Newly refurbished Clockmakers Cottage is a luxurious detached and spacious cottage. Adjacent to the owners home Clockmakers Cottage is situated in a lovely Dorset village with an award winning pub. It has its own enclosed rear garden backing onto a woodland and a terr …see more
Needing a break, and also obliged to visit family in Dorset, we booked Clockmaker's Cottage for the two of us and our seven month old son.
It is a surprisingly spacious property, with absolutely be… More
Reviewed 30 Mar 2013
My wife and I have just come back from a long weekend break at Clockmakers Cottage. The cottage has been furnished and decorated to a very high standard, is spotlessly clean and surprisingly spacious… More
“Peaceful Setting and Lovely Cottage”
Reviewed 21 Mar 2013
We stayed at Clockmakers cottage in August last year before the owners refurbished. It is a lovely cottage in a really beautiful setting. We loved just sitting on the terrace and watching the river … More
A newly-refurbished, one bed self-catering cottage - ideal for two - lovely rural retreat location but only one mile from Lyme Regis town and the Jurassic coast. Walk to local pub 10 mins, 5 miin drive into Lyme Regis town or country footpath to beach in 20 minutes. Li …see more
WINNER OF TRIP ADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLANCE
An attractive cottage full of character,situated in the oldest part of Swanage,just 5 mins from the town centre, beach and Steam Railway. The house is newly rufurbished and is decorated to a high standard, It has …see more
A very comfortable and welcoming property, furnished to a high standard with many thoughtful little touches. After using many previous holiday rentals, this is definately the best so far.
The propert… More
“Beautifully presented cottage near all the amenities - attention to detail”
Reviewed 21 May 2012
This cottage surpasses any holiday let that I have ever stayed at. It was like being in a luxury, boutique hotel and at such reasonably prices. Every little detail was catered for and the owners have … More
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed 19 Nov 2015
We had a great weekend in a lovely house within easy walking distance to beach and town. Lovely decor throughout the house with everything you could need. We highly recommend this house.… More
Tucked away in a quiet position in the heart of Swanage, on the beautiful Isle of Purbeck, Taunton Cottage is perfectly situated only a two minute walk away from the safe, award-winning sandy beach, shops, cafés, pubs and restaurants. Built of Purbeck stone, the cottag …see more
Me and my family spent the last week of the summer holidays at Taunton cottage. The location is perfect nestled up a quiet side street with your own gated entrance. Literally 1 minute walk and you are… More
“Perfect seaside location”
Reviewed 1 Aug 2016
A clean comfertable home perfect location
Everything available to make your stay comfy and stress free
Beautifully looked after comfertable and clean
Home from home adding luxury a… More
Quintessentially English thatched cottage in the heart of Purbecks and Thomas Hardy country set in a street so unspoilt it is used in period dramas.. 10 minutes from the Jurassic Coast and 10 minutes from the beautiful sandy beaches of Studland bay & Swanage. Romantic, …see more
The cottage itself is a beautiful place that's well maintained and in a really handy location for the village. We went with my 7yr old daughter too and she loved the thatched roof and easy access to … More
“Wonderful stay in cosy cottage”
Reviewed 10 Sep 2012
Recently stayed on August bank holiday. Cottage well located for castle, beaches etc.. Loved the cottage and decorated well with thoughtful items such as ipod dock radio in bedroom. Nice and clean. Ow… More
“Quaint little cottage, within 5 miles walk of the castle”
Reviewed 10 Aug 2012
Fantastic holiday, with some good sunshine. The cottage is within 5 min walk of the castle, and 4 pubs all offering good food and great hosts.
Studland beach and Swange are all within a 15 min drive… More
Rumpus has this year been awarded a 4 star Visit England Badge scoring 100% for cleanliness and over 80% for all other criteria. A lovely seaside retreat venue 'Rumpus Cottage' is for anyone who needs time for self-reflection, time with their loved one or tim …see more
Set within delightful gardens, Garden Cottage offers quality accommodation situated in the centre of historic Sherborne, Dorset.
