Dog-friendly Hotels Cheshire
Surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and stunning scenery, Cheshire is the perfect place for country canines looking to escape, relax and unwind. You'll find plenty of dog friendly hotels for your Cheshire break, all with a warm welcome and dog friendly rooms.
- Nantwich, EnglandNewly renovated in 2022, this charming, mid-terraced, period cottage can be found nestled in a delightful backwater location a short walk from the town centre of vibrant Nantwich. Approached by a leafy pedestrian walkway, it makes a perfect base for couples and small families looking to explore this medieval market town and the wonderful attractions of the surrounding area. Boasting courtyard gardens to both the front and rear, you’ll find ample amenities a short distance away on foot including shops, pubs and cafés to accommodate most tastes.
Nantwich is a charming market town set beside the River Weaver with a rich history and second only to Chester in its wealth of historic buildings. The High Street itself has many of the town’s finest buildings and really comes alive during the summer months with floral displays throughout the streets. You’ll also find a seasonal outdoor Brine Pool (May-Sep) and popular events throughout the year include the legendary Jazz, Blues and Music Festival at Easter and the world-famous International Cheese Awards in July.
Beyond Nantwich, nearby Audlem (15 minutes away) offers a range of shops that attract many visitors, or you can cross the border into Shropshire and visit Whitchurch and the beautiful countryside that surrounds it. Jodrell Bank is a must, and a little further afield is the county town Shrewsbury, or the big city entertainment of Chester, Manchester and Liverpool which can be reached in around an hour’s drive or by train from Nantwich station.
Those who like to explore the great outdoors can pick up the Sandstone Trail in nearby Tarporley and visit the castles of Beeston and Cholmondeley, or head to Delamere Forest, all of which can be reached in around 30 minutes. With the North Wales coastline also just an hour away, you really are spoilt for choice.£51From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Nantwich, EnglandThe superb barn conversions can be found in an idyllic rural setting in the hamlet of Day Green, Sandbach. Newly renovated in 2022 you will find that wonderful care and attention has been taken to retain original features where possible, both inside and out. Perfect for couples, friends, small families and pets. We also cater to those who would like a holiday with their horse using the onsite equestrian facilities of Cheshire Racehorse Retraining (at additional cost agreed separately) and to those attending or competing at local equestrian events.
Barn Two has an open plan combined dining, kitchen, and living room area. The living room features a 4-seat sofa, foot stool and Freeview TV with direct access to front and rear patio areas, there is also a separate toilet. Upstairs there are two comfortable double bedrooms, with wardrobes and bedside tables, which both open out onto the staircase landing to enter the bathroom.
Sandbach is a historic and charming town that can be found in wonderful South Cheshire. It offers all the best requisites of modern living with shops, bars and restaurants catering for most tastes. Day Green Barns is in close proximity to the M6 motorway, which makes it an ideal location for easy access to attractions throughout Cheshire, and the surrounding counties. The surrounding area boasts a wide range of attractions including the National Trusts sites, equestrian venues such as Somerford park, numerous walks in locations such as the peak district and Delamere Forest.
Barn One (UK40334) can be booked with Barn Two (UK40368) to accommodate up to 8 guests.£154From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Nantwich, EnglandNewly renovated in 2022, The Drift House is a spacious, luxury barn conversion that can be found in a wonderful rural setting between the pretty villages of Tilston and bustling Malpas in the beautiful Cheshire countryside. Public transport routes put it within easy reach of historic Chester with it’s internationally acclaimed Zoo.
On the ground floor, the sociable kitchen and dining area boasts a range cooker and breakfast bar just perfect for cooking up a storm whilst catching up with friends and family. The generous sized living room has a wood burner to compliment the underfloor heating, and both rooms have bi-folding doors opening out onto the beautifully manicured and secure garden, meaning those with small children and four legged friends can truly relax. Upstairs, each of the bedrooms are beautifully fitted out and outside the wood-fired hot tub has been perfectly placed on a private sheltered patio to really make the most of the spectacular far reaching countryside views.
