Holiday cottages available for a short break in Dorset There are 714 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 714 properties and see the full range of great holiday cottages for a short break in Dorset.

Search 714 properties for your perfect weekend or mid week short cottage break in Dorset - Showing cottage 1 to 30.

Short Break Holidays - Chantry Cottage

Chard - Chantry Cottage, Price: £ 473 - Sleeps: 6

A fabulous new property sleeping 6 guests close enough to the Jurassic Coast, Devon and Dorset for easy day trips and sight seeing. WiFi, parking and...

Short Break Holidays - Snowdrop Cottage

Sherborne and surrounding villages - Snowdrop Cottage, Price: £ from £ 920 - Sleeps: 4

Snowdrop Cottage is a charming thatched cottage with plenty of period charm including exposed beams, an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove an...

Short Break Holidays - 50 Fernhill Heights

Charmouth - 50 Fernhill Heights, Price: £ 338 - Sleeps: 4

A comfortable property, on a small holiday complex, set amongst attractive countryside, close to Lyme Regis and Charmouth. Sleeps 4 guests, parking a...

Short Break Holidays - Apple Cottage

Wimborne and surrounding villages - Apple Cottage, Price: £ from £ 678 - Sleeps: 6

Wind down in Dorset in this stylish country retreat. The largest of a pair of 18th century gardener’s cottages, Apple Cottage is the ideal getaw...

Short Break Holidays - Furlongs

Abbotsbury and surrounding villages - Furlongs, Price: £ from £ 943 - Sleeps: 10

Furlongs is a spacious, converted property which is superbly located for the Jurassic coast. The excellent accommodation sleeps up to ten guests, with...

Short Break Holidays - Brook Farmhouse

Yarmouth and surrounding villages - Brook Farmhouse, Price: £ from £ 1475 - Sleeps: 11

Brook Farmhouse has been exquisitely refurbished to an impeccable standard to create a well-appointed, spacious and stylish home from home just minute...

Short Break Holidays - Old Piggeries

Bridport and surrounding villages - Old Piggeries, Price: £ from £ 698 - Sleeps: 7

This large detached property is on the quietest edge of the beautiful, much sought after village of Burton Bradstock, with idyllic views of open farml...

Short Break Holidays - Chestnut Cottage

Yarmouth and surrounding villages - Chestnut Cottage, Price: £ from £ 595 - Sleeps: 6

Chestnut Cottage has been designed and furnished to an exemplary standard to create a flexible, spacious and stylish home from home, just minutes away...

Short Break Holidays - Lanes End Cottage

Cattistock and surrounding villages - Lanes End Cottage, Price: £ from £ 775 - Sleeps: 4

Situated in a pretty hamlet amid glorious Dorset countryside, Lanes End Cottage has been furnished and equipped to an exemplary standard with luxury t...

Short Break Holidays - Rose Cottage

Powerstock - Rose Cottage, Price: £ from £ 552.00 - Sleeps: 5

Rose Cottage is a beautiful detached Grade II listed cottage conveniently located in the charming village of Powerstock, situated in an Area of Outsta...

Short Break Holidays - 7 The Courtyard

Dorchester and surrounding villages - 7 The Courtyard, Price: £ from £ 412 - Sleeps: 4

This stylish refurbished Grade II listed cottage is attached to Clyffe House, a Victorian Manor House with extensive communal gardens, making the cott...

Short Break Holidays - Dapple Cottage

Yarmouth and surrounding villages - Dapple Cottage, Price: £ from £ 1095 - Sleeps: 4

With its carefully designed and contemporary interior, Dapple Cottage is perfect for small groups or families looking for a delightful home away from ...

Short Break Holidays - 11 Henrys Way

Lyme Regis - 11 Henrys Way, Price: £ 428 - Sleeps: 4

A modern holiday property with sea views from the deck area, two bedrooms, parking and WiFi. Perfectly located to explore the Jurassic coast....

Short Break Holidays - River Cottage

Dorchester and surrounding villages - River Cottage, Price: £ from £ 674 - Sleeps: 6

Athelhampton is one of England's finest Tudor Manors, and sitting within the estate is River Cottage, a charming thatched cottage and comfortable ...

