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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Potts Farm Oast

Tenterden, nr. Ashford, Kent.

Sleeps 10. Once used for drying fresh hops before they were sent to the brewers, this spacious twin round kiln oast house has now been thoughtfully restored. Enjoy the beautiful Kentish countryside and discover why it’s called ‘The Garden of England’. Cottage Code: POOB.

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

Silverland

Hordle, nr. Lymington, Hampshire.

Sleeps 14. This quintessentially English thatched country cottage boasts many original features including inglenook fireplaces. The beamed lounge overlooks the 4 acre gardens and outdoor heated swimming pool (open all year, heated June-mid September). Cottage Code: DDDU.

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

The Quarter House

Rye, East Sussex.

Sleeps 4. Set in the heart of historic Rye, this stylish timber framed apartment dates back to the era when this fortified hilltop town was surrounded by sea. Now 1.5 miles from the coast, the town is home to many fine restaraunts and boutique shops. Cottage Code: 25320.

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

Swallow Cottage

Shanklin, Isle of Wight.

Sleeps 4 – 5. This delightful barn conversion provides the perfect retreat for exploring Shanklin, with its popular beach and amenities. Completely refurbished throughout, it is peacefully located in an idyllic rural country lane. Cottage Code: PCCP.

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

Kingswood House

Beaulieu, Hampshire.

Sleeps 8. This stunning New Forest house boasts a covered, heated swimming pool, open Mar/Apr – Oct, as well as a spa/Jacuzzi room and sauna, all for the private use of visitors. Set in a lovely enclosed garden, it has been tastefully furnished. Cottage Code: W40356.

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

Leeds Castle – Weir Cottage

Maidstone, Kent.

Sleeps 2. Weir Cottage is a perfect riverside hideaway for two, and is located within the 500 acre estate at famous Leeds Castle, a stunning moated 900 year old castle. You have entry to the castle, grounds and Knight’s Realm playground during your stay. Cottage Code: 27987.

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

Oak Wood View

Bredgar, nr. Sittingbourne, Kent.

Sleeps 4. Offering a shared outdoor heated swimming pool and sauna (May-Sept), this detached holiday cottage sits quietly surrounded by landscaped grounds. Situated in the historic village of Bredgar, there is stabling and paddock available on request. Cottage Code: 30348.

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

Rushfields Barn

Poynings, nr. Brighton, East Sussex.

Sleeps 4. Just a 15-minute drive from the bustling seaside resort of Brighton, this detached single-storey barn is set within its own enclosed garden. Nestling at the foot of the South Downs, it has been completely renovated and furnished throughout. Cottage Code: P30.

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

Leeds Castle – The Guards House

Maidstone, Kent.

Sleeps 6. Originally a Napoleonic soldier’s barracks, this Grade II listed Kentish cottage boasts an unusual curved front door. It is wonderfully located in the grounds of historic Leeds Castle, home to six medieval queens and one of Henry VIII’s palaces. Cottage Code: 27988.

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

Dairy Cottage

Bincknoll, nr. Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire.

Sleeps 4. Ideally situated for exploring the pretty rolling countryside of Wiltshire, this well equipped barn conversion provides the perfect venue for a quiet, get away from it all break. Set on one level, there is livery and stabling available by arr. Cottage Code: 27175.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century