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

La Colle-sur-Loup

La Colle-sur-Loup, nr. Nice, Cote-d'Azur.

Sleeps 2. Just a walk away from the village restaurant, this compact studio apartment adjoins the owner’s vine covered villa. Enjoying use of the outdoor swimming pool, the Mediterranean coast is only 7km distant. Cottage Code: FCA451.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 18th Century

La Haie au Loup

Norrey-en-Auge, Normandy, France.

Sleeps 9. This beautifully restored, part timber-framed holiday property is set in large, mature gardens with its own private swimming pool. Set in a peaceful hamlet close to the medieval town of Falaise, the birthplace of William the Conqueror. Cottage Code: F14125.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Drishane Cottage

nr. Skibbereen, Co. Cork.

Sleeps 4. This cosy old holiday property stands alone on a secluded headland, with direct access to a sandy beach below. Sympathetically renovated to a very good standard, it lies within the Loch Hyne Conservation Area with its marine nature reserve. Cottage Code: ZCC.

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

Viva Villai

Dicomano, nr. Florence, Tuscany.

Sleeps 12. In the midst of a 400-acre estate including forests, vineyards, olive groves and two small lakes, this old manor house enjoys the shared use of an outdoor swimming pool. Explore the estate by Jeep before sitting back and sampling the wine. Cottage Code: ITF744.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • Fishing
  • 17th Century

The Gardener’s Bothy

Glenprosen, nr. Kirriemuir, Angus.

Sleeps 2. This idyllic little cottage is situated on the Balnaboth Estate on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park. It enjoys a lovely woodland setting where the Logie Burn meets the River Prosen, a unique and magical holiday retreat for couples. Cottage Code: SUU.

  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Thatched Cottage

Spiddal, nr. Galway, Co. Galway.

Sleeps 6. Boasting stunning views over Galway Bay, this pretty thatched cottage sits on the fringe of the seaside village of Spiddal. Just a stroll away from the Blue Flag Beach, a short drive leads to the historic harbour city of Galway. Cottage Code: W6571.

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

Yvias

nr. Paimpol, Brittany.

Sleeps 10. Set in picturesque countryside, yet just a short drive from a sandy beach, this neo-Bretonic style holiday home features its very own indoor swimming pool and spa bath. Outside, the large terrace is ideal for al fresco dining. Cottage Code: FBC283.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

La Grande Roche

Mortain, Manche, Normandy.

Sleeps 16. Offering private fishing, swimming pool and games room, this former farmhouse gets its name from the rocky hill on which it stands. The extensive grounds provide the perfect place to explore the rolling woodland, river and lake. Cottage Code: F50154.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Slade Cottage

Bannow, Co. Wexford.

Sleeps 6. Located between Waterford and Wexford, this lovingly restored thatched holiday cottage is set in pretty mature gardens, complete with its own babbling brook. Completely modernised on the inside, it lies just a short stroll from the beach. Cottage Code: W31864.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century

The Mill House

Calbourne, Newport, Isle of Wight.

Sleeps 6. Set in 10 acres of rolling landscaped gardens, this attractive stone holiday cottage is located within Calbourne Water Mill, one of the island’s most popular family attractions. Step back in time and observe the traditional flour making process. Cottage Code: PBBK.

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