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Dog-friendly cottages in Northumberland

Plan a trip to one of our dog-friendly cottages in Northumberland and enjoy the perfect holiday with your four-legged friend.

Delve into our Roman past by visiting Hadrian’s Wall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or lace up your boots and explore the windswept wilds of Northumberland National Park.

Choose from spacious, pet-friendly cottages with enclosed gardens, coastal cabins overlooking dog-friendly beaches and country retreats with some of the UK’s best walking routes on the doorstep.


The exterior of Peel Cottage, Hexham, Northumberland

Peel Cottage 

Just a stick's throw from Hadrian's Wall, Peel Cottage offers a unique holiday location for you and your pooch. Venture out for a dog walk along the World Heritage Site to Sycamore Gap and Housesteads Roman Fort. Or you could drive to nearby Allen Banks. With miles of walks through fairy-tale woodland, all the sticks you'd ever want and steams to splash in, it's doggie heaven.

The sitting room at Rockside Cottage, Northumberland

Rockside Cottage 

Rockside Cottage is part of a pretty square of old stone fisherman's cottages on the shore of Embleton Bay. Just opposite the cottage is a traditional country pub where dogs are welcome. And there's always the dog-friendly beach at Embleton if your four-legged friend wants to practice his doggy paddle.

The area surrounding Lookout Cottage, Northumberland

Lookout Cottage 

Overlooking the golden sands of Embleton Beach, this quirky cottage was once used as a lookout point by the coastguard. These days, it's a cosy, pet-friendly cottage for four people and two dogs. From the cottage you can walk down to the beach, where dogs will love playing fetch on the sand and running through the dunes.

The exterior of St Oswald's Cottage, Northumberland

St Oswald's Cottage 

Escape to an island steeped in history when you stay in this grade II listed cottage on Holy Island. You'll be overlooking the harbour and Lindisfarne Castle, which is a 10-minute walk through the green fields. There are lots of walking routes around the island and castle, guaranteed to set tails wagging. After a day's adventure, rest those weary paws in front of the cottage's wood-burning fire.

The exterior of Risemoor, Northumberland


Close to the sands of Embleton Bay, this dog-friendly cottage is a great spot for wildlife watching. As well as being only a one-minute walk from dog-friendly Embleton Beach, the house is next door to Newton Pool Nature Reserve. This freshwater lagoon attracts a variety of wildlife and you might even spot the elusive otters that live around the reserve.

The exterior of Springwell Cottage, nr Hexham, Northumberland

Springwell Cottage 

Just a few hundred yards from Hadrian's Wall, this pet-friendly cottage looks out over the Northumberland countryside. With an open-plan living room, enclosed garden and space for six people and two dogs, Springwell is ideal from a family holiday. Your pup will love to stretch their legs on a walk along Pennine Way and you can soak up history on a visit to historic Housesteads Fort.

Two dogs in the garden of a holiday cottage on the Holnicote Estate in Somerset

Find more dog-friendly holiday cottages

We have more than 160 pet-friendly holiday cottages across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, so there's no need to leave your dog at home.