Holiday cottages available for a short break in Dorset There are 476 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 476 properties and see the full range of great holiday cottages for a short break in Dorset.

Search 476 properties for your perfect weekend or mid week short cottage break in Dorset - Showing cottage 1 to 30.

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 - Meadow View

Weymouth - Meadow View, Price: £ 479 - £1099 - Sleeps: 5

A renovated 1930's house with enclosed gardens and ideally based for exploring the Dorset coast....

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 - Crabbers' Wharf - Bosun's Suite

Weymouth - Crabbers' Wharf - Bosun's Suite, Price: £ 390 - £757 - Sleeps: 2

Perfect for a romantic break in the coastal village of Castletown with its beautiful sandy beach and superb sea views....

Short Break Holidays - Sandbourne

Dorchester - Sandbourne, Price: £ 1200 - £22999 - Sleeps: 4

A welcoming cottage on the Greenwood Grange resort, with use of the pool, tennis courts and adventure playground....

Short Break Holidays - Old Milking Parlour

Weymouth - Old Milking Parlour, Price: £ from 428 - Sleeps: 7

Situated in a secluded valley on the edge of the 'picture postcard' village of Osmington, this comfortable and sympathetically converted holiday cotta...

Short Break Holidays - Whitestones

Weymouth - Whitestones, Price: £ 396 - £1123 - Sleeps: 7

A three-storey, listed house in a great location....

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 - Wyke School Yard

Weymouth - Wyke School Yard, Price: £ 234 - £745 - Sleeps: 4

Enjoy many of Dorset’s fantastic attractions from this holiday property, which lies just 1½ miles from the beach.

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Short Break Holidays - Marshwood Manor Cottages - The Old Stable

Bettiscombe - Marshwood Manor Cottages - The Old Stable, Price: £ 279 - £1800 - Sleeps: 4

This property is great for those looking for a quiet holiday home in the countryside. The beaches are also five miles away!...

Short Break Holidays - Lancombe Country Cottages - Cerne

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

Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and with access to three acres of woodland, guests need not go far to admire the Devon countryside....

Short Break Holidays - Stake Farm Cottages - Ruths Cottage

Beaminster - Stake Farm Cottages - Ruths Cottage, Price: £ 382 - £1378 - Sleeps: 6

Sit out in the shared garden and enjoy a BBQ whilst admiring the countryside views here at Ruth’s Cottage – it’s simply great!...

Short Break Holidays - Lancombe Country Cottages - Marjorie

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

This characterful shepherd’s hut is set in a tree-lined grassy meadow within the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Short Break Holidays - Lilliput Cottage

Bridport - Lilliput Cottage, Price: £ 273 - £869 - Sleeps: 6

In a perfect location to enjoy a family holiday, with great beaches and walks nearby, don’t forget your furry friend!

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Short Break Holidays - Lancombe Country Cottages - Lydden

Beaminster - Lancombe Country Cottages - Lydden, Price: £ 315 - £22999 - Sleeps: 3

There’s plenty to do here at Lydden – take a day trip out to explore the area or simply relax in the pool....

Short Break Holidays - Cherry Orchard Cottages - Barn Owl Cottage

Shaftesbury - Cherry Orchard Cottages - Barn Owl Cottage, Price: £ from £ 293 - Sleeps: 4

Situated on the edge of Gillingham in North Dorset, close to the Wiltshire/Somerset border, these two detached converted barns (refs 27736 and 27737),...

Short Break Holidays - Greenwood Grange Cottages - Wessex

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

This homely property is ideal for walkers, wildlife enthusiasts or active holiday makers; there’s so much to do, you’ll be spoiled for cho...

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.

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Short Break Holidays - Jasmine Cottage, Charmouth

Bridport - Jasmine Cottage, Charmouth, Price: £ 304 - £1164 - Sleeps: 6

A pretty character cottage with wood-burning, open fire and enclosed garden with patio, close to Charmouth beach and local shops....

Short Break Holidays - Casterbridge

Dorchester - Casterbridge, Price: £ 1940 - £22999 - Sleeps: 6

Set on the Greenwood Grange resort, Casterbridge is a contemporary cottage with traditional features....

Short Break Holidays - Bookham Court - Wagon House

Dorchester - Bookham Court - Wagon House, Price: £ 427 - £1408 - Sleeps: 4

Watch the deer playing in the nearby woods and the heron fishing on the lake at this beautiful, single-storey cottage.

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Short Break Holidays - Meadow Cottage

Broadwindsor - Meadow Cottage, Price: £ 415 - £ 939 - Sleeps: 6

This charming cottage is one of a row set on the edge of a village with its own fenced garden and secluded meadow. It offers an ideal base for explori...

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 - 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 - Rose Cottage

Blandford Forum - Rose 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 - Marshwood Manor Cottages - Evergreen Cottage

Bettiscombe - Marshwood Manor Cottages - Evergreen Cottage, Price: £ from 420 - Sleeps: 5

A delightful base for your holiday, set in glorious countryside close to unspoilt beaches.Marshwood Manor offers excellent accommodation and facilitie...

Short Break Holidays - Flat 2 Chestnut Court

Wareham - Flat 2 Chestnut Court, Price: £ 393 - £22999 - Sleeps: 4

This pretty first floor apartment is in the ideal location for exploring the Jurassic Coast and visiting the attractive towns and villages in the area...

Short Break Holidays - Greenwood Grange Cottages - Henchard

Dorchester - Greenwood Grange Cottages - Henchard, Price: £ 367 - £22999 - Sleeps: 12

The standard of this property is simply spectacular! Sleeping 12, Henchard is brilliant for friends, groups of families or a special occasion....

Short Break Holidays - Lime Cottage

Weymouth - Lime Cottage, Price: £ 314 - £921 - Sleeps: 6

A range of fantastic attractions and amenities are close to this 1850s cottage, which enjoys a cosy woodburner and an enclosed garden.

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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.

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