Dog Friendly Cottages in Derbyshire: 15 Luxury Holiday Lets

Handpicked Cottages to Rent

Derbyshire is a broad and wonderful county, and there’s little wonder so many people are looking for the best dog friendly cottages in Derbyshire these days. Whether it’s to get closer to the rolling majesty of the Peak District National Park, or to explore the lovey walking trails around Ashford in the Water, these holiday hotspots are popping up more and more.


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Brassington, Derbyshire

Put your feet up and relax at this lovingly refurbished dog friendly accommodation in Derbyshire . Sleeping 4 in double and twin bedrooms, there’s also a modern shower room, spacious kitchen diner and lounge. Outside a real treat – your own private hot tub, bliss after a day exploring with your four-legged friend.

Cromford, Derbyshire

This immaculate Derbyshire family home benefits from an idyllic location as well as interiors that could grace a magazine. There are 4 bedrooms 2 super-king-size, 1 double and 1 king-size. 1 bathroom with freestanding copper bath and an en-suite shower room. Outside is a huge enclosed garden, with furniture and bubbling hot tub

Over Haddon, Derbyshire

Tastefully decorated in neutral tones throughout, this charming Derbyshire stone cottage consists of 2 bedrooms, a king-size and twin plus a shower room, kitchen diner and cosy sitting room. When you are not exploring the surrounding countryside, the lovely secluded garden is the ideal spot to soak up the sun.

Crich, Derbyshire

Jam-packed with original features including exposed beams and an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, this 2 bedroom Derbyshire cottage is just a short walk from local amenities. One bunk bedroom and a double provide sleeping arrangements for up to 4 guests, plus there’s a family bathroom, modern kitchen and charming sitting room.

Gratton, Derbyshire

Surrounded by some of the country’s most scenic Derbyshire countryside, plus some resident Llamas, this picture-perfect cottage is ideal for families looking for a rural escape. The 3 bedrooms sleep 6 with 2 extra pull out beds and there are 2 bathrooms. The large kitchen diner and elegant living room offer space for everyone to eat, relax and socialise

Brassington, Derbyshire

Providing a real home from home ambience, this gorgeous characterful cottage is packed with original features, providing a real home from home ambience. There are 4 bedrooms offering variable sleeping arrangements, a bathroom and separate WC, theres a Smart TV in the lounge and WIFi is included. Outside you will find a small garden and off-road parking for 1 car.

Flash, Derbyshire

With stunning countryside walks right from the doorstep and within reach of some of the country’s top attractions, this is one of the most popular dog friendly places to stay in Derbyshire for couples. Boasting a gallery bedroom accessed from the stunning lounge by an impressive spiral staircase, modern bathroom and country style kitchen, this impressive cottage has got it all.

Bradwell, Derbyshire

This traditional Derbyshire cottage is all on one level and provides a comfortable base for couples looking to discover the Peak District. There is a fully equipped kitchen area where you can whip up some culinary treats, cosy seating area and dining table, plus a double bedroom and shower room. Outside is parking for 1 car, bike storage and a patio with furniture.

The Potting Shed
Near Tansley, Derbyshire

The delightful love nest cottage with its living and sleeping area in one, sleeps two. There is a separate galley kitchen and hallway for coats and boots. The stone floor’s underfoot heating and the log burning stove, create a cosy atmosphere. Bathrobes are provided for your after romantic private hot tub dip. 

Near Stanton-By-Bridge, Derbyshire

Set amidst rolling Derbyshire countryside, cottages like this are in demand. They sleep four in the bedrooms that each have walk-in wardrobes and en suite shower rooms. The living area is light-filled and spacious with a well-equipped kitchen. Double doors lead on onto an outdoor entertainment area that includes a private hot tub. 

Crich, Derbyshire

This converted Derbyshire stone barn cottage that sleeps six, provides a truly rural backdrop to a break for a large family or a group of friends. Its elevated position on a livestock farm will give you unsurpassed views of the across the valley. The outdoor area has el fresco dining furniture and a private hot tub. 

Hilton, Near Derbyshire

Holiday cottages in Derbyshire for dogs dont come much better, this stunning , modern Derbyshire location offers 2 bedroom spaces for 4 guests to enjoy, and room for 2 pets, too. Offering a king size bedroom and 1 bedroom with twin ziplink, this domicile also provides a bathroom as well as en suite facilities. Offering superb ground floor facilities as well as bike locking, you have access to pretty much everything you’ll need! 

Melbourne, Derbyshire

Highfields is a stunning location in the heart of Derbyshire, welcoming and sleeping 6 guests and one well behaved dog. This sizable cottage spot offers en suite facilities as well as smart TVs, a garden with pond, BBQ and furniture, and 1 bedroom with a super king bed. There’s even a table tennis set and more sports equipment in the garage provided! 

Ashbourne, Derbyshire

This fabulous modern barn conversion sleeps 4 guests and has 2 bedroom spaces. You can even bring one dog with you to cosy up with, too! There’s an outdoor area with BBQ and furniture, and what’s more, there’s a full TV lounge complete with games console. You’ll also find a natty kitchen suite, as well as internet provided as standard. You can also hire children’s furniture on request. 

Hartington, Derbyshire

A wonderful terrace cottage with an open plan kitchen/diner and two bedrooms. There is a doggy welcome pack on arrival, stairgate and parking are all available. Experience the many trails on your doorstep as your ideally situated in the middle of the Peak District National Park.

