Dog Friendly Hotels Gloucestershire
Part of the Three Counties, Gloucestershire is home to some impressive market towns and cities as well as dog friendly rooms. With the rolling hills of the golden valley in Stroud and the Cotswolds on your doorstep, you'll be spoiled for dog walking options during your Gloucestershire stay.
- Lechlade, EnglandBowles Cottage is a stylish, detached holiday cottage which lies on the edge of the village of Southrop, in the county of Gloucestershire. The village is skirted by the River Leach and is in an unspoilt Cotswolds location with many walks directly from the cottage to surrounding towns and villages, this cottage is a real delight to stay in. The characterful market towns of both Lechlade and Fairford are close by, with many quintessential Cotswold villages to explore including Bourton-on-the-Water and Stow-on-the-Wold, and plenty of sporting activities to indulge in including water sports, boating on the Thames, fishing, golf, walking and horse riding. Numerous museums are also nearby, such as the fascinating Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford and the Ashmoleum with its Egyptian collection of mummies and other world treasures. Interesting days out can be had at many working farms and bird sanctuaries. The Cotswold Farm Park near Guiting Power specialises in rare breeds of animals and offers seasonal demonstrations include lambing, shearing and milking. Slimbridge Wetlands Centre is an internationally important reserve and home to the world’s largest collection of rare and exotic water birds. Only a short distance from the cottage is the Cotswold Wildlife Park. This 120-acre park is home to a collection of animals from all over the world, many of which are threatened or endangered species in the wild. Visitors will also find gardens, a café, an adventure playground and a narrow gauge railway. Shop, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.£61From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Oldcroft, EnglandSituated in the Royal Forest of Dean, this property offers an ideal retreat for a relaxing holiday or for exploring the surrounding area. Set in the 4 acre grounds of the owners home, it is just a 0.5 mile from Oldcroft with its shops, pubs and restaurants. The cottage is suitable for the disabled and also provides the perfect location for visitors with pets. The River Severn (4 miles), Dean Heritage Centre, Dean Forest Railway and Tintern Abbey are all nearby. There is good fishing, RSPB reserves, riding, golf, tennis and excellent walking and cycling opportunities locally. Ross on Wye, Chepstow, Monmouth and the cathedral cities of Gloucester and Hereford are within easy driving distance. Lydney 3 miles.£94From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Chipping Sodbury, EnglandBlackberry Barn and Bramble Barn are single-storey barns of original red brick, and have been lovingly restored to a good standard by the owners who live next door. Both barns retain many of the original features such as traditional oak trusses, solid stone flooring and beautiful gardens but with the modern luxury of underfloor heating.
Set in 25 acres of untouched pasture and meadow land on the fringes of The Cotswolds, and within easy reach of the Forest of Dean, the spa towns of Cheltenham and Bath, the cities of Bristol and Gloucester and many historical towns. There is a wide range of activities available ranging from enjoying the tranquillity, to taking day trips to the many local cities, enjoying a game of golf, fishing, local equestrian attractions at Badminton, Chepstow and Cheltenham, and walking the Cotswold Way. The towns and villages nearby harbour a variety of pubs and restaurants or if you prefer to cater for yourselves, the cottages are well equipped with contemporary kitchens. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
Blackberry Barn (UKC918) can be booked together with Bramble Barn (UKC919) to accommodate up to 8 guests.£67From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Chipping Campden, EnglandLuxury personified with all the character and charm of a traditional barn. The Doveling offers the ultimate five-star experience. Lovingly restored to the highest standard. Keeping all of its original heritage, yet blending the contemporary with the old provides for a unique stay.
Step through the feature atrium to enjoy a spacious yet toasty and warm barn. Boasting a large top of the range kitchen with feature island, it’s the perfect space to socially cook with friends and family. It comes with all the little extras such as a wine cooler, Nespresso coffee machine and a large country dining table. If you are wanting a truly special meal and simply do not feel like cooking then take advantage of the estate’s private chef, you can pre-book to cook whilst you enjoy the delights of your surroundings.
