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 - Pilsdon Farm Cottages - Benoy Cottage

Bettiscombe - Pilsdon Farm Cottages - Benoy Cottage, Price: £ 215 - £739 - Sleeps: 2

Whether you are wanting a holiday of adventure or simply a relaxing break away, you can have it all at this lovely holiday cottage....

Short Break Holidays - Gulls Way

Bournemouth - Gulls Way, Price: £ 555 - £1465 - Sleeps: 6

Just a hop, skip and a jump from Avon Beach, Gulls Way is a fantastic holiday home in the quiet fishing village of Mudeford.


Short Break Holidays - Applebee Cottage

Bridport - Applebee Cottage, Price: £ 234 - £767 - Sleeps: 4

A charming two bedroom cottage perfect for a family break to Dorset....

Short Break Holidays - Newbarn Farmhouse

Dorchester - Newbarn Farmhouse, Price: £ 533 - £1514 - Sleeps: 6

Ideal for a larger group or two families staying together with a spacious living room with cosy open fire and a garden to relax in.


Short Break Holidays - 82 Ocean View

Portland - 82 Ocean View, Price: £ 337 - £1046 - Sleeps: 4

A stylish apartment with fantastic on-site health facilities....

Short Break Holidays - Bowling Green Farm - Tarrant Cottage

Shaftesbury - Bowling Green Farm - Tarrant Cottage, Price: £ 246 - £729 - Sleeps: 4

All on the ground floor and adapted for assisted wheelchair users this cottage is in the heart of the Blackdown Vale.


Short Break Holidays - Coombe Cottage

Sydling St Nicholas - Coombe Cottage, Price: £ From £536 - Sleeps: 4

Thatched and built of stone, this is a stylishly refurbished, small, Grade II listed cottage built in Tudor times and retaining an inglenook fireplace...

Short Break Holidays - Park Farmhouse

Chideock - Park Farmhouse, Price: £ 1955 - £4739 - Sleeps: 18

A spacious thatched former farmhouse suitable for large parties looking to explore the Jurassic Coast and the historic sights of Dorset....

Short Break Holidays - Bailey Ridge Farm Cottages - Cowleaze

Sherborne - Bailey Ridge Farm Cottages - Cowleaze, Price: £ 345 - £1560 - Sleeps: 6

Cowleaze has a lovely countryside location where there are some great walks to be enjoyed and guests could spot some wildlife!...

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 - Manor Court Cottages - Woodpecker

Bridport - Manor Court Cottages - Woodpecker, Price: £ 261 - £887 - Sleeps: 4

Ideal for family holidays, with beaches, Monkey World, Weymouth Sea Life Centre and wildlife park at Cricket St Thomas.


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 - Chalet One

Bridport - Chalet One, Price: £ 265 - £575 - Sleeps: 2

This is a great base for a couple wishing to explore Dorset with beaches, pretty villages and the famous World Heritage Jurassic Coast....

Short Break Holidays - Greenwood Grange Cottages - Casterbridge

Dorchester - Greenwood Grange Cottages - Casterbridge, Price: £ from 893 - Sleeps: 6

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

Short Break Holidays - Pinecliffe

Bournemouth - Pinecliffe, Price: £ from £ 284 - Sleeps: 4

This apartment is 50 yards from the cliff top and the Blue Flag sandy beach (beach hut available for hire). Set on the first floor the open plan livin...

Short Break Holidays - Redbridge Farm - Redbridge Stable Cottage

Wareham - Redbridge Farm - Redbridge Stable Cottage, Price: £ 447 - £2628 - Sleeps: 5

Explore the area from this cottage, which has plenty of scenic coastal paths within easy reach.


Short Break Holidays - Millstones

Chideock - Millstones, Price: £ from £ 271 - Sleeps: 2

This attached holiday home with sea views has a superb location 300 yards from the sea, on the famous World Heritage Jurassic Coast. Part of a Grade I...

Short Break Holidays - Coach House

Wareham - Coach House, Price: £ from 525 - Sleeps: 6

Sympathetically converted, this lovely detached coach house stands within its own large garden, with views over the shared swimming pool from its open...

Short Break Holidays - Greenwood Grange Cottages - Yalbury

Dorchester - Greenwood Grange Cottages - Yalbury, Price: £ 367 - £22999 - Sleeps: 4

Ideal for families, take a stroll around the beautiful wildlife sanctuary located nearby or enjoy some family competitiveness in the games room!...

Short Break Holidays - Harcombe House - Trinity

Lyme Regis - Harcombe House - Trinity, Price: £ 232 - £2754 - Sleeps: 4

Trinity is great for active holiday makers, looking for plenty to do. Situated near Lyme Regis, there are lovely activities to enjoy....

Short Break Holidays - Greenwood Grange Cottages - Anglebury

Dorchester - Greenwood Grange Cottages - Anglebury, Price: £ from 378 - Sleeps: 3

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

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 - Lancombe Country Cottages - Ezmerelda

Beaminster - Lancombe Country Cottages - Ezmerelda, Price: £ 275 - £22999 - Sleeps: 3

Ezmerelda is a classic shepherd’s hut in a most evocative setting - perfect for exploring this beautiful part of the county!


Short Break Holidays - The Old School (Dorset)

South Perrott - The Old School (Dorset), Price: £ From £542 - Sleeps: 6

Keeping original features like the school bell, vaulted kitchen/dining room, Gothic arched doors and mullion windows, the cottage has been refurbished...

Short Break Holidays - Bridles Farm Holiday Cottages - Casterbridge

Sherborne - Bridles Farm Holiday Cottages - Casterbridge, Price: £ 261 - £900 - Sleeps: 4

Offering family holiday accommodation, this converted barn enjoys beautiful surroundings with many places of interest nearby.


Short Break Holidays - Sunnylands Farm - The Old Dairy II

Wimborne - Sunnylands Farm - The Old Dairy II, Price: £ 287 - £809 - Sleeps: 2

The setting of this property is ideal for those wishing to whisk their loved one away to a romantic retreat!...

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 - Little Cumbria

Wareham - Little Cumbria, Price: £ 411 - £1045 - Sleeps: 4

Enjoy beautiful views from this well-presented holiday home, which lies just 3½ miles from the beach and a short walk from the pub....

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 - Little Gem

Weymouth - Little Gem, Price: £ 200 - £714 - Sleeps: 2

A stylish ground floor apartment within a short walk of Weymouth Beach....

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