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.

  • The Cottage, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Meathop, England
    Just 20 minutes from Windermere, these holiday properties are set in lovely countryside and ten acres of landscaped grounds, facing south, with wonderful long distance views to the sea, and to the hills beyond. This large country house is set on a wooded knoll and has been skilfully converted into six spacious holiday houses, which are owned by the Caravan Club Ltd and situated on the edge of one of their immaculately kept small touring caravan parks. The house consists of a two storey cottage wing (W42981), a first floor apartment (W42982), a ground floor garden apartment (W42983), two ground floor apartments (W42984 and W42986) and a first floor balcony apartment (W42985).
    There’s a lot to see and do in the immediate area. Close by is beautiful Cartmel Priory and the stately homes at Holker Hall, Sizergh Castle and Levens Hall. 3 miles west along the coast is the refined small seaside town of Grange-over-Sands with lots of shops, golf and fishing. The properties make an excellent touring base for the whole of the southern Lake District. Shop 3 miles, pub with food 400 yards.
    £64
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  • Swaledale Cottage, Lake DistrictInstant Book Overlay Image
    Drive along unfenced roads surrounded by the spectacular scenery of the northern lakes, until you arrive at these cosy character holiday cottages, on a working sheep and beef farm 2½ miles from Caldbeck. Renovated from an old barn, Swaledale Cottage (ref W1780) is the middle cottage, Ellerbeck Cottage (ref W1821) is the end cottage, they are nicely decorated and furnished and feature exposed beams, with views over farmland to the fells beyond and walking right from the door. Children can explore the workings of a real farm, they can sit on a tractor and feed the lambs (accompanied by the owner). In John Peel country, Caldbeck is a pretty and peaceful village which has, in addition to cafés, craft and antique shops, a goldsmith, clogmaker and bowling green. Situated on the edge of the National Park, it is known locally as ’Back o’ Skiddaw’, a walk over which will bring you into the bustling market town of Keswick. Keswick with its lakes, Bassenthwaite and Derwent Water are a 15-minute drive and full of interesting things to see and do. Enjoy a ride up Derwent Water on the Keswick Launch, use the many walking and cycle paths to explore the breathtaking scenery, experience the theatre by the lake and the numerous museums suitable for all the family. The traditional market town of Cockermouth, Wordsworth’s birthplace, is 14 miles and the historic city of Carlisle and the Scottish border is 16 miles. This is an excellent base for exploring the northern Lake District. Shops 2½ miles, pub and restaurant 2 miles.
    £46
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  • Garden Flat, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Meathop, England
    Just 20 minutes from Windermere, these holiday properties are set in lovely countryside and ten acres of landscaped grounds, facing south, with wonderful long distance views to the sea, and to the hills beyond. This large country house is set on a wooded knoll and has been skilfully converted into six spacious holiday houses, which are owned by the Caravan Club Ltd and situated on the edge of one of their immaculately kept small touring caravan parks. The house consists of a two storey cottage wing (W42981), a first floor apartment (W42982), a ground floor garden apartment (W42983), two ground floor apartments (W42984 and W42986) and a first floor balcony apartment (W42985).
    There’s a lot to see and do in the immediate area. Close by is beautiful Cartmel Priory and the stately homes at Holker Hall, Sizergh Castle and Levens Hall. 3 miles west along the coast is the refined small seaside town of Grange-over-Sands with lots of shops, golf and fishing. The properties make an excellent touring base for the whole of the southern Lake District. Shop 3 miles, pub with food 400 yards.
    £57
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  • Balcony Flat 2, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Just 20 minutes from Windermere, these holiday properties are set in lovely countryside and ten acres of landscaped grounds, facing south, with wonderful long distance views to the sea, and to the hills beyond. This large country house is set on a wooded knoll and has been skilfully converted into six spacious holiday houses, which are owned by the Caravan Club Ltd and situated on the edge of one of their immaculately kept small touring caravan parks. The house consists of a two storey cottage wing (W42981), a first floor apartment (W42982), a ground floor garden apartment (W42983), two ground floor apartments (W42984 and W42986) and a first floor balcony apartment (W42985).
    There’s a lot to see and do in the immediate area. Close by is beautiful Cartmel Priory and the stately homes at Holker Hall, Sizergh Castle and Levens Hall. 3 miles west along the coast is the refined small seaside town of Grange-over-Sands with lots of shops, golf and fishing. The properties make an excellent touring base for the whole of the southern Lake District. Shop 3 miles, pub with food 400 yards.
    £55
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  • Flat 6, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Meathop, England
    Just 20 minutes from Windermere, these holiday properties are set in lovely countryside and ten acres of landscaped grounds, facing south, with wonderful long distance views to the sea, and to the hills beyond. This large country house is set on a wooded knoll and has been skilfully converted into six spacious holiday houses, which are owned by the Caravan Club Ltd and situated on the edge of one of their immaculately kept small touring caravan parks. The house consists of a two storey cottage wing (W42981), a first floor apartment (W42982), a ground floor garden apartment (W42983), two ground floor apartments (W42984 and W42986) and a first floor balcony apartment (W42985).
