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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Very Good 4.5/5 

4 Nights min stay

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from £72 /night

£500 - £750 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Sleeps 5 comfortably. Luxury award winning Hartford Court, Eastcliff, Bournemouth. Easy walking distance of miles of golden beach. Comprises of 2 bedrooms, 2 shower rooms (1 en suite), cot and highchair if requested. Allocated parking space. Town Centre. Train and National Coach Interchange close by.  …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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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

2 Nights min stay

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from £248 /night

£1731 - £3070 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
Spectacular curved contemporary house on the edge of Christchurch Harbour at Mudeford. All bedrooms are en-suite. balconies and decks on four levels, the upper floors having the living spaces and kitchen to benefit from the views over the harbour from their decked areas Spa available with sauna, steam room, hydrotherapy pool, swimming pool and optional treatments.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £75 /night

£519 - £1037 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Luxury Self Catering 5 Star Holiday Cottage to sleep 4. Modern open plan kitchen with dishwasher washer-dryer electric cooker microwave and fridge-freezer. Open plan sitting room with coal burning stove.Private garden with patio and barbecue area  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £45 /night

£312 - £863 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
Cozy, perfectly located and well equipped on a peaceful horse stud farm, within 30 acre horse-grazing grounds with great access to footpaths. Just 3 miles from groceries, the seaside and harbour of Weymouth. Cats,dogs, donkeys, chickens, ponies and horses are on site. We offer three cottages on site, Kimberwick, Snaffles and Pelham.  …see more

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Cottage | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £152 /night

£1059 - £2225 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Sea view holiday cottage in charmouth, dorset is a self catering holiday cottage which sleeps 8 plus cots. Set in an idyllic coastal position just 100 yards from the sandy beach at charmouth and just a short flat walking distance to the village centre where there are a good range of shops, some restaurants and pubs where you can also eat.
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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Very Good 4.5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £54 /night

£377 - £822 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Located over looking Weymouth’s stunning beach, the holiday apartment offers spectacular sea views and sleeps 5 people.  …see more

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Apartment | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

7 Nights min stay

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from £165 /night

£1151 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Situated in the popular area Bournemouth town centre. This welcoming home provides all the commodities and convenience to maximize your holiday time in Bournemouth. An stunning 6 bedroom apartment located in the beautiful town of Bournemouth.  …see more

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Townhouse | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £93 /night

£650 - £1490 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
A light and airy victorian town house, only 2 mins walk from a clean and sandy beach and next to the south west coastal path .With its 4 large bedrooms and 3 bathrooms it is popular with 2 families/ large families, 4 couples, activity groups.South facing terrace. Sunny kitchen/diner,lounge with open fire,off street parking for 2 cars,cot and high chair,wifi  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £110 /night

£770 - £890 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
MIMOSA COTTAGE is one of our 3 cottages( IVY COTTAGE sleeps 4 and JASMINE sleeps 6) which have been renovated to a high standard. Set in a beautiful private mews courtyard. 10 minute walk to the Alum Chine, Beach and Westbourne Town shops. A popular resort for families MIMOSA COTTAGE is a two bedroom cottage.It Sleeps 4. One double and One twin bedroom.Private Mews courtyard  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £43 /night

£295 - £660 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Orchard Cottage; a delightful,very spaclous old stone cottage.Private (fenced) and communal gardens.Friendly animals on site;miniature horses,pygmy goats,pot-bellied pigs,sheep and spring lambs.Exceptionally well equipped accommodation,High quality King size mattresses Guests return year after year. ONLY 12 MILES FROM WONDERFUL LYME REGIS AND THE SPECTACULAR JURASSIC COAST  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Very Good 4.5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £50 /night

£350 - £875 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Fishermans Cottage is a charming detached 18th century cottage on the edge of Southwell, with excellent sea views. Ideal for Sailing academy, bird watching or just a quiet getaway. The ideal location for the 2012 Olympic Sailing whether supporting, taking part or just for the atmosphere.  …see more

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Chalet | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Very Good 4.5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £67 /night

£469 - £994 / week

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  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Scandinavian style chalet with superb views of the Blackmore Vale. Ground floor double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Spacious open plan lounge and kitchen/diner with all mod cons. Ideal base for sight seeing. Fishing, golf, horse riding all within short distance. An ideal base to visit many attractions such as Stourhead, Monkey World, Longleat, and the Jurassic coast.  …see more

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Barn | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

3 Nights min stay

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from £68 /night

£470 - £880 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Self Catering Barn Conversion with peaceful, picturesque views, just 10 mins from the Jurassic coastline of Charmouth and 15 mins from Lyme Regis. Ideal for families and friends. Barn Conversion in a the peaceful, picturesque Marshwood Vale, an area of outstanding natural beauty.  …see more

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Barn | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 13

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £146 /night

£1020 - £1905 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Barn Conversions with exposed beams and logs fires. Ideal base close to Lyme Regis and Charmouth for the heritage coastline for fossil hunting, beaches and golf courses.  …see more

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Lodge | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £56 /night

£389 - £1169 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • May take pets – please enquire
Kingfisher Retreat is situated in a beautiful wooded park and is the ideal place for a family holiday, or relaxing with friends. Ideally situated for easy access to many beautiful areas of coastline, towns and local attractions.  …see more

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House | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £190 /night

£1325 - £1380 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Thank you for your interest in Bonham, a spacious family holiday home. Sorry, but we are now fully booked for Summer 2014. We hope you might consider us in 2015. Please read the Trip Advisor reviews from families who have stayed with us.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

7 Nights min stay

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from £48 /night

£335 - £695 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
A charming 2 bedroom traditional Dorset cottage situated on a working dairy farm, a short walk from Chesil Beach and an easy drive from Weymouth, surrounded by stunning country side.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

