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Dorset Cottages for May Half-Term
Sturminster Newtons Old Coach House (TOLDC)
Sturminster Newtons Old Coach House (TOLDC)
Sturminster Newtons Old Coach House (TOLDC)
Sturminster Newtons Old Coach House (TOLDC)
Sturminster Newtons Old Coach House (TOLDC)
Sturminster Newtons Old Coach House (TOLDC)
Sturminster Newtons Old Coach House (TOLDC)
Sturminster Newtons Old Coach House (TOLDC)
Sturminster Newtons Old Coach House (TOLDC)
Sturminster Newtons Old Coach House (TOLDC)

Sturminster Newtons Old Coach House

Sturminster Newton, Dorset

people 2
hotel 1
1
pets 2

Pretty, former coach house with spacious gardens, located close to the town centre of Sturminster Newton, an attractive market town situated on the River Stour in North Dorset.

Bowden Farm Cobble Cottage (COBCO)
Bowden Farm Cobble Cottage (COBCO)
Bowden Farm Cobble Cottage (COBCO)
Bowden Farm Cobble Cottage (COBCO)
Bowden Farm Cobble Cottage (COBCO)
Bowden Farm Cobble Cottage (COBCO)
Bowden Farm Cobble Cottage (COBCO)
Bowden Farm Cobble Cottage (COBCO)

Bowden Farm Cobble Cottage

Shaftesbury (5.5mls W), Dorset

people 2
hotel 1
1

One-of-three barn conversion properties situated in a rural location on the owner’s 13-acre working farm, just a short drive from the picturesque town of Shaftesbury in North Dorset.

The Old Shop Bourton (46774)
The Old Shop Bourton (46774)
The Old Shop Bourton (46774)
The Old Shop Bourton (46774)
The Old Shop Bourton (46774)
The Old Shop Bourton (46774)
The Old Shop Bourton (46774)
The Old Shop Bourton (46774)
The Old Shop Bourton (46774)

The Old Shop Bourton

Shaftesbury (7.5mls NW), Dorset

people 2
hotel 1
1

Single-storey former-village shop, with some attractive original features coupled with contemporary styling to create a wonderfully relaxing retreat for two in the Dorset village of Bourton.

Winyards Gap (WINYA)
Winyards Gap (WINYA)
Winyards Gap (WINYA)
Winyards Gap (WINYA)
Winyards Gap (WINYA)
Winyards Gap (WINYA)
Winyards Gap (WINYA)
Winyards Gap (WINYA)
Winyards Gap (WINYA)

Winyards Gap

Beaminster (2.5mls N), Dorset

people 2
hotel 1
1
pets 1

This delightful renovated apartment is situated within the quiet grounds of a family owned pub, renowned for producing quality locally sourced dishes and local ales, which is a popular destination for families.

Pitchback (42367)
Pitchback (42367)
Pitchback (42367)
Pitchback (42367)
Pitchback (42367)
Pitchback (42367)
Pitchback (42367)

Pitchback

Beaminster (6mls NW), Somerset

people 2
hotel 1
1
pets 1

Ideal couple’s getaway in an attractive barn conversion on the owner’s non-working farm in the Somerset countryside, less than a half-an-hour drive from the stunning beaches of Dorset’s Jurassic Coast.

Quarr Barn Loft (QUARL)
Quarr Barn Loft (QUARL)
Quarr Barn Loft (QUARL)
Quarr Barn Loft (QUARL)
Quarr Barn Loft (QUARL)
Quarr Barn Loft (QUARL)
Quarr Barn Loft (QUARL)
Quarr Barn Loft (QUARL)
Quarr Barn Loft (QUARL)
Quarr Barn Loft (QUARL)
Quarr Barn Loft (QUARL)
Quarr Barn Loft (QUARL)

Quarr Barn Loft

Poole (6mls NW ), Dorset

people 2
hotel 1
1
pets 2

First-floor barn conversion property enjoying a village location in East Dorset, within easy reach of the county’s famous coastline, just a short drive from Bournemouth and Poole.

Hyde Cottage (HYDEC)
Hyde Cottage (HYDEC)
Hyde Cottage (HYDEC)
Hyde Cottage (HYDEC)
Hyde Cottage (HYDEC)
Hyde Cottage (HYDEC)
Hyde Cottage (HYDEC)
Hyde Cottage (HYDEC)
Hyde Cottage (HYDEC)

Hyde Cottage

Yeovil (4mls S), Somerset

people 2
hotel 1
1

This 17th century hideaway offers the perfect blend of original charm and modern airiness.

