Welcome to Hastings Farm Cottages
"Far from the maddening crowd" these superb single-storey award winning Dorset Holiday Cottages originating in the 17th century and now carefully restored are set around a fragrant herb garden and arranged to give optimum privacy to each cottage. The high quality cottages have been awarded a 4 Star rating by Visit England with added Gold Awards. The 4 acres of safe grounds, surrounded by fields, provide areas for play and peaceful relaxation.
Dorset Self Catering Cottages
As resident owners since 1990, we are pleased to welcome you to our holiday cottages in Dorset and help make your holiday a perfect experience. With our local knowledge we will do our best to help you enjoy your stay in this beautiful part of Dorset. Close to the birthplace and cottage of English novelist and poet Thomas Hardy, these superb family friendly cottages in Dorset with a truly tranquil setting are perfect for a really relaxing self catering holiday.
Our Dorset Farm Cottages
The popularity of our Dorset farm cottages has helped couples and families experience the tranquility and wonder that the surrounding countryside has to offer. Experience the best of Dorset by staying in one of our Dorset holiday cottages and take home lasting memories of a Dorset cottage holiday.
We've been busy over the winter making the cottages ever more attractive for our guests, you may like to view the NEWS page to see exactly what we've been doing.
Please have a look at Around and About for a taste of the many exciting possibilities on offer close to our Dorset family cottages. Really loads of terrific family attractions, welcoming village pubs and restaurants from family friendly to fine dining all very close by.
You can check the availability, book on-line and make payment for one of our holiday cottages in Dorset using the secure server. Always up to date.
Why not take advantage of our Couples Offer with some really great savings, see..............
We still have a few dates in July and August....... check the availability calendar to find your favourite cottage
Peaceful Holiday Cottages in Dorset
Ideally situated to explore Dorset's coastline and countryside, our Dorset farm cottages are a perfect "get away from it all" retreat.
The nearby World Heritage Jurassic Coast offers spectacular coastal walks and a good choice of beaches from the safe golden sands of Studland to the 17 miles of Chesil Beach in the west; Impressive natural features like Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door are nearby. Fossil hunting is a popular pastime on many beaches in the area.
Nearby Farm Animal parks will delight younger families as well as Monkey World and the Sealife Centre. The RSPB Reserve at Arne offers woodland walks adjoining the shores of Poole Harbour. National Trust properties such as Corfe Castle, Hardy’s Cottage, Brownsea Island, boat trips and golf, all within easy reach.
The historic market town of Dorchester is just 4 miles away having museums and cinemas and a leisure centre with pool. Visit the exciting new Brewery Square with great shopping and many new restaurants and cinema. There are regular Farmers Markets with many local producers and a large weekly market. There are a variety of friendly country pubs and restaurants serving local ales, wines and fresh local food.