Short Break Holidays Dorset

Its proximity to central and south east England makes Dorset a popular destination for short break holidays, offering all the appeal of Devon or Cornwall but without the distance. With so many fabulous cottages and farmhouse B&Bs providing high quality accommodation in tranquil rural settings, you truly will be spoilt for choice with Farm Stay.


Whether you are looking for a weekend (Friday to Monday) or mid week (Monday to Friday) break, our farm-based cottages and B&Bs offer the perfect retreat in the heart of the beautiful Dorset countryside. As a base for walking, horse-riding, cycling or just relaxing, you can be assured of a warm welcome - whatever the season.

Many of our cottages are available for short breaks all year round. This gives you the chance to appreciate the stunning Dorset scenery whatever the season, as Dorset's south coast climate often provides a warmer alternative to most inland regions. Spring, autumn and winter holiday prices are also considerably lower than in peak season periods. What could be more romantic than snuggling up in a cosy country cottage or a welcoming B&B after an invigorating walk across farmlands, along beaches or upon cliff tops?

Quite a few of our Farm Stay accommodations in Dorset will let you begin a short break on any day of the week, especially during the off peak season. Subject to availability, you can even book at the very last minute if the hustle and bustle of everyday life suddenly gets too much.

So, if you're looking for a Short Break Holiday in Dorset, and would like to stay on one of our properties, please use the search on the left of this page with ‘Dorset’ as your Location.  

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Yellowham Farmhouse

Dorchester, Dorset

Nestling on edge of Yellowham Wood, peace and tranquillity guaranteed. Ideally situated for exploring the...

£60 -£125 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Sleeps:
2 in 5 Rooms
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Elworth Farmhouse Cottage

Weymouth, Dorset

17thC Grade 11 listed oak beamed thatched cottage with swimming pool & spa hot tub in farming hamlet close to...

£450 -£675 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-2 in 1 Unit
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Stour Cross Farm Holiday Chalets

Gillingham, Dorset

Four Scandinavian style chalets with superb views. Each chalet accommodates six people and has en-suite...

Visit England AA 4 * rating
£230 -£1279 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
6 in 4 Units
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Colesmoor Farm

Dorchester, Dorset

Colesmoor Farm, reached by its own private track, is surrounded by peaceful countryside, grazed by our cattle...

£68 -£80 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Sleeps:
2 in 1 Room
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Washingpool Farm Cottages

Bridport, Dorset

Set amidst a working farm and also home to an award winning farm shop and restaurant. The cottages are great...

Visit England 3 * rating
£290 -£775 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-6 in 2 Units
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Gorwell Farm

Weymouth, Dorset

Why not relax, unwind and enjoy peaceful and natural surroundings of Gorwell Farm, a family farm situated in...

£250 -£1350 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-8 in 3 Units
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Gore Cottage, West Milton, Bridport, Dorset

Bridport, West Dorset

West Milton is a conservation area in an "Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty" and Gore Cottage is listed as...

£295 -£800 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-5 in 1 Unit
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Barritshayes Farm Cottages

Colyton, Devon

In the beautiful Coly valley and with stunning views, our two barn cottages and romantic cabin are set amidst...

Visit England 4 * rating
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-4 in 3 Units
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Woodland Retreat

Dorchester, Dorset

Isolated off-grid self-contained cabin set in native woodland overlooking wildlife pond.

£80 -£90 per unit/pitch per night
Type:
Glamping & Camping
Sleeps:
3 in 1 Units/Pitche
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Graston Farm Cottages

Bridport, Dorset

Five character cottages converted from traditional stone barns and set in the beautiful tranquillity of the...

AA 4 * rating
£225 -£980 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-9 in 5 Units
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