6 of the best pubs with an open fire in Purbeck and beyond

6 of the best pubs with an open fire in Purbeck and beyond

We may now be well into spring, but we all know that doesn’t necessarily translate into blue skies and warm weather here in England! For every crisp morning walk, there is a pub with an open fire to warm yourself by. Why not pop…

Top 10 ULTIMATE Pet Friendly Attractions in Dorset

Top 10 ULTIMATE Pet Friendly Attractions in Dorset

You’ve booked the ideal holiday cottage, now you want to explore! Here is our round-up of the Top 10 ULTIMATE dog friendly attractions in Dorset, making sure Baxter and Rover can enjoy the best of Dorset attractions too. Our Top Ten ULTIMATE Pet Friendly Attractions…

Follow in the footsteps of Thomas Hardy in Dorset

Follow in the footsteps of Thomas Hardy in Dorset

Enjoy the literary highlights of Dorset Thomas Hardy’s Dorset life has long been a draw to the county. His literary works alone conjure up images of hazy sunny country days and paint a picture of the life and strife of rural living. Born in…

What it feels like to work at Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park

What it feels like to work at Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park

How it feels to work at Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park I’ve always loved visiting Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park. Ever since I was young, the tropical fish and exotic animals were always fascinating to me. There was something mesmerising about the way the…

Your Romantic Break in Dorset -Top 10 things to do for couples

Your Romantic Break in Dorset -Top 10 things to do for couples

There is nothing quite as dreamy as a snuggly romantic break in Dorset. There’s just something about a frosty morning that seems to make the rolling countryside even more romantic.  Whether it’s a winter’s stroll along a beautiful deserted beach or snuggling up in front…

DCH Insider: Introducing Sea Reach

DCH Insider: Introducing Sea Reach

Ground Floor Apartment in Swanage to sleep up to 4 Welcome to the first in our series of DCH Insider! This blog gives a guest’s perspective of our holiday cottages. Our office staff always personally visit each holiday cottage so that we can tailor…

Top 5 Winter Break Warmers

Top 5 Winter Break Warmers

5 Dorset Foods to warm you up this Winter Winter has finally landed! But, as usual, it’s not the frosty landscapes or Christmas lights slowly being added to every house that’s getting me excited. It’s all the delicious local Dorset food that, for some…

Where to Refresh Yourself on New Year’s Day in Dorset

Where to Refresh Yourself on New Year’s Day in Dorset

After all the frivolity of the night before, no doubt you’ll be looking for a way to feel back to your normal self. Luckily, there are plenty of activities on offer in Dorset to do just that. Our tops picks are either a chilly…

6 of the Best Fancy Dress Ideas for New Years Eve in Swanage

6 of the Best Fancy Dress Ideas for New Years Eve in Swanage

Join in the fun at the best New Year’s Eve celebrations on the south coast- right on Swanage sea front. Year on year, New Year’s Eve in Swanage attracts families and groups of friends alike for a fabulous night of music, drinks and enjoyment….

Best of Dorset: Reconnecting Wareham and Swanage by Rail

Best of Dorset: Reconnecting Wareham and Swanage by Rail

Where can you see Steam Trains in Dorset? We have an unusual background noise here in the Dorset Cottage Holidays office. In among the school groups, traffic and tourists, there is also the loud chug and occasional whistling toot of the Steam Train. Imagine…

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