Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Dorchester, GB that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including parking and kitchens. Prices start at $106 per night, and cabins and cottages are popular options for a stay in Dorchester. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Dorchester

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


Activities and attractions in Dorchester

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation 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 center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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

Transportation options to and around Dorchester

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

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 vacation rentals are available around Dorchester, GB?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 643 vacation rentals around Dorchester. From 470 cabin rentals to 470 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a seaside property in Dorchester?

If you're a sucker for ocean horizons and the sound of waves, you're in luck! Vrbo has 214 vacation homes by the beach. Of course, that might not be for everyone. Luckily, Vrbo has a bunch of other options, including:

  • 133 beach vacation rentals.
  • 96 rural vacation rentals.
  • 71 village vacation rentals.

Can I stay in Dorchester in a large group?

There's nothing quite as exciting as being somewhere new with your friends and loved ones. The best news is Vrbo has some places suitable for large groups. Cottage vacation homes are the preferred option for larger sized groups, with 93 listed here. The vacation rentals that can cater to large numbers here include:

  • Looking for vacation homes that can fit 6 people? We have 168 that will be ideal. Prices start from $103 per night.
  • After a vacation property for 5 people? We have 87 that will serve you well. You can get one for as little as $84 a night.
  • Seeking out rental properties suitable for 8 people? You'll be happy to hear we have 51 that'll be perfect. You can grab one for as little as $108 per night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you can bring along your aunt, your cousins and all your pals to Dorchester.