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Explore the Jurassic Coast and Countryside Near Dorset Vacation Homes

On the English Channel's coast and just east of Devon, you'll find the small county of Dorset. The area is popular with visitors, with no shortage of cottage rentals. On the Dorset coast, you'll find a mixture of large Victorian family properties and modern apartment blocks with sea views, and inland, you'll find traditional chocolate-box style Dorset country cottages. All make the ideal base for exploring the county.

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Cottage  Weymouth
May 24 - May 31
$254 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Weymouth with Private Parking + Harbour Views

Weymouth, Weymouth and Portland District, Dorset
Internet
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Recreational vehicle (RV)  Swanage
Dec 13 - Dec 20
-47%
$196
$104 per night
Recreational vehicle (RV) ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Rv in Swanage with Yard

Swanage, Purbeck District, Dorset
Internet
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House  Moreton
Oct 12 - Oct 19
$174 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Entire House in Moreton with Private Parking

Moreton, Purbeck District, Dorset
Free cancellation
Internet
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Vacation homes and cottages with a garden

Looking for vacation homes with a little extra outdoor space? Check out these accommodations in Dorset with private yards.

Lodge  Broadwindsor
Nov 22 - Nov 29
-59%
$275
$114 per night
Lodge ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Lodge in Broadwindsor with Yard

Broadwindsor, West Dorset District, Dorset
Yard
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Cottage  Ringstead
Jan 11 - Jan 18
-73%
$808
$223 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Ringstead with Yard

Ringstead, Osmington, Dorset
Yard
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Cottage  Lyme Regis
Nov 16 - Nov 23
-75%
$922
$232 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Lyme Regis with Magnificent Terrace + Breath-Taking Views

Lyme Regis, West Dorset District, Dorset
Yard
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Apartments and vacation rentals with a kitchen

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Cottage  Lyme Regis
Nov 9 - Nov 16
-71%
$523
$153 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Lyme Regis with Yard

Lyme Regis, West Dorset District, Dorset
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House  Weymouth
Jun 1 - Jun 8
$309 per night
House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Contemporary House in Weymouth with Private Parking + Fantastic Views

4.7
Excellent (23 ratings)
Weymouth, Weymouth and Portland District, Dorset
Kitchen
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Cottage  West Bay
Dec 14 - Dec 21
-32%
$158
$107 per night
Cottage ∙ 3 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in West Bay with Private Parking

4.9
Outstanding (25 ratings)
West Bay, Bridport, Dorset
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Lodge Broadwindsor
Nov 22 - Nov 29
-58%
$275
$116 per night
Lodge ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Lovely Lodge in Broadwindsor with Yard

5.0
Outstanding (1 rating)
Broadwindsor, West Dorset District, Dorset
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Cottage Ringstead
Oct 19 - Oct 26
-75%
$972
$245 per night
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Lovely Cottage in Ringstead with Large Garden

Ringstead, Osmington, Dorset
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Cottage Lower Wraxall
Nov 9 - Nov 16
-59%
$252
$104 per night
Cottage ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Lovely Cottage in Lower Wraxall with Private Parking

4.9
Outstanding (35 ratings)
Lower Wraxall, Wraxall, Dorset
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10,391 unique vacation rentals from 24 partner websites, including Booking.com and Vrbo, are listed in Dorset. With HomeToGo, you can easily compare the prices of each listed rental to discover the best price and save up to 76%.

Recommended Vacation Rentals in Dorset

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Cottage Wareham
Oct 5 - Oct 12
-33%
$278
$185 per night
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Lovely Cottage in Wareham with Large Garden

3.5
Good (2 ratings)
Wareham, Wareham Town, Dorset
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Cottage Fifehead Magdalen
Nov 15 - Nov 22
-55%
$149
$67 per night
Cottage ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Cottage in Fifehead Magdalen with Private Parking + Uninterrupted Views

Fifehead Magdalen, North Dorset District, Dorset
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Cottage Chideock
Nov 2 - Nov 9
$124 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Chideock with Private Parking + Great Views

4.9
Outstanding (20 ratings)
Chideock, West Dorset District, Dorset
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Cottage Affpuddle
Sept 20 - Sept 27
-56%
$576
$255 per night
Cottage ∙ 8 guests ∙ 5 bedrooms

Cottage in Affpuddle with Private Parking

Affpuddle, Purbeck District, Dorset
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Cottage Lyme Regis
Nov 2 - Nov 9
-61%
$444
$173 per night
Cottage ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Beautiful Cottage in Lyme Regis with Yard + Spectacular Views

Lyme Regis, West Dorset District, Dorset
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Cottage Cheselbourne
Nov 2 - Nov 9
-15%
$138
$117 per night
Cottage ∙ 3 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Cheselbourne with Private Parking

4.7
Excellent (3 ratings)
Cheselbourne, Dorset, United Kingdom
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Cottage Winfrith Newburgh
Nov 2 - Nov 9
-61%
$310
$122 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Wonderful Cottage in Winfrith Newburgh with Large Garden

4.5
Excellent (23 ratings)
Winfrith Newburgh, Purbeck District, Dorset
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Cottage Hooke
Dec 7 - Dec 14
-26%
$1,140
$844 per night
Cottage ∙ 23 guests ∙ 11 bedrooms

Cottage in Hooke with Large Garden

4.8
Outstanding (10 ratings)
Hooke, West Dorset District, Dorset
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Cottage Chideock
Nov 2 - Nov 9
-29%
$139
$99 per night
Cottage ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Cottage in Chideock with Private Parking

4.8
Outstanding (32 ratings)
Chideock, West Dorset District, Dorset
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Budget-friendly Rentals in Dorset

