Dog Friendly Cottages in Fortuneswell: 12 Holiday Lets

Handpicked Cottages to Rent

Finding the best dog friendly cottages in Fortuneswell has become a priority for us in order for our guests to enjoy a relaxing seaside holiday. Accommodation in Fortuneswell is close to beaches and attractions, making for a fun-filled 7 nights stay in one of its many holiday cottages. 


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Portland, Dorset

This quaint stone cottage has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a cosy lounge with a woodburner. There is a small courtyard for two people and off road parking. Take a stroll around Portland Castle or take the children to Fancy’s Family Farm.

Weymouth, Near Fortuneswell

A beautiful romantic escape with one double bedroom and one family bathroom. In the garden, there is an outdoor seating area and the local shop and pub are less than half a mile. There’s plenty to do nearby including Sandsfoot Castle and RSPB Radipole Lake.

Weymouth, Near Fortuneswell

This idyllic single-storey barn conversion has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It benefits from an enclosed patio area and garden and is part of a complex of properties. The golden beach of Weymouth is just 4 miles away or take a short drive to Lulworth Cove.

Weymouth, Dorset Coast

This former sailors cottage has two bedrooms and one bathroom with a well-equipped kitchen. There is a travel cot and highchair for young children and a woodburner. Outside is a courtyard garden and the Sealife Centre is just 2 miles away.

Weymouth, Dorset

A great victorian terrace house, perfect for a small group. It has three bedrooms, one bathroom and an open-plan lounge. Outside is an enclosed courtyard with a seating area. Take a trip to Portland or spend the day at Chesil beach which is 3 miles away.

Weymouth, Dorset Coast

A traditional property with two bedrooms and one bathroom. There is a welcome pack on arrival and a smart TV in the lounge. There is a lawned garden and gravel patio and you can enjoy the wonderful beaches at Newton’s Cove nearby.

Buckland Ripers, Near Fortuneswell

A well-appointed barn with two bedrooms, one bathroom and an open plan layout. There is an enclosed garden with furniture and a BBQ, as well as a fenced pond. Experience all that the Jurassic Coast has to offer which is on your doorstep.

Weymouth, Near Fortuneswell

This brilliant three-storey townhouse two bedrooms, one bathroom and a well-equipped kitchen. There is a welcome pack, XBOX 360, smart TV and an enclosed courtyard with a dog hose. Take a short walk to the beach and enjoy swimming and paddle boarding.

Weymouth, Near Fortuneswell

This seaside property has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and sea views. There is underfloor heating throughout, a welcome pack and a travel cot if needed. Lulworth Cove is a must with the family and is only 15 miles away.

Chickerell, Near Fortuneswell

A fantastic single-storey barn conversion with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. It has an enclosed garden with seating and the property is decorated at Christmas. Take a trip into the county town of Dorchester with the dogs.

Fortuneswell, Portland

As the name implies, this beautifully presented townhouse resting in the village of Fortuneswell developed in 2012 for the Olympic sailing teams is a real winner. No need for a pull-out bed here. This modern Fortuneswell holiday cottage resting in the heart of Dorset has 2 bedrooms and excellent ground floor facilities with an open plan living space. Outside there is a charming courtyard for meals alfresco. 


Fortuneswell Pitt Hayes Cottage; views rule here with this charming semi-detached cottage’s open plan living space, incorporating the eat-in kitchen, sitting room and a conservatory. This holiday cottage is ideal for large families on either a long weekend or 7 nights stay. There is also a ground floor bathroom/shower room, A fantastic semi-detached house with bags of character.  

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The Best Pet Friendly Holiday Cottages in Fortuneswell

We have selected some of the most popular Fortuneswell dog friendly accommodation in the area, be it a traditional terraced cottage situated in the heart of the village or a modern holiday home built for the Olympics. All are great value for money and have plenty of places nearby that your pup is more than welcome.  

