Pet Friendly Holidays England
England is a dog lovers' country and so dog owners are spoiled for choice with an abundance of dog friendly rooms and dog friendly hotels in the UK. If you're looking for a pawsome getaway with your four legged friends.
- Dereham, EnglandThis glorious barn conversion has been meticulously designed and restored to create a luxurious holiday some for families and friends to enjoy. With open plan kitchen and dining area, the perfect space to come together and enjoy meals with your loved ones. Plus, large living area with games to keep the family entertained. Three kingsize bedrooms on the ground floor all with their own en-suite shower rooms. A spiral staircase leads to the large mezzanine, master bedroom, with kingsize bed plus en-suite bathroom, with bath and shower. Smart TVs in all downstairs bedrooms. From the lounge you will find sliding patio doors to the private and enclosed, rear and side garden, with private hot tub to sit back and relax in after a day exploring the local area. There is also a patio firepit and wood is included. A bespoke garden corner seating area, with built in firepit or drinks cooler, providing the perfect spot to enjoy al fresco dining on a warm day.
The Owl Barn is in a secluded spot, at a Hobby Farm within the owner’s grounds, there are chickens, turkey’s and ducks on site – Children are welcome to help with egg collection. Up to two well behaved dogs (kept on leads) are welcome and there are also dog kennels provided adjacent to the property in a shady spot, if you wish to go out for the day, sole use for Owl Barn guests. An enclosed horse paddock is also available for dogs to run free, horses accepted by request and private arrangement. Perfect for nature lovers, the owner offers access to a tranquil private nature walk within their grounds. Where you can enjoy the local nature. There is a pond and river at the end of the grounds, so please pay attention to warning signs and always supervise children and dogs. There are owl boxes in the trees with fitted cameras, which you will soon be able to view.
Conveniently placed, in the Norfolk village – Saham Toney, next door to an 18 hole Golf course and within a 5-minute drive to Watton, for all essential shops. Local pub within 1 mile. If you would like to explore the local area, Thetford Forest for high lodge forest adventure, Go Ape high ropes course and lots of great cycling and walking routes are just a 30-minute drive. Or take a trip to the stunning North Norfolk Coast and visit the long stretches of sandy beaches in traditional seaside towns, located within an hour’s drive. Norwich – a fine city, is well worth a visit. Offering something for everyone, with an abundance of independent and high street shops and restaurants, nestled within modern and medieval architecture and just a 40-minute drive.£177From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Thornton Steward, EnglandWelcome to Myton House, a charming holiday retreat nestled in the heart of Thornton Steward, Yorkshire. This idyllic village, surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the Yorkshire Dales, offers a tranquil escape for those seeking a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure.
Thornton Steward, with its timeless charm and picturesque landscapes, provides an array of activities to suit every taste. Nature enthusiasts will find themselves in paradise, with the village serving as a gateway to the stunning Dales. Embark on invigorating hikes along the scenic trails, breathing in the crisp, fresh air as you discover hidden gems and panoramic vistas.
For a more leisurely experience, explore the village’s winding lanes and discover its rich history. Thornton Steward boasts a wealth of historic architecture, including the magnificent St. Oswald’s Church, where echoes of the past resonate through its ancient stones. Take a leisurely stroll through the village, marvelling at the quaint cottages and charming gardens that give Thornton Steward its timeless allure.
Food enthusiasts will delight in the local culinary offerings. Immerse yourself in the warmth of traditional Yorkshire hospitality by sampling regional delicacies at the local pubs and tearooms. Indulge in hearty meals made from locally sourced ingredients, a true taste of the countryside. Should you seek a bit of retail therapy, explore the nearby market towns, each with its own unique character. From boutique shops to antique stores, you’re sure to find treasures that capture the essence of Yorkshire craftsmanship.
Myton House in Thornton Steward is not just a holiday let; it’s a gateway to an enchanting world of natural beauty, historical charm, and culinary delights. Whether you crave the tranquillity of nature walks, the allure of historic architecture, or the warmth of local hospitality, Myton House invites you to create lasting memories in this quintessentially Yorkshire village.£81From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Wick, EnglandMorven View is an outstanding holiday property in the far north of Scotland. The Northern Highlands us a wild place, and Morven View has an aspect looking out over the interior towards the highest peak in Caithness.
Here you are just a couple of miles from Dunbeath village and only two miles from the coastline and a charming beach at Dunbeath Bay. Morven View offers the best of the Highlands, with mountains one way, dramatic coast the other. The owner can recommend some wonderful things to do in and around Dunbeath, as well as suggest brilliant itineraries around this fantastic part of Scotland. Morven View is excellently placed for a tour of the North Coast 500 northern section, situated close to two of the roads that cross the interior over to the north coast.
