October Half term Cottages in Dorset


Enjoy an escape with an October half-term break in Dorset. Discover an array of exciting activities, from pumpkin picking to sipping hot drinks besides the fire. Dorset is home to a beautiful landscape, ideal for avid walkers looking to explore the English countryside.

Why choose a cottage for October half-term in Dorset?

For your October half-term retreat in Dorset, choosing a cottage is a great decision because it provides a special fusion of comfort and accessibility to engaging events and attractions. You'll be tucked away in the centre of nature's splendour as the leaves begin to change vivid colours of crimson and gold.

While there, you can visit well-known sights including the imposing cliffs and dinosaur fossils of the Jurassic Coast, the ancient Corfe Castle, and the captivating Cerne Abbas Giant. You may take beach walks and dine in fresh seafood in the quaint seaside towns of Lyme Regis and Weymouth.

The month of October in Dorset also features a variety of activities, from the lively Bridport Hat Festival, a celebration of all things eccentric and fashionable, to the delicious Dorset Food and Arts Festival, where you can sample local fare and handicrafts.

You'll have the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in both nature and culture when you use a cottage as your cosy home base for your October half-term getaway in Dorset.

Places to visit in and around Dorset during October half-term

During October half-term, Dorset provides a beautiful autumn getaway that highlights its coastal and rural gems. In Charmouth, where people of all ages may go fossil hunting and learn about the Jurassic Coast, you can start your expedition. With its famous Cobb harbour and lovely alleys packed with tiny shops and restaurants, nearby Lyme Regis beckons.

 Go west to the charming fishing village of Beer for delectable seafood and breathtaking coastline strolls. The lively cultural scene and artisan markets of Bridport, a thriving market town, encourage you to explore.

Travel further east to Seaton where you can take a picturesque ride along the Axe Valley on the Seaton Tramway. Colyton is a tranquil retreat with its old-world architecture.

Don't miss the verdant, fall-colored scenery surrounding Dorset. The October weather in Dorset guarantees a memorable half-term trip, whether you choose to stroll through quaint towns or take in the splendour of nature.

Types of October half-term breaks in Dorset

 At Lyme Bay Holidays, we offer a wide variety of holiday cottages to suit your needs this Autumn. If you want to treat your loved ones, escape to a family cottage or a romantic cottage. There are also these large cottages for those wanting to getaway with the whole group.

Enjoy scenic walks with your pooch at one of these dog-friendly cottages in Dorset or dog-friendly cottages in Devon. And for a walk besides the sea, there are coastal cottages and cottages with a sea-view.

For an unforgettable retreat this year. Treat yourselves to an October half-term break in Dorset. Book your holiday online with Lyme Bay Holidays today.