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1,165 Holiday homes

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Corfe Castle

Isle of Purbeck / Corfe Castle

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
“Great location” Lovely clean cottage very well presented. Would definitely return and have no problem recommending this lovely little house to any one. It has one draw back and that is the kitchen is very tiny, making cooking a little bit of a challen  …see more

from £75 / night

£395 - £745 / week

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from £75 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Chideock holiday cottage rental

Bridport / Chideock

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Beautiful cottage set at the centre of the world heritage Jurassic Coast and in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 10 mins walk to beach. 30 minutes walk to Golden Cap, the highest point on the SW coast. Broadchurch filmed just down the road in West Bay. Comfortab  …see more

from £85 / night

£495 - £785 / week

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from £85 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday studio in Bradpole

Bridport / Bradpole

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Ask about pets
“2nd visit loved everything about it and didnt want to go home” Stayed here in Sept last year in the Farrows which was fantastic so as soon as we got back booked our week in May staying in The Pressing Room which was even better because the patio had a  …see more

from £70 / night

£235 - £495 / week

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from £70 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage rental

Swanage / Swanage Bay

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
“Absolutely Fabulous” This is the first time we have rented a cottage, having usually stayed in hotels or our caravan, but this is the best holiday we have had in years. The cottage is just perfect and the photos are 100 per cent accurate. My little bo  …see more

from £80 / night

£325 - £695 / week

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from £80 / night

(31) Excellent 

31

Apartment rental in Sandbanks

Bournemouth / Sandbanks

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Stylish, comfortable, well equipped and excellent location.” We had a really relaxing week with lots of space for 2 adults and two teenagers to all do their own thing, yet meet up around the dining table and enjoy a home cooked meal. Normally I don't  …see more

from £125 / night

£685 - £1765 / week

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from £125 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage rental

Dorset / Bridport

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
“An extremely relaxing and comfortable stay” Our stay at Buzzards Swoop was excellent. Alastair and Lisa have thought of everything, the little touches like the cake when you arrive and enough milk to make a cuppa are very thoughtful. They popped in to  …see more

from £66 / night

£295 - £803 / week

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from £66 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Home rental in West Country

Swanage / Swanage Bay

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Fantastic house, great views, peaceful location.” Well appointed house that soon felt like home, excellent location handy for the town and also Durlston Country Park. Amazing views over Swanage Bay towards Old Harry Rock and Ballard Down. Plenty to do  …see more

from £86 / night

£600 - £1250 / week

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from £86 / night

(17) Very Good 

21

Holiday home rental

Dorset / Weymouth

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“5 star, with personal touches, plenty of space and facilities for all ages” The owners were very welcoming when they showed us around and very quick to refund the deposit. The house was clean and well presented. It had all the equipment necessary in  …see more

from £273 / night

£1490 - £3300 / week

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from £273 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in West Country

Dorset / Shaftesbury

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Perfect in Every Way” 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 helpful, and her thoughtfullness  …see more

from £57 / night

£395 - £745 / week

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from £57 / night

(32) Excellent 

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West Country holiday cottage rental

Bridport / Melplash

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
“Great for us and even greater for the dogs” 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 been more  …see more

from £74 / night

£330 - £855 / week

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from £74 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday lodge in West Country

Christchurch / Mudeford

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“Fantastic!” Beautiful Lodge in a perfect location! All mod cons and extremely clean... Very comfy bed..Stunning Harbour views and wonderful amenities. Beach, Café, pub and shop all 2 mins walk... We have been coming down now to the site for over 25 ye  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £1610 / week

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from £100 / night

(57) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in West Country

Dorset / Lyme Regis

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent Holiday Cottage” 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 outdoor space for the dogs,  …see more

from £70 / night

£395 - £1195 / week

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from £70 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Bournemouth

