Dog-friendly Wiltshire

Full of rural charm and spectacular scenery, and home to the World Heritage site at Stonehenge, Wiltshire is a truly memorable place to visit. Within the bustling, historic towns are a collection of equally memorable dog-friendly cottages, hotels and bnb's.

  • The Granary, WiltshireInstant Book Overlay Image
    Devizes, England
    Fully renovated in 2023, Granary sleeps up to six guests in three bedrooms. This detached property is modern throughout and offers the perfect base for exploring the area. On the first floor are two bedrooms, one with a kingsize bed, the other with twin beds, and also a family bathroom. On the ground floor you will find the open plan living area with wood burner and kitchen, which is well equipped with brand new appliances. There is also a spacious double bedroom and shower room off the main hall. Enjoy a cosy evening in front of the wood burner, sit back, put on the Sky TV and relax after a busy day of exploring.
    Outside to the front of the property is a small garden with a seating area and barbecue, perfect for enjoying the evening sunshine. Dogs are welcome and are to be kept on a lead outdoors. The garden is not enclosed, however there is a large green to the front of drive and peaceful walks on the doorstep.
    The property has been converted in 2023 for guests to enjoy a fabulous time away from home. The centre of the historic market town of Devizes is just 3 miles away with its array of shops, eateries, amenities and the famous flight of 29 canal locks. The village pub which serves good home cooked food, is a five-minute walk away, with an excellent array of other options within half an hour’s drive. The village also has an excellent farm shop.
    The Granary makes the perfect base for families or couples wanting to discover what Wiltshire has to offer. There are lots to do locally including plenty of walks and many places of interest to visit. Bath, with its world-famous Roman baths and relaxing spa (19 miles), Salisbury (25 miles), Stonehenge, with its visitors’ centre (16 miles), Marlborough (17 miles), and Silbury Hill and Avebury (both 12 miles), are all within easy reach. The picturesque villages of Castle Combe and Lacock, both frequently used as film and TV locations including Harry Potter and Downton Abbey, are within 20 miles. Nearby attractions include Longleat House and Safari Park (22 miles), Bowood House and Gardens with its fabulous adventure playground and spa (8 miles) and other National Trust and English Heritage properties. There are several good golf courses nearby including Bowood and North Wilts.
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  • The Fishing Lodge, WiltshireInstant Book Overlay Image
    This attractive, detached, single-storey holiday cottage stands on the banks of the trout-filled River Avon. Occasional dry fly fishing can be arranged with prior arrangement with the owner. There will be an additional charge for this.

    The surrounding area is full of picturesque villages, and across the river is the 16th-century Heale House with 8 acres of beautiful gardens. Nearby is Stonehenge, and the lesser known neolithic site of Woodhenge. Salisbury has Britain’s finest medieval cathedral with the best preserved original Magna Carta. Shop, pub 1 mile.
    £98
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  • The Old Smithy, WiltshireInstant Book Overlay ImageNew In Overlay Image
    Trowbridge, England
    This inviting property, comfortably accommodating up to five guests and your fury friend, exudes warmth and character, boasting rustic beams that tell tales of its storied past. Indulge in the unique blend of history and comfort that The Old Smithy offers, creating lasting memories in a setting that feels like a true home away from home.
    As you step into the ground floor, you’ll find a cosy living area with exposed brickwork and equipped with a Smart TV for your entertainment. The open-plan kitchen and dining room creates a convivial space, ideal for shared meals and leisurely gatherings. Through the kitchen, the enclosed garden awaits, offering a spot for al fresco moments with outdoor seating to enjoy the fresh country air. Ascending to the first floor, discover the thoughtfully arranged sleeping quarters. A kingsize bedroom awaits, complemented by a snug single bedroom. The family bathroom, complete with both a bath and a shower cubicle, provides a private oasis for relaxation. Venturing up to the second floor, a spacious kingsize bedroom welcomes you with open arms. The attic setting adds a touch of seclusion, ensuring a peaceful night’s rest.
    Embark on a week of exploration, starting with the enchanting Georgian Bath just 14 miles away. Discover Roman baths, pump rooms, Pultney Bridge, and The Royal Crescent. Nearby Bradford upon Avon showcases Saxon, medieval, and Tudor heritage. The surrounding countryside is a haven for walkers and cyclists, offering numerous trails leading to National Trust properties like Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum, Stourhead, and Dyrham Park. Within 13 miles lies the captivating Longleat Safari and Adventure Park, a delightful experience for all ages. The Old Smithy provides a perfect base for accessing major attractions such as Longleat, Stonehenge, Glastonbury, Salisbury, Cotswold Water Park, Bowood, Devizes, Weston-Super-Mare, Wells, Cheddar Gorge, and Wookey Hole.
