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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 3

2 Nights min stay

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from £46 /night

£318 - £477 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Historic village Tolpuddle cottage parking internet patio cycling walking steam fair Thomas hardy Jurassic coast  …see more

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Lodge | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £91 /night

£636 - £1373 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
High spec fully fitted 5 year old lodge, with 3 bedrooms, one en suite. Large open plan lounge, with vaulted ceiling, dining area with a large dining table which seats 8, wonderful fitted kitchen. Outdoor rattan sofas and table, to enable you to relax on the verandah. Two lovely comfy sofas, TV with Freeview and DVD player. Master bedroom with walk in wardrobe & en suite.  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £46 /night

£318 - £500 / week

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  • Nearest beach 21 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Private and modern annexe that has been recently refurbished to a high standard and provides a wonderful rural retreat for couples or young families. Located in the picturesque village of Piddlehinton, 6 miles from the county town of Dorchester.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 3

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £38 /night

£265 - £583 / week

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  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
17th century converted holiday cottage, Near Lulwoth Cove and Durdle Door. Monkey World. Delightful village location, surrounded by beaches and wildlife. Linen and towels provided. Dog friendly cottages. Local pubs Pet friendly cottages. 2 dogs welcome £10 each Logs available from 1st Mar - 31st Oct @ £5 a load.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £61 /night

£423 - £857 / week

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  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
The Wagon House is a 5 star self catering cottage with panoramic views over Thomas Hardys Dorset countryside. Watch the barn owls, deer or badgers from your patio or fish in our lake. Half hour to sea. On wet days enjoy the games room, with a wi-fi hotspot. Dogs welcome  …see more

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Cottage | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 9

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £87 /night

£605 - £1272 / week

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  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
Great Coombe is a 5 star luxury holiday cottage with panoramic views over the Blackmore vale in Dorset and only half an hour from the sea. A fishing lake, wildlife hide with interactive cameras,farm, walks and games room with wi-fi, pets welcome  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

7 Nights min stay

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from £60 /night

£419 - £631 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
The countryside around Cerne Abbas is excellent for walking with many footpaths and bridleways over the chalk hills and through secluded valleys. The Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site, is just a short drive away.  …see more

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Cottage | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £91 /night

£631 - £1431 / week

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  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Crowthorne self catering holiday cottage is a luxury 5 star barn conversion in Thomas Hardy's Dorset. It is on the Wessex Ridgeway & Hardy Trail footpaths and half an hour to the sea. Fishing lake, games room, wildlife hide, farm animals, wi-fi, disabled access, dogs ok Crowthorne is one of four cottages at 'Bookham Court', the others are a short walk up our quiet lane.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Short stays welcome

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from £46 /night

£318 - £1060 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
Sleeps 5/6 in eco friendly cottage using cutting edge technology. Surrounded by sheep, chickens and a host of wildlife bordered by the River Piddle  …see more

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Bungalow | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £61 /night

£424 - £636 / week

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  • Nearest beach 19 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Come and relax in your 'home from home' in the Piddle Valley  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 3

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £35 /night

£244 - £562 / week

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  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
Superb self catering holiday cottage, close to Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, Monkey World and the Tank Museum . Set in delightful village location. 4 star rating. Local pubs. Dog friendly cottages Dog friendly cottages £10 each  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Good 3.5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £42 /night

£292 - £954 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
Sleeps 5/6 in eco friendly cottage using cutting edge technology. Surrounded by sheep, chickens and a host of wildlife bordered by the River Piddle, use of private hot tub.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £72 /night

£499 - £933 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • May take pets – please enquire
Nestling in the grounds of Clyffe Manor House this grade II listed cottage combines period features with modern day living to ensure your holiday is both one of relaxation and comfort. The Courtyard is the perfect base from which to explore this wonderful part of Dorset.  …see more

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Cottage | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £167 /night

£1166 - £1352 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Rainbow is a home from home, It's very pretty and is very well-equipped. There is a log fire, Sky television and an excellent DVD library.Many visitors return again and again to soak up the peaceful, tranquil, warm and cosy atmosphere. Well behaved pets are welcome. There is much to see and do in West Dorset. The scenery is stunning. So good for the soul! Great food too!  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