Bournemouth / Sandbanks

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“The Perfect Holiday” We stayed at 4 Sandhills with our 2 children and had a fantastic time. The apartment is lovely and in a perfect location for a family beach holiday. We spent most days on the beautiful sandy beach which is very close to the apa  …see more

from £135 / night

£695 - £1120 / week

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from £135 / night

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Avon holiday lodge rental

Christchurch / Avon

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
The Beach Hut (Lodge 126) is a large, two bedroomed luxury lodge, situated on the much sought after Sandhills Park, Avon Beach, Mudeford BH 23 4AL. The Beach Hut and the decking area have limited views of Christchurch Harbour, and also glimpses of yacht masts passing b  …see more

from £120 / night

£650 - £1500 / week

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from £120 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in West Country

Dorset / Lyme Regis

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Just what we were after…and 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, seafront, downtown  …see more

from £140 / night

£950 - £1450 / week

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from £140 / night

(33) Excellent 

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West Country holiday townhouse rental

Swanage / Swanage Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Spacious, classy accomodation in superb location” This was our fourth stay in this capacious house. The four bedrooms and three bathrooms are ideal for our children and grandchildren. The house is very well equipped and decorated and has been consis  …see more

from £130 / night

£590 - £1650 / week

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from £130 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Chetnole

Sherborne / Chetnole

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 33 km
  • Private garden
“A home from home” 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 beautiful setting. To the rear is a  …see more

from £75 / night

£350 - £850 / week

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from £75 / night

(42) Excellent 

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Holiday home letting

Dorset / Isle of Portland

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Perfect. Thank you.” Stayed here with friends for the weekend (5 of us in total). The house was perfect for our needs, clean and well maintained. Comfy beds with lovely bedding, good size lounge with plenty of seating and a lovely view. Large kitchen  …see more

from £120 / night

£900 - £1430 / week

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from £120 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Uplyme

Lyme Regis / Uplyme

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
Roof terrace garden above the car port - table, chars and flowering plants. Lovely walks into Lyme.  …see more

from £80 / night

£350 - £600 / week

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from £80 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in West Country

Dorset / Weymouth

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.02 km
  • Child friendly
“Amazing place” This is a true gem......we are grandparents who took two grandchildren away.....one 11 the other 13.... The location is ideal....turn right for the harbour, left for crazy golf and straight ahead for beach, The sun shone all week and th  …see more

from £45 / night

£295 - £760 / week

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from £45 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Lyme Regis / Uplyme

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Fabulous property in the perfect location” I enjoyed a relaxing break in October in Uplyme with friends at the gorgeous Cedar House. What a completely fabulous and luxurious property in the perfect location! With top of the range appliances, beautif  …see more

from £240 / night

£280 - £2500 / week

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from £240 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with golf nearby in Highcliffe

Christchurch / Highcliffe

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
“A great stay. Home from home!” We really enjoyed our stay at Wilson Cottage. An ideal configuration of bedrooms for our group. Would use again!  …see more

from £159 / night

£972 - £1699 / week

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from £159 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Bournemouth

Bournemouth / Boscombe Spa Village

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Good location and amenities” Superb, well appointed apartment. Difficult to find fault with the property which was furnished to a good standard and spacious.  …see more

from £140 / night

£675 - £1425 / week

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from £140 / night

(52) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Bournemouth

Dorset / Bournemouth

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent clean apartment with everything needed for a very comfortable break.” Fantastic apartment, very clean and tidy. Perfect location for anyone visiting. Very helpful owners. And everything supplied in the apartment needed. We had a fantastic li  …see more

from £62 / night

£374 - £1035 / week

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from £62 / night

(13) Excellent 

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West Country holiday cottage let

Dorset / Bridport

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
“Brilliant, well equipped cottage, very comfortable for a quiet and relaxing holiday.” The cottage was wonderful, very comfortable and the owners were very friendly, welcoming and helpful. We had an excellent, relaxing holiday.The only downside we foun  …see more

from £80 / night

£380 - £790 / week

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from £80 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in West Country

Weymouth / Wyke Regis

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely House in a great coast side location” 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 car t  …see more

from £57 / night

£350 - £600 / week

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from £57 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage rental

Poole / Poole Quay

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Amazing cottage!!!” 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 need the owners have really put a  …see more

from £185 / night

£950 - £1300 / week

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from £185 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Poole

