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.

Featured Accommodation

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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Little Brampton Farmhouse

Clunbury, nr Ludlow, Shropshire.

Sleeps 32. Beamed throughout, this spacious traditional farmhouse stands amidst the picturesque Shropshire countryside with commanding views over the Clun Valley. Ideal for family gatherings, with a 9-seater hot tub in the garden, a sauna and games room. Cottage Code: E3974.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Hot Tub
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

The West Barn

Hanley Castle, nr. Upton-upon-Severn, Worcestershire.

Sleeps. 6. Beamed throughout, this luxurious barn conversion stands on a historic country estate, complete with its own Jacobean mansion and vineyard. Just a mile away from the picturesque riverside town of Upton-on-Severn. Cottage Code: RGGH.

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

Netherley Hall Cottages – Parkers

Mathon, nr. Malvern, Worcestershire.

Sleeps 4 – 10. Set on the borders of Herefordshire and Worcestershire, these three detached cottages are located on a family-run farm specialising in the breeding of racehorses and ponies. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: RAAP.

  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Field House

Baschurch, Shropshire.

Sleeps 14. This excellent property stands detached amid its own enclosed gardens, in a peaceful setting in the attractive Shropshire village of Baschurch. Guests benefit from year-round use of an indoor heated swimming pool and games room. Cottage Code: RK6.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

The Old Byre

Thorncliffe, Leek, Staffordshire.

Sleeps 4. Enjoying excellent views over the surrounding countryside, this attractive detached barn has been lovingly converted and retains many original features with beams and wooden floors throughout. Small lawned garden with decked area with furniture. Cottage Code: RKK5.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Acton Scott Estate – Henley Farmhouse

Acton Scott, Nr Church Stretton, Shropshire.

Sleeps 20. Dating back to the 16th century, this finely restored period property is situated within extensive and picturesque parkland. Boasting a wealth of period features, this is a spacious 10-bedroom character property. With alternatives can sleep 36. Cottage Code: RJJ3.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 16th Century

The Old Winery Cottage

Newent, nr. Gloucester, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 2. Offering delightful views over the Three Choirs Vineyards, this very comfortable holiday property has been lovingly converted from a former winery. Featuring its own private patio and hot tub, it is ideally set for exploring this historic region. Cottage Code: E5540.

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

Bulkeley Wing

Market Drayton, Shropshire.

Sleeps 10. The apartment of this Queen Anne mansion, has been restored with character and style. With views over the Welsh hills, the accommodation is of a very high standard, with all modern conveniences provided, including a full-sized snooker table. Cottage Code: RD8.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 17th Century

The Old Chapel

Clee Stanton, nr. Ludlow, Shropshire.

Sleeps 4. This former old chapel has been sympathetically renovated to provide comfortable accommodation. Single-storeyed, it boasts a cosy and welcoming wood-burning stove, and pleasant secluded garden outside where barbecues can be enjoyed. Cottage Code: RN6.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Rose Cottage

Selattyn, nr. Oswestry, Shropshire.

Sleeps 4. Offering their own relaxing hot tubs, these two stylishly renovated barn conversions lie peacefully in the rolling border countryside of England and Wales. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: E4791.

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