Explore our collection of fabulous dog-friendly cottages, featuring secluded country hideaways, luxury cottages on estates, beautiful beach houses, farmhouses, cosy lodges, quirky shepherd's huts, and larger properties for family or group gatherings.
- Kessingland, EnglandThis charming cottage has been renovated to a high standard and features a well-equipped kitchen with a range cooker and large farmhouse dining table, perfect for any celebration and family meals. The living room boasts comfy sofas and a wood burner, perfect for nights in during cooler evenings. On the first floor there are two bedrooms and a family bathroom, and another staircase leads to second floor with twin bedroom and dual aspect windows to enjoy the wonderful countryside views. The pretty south-facing garden is fully enclosed with barbecue and seating area. Dogs are welcome, and there are lovely walks from right outside the property.
This delightful country cottage is a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city whilst being close to the beautiful Suffolk coast. Suffolk is an area of outstanding natural beauty, thriving with wildlife, stunning scenery and beautiful walks. The unspoilt and quieter beach at Covehithe is just a 2-minute drive and a further 6-minute drive will take you to the renowned coastal town of Southwold, with its sandy beach, colourful beach huts, iconic pier and lighthouse, and a great selection of restaurants, pubs and shops, as well as the Adnams Brewery.
Wrentham is a delightful village and being close to Southwold along the Suffolk Heritage Coast. The village has a good range of amenities including a village shop and post office, two pubs serving good food and Chinese takeaway. For those that prefer to eat out, you will be delighted with the gastro pubs within the surrounding area, and there is a pub serving good food just a 1-minute walk away. Beach 2 miles. Shops ½ mile, pub/restaurant 50 yards.£94From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Bude, EnglandThis historic, spacious, terraced, 500-year-old former church house sits peacefully beside the village green and war memorial, in front of the 12th-century Norman church of St Andrews. The house has been lovingly restored and retains many original features.
The large living room and dining area, with its 16th-century ceiling beams, are great for a family gathering, or a cosy night in beside the wood burner. There is a small part-covered, shady, internal courtyard room with a flagstone floor, fountain, window seat and small outdoor table and chairs.
All 4 double bedrooms have either cupboard or hanging rack space for clothes/storage. The second floor bedroom runs the length of the cottage and has huge, original 16th-century A-frame roof beams and three, heritage Velux-style windows. Removable blackout blinds are available for guests who wish to use them.
The cottage is just a few steps from the village post office, shop and an excellent hair salon. Just beyond that are the two village pubs, The Tree Inn and The Kings Arms.
Jalna is the perfect coastal holiday choice close to the Victorian seaside town of Bude with its glorious sandy beaches and breath-taking South West coastal path scenery. It is the ideal escape venue in which to spend time with friends and family.
Bude is incredibly popular all year round, with its castle heritage centre, a vibrant town centre and an array of restaurants and bars, together with two sandy beaches and the nearby coastal path. It retains its Victorian charm whilst offering something for everyone. The food scene around Stratton and Bude has really taken off. There are regular food markets and artisan pop-ups in addition to the array of restaurants, bakeries and wine merchants.
The Bude and North Cornwall Golf Club is close by. Paddle boarding, surfing, golf, tennis, horse riding and fishing are all on offer in the area. The internationally acclaimed annual jazz festival is fantastic and not to be missed. The Splash leisure centre, with an indoor swimming pool and ten-pin bowling alley, is a short drive away.
Widemouth Bay is only 3 miles further down the coast and has a stunning beach. The picturesque fishing villages of Rock and Padstow are within easy driving distance, as is the mysterious Tintagel Castle of Arthurian legend. The wild beauty of Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor are all easily reached, as is the famous Eden Project. For family fun, the Big Sheep and Milky Way adventure parks are not to be missed. The Camel Trail can be accessed in nearby Wadebridge, where bikes can be hired to cycle to Padstow. Nearest beach is under 2 miles. Shop and post office 20 yards, pub and restaurant are 50 yards from Jalna.£119From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Portland, EnglandSeascape Retreat is a detached three-bedroom holiday home, perfectly situated on the Isle of Portland in a private pinnacle location which benefits from breath taking sea views with easy access to local shops, pubs, bars and restaurants.
