Dog-friendly cottages in Somerset

With rolling hills, dog-friendly beaches and tranquil gardens, dogs and people alike will love a holiday in Somerset. Why not book a break in one of our dog-friendly holiday cottages in Somerset and experience this beautiful place for yourself?

Holiday here with your four-legged friend and discover Somerset’s diverse landscape, from Exmoor National Park to the Quantock Hills.

Many of our pet-friendly cottages have wood-burning fires and enclosed gardens, making them a great place to retreat to after a day exploring the sights of Somerset.

Exterior of Summerhouse Cottage, Wraxall, Somerset

Summerhouse Cottage 

In a secluded spot on the edge of Tyntesfield’s woodland, Grade II listed Summerhouse Cottage is thought to be a former hunting lodge. Overlooking peaceful farmland, the cottage boasts a garden with private patio and a summerhouse. With miles of walks though woodland and parkland all around you, there’s plenty to keep pup happy too.

The exterior of 3 Lytes Cottage, Somerset

3 Lytes Cottage 

Stay in the grounds of Lytes Cary estate in this pretty Victorian cottage. The pet-friendly cottage has a private garden and a cosy log-burner – perfect for warming up after a muddy walk. Head out for long walks along the River Cary or load up the car and set out to explore the legendary town of Glastonbury, a short drive away.

The exterior of Odcombe Lodge, Lower Odcombe, Somerset

Odcombe Lodge 

This pet-friendly Grade II listed gate house stands at the entrance to Montacute House. With room for four humans and two dogs, you can bring the whole family along. Step out your front door and follow the track through Oak Avenue, then around the gardens and parkland. After your walk, you could stop off for a well-deserved cuppa and a free doggy treat from the Courtyard Café.

Dunkery View, Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Dunkery View 

Set on Holnicote estate, on the fringes of Exmoor National Park, this quirky cob and thatch cottage is a dog-walkers dream. Enjoy views over the moors and up to Dunkery Beacon from the cottage’s enclosed garden. With 150 miles of footpaths and bridleways over rugged moorland and shingle beaches close by, you and your pup will be desperate to get outdoors.

Exterior frontage of South Lodge, Montacute, Somerset

South Lodge 

Sleeping six people and two dogs, this gate lodge dates back to the 16th century. It’s based at the entrance to Montacute House so you'll have the glorious gardens and surrounding countryside on your doorstep. If you like a more challenging walk, tackle St Michael's Hill, once the site of a Norman castle. A highlight of the walk is the 18th-century watch tower located at the summit, which you can climb to enjoy views across Somerset.

Exterior of Lower House, Minehead, Somerset

Lower House 

This large, pet-friendly cottage makes a great getaway at any time of the year. With enough room for ten people and three dogs, it’s perfect for large families or groups wanting to explore Exmoor and the North Somerset coast. It has a log-burning stove, rear and front gardens and even a private stream. If the weather’s against you, the cottage has a games room with full size table tennis table to keep any housebound humans happy.

The stone exterior of Brean Cove Apartment, Burnham-on-Sea, North Somerset

Brean Cove Apartment 

With panoramic sea and countryside views, this bright, airy apartment offers the perfect seaside escape for you and your four-legged friend. It’s a short walk to sandy Brean Down beach where dogs are welcome all year round. Or if you’re feeling energetic, you can climb the steps to the top of Brean Down cliffs. The climb is worth the effort - when you get to the top you’ll be rewarded with uninterrupted views over the Bristol Channel and Somerset Levels.

The exterior of Old Gateway Cottage, Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Old Gateway Cottage 

Stay in this charming dog-friendly cottage attached to the 15th-century gatehouse on Holnicote estate. The cottage has a cosy, country farmhouse interior and an enclosed garden, with a BBQ and outdoor seating – perfect for alfresco dining in the summer. Take pup for a walk up to Dunkery Beacon, Somerset’s highest point, or go for a leisurely stroll to Bossington and enjoy a picnic on the dog-friendly beach.

Exterior of Fyne Court Cottage in Somerset

Fyne Court Cottage 

In the heart of the Quantock Hills, this former gardener’s nook borders the gardens of Fyne Court. Those on four legs and two will love exploring the estate and beyond. You and your furry friend will have the beautiful gardens of Fyne Court all to yourself after day visitors have gone home. Further afield, you could take the 6.5 mile Broomfield Hill walk for panoramic views, romantic meadows and glimpses of Exmoor ponies and Highland cattle.

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