Unusual Places to Stay in Dorset

Dorset is the perfect place for a holiday or a short break. The gentle rolling Dorset countryside offers breathtaking views and fantastic walks while Dorset’s uniquely rugged coastlines are lined with award-winning sandy beaches. There are lots of bustling market towns to visit as well as quaint sleepy villages with stunning chocolate box houses.

We have hundreds of different holiday homes to choose from, in all shapes and sizes. From a romantic shepherd’s hut for two to larger barn conversions which are perfect for groups of families and friends. Whether you fancy a rural stay on a working farm or prefer to be a short walk from the shops and restaurants of Poole Harbour, we can help find what you’re looking for. Many of our unique holiday properties come with added extras such as an outdoor fire pit or a wood-fired hot tub.


There are so many interesting places to visit during your trip to Dorset. Head over to the incredible Lulworth Cove on the Jurassic Coast, walk along the coast to reach the fascinating Anvil Point Lighthouse or spend the day soaking up the sun on Bournemouth Beach. If you’re a nature lover, Dorset is home to a number of nature reserves and country parks rich with wildlife amongst the woodlands and meadows.

Unusual Places to Stay in Dorset

  • Dorset Luxury Retreat

    Wimborne Minster, Dorset

    Sleeps: 10VIEW PROPERTY
  • Cottage in Dorset

    Wimborne Minster, Dorset

    Sleeps: 4VIEW PROPERTY
  • The Old Chapel

    Gillingham, North Dorset District

    Sleeps: 4VIEW PROPERTY
  • Farrier's Lodge

    Corfe Castle, Purbeck District

    Sleeps: 4VIEW PROPERTY
  • Three Little Pigs, Motcombe

    Shaftesbury, North Dorset District

    Sleeps: 16VIEW PROPERTY
  • Sandpiper

    Swanage, Purbeck District

    Sleeps: 4VIEW PROPERTY
  • Little Thatch

    Cerne Abbas, West Dorset District

    Sleeps: 3VIEW PROPERTY
  • Lychgate Cottage

    Osmington, West Dorset District

    Sleeps: 4VIEW PROPERTY
  • Lilac Cottage

    Burton Bradstock, West Dorset District

    Sleeps: 4VIEW PROPERTY

Best locations in Dorset

Whether you’re looking to spend time by the sea, nature watching or walking the stunning coastline, Dorset has something for everybody. Here are a few of our favourite unusual places to visit.

  • Weymouth
  • Lyme Regis
  • Swanage
  • Portland
  • West Bay