Dog-Friendly Cottages in Dorset

Experience Dorset’s captivating coastline with your beloved pet at our handpicked selection of 15 dog-friendly cottages in Dorset. Enjoy staying conveniently close to various pet-friendly attractions for an unforgettable holiday adventure spanning beaches and charming countryside retreats.

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Panoramic Purbeck Retreat

Panoramic Purbeck Retreat

A spacious, traditionally-built Purbeck stone cottage with stunning panoramic views, perfect for a family or group of friends exploring the beautiful Purbeck Hills and Jurassic Coast.

What We Love: Historic village nearby, Fenced pond and orchard, Wendy House and trampoline

Amenities: Wi-Fi, private parking, enclosed garden, wood burner, piano, BBQ, underfloor heating, travel cot available, highchair available

Coastal Forest Stay

A stylish contemporary house boasting sea glimpses, hot tub, and a garden room, just a short walk to the beach and New Forest National Park.

What We Love: Garden Lodge with Entertainment, Walking Distance to Beach, Close to New Forest National Park

Amenities: walled garden, Internet access, pub nearby, shop nearby, beach within easy reach, fishing onsite/nearby, decorated for Christmas, towels included, travel cot available, highchair available

Romantic Dorset Apartment

Romantic Dorset Apartment

Discover this charming studio apartment in a tranquil complex, perfect for couples exploring Dorset’s Jurassic Coast and enjoying the South West Coast Path.

What We Love: Access to shared outdoor pool (May-Sept), 30 acres of beautiful grounds, Direct access to South West Coast Path

Amenities: Internet access, Pub nearby, Shop nearby, Beach within easy reach, Romantic setting, Towels included, On-site laundry facilities (small charge), Free parking (subject to availability), Heat pump heating/cooling system, Use of on-site hotel and restaurant

Stunning Dorset Hills Cottage

Stunning Dorset Hills Cottage

Cosy, romantic farm cottage nestled in Dorset hills, offering stunning countryside views, and easy access to quaint market towns.

What We Love: Secure garden for pets, Private horse-drawn vehicle collection, Rustic patio with picturesque views

Amenities: Garden, Internet access, Nearby pub, Romantic atmosphere, Towels provided, Travel cot, Highchair, Washing machine, Electric oven, Fridge/freezer

Rural Countryside Hideaway

Rural Countryside Hideaway

A tranquil, historic former stable offering modern comforts, surrounded by picturesque countryside, perfect for couples seeking relaxation and exploration.

What We Love: Rustic Charm, Access to Paddock & Summerhouse, Beautiful Countryside Views

Wi-Fi, private parking, downstairs bathroom, TV and VCR, well-equipped kitchen, dishwasher, washing machine, terrace, access to paddock field and summerhouse, easy reach to Lulworth Cove and local country inn.

Coastal Village Cottage

Coastal Village Cottage

One of the spacious coastal cottages ideal for multi-generational family getaways, nestled in the charming village of Charmouth, just a short stroll from the Dorset’s beaches and amenities

What We Love:Sea Views, Secure Dog-Friendly Garden, Fully Equipped Kitchen

Amenities: Detached property, sea views, secured garden, Wi-Fi access, pub and shop nearby, beach within walking distance, family-friendly, towels included, travel cot and highchair available, private parking for up to three cars.

Dorset Dog-Friendly Rental

Dorset Dog-Friendly Rental

A characterful and stylish cottage, hidden in the heart of eclectic Bridport, offers a blend of vintage charm and modern comfort, perfect for a romantic getaway.

What We Love: Vintage Kitchenalia / Quirky Summer House / Secure Door for Dogs

Amenities: Wood burner, Internet access, Pub nearby, Shop nearby, Beach within easy reach, Romantic, Towels included, Travel cot available, Highchair available, Smart TV.

Spacious Seaside Holiday Home

Spacious Seaside Holiday Home

Experience the perfect tranquil escape in this spacious holiday home, situated just a stone’s throw away from the beach with stunning sea views and easy access to Dorset’s Jurassic Coast.

What We Love: Magical Location, Extensive Garden, Original Floorboards

Amenities: Waterside views, gated garden, open fire/woodburner, internet access, beach within easy reach, family-friendly, decorated for Christmas, towels included, cot available, highchair available.

