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Dorset coastal cottages

Whether you’re looking for a countryside walk that will lead you to that perfect sea view, a long sandy beach for the family to play, or an island adventure, we have a Dorset coastal cottage for you.

In beautiful locations, including the wildlife-rich Brownsea Island and golden sands of Studland Bay, our special collection of unique coastal holiday cottages will make your visit to Dorset’s wild and wonderful coast one to remember forever.

From expansive art deco inspired villas to quaint thatched cottages and quirky seafront apartments, discover a place you'll love for your next Dorset beach holiday.

Sea view cottages

The exterior of Chesil Cottage, Dorset

Chesil Cottage, West Bexington 

Wake up to sweeping sea views at this light-filled coastal stone cottage near Chesil Beach in Dorset. The shingle beach stretches for more than 18 miles from the cliffs of Portland to the pier at West Bay. Complete your day of adventure on the Jurassic Coast by dining alfresco in the cottage's garden, or snuggling up by the pretty inglenook fireplace. Sleeps 4.

The outdoor sitting area and views from Portland House, Weymouth, Dorset

Portland House, Weymouth 

Add a touch of 1930s Hollywood glamour to your Dorset beach holiday, with this luxurious art deco inspired villa by the sea. Overlooking Portland Harbour, this coastal house with huge french windows and palm-fringed gardens is the perfect place to entertain and be entertained. Sleeps 12.

The exterior of Seaview, Dorset

Seaview, Swanage 

Enjoy front row seats of Studland Bay on the veranda of this former tennis pavilion, which has been transformed into a bright coastal cottage. A haven for beach lovers and walkers, this sea view holiday cottage in Dorset sits near beautiful sandy beaches and the heritage-rich South West Coast Path. Sleeps 6.

The exterior of Custom House, Brownsea Island, Dorset

Custom House, Poole 

Immerse yourself in wildlife and wonder at this newly converted coastal cottage on Brownsea Island in Dorset. It's so close to the sea that waves will almost lap at your doorstep. Explore the island's woodland, heathland and lagoon at your leisure. Sleeps 2.

An fascinating aerial view of Brownsea Island, Dorset

Agent's House, Poole 

Wildlife lovers will be in heaven at this holiday cottage, which sits just three metres from the sea on Brownsea Island - a sanctuary for red squirrels and other animals. Birdwatch from your private garden, overlooking a lagoon. After visitors have left for the day, the magical island is yours to explore. Sleeps 6.

An aerial view of Greenlands, with Poole Harbour in the distance, Dorset

Greenlands, Swanage 

Breathe in the Dorset sea air at this former farm workers' cottage, based at the edge of Poole Harbour and a short drive from the sandy beaches of Studland Bay. Inside, you'll find a welcoming interior with a south-facing conservatory. Follow the garden down to the water's edge, where you will find glorious sea views over to Brownsea Island. Sleeps 4.

Coastal cottages

The exterior of Downhouse Farm Cottage, Dorset

Downhouse Farm Cottage, Bridport 

A true coastal countryside retreat - Downhouse Farm Cottage sits on the Golden Cap Estate in Dorset, one of England's natural World Heritage Sites. You can enjoy the sweeping views, head out for a stroll along the Jurassic Coast or paddle in the sea at nearby Lyme Regis. Sleeps 4.

Exterior frontage of Shedbush Farmhouse, nr Bridport, Dorset

Shedbush Farm, Nr Bridport 

Escape from the city in this charming 17th-century farm building, nestled in a valley near to secluded coves and family-friendly beaches. The coastal cottage is surrounded by half an acre of land and boasts sweeping views of the Dorset countryside. Sleeps 6.

The exterior of Elm Cottage, nr Bridport, Dorset

Elm Cottage, Bridport 

Enjoy outstanding coastal views from this Dorset holiday cottage and its extensive grounds, on the site of an old hamlet. Join one of the walking trails from the thatched cottage or take a short trip into the market town of Bridport to sample the local arts, food and breweries. Sleeps 5.