6 Nights min stay

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from £97 /night

£675 / week

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  • Nearest beach 48 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
The ideal location for Walking, Cycling, Riding, Sightseeing or just Relaxing in the Beautiful English Countryside. Shepherd's Hut at no additional cost. Child Friendly. Close to Shaftesbury home of Gold Hill, Salisbury, Dorchester, Sherborne and the Jurassic Coast.  …see more

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Watermill | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £58 /night

£400 - £850 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • May take pets – please enquire
North Mill is a 12C tidal watermill on the River Piddle. The owner lives in one half and the other half is for guests. It has been run as a B&B for 10 years and now can cater for both B&B and/self-catering - depending on which you prefer.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £45 /night

£310 - £690 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • May take pets – please enquire
Five comfortable and spacious holiday cottages in converted 18th Century stone barns are situated in quiet noth Chideock, in the beautiful Jurassic Coast region near West Bay Charmouth and Lyme Regis.Large garden, games room, outside playarea,Japanese food is available Lots of guests come here, because of Japanese food.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £43 /night

£300 - £665 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Gorgeous thatched cottage with two bedrooms (sleeps 4-5), open fire, modern kitchen-diner, bathroom and cloakroom. Large enclosed garden backing on to fields. Just 10 miles from the Jurassic Coast. Off-peak weekend deals available.  …see more

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Lodge | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £70 /night

£489 - £1349 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • May take pets – please enquire
Kingfisher Haven is a stunning privately owned log cabin style lodge in the popular Warmwell Leisure Park sleeping 6 guests in three bedrooms. The lodge is situated in a private road accessed by a barrier, and has beautiful views. ..  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £50 /night

£350 - £700 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Skippers is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac location, with private parking, yet only a few mins. walk from Swanage High Street and the beautiful safe and sandy bay.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Very Good 4.5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £58 /night

£400 - £700 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Close to beaches, river, town and country in the heart of Purbeck region of South Dorset. Enclosed rear garden and ample parking.150 yards from shop, Near RSPB area..  …see more

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Apartment | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £136 /night

£950 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
A beautiful luxury apartment with only the finest quality fittings. Water views from every window. Balcony with views towards Brownsea Island. A five minute walk (max) to the Lighthouse Theatre, Dolphin Leisure Centre, Poole Park, Poole Quay, Restaurants and Shopping. Fitted wardrobes in the main bedroom and only the finest quality bed linen and towels including beach towels  …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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  • 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 3

Short stays welcome

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from £48 /night

£335 - £675 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
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1 of 3 properties located within this quaint village setting located just off the main farm 5 nights commencing 7th july 2014, was from £467 now from £335 these attractive single storey barn conversions are situated within the heart of the picturesque village of berwick st john, sat on the dorset and wiltshire borders, striking distance from some of the most breathtaking scenery. from your doorstep, guests are welcome to enjoy a wealth of walks to suit all tastes and abilities that lead across the 230 acres of farmland and the wealth of bridleways and footpaths, or wander down to the local pub with its warm hospitality and locally produced ales and home cooked meals, that is a stumble away. Sandwiched between salisbury and shaftesbury, both offering a slice of culture and history, as well as numerous entertainments to keep even the most discerning of guests occupied. Easy access via the a303 allows this to be an ideal spot for touring the area from the picturesque new forest, down to the world heritage site of dorset's jurassic coast as well as numerous national trust properties all within easy reach. shared utility: external with freezer and tumble dryer. Amenities: off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, wi-fi, electric and night storage heaters included. Regret no smoking within the property. 1 well-behaved dog welcome. Location: beach 1 hour, shop 3 miles and pub within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm. this character property, the middle of three, offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 single room both reached via three steps down. Bathroom: offers shower over bath and wc. Lounge: with flatscreen tv, dvd/vcr, freeview, video, radio with ipod dock, selection of dvd's, videos and games. Kitchen/diner: with integrated oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, microwave and washing machine. Outside: patio area with garden furniture.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Short stays welcome

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from £55 /night

£380 - £760 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 3 converted barns positioned high on the mendips with fantastic countryside views, sleeps 4 + 1 located in one of the most popular parts of somerset, these beautifully renovated barns have been converted to a high standard. With much care and attention gone into their design to provide wonderful views of the paddock and evening sunsets over the mendip hills, you will be perfectly positioned for a relaxing holiday. situated on the outskirts of gurney slade, you will be able to take full advantage of the village amenities with 3 good pubs and the village post office store all in walking distance. There are many other attractions for which the area is famous within a short drive, including georgian bath which is steeped in history and well worth a visit for its attractions including the roman baths, wells cathedral, glastonbury tor, longleat, cheddar gorge, wookey hole, bristol and the chew valley lakes. The coastline of north somerset is easily accessible and offers a range of beaches. After your day, watch the sun go down and relax in garden under the pergola or stroll to the local pub for an evening meal. amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and wi-fi included. Night storage heating available, if required, at a cost of £20 per week payable to the owners on arrival. Regret no smoking or pets. Location: less than a 20 minute drive from the glastonbury festival. Shop and pubs 0.5 mile, beach (weston-super-mare) 27 miles and 3 18 hole golf courses within 5 miles. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: both with tvs and far reaching views across the mendip hills. 1 double with en-suite shower and wc. Up 2 steps into another bedroom with 3 single beds (the bedrooms are in the eaves of the roof with low sloping ceilings and therefore head height is reduced in places). Bathroom: located downstairs with bath, walk-in shower and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan with feature window to take in the paddock views, wooden flooring, flatscreen tv, dvd, ipod dock and hi-fi. Kitchen with electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge with ice box and washing machine. Outside: shared enclosed garden with private area overlooking surrounding fields with a covered patio, bbq, garden furniture and a secure shed to keep bikes or golf clubs.    …see more

