Dog Friendly Cottages
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.
- Neilston, ScotlandSituated on a working farm with woodland walks direct from the door, this detached barn conversion is only a short drive from Paisley and Glasgow, with museums, gardens, art galleries superb shopping, restaurants, entertainment and nightlife. It is also only 35 miles from Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, one of Scotland’s most picturesque areas with excellent outdoor activities to be enjoyed, including walking, cycling, golf, fishing, pony trekking and water sports. Ayrshire with its stunning coastline, sandy beaches and historic sites is nearby, and the islands of Arran, Bute and Cumbrae make for a great day out. The historic cities of Edinburgh and Stirling can be reached in an hour. Beach 18 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.£74Price per night from
- Newton Abbot, England
Experience pure indulgence and stay in the luxurious lodges of dog-friendly Bovey Castle in Devon.£584Price per night from
- Battle, EnglandCowbeech Farm Cottage is situated in the beautiful grounds of the owner’s farmhouse on the edge of the village which bears the same name. Originally part of the old dairy and very much a working dairy farm back in the 1950s, it has its own enclosed garden off the original farmyard. The stunning farmhouse grounds have featured in the National Garden Scheme, and other magazines, and guests can stroll around the lake and marvel at the unusual Japanese garden. On the boundary of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and within strolling distance of the local hostelry, which dates back to the early 1600s. A walkers and cyclists paradise, try the Cuckoo Trail, 19 miles of walkways and lanes that follows the old Cuckoo Line Railway from Heathfield to Eastbourne, and gained its name from the releasing of a cuckoo at the Heathfield Fair.
Michelham Priory, Herstmonceux Castle and its gardens, Drusillas Zoo and the Bluebell Railway are great days out, or spend a Saturday evening stargazing at Herstmonceux Science Observatory. Eastbourne with its beaches and pier is a 30-minute drive, and Battle is 8 miles with good rail connections to London. Should the weather be inclement, there is a leisure centre at Hailsham with flumes, inflatables and ten pin bowling. Beach 9 miles. Shop ¾ mile, pub and restaurant 175 yards.£155Price per night from
- Eyemouth, ScotlandTucked away on the edge of the picture postcard village of Coldingham, Garden Cottage has lovely light, spacious living areas and a great bathroom with both a shower cubicle and a bath. This property is perfect for guests with younger children, as there is a cot and highchair available. There are gardens to both front and rear, and it is just a few minutes’ walk into the village where there is a priory, as well as local shops and a couple of cosy pubs serving food. You can also enjoy circular walks round the village. Sandy, sheltered Coldingham Bay, popular with surfers and divers, is 20 minutes’ walk, and Coldingham Loch offers fly fishing. St Abbs is a fishing harbour with a café/restaurant, and St Abbs Head National Nature Reserve is a coastal headland with breathtaking panoramic views and awesome cliffs where thousands of seabirds nest in the spring. You can enjoy amazing coastal walks, including a 30-mile route from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Cockburnspath, or take a boat trips from Seahouses to the Farne Islands, or from Berwick-upon-Tweed on the River Tweed out into the North Sea. Edinburgh is under an hour by train from Berwick, a fascinating Elizabethan walled town. There is a working harbour and golf in Eyemouth, historic houses and castles galore, fishing nearby, and plenty of crafts and galleries. Beach 1¼ miles. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile.£96Price per night from
- Coldingham, Scotland
Coldingham Bay is a peaceful dog-friendly holiday park offering self-catering accommodation just a short stroll away from the magnificent Berwickshire coastline.£69Price per night from
- Carbis Bay, England
The dog-friendly eco-lodges at Una St Ives in Cornwall offer relaxation in a spectacular setting.£320Price per night from
- Sandown, EnglandThe lodge boasts everything you should need for a quiet getaway. Shanklin, twenty minutes’ walk away or three by train offers many bars, restaurants, the theatre, old village, and world famous Shanklin Chine. Another twenty-minute walk or three minutes by train will bring you to Sandown with its superb sandy beach and pier. Heading towards Sandown, a very short walk will bring you to the path that will lead you down to the glorious beach that offers many cafes. If you want to hire a paddleboard, kayak, or windsurfer then WightWater is the place to visit.
