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Dog Friendly Hotels Lake District

The Lake District is one of the most beautiful destinations in the UK. It's just an added bonus that it's one of the top dog-friendly holiday spots too. From sweeping views of Lake Windermere, rural forests and fells to cosy village boltholes, there are so many options for blissful getaways with your canine companion by your side. Explore our idyllic selection of pet-friendly hotels and B&Bs to find the perfect holiday for you and your four-legged friend.

  • Armathwaite Hall Hotel & Spa, Lake District

    Set on the shores of the beautiful Bassenthwaite Lake, dog-friendly Armathwaite Hall Hotel in the Lake District boasts a truly idyllic location. 

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  • Cannondale, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Bowness-on-Windermere, England
    Cannondale has been fully refurbished in 2019 to provide a comfortable and stylish haven, four bedrooms with a super kingsize bed (two with zip and link option to be made up into twin bedrooms), all with their own en-suite. One of the bedrooms is found on the ground floor, the ideal option for the less mobile. The large living room offers a generous space and comfort, with a cosy wood burner, large TV and French doors leading out onto the enclosed garden and patio. There is also a spacious open plan kitchen/dining room with French doors also leading out into the garden. There is comfortable space for eight to live and dine together, whilst offering privacy and freedom for everybody in each bedroom.

    Situated inbetween Windermere and Bowness, you are just a short walk from either, ideal for enjoying the local shops and eateries or to experience a trip out on Lake Windermere. The property is also ideally located within an easy drive or cycle to one of the many hundreds of walking routes or excursions that are enjoyed in the south Lakes and the Lake District on a daily basis. The owner has thoughtfully provided a dog shower to clean off after your adventures with your four legged friends. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
    £179
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  • Captains Cottage, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    This beautifully presented, semi-detached bungalow right next to the beach has all the ingredients for a memorable stay. With a thriving herring fishing industry, Allonby is full of interesting architecture offering a glimpse into its maritime past. Captains Cottage has its own place in history, a former stables once used to house the village donkeys and commanding a prominent position right on the beachside. Now converted, this stunning holiday home offers all the features you would expect from a modern holiday home.

    Great for those wanting easy access all on one level, Captains Cottage comfortably sleeps up to six guests in two spacious double bedrooms and one twin bedded room, making it ideal for couples and families. The tasteful décor will appeal to those who prefer a more modern feel to their holiday home, whilst remaining in keeping with its coastal beginnings. The sea can be viewed from the window in the living room and on sunny days guests can enjoy sitting out in the courtyard garden complete with table and chairs, or continue through the gate and within 50 yards you arrive at the famous Allonby Beach. After a long walk along the shore, you can throw a couple of logs on the wood burner and put your feet up in front of the TV. The property also has a bathroom where you will find a shower and a full size bath, perfect for a relaxing soak after a day of exploring. A modern and well-equipped kitchen finishes off this stunning property.

