Celebrate the New Year in a fantastic Dorset cottage. Start the night at one of Dorset’s many award-winning restaurants or take in the cool night air on a coastal walk. For a party, Bournemouth and Poole both have a vibrant atmosphere, so you’ll be spoilt for choice on places to go. Go down to Bournemouth harbour on New Year’s Day to watch the annual bathtub race (if you can brace the chilly waters, enter a team yourself!).
Why spend New Year in Dorset?
This region lends itself nicely to fabulous occasions and celebrations due to the stunning natural landscape. You could stay by the glorious Jurassic Coast and venture into a busy town centre. Look through our country cottages that are perfect for lighting up the BBQ and sharing a night under the stars.
Things to do at New Year in Dorset:
Weymouth claims to be one of the top ten places in Europe to see in the new year, so don’t miss out on the fantastic atmosphere and costumes worn by excited party-goers. For a peaceful New Year’s Eve, make a visit to a picturesque village or find a pleasant hilltop from which to watch the fireworks.
Why stay in a Dorset cottage at New Year?
Holiday cottages are ideal for celebrations as you get to experience that holiday feeling while welcoming the next chapter of your life. It’s a time to enjoy yourself so pick out whatever you fancy from our wide selection of cottages with hot tubs, ocean views and gorgeous gardens. Whatever you're after, our cottages in Dorset have something for you.
Three must see things in Dorset at New Year:
- Watch the firework display at Bournemouth Pier.
- Get dressed up in a character costume and stop by the Weymouth street party.
- Enjoy award-winning dining at Seasons in Sherborne.