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A bumper summer for Dorset!

So what is going on in Dorset?   Famous for its landscapes, delicious food and idyllic towns and villages, Dorset is surging in popularity! We love the coastline and the countryside, such as Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door and the Cerne Abbas Giant.  We love its thatched cottages in gorgeous villages and of course, wonderful cheeses, Dorset Cereals,  Clipper Teas and the very famous Dorset Knob!

Durdle Door is stunning

Durdle Door is stunning

The summer bookings have increased dramatically in this area of the UK.  Industry leaders say they have been “staggered” by the increase in online searches for holidays in the area, with bookings up across the UK by almost a quarter on last year.

 

Beautiful villages dotted around Dorset

Beautiful villages dotted around Dorset

 

 

Seaside favourites including West Bay are proving as successful as ever, according to one agency, which is reporting a 134 per cent increase in online visits to its coastal destinations in Dorset.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The fabulous coastline

The fabulous coastline

Local businesses are preparing for a busy summer season in their cafes, bars and restaurants “Last year was extremely busy and I’m expecting this summer to be even better for us,” said Mike Ackerman, manager at the Anchors Aweigh restaurant in West Bay.

 

Cerne Abbas Giant is quite something!

Cerne Abbas Giant is quite something!

 

It seems that Broadchurch and other films and television productions have made the general public aware of this beautiful part of the UK, and for those living in London, it is easier to get to than the usual holiday destinations such as Devon and Cornwall.

There has been a strong start to the tourism season, with a busy half-term followed by plenty of lovely sunny weather – the perfect recipe for great self catering holidays in Dorset.

Litton Cottage sleeps 8

Litton Cottage sleeps 8

Litton Cottage is picture perfect; in idyllic countryside you’ll be immersed into the rural Dorset lifestyle, a moment away from the Jurassic Coast. This exquisite stone thatch cottage hides cozy period features typical of a traditional cottage in the area.  We have a good selection of Dorset holiday cottages so have a browse.

 

Rousdon Manor is perfect for celebrations

Rousdon Manor is perfect for celebrations

Be transported into your own period drama at Rousdon Manor. The ultimate location for that special celebration. The estate has its own secluded grounds and private stretch of beach, a truly unique element of style and sophistication to your stay. Check out the rest other cottages for occasions

For more information about our Holiday Cottages in the UK or our Luxury Cottage Holidays please call the knowledgeable Mulberry Cottages booking team on 01227 464958 or email us on info@mulberrycottages.com

 

 

 

 

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