For those who can bring themselves to leave the property, nearby are the beautiful Bickerton and Peckforton Hills, which provide access to the Sandstone Trail as seen on ITV’s Britain’s Best Walks. Attractions nearby include the respective castles of Peckforton, Beeston and Cholmondley which can all be reached in 10–15 minutes, as can the world’s largest ice cream parlour at The Ice Cream Farm Tattenhall. Drift House is well located for events at Bolesworth Castle including Car Fest North and the International Horse Show. For anyone looking to explore the area on bike, the Sandstone Ridge provides quiet lanes over rolling hills with great café and lunch spots to break up your route, and off road trails are found at Delamere, and Llandegla Mountain Biking centre for the more adventurous riders. Secure bike storage is available at the property, although bikes can also be hired at local trail centres. Children will enjoy The Crocky Trail, Delamere Forest and Wild Shore Delamere which can all be reached in around 30 minutes, and for those seeking pampering or golf, a 10-minute drive will take you to a luxury country estate with spa and leisure facilities, together with two championship golf courses.
The centre of Manchester can be reached in around an hour, Liverpool in around 45 minutes or the historic city walls of Chester in around half an hour. There’s motor racing at Oulton Park, 30 minutes, the stunning Welsh Mountains or the Wirral Peninsula in around 60 minutes. You really are spoilt for choice!£164From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Nantwich, EnglandEscape to this stunning estate in the Cheshire village of Antrobus, where you’ll discover a charming complex of four beautifully designed holiday cottages, each featuring its own secluded hot tubs on private enclosed decking. Set amidst the breathtaking Cheshire countryside, each cottage boasts a unique character and is equipped with everything you need for a delightful stay.
Snuggle up in front of the fireplace, cook an indulgent meal in the kitchen, and rest easy in plush bedrooms to the gentle sounds of nature. Offering a Yes home from home, comfort and relaxation has been carefully considered, with the private hot tubs providing the perfect spot to relax and unwind. All cottages are pet-friendly, ensuring your four-legged friends can join in the fun, and wander through the manicured gardens to the shared tennis court for friendly matches and casual games.
A selection of local pubs are available within a 1.5-mile / 30-minute walk, where you can savour traditional fare and immerse yourself in the warm hospitality of the community Recognisable for its Peak Blinder fame, Arley Hall and Gardens is just over a 5-minute drive, the Royal Cheshire County Show Ground 10 minutes, and the National Trusts Tatton Park around 20 minutes, making it a perfect base for local events including the RHS Flower Show and DogFest. For nature lovers, the expansive Delamere Forest (25 mins) beckons, offering walking and cycling trails through its lush woodlands and Wild Shore Delamere for an array of outdoor water-based activities. For aviation enthusiasts Manchester Airport is a 20-minute drive where you can visit the Runway Visitor Park, and the unique, award-winning Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre and Observatory is around the same.
For the bright lights of a big city, you can explore the rich heritage of Chester, take a day trip to the vibrant city of Liverpool, or explore diverse and energetic Manchester as all can be reached in under an hour. Finally, for those with children, there’s BeWILDerwood Cheshire, the Crocky Trail, Chester Zoo and the Blue Planet Aquarium all within a 30 – 40-minute drive. Whether you’re planning a romantic escape, a family adventure, or a gathering with friends, these stunning cottages offer the perfect setting for your Cheshire retreat.
These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 18 guests.£139From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Macclesfield, EnglandAccessed down a long winding track in a beautiful rural environment is the wonderful Hollowcowhey Farm Cottage. Set on the owners working farm this former barn has been beautifully converted to provide warm, comfortable, and quirky accommodation just perfect for couples.
Located in the magnificent Peak District National Park means the surrounding area is home to incredible countryside with excellent walking, mountain biking, cycling and rock climbing all easily accessible. Secure bike storage is available together with facilities to wash them down, and any four-legged friends. Its rural location means the nights are peaceful, dark and the grounds are visited by local red deer herds, greater spotted woodpeckers, lapwings, badgers, and foxes to name but a few.
