Top 10 Dog-Friendly Cottages in Devon

Whether you are a family or a party of friends looking for somewhere to celebrate a birthday or an important event, or you would like a romantic cottage for two we have a  wonderful collection of properties in Devon where you can stay with one or more of your best furry friends. 

We have a wonderful selection of lodges, barns, cottages as part of manor houses, as well as thatched or coastal cottages in and around Dartmoor, South Hams and close to fabulous countryside and beaches including Slapton Sands, Bantham beach in addition to Babbacombe Bay and Soar Mill Cove which are dog-friendly year round. 

Luxury Lodges at Bovey Castle & Spa, Devon


Located in the grounds of the 5-star Bovey Castle, these stylish and contemporary three-storey country lodges are fashioned from local granite and vaulted with English oak. Nestled amongst the woodland, the lodges act as a secluded sanctuary, set within 400 acres of Devon countryside and moments away from the splendid hospitality at Bovey Castle. Each of the dog-friendly lodges features three beautiful ensuite bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and an open plan lounge and dining area, leading out onto a balcony with wonderful views over the grounds.

The Barns at Anran, Devon


A collective of stylish barns, dog-friendly Anran in Devon is a set of dairy farm buildings that have been beautifully restored into luxurious dog-friendly holiday pads. Offering rural charm and modern boutique luxury, guests have the option of renting the whole barn – sleeping up to 30 people – or taking one of the suites for a more intimate party for two. Set in stunning countryside, you and your pet will be able to explore miles of glorious walks, there’s also an outdoor pool and lake at the bottom of the garden.

Soar Mill Cove Villas, Devon


A stone’s throw from the chic seaside town of Salcombe the dog-friendly Soar Mill Cove Villas are set within the grounds of Soar Mill Cove hotel. Each villa can individually accommodate up to six to eight guests plus furry friends or can be combined to sleep 12. Soar Mill Cove Villas are moments from one of the prettiest beaches in Devon, Soar Mill Cove, a sandy year round dog-friendly beach. And just behind the beach are the rolling hills of the South Hams. There’s also a fabulous swimming pool and spa.

Myrtle Cottage, Devon


This charming white washed, thatched property is in a prime position for exploring South Devon. The cottage has two bedrooms, a large beamed living room with wood burning stove and wooden floor, kitchen and dining room with french doors leading to an enclosed rear garden and patio. Situated in the village of Chillington, which has an award winning pub, the property is just nine miles from dog-friendly Salcombe, just two miles from Torcross and is close to Slapton Sands and Bantham beach. 

Orchard House, Devon


This beautiful six bedroom barn conversion offers a nearby beach and amazing coastal paths that stretches along the Heritage Coast to Hartland Point and is set in 20 acres of woodland and meadows. It features a spacious, modern open-plan living/dining room with central wood-burning stove, and 58″ Smart TV. It also has a well-equipped kitchen with a large range, granite work tops and central breakfast bar. There is a study with a sofa-bed  and 40″ plasma TV. The first floor features four double bedrooms each with a 5ft bed and en-suite shower room. Also with two twin bedrooms with a shared bathroom that has a shower over a Jacuzzi. All bedrooms feature plasma TVs.

The Old Barn, Devon


 A lovely three bedroom old barn dating back to the 1500s, with exposed  beams and loads of character, is just 10 minutes drive from Beer on the Jurrasic coast which forms part of the South West Coast Path. It features a charming open plan sitting room, kitchen and dining room plus three bedrooms, one with a king size bed and en suite shower, one with  a single bed and day bed and the third galleried with a single bed. There is an enclosed garden and gorgeous countryside on the doorstep. The Dorset and East Devon coasts  are close by.

Beach Cottage at the Cary Arms, Devon


Beach Cottage Is a beautiful four bedroom cottage just 50 metres from the water’s edge at Babbacombe Bay which has a gorgeous dog-friendly beach year round. Light and bright it has a New England feel with plenty of original features. With four bedrooms, the cottage sleeps eight, has a kitchen with Aga and dishwasher, a patio, large garden and barbeque.  Best of all it is situated right next to the Cary Arms, a beachside, boutique style gastropub where you can enjoy delicious meals and dogs are offered their own gourmet meals plus a sausage at breakfast!

Old Mill, Devon


The delightful three bedroom, Grade II listed, Old Mill has a wonderful location in Bucks Mills, adjacent to a clifftop pathway leading to Bucks Mill beach which is dog-friendly year round. And for country walks the fabulous Tarka Trail is nearby. The property features two living rooms with wood burners, flagstone floor, kitchen, dining room, courtyard and three bedrooms. The Old Mill is the ideal choice for a family seaside holiday or a relaxing escape at any time of year with gorgeous villages and dog-friendly pubs close by. 

The Nook, Devon


 The Nook is a beautifully refurbished two bedroom dog-friendly cottage. Its rustic charm mixed with modern styling makes this cottage a cosy and inviting property for dog owners perfect for visiting Brixham for a seaside vacation with the family/friends or looking to explore the wider area of the English Riviera and South Hams, with the beach just one mile away. With wooden beams and exposed brickwork it features an open plan living space with comfy sofas, kitchen, two bedrooms and wet room. All the bustling cafes and restaurants of Brixham are nearby. 

Kingsley Cottage, Devon


Situated a stone’s throw from the beach, this perfect hideaway offers brilliant views and is the perfect all year hideaway for dog owners in this unspoilt seaside village. Furnished in New England style, the cottage has a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom, another double with en-suite shower, plus attractive living room with woodburner and kitchen with dining area. With its wonderful beachside vista it is ideal as a base to explore the surrounding coast and countryside. One of the local pubs offers a dine-at-home service exclusively for Kingsley Cottage guests.