Thatched holiday cottages in Dorset
Mixing traditional charm with modern finishes.
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. 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.
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.
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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