Dog Friendly Cottages in the Peak District: 15 Holiday Lets

Handpicked Cottages to Rent

Finding the best dog friendly cottages in the Peak District doesn’t have to be a hassle. In fact, we’re making it easy on you! The Peak District National Park is one of the best-loved haunts of dog walkers and hikers everywhere. Therefore, it stands to reason that there should be plenty of opportunities for you to check into dog friendly self catering accommodation across the local region.


We search the best pet friendly cottages in the Peak District, so you don't have to!

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Parwich, Peak District

Nestled in the heart of one of the UK’s most stunning national parks, this idyllic stone cottage is perfect for couples to escape the hustle and bustle of day to day life. There is a double bedroom with beautiful views, a well-equipped country-style kitchen, cosy living room with log burner and family bathroom and village amenities are right on the doorstep.

Parwich, Peak District

Surrounded by breathtaking views, this pretty cottage with garden offers premium self-catering accommodation in a delightful setting. There are two stylish bedrooms, and downstairs you will find a family bathroom with walk-in shower, utility room with a washing machine, an airy kitchen diner and comfortable living room ideal for relaxing after a busy day!

Fritchley, Peak District

Steeped in character, this former mill in pretty mature garden has been lovingly refurbished, retaining many original features. The  dog friendly cottage has 3 bedrooms and provides variable sleeping arrangements for six people and there’s a contemporary shower room. The downstairs consists of a kitchen, lounge with Smart TV and wood burner plus a utility room.

Hognaston, Peak District

Bag End is a cosy Derbyshire property in the heart of Peak District country. Close to villages such as Hognaston, you have access to 1 super king bedroom with space for 2 guests and 1 dog. There’s internet access throughout, and what’s more, you will also have access to a smart TV with BT packages included. 

Flash, Peak District

The View is one of several amazing valley holiday homes to hire we are proud to list here. Part of that is thanks to the romantic location, with space that sleeps 2 in one bedroom, and the opportunity for you to bring up to 3 pets if you wish. You benefit from an open fire log burner in this cottage, and there is a shared utility space. You will also benefit from Wi-Fi throughout the cottage.

The Potting Shed
Tansley, Peak District

One of the prettiest Peak District holiday cottages. The charming bijou bolthole sleeps two and is as cosy as it gets with its living and sleeping area in one. There are a separate galley kitchen and hallway for coats and boots. The cottage stone floor’s underfoot heating and the log burning stove are welcome on chilly nights. 

Bradwell, Peak District

Eden Tree Cottage is a ground floor cottage property that sleeps 2, with a sizeable bedroom and space for one dog. There is a shower cubicle and patio complete with furniture, and you will also have access to baby furniture. It makes for a great family getaway. 

Crich, Peak District

For when a simple log cabin just won’t do. This Peak District stone cottage sleeps six and is great for families. It provides a rural backdrop to a break for a family or even a group of friends. Its elevated position on a livestock farm will give you unsurpassed views of them across the valley. The properties outdoor area has alfresco dining furniture and a private hot tub.

Middleton, Peak District

This luxury Peak District self-catering accommodation sleeps 2 and has all the trappings and is a great couples retreat. The quaint stone holiday cottage sleeps two in a sumptuous king-sized bed and the earthy granite en suite has a rainfall shower. Outside, in an enclosed and private courtyard, there is a outdoor hot tub for steamy nights under the stars. 

Ashford-in-the-Water, Peak District

A beautiful countryside cottage with one double bedroom and one bathroom. There is a cot and highchair available on request, a TV in the lounge and the local pub and shop are within a mile. Enjoy a picnic near the River Wye or head 14 miles to the spa town of Buxton.

Longnor, Peak District

This romantic cottage has two bedrooms and one bathroom with a cosy lounge. There is a utility room with a washing machine, electric car charging available and a private patio area with seating. The market town of Bakewell is nearby, as is Chatsworth House just 15 miles.

Robin Hood, Peak District

A tranquil holiday cottage with two bedrooms, one bathroom and an open-plan diner. Facilities include a BBQ, hot tub and a wood burner in the lounge with logs provided. Visit the town of Chesterfield with its shops and farmers’ markets.

Chelmorton, Peak District

This terrific family cottage has three bedrooms, three bathrooms and TVs in all of the bedrooms. You are part of a complex of properties here and there is a BBQ outside. The wonderful towns of Buxton and Matlock are close by for days out.

Hayfield, Peak District

This idyllic property is based on the edge of the River Sett with three bedrooms and one bathroom. Facilities include off road parking, bike storage and a summerhouse in the garden. Blue John Cavern and the Pennine Way are a short drive.

Hartington, Western Peak District

This elegant country house has four bedrooms and three bathrooms, as well as an open plan lounge. There is a wood burner with logs provided, an enclosed garden and a games room. Haddon Hall is just 12 miles for history lovers or visit Dovedale 8.5 miles away.

Why Choose Peak District Pet Friendly Cottages

If you’re not sure what you want from dog friendly cottages, take a look at our full list of our favourite pet friendly cottages in the Peak District. With so much to see and do, you’ll need a cosy and comfortable home to come back to after a hard day!

