Shore Cottage gets a 10/10 from my family! The absolute beauty of the location, the placement of the house, the garden and views are second to none. Shore Cottage had everything you could need, it is home from home. The dogs loved the path down to the beach and exploring the garden. Simon the host was very informative, checked we were ok after arrival and said we could contact him whenever we needed too. Which we didn’t of course as we already had everything we needed. The wildlife was amazing to watch and the views always changing. Once again thank you from us for a lovely stay and hope to return soon.


Shore Cottage is in a beautiful location with stunning views from every room. It is right on the south west coast path and the private access to Ringstead Bay was amazing. Perfectly located also for Lulworth Cove, Dorchester and Weymouth, the house was very clean, spacious and comfortable. We would definitely return!


Absolutely stunning scenery, views incredible from most windows. The cottage is visible prominently from the peak of White Nothe so really makes it more of a landmark. Lovely kitchen and spacious dinning room. The balcony (safe) is another bonus when you wake up and slide back the patio door to take in the air and view. A small descent to the beach in under 30 seconds was the highlight for me. Lovely and cosy, only 10 mins to get back to main road. Owner very quick to respond to any questions. Great holiday! So many places to go and visit we’ll need to return many more times.


Pictures and descriptions don’t quite prepare you for quite how stunning Shore Cottage is. It is in a beautiful location, the stunning sea views from almost every window are quite breath taking. The cottage is large and welcoming with good sized bedrooms and living space all decorated nicely. Simon the host kept in touch regularly before our stay and promptly provided all the information we could wish for, along with some lovely welcome goodies. What a great host. The area is equally beautiful, Ringstead Bay is quiet and the beach great for the kids and dog. Energetic walks in all directions and so much to explore in the area. Simply amazing!

Ian P., 

We have stayed in holiday lets all over the British isles and Shore cottage is up their with the best of them. The cottage is in a fantastic location with great views from every window and was nicely laid out for a very comfortable stay. This part of Dorset is very picturesque and Shore cottage was ideal base to make the most of it. We shall return.

Neil S., 

We had the most amazing week staying in Shore Cottage. It has everything you need and more. Waking up to the beautiful views every morning was blissful. The garden is perfect and you benefit from your own private path which leads to the pebble beach. We will be returning next year and we can't wait! Thank you Simon for sharing your house with us.

Trish K., 

Having stayed in many house rentals over quite a few years I now know exactly what I'm looking for and quite frankly this was it! Shore Cottage has a really great location. The beach is on your doorstep and when we visited at Easter we had it entirely to ourselves which the dog absolutely loved (having sneaked off a couple of times to play!). From here you can easily travel into Weymouth or drive out to some of the local beauty spots. The main bedroom has a balcony which is great for sitting out on to enjoy a cup of tea first thing in the morning and there's a small café/shop nearby if you run out of milk. Simon - if you're ever thinking about selling up, let me know!

Rowena S., 

We loved our mini break at your fab seaside home. Brilliant location if you like seclusion, proper dark nights and amazing walks/runs. Amazing walks, secluded yet close enough to "things to do". The house was really well equipped - I was worried it might be chilly in Feb but the storage heaters do the job. House is very well equipped with all the home comforts you might need. We would love to come back again.

Penny D., 

Simon's house is a wonderful retreat in an absolutely amazing spot! The views are phenomenal and it is so peaceful. Shore Cottage is perfectly located on the coastal path and right in the middle of the Jurassic Coast for exploring all the wonderful sea-side towns and fabulous beaches. We saw lots of wildlife in the garden, including a kestrel on the lawn! It's only a matter of metres down onto Ringstead Bay and the views of the sun rising and setting every day were spectacular! The house is well equipped and was scrupulously clean with plenty of space for the four of us. We stayed in February and it was lovely and cosy. Simon & Deanna were excellent hosts. Even though we booked with only a few days notice, everything was ready for us, including some thoughtful welcome treats! The communication was excellent and checking in was very easy, even though we arrived extremely late. We would definitely recommend this house and the hosts, and would love to stay again.

Mary P., 

Shore cottage is such a beautiful place to stay and we were astounded this year to spot deer in the garden! We had beautiful weather, perfect for the coast walk to Durdle Door and back. We would definitely like to book again for next year.

Julie D., 

We stayed in Shore Cottage and had the most fantastic time, it's so close to the sea you can almost touch it, in a beautiful part of Dorset close to everything but quiet and unspoilt - the perfect family holiday home.

Lisa S., 

On behalf of our party of four I'd like to thank you for giving us the opportunity to stay in your unique cottage. We loved the peaceful location and the wonderful 360 degree views. Of course we want to return next year!

Sue W., 

Glorious views from the garden. Pebbly beach and clear water made the swimming perfect if cold. Dog friendly so our Jack Russell had a great time. House was clean and comfortable and you felt you had your own private bit of beach. Very memorable and will visit again.

Nikki M.,