Although truly rural, for anyone looking to venture further afield the towns of Bollington, Macclesfield, Buxton, and Whaley Bridge are all accessible in a 15 – 20-minute drive. In Whaley Bridge you can stroll along the tow path to the Buxworth Basin or take a narrow boat trip. The famous spa town of Buxton boasts the opera house, Pavilion Gardens, and the 5* Buxton Spa for anyone looking for some pampering. Bollington is a thriving town with plenty of busy pubs, eateries, bars, and cafés, and both Whaley Bridge and Macclesfield have train stations offering a direct service to Manchester in under an hour. You can travel through Winnets Pass to the charming village of Castleton in just over half an hour or visit Chatsworth House and Bakewell in around 45 minutes. Matlock Bath and Alton Towers also make great days out - the choice really is yours to do as much or as little as you like.£111From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Macclesfield, EnglandA warm welcome at Oakenbank barn awaits you with its open plan living area with a modern kitchen alongside a dining table to seat all guests. A relaxing wood burner can be enjoyed in the living space with comfy seating and a wall mounted television, so you don’t miss out on those favourite programmes. Within the open plan space guests can choose to stay in the double four poster bed whilst the wood burner crackles away. The galleried area in the barn has two single beds for guests and a modern family bathroom can be found downstairs for guests. There are stunning, uninterrupted views down the valley which can be enjoyed whilst seated on the patio furniture in the lovely courtyard of this pretty barn.
When ready to get out and about in the local area, you can choose to walk straight from the front door to start your day with a visit to the Ingersley Vale Waterfall or popular local landmark white Nancy, or maybe just a short drive away for a hike up Macc View for outstanding scenery. History buffs will relish in a trip to the nearby town of Macclesfield where they can discover the rich and captivating history of Armoury Towers and Fence Alms Houses or the Priests House that rests in the quintessential village of Prestbury.
Nearby Macclesfield is a market town and civil parish resting in Cheshire, England, on the outer fringes of the Peak District National Park. Boasting a wide range of pubs and restaurants for that fine dining experience, as well as some shops and supermarkets for picking up any last-minute essentials and indulging in a shopping spree, also offering Pott Shrigley (only 1 mile away) Tytherington (approximately 4miles) and Macclesfield Golf Club (approximately 5miles). The Peak District National Park offers a large number of country sites with ample walking and cycling opportunities. Further afield is the thriving city of Manchester which boasts plenty of popular tourist attractions, including Old Trafford stadium if you’re a Manchester United fan, or the Etihad stadium for the blue half of manchester, the popular theatre and art museum The Lowry and even family-friendly activities. The Trafford centre is a 30min drive away. This barn really is a delightful choice for friends, families and couples seeking to explore this wonderful area of Cheshire. Several Pubs and restaurants only ½ mile, and we’ll within walking distance.£81From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Chester, EnglandIf you’re looking for a romantic break in the countryside, or to simply escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life then look no further than the delightful Olive. Set within the grounds of the warm and welcoming owners’ home, Olive was newly converted for 2023 and offers the opportunity for a luxury countryside break in a real home from home. Designed to make the most of the stunning countryside views you enter the property via the bedroom on the ground floor with the sociable open plan living space on the floor above benefitting from vaulted ceilings. The bedroom boasts a sumptuous kingsize bed and an indulgent sunken bath perfect for a relaxing soak after a day exploring the great outdoors. The en-suite arrangement also features a beautiful walk-in shower for a morning revival, a steep oak staircase takes you to the first floor where there’s a wonderful sense of space with the high vaulted ceiling and a beautiful mix of colours and furnishings. Outside there’s a private orchard with both seating and a fire pit perfect for enjoying an evening glass of wine, and with no nearby busy roads, you’ll be guaranteed to truly unwind.
The location is ideal for walkers of all abilities with the Sandstone Trail a mere stone’s throw from the property together with other local footpaths including the Eddisbury Way. A nearby country house hotel can be reached in around a 5-minute walk for a special evening meal, or for something a bit more casual a good food serving pub is around a 20-minute walk.
