‘Tis the season for a UK adventure. Enjoy a trip jam-packed with new experiences in the gorgeous county of Dorset this Christmas. It’s the perfect place to spend the holidays.
Curl up by the fire on Christmas Eve in one of our cosy cottages and spend Christmas day walking the coast from Swanage to Studland Bay or going for a traditional Yuletide swim in the sea. Don’t forget to tell Santa where to bring the presents!
Why spend Christmas in Dorset?
Whether you’re planning a huge occasion or looking for a chance to escape the relatives, Dorset is a wonderful county for celebrating together at Christmas time. With lots of beautiful landscapes, vibrant towns and picturesque villages to explore, you’ll have a wonderful time this Christmas.
Things to do at Christmas in Dorset:
The landscape is breath-taking and there is plenty to explore with the family. Traverse the chalk hills and low valleys, wander old heritage sites and venture into nature reserves. Make sure you check out the stunning Bournemouth Gardens of Light that takes place every year.
Why stay in a Dorset cottage at Christmas?
Find a cottage filled with cheer for a delightful family Christmas escape. We have holiday homes by the sea for an Aussie-style Christmas dinner on the beach and country houses for a quiet few days in the hills surrounded by your favourite people. Browse our collection of cottages in Dorset for the perfect place to stay.
Three must see things in Dorset at Christmas:
- Spend a magical evening at Corfe Castle watching the Christmas Lights Switch On.
- Explore the Christmas markets in Dorset towns and villages including Weymouth, Christchurch and Shaftesbury.
- Roam the lovely Brownsea Island and listen to festive carolling.