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.

  • North Lakes Hotel & Spa, Cumbria

    Recently awarded the Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Award, the luxurious dog-friendly North Lakes Hotel & Spa is located in the historic market town of Penrith, Cumbria.

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  • Leeming House, Cumbria
    Penrith, England
    3.20

    Dog-friendly Leeming House offers luxury and comfort surrounded by 22-acres of lush gardens and secluded woodland on the shores of Ullswater in the magnificent Lake District National Park. 

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  • Embleton Spa Hotel, Cumbria
    Cockermouth, England
    4.50

    Originally an 18th Century Lakeland farmhouse, the Embleton Spa Hotel is a relaxed, informal dog-friendly hotel located near the ancient market town of Cockermouth in Cumbria with stunning views of the Lake District. 

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  • Lakeside Hotel & Spa, Cumbria
    Newby Bridge, England
    3.00

    The dog-friendly Lakeside Hotel & Spa is a country house hotel with contemporary touches - set on the southern shore of Lake Windermere, part of the Lake District World Heritage site and one of the most beautiful corners of England.

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  • Cragwood Country House Hotel, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image

    Nestled on the shores of Lake Windermere, England’s longest and most beautiful lake, you will find Cragwood Country House Hotel, a superb dog-friendly destination in the heart of the Lake District.

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  • 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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  • Cannondale, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Bowness-on-Windermere, England
    Cannondale has been fully refurbished in 2019 to provide a comfortable and stylish haven, four bedrooms with a super kingsize bed (two with zip and link option to be made up into twin bedrooms), all with their own en-suite. One of the bedrooms is found on the ground floor, the ideal option for the less mobile. The large living room offers a generous space and comfort, with a cosy wood burner, large TV and French doors leading out onto the enclosed garden and patio. There is also a spacious open plan kitchen/dining room with French doors also leading out into the garden. There is comfortable space for eight to live and dine together, whilst offering privacy and freedom for everybody in each bedroom.

    Situated inbetween Windermere and Bowness, you are just a short walk from either, ideal for enjoying the local shops and eateries or to experience a trip out on Lake Windermere. The property is also ideally located within an easy drive or cycle to one of the many hundreds of walking routes or excursions that are enjoyed in the south Lakes and the Lake District on a daily basis. The owner has thoughtfully provided a dog shower to clean off after your adventures with your four legged friends. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
    £171
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  • Bank End, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Glenridding, England
    5.00
    Nestled in the picturesque heart of Glenridding, this charming, detached cottage offers an idyllic escape amidst nature’s splendour. Perched gracefully overlooking a gentle river, its tranquil ambiance is complemented by the rhythmic flow of waters, creating an enchanting backdrop for relaxation and reflection.

    Step inside to discover a spacious and luminous lounge, adorned with tasteful furnishings and punctuated by a rustic wood burner. This inviting space beckons families to unwind, share stories, and create cherished memories by the warm embrace of the fire.

    The cottage seamlessly caters to families, boasting a comfortable double bedroom along with two elegantly appointed twin bedrooms. Each room exudes a blend of traditional charm and modern comfort, ensuring a restful night’s sleep after days filled with adventure.

    For those with an adventurous spirit, the proximity to Ullswater is a dream come true. Just a stone’s throw away, this renowned lake beckons water enthusiasts with its myriad of activities. From exhilarating water sports to serene cruises that unveil panoramic vistas of craggy mountains and verdant landscapes, Ullswater captivates with its timeless allure.

    The surrounding terrain is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a plethora of opportunities to explore and indulge. Lace up your hiking boots and embark on exhilarating trails leading up the lane, where the majestic Helvellyn and Striding Edge rise in grandeur, casting shadows that whisper tales of ancient legends and awe-inspiring vistas.

    Beyond the trails, the region boasts a vibrant tapestry of experiences waiting to be discovered. Embark on a scenic cruise to Pooley Bridge aboard the Ullswater cruise boat or immerse yourself in the adrenaline-pumping thrills of climbing, cycling, and horse riding.

    Conveniently situated, the cottage is a stone’s throw from essential amenities. A delightful shop awaits just 100 yards away, ensuring you’re well-equipped for your stay. For those seeking a taste of local flavours and ambiance, a charming pub is located a mere 0.25 miles away, while a tantalizing restaurant beckons, 120 yards away.
    £93
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  • Lealholme, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Bassenthwaite, England
    5.00
    Prominently looking over the village green, and within touching distance of the Skiddaw massif, this link detached property is in the perfect location to explore the north western fells of the Lake District. Located in the heart of the village, with the village farm adjacent, the property offers access onto miles of quiet footpaths and local fells including little-known routes up Skiddaw and the back of the Blencathra massif. The beautiful beck, with its resident ducks, flows through the village and provides a great place for kids and dogs to cool off on warm days. The property is also only a few miles away from the historic market towns of Keswick and Cockermouth, which can both be easily accessed by bus, and offer a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants.
    Lealholme provides spacious and comfortable, single-storey accommodation, and has the added benefit of level access and wide doors. Tastefully decorated throughout, and with an enclosed garden, with double wrought iron gates, which provides parking and makes the perfect sun trap to sit and relax, perhaps whilst enjoying a purchase from the Lakes Distillery just down the road! The well-equipped, contemporary kitchen has slate tiled floors, Denby crockery, quality cutlery and utensils and an alcove, complete with a large electric range cooker. This fully central heated home from home, offers a large comfortable living/dining room with original pitch pine panelling, stone mullioned and sash windows offers a cosy and welcoming environment, complete with a wood burner. Lealholme also boasts a large walk-in shower with a Softstone base and a double shower head.
    The village is situated in the north of the Lake District National Park, and is also just a short drive to Carlisle and the Scottish borders - it couldn’t be easier to explore the area. Bassenthwaite is a real community village which hosts an annual duck race, frequent pub quizzes and a vibrant, active local church arranging village fates, sports days and even Morris dancing. This beautiful cottage is just over a mile away from Bassenthwaite Lake, where fishing and sailing are available, or for nature lovers a walk up to the osprey viewpoints is well worth the effort. The property is ideally located for cyclists, with rides including the C2C and Cumbria Way routes, along with off-road trails at nearby Whinlatter Forest. However you choose to spend your stay, this is a perfect location to make the most of the Lake District. There is a dog-friendly, village pub serving food, just a short walk away, whilst Armathwaite Hall hotel and spa, Ravenstone lodge and Castle Inn all provide alternatives within 2 miles. Beach 18 miles. Shop ½ mile (seasonal) or 7 miles (open all year), pub 200 yards, restaurant 1¾ miles.
    £71
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  • Oak Apple House, CumbriaInstant Book Overlay Image
    Ambleside Rd, England
    5.00
    This beautiful, detached, Georgian-style house enjoy a fabulous location in Keswick, on a small private development of similar properties with the benefit of a garden, garage and private parking. Renovated to create a stunning holiday property with tasteful designs, quality furnishings and great facilities. Keswick has a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants, and Oak Apple House is a short walk from the market place. Many fabulous walking opportunities from the doorstep, with the lake and the ‘Theatre by the Lake’ a gentle stroll through Hope Park. Oak Apple House is ideal for all guests, whether you seek high adventure or a relaxing break in sumptuous surroundings.
    £99
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