    This stretch of coastline has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the growing popularity of this seaside village is evident. With its long stretch of sandy beach it’s the perfect place to bring your pets along for exercise and it’s also great for the kids. You can enjoy views across the Solway Estuary over to mountains in southern Scotland. For those seeking more rugged outdoor adventure you’re only a 10-mile drive to the Lake District National Park, home to the famous Lakes Distillery offering guided tours and tastings, and 16 miles to your nearest lake, Bassenthwaite. Visit the Lake District Wildlife Park with over 100 species of exotic animals, sure to be a fun-filled day out for all ages. The village shop, tea rooms and fish and chip shop are also within easy reach on foot, as are two village pubs, the first of which is just 350 yards away, across the road. Beach 50 yards. Shop 520 yards, pub and restaurant 350 yards.
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    River View Cottage is a detached, ground floor cottage accommodating up to four guests, with an open plan living/dining room and views up the river, making it ideal for entertaining. Brockholes Farm is situated along the banks of the River Lune and surrounded by the stunning Howgill Fells. There are five stunning holiday cottages on the old farm, which is just 2 miles from Tebay and close to the M6.
    Each of the cottages have been lovingly renovated from old farm buildings and are furnished and decorated to a very good standard, retaining character and charm. They all come with private outdoor seating areas with excellent views onto the river and down into the valley, along with shared use of a children’s play area, plus the opportunity for walks across the owner’s land and fishing on the river.
    This area is surrounded by what is effectively three National Parks. The North Pennines boasts rolling hills, woodland, and picturesque surroundings, the Yorkshire Dales National Park has caves, waterfalls and iconic and historical towns and villages, whilst the Lake District National Park features lakes, mountains and a number of tourist hotspots. If you like walking, hiking, climbing, cycling or you just like to drive around beautiful countryside and enjoy afternoon tea and a bit of shopping, you’re spoilt for choice.
    Nearby Kirkby Stephen is steeped in history and offers a good selection of bars, restaurants, independent shops and sights to visit. It also offers several walking routes locally, plenty of wildlife and pleasant scenery. The market town of Kendal, 10 miles, is known as the ‘gateway to the southern Lake District’, and is perfect for a day of shopping. From here you can easily access the popular tourist hotspots of Windermere, Ambleside and Grasmere, as well as take a cruise on the famous Windermere steamers.
    These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 28 guests.
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  • Homewood, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Bowness-on-Windermere, England
    This spacious, immaculately presented property is perfect for family gatherings or up to four couples that wish to enjoy some quality time together in luxury surroundings. Situated in a prestigious area of Bowness on Windermere, accessed via a private road, you will be sure to appreciate why this property has been awarded a five-star status.
    The property sits on a large plot with a lawned garden to the front, a huge balcony with garden furniture, and a large driveway (on an incline) providing parking for at least four cars. The large entrance hall/sunroom is welcoming with seating, making it a perfect place to sit and relax on hotter days. The kitchen, lounge and dining area are accessed via a spacious inner hallway. The kitchen is well equipped with appliances, including a fridge freezer, electric oven and hob, dishwasher, microwave, and coffee machine. The dining room is directly off the kitchen with large dining table and chairs, ideal for entertaining and group gatherings. The dining area is open plan to the spacious modern lounge which benefits from floor to ceiling glass windows and doors, taking full advantage of the uninterrupted views. The living room has a large contemporary wood burning stove and an enormous comfy sofa you can enjoy while taking in the view with a glass of your favourite tipple whilst watching the TV with Freesat. The balcony is accessed from the lounge via a set of glass patio doors and the views from here are simply breath-taking! Full of natural beauty. The balcony does have horizontal rails so toddler beware but it does have plenty of space and seating for eight guests making it a special place to enjoy alfresco dining on warmer evenings. Built into the hill to take advantage of the lake view, the house is moderately split level, with the huge master bedroom and luxurious en-suite bathroom being situated on the lower ground floor. There is plenty of storage provided for two guests with a wardrobe and drawers. The en-suite is huge and has been finished to a high specification. There are a further two double rooms both with en-suite shower rooms and a further room with a large zip and link bed and family bathroom directly across the hallway. There’s a large garage which can be utilised for cycle storage, kayaks, paddleboards, canoes, and such like. There’s a washing machine in the garage too, should you need to refresh your towels after a day at the lake.
    This property is perfectly placed to enjoy all that Bownesss-on-Windermere has to offer, including some of the Lake District’s finest attractions. Take a cruise on Lake Windermere to Ambleside or across to Lakeside to enjoy a day at the aquarium, or hop on the steam train to Haverthwaite. Alternatively, try your hand at sailing and hire your own boat for a few hours. Paddle boarding is also a popular activity on the lake, so if you have one, then it’s certainly worth bringing it along. Bowness-on-Windermere is also home to Beatrix Potter World and the wonderful Art Deco Royalty Cinema. If you’re feeling energetic, so many walks can be found nearby including ’Orrest Head’ in Windermere, a relatively short walk offering spectacular views over Lake Windermere. Some of the Lake District’s fantastic fells are a mere short drive away, as well as the small ’Alpine’ like village of Grasmere, where William Wordsworth is laid to rest at St. Oswald’s Church, and if you’re a fan of Gingerbread, a visit to Grasmere Gingerbread shop is a must! Beach 17 miles. Pub/hotel 1 miles.
    £231
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  • Graylings Rest, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    New to the market for 2021, this luxury lodge-style caravan, situated on the popular Brigham Holiday Park is ideal for couples and families to enjoy the Lake District and The West Cumbrian Coast.