The cottage is situated in the owners garden, is private and comfortable and offers an ideal base from which to explore Sherborne and the sur …see more
Tucked away in the heart of Enid Blyton country is a charming two-bedroom cottage with lots of living space, a rolling garden and uninterrupted views over the majestic ruins of Corfe Castle and the Purbeck Hills. Furnished with a quirky eye and an emphasis on comfort, …see more
“Fantastic location, lovely cottage with everything you need.”
Reviewed 2 Jun 2014
The cottage is conveniently located just above corfe castle within easy reach of swanage beach and studland bay. The cottage is safe and well equipped with everything you need. The owner is very atten… More
Reviewed 12 Aug 2013
Holidaying with other half, sis and only slightly grouchy 14 year old nephew for a week in a cottage in a quiet Dorset village could have gone one of two ways....happily, the Old Reading Room was abov… More
Great views & walks across the stunning West Dorset countryside our gorgeous terraced Victorian cottage has 3 bedrooms, sitting room, large separate dining, good kitchen, big family bathroom and lovely garden in a pretty village near historic Sherborne town and Abbe …see more
Easter cottageA beautiful mews cottage in the heart of the historic part of Shaftesbury with it's own courtyard parking, perfect for enjoying the town's atmosphere, an interesting and lovely location to holiday for all seasons, with so much to see and do, or j …see more
The cottage itself is sweet. The main bedroom is quite spacious with the second one being on the smaller side. The bathroom and kitchen are very modern and everything is in good condition. I had a … More
“Perfect in Every Way”
Reviewed 8 Oct 2013
This cottage was a wonderful surlprise. It was beautifully and practically decorated, and its location really excellent...very close to all facilities. The owner, Ashley was both very friendly and hel… More
Summer Lodge is a beautiful cottage just refurbished for 2015, it is cosy comfortable light and airy and furnish to a high standard, with thick new carpet throughout, comfortable quality beds and tasteful decor. New TV's lounge and both bedrooms, downstairs cloakroom, p …see more
Lavender Cottage is available for weekly self catering stays and short breaks outside school holidays. The cottage is ideal for small families and couples with bath/shower facilities on each floor of accommodation. The cottage was rated 4 stars by Visit Britain last yea …see more
Very cosy and well equipped cottage, in a great location. Quiet street in the old town just a short walk to beach and shops. Small garden is a bonus. Owners very communicative and helpful. Would book … More
“Excellent Holiday Cottage”
Reviewed 12 May 2013
Just got home after staying 1 week at Lavender Cottage which is in a very central part of Lyme, very close to many restaurants and sea front, the cottage was very clean and warm, very nice to have out… More
“Lyme is great, so is this place”
Reviewed 21 Jul 2012
We stayed for a week with a super-active 1 yr old: Mark the owner was good enough to get us a toddler gate for the stairs - he already had crib, high chair, plus all the things that make a family holi… More
Grantham Cottage is a luxury self catering property that affords every extra you can think of. It is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty with many of the famous Dorset attractions a short drive away. It is all on one level making it easily accessible for the le …see more
TINCLETON LODGE is a luxury self-catering accommodation awarded both with 5 Star and coveted with English Tourist Board GOLD award and the M3a Disability for 2016. Free Wi-FI. Offering spacious accommodation for up to 10 with 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Secure garde …see more
“Fantastic facilities, lovely homely accomodation, great holiday.”
Reviewed 16 Jan 2013
My 3 brothers and partners and me and hubby all met up in September for a weeks holiday. This is difficult as I am wheelchair bound and need a hoist. We bought or own hoist and the disabled friendly r… More
So pleased you enjoyed your stay - It is such a pleasure to see families and friends get together for such memorable times, especially when the facilities in the Lodge make it all possible. It was always our aim to make the ground floor bedroom and en-suite a comfortable and luxurious space for everybody to enjoy whether able or less able-bodied.
We very much look forward to seeing you again next year.