The kitchen is well equipped and the dining room is perfect for gathering everyone around for a homecooked meal as there is a large table and six chairs. The living room is comfortably furnished with a couple of sofas, an armchair and a 55" Smart TV with a pre-paid Netflix account. The bathroom is also located on the ground floor and it has a shower over the bath, a toilet, washbasin and mirror. Head upstairs to the first floor where you will find two of the bedrooms and both of the rooms have a 48" Smart TV, a wardrobe and sea views. The games room is located in a separate building, a few steps up at the back of the garden. The enclosed garden is attractively landscaped with a few patio and decked areas and it has outdoor furniture, a charcoal barbeque, picnic tables with ash trays provided and a luxurious six-seater hot tub underneath a wooden gazebo. There is also a lockable shed where guests can store bicycles and surfboards. The patio at the front of the property is the perfect place to sit and enjoy the spectacular sunset over Chesil Beach.
Reached via a causeway from Weymouth, the Isle of Portland is steeped in maritime history and has plenty to see and do, with pubs, a cafe bistro, a fish and chips shop with a post office but a stone’s throw away.. Portland Harbour is home to a 16th-century coastal fort and you can explore the pirates’ graveyard, Church Ope Cove, a former smugglers hideout, or visit the Castletown D-Day Centre. Portland has several quarries to discover and a host of wildlife to observe - Peregrine Falcons can be spotted round Portland and along the cliffs, or try and spot dolphins in the waters surrounding the island. Portland also forms part of the UNESCO Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and Chesil Beach which starts here, runs eighteen miles to West Bay. Windsurfing, diving, sea fishing, climbing and yachting are all available nearby. Portland Harbour is also famous for its sailing and water sports being home to the National Sailing Academy and was the site of the sailing events for the 2012 Olympic Games.
Other places to explore are the popular seaside town of Weymouth just 5 miles away where you can sample many of its restaurants, visit Brewer’s Quay, take a harbour cruise or even venture out for a day trip on the ferry to Guernsey. If you want to venture a little further why not visit Lulworth Cove and Abbotsbury both within 20 miles and well worth a visit.£119From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Dartmouth, EnglandFrom the moment you turn into The Dartmouth Golf and Country Club’s sweeping driveway, you will feel a sense of peace and tranquillity. Slowly pass the keen golfer taking his next shot, gaze in awe at the views over the greens and know that your holiday has truly begun. Pull up and make your way to Toffee Apple, a gorgeous stone-built property tucked away in a commanding quiet spot overlooking the golf club and greens beyond.
As you step through the front door you will be wowed by the boutique feel with no expense spared in ensuring your stay is luxurious and comfortable. The fully fitted kitchen lends itself beautifully to the sociable living being open plan with a sumptuous living area. With Neff and Smeg appliances and a grand larder cupboard, you will be sure to cook up some wonderful meals after a round of golf or a day exploring Dartmouth and beyond. The living room benefits from a range of comfortable seating around a Smart TV with DVD player and bluetooth speaker, and on a chilly evening the all-important wood burner, perfect for warming your toes after your day’s adventures. Gather in the conservatory to take in the beautiful views, enjoy a breakfast feast or simply relax with a book. Doors lead down into the garden which features garden furniture and a charcoal BBQ. Three bright and airy bedrooms can be found on the first and second floors, all with luxury ensuite bathrooms and added luxury toiletries to ensure a perfect pamper. A great night’s sleep shall be had by all.
Set on the Dartmouth Golf and Country Club Estate, Toffee Apple is perfectly situated to enjoy the golf course (fees apply), and guests have free access to the swimming pool and spa facilities on site. Enjoy a round of golf by day, a cold tipple on the terrace of an afternoon and a dreamy night’s sleep by night.
