Dog friendly cottage destinations
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Over 27,000 dog friendly cottages
Looking for a dog-friendly cottage for your next holiday? You've come to the right place! With thousands of stunning holiday rentals to choose from all over the UK, you'll be spoiled for choice for superb places to stay with your dog. Welcome to the home of dog-friendly cottages.
Find Your Dog Friendly Accommodation
One in four people in the UK have a canine companion. And like the rest of the country, we are dog mad too! They’re well and truly part of the family. So when the family goes on holiday, we think they should come too! There are thousands of dog-friendly cottages all over the UK. But finding dog-friendly accommodation can be a frustrating experience – you spot the perfect property only to discover pets aren’t allowed. Luckily, Dog Friendly Retreats is at hand (or paw), with every holiday let not just accepting pets, but warmly welcoming them for dog vacations.
Fabulous Dog Friendly Holidays
We have dog-friendly cottages across the UK in beautiful coastal and countryside locations where you and your dog can enjoy fantastic walks and attractions on your dog-friendly holiday. The most popular dog-friendly holiday destinations include Cornwall, Devon, Yorkshire, Norfolk, Suffolk and the Lake District. But the extensive collection of retreats covers stunning locations in all corners of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. All properties are vetted and perfectly suited for dog-friendly holidays where man's best friend is more than welcome.
Superb Facilities and Stunning Locations
Our collection of dog-friendly holiday cottages provide the perfect pads for the whole family and four-legged friends. Many holiday cottages come with an enclosed garden where four-legged friends can run around to their heart’s content. Some luxury dog-friendly cottages even have a hot tub for the whole family to enjoy. The pet-friendly holiday cottages tend to be surrounded by stunning scenery and many are situated in areas of outstanding natural beauty, near dog-friendly beaches and attractions.
Pet Friendly Holiday Cottages by the Sea
There's nothing better than finding dog-friendly beaches where your four-legged friend can scamper along the golden sand. Many of our dog-friendly cottages are located in holiday hotposts around the coast, where there are fantastic beaches and walking trails by the sea. We're lucky in the British Isles to have so many fantastic beaches where you and your canine companion are free to roam. Some beaches have summer restrictions but most are open to dogs all year. With a wide range of family-friendly and dog-friendly properties nearby, these beaches are perfect for long walks whether you have one or two dogs or even more pets.
Romantic Getaways for Two (Plus the Dog!)
If you fancy time away with your loved one as well as a four-legged friend, we have plenty of dog-friendly holiday cottages that are suitable for couples with a canine companion. After a day of exploring the beautiful countryside and dog-friendly beaches with the pooch, sit back and enjoy a glass of wine with your other special someone in front of an open fire in your holiday cottage. We have lots of choice of romantic dog-friendly cottages for holidays away for two people with a pet dog, so look no further. For inspiration for pet-friendly holidays for your next romantic getaway, check out our blog post on Cosy Cottages for Two (Plus Dog) for a Romantic Winter Break.
Big Family or Group Getaway? Bring the Whole Pack!
If you’re looking for somewhere to accommodate a large family or group, then we’ve got you covered, with a great choice of big group dog-friendly cottages across the UK for a holiday with your pets. Thankfully, you won’t have to leave anyone behind either, with some properties accepting up to nine dogs! Start your search to find the perfect holiday accommodation for you and your dogs. For further inspiration, read our article on Large Dog Friendly Holiday Homes in Devon for Family Gatherings.
Book One of Our Dog Friendly Cottages
Whether you want dog-friendly cottages with hot tubs in the Lake District or holiday homes close to dog-friendly beaches in Cornwall, we have the finest collection of UK properties for the whole pack to enjoy. We hope this introduction has given you plenty of holiday inspiration for your next staycation where your pets come too. Set tails wagging by booking a dog-friendly holiday at one of our holiday cottages today!
Pet friendly holiday ideas
You won't have to worry about finding a parking space with these convenient retreats!
Properties with enclosed gardens; ideal for allowing your dogs to explore outside safely.
Woodburner / Fire
Enjoy cosy nights by the fire in these properties with an open fire or woodburner.
Swimming Pool Access
Treat yourself to one of these special retreats with a shared or private swimming pool.
Find properties with additional facilities, equipment or easy access for those with disabilities.