Great Value Dog-Friendly Cottages For Less Than £500 Per Week

Feeling the squeeze of rising living costs? Yet still keen to get away for holiday with your loved ones and your furry friends this winter? We hear you. A dog-friendly getaway doesn’t need to break the bank – in fact we’ve got availability in an array of paw-fect pads for less than £500 per week this winter. Checkout our selection of great value Dog Friendly Retreats where you can take waggy-tailed walks in wintery landscapes and come home to flop in front of the fire. 

1. Badluarach Sea View, Scottish Highlands

Badluarach cottage

Sleeps 5 + 2 dogs
From £460 per week

There are few more dramatic places to soak up the wild winter landscapes than the Scottish Highlands – with its snow-capped peaks, rugged heathland and wooded valleys all begging to be explored with your hound in tow. If you truly want to get away from it all, enjoy stunning loch and mountain views, and bag some munroes, make yourself at home at this traditional crofters cottage with bags full of character and a large open fire to welcome you at the end of your daily adventures. 

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2. Fowey Bolthole, Golant, Cornwall

Fowey Bolthole

Sleeps 4 + 3 dogs
From £469 per week

Make yourself at home in this serene riverside abode where you can hop into the vibrant maritime town of Fowey for gourmet dining spots, waterside boutiques and literary culture. Tucked away on the upper reaches of the Fowey River, the pretty village of Golant is a divine location to get away from it all while enjoying Cornwall’s scenery and cultural attractions on the doorstep. Whether you head to the Eden Project, Charlestown or simply explore the scenery that inspired Daphne Du Maurier and Kenneth Grahame (Wind in the Willows), come back and hunker by the log burner for a game of Monopoly, sizzle in the sauna or take a dip in the indoor pool. 

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3. Brixham Cottage, Devon

Brixham holiday rental

Sleeps 6 + 2 dogs
From £421 per week

Laze on the sofa and watch the boats coming and going from Brixham harbour, or wander down to the English Riviera town to sample the seafood landed by local fishermen. Take the dog on a 30-minute stroll to St Mary’s Bay or Fishcombe Cove, and you might even make the first paw-prints in the sand on these more secluded beaches in this beautiful part of Devon. Back in the peaceful comfort of your paw-friendly pad, slink into the reading room with your favourite book while your dog snoozes at your feet, and gawp at sea views through huge picture windows. 

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4. Cleveland Way Cottage, Skinningrove, North Yorkshire 

Cleveland Way Cottage

Sleeps 6 + 2 dogs
From £469 per week

Get cosy in a traditional fisherman’s cottage nestled on the shore of the North Sea, and step straight out onto the Cleveland Way. Whether you head for the Yorkshire Moors, vast beaches or heritage coastline, there are endless opportunities for wild winter walks with your dog, before coming home to warm your cockles by the log burner and watch dusk descend on the sparkling sea views at this wonderful Yorkshire retreat

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5. Kinghorn Coastal Retreat, Kinghorn, Fife

Kinghorn retreat

Sleeps 2 + 2 dogs
From £486 per week

Open your eyes to ocean views without even getting up from beneath your cosy duvet, at this shore-side cottage where you can gaze out across the beach towards Inchkeith Island. No doubt your dog won’t want you to laze around all day, and will be hounding you to get out of bed, explore the beaches and strike out along the Fife Coastal Path. Whether you head out for a full-day hike or a morning trot, once you’ve stretched your legs and worn the dog out, come home and flop beside the log burner and watch the ebb and flow of the tides. 

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6. The Warren, Bacton, Norfolk

The Warren

Sleeps 4 + 3 dogs
From £499 per week

A pebble’s throw from Bacton’s sandy beach, this pet-friendly holiday cottage has an enclosed garden and open fire where dogs can chill out after miles of coastal walks. Lots of doggy extras are provided at this traditional flint and stone cottage where you can wake up to sea views and bound along Bacton beach life, or scamper through the beauty of nearby Bacton Woods. This is a lovely, affordable place to stay for a dog-friendly holiday in Norfolk.

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7. Moresby Retreat, Lower Moresby, Cumbria

Low Moresby home

Sleeps 4 + 3 dogs
From £435 per week

Make the most of Cumbria’s coast and countryside from this converted hayloft surrounded by glorious scenery. You’re spoilt for choice for breathtaking winter walks, what with St. Bees Heritage Coast, the famous Coast-to-Coast route and the Lake District National Park within easy reach. Wherever you wander, come back and kick off your muddy boots and dry off damp dogs in the utility room, before cosy evenings under vaulted ceilings beside the log burner.

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8. Katy’s Cottage, Balbanoth, Angus

Sleeps 2 + 1 dog
From £289 per week

Katy's Cottage

If you’re looking for a budget break in the beautiful Angus countryside, then retreat to this converted gate lodge at the foot of the Cairngorms National Park. Once occupied by shepherds, you can step straight out to explore magical forests, heather-strewn moorland and mountain streams with your four-legged friend, then come home to an open fire and cosy abode. 

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9. Sea Drift, New Quay, Ceredigion


Sleeps 6 + 2 dogs
From £395 per week

Drift along to the ebb and flow of the tides in this cosy fisherman’s cottage where you can watch the ever-changing seascapes whether you’re inside or out. Scour the horizon for dolphins, hunker beside the fire, or bask on the terrace when the winter sunshine breaks through. Explore miles of coast path and three sandy beaches with your dog, and watch the fishing boats puttering in and out of New Quay, following in Dylan Thomas’ footsteps around the pretty harbour town. For a value dog-friendly break in Wales, this charming cottage is a steal.

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10. The Pig Sty, Cutthorpe, Derbyshire

Sleeps 4 + 1 dog
From £445 per week

Get your new year’s fitness fix on a walking holiday with your dog in the Peak District. From your cosy barn conversion, you can sink into a sofa beside the log burner, and plan your walking route into the stunning countryside that unfolds outside the door of your pet-friendly cottage in Derbyshire. At the end of a day tackling the hills and valleys, come home and soothe your muscles in the hot tub and rustle up some hearty local cuisine in your country-style kitchen. All this and more for well under £500!

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Find A Great Value Dog-Friendly Cottage For Your Winter Break

At Dog Friendly Retreats we have a huge range of paw-fect holiday cottages perfect for a great value winter getaway. Check out our collection of pet-friendly accommodation in stunning locations around the UK and find the perfect base to enjoy a winter break.

*All prices are for 7 days, at the lowest rate available between November 2022 and March 2023. 

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