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The Best Pet Friendly Holiday Cottages in Derbyshire

To help save you a bit of time, we’ve taken a look out at some holiday homes that Derbyshire has on offer. Are you and your pets new to the area? You’ll need somewhere comfy and cosy to bed down while you explore it all!

Finding a pet friendly ground floor cottage near a Derbyshire village or two really shouldn’t be hard. Cottages are opening up all around us – from Chapel En le Frith towards Chatsworth House and everywhere in between, there is now a great choice out there for holidaymakers and their pets. Keen to sample the Derbyshire market town scene? Maybe you’re looking for a little barn cottage with an enclosed garden you and your four legged friend can enjoy at your own pace.

From the heart of the Peak District out towards some of the more intriguing Derbyshire villages and towns close by, here are some of our cottage favourites.

Where Is it

Holiday cottage spots in Derbyshire offers country charm and rural settings. They are suited for the outdoor enthusiast offering the ideal break from the big city. Country charm offers a relaxed environment with an abundance of outdoor actives. It offers the perfect opportunity to explore the area on foot or by bicycle. There is more than enough space for your pup to explore. What’s more, if you do want to go and explore more than the local Derbyshire greenery, the best cottage location picks in our list will have clear links to the main roads. You need to make sure you run your holiday your way!

Cheap Weekend Breaks

Derbyshire offers amazing holiday cottage builds to fit all budgets. If you’re looking for a special holiday getaway, try one of the affordable holiday destinations on offer in Derbyshire. The Peak District National Park is on your doorstep. The lush green Derbyshire countryside and quaint villages will have a rural retreat to suit your pocket and your pup will be able to join you and share in the experience. Leave behind the mod cons, the Wi-Fi and all the luxury furnishings to give yourself a bit of a stretch every now and again. This really is the best location for you to go walking and cycling, and it’s a wonderful place you’ll want to book cottage after cottage in for years to come.

1-2 Night Self Catering

You can experience some of England’s stunning countryside even if it’s just for a night or two. There are delightful Derbyshire dog friendly cottages to unusual accommodation ideal for families or couples. Many properties in Derbyshire and close to the Peak District National Park will have open plan living as well as dog friendly spaces, and you may even find that a few are entirely based on the ground floor. That’s great news for anyone looking for a holiday nook that’s easy access.

About Holidays In Derbyshire With Dogs

Derbyshire boasts one of the most spectacular countrysides in England. The beautiful landscapes offer stunning holiday cottages in Derbyshire. You and your pup can spend hours exploring the countryside on foot or bicycle. There are rolling green hills, valleys, and rivers to explore.

However, as you can see from our list, no one Derbyshire cottage is quite the same as the next. One might be a stone barn with countryside views, the next might be a small location down a lane that’s close to village and town scenery.

The best thing about bringing a dog with you to enjoy a 1 bedroom or 2 bedroom getaway in Derbyshire is the fact that so much of the area is pet friendly. There are tons of great day out ideas, and whether you bring 2 guests or 10 guests along with you for the journey, there are going to be lots of lovely cottage locations you can book into at the last minute.

We’d seriously recommend you look for somewhere in Derbyshire that offers lots of easy access to market towns and countryside walks. These really do represent the best of the county. There’s nothing quite like that fresh country air to help reenviograte you and your pet! Cottages are designed and built to get you closer to the action, meaning it’s well worth looking through our big list of favourites to see what takes your fancy.

Take a fishing rod and spend the day fishing in one of the mountain streams. There are designated dog walking routes in Derbyshire if you don’t want to plan your walk. Take a trip into one of the quaint villages and stop off at a local pet friendly pub. You can enjoy some of the local cuisines while your dog enjoys a doggy treat and a bowl of water.

Last Word

Our list of pet friendly cottages in Derbyshire offer the perfect holiday destination picks for families that enjoy the company of their canine companion. Derbyshire boasts stunning picturesque towns, villages with traditional eateries and warm local hospitality.

The fact is, there is just so much to see up here. The Peak District scenery really deserves to be shared with all and sundry. These walks and trails are great for dogs, so why not find yourself a cottage? We’ve looked for cottage owners who offer simple cottage living throughout the year, great for guests who are looking for market town access, countryside views and more besides.

Above all, we look at cottage providers who are really open to welcoming dogs in Derbyshire. We’re a nation of pet lovers, which is why it really doesn’t make sense that we should leave our pooches behind. Yes – there may be some properties out there which request you don’t let your muddy pup trail from bedroom to bedroom, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be cottages out there which let guests bring their furry friends along with them.

Whether it’s peace and tranquillity or a romantic holiday filled with excitement and adventure then look no further than Derbyshire dog friendly accommodation. The East Midlands is also the perfect base to explore Manchester, Liverpool and Nottingham.

Therefore, even if you’re not really looking for walking and cycling trails and just want to see what all the Derbyshire fuss is about, then it’s still worth hunting down properties that welcome pets as well as a variety of guests. Looking for a domicile that sleeps 2, sleeps 4 or sleeps 6? There’s a lot of choice in the cottage scene around Derbyshire.

Don’t delay – pack your camera and walking boots and leave all your stress and troubles behind. Enjoy breaks that you and your pooch won’t forget. We hope you’re able to find properties that really inspire you in our list of favourites!

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