Dog Friendly Holidays 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 dog-friendly cottages to find the perfect holiday for you and your four-legged friend.

  • Glassonby Old Hall, Rowley Estates

    The whimsical, dog-friendly Glassonby Old Hall is perfect for pampered pooches seeking adventure and luxury in the idyllic Eden Valley.

    £550
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  • Kirkbride Hall, Rowley Estates

    Perfect for a rural retreat in Cumbria, the dog-friendly Kirkbride Hall in Cumbria offers a delightful blend of modern facilities and traditional charm.

    £550
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  • Cazenovia Hall, Rowley Estates

    Part of the stunning Rowley Estates, this dreamy, dog-friendly cottage offers dapper doggies gorgeous grounds to explore, and guarantees guests a luxurious rural retreat.

    £550
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  • The White House, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Grange-Over-Sands, England
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    This beautiful detached property is located in the South Lakeland village of Cartmel. Extensive walled garden. Pet-friendly. WiFi. Grange-over-Sands 2.3 miles; Windermere 14 miles.
    £166
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  • Lake House Bowness, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    A lovely mid-terrace cottage, just yards from Lake Windermere, Lake District. Balcony with fell views. Wonderful touring location. Ambleside 5.9 miles. Newby Bridge 7.2 miles; Kendal 9.3 miles.
    £95
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  • Lowick House, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    As soon as you drive up to the front of this spectacular 18th-century house you get a sense of the time gone by, this unique property will wow you with its charming eccentric décor combined with period features but also modern comforts and amenities. Outside the exterior of the property is equally impressive set in an extensive mature garden and has two bridges leading across a large beck to a wooded area full of wildflowers, birds, hedgehogs, and numerous insects. There are nuthatches, tree creepers, herons, an occasional woodpecker as well as all the more common birds.
    Peacefully situated just off Lowick village green and with open access to Lowick Common, you can enjoy fantastic walks over the fell to the Beacon with its 360” views of the surrounding mountains and sea. Early morning is the time to spot the roe deer, birds of prey and sometimes the odd hare. The property is within a short drive to the charming village of Coniston, a popular Lake district destination, which offers a selection of independent shops, pubs and cafés, the ideal place to reward yourself with a well-earned rest and drink after conquering the peak of ‘Coniston Old Man’.
    Lowick also offers easy access to the market town of Ulverston with its cobbled streets and regular selection of festivals throughout the year, including the popular Dickensian Christmas market and the comedy and music of ‘Another Fine Fest’ which is in tribute to Stan Laurel, half of the timeless comedy duo, Laurel & Hardy, who was born in Ulverston.
    This is a great base to explore the South Lakes area, whether that be for walking or cycling (bike and electric bike hire is available next door to Lowick House by visiting www.lakedistrictbikes.com). The South Lakes area has something for everyone whether you’re a family looking for great days out at the Safari Zoo, Go Ape, Escape rooms, Segways, Lakes Aquarium or a group of friends looking for a day at the races, Michelin star restaurants, museums, galleries or simply some great pubs. It’s all within easy reach.
    £195
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  • Beckwood, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Penrith, England
    Beckwood is one of the charming properties converted within Greenbank Farm close to Great Mell Fell on the Lake District National Park. Underfloor heating. Off-road parking. Ullswater 6.1 miles; Bassenthwaite 15.8 miles; Cockermouth 23.3 miles.
    £106
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  • Laundry Cottage, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Bassenthwaite, England
    Laundry Cottage and gardens are set within a large private estate in an outstanding position with its own car park. It is within easy reach of the market towns of Keswick and Cockermouth.
    The property provides exceptionally comfortable and spacious accommodation. It is fully modernised and has Wi-Fi internet access and yet retains traditional features. The views are stunning, making this property an idyllic holiday location for adults, children and also dogs. The sitting room features an ornamental, traditional Lakeland fireplace and views over the gardens to Udale Fell. The gardens are continuous with the grounds of Ireby Grange Estate and there are no defining borders as a result. Guests are free to walk around the Estate which also includes Binsey Fell. The garden area is a haven for wildlife and the property is ideally placed to walk and explore.
