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.

  • Number One The Terrace, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Designed by Augustus (AWN) Pugin for the original directors of The Kendal Windermere railway, Number One, the flagship house on The Terrace is now available as a holiday let sleeping 14 people. The house has been renovated in a boutique hotel style, whilst retaining the features which gave it its grade II listing. On the ground floor there is a beautiful hand made kitchen with 4 oven Aga, it’s a fabulous space to cook up a gastronomic delight. Next door is a large utility room for those muddy boots and dogs and a very posh downstairs toilet. The large lounge has sumptuous leather Chesterfield sofas to seat up to 20 people in front of the fire. Perhaps Number One’s most special feature is a bar/dining room/party room. We’ve designed the space around get togethers, it has the capacity for the occupants of both number One and Two The terrace to dine together or if you’ve taken even more of our 5 houses on The Terrace you can push the tables back and use the room as your very own bar. In the cellar there’s an 18 seat cinema with 75 inch Smart TV. Login to your Netflix or Amazon Prime account and go to the movies in the comfort of your own holiday home. On the first floor there are 4 double bedrooms each with their own unique style. Bedroom one is a king size with en suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 has a super king size sleigh bed. Bedroom 3 is a standard double with antique style metal bedstead. Bedroom 4 is decorated and furnished in French style. There is also a large family bathroom with walk in wet room and huge free standing bath. The second floor is home to a room we affectionately call "The Dormitory", it has 4 single beds, the perfect place for the kids to disappear into. Next door is a double room with sloping feature eaves. There is an elegant bathroom with shower over bath and a second shower room. Outside is a large patio area with outdoor furniture, perfect for a barbecue, as well as a private hot tub. You can watch a short film about Number One here www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRNipLshK2E. You can view videos of this property and others on the street here www.youtube.com/user/TheTerraceWindermere.
    This property can be booked together with any of the neighbouring properties or RENT THE WHOLE STREET Boston House (CC127199) and Bannerrigg (CC127195)  Alice Howe (CC127187) and White Moss (CC127244) to accommodate up to 66 people in 30 bedrooms!
    £393
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  • Orrest Head House, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Orrest Head House was built in 1672 and was one of the first houses in Birthwaite, (as Windermere was known before it was renamed when the railway arrived in the 1850’s). Orrest Head House stands at the head of Windermere village and shares over 2 acres of stunning private grounds with Orrest Head Cottage (which can also be rented through Cumbrian Cottages CC127230). As you’d expect the house is packed full of eclectic features, which have evolved in over 400 years of history. After a recent renovation the house features a state-of-the-art kitchen with an adjacent TV snug room, lounge with huge sumptuous Chesterfield sofas seating 16 people, formal dining room with a grand square table again seating 16. And perhaps the most outstanding feature is Josiah Brown’s bar, your own pub within in a house, perfect for a party! Upstairs there are 5 large bedrooms all en suite including 2 with in bedroom baths overlooking the garden. Outside there’s a large patio area with barbecue and seating for all of your party. Parking for at least 10 cars. Plus direct access on the path to Orrest Head one of the finest short walks in The Lake District. Josiah Brown’s Bar: Named after the houses owner from 1670’s who enjoyed his fair share of entertaining, this historic room certainly would have made him proud. Perfect for a party.
    £517
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  • Boston House, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Boston House (’sister property’ to Alice Howe and Bannerrigg) is the perfect base for large groups of friends or families to take a holiday or a short break. The property sleeps 14 comfortably in 7 bedrooms, each bedroom has white cotton bedding and TV. Five of the bedrooms have en-suite shower rooms; the other two rooms have separate bathrooms, which means every bedroom has private facilities. For the romantics in your party there are two four poster beds and one half tester bed. The rear courtyard has a raised slate bed patio and a seven seater private hot tub. At the front of the property the car park has been expanded and there is parking for up to 6 cars. The kitchen has solid oak units, Lakeland slate work-tops, a 7 ring burner - twin oven range cooker, 46 bottle wine cooler and 8 seat central island unit. The lounge has a living flame gas fire, leather settees, larger flat screen TV, DVD player cinema surround sound system and a hifi. The fireplace designed by Pugin is believed to be a small-scale replica of the one he designed for Westminster palace. The dining room has a huge table perfect for entertaining a large group. New 14 seat cinema in the cellar with hi-def, Blu-Ray projector and proper fold down cinema seats. The rear courtyard is walled all round and is extremely private. There is a huge teak table and chairs sitting on a raised slate bed patio perfect for dining al fresco and its surrounding walls mean that it is well protected from the wind. At the front of the property there is a second patio with table and four chairs, which is a real suntrap - perfect for a quiet coffee! The house has private parking for up to 6 cars. As you would imagine the property has been thoughtfully decorated and furnished in keeping with its Grade II listed status. So if you’re looking for a house in the Lakes to celebrate a 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th or even 70th birthday Boston House is the ideal choice. You can view videos of this property and others on the street www.youtube.com/user/TheTerraceWindermere. This property can be booked together with Alice Howe (CC127187), Bannerrigg (CC127195), White Moss (CC127244) and Number One (CC127243) to accommodate up to 66 people in 30 bedrooms!