7 Nights min stay

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from £91 /night

£636 / week

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  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Sherborne Dorchester Pulham Dorset Walking  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £45 /night

£312 - £633 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
A brand new property for 2014, luxurious standard with solid oak furniture, super king size bed and wood burner  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £54 /night

£378 - £781 / week

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  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Luxury 2 bedroom holiday cottage with hot tub in Dorset. Lounge area with LCD TV. Dining room. Fully equipped kitchen with washing machine and fridge/freezer. Visit Britain 4 star rating. Dog friendly and family friendly. Five minutes' walk to the village centre.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £49 /night

£340 - £730 / week

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  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
A modern country home furnished to a very high standard with a king size bedroom, a twin bedroom, a bathroom, a shower room, a lounge, kitchen/diner, downstairs cloakroom, secure and private garden parking for 2 cars and country views. We accept dogs and we have Wi-Fi! Visitors love our characterful but modern and well equipped cottage which is so well located for exploring  …see more

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Farmhouse | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

7 Nights min stay

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from £240 /night

£1675 / week

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  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • May take pets – please enquire
Dorset holiday cottage sleeps 8 Disable access with wet room and wheel chair access Dorset sleeps eight Rural Dorset Sleeps 8 with Disabled access members of National disability scheme unlimited heating all year around Possible events, marquee hire for party. Large family kitchen with all mod cons Bedroom with full disabled access  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

3 Nights min stay

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from £37 /night

£257 - £522 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Peaceful village location  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 3

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3 Nights min stay

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from £46 /night

£316 - £651 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
A cottage ideal for a couple looking to get away from it all.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £42 /night

£294 - £597 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Countryside village location.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

3 Nights min stay

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from £54 /night

£378 - £780 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
A very smart Portland stone style property in a location which is perfect for strolling into the heart of the county town of Dorchester  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 7

3 Nights min stay

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from £77 /night

£534 - £1101 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Rural location.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £46 /night

£316 - £651 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
This is the perfect location for couples or a small family's get away; Pets are welcome too.  …see more

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Cottage | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

3 Nights min stay

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from £117 /night

£818 - £1688 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
A beautiful five bedroom stone and slate cottage  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £57 /night

£393 - £785 / week

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  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
4 star Dorset Self Catering Holiday cottage, sleeps 4, with panoramic views over Thomas Hardys Blackmore Vale & only half an hour from the sea & beach. Fishing lake, wildlife hide, farm, glorious walks and games room with wifi hot spot, ideal for families. Dogs welcome  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £55 /night

£385 - £640 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
The Old Dairy is a private romantic and beautifully secluded former milking parlour in the heart of Dorset. Converted to an extremely high specification with an exposed oak vaulted ceiling and a glass and oak gable end providing uninterrupted views of the country side. Five star gold accommodation (rated by Visit England), mezzanine gallery bedroom, private courtyard garden.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £49 /night

£340 - £760 / week

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  • Nearest beach 24 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Sleeping four, West Lane Cottage is a warm and welcoming dog-friendly holiday cottage. The garden is enclosed and adjoins a bridle path for walks to the pub or further straight from the back gate. Visitors regularly say "so cosy and comfortable", "better equipped than my house!", "a real home from home".  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

4 Nights min stay

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from £50 /night

£345 - £645 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 22 km
  • Suitable for over 5s only
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
A lovely house in a peaceful rural location ideally placed for the many and varied attractions that Dorset has to offer from the seaside to country walking to suit all tastes. The village has a shop, Post Office and well recommended pub all within walking distance. Well equipped and comfortable, the perfect base for you to visit the beautiful county of Dorset. FREE WiFi.  …see more

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Bungalow | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Very Good 4.5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £79 /night

£550 - £995 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Situated in Upton near Ringstead Bay on the Jurassic Coast with beautiful country views. Boasts all day sun and is only a 10 minute drive from Weymouth. Beech Lawn is a 3 bedroom detached home with a huge garden to the front and a completely private garden to the rear. Upton is a small hamlet with lots of country walks and boasts of lovely country views.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £45 /night