If a break from golf is what you crave, the Royal Naval Town of Dartmouth is a short drive away, here you will find quirky shops, galleries, and wonderful restaurants as well as the opportunity to take to the river and explore the surrounding area by boat. The children will love Woodlands Family Leisure Park, under a mile away, a fantastic day out to let off some steam and make memories together. The beaches of Blackpool Sands and Slapton Sands are within easy reach, so pack up your golf clubs, bucket and spade and sense of adventure and head to Toffee Apple for a holiday to remember!£106From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Sneatonthorpe, EnglandThis eco-friendly barn conversion is over 200 years old and oozes charm and character, retaining many original features, including exposed stone walls, vaulted beamed ceilings, stone flag flooring and a woodburner. This holiday property is located on a working arable farm and is surrounded by uninterrupted views towards the sea and Whitby in an idyllic rural setting, just 4 miles from the centre of Whitby on the edge of the quaint hamlet of Sneatonthorpe and 1 mile from the village of Sneaton. Sneaton boasts a friendly pub, ice cream parlour, charming tea rooms and a warm welcome from the locals. Bridle paths, cycle tracks and walkways abound from the door, with the ancient Monks Pathway being a favourite with walkers visiting this area. Whitby is a fantastic destination for holidaymakers with the steam train departing throughout the summer on its way to Grosmont and Goathland – those famous villages used in the TV series ‘Heartbeat’. Also, Whitby boasts a colourful harbour, 3 miles of sandy beach, the 12th century Abbey ruins and St Marys Church. The town also hosts many festivals throughout the year with folk weekends, 60’s music festivals and Goth weekends, bringing guests from far and wide. Mortar Barn is the ideal place for exploring both the North Yorkshire Moors National Park and the Heritage Coast of Yorkshire. Scarborough has been welcoming guests for more than 300 years and has all the ingredients for a family packed day at the seaside, with Filey and Bridlington a little further along the coast line. Closer to home, is the smugglers coves of Robin Hood’s Bay, Runswick Bay and Staithes, where pretty cottages cling to cliffs and time appears to have stood still. Discover little villages tucked away deep in the valleys as you explore the North Yorkshire’s heather clad moors. Beach 4 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.£136From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Filey, EnglandSea Haven is a large spacious bungalow situated at Hunmanby Gap just over 3 miles from the popular seaside resort of Filey. The owner has taken great care in providing a fantastic holiday home for families to enjoy. The large open plan living and kitchen area has floor to ceiling patio doors taking advantage of the magnificent sea views and leading out onto a decked seating area and lawn. There’s a cosy dual sided wood burner separating the kitchen and the living/dining area. The kitchen has all the mod-cons expected of a house of this standard as well as a utility area. There are gardens to the front and the rear which are completely enclosed. For guests taking their four-legged friends, a dog crate is also provided.
A 2-minute walk and you are on a stunning vast beach that stretches for over 3 miles to Filey and beyond. It’s a beach that never looks busy as it’s so wide and has lots of space for everybody. Great for the children or walking the dogs, or watching the horse riders galloping through the waves in the early morning. There is an excellent café that serves the beach guests and provides meals and drinks as well as ice creams. Filey is a very traditional seaside resort, not quite as busy as its neighbour Scarborough however it has a good selection of shops, bars and restaurants. Filey is also the end of the Cleveland Way walk so you can enjoy a walk along the cliff tops to Scarborough following part of this very famous 109 mile trail. The seaside resorts of Scarborough and Bridlington are just a short drive away. Both resorts are very popular holiday destinations and worth a visit during your stay.
The RSPB bird sanctuary at Bempton Cliffs is just a short drive where you can see the puffins and other migrating birds from the viewing points on the cliff tops. Yorkshire is famous for its stately homes and Sewerby Hall, Burton Agnes Hall, Sledmere House and the wonderful Castle Howard are just a short drive. Sea Haven is not far from the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Wolds made famous by the artist David Hockney, who often paints the rolling hills of the Wolds. Beach 70 yards. Shop and pub 2 miles, restaurant 1½ miles.£174From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Padstow, EnglandThis pet-friendly, bright, semi-detached holiday home is comfortably furnished with plenty of personal touches. The property is situated down a quiet country lane and is surrounded by countryside. The patio doors from the living room lead to a lovely patio area with far-reaching views down to the Atlantic Coast, ideal for a morning cup of coffee or alfresco dining. Just over a mile outside Padstow, you are ideally situated to visit the many tourist attractions that the north coast has to offer. Padstow has an array of shops, pubs and restaurants, including Rick Stein’s fish restaurant. You are close to the Camel Trail, where you can walk or cycle along a disused railway track by the Camel Estuary, taking in the bird life, to Wadebridge and beyond to Bodmin. Just a short drive away are the many sandy beaches of the north coast, including Watergate Bay, the home of extreme watersports. Visit the famous surfing beaches of Newquay, as well as a zoo and the Blue Reef Aquarium. Horse riding and golf nearby. Beach 2½ miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.£74From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Blackpool, EnglandThis stunning semi-detached barn conversion provides spacious and luxurious accommodation. Located in the quiet rural village of Stalmine, the property is ideally placed for exploring Lancashire, the Fylde Coast and beyond. Thoughtfully designed both inside and out, the barn offers luxury comforts including a beautiful and well-equipped kitchen, contemporary bathrooms, attractive comfortable bedrooms, Wi-Fi, and a wood burner which is perfect for those winter evenings.
