7 Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages in the UK

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7 Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages in the UK

April 21, 2022

For families with a four-legged friend, finding a getaway which includes your companion is just as important as anything else on your list! We’ve put together 7 of our favourite properties in the UK that welcome dogs to give you a head start on planning your next trip.

  1. Cherry Tree Farmhouse, Taunton, Somerset
  2. Brinsop Court, Hereford, Herefordshire
  3. Waterwynch House, Tenby, Pembrokeshire
  4. Timberstone Cottage, Ludlow, Shropshire
  5. Woodlands, Giggleswick, North Yorkshire
  6. Norley Moat House, Little Bradley, Suffolk
  7. Portwrinkle Holidays, Portwrinkle, Torpoint, Cornwall

Taking your dog on holiday requires a bit of extra planning but, luckily, when it comes to dog-friendly cottages, we’ve got you covered.

🥖 Inglenook fireplace and bread oven 

🪵 Wood burner

🎱 Games room with pool table

🎲 Kids games room with toys and beanbags 

🛝 Outside play area

🔥 Hot tub

🏊‍♀️ Access to indoor swimming pool on site

This grade II listed farmhouse is full of traditional beauty and style, and has been sympathetically modernised to give you maximum comfort throughout your stay. With plenty of space both inside and out, you’ll be able to socialise with the group to your heart's content, while each bedroom has its own TV should you want a bit of downtime. The farmhouse is just a 5-minute (dog) walk from a fantastic local pub, and a short drive from many more great eateries, as well as beautiful beaches, National Trust properties and museums.

🪵 Open fires and wood burning stoves

🎲 Games room with snooker, table tennis, dart board and board games 

🛝 Children’s outdoor activities  

🎾 Tennis court

🔥 Hot tub

Brinsop Court is a stunning manor house complete with its own moat, set among the rolling Herefordshire hills. You’re spoilt for choice with things to entertain the whole family on-site, including a large games room and hot tub, as well as a tennis court and plenty of outdoor entertainment for the kids, such as den building and treasure trails. If you can tear yourself away, you’re only a short drive from Hereford and Leominster, while the Cotswolds, Worcester, Cardiff and Bristol are all around an hours drive. 

🌅 Ocean views

🎲 Games room

🎨 Arts and craft room

🎸 Music studio

🏋️‍♀️ Gym

🪵 Wood burner

🏖 Direct access to beach

Waterwynch House is a truly awe-inspiring property, situated in a secluded cove, with direct access to dog walks on the beach. You will be spoilt with panoramic sea views, both inside the house and from the two private beach terraces. Inside the property you’ll find plenty of entertainment for every age, including a fully equipped music room, a bar and billiard room, a gym, and even an arts and craft studio. If you fancy a day out, you’ll find yourself only a short drive from both Tenby and the lovely village of Saundersfoot. 

🪵 Wood burners

🍽 BBQ and outdoor seating area

🌳 Large garden

🔥 Hot tub and infrared sauna

🎮 Games consoles

Timberstone Cottage is a beautifully decorated rural retreat, combining modern amenities nestled alongside traditional features. You’ll find a large garden, perfect for socialising and dining, as well as letting the kids and canines run off some steam. Inside, there is plenty of entertainment including games consoles, books and board games, as well as large open spaces. Situated just a short distance from Ludlow, you’ll find plenty to entertain the whole group, including children’s playgrounds and parks, stately homes, and renowned restaurants.

🏑 Croquet set

🪵 Open fires and wood burner

🌄 Valley views

🎲 Games available

🔥 Two BBQs

🏊‍♀️ Access to indoor pool (5 minute walk)

Found just a 10-minute walk from the pretty village of Giggleswick, this Edwardian house is ideally situated for the Yorkshire Dales National Park, with a host of dog-friendly walks available right from the doorstep. Expect to find original Edwardian features, with views stretching across the valley, you may even spot the local steam train chugging along from your window! The market town of Settle is just a 15 minute walk away, where you’ll find a local supermarket, as well as shops, cafés and restaurants.

🎲 Children’s games and TV room

🪵 Wood burner

🔥 BBQ and fire pit

🌳 Large garden

💦 Moat on 3 sides of the property

Norley Moat House is a beautiful Georgian country house overlooking the Stour Valley. Outside the property, you’ll find a moat on three sides, as well as a large garden with BBQ and firepit, and views stretching over the valley. Inside, you can expect plenty of light open spaces, perfect for socialising, as well as a games and TV room which is perfect for kids. Situated only a 40 minute drive from historic Cambridge, and within close proximity of the towns of Haverhill and Newmarket, there is plenty to entertain the whole group within easy reach.

📺 Entertainment room

🎲 Table tennis, hockey table, football table

🌳 Roof terrace

🔥 Hot tub

🍽 BBQ area with seating 

🌅 Ocean views

🏊‍♀️ Indoor pool, sauna and steam room available

These stunning dog-friendly cottages sleep 10 guests each, so they are perfect for any size of party! Each and every one boasts its own roof terrace with hot tub and amazing sea views. Located in the picturesque hamlet of Portwrinkle, you’ll find coastal walks, a historic harbour and the local beach all within easy walking distance. A recent addition to the properties is the exclusive use of a steam room and sauna, where you can simply reserve your time slot and indulge in some relaxation time.  If golf is up your street, the Whitsand golf course is just a 2 minute drive away. You’ll also find pubs and inns within walking distance of the property.