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Barn | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Short stays welcome

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from £82 /night

£570 - £1195 / week

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1 of 3 luxurious farm properties with beautiful views across fields to knowle hill and the cranborne chase, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Sleeps 6+1. these delightful properties are located on pretty farmland which was worked until recent years. They have been developed and furnished to an extremely high quality and offer families and couples an opportunity to experience luxurious living in an idyllic rural setting. set between the east dorset villages of woodlands and horton there is much to see and do in the immediate area including castles and ruins to explore, and country estates to wander around. Slightly further afield, the metropolitan towns of poole and bournemouth, with their vibrant shopping and nightlife, are the perfect spots for those craving the hustle and bustle and, of course, the sandy beaches for those avid beach goers. For the keen golfer there is a golf club nearby and for those wishing to explore dorset and the wider countryside, the jurassic coast (designated as a world heritage site) is definitely worth a visit. outside: large shared garden area with lawn. Amenities: private off-road parking for 2 cars. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. Additional info: an additional small single bed for a child can be provided upon request. Location: pub 2 miles, village shop 4 miles, indian restaurant within walking distance, sandy beach at bournemouth 18 miles. Arrival: 3pm. the accommodation is accessed by an external stairway, arranged over the first and second floor of a lovely old timber clad barn and offers three bedrooms: 1 king-size double on the first floor, 1 super-king double and 1 zip-and-link twin room (that can be presented as a super-king double upon request) on the second floor. Shower room: with wc on the first floor. Bathroom: with corner bath with shower attachment and wc. Lounge/diner: beautifully light and airy living space with tv/dvd and fabulous countryside views. Kitchen/breakfast area: lovely open-plan area with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. Amenities: regret no pets.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

Short stays welcome

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from £47 /night

£325 - £650 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 3 single storey barn conversions a short drive to beaches these delightful barn conversions nestle in a quiet spot yet close to many amenities, their location makes an ideal base to explore a wide variety of places of interest amongst the wonderful county of dorset. explore the beautiful surrounding countryside with some stunning scenery, particularly along the famous jurassic coast. There are numerous coast paths and inland bridleways as well as small, picturesque villages with pubs to enjoy a good meal. The area is famed for its popular beaches including chesil beach which stretches for 18 miles. Enjoy some of the many attractions within a short drive which include weymouth with its sealife centre, abbotsbury swannery, monkey world, dinosaur museum, lulworth cove and castle, durdle door and much more. In the evenings, relax in the enclosed garden or stroll to one of 3 pubs all within a 15 minute walk. outside: each property benefits from its own enclosed garden with patio area and seating. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric and central heating included. Towels for hire. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome. Regret no smoking in the properties. Location: sandy beach at weymouth 4 miles, shop and pubs within 1 mile. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower and wc and 1 single. Bathroom: with wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: small, well-equipped with cooker, fridge, washing machine, microwave, tv, dvd and patio doors.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Short stays welcome

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from £53 /night

£370 - £740 / week

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  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
traditional cottage with original features, next to award winning village inn situated in the quaint village of nettlecombe this 200 year old semi-detached cottage, complete with original features such as inglenook fireplace, exposed beams and steep cottage style stairs, is a stone's throw to the award winning village inn renowned for its fine food. an ideal spot for those requiring a peaceful and relaxing holiday with many walks to enjoy direct from the property. The south coast beaches are less than a 15 minute drive with popular west bay being 5 miles away on the jurassic coast which is a world heritage site. Bridport is 4 miles away and offers a range of shops and facilities. There are other attractions close by to suit all tastes and these include numerous national trust properties and gardens, fishing trips, fossil hunting, horse riding, monkey world, lulworth castle and much more. In the evenings, relax on the enclosed patio area with seating or enjoy the many delights on offer in the popular family pub next door. the traditional accommodation offers two bedrooms: approached via steep cottage-style steps. 1 twin with children's games/books, approached through 1 double bedroom. Bathroom: downstairs, with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/diner: spacious room with a woodburner within a traditional inglenook fireplace with a bread oven. Tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen: step up through a low doorway, with cooker, fridge and microwave. Regret no washing machine. Outside: enclosed patio area with seating. Amenities: free parking in adjacent pub car park. Bed linen, electric and night storage heating included. Additional info: private water supply. 1 dog welcome. Location: beach 5 miles, shop 2 miles, pub walking distance.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Short stays welcome

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from £65 /night

£455 - £890 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 4 barn conversions, furnished to a high standard, indoor heated leisure pool, situated in a courtyard setting and surrounded by peaceful grounds set within the peaceful grounds of the owner's farm and located a short drive from sherborne, these delightful barns have been converted and furnished to a high standard and are situated in a courtyard setting. The design of the cottages gives the feel of a warm and welcoming farm cottage, most with woodburners and all with delightful, detailed finishing touches. the area itself is beautiful and offers a wealth of attractions to suit all tastes including pretty villages, sandy beaches and a coastline which has world heritage status. There are many national trust properties and gardens that are all well worth a visit including stourhead, montacute kingston lacy, corfe castle, hardy's cottage and studland beach and nature reserve. In addition to this the towns of dorchester, sherborne and yeovil are easily accessible and there are many attractions to visit including monkey world, the tank museum, a sea life centre, abbotsbury swannery and longleat. For golf enthusiasts, there is a golf course 300 yards away but if golf is not your game there are many other country pursuits within easy reach. leisure facilities: indoor heated leisure pool (4' deep throughout) perfect for the summer and winter alike. Outside: the grounds offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside as well as two large lakes which attract a wealth of wildlife including herons, badgers, kingfishers, woodpeckers and swans. At the bottom of the gardens and beyond the lakes is a gate, which leads direct onto a network of footpaths where you will be free to walk and take in the stunning scenery. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available. Location: lake fishing 4 miles. Beaches at lyme regis and weymouth within a 35 minute drive. Village shop 0.5 mile, 2 pubs 0.5 mile. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with four-poster bed and 1 bunk bedroom on the ground floor. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: with flatscreen tv and built-in dvd. Kitchen area with cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. Outside: small private courtyard with garden furniture. Outside: private patio area with seating. Amenities: 1 dog welcome.  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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£300 - £550 / week

