Dog Friendly Lake District Cottages
Choose from our selection of beautiful dog-friendly cottages in the Lake District National Park. Offering comfort, tranquillity and stunning views, our cosy hound hideaways provide the perfect base from which you and your furry friend can explore all the wonderful scenery and wildlife the Lake District has to offer.
- Keswick, EnglandThis traditional Lakeland cottage enjoys an excellent elevated position in Keswick town centre, on a quiet lane with very little traffic. It is by the footbridge over the River Greta and into Fitz Park, perfect if you have a dog. Everything you need is minutes away; in just 200 yards you can reach shops, restaurants and pubs. The cinema is in the town centre and the lovely Theatre by the Lake is just a short walk away. Valentine Cottage has gorgeous fell views to fall in love with, and is furnished and equipped to a high standard, with double glazing and central heating and constant hot water. The park has a children’s play area bowling, putting, tennis court and cricket pitch and plenty of open space. Keswick leisure centre with its gym is adjacent to the park. Beautiful peaceful Derwentwater with its launch and lakeside walks is in easy walking distance.£94Price per night from
- Broughton-in-Furness, EnglandA beautiful adjoining barn conversion, Crimson Cottage exudes a romantic feel, with lovely furnishings, a large open-spaced living room with high beams and multi-fuel burner, a beautifully fitted kitchen, a pretty mezzanine double bedroom as well as a Jacuzzi bathroom, making this a perfect hideaway for couples.
The holiday property lies within the grounds of Wreaks End Farm, just 1 mile from the market town of Broughton-in-Furness, with its cobbled square, shops, pubs, café and restaurants. You are right on the doorstep of the Duddon Valley, which is a ‘jewel in the crown’ of Cumbria, situated between Coniston and Eskdale: remote, unspoilt and perhaps the most idyllic corner of the Lake District. The Duddon Valley will delight walkers, mountain bikers, climbers, nature lovers and those who enjoy the peace and beauty of the countryside. The tiny villages of Ulpha and Seathwaite are two focal points of the valley. At Ulpha there is a post office/village shop, while Seathwaite, situated near the end of the ancient Walna Scar road, boasts a 16th-century inn, where good home-cooked food, real ales and a warm welcome await, all day all year.
The property is the perfect base from which to explore this part of the Western Lakes, while Windermere, Bowness and many other attractions in the Lake District National Park are all within easy driving distance. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
This property can be booked with The Gallery (Ref 23376) and Stonecroft Cottage (Ref UK10075) to accommodate up to 9 guests.£91Price per night from
- Ambleside, EnglandThe Garden Flat is a superb ground floor apartment at Badgers Rake with views over the fell. It is warm and comfortable with leather sofa and chair, dining table and chairs, a well-equipped kitchen and patio doors leading to spacious communal garden. With its enviable position above the village of Ambleside with magnificent views over Loughrigg and the surrounding fells, it is still just a short walk to the centre of Ambleside and all the local shops, bars and restaurants. From the front door, you can access Wansfell, amazing views and great walks.
This property can be booked together with Squirrels Nest 12 (123132).£78Price per night from
- Keswick, EnglandTommy’s Cottage is one of our most luxurious Keswick cottages and no expense was spared in renovating and furnishing this Lakeland stone fronted cottage. An interior designer assisted with the refurbishment and attention to detail was given in every area, including feature papered walls, coordinated fabrics, oak bedroom furniture and fully tiled bathrooms. There are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, guests with mobility problems will appreciate the ground floor en-suite bedroom. The cottage is 5 minutes level walk from the town centre and has a pleasant rear courtyard, a sun trap which is perfect for dining al fresco. If this property is booked up why not try one of the owner’s other properties - Mary’s Cottage (111378), Marley’s Den (111286), Mount Pleasant (116122), Elmcot (112123), James’s Cottage (111398) or 22 Rose Terrace (111418).£87Price per night from
- Ulpha, EnglandSitting prominently in the heart of the Duddon Valley, this period cottage has been located on a working farm since 1765, and enjoys beautiful views across to Caw and Stickle Pike. High Hurst is criss-crossed with footpaths and bridleways offering a gateway to the local fells, including Dow Crag and the Coniston mountains. Attached to the owners’ home, High Hurst is part of an original 18th-century farmhouse which has smaller outbuildings, including an original Victorian outhouse. It is surrounded by 20 acres of prime grazing land encompassing a quarter of a mile stretch of the River Duddon, this spate river is crossed by a series of ancient stepping stones along its length. During the lambing season and winter months, Herdwick sheep occupy the associated farmland prior to release onto the upper fells, leaving the owners small flock of Ryeland sheep as permanent residents of the farm, keeping the hens company. Secluded, peaceful and with breathtaking views, High Hurst offers the perfect location for the Lake District visitor looking for inspiration and relaxation.£69Price per night from
- Broughton-in-Furness, EnglandThis charming cottage is situated in glorious countryside, 1 mile from the town of Broughton-in-Furness. Oak beams in the living area and a galleried bedroom complement this continental-style retreat. A wonderful courtyard provides opportunity to relax and unwind while you plan the next day’s activity. Ideally positioned to explore the Lakes and fells of south western Lakeland this is sure to be a paradise for those that love the great outdoors.
