Dog-friendly West Yorkshire
Amongst the rolling hills and gorgeous countryside are towns such as Huddersfield, Hallifax and Marsden, which offer a fabulous selection of West Yorkshire's finest dog-friendly cottages, hotels and bnb's.
- Holmfirth, EnglandHarlequin House is a beautifully presented bungalow, benefitting from spectacular views over the Holme Valley countryside. Perfect for those extra special luxury breaks away, quite wonderfully you will find a four poster bed in one of the bedrooms. The living room boasts the most amazing picture window to really make the most of those stunning views. The separate annexe is ideal for anyone wanting a bit of extra privacy. Accessed externally, here you will find a further en-suite double bedroom and study bed in the living area (which can be converted into a desk) and an additional shower cubicle. Outside you will find an enclosed garden complete with hot tub meaning you can truly relax and enjoy. For those with four legged friends the garden also provides direct access to Crow Wood conservation area, and then to finish there’s also the opportunity to make use of the friendly owners swimming pool and sauna, located just 7 miles away.
Harlequin House occupies a semi rural setting just over half a mile from the very centre of bustling Holmfirth where you will find an abundance of shops, cafés, tea rooms, restaurants and pubs. Quite uniquely, Holmfirth is also home to its very own vineyard and an intimate venue for live music and events, the Picturedrome. Widely recognised as the back drop for the record breaking BBC comedy Last of the Summer Wine, you can take a tour around the variety of film locations, and being located on the edge of the fabulous Peak District National Park means there are endless outdoor opportunities for walkers. Keen cyclists will relish the chance to recreate the 2015 Tour de Yorkshire at Holme Moss, and if you can bear to tear yourself away from the area there’s the Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Cannon Hall Farm around 30 minutes away and the cities of both Manchester and Leeds in around an hour. Shop, pub and restaurant ¾ mile.£219From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Haworth, EnglandThe living space is thoughtfully designed with an open-plan layout, creating a seamless flow between the kitchen, dining area, and living room. This design maximizes natural light and allows for a spacious and airy feel. The perfect place to create ever-lasting memories. Nestled on the edge of the river, enjoy the tranquil views and sounds of nature as you relax and unwind after a long day exploring the area. Throughout the apartment, you’ll find luxury finishes, from the elegant flooring to the meticulously crafted cabinetry. The quartz worktops in the kitchen exude sophistication and durability, making meal preparation a delight.
The apartment features high ceilings, which not only enhance the sense of space but also add a touch of grandeur to the living area, bedroom and bathroom. The bedroom is a sanctuary of comfort and style. It boasts an En-suite bathroom, ensuring privacy and convenience. The ensuite is beautifully designed with high-end fixtures and finishes, providing a spa-like experience. In addition to the ensuite, there is a separate toilet for guests, adding an extra layer of convenience to the space. Convenience is key, and the utility cupboard provides a dedicated space for a washing machine and additional storage, ensuring that guests have all the amenities they need for a comfortable stay. The apartment comes with the added convenience of two private parking spaces, right outside the building.
Haworth is a charming and historic town located in West Yorkshire, England. It is renowned for its connection to the Brontë sisters, authors of classic novels like "Jane Eyre" and "Wuthering Heights." The town exudes a quaint, old-world charm with cobbled streets, stone cottages, and lush green countryside. Brontë Parsonage Museum: This is the former home of the Brontë family and is now a museum showcasing their life and works. Haworth High Street is lined with independent shops, tearooms, and boutiques, Main Street offers a delightful stroll through history.
Haworth Moor: Perfect for nature lovers and walkers, the moor offers stunning views and a chance to explore the landscape that inspired the Brontë sisters. Hiking and Walking Trails: Haworth and the surrounding area offer a plethora of scenic trails for hikers of all levels. Literary Events and Festivals: The town often hosts events celebrating the Brontë sisters’ legacy, including talks, readings, and period-themed gatherings. Overall, this holiday home provides a luxurious and comfortable base from which to explore the rich history and natural beauty of Haworth and its surroundings. Whether you’re a literature enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply seeking a peaceful retreat, this apartment offers an unforgettable experience.£48From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Holmfirth, EnglandThis charming one-bedroom cottage can be found located on a private lane, in an idyllic location between the villages of Kirkburton and Emley in West Yorkshire. Fully renovated throughout in 2023 it combines modern-day comforts with rustic charm.
On the ground floor, impressive stone flag flooring greets you as you walk through the door, and in quintessential cottage style, there’s a wood burning stove to cosy up in front of during the colder winter months. The highlight of the bedroom is a luxurious freestanding bath, providing a unique and relaxing experience after a long day exploring the great outdoors. The cottage offers excellent views of both the scenic landscape and the iconic Emley Moor Mast to the front.
