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.

  • Holbeck Ghyll, Lake District
    4.33

    With heart-stopping views across the Lake District and sublime award-winning food - the dog-friendly Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel in the Lake District is a multi-award winning country retreat that offers a luxurious home from home. 

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  • Orrest Howe, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Orrest Howe is situated up the famous Orrest Head walk in Windermere, set in a beautiful woodland garden. You can enjoy sitting out on one of the many seating areas or end your day relaxing in the hot tub whilst taking in the local scenery.
    This detached five bedroom property is a mixture of modern living combined with the period features of a Lakeland house, with two living rooms, plus plenty of room for dining, and a big modern fitted kitchen, including a large wine chiller, perfect for your party of up to ten. With three of the bedrooms en-suite, a family bathroom with a shower over the bath, plus an extra two separate toilets, your comfort levels are really catered for. There are views onto the front garden from four of the bedrooms which also look out over the tree tops onto Windermere.
    With bars, restaurants and shops within an easy walk from the front door you will find your stay very relaxing. Alternatively just a few steps and you can head on up Orrest Head for a bracing walk and take in even more of what the Lake District has to show you! Shop, pub and restaurant 250 yards.
    £301
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  • Apple Tree Cottage, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Appleby-in-Westmorland, England
    5.00
    Beautiful stone-built cottage resting in an enviable location with stunning views across rolling countryside, 6 miles south of Appleby-in-Westmorland. Pet-friendly. WiFi. Shop and pub 4 miles
    £84
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  • Riverview Mill & Glamping Pod, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Riverside Mill is a real gem of a traditional cottage, enjoying the peace and tranquillity of a riverside location yet just 4 miles from lively and bustling Kendal and the Lake District National Park. Beautifully renovated, Riverside Mill offers superb accommodation and is perfect for a family or group of friends who want to explore this picturesque corner of the country, whatever the time of year. The first thing that strikes you about this beautiful single-storey cottage, built from the local stone, is the stunning location, right on the banks of the River Mint.
    Step inside and there’s a large and character filled open-plan living and formal dining area, split over two levels, with original exposed cruick beams and a magnificent inglenook fireplace with wood burner. Sumptuous sofas are ideal for curling up in front of the fire on a cool evening. There are huge glazed doors with access to the balcony, making this room not only light and airy, but making the most of those fabulous riverbank views. The breakfast-kitchen is fully equipped and the cosy cottage atmosphere and lovely views make this the perfect place to start the day. All the accommodation is on the same level with a magnificent master bedroom, a twin bedroom and a single with lovely river views. The bathroom has a bath, separate shower cubicle, wash basin and toilet.
    But it’s outside where you’ll want to spend as much time as possible at this fabulous holiday destination, listening to the babbling of the river as it flows through the mill race in the garden. Outside you will find the private hot tub that accommodates 6 guests, and also the Glamping Pod that sits nestled next to the river and the waterfall, offering an extra bathroom and sleeping up to four, this cosy addition has underfloor heating and is sure to delight any guests looking for a memorable location and stay. There’s a courtyard garden to make the most of the views, and a fabulous decked balcony that gives you incredible views of the mill race and waterfall - it’s the perfect spot to relax with a drink after a busy day in the Lakes. There’s also 500 yards of fishing rights, so keen fisherman need to pack their licences! Riverside Mill & Glamping Pod also provides off-road parking for four cars. With a public footpath skirting the edge of the property, you’re soon out in magnificent open countryside.
    All amenities can be found at Kendal, just 4 miles away, which is the gateway to the Southern Lakes. Take a trip to the Abbot Hall Art Gallery, the Kendal Museum and the Museum of Lakeland Life, or explore some of the country’s finest heritage buildings in nearby Sizergh Castle and Levens Hall. There’s plenty for families to explore on the shores of Lake Windermere or take a picnic to the beach. And if you love the rolling beauty of the Yorkshire Dales, the Dalesway trans Pennine walk is within easy reach. With so much to see and do on the doorstep, and the tranquillity of its setting, this is the ideal holiday destination for an exploration of this magnificent part of the world, whatever the time of year. Beach 17½ miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 4 miles.
    £144
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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.
    £222
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  • Cunsey Lodge, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Ambleside, England
    Stunning cottage on the sought-after Graythwaite Estate. En-suites. Woodburning stove. WiFi. Lake Windermere 0.3 miles; Bowness-on-Windermere 3.5 miles; Ambleside 9.4 miles.
    £459
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  • Bowland Barn, LancashireInstant Book Overlay Image
    Lancaster, England
    A contemporary, six-bedroom barn conversion situated on the outskirts of Ellel, near to the city of Lancaster. Views of Morecambe Bay. Underfloor heating. Pet-friendly. Rural location. Lancaster 5.7 miles.
    £327
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  • Grove House, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Grange-Over-Sands, England
    A striking and substantial holiday home nestled in Witherslack, Cumbria. Annexe. En-suites. Garden. Grange-over-Sands 5.8 miles; Milnthorpe 8.6 miles; Kendal 11.3 miles.
    £283
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  • Black Dog Lodge, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Windermere, England
    Contemporary lodge at White Cross Bay, 200 yards from lake with private hot tub, sleeps four with room for infant. Two dogs welcome. Onsite facilities.
    £146
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  • West Border Farm, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    A stunning detached house lying on the Solway Plains in Seaville, Cumbria. En-suites. Large barn with hot tub and bar. Spacious. Family-friendly. Pet-friendly. Silloth 4.8 miles; Wigton 8.9 miles; Cockermouth 18.5 miles.
    £278
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