Welcome to Dorset
Welcome to the Dorset Cottage Holiday’s Blog, with all the latest news from the area. From Weymouth and Portland in the West to Bournemouth in the East, we explore stunning Dorset and share some amazing stories. Our blog contains unique articles, written by our staff and Dorset partners to give you invaluable advice if you are buying a holiday home or planning a holiday in Dorset.
We try to think outside of the box and explore lesser known Dorset, from its food to its history. We are immensely proud to promote this beautiful County and blessed to live here. Let us share our local knowledge and welcome you to the BEST holiday hotspot in the UK.
Corfe Castle Common Corfe Castle was recently in the top ten most romantic castles but we think the wild expanse of Corfe Common is a lovely spot for a wintery stroll or a summer picnic. The common is an unusual spot, open to graze by residents of Corfe Castle and...read more
How do we define luxury? Sumptuous surroundings, fine dining, world class activities or perhaps a bar of chocolate snuggled up on the couch watching your favourite film. I’m here to tell you that you can find all of those and more if you visit Weymouth and the...read more
5 WAYS TO SAVE MONEY WHEN HOLIDAYING IN DORSET There’s no skirting around the issue - holidays can be expensive. Accommodation, meals out, activities and pocket money can all mount up to one big bill that will leave you with nothing but holes in your pockets. But...read more
Where can you find the best coastal views on the South Coast? A. The Best Coastal Views are on Dorset's Jurassic Coast! Forgive me, I know how much us "Dorsetarians" go on about how amazing the views here are. For us locals, we see pictures of the Jurassic...read more
Plan Your Christmas Celebrations Although it is certainly feeling a little too warm to begin thinking of St Nic, roaring log fires, the smell of freshly cut pines and paper-cuts from too much wrapping, there is actually no time like the present to start...read more
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...read more
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 brightly...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more