£315 - £630 / week

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  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
renovated barn conversion with large private enclosed garden. delightful single story barn conversion with far reaching countryside views, accessed via a shared driveway, finished to a high standard and is perfect base for exploring the area. there is so much to see and do in the area with beaches to the north and south as well as a wealth of attractions to suit all tastes which include sherborne castle, numerous national trust properties and gardens, longleat safari park, montacute house, yeovilton air museum, to name but a few. Although slightly inland dorchester is a great base from which to explore dorset's jurassic coast world heritage site as well as the cosmopolitan resorts of bournemouth and poole. Southern counties shooting is a 15 minute drive, where you can take part in clay pigeon shooting and karting. Leisure facilities: children’s outdoor play equipment. Guests are welcome to collect their own eggs from the resident hens. the barn offers two bedrooms: 1 double bedroom and 1 bunk bedroom. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan lounge area with woodburner (first basket of logs included), tv/dvd and a selection of dvds. Fitted kitchen with electric cooker, fridge no freezer compartment, dishwasher and microwave. Outside: large enclosed garden and decked area to the rear of the barn with garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric, first basket of logs and central heating included. Towels for hire. Wi-fi available. 2 medium-sized dogs welcome. Regret no smoking. Additional info: babysitting by arrangement. Location: pub within walking distance, shop 1 mile, beach 20 miles.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Short stays welcome

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from £63 /night

£435 - £1060 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 2 cottages, set in open countryside with far-reaching views these cottages are set in beautiful surroundings a short walk from the fabulous area of hardy's monument in wonderful west dorset. The monument is shaped to represent a spyglass or telescope that admiral hardy would have used on board ship. there are stunning far-reaching views from each of the comfortable cottages and you can see miles across the countryside from the dining rooms and bedrooms. Dorchester with its wednesday market is 6 miles away and weymouth is 7 miles away. Take time to sit and have a drink in weymouth and watch the amazing old harbour with all its boats and ferries or jump on one to visit guernsey for the day. Discover dorset's amazing jurassic coast from your cottage. Within easy reach are lyme regis, charmouth, seatown, bridport, abbotsbury and weymouth to name a few musts to visit. There is something for everyone on your doorstep whether it be the interesting coastline, the pretty villages with dog friendly pubs, the abundance of water sports, fishing, golf or fossil hunting. These cottages make the most perfect base in west dorset, even in the winter months as they are warm and cosy with the added bonus of lovely open logs fires. amenities: both cottages have ample off-road parking. Bed linen and electric included. Central heating is an extra £30 per week, payable to the owner. Regret no smokers. 1 small/medium dog welcome, further by arrangement. Location: martinstown's village pub 2 miles away serves good food, dorchester's shops, pubs and restaurants 3 miles, good sandy beach 7 miles. Arrival: 4pm. offering three bedrooms: approached via cottage-style stairs, 1 super-king-size bed (or a twin on request), 1 twin and 1 single. Shower room: with double shower and wc. Lounge: with an open fire for cooler evenings (available november to end april), tv and dvd. Dining room: sunroom with wonderful countryside views, dining seating for 5 and some additional comfortable seating. Kitchen: with electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge with icebox, dishwasher and washing machine. Outside: enclosed decked area overlooking surrounding fields with seating. Additional info: property has a private water supply. Welcome breakfast basket included.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Short stays welcome

