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 Old Guildhall

Corfe Castle, Dorset.

Sleeps 6. Dominated by its ruined castle, the village of Corfe Castle is constructed from the distinctive local grey Purbeck limestone. Connected to this, the Old Guildhall is thought to be the historic meeting place of the ancient order of stone cutters. Cottage Code: DCCU.

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

Craigcaffie Tower

Innermessan, nr. Stranraer, Wigtownshire.

Sleeps 6. On lands gifted to the family by Robert the Bruce, the Neilsons had this fairytale Scottish castle built in the late 16th century. Retaining a host of original features on the inside, enjoy extensive views from the castellated sentry walks. Cottage Code: UKC1216.

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

Tower House

Ambleside, Cumbria.

Sleeps 5. Just a stroll from the heart of Victorian Ambleside, Tower House is set within the front section of a listed church, complete with church tower. With its Gothic style windows, the cottage carefully blends modern luxuries with period features. Cottage Code: UK1064.

  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Old Toll House

Coalport, nr. Ironbridge, Shropshire.

Sleeps 4. Set in the heart of Ironbridge Gorge, birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, this former toll house offers the ideal base from which to explore this world famous Heritage Site. No less than 7 museums reveal the fascinating history of the site. Cottage Code: 30125.

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

The Barn at Butts Farm

Wicken, nr. Ely, Cambridgeshire.

Sleeps 4. Beamed throughout, this 19th century former granary has been carefully converted and sits in the grounds of the owners listed 17th century farmhouse. Enjoying a quiet village location, it lies just a stroll away from Wicken Fen nature reserve. Cottage Code: RCCE.

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

Tickton Hall – Tickton Hall Cottage

Beverley, East Yorkshire.

Sleeps 4 – 6. These four delightful, detached holiday properties sit at the end of a tree lined drive on the 110 acre Tickton Hall Estate, home to the Beverley Polo Club. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: W44279.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 20th Century

Hobland Barn

Bradwell, nr. Gorleston, Norfolk.

Sleeps 12. This 18th century barn conversion has been totally transformed into a light and airy holiday home, complete with an outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Overlooking the surrounding countryside, Hobland Barn is just 3 miles from the Norfolk coast. Cottage Code: W44097.

  • Swimming pool
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

St Andrew’s Church

Panton, Lincolnshire.

Sleeps 4. Although the present building dates from 1770, it stands on the site of a much earlier Anglo-Saxon church. Sensitively converted into a comfortable holiday home, it retains many period features including a carved stone font and painted celings. Cottage Code: E3369.

  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Fen Cottage

Little Downham, nr. Ely, Cambridgeshire.

Sleeps 4. Set on the bank of the tidal New Bedford River, this traditional workers cottage stands detached in a remote location accessed by a bridleway. A great rural retreat, fishing at the Oxlode Lakes next to the property can be purchased locally. Cottage Code: UKC732.

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

The Station House

St Bees, Cumbria.

Sleeps 4. Set beside the scenic Cumbrian Coast Line, this former railway station waiting room has been sympathetically modernised to provide the perfect holiday retreat. Harking back to the days of steam, this period timbered building dates from 1849. Cottage Code: W44072.

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