As well as having the characterful fishing villages of Lybster, Helmsdale and Brora close by, the town of Wick is not far away and John O’Groats a little further with dramatic Duncansby Head well worth a visit. The drive across to Cape Wrath is sublime, and the off-the-beaten road via Altnaharra or Kinbrace is a true Highland highlight.
Morven View is an excellent choice if you want to experience the less discovered Scottish Highlands, and have countless points of interest to enjoy. A family or group of friends are sure to love Morven View. Beach 3 miles. Shop 2¼ miles. Pub and restaurant 2½ miles.£122From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Skipton, EnglandTop Lodge has recently undergone a full refurbishment, Top Lodge has been exquisitely reimagined with optimal spaces and a retro-meets-modern, Pugin-inspired interior design. The result is a charming getaway home for up to six people to enjoy time exploring the beautiful surroundings of the Broughton Sanctuary and the glorious Yorkshire countryside and attractions beyond. Located within the grounds of Broughton Hall, the property features spacious living and ample outdoor space. The ground floor is accessed via the kitchen door and is comprised of a downstairs bedroom (double or twin), kitchen, dining room, sitting room, shower room and toilet. On the first floor you’ll find two bedrooms (double or twin) and two bathrooms, each with a shower and bath. Outside the property are its original outbuildings and a pleasant garden area overlooking peaceful woodlands. As part of your stay, you’ll have free, exclusive access to England’s largest rewilding estate. So you can spend time together in nature, wandering ancient woodlands, cycling moorland trails, or enjoying picnics by the riverside. It’s a country getaway like no other.
For a relaxing day out venture further into the Yorkshire Dales to the picturesque villages of Grassington, 12 miles, and Kettlewell, 5 miles further, calling at Kilnsey Trout Farm on the way and a stop off to watch the climbers hang off Kilnsey Crag. Many walks and cycle routes for all abilities can be found here and all around the area. Country pubs serving local produce are within easy reach should you wish to dine out during your stay, with the closest just 500 yards away and easily reached via a stroll through the estate grounds. Top Lodge provides a tranquil retreat away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life but will come alive when filled with your family and friends, yet is within very easy reach of the main town of Skipton and surrounding attractions, what more could you want. Shops 3½ miles, pub/restaurant 500 yards.
The properties can be booked together to accommodate larger groups.£170From price per night based on 7 night stay
- EnglandHatchers Barn is joined to Olivers Barn – also available to rent – a perfect add on for larger groups. They mirror each other and are two beautiful barn conversions in the stunning North Wessex Downs, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. They are the perfect properties for both family and friend groups looking for excellent quality accommodation to reunite and get together in a beautiful part of the country. They can be booked together to sleep up to 16 or as two completely separate houses of 8. It’s a wonderland for walkers with a footpath from the front door which will take you into the beautiful countryside. Cycling is also very popular in this area with plenty of routes to take and discover.
Other local attractions and activities in the area include Barbury shooting school, Lambourn racing stables, Newbury Racecourse, Highclere Castle (also known as the filming location for Downton Abbey), Avebury Stone Circle, Donnington Castle, Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre, and the prestigious Windsor Castle.£197From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Stanhope, EnglandThe Stables is a stunning property and sits in an elevated position with grand views over rolling countryside, just outside the popular village of Stanhope in the Durham Dales. Within the extensive grounds there is a variety of seating areas, picnic tables and loungers - something here for everyone. Completed in July 2022, The Stables has been finished to an exceptional standard. Care has been taken to allow for accessible entry for less mobile guests, or wheelchair users. The spacious open plan living space has huge floor to ceiling windows bringing the outside in, the leather corner sofas are positioned to take full advantage of this. A suspended egg chair is bound to be a firm favourite, while a wall mounted Smart TV provides entertainment. There is a large well-equipped kitchen/dining room, boot room, a utility room and separate toilet. The bedrooms offer flexible sleeping arrangements on request.
Outside, enjoy a dip in the hot tub set in a smaller courtyard garden, a great way to relax after a busy day. Amble down to the fountain to find a quiet spot to read a book or enjoy an al fresco supper. As night draws in, take a warm throw to wrap up and sit and experience the amazing starry skies above. The children will love the activity play area. To cater for your stay, grocery deliveries from the major supermarkets are available, and if required arrangements can be made for a local Thai chef to provide meals on request (by contacting the owner).