Poole / Poole Quay

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
VisitBritain 4* Gold Award achieved - June 2010 and May 2011 and November 2012! A fabulous front line apartment located in the prestigious Dolphin Quays development on Poole Quay on the second floor benefitting from a large balcony area. This is a luxurious 2 bedroom, 2  …see more

from £95 / night

£660 - £1200 / week

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from £95 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday home in West Country

Dorset / Weymouth

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Fabulous holiday home” Henley house is fabulous. 4 bedrooms, 2 lounges, spacious kitchen and dining room. It had everything we wanted and more. The garden is also lovely and a real sun trap. The house is at the top of a steep hill so you have to fact  …see more

from £120 / night

£590 - £1350 / week

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from £120 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in West Country

Swanage / Swanage Bay

3 9 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“The nearest place to heaven” So close to the ocean that on a wild day the spray splashes on the windows. The flat is very cosy and comfortable. Everything you need is right there. The owners have thought of everything from crab nets to a great selecti  …see more

from £80 / night

£400 - £1700 / week

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from £80 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Dorset / Weymouth

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Car not necessary
“Fabulous” Clean and perfectly kitted out. Great property, great location, great views. If you want to walk a bit, this is for you. Not in the town centre, but a lovely coastal walk gets you there in 30 minutes and worth every minute. If you decide  …see more

from £75 / night

£375 - £625 / week

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from £75 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday caravan/mobile home with golf nearby in West Country

Christchurch / Mudeford

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Our aim is to provide you with a home from home - from a welcome pack to get you started to games and DVDs.  …see more

from £65 / night

£400 - £960 / week

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from £65 / night

(3) Very Good 

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B&b rental in Wool

Dorset / Wool

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Pet friendly
THE WATER BARN IS BORDERED BY A TRIBUTARY OF THE RIVER FROME, AND IS A DETACHED CONVERTED MILL ON ITS OWN AT THE END OF A PRIVATE LANE. IT IS A VERY PEACEFUL SPOT. GUESTS HAVE SOLE USE OF A SEATING AREA ON THE DECK BESIDE THE RIVER, WHERE BREAKFAST CAN BE EATEN, OR WHIL  …see more

from £120 / night

£840 / week

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from £120 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Thornford

Dorset / Thornford

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 38 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
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

from £75 / night

£555 / week

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from £75 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Bournemouth holiday apartment rental

Dorset / Bournemouth

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
NB I don't normally take bookings more than 6 months in advance. If you wish to make a booking after this time then please contact me first for availability and price. Fabulous flat in historic building right in the heart of Bournemouth. As this is a pedestrianised  …see more

from £70 / night

£900 - £1560 / week

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from £70 / night

(59) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Dorset / Bournemouth

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
“Christmas Visit 2014” Excellent accommodation and well maintained. Very convenient for walking into town, no hassle with having to try to find somewhere to park in town. Accommodation had ample space for the two of us. Recommended. Would book again  …see more

from £62 / night

£374 - £965 / week

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from £62 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Bournemouth holiday apartment rental

Bournemouth / Lansdowne

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Warm comfortable apartment” Warm and comfortable. Well equipped and in a good location. Excellent value for money for a winter break  …see more

from £90 / night

£300 - £698 / week

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from £90 / night

(28) Very Good 

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Holiday home in West Country

Dorset / Lyme Regis

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Ideally located, a modern, clean and tidy holiday let” Lyme Regis welcomed us with a dry and fairly bright day, and the sea beckoned us as we drove down the steep hill towards it. Its streets were narrow and many of the houses were colourful and had c  …see more

from £85 / night

£495 - £1595 / week

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from £85 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Langton Matravers

Swanage / Langton Matravers

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
“Everything about the house was lovely with great welcoming touches.” From the moment we entered the house we knew we were going to love staying there. The tastefully furnished rooms were spacious and spotlessly clean. All the beds were really comforta  …see more

from £66 / night

£450 - £1260 / week

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from £66 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Rousdon

Lyme Regis / Rousdon

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Set in a beautiful Victorian private country estate of 350 acres of farmland, parkland and woodland on the Dorset/Devon border, the house is situated in a courtyard terrace and was once part of the stable block of the Home Farm near to the main mansion. Enjoy a peacefu  …see more

from £350 / night

£1200 - £2000 / week

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from £350 / night