Planning a festive holiday in the UK where your furry friend can join the celebration? Our collection of dog-friendly cottages for Christmas and New Year provides a cosy setting for your seasonal getaway.
Dog-Friendly Places to Stay at Christmas
Celebrate the festive season in style with these luxury dog friendly Christmas breaks. Allow the Xmas cheer to spread as you and your furry friend enjoy these comfortable homes away from home. Enjoy exploring new places with your pet during the holiday season, and take advantage of these festive last-minute deals!
Nestled in Derbyshire’s rolling hills, Treacle Bridge Cottage is a charming stone retreat for couples and friends. After a day exploring scenic trails, including a trek to the nearby Lumsdale Falls, sink into a long soak in the roomy free-standing bath. Your dogs will love the enclosed courtyard for frolicking while you BBQ on a warm summer’s evening.
Discover Aero Cottage, an expansive farmhouse-style property bathed in the wild beauty of the Peak District. Rest in the oak-beamed interiors, let your dogs loose in the large enclosed garden, or explore the breathtaking rural surroundings. Chatsworth House and Estate, a local treasure, is just a 10-minute drive away.
Enjoy mesmerising views across the open countryside from the detached stone of Pigscote Cottage. Ramble along local footpaths, exploring the Wye Valley and Brecon Beacons National Park, before returning to a peaceful evening. The bustling market town of Monmouth is a short trip away, providing an array of shopping and dining options.
Experience luxury living with Croft Y Cwm, nestled amidst the beautiful hills of Abergavenny. Enjoy spectacular views from the private patio terrace, or wander endless trails in the Black Mountains. The comfort of a cosy wood-burning stove awaits your return, promising a warm haven after a day’s exploration.
Riddlesdown offers a spacious bungalow retreat in the tranquil Amulree hamlet amidst the majestic Highland Perthshire scenery. Take your canine companion on fantastic walks along the Rob Roy, Loch Freuchie, and Glen Quaich routes. Boating, fishing, and water sports are available nearby on the magnificent Loch Tay.
Enjoy complete tranquillity at The Lynes Farmhouse, a detached cottage immersed in private farmland. Marvel at the stunning views across Ben Rinnes and the Spey Valley, or engage in various activities, from forest walks and cycling to water sports and skiing. As the day ends, warm up beside the cosy wood-burning stove.
Surrounded by the tranquil beauty of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, Woodpeckers Cottage is an alluring single-storey retreat. This three-bedroom haven with a vast lawned garden is perfect for dog owners who love to explore – from nearby Harwood Dale Forest’s abundant wildlife to the extensive network of trails just waiting to be discovered.
Nestled within peaceful open wheat fields, Orchard Villa perfectly balances rural retreat and city life. This stylish, open-plan family cottage is a convenient base for exploring the captivating walled city of York and the enchanting North York Moors. The ample green spaces are sure to delight our four-legged friends.
Ideally situated amidst 800 acres of rolling farmland, The Whinny boasts panoramic views from the Cheviot Hills to the breathtaking Northumberland coastline. Whether stargazing unimpeded by city lights or roaming the countryside right from your doorstep, this gorgeous getaway offers an exceptional setting for a family or couple’s festive retreat.
A heartwarming blend of traditional charm and stunning views, Mindrum Gamekeeper’s Cottage is the ideal spot for dog owners seeking tranquillity and nature. With direct access to spectacular walking routes and a close-knit community of local wildlife, this cottage provides a genuinely immersive countryside experience.
Immerse yourself in the grandeur of The Chapel, a unique retreat set within 5 acres of woodland and gardens. This converted chapel brims with elegance and original features. With sweeping views over the Whicham Valley and beyond, it offers a tranquil haven for couples and their furry companions.
Bask in the rustic allure of Knipe Fold Barn, a charming stone-built barn conversion nestled amidst the countryside. With preserved original features and breathtaking views over Hawkshead Fells, this retreat is the perfect escape for those wanting to explore local pubs and Tarn Hows’ beautiful waters, all within a 2-mile ramble with their canine companion.
A charming 1930s seaside holiday home that gives direct access to the beach, Greycot serves as a splendid retreat for beach-goers and walkers. With the beautiful City of Canterbury and the dramatic scenery of Dungeness within reach, it’s perfect for those seeking a peaceful getaway amidst stunning ocean views.
This converted hop pickers hut offers a unique countryside escape on the grounds of the Spelmonden Estate. An excellent place for couples to explore the outstanding natural beauty of Kent, the London Hopper Hut lies within easy access to the magnificent castles and gardens of the region.
Situated amidst a tranquil rural setting, The Corn Mill Coombe is a beautifully appointed converted former Mill, perfect for a family retreat. The lovingly fitted and furnished space boasts an array of original features, with beautiful walks available from your doorstep through the orchards and woodland.
Enjoy a delightful stay in Gull Cottage, a family-friendly property in the heart of beautiful Cornwall. Just a short walk from the sprawling South West Coast Path and many sandy beaches, Gull Cottage offers an enclosed garden as a sunny spot for summer evenings.
This comfortable family home offers a coastal haven just a mile from the world-famous Lulworth Cove. With nautical themes and a south-facing enclosed garden, Carefree Cottage is a perfect spot to unwind and enjoy the peace while being only a stone’s throw away from natural beauty spots and wonderful coast and countryside walks.
Nestled in a peaceful rural setting close to the historic Saxon-walled town of Wareham, The Snuff Box is a striking barn conversion. With a double-height lounge/diner, a beautifully-planted garden, and proximity to the Hartland Moor National Nature Reserve, it’s the ideal escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Our compilation of 18 Christmas dog friendly cottages is a treasure trove of holiday delights. These are not just holiday homes for four-legged friends – they bring festive cheer and offer a warm, homely atmosphere that instantly envelops you and your canine companion.
As you cross the thresholds of these cottages, you will find twinkling fairy lights, roaring fires, and often a Christmas tree waiting for you. They offer a distinctly festive and homey appeal that regular holiday homes may not provide. Your dog can expect a warm, safe space, often with a festive treat and exciting new scents and surroundings to explore.
In an era where more and more people want to share their special moments with their pets, these cottages and Christmas breaks with dogs allowed shine.
They cater perfectly to those who long to escape the busy city and retreat to a haven where their canine companions are as welcome as they are, ensuring everyone gets to partake in the holiday cheer.