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

Dale House Farm Cottage

Monyash, nr. Bakewell, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 2. Offering excellent riding and walking from the door, this characterful barn conversion provides stabling facilities for guests who wish to bring their own horse on holiday. Dating from the 1640s, it boasts a wealth of period features including exposed beams. Cottage Code: W7764.

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

Forest Cottage

Northwold, Norfolk.

Sleeps 4. Set on the owners’ 60-acre natural, unspoilt woodland grounds, this delightful holiday retreat offers direct access into Thetford Forest, Britain’s largest lowland pine forest. Offering guests extensive walks and bicycle trails from the garden gate, there is also horse riding on site. Cottage Code: CCCO.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Laythams Holiday Lets – Laythams Cottage

nr. Slaidburn, Ribble Valley, Lancashire.

Sleeps 5 – 8. Set amidst beautiful scenery in Lancashire’s best kept secret, the Trough of Bowland, these two well-appointed holiday properties have carefully converted from a 17th century longhouse. Just 1½ miles from the historic village of Slaidburn. Cottage Code: E2625.

  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Mere Croft

Sowerby Row, nr. Penrith, Cumbria.

Sleeps 4. Set at the end of a long farm track, this pretty semi-detached barn conversion provides characterful holiday accommodation with its beamed ceiling and oak staircase. With visits from the local deer and red squirrels, it makes the ideal retreat. Cottage Code: UK1003.

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

Kirk House

Garve, nr, Dingwall, Ross-shire, Highlands.

Sleeps 6. This lovingly restored Victorian church is set amidst rolling hills and lush green countryside in Scotland’s stunning northern Highlands. The interior has been truly transformed into an ultra-modern contemporary living space. Cottage Code: UKC2446.

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

Mynydd Bychan

Aberdyfi, Gwynedd.

Sleeps 6. Set high above the golden sandy beaches of Aberdyfi, this well-appointed, detached property features its very own outdoor heated swimming pool, hot tub and games room. Offering spectacular coastal views, Mynydd Bychan is perfect for a memorable family holiday. Cottage Code: OS8.

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

Plum Tree Cottage

St Fillans, Loch Earn, Perthshire.

Sleeps 2. Set on the fringe of the picturesque conservation village of St Fillans, this delightful single-storey holiday cottage stands detached in a secluded location within the owners extensive grounds. St Fillans lies at the east end of Loch Earn. Cottage Code: S13.

  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Hirta

Plockton, Highlands.

Sleeps 2. Located in the heart of the picturesque Highland village of Plockton, this well-appointed apartment enjoys stunning views over Loch Carron. Carefully converted from a former church, it offers guests comfortable ground floor holiday accommodation. Cottage Code: 18065.

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

The Old Church

Sconser, Isle of Skye.

Sleeps 2. Carefully restored, this pretty little church is set amidst spectacular scenery on the imposing Isle of Skye. Dating from the mid 1800s, it adjoins the owner’s home and offers the ideal base from which to explore the region. Cottage Code: 17488.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Oakland Hall

Windermere, Cumbria.

Sleeps 10. This large gentlemen’s residence was one of the first to be built in Windermere following the opening of the town’s railway terminus in 1847. Offering panoramic views over the lake, Oakland Hall retains many Victorian features including its large stone mullioned stained glass windows. Cottage Code: CC127223.

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