“Perfect family holiday in a beautiful location”
Reviewed 8 Jan 2013
We stayed here in November with my children who are 22,23 and 26 along with grandparents too! We had such a wonderful stay, the house is plenty big enough to escape for peace when you want it but also… More
So pleased you had a wonderful stay all together. The Lodge has hosted so many family celebrations and its a joy to see so many people get together for such special memorable occasions. So many guests comment on the fact that its fabulous to be all together but yet to have the space to all do your own thing - whether its out of doors jogging around the meadows, walking the Nature trail admiring the wildlife, fishing on the River Frome, playing tennis, sunbathing on the terrace, making a barbeque, paddling in the stream, playing with Otter (the family dog) or relaxing in the Lodge taking a well earned soak in one of the luxurious bathrooms, watching a film on one of the many tv's or just snoozing by the woodburner - we try to ensure that there is something for everyone.
Anvil Cottage is a converted Blacksmith's forge. It has large rooms and is very comfortable. Situated in a quiet hamlet, there are many footpaths close by. The property is on a smallholding with a few sheep,cattle,geese and chickens. The accommodation is arranged o …see more
Pebble Reef is a traditional Quarryman's Cottage, full of character but lovingly renovated to include all the modern comforts you need. The cottage sleeps up to six people in 3 comfortable bedrooms. Upstairs there's one double with en-suite shower room, a twin …see more
It is a lovely house and area. We travelled with out 18 month (walking) and 8 year old kids. The steep stairs was very dangerous and narrow even the portable stairgate could not fit. I would not recom… More
Lyme Cottage is a two bedroom, two bathroom Grade II listed coastguard's cottage set just back from the famous Cobb in Lyme Regis.The cottage has undergone extensive refurbishment lead by an award winning team of heritage architects and the result is a stunning sea …see more
Thanks Sam. We just got back from Lyme and we're reminiscing about what a lovely week we had. And in no small part thanks to your lovely cottage. It's in such an amazing spot – perfect for The Cobb,… More
Bluebell Cottage is a pretty stone cottage in a fantastic location fully equipped with modern comfortable furnishings and a large fully enclosed sunny garden. Set in 6 acres of stunning Dorset countryside there is lots of space for couples, families and dogs to explore …see more
The cottage was warm, welcoming and well equipped. The garden large, and very dog secure. Located near super walks and good pubs, what more can you ask for? Owners, Alistair and Lisa couldn't have be… More
“Clean and tidy Great Value”
Reviewed 15 Apr 2014
The cottage was very modern, it was great to have WiFi. Lovely large garden with gas BBQ. Great walks from the cottage, very peaceful and quiet. Warm and cosy.… More
“A splendid quiet week with everything taken care of”
Reviewed 11 Apr 2014
Melplash is a very beautiful location just outside the town of Bridport. We loved the beautiful outside with plenty to explore for our son of 4.
Inside was a very warm and welcome atmosphere and enou… More
Laurel Cottage is a charming 300 year old thatched cottage in the heart of the peaceful village of Sutton Poyntz on the outskirts of the seaside resort town of Weymouth.
The interior has been refurbished to a high standard combining a modern kitchen and bathrooms with …see more
We stayed at Laurel Cottage with our son, daughter in law and two young grandchildren last week.
Laurel Cottage lived up to all our expectations - a delightful property in a very pretty village setti… More
“Lovely cottage in beautiful village”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2016
We thoroughly enjoyed our week at Laurel Cottage, plenty of room for 7 of us (5 adults and 2 children). Good pub in the village, another 2 pubs and fish & chips within walking distance, handy for Wey… More
Steam Railway Cottage is a two storey detached cottage which is adjacent to The Swanage Steam Railway in the heart of the town. It is ideally situated just 500 yards from the town centre and beach. It can accommodate up to 4 adults and 2 children plus a baby and compris …see more
Well furnished and comfortable house in favourable location close to town. Clean throughout and only minor criticism is that it would have been appreciated if some small welcoming parcel ie Tea and bi… More
“Fantastic cottage, lovely location”
Reviewed 6 Sep 2011
The cottage was brilliant, the images on the website are very accurate. Very spacious, decorated and furnished to a high standard.
