Discover our fantastic collection of dog-friendly cottages in Wales – perfect for you and Fido! From long walks through the countryside to soaking up the sun on the beautiful beaches – Wales has all the ingredients for a fabulous dog-friendly getaway.
1. Red Kite Barn, Builth Wells
With the bedrooms and bathroom on the ground floor, and the living room and kitchen on the top floor – this upside down cottage makes for a truly fabulous dog-friendly getaway. Nestled in 80 acres of private woodland, you and your pooch can take a trip back to nature.
Things to do: If you and Fido do get bored of exploring your own private countryside – there are miles and miles of surrounding National Trust moorland to ramble around.
2. Jemimah Cottage, Pembrokeshire
Perfect for larger family getaways – this stylish dog-friendly holiday cottage is fabulously located for exploring the Pembrokeshire coast and countryside with your pooch in tow. Relax in the pretty garden in the summer and on those rainy days – keep dry in the games room.
Things to do: Lying on the fringe of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path – you and your pet can embark on gorgeous shoreline walks and enjoy some of the most breath-taking coastal scenery in Britain. St David’s – the smallest city in Britain – is only a 15 minute drive away and is filled with quaint shops, eateries and St David’s Cathedral.
3. Allt-a-Cham Stables, Pontardawe
Set within the grounds of the owner’s home, this Christmas-themed cottage makes for a wonderful getaway with the whole family – and Fido too! Located on the edge of Pontardawe, your four-legged friend will love sniffing around the surrounding woodland.
Things to do: A walker’s paradise – the Brecon Beacons National Park is only a 40 minute drive away and is filled with trails to suit everyone. Coastal canines can journey to the Gower Peninsula to explore the beautiful sandy beaches, cyclists can enjoy riding around Afan Forest Park and for golf enthusiasts – the Pontardawe Golf Club is only a 20 minute walk away.
4. Bank Cottage, Llandeilo
If you’re looking for a luxury weekend away for two – and Fido – Bank Cottage in the heart of Llandeilo is a wonderfully romantic escape. Llandeilo is filled with fabulous eateries and shops to visit – and the colourful market town is so pretty, just strolling around is a pleasure.
Things to do: Enjoy a day at the heritage park of Dinefwr with your four-legged friend. Only a 15 minute drive away – wander around over 800 acres of parkland and admire the beautiful 12th century castle overlooking the River Tywi. If you’re feeling adventurous – try the walk around the famed Llyn-y-Fan-Fach (Lady of the Lake) and enjoy fantastic views over the Brecon Beacons National Park.
5. Last Barn, Valast Hill
This converted Welsh Barn is perfect for large family getaways – sleeping up to nine people and three pets – and the ideal base for exploring Pembrokeshire. Situated at the end of a private lane, you’ll enjoy nothing but peace and tranquillity. Your furry friend will love running around the large enclosed garden on quieter days.
Things to do: Coast-loving canines won’t be able to hide their excitement – the award-winning beaches of Barafundle and Broad Haven South are only two miles away and are dog-friendly all year round. The views of the Pembrokeshire coastline are breath-taking.
6. The Shippon, Llanasa
Another stylish barn conversion – set in the heart of conservation village Llanasa, The Shippon is a wonderful dog-friendly escape for wildlife and animal enthusiasts.
Things to do: Talacre Beach is a must-visit – dog-friendly all year round, your pooch can enjoy lots of frolics along the miles of golden sand, and despite its popularity the beach is rarely crowded. If Fido wants a break from sand in between his pads – wander along some of Offa’s Dyke Path starting at Prestatyn. With ever changing landscapes and a chance to view some of the native wildlife – you might struggle to leave the 177 mile path!
7. Hendre Barn Mawr, Abergynolwyn
A beautifully refurbished bolthole with lots of hound appeal – this is a great escape for large family holidays. Surrounded by stunning hills and woodland, your canine will have plenty of space to run around in the enclosed garden on days when you just want to relax.
Things to do: Take a trip to the seaside resort of Tywyn – only a 15 minute drive away – and enjoy a day at Tywyn Beach with your pooch. With five miles of golden sand, this stretch of Welsh coastline makes for a wonderful walk. If you have children, pay a visit to King Arthur’s Labyrinth or the Animalarium for a fun day out.
8. Coal Shed, Kidwelly
Spacious inside and out with chic décor – this converted detached barn ticks all the boxes for a stylish dog-friendly getaway by the sea.
Things to do: If your pup likes sun, sea and sand – you’re in the ideal location from which to explore all the beaches of Pembrokeshire and the Gower. Only a short drive away is the picturesque riverside beach of Ferryside which is dog-friendly all year round. Pembrey Beach and Llansteffan Beach are also nearby but do have summer restrictions for four-legged folk.
9. Ramblers Retreat, Gwynfe
Secluded and surrounded by panoramic views of the Black Mountains – this dog-friendly destination will truly take your breath away. Converted from an old farm building, Ramblers Retreat is a fabulous base for experiencing the Brecon Beacons National Park with your pooch.
Things to do: If you want to enjoy a walking holiday you’re in the perfect location. From steep mountains to deep, wooded gorges, tumbling waterfalls to expansive lakes – there are endless trails and sights for you and Fido to explore and see. We recommend a night-time stroll with your canine – Brecon Beacons is a designated Dark Sky Reserve and you’re sure to be wowed by the spectacular night sky.
10. Ysgubor, Harlech
Set in the heart of Snowdonia National Park, the fantastic location of this charming dog-friendly hideaway will allow you and your dog to experience both the Welsh countryside and coastline.
Things to do: Covering over 838 square miles, you and Fido will find so much to do – and sniff – in this breath-taking national park. Enjoy daily strolls through the spectacular landscape and admire Snowdonia’s many mountains, lakes and forests. Ysgubor is only two miles from the coast – spend the day at the award-winning Harlech Beach. Large, sandy and backed by dunes, dogs are allowed on most parts of the beach and will be a hit with coast-loving canines.