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from £60 /night

£420 - £840 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
lovely detached property close to village pub this delightful property dates back to the early 1900’s and was originally the former coach house for the neighbouring inn. The accommodation has been completely renovated to a high specification with little touches incorporated to give it a really homely, comfortable feel, yet having all the benefits of contemporary technology. the area has many interesting countryside walks direct from the property as well as being ideally situated for touring the local area from the picturesque world heritage site of the jurassic coast and the olympic sailing site of weymouth and portland, to the wealth of picture postcard villages that lie in the heart of the dorset countryside. An array of attractions are within easy reach including monkey world, the tank museum, lulworth castle, corfe castle, abbotsbury swannery, tyneham and much more. the stylish accommodation consists of two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin. Shower room: situated downstairs wet room with wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan with wooden floors and exposed beams, woodburner (first basket of logs included), tv/dvd. Kitchen/dining area is well-equipped with range style electric oven and gas hob, washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave and fridge with small freezer compartment. Outside: small seating area outside and use of the pub’s garden, patio and play area suitable for children under 8. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electricity, gas, underfloor heating and wi-fi available in the pub next door. Regret no smoking. Regret no pets. Location: beach 16 miles, pub next door, shop 3 miles.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Short stays welcome

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from £45 /night

£315 - £630 / week

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  • Suitable for over 5s only
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
1 of 2 charming character cottages located in this idyllic spot - sleeps 2 + 1 additional adult, or 2 + 2 additional children on sofa bed these charming spacious semi-detached properties sit within 5 acres of the owner's grounds, where guests are invited to enjoy this open space at their leisure and take in the peace and tranquillity of the area. From private balconies there are stunning, far reaching views over the gardens and beyond to the frome valley. located within the rolling picturesque dorset countryside, this is the perfect spot for guests looking for a relaxing break in peaceful surroundings, with an array of walks from the properties that lead over the picture postcard landscape. With their central location, these cottages are ideal for guests looking to explore the wider area, from cerne abbas with its famous giant carved into the chalk hillside, weymouth sea life park and marine sanctuary, abbotsbury swannery, to the awe inspiring world heritage jurassic coast that is a must for guests visiting the area, to name but a few. outside: each property has access to the shared lawns with small ornamental pond (please take care with children). Shared utility: with fridge and freezer facilities and washing machine. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric, wi-fi  and heating included. Regret no smoking. Location: beach 17 miles, shops and pubs within 3 miles. Arrival: 3pm. the accommodation offers one bedroom: super-king (made to twin by prior request), located on the first floor, with access out onto the private enclosed balcony and en-suite shower room with wc. Lounge: with ample seating around the flatscreen tv with dvd and freeview. Kitchen: with integrated oven and hob, small fridge with ice compartment and microwave. Outside: seating area to the rear of the property. Additional info: sleeps 2+1 adult or 2+2 children on sofa bed. Amenities: regret no pets.   …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Short stays welcome

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from £71 /night

£495 - £1000 / week

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  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
detached house in convenient and accessible location with games room. Sleeps 6+2 this delightful house sits in a large established garden on the edge of the conservation village of melbury osmond close to sherborne and yeovil. an ideal spot for guests who are looking to explore the local area with pretty villages and towns, the jurassic coast, beaches and sheltered coves all within a short drive. There are also a wealth of attractions to suit all tastes. Locally there are walks including through melbury park to the neighbouring village of evershot with pub and shop. There are many thomas hardy locations (his mother was born and married in the village), sherborne with its abbey and two castles, montacute house, yeovilton fleet air arm museum, haynes motor museum, the cerne giant and on the coast abbotsbury, west bay and bridport, weymouth and lyme regis. Visitors can use the tennis and boules court in the village. Sailing (reservoir) and golf are also available nearby. Games room: garage with table tennis. the spacious accommodation offers four bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room. 1 further double, 1 twin and 1 single. Bathroom: with shower attachment and separate shower cubicle and wc. Separate wc downstairs. Lounge: triple aspect with open fire (first basket of logs included), tv/dvd, french doors lead onto covered decked area. Snug: with seating, desk and tv/dvd. Kitchen/diner: with electric cooker, hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge and tv. Utility room: with washing machine, sink and door to garage with freezer and stable door leading to garden. Outside: fully enclosed garden, mainly lawn with covered decked patio area with garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, electricity, central heating, towels and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. 1 dog welcome. Location: beaches 18 miles, pub 5 minute walk, shops 3 miles.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Short stays welcome