Shanklin seafront makes for a great place to visit. The dinosaur themed crazy golf course is always a popular place to spend a couple of hours. For walkers and cyclists, the lodge is conveniently situated for the footpaths and cycle routes. For E-bikes, outside the lodge you will find outdoor charging sockets. Nearby Lake shops offer several take-away outlets including traditional fish and chips as well as an Indian restaurant. Various other small shops can be found. Here you will also be able to use the bus services to explore the rest of the Island. A Welcome pack consisting of fresh milk, tea and coffee, biscuits, fruit, spa style slippers.£72Price per night from
- Portscatho, EnglandShorelines is a proper Cornish cottage with thick stone walls, low ceilings, and bags of character, sympathetically modernised to provide a stylish and comfortable retreat. A modern kitchen, cosy living room with wood burner and a bright sun room opens onto an enclosed private rear patio, whilst upstairs there are two lovely bedrooms; one double and one twin room. Finishing this cottage is the family bathroom, also upstairs and the wonderful patio garden, perfect for relaxing with a glass of wine in the evening.
This pretty bijou cottage in the heart of the delightful harbour village of Portscatho, just off the village square, sits opposite a pub and about a minute’s walk from Portscatho Beach. The coastal path passes just a few yards from your door, enticing you to wander along the enchanting coastline and enjoy the dramatic seascape of Gerrans Bay that has inspired generations of artists. Rise early, sneak down to the harbour and experience one of Cornwall’s beautiful sunrises or take a gentle lunchtime stroll along to enjoy a delicious al fresco meal overlooking Porthcurnick Beach at the famous beachside cafe. Hire a kayak and explore the serenity of the upper reaches of the Percuil River on a rising tide. How about finishing the day with a Michelin star meal at the nearby hotel? Once you stay in this tiny piece of paradise on the Roseland Peninsula, you will never want to leave! Beach ¼ mile.£68Price per night from
- Melvich, ScotlandSelkie Pod has been designed to a very high standard to offer glamping accommodation in a peaceful setting. It makes the most of truly spectacular views overlooking Strathy Bay and out to the Orkney Isles. Some of the best views you’ll find in the whole of Scotland.
The pod has been handcrafted from quality timber; the outside is clad in larch from managed woodland in the Lake District, which gives a natural finish to blend into the environment. Being constructed on a steel base, with cavity walls and rock wool insulation, means with the heating you’ll be nice and cosy when stopping off on a winter break. Good news for when you’re looking for the Northern Lights! Strathy Bay is an outstanding place to spend some time, and the north coast of Scotland is a very special place.
You’ll find big sandy beaches, open seas and views of faraway islands. Being on the NC500 means you can explore lots of other amazing places whilst stopping at Selkie Pod.£127Price per night from
- Happisburgh, EnglandThis stunning location is perfect for exploring the best of Norfolk with its amazing coastline and famous Norfolk Broads. A favourite choice for summer and winter escapes. Nestled in the countryside with a lovely garden and extended views across open countryside, and just a 5-minutes’ drive to the excellent sandy beach at Sea Palling, and 10 minutes’ drive from the amazing Norfolk Broads National Park. Boasting contemporary open plan living accommodation with wood burner for cosy nights in, sympathetically and beautifully refurbished to offer modern conveniences, yet still retaining plenty of charm. Situated in a Site of Special Scientific Interest, which is rich in bird and wildlife. The area offers great walking and cycling from doorstep, the Coastal Route is popular with enthusiasts.
A great place to return to is the lovely lawn garden with seating furniture and delightful uninterrupted countryside views, or a short walk away is the award-winning pub serving good food. Nearby are the glorious sandy beaches at Sea Palling, Waxham and Horsey Gap, often visited by seals with their pups during winter months. Visit the famous lighthouse at Happisburgh, Sea Palling with shops, café, restaurants and jet ski hire for the adrenaline seekers! Wroxham, known as capital of the Norfolk Broads, 9 miles, has many waterside cafés, restaurants, shops and daily river trips and daily boat hire available. You can also catch the Bure Valley Steam Railway here for a wonderful trip to the market town of Aylsham, or take the train to Cromer, which is a traditional seaside resort with pier and promenade. The nearest village is Stalham, with its supermarket, shops, cafés and restaurants.
Historical attractions include many National Trust properties including Blickling Hall, Felbrigg Hall and Horsey Windpump. Other places of interest include Sheringham, 22 miles, home to the North Norfolk Steam Railway and the National Trust Sheringham Gardens. Or visit the city of Norwich with its cathedral, castle, museums, galleries, restaurants, cinema, theatre and shopping with two malls and market square. Beach 3 miles. Pub ¼ mile, Shop and restaurant 1 ¾ miles.£81Price per night from