Scroll down to 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 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.
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Once a village pub, The Anchor has been tastefully converted to create a large Forest of Dean Holiday Cottage complete with a hot tub and games room. This family-friendly holiday home in Gloucestershire lies in a magical rural location in the Wye Valley. Pets welcome.
Beautiful, 2-bedroom barn conversion with Wi-Fi located in Braunton sleeping 4, the perfect place for a family getaway on the North Devon coast, being just a 5-minute drive to the beach at Saunton Sands. Onsite, you will find a terrace along with almost an acre of gardens.
Large 3-storey holiday home with hot tub and superb river views across the Wye Valley at Symonds Yat. Hollytree House offers group accommodation for up to 22 guests in a peaceful rural location for special occasions, reunions or for self-catering holidays just messing about on the river.
Braunton Farmhouse is a 5 bedroom farmhouse, recently refurbished to a very high standard. The North Devon house is perfectly situated on the hill above Braunton and within a few miles of Georgeham, Croyde and amazing, award-winning, beaches at Putsborough and Woolacombe Bay. Pets welcome.
Situated deep in the heart of Exmoor National Park on the outskirts of the riverside village of Exford, Somerset, you’ll find Greenslades, a large child-friendly cottage offering gorgeous countryside views, four bedrooms (two en-suite), beamed ceilings, and two wood-burner stoves.
Jamaal Lodge is a large wooden lodge located in the peaceful hamlet of South Broomhill in Northumberland. The pet-friendly cottage boasts a lovely garden and entertaining areas, a sun-drenched balcony, light and airy spaces and proximity to the best attractions of the Northumberland region.
Tal y Waen Cottages. Owl & Buzzard are 2 spacious coastal cottages in a remote rural location in Snowdonia. These comfortable stone-built barn conversions in Gwynedd offer stunning views 2 miles from Dolgellau on the lower slopes of Cader Idris, close to the beautiful Mawddach Estuary. Pets welcome.
Rockridge House near Porthcurno is a perfect location for group getaways and offers ocean views from its multiple outdoor entertaining areas. The pet-friendly Cornish cottage offers spacious modern rooms as well as a sun-drenched conservatory and is moments from beautiful sandy beaches.
Comraich (Gaelic for sanctuary and protection) is a well-furnished and homely wooden holiday let sleeping 6, with every self-catering amenity a family can enjoy. Situated on a remote rural hillside behind the village of Kilchoan, it has wonderful sea views over to the Isle of Mull. Pets welcome.
Shippen Cottage was built in the mid c19th as a purpose built shippen, or cowshed, where the cows would have all been milked by hand. Now a pretty holiday cottage that sleeps up to 6 guests, with enclosed private garden, which adjoins pasture and beyond with stunning views, so is very peaceful.
Stay in this large family-friendly Holiday Cottage in West Wales that sleeps 11. Also a pet-friendly cottage, it lies in the peaceful, secluded rural hamlet of Rhodiad y Brenin near St David’s and is set in an enclosed grassy area, full of rural character.
Step back in time at the authentic stone remote cottage of Wray Green, which sits atop Wild Boar Fell in Cumbria. Sink into the comfort of the lovingly restored and furnished three-bedroom cottage. Pets are welcome. Ample parking, plus a storage area for hiking and cycling gear. Sleeps 7.
The Old Shippon Cottage sleeps up to 6 in 3 bedrooms in the stunning Valley at Mineshop, pet friendly cottage with Wi-Fi in a peaceful location within walking distance to the beach at Crackington Haven and just a short drive from the coastal resorts of Bude, Tintagel and Widemouth Bay.
The Stables Cottages, one of 12 4-star Exmoor Holiday Cottages at Duddings is a large Somerset holiday cottage sleeping 16/18 in 8 bedrooms. It is set in a beautiful rural valley near Dunster in The Exmoor National Park. Indoor pool, spa bath, games room, tennis court, trampoline etc. Pets welcome.
A beautiful, contemporary pet-friendly cottage for six in a fantastic countryside location in West Cornwall. Close to St Ives and Porthleven this home is set within 36 acres of flower meadows and woodland and offers three spacious en-suite bedrooms and a private, enclosed garden.
The Granary is an eco-friendly Grade II listed romantic cottage set amidst woodland near Witney, Oxfordshire. The pet-friendly rural property built with Cotswold stone promises peace & quiet. It has a cosy wood burner, exposed beams and limestone walls, extensive grounds, a fire pit and a treehouse.
A large Anglesey holiday cottage sleeping 12 on the coast in a rural location at Penmynnydd village, Groeslon Cottage offers families (and their pets) self-catering accommodation for walking and beach holidays throughout the year.
A country mile outside Bishop’s Castle in the rural village of Colebatch, Shady Hollow is a large Shropshire holiday cottage sleeping 12 amidst a true walker’s paradise. This pet friendly holiday home is well-equipped with facilities including a hot tub, a home cinema and games room.
An award-winning luxury cottage in the heart of the beautiful Exmoor village of Dunster. The cosy yet spacious three-bedroom Exmoor holiday cottage boasts cruck beams, oak screens, a stunning four-poster bed, wood burning stove, patio and deck. Two reserved parking spaces. Sleeps 6. Dogs welcome.
The River Crake lies at the end of the garden at Sawmill Cottage, a charming 18th-century rural cottage near Low Nibthwaite in the South Lakes. The pet-friendly cottage spoils guests with wonderful views, a generous garden, an open fire, a games room and modern comforts blended with old-world charm.
Situated at the foot of the Preseli Hills in North Pembrokeshire, Plas Drygarn is a charming, dog-friendly holiday cottage for up to 6 people, located in a beautiful rural location that is ideal for family holidays and couples.
If a picturesque setting and luxury living are what you're looking for, you'll love this contemporary lodge. Set in the charming village of Georgeham in Braunton, this pet-friendly home is just a short drive from the area's sandy beaches and offers a stylish interior and private hot tub.
Sycamore Cottage is a small, semi-detached cottage in the rural village of Tynygongl. This rural holiday cottage on the Isle of Anglesey in North Wales is dog-friendly and child-friendly and only half a mile from the coast at Benllech.
Once Mevagissey’s first bank, this large, luxury Grade II listed cottage now accommodates up to 10 people within six bedrooms spread across three floors. The well-appointed interior of this pet-friendly coastal cottage spoils guests with inner-city chic in a delightful rural location.
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!