Outside is equally impressive with a decked patio area that enjoys far reaching countryside views. The patio provides a wonderful space for hosting a barbecue, whilst the children can play games on the large lawned garden. The property boasts a private hot tub which can be enjoyed all year round, and should the great British weather take a turn for the worse, you can retreat to your ‘Cave’. This has been built by the owner as an indulgent folly and is weatherproof and with a means of heating.
Stalmine is located approximately 5 miles from the small market town of Poulton-le-Fylde which has a good selection of shops, bars, and cafés. Other places that are worth a visit along the Fylde coast include Thornton Cleveleys with its old-fashioned charm and promenade, 7 miles, Fleetwood with its Freeport Outlet Shopping Village, 10 miles, and of course Blackpool, 9 miles, whose many attractions include The Tower, Blackpool Zoo, Pleasure Beach, Sea Life Centre, and Madame Tussauds.
Apart from being accessible for the coast, Carr End Barn A is also well-placed for exploring rural Lancashire. Ribble Valley with its pretty villages is within an hour’s drive, and it’s an excellent choice for walks and country pubs. The Forest of Bowland, which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, can also be reached within an hour’s drive. The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales are also very accessible by road and can be reached in an hour. The city of Lancaster is just 13 miles away and Preston is 19 miles. Beach 9¾ miles. Shop and pub ½ mile, and restaurant 3 miles. This property can be booked together with ref. LR8 to accommodate up to 18 guests.£307From price per night based on 7 night stay
- North Walsham, EnglandWelcome to The Old Chapel, your perfect destination to enjoy wonderful sandy beaches and beautiful countryside, boasting comfortable accommodation that guarantees a memorable and relaxing stay. Nestled in the charming village of Trunch walking distance to the village pub serving food.
The Old Chapel has been fully refurbished to offer open-plan contemporary accommodation cleverly blended to retain its chapel charm and character. Step inside where your eyes are immediately drawn up to the windows filling the room with plenty of light. A well-equipped kitchen and dining room offer the opportunity to dine at home. Comfy sofas within the living room offer a great place to relax. Stairs lead up to the large galleried bedroom, which has its own toilet. A second smaller double bedroom is on the ground floor, together with the modern shower room. To the rear is a wonderful enclosed sunny courtyard garden with furniture to enjoy an al fresco meal.
Great walking can be enjoyed from the doorstep, the surrounding area offers quiet country lanes, plenty of footpaths and trails to enjoy. The seaside village of Mundesley is an 8-minute drive. The village has its own golf course to enjoy and boasts lots of places to eat, drink and a wide sandy beach where you can enjoy long walks, build sandcastles with the kids, or simply relax and sunbathe on the golden sands. For adventurous souls, there are water sports and activities available, such as surfing and paddleboarding. Don’t forget to pack a picnic and take advantage of the picturesque coastal spots, perfect for enjoying lunch while gazing out at the sea.
A great location to explore all the delights of the North Norfolk coastline and the famous Norfolk Broads National Park. Wroxham is the capital of the Broads National Park with riverside restaurants, shops and boating activities. Traditional seaside resorts of Cromer, with its famous pier, and Sheringham are home to the North Norfolk Steam Railway.
Shopaholics head to the medieval city of Norwich with two indoor shopping malls, a market square and plenty of eateries. For those seeking culture and history, why not visit the Blickling Hall Estate, Flebbrigg Hall, Sheringham Gardens, and the Thursford and Muckleburgh Collections. Young at heart will enjoy a day out at Bewilderwood in Horning, Dinosaur Adventure Park at Lenwade, Banham Zoo or Amazonia Zoo in Cromer. Pub and restaurant 140 yards.£68From price per night based on 7 night stay