Top 10 Dog-Friendly Cottages in Yorkshire

Full of wonderful walking routes, rolling hills and pretty cobbled villages, share a memorable holiday with your four-legged friend at one of our top dog-friendly Yorkshire cottages. From West Yorkshire over to the east coast, choose a cosy cottage to relax in before exploring the history and unspoilt nature of Yorkshire. With many dog-friendly cottages featuring large country dining tables, enclosed gardens and private hot tubs, let us help you decide on your perfect home away from home!

Millbarn, West Yorkshire


 A charming Grade II listed property, Millbarn is a beautiful 3 storey, grade II listed holiday cottage situated in the West Yorkshire village of Golcar. Perfect for groups with your four-legged friend in tow, the cottage has seven bedrooms with an open plan living space and much to explore nearby. Just 20 minutes drive away is The Peak District National Park and a little further is the Yorkshire Dales National Park ideal for off-lead frolics. The neighbouring villages of Slaithwaite and Marsden have plenty of dining options home to award winning cafes and restaurants, many of them being dog-friendly.

Martins Farm, North Yorkshire


A delightful five bedroom property set within the stunning Swaledale countryside in the charming hamlet of Healaugh, dog-friendly Martins Farm comes equipped with a large farmhouse table large enough for family gatherings, separate snug with stove and stylishly decorated bedrooms. Dine al fresco with your four-legged friend and make the most of the cottage’s fire pit, built in BBQ, pizza oven and outdoor kitchen. Your four-legged friend will love the many walking routes starting right from the doorstep including Richmond’s beautiful riverside walks, historic castle and colourful market square. Aysgarth Falls, Semerwater and Hardraw Force, England’s highest single drop waterfall are also within easy driving distance for the most adventurous hounds to explore.

Howe Villa, North Yorkshire


Ideal for large families or getaways with a group of friends, dog-friendly Howe Villa is a six bedroom cottage located in an enviable position on the River Swale. With woodland walks, fishing spots on the doorstep and the beautiful historic town of Richmond a short walk away, Howe Villa retains many of its original Georgian features but provides easy living with a mix of period and contemporary furnishings. There are many attractions nearby including Raby Castle, Bowes Museum, the popular city of York, and Hamsterley Forest with its mountain biking trails.

Warren Farmhouse, North Yorkshire


 Perfect for a peaceful retreat in North Yorkshire, Warren Farmhouse dates back to 1780 and retains many original features including log fires, beamed ceilings and a well equipped farmhouse kitchen. The charming farmhouse has five bedrooms over two floors and is located in the wonderful village of Kildale. Ideal for walking with your four-legged friend, the moors, footpaths and bridleways are on the doorstep. Make sure to check out the heritage coast and sandy beaches of Yorkshire with the seaside towns of Saltburn, Whitby and Scarborough or the historic dog-friendly castle ruins in Helmsley and Rievaulx Abbey.

The Long House, North Yorkshire


A beautiful Grade II listed farmhouse sleeping eight, The Long House cottage is a wonderful stone built holiday home with easy access to York and the seaside towns of Whitby and Scarborough. Make a visit with your furry plus one to dog-friendly Castle Howard before heading back to The Long House, set in the picturesque village of Little Barugh and just a short drive from The North York Moors National Park. With four bedrooms, the property is ideal for a family or group of friends to relax in with your four-legged friend. Cook up a tasty meal in the well-equipped kitchen and dine in the characterful dining room filled with original wooden beams.

Tranmire Cottage, Yorkshire


 Set in the idyllic village of Lastingham, dog-friendly Tranmire Cottage is a fabulous stone property with breath-taking moorland just up the road. With up to three dogs welcome, four-legged friends are warmly invited to stay in the three bedroom cottage with a doggy welcome pack provided on arrival. Discover the many wonderful walking routes nearby including Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Whitby, Robin Hood’s Bay and Scarborough making a fabulous dog-friendly day out. Return to Tranmire Cottage with coastal canines in tow and enjoy the al fresco dining options in the large enclosed garden, make sure to enjoy the dedicated seating area and BBQ in summer months!

Carrholme Cottage, North Yorkshire


 A luxurious Grade II listed, detached cottage located in the quaint hamlet of Stackhouse, Carrholme Cottage is the perfect getaway for large groups of family or friends. The property includes six spacious bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen with a huge solid oak farmhouse table, a large stone-wall enclosed private garden and Kadai Fire Pit. Perfect for relaxing, the garden features a large double hammock, rattan sofas and chairs and even a luxury hydrotherapy spa! For dog-friendly days out with your canine companion, there is direct access to the fells from a public bridleway within metres of the cottage and multiple lovely pubs, cafes and restaurants within easy walking distance.

Barbican Cottage, North Yorkshire


Ideal for a luxurious romantic break, Barbican Cottage is an impressive property with stunning views of Middleham Castle. The cottage features two bedrooms, an open plan living space with tiled floor and beams, electric wood burner and beautiful south facing garden just a short walk from the village square. Your canine companion will love journeying through heather covered grouse moorland, open countryside, natural woodland and pretty Yorkshire villages nearby. Check out Wensleydale Railway which stops in Leyburn and travel through some of the most spectacular scenery in the Yorkshire Dales with your furry plus one by your side.

Teal Cottage, West Yorkshire


Offering fabulous views over the Holme Valley and complete with private hot tub, Teal cottage is a three bedroom property set in the Holme Valley on the edge of the Peak District National Park. The cottage is wonderfully spacious and detached, set over one level surrounded by beautiful wild gardens which extend into woodland. Enjoy far reaching views over the valley whilst soaking in the luxury of your very own hot tub, you can even arrange use of the owner’s indoor swimming pool, sauna and indoor hot tub at a small charge. Adventure-loving hounds will love the abundance of walking routes within Peak District National Park, also make sure to check out Digley Reservoir just a short drive away.

Eversfield, North Yorkshire


 Set in the picturesque village of Goathland, Eversfield cottage is an Edwardian country house standing in its own garden overlooking sheep grazing the common at Goathland. The cottage includes five bedrooms, a spacious dining hall with original pitch-pine panelling staircase, living room with wood burner and drawing room with cosy window seats. Coastal canines will love the three miles of sandy beaches leading to the pretty coastal village of Sandsend. Inland, the moors are scattered with pretty villages and Goathland itself offers an excellent choice of dog-friendly restaurants and cafes.