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Short breaks in Dorset

Are you seeking the perfect destination for a short break? If so, look no further than Dorset. The county, which is situated on the southwest coast, is a popular destination for people looking to get away from it all for a few days. We have a wide range of cottages which are ideal for short breaks in Dorset. Close to beautiful sandy beaches, splendid countryside, and an impressive selection of restaurants and pubs, our cottages provide a fantastic base for exploring the area.

Relax, unwind, and de-stress

Modern life can be hectic and unrelenting, leaving you feeling stressed and exhausted. However, you can seriously improve your wellbeing by getting away from it all for a few days on the beautiful southwest coast. Short breaks in Dorset can allow you to relax, unwind, and de-stress, re-energising your body and mind. Dorset is the perfect place to escape away from city life. As soon as you spot the splendid coastline and rolling hills, you’ll start to feel better.

Cottages for weekend breaks in Dorset

Our self-catering cottages are the well suited to weekend breaks in Dorset. They offer real living space instead of just a place to sleep. This allows you to relax and create a home from home whilst you’re away. Our cottages are the perfect retreats to come back to after the end of a long day spent sightseeing or relaxing on the beach. With all the modern features you’d expect, from washing machines and central heating to WiFi and TVs with Netflix, they have everything you might need for comfortable short breaks in Dorset.

Enjoy short breaks all year round

Located only two hours from London, Dorset is so easy to get to. So, there’s no excuse not to book a cottage for a short break! Whether you’re looking for some well-earned mid-week respite or you have a long weekend of relaxation in mind, Dorset is the perfect destination. Our cottages are well-suited to individuals, couples, families, and groups of friends.

What makes short breaks in Dorset so wonderful is that they can be enjoyed all year round. Whilst summer might be the ideal time to relax on the stunning beaches and take a dip in the clear blue sea, the region is just as spectacular in Autumn and Winter. With miles of magnificent coastline, rolling countryside, and fascinating ancient landmarks, there’s plenty to capture your heart in Dorset. You can pack so much into a short visit that even if you’re only visiting for 24-hours, it’ll feel like a real escape from everyday life.

Short Break Options

Short Break Terms:  Our short breaks are a minimum of 3 nights.  A few cottages specify a minimum of 4 nights.

When Can I Book A Short Break?:  You can book a low season short break in most of our cottages today, some of our cottages also allow short breaks in April and May (excluding school holidays).  Mid and peak season short breaks can be booked one / two weeks prior to the start date.

Is Everything Included?:  Yes exactly the same as if you were booking a weeks holiday.  Please see the cottage facilities to check towel provision, linen is always included.



Dorset Attractions and Events Open All Year

If you are booking a low season short break, we would recommend checking opening times.  The following attractions are open throughout the year and ideal for a visit during your short break.

Short Breaks In Dorset Dorset Holiday Cottages

Sealife Centre in Weymouth is open all year except Christmas and Boxing Day.  Book online for big discounts on ticket prices.

The centre is home to over 1000 creatures in 15 different zones.





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The Blue Pool.  We love a stroll around Purbeck’s Blue Pool.  A lovely cafe on site for a post walk cake.  Open from the 1st March to the end of November.




Short Breaks In Dorset Dorset Holiday Cottages

The Tank Museum is a fab indoor day out, ideal whatever the weather.  Open all year except Christmas and Boxing Day.  The kids will love this huge museum.  Onsite cafe.





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No visit to Dorset would be complete without a day out at the National Trust’s Corfe Castle.

The castle is open every day apart from some special events and Christmas and Boxing Day


Short breaks in our 2 bedroom cottages

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Short breaks in our 3 bedroom cottages

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Contact our team

There’s nowhere better than Dorset for a short getaway, so why not get in touch to find the perfect accommodation for your stay? Our beautiful cottages are ideal for two, three, and four-night breaks in this magical part of the UK. Call us on 01929 481547 to discuss your requirements with one of our friendly team. Book now and begin planning your dream short break in Dorset.

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