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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Batchfields Cottage

Bishops Frome, Herefordshire.

Sleeps 5. This detached stone family cottage stands amid the hop yards and orchards of the rolling Herefordshire countryside. Set well away from roads on the owners’ farm, there is an outdoor swimming pool available May – Sept, heated by arr. Cottage Code: RJ2.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Grafton Grove

Bockleton, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire.

Sleeps 8. Enjoying tranquil surroundings next to the original farm pond, this carefully renovated farmhouse is beamed throughout and features a 400 year old inglenook. Set on a working farm, lessons are available from the BHS approved riding centre. Cottage Code: W40864.

  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Keeper’s Cottage

Fownhope, nr. Hereford, Herefordshire.

Sleeps 7. Enjoying a hilltop woodland setting with views over the Wye Valley, this detached holiday cottage has wild deer for neighbours. Dating from the 1700s, Keeper’s Cottage stands in landscaped gardens, just a short drive from Hereford. Cottage Code: 25359.

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

The Shooting Lodge

The Acton Scott Estate, Acton Scott, Shropshire.

Sleeps 11. Approached by a track that winds through fields and woodland, The Shooting Lodge dates to the mid 18th century. Restored to an excellent standard, it offers a large oak framed banqueting room for relaxing and entertaining. Cottage Code: RNP.

  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Chatcull Old Hall

Eccleshall, Staffordshire.

Sleeps 10 – 12. This spacious 300 year old farmhouse retains many original features including a superb inglenook fireplace. Set in unspoilt countryside, visitors can enjoy shared use of a hard tennis court. Coarse fishing by arrangement (bring own rods). Cottage Code: RMZ.

  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 17th Century

The Lodge at the Granary

Lower Stanley, nr. Winchcombe, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 2. Perfect for walkers with numerous paths and bridleways from the door, The Lodge provides privacy and space. Set in the peaceful village of Gretton, Cheltenham Racecourse is within easy reach. Stabling and grazing for horses by arrangement. Cottage Code: 27326.

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

Stildon Manor Cottage

Menith Wood, Worcestershire.

Sleeps 5. This spacious, detached cottage, converted from traditional farm buildings, features its own games room and a large private courtyard. Set in the grounds of Stildon Manor, with views of the Clee Hills, enjoy the many walks that cross this area. Cottage Code: HH92.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Bugatti House

Bosbury, nr. Ledbury, Herefordshire.

Sleeps 4. Enjoying use of a heated swimming pool in summer, this tastefully converted attached barn is conveniently situated between the Wye Valley and Malvern Hills. The living rooms are located on the first floor to take full advantage of the views. Cottage Code: W3888.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Squirrel Cottage

Hook Norton, nr. Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire.

Sleeps 2. One of a row, this 17th century listed holiday cottage is situated right in the heart of the village of Hook Norton. Lovingly restored it retains many character features including old stone floors, walls and a wood-burning stove. Cottage Code: NZ9.

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

Manor Farm – The Dingle

Great Rollright, nr. Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire.

Sleeps 12. This pretty, detached holiday cottage sits within the owner’s 450 acre farm, in the depths of the Cotswolds. The farm is home to a variety of wildlife and horses, with stabling, schooling and training provided by arrangement. Cottage Code: 29613.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century