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Scenic Seaside Holidays on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset
Find some beautiful Jurassic Coast holiday cottages in the little seaside villages along Dorset’s 155km panoramic coast from Lyme Regis in the west to Old Harry’s Rocks near Swanage in the east - all of it walkable on the glorious South West Coast Path. As a result of sea change and the Ice-Age, this stretch of the south coast tells the story of the area which is a designated a World Heritage site. The whole Jurassic Coast landscape around the Devon and Dorset coast is a wonderland for budding archaeologists, or simply anyone interested in discovering fossils. It’s also a popular location for walking and seaside self-catering holidays on Dorset beaches such as Lyme Regis, Lulworth, Charmouth and Studland Bay.
Situated on a working organic Dorset farm in a peaceful rural location, Threshers Barn near Beaminster is a Grade 2 listed 16th-century flint barn, beautifully restored to provide cosy, bright and airy accommodation with original features such as old beams and windows. Pets welcome.
A delightful, tranquil location at Lea Hill. Seven acres of grounds and gardens with wonderful views. Dog exercise field. Up to four dogs accepted. Plenty of places to visit. Nine miles from the Jurassic Coast. "Dogs have been so spoilt with their own field etc. They want to stay!” Mrs P 2018
Chideock Cottage is a well-equipped holiday cottage which is available all-year-round. Situated in the village of Chideock with stunning views of the hills and just a 20 minute walk to the beach at Seatown. Lovely foodie pub just over the road too!
Rose Cottage in Weymouth is a splendid little family-friendly coastal cottage a short stroll from Newton's Cove, the beautiful Nothe Gardens and the harbourside in this classic English seaside resort. This Victorian holiday cottage comfortably sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms.
Azure is a luxury seaside apartment close to the beach in the vibrant Dorset coastal resort of Weymouth. This very upmarket holiday property has its own parking space and is perfect for a small family or two couples seeking stylish self-catering accommodation with en-suite bathrooms.
Luxury refurbished cottage in Tincleton awarded 5 STAR GOLD for 2020. On a Farm set in tranquil rural countryside in the heart of Hardye's Wessex. Ideally located near Jurassic Coastline. Disabled facilities. Enclosed garden. Fishing on the River Frome. WIFI. Nature Trail on doorstep. Tennis Court.
This large detached property is on the quietest edge of the beautiful, much sought after village of Burton Bradstock, with idyllic views of open farmland. The village is one of the main gateways to the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.
Poppas Cottage is a romantic coastal cottage within a 19th century thatched property in Burton Bradstock in Dorset. The cottage lies just moments from the beach and features spacious stylishly-appointed rooms as well as a lovely garden for pets and couples to enjoy, plus contemporary comforts.
Rose Cottage is a delightful Grade II listed detached cottage in the charming village of Powerstock in Dorset. The stone-built rural cottage boasts mature gardens with sitting-out areas as well as an interior with exposed beams, tiled floors, inglenook fireplace and wood burner plus modern comforts.
Treat the family to a memorable seaside holiday ay Overland, a coastal cottage sitting in an elevated position in Burton Bradstock, Dorset. The homely coastal cottage boasts a spacious and sun-drenched garden, beamed ceilings, lovely views, contemporary comforts and proximity to sandy beaches.
North End Farm's Old Dairy is a very comfortable spacious rural holiday cottage for couples near Bridport in Broadchurch country on Dorset's Jurassic Coast with walks, beautiful beaches nearby. Well equipped kitchen central heating wood burner and Strauss piano. Great pubs.
Bilshay Farmhouse is a pretty, thatched Dorset Farmhouse sleeping up to 10 over 4 bedrooms set in a rural location with far reaching views of rolling hills, a short distance from the market town of Bridport. This property also includes a hot tub, trampoline and games room. Dogs welcome.
The Old Post Office sleeps 5 over 3 bedrooms and is conveniently located in the heart of Symondsbury Village with access to plenty of countryside walks and in close proximity to the market town of Bridport and the Jurassic coast. Dogs welcome.
