This cosy, 300-year old, semi-detached cottage for 4 is situated in Enmore Green, within walking distance of the historic town centre of Shaftesbury. Ideally placed for exploring the popular and beautiful Blackmore Vale, guests can enjoy wonderful country walking wit... …see more
A pleasantly situated detached bungalow with a good sized lawned garden. It is comfortably furnished and centrally heated so it is suitable for holidays during any season of the year. The village is only 21/2 miles from Blandford, a popular little market town, and wh... …see more
This unique and enchanting property is part of the historic buildings of Cerne Abbey, formed as Benedictine House in 987 AD, overlooking the abbey courtyard with large gardens nearby. The abbey itself is privately owned, and guests can enjoy the grounds and wander fr... …see more
With its original machinery on view through an internal window, this fine conversion of part of an 18th-century mill has been charmingly furnished with some period and antique furniture, and enjoys a village setting within walking distance of the green, children's pl... …see more
This detached farmhouse offers a wonderful location for an idyllic, relaxing holiday and guests also have use of an old dairy with sofas and a dining table. Set in Marshwood Vale, located 6 miles from Lyme Regis on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. Forde Abbey and G... …see more
This semi-detached holiday cottage, quietly located in the village of Drimpton, has a real cottage feel to it with an open fire and Rayburn. This is a walkers paradise with many footpaths, and within a short drive you can be walking along the Heritage coast line of D... …see more
This stylish, semi-detached, contemporary town house offers stunning, dual-aspect waterside views across the world-famous Poole Harbour out towards Brownsea Island, as well as towards the prestigious Sandbanks peninsula. Offering beautiful views and spectacular sunse... …see more
The cottage dates back 400 years and was originally 'The Red Lion Inn' and served its own ale to King George III in 1802. Refurbished to a good standard, yet retaining many of its original character features. All bedrooms have been individually designed and furnished... …see more
Peacefully set on the edge of the village of Thorncombe, this pretty, detached, flint holiday cottage has a natural sloping garden which leads steeply to an unfenced pond and stream (small children will need supervision). In an AONB close to Beaminster, Bridport and ... …see more
Set in the heart of the Dorset countryside, close to the small market town of Wimborne. This detached former stables, adjacent to the owner's home, has been restored to a very high standard, with traditional English oak floors and vaulted ceilings. Cranborne Chase, a... …see more
Peacefully situated away from the road in the heart of rural Dorset's Hardy country, this detached farm cottage, originally built in 1830, has lovely views and has been immaculately restored. It lies close to the Jurassic coast, Chesil beach, Abbotsbury's swannery an... …see more
A former cider house and hay barn, this detached holiday cottage has been sympathetically restored and comfortably furnished. Situated in an unspoilt rural valley, rich in wildlife, it is perfectly placed for walkers and for those with an interest in birds and wild f... …see more
Marshwood Manor offers excellent accommodation and facilities in a tranquil rural setting, surrounded by Dorset's loveliest countryside, and only 5 miles from the unspoilt beaches and golden sandstone cliffs of the coastline. The estate's 10 acres of lawn, garden, pa. …see more
In a stunning location, at the head of a valley, with country views and only 5 miles from Lyme Regis and the famous World Heritage Jurassic Coast, these 15th-century Grade II listed, traditional stone built cottages make excellent holiday accommodation to relax and u... …see more
In rolling Dorset countryside, in the small hamlet of Kittwhistle and in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between Lyme Bay (14 miles) and Chard (6 miles), this detached property with commanding views across a river valley and country is in an excellent holiday l... …see more
This restored detached holiday home, with a heated indoor swimming pool and 4 bedrooms all en-suite, is set in the heart of the quaint village of Netherbury, between the famous World Heritage Jurassic Coast (6 miles) and the small market town of Beaminster (2½ miles).. …see more
This delightful holiday cottage is surrounded by idyllic countryside in the hamlet of Turnworth (an AONB), where Thomas Hardy restored the ancient church in 1868. One of a pair, built in 1854, it has much charm, and decorated in contemporary country style. Visitors c... …see more
This delightful, detached, thatched holiday cottage provides a wealth of character and charm and is located just 10 minutes' drive from the picturesque harbour town of Christchurch. The property is furnished to a high standard whilst retaining its original beams, ing... …see more
