Pet Friendly Holidays Northumberland
Filled with beautiful scenery, unspoilt beaches, rolling hills, rugged moorland and a scattering of charming market towns, Northumberland is a simply fantastic destination for an adventurous getaway with your pooch. With 1200 miles of walking routes and 80 miles of beaches, there's plenty for you and your curious canine to explore.
- Lowick, EnglandDubber Beck is a fantastic, detached country cottage in the heart of the Southern Lake District, with a large private garden that makes it perfect for your family, friends and dogs to enjoy the country air. The main door opens directly into the main living area, mind your head as you walk in - this traditional cottage is full of beams! The large fireplace and wood burner take centre stage of this cosy room. There is a light open plan dining room and well equipped kitchen area, as well as a handy utility room, the perfect place to clean up the dogs after a long walk! The first floor offers four bedrooms, one with an en-suite, and there is a family bathroom. One of the bedrooms opens up onto your own private balcony and another small garden area.
Dubber Beck is a short drive from Grizedale Forest, where you can find plenty of walking and mountain bike trails suitable for all the family. A café and playground can also be found there. Why not visit the Rusland Valley, which is full of archaeological excavations, including Satterthwaite Bloomery, or explore the Greenwood Trails and Hay Bridge Nature Reserve?
This is the perfect place as a gateway into the lakes, so whether you are planning to enjoy walking a few of the 214 Wainwrights fells, cycling the fantastic roads around here or driving over to many other popular towns around Cumbria (including Ulverston, Ambleside, Coniston, Bowness-on-Windermere and Windermere), then you are spoilt for choice! Beach 10 miles. Shop 3½ miles, pub and restaurant 350 yards.£214From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Lowick, EnglandInglenook is located in the centre of Backbarrow in the South Lakes peninsula, a perfect base from which to visit many popular attractions in the Lake District. A short drive away is Newby Bridge. This popular area is home to the Lakes Aquarium and Windermere Lake cruises.
The ’upside down’ house offers a large games room with football table, pool table, sofa and TV on the ground floor. The spacious master bedroom is also on the ground floor with a separate shower room. On the first floor is the open plan dining and kitchen area, a separate living room with a large multi-fuel burner taking centre stage, and fantastic views overlooking the river. There are also three double bedrooms and a family bathroom.
A short drive away is the traditional village of Cartmel, famous for its horse racing weekends and also its sticky toffee pudding. This quirky village is definitely worth a visit. Whilst exploring this area you are close to Grange-over sands, a Victorian seaside town with many shops and cafés to enjoy. South Lakes Safari Zoo is also within easy reach and worth a visit.
Backbarrow is the perfect base to explore the lakes, whether you are planning to enjoy walking a few of the 214 Wainwrights fells, cycling the fantastic roads around here or driving over to many other popular towns around Cumbria including Ulverston, Ambleside, Coniston, Bowness-on-Windermere and Windermere, then you really are spoilt for choice! Beach 8 miles. Shop 1½ miles, pub and restaurant 300 yards.£104From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Lowick, EnglandCoopers Cottage is the perfect terraced holiday home for visiting the Lakes. It is perfectly situated near to the main road for getting out and about but far enough away that you hear nothing but the wind in the trees and the birds singing. The cottage has been beautifully restored to a good standard making your stay comfortable. With the multi-fuel burner in the living area and the underfloor heating, you can be toasty warm on those cold winters’ evenings and in the summer you can sit out on the patio offering generous views and access to the paddock. The cottage was once a thriving gunpowder works dating back to 1798 and part of Low Wood Mill gunpowder works located on the estuary with access to the sea, now only the cottages and the clock tower survives today as a reminder of the past. Beach 5 miles. Shop 4 miles, pub and restaurant 530 yards.£48From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Lowick, EnglandWest Cinder Hill is nestled away in the tiny village of Finsthwaite. It has the timeless quality of a place where very little has changed in a century. Enjoy the sound of owls by night from the nearby woods, and by day the gentle sound of sheep and hens. A local beauty spot is High Dam within walking distance and at the end of the village. This small man-made lake is perfect for picnics and allows access onto the fells with fabulous walks and views across to the Langdales and to the Coniston Range of fells. High Dam provided water for the old Bobbin Mill, now a tourist attraction in the village, but once providing employment to 250 men and boys.
West Cinder Hill, it is rumoured, once was the centre of the local rhubarb trade. A large garden remains, on two levels, providing a perfect sanctuary and wonderful views across the valley. Converted from a barn in the 1970s, it has been recently refurbished to a high standard and is the perfect springboard for visiting central and south west Lakes. A steamer calls just a mile or two away, on the shore of Lake Windermere, which takes you to Bowness/Windermere town and further to Ambleside. Adjacent to the jetty is an aquarium, and a short distance away is an impressive motor museum. There is also a steam railway running the short distance from Lake Windermere to Haverthwaite. Beach 11 miles. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.£174From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Lowick, EnglandThe Burrow has been beautifully restored to a good standard making your stay comfortable. It was once a thriving gunpowder works dating back to 1798 and part of Low Wood Mill gunpowder works. With the multi-fuel burner in the living area and the underfloor heating, you can be toasty warm on those cold winter evenings and in the summer you can sit out on the patio and enjoy views and access to the paddock. Beach 5 miles. Shop 6¾ miles, pub and restaurant 600 yards.£65From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Lowick, EnglandStable End Cottage has been converted from an original Lakeland barn, which means this property has a quirky and interesting layout. Built on a slope means there is access from the back on the ground floor and from the front on the lower ground floor. As you enter into the lower ground floor there is a large hallway, two bedrooms and a family bathroom with shower. The open plan living and dining area is perfect to enjoy friends and family time, with a cosy multi-fuel burner to enjoy during those winter nights. The spacious kitchen shares the views of the Rusland Valley and is well appointed. The top floor has a spacious master bedroom and separate family bathroom with bath and shower.