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from £60 /night

£420 - £860 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
traditional cottage close to amenities with pretty enclosed garden this delightful terraced cottage retains much of its original charm with exposed beams, inglenook fireplace with a woodburner and nestles along the main village road in the heart of central dorset. Perfect for families or couples alike. cerne abbas is a small, friendly village lying in the valley of the river cerne famous for being the home of the cerne abbas giant, a chalk figure of a man carved into the hillside. There is an extensive range of public footpaths and bridleways throughout the village and walks to suit every taste, the village also boasts a traditional dorset tea room, 3 village pubs and a shop/post office. The historic market town of dorchester is approximately 7 miles away. The seaside resorts of weymouth, swanage and lyme regis with their sandy beaches and coves are also worth a visit. Other attractions include monkey world, the tank museum, durdle door, lulworth castle, corfe castle, abbotsbury swannery, the abbey town of sherborne and much more. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: accessed via cottage style stairs, 1 double, at the front of the property and 1 twin overlooking the garden. Bathroom: handheld shower over bath and wc. Lounge: with exposed beams, woodburner (first basket of logs included), tv and dvd. Kitchen/diner: well-equipped with belfast sink, electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, slimline dishwasher, washing machine, cd/radio, ample seating for 4 and access to the patio and garden. Outside: accessed from the kitchen, patio area with seating, 6 steps lead up to the garden area. Amenities: roadside parking directly outside of the property. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking in the property. Regret no pets. Location: beach approximately 10 miles, shop/post office and pubs all within walking distance.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Short stays welcome

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from £45 /night

£315 - £630 / week

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  • Suitable for over 5s only
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 2 charming character cottages located in this idyllic spot - sleeps 2 + 1 additional adult, or 2 + 2 additional children on sofa bed these charming spacious semi-detached properties sit within 5 acres of the owner's grounds, where guests are invited to enjoy this open space at their leisure and take in the peace and tranquillity of the area. From private balconies there are stunning, far reaching views over the gardens and beyond to the frome valley. located within the rolling picturesque dorset countryside, this is the perfect spot for guests looking for a relaxing break in peaceful surroundings, with an array of walks from the properties that lead over the picture postcard landscape. With their central location, these cottages are ideal for guests looking to explore the wider area, from cerne abbas with its famous giant carved into the chalk hillside, weymouth sea life park and marine sanctuary, abbotsbury swannery, to the awe inspiring world heritage jurassic coast that is a must for guests visiting the area, to name but a few. outside: each property has access to the shared lawns with small ornamental pond (please take care with children). Shared utility: with fridge and freezer facilities and washing machine. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric, wi-fi and heating included. Regret no smoking. Location: beach 17 miles, shops and pubs within 3 miles. Arrival: 3pm. the accommodation offers one bedroom: king-size located on the first floor with access out onto the private enclosed balcony. Bathroom: with bath and wc on the ground floor. Lounge/diner: with ample seating around the flatscreen tv with dvd and freeview. Kitchen: with integrated oven and hob, small fridge with ice compartment and microwave. Outside: seating area to the rear of the property. Additional info: sleeps 2+1 adult or 2+2 children on sofa bed. Amenities: 2 dogs welcome.  …see more

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House | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