Ambleside, Kendal and Bowness-on-Windermere are all within an hour’s drive. Immerse yourself in stunning scenery, glorious lakes and wonderful walks. From sampling Kendal mint cake to a variety of water sports on the lake, there is sure to be something to keep everyone entertained. Children will enjoy a day out at The South Lakes Safari Zoo at Dalton, just a short drive away. Meet the Amur and Sumatran Tigers or feed the penguins, the choice is yours. Set in lovely countryside, 1 mile from the market town of Broughton-in-Furness, it is a superb base to explore the lakes and fells of south western Lakeland. Shop, restaurant, pub 1 mile.
This property can be booked with Crimson Cottage (Ref 30152) and Stonecroft Cottage (Ref UK10075) to accommodate up to 9 guests.£81Price per night from
- Caldbeck Fells, EnglandGreenrigg Cottage is a peaceful retreat for anyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle of modern life. This former farmhouse enjoys an isolated location next to the owner’s house, high up on the Caldbeck Fells, with panoramic views in all directions. There are walks from the door immediately onto the open fells and quiet roads for cycling. The picturesque village of Caldbeck is three miles and has a pub, cafe and shop, or more amenities can be found in the bustling town of Keswick, 15 miles away. The cottage is both comfortably furnished in a traditional style and economically priced.£84Price per night from
- Millom, EnglandThese four detached holiday properties are located at High Lowscales Farm, a traditional Cumbrian hill farm situated in the south-western Lakes, between the beautiful countryside of the Whicham and Duddon Valleys. High Lowscales Farm is a renovated traditional Cumbrian farmhouse and features its own spa hot tub, complete with massage jets and feature lighting; The Byre is a romantic two-storey barn conversion with feature four poster bed, and guests can enjoy their own spa hot tub; The Stables is a cosy two-storey detached stables conversion with a romantic four-poster bed and a hot tub on the decked area; and The Cottage is a spacious two-storey, two-bedroom detached barn conversion and guests can enjoy their own hot tub on the private decked area. The farm is set in 17 acres and has spectacular views down to the Irish Sea and the Duddon Estuary. Public footpaths cross the farmland, and next door lies Millom Park, perfect for woodland walks. The driveway is also a bridleway, ideal for mountain biking in the Whicham Valley and up the 600-metre high Black Combe. The beaches at Haverigg and Silecroft, and the Hodbarrow RSPB reserve are a 10-minute drive, whilst the market town of Broughton-in-Furness is 15 minutes away. Within a half hour drive you will also find Coniston Water, the Barrow-in-Furness Peninsula (pretty drives, Furness Abbey, The Dock Museum, Walney Island Nature Reserve, Piel Island, Furness Owls, Gleaston Watermill and the Cumbrian Coastal Way), Muncaster Castle and “La’al Ratty” miniature steam railway at Ravenglass which all make for wonderful days out. The Aquarium of the Lakes and steam boat cruises on Windermere are a 40-minute drive away. In order to make guests’ stay as relaxing as possible, drop-off suppers and massage and beauty treatments (at the cottages) can be pre-ordered (separate charges apply). Beach 2½ miles. Shop and restaurant 2 miles, pub 4½ miles. The properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 19 guests.£86Price per night from
- EnglandRefurbished in 2019, this terraced house has modern comforts and style to suit families and groups of friends looking for the ideal base to explore the Lakes. With lots of walking routes direct from the property and Windermere nearby, you don’t have to travel far to benefit from the delights that this beautiful part of the Lake District has to offer.
Set out over three floors, you will find the family dining room, the living room with a cosy wood burner and the kitchen with a separate utility room all on the ground floor. There is also some amazing outdoor seating to the rear of the property allowing you to enjoy those sunny Cumbrian evenings. There are two double bedrooms with kingsize beds sharing a Jack and Jill en-suite on the first floor, as well as another double bedroom on the second floor, also with a kingsize bed and en-suite bathroom, with beautiful views over the local scenery.
There are many cycling routes in the surrounding area, as well as a wealth of pubs, restaurants and cafés in both Windermere and the neighbouring villages. Just a short drive away and you can visit the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, or take a lake cruise on Windermere itself. Beach 19½ miles. Shop 100 yards, pub and restaurant ½ mile.£203Price per night from
- Greystoke, EnglandThis beautiful sandstone cottage which was converted from a former stable is situated in the pretty hamlet of Greystoke Gill, on the fringe of The Lake District National Park. Greystoke Gill has the benefit of east access from the M6 and is ideally placed to visit Ullswater, Keswick and the Northern Lakes. There is a shop and pub and an outdoor swimming pool in the nearby village of Greystoke, with more amenities in the bustling market town of Penrith, five miles to the East. The cottage itself provides the perfect retreat at the end of a good days walking to relax and unwind in tranquil surroundings. Shop 1 mile.£110Price per night from