Last Minute Availability for Easter Holidays With a Dog

The Easter holidays are just around the corner, and it’s not too late to take the whole pack away somewhere special. With so many dog-friendly attractions, dog-friendly towns and incredible locations to take your hound on holiday in the UK, it’s no wonder that Easter staycations are popular with dog owners. So, with the hunt on for paw-friendly accommodation, here are some of our self-catering properties with last-minute availability this Easter.

Dates: Easter Sunday is on 31 March this year. While most schools in England and Scotland break up from 29 March-14 April, schools in Wales and Northern Ireland take a break for two weeks from 23 March. If you don’t mind which week you go away, use the Broad Date Search tool to find the best deals available over the school holidays. Short stays may also be possible.

Beacon Barn
St Agnes, Cornwall

Think wild cliff-top walks along the World Heritage Tin Coast, family days out at dog-friendly attractions such as the Eden Project, and cosy evenings hunkered beside the log burner. Whether you want to hit the surf, visit historical landmarks or sample Cornish tipples at Healey’s Cyder Farm, this gorgeous barn conversion is the perfect base for an Easter break in North Cornwall.

Sleeps 6 + 2 dogs
Available throughout the Easter period, from £601 per week

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Sycamore Cottage
Iveston, County Durham

Dog friendly Sycamore Cottage in Cunty Durham

Fancy a relaxing break in the countryside this Easter? Boasting wooden flooring and a log-burning stove in the living room, this cosy, natural stone cottage makes a great base for a dog-friendly holiday in County Durham. With plenty of footpaths to choose from and nearby scenic hills, it’s a lovely destination for walking and exploring. However, if you’re looking for somewhere a little more upbeat with lots to do, you’re only ten miles from the city of Durham with its cathedral and other family attractions.

Sleeps 4 + 1 dog
Available from 22 March onwards, from £279-£415 per week

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Haldon Forest Lodge
Dunchideock, Devon

If you’re looking for a woodland retreat, ensconced in no less than 3,500 acres of forest boasting all sorts of family activities from walking trails, biking trails and Go Ape, bag this luxury lodge in Devon’s Haldon Forest. Whether you opt for swinging through the treetops or walkies in the woodland, once you’ve worn out the kids and dogs, unwind in your secluded sanctuary, where you can slip into the hot tub, whip up a culinary storm or stargaze beneath the treetops. If the weather rolls in and you’re looking for some indoor attractions, it’s only a ten-minute drive to Exeter.

Sleeps 6 + 2 dogs
Available throughout the holidays from 22 March, from
£1,370 per week
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Edenhall Retreat
Penrith, Cumbria

Fans of Wordsworth should roll up to this gorgeous Lake District retreat in the pretty village of Edenhall. Located between the Pennines and the Lake District National Park, there are endless walkies and bike trails on the doorstep. Hop on a boat to Howtown to strike out along one of Wordworth’s favourite routes to Glenridding, where you can savour the views of Ullswater and Helvellyn. Back in your luxury pad you can soak sore muscles in the roll-top bath or hot tub, let the dog run free in the enclosed garden and flop beside the woodburner. You’re also just four miles from the market town of Penrith, where many independent boutiques and eateries welcome dogs, and you can hop on a train further afield to Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Sleeps 4 + 2 dogs
Available from 29 March, from £1,790 per week

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Waterway Court
Neyland, Pembrokeshire

Tucked away in dog-friendly Pembrokeshire, this opulent property has been styled to echo the Victorian era, and refurbished with all the trimmings you need for a memorable family holiday with your dog. Kids will love the games room with a pool table, the perfect hangout while the grown-ups recline beside the log burner or soak in the roll-top bath. Glorious river views can be enjoyed from many of the rooms, beckoning you out for walkies beside the water, on family kayaking trips, or further afield to explore the castles, towns and attractions nearby.

Sleeps 9 + 1 dog
Available throughout the Easter holidays from 23 March, from £1,675 per week

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Rew Street, Isle of Wight

With its spring gardens, coastline and dog-friendly attractions, the Isle of Wight makes a wonderful retreat for the Easter holidays. So, why not make the most of the island from a stylish villa close to the buzzing town of Cowes? With heated oak flooring, three floors of contemporary luxuries and an enclosed garden, it’s a glamorous spot for a family holiday with the dog. As well as plenty of beach and countryside walks on the doorstep, there are lots of other attractions to visit, including the Amazon World Zoo Park, Robin Hill Adventure Park and the Godshill Model Village.

Sleeps 8 + 1 dog
Available from 29 March, from £3,714 per week

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The Coach House
Westonbirt, Gloucestershire

With large, manicured lawns, a private hot tub and tennis court access, this charming Gloucestershire retreat offers something for the whole family. Located opposite the Westonbirt National Arboretum, this is just one of the dog-friendly attractions in the area. With the entire Cotswolds AONB unfolding from your doorstep, there are plenty of wonderful walkies, as well as rock climbing, cycle trails and horse riding. If you’re looking for city life, take a day trip to the city of Bath, then back in your cosy, historic home, relax in the hot tub, play tennis or slink down to the village pub for dinner.

Sleeps 4 + 1 dog
Available from 29 March, from £889

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Search for more properties for a last-minute Easter break

This is only a small selection of holiday properties still available for an Easter holiday. Use our flexible search tool to find the ideal dog and family-friendly holiday home for your spring break.

Once you’re all booked up, check out our guide to amazing things to do on holiday with a dog this Easter.

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