Holidays in Dorset

Holidays in Dorset

To be considered as a place which inspires for poets, film crews and writers with its natural beauty, the dream will become true when you travel to Dorset.Dorset will be in your heart when you can enjoy the beautiful and dramatic scenery and wonders seen in movies.


Dorset is a comparatively smaller county, and this makes it more accessible for tourists to visit all of the attractions, such as the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site on England’s southern coast. Many of Dorset’s beaches combine to form this beautiful coast. If you wish to explore the Jurassic coast you can either take a boat trip or ride on the Jurassic coast bus or even be a part of the rambling tours that lets you experience the Jurassic coast to the fullest.


If you are planning to tour Dorset and have yet not scheduled a trip to the beaches, you are surely missing out on something special. There is a beautiful beach called Weymouth with sandy with shallow waters. This beach offers a multitude of activities such as donkey rides and Punch & Judy shows. You can also explore Avon Beach in Christchurch and Castle Cove Beach in Portland. Castle Cove Beach has limited facilities but is in the central location and hence quite crowded. Another famous beach destination is Bournemouth. Extending over seven miles of sandy coastline, this beach has lifeguards, earning them recognition and awards for safety. If you are visiting these beaches on a family vacation, then these RNL lifeguards will give you complete peace of mind as you will not have to worry about your child’s safety.


If going to the beach doesn’t sound like fun, there is no need to worry. There are ample indoor attractions to keep you busy during your holidays in Dorset. Some of these popular tourist destinations are Weymouth Sea Life Center, Bovington Tank Museum, and Adventure Wonderland. Better still if you are visiting Dorset during warm summers. You can enjoy your visit to the Monkey Museum or may be go to a chimpanzee rescue center. These places are ideal for animal lovers. Got a historical trip on mind? No problem, since this place provides you with places such as Lulworth Castle Park, Highcliffe Castle and Portland Castle.


Holidays in Dorset can also be a treat for the food lovers as the place boasts of some of the best and very diverse cafes and restaurants in the world. You can get traditional English fare like fish & chips at the pubs, or you can have an Italian evening at restaurants like Prezzo. Prezzo is unique because the owners prefer to restore local architecture when selecting locations, so you get a wonderful meal in a beautifully restored building. If you’re in the mood for more international fare, try the Restaurant at The King’s Hotel or Splinters Restaurant. Both offer quality meals for your dining pleasure. Whatever you’re in the mood for can be found in Dorset.


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Dorset Holiday Cottages

Dorset Holiday Cottages

Dorset is an alluring county in South West England on the English Channel coast. The county of Dorset shares its borders with Devon to the west, Somerset to the north-west, Wiltshire to the north-east, and Hampshire to the east. Dorset has some of the most exotic beaches in England and that is why it is a very popular resort vacation spot.

Dorset has something for everyone; even your children would love this wonderful place. While in Dorset, you must stay in one of the cottages that are located here. These cottages would surely offer you all the best facilities and services to make your stay pleasurable and convenient.

1. Seahill House

This is a magnificent house which is located on the coastal position of Seatown, West Dorset. Seahill House provides the visitors stunning views from all bedrooms and gardens. Nearby to this house you would find the attractive beaches of Seatown, the Anchor Inn restaurant and pubs on the beach which are opened all the year around. While you are here you can enjoy swimming, morning walks, nature study and picnics.

2. Hotch Potch Cottage

This cottage has been recently renovated and it is surrounded by mesmerizing countryside. This cottage is the perfect place where you can relax to the fullest with your loved ones. The cottage has twin bedrooms, a large shower room a fully equipped kitchen, a large living room and a lounge area with TV, DVD, Free view and hi-fi patio area. The garden is very vibrant with barbeque facility available here. Your pets are also allowed in this cottage.

3. Well cottage

This is a very well appointed cottage located in the conservation area of the peaceful country village of Bradpole. Nearby this cottage you have superb coastal walks where you can enjoy with your near and dear ones. This place has a large living room with open fireplace, a modern kitchen, Double bedroom with en suite bathroom and a large shower room. The garden has small paved area and garden furniture.

4. Willow Farm Cottage

This is a delightfully dethatched cottage located in the in the beautiful Blackmore Vale on the Dorset and Somerset border. The interior of the cottage is lavishly decorated and it caters to all the needs of international travelers. Here you would find two well appointed bedrooms with spacious beds and baths. The lounge area has good furniture, television with DVD player, the kitchen is very well equipped with essential equipments and the garden is fully enclosed and has a patio.

Well these are some of the best holiday cottages that are located in Dorset.

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