Kirkburton village is just a mile down the road and home to a wealth of amenities including a range of shops, eateries, and pubs. There’s a 6th generation farm shop and café just 1½ miles away in Emley and some wonderful restaurants in and around the area. Nearby attractions include the National Mining Museum which is a mere 10 minutes drive and where you can take an underground tour. The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, an internationally renowned open-air museum with a vast collection of contemporary sculptures is just 15 minutes away and in 20 minutes, you can be at either Cannon Hall or The Hepworth Gallery. 30 minutes takes you to the Royal Armouries in Leeds or the grand stately home of Wentworth Castle.
Huddersfield itself is a 20 minute drive and where you can explore the splendid architecture of Huddersfield Town Hall or visit the Lawrence Batley Theatre for live performances, and nature lovers can head to the Peak District National Park, in just over half an hour for breathtaking hikes and scenic vistas. With Holmfirth, Barnsley and Wakefield all easily accessible also, you really are spoilt for choice! For an unforgettable getaway with the perfect blend of relaxation, stunning views, and nearby attractions, Little Badger Cottage makes an excellent choice! Pub and restaurant ½ mile.£81From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Haworth, EnglandButtress Retreat is a stylish, yet quaint, holiday home that has been renovated and designed with luxury, style and comfort in mind. The property has been seen on TV ‘Homes under the Hammer’ and the owners have taken time to perfectly design this beautiful holiday home for you to enjoy. Ideally situated set back from the hustle and bustle of the market town of Hebden Bridge yet close enough to walk straight into the town centre. Buttress Retreat provides everything you need to enjoy the time away. It is situated on an elevated cobbled street, known for the recent filming of ’Happy Valley’, which was filmed the next street along!
Entering the property, you are greeted by a cosy open-plan design. The living area benefits from an electric wood burner for you to curl up in front of and enjoy the warmth as your favourite show or movie plays out on the TV after a long day exploring the area. A fully fitted kitchen awaits you providing everything you need to rustle up those home-cooked meals. Not fancy cooking? Why not treat yourself at a local restaurant or get your dinner delivered straight to your door with a local takeaway!
When sleep calls, wander upstairs to be greeted by a cosy double bed. Sink down and rest your head, reset ready for an action-packed day ahead. An en-suite bathroom can also be found benefitting from a shower, wall-mounted heated towel rail, toilet and wash hand basin. During the day venture into the heart of Hebden Bridge where you can stock up on all of your self-catering essentials at the local store or enjoy a well-earned break from the kitchen with delicious meals.
Discover the charming market town which may look familiar to some guests as it has featured in ‘Happy Valley’ or venture out of the town to tour the National Trust’s Hardcastle Crags, a scenic woodland valley home to a 19th-century mill. Travel a little further into the village of Oakworth, where you will find a plethora of amenities, including a choice of pubs and a shop for picking up the essentials.
Alternatively, travel slightly further afield to Keighley where you will find a larger selection of pubs, restaurants, cafés and tearooms, offering something to suit all tastes. Offering a variety of local history and heritage. Be sure to visit the nearby village of Haworth, famous for being the home of the Bronte sisters and the inspiration for many of their famous novels, as well as a variety of quaint eateries for refuelling before exploring the surrounding moorland. Treat your loved ones to stay that is sure to knock your socks off at Hebden Bridge Buttress Retreat.£60From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Weavers Cottage is a wonderful pet-friendly holiday cottage less than a mile from the very centre of the super vibrant market town of Holmfirth. Comfortable and cosy it makes the perfect base for a getaway with or without your furry four-legged friends. Equipped with everything you need for a relaxing and enjoyable stay, the open-plan living area features a comfortable sofa which also converts to a sofa bed suitable for a child. There’s a Smart TV and the kitchen is well-equipped with all the utensils you need to whip up a delicious meal. Upstairs, the bedroom has the most beautiful beamed, vaulted ceiling, a comfortable double bed, and the convenience of en-suite facilities. Outside there’s a private parking space available, however those with larger vehicles will need to take caution.
Holmfirth is a beautiful ‘picture postcard’ town with plenty to see and do, including pet-friendly pubs and cafés where you can enjoy a meal and a drink. Probably best known as the back drop to the long running ‘Last of the Summer Wine’ TV series, quite excitingly, fans of the show can check out iconic locations such as Sid’s Café, Nora Batty’s steps and jump on board the ‘Summerwine Magic Tour’. Keen cyclists can re-create the Holme Moss Summit Climb as seen in 2014 Tour de France, and for evening entertainment, Holmfirth Picturedrome is reported to be the North of England’s finest intimate music venue. Quite uniquely, Holmfirth is also home to its very own vineyard where you can take a tour or grab a bite to eat. Of course all of this is on the northern edge of the Peak District National Park meaning opportunities for walkers are endless.£56From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Originally three cottages and now one luxury holiday home, Weavers Cottage is ideal for families and friends to enjoy relaxed gatherings or special celebrations. The spacious open plan kitchen/dining/bar area is the heart of the house and perfect for entertaining with the large oak dining table seating up to twelve.