    £394
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  • Bannerrigg, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Bannerrigg (’sister property’ to Alice Howe and Boston House) a Grade II listed property, was designed by Augustus (AWN) Pugin (1812 - 1852), arguably the greatest British architect, designer and writer of the 19th Century whose name is synonymous with the interior of The House of Lords and the Palace of Westminster. The houses on the terrace were designed as holiday homes for the railway executives each one having unique character. The historic nature of this spacious property is reflected in the style and quality of the decor, furnishings and accessories. If you are looking for a big house in the Lake District for a family holiday or short break with a group of friends, Bannerrigg is the ideal choice.
    Outside there’s a new large slate patio. An 8 seat hot tub has been installed in it’s own building in the garden, the perfect place to unwind after a hard day on the hills! The parking area has been extended to fit 5 cars (in fact if you are prepared to park each other in, there’s room for 7 cars). Bannerrigg has 5 bedrooms, two triple rooms, two rooms with four beds and a twin room. Bannerrigg’s cellar is home to a fantastic 18 seat cinema, fitted with a 75" Smart TV. Logon to your Netflix or Amazon Prime account and go to the movies on your holiday. It has a spacious elegant living room with an open fire, leather settees and chairs to seat 16 people. The large dining room has large windows on two sides which gives it a tremendous amount of natural light. It also has a large dining table with 16 padded chairs, the ideal place to while away an evening. The house is an ideal base for the larger party and with the train and bus station literally around the corner, it’s easily accessible for those members of your group that are travelling from far and wide. You can view videos of this property and others on the street here www.youtube.com/user/TheTerraceWindermere. This property can be booked together with Alice Howe (CC127187) and Boston House (CC127199), White Moss (CC127244) and Number One (CC127243) to accommodate up to 66 people in 30 bedrooms!
    £401
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  • Alice Howe, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Alice Howe, (’sister property’ to Bannerrigg and Boston House) a grade II listed property, was designed by Augustus (AWN) Pugin (1812-1852), arguably the greatest British architect, designer and writer of the 19th century whose name is synonymous with the interior of the House of Lords and Westminster Abbey. This majestic home has its own cinema room and is furnished and presented in a unique style - chunky king-size four poster beds, solid ash single beds give and lush decoration - qualities that have justified the property’s 4 star status with Visit Britain.
    Alice Howe has 7 bedrooms, and 7 bathrooms ( 5 of which are en-suite). Making it an ideal base for the larger party. The train and bus station are literally around the corner, so the house is easily accessible for those members of your group that are travelling from far and wide. We’ve also extended the car park to accommodate up to 6 cars. The addition of more single beds has made this property ideal not just for couples and families but now also for groups of single friends. The property also boasts its own private hot tub. If you’re looking for a big house to rent in the lakes for an ’upmarket’ stag or hen weekend Alice Howe is the ideal choice.This property can be booked together with any of the neighbouring properties or RENT THE WHOLE STREET - Boston House (CC127199), Bannerrigg (CC127195), White Moss (CC127244) and Number One (CC127243) to accommodate up to 66 people in 30 bedrooms!
    £379
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  • Jacky Garth Cottage, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    A character, semi-detached cottage nestled in Threlkeld near Keswick, Cumbria. Woodburning stove. Dog-friendly. Off-road parking. Bassenthwaite 10.7 miles; Ullswater 12.4 miles; Cockermouth 16.6 miles.
    £85
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  • Holly Bank, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Bassenthwaite, England
    Holly Bank enjoys stunning views, looking out across the valley to the lake and mountains, stretching from Skiddaw, Sale Fell and Lords Seat to the Borrowdale peaks. This detached bungalow has an elevated position on the outskirts of Bassenthwaite village, in the vicinity of the osprey nesting site. It has been renovated and fully refurbished, providing fabulous facilities, panoramic views from most rooms. The living room has inviting leather sofas and there is dining furniture both in the dining room and kitchen. The games room doubles as an office space with a desk and office chair - there’s even a sofa in here. The boot room is ideal for drying off your wet dogs and boots. The bathroom and en-suites have underfloor heating and shaver points for your convenience, and outside is an exercise area for your four legged friend.
    The Sun Inn and Castle Inn Hotel are each within a five minute walk, both serving real ale and food. The vibrant market towns of Keswick and Cockermouth are 10 minutes’ drive away with a local bus service from the Castle Inn.
    Holly Bank can be booked together with Osprey Cottage (CC113116) 200 metres away, to accommodate up to 12 guests.
    £117
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  • Parkers House, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    An idyllic stone cottage set within the quaint town of Alston, Cumbria. Fantastic countryside views. Pet-friendly. Ideal for families. Stanhope 18.6 miles; Haydon Bridge 18.8 miles; Penrith 20.9 miles.
    £175
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  • Dudmire, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Dufton, England
    This detached sandstone cottage rests in Dufton, near Appleby-in-Westmorland in Cumbria. Spacious. Woodburning stove. Large garden. Penrith 14.3 miles; Middleton-in-Teesdale 25.4 miles.
    £106
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  • Fellside Lodge, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Windermere, England
    This fabulous semi-detached, three-storey cottage is resting on the outskirts of Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria. In a National Park. Pet-friendly. Woodburning stove. Bedrooms with en-suites. Windermere 1.7 miles: Ambleside 5.8 miles; Kendal 9 miles.
    £122
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