Dogs and Pets Are Welcome at These Holiday Cottages
View a range of pet friendly holiday cottages in Britain from Cornwall to the Highlands. Whether these are luxury houses or quaint family cottages for couples, you are spoiled for choice with the options available for those who want to take their dog (or dogs) on holiday in the UK. No pet passports required!
Your faithful hound will be very welcome at all of these holiday properties. Save yourself the expense and worry of checking your dog into a kennels and just bring them with you to share in your holiday and discover a whole new world of walks. To help you find and book a suitable pet friendly cottage, read our blog Pet Friendly Cottages for Holidays with Your Dog.
Holiday cottages that welcome pets tend to be in locations where you and your pet will be able to enjoy your holiday together, such as having a secure garden, nearby footpaths for dog walking as well as beaches where dogs can run free. As a responsible dog owner, it's always a good idea to bring a blanket or two to throw over the sofa that your dog will no doubt single out to sleep on to avoid them moulting on the cushions. Many cottages, as well as allowing dogs, will provide special facilities such as bowls, blankets for sofas, collar tags with a local contact number contact details for a local vet or even a few doggie treats in the welcome pack. Always ask what facilities are provided for dogs as some truly dog-loving cottages even include beds, toys and outdoor kennels.
Most pet friendly holiday cottages will charge a small amount to cover the additional cost of cleaning a house that has had dogs staying in it, but this is well worth the price compared to the cost of kennels. One thing is certain through - a cottage that welcomes dogs means you no longer have to pay handsomely to endure the heartache that comes from being parted from your pet if they stay in kennels at home while you holiday without them. Just take your pet on holiday as a part of the family - after all, that's what they are aren't they?
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Luxury self catering in one of the prettiest glens in the Highlands. This fully equipped owners holiday home is a fantastic idyllic retreat. Open fires and log burners and a newly refurbished interior will have you at hello. Situated on a private estate in the Highlands 25 min drive from Inverness. ...
Large Derbyshire self catering accommodation with Wi-Fi in the heart of Dovedale in the Peak District. Valley View sleeps 15 in 6 bedrooms, with 3 bathrooms, Sky Sports and Films in two lounges. Ideal for family group holidays and large groups. Dog and pet friendly.
6 Bedrooms - Sleeps 15 - View Listing
Lapwing Lodge is one of 3 log chalets in an orchard on the beach front. With sea and mountain views,it is within walking distance of a good pub. It is very cosy with a log burning stove. Pets welcome. For availability see www.arbiglandestate.co.uk
Comfort Wood Cottage is a high-quality countryside barn conversion, as enticing as its name implies. This large Cornish holiday cottage in Calstock, lies within a secluded woodland walk of Cothele House on the River Tamar. It sleeps 8 on a small farm with sheep, horses and honey bees. Pets welcome. ...
3 Bedrooms - Sleeps 8 - View Listing
Beautiful 7 bedroom Victorian house situated in the heart of Exmoor National Park and comfortably accommodating up to 14. This tastefully decorated house is wonderfully spacious and is within easy walking distance of Wimbleball Lake where a number of water and land based activities can be enjoyed.
7 Bedrooms - Sleeps 14 - View Listing
A wonderful North Devon holiday home in Ilfracombe, Lantern House is perfect for families and large groups, comfortably sleeping up to 12 people with ample living space, stunning sea and harbour views, a delightful enclosed, sheltered garden and secure on-site parking for 3 to 4 cars. Pets welcome.
6 Bedrooms - Sleeps 12 - View Listing
Crepe Farm Cottage is newly renovated to a very high standard. Offering luxurious Dorsetaccommodation for up to seven people. Situated just a stones throw from Crepe Farmhouse, located on the beautiful Symondsbury Estate near Bridport, surrounded by stunning scenery. Pets welcome.
Whether you are looking for a romantic bolthole, a rural escape - or both, then Rosemary at Buttercup Barn near Wootton Bridge on the Isle of Wight will tick the box. This pet friendly holiday home in a tranquil rural setting sleeps 2 guests in quiet comfort.
1 Bedrooms - Sleeps 2 - View Listing
Grade II-listed Elizabethan House stands just above Chesil Beach on the Jurassic coastline on the Isle of Portland near Weymouth. This imposing 4-bedroom, pet friendly Dorset holiday cottage with sea views, sleeps 7 in recently refurbished, homely surroundings.
Visitors coming to discover the delights of the Derbyshire Peak District can do so in style at Tagg Cottage at Endmoor Farm, a family friendly luxury holiday cottage on a working farm near Bakewell that sleeps 4 in a superb and secluded rural location. Pets welcome.