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  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 2 stunning renovated apartments located next to traditional pub and set in picturesque countryside these studio apartments are finished to the highest of standards and are situated within the quiet grounds of a family owned pub, renowned for producing quality locally sourced dishes and local ales, is a popular destination for families and enjoys some of the most stunning views down the valley and over the rolling hills. conveniently located off a main a-road that links dorchester to crewkerne, means that the property can be used as an ideal location for exploring the whole of the dorset area, from the picturesque villages of lyme regis on the west coast and along the famous jurassic coast to weymouth, wareham and on to the metropolitan towns of poole and bournemouth. Or simply stay within the pub grounds taking in the views while you are waited on and breathe in, relax and unwind. outside: access to an enclosed garden with patio area, seating, shared bbq facilities and also access to the pubs shared garden. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking within the property. Location: beach 10 miles, shops within 3 miles and winyards gap inn next door. this ground floor studio apartment offers one bedroom: double with en-suite shower room with wc. Lounge: area which enjoys sofa, wall mounted flatscreen tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen/diner: move seamlessly from the lounge into this area, with high stools, integrated appliances, oven with hob, microwave and fridge with ice compartment. Use of washing machine. Amenities: 1 well-behaved dog welcome. Arrival: 3pm.  …see more

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Barn | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £44 /night

£305 - £595 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 3 cottages, positioned within the owners 13 acres, perfect location for exploring dorset these cosy, but well-appointed cottages are nestled in the grounds of a farm where the owner lives and a warm welcome awaits you, but your privacy is assured. The farm is home to one of the largest collection of private horse drawn vehicles, a perfect holiday retreat for even the most discerning guests. the location is easily accessible making it an ideal base throughout the year for a weekend break or a touring holiday. Dorset has something for everyone, with countless picturesque villages, the market towns of shaftesbury (5.5 miles), the gold hill and gillingham (3 miles) and the historic cities of salisbury and bath. You will be spoilt for choice for walks as dorset's beautiful landscape of rolling chalk downland and hidden valleys affords wonderful walking. Longleat safari park is nearby along with the jurassic coast, with much more. amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. Location: weymouth and bournemouth's sandy beaches approximately 1 hour drive. Shops 3 miles, pub 1 mile. the accommodation offers one bedroom: double with en-suite shower over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan area with tv and dvd. Kitchen has an electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge and washing machine. Outside: enclosed sun-trap patio and seating. Amenities: night storage heating included. Regret no pets.  …see more

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Barn | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £86 /night

£600 - £1310 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 16 charming properties recently developed to a high standard a stroll from the popular world heritage jurassic coastline short breaks only available during off peak weeks. Please call for details this gated holiday complex offers a selection of well thought out, purpose built, spacious accommodation within these converted former farm buildings located a short stroll from the village amenities. situated within the traditional dorset seaside village of charmouth, that offers an array of shops and pubs a short walk from your door, ideal for picking up the morning paper and more. Perfectly placed on the jurassic coast, that has joined the ranks of the great barrier reef and the grand canyon as one of the wonders of the natural world and designated as england's first natural world heritage site. Spanning 95 miles of the dorset and east devon coastline and taking in some of the very finest walks and views available. Lyme regis is a short drive away, which offers an unspoilt seafront with sheltered south-facing beaches and provides a perfect environment in which children can play and adults can relax in the traditional deckchairs that still line the promenade in summer. There are many attractions in the area including the charming resorts of beer, branscombe and numerous national trust properties and gardens to name but a few. leisure facilities: guests are invited to enjoy the leisure facilities of the neighbouring holiday park which includes a covered outdoor heated swimming pool and the char valley cafe, serving speciality teas and coffees throughout the day. Also available for adults use, at a reduced charge, is the well-equipped char valley health club with gymnasium, indoor pool, sauna and steam room. The covered outdoor pool is open on 15th - 22nd feb, 12th - 26th april, 3rd - 5th may, 24th may - 6th sept and 25th - 31st october 2014. Outside: properties benefit from a private patio area with garden furniture. Amenities: ample parking available on site. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available on site, for an additional charge, in the char valley cafe. Regret no pets or smoking. Location: beach, shops and pubs all within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm - 8pm the accommodation offers three bedrooms: 1 king-size with flatscreen tv and 2 twin rooms all located on the first floor. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc, located on the first floor. A wet room with wc is located on the ground floor. Lounge: with large flatscreen tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen/diner: well-equipped offering integrated oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Additional info: £50 security deposit payable to owner on arrival which will be returned the following week. Short breaks only available during off peak weeks.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £65 /night

