Dog Friendly Cottages in the South of England

Within easy reach of London and with its agreeable climate, the South of England is perfect for a holiday with all the family at a pet friendly cottage.

With romantic castles, grand houses and seaside resorts such as Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings, the whole family will be happily entertained. Or enjoy ‘walkies’ on the Isle of Wight, home to over 500 miles of trails and cycling paths, as well as some lovely beaches.

Please scroll down for our selection of dog friendly cottages in Hampshire, Sussex, the Isle of Wight and Kent.

Featured Accommodation

Stokers Loft

West Mersea, nr. Colchester, Essex.

Sleeps 2. Ideally located for sailing enthusiasts, Stokers Loft is just 20 yards from the sea and offers fantastic views from its upstairs living area. It is also conveniently situated for two renowned fish restaurants, local shops and pubs. Cottage Code: BRY.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

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Beechurst Cottage

Ninfield, nr. Battle, East Sussex.

Sleeps 4. Offering an abundance of character features, with oak doors, low beams and an inglenook fireplace, this charming holiday cottage dates back to 1750. Located down a quiet lane in beautiful countryside, it has been sympathetically restored. Cottage Code: PZ6.

  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Seaspray

Camber Sands, Rye, East Sussex.

Sleeps 4. An ideal base for a beach holiday, this holiday cottage is situated on an award winning Blue Flag Beach with a decked area facing seven miles of sandy beach. The first floor sun lounge makes the most of the views. Shops and pubs 50 yards. Cottage Code: 40019.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Dill Hundred

Vines Cross, East Sussex.

Sleeps 8. Refurbished to a high standard, Dill Hundred has a large garden and an outdoor unheated swimming-pool. This secluded, detached holiday home retains many original features. Excellent for walking and touring. Shops 1½ miles, pub 1 mile. Cottage Code: PZW.

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

Candlelight Cottage

Ventnor, Isle of Wight.

Sleeps 6. With a wealth of character and original features, this beautifully presented Victorian house offers spacious and well-equipped holiday accommodation. Located opposite Ventnor’s attractive park, the cottage is a short stroll from the esplanade. Cottage Code: PAAK.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Apple Tree Cottage

Shorwell, Newport, Isle of Wight.

Sleeps 4 – 6. Lovingly restored and modernised, this charming listed thatched cottage offers homely, comfortable accommodation. Close to the local shop and pub serving food, there is a long enclosed garden in which to enjoy the warm Isle of Wight weather. Cottage Code: 27329.

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

The Boat House

Cowes, Isle of Wight.

Sleeps 4. Blending the traditional with modern interior design, this former coastguard’s cottage is set on the waterfront with views across to West Cowes. One of a pair, the Boat House lies just metres away from a public slipway into the Solent. Cottage Code: PTTG.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

St Radigund’s Abbey Farm – The Stables

River, nr. Dover, Kent.

Sleeps 4. Set on a working arable farm, this detached barn conversion is surrounded by the rolling Kent countryside with footpaths from the door. Step back in time and explore the remains of the 12th century abbey ruins. Cottage Code: 19819.

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

Debourne Lodge

Cowes, Isle of Wight.

Sleeps 6. Set in its own enclosed grounds, this attractive listed property features its own private outdoor heated swimming pool (avail Jun-Sep). Retaining many character features including exposed stone walls, it makes the ideal holiday location. Cottage Code: 26436.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Bow

Middleton-on-Sea, West Sussex.

Sleeps 4. Situated just 60 yards from the beach, this unique holiday cottage has been made to resemble the bow of a boat and adjoins the owner’s house. It features portholes and a curved wall in the entrance/dining area. Shop, pub, restaurant 50yards. Cottage Code: 27373.

  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Lavender Cottage

Iden, East Sussex.

Sleeps 6. Set within the small, quiet village of Iden, this charming 17th-century cottage provides cosy accommodation. Ideally placed for exploring Battle and 1066 country, it lies just a 45-minute drive from the Channel Tunnel and France. Cottage Code: PGU.

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