Willington is also home to an established riding centre where you can enjoy lessons or escorted hacks. Tarporley itself is less than 3 miles and is home to an array of characterful pubs, restaurants, and shops. Bike rides can be enjoyed through the woodland and around the lakes in Delamere Forest which is just a 15-minute drive as is the incredibly popular Oulton Park Race Circuit where you can buy driving experiences and race event tickets.
The castles of Beeston, Cholmondeley, Bolesworth and Peckforton can all be reached in 15–25 minutes and the historic city of Chester in half an hour. Chester offers a wide choice of high street shops, restaurants, cafés, and bars together with many attractions including the famous city walls, The Rows, cathedral and river cruises. There’s also Chester Zoo, Chester Racecourse, and the Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet. Finally, the stunning Welsh mountains and coastline together with the many market towns and villages of both Cheshire and Shropshire that are all easily accessible, this luxurious little home truly has it all to keep people of all ages entertained.£92From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Chester, EnglandNestled in the picturesque village of Farndon, just a short drive from the historic city of Chester is the charming Smithy Cottage. It offers a comfortable and relaxing retreat for up to four guests. On entering the cottage you are welcomed into the farmhouse style kitchen/dining room that is well-equipped with modern appliances. There’s a separate cosy living room with comfortable seating and a Smart TV. The modern bathroom is also on the ground floor and boasts a shower over the bath and plenty of fluffy towels. Upstairs are two comfortable bedrooms, both beautifully furnished with high quality linens. The master bedroom has a sumptuous double bed, and the second more compact room has a single bed, plus a full-size single pull-out bed. Outside, guests can relax on the bench to the front or take a stroll through the charming village of Farndon with its traditional pubs, independent shops, and stunning riverside walks.
The Grade I listed bridge over the River Dee is a few minutes’ walk and is a medieval wonder that links Farndon to the Welsh village of Holt. Its convenient location, just a short drive from the city of Chester, means there is a wealth of attractions including historical buildings, city walls, Chester Racecourse, shops, bars, restaurants and, of course, Chester Zoo. Other accessible cities include Liverpool, Shrewsbury and Manchester which can all be reached in under an hour, and in Wales the market town of Wrexham is just 6 miles away. A bus service links Wrexham to Chester via Farndon, should you wish to leave the car behind. For those who prefer the coast, the North Wales beaches of Rhyl, Prestatyn and Llandudno are all within an hour’s drive. Whatever you’re looking for in your break away, Smithy Cottage makes the perfect choice.£64From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Chester, EnglandBrackenwood is a distinguished and spacious, six-bedroomed period house with a separate two-bedroom cottage annexe, located on the beautiful Wirral Peninsula. In a prominent elevated position, it borders extensive areas of natural beauty with direct access to the beautiful woodlands of Caldy Hill. Offering far-reaching views, the property is detached and gated with CCTV making it private and secure. Filled with as much history as it has character and charm, it offers flexible and usable accommodation. The main house covers three levels, is beautifully presented, and luxuriously modernised to match the needs of today’s living. Upon entering via the original period front door, the grand entrance hall opens to a spacious sitting room where there’s a Fendi chaise lounge, comfy sofas, Smart TV, parquet flooring and beautiful Persian rugs. Next door is a spacious bedroom with a super kingsize bed and an elegant oak desk. The impressive underfloor heated kitchen/diner is based around a quartz top centre island and is a foodie’s dream. There are three inbuilt fridges (including a bespoke drinks fridge), plus a large larder freezer - perfect for entertaining. The AEG ovens and microwave are at eye level and self-cleaning; there’s a Nespresso coffee machine and an Alexa. The large dining table and soft seating space is flooded with natural light thanks to huge bi-fold doors, and the utility houses a Miele washing machine and tumble dryer. Finally there’s a downstairs toilet.
On the first floor is the master suite with super kingsize bed, sofa seating and TV. It has a vast en-suite with stand-alone bath and power shower. There are three further double bedrooms, of which one is en-suite, and the main family bathroom. The second floor boasts another luxurious bedroom with sky lights and en-suite facilities, and many of the bedrooms can be offered as twin upon request. All beds have pocket sprung luxury mattresses with 200-thread-count cotton linen, and duvets and pillows are ethically sourced goose/duck down.