£455 - £890 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
charming cottage quietly located within the walls of wareham located a short walk from the historic town centre this character cottage, dating back to 1750, still retains a lot of its original charm yet benefits from complete modernisation throughout. the traditional market town of wareham is a short stroll from your door with its picturesque quay, from where you can hire a rowing boat or take a trip around poole harbour. The town benefits from plenty of restaurants and pubs as well as its weekly street market and monthly farmers market. A wealth of attractions are within easy reach including the national trust's corfe castle, sandy beaches at swanage, studland or poole, thousands of acres of nature reserves at hartland, arne or stoborough, great for birdwatchers and nature lovers. The county town of dorchester is easily accessible as is the larger town of bournemouth with seven miles of sandy beaches. this delightful cottage offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size double and 1 twin reached via steep cottage style stairs. Bathroom: located on the first floor offers bath with shower attachment and wc and a further shower room with under-floor heating and wc located on the ground floor. Lounge: benefits from a woodburner (first basket of logs included), flatscreen tv, dvd, freeview and ipod dock. Kitchen/diner: with under-floor heating and well-equipped with electric range cooker, fridge with ice compartment and slim line dishwasher. Utility area: with microwave and washer/dryer. Outside: enclosed garden with garden seating and bbq. Amenities: off-road parking for 1 small car, only reached via a narrow entrance to the rear of the cottage. Bed linen, towels (please bring your own beach towels), electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Childs buggy and booster seat available. Regret no smoking within the property. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome more by arrangement. Additional info: narrow access to property, however there is additional adjacent street parking available. Location: beach 4 miles, shops, pubs and restaurants all within walking distance. Arrival: 3.30pm  …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £71 /night

£495 - £1000 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
panoramic harbour views this spacious, ground floor, modern apartment is situated in the beautiful coastal village of west bay, is furnished to a very high standard and offers panoramic harbour views. Located within this first class complex which features in hit itv series, broadchurch. Located on the jurassic coast, this delightful coastal village is a wonderful seaside location for family holidays, countryside and coastal walks, fossil hunting, fishing/angling trips, scuba diving, paragliding, golfing, river boating and so much more. You will be ideally positioned for touring the whole of dorset either by car or along the south west coast path, which runs through west bay and is part of the world heritage coast. the accommodation all on the ground floor offers two bedrooms: 2 doubles, 1 with en-suite shower room and wc. Bathroom: with shower attachment over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: with panoramic harbour views, tv, dvd, hi-fi, cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and patio doors leading to balcony area with stunning views. Amenities: allocated parking for 1 car. There are 3 on site visitors car parking spaces but are on a first come first served basis. Bed linen, towels, electric and underfloor central heating throughout and wi-fi included. Regret no pets or smoking. Location: shops, pubs and beach all within easy walking distance.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £52 /night

£360 - £765 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 3 single storey barn conversions a short drive to beaches these delightful barn conversions nestle in a quiet spot yet close to many amenities, their location makes an ideal base to explore a wide variety of places of interest amongst the wonderful county of dorset. explore the beautiful surrounding countryside with some stunning scenery, particularly along the famous jurassic coast. There are numerous coast paths and inland bridleways as well as small, picturesque villages with pubs to enjoy a good meal. The area is famed for its popular beaches including chesil beach which stretches for 18 miles. Enjoy some of the many attractions within a short drive which include weymouth with its sealife centre, abbotsbury swannery, monkey world, dinosaur museum, lulworth cove and castle, durdle door and much more. In the evenings, relax in the enclosed garden or stroll to one of 3 pubs all within a 15 minute walk. outside: each property benefits from its own enclosed garden with patio area and seating. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric and central heating included. Towels for hire. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome. Regret no smoking in the properties. Location: sandy beach at weymouth 4 miles, shop and pubs within 1 mile. the accommodation is approached via 3 steps up and offers two bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room and wc and 1 zip-and-link twin which can be made into a super-king upon request. Bathroom: bath with shower over and wc. Lounge/kitchen: with electric oven and halogen hob, fridge with ice-compartment, microwave and washing machine. Lounge area with wall mounted tv/dvd and patio doors leading out into the garden. Dining room: with seating for 6.  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £48 /night

£335 - £660 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
delightful barn conversion in village setting situated in the sprawling village of lytchett matravers near poole and wareham, the property enjoys peace and tranquillity nestling at the bottom of the owners’ home and garden, a beautiful “chocolate box” thatched cottage where their friendly dog wanders freely. affording fabulous far reaching views over surrounding countryside and towards the purbeck hills and corfe castle, it is ideal for couples or small families looking to explore the stunning dorset coastline with a huge variety of attractions and amenities nearby including poole, the jurassic coast, lulworth cove, weymouth, portland and abbotsbury, to name a few. The golden beaches at bournemouth, shell bay and swanage are all a convenient drive away, as are corfe castle, monkey world, the bovington tank museum and dorchester. Other local activities include golf and walking with many routes and footpaths being accessible direct from the property. the accommodation is situated on the sensitively converted barn’s first floor, which retains many exposed beams, is accessed by an internal staircase from the car port and offers one bedroom: with super king-size zip- and link, which can be made into a twin on request, built in wardrobe and en-suite shower room with wc. Double doors lead out onto a south facing balcony area with table and chairs and a lovely view of the purbeck hills. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan with a velux, 3 dormers and a large west facing feature panoramic window overlooking a horse paddock and superb sunsets, making the accommodation light and airy. Lounge area with leather double seater reclining sofas, reclining armchair, tv/dvd and wi-fi. A selection of books and games are provided. Kitchen area well-equipped with electric cooker and hob, fridge with small freezer section, washer/dryer, dishwasher and microwave. Dining area with oak table and chairs. Amenities: ample parking in own car port which gives direct access to the front door. Additional storage for bikes surf boards etc. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. 1 dog welcome, 2 dogs by arrangement. Additional info: no ground floor garden area. Location: beach a 30 minute drive, shops, 2 pubs/restaurants all in the village.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £71 /night