Great location, easy to get to the beach and into town. The Steam … More
*The Retreat Cottage
*Short Breaks year round
*Own Private Hot Tub
*Includes ample "Breakfast Basket"
*Fully Equipped, sleeps 2
*Baby 12 months and under welcome
*Small fee of £10 per day for your baby
*One Pet Dog welcome in The Retreat
*Small fee of £10 per day for …see more
Joy has thought of EVERYTHING to make The Retreat perfect in every way even down to high vis jackets and torches for the walk to the pub!! Well appointed and beautifully decorated cottage, amazing b… More
How very kind of you to write such lovely words about the Retreat now with it's own Hot Tub.
I'm just so pleased you enjoyed your River Cottage course.
It was a pleasure to meet you both and hope to see you again.
“Fantastic relaxing stay in gorgeous and perfect cottage”
Reviewed 7 Jun 2015
I booked The Retreat at Hedgehog Corner for my husband's birthday and it was an absolutely wonderful experience. Every little detail was carefully thought out - all the amenities you would expect fro… More
And I can't wait to welcome you back!
(p.s. Hot Tubs are great in winter too!).
“Beautiful, peaceful and so many special touches!”
Reviewed 1 Jun 2015
The Retreat is beautiful! The new hot tub was wonderful, especially at night and completely private. Every little touch has been thought of by Joy (who is lovely!). Can not fault it!… More
Just delighted you enjoyed the new Cedar Hot Tub that comes with The Retreat Cottage for Couples.
It's a real hit with our guests who enjoy it at night with the pretty lights as much as in the daytime.
So glad you had a restful break and thank you so much for your kind words.
Short breaks welcome! The cottage is a beautifully appointed, spacious early Victorian terraced property located within only a few minutes walk of Historic Poole Quay, Old Town, The Heritage Trail, Poole Park and Town Centre with the Dolphin indoor shopping complex. Ex …see more
We stayed over Christmas, and it was amazing from the moment we arrived. The cottage was so clean and inviting really cosy with an open fire the kitchen was great with everything and more you could ne… More
Thank you so much for your lovely review - I'm so pleased you had a great Christmas at the Cottage and look forward to welcoming you again soon!!
“FANTASTIC ACCOMMODATION, REALLY WELL SERVICED AND VERY CLEAN, AN ABSOLUTE PLEASURE TO ARRIVE AND STAY THERE”
Reviewed 1 Aug 2016
On arrival I was very very pleased that the property was so beautiful. My party consisted of myself, 1 husband and 3 teenage girls and a little boy of 9 - I had booked to take my two dogs with me but… More
Sleeps 4 or 6 - see below.
Stable Cottage has been converted from what was the former stable of Midlands Farm. It is a self catering and well equipped cottage set at the centre of the world heritage Jurassic Coast and is an Area Of Natural Beauty. With the Tack Room ( …see more
Only five minutes from a Blue Flag beach in beautiful Swanage, this Grade II listed cottage is full of character with a farmhouse kitchen complete with Aga, sitting room with a woodburning stove, an outside sundeck and BBQ.On three floors, the cottage sleeps up to 7 peo …see more
This is a truly lovely home from home, in the heart of Swanage and accessible to all the amenities the town and its surroundings has to offer. Everything at Baytree is beautifully thought out, it's c… More
Cosy thatched listed cottage in immaculate condition with large garden located in the beautiful Dorset village of Winfrith Newburgh, 3 miles from Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door on the Jurassic Coast. Ideal for walkers, cyclists, families and generally fresh air freaks! …see more
The Old Rectory Cottage is the epitome of a Dorset holiday cottage. Built in the 19th century it is Grade II listed, with a thatched roof, thick cob walls and a tastefully furnished interior, which exudes character and charm. Situated in a quiet village, in an Area of O …see more
The Stables is a beautiful luxurious holiday let in is't own right standing apart from the other properties with patio area and views straight over our paddock. The Stables can also be combined with our other properties - The Hay Barn, Middle Stable and the Tack R …see more
“Lovely accomodation, perfect for a relaxing weekend”
Reviewed 23 May 2013
This was exactly what we had hoped for if not a little bit better!
