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Dove House & Swallows

Self Catering
Dove House and Swallows are award winning luxury self catering houses in a stunning rural location close to the Dorset Jurassic Coast. Dove House has a secure, private heated, indoor pool and games room. Swallows is single storey. They can be taken together for 17. (Dog welcome in Swallows). Great walking, local attractions and local dining.

What makes a stay at Dove House & Swallows unique?

Dove House and Swallows were completed in 2000 and have been almost fully occupied every year since. The fabulous location on a working family farm in this beautiful county mean guests can just relax on site or enjoy all there is on offer locally. It is perfect of large groups of family or friends to enjoy celebrations and get togethers. Secure gardens, access to hard tennis court and childrens outdoor play area. Swallows is very close but totally private from Dove House. NB Swallows does not have access to the indoor pool/games room.if booked separately.

What is the capacity for Dove House & Swallows?

Dove House sleeps 13 in 7 en-suite bedrooms with capacity for 2 travel cots. One bedroom is on the ground floor. Swallows sleeps 4 in 2 en-suite bedrooms with capacity for one travel cot and well behaved dog is welcome for a small extra charge. All on a level ground floor so very good for anyone with limited mobility.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Dorchester area?

The stunning Jurassic Coast with its fossils, walks and varied beaches is within very easy reach. There are several old market towns, Sherborne with its ancient abbey, Beaminster and the old Roman town of Dorchester. Wonderful gardens and historic houses to visit locally along with an amazing selection of places to eat. Numerous family and children's activities and attractions. More details can be found on the property website.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

Guests can pre order from several local supermarkets to stock the houses for their stay. There are many great restaurants within a maximum of 20/ 30 minutes of the houses, particularly for sea food. There are also options on the website of 3 caterers who will come to the houses and cook for larger groups for special meals, or drop off prepared meals so you can enjoy 'being on holiday'. There is a good local pub 5 minutes away. Dorset is very well known for having great local produce so guests can enjoy farmers markets/local butchers/fresh fish and many other interesting products made in the area.

Top facilities

Award Winning

Free WiFi

Dog/Pet friendly


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Dove House & Swallows

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Our first stay at Swallows. On arrival we received a warm welcome. Friends joined us so we were two couples. The two double bedrooms with their en suite facilities are at each end of the property. The living, dining and kitchen area is central and this works very well. Well appointed and clean....

Dove House & Swallows

Swallows: Stunning driveway, lovely location, so quiet and full of wildlife. Cottage was amazing, full of everything we could need, well enclosed garden great for little ones. Lots of lovely country walks right on the doorstep - we will definitely be back.

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Facilities & information


Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly


Free broadband access (wifi)

Tennis court


Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Babysitting, Listening Services, Child Care

Award Winning

Bathroom & Laundry

Health & Beauty Treatments

Kitchen Facilities


Bicycling, Cycling



Flying, Hang gliding, Paragliding, Hot Air Ballooning

Horse Riding, Equestrian

Sailing, boating, cruises, yachts

Shooting, Clay Shooting, Stalking

Other Activities (generally outdoor)

Other Entertainment (generally indoor)

Other games & sports

Wildlife, bird watching


Golf course (walking distance)

Extra info

Room Details: Dove House, sleeps 13 - 7 en-suite bedrooms. Swallows, sleeps 4 - 2 en-suite bedrooms.

Gas & Electric Included: Yes

Vendor Accreditation: VisitBritain 5 Star Gold Award

Number of rooms: 2

Number of room to: 17

Price Per Week From: 450.00

Price Per Week To: 4,300.00

Arrival information and directions

Address: Littlewood Holidays, Pigeon House, Dorchester, Dorset, DorchesterDT2 9DZ, United Kingdom

Please contact us for directions.

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