Stable End Cottage is 4 miles away from Hawkshead, a great base for walking, biking and outdoor adventure as well as for escaping the everyday rush of life. A few miles extra and you will be in Ambleside and Lake Conistion, where you can enjoy boat rides and paddle boarding as well as lovely walks, restaurants and shops. On the doorstep is Grizedale Forest, where there is an abundance of walking routes, cycle paths and sculpture trails! Also located here is Go Ape a fun adventure course for the whole family. Beach 7 miles. Shop 7 miles, pub and restaurant 2 miles.£68From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Lowick, EnglandThere is no place like Methera Cottage in the Lake District where you can escape from the world and relax. This modern, semi-detached cottage is comfortable throughout, and is the perfect rural retreat. Ideal for couples seeking a quiet break away in the Lake District without the crowds, yet close enough to enjoy all the attractions the South Lakes has to offer. This cottage’s open plan living space and modern styling give it a contemporary feel. It’s compact, but it’s functional, with designated areas for dining, cooking, and relaxing. Dinner is served in this light, airy room, then you can watch Sky TV while enjoying your favourite tipple. A large window lets the outdoors in, and high ceilings add a sense of space. The kitchen has a brand-new (2022) shaker style kitchen is well-equipped with everything you need to prepare a meal. Outside, Methera has its own flagged veranda with outdoor seating. Stone outbuildings are provided for guests’ use and are ideal for storing bikes/mountain gear or kennels for pets. The cottage also has a private parking space.
The lovely market town of Ulverston is within a 10-minute drive, its cobbled streets are lined with a great selection independent shops, pubs cafés and restaurants. The home town of the Stan Laurel, half of the famous comedy duo Laurel and Hardy celebrates his birth with The Laurel and Hardy Museum and ‘Another fine fest’, one of the many festivals and events available in the town throughout the year. The beautiful South Lakes area offers a wide selection of breath-taking walks and cycle routes or for the less energetic amongst you there is something for everyone from Michelin starred restaurants, to steam trains, lake cruises, wildlife parks, stately homes, horse racing or even escape rooms. You are spoilt for choice and there’s something for everyone.
These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 8 guests.£75From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Morpeth, EnglandWelcome to The Old Workshop, just a couple of minutes from the bustling centre of Keswick. It’s perfect for groups of couples and families, and if you’re looking for an excellent base for that family reunion, look no further. The Old Workshop is located in a quiet residential street, just off the town centre. There’s a private parking space and ample street parking meaning you can leave the car behind and enjoy this popular market town on foot.
Keswick is full of narrow streets with independent shops and courtyards, and has an abundance of bars, pubs, restaurants, cafés, coffee shops, delis, outdoor shops, and every other type of shopping experience you could imagine. This traditional market town is full of great things to discover. If you like culture check out the Theatre by The Lake, with award-winning arts and drama on the banks of Derwentwater, where you can also hire a rowing boat or even take a dip if you need to cool down. For fun you could try Puzzling Place, a mind-boggling attraction based on optical illusions or the Derwent Pencil Museum, home to the largest pencil in the world. Or if you want a wild day out, try The Lake District Wildlife Park at Bassenthwaite being 8 miles away, or The Lakes Distillery offering daily tasting and tours, which is also only 8 miles from the property. If you like walking, cycling and climbing, you are surrounded by some amazing scenery and routes around Latrigg and Catbells, and nearby you’ll find Skiddaw, Blencathra and Helvellyn to name a few. Beach 22¾ miles. Pub and restaurant ¼ mile.£134From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Lowick, EnglandThe moment you approach this beautifully converted chapel you know you’re in store for a lovely stay in a unique property. The large wooden chapel doors open to reveal a big hallway with a couple of rooms leading off to the sides. You come to a useful study room first which offers a little privacy or peace and quiet, and opposite is a utility room providing the perfect place to kick off muddy boots and wet coats after a busy day’s walking in the Lakes. A second set of doors open into an impressive, Instagram-worthy living space, with high vaulted ceilings, large leaded windows, and oak beams. Once you catch your breath, you can take in the large kitchen with all the amenities and space required to cater anything from a simple sandwich to a family feast. The breakfast bar is the ideal place to watch the chef show off their skills whilst enjoying a glass of wine before moving the feast to the large dining table, where you could easily imagine you were starring in an epic movie during a medieval banquet. Once you have filled your bellies, transition easily into the comfortable living area with its sumptuous sofas, electric fire, and TV. You can’t fail to notice the first of the bedrooms as your eyes are drawn to the glass fronted stairs leading up to the kingsize bedroom in the rafters of the chapel, where there is also an en-suite bathroom to the left. The remaining three bedrooms consist of two more kingsize beds and a twin room, all with en-suite bathrooms and located on the lower floor level.
The chapel is in the quiet Hamlet of Spark Bridge but offers a great location from to explore the scenery and attractions of the South Lakes area. The iconic Coniston Water is just 4 miles away, offering a great location for wild swimming, paddleboarding or kayaking for those water enthusiasts. Or alternatively within half hour’s drive you can enjoy the world-famous Windermere water offering Lakeside towns to explore with an excellent range of independent shops, restaurants, pubs, or attractions like The World of Beatrix Potter. Take a lake cruise or hire your own motorboat to enjoy this vast expanse of water. Other local attractions include the Motor Museum, Lakes Aquarium, escape rooms, high ropes, and outdoor adventures, right through to horse racing or Michelin star restaurants. There is truly something for everyone to enjoy and all set against some of the most stunning scenery in the world. Beach 5 miles.£146From price per night based on 7 night stay