- Stilton, England
The Bell Inn is a traditional, dog-friendly hotel located in the center of the delightful market town of Stilton. Famous for its Stilton cheese, the hotel is steeped in history and dates back to 1500, although its origins could be even earlier as there is a record of a local innkeeper in 1437.£64Price per night fromPetsPyjamas Exclusive Package Available
- St Ives Cambridgeshire, England
A classic coaching inn, the dog-friendly Golden Lion Hotel is traditional, comfortable, and welcoming and has recently been refurbished offering modern-day comforts in a delightful 18c building.£60Price per night fromPetsPyjamas Exclusive Package Available
- Cambridge, EnglandSecluded, cosy and charmingly rustic, the Potting Shed is an idyllic backdrop for a romantic getaway. Set against the beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside, this barn conversion is situated within the stunning grounds of Grade II* Listed Island Hall, on the edge of the River Great Ouse. With its own patio, the property also has easy access to the vast local conservation area, consisting of Port Holme (at 260 acres, the largest water meadow in the UK) and two nature reserves with tranquil views over the ancient water system. This stunning accommodation offers a contemporary open plan living space with a wood burner and patio doors opening onto the patio. The relaxing master bedroom boasts French doors that open onto a shared courtyard. There is modern shower room and a galleried working space ideal for remote working.
Although you will feel completely tucked away, the bustling historic city of Cambridge is only a 30-minute drive. The cottage itself is within walking distance of various amenities including Huntingdon railway station, allowing you to reach the city of Peterborough in 20 minutes as well as the phenomenal capital city of London in just under 1 hour.£88Price per night from
- Sandy, England
Dog-friendly The Tack Room in Cambridgeshire is one of four luxury dog-friendly cottages converted from a former 19th-century barn.£110Price per night from
- Stretham, EnglandChittering Farm sits in the privacy of the owners’ arable farm accessed by a private road and is conveniently situated between Cambridge and Ely. The house was rebuilt from an old barn and affords every comfort for an enjoyable and relaxing stay. Situated on a busy working farm the property is an excellent choice for large family get togethers or friendly reunions that require spacious accommodation. It is the ideal base to explore Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Norfolk. There are cycle routes to Cambridge and Ely easily accessed from the farm. Some guests may prefer to relax in the private (unfenced) 1-acre garden with its 4-acre paddocks and enjoy the facilities on-site or nearby.
Aqua park and wakeboarding on-site, a short walk from the property. There is also a tennis net and a large football goal in the garden. A games room with table tennis, pool table and dart board. Ely Leisure village 5½ miles has swimming pools, multi-screen cinema, health club, eateries and a driving range with 9 hole golf course and fishing is available locally. A stay here will also provide the opportunity to enjoy the rural location of the farm, with farm and river walks, bird watching and cycling. Located on the edge of the farm is Stretham Old Engine. Erected in 1831, it is a well-preserved example of a steam engine used to drain the farm in the early 20th century.
The city of Cambridge is 10 miles away, famous for its colleges, museums, tours and botanical gardens, where visitors can also try their hand at punting on the River Cam or enjoy a wealth of shops, cafés and restaurants. The city of Ely with markets and local shopping is 6 miles away in the other direction, steeped in history with its impressive medieval cathedral and long river frontage where you can enjoy a boat trip or riverside walk. If you fancy a trip to the beach the North Norfolk coast is less than 50 miles away, the Royal Sandringham Estate less than 40 miles, and Thetford Forest, famous for its walk and cycle routes only 35 miles away. National Trust properties can be found at nearby Wicken Fen, 5 miles, and Anglesey Abbey and gardens 13 miles. Newmarket is also 13 miles with music nights and race days, and the Imperial War Museum at Duxford 24 miles, so there is plenty of scope if you feel like exploring the area during your stay.£234Price per night from
- Sandy, England
One of four luxury dog-friendly cottages, dog-friendly The Stables in Cambridgeshire is a conversion from a former 19th-century barn.£150Price per night from
- Cambridge, EnglandIn a great location for exploring the area and with a lovely garden with a south-facing patio to relax in, Breeds Farm Cottage has been decorated and furnished with care, to offer a period retreat with all the modern conveniences needed for a great holiday. Nestled in the heart of the pretty Cambridgeshire village of Wicken, there is so much to do in the area; ensuring guests of all ages will be entertained for days. It is a short walk to Wicken Fen, the National Trust’s oldest nature reserve with wildlife, walks, cycle hire and trails, waterways, a National Trust shop and café. There is also a popular pub within walking distance with a large garden/marquee dining.
Close by lies the charming city of Ely, with its magnificent cathedral rising so majestically that it has long been known as ‘The Ship of the Fens’. Here you will find shops, great places to eat and historical attractions, including Oliver Cromwell’s house. Ely also provides a direct rail link to London and you can be in the heart of the city in just over an hour.
For family fun, Cambridge Aquapark is a 10-minute drive from Wicken. Although only a short drive away, you can take the train to the university city of Cambridge with great shopping and museums, including the famous Fitzwilliam Museum, walking tours and punting on the River Cam. Newmarket, home of horse racing, is only 9 miles by car, offering the National Horseracing Museum, National Stud or a day at the races.