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from £184 /night

£1285 - £2685 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
stylish contemporary luxury eco-friendly dairy conversion. sitting outside the pretty village of sydling st nicholas, this wonderful new south facing, detached, environmentally friendly property has been furnished and equipped to the highest of standards. A perfect retreat year round with facilities to keep everyone entertained whatever the weather. an ideal spot for guests who are looking to explore the local area with pretty villages and towns, the jurassic coast, beaches and sheltered coves all within a short drive. There are also a wealth of attractions to suit all tastes which include montacute house, hardy's cottage, bovington tank museum and more. For those wishing to enjoy dorset's more sedate offerings, a whole host of walks can be enjoyed from nearby the property, taking in the simply beautiful rolling hills that are littered with flora and fauna. That is if you can tear yourself away from the property! farm activities: a marked farm trail within the area of outstanding natural beauty. games room: located on the large mezzanine level overlooking the lounge/kitchen/diner with pool table, table football, flatscreen tv, bluray dvd, satelite tv, xbox games console and xbox kinect. this light, airy and spacious accommodation offers six bedrooms: 3 of which are situated on the ground floor, 1 king-size with walk-in dressing room leading to en-suite with roll-top bath and wc, 2 twins both with en-suites 1 with shower room and wc and 1 with walk-in dressing room and en-suite with roll-top bath, and wc. 3 further bedrooms on the first floor, 2 king-size both with en-suites, 1 with walk-in dressing room, roll-top bath and wc and 1 with shower and wc. 1 further twin with en-suite shower room and wc. Dab radios with ipod docks provided. Shower room: located on the ground floor with shower and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: accessed from the large hallway, this spacious triple aspect room benefits from underfloor heating, ceiling to floor south facing windows and double doors offering a great living area perfect for entertaining and gatherings. Lounge area with woodburner, flatscreen tv, blu-ray dvd, skytv and wii games console. Kitchen area is extremely well-equipped with range cooker and 5 ring induction hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and breakfast bar. Dining area with large table overlooking the enclosed patio. Utility room: with sink, washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside: enclosed south facing patio with covered seating area and bbq. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, electric, heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking within the property.Stairgates available for top and bottom of stairs. location: beach at weymouth 16.5 miles, shop 3 miles and pub 1 mile (15 minutes walk). Arrival: 5pm, departure: 12pm.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

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from £47 /night

£325 - £640 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
charming barn conversion located in this vibrant village location this recently finished cosy barn conversion has been finished to a high standard throughout, perfectly located within the heart of the village just off the bustling through road. a stone's throw from the property is the village shop and pub, the perfect retreat after your busy day exploring the area and popular for serving local produce and ales. Ideally situated for touring the local area from the picturesque world heritage site of the jurassic coast and the olympic sailing site of weymouth and portland, to the wealth of picture postcard villages that lie in and around the wareham and swanage areas. An array of attractions are within easy reach including monkey world, the tank museum, lulworth castle, corfe castle, abbotsbury swannery, tyneham and much more. this attractive accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with tv located on the first floor set within the eaves of the property and 1 single room on the ground floor. Bathroom: compact yet well-thought out room with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan space with electric effect fire, ample seating around the flatscreen tv/dvd. Kitchen: with integrated oven and hob, fridge with ice box, microwave and washing machine. Outside: an enclosed private courtyard with garden seating reached via the french doors from the lounge. Amenities: off-road parking for 1 car. Bed linen, towels, electric and underfloor heating included. Wi-fi available (£5 per week). Regret no smoking within the property. Regret no pets. Location: beach 4 miles, shop and pub within walking distance.  …see more

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Bungalow | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £135 /night

£940 - £1720 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
splendid countryside views and within walking distance of the beach. Sleeps 6+2. discounts for smaller parties - call for more details situated in the charming village of swyre, in the bride valley and has recently been refurbished to a high standard. The property is situated off a bridle path offering a network of country walk. the quaint stone and thatched villages of swyre and puncknowle offer excellent pubs with visits from brass bands and morris dancers through the summer months. Beach is within walking distance, 2 minutes by car, with panoramic coastal views. The shingle beach of west bexington forms part of the jurassic coast and has a hotel, pub and beachside café with a limited shop service. Perfect for nature lovers, walks and fishing enthusiasts. The pretty village of abbotsbury (10 minutes drive) known for its swannery and tropical gardens are enjoyed by many throughout the year, other popular beaches close by include hive beach, charmouth and lyme regis. More attractions within a short drive include monkey world, deep sea adventures, portland castle and a number of national trust homes and gardens. the accommodation offers four bedrooms: on the ground floor, 1 double with en-suite shower and wc and 1 further double. Upstairs 1 double and 1 twin with balcony boasting splendid countryside views. Bathroom: on the ground floor with mixer shower over bath and wc. Separate wc between the upstairs bedrooms. Downstairs cloakroom with wc. Lounge: with double doors into garden room with view over the garden. Patio doors onto the covered veranda, tv and hi-fi. Kitchen/diner: with electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Outside: enclosed, well maintained garden with furniture, if accessing the seating area from the garden there is a small slope. There is further seating to the front of the property that catches the morning sun. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking within the property. 2 well-behaved dog welcome (at no time must the dog be left unattended in the property). wi-fi available. No cot or highchair but guests are welcome to bring their own. Additional info: £100 security deposit payable by cheque 2 weeks prior to arrival, direct to the owners. This property sleeps 8 or 7 with cot. Location: pub 5 minute walk via a country lane, shop and beach 5 minute drive or approximately 20 minute cross country walk.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £65 /night