The village centre is approximately one mile away with an excellent variety of local amenities, where you will find pubs, tea shops, cafés, butchers, bakers, and takeaways. Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Stanhope is often referred to as ’The Gateway to the Dales’. There are many established walks, cycle paths, and routes running directly from the town and out toward some of the traditional villages. In the warmer weather, enjoy the Weardale Open Air Swimming Pool. Also ideal for children is the Weardale Railway which stops in Stanhope, and covers an 18-mile heritage line that chugs through parts of County Durham and has different events all year round. Other attractions include a visit to Raby Castle, or Barnard Castle with its lovely riverside walks and the famous Bowes Museum. Two horses, dogs, cats, and four hens live on the property.£166From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Stalmine, EnglandLocated in the village of Stalmine, this stunning barn conversion, one of a pair, provides spacious and luxurious accommodation in a quiet rural setting that is ideally placed for exploring Lancashire, the Fylde coast and beyond.
Thoughtfully designed on the inside and out, Carr End Barn B offers all the comforts one expects from a holiday home including a well-equipped kitchen, contemporary bathrooms, comfortable bedrooms, Freeview TV, X-box One and a wood burner to warm those long winter evenings. The exterior is equally impressive. The decked patio enjoys lovely views over open countryside and is perfect for hosting a barbecue (provided), whilst the children play games on the large lawned garden. There is a fantastic outdoor hot tub which can be enjoyed all year round and should the weather take a turn for the worst, you can retreat to ‘The Cave’. Built by the owner as an indulgent folly, this stone built cave is heated, weatherproof and has comfy seating, TV and an open fire.
Stalmine is located approximately 5 miles from the small market town of Poulton-le-Fylde, which has a good selection of shops, bars and cafes. Other places worth visiting along the Fylde coast include Thornton Cleveleys with its old fashioned charm and promenade (7 miles), Fleetwood with its Freeport Outlet Shopping Village (10 miles) and of course Blackpool (9 miles), whose many attractions include the Tower, Blackpool Zoo, Pleasure Beach, Sea Life centre and Madame Tussauds. Apart from being accessible for the coast, Carr End Barn is also well-placed for exploring rural Lancashire. Ribble Valley with its pretty villages, excellent walks and abundance of country pubs is within an hour’s drive, as is the Forest of Bowland, which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales are also very accessible by road and can be reached in an hour. The city of Lancaster is just 13 miles away and Preston is 19 miles.
Offering a superior level of comfort, excellent facilities and with so much to see and do in the area Carr End Barn really is the perfect destination for a family holiday that can be enjoyed all year round. Beach 3 miles. Shop and pub ½ mile, restaurant 3 miles.£132From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Chulmleigh, EnglandTembridge House is a luxurious, four-bedroom converted barn set on West Yeo Farm near Witheridge in mid Devon. Guests will love the rural tranquil location with its abundance of wildlife and beautiful views, together with the property’s underfloor heating, plenty of parking and large garden. The open plan living space feels bright and spacious with exposed beams and vaulted ceilings. After a fun-filled day exploring Devon, gather your friends and family around the dining table for a homecooked meal. The living area offers a cosy place to unwind, coordinated with three comfortable sofas, a Smart TV with Freeview, a DVD player and a wood burner to warm those cooler evenings. The beautiful kitchen has granite worktops and is well equipped with an electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, American fridge/freezer with an ice dispenser, dishwasher and a washing machine. With doors opening out into the enclosed garden, you can enjoy the sunny patio and idyllic views, with a collection of furniture and a charcoal barbecue. Upstairs are three further bedrooms; one kingsize bed with an en-suite shower room, and two other twin bedrooms. The family bathroom offers both a bath and a shower cubicle. Make sure you take the time to admire the characterful mezzanine landing, which peers down upon a charming stone feature wall belonging to the kitchen.
Surrounded by rolling green fields in splendid isolation, West Yeo Farm is set over 76 acres. This medieval farm, mentioned in the Domesday book, enjoys uninterrupted countryside views across the valley to the village of Witheridge beyond. There are many interesting walks across the land and along the river nearby, and in the autumn, it is possible to help with the annual apple harvest and cider production. This part of Devon is an excellent touring base with easy access to lots of places of interest. Nearby you can explore the Two Moors Way, visit RHS Rosemoor, The Grand Western Canal, Knightshayes House or the breathtaking scenery at Exmoor National Park, a short drive away. There are plenty of National Trust properties in the area, as well as some fabulous villages and farm shops.
West Yeo Farm is just a couple of miles from Witheridge and a short drive from the market town of South Molton, known for its pannier market, quaint tea rooms and antiques shops. The accommodation is set midway between Devon’s two coastlines, convenient for a day out to either. The award-winning North Devon coastline is within a 50-minute drive and has golden sandy surfing beaches, whilst the Jurassic South Devon coastal beauty spots are within an hour’s drive.
Tembridge House can be booked together with Upper Red Down (ref UK37699) to accommodate up to 12 guests.£98From 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).£267From price per night based on 7 night stay
- EnglandSet 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.£159From price per night based on 7 night stay