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Dorset Cottages for May Half-Term
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.

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.

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.

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.

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 (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.

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.

Rest Ashore (RESTA)
Rest Ashore (RESTA)
Rest Ashore (RESTA)
Rest Ashore (RESTA)
Rest Ashore (RESTA)
Rest Ashore (RESTA)
Rest Ashore (RESTA)
Rest Ashore (RESTA)
Rest Ashore (RESTA)
Rest Ashore (RESTA)

Rest Ashore

Charmouth, Dorset

people 4
hotel 2
2

Charming holiday cottage located just a short stroll away from the popular World Heritage Jurassic Coastline and village amenities.

The Old Post Office - Lytchett (49095)
The Old Post Office - Lytchett (49095)
The Old Post Office - Lytchett (49095)
The Old Post Office - Lytchett (49095)
The Old Post Office - Lytchett (49095)
The Old Post Office - Lytchett (49095)
The Old Post Office - Lytchett (49095)
The Old Post Office - Lytchett (49095)
The Old Post Office - Lytchett (49095)

The Old Post Office - Lytchett

Poole (5mls NW), Dorset

people 4
hotel 2
1

Spacious annexe set in a peaceful village location, within walking distance of a pub and shop. A stones’ throw from the Jurassic Coast and many pretty towns and villages, ideal for a relaxing break.

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.

Millers View (42365)
Millers View (42365)
Millers View (42365)
Millers View (42365)
Millers View (42365)
Millers View (42365)
Millers View (42365)
Millers View (42365)
Millers View (42365)
Millers View (42365)
Millers View (42365)
Millers View (42365)
Millers View (42365)
Millers View (42365)
Millers View (42365)
Millers View (42365)

Millers View

Beaminster (6mls NW), Somerset

people 4
hotel 3
1
pets 1

Thoughtfully converted former dairy barn located on the owner’s non-working farm in rural Somerset, close to the Dorset border and within easy driving distance of beaches on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast.

Church Farm - Cider Press Cottage (CHURC)
Church Farm - Cider Press Cottage (CHURC)
Church Farm - Cider Press Cottage (CHURC)
Church Farm - Cider Press Cottage (CHURC)
Church Farm - Cider Press Cottage (CHURC)
Church Farm - Cider Press Cottage (CHURC)
Church Farm - Cider Press Cottage (CHURC)
Church Farm - Cider Press Cottage (CHURC)
Church Farm - Cider Press Cottage (CHURC)
Church Farm - Cider Press Cottage (CHURC)

Church Farm - Cider Press Cottage

Sherborne (5mls SW), Dorset

people 4
hotel 2
1
pets 2

Listed barn conversion property located in a complex of four similar properties, enjoying a rural location in the village of Leigh in North Dorset, situated within thirty miles of the stunning Jurassic Coast.

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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