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Has the thought of booking last-minute Dorset holidays been on your mind? If so, our team here at Voyage Privé can help. Our members enjoy access to an impressive range of great deals on luxury accommodation that can help to make your next short-notice getaway a big success.

Why take a last-minute trip to Dorset?

Dorset enjoys a reputation as a top travel destination in the UK. It is home to some of the most stunning countryside and coastal scenery that can be found anywhere in England. This includes a portion of the famed Jurassic Coast. It also enjoys a reputation as a region that offers incredible dining and cultural opportunities for travellers to explore. Whether you are going solo, in a group, alongside your romantic partner, or bringing the whole family along, there is much to see and do while on last-minute Dorset holidays.

The Voyage Prive travel expert's opinion on last-minute holidays in Dorset

With so much to see and do, our Voyage Privé travel experts are thrilled to recommend last-minute Dorset holidays to our members. Regardless of the type of travel you want to do, you will find something engaging in this beautiful region of England. Dorset is home to some of the country's most incredible scenery. It is also renowned for its dining options, and there are plenty of opportunities to participate in fun-filled nightlife. All of these factors make it a great move to book your last-minute holidays to Dorset through Voyage Privé today!

5 things to do on a last-minute trip to Dorset

The Fontmell

1. Old Harry Rocks

Old Harry Rocks is a popular viewpoint located on the South West Coast Path in Dorset. A journey out to these rocks located between Swanage and Studland is a great way to spend your day while on last-minute Dorset holidays.

2. Compton Acres

Compton Acres is known for being one of England's best privately-owned sets of gardens. When you are done exploring the grounds, you can stop by the Café & Tea Rooms for a bite to eat.

3. Enjoy Amazing Dining Opportunities Across Dorset

The Dorset region of England is renowned for its impressive offering of restaurants, pubs and cafés that serve up incredible cuisine. You will find options ranging from fresh seafood and pub classics to an extensive range of international culinary options from around the globe.

4. Brownsea Island

Brownsea Island is one of the most unique spots in Dorset and a great place to spend an afternoon during a holiday in the region. It offers amazing views, local wildlife and an open-air theatre.

5. County Museum

The County Museum is one of the top attractions in Dorset for travellers interested in learning about topics such as geology, archaeology, fine art and literature.

Which hotel to choose for your last-minute stay in Dorset

1.?The Fontmell

The Fontmell

The Fontmell is a charming inn set in Shaftesbury's beautiful Dorset countryside town. The hotel serves up freshly prepared cuisine at its restaurant. Additional amenities include free Wi-Fi, a bar/lounge and free parking. The property's location makes it ideal for exploring top attractions, such as Melbury Downs and the New Forest.

2.?Greenwood Grange

Greenwood Grange

Greenwood Grange comprises a collection of charming, stone-built cottages ideal for group and family last-minute Dorset holidays. The property is in the countryside, only a short trip from the famed Jurassic Coastline. There are also plenty of magical gardens, castles and villages in the area that you can visit during your trip.

3.?Mortons House Hotel 3*

Mortons House Hotel 3*

Mortons House Hotel 3* is located in a charming 16th-century manor house and features a 2AA Rosette restaurant. It is close to the famed Jurassic Coast and notable beaches at Swanage and Studland. Amenities at the hotel include a bar, terrace and free Wi-Fi.

4.?Coomb Barton (sleeps up to 8)

Coomb Barton (sleeps up to 8)

Coomb Barton (sleeps up to 8) is a cottage accommodation choice that is perfect for groups and families. It is a great booking option for a last-minute escape to the countryside of Dorset. There is room for up to 8 adults, and the property has a private garden, outdoor seating and a parking area.

5.?The Sandbanks Hotel 4*

The Sandbanks Hotel 4*

The Sandbanks Hotel 4* is located in the Dorset community of Poole. You can choose between a Standard Room or a Sea View Room with Balcony. Breakfast is served each morning, and you will enjoy a complimentary dinner on your first night of any stay booked for 3 nights or more. Amenities include a gym, bar, restaurant, terrace, sauna, indoor pool and direct beach access.

Practical information on last-minute travel to Dorset

Heading out for last minute Dorset holiday is an exciting prospect. With that said, it is worth planning ahead so that you are fully prepared to have a great travel experience. This includes packing items such as charging cables, high-quality walking shoes, swimwear, rain gear, evening attire, seasonal clothing and additional toiletries.

What is the weather like in Dorset?

Dorset's climate falls into the temperate maritime category, which means that it has warm summers and winters that range from cool to cold. It also rains frequently in the region, so appropriate gear is a must to make sure you stay dry.

What budget to plan

Having a travel budget that you have carefully thought out is always important when embarking on holiday travel. With that said, preparing extra cash for getaways booked on short notice is advisable. This helps to ensure that you are prepared for any additional costs that come up.

How to get to Dorset

For travellers who plan to fly into the Dorset region, the main airports of note are Bournemouth, Exeter, Southampton and Bristol. If you are driving from other parts of the UK, there are plenty of public transport options, from bus rail routes to taxi services. Many travellers choose to drive their personal vehicle or hire one for their last-minute Dorset holidays.

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