On the first-floor guests will find a master bedroom with kingsize bed, en-suite bathroom with large freestanding bath and also a dressing room with an additional single bed. Along the corridor you will find two further bedrooms and a shared bathroom. The second floor has two bedrooms with vaulted ceilings, galleried chill-out areas with TV and games consoles. One of these bedrooms is made up with twin beds that can be zipped to make a kingsize on request, the other has twin singles. There is also a further bathroom with full bath and shower. The garden will be a firm favourite with guests, with space for children to play and adults to relax. It has its own private hot tub to soak in, timber framed outdoor cooking area with pizza oven and BBQ for al fresco dining. After a scenic walk, leave your boots in the handy boot room, with plenty of hooks for wet coats and towels for muddy paws.
Weavers Cottage is nestled between the idyllic villages of Slaithwaite and Marsden and set back from the picturesque Huddersfield Narrow Canal. Both villages can be easily reached on foot or bicycle along the canal directly from the property. With an easy 20 min walk you can enjoy the numerous café’s, bars and local shops, including some excellent artisan bakeries for that special breakfast treat. Just a short walk through adjacent fields will bring you to the Olive Branch Inn with its relaxed atmosphere, fine dining and outdoor seating to take in the beautiful views. The property is burrowed amidst the National Trust Marsden Moor Estate; guests will be spoilt for choice with more than 5000 acres to explore. Whether you prefer to explore the landscape on foot, by bike or through the lens of a camera there are plenty of things to see and do. The rugged landscape and steep climbs are the perfect challenge for keen mountain bikers, while others might prefer to wander alongside the water’s edge of the canal and retrace ancient packhorse trails to Standedge Tunnel with it’s fascinating Visitor Centre – where you can learn about the longest, highest and deepest canal tunnel in Britain. Marsden Train station can be reached on foot or just a few minutes drive away and offers easy access to Manchester (36mins) and Leeds (45mins) for that Big City vibe.£287From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Haworth, EnglandTucked away just outside the stunning Yorkshire Dales, Clarion Lodge Cottage Ilkley offers luxury holiday accommodation for up to thirteen guests. The property has been renovated and designed with a sense of quiet grandeur and an underlying emphasis on homely comfort. Ideal for get togethers, special occasions and multi-family holidays. There is a sociable farmhouse kitchen with large island and is well presented and fully equipped for all your culinary needs. There is also a separate dining room, a large living room with wood burner, adding charm and additional heat. A real feature of the property is the wonderful games room complete with a large sofa, pool table and large Smart TV, the perfect place for socialising in and having a few drinks.
Clarion Lodge Cottage Ilkley has six good sized bedrooms all on the first floor with various layouts to suit the whole group’s sleeping arrangements. In addition, two of the bedrooms have en-suite facilities with a large family bathroom on the same floor which boasts a bath, shower cubicle and heated towel rail. All bedrooms have fresh cotton linen guaranteeing a perfect night’s sleep after a day’s exploring this stunning area.
To the rear of the property is a large patio and lawned garden complete with garden furniture and barbeque. This is a great place to relax in the summer sun whilst have a glass of your favourite holiday tipple. Situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this a perfect retreat for walkers, cyclists, and ramblers, with plenty of walks, cycle paths, bridleways, and established footpaths into picturesque countryside. Dating back to Roman times, Menston is on the ancient Roman Road that linked York with the garrison at Ribchester nowadays you will find a country pub just 500 yards away.
Nearby you will find the picturesque market towns of Otley and Ilkley with an abundance of restaurants, pubs, pavement cafés and independent shops that can all be easily reached. Harewood House, just 15 minutes away, is a fantastic day out offering impressive art collections, a magnificent, rare bird garden and 100 acres of exquisite gardens to explore. For Emmerdale fans, you’ll also find the set, deep within the grounds of the estate. Bolton Abbey can be reached in around a 20-minute drive and offers 30,000 acres of beautiful countryside to explore.
The charming market town of Skipton, also 20 minutes away, is home to an ancient castle, cobbled high street and colourful street market. Leeds city centre can be reached in just 20 minutes from the local train station where you can enjoy luxury shopping. Haworth village, once home to the Brontë Sisters, is another major tourist attraction in the area and can be reached in around a 30-minute drive.£241From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Holmfirth, EnglandHodroyd Hall is a beautiful, grade II listed private country house in the picturesque hamlet of Felkirk, in West Yorkshire. The earliest reference to Hodroyd is in 1144 and the Hall is steeped in history from its days as a monastic building, to the country seat of the Monckton family, Today, it is once again a family home and offers a unique combination of country house tradition with the informality of family life. The impressive property boasts a fabulous hall with sweeping staircase, a library, lounge area, snug, formal dining area, an orangery large kitchen breakfast room plus many more rooms to explore. There are six beautiful bedrooms at Hodroyd Hall, all unique and with their own story. Guests will be able to stay in the Cromwell Room where Oliver Cromwell reputedly convalesced during the Civil War, or relax in The Queen’s Chamber, where legend has it that Mary Queen of Scots rested during her journey to Fotheringay Castle.
