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Enjoying your Holiday in Dorset

Discovering Dorset's coast and countryside

Dorset is the best kept secret in the south west with its lush, rolling countryside, dramatic coast and wide range of exciting local attractions and historical sites. In this About Dorset section we hope to show your the best of Dorset allowing you to make the most of your stay in your holiday cottage.

The Dorset countryside can be explored both by foot or by bike with numerous footpaths and bridleways both inland and along the coast.  While you travel through the countryside you will discover pretty chocolate-box villages, historic market towns and traditional country pubs and tearooms.

Dorset has many famous past residents from Thomas Hardy, one of the greatest writers of all time to Alfred the Great, one of our most famous kings - you can visit many of their homes and discover their history at various attractions across the county.

Dorset also has a huge variety of beaches offering something for everyone with many having blue flag status and offering watersports including sailing, surfing and windsurfing.  Dorset is also known for its majestic Jurassic Coast which has World Heritage Status and provides a glimpse back to the time of dinosaurs and is probably the best place in the UK to find yourself a fossil.

Your guide to holidaying in Dorset

Follow the links on the left to learn about the various towns and places in Dorset as well as a guide to:

Durdle Door Dorset

Dorset Holiday Cottages

Dorset Holiday Cottages is a leading provider of self catering holiday cottage accommodation across Dorset.  Our range of properties provide all types of self catering accommodation and holiday cottages across Dorset and the majority are quality assured by the English Tourist Board

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