The Imperial War Museum, Duxford, hosts to an impressive collection of airplanes and aviation memorabilia, considered the finest of its kind in the UK, is less than 40 minutes. For some sea air, you can be at the coast in just over an hour. Guests will find out why this part of Cambridgeshire remains so popular with visitors. After a day of sightseeing, head back to beautiful Breeds Farm Cottage and relax in the garden or sunroom whilst planning your adventures for the next day. Butcher/farm shop in the village, supermarkets and restaurants within 3 miles.£75Price per night from
- Ely, EnglandNestled in beautiful, open Cambridgeshire countryside, Wood Fen Lodges have been thoughtfully converted and decorated to provide all the home comforts that discerning guests need for a relaxing getaway. In a quiet location with exposed beams, cosy wood burner and private use of a hot tub (by arrangement), there really is nothing more you could need for a perfect break. Some guests may choose not to venture far, instead deciding to relax in their private garden, or perhaps book themselves in for a spa treatment at the on site spa (at cost), where refreshments are also available.
Those wishing to explore the area will have chosen well with so much to see and do nearby. The university city of Cambridge offers numerous museums, including the famous Fitzwilliam, lots of walking tours, including university routes, punting, shopping and great places to eat. You should also make time for the open top bus tour, which gives an insight into the history of this fascinating city. And, why not take a trip to Norwich with its impressive Norman castle overlooking a fine city full of attractions and things to do? History buffs will also enjoy a visit to the Hanseatic Old Quarter of Kings Lynn, The Royal Sandringham Estate or the Imperial War Museum, Duxford, which offers up an impressive collection detailing the history of aviation, including several aircraft. In fact, this may well be your only chance now to say that you’ve been on Concorde!
For a change of pace and some refreshing sea air, you can be in Hunstanton in less than an hour. Here you will find a wide sandy beach that seems to go on forever, a small funfair, a Sealife Centre, Norfolk Lavender and lots of seaside shops and cafes. Closer to home lies the bustling city of Ely with its impressive cathedral, nicknamed ‘The ship of the Fens’ because of the way it rises up on the horizon. Here you will find a fascinating stained glass museum, which offers a rare insight to this beautiful art form.
Bustling Newmarket is close by and offers a famous racecourse which often hosts musical entertainment evenings. For breathtaking countryside, visit Thetford Forest with its numerous walks and cycle routes, and its Go Ape centre, featuring tree walks, zip wires and Tarzan swings. And, after all your adventures, you can head back to Wood Fen Lodges, unwind, relax (perhaps in the hot tub?) and dream of places yet to see. Just perfect! Shop 1 mile, pub and restaurant 2 miles.
Property refs UKC563 and UKC564 can be booked together to accommodate up to 10 guests.£56Price per night from
- Ely, EnglandBuilt around a private fishing lake on a 230-acre working farm, with the owner living on-site, these semi-detached lodges (refs UK30603, UK30604, UK30605, UKC4325) are located on the edge of the village of Pidley. Accessed via a rough track, they are surrounded by vast fields and big open skies, offering stunning views of the countryside beyond. You can relax outside on the patio area, watching the sun set in this peaceful, rural location. These four lodges each have an open-plan kitchen, dining and living area with French doors leading out onto a private patio. The contemporary living area is equipped with a Smart TV, sofa and sofa bed, and offers picturesque views over Rook Lake, especially during the morning sunrise. There are two cosy twin/double bedrooms and a shower room.
Anglers can enjoy their own exclusive fishing platform right in front of the lodge, and can fish the well-established specimen lake, where carp reaching up to 28 lbs can be caught.
Rookery Waters has a café with licenced bar and fishing tackle shop on site and there is a golf course, pub and village shop all within a 10-minute drive.
The surrounding area at Rookery Waters offers lots of public footpaths and bridleways to explore and is ideal if you want to bring your dog with you. There is a wetland conservation area where you can spot birds such as lapwing, reed warblers, little plover and oystercatchers.
The historical market town of St Ives, which sits on the river Great Ouse, is just 5 miles away, and has lots of eateries, shops and interesting places to visit. You can also catch a bus from St Ives via The Guided Bus Route to Cambridge where you will find lots more to explore including the famous colleges, the Fitzwilliam Museum, the botanical gardens and of course, one of the most popular things to do in Cambridge is to punt along the River Cam, which runs through the heart of the city. Shop 5 miles, pub and restaurant 2 miles.
These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 19 guests.£66Price per night from
- Ely, EnglandProviding beautiful, single-storey accommodation, this detached holiday property, adjacent to the owners home, enjoys a peaceful position on the edge of the village of Colne, away from the main roads. There are walks and cycle routes straight from the door and nature reserves in Somersham, 1½ miles, St Ives, 5 miles, and Fen Drayton, 10 miles.
The university city of Cambridge, just 16 miles away, is rich in history and offers fabulous days out including punting along the backs of the colleges on the River Cam and visiting the world famous university. History buffs will be spoilt for choice with the many museums and galleries scattered amongst the striking colleges. For those looking for retail therapy, there is a good mix of shops and stores, high street favourites and boutique offerings. There are lots of great places to eat, from artisan cafés to high end restaurants and bars.
The city of Ely and its stunning cathedral is 13 miles away, and the beautiful historic market town of St Ives, famous for its ancient chapel bridge, is only 5 miles away. Take a train to London in an hour from Huntingdon. After a busy day out, you can sit back on the decking and enjoy the view across open fields, or stroll to the local village pub which serves good food and drink. Shop 1½ miles, pub and restaurant ½ mile.£128Price per night from