Guest Comments

What a wonderful stay! Thank you so much. We loved the cottage and the main house is fabulous too. The setting is stunning and we had a great week.....

- G Family (26-05-2018)

Beautiful cottage. Such a tranquil setting. Extremely well appointed - I wanted for nothing. Lovely soft pillows....i now look forward to my next visit!...By the...

- DC and Lulu (27-09-2018)

What a lovely cottage in a beautiful part of the country. We made the most of taking our grand dog for lovely walks from the cottage every day and then coming back...

- N and K (10-08-2018)

This is our 4th visit to this lovely cottage. SO relaxing and quiet, with beautiful scenery and still visiting favourite pubs.....Thank you for a most enjoyable...

- M Family (27-08-2018)

Thank you for a very comfortable and enjoyable stay. We had a great time......

- L Family (27-08-2018)

A wonderful stay in beautiful Dorset in the delightful Swallows Cottage. A picturesque setting on this amazing farm. Plenty to do and see in the surrounding...

- G Family (07-09-2018)



Welcome to Dove House & Swallows

Two Award Winning self-catering Dorset holiday cottages nestled in 1000 acres of beautiful farmland. Just 5 miles from Dorchester and 10 from Weymouth; a perfect location for a family holiday, quiet break or special celebration.

 

We wish all our guests past and future a HAPPY NEW YEAR.  It has been a very difficult time in our sector as for many people across the world.  We very much hope that those of you who have bookings for this year and next will be able to enjoy them and we thank you for your loyalty and trust in choosing to come to us for your precious breaks.  Sadly it looks as if we will not be able to honour those bookings for early this year but we really hope that we will see a big improvement in which groups we are allowed to have once we see the effects of the new vaccine.  For this reason we are leaving the information about LITTLE DOVE on the website as it is possible some of our bookings in early spring may still be subject to restrictions and we may be looking at short notice for smaller groups who might like the opportunity to enjoy all we have to offer for a reduced price.  Do contact us if this may be of interest so we can let you know if we have any such availability, probably between mid February and Easter. 

 

Little Dove:   Sleeps 6 in up to 4 en-suite rooms of your choice.  This is a scaled-down version of Dove House (full details of which can be seen on the Dove House information on this website). We have created this option to abide by the RULE OF 6.  It includes all the normal living areas of Dove House along with the private heated indoor pool and games room for your sole use.  For those wanting holidays in Dorset with dogs, we can allow one well behaved dog by prior arrangement.  This is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy our holiday cottages to rent in Dorset in an amazing location in a smaller group.    

Dove House:  Sleeps 13 in 7 en-suite bedrooms. This Dorset holiday cottage with private pool has a large, enclosed south-facing garden with patio and barbecue area. A covered portico with seating attaches the house to the fabulous indoor heated swimming pool exclusively for Dove House guests. The house is spacious, peaceful and luxurious making it perfect for larger groups and ideal for Dorset family holidays or small company training retreat. (VisitEngland 5*Gold). See our virtual tour of Dove House: https://www.dovehousedorset.co.uk/our-cottages/dove-house/dove-house-virtual-tour 

Swallows:  Designed for 4 people to share in comfort and is furnished to the same high standard as Dove House. It is on one level, so if you're looking for a wheelchair accessible holiday Dorset, this cottage provides easy access for those with more limited mobility and a beautiful peaceful enclosed garden.  Swallows is totally separate and private from Dove House, but it is just a short walk for when they are booked together. Swallows has one double and one twin/double bedroom, both are en-suite. One small dog allowed. NB: Swallows does not have access to the indoor pool or games room unless taken with Dove House. (VisitEngland 4* Gold). See our virtual tour of Swallows: https://www.dovehousedorset.co.uk/our-cottages/swallows/swallows-cottage-virtual-tour

Together: The two houses can be taken together to accommodate a total of 17 guests and 3 babies. Dove House is fully equipped for this number to eat and socialise together offering the perfect holiday cottages to rent in Dorset.

There is also a hard tennis court that can be used by prior arrangement available to both properties. 

 

COVID 19 UPDATE:

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We are following the strictest guidelines when preparing the houses for our guests, more details can be seen in our Covid 19 Policy under Information on this website.   We look forward to re-opening in mid February following the present Lockdown period.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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