Short Breaks in Dorset

Searching for a short break in Dorset? Here at Weekend Cottages, we know all the loveliest spots for an unforgettable getaway. Whether you’re searching for a rustic holiday cottage surrounded by lush rolling countryside or a detached house in the heart of one of the south coast’s bustling seaside towns, there’s something for everyone in this charismatic county. You’ll even find some dog-friendly spots too, in case your four-legged pal wants to come along for the trip.

Home to endless natural beauty, plenty of history, an abundance of culture-filled towns and an array of award-winning sparkling wines, Dorset is truly a holiday maker’s paradise. From exploring the breathtaking Jurassic Coast - a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and England's only natural world heritage site - to discovering the unique history of the market town of Blandford Forum, every member of the group will find something to delight them in Dorset.

No matter when you’re travelling - from mid-week trips to weekend breaks in Dorset - the holiday home options abound. If you’re planning a romantic break with the other half then opt for a rustic thatched cottage right by the coast or, if you’re planning a grand getaway with all the pals, then a spacious country manor complete with a hot tub and large garden is just the ticket. Whatever you’re seeking, you’ll be sure to find the perfect spot on Weekend Cottages.

Short Breaks in Dorset

  • Cottage in Dorset

    Weymouth

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  • Bankside

    Motcombe, near Gillingham

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  • Barn in Dorset

    Gillingham

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  • Little Barn - UKC2539

    Midgham, near Fordingbridge

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  • Cosy Cottage - UK34263

    Midgham, near Fordingbridge

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  • Cottage in Dorset

    Weymouth

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  • Fox Hole Cottage

    Fordingbridge

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  • Barn in Dorset

    Shaftesbury

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  • Cosynook Cottage

    Blandford Forum

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Best locations in Dorset

From the bustling streets of Weymouth to the beautiful beaches of Lyme Regis, there’s plenty to be discovered in the dazzling region of Dorset. Spoilt for choice? Here are a few of our all-time favourite spots for a short break in Dorset.

  • Weymouth
  • Lyme Regis
  • Swanage
  • Portland
  • West Bay