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Cottage Weymouth
Nov 29 - Dec 6
-73%
$746
$200 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Weymouth with Patio & Yard

Weymouth, Weymouth and Portland District, Dorset
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Cottage Weymouth
Nov 22 - Nov 29
-71%
$858
$251 per night
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Cottage in Weymouth with Yard + Dramatic Views

Weymouth, Weymouth and Portland District, Dorset
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Cottage Bothenhampton
Oct 5 - Oct 12
-45%
$195
$107 per night
Cottage ∙ 3 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Bothenhampton with Private Parking

4.8
Outstanding (27 ratings)
Bothenhampton, West Dorset District, Dorset
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Top-Rated Offers and Accommodations in Dorset

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Cottage Lyme Regis
Jun 14 - Jun 21
$134 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Charming Cottage in Lyme Regis with Sunny Patio + Countryside Views

4.6
Excellent (19 ratings)
Lyme Regis, West Dorset District, Dorset
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Cottage Weymouth
Oct 12 - Oct 19
-76%
$651
$156 per night
Cottage ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Cottage in Weymouth with Yard + Beautiful Views + Close to Beach

5.0
Outstanding (1 rating)
Weymouth, Weymouth and Portland District, Dorset
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Cottage Weymouth
Feb 1 - Feb 8
-67%
$426
$140 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Weymouth with Yard + Panoramic Views + Beach Nearby

5.0
Outstanding (1 rating)
Weymouth, Weymouth and Portland District, Dorset
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Popular Rental Amenities in Dorset

  • Pet-friendly (2,140)
  • WiFi (9,412)
  • Parking (679)
  • Pool (636)
  • Kitchen (7,272)
  • Yard (5,921)
  • TV (8,313)
  • Washing machine (5,521)
  • Dishwasher (4,426)
  • Balcony/patio (2,506)
  • No smoking (8,458)
  • Jacuzzi (371)

Vacationers who are looking for a pet-friendly vacation home will find Dorset convenient since many properties are pet-friendly there. Cottage are the most pet-friendly accommodation type in Dorset. In addition, a night in a pet-friendly vacation rental there is, on average, $428. If you want a central location, More than a fifth of the pet-friendly vacation homes are less than 2 kilometres away from the city centre.

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Vacation Rental Price Information in Dorset

In the above graph, you will find information on average prices of the vacation rentals in Dorset. The most expensive dates to travel to Dorset are in April (4/12 – 4/19). The week with the lowest average prices is in January (1/11 – 1/18).

Rental availability information in Dorset

Our availability graph helps you identify the busiest months in Dorset. The busiest time to book a rental in Dorset so far is in March (3/15 – 3/22), where only 38% rentals are available. Conversely, you will find the highest percentage of available offers in Dorset in September (9/14 – 9/21).

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Accommodations for your vacation in Dorset

2,527 among the 10,391 vacation rentals in Dorset are cottage. They account for many of the property types in this destination (60.79%). Interestingly, type of accommodation in particular, this specific type of property is $411 per night, with an average size of 116 m². Furthermore, these vacation homes are ideal for medium-sized groups and families, as most can welcome 5 vacationers. Vacationers who prefer something else can also find many house rental, which are the other most popular property type in Dorset. House rental in Dorset are 170 m² on average, with average prices of $587 a night.
Where to find the best food in Dorset?

Sample Delicious Local Seafood, Cakes, and More

Dorset's coastal location guarantees a great selection of locally caught shrimp, fish, and lobster in the region's pubs and restaurants. The region's culinary highlights include fish and chips, best enjoyed in the open air on the harbourside at Weymouth, or afternoon tea at 1930s-style Steam Vintage Tea Rooms in Bournemouth.

What are the best activities for families in Dorset?

Beaches and Fossil Hunting – What More Could the Kids Ask For?

Dorset is home to some of the UK's best beaches, perfect destinations for family days out. Bournemouth's beaches, the most popular, boast showers, watersport opportunities, and eateries. If you'd prefer to head off the beaten track, head to Eypemouth Beach. This hidden gem is excellent for surfing and beachcombing, and active types will love hiking the cliff paths.

The Dorset area sits on the Jurassic Coast, named for the many fossils found on the region's beaches. For the best fossil hunting, check out Charnmouth, where you can join a guided fossil hunt with an expert.

Where are the unique attractions in Dorset?

Find Out About British History and Wildlife on Days Out in Dorset

Dorset oozes history, and one of the best places to see it is in the village of Sherborne. Start at the Abbey, which dates back over 1,000 years, before heading to Sherborne Castle, whose history stretches from the Spanish Armada to the D-Day landings. If wildlife is more your thing, you'll love Monkey World, the UK's biggest primate rescue centre.

Information about vacation rentals in Dorset

🏡 Vacation rentals available 10,391 rentals
💳 Possible discounts up to 76%
🌙 Nightly prices starting at $106
⭐ Popular amenities Pets allowed, Internet and Parking
🐾 Pet friendly homes 2,184 homes
🏊 Vacation rentals with pools 683 homes
86 reviews
Dorset vacation rentals have an average rating of 4.2/5 on 86 reviews left by travelers.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the typical availability of vacation rentals in Dorset?

We found 10,391 vacation homes in Dorset available for your next trip.

What are the most popular vacation home amenities in Dorset?

Many travellers are searching for Pets allowed, Internet, and Parking when booking a vacation home in Dorset.

Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Dorset?

If you're travelling with a dog, over 21% of vacation rentals in Dorset are pet-friendly.

What's the best month to book a vacation rental in Dorset?

If you're looking for balmy weather, July and August are typically the hottest months in Dorset with temperatures around 21 °C. February and January in Dorset are the coldest, with 3 °C on average.

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