£495 - £1000 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 16 charming properties recently developed to a high standard a stroll from the popular world heritage jurassic coastline short breaks only available during off peak weeks. Please call for details this gated holiday complex offers a selection of well thought out, purpose built, spacious accommodation within these converted former farm buildings located a short stroll from the village amenities. situated within the traditional dorset seaside village of charmouth, that offers an array of shops and pubs a short walk from your door, ideal for picking up the morning paper and more. Perfectly placed on the jurassic coast, that has joined the ranks of the great barrier reef and the grand canyon as one of the wonders of the natural world and designated as england's first natural world heritage site. Spanning 95 miles of the dorset and east devon coastline and taking in some of the very finest walks and views available. Lyme regis is a short drive away, which offers an unspoilt seafront with sheltered south-facing beaches and provides a perfect environment in which children can play and adults can relax in the traditional deckchairs that still line the promenade in summer. There are many attractions in the area including the charming resorts of beer, branscombe and numerous national trust properties and gardens to name but a few. leisure facilities: guests are invited to enjoy the leisure facilities of the neighbouring holiday park which includes a covered outdoor heated swimming pool and the char valley cafe, serving speciality teas and coffees throughout the day. Also available for adults use, at a reduced charge, is the well-equipped char valley health club with gymnasium, indoor pool, sauna and steam room. The covered outdoor pool is open on 15th - 22nd feb, 12th - 26th april, 3rd - 5th may, 24th may - 6th sept and 25th - 31st october 2014. Outside: properties benefit from a private patio area with garden furniture. Amenities: ample parking available on site. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available, for an additional charge, in the char valley cafe. Regret no pets or smoking. Location: beach, shops and pubs all within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm - 8pm the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size with flatscreen tv and 1 twin located on the first floor. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc, located on the first floor, with a further wet room with wc located on the ground floor. Lounge/diner: with flatscreen tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen: offers integrated oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher. Utility room: with wash/dryer. Additional info: £50 security deposit payable to owner on arrival. Short breaks only available during off peak weeks.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

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from £74 /night

£515 - £1060 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 16 charming properties recently developed to a high standard a stroll from the popular world heritage jurassic coastline short breaks only available during off peak weeks. Please call for details this gated holiday complex offers a selection of well thought out, purpose built, spacious accommodation within these converted former farm buildings located a short stroll from the village amenities. situated within the traditional dorset seaside village of charmouth, that offers an array of shops and pubs a short walk from your door, ideal for picking up the morning paper and more. Perfectly placed on the jurassic coast, that has joined the ranks of the great barrier reef and the grand canyon as one of the wonders of the natural world and designated as england's first natural world heritage site. Spanning 95 miles of the dorset and east devon coastline and taking in some of the very finest walks and views available. Lyme regis is a short drive away, which offers an unspoilt seafront with sheltered south-facing beaches and provides a perfect environment in which children can play and adults can relax in the traditional deckchairs that still line the promenade in summer. There are many attractions in the area including the charming resorts of beer, branscombe and numerous national trust properties and gardens to name but a few. leisure facilities: guests are invited to enjoy the leisure facilities of the neighbouring holiday park which includes a covered outdoor heated swimming pool and the char valley cafe, serving speciality teas and coffees throughout the day. Also available for adults use, at a reduced charge, is the well-equipped char valley health club with gymnasium, indoor pool, sauna and steam room. The covered outdoor pool is open on 15th - 22nd feb, 12th - 26th april, 3rd - 5th may, 24th may - 6th sept and 25th - 31st october 2014. e covered outdoor pool is open from may 25th - september 7th and also october 19th - november 2nd 2013. If visiting outside these periods please enquire.  outside: properties benefit from a private patio area with garden furniture. Amenities: ample parking available on site. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available on site, for an additional charge, in the char valley cafe. regret no pets or smoking. Location: beach, shops and pubs all within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm - 8pm the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size with flatscreen tv and 1 room with 3 single beds located on the first floor. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc, located on the first floor, with a further wet room with wc located on the ground floor. Lounge/diner: with flatscreen tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen: offers integrated oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher. Utility room: with wash/dryer. Additional info: £50 security deposit payable to owner on arrival which will be returned the following week. Short breaks only available during off peak weeks.   …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £77 /night

£535 - £1235 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
walking distance to beach and durdle door situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, a world heritage site and perfectly positioned for touring the rest of dorset, this property dates back to 1901 and has been furnished to a good standard, offering a unique holiday experience. west lulworth is a beautiful village with the famous horseshoe shaped lulworth cove which is a must see place for anyone visiting the county. Here you can swim and relax on the beach and the area is good for snorkelling and diving. Durdle door is another must see feature which can be reached on foot direct from the property and offers a lovely beach which is perfect for the whole family. The area is ideal for walkers offering outstanding walks all around. From lulworth you will be able to visit the many attractions the area has to offer including monkey world, the tank museum, lulworth castle, corfe castle, abbotsbury swannery, tyneham, weymouth and much more. the accommodation is arranged over three floors and offers three bedrooms: 1 twin and 1 double opening onto an enclosed courtyard on the ground floor. 1 master with king-size bed, en-suite with shower over bath and wc on the second floor. Bathroom: on the ground floor with separate bath and large shower. Lounge/kitchen/diner: first floor offers a spacious open-plan living area with tv, freesat, dvd and cd. Juliet doors open to a small balcony with views of hambury tout. The dining area has french doors to the terraced rear garden. Kitchen area has a double oven, hob, freezer, fridge, microwave and dishwasher. Washing machine on the ground floor. Outside: decked area at the top offers distant sea views. Young children should be accompanied in garden. Amenities: off-road parking for 1 car and further parking on slip road in front of the house. Bed linen, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Travel cot, stairgate and highchair available. Regret no smoking or pets. Location: beach, pub and shops all within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £94 /night

