Pets Are Welcome at These UK Self-Catering Cottages

View our range of dog friendly holiday cottages in Britain from Cornwall to the Highlands. For pet owners, self-catering holidays mean you need never to put your dog into kennels whenever you go on holiday in the UK. 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 rather than accept the way more expensive kennels option. 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. 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 dog 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? Woof Woof!

531 cottages found. 531 match all criteria.

Lower Leys Cottage sits close to the Somerset village of Withypool providing cosy accommodation set within the Exmoor National Park. The dog friendly cottage sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms. Both the cottages at Leys Farm have been recently completely redecorated and refurbished.

Stable Cottage is a large pet friendly holiday cottage sleeping up to 6 at Wheel Farm, set in the beautiful North Devon countryside near Ilfracombe just a short drive to the gorgeous coast line and Exmoor National Park. Onsite facilities include a swimming pool, tennis court, sauna and free WiFi.

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.

£100 off

15th-19th Dec

Riverside House Cottage Listing

Riverside House in Derbyshire is a large, detached, self-catering holiday cottage near Buxton, at Litton Mill in the heart of the Peak District National Park. Sleeps up to 12 guests (9 + 3) + cot. Games room. Pets welcome and located near traffic free Monsal Trail for walks & cycling.

Warm, cosy, very well equipped, clean and quiet Dorset holiday cottage near Beaminster. Excellent beds, perfect for the dogs, great games room, excellent value for money and exceeding expectations? - just some of the comments we receive time and again in our visitor books. Take a look at our website...

Located in the idyllic South Devon fishing village of Hope Cove, Pigeon Post is a large and pet friendly holiday cottage sleeping 8 in 4 bedrooms. With a sunny garden and just a short walk to the beach this traditional beautifully renovated fisherman?s cottage is somewhere you can hole up in at any ...

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.

Stable Yard Cottage is a beautiful, spacious yet cosy cottage located in a secluded courtyard within a little Scottish village. It has charming country views south across Blackadder River to Greenlaw Mill Farm. It sleep up to 6 guests and is perfect for family or friends gatherings. We welcome dogs.

Standing in a country estate on the North Yorkshire coast Discovery is a most appropriate neame for this pet friendly 3-bedroom Whitby holiday cottage with use of a swimming pool. Discovery is a luxury, contemporary designed property which even offers use of a private chef.

Exclusive large self catering holiday cottage near Totnes in South Devon. Beautifully converted stone barn sleeping 8 set in 80 acres of picturesque South Hams countryside with private coarse fishing lake, nature walks & views to Dartmoor. Pets welcome.

Rosehill is a characterful and child friendly holiday cottage accommodating large groups, sleeping 20 in 8 comfortable bedrooms, all with ensuite bathrooms in a rural hamlet a few miles from Market Drayton in Shropshire.

A Spacious and modern holiday home on the North Wales coast within easy reach of superb beaches between llandudno and Conwy, Oak Cottage sleeps 6 guests in 3 bedrooms. Oak sits right on the border of Snowdonia offering lovely mountain views and has one of the top trout fishing lakes in North Wales.

10% off

1st-14th Dec

The Lodge Cottage Listing

The Lodge is a gorgeously sunny open plan cottage and is incredibly eco-friendly – as well as very child-friendly and dog-friendly! It nestles on our organic dairy farm in remote countryside right on the South Devon coast close to Plymouth and also just a short drive from rugged Dartmoor.

Enjoy the quiet, comfortable luxury of The Round Retreat, a large rural holiday cottage on the coast near Barnstaple in North Devon with an indoor pool & spa, tennis court, gym, spa and sauna. Sleeping 12 - 14 guests in 7 bedrooms, it is perfect for large or dual family holidays or celebrations.

Andromeda, sits on a quiet residential village street in Chillington close to Slapton Sands, Blackpool Cove, Dartmouth and other South Devon seaside resorts. This 3-bedroom holiday cottage welcomes families and their pets, having a secure garden and lots of countryside walks close to hand.

Very comfortable and large 4-bedroom house with disabled access and Wi-Fi sleeping 8 in Outer Hebrides. Situated on the edge of Stornoway on a working croft. Ideally situated for touring Lewis and Harris and discovering all their wonderful beaches. Pets welcome.

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.

The Hayloft is a beautiful and pet friendly Scottish steading conversion sleeping 4 near Blairgowrie providing a peaceful rural retreat for those wanting to relax and recharge or a base to explore our spectacular area and find adventure, wildlife, history and sport.

Your memory of a holiday at 4-star Creel Cottage will be dominated by the sight of the sea and sound of the waves breaking on theb Bay shore just yards from your window. Creel Cottage lies in the peaceful and secluded Ross Bay, a rural coastal idyll south of Kircudbright in Scotland. Pets welcome.

The Keepers Lodge is a large detached cottage offering rural self-catering holidays for big groups and families just outside Morfa Nefyn in the picturesque Lleyn Pensula on the North Coast of Wales. The cottage sleeps 20 in 8 bedrooms and has a hot tub and WiFi.

Conifer cottage is a delightful three bedroom cottage with a stunning view of the Cheviot hills and not far from the Northumberland coast.The cottage is situated within the Kimmerston Riding Centre, so perfect for anyone wishing to go horseriding. Pets welcome.

The Retreat is a large holiday cottage, bursting with character on the rural West Somerset coast in Washford village between Watchet and Dunster. This tastefully furnished, pet friendly holiday property sleeps 16 guests who have use of an outdoor heated swimming pool, sauna and a hot tub.

Badger's Lodge is located in the Cotswold Water Park in Gloucestershire. This attractive dog friendly holiday cottage has been furnished to create a homely and welcoming ambience. Park facilities available to guests include an outdoor heated swimming pool, sauna, tennis court and children?s play are...

Babbacombe is a large, pet friendly Devon holiday cottage with sea views in Babbacombe, Torquay within easy reach of the beach. (reached on foot or by cliff railway). This luxury holiday home has been elegantly renovated to create a high-end property that sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms on The Devon Riviera.

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!

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