Luxury self catering cottages in Dorset
Dorset holiday cottages, luxury self catering cottages at Bookham Court2022-04-24T18:22:07+01:00

Dorset Holiday Cottages in a stunning location

Five luxury self catering Dorset Holiday Cottages situated on 650 acres of farm land near Dorchester, Dorset; an area of outstanding natural beauty and abundant wildlife on the edge of the South Wessex Downs, South West England. Bookham Court holiday cottages provide the perfect location for couples or families/groups to enjoy both the Dorset countryside and Jurassic Coast. We are also an Eco and dog friendly holiday destination.

Dorchester & Dorset Countryside

Bookham Court holiday cottages enjoy panoramic views over Thomas Hardy’s Blackmore Vale.  Watch our Highland cows, birds, deer and other wildlife from your patio or get away from it all with a roam around our lake or a walk along the Wessex Ridgeway/Hardy Trail footpath.  Our holiday cottages are within easy access of both Dorchester and Sherborne and only 20 miles from the traditional seaside town of Weymouth.  Guests are never too far from South Dorset’s wonderful sites, with country gardens, castles, museums and the Jurrasic coast and beach all close at hand. There are many excellent eating establishments within a few miles of Bookham Court farm cottages, with the Gaggle of Geese pub and the Old Chapel stores in Buckland Newton. For more information see our ‘Local Attractions & Wildlife’ pages.


Wagon House Farm Cottage

Wagon House

Sleeps 4 + Cot. A spacious sitting room, galleried ceiling, old beams and an inglenook fireplace with wood burner.

Great Coombe

Great Coombe

Sleeps 8 + Pull Out Bed +Cot. Wonderful views from both the balcony and the patio.

Little Coombe

Little Coombe

Sleeps 4 + Cot.  The charm of an old Dorset barn with the luxury of a modern kitchen and ensuite bathrooms.

Crowthorne Self Catering Cottage

Crowthorne Cottage

Sleeps 8 + Cot. A spacious, open plan Dorset holiday cottage with enclosed garden and large lawn.


Hideaway Cottage

Sleeps 4 + travel cot. An Eco, Low Carbon  cottage with panoramic views of Thomas Hardy’s Blackmore Vale.

News about Bookham Court Dorset holiday cottages.

The Hideaway is now open

The Hideaway welcomed it’s first guests today

THE HIDEAWAY – new for May 2022

Our new Eco, Low carbon holiday cottage boasts stunning views of the Dorset countryside

New kitchen in our Dorset holiday cottage

We love Great Coombe’s new kitchen.  Dusky blue units, American Fridge freezer and a range cooker.

Bookham lake maintenance

Over the winter we have pruned the willow on the island, opening up the lake at Bookham Court holiday cottages.  We used a boat to haul the trimmed willow from the island. This picture is before major pruning.

Reducing our Carbon Footprint

With the help of Low Carbon Dorset and the European Regional Development Fund we have installed LED lighting and numerous other carbon reducing measures in all our holiday cottages.  As a result, we will be saving a large amount of CO2 from the Dorset air each year.

March update on the Hideaway

Cladding nearing completion at the Hideaway holiday cottage in Dorset

View of Chesil beach, Dorset

Glorious walk and view towards the Chesil beach in Dorset

Misty morning at Bookham Court

Even on a misty morning, the views are amazing at Bookham Court.

Our new Eco Retreat will be available in 2022, enjoying views across the fields shown in this picture.  Photos to follow soon.


Stunning views of our Dorset countryside from Great Coombe balcony

We’re really pleased with the new glass balustrade on Great Coombe’s balcony.  The perfect place to enjoy views of our stunning countryside.

Bluebell wood at Bookham

The neighbouring Bluebell wood is at its best in May. A glorious place for a walk from Bookham Court holiday cottages


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