£455 - £1100 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 2 cottages with access to the inland coastal footpath these cottages are set in beautiful surroundings a short walk from the fabulous area of hardy's monument in wonderful west dorset. The monument is shaped to represent a spyglass or telescope that admiral hardy would have used on board ship. there are stunning far reaching views from each of the comfortable cottages and you can see miles across the countryside from the dining rooms and bedrooms. Dorchester with its wednesday market is 6 miles away and weymouth is 7 miles away. Take time to sit and have a drink in weymouth and watch the amazing old harbour with all its boats and ferries or jump on one to visit guernsey for the day. Discover dorset's amazing jurassic coast from your cottage. Within easy reach are lyme regis, charmouth, seatown, bridport, abbotsbury and weymouth to name a few musts to visit. There is something for everyone on your doorstep whether it be the interesting coastline, the pretty villages with dog friendly pubs, the abundance of water sports, fishing, golf or fossil hunting. These cottages make the most perfect base in west dorset, even in the winter months as they are warm and cosy with the added bonus of lovely open logs fires. amenities: both cottages have ample off-road parking. Bed linen and electric included. Central heating is an extra £30 per week, payable to the owner. Regret no smokers. 1 dog welcome, further by arrangement. Location: martinstown's village pub 2 miles away serves good food, dorchester's shops, pubs and restaurants 3 miles, good sandy beach 7 miles. Arrival: 4pm. offering three bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower and wc, 1 twin and 1 twin with 2'6" beds. Bathroom: downstairs with shower over bath and wc. Lounge: with an open fire for cooler evenings (available november to end april), tv and dvd. Dining room: sunroom with wonderful countryside views, dining seating for 6 and some additional comfortable seating. Kitchen: with electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, dishwasher and washing machine. Outside: enclosed large decked area, overlooking surrounding fields with seating. Amenities: wi-fi available. Property has a private water supply.  …see more

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Barn | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £43 /night

£300 - £550 / week

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  • Suitable for over 5s only
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
cosy barn conversion set on 130 acre cattle farm. Regret no children this new barn conversion is situated on the owner's farmyard, 1 mile from the village of martinstown on the outskirts of dorchester, noted as being home and inspiration to the author thomas hardy whose novels tess of the d'urbervilles and the mayor of casterbridge were both based on the town. in 1833 the tolpuddle martyrs formed their friendly society of agricultural labourers and were later arrested and tried in the shire hall in dorchester. This building still remains and is preserved as it was at the time. Prince charles' purpose built village of "poundbury" is situated to the west of the town and is visited by hrh several times a year. There is lots to see and do nearby, on the hills to the south west of the town stands hardy's monument, a memorial to the other local thomas hardy, sir thomas masterman hardy, who served with lord nelson. Keen walkers can walk up to the monument and on a clear day enjoy superb views of weymouth, the isle of portland and chesil beach. The abbotsbury swannery is 3 miles away and the jurassic coast with its fossil rich beaches and coves is also close by. The seaside resorts of weymouth and portland are worth a visit. All in all, this is an ideal base for exploring the area, attractions include montacute house, hardy's cottage, bovington tank museum and much more. the well converted accommodation offers one bedroom: with king-size bed and door leading to a small patio and fenced gravel path. Bathroom: with shower over bath, wc and heated towel rail. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan with oak laminate flooring, woodburner (first basket of logs provided), comfy sofa and tv. Kitchen area has electric cooker, hob and hood, fridge with small freezer section, microwave and small dining table and chairs. Regret no washing machine. Outside: adjacent open-sided barn enjoys a sunny aspect with garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels and electric panel heater/immersion heating included. Private water supply. Please note this is a non-smoking property. Regret no pets. Regret no children. Location: beach 9.9 miles, farm shop and coffee shop 1 mile in martinstown and pub 1 mile.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £45 /night