A beautifully furnished and presented, oak-beamed character holiday cottage in Sutton Poyntz, Dorset. Pet friendly Millstream Cottage sleeps 7 in 4 bedrooms, just a short drive from Weymouth and beaches along the striking Jurassic World Heritage Coast.
Immaculately presented throughout after a meticulous renovation, Ninevah is a large period village house near Falmouth in Cornwall offering a rich blend of coastal charm and luxury modern comfort across two floors, with versatile and pet friendly self catering accommodation for up to 8 guests in 4 b...
Seaspray is the perfect Dorset get away for walkers, families, beach lovers and star gazers! With extensive sea and coastal views Seaspray offers a taste of life by the beach in the beautiful small village of Eype. Pets welcome.
Nestling under the Malvern Hills in West Malvern, The Coach House is a perfect romantic retreat for couples (with or without a young family). This quaint rural Worcestershire holiday cottage has an indoor heated pool and gym, and panoramic countryside views from the garden.
1 Bedrooms - Sleeps 4 - View Listing
Kilton Mill House near Saltburn-by-the-Sea is a large Grade-II listed holiday cottage on the North Yorkshire coast. Located just a few minutes-walk above Skinningrove Beach, this beautifully furnished and pet friendly cottage sleeps 8 + cots in 4 bedrooms. Within easy reach of the North York Moors.
Rosemary is a dog friendly, large, light and airy 4 bedroom cottage with Wi-Fi near Tavistock and Dartmoor on the Devon-Cornwall border. It sleeps 8 people with shared use of a heated indoor swimming pool, fishing lakes and tennis court.
Large, pet friendly Wiltshire holiday-let house with Wi-Fi & hot tub in secluded rural location near Stonehenge, Marlborough, and Avebury Stone Circle. Avebury House sleeps up to 18 people in comfort with a spectacular kitchen, Long distance country views and a large fireplace for the winter. Perfec...
9 Bedrooms - Sleeps 18 - View Listing
Cosy, well-equipped cottage near Lampeter on the Carmarthenshire/Ceredigion border. Former farmworker's dwelling situated on the owners' smallholding on the outskirts of the historic village of Caio, near the Dolaucothi Gold Mines.
Wagtails is a charming 1-bedroom s/c ground floor holiday apartment with Wi-Fi sleeping 2 on the Gower Peninsula near Swansea in Glamorgan. Own drive and off-road parking to front door. Walk down lane/s to stunning beaches, rocky cliffs and woodland. Secure garden for your dog(s). Short breaks wel...
1 Bedrooms - Sleeps 2 - View Listing
Sunnycroft is a tastefully furnished, large seaside holiday cottage in Brixham, Torbay. Sleeping 10, this pet friendly holiday cottage with stunning coastal views lies within walking distance of the harbour. Families with infants are particularly catered for.
5 Bedrooms - Sleeps 10 - View Listing
Deep in leafy Devon lanes, pet friendly Larches Cottage lies on the coast,1.5 miles north of Slapton in a sheltered wooded valley, Grade II listed converted stone barns around a courtyard flanked on two sides with Virginia creeper and stone walls. 1.5 acres of garden.
3 Bedrooms - Sleeps 5 - View Listing
Una Cuprum 53 is a luxury seaside holiday home in West Cornwall?s most prestigious development of designer holiday homes for self-catering holidays near Carbis Bay Beach in St. Ives. Guests enjoy use of a swimming pool and cafe while staying at this beautifully designed and furnished holiday propert...
3 Bedrooms - Sleeps 6 - View Listing
Durstone is a large holiday cottage deep in the Herefordshire coutryside in the village of Pencombe near Bromyard. Sleeping 22 in 9 bedrooms (2 ground floor with shower rooms) this dog friendly house has a games room, bike storage and a large lawned garden with sandpit, outdoor furniture and BBQ.
9 Bedrooms - Sleeps 22 - View Listing
Rock House is a rare find in Torquay - a large and pet friendly South Devon holiday cottage with sea and harbour views, restored and furnished to a very high standard. It lies within easy reach of Torquay's beaches and major attractions. Perfect for large families or groups of friends.
5 Bedrooms - Sleeps 9 - View Listing
3 Torwood Gables is a family-sized seaside self-catering apartment on the South Devon Coast in Torquay. This pet friendly open-plan apartment with solid pine floors and beams is one of a handful of apartments created from a Victorian Primary School.
When finding a pet friendly property, always visit the property website to see what pet facilities they have on offer by using the 'Visit Website' button. By being able to speak directly with the owner, you'll be able to reassure yourself that the holiday cottage that is right for you is also right for your pet. Perfect! Owners will also be able to advise you on a range of local dog walks close to your holiday cottages, or which local beaches allow access to dogs in the summer. Many cottages will welcome more than one pet - just ask before booking. Where ever you go, it's nice to know your pet can come too: Have a great holiday with your pet!