Picturesque Stoke Abbott Getaway

Picturesque Stoke Abbott Getaway

Discover this charming thatched cottage nestled in the tranquil village of Stoke Abbott, perfect for a family holiday and exploring the beautiful Dorset countryside.

What We Love: AGA in Kitchen / Scenic Countryside Views / South-facing Walled Garden

Amenities: Enclosed/patio, open fire/wood burner, Internet access, pub nearby, family friendly, thatched, towels included, travel cot available, highchair available, scenic walking and cycling routes.

Tranquil Barn Escape

Tranquil Barn Escape

Unwind in this contemporary barn conversion, perfect for couples seeking relaxation amid scenic countryside and charming market towns.

What We Love: Wood Fired Tub / Dog-Friendly Garden / Scenic Surroundings

Amenities: Well-equipped Kitchen, Wood Burner, Internet Access, Smart TV, Electric Vehicle Charging, Off-road Parking, Shared Paddock, Towels Included, Travel Cot, Highchair

Rural Weymouth Haven

Experience luxurious relaxation in this contemporary cottage nestled in a peaceful working farm near Weymouth, featuring a private hot tub and wood burner.

What We Love: Freestanding Bath / Shared Orchard Garden / Outdoor Snug

Amenities: Internet Access, Pub Nearby, Shop Nearby, Beach within Easy Reach, Luxury, Romantic, Family Friendly, Towels Included, Cot Available, Highchair Available

Historic Corfe Rental

Historic Corfe Rental

A magnificent Grade II listed country house with an adjoining cottage, set in the picturesque village of Corfe Castle, perfect for large families or groups seeking a luxurious retreat.

What We Love: Impressive 16th-century fireplace, Dolls house on gallery landing, Extensive lawns and orchards.

Amenities: Open fire, Piano, AGA oven, Ice-maker, French doors, Wood burner, Courtyard fountain, Dining pavilion, Fire pit, BBQ, Private parking.

Studland Family Retreat

Studland Family Retreat

A spacious, beautifully furnished holiday home in charming Studland, perfect for a large family or group seeking coastal and countryside adventures.

What We Love: Boules Court, Sea Glimpses, Rear Lane Access to Purbeck Hills

Amenities: Wood burner, Wi-Fi, games/playroom, nearby pub & shop, beach access, family-friendly, towels included, travel cot & highchair available.

Lulworth Chic Retreat

Lulworth Chic Retreat

Discover this stylish and elegant holiday home, perfect for families and friends seeking a coastal escape in the charming village of West Lulworth, close to the iconic Lulworth Cove.

What We Love: Private Garden with BBQ, Fire Pit & Dining Furniture / Luxurious Top-Floor Master Bedroom / Elegant Seaside-Themed Decor

Amenities: Complex of properties, Internet access, Pub nearby, Shop nearby, Beach within easy reach, Fishing nearby, Family-friendly, Towels included

Rural Dorset Farmhouse

Rural Dorset Farmhouse

Experience an idyllic country retreat with breathtaking farmland views, just three miles from Bridport in a charming 18th-century thatched farmhouse, perfect for family or group holidays.

What We Love: Stabling for horses, Biking trail access, Charles Chesshire nursery nearby

Amenities: Games room, Open fire, Wood burner, Internet access, Pub nearby, Shop nearby, Beach within easy reach, Family-friendly, Towels included

Best Destinations for Pet-Friendly Holidays in Dorset

Here are links to dog-friendly holiday cottages across Dorset featuring the finest destinations for you and your furry companion. Choose from charming locations, rural and the Dorset coast to find the perfect spot for your unforgettable retreat. These carefully selected cottages serve as an ideal base for exploring the scenic landscapes and attractions that Dorset offers.


Discover the vibrant coastal town of Bournemouth with its beautiful beaches, perfect for a Bournemouth dog-friendly cottage. Enjoy pet-friendly attractions and parks with your furry friend.


Experience the charming seaside town of Weymouth, offering scenic coastal walks and a memorable Weymouth dog-friendly cottage with your canine companion in our selected cottages.


Explore the picturesque village of Fortuneswell on the Isle of Portland, ideal for a relaxing Fortuneswell dog-friendly cottage. Enjoy coastal paths, beaches, and quality time with your pet.

Dorset Holiday Homes for Dogs by Features

A curated collection of self-catering holiday accommodation, organised by unique features. Explore a variety of charming properties with amenities such as swimming pools, magnificent views and more. Please browse our selection to find the perfect Dorset cottage for your dog.