£655 - £1410 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 16 charming properties recently developed to a high standard a stroll from the popular world heritage jurassic coastline short breaks only available during off peak weeks. Please call for details this gated holiday complex offers a selection of well thought out, purpose built, spacious accommodation within these converted former farm buildings located a short stroll from the village amenities. situated within the traditional dorset seaside village of charmouth, that offers an array of shops and pubs a short walk from your door, ideal for picking up the morning paper and more. Perfectly placed on the jurassic coast, that has joined the ranks of the great barrier reef and the grand canyon as one of the wonders of the natural world and designated as england's first natural world heritage site. Spanning 95 miles of the dorset and east devon coastline and taking in some of the very finest walks and views available. Lyme regis is a short drive away, which offers an unspoilt seafront with sheltered south-facing beaches and provides a perfect environment in which children can play and adults can relax in the traditional deckchairs that still line the promenade in summer. There are many attractions in the area including the charming resorts of beer, branscombe and numerous national trust properties and gardens to name but a few. leisure facilities: guests are invited to enjoy the leisure facilities of the neighbouring holiday park which includes a covered outdoor heated swimming pool and the char valley cafe, serving speciality teas and coffees throughout the day. Also available for adults use, at a reduced charge, is the well-equipped char valley health club with gymnasium, indoor pool, sauna and steam room. The covered outdoor pool is open on 15th - 22nd feb, 12th - 26th april, 3rd - 5th may, 24th may - 6th sept and 25th - 31st october 2014. Outside: properties benefit from a private patio area with garden furniture. Amenities: ample parking available on site. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available on site, for an additional charge, in the char valley cafe. Regret no pets or smoking. Location: beach, shops and pubs all within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm - 8pm the accommodation offers three bedrooms: 1 king-size with flatscreen tv with en-suite bathroom with shower over the bath and 1 twin room located on the first floor, with a further double located on the ground floor. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc located on the first floor, with a wet room with shower & wc located on the ground floor. Lounge/diner: with flatscreen tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen: offers integrated oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Utility: with washer/dryer. Additional info: £50 security deposit payable to owner on arrival which will be returned the following week. short breaks only available during off peak weeks.  …see more

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Barn | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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£600 - £1310 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 4 barn conversions, furnished to a high standard, indoor heated leisure pool, situated in a courtyard setting and surrounded by peaceful grounds sleeps 5+1 set within the peaceful grounds of the owner's farm and located a short drive from sherborne, these delightful barns have been converted and furnished to a high standard and are situated in a courtyard setting. The design of the cottages gives the feel of a warm and welcoming farm cottage, most with woodburners and all with delightful, detailed finishing touches. the area itself is beautiful and offers a wealth of attractions to suit all tastes including pretty villages, sandy beaches and a coastline which has world heritage status. There are many national trust properties and gardens that are all well worth a visit including stourhead, montacute kingston lacy, corfe castle, hardy's cottage and studland beach and nature reserve. In addition to this the towns of dorchester, sherborne and yeovil are easily accessible and there are many attractions to visit including monkey world, the tank museum, a sea life centre, abbotsbury swannery and longleat. For golf enthusiasts, there is a golf course 300 yards away but if golf is not your game there are many other country pursuits within easy reach. leisure facilities: indoor heated leisure pool (4' deep throughout) perfect for the summer and winter alike. Outside: the grounds offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside as well as two large lakes which attract a wealth of wildlife including herons, badgers, kingfishers, woodpeckers and swans. At the bottom of the gardens and beyond the lakes is a gate, which leads direct onto a network of footpaths where you will be free to walk and take in the stunning scenery. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available. Location: lake fishing 4 miles. Beaches at lyme regis and weymouth within a 35 minute drive. Village shop 0.5 mile, 2 pubs 0.5 mile. the accommodation offers three bedrooms: all on the first floor 1 double with en-suite  shower over bath and wc, 1 twin bedroom and 1 single bedroom with pull-out bed. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Downstairs wc. Lounge/diner: with tv, dvd and woodburner. Kitchen: with cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Outside: private patio area with seating. Amenities: 1 well behaved dog welcome between september and march inclusive only.  …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £65 /night

£455 - £890 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
luxury apartment, walking distance to the beach this apartment has been finished and furnished to a high standard and is a short stroll to the harbour and beach. West bay is a delightful seaside village and is steeped in history and often referred to as "the official gateway to the jurassic coast" with many attractions and facilities from swimming, fishing trips, coastal and countryside walks, fossil hunting, diving, golfing, river boating, pubs, shops and restaurants. It is ideal for exploring the whole of dorset either by car or along the south west coast path which runs through west bay and is part of the world heritage coast. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan area with tv, dvd, cooker, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave and washer/dryer. Outside: balcony with seating. Amenities: 1 car parking space. Bed linen, towels, electric and underfloor heating included. Regret no pets. Location: beach, shops and pubs all walking distance.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £71 /night

£495 - £1000 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 4 barn conversions, furnished to a high standard, indoor heated leisure pool, situated in a courtyard setting and surrounded by peaceful grounds set within the peaceful grounds of the owner's farm and located a short drive from sherborne, these delightful barns have been converted and furnished to a high standard and are situated in a courtyard setting. The design of the cottages gives the feel of a warm and welcoming farm cottage, most with woodburners and all with delightful, detailed finishing touches. the area itself is beautiful and offers a wealth of attractions to suit all tastes including pretty villages, sandy beaches and a coastline which has world heritage status. There are many national trust properties and gardens that are all well worth a visit including stourhead, montacute kingston lacy, corfe castle, hardy's cottage and studland beach and nature reserve. In addition to this the towns of dorchester, sherborne and yeovil are easily accessible and there are many attractions to visit including monkey world, the tank museum, a sea life centre, abbotsbury swannery and longleat. For golf enthusiasts, there is a golf course 300 yards away but if golf is not your game there are many other country pursuits within easy reach. leisure facilities: indoor heated leisure pool (4' deep throughout) perfect for the summer and winter alike. Outside: the grounds offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside as well as two large lakes which attract a wealth of wildlife including herons, badgers, kingfishers, woodpeckers and swans. At the bottom of the gardens and beyond the lakes is a gate, which leads direct onto a network of footpaths where you will be free to walk and take in the stunning scenery. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available. Location: lake fishing 4 miles. Beaches at lyme regis and weymouth within a 35 minute drive. Village shop 0.5 mile, 2 pubs 0.5 mile. all on the ground floor and offers two bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower over bath and wc, 1 twin bedroom with en-suite wet room and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: with tv, dvd and woodburner. Kitchen area with cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Outside: private patio area with seating. Amenities: 1 well behaved dog welcome between september and march inclusive only. Additional info: wheelchair friendly. any property identified with increased accessibility may have different levels of provision, it is therefore advisable that you contact us before you book to ensure the property meets your specific needs and requirements.  …see more