Lovely furnishings, welcoming hosts and a lovely area to stay for a quiet weekend away. The Stables was lovely and clean and had … More
Thank you for your lovely review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Do come and visit again soon.
We are converting our big barn and stables into holiday accomodation before next Spring, so we will have even more to offer you then - we will keep you posted!
“Cosy, clean and attractively furnished, this was ideal for a relaxing break for two in rural Dorset.”
Reviewed 17 Nov 2012
We enjoyed our week at 'The Stables'. Attractively decorated, with good quality furniture, including a comfortable king-size bed, this is an imaginative conversion of a stable block. The living area… More
Thank you for your lovely informative review, we enjoyed having you and hope to see you again if you are down this way, there is still much more to see!
“Nice cosy place”
Reviewed 8 Sep 2012
It was a very nice place was friendly atmosphere and the owner was easily approachable and helpful, all the information needed was available including attractions close by and local pubs etc. The prop… More
Thank you for you very informative review. I think I may leave information on the mattress make in The Stables as so many people comment on how comfortable it is. I felt you really got the juice out of your stay as you did so many things – glad you enjoyed yourselves. Sorry I couldn’t fix the weather for you!
Daisy Cottage is situated in a quiet and peaceful location, and not too far away from amenities. Within a 5 minute drive you can reach the market town of Bridport and with 10 minutes the Beautiful Jurassic coastline.Daisy cottage has a modern spacious open plan kitchen/ …see more
Daisy Cottage represents the best of both worlds. A period country cottage in a quiet location but full of modern convenience. It is clean, well equipped and comfortable and I imagine, warm in the w… More
“A BEAUTIFUL COTTAGE. .HOME FROM HOME X”
Reviewed 1 Jun 2014
We have just returned home from a weeks stay in Daisy Cottage. On arrival we were greeted with flowers, wine, local eggs and biscuits along with milk,tea, coffee and sugar. It made a nice change to ha… More
Reviewed 23 Feb 2014
A wonderful place to stay and visit ,would highly recommend to all family and couples very clean and welcoming .we shall certainly be back… More
Moonfleet is a two bedroom cottage located on the edge of Portland Harbour; the waters that hosted the 2012 Olmpic Sailing. Presented to a high standard this accommodation sleeps 5, with two double bedrooms (one with a double and single bed) a spacious lounge/diner and …see more
Despite the weather (!) we found the house charming and cosy and warm. Clean and tidy rooms and a comfortable bed. Local shop nearby ideal for stocking up for the weekend and Weymouth is only a short… More
Reviewed 25 Jun 2016
Situated in an estate with minimal view of the sea from front bedroom only ,We considered this to be over priced for what it is. During the first week we reported a fault in the bathroom light fitting… More
This Cottage is in a very central location of Weymouth only a short walk to the beach and radipole lake nature reserve, it's also a very short walk to the town centre and beautiful harbour, where you can sit and enjoy a drink at one of the local bars over looking the h …see more
This self catering cottage is located in the garden of an eighteenth century thatched house which was formerly the central farm in the village. It was possibly the home of one of the employers of the Tolpuddle Martyrs. The cottage accommodation consists of an entrance l …see more
Very comfortable and very we'll equipped cottage.
The village very quite with just a local pub very short walk away there is no local shop but a Londis couple of miles down the road there was no cash… More
Thankyou for your very positive and constructive review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. As you say, most of Dorset's attractions are within easy reach of the cottage.
To have a great Holiday they say you only need 3 things sun, sea and sand but to find your perfect holiday base its all about Location Location Location and Duckling cottage is spot on. Just 70 yards to the left you will find the famous blue flag central beach and espla …see more
“Charming, well appointed cottage in central location”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2016
This amazing 1835 almshouse right in the centre of Weymouth was clean, charming and perfect for a stress-free holiday. Everything was provided, including the newly installed Wi-Fi. There is so much … More
“Cosy little cottage, excellent location, lovely.”
