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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.

You can also keep up to date with all Dorset has to offer on our facebook page.  If you would like to view all of our current discounts please visit our special offers page.

What Are The Best Dog Friendly Beaches in Dorset?

What Are The Best Dog Friendly Beaches in Dorset?

What Are The Best Dog Friendly Beaches in Dorset? Where are the best Dorset beaches to take your dog, when are these beaches open?  Where are the best sandy beaches in Dorset that welcome pets? Let us help you plan your day at the beach with your four legged friend! ...

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Holidays in Weymouth

We would be delighted to welcome you to the beautiful seaside town of Weymouth.  Welcome to Weymouth Holiday Cottages Weymouth Beach Weymouth is deservedly famous for its long sandy beach.  The beach is long and wide, with safe shallow batheing...

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Explore Hidden Corfe Castle

Explore Hidden Corfe Castle

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...

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How to Market A Holiday Home

How Can You Market Your Holiday Cottage?  Step One - Holiday Cottage Marketing Materials. We often get asked how to best promote a holiday cottage.  Our immediate answer is a professional set of photos and video footage.  But not all photos are created equal, our...

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Dorset Upcoming Luxury Resort – Weymouth?

Dorset Upcoming Luxury Resort – Weymouth?

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...

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Dorset Holidays – How to Save Money!

Dorset Holidays – How to Save Money!

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...

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The Best Coastal Views in Dorset

The Best Coastal Views in Dorset

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...

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Five Ways To Make Your Christmas More Casterbridge

Five Ways To Make Your Christmas More Casterbridge

Plan Your Christmas CelebrationsAlthough 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...

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Follow in the footsteps of Thomas Hardy in Dorset

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...

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