About the Cottages

Cottages, Town Houses and Apartments

All Within 10 Miles of Dorset’s World Heritage Coastline.

Whilst every holiday property that we have at Dorset Coastal Cottages is very unique there are some common factors that we insist upon so that we are providing a consistent experience for our guests that return to us year after year.


Location, location, location…

  • Captains Deck SwanageAll our self catering holiday cottages, town houses and apartments are within 10 miles of the sea, most are within 5 miles.
  • Our holiday cottages are in villages or remote rural locations and our hand picked town houses and apartments are located in our traditional seaside towns.
  • Our holiday properties are spread from Arne on the edge of Poole Harbour to the Devon border.
  • Many of our holiday cottages, town houses and apartments have sea views, some are right at the waters edge.
  • All our cottages are within a 30 minute drive of a sandy beach. The town houses and apartments are all within a mile of the sea.

Providing the highest standards…

  • idle_hours_worth_matravers_dorset_061 350Our aim is to provide high quality accommodation whether you choose a country idyll or the bright lights of the our seaside towns.
  • Many of our cottages are thatched.
  • All of our properties are graded between 3 and 5 stars under the VisitEngland’s quality assessment scheme.
  • All of our cottages have a garden or terrace and outdoor seating for the number of guests. Most of our town houses and apartments offer a sea view or balcony and all are within a mile of the beach.
  • Over half of our properties accept at least one dog.
  • Most of our holiday cottages are ideal for families; welcoming children of all ages and providing a cot and high chair.

Every Cottage Has…

  • the_cow_shed_lulworth_coveLinen and towels, utilities and logs or coal from October to the end of April included in the price.
  • Include broadband, TV, DVD player, freezer, microwave, telephone and full size beds, unless stated otherwise in the individual cottage descriptions.
  • Many properties also have a dishwasher, ipod docks, dryers and barbecues please check the individual cottage descriptions for these non-standard items.
  • All properties are non-smoking properties.
  • All cottages have heating: the details of the type of heating offered can be found at the end of each cottage description.
  • Click Here for full details of all cottage inclusions