Thanks to the recent trend in providing more dog-friendly getaways, caring dog owners no longer have to leave their best friends behind. Below find a selection of enclosed garden dog-friendly cottages where dogs can play all day long.
Sharing the great outdoors together comes naturally to both dog owners and their furry companions, so it is hardly surprising that more and more properties are offering a dog-friendly getaway ideal for families and couples alike. Boasting up to 4 bedrooms and with the added benefit of an enclosed garden, there are cottages that are dog friendly perfect for a mini break
Cottages with hot tubs such as this one-bedroomed detached property utilises the double sofa bed in the living area. The super-king bed can be made into twins.
A grand lodge finished to a high standard, it has the wow factor in bucketloads and has enough space for up to 10 guests. This is an ideal family or friends’ reunion retreat.On the edge of the quaint village of Turnditch, this Derbyshire destination overlooking the Ecclesbourne Valley is set in a deer park with sweeping views.
This lovely pet friendly holiday home sleeps two people in 1 bedroom, and you can bring a dog with you if they behave themselves. The king size bedroom will give you more than enough space to stretch out. You will also find an enclosed garden, your own patio, and even BBQ equipment included. There’s also off road parking and an open plan living area with a kitchen on the ground floor.
The School House Cottage is in a prime position for couples to enjoy in the Peak District. This dog friendly bolthole offers a space that sleeps 2, and which offers a king size double bedroom. You’ll have a woodburner in the open plan living space, and there is also an enclosed garden with patio. There’s off road parking and a full kitchen suite.
Situated on a small farm this cottage in true Cotswold vernacular is opposite the village’s old wash pool and sleeps four in two spacious bedrooms, each with an en suite. The sitting room’s double doors lead onto a terraced garden enclosed by a high stone wall for private soaks in the hot tub.
The Dairy is a lovely romantic getaway that offers space for 2 guests and one dog. You’ll benefit from an open plan living space as well as your own woodburning stove, and everything you’ll need here is all on the ground floor. There is an enclosed courtyard offering a BBQ as well as furniture for you to sit out on. There’s a fuel pack and Freeview TV, too.
One of our favourite properties, this luxurious cottage, offers sumptuous accommodation just 5-miles from Alnwick, Northumberland. With 1 bedroom boasting a four-poster bed, a ground floor cloakroom, elegant decor and a gorgeous enclosed garden, it’s a real hit. The pretty Northumberland village of Embleton is nearby, where there are shops and a lovely coastal path that passes by Dunstanburgh Castle.
A real home from home, this beautifully finished cottage close to the picturesque village of Seahouses is the ideal coastal getaway. Beautifully finished throughout, it provides everything you would expect from quality self-catering accommodation and the huge enclosed garden is perfect for your pooch and children to run and play safely.
Fairfield Cottage is another of the best loved dog friendly properties in Boscastle, with 3 bedrooms to sleep 6 guests, and with space for one dog. There are double and twin rooms at this cottage, as well as a king size room to decide over! There’s a full kitchen suite as well as a patio and lawn with furniture.
Endeavour is a classic cottage property that is very dog friendly, and which offers a space that sleeps 2. This ground floor holiday cottage will welcome one dog to stay with you, and there is a private enclosed garden with a patio. There is also a double bedroom here with en suite facilities in a WC and shower.
The boatbuilder’s cottage has been refurbished and extended to sleep 10 in four bedrooms. The limestone flooring has underfloor heating and some of its original features have been sympathetically restored, like window seats. Outside there is room to relax on garden furniture and there is a hot tub
This delightful cottage sleeps three, two in the king size bedroom and an additional guest on a sofa that cleverly incorporates a single sleeping space. A partition wall separates the living and dining area from the kitchen. The kitchen door leads onto a private area with a Weber BBQ for outside meals and a hot tub. Beyond this space is a large pool with loungers.
This 4 bedroom cottage up in the Highlands of Scotland is very dog friendly, offering space for 2 pets who behave themselves. There is an enclosed garden space, and for ease of access, you will also find a full shower room on the ground floor. There is a separate bathroom, and you will also find that there is space for dining and cooking.
This is one of the top hot tub properties in Wales, in our opinion. The bedrooms – the master a super-king with patio doors leading out to the hot tub and the twin with an en suite rainfall shower – sleep, four guests. Monogrammed bath robes, and a roll-top bath provides extra touches. The wrap-around living room bi-fold doors bring the surrounding countryside right in.
Dating back to the 1600s, this traditional North Yorkshire cottage, which is more like a stunning detached barn, is in a quiet part of Pickering and has space in bucket loads. It sleeps five in its three bedrooms, with the main a double en suite. Downstairs there is a sitting room, eat-in modern kitchen and, a conservatory overlooking the enclosed established garden, which is perfect for BBQing.
Jackdaw’s Roost is a magnificent holiday spot with tons of character. It sleeps 2 with 1 sizable bedroom, and you can, of course, bring pets. Everything is on the ground floor here, and you will also benefit from a full bathroom as well as private garden access. There’s even a wood burner for you to cosy up with,
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In addition to the comfort that a garden can provide for your dog, it is also essential when considering which cottage you would like to stay in. Several dog owners have mistakenly chosen property with no safe and secure gardens or where they are not permitted. It has resulted in their dogs acting up and running free in the vicinity, disturbing other guests. All cottages in this article include a designated garden that is enclosed and safe for your dog to explore.
The most important details to note below when considering which dog-friendly cottage to rent in the UK with an enclosed garden.
To make sure you and your dogs will be comfortable, it is best to consider what sort of set-up you will need, including any other dogs or pets that will be accompanying you on your travels. This article features cottages that can accommodate as many as three dogs at a time.
A secure garden has natural barriers to keep the dog in your garden. This could be in the shape of perimeter walls or dog-proof fencing. These are perfect for when you want your dog to be in the garden but don’t want them wandering off.
It’s also worth bearing in mind that many insurers will not cover any damage or loss that you may incur through your dog escaping, so you must know that the property and its contents are safe from any such issues.
One of the main features of these beautiful properties is that those dog-friendly getaways with enclosed gardens are situated at the front or rear in full view from inside the house. Picnic tables and benches or the inclusion of other outdoor furniture make them ideal locations from which to keep an eye on man (or woman’s) best friends while relaxing with a drink or some tasty alfresco food.
The above list of ideal cosy cottages and holiday lodges with enclosed and secure gardens for you and your four-legged friend provides a wide choice of options when looking at your next pet-friendly holiday. Whatever end of the UK you prefer to take that well-earned break, whether it be
Or any market town located in the heart of England there is always plenty of options available with the stunning countryside for walking, sightseeing or spending relaxing days doing absolutely nothing at all.
The beauty of renting self-catering accommodation is that you get to choose when and where you go and the size of the accommodation, along with pleasing yourself (and of course your pooch).
Thanks to modern technology, you also get to choose just how far “away from it all” you get. Then again, if you really can’t handle all that quiet, why not take a walk by the many lakes, rivers, mountains and caves that exist within 1 mile of these stunning locations have to offer. In addition, you and your four-legged friend will never be too far from the warm welcome of a local dog-friendly hostelry.