Dorset is most famous for its chocolate box thatched cottage. They line pretty country lanes and feature heavily in Dorset’s villages. These pretty cottages can be modernised whilst maintaining traditional features. Here at Dorset Cottage Holidays, we represent several fine examples of a thatched cottage.  Steeped in history, you really cant beat the charm of these stunning cottages.
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Lulwind
Lulworth Cove
4.8/5
3 bedrooms. Lulwind, a comfortable and pretty modern semi-detached thatched cottage, particularly suitable for families is set in the heart of this beautiful village, with views of the South West Coast path and only a two minute walk from Lulworth Cove. An excellent choice for a self catering cottage in Lulworth Cove.
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Cheesemans Cottage
Muckleford, Dorchester
4.6/5
2 bedrooms. Cheeseman’s Cottage embodies all the distinct qualities of a quintessential English country retreat in Dorset. This ‘chocolate box’ thatched cottage, located on a quiet country lane is surrounded by a beautiful garden (mainly laid to grass) and enjoying rolling country views. This cottage lies in the quiet village of Muckleford, which is within easy reach of the coast and a wealth of attractions.
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The History of Our

Dorset Thatched Holiday Cottages

Have you ever visited the famous village of Milton Abbas?  This pretty village is made up of a picturesque line of white cob cottages with pristine front garden and traditional thatched roof.  In 1780 the first Earl of Dorchester decided the village of Middleton was blocking his view. He resolved the issue by moving it and created the pretty village of Milton Abbas.

Thatching cottages, goes back hundreds of years and you will find cottages in Dorset that are over 300 years old. Thatching is well a preserved art form, with over 20 members listed on the Dorset Master Thatchers Association website.