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Dog-friendly Hotels Dorset

Dorset is a pawsome holiday destination for furry family members all year round. The famous Jurassic coast, Durdle Door, Poole harbour, rolling countryside and the surrounding countryside make the Dorset coast super dog friendly for a British break. 

  • Green Oak Cottage, DorsetInstant Book Overlay Image
    Gillingham, England
    Green Oak Cottage offers stylish accommodation, enjoys wonderful country views and is set in picturesque Dorset countryside. It is in the heart of what was the Royal Stud and is in a great location to explore this wonderful area, with Sherborne to the west, Shaftesbury to the east and Wincanton to the north.
    Green Oak Cottage is linked to the owners’ home and is beautifully furnished with original artworks. It has a comfortable interior; on the ground floor is an open plan living space with French doors which open onto a private patio and undisturbed views. There’s also a ground floor shower room. Heading upstairs are two bedrooms: one double and one twin, and a bathroom with bath, basin and toilet.
    The property sits on the edge of cider orchards and there are lovely long walks across the Blackmore Vale with several footpaths within easy reach which lead down into the village of Buckhorn Weston and the local pub for wining and dining. Within easy driving there is much to enjoy, whether taking in the lovely character towns of Sherborne, with its shops, castle and abbey, or Shaftesbury with its links to Hovis and the famous Gold Hill. You can enjoy visiting nearby attractions, such as National Trust Stourhead House and Gardens, Longleat House and Safari Park, Haynes International Motor Museum or the Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum. Further afield you can venture to the city of Bath, with its Georgian architecture, Salisbury with its fascinating cathedral city and spire, and many more exciting places. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
    £148
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  • Eton Cottage, DorsetInstant Book Overlay Image
    Blandford Forum, England
    4.00
    Eton Cottage has been refurbished to the highest standard and enjoys a great mix of a ’picture postcard’ thatched cottage, with a modern and stylish interior. With stunning local walks from the door over the beautiful rolling chalk downland of the ancient Cranborne Chase, and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

    The cottage offers two double bedrooms, one of which is located on the ground floor, and a cosy sitting/dining room with stylish wood burner. A small private garden offers the perfect place to enjoy a drink or the perfect space to eat, relax and soak up this rural retreat!

    Farnham is a small rural village in north Dorset and is a great starting point to explore some of the wonderful countryside with miles of footpaths to roam on the doorstep!

    A little further afield is the pretty town of Shaftesbury and the iconic ’Gold Hill’ and just half an hour from West Moors Country Park, with a high ropes course, miniature railway and bike hire make this a great day out for all ages!
    £117
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  • Antells Farm Barn, DorsetInstant Book Overlay Image
    Sturminster Newton, England
    For peace and tranquillity yet ideally situated to explore the breathtaking landscape of Dorset, look no further than Antells Barn.
    Tastefully converted in an open plan and sociable layout, you can look forward to unwinding with your loved ones in a light and spacious environment. For a cosy evening in, why not prepare a delicious meal in the well-equipped kitchen and kick back in front of the 42" TV.
    Enjoy your morning coffee on the private patio and stroll across the lawn admiring your unspoilt surroundings. The garden is conveniently fenced off for security ensuring peace of mind for the little ones or furry guests. On a warm evening, you can pour yourself a chilled glass of wine, light the barbecue and relax in your peaceful surroundings.
    Within walking distance of Antells Barn, The Crown Inn has been the village pub for many years and was ’The Crown’ in the book of the same name - real Ale, home cooked delights and good company are always guaranteed at this charming old Dorset pub.
    Just a couple of miles away is the charming market town of Sturminster Newton at a bridging point across the River Stour. Here you can take a stroll admiring the historic features and enjoy a coffee in one of the local cafés.
    For devotees of Thomas Hardy, Marnhull is ’Marlott’ in his classic novel Tess of the D’urbervilles and ’Tess’s Cottage’ is a 10 minute walk away. Shop 1¼ miles and pub serving food 1 mile.
    £76
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  • Oak Lodge, BournemouthInstant Book Overlay Image
    Bournemouth, England
    5.00
    Oak Lodge is a detached property situated in a residential area just 3 miles from the sea front with its pier and award-winning beach. Attractively furnished offering spacious holiday accommodation and a good size secluded garden. A short stroll from the lodge takes you to a local Nature Reserve of 40 acres. Bournemouth can be enjoyed by all with the Town gardens, Oceanarium, many shops, bars and restaurants. A short drive to the New Forest with its famous wild ponies, or head for the Purbecks and enjoy coastal walks and pretty villages. Shops and pubs within 350 yards.
    £64
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  • Woodpecker Cottage, DorsetInstant Book Overlay Image
    5.00
    Near the character abbey town of Sherborne, 2 miles, these two well-presented single-storey barn conversions with rugs on polished wooden floors, offer comfortable and spacious accommodation in a peaceful location. They are delightfully situated, and yet within 2 miles guests can be in the lovely town of Sherborne, enjoying the picturesque Blackmore Vale, or visiting many historic houses, such as Montacute, Forde Abbey, Stourhead and Longleat. Within easy driving distance of many family attractions such as the popular Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum and the Haynes Motor Museum, and days out exploring the World Heritage Coast from Weymouth to Lyme Regis, or inland central Somerset, Glastonbury Tor and the exquisite city of Bath. Shop 2 miles, country hotel with bar and food 110 yards. Can be booked together to accommodate up to 8 guests.
    £64
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  • The Coach House, DorsetInstant Book Overlay Image
    Bridport, England
    5.00
    This delightful, period, former Coach House, set in a secluded village location, has been refurbished to a high standard. It offers spacious, detached holiday accommodation and is situated in the historic, popular village of Chideock - ½ mile from the World Heritage Coast between Bridport and Lyme Regis. The village boasts a post office, shop and two excellent pubs. Good restaurants, street markets and shops within a few minutes’ drive at Bridport, Charmouth, West Bay and Lyme Regis. Visitors can wander down to the beach at Seatown and enjoy the famous Anchor Pub, swimming, fossil hunting and superb, scenic coastal walking. Shops ¼ mile.
    £108
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  • The Old Stable, DorsetInstant Book Overlay Image
    Bettiscombe, England
    5.00
    Marshwood Manor offers excellent accommodation and facilities in a tranquil rural setting, surrounded by Dorset’s loveliest countryside, and only 5 miles from the unspoilt beaches and golden sandstone cliffs of the coastline. The estate’s 10-acres of lawn, garden, pasture and woodland offer plenty of room for adults to stroll and children to play.

