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.

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Best of Dorset Produce: The Purbeck Cider Company

Best of Dorset Produce: The Purbeck Cider Company   Where’s the best place to make cider? It must be here… Local food and drink is something we at Dorset Cottage Holidays are very proud of. Our guests delight in finding Dorset apple cake, Dorset tea and...

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Finding Fossils in Dorset: The Etches Collection

Finding Fossils in Dorset: The Etches Collection   The Etches Collection in Kimmeridge is the newest and brightest jewel on the Jurassic Coast. Well within day-trip distance from all our Holiday Cottages in Dorset, The Etches Collection is a must-see. If...

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