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 - Admiral’s View

Lyme Regis - Admiral’s View, Price: £ from £ 307 - Sleeps: 6

In the seaside resort of Lyme Regis, on the World Heritage Coast, this modern, terraced house is well-equipped and presented and enjoys excellent sea ...

Short Break Holidays - Loft by the Pond

Bridport - Loft by the Pond, Price: £ 265 - £575 - Sleeps: 3

Perfect for couples to enjoy a refreshing break away, this cosy first floor property is well placed for exploring stunning scenery along the Jurassic ...

Short Break Holidays - The Skilling

Bridport - The Skilling, Price: £ 1479 - £3629 - Sleeps: 13

The Skilling has superb views of the countryside and towards the sea and is located in the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty....

Short Break Holidays - Lancombe Country Cottages - Frome

Beaminster - Lancombe Country Cottages - Frome, Price: £ 315 - £22999 - Sleeps: 5

Guests at Frome are a short distance away from the Jurassic Coast and many other popular areas so there’s plenty to do!...

Short Break Holidays - Venn Orchard

Chideock - Venn Orchard, Price: £ 591 - £1573 - Sleeps: 8

Enjoy idyllic walks in this lovely valley with Bridport and Lyme Regis nearby. For rainy days, this property has a games room!...

Short Break Holidays - Hambury House

West Lulworth - Hambury House, Price: £ 704 - £2391 - Sleeps: 8

A charming yet contemporary thatched cottage close to Lulworth Cove....

Short Break Holidays - Crabbers' Wharf - Commodore's Penthouse Suite

Weymouth - Crabbers' Wharf - Commodore's Penthouse Suite, Price: £ 1075 - £22999 - Sleeps: 8

The Commodore's Penthouse is perfect for families or a group of friends to explore this beautiful part of Dorset....

Short Break Holidays - Mill End Farm Cottage

Sherborne - Mill End Farm Cottage, Price: £ 389 - £1255 - Sleeps: 6

This attractive detached barn conversion in tranquil countryside, enjoys its own large, secluded garden and shared use of the owners’ 30 acres o...

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....

Short Break Holidays - Jasmine Cottage

Blandford Forum - Jasmine Cottage, Price: £ from £ 247 - Sleeps: 3

Excellent base for exploring Dorset

These two single-storey, semi-detached stable conversions, each for three, are in the grounds of the owners ...

Short Break Holidays - Greenwood Grange Cottages - Mellchester

Dorchester - Greenwood Grange Cottages - Mellchester, 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 - Doles Ash Farm - Fox Cottage

Dorchester - Doles Ash Farm - Fox Cottage, Price: £ from 329 - Sleeps: 2

The places Hardy roamed as a boy, and later enshrined as rustic Wessex . . .Lying in the picturesque Piddle Valley in West Dorset are the twelve acres...

Short Break Holidays - Apartment 10

Bournemouth - Apartment 10, Price: £ 444 - £1249 - Sleeps: 6

This well-presented apartment provides perfect accommodation for guests looking for a seaside break away.


Short Break Holidays - Hell Barn Cottages - Jasmine

Chideock - Hell Barn Cottages - Jasmine, Price: £ 337 - £842 - Sleeps: 6

This family cottage is perfect for the kids of all ages, with its shared games room with pool table and table football.


Short Break Holidays - Cerne Abbey Cottage

Dorchester - Cerne Abbey Cottage, Price: £ 237 - £ 791 - Sleeps: 2

A pet friendly property ideal for couples and is part of the historic buildings of Cerne Abbey, formed as a Benedictine House in 987 AD.


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 - Rock Farmhouse

Dorchester - Rock Farmhouse, Price: £ 1095 - £1729 - Sleeps: 6

This charming thatched cottage mixes the old and the new to provide a comfortable and welcoming holiday home, located in a beautiful rural area....

Short Break Holidays - Coppers Cottages - Colombo Cottage

Lyme Regis - Coppers Cottages - Colombo Cottage, Price: £ 276 - £1361 - Sleeps: 4

Colombo Cottage boasts a beautiful location with countryside views. Guests can take a stroll along the riverside to Lyme Regis....

Short Break Holidays - Churchview House

Dorchester - Churchview House, Price: £ 1304 - £3053 - Sleeps: 17

Located close to the beautiful, county town of Dorchester, Churchview House offers excellent accommodation for a large gathering of family or friends....

Short Break Holidays - White Horse Farm - Badgers

Sherborne - White Horse Farm - Badgers, Price: £ 314 - £1055 - Sleeps: 2

An ideal retreat for a couple to enjoy the delights of Dorset, including museums, beaches and coastal walks.


Short Break Holidays - Grandview

Weymouth - Grandview, Price: £ 524 - £1134 - Sleeps: 6

A spacious first floor apartment with stunning panoramic views across Weymouth Bay....

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 - Farthings

Bridport - Farthings, Price: £ 160 - £696 - Sleeps: 2

Farthings is in the wing of a country house perfect for a couple close to the historic market town of Bridport.


Short Break Holidays - Hebe

Dorchester - Hebe, Price: £ 449 - £1149 - Sleeps: 4

Surrounded by countryside in the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Hebe is in the perfect location for dog walkers and cyclists....

Short Break Holidays - The Old Bakery

Dorchester - The Old Bakery, Price: £ 385 - £1045 - Sleeps: 2

A great base from which to explore Dorset's many attractions, including beaches, museums and historical houses....

Short Break Holidays - Lancombe Country Cottages - Lydden

Beaminster - Lancombe Country Cottages - Lydden, Price: £ from 318 - Sleeps: 3

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 - Blagdon Lower Barn

Martinstown - Blagdon Lower Barn, Price: £ From £722 - Sleeps: 6

Lower Barn at Blagdon Farm sits south of Dorchester, just two miles from Martinstown and Portesham and offers stunning views of Hardy’s monument...

Short Break Holidays - The Hive

Dorchester - The Hive, Price: £ from £ 315 - Sleeps: 4

Shared indoor heated swimming pool on site

This lovely detached, wooden holiday cabin is set in a quiet spot on the popular Warmwell Leisure Res...

Short Break Holidays - Fernlea

Swanage - Fernlea, Price: £ from 1214 - Sleeps: 14

In a conservation area just a mile from the cliffs and sea at Dancing Ledge, this attractive and very well-equipped stone house enjoys superb views ac...

Short Break Holidays - The Chalet

Wimborne - The Chalet, Price: £ from £ 284 - Sleeps: 2

This detached, rural holiday property is set in 2 acres and surrounded by fields and woodland. Nearby is Holt Heath Nature Reserve for wildlife, walki...

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