    £118
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    These two lovely, semi-detached cottages have been beautifully restored by the owners who have a long history with the properties. Olde Oak Cottage (ref UK12890) is situated on the old A303 route and used to be a tearoom so many people may remember stopping here for a cup of tea and slice of cake whilst on their travels. It is steeped in history and the owners aim to relive this through its tasteful decoration, including exposed brick walls and two beautiful open fireplaces, one of which houses a wood burner. Oak Cottage (ref UKC4635) is an 18th century cottage of natural stone and render elevations and has been restored during late 2020 and Spring 2021 and is within 100 yards of the village centre.
    Zeals is in an ideal location, with the World Heritage site of Stonehenge being only 23 miles to the east. The Jurassic Coastline, including Weymouth, Bournemouth, is approximately 45 miles and Weston-super-Mare on the Bristol Channel also 45 miles away. Bath, another World Heritage is 25 miles to the north. Other local attractions include Haynes Motor Museum and The Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton both of which are only a 30-minute drive. Aerospace Bristol housing Concorde and the large shopping centres at Cabot Circus and Cribbs Causeway make for another good day. The cathedral city of Salisbury, 23 miles to the east and The New Forest make for a pleasant day out. The National Trust’s Stourhead House and Gardens is only one mile away. This is an all year round attraction with magnificent Rhododendrons in Spring, wonderful walks in the summer and stunning autumn colours. There is a Christmas Festival of Light during December and January. The cottages are 1-mile away from the Stour Valley Way, a well-trodden footpath from Stourhead to Christchurch in Dorset following the River Stour to this beautiful priory town. A wonderful collection of pubs are located nearby, one is just 150 yards away and two more are a 3-minute drive. Shop, pub and restaurant 300 yards.
    The properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 16 guests.
    £214
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  • The Mill Lodge, WiltshireInstant Book Overlay Image
    Malmesbury, England
    In the secluded valley of Woodbridge Brook, lies The Mill Lodge. This detached cottage is perfect for families, or those looking to enjoy a break away in the South Cotswolds on the Wiltshire and Gloucestershire border. The Mill Lodge is beautifully situated between the picturesque villages of Garsdon and Charlton and a short distance to the charming market town of Malmesbury. This stunning cottage is located off a tree-lined drive on the estate of a former water mill, where the owners reside. Surrounded by stunning views and beautiful countryside, this really is an idyllic base for exploring all that Wiltshire and the Cotswolds has to offer.
    The recently renovated (2023) Mill Lodge has been lovingly furnished and equipped to a high standard throughout and includes fantastic indoor and outdoor spaces for relaxing and enjoying the wonderful surroundings. The living room features a Smart TV and comfortable sofas, as well as a wood burner for cosy evenings indoors. On the ground floor, you will also find a bedroom with a kingsize bed and en-suite shower room, whilst upstairs are two lovely bedrooms, with the first featuring 2 x single beds (6’6"long), the second bedroom being a kingsize, alongside a family bathroom.
    The property has both front and back gardens with the front mostly laid to lawn. The back garden enjoys a south-facing patio and lawned area overlooking willow trees, parkland and the former Mill, which is ideal for outdoor dining or barbecuing. The detached conservatory offers a further seating/eating space. There is a private tennis court open all year round and bookable for a three-hour slot each day. There is a heated, outdoor swimming pool (open between the beginning of May until mid-October) which is also available for guests’ exclusive use for a bookable two hour slot each day. A footpath/bridleway runs past The Mill Lodge, which you can use to enjoy walks in the countryside and observe the abundant wildlife including numerous deer, pheasant and on most occasions, the owner’s flock of rare-breed Cotswold sheep.