The Berrie Suite is named after the strawberries that were grown on site in the 1640’s - the earliest recorded cultivation in Yorkshire! The outside of the property offers guests a courtyard area to enjoy the Summer sun and a landscaped garden to relax in. You can’t fail to enjoy your stay at Hodroyd Hall, as everything is on your door step whether you want activities, entertainment, retail, countryside, or culture. For those wanting to blow the cobwebs away, Pugneys Water Park is 15 minutes away, where you can take sailing courses, hire boats or ride a miniature railway.
Carlton Marsh Nature Reserve is also just 5 minutes away and Fitzwilliam Country Park is 15 minutes away. Fitzwilliam train station has free car parking from where you can travel to Wakefield, Leeds or Sheffield in 30 minutes. If you want to go further afield, York, Skipton, and Scarborough are easily reachable. If going by car there are many local attractions, including the world-renowned Hepworth Gallery, Wentworth Castle, Pontefract Castle, Wakefield Castle, the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, and Cannon Hall; all can be reached in just 20 minutes, meaning you really are spoilt for choice. In nearby Wakefield, you can enjoy the emerging food and craft ale scene or visit for the rhubarb festival. Finally, slightly further afield a 30-minute drive will take you to the edge of the Peak District National Park and everything it has to offer. For more serious retail adventures the shopping centres of both Meadowhall and White Rose, Trinity Leeds are within easy reach. Newsagents 1½ miles, shops, supermarket 2½ miles, pub ¾ mile and restaurant 4 miles.£375From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Holmfirth, EnglandJust a short walk from the centre of bustling Holmfirth, this spectacular property boasts stunning far reaching views over the valley which you can enjoy whilst soaking in the luxury of your very own hot tub. A spacious and detached cottage, set out over one level, it is surrounded by beautiful wild gardens which extend into woodland thereby offering privacy and seclusion. Set in the Holme Valley on the edge of the Peak District National Park the surrounding magnificent countryside is most familiar as the back drop to the great British sitcom ’Last of the Summer Wine’. It is perfect for walking and cycling, with keen cyclists able to recreate routes used in the Tour de Yorkshire. A 10-minute walk down hill will take you to vibrant Holmfirth, home to shops, bars, cafés and restaurants in abundance, however a word to the wise, the roads back including the driveway to the cottage are steep and not for the faint hearted. Digley Reservoir and Holmfirth Vineyard are both around a 10-minute drive from the property and further afield you’ll find attractions for all interests within easy reach. These include the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, The Hepworth Gallery, Nostell Priory, Salts Mill, Bronte Parsonage and Harewood House, all within an hour’s drive, as are the cities of York, Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield.£227From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Holmfirth, EnglandNestled in the shadow of Holme Moss on the northern edge of the Peak District National Park, this high-quality listed cottage offers stunning panoramic views over the surrounding scenic Holme Valley. What was once three terraced weavers’ cottages, has been completely renovated to one spacious, luxury holiday cottage boasting seven en-suite bedrooms.
Once inside you’ll find unique features that reflect the age of the property have been wonderfully blended with modern day touches. The wood burner for instance is complemented by underfloor heating on the ground floor, a claw foot bath has been paired with walk-in showers and one bedroom even including an award winning king size study bed as featured on George Clarke’s amazing spaces. Once outside the views are simply unrivalled. Pride of place in the garden you’ll find a hot tub giving you ample opportunity to sit back, relax and enjoy the rolling countryside away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Goosander Cottage is around ½ mile from Holme village where you’ll find a cosy pub serving food and being set in the rolling hills of the Peak District there are walks straight from the door. Keen cyclists can also recreate routes from the Tour de France 2014 including the iconic Holme Moss which is literally a stone’s throw away. Holmfirth is around 3 miles from the cottage, and anyone familiar with the TV comedy ’Last of the Summer Wine’ may recognise the area as the backdrop from this. In Holmfirth you’ll find a wide selection of cafés, bars, pubs and restaurants to suit the majority of tastes, together with a century old picture house and live music venue, and also a vineyard. Huddersfield is around 8 miles away and home to the UK’s first eco-spa, and a whole host of Peak District towns, villages and attractions are within easy reach to explore.£307From price per night based on 7 night stay