Discover a selection of 500 holiday home rentals in Dorchester (Dorset) that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Stayz holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and internet/WiFi. Prices start at AU$ 183 per night, and holiday houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Dorchester (Dorset). Either way, you'll find holiday accommodation for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Dorchester

Come and experience Dorchester and its culture, history and museums. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the bars, archaeology and coffee shops. Monkey World Ape Rescue Center and Corfe Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Dorchester

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Dorchester has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monkey World Ape Rescue Center (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Fantasy Island Fun Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Abbotsbury Children's Farm (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Pirate Adventure Mini Golf (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Sea Life Park (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Sandworld (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Dorchester

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Dorchester is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brownsea Island (21.9 mi / 35.2 km)
  • Bournemouth Beach (25.9 mi / 41.8 km)
  • Borough Gardens (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Sculpture by the Lakes (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Radipole Lake Nature Reserve (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Dorchester

The nearest airport is in Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), located 27.6 mi (44.4 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Dorchester West Station, Dorchester South Station and Maiden Newton Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Dorchester (Dorset)?

Our 2021 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 559 holiday rentals around Dorchester (Dorset). From 480 holiday houses to 412 cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Dorchester (Dorset) is on Stayz.