Dog Friendly Cottages in the Heart of England

The Heart of England offers something for everyone: vibrant cities, charming market towns, sleepy villages, the Cotswolds, Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon and Brother Cadfael’s Shrewsbury. Discover stunningly beautiful countryside, great walks and fine country inns, many of which welcome dogs.

Scroll down to browse our list of pet friendly cottages in the Midlands, Warwickshire, Shropshire and the Welsh Borders.

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Henley Cottage

The Acton Scott Estate, nr. Church Stretton, .

Sleeps 5. A holiday cottage with a difference, Henley Cottage invites you to step back in time. The decor throughout is exactly as it would have been for the cottage’s 19th century inhabitants, complete with cast-iron kitchen range & fireside tin bath. Cottage Code: ROO4.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

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The Old Toll House

Coalport, nr. Ironbridge, Shropshire.

Sleeps 4. Set in the heart of Ironbridge Gorge, birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, this former toll house offers the ideal base from which to explore this world famous Heritage Site. No less than 7 museums reveal the fascinating history of the site. Cottage Code: 30125.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Inglenook Boathouse

Rudyard, nr. Leek, Staffordshire

Sleeps 2. Standing on the banks of Rudyard Lake, this architect-designed boathouse boasts stunning views across the lake to the lush woodland beyond. A haven for wildlife, Rudyard Lake offers a variety of activities including fishing, sailing and canoeing. Cottage Code: RFFC.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 20th Century

The Cider Press

Welland, nr. Malvern, Worcestershire.

Sleeps 5. This traditional timbered framed property is set in the Worcestershire village of Welland, best known for its annual historic steam rally. A walk away from the famous Malvern Hills and just a few miles from the Three Counties Showground. Cottage Code: 26222.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Chandos Granary

Much Marcle, nr. Ledbury, Herefordshire.

Sleeps 8. Enjoying lovely countryside views and access to 36 acres of orchards, this 18th-century former granary lies In the heart of Herefordshire’s apple-growing region. Converted in traditional style, with some antique furniture and large gardens. Cottage Code: RML.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Rose Cottage

Snowshill, nr. Broadway, Worcestershire.

Sleeps 6. Dating from the early 1600s, this picturesque listed cottage stands in the historic village of Snowshill. With its exposed Cotswold stone walls and beamed ceilings, it boasts many other period features. Cottage Code: NSP.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

The Pitchford Estate – Windy Mundy Farm

Pitchford, nr. Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

Sleeps 4 – 16. Converted from an 18th century threshing barn and deer shelter, Windy Mundy Farm is located on an old deer park surrounded by fields and features a sauna and games barn. Follow the link below to see the three properties at this location. Cottage Code: RNG.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Rose Tree Cottage

Newnham on Severn, West Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 6. Enjoy the views over the Severn estuary from the outdoor hot tub of this detached holiday cottage, or perhaps relax in front of the home cinema system. Within easy reach of the Forest of Dean, Cheltenham, Ross-on-Wye and Chepstow. Cottage Code: RDDZ.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Glebe Cottage

Callow End, Worcestershire.

Sleeps 5. A fine example of a ‘cruck’ cottage, one of the earliest forms of English domestic architecture. This delightful, timber frame, black-and-white, thatched property enjoys its own large garden with views over ancient fields and meadows. Cottage Code: RFF1.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 15th Century

Old Forge Barn

Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 8. Within walking distance of Stow market square, this 16th-century listed barn has been skilfully converted to provide unique and outstanding accommodation – from the hand-made door hinges to the forty-foot living room with minstrels gallery. Cottage Code: NT8.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 16th Century
  • Piano

The Old Church

Hopton Cangeford, nr. Ludlow, Shropshire.

Sleeps 2. On the site of a a much earlier medieval chapel, the current brick-built church dates back to Georgian times. Professionally renovated, it blends many original features with 21st century décor and facilities, including a Jacuzzi spa bath. Cottage Code: 28611.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century