Hunting for an environmentally conscious retreat that welcomes your loyal companion? This selection of eco-friendly dog friendly cottages in the UK balances sustainability and comfort for a guilt-free holiday.
Latest Green Dog Holiday Cottages
Discover the charm of sustainability with the latest green dog holiday cottages. These eco-friendly holidays blend comfort, style, and a mindful approach to the environment, making them the perfect choice for environmentally conscious travellers and their pets. Remember to check these eco-friendly last-minute deals for your next sustainable getaway.
Wrapped in Devon’s heart is Wrens Thatch, a 17th-century thatched cottage where history and comfort blend. It invites you and your dog to bask in your private hot tub, roam the enclosed garden, and explore the adjoining wildflower meadow. Just 20 minutes away, Devon’s beaches await, while 20 miles of footpaths link directly to the Tarka Trail, great for human and canine wanderers alike.
Experience the charm of Owls Barn, a beautifully refurbished property with original features. A private hot tub, spacious garden, and abundant outdoor space make it a dog’s dream. Nearby, rugged coastal and countryside walks beckon, while North Devon’s finest beaches, Woolacombe and Saunton Sands, sit within easy reach.
Amid tranquil countryside, The Toddles, a charming country cottage, offers breathtaking views, beautiful sunsets, and the magic of dark sky stargazing. Surrounded by paddocks and a horse training arena, your dog will enjoy romping through open space. Nearby Wooler and iconic Alnwick Castle offer easy-to-reach sightseeing adventures.
Nestled near the Northumberland National Park, Larch Cottage offers plenty of social space and a vast, enclosed garden. Hiking routes start from the doorstep and lead to stunning views, local attractions such as Wallington Hall and Belsay Hall, and even the ruins of Rothley Castle.
The Outfield, surrounded by 40 acres of stunning countryside and woodland, spoils you with amenities, including a private wood-fired hot tub, Swedish sauna, tennis court, and games room. The nearby Abernyte village and the cities of Perth and Dundee offer great eating and shopping options.
Lag-nan-eun is nestled in Blair Atholl within the Cairngorms National Park, perfect for outdoor pursuits. It offers a tranquil setting and easy access to Blair Castle, with the picturesque towns of Aberfeldy and Pitlochry nearby. All these eco-friendly properties provide unique, dog-friendly experiences that promise unforgettable adventures for the entire family.
Border Retreat is situated on a working farm and is ideal for a couple wanting a countryside escape. It has a stunning lounge with a woodburner, a well-equipped kitchen and a wet room with a shower and WC. Outside is an enclosed patio, BBQ and furniture. The Pistyll is located nearby and is a 240ft waterfall, or you can enjoy the 177 miles of Offa’s Dyke.
Indulge in a historical retreat at Roundhouse Farm’s Henrietta, a Grade II-listed cottage in Nantyglo, South Wales. Its open-plan living space makes it perfect for families keen on exploring the nearby attractions of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The village of Nantyglo, set amidst the rugged beauty of the Welsh countryside at the head of the Ebbw-Fach valley, boasts a variety of shops, traditional pubs, and even an old-fashioned cinema.
Immerse yourself in the countryside charm of Bailey House, an eco-friendly barn conversion in North Dalton, East Riding. Set within the owners’ farm, it showcases a stylish interior with picturesque views. Enjoy a splash in the shared pool or harvest dinner from the walled garden. Venture out to explore miles of surrounding farmland or savour local fare at The Star Inn nearby.
Tucked away at the end of a country lane, Little Acre Barn is a splendid eco-friendly retreat in Skipton, Lancashire. This luxurious yet homely barn conversion is surrounded by beautiful wildlife-rich countryside. The private hot tub is perfect for stargazing after a day of exploration with your furry friend. Positioned on the Yorkshire/Lancashire border, it’s an ideal spot for walkers and cyclists.
Experience the great outdoors at Widemouth At Wooda Farm, an eco-friendly lodge set amidst the rolling fields of a 50-acre farm overlooking Bude. Retire from coastal or countryside walks with your dog to this stunning lodge. Bask in the starlit sky and relish the beautiful blend of coast and country at your doorstep. Delve into the turquoise waters at one of Bude’s three sandy beaches, just 1.5 miles away.
For a tranquil escape, head to this beautifully renovated barn at the end of a country lane in Boscastle. This eco-friendly, detached property offers a sublime rural retreat with stunning countryside views. Ideal for family holidays, you’re spoilt for choice with a range of nearby beaches perfect for picnic-filled days or surfing adventures. Local amenities in Boscastle are close at hand, and the South West Coast Path is just a few miles away.
Recharge at Loriners Cottage, an eco-friendly dwelling on a working farm in Beeston, Norfolk. After exploring Norfolk’s countryside and coast, relax by the wood burner or watch the resident horses graze from the sunny patio, with the friendly pub and shop of Beeston village nearby and historic Castle Acre, Sandringham, and the spectacular beaches of Holkham.
Delight in Hares End, an eco-friendly bungalow on the outskirts of Burnham Market, Norfolk. This elegant Georgian village offers boutique shops, cafes, and pubs just under a mile from your doorstep. The bungalow, near the sandy beaches of Burnham Overy Staithe, Brancaster, and Well-next-the-Sea, is your ideal base for exploring the North Norfolk coast.
Escape to Jimmy Barn, an off-grid retreat set amidst Gloucestershire farmland. This sympathetically converted barn allows you to roam freely and soak up the tranquil surroundings. Discover the charm of nearby Lechlade or immerse yourself in the unique experiences offered by RAF Brize Norton base, just a short distance away.
Welcome to The Old Dairy, a contemporary, detached barn set in the peaceful countryside of the Cotswolds. Its private courtyard is perfect for alfresco dining, while the wood burner ensures cosy evenings. Beautiful, vaulted ceilings create an airy feel, perfect for a getaway in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Explore nearby Burford, Cirencester, or Bibury, all within 15 miles.
Marvel at the breathtaking views from Hen Cottage, located on the edge of the National Park. After a day exploring, cosy up in front of the fire in this eco-friendly cottage. Awarded the Peak District Environmental Quality Award, the cottage neighbours Tittesworth Reservoir and The Roaches, offering a unique connection with nature.
Experience a country escape at Peakway Farm Cottage, a stone-built conversion within the Peak District National Park. Perfect for couples or small families, the cottage is on extensive private farmland, offering countless countryside walks and bridleways from the doorstep. The village of Parwich and excellent hiking routes across nearby Dovedale are ready to be explored.
Our digging has led us to discover 18 distinctive eco-friendly dog holidays, each woven intricately into Britain’s varied landscapes. These properties offer a charming blend of sustainability and hospitality, creating idyllic spaces you and your furry companion can relish. A stay in these cottages provides a unique sense of peace and connection to the natural world that can be hard to find in mainstream holiday homes that accept our furry friends.
Expect restful interiors that blend seamlessly with the environment, frequently using reclaimed materials and harnessing renewable energy. Your four-legged friends can anticipate warm, safe spaces and access to breathtaking outdoor environments to stretch their legs and explore.
These eco-conscious properties cater perfectly to those who cherish nature, value sustainable living and wish to tread lightly during their holidays.
They also resonate with dog owners seeking a retreat that welcomes their pets. Conscient travel is becoming increasingly important, so eco-friendly dog-friendly cottages represent the future of responsible, inclusive, and enjoyable holidays.