Short Break Holidays - Berwick

Wimborne and surrounding villages - Berwick, Price: £ from £ 506 - Sleeps: 4

Berwick is a stylish three storey Victorian townhouse centrally positioned close to the famous Minster Church in the popular town of Wimborne Minster,...

Short Break Holidays - Pear Tree Cottage

Netherbury - Pear Tree Cottage, Price: £ from £ 402.00 - 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 - Palomino Cottage

Yarmouth and surrounding villages - Palomino Cottage, Price: £ from £ 395 - Sleeps: 2

Palomino Cottage has been lovingly renovated to create a delightful and sophisticated romantic retreat for couples just minutes away from the outstand...

Short Break Holidays - Chesil Watch

Abbotsbury and surrounding villages - Chesil Watch, Price: £ from £ 1606 - Sleeps: 10

Just steps away from famous Chesil Beach with its 18 mile stretch of shingle, Chesil Watch is situated along the private coastal track between Abbotsb...

Short Break Holidays - The Old School

Beaminster and surrounding villages - The Old School, Price: £ from £ 576 - Sleeps: 6

Preserving original features such as the original school bell, vaulted kitchen/dining room, Gothic arched doors and mullion windows, The Old School ha...

Short Break Holidays - Goose Run Cottage

Beaminster and surrounding villages - Goose Run Cottage, Price: £ from £ 432 - Sleeps: 4

If you’re looking for peace and tranquillity, Goose Run Cottage is hidden away on a beautiful 70-acre private family estate, in an Area of Outst...

Short Break Holidays - Church Cottage

Cattistock and surrounding villages - Church Cottage, Price: £ from £ 579 - Sleeps: 4

An idyllic and charming thatched cottage, beautifully furnished and presented to an impeccable standard and situated in the heart of the delightful Do...

Short Break Holidays - Boshill House

Lyme Regis - Boshill House, Price: £ 1295 - Sleeps: 15

Boshill House provides spacious accommodate for up to 15 guests only a few minutes drive from Lyme Regis. Six bedrooms and five bath/shower rooms....

Short Break Holidays - The Thatch - Elsdon Cottages

Lyme Regis - The Thatch - Elsdon Cottages, Price: £ 389 - Sleeps: 4

This thatched cottage sleeps 4 guests and welcomes 2 dogs. Enjoy the coarse fishing lake, set in 6 acres of grounds. Short drive from Lyme Regis....

Short Break Holidays - Merry Hill Barn

Portesham - Merry Hill Barn, Price: £ from £ 644.00 - Sleeps: 6

Set on a quiet lane surrounded by glorious farmland, Merry Hill Barn is a spacious property that has been fully refurbished and furnished to a very hi...

Short Break Holidays - Bake House Cottage

Sherborne and surrounding villages - Bake House Cottage, Price: £ from £ 855 - Sleeps: 6

This 17th century cottage, part of the Clifton Maybank Estate, has been sensitively renovated combining a wealth of character features with contempora...

Short Break Holidays - Tothery Cottage

Hooke - Tothery Cottage, Price: £ from £ 543.00 - Sleeps: 4

Tothery Cottage is a beautiful detached barn conversion which offers spacious accommodation with stylish contemporary furnishings situated in an Area ...

Short Break Holidays - Fern

Dorchester and surrounding villages - Fern, Price: £ from £ 573 - Sleeps: 6

One of three unique, detached eco retreats, Fern and its neighbours Bracken and Bramble have been constructed in 2020 to the highest standards and enj...

Short Break Holidays - Primrose Cottage

Dorchester and surrounding villages - Primrose Cottage, Price: £ from £ 413 - Sleeps: 2

Located on Morton Common surrounded by glorious countryside and forest, Primrose Cottage is a quaint and pretty listed thatched cottage with character...

Short Break Holidays - Merry Hill Barn

Abbotsbury and surrounding villages - Merry Hill Barn, Price: £ from £ 634 - Sleeps: 6

Set on a quiet lane surrounded by glorious farmland, Merry Hill Barn is a spacious property sleeping six. Fully refurbished, it has been furnished to ...

Short Break Holidays - Manor Farmhouse

Dorchester and surrounding villages - Manor Farmhouse, Price: £ from £ 1297 - Sleeps: 8

Manor Farmhouse is a pretty and beautifully presented period thatched house, with expansive rural views and a river frontage, and situated in a peacef...

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