Pet Friendly Cottages

Your dog is a member of your family so why would you want to leave him or her behind when you go away on holiday? We’ve scoured the entire of the UK for the very best historic holiday cottages that accept dogs. At the very minimum, all the properties listed on these pages accept at least one pet, although you can check the specific number by clicking on the ‘More Details’ buttons.

Alternatively, if saddles and cantering is more your thing then we now have a separate directory for holiday cottages that accept horses.

As details can change at any time, we strongly recommend that you phone our cottages information line to double check the pet friendly status of any of the properties listed here. The number is 0345 268 1307, and the phone lines are open Monday to Friday 9am-7pm, Saturday 9am-5.30pm, and Sunday 10am-5pm. If you’re calling from outside of the UK then please dial +44 1282 845994.

Popular Regions:

Cornwall | Cotswolds | Devon | Dorset | Heart of England | Lake District | London | Norfolk | Northumberland | Peak District | Scotland | Somerset | South of England | Suffolk | Wales | Yorkshire

Featured Accommodation

Cowdber Barn

Burrow, Kirkby Lonsdale, Lancashire.

Sleeps 10. In the picturesque Lune Valley where the Lake District, Forest of Bowland and Yorkshire Dales meet, this award-winning barn conversion stands at the end of a 1km long farm track. The cosy first floor games room includes table tennis and darts. Cottage Code: LQL.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Other popular listings

The Wheelhouse

Kirk Yetholm, nr. Kelso, Scottish Borders.

Sleeps 2. Set in the rolling Scottish border countryside, this spacious ground floor apartment was once the ‘wheel room’ of a former grain mill. Carefully converted, it now offers light and airy holiday accommodation, just a short drive from Kelso. Cottage Code: 29426.

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

Lake View

Beulah, Powys, Wales.

Sleeps 8. Built in 1747 and forming a wing of the main house, Lake View has been renovated and restored to provide a comfortable and well decorated holiday cottage. It lies in the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains with trout fishing by arr. Cottage Code: ORV.

  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century

Wensum Retreat

South Raynham, Fakenham, Norfolk.

Sleeps 6. Boasting an indoor heated swimming pool (for exclusive use) as well as a hot tub, this detached bungalow is also in a great position for exploring the north Norfolk coastline and the nearby Broads. The city of Norwich is under an hour away. Cottage Code: CUY.

  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Little Holme

Lustleigh, nr. Bovey Tracey, Devon.

Sleeps 4. One of a pair centrally set on the green, this cosy thatched cottage with roses round its door, is typical of the properties which make Lustleigh one of Devon’s most picturesque villages. Convenient for the village shop, inn and restaurant. Cottage Code: FDA.

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

White Cottage

Whitby, North Yorkshire.

Sleeps 4. Dating from the 16th century, this traditional holiday cottage features delightful sea and harbour views from its private enclosed courtyard garden and patio. Ideally located for exploring the cobbled streets and alleyways of Whitby. Cottage Code: 23165.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 16th Century

Red House

Scarborough, Yorkshire.

Sleeps 10. Enjoying stunning views over Scarborough Bay, this large holiday property extends over three floors, with a large games room complete with pool table. Set in extensive landscaped grounds, this imposing house dates back to 1860. Cottage Code: 27936.

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

West Lynch

Allerford, nr. Porlock, Somerset.

Sleeps 12. Thatched and cosy, Wesy Lynch lies on the sunny side of the Porlock Valley. Beautifully furnished with lots of arts and crafts, a games room provides entertainment with a pool table and darts. Outside catering is also available by arrangement. Cottage Code: EJL.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Downhouse

Trebarwith, nr. Tintangel, Cornwall.

Sleeps 5. Boasting a large lawned garden with panoramic sea views, this historic stone built holiday property dates from the 1600s. A short drive from the mystical Tintagel Castle, Downhouse lies just a mile from the surf at Trebarwith Strand. Cottage Code: TJU.

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

Little Whitnell Cottage

Nr. Nether Stowey, Somerset.

Sleeps 4. Converted from a 400-year-old coach house, this enchanting little holiday property features a wood-burning stove which cosily heats the whole cottage. Enjoying a quiet setting in the hamlet of Whitnell, it retains many original features. Cottage Code: EHH.

  • Pet friendly
  • 16th 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