£315 - £630 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
working farm, perfect location for exploring dorset this semi-detached cottage is approached via a farm lane and is surrounded by beautiful countryside. The rear of the cottage overlooks a working farm however privacy is assured. A perfect place to get away and unwind. the immediate area is ideal for walking and cycling as there are a wealth of bridleway footpaths to explore. Sherborne is a beautiful town and offers visitors an abundance of medieval buildings, a superb abbey, castle and excellent shops. Dorchester is a market town with a rich and varied history, it is home to the famous thomas hardy novels. Although slightly inland dorchester is a great base from which to explore dorset's jurassic coast world heritage site as well as the cosmopolitan resorts of bournemouth and poole. There are several attractions close by including weymouth with its seafront, beaches, sealife centre and harbour, abbotsbury swannery, lulworth cove and castle, durdle door and monkey world. the accommodation is arranged on one level and offers one bedroom: twin room. Shower room: wet room style with wc. Lounge: with tv, dvd, freeview and hi-fi. Kitchen/diner: with electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. Outside: patio doors from the lounge lead onto a patio with seating, bbq and wonderful countryside views. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking. 1 dog by arrangement. Additional info: dog cage available if required. Storage for bicycles and larger items available. Location: beach 20 miles, shops and pubs 1 mile. any property identified with increased accessibility may have different levels of provision, it is therefore advisable you contact us before you book to ensure the property meets your specific needs and requirements.    …see more

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Farmhouse | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £100 /night

£700 - £800 / week

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  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Wing of 17th Century Farmhouse in spectacular traffic-free location down a country track one mile from the sea and the Jurassic Coast Path. Peace and tranquillity - a unique paradise in a timeless setting. This Grade II listed farmhouse is in an area of outstanding natural beauty.  …see more

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Manor House | 8 Bedrooms | sleeps 20

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £390 /night

£2730 - £3896 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Large country Manor with five beautifully decorated bedrooms and three cosy attic rooms. The perfect setting for a family gathering, wedding reception or reunion with friends. The tennis court and gardens have beautiful uninterrupted views of Dorset countryside. www.manorhousemoreton.co.uk  …see more

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Barn | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

3 Nights min stay

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from £65 /night

£453 - £1122 / week

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  • Nearest beach 27 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
This is a beautiful cottage in a picturesque location. Ideal for walkers and families with dogs, An excellent base for exploring Dorset's historic treasures.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £50 /night

£350 - £795 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • May take pets – please enquire
Delightful Grade II listed cottage, minutes walk from the centre of Dorchester and a short drive to the Jurassic Coast and beaches. A comfortable home from home with 3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, large kitchen and spacious lounge.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £61 /night

£425 - £1495 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
ROSE COTTAGE Newly renovated/refurbished. 5 star award. Private Tennis Court available from Summer 2014. Character cottage, inglenook fireplace, woodburner, original beams. FREE WIFI. Large garden. On a farm. Near beaches and Jurassic Coastline. NATURE TRAIL & FISHING FREE WI-FI INTERNET ACCESS Special offers. Comfortable beds/Vi-spring mattresses. Hardye Wessex Country  …see more

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Cottage | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £100 /night

£695 - £1995 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
TINCLETON LODGE sleeps 2 to 10. Newly renovated and refurbished character cottage. 5 star coveted with GOLD award. En-suite facilities, Luxury ground floor room with en-suite Wet/Shower room - M3a. Set in 600 acres of beautiful countryside. Near Jurassic coastline. FREE WI-FI. SET ON A FARM. FISHING ON RIVER FROME. NATURE TRAIL. PRIVATE TENNIS COURT from Summer 14.  …see more