Dog-friendly holiday cottages

We have over 160 holiday cottages where dogs can come along too, including over 90 on the coast. You’ll find plenty of places to stretch their (and your) legs nearby, from coast paths and beaches to rolling parkland and open countryside. What's more, every booking helps support our work looking after special places for ever, for everyone.

a purple carpet of sea lavender under a grey sky

Blakeney Lodge, Norfolk

Sleeps 2
2 dogs

Stay in this cosy one-storey cottage on the edge of the Blakeney National Nature Reserve and you’ll be able to experience the unworldly beauty of Norfolk's northern coast and the abundance of birdlife. Enjoy the Norfolk landscape and big skies on a walk from Blakeney to Stiffkey along the coast path through the salt marsh. Parts of this walk require dogs to be on leads to protect ground nesting birds.

Llanerchaeron woods are covered with snowdrops, daffodils and bluebells in Spring

Caerllan, Ceredigon

Sleeps 5
2 dogs

This converted farmhouse is less than a mile from the beach and just a few minutes’ walk from the Ceredigion Heritage Coast coastal path. Cwmtydu, where the former smugglers’ cove is popular with Atlantic Grey seals, the beach resorts of New Quay and Llangranog and the picturesque harbour village of Aberaeron are all nearby. Curl up next to the wood-burning stove after exploring the area.

The exterior of Fountains Cottage

Fountains Cottage, North Yorkshire

Sleeps 8
1 dog

Fountains Cottage was built as a farmhouse in 1749 and the exterior of the building remains largely unaltered. It’s perfect for a family get-together or group holiday with rooms over three floors and a second sitting room in the eaves. The entrance to Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, a World Heritage Site, is just a few steps away and guests have free access during opening hours.

Embleton bay with Dunstanbugh Castle in the distance

Lookout Cottage, Northumberland

Sleeps 4
2 dogs

Situated near Newton Point, with uninterrupted sea views and the golden sands of Embleton Bay just a five-minute walk away, Lookout Cottage is a former coastguard cottage and comes complete with the original bunks used by the coastguards in the double bedroom. There is also a double sofa bed in the sitting room, which has a multi-fuel stove to keep things cosy on a blustery day.

Entrance to Mottistone Manor Farmhouse holiday cottage, isle of Wight

Mottistone Manor Farmhouse, Isle of Wight

Sleeps 14
2 dogs

A large private garden and terrace, two sitting rooms and a separate kitchen and dining room make Mottistone Manor Farmhouse ideal for family holidays and large gatherings. There are also lovely views over the fields towards the sea. Compton Bay is just a short drive away and there are spectacular views to be had from the Needles Headland and Tennyson Down.

The Stepping Stones on the River Dove in Dovedale

Norbury Manor, Derbyshire

Sleeps 10+2
2 dogs

Norbury Manor is a quintessential grand country house and has its very own medieval knot garden. Inside the Grade I listed house you’ll find exposed beams, flagstone floors, wooden panelling, huge fireplaces and historic stained glass windows. With five spacious bedrooms it’s ideal for special occasions or large groups. Guests have free entry to Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood.

Shute Barton House

Shute Barton, Devon

Sleeps 10
2 dogs

Crammed with original features, this medieval house reputedly has the largest fireplace in England where two oxen could be roasted at once. Other highlights include 17th-century painted panelling in one of the master bedrooms and a great hall on the top floor reached by a tiny spiral staircase. Sleep in antique beds and look out of the original late medieval lead windows to views little altered over the centuries. Shute Barton is open to visitors for guided tours on specific dates when not booked as a holiday cottage.

Mountains and woods reflected in a mirror-like lake

Watergate Farm, Lake District

Sleeps 6
2 dogs

This typical Lake District farmhouse can be found close to Loweswater in a tranquil corner of the Lake District. It’s perfect for family holidays with its spacious rooms including a large eat-in farmhouse kitchen and a sitting room with an open fire. The cottage is surrounded by woodland and open farmland with gorgeous views across the valley and lovely walks straight from the doorstep.

Visitors exploring the ruins of the old tower-house at Crom

Willow Cottage, County Fermanagh

Sleeps 3
1 dog

With woodland, tranquil islands and historic ruins to explore, Crom on the shores of Upper Lough Erne is an exceptional place for an unforgettable holiday. With views of woodland and lawn from the bay window of Willow Cottage, this pretty stone building allows you to relax and watch the world and wildlife go by. It’s just a short stroll to the banks of the lough.