    The properties have been carefully formed from a fine original range of buildings next to the manor house and may be booked together to accommodate larger groups holidaying together (property refs DEY, DFA, DEX, DUS, DWS and UK41304). Previously filmed for BBC television, all retain character and charm, whilst offering comfortable holiday accommodation fitted to a high standard throughout. Each has its own garden or courtyard with furniture, and all enjoy shared use of the extensive gardens and grounds. There is a large lounge bar/games area with table tennis. Approached along a private drive and set well back from the road, the cottages are perfectly positioned for enjoying this delightful corner of Dorset.

    There is a variety of beautiful beaches, both sand and pebble, within a five to ten mile radius, including those at Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seatown, Eype, West Bay and Burton Bradstock. Fossil-rich cliffs define this dramatic stretch of coastline, which encompasses the 2,000-acre National Trust estate of Golden Cap. This is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and superb walking country, both on the rolling chalk hills overlooking fertile inland valleys and on the coastal footpaths offering spectacular clifftop views. It is also an area full of romance and history, with three ancient hill forts and the house and gardens of Forde Abbey all nearby.

    A range of attractions is on offer in nearby country towns. Lyme Regis is a pretty seaside resort, its elegant colour-washed buildings and promenade lining a handsome harbour. Motor boats can be hired and there are fishing trips, a sailing school and a windsurfing school. Bridport is a thriving market town, featured on TV’s River Cottage, the Port Bredy of Hardy’s novels, offering a good choice of shops, inns, restaurants, an arts centre and a sports centre with indoor pool. The coastline is excellent for sea fishing and inland waters offer good coarse fishing. Golfers will find courses at Lyme Regis and West Bay and there is also horse riding nearby within 5 miles. Caterers are available locally. The local shop at Marshwood and two charming thatched country pubs are within a short drive. Shops 2 miles.
    £102
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  • Regina Cottage, DorsetInstant Book Overlay Image
    Mangerton, England
    5.00
    Welcome to Regina Cottage, a charming retreat nestled in the heart of Mangerton, Dorset. Immerse yourself in the idyllic surroundings of this quaint village, where time seems to slow down, and every moment is an opportunity for relaxation and exploration.
    Mangerton is a hidden gem, offering a perfect blend of natural beauty and historical charm. Begin your journey by strolling through the winding lanes lined with picturesque cottages, each telling a story of the village’s rich heritage. The vibrant local community welcomes visitors with open arms, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere that makes you feel like a part of the family. For nature enthusiasts, the surrounding countryside provides an abundance of scenic walks and hiking trails. Explore the rolling hills and meandering paths that lead to breathtaking viewpoints, allowing you to soak in the panoramic vistas of the Dorset landscape. Capture the essence of the season as you wander through fields adorned with wildflowers or experience the crunch of leaves beneath your feet in the crisp winter air.
    Mangerton is also a gateway to the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its stunning cliffs, hidden coves, and fossil-rich beaches. Spend a day exploring the dramatic coastline, discovering ancient rock formations and enjoying the refreshing sea breeze. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the awe-inspiring moments along the way. For those seeking a taste of local culture, Mangerton offers a variety of charming pubs and eateries, where you can savour traditional Dorset fare and mingle with friendly locals. Whether you’re enjoying a pint by the fireplace or savouring a hearty meal, you’ll find a warm welcome and a genuine sense of community.
    Regina Cottage is your gateway to the enchanting experiences Mangerton has to offer. Embrace the holiday spirit as you create lasting memories in this picturesque Dorset village, where every day brings new adventures and the promise of relaxation. Welcome to the magic of Mangerton – your perfect holiday destination.
    £111
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  • Rockpools, DorsetInstant Book Overlay Image
    Weymouth, England
    5.00
    Sleeping four in Maltings area of Weymouth, pet friendly. Off road parking. WiFi. Garden. Close to harbour.
    £83
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  • 2 Court Farm, DorsetInstant Book Overlay Image
    Wareham, England
    A fantastic two-bedroom Grade II listed character cottage resting in Bere Regis, Dorset. Dog-friendly. Woodburning stove. Historic. Private garden. Wareham 6.8 miles; Dorchester 12.1 miles; Poole 12.3 miles.
    £68
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