After dinner, kick back and relax in the most spectacular room of all, the lounge. Extremely rare in its form it features the original dovecote tower which dates back to the 17th century with the original nesting boxes. Cosy up on the sofa, read a book and watch a film. For charging devices you will also find USB ports throughout the barn, so no need to panic if you forget your chargers! Why not take some time to chill upon a pew in the glass atrium, whilst basking in the sunlight. The glass walkway also leads to the boudoir quarter. Each bedroom has its very own feature bathroom and you will be spoilt for choice with roll-top baths and walk-in rainfall wet rooms to choose from.
Outside you have an abundance of space within your large private courtyard. It’s a great space to dine alfresco. Don your chefs hat and rustle up a country BBQ, relax upon a bench whilst sipping a cold refreshing drink or indulge in a personal training session or yoga for one to one or more (must be booked in advance). The four-legged members of the family will also enjoy their freedom of space. Once they have explored their surroundings there is a dedicated area within your grounds for which muddy paws can be washed down with a warm tap! Perfect for your furry friends after country pursuits.
Located near the desirable Chipping Campden, perfectly positioned to enjoy country walks, golf, gastropubs, arboretums and theatres. Stratford Upon Avon, Stow on the wold, Cotswolds Water Park are all within 20 - 25 minute drive. Just two hours outside London.£237From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Chipping Campden, EnglandHuckleberry Barn stands proudly within a private estate, nestled within fields and farmland. It combines the traditional with ultimate luxury, offering a truly exceptional experience. Lovingly restored you are in for a treat with its open plan living spaces, high beamed ceilings with all the original spindles and a high end country kitchen to cook up a hearty meal. Come together around the country table to enjoy good food, wine and make holiday memories.
The living room opens onto a large secluded courtyard, why not sit under the pergola, have dinner alfresco style whilst enjoying the views of the unspoilt country estate. Those seeking a little more hustle, bustle, and drama, just take a short drive up the road to Stratford upon Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace. Shop until you drop, enjoy some pre-theatre cocktails and world-renowned Royal Shakespeare.
Set on the tip of the Cotswolds you are just a short drive to the famous Chipping Campden area you are perfectly positioned to explore the Cotswolds Way. Want to get a little wild? Take a safari and visit the Cotswold Wildlife Park or soak up the flowers at Kiftsgate Court gardens.
Looking for a truly special meal, or simply do not want the hassle of cooking? Then take advantage of the estate’s private chef. Book the cook whilst you enjoy the delights of your surroundings or simply have a soak in the hot tub or indulge in a personal training session or yoga for one to one or more (must be booked in advance).£314From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Chipping Sodbury, EnglandThis accommodation is the jewel in the crown, renovated to the highest standard with underfloor heating throughout. Purpose built all one level, it is great for family and friends looking for a sociable retreat and it is only a 5-minute walk from the centre of town. A large living room provides the perfect space for everyone to come together. Each bedroom features sumptuous beds and top of the range linens for the perfect night’s sleep. The family bathroom offers both a walk-in shower and separate bath. A boot room and laundry room also feature, so go get your boots muddy and enjoy the walks on the Cotwolds Way which surround the property. The private garden is exquisite, lovingly landscaped and tranquil with picturesque views for miles. The outdoor terrace offers a great spot for dining al fresco, perfectly positioned to watch the sunset over the valley with an aperitif or two and there is a top of the range hot tub on the decked area, it’s a real treat day or night as it comes complete with the best views in town.
Wotton-under-Edge sits right on the famous Cotswolds Way. This friendly village has a plethora of traditional cottages, with a village high street that includes independent shops including crafts and country boutiques, as well as a cinema, allow yourself some extra time when meandering as the shopkeepers love to stop and chat. You will also find all the essentials too, such as green grocers for picking up your organic produce, a butchers for some fine local produce for cooking up a hearty meal for all. Why not take a trip to the family run Winner Hill Vineyard, to pick up a sparkling white to accompany your dinner. It is said by many that it’s just as good as some of the best French bottles. You can even make an afternoon of it and partake in some tasting for a fun day out. A little further beyond, you will find Tetbury is 10 miles away, and Bath and Bristol are both 20 miles. Badminton is 5 miles and Berkeley Castle, Wildfowl Trust at Slimbridge and Westonbirt Arboretum all within easy distance. Golf can also be found nearby. Beach 21 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant ¼ mile.£108From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Lydney, EnglandDeanwood Holiday Cottages are located in the picturesque Forest of Dean with access from the grounds straight into the forest, where miles of footpaths and cycle paths are waiting for you to explore or sit quietly and watch the wildlife and birds.
