Holidays are better when the whole family can come – and that includes our four-legged friends. If the thought of leaving your furry companions at home while you head to the coast pulls on your heartstrings, our dog-friendly cottages in Dorset might make the perfect seaside escape. Many of our holiday cottages are dog-friendly, and several are large enough for two or three dogs. With our sandy beaches, woodland trails and rolling countryside hills, we know your dog will love their holiday just as much as you.

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Old Stable Cottage
Nr Wareham
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A stylish bolt hole in the heart of ancient heathland, ideal for nature lovers and walkers - a perfect couples retreat.
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Castle View House
Corfe Castle
5/5
Escape the ordinary at Castle View House, a haven in the countryside that accommodates up to nine guests. With its enchanting views of Corfe Castle, stylish open-plan interiors, and dog-friendly atmosphere, this residence promises a unique and memorable retreat. Nestled in the heart of Corfe Castle village, it provides an ideal setting for switching off from the demands of everyday life and savoring every moment with friends and family. Whether you're captivated by the historic charm of the surroundings or indulging in the comfort of the stylish interiors, Castle View House invites you to create lasting memories in a tranquil and welcoming escape.
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Honeysuckle Cottage
Kingston, Nr Corfe Castle
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This two-bedroom + annex Purbeck stone cottage is tucked away in the very quiet village of Kingston, near Corfe Castle. Escape the everyday, with luxury interiors and enhancing views! Pet-friendly.
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White Sands
Swanage
4.9/5
4 Bedrooms. This stunning property is set on the cliff top in a secluded part of Swanage, boasting panoramic sea views over the bay toward Peveril Point, the Isle of Wight and Ballard Down. Situated just outside of the town centre and well away from any main road, it is beautifully quiet, ideal for those of you wishing to escape it all.
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Short breaks from  £1,118 - £1,691
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The Old Butcher’s Cottage
Corfe Castle, Wareham
4.9/5
The Old Butcher’s Cottage is bursting with character. Recently renovated throughout, this high spec property is the hideaway you’ve been searching for. Luxurious furnishings and exquisite linens adorn the bedrooms, living area and kitchen, providing stunning accommodation that the whole family will remember. Parties of all kinds can enjoy home cooked meals in the large open plan kitchen-lounge area and gather around the dining table for drinks or a board game.
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Cordwainer’s Cottage
Winfrith Newburgh
4.8/5
Built in the 17th century Cordwainer’s Cottage is a former shoemaker’s workshop that has been lovingly updated to provide a fantastic holiday home for up to 4 guests. Cordwainer’s cottage is set in a secluded village of Winfrith Newburgh. The cottage is ideal for a small family seeking a tranquil escape in Dorset.
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Ailwood Cottage
Nr Corfe Castle
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1 Bedroom spacious holiday cottage near Corfe Castle. Nestled in the heart of the countryside within walking distance of Corfe Castle and the coast. Excellent quality detached accommodation which is highly recommended for walking and beach holidays.
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Winspit View
Worth Matravers
4.8/5
3 Bedrooms. The bungalow is located on the edge of the village of Worth Matravers, in a rural idyll with fantastic views across open farmland to Winspit and the sea. A lovely holiday cottage to rent in Worth Matravers, an exclusive village in Dorset.
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The Wedge
Swanage
4.9/5
A spacious 3 bedroom bungalow, set on the cliff top in a private part of Swanage overlooking picturesque Purbeck Hills. Situated just outside of the town centre on a quiet road but with all amenities nearby, this holiday home is within short walk to the beach accessed via a pathway and steps down the cliff. It is ideal for those wishing to explore most spectacular walks and enjoy the scenery of a pretty coastline.
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Short breaks from  £556 - £733
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The Lawns
Charlton Marshall
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2 bedroom holiday cottage near to Blandford in the pretty village of Charlton Marshall, lovely country views and walks. Property all on one level with stunning garden.
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Greenhayes
Langton Matravers
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Lovely, traditional cottage with stunning country views to the coast. Ideal for a romantic getaway or for small families. Pet friendly.
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The Hollies
Nr Lulworth
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A boutique, single storey holiday home, which overlooks open countryside, on a quiet country lane - just a couple of miles from Lulworth Cove.
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Short breaks from  £498 - £1,029
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Dog-friendly Accommodation in Dorset

We are thrilled to offer a wide range of dog-friendly cottages in Dorset to suit families and groups of all sizes. In various locations and at prices to suit all budgets, our holiday homes are equipped to cater for your needs and preferences. If you want to stay just moments away from the beach, choose one of our dog-friendly cottages in Dorset by the sea. Alternatively, if you want to enjoy a secluded escape in the countryside, take a look at our rural dog-friendly accommodation.

Most of our perfectly located cottages have a choice of dog walks from the front door, ensuring you won’t need to get in the car to find the perfect place for your dog to let off some steam. Many of our dog-friendly holiday cottages also have enclosed gardens, so you can let your dog out morning, noon or night and rest assured that they are safe and secure. Your dogs will be very welcome at our dog-friendly holiday accommodation in Dorset. All we ask is that gardens are left clear and that you bring your dog’s own bed with you.

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With Your Dog By Your Side

Our county offers a wide variety of walking trails for you to enjoy while you stay in a dog-friendly cottage in Dorset. There are lots of great beaches that allow access to dogs all year round, and our rugged countryside landscape will keep any keen walker occupied for hours. The region’s most famous landmark, Durdle Door, is well worth a visit with your four-legged friend, and this beautiful beach is perfect for dogs who enjoy splashing about in the water and rolling around on the sand.

Dorset is a very dog-loving county and there are so many places where your dog or dogs will be warmly welcomed. We can provide a wealth of information on Dorset attractions for pets and dog-friendly places to eat. These will help you make the most of your holiday, so you won’t be short of things to do. And when your busy day comes to an end, you will be thankful to return to one of our home-from-home dog-friendly holiday cottages in Dorset for a well-deserved night of rest.

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Dorset Holiday With Your dog

If you’re tired of missing out on yet another holiday because you can’t bear to check your dogs into kennels, you’ll be pleased to hear many of our holiday cottages in Dorset are dog-friendly.  When you bring your dogs on holiday, you can relax in the knowledge that they are safe by your side. With so many new and exciting places for you to discover together, you can look forward to making wonderful memories that you’ll treasure forever. Don’t forget your camera, as there are likely to be many picture-perfect moments of your pooch to capture.