    There are many walking and cycling opportunities to be had from the door including easy access to Binsey Fell which provides a thrilling viewpoint from the summit. There is interest wildlife to be seen in close proximity including deer, and red squirrels.
    Laundry Cottage can be booked together with The Old Stables (119107) to accommodate up to 11 people; ideal for sharing a holiday with family or friends.
    £78
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  • Grey Walls, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Penrith, England
    Grey Walls is an impressive and quite outstanding detached country house, standing in an elevated position within extensive grounds. Its superb Lakeland location, in the village of Patterdale, lies at the southern end of Ullswater. Architect designed, it incorporates fascinating features such as oriel windows with views to Striding Edge and Helvellyn, all set in dressed stone. Internally the accommodation has a unique character, with oak panelling and a 17th-century court cupboard. The house manages to incorporate cottage charm, with the majority of rooms taking advantage of the exquisite outlooks. The grounds are delightful; they are all south facing and include extensive terracing, with water features, fish pond and broad areas of lawn with rhododendron bushes. There are magnificent fell views in all directions. Kirkstone Pass rises up to the south of the village dropping down into Ambleside and Windermere, so the location is central to both the North and South Lakes, and therefore excellent for touring the National Park. Above the valley behind Patterdale is the famous Striding Edge, a knife edge ridge, leading onto Helvellyn and is popular among more serious walkers. For a less strenuous walk you will find Aira Force, a short drive north, which is the Lake District’s most famous waterfall. There are watersports available on the lake and the steamer is a beautiful way to enjoy the scenery.
    £280
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  • Brook House 2, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Bassenthwaite, England
    Brook House 1 is a beautiful 17th century, beamed cottage overlooking a stream, with a wood burner, its own enclosed garden and just a couple of minutes’ stroll to the pub serving food and local ales. There is a fitted open plan kitchen/dining room well equipped for a family holiday. There is a spacious living room with a wood burner and a ground floor wet room. On the first floor there are four bedrooms, with the master benefiting from an en-suite, the other bedrooms are serviced by an additional bath/shower room with toilet. Three of the bedrooms overlook the stream where the puddle ducks swim and waddle to and fro. Outside the property has an enclosed walled garden with garden furniture.
    Brook House Holiday Cottages are located in the heart of Bassenthwaite village in the northern region of The Lake District National Park, Cumbria, approximately 15-minute drive from the towns of Keswick and Cockermouth. This is an excellent base to explore some of the quieter corners of the Lake District. Bassenthwaite village is 2 miles from the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake (an ideal walk to the only official lake in the Lake District) and 2 miles from the foot of Skiddaw, the fourth highest mountain in the Lake District. There are excellent walks for all abilities straight from the cottage door or after a short drive away.
    The Lake District Wildlife Park is just a 5-minute drive from the cottage, while Mirehouse historic house and adventure playgrounds is under 10 minutes drive towards Keswick.
    The Lakes Distillery is under 10 minutes drive towards Cockermouth offering guided tours, or for those wanting to treat themselves with some pampering, there is a spa just 5 minutes drive from the cottage. Keswick is a magnet for the Lake District visitor with Lake Derwentwater, several parks including crazy golf, mini golf and putting, all its outdoor shops, cafés, restaurants, galleries, museum, cinema, theatre, brewery and more. Cockermouth has a visitor centre, antique shops, Jennings Brewery, Wordsworth House (the birthplace of the poet William Wordsworth), the annual food festival in September and a good selection of unique independent shops and eateries. Nearest shops in Keswick or Cockermouth, 15 minutes drive or many supermarkets do on-line deliveries, pub and restaurant 200 yards.
    £160
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