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from £55 /night

£380 - £760 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
 quaint cottage in a village location this quaint cottage is situated in a row of charming cottages in blandford st mary and has been comfortably furnished to provide a perfect base to tour the whole of the area. within easy walking distance of the market town of blandford forum that offers delightful and varied shopping, a weekly market and regular farmers' markets, tea rooms, restaurants and a good bus service. The cottage is close to the stour inn, a small friendly inn offering first class hospitality and good food. Centrally located for visiting dorset's jurassic coast with the impressive lulworth cove and durdle door within 17 miles. The award-winning sandy beaches of bournemouth, sandbanks and weymouth are within easy driving distance. Many attractions are available such as monkey world, longleat and various national trust properties. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size and 1 twin. Bathroom: with handheld shower over bath and wc. Lounge: cosy with tv, dvd, hi-fi and woodburner. Dining room: with dining table and chairs seating 4. Kitchen: with gas hob, electric fan oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine and microwave. Outside: from the kitchen access to the enclosed, suntrap courtyard with seating and bbq. Additional side entrance to the property and locked storage for bikes (to be arranged with the owner). Amenities: roadside parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and heating included. Regret no smoking inside the property. 1 dog by arrangement. Location: beach 18 miles, shops and pubs walking distance.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £65 /night

£455 - £890 / week

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  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 3 luxurious farm properties with beautiful views across fields to knowle hill and the cranborne chase, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Sleeps 4+1. these delightful properties are located on pretty farmland which was worked until recent years. They have been developed and furnished to an extremely high quality and offer families and couples an opportunity to experience luxurious living in an idyllic rural setting. set between the east dorset villages of woodlands and horton there is much to see and do in the immediate area including castles and ruins to explore, and country estates to wander around. Slightly further afield, the metropolitan towns of poole and bournemouth, with their vibrant shopping and nightlife, are the perfect spots for those craving the hustle and bustle and, of course, the sandy beaches for those avid beach goers. For the keen golfer there is a golf club nearby and for those wishing to explore dorset and the wider countryside, the jurassic coast (designated as a world heritage site) is definitely worth a visit. outside: large shared garden area with lawn. Amenities: private off-road parking for 2 cars. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. Additional info: an additional small single bed for a child can be provided upon request. Location: pub 2 miles, village shop 4 miles, indian restaurant within walking distance, sandy beach at bournemouth 18 miles. Arrival: 3pm. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size double and 1 further king-size double with the option of having a small single bed (suitable for a child) added to this room if required. Bathroom: located on the ground floor with shower attachment on the bath, separate shower cubicle and wc. Kitchen/breakfast bar: with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher. Washing machine: located in utility cupboard in the hallway. Lounge/diner: cosy room with tv/dvd, woodburner effect electric fire, farmland views, and access to private enclosed patio area. Outside: patio area with garden furniture. Amenities: 1 well-behaved pet welcome (the owners kindly request to be kept on a lead when outside on-site).    …see more

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from £63 /night

£435 - £860 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
beautiful countryside views yet only a 10 minute stroll to the beach a renovated 300 year old character cottage with all modern amenities and furnishings. Situated in the picturesque seaside village of eype near bridport, in a beautiful countryside setting with a 10 minute stroll to the secluded beach. explore the world heritage jurassic coast with its scenic coastal and countryside walks, try fossil hunting on the beaches, or scuba diving, paragliding, golfing and river boating further along the coastline. Ideally situated to tour the whole of dorset and the many attractions the county has to offer including the seaside town of west bay, markets in bridport and numerous national trust properties. If all this is just too much then simply relax in your enclosed garden and admire the views. The new inn pub and eype's mouth hotel serve bar and restaurant food both within walking distance. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with far reaching views and 1 twin. Shower room: with wc and heated towel rail. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan with sofa bed, skytv, dvd and open fire (first bag of coal free). Dining table seating 4/6. Well-equipped kitchen with electric oven, integrated fridge, microwave, coffee machine, food mixer and other kitchen gadgets. Utility room: with washer/dryer and storage for bikes, boots, body boards etc in outside shed. Outside: enclosed garden with garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: allocated parking for 1 car, a 3 minute walk from the cottage. Bed linen, towels, hairdryer, electric and night storage heating included. Wi-fi available. Regret no smoking. 2 pets welcome. Additional info: welcome pack on arrival and many standard consumables provided. Location: beach, pub and hotel serving restaurant food, small shops available in season within walking distance, nearest supermarket in bridport 1 mile.  …see more

With its rolling countryside and mild climate, Dorset is a favourite location for holidaymakers. There are quiet villages and interesting local markets to explore as well as great walking, horse riding and fishing on the river Stour. The New Forest is a great base for outdoor activities and the region is also home to Stonehenge and cities such as Bath, Salisbury and Bournemouth.