West Dorset Holidays |

Choose from a variety of accommodation to suit your stay

A large part of West Dorset falls into an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the form of the Jurassic Coast running along its southern coastline. West Dorset is a location full of contrasts, whether it is the history of the area, the emerald countryside of the stunning coastal location, there is something beautiful to find at every turn.

The whole area is full of pretty Dorset villages and picturesque countryside as well as many attractions to visit such as Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens, Swannery and Children’s Farm. Interestingly, West Dorset has previously been voted among some of the best places to live in the UK which means you can be assured of a great stay during your visit to the region.

West Dorset is world famous for the fossils that can be found here, the coastline and Britain’s only dinosaur fossil but it is also home to some wonderful cuisine in the restaurants and cafés of the area. The countryside is chock full of wonderful traditional pubs for classic dining and the seaside towns are perfect for fish and chip suppers.

West Dorset holidays are made memorable by the country and coast that are perfect for camping and night time star gazing under such clear skies. For some fun and exciting camping try the Lulworth Castle Estate near Lulworth Cove which is home to the family friendly festival Camp Bestival.

Bridport is a popular market town located in West Dorset that has a fairly vibrant arts scene, which has increased in popularity in recent years. In the summer months, the town plays host to the Bridport Carnival which is held annually during August. Another great event that takes place in the town is the Bridport Food Festival which will give you the opportunity to sample some delicious Dorset delights. Bridport shares its border with the town of West Bay, which was formerly known as Bridport harbour, and has stunning views across the Jurassic Coast Path.

Lyme Regis is found along the southern coast of Dorset, close to the border with Devon, and is one of the main locations along the Jurassic Coast Path and as such is a great for fossil hunting and unveiling prehistoric secrets. Lyme Regis is another area that is home to some great events, and throughout the year you will be treated to things such as the Lyme Regis Carnival and Regatta and the Lyme Regis Fossil Festival. Other popular locations in West Dorset include, Beaminster, Portland, and Charmouth.

West Dorset is a location full of contrasts, whether it is the history of the area, the emerald countryside of the stunning coastal location, there is something beautiful to find at every turn.

We have a wide selection of accommodation in West Dorset, suitable for all needs and requirements. With cottages, hotels, holiday parks, and B&Bs in West Dorset, you are certain to find your perfect holiday in the area with us.

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