In a lovely country location, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and within easy driving of the World Heritage Coast between picturesque Lyme Regis and West Bay at Bridport, this converted barn for ten people has been traditionally restored. With open beams an... …see more
Set in the small village of Bothenhampton in an AONB, on the outskirts of Bridport and 1.5 miles from the popular seaside resort of Westbay, this cosy holiday cottage is ideally located to explore the famous World Heritage Jurassic Coast and the picturesque Dorset co... …see more
Occupying an idyllic position in the picturesque village of Corfe Castle, this delightful Grade II listed, 17th-century terraced holiday cottage has its own small courtyard garden. The cottage boasts an original inglenook fireplace in the living room which houses a b... …see more
Centrally situated in old Swanage, this comfortably furnished first floor holiday apartment has great views from the living room over Swanage, the Purbeck Hills and across Swanage Bay towards the Isle of Wight. The sea front with its promenade, sandy beach, shops, pu... …see more
Set amidst 8 acres of unspoilt grounds which surround the owner's former stud farm, this delightful conversion of a stable combines modern conveniences and tasteful furnishings for a comfortable stay. With walks on the doorstep, riding, fishing, tennis and golf local... …see more
Situated down a quiet lane in the village of Verwood, this bungalow is well located for visiting the New Forest area, with its wildlife, ponies and beautiful countryside and is also within easy reach of the coastal town of Bournemouth, 15 miles. With secluded gardens... …see more
The barn is located two miles from the Dorset villages of Martinstown and Portesham, four miles from Abbotsbury and six miles from the expanse of Chesil Beach.
Blagdon Lower Barn is totally secluded and is accessed via a 400m long drive from the road. An ideal location …see more
Puckhams is wonderfully situated in the delightful quiet rural village of Stoke Abbott with a church which dates from the 12th century and village pub which serves excellent food. The property sits in its own beautiful mature gardens to the front and rear with fine peac …see more
In association with Trinity House, Rural Retreats is pleased to present Vernoica Cottage at Anvil Point Lighthouse.
Veronica (with accommodation for six guests) is one of two holiday cottages at the lighthouse, which is situated within the grounds of Durleston Country P …see more
Pendleton Cottage is a lovely, detached one bedroom cottage ideally located on the edge of the Peak District National Park. This delightful, newly renovated property retains its original character, with beams and exposed stonework throughout.
The cottage is situated in …see more
A multi award-winning exceptional Grade I listed fortified manor dating back to the 1400s that has undergone extensive renovation, bringing the two embattled Peele towers back into use for the first time in more than 300 years. Blencowe Hall sits on a bluff above the sm …see more
We present very spacious luxury self catering holiday accommodation in a self-contained wing of a Tudor Hall. Witnesham Hall lies in an idyllic rural setting at the end of a no-through-lane on the edge of the village, 10 miles west of the attractive market town of Woodb …see more
Beach View is a beautifully presented, spacious, light and airy detached house occupying a stunning position directly on the sea front, and is just two hours' drive from London. Being a holiday cottage with style it has breathtaking panoramic sea (and beach!) views, fro …see more
Thatched, and built of stone, Peppard Cottage is a large stylishly refurbished Grade II listed cottage built in Tudor times and retaining inglenook fireplaces and beams. It faces onto the village green with views of the hills. There is a small front garden and an attrac …see more
The Old Piggeries is a large detached holiday home situated on the quietest edge of this beautiful, much sought after village, adjacent to a gentle chalk stream with idyllic views of open farmland.
The village has two pubs, a generalstore and a cafe that sits above the …see more
Ivy House is a semi-detached holiday cottage next to the church in the centre of the very attractive and unspoilt village of Wetton hidden deep in the Derbyshire Dales.
This self-catering luxury retreat is only a few minutes' walk from the upper reaches of Dovedale and …see more
In association with Trinity House, Rural Retreats is pleased to present Verity Cottage at Trevose Head Lighthouse.
Verity (with accommodation for four guests) is one of four holiday cottages available at the lighthouse which is located on a headland between the sandy be …see more
Originally the Gamekeeper's cottage for a large local estate, this delightful property sits comfortably next to the Grade II listed bridge over the River Dickler and backs onto private woodland, in the small hamlet of Upper Swell. This spacious property provides an idea …see more
Rampisham Hill Farm Barn is a light and airy barn that has recently been converted to a very high standard. The property is located in Thomas Hardy country in the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just outside the pretty village of Hooke and a short drive away …see more