    Located on the fringe of The Lake District National Park and just 2½ miles to Cockermouth it makes the perfect base for your next holiday to Cumbria and has all the ingredients for a memorable stay. You’ll love the position of Graylings Rest, it’s set on an end plot with decking on both sides. You have a private area overlooking a fenced pond and woodland full of wildlife and birds. Plus, an outdoor seating area to soak up the sunshine which makes the perfect spot for your morning coffee or a nice glass of chilled wine.
    The interior is designed with comfort and luxury in mind and features the latest holiday home specification. With stylish interiors and plush soft furnishings, you’ll feel at home from the moment you arrive. The open plan living space comes well equipped with everything you need for a comfortable and relaxing stay. The main bedroom features a king size bed and storage for your belongings as well as an en-suite bathroom with full sized bath. The second bedroom has twin beds whilst the main bathroom has a shower cubicle and heated towel rail.
    Brigham Holiday Park is well maintained and a peaceful park and providing an excellent base to explore the Northern Lakes, the West Coast of Cumbria and you are only 25 minutes’ drive from Keswick.
    Just 1 mile away is Great Broughton with five pubs and a village shop. You get easy access to fantastic walks, beautiful scenery and picturesque landscapes as well as being just a few miles from the vibrant market town of Cockermouth with an abundance of speciality shops, coffee houses, restaurants and attractions.
    Beach 7 miles. Shop 2¼ miles, pub and restaurant 2½ miles. Please be aware that Brigham Holiday Park is a quiet, peaceful park with no facilities, it doesn’t have a shop or children’s play area. Commercial/works vehicles are not permitted on the park and there are no electric car charging facilities.
    £66
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  • Wallthwaite Cottage, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    This delightful cottage situated in a spectacular location with open views in every direction. Wallthwaite Cottage is full of character with a cosy wood burner and beams The property has just been through a full property renovation in 2022 taking it into the 20th century. There are breath-taking views of Blencathra from the cottage and a variety of footpaths from the doorstep enabling you to enjoy the stunning scenery and peace that surrounds the property. Cyclists will enjoy the quiet country lanes and golfers will find Keswick Golf Course 1½ miles away.
    The popular bustling market town of Keswick with an abundance of interesting shops, eateries and a good leisure centre is 4½ miles. Stretch your legs along the edge of Derwentwater or through Borrowdale Valley and pick up the Keswick launch to cruise back again.
    Towards the south, Ullswater and Thirlmere are a short drive away and both connect via passes and spectacular scenery to the South Lakes.
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  • Beckside House, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    As you arrive at the Beckside House, there is ample private parking directly outside the property making for a smooth transition of bags in the house. The entrance hall is light and airy and has hanging for coats and a rack for shoes. To the left is a good-sized twin bedroom with plenty of storage. The two single beds are zip and link so can be configured as a second double if preferred (please specify at the time of booking). Situated next to the second bedroom is the open living space, finished to a good standard with a modern feel. The living area benefits from a 50” TV and gives views to the enclosed patio and garden area, with French doors so you can open the whole space up on warm summer days. There is a round, glass table for dining and the well-appointed kitchen means the cook can still be part of the conversation as dinner is prepared. The kitchen has a large fridge/freezer, electric hob and oven, microwave and a dishwasher. These is also a washing machine for the outdoor enthusiast who may get caught out by the weather. The property houses a large bath to soak away the day’s aches and pains, and a large drench shower. The property is completed by the large master bedroom which has plenty of space and a kingsize bed to lull you to sleep.

    The property is ideally located with the centre of Dalton-in-Furness only a 2-minute walk from the front door. Dalton offers a good range of shops and take-aways, as well as a selection of lovely pubs which offer food as well as a good selection of beers. Within 3 miles are a number of attractions, such as the Safari Zoo, Furness Abbey and a local leisure centre with a great pool for kids. If you want to travel a bit further afield then within a 20-mile radius there is the World-famous Lake Windermere, Lakeland Motor Museum, Go-Ape High ropes adventure, Miniature Village, Bigland Hall equestrian (Horse riding) and Lakes Aquarium to name but a few, so there is something for every family member, and of course, you are at the gateway to the whole of the Lake District National Park.
    £62
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  • Staffield Cottage, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    This stunning cottage is found in the quiet hamlet of Staffield, located in the wonderful Eden Valley, a tranquil part of Cumbria, close to both Carlisle and Penrith and also Hadrian’s Wall, the Northern Pennines, the western fringe of the Yorkshire Dales and the Scottish Borders.
    Staffield Cottage accommodates up to four guests, providing a great base for couples, small families or friends alike with a king size bed, and a zip and link twin bedroom, which can be made into an kingsize bed if needed.
    Pooley Bridge and Glenridding at Ullswater is only a short drive away, with Keswick and Lake Derwent Water being only a short easy drive away from there. The picturesque unspoilt villages of Kirkoswald, Armathwaite, Lazonby and Great Salkeld are all close by and they each offer amenities for you to enjoy. Local shops and tea rooms, as well as great pubs and restaurants abound. From Staffield Cottage you can plan a multitude of activities to do from cycling to fishing, walking to ballooning. The choice is endless.
    £91
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    Set back from a quiet, shared private lane, this solid Cumbrian stone, mid-link barn conversion enjoys open views over the Solway coast and towards Scotland. Relax on the landscaped front seating area, with seating for all, and watch the breathtaking sunsets and open views as you enjoy good company and a glass of wine. In warmer months, the outside dining area and charcoal/wood barbecue/fire pit makes al fresco dining a must.

    Move into the large living space with original stone and brick walls, complimented sympathetically with additional Cumbrian brick walls and Cumbrian sandstone headers. The large seating area faces the feature Cumbrian stone fireplace and 75" TV above, perfect for those movie nights in with popcorn and nibbles. Located just off the living area is a walk-through cloakroom leading to the generously sized downstairs toilet, both also featuring original stone walls. Continuing through the ground floor is the fully equipped kitchen and dining area, featuring another large 65" TV and American-style diner seating, making it perfect for mealtimes and as an additional seating area to make the most of this spacious accommodation.

    On the first floor are the sumptuous bedrooms; a master with a stunning super kingsize bed and en-suite shower room with rainfall shower, a quadruple bunk room for the teenagers of the group with their own en-suite toilet, and a further kingsize room. There is also a family bathroom on this floor.

    The area is brimming with activities and open coastline, and is ideal for exploring Hadrian’s Wall, Carlisle and the northern Lake District and Scottish borders. Set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the adjacent nature reserve is home to a variety of native wildlife.
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