Reviewed 15 Jan 2015
stayed for three nights, charming little cottage, the decor was welcoming and homely. Close to everything one could ever want or need in life. Had a fantastic stay, would recommend. Look forward to st… More
“Ideal location for our needs”
Reviewed 26 Nov 2014
very enjoyable stay, cottage was absolutely spotless close enough to all amenities but far enough away from passing traffic and foot fall. If a family of four or five was staying you may have to be a… More
Named after the family that lived here for four generations, Abbotts Cottage is a beautifully appointed cottage, perfect for two people and quietly situated along a winding country lane in the parish of Stour Provost, 3½ miles from Gillingham (main line railway station …see more
A magnificent detached thatched cottage offering a complete escape from every day life. The cottage boasts a spacious living room with beautiful open inglenook fireplace, a large dining room to seat ten, a farmhouse-style kitchen and four bedrooms. Bursting with charact …see more
Cottage with sea views over beautiful famous Chesil Beach. South facing patio with sea view. Accommodates up to four . Weekly change over Saturday. Dogs welcome and most places are dog friendly. Nearest beach approximately 200 metres. Minutes from excellent bus servic …see more
Spent a week at Fisherman's View with my wife and dog, my daughter joined us for a few days. The cottage is in an ideal spot to explore Portland, Weymouth and all surrounding coast. Fishermans View … More
“Cosy but challenging cottage”
Reviewed 3 Jul 2016
Had a lovely week in fishermans cottage - small but cosy. The cottage was very clean with nice comfortable beds. Unfortunately my husband is fairly tall so had a couple of knocks to his head with th… More
Dorset country cottage with self catering for two in Witchampton.
Situated on the outskirts of the picturesque and historic village of Witchampton in the Vale of the River Allen. Much care was expended in converting this old telephone exchange into a relaxing holiday r …see more
Birchcroft nestles in 1 acre of woodlands but is only 5 miles from the golden sandy beaches of Bournemouth with cinemas, nightclubs and great shopping. Picturesque Christchurch, the New Forest, National Trust properties of Brownsea Island, Kingston Lacey, Corfe Castle a …see more
“Extremely helpful owner and assistant. Beautiful house”
Reviewed 20 Jun 2012
before our stay I spoke to Sonia on a number of occasions regarding my husband who is in a wheelchair. I can only say I have never had such good service regarding the information given for a disabled… More
“Comfortable to All”
Reviewed 30 Apr 2012
This property was homely, relaxing and comfortable.
acccessible for parents and with twin bedroom with ensuite they felt they they could manage the facilities provided… More
Thank you. This couple brought their elderly parents with them and are referring to the fact that the parents found the downstairs twin en suite room and other equipment very good for their needs. We have a level M2 accessibility award [partial wheelchair user] from VisitBritain of which we are very proud.
Hillview Cottage is a Grade 2 listed stone building with 3 double bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms which has been carefully restored and sensitively modernised. It has spacious living rooms including a large eat-in farmhouse kitchen with a 4 oven AGA, a cozy sitting room wit …see more
Myself and my family stayed here for a short break and it was amazing.
The cottage is beautiful,as soon as I walked into the kitchen I fell in love especially with that AGA!
It's a real home from … More
“Very well equipped, comfortable and spacious house”
Reviewed 5 Aug 2014
Excellent short break in this lovely traditional cottage. Nice beds and good bathroom with a well equipped kitchen. Quite warm with the Aga running in the summer but I would imagine very cosy in the c… More
4 Sea View offers the best of modern comforts with period character in a cottage just a short walk from the splendors of Chesil Beach & Cove on the Isle of Portland Dorset.Offering a fabulous kitchen and comfortable accommodation.A character cottage designed to slee …see more
Situated on the Little Puddle Barn site, Harriet's Cottage has been a long term project of the owners incorporating cutting edge environmentally friendly technology. Features include a large area of glass tiled roof for the solar heating system, Huge thermal stora …see more