Swanage is one of Dorset’s most popular places to stay, offering a memorable retreat for family, friends and couples looking to escape to the coast. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Jurassic coastline, Swanage offers a blend of natural beauty and traditional, seaside charm and a Swanage holiday cottage is an excellent base for a fantastic break. Our cottages offer flexible accommodation in Swanage so you can enjoy a traditional family summer holiday by the sea, or a cosy weekend in front of a roaring fire.

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Piona
Swanage
4.8/5
For a seaside break to remember, look no further! Piona is set in a prime location in the heart of Swanage in Dorset. You will have a wealth of attractions, amenities and the all-important sandy beach right at your fingertips – all just a 5 minute walk away!
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Ailwood Cottage
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4.7/5
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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Newton Manor Grange
Swanage
4.6/5
3 bedrooms. This beautiful four star holiday home is the ideal choice for a self catering holiday in Swanage. This home boasts large picture windows and is an unusual upside down house that takes full advantage of the views, across the seaside town of Swanage to the sea and the Isle of White beyond. WIFI.
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Valley View
Swanage
5/5
A stylish Edwardian home beautifully appointed with hot tub, large garden, parking and spacious reception rooms.
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Beach Approach
Swanage
4.8/5
Settle into a lovely family holiday at Beach Approach. A two bedroom ground floor apartment. A flat walk will take you to Swanage beach and High Street, which is lined with cute cafés, boutiques, and fine restaurants. Beach Approach is perfect for families with top sights in easy reach: Swanage Railway is just a two minute stroll away; take a trip down memory lane on the vintage steam engine to the historic village of Corfe Castle.
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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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The Aspens
Swanage
4.8/5
Delightful light-filled family holiday home, situated just a stone’s throw from beautiful Swanage Pier.
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Purbeck Escape
Swanage
4.8/5
3 Bedrooms. Super reviews for this recent addition to our holiday homes. Purbeck Escape is a spacious, newly equipped family home.
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Purbeck Cottage (Kings)
Swanage
5/5
3 bedroom family home with two parking spaces and large covered patio to enjoy outside dining whatever the weather.
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Balcony Apartment
Swanage
5/5
2 Bedrooms. Fabulous seaside apartment in Swanage. Stunning views from the balcony across the bay to the Isle of Wight. This spacious and comfortable property is equipped with all you might need for a family get away.
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Stone Quay Cottage
Swanage
4.9/5
Stone Quay Cottage is right in the heart of the beautiful old fishing town of Swanage, just a stones throw away from the historic Stone Quay, the lovely sandy beaches, the Victorian Pier and all the amenities. This two bedroom cottage dates back to the 1850’s but has been completely renovated to provide a beautiful modern home.
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Ballard House
Swanage
4/5
Nestled in the picturesque seaside town of Swanage, just a stone's throw away from the beach and town, lies a modern holiday retreat designed for families or groups seeking a tranquil escape.
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To the Seaside

Immerse yourself in nature as you explore the sand beaches, rugged cliffs and sparkling waters of Swanage. From leisurely strolls along the Blue Flag beach to exhilarating water sports adventures, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Take in panoramic views of Old Harry Rocks or bask in the sunshine on the golden sands. Many of our holiday homes in Swanage are just a stone’s throw away from the sun-drenched seafront, and after a day spent outdoors, the town is host to a great selection of pubs and eateries to satisfy all appetites.

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A Vibrant Town-Centre Location

Swanage boasts a wealth of attractions to delight visitors of all ages. Dive into a world of sporting activities, explore historic buildings, or delve into the local heritage at museums scattered throughout the town. Thrill-seekers can indulge in a variety of water sports, while nature enthusiasts will find solace in the sprawling Durlston Country Park and its adjacent Nature Reserve, offering panoramic coastal views and a host of family-friendly events.

Throughout the year, Swanage comes alive with a vibrant array of events, ensuring there’s always something exciting happening. Lace up your hiking boots and join one of the fabulous walking events, or embark on a nostalgic journey aboard the famous Swanage Steam Railway to the ancient ruins of Corfe Castle. From jazz festivals to comedy nights, folk and blues festivals to the lively summer carnival, the town buzzes with energy and excitement and choosing a Swanage holiday cottage ensures you don’t miss out.

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Swanage Holiday Cottage

Experience the coastal charm of Swanage with our range of holiday cottages, offering the perfect blend of comfort and convenience for your Dorset adventure. Whether you seek self-catering accommodation, a dog-friendly cottage in Swanage, or a cosy holiday home, we have something for everyone. Book your Swanage getaway today and create cherished memories in this gorgeous place by the sea. If you want to know more about this area, take a look at our Swanage area guide.

We hope you find your ideal Dorset holiday cottage in Swanage. Whether you are looking for a cottage with a hot tub, dog-friendly accommodation or Dorset holiday cottages by the sea, browse our hand-picked collection of cottages or contact our holiday planner today to find your perfect place to stay.