    The Mill Lodge is situated three miles from the charming and historic market town of Malmesbury. Here you will find a plethora of independent gift shops, restaurants and a stunning 12th-century abbey, as well as supermarkets and a town hall that shows recent cinema releases. Nearby, there are quintessentially English villages and lively market towns with breath-taking landscapes and scenic trails, gardens and bridleways waiting to be explored. It makes an ideal base for exploring a myriad of fascinating attractions including the elegant city of Bath, the Roman town of Cirencester, Westonbirt Arboretum and the antique shops of Tetbury. For those looking for watersports or lake walks, Cotswold Water Park is within easy reach, whilst Lacock Abbey, Bowood House and Dyrham Park are also well worth a visit. Closer to home, the local villages of Charlton (1 mile) and Lea (1.5 miles) both have fantastic play areas for children and boast country pubs for further dining opportunities. The location, scenery, facilities and luxury extras such as the heated, outdoor swimming pool and tennis court, make the Mill Lodge a truly fantastic holiday retreat.
    £138
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    Royal Wootton Bassett, England
    Set in 17 acres of private fields and woodland, The Horse Cart has been beautifully restored by the owner to provide a staycation for guests with stunning views over the vale towards the Cotswolds and Wiltshire. It lies in the perfect location for a well-deserved break, especially for those who are looking to have a digital detox. The Horse Cart is ideally situated to discover the delights that this idyllic region has to offer, with fabulous walks, cycling and tourist attractions nearby. Guests are welcome to walk in the fields and on the hill. The views are second to none and the sunsets are spectacular. The Horse Cart is in a private corner of the field looking over the Wiltshire countryside. Rustic, natural, simple...it offers the best of camping, with a little luxury added to make your camping experience even better. The Horse Cart has a double bed, a bathroom, a composting toilet and a small kitchen area for all your cooking needs. Situated in the grounds of the owner’s own home (a former medieval farmhouse) it has parking for one car; gests park at the gates and will be provided with a wheel barrow to the wagon. It is just a short walk up the hill to your hidden escape.
    £84
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    Royal Wootton Bassett, England
    The Dairy and The Parlour (refs UK33601 and UK33602) are stunning Cotswold stone barns, situated at the end of a tree-lined private driveway in an idyllic setting with beautiful countryside and lake views. Both are perfect, family holiday cottages which offer a traditional cottagey feel, with modern furnishings creating an excellent fusion of old and new. Benefiting from underfloor heating powered by a low-carbon, silent heat-pump ensuring you have a cosy and relaxing stay. The garden has a paved patio and beautiful views of the lake and the rural landscape of Wiltshire.
    The barns are nestled in the Wiltshire countryside, yet only 5 minutes’ drive from the charming Saxon town of Cricklade and just 90 minutes from London. The picturesque High Street nurtures a wide selection of amenities, including a supermarket, award-winning butcher, traditional grocer, a micro-brewery, several quality pubs, and a variety of restaurants. Tourist highlights are the National Nature Reserve at North Meadow, home to the rare ’Snakeshead Fritillary’ flowers in the Spring and singing skylarks and the splendid 12th-century church, plus the Swindon & Cricklade Steam Railway.
    For those wishing to be more active, there are plenty of opportunities locally including golf, horse riding, a gym and indoor swimming pool. The surrounding countryside makes this an ideal location for walking, running, or cycling. The idyllic setting of Hornbeam Grange provides a haven for wildlife; local roe deer groups make frequent visits to the adjacent fields, and birds of prey are regular visitors to the skies of the immediate area.
    The nearby Cotswold Water Park has outstanding sporting facilities for all ages including water skiing, cable wakeboarding, sailing, clay pigeon shooting, wildlife walks and angling. Cricklade also has a leisure centre with a gym and swimming pool. Cirencester, the ’capital of the Cotswolds’, is within a 15-minute drive and offers a comprehensive range of shops and services including a supermarket, a wealth of varied independent shops, well regarded restaurants and unique cafés. There is much Roman history to explore, including an amphitheatre.
    Polo at Cirencester Park and eventing at both Gatcombe and Badminton are excellent chances to sample the infamous British Summer Social Season. Swindon is 9 miles away which has a comprehensive range of shops and services, including the McArthur Glen Designer Outlet shopping village, in addition to a full range of entertainment venues including cinemas, ice-skating, bowling, soft play and karting, plus many more. 2 pubs within 1½ miles.
    The Dairy (ref UK33601) and The Parlour (ref UK33602) can be booked together to accommodate up to 8 guests.
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  • Caroline Cottage, WiltshireInstant Book Overlay Image
    Caroline Cottage is a duplex annexe set within the owners’ grounds, surrounded by glorious countryside. Caroline Cottage offers a luxury get away and is the ideal base for exploring the area. Surrounded by quiet country lanes and glorious open countryside it is perfect for walking, cycling, bird watching or even just relaxing.
