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Family Holidays in Dorset

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Family Holidays in Dorset are Fun for Everyone!

The south coast of England has always been popular with holidaymakers. What's more, warmer summers and longer hours of daylight ensure vacationing in the UK remains one of the best ways to entertain the entire family. And, of all of the south coast's lovely beaches, Dorset has to be home to some of the finest.

Family Holidays in Dorset: Top Holiday Lettings

Cottage Ringstead
14 Dec - 21 Dec
-73%
£493
£134 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Ringstead with Garden

Ringstead, Osmington, Dorset
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Cottage Bridport
2 Nov - 9 Nov
-33%
£139
£94 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Bridport with Garden

4.7
Excellent (126 ratings)
Bridport, West Dorset District, Dorset
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Cottage Sherborne
14 Sept - 21 Sept
-11%
£107
£95 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Sherborne with Indoor Pool

5.0
Outstanding (133 ratings)
Sherborne, West Dorset District, Dorset
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Must-See Family Attractions in Dorset

Must-See Family Attractions in Dorset

Kids will adore family holidays to explore Dorset's amazing Jurassic coastline, and rolling Thomas Hardy countryside. Whether you hike some of the scenic coastal pathways or venture into the country to enjoy traditional English activities, Dorset has so very much to offer. Weymouth and Bournemouth may be the most popular Dorset holiday resorts for all-round family fun, yet this pretty English county has so much more than traditional bucket and spade entertainments on offer. Just some of the most popular family attractions the unique county of Dorset has to offer include:

  1. Ringwood, Moors Valley Country Park and Forest

    Take the kids for an active day out at the Moors Valley Country Park and enjoy adventures galore in the forests and treetop trail. Finish up the day with a cold drink in a quaint local pub.

  2. Lulworth Cove

    You can even take the dog along to Lulworth Cove, and the kids will adore trawling the rock pools to discover their own sea creatures and tiny fish.

  3. Lulworth Outdoors

    No visit to the Lulworth area is complete without a trip to the outdoor pursuits heaven at Lulworth Outdoors, alongside a ramble through the past at the historic castle. Hire some bikes for your day out to explore the bridle paths and tracks of this extensive estate!

  4. Adventure Wonderland

    Take an action-packed trip near Christchurch to the Adventure Wonderland theme park and water park for a real day of fun for all of the family. Create lifelong memories for your kids and enjoy all the thrills of the rides in the Dorset countryside.

  5. Poole Splashdown

    No matter what time of year you visit, the Poole Splashdown park offers kids the ultimate in water park adventures. Your holiday to Dorset will give the entire family even greater appreciation of Thomas Hardy's beloved county, along with traditional joys experienced on English country holidays.

  6. Dorchester

    Don't forget to take a trip to historic Dorchester during your Dorset holiday. Alongside brilliant shopping, dining, and cultural activities, this market town is home to the Tutankhamun Exhibition. You can also take the kids along to enjoy quad biking thrills and spills at nearby Buckland Newton.

Best Places to Stay for Family Holidays in Dorset

House Moreton
12 Oct - 19 Oct
£101 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Entire House in Moreton with Private Parking

Moreton, Purbeck District, Dorset
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Cottage Weymouth
11 Jan - 18 Jan
-76%
£388
£93 per night
Cottage ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Cottage in Weymouth with Garden

5.0
Outstanding (1 rating)
Weymouth, Weymouth and Portland District, Dorset
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Cottage Weymouth
29 Nov - 6 Dec
-73%
£443
£119 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Weymouth with Terrace & Garden

Weymouth, Weymouth and Portland District, Dorset
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Information about Family Holidays in Dorset

📏 Average size of a holiday home 116 m²
💳 Highest rates in December
🛏️ Popular accommodation types House rentals and Cottage
🌡️ Warmest weather 21 °C in July and August
🥶 Coldest weather 3 °C in February and January
🌧️ Rainiest months December and March

Frequently Asked Questions

Family Holidays in Dorset: what's the average price for the accommodation?

Holiday lettings are currently available within the average price range of £148 - £270 and discounts of as much as 51%!

Can I find holiday homes for Family Holidays in Dorset that's suitable for a family or large group?

When plannin a trip for a big family it's great to know that average Cottage in Dorset can accommodate 5 people and may cost around £230 per night.

Are there any family lettings available to book in Dorset?

You can find more than 10,297 family homes in Dorset, with prices starting at £59 per night.

What types of holiday accommodation are available for Family Holidays in Dorset?

To find a holiday rental and complete the planning for Family Holidays in Dorset, browse our top-notch selection of available Cottage and House rentals.

Do many family lettings in Dorset include a pool?

Of course, 6% of family holiday rentals in Dorset come with a pool.

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