Apartments and cottages in Dorset

Rent apartments and cottages in Dorset, England. Book affordable holiday rentals that are near a beach and golf course.

Our 10 best apartments and cottages in Dorset

Rent a great apartment or cottage in Dorset for a wonderful holiday.
  • Cottage in Kinson South, England
    3 bedroom cottage • Sleeps 7

    Cottage in Dorset, England

    Karen's Cottage is a newly refurbished Lady Wimborne property that offers 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom & an extra loo upstairs. Perfect for families, business trips, couples & friends.

    From £1,825 per week
  • Apartment in Swanage, England
    1 bedroom apartment • Sleeps 3

    Purbeck apartment to rent

    Clean & simple studio flat located in the town center of Swanage opposite the historic train station. No more than 100m from everything you will need, including the beach!

    From £601 per week
  • Farm_house in Arne, England
    4 bedroom farm house • Sleeps 8

    Purbeck holiday farm house rental

    This 4 bedroom farm house is located in Arne and sleeps 8 people. It has a garden, parking nearby and a gym. The farm house is near a beach.

    From £1,491 per week
  • Apartment in Swanage, England
    2 bedroom apartment • Sleeps 7

    Apartment rental in Dorset, England

    This 2 bedroom apartment is located in Swanage and sleeps 7 people. It has parking nearby, a gym and a spa. The apartment is within walking distance of a beach.

    From £763 per week
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  • Apartment in Swanage, England
    2 bedroom apartment • Sleeps 4

    Holiday apartment in Dorset, England

    This 2 bedroom apartment is located in Swanage and sleeps 4 people. The apartment is within walking distance of a beach.

    From £735 per week
  • House in Swanage, England
    4 bedroom house • Sleeps 8

    Purbeck holiday home rental

    This 4 bedroom house is located in Swanage and sleeps 8 people. It has garage. The house is within walking distance of a beach.

    From £959 per week
  • Chateau in Portland, England
    9 bedroom chateau • Sleeps 20

    Chateau in Dorset, England

    Penn Castle holds a wonderful location on the iconic Isle of Portland and enjoys magnificent sea views over Church Ope Cove and the famous Jurassic coastline, an area so special.

    From £15,120 per week
  • Cottage in Wimborne Minster, England
    7 bedroom cottage • Sleeps 16

    East Dorset cottage to rent

    Wimborne House holds a wonderful position on the outskirts of the market town of Wimborne Minster, set in a quiet spot which is just a quick stroll from the town square, the centre of all the action.

    From £2,999 per week
  • Cottage in Corfe Mullen, England
    4 bedroom cottage • Sleeps 8

    East Dorset cottage to rent

    With a thatched roof and red brick exterior, Lambs Cottage is a charmingly traditional cottage in beautiful Dorset, with a dazzling contemporary twist.

    From £1,552 per week
  • Cottage in Crossways, England
    4 bedroom cottage • Sleeps 8

    West Dorset cottage to rent

    Lake View House holds a wonderful location within beautiful West Dorset, offering guests the opportunity to explore the great outdoors and all it has to offer with its unspoilt nature and wildlife.

    From £1,617 per week

Cheap apartments and cottages in Dorset

Rent one of our cheapest apartments and cottages in Dorset for a low cost holiday.
  • Cottage in Wimborne Minster, England
    3 bedroom cottage • Sleeps 6

    Holiday cottage in Dorset, England

    Meadow Cottage offers the charm and character of a country house, with its own unique styles and magical features. Situated in the beautiful Dorset town of Wimborne Minster.

    From £828 per week
  • Cottage in Wimborne Minster, England
    3 bedroom cottage • Sleeps 6

    Cottage to rent in Dorset, England

    Situated in the charming Dorset town of Wimborne Minster, this traditional 18th century cottage is the perfect holiday retreat.

    From £918 per week
  • Cottage in Crossways, England
    4 bedroom cottage • Sleeps 9

    West Dorset cottage to rent

    Crossways Cottage holds a fabulous position within an exclusive gated development in beautiful West Dorset.

    From £1,400 per week
  • Cottage in Crossways, England
    4 bedroom cottage • Sleeps 10

    Cottage to rent in Dorset, England

    Shoreside Sanctuary holds an amazing position in an exclusive gated development within beautiful West Dorset.

    From £1,440 per week
  • Town_house in Bridport, England
    4 bedroom town house • Sleeps 8

    Holiday home rental in Dorset, England

    If you are looking for something a little out of the ordinary, the exceptional and rare industrial conversion of Bridport Mill will enthral and impress.

    From £1,611 per week

Prices and Availability for holiday lettings in Dorset

Cheapest monthJanuary 2024 average weekly price £1,28258% of holiday lettings are available
High seasonAugust 2023 average weekly price £2,4499% of holiday lettings are available

All data is for the next 12 months and all the prices are the average weekly cost (Saturday - Saturday).

Price information in Dorset (2023 - 2024)

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Average weekly prices in Dorset

The prices graph for holiday lettings in Dorset shows you the average weekly price for one of our holiday lettings over the next twelve months. August and July are the most expensive months to rent a holiday letting in Dorset where the average price is £2,449 in August and £2,242 in July. The cheapest month to rent a holiday letting is in December where the average weekly price is £1,243 (09/12 - 16/12). The average price of a holiday letting in Dorset varies considerably between regions, distance from the nearest beach and the size of the holiday letting. See the graph for average weekly prices for our top destinations in Dorset below.

Availability in Dorset (2023 - 2024)

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Weekly availability in Dorset

The graph above shows the availability of our holiday rentals in Dorset over the next twelve months. July (29/07 - 05/08) is the busiest time to rent a holiday letting in Dorset where none of our holiday lettings are available to book. The quietest time to visit Dorset at the moment is in October (28/10 - 04/11) where 91% of our holiday lettings have availability.