East Rew - Little Barn (EREWB)
East Rew - Little Barn (EREWB)
East Rew - Little Barn (EREWB)
East Rew - Little Barn (EREWB)
East Rew - Little Barn (EREWB)
East Rew - Little Barn (EREWB)
East Rew - Little Barn (EREWB)
East Rew - Little Barn (EREWB)
East Rew - Little Barn (EREWB)
East Rew - Little Barn (EREWB)

East Rew - Little Barn

Dorchester (5.5mls E), Dorset

people 2
hotel 1
1

Beautifully converted to make use of every inch, this charming cottage offers a rural hideaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Bowden Farm Wagon Cottage (WAGCO)
Bowden Farm Wagon Cottage (WAGCO)
Bowden Farm Wagon Cottage (WAGCO)
Bowden Farm Wagon Cottage (WAGCO)
Bowden Farm Wagon Cottage (WAGCO)
Bowden Farm Wagon Cottage (WAGCO)
Bowden Farm Wagon Cottage (WAGCO)
Bowden Farm Wagon Cottage (WAGCO)
Bowden Farm Wagon Cottage (WAGCO)

Bowden Farm Wagon Cottage

Shaftesbury (5.5mls W), Dorset

people 2
hotel 1
1
pets 1

Characterful country cottage right in the heart of Dorset, perfect for couples’ getaways. Stunning landscape views along with quaint market villages right on your doorstep.

Highland Cottage (IC062)
Highland Cottage (IC062)
Highland Cottage (IC062)
Highland Cottage (IC062)
Highland Cottage (IC062)
Highland Cottage (IC062)
Highland Cottage (IC062)
Highland Cottage (IC062)

Highland Cottage

Isle of Purbeck, Dorset

people 2
hotel 1
1
pets 1

Perfect for a couple wanting to explore the wonderful coast and beautiful countryside, this lovely and cosy rural stone cottage lies in a tranquil hamlet in the heart of the picturesque Purbeck Hills.

Rose Cottage Chard (RCARD)
Rose Cottage Chard (RCARD)
Rose Cottage Chard (RCARD)
Rose Cottage Chard (RCARD)
Rose Cottage Chard (RCARD)
Rose Cottage Chard (RCARD)
Rose Cottage Chard (RCARD)
Rose Cottage Chard (RCARD)
Rose Cottage Chard (RCARD)

Rose Cottage Chard

Lyme Regis (10mls N), Somerset

people 4
hotel 2
1
pets 2

This pretty characterful barn conversion has been lovingly furnished and decorated. Set in a rural hamlet perfectly located for exploring Somerset and Dorset. Beach 30 minute drive, village shop and pub within walking distance.

Fossil Cottage (FOSSI)
Fossil Cottage (FOSSI)
Fossil Cottage (FOSSI)
Fossil Cottage (FOSSI)
Fossil Cottage (FOSSI)
Fossil Cottage (FOSSI)
Fossil Cottage (FOSSI)
Fossil Cottage (FOSSI)
Fossil Cottage (FOSSI)
Fossil Cottage (FOSSI)
Fossil Cottage (FOSSI)
Fossil Cottage (FOSSI)
Fossil Cottage (FOSSI)
Fossil Cottage (FOSSI)
Fossil Cottage (FOSSI)
Fossil Cottage (FOSSI)
Fossil Cottage (FOSSI)

Fossil Cottage

Charmouth, Dorset

people 4
hotel 2
1

A delightful holiday home in the traditional Dorset seaside village of Charmouth, close to the Jurassic Coast and ideal for visiting popular towns and resorts including Lyme Regis and Branscombe.

Trek part of the Jurassic Coast which stretches from Corfe Castle all the way to Old Harry Rocks or lie on the gorgeous beaches of the area. The picturesque town of Shaftesbury is home to some of the best countryside views in the area, walk the cobbled street that leads up Gold Hill, the filming location for the famous Hovis adverts, to discover these sights. It’s perfectly suited to those with a taste for adventure with chalk hills, low clay valleys and spectacular rocky coastline.

Why spend May Half-term in Dorset?

There’s so much to do and so many wonderful sights to see. Choose a great holiday cottage as your base and start exploring as soon as you arrive. Take a picnic with you while traversing the fantastic Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, cycle the coastal trail or lie on a sandy beach.

Things to do at May Half-term in Dorset:

Walk along Poole’s fantastic quay with a variety of cafés, restaurants and an arcade. While in the area explore Bournemouth’s gardens or take a ferry across to Brownsea Island, the birthplace of scouting and guiding. Inland you’ll find great attractions like Monkey World and Adventure Wonderland.

Why stay in a Dorset cottage at May Half-term?

Our collection has a range of fantastic cottages and lodges to suit grownups and little ones. We have holiday homes with large gardens for running around in, BBQs for sharing a meal outdoors and terraces for taking in the fantastic country or coastal views. Our cottages in Dorset truly do have something for everyone.

Three must see things in Dorset at May Half-term:

  • Discover ancient fossils on the beach at Lyme Regis.
  • Climb the steep cobbled street that leads to the top of Gold Hill in Shaftesbury for fabulous views of Blackmore Vale.
  • Take a trip to the Dorset Waterpark in Corfe Castle and while there visit the local ruins.
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