The Forest of Dean is bordered by the Wye Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the River Severn. In this compact area there are outdoor activities in abundance including horse riding, golf, fishing, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking and rock climbing. Wonderful walks with stunning scenery await you within the forest and the Wye Valley. Every season has a beauty of its own. Time your stay to coincide with the Severn Bore, one of the natural wonders of the world.
There are numerous fun places to visit with attractions such as GoApe, Puzzlewood, Tintern Abbey, Dean Forest Steam Railway, Dean Heritage Centre, Clearwell Caves and the Sculpture Trail.
The cathedral city of Gloucester, Monmouth, Chepstow and the pretty market town on Ross-on-Wye are all within a short drive.
These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 46 guests.£69From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Cirencester, EnglandA spacious and substantial holiday home at the award winning Lower Mill private estate. Set on the banks of Somerford Lagoon, it offers stunning views across the largest lake on the estate with direct access to the water. Designed with a totally inclusive and accessible interior for those less able members of the group. The ground floor has been thoughtfully re-configured with larger doorways, ground floor bedroom and luxurious wet room to accommodate those in a wheelchair.
Luxuriously appointed over three floors, on the ground floor you will find a snug single bedroom (that could also be used as a gaming/ reading room) along with a ground floor wet room which has been adapted with a wider entrance for easy wheelchair access. The social hub of the house is also on the ground floor, open plan living and dining hub with three sets of sliding doors to soak up the views. A top of the range kitchen will keep the foodies happy, totally kitted out with the ultimate kitchen companion Alexa Show for those all-important recipes. Chat and chop whilst your nearest and dearest sit back and relax on the comfy sofas. When it’s time to dine, gather at the large dining table with the backdrop of lakes and a cosy wood burner, it really does set the scene for the most wonderful dining experience. Should you want to make the most of time with your friends and family, why not call in the culinary help in the form of a personal chef to create a menu and serve you tasty plates. An extensive decking area outside offers unfettered views across the lagoon with direct access to the water. Rain or shine, enjoy the views from the six seater hot tub, garden seating and a gas BBQ.
On the first floor you will find a family shower room and three further bedrooms, a triple bunk room, a twin and a kingsize master en-suite. Two of the bedrooms also have direct access to a private veranda with uninterrupted views of the lake, wonderfully relaxing at sunrise with a silky Nespresso. On the second floor is a private suite featuring a kingsize room, landing with a desk and chair, and a bathroom for long soaks in the tub. All sleeping quarters offer guests the very best in luxury linens and sumptuous beds for the ultimate night’s sleep. No expense has been spared at Peregrine House to ensure guests have a fabulous stay. Pack your best slumbers, grab snacks and snuggle down on the comfiest sofas in front of the fire for the ultimate movie marathon night on your supersized TV. Be sure to bring your game faces too, as the luxury abode features a Nintendo Wii gaming console in the downstairs snug. Being right on the water’s edge dinner alfresco is a must, fire up the barbecue and create a sizzle whilst you drink your pre-dinner aperitifs.
In addition to the facilities at Peregrine House, guests can experience and enjoy the estate’s ArtSpa, revive and indulge with indoor and outdoor heated pools, eco-pool, sauna, steam room, gym and treatments by arrangement. On the estate there is a tennis court, nature trails and cycle tracks, playground, lake equipment hire and restaurant with farm shop for stocking up yummy produce. Shop, pub and restaurant on-site for essentials. A firm favourite with old and young is paddling across the lagoon to spot nocturnal beavers and otters on the Sunset Adventure Safari, rounded off with toasting marshmallows on the fire.£304From price per night based on 7 night stay