Relax and unwind in this cosy East Devon rural holiday cottage in the Blackdown Hills near Honiton and slightly further, the Jurassic coast. Apple Tree Cottage is perfect for couples seeking a romantic rural retreat in any season or a family with an infant for holidays during school term times.
The Willows is a 1 bedroom Dorset cottage ideal for couples or solo travelers set on our working farm overlooking the Fleet Lagoon and the mighty Jurassic Coastline. Ideal for walkers, cyclists and people who just want to escape to the peace and tranquility of the Dorset countryside.
The Sycamores is a 2 bedroom Dorset holiday cottage situated on our stunning farm overlooking the West Dorset Coast and Chesil Beach. 5 miles to the West of Weymouth, the Sycamores offers the perfect countryside holiday accommodation for families or friends throughout the year. Pets welcome.
Cuckoo Cottage is a luxurious romantic cottage in Bridport, Dorset, boasting open-plan living spaces and a delightful garden with patio which catches the sea breeze and the views of the surrounding region. The sophisticated coastal cottage offers urban chic plus light and airy spaces and elegance.
View The Old Higher Lighthouse, an unusual Portland Bill holiday cottage with sea views near Weymouth in Dorset offering a sensational and unique holiday home, once the dwelling place of Marie Stopes, this converted Jurassic Coast Lighthouse sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms.
Seaspray is the perfect Dorset coastal destination for walkers, families and beach lovers! Seaspray offers a taste of life by the beach in the pretty village of Eype. Eype beach welcomes dogs all year round and the property is dog friendly.
Rose Cottage awarded 5 STAR for 2019 on a Farm in Tincleton, 5 miles from the County Town Dorchester, within easy reach of the Jurassic Coastline. In the heart of Hardye Countryside . Large private garden. Tennis court. Fishing on the River Frome. Nature Trail from the Doorstep. Table Tennis. WIFI.
Eagles Nest is a classic grade II listed thatched cottage sleeping 6 over 3 bedrooms with 3 bathrooms. The property is rurally located near Symondsbury close to the Jurassic Coast. Enjoy peace and quiet with a private garden, hot tub and games room. Dogs welcome.
Sea Pebbles is a beautifully presented house only a few steps away from the front door to breathtaking sea views and the coastal path in Weymouth. Whatever you decide to do on your Dorset holiday, Sea Pebbles offers the perfect base from which to explore the Jurassic coast.
Wildflower Cottage is a quaint Dorset countryside cottage in the pretty village of Sutton Pointz, two miles inland from the Jurassic Coast. It is surrounded by a sunny, well-established garden with shady trees and rose bushes, a short stroll from the village mill pond and an excellent pub.
Greenwich Cottage is stylish, home from home character cottage in the West Dorset village of Chideock on the Jurassic Coast. Sleeps up to 3 and is perfect for a romantic or small family getaways. Walking distance to 3 excellent pubs and the beach at Seatown.
From Lulworth to Lyme Regis: A 155km-long Beauty Spot
Lulworth Cove is full of amazing sites from Durdle Door, a striking cliff formation, to Lulworth Crumble which is well worth a visit on its own. Little Jurassic coastal villages such as Charmouth, Beer, Budleigh Salterton, Kimmeridge and Swanage offer enough day-trip delights to fill a fortnight’s holiday in a Jurassic Coast cottage on the East Devon or West Dorset coastline. Take a trip to the quaint seaside town of Lyme Regis and wander along The Cob, a massive harbour wall. Feel the sea-wind in your hair just as the ‘French Lieutenant’s Woman’ did all those years ago.
To the East, the sea beneath the cliffs at Portland Island played host to Olympic sailors, while the cliffs have weathered the storms along the Channel for millions of years. A Jurassic Coast cottage is a popular choice for walking holidays mixing coast and countryside. The South West Coast Path, in particular, provides a stunning cliff-top view of the rocks and beaches below, with many a quaint tea-room or pub in which to rest tired legs to be found along its route. Head inland a mile or two from the coast for and discover a magical rural retreat or a farm cottage to book, surrounded by woods, fields and chuckling streams - yet still within easy reach for days on the beach.