The luxurious two-bedroom cottage was newly converted in 2023 and sleeps four guests in two double bedrooms. Finished to a high specification throughout, it includes a luxury bathroom with walk-in shower. The showroom kitchen is fully equipped making it completely self-contained; it’s modern, elegant, and comfortable.
The extensive landscaped grounds are equally impressive and offer the ultimate outdoor experience. The spacious sun terrace overlooks the Wirral Peninsula and includes a hot tub, sauna, outdoor ping pong and XL gas BBQ and grill. The gardens have been lovingly maintained and play host to different feature patio areas. There’s a delightful putting green designed by the Head Greenkeeper at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, that meanders down to a secluded fish pond, and the rear gardens enjoy a swing set for children and can be enclosed for both children and pets.
Brackenwood resides in a hugely popular location in the prestigious village of Caldy, a mere mile from the many attractions and services of West Kirby, including a fabulous array of beaches. West Kirby boasts the historic Hilbre Islands, the stunning Marine Lake and numerous boutique shops, restaurants and bars. The Wirral has an excellent range of leisure pursuits within its vicinity including sailing on the Dee Estuary, golf at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club and horse racing at Chester and Aintree. The cities of Liverpool and Chester provide a metropolitan range of shopping, restaurants and nightlife. On the recreational front there’s four Premier League football clubs in the region, rugby, cricket, and tennis clubs, and at Oulton Park there’s a motor racing circuit. Pub within a mile.£654From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Chester, EnglandNestled in the beautiful Cheshire countryside in the picturesque village of Kelsall is the superb Stonewood Country Lodge. This pet friendly and modern lodge has been designed to offer you the utmost comfort and provides a fantastic getaway for nature lovers and those seeking some peace and tranquillity. Spacious and well-appointed, the lodge features modern amenities including a well-equipped kitchen, two cosy bedrooms with plush linens and a comfortable open plan living space with a double sofa bed. You’ll find real attention to detail and thoughtful extra touches such as bottled water in the fridge and complimentary toiletries. Pets are also well catered for with pet-friendly facilities such as bowls, mats and throws provided. Patio doors to the front of the lodge lead to a secure enclosed decked area just perfect for a morning coffee and meaning those with small children and four legged friends can truly relax throughout the warm summer months.
A peaceful stroll down a quiet country lane will lead you to Kelsall village where you’ll find a selection of characterful pubs providing locally sourced food, real ales and excellent wines. At the top end of Kelsall Hill is Delamere Forest which is a paradise for nature enthusiasts. Take your furry friend for a leisurely stroll along the picturesque trails, enjoy a picnic amidst the towering trees, or indulge in some outdoor activities such as Go Ape, segways, cycling or horseback riding. Treat yourself to a delightful experience at Cheshire Ice Cream Farm, a popular family attraction and just a 20-minute drive away. Besides their delicious ice cream, the farm offers various activities for all ages, including an adventure play park, farm animals to meet, and scenic walking trails.
You can embark on a historical adventure by visiting Beeston Castle - again around 20 minutes away. Here you can explore the medieval ruins, marvel at panoramic views from the hilltop, and enjoy a peaceful walk through the surrounding woodlands. The castles of Cholmondley and Peckferton are also easily accessible and the Sandstone Trail can be picked up locally. Chester Zoo is a short 20-minute drive from Kelsall and a must-visit destination for animal lovers as is the Blue Planet Aquarium. You can also immerse yourself in the rich history and vibrant culture of Chester itself whilst exploring the ancient city walls or stroll along the picturesque River Dee and discover the charming Chester Rows.
Venture a bit further to Tatton Park, a 40 minutes drive away, a stunning historic estate encompassing over 1,000 acres of parkland or for a change of scenery visit North Wales which can be reached in around an hour. Whether you choose to relax in the comfort of your accommodation or venture out to explore the local attractions and wider area, Stonewood Country Lodge offers the perfect base.£61From price per night based on 7 night stay