Fortuneswell is a seaside location like no other, dating back from as far back as Roman times. Since 1976 it has been a conservation area to protect its array of homes and architecture, including the famous stone-built cottage. You will feel the true essence of the village that got its name from its supposed “star waters” magical properties in your holiday cottage.

About Holidays In Fortuneswell With Dogs

Some say it’s like having the best seaside holiday without the crowds, making the old fishing village of Fortuneswell a destination for dog lovers. You could be in a traditional terraced cottage once home to the village’s fishermen, a stylish modern bungalow situated close to amenities or a quaint stone-built cottage overlooking the sea. Wherever you stay, it will be dog friendly accommodation in Fortuneswell for 7 nights of bliss.

Just five miles from the popular seaside town of Weymouth, close to Newton’s Bay, its location and layout overlooking the Jurassic Coast are hard to beat. Joined to the mainland by the fossil-rich Chesil Beach, Fortuneswell on the isle is packed with a variety of shops and dog friendly pubs. The South West Path runs alongside it, with Pebbled Chesil Beach stretching from the Isle of Portland peninsula towards West Bay. There are sandy beaches close by, too, such as the Blue Flag stretch of shoreline in the town of Weymouth.

On the doorstep of the National Sailing Academy, resting in Fortuneswell, Dorset, there are a good few bespoke Fortuneswell dog friendly cottages that were built specifically for the Olympic sailing teams.

On the Isle of Portland Dorset, not far from your holiday cottage, is a countryside experience on a community farm. Fancys Farm has everything from wallabies to wildlife native to the area, feed Dinky the Shetland pony, Daisy the donkey and Archie the goat.  

Sea, Sand and Sculptures close to your holiday cottage

Leave holiday cottages in Fortuneswell for dogs and head up to the Isle of Portland Heights viewpoint; take in the sweeping views of Chesil Beach. Walk along the Fortuneswell on the isle promenade before picking up the footpath alongside the sea.

This four-mile walk near Fortuneswell can take as long as you like. After a scamper on the stony beach at Clay Ope and Tar Rocks, climb the South West Coast Path above Chiswell. Take a wander through Tout Quarry between the fascinating Isle of Portland stone sculptures.

Portland Castle

For history buffs, a tour through the castle is a must. From the cannon and gun platforms, there are stunning views of the sea. During your 7 nights’ stay in one of the many dog friendly places to stay in Fortuneswell, take a stroll with your fur babies through the Contemporary Heritage Gardens, breaking for refreshments at the dog friendly Captain’s Tearoom.

The castle will probably be less than a mile from your Fortuneswell holiday cottage. Built by Henry VIII in the 1500s to ward off a French or Spanish invasion, the exterior of this edifice of historical significance has remained unchanged ever since.

Isle of Portland, Big Three Bus Tour

This partly guided tour of up to 10 people welcomes small, well-behaved pups. Travel the four miles to Weymouth from Fortuneswell and climb abroad to see the jewels in the Jurassic Coast’s crown.

Your first stop when staying in Fortuneswell is to the inland ruins of Corfe Castle that has sweeping views of the Purbecks. Lulworth Cove is the next stop, famous for its fossils and the Lulworth Crumple Rock formation and Stair Hole. Before returning to Weymouth, you will have the chance to see Durdle Door, a natural limestone arch in the sea that is thought to be 140 million years old.

Last Word

Resting in the popular Newton’s Cove, Dorset, the pubs are mostly dog friendly and you and your pooch can enjoy the beach all year round. The promenade is ideal for a gentle seafront stroll, while there are more challenging treks that will take you on the clifftops.

Whether it is all about the views around Fortuneswell or more about the original features, there’s a range of pet friendly cottages in Fortuneswell or maybe a superb apartment resting on the cliffs is not going to disappoint. All are dog friendly, meaning your pet also gets the 7 nights change of scenery in this Dorset destination.  For more pet friendly cottages in Dorset it’s here.

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