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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Groom’s Cottage

Dunstall Cross, nr. Barton-under-Needwood, Staffordshire.

Sleeps 2 – 6. Enjoying a peaceful courtyard setting, these three exceptionally comfortable holiday properties feature shared use of an indoor swimming pool, hot tub, games room and gym. Groom’s Cottage is Wheelchair accessible. Cottage Code: E5398.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Hot Tub
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Bellevue

Harewood End, nr. Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire.

Sleeps 15. Dating back 200 years, this grand detached country house is set within 2 acres of attractive gardens. Full of character, with open fires, beams and chandeliers, this lavish retreat is an ideal location to explore the surrounding area. Cottage Code: RR2.

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

Littlecot

Ilmington, Warwickshire.

Sleeps 2. This delightful old stone cottage is found in the heart of the pretty Warwickshire village of Ilmington. Less than 8 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon, it is just a short distance from the beautiful market town of Chipping Campden. Cottage Code: NKC.

  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Lady’s Field House

Pensax, nr. Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire.

Sleeps 6. Boasting its own large pretty garden, leading directly to the water’s edge, this spacious detached house enjoys a peaceful setting on the edge of a village. A haven for wildlife, fun fishing is available on the private unfenced lake. Cottage Code: RNI.

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

Cronkhill Farmhouse

Attingham Park Estate, nr. Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

Sleeps 14. This spacious, timber framed farmhouse enjoys uninterrupted views over parkland towards the River Severn. Dating from the 17th century and Grade I listed, it retains many period details, including beamed ceilings and an open fireplace. Cottage Code: RN5.

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

Old Hall Barn

Kenley, Shropshire.

Sleeps 2. Situated midway between Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth, this former barn has been sympathetically converted to provide high class accommodation with modern conveniences. Now Grade II listed, it is one of a pair and dates back hundreds of years. Cottage Code: RGG5.

  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Cotswold Farm

The Camp, nr. Stroud, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 11. Set in beautiful well tended grounds, complete with heated outdoor pool, summer entertaining pavilion and fire pit, this distinguished holiday property is ideally set for exploring the historic delights of the Cotswolds. Cottage Code: NTL.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Campden Barn

Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 8. Set within an acre of grounds, this stylish converted barn lies just a few hundred yards from the centre of Chipping Campden. Campden Barn offers a high level of comfort with limestone flooring in bathrooms and underfloor heating on both floors. Cottage Code: NJE.

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

Capp Mill

Painswick, nr. Stroud, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 4. With views over a pretty trout stream, this traditional Cotswold water mill dates from the 1600s. With original Cotswold flagstones floors and spacious beamed rooms, it has been carefully converted to provide comfortable holiday accommodation. Cottage Code: NAL.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 17th Century

Emma’s Dairy

Alkington, nr. Whitchurch, Shropshire.

Sleeps 5. Lovingly converted from a 17th century barn, this delightful holiday home retains many original features. Set on a working farm, it also offers shared use of an indoor heated swimming pool with private sessions available by arrangement. Cottage Code: 30918.

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