Explore the wonderful county of Dorset, peppered with small villages from the Jurrassic coast to beautiful unspoilt villages with thatched cottages in peaceful countryside. Dorset has grown into one of the most popular destinations for families looking for a rural cottage, away from it all and within easy reach of a range of attractions. Last minute cottages in Dorset can be found here with a range of deals available including cancelations and breaks for late availability holiday cottages, lodges and self catering apartments.
Dorset is ideal if you are based in the south east and the midlands with a good motorway, road and rail network that takes you to the heart of the county. The coastline is famous for its fossils and there are numerous sandy beaches and unspoilt cove. A county that is rich in culture, this is Hardy country and there are plenty of family attractions as well. Find your perfect self catering cottage late availability deal or a lodge in the countryside here. If you are specifically looking for larger cottages in Dorset, visit our Dorset collection of luxury and big holiday properties, ideal for groups and families sharing that sleep 10 or more people.
Dorset is a great choice, but if you can't find your perfect last minute booking here, why not try other counties in the West Country. To the west of Dorset, you can view last minute vacancies for Devon cottages with a great selection that cover coastal and countryside cottages including both moors. Further west and with some great beaches, why not view our last minute Cornwall cottages that are perfect for family holidays with some beautiful villages and towns to visit. To the north of Dorset and with a similar landscape and coastal cottages, view Somerset late availability holiday homes with cottages on the coast and Exmoor as well as rural cottages in the stunning countryside with beautiful rolling hills. Further North from Dorset, see a great range of countryside cottages in Wiltshire with late availability and Gloucestershire last minute cottages with prices and details for booking vacancies in the next two weeks.