miles from West Bay, these comfortable lodge style properties offer an ideal base from which to explore the ...

Short Break Holidays - Redbridge Farm - Redbridge Farmhouse

Wareham - Redbridge Farm - Redbridge Farmhouse, Price: £ 447 - £2628 - Sleeps: 8

Ideal for horse riding enthusiasts, there is an on-site equestrian centre which offers horse riding.


Short Break Holidays - Gardners Farm Cottages - The Shippen

Bettiscombe - Gardners Farm Cottages - The Shippen, Price: £ from £ 270 - Sleeps: 4

Ideal touring base

These three holiday cottages are beautifully located in the peaceful Axe Valley where Devon, Dorset and Somerset meet. They h...

Short Break Holidays - Old Parsonage Cottage

Dorchester - Old Parsonage Cottage, Price: £ 170 - £533 - Sleeps: 2

Perfect for couples this studio is set in the heart of Hardy country in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, ideal for walking.


Short Break Holidays - Coppers Cottages - Morse Cottage

Lyme Regis - Coppers Cottages - Morse Cottage, Price: £ 276 - £1361 - Sleeps: 2

Wildlife and countryside admirers will thoroughly enjoy their stay here at Morse Cottage. It’s situated in an idyllic area with beautiful views....

Short Break Holidays - Bailey Ridge Farm Cottages - Jolliffe

Sherborne - Bailey Ridge Farm Cottages - Jolliffe, Price: £ from 350 - Sleeps: 4

Bailey Ridge Farm Cottages, located in the beautiful Dorset countryside of the Blackmore Vale, are on the owners' family run farm with a beef suckler ...

Short Break Holidays - Parlour Cottage

Beaminster - Parlour Cottage, Price: £ from 298 - Sleeps: 4

This former milking parlour has been tastefully renovated, retaining many original features including exposed stonework and beams. Adjoining another p...

Short Break Holidays - Harcombe House - Lyme

Lyme Regis - Harcombe House - Lyme, Price: £ 232 - £2754 - Sleeps: 8

Take a trip to Lyme with the family. Situated within a complex, Lyme has access to a games room, pool and more!...

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