Dog-friendly Cottages Dorset
Dorset is a pawsome holiday destination for furry family members all year round. The famous Jurassic coast, Durdle Door, Poole harbour, the South West Coast path, rolling countryside and the surrounding countryside make the Dorset coast super dog friendly for a British break.
- Corfe Castle, EnglandThe Old Guildhall, reputed to be the original meeting place of the ancient order of stone cutters and marblers, is a unique and individual property with contemporary and quirky design practically combined with many original period features. The house has many original works of art on display which adds to the ambiance, and has been featured in the House and Garden magazine. The owner thoughtfully provides a luxurious hamper. The stunning village of Corfe Castle stands at the gateway to the Isle of Purbeck, and is dominated by the ruined castle, which is a delight any time of year. Other family attractions include a model village and interactive exhibition, the village museum, a steam railway and many shops, and Corfe Common is found just on the edge of the village with the Purbeck Way walking route passing through it to reach Chapman’s Pool and the South West Coast Path. The village is constructed almost completely from the local grey Purbeck limestone and around the village square there are a small collection of shops clustered together. The UNESCO World Heritage Jurassic Coastline is a short drive away, with the famous Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door. Discover the town of Swanage with its beach, boat trips, Durlston Country Park and Steam Railway. Monkey World and the Tank Museum are also close by. Shop and pubs 100 yards.£114From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Corfe Castle, EnglandThe Old Forge cottage nestles in the small ‘chocolate box’ village of Kingston in the heart of the Isle of Purbeck, on the Dorset coastline. Restored and adjoining an ancient stone pub, this traditional single-storey stone cottage (including restored forge) has outstanding views of the historic Corfe Castle and wonderful open countryside of the Purbecks from its flagged courtyard. Although the property is single-storey, there are steps between some rooms and to the bedrooms. There are two double bedrooms, one with en-suite facilities, and one with an additional single bed, and a twin bedroom. The living area has a cosy wood burner and is open to the kitchen/dining area. A family bathroom completes the picture.
Corfe Castle is a very pretty town whichh is overlooked by ancient castle ruins which are now owned by the National Trust.
Nearby is the historic riverside town of Wareham with quayside and is one of the most beautiful towns in the country. Brimming with history, you must see the ancient Saxon walls, pastel coloured houses and enjoy picturesque riverside walks.
Swanage (5 miles) offers swimming, sailing, many shops, pubs and restaurants and a steam railway, and there is easy access to walks along the Purbeck coast.
Poole is just 8 miles north east and has the largest natural harbour in Europe. It caters for most tastes with water sports, coastal and woodland walks, and a plethora of shops.
Bournemouth is a little further east with miles of beautiful sandy beaches and provides traditional seaside attractions including a pier, amusement park and rides to keep the children entertained. Award-winning beach at Studland, 9 miles away. Arne RSPB nature reserve, 6 miles.£301From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Sherborne, England
A few short steps from the charming and historic main streets of Sherborne, dog-friendly The Eastbury in Dorset is a rather special boutique townhouse hotel that is just minutes away from the stunning Dorset countryside - ideal for relaxing walks with your furry friend.£215Price per night fromPetsPyjamas Exclusive Package Available
- Weymouth, England
Dog-friendly Moonfleet Manor in Dorset is a luxury family-friendly hotel overlooking Chesil Beach on the Jurassic Coast in the west of the county – the perfect place for families with pets.£185Price per night fromPetsPyjamas Exclusive Package Available
- Christchurch, England
The Retreat in the New Forest is a dog-friendly Georgian Mansion set in beautiful grounds and close to the New Forest as well as the Dorset coast - perfect for canine travellers. An oasis of calm the hotel also offers holistic classes too.£100Price per night fromPetsPyjamas Exclusive Package Available
- Evershot, England
An exquisitely elegant, Grade II Listed property in the picturesque village of Evershot, surrounded by the glorious countryside of Hardy's Wessex, dog-friendly the dog-friendly Summer Lodge Country House Hotel in Dorset offers intimate country charm at its five-star finest.£335Price per night fromPetsPyjamas Exclusive Package Available