    Attention to detail is evident from the moment you walk through the door of the Cottage from its well-equipped kitchen/diner, a four-poster bed and the large living room with projector screen and Sky TV. From the living area there are patio doors which open giving you access to the garden, seating, and BBQ. If you can tear yourself away from Caroline Cottage, the surrounding area is just as spectacular. Just 200 yards away is Shearwater Lake, a lovely walk to enjoy with your furry friend, the lake is open all year round, there are miles of woodland surrounding the lake if you wish to extend your walk.
    Stop and have a drink at the local café while looking over the beautiful lake, the café is also pet friendly. This fabulous area has many local attractions with Longleat just 5 miles away, take a visit to Heaven’s Gate where you can see the views of the Longleat Estate. Conveniently located to explore Bath, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Stourhead and many other local attractions.
    £87
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  • Oakfield, WiltshireInstant Book Overlay Image
    Salisbury, England
    Oakfield is a wonderful house that offers ideal accommodation for families or friends to use as a relaxed weekend bolthole, but is also ideally located to use as a base for a longer stay from which to explore this wonderful part of Wiltshire. The property itself provides 3 bedrooms, a kingsize, twin and a double room with a small double bed suitable for one person. Along with this there are 3 bathrooms, a good sized living/dining room with smart TV along with a well fitted kitchen along with a utility room, outside a fully enclosed garden is perfect for kids and dogs to run around in safety.
    The village itself is well served with a well-stocked Coop shop and a village pub, both just a short stroll from the house. Shrewton is perfectly located to explore the vast wildlife haven that is Salisbury Plain. The impressive Neolithic stones of Stonehenge are a short drive away as is the stunning Cathedral City of Salisbury and is well worth a visit with a fabulous selection of independent shops, pubs and eateries and of course the impressive cathedral. For the perfect family trip Longleat House and Safari Park is just half an hour’s drive away and is certain to impress guests of all ages. A little further afield, the stunning city of Bath famous for its Spa and majestic Royal Crescent is well worth a trip. Whatever you reason for choosing Oakfield, we are certain this holiday home and setting will have you longing to return.
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    Trowbridge, England
    The Oak (UK37719) and The Ash (UK37720) have been lovingly converted from old farm buildings to create spacious luxury accommodation, open-plan living space with exposed oak beams. To the front of the cottages is a courtyard, which offers further outdoor seating and parking. These properties are in a rural area, with breath-taking views across the countryside. Situated on the outskirts of the small village of Wingfield, close to picturesque market towns and rolling countryside, this is an ideal base for a relaxing break, family holiday or romantic getaway.
    Conveniently located for exploring Wiltshire, Somerset and The Cotswolds; they lie just a short drive from Bradford Upon Avon. The open plan living/dining room is lovely and light with its sky light and beamed ceiling, comfortable sofas, and Smart TV. Wonderful for enjoying your morning coffee whilst watching Netflix or an impromptu al fresco meal in the evening. The well-equipped kitchen and dining area has everything that you could wish for, while the en-suite king-size bedrooms are beautifully styled, all giving a peaceful ambience.
    The owner has thoughtfully blended exposed beams with a touch of modernisation creating a perfect balance of heritage and luxury. Indulge in the comfort that The Oak (UK37719) and The Ash (UK37720) has to offer, benefiting from an elegant finish, ensuring that no details have been spared creating the perfect environment for you during your visit. Spend a week visiting all the local places of interest, such as beautiful Georgian Bath, just 10 miles away, with its Roman baths, pump rooms, Pultney Bridge and weirs, and The Royal Crescent. Also close by is Bradford upon Avon, with its Saxon, medieval and Tudor heritage.
    The surrounding countryside is ideal for walking, and cyclists, and nearby you have many hiking trails, you will be spoilt for choice with the range of National Trust properties nearby, including Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village, Stourhead and Dyrham Park to name a few. Also, within 13 miles, is the amazing Longleat Safari and Adventure Park, which is an ideal day out for both young and old. As you can see, both these properties have been situated in a prime position close to all the attractions but tucked away in a quiet corner of the Somerset countryside.
    There are lots of major attractions in the vicinity including Longleat, Stonehenge, Glastonbury, Bath, Salisbury, Cotswold Water Park, Bowood, Devizes, Weston-Super-Mare, Wells, Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole.
    These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 8 guests.
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