    There’s a lot to see and do in the immediate area. Close by is beautiful Cartmel Priory and the stately homes at Holker Hall, Sizergh Castle and Levens Hall. 3 miles west along the coast is the refined small seaside town of Grange-over-Sands with lots of shops, golf and fishing. The properties make an excellent touring base for the whole of the southern Lake District. Shop 3 miles, pub with food 400 yards.
    £57
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  • Springholm, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Bootle, England
    Springholm is a lovely, quirky, terraced holiday cottage situated in the beautiful village of Bootle, on the west coast of the Lake District National Park. Built in 1757, Springholm has been used as a home and carpenter’s workshop before being re-converted in 1991. Bootle is one of the oldest and smallest market towns in Britain, with a population of about 700. The market charter was granted in 1348 by King Edward III. Springholm looks out onto the fells and there is easy access to Bootle Fell, Corney Fell, Birker Fell and Black Combe. The stunning high fells around Wasdale - including Scafell Pike, the highest peak in England - are just 15 miles away. Roman ruins and light railway at Ravenglass estuary are 8 miles away, Muncaster Castle and World Owl Sanctuary, 7 miles. Eskmeals beach is 1 mile, other good beaches at Haverigg and Silecroft. Shop 100 yards, café/restaurant 500 yards, pub 3 miles.
    £82
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  • Briar Bank Bungalow, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Cockermouth, England
    This delightful, semi-detached single storey holiday property is situated on the edge of the Lakeland town of Cockermouth. It has a enclosed rear garden which is ideal for relaxing on warm summer evenings. Cockermouth is a bustling market town with small shops, museums, art centre and eating places and is best known as the birthplace of William Wordsworth. It makes an ideal location for exploring the northern and western Lake District as well as the Solway Coast. The Lorton Valley and the Lakes of Buttermere, Loweswater, Ennerdale and Wast Water offer stunning scenery and walks to suit all ages and types. The city of Carlisle with its medieval fortress, Hadrians Wall and Scottish Border are all within an easy drive. Shop, pub and restaurant 0.5 miles.
    £63
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  • Quiet Ways, Lake DistrictInstant Book Overlay Image
    Portinscale, England
    This deceptively spacious detached holiday house has been tastefully renovated to a good standard, with a sunny conservatory, two bedrooms and bathroom on the ground floor. New for 2024, the property benefits from a new ’up-market’ kitchen along with new carpets to lounge, dining room and passage.
    There is free Wi-fi in the property. There are also USB charger sockets in the main bedroom and the lounge. With Chrome Cast in the lounge, you can stream from your hand-held device. All instructions on how to use this is in the front page of the visitor’s book. The pleasant village is situated within easy walking distance of Derwent Water, with all its watersports, and is only 1.5 miles walk through the fields to the popular Lake District town of Keswick. All around there are views of the mountains, from Skiddaw to Grizedale Pike and Cat Bells, with superb walking and cycling available locally (bike hire in Keswick). Shop and restaurant 100 yards, pub 75 yards.
    £84
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  • The Cottage, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Gosforth, England
    Welcome to The Cottage in Cumbria, your gateway to a tranquil escape in the charming village of Gosforth. Nestled in the heart of the Lake District, this idyllic holiday let promises a world of natural beauty and adventure for those seeking a memorable getaway.
    Gosforth, a picturesque village steeped in history, offers a wealth of activities and attractions to make your stay truly unforgettable. Surrounded by the breathtaking landscapes of the Lake District, you’ll find yourself immersed in nature’s splendour. The Cottage serves as your perfect home base for exploring this region’s myriad treasures. For nature enthusiasts, the options are limitless. Begin your adventure with a hike through the nearby Eskdale Valley, where you can revel in the lush greenery and discover hidden waterfalls. The Lake District is also a paradise for birdwatchers, with its diverse range of avian species, and The Cottage’s proximity to Wastwater Lake ensures you can witness its serene beauty at any time.
    History buffs will find Gosforth a treasure trove of ancient relics, with its renowned Viking heritage. The Gosforth Cross, an intricately carved Viking stone, is must-see. Discover the stories of the past at the Gosforth Hall Inn, a historic pub that dates back centuries and is brimming with character. When it comes to culinary delights, Gosforth offers an array of quaint tearooms and local eateries, serving up delicious Cumbrian dishes, such as Cumberland sausage and sticky toffee pudding. After a day of exploration, indulge in a hearty meal and savour the warm, friendly hospitality of the locals.
    Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventures, a glimpse into history, or simply a tranquil retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, The Cottage in Cumbria and its enchanting surroundings will cater to your desires. This holiday let is your invitation to immerse yourself in the magic of Gosforth, Cumbria, and the splendid beauty of the Lake District. Come and experience the ultimate getaway in this enchanting corner of England.
    £81
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  • Aira Cottage, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Watermillock, England
    Situated in one of the best locations in the country, this superb detached holiday barn has been converted into a spacious house with two bathrooms and an open sided barn with table tennis and darts. A river flows through the woods to the front of the converted barn where there is a packhorse bridge. Just across the field is Lake Ullswater where fishing is available, or you could simply enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. Just 3 miles from Glenridding and 6 miles from Pooley Bridge, from where you can take the steamer down the lake. There is superb walking right from the door across National Trust land including the nearby Helvellyn with its famous striding edge! A fantastic location right in the heart of the Lake District, good for holidays throughout the year. Shop 3 miles, pub and restaurant 1.5 miles.
    £81
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