Dog friendly holidays in the Peak District are popping up more and more. The Peak District countryside really is picturesque, and for that reason, more people are taking their pets with them to explore it all. Why feel you have to leave your four-legged friend at home when there are so many stunning views and welcoming properties for you to enjoy and explore? We’ve narrowed down the search and have found some great spots.

Whether you want a cosy cottage with an open fire or a pet friendly spot that’s close to a Peak District village or two, we’ve done our best to find some great picks. 

National Park Holidays

The Peak District boasts some of England’s most dramatic views, thanks to the many rivers which define the area. You will find some amazing dog friendly holiday cottages in the Peak District and newer lodges with spectacular views of rivers, waterfalls and landscapes sculpted by water. If you like fishing, there are plenty of eager mouths waiting to be hooked. The river banks host some superb woodlands which your canine companion will love exploring. You can also use the dog friendly cottages on offer as a great base to visit quaint villages such as Edale and Ashford in the Water which have a range of shops, pubs and restaurants.

Cheap Weekend Breaks

Taking a weekend break in these cottages in the Peak District doesn’t mean you have to break the bank. The Peak District has plenty of affordable accommodation, where you’re in no danger of missing out on any of the stunning scenery and activities this fabulous area has to offer. It’s open to all, including your favourite pooch, and usually at no extra cost.

Luxury Self Catering

A holiday away needn’t last weeks to do the trick. In the right setting, a day or two will be enough. The Peak District is just the place to do it. You’ll easily find something to offer great daytime and evening activities. The pet friendly atmosphere of the dog friendly holiday cottages in the Peak District makes pooches and people feel welcome.

Enclosed Garden Lets

If you are looking for cottages in the Peak District National Park, one with an enclosed garden is an excellent option.

Providing that little extra security and privacy, you can relax knowing there’ll be no escape, no chance of getting lost or having an altercation with another dog.

Dog friendly hot tub cottages help you destress and unwind, enjoy a better night’s sleep, and soothe sore and aching muscles.

No wonder they are a welcome addition to dog friendly retreats in the Peak District. They’re brilliant after all those fabulous walks and add just a smidge of self-indulgence to your stay. 

Multi Pet Rentals

Over the years, the Peak District has become a haven for dog owners, but what if you are one of the many Brits who own more than one pet?

Pet parents will be pleased to learn the Peak District hills offer a selection of multi pet rentals and dog friendly cottages that will, for a charge, allow you to bring two, sometimes three or more well behaved pooches along.

Romantic Getaways

There’s something about the wonderful Peak District scenery that makes it ideal for couples wanting a dog friendly romantic break.

The choice of one bedroom cottages in the Peak District is endless. Whether you want a stunning converted farm building with all mod cons or cosy dog friendly cottages in a pretty village packed with original features, it’s up to you!

Lodges & Log Cabins

Are you looking for something a bit different? Not only does this stunning area offer dog friendly cottages, but there are also some quirkier options, such as dog friendly holiday lodges and log cabins.

Whether you choose one in a park with all the conveniences needed for a relaxing break, such as restaurants, play areas and leisure facilities, or a quiet location with superb walks direct from the front door.

Ideas For A Dog Holiday In The Peak District

The Peak District is a haven for any dog owners with miles of untouched countryside, you can immerse yourself in this majestic setting.

You’ll have no trouble finding a dog friendly host anywhere in the Peaks, whether it’s in the fields or the picturesque hills.

The Peak District is an adventurous region which is home to some of the most spectacular landscapes in Europe.

It is a dog owner’s paradise which is why so many book dog friendly holidays in the Peak District, as your favourite friend will be overwhelmed with the opportunities to explore all around.

For human visitors, the conservation work carried out by the National Park means this is one of the most unspoiled areas left in the UK, bar none. 

Visit The Peak District - Things Your Dog Will Enjoy

  • National Park – Bursting with dog-friendly attractions, like Crich Tramway Village and Chatsworth House, the Peak District National Park is the ideal spot for a break with your canine companion. 
  • Peak District Hills – Boasting excellent hill walks, including Kinder Scout (the highest peak) and Chrome Hill, the rolling moorlands have endless cycling and walking routes. 
  • Chatsworth House – The house itself is off-limits, but your four-legged pal can sniff around 105 acres of glorious parkland, including the maze and rose garden 
  • Dark Peak – You’ll find fewer tourists, some fantastic walks and plenty of dog friendly places to stop and rest weary feet and paws in this more rugged, unspoilt northern edge of the Peaks.
  • Chapel-en-le-Frith – The dog friendly town of Chapel-en-le-Frith nestles within the contrasting landscapes of the Peak District with its renowned restaurants, traditional pubs, shops and fascinating history
  • Monsal Resiviour – One of the prettiest beauty spots in the country with magnificent views. You and Fido can fish, explore nearby Monsal Dale and marvel at the impressive viaduct.
  • River Manifold – Starting in the North and flowing through the Peak District, the river Manifold is the perfect place for a stroll with your faithful companion and is popular with cyclists, walkers and horse riders.

Last Word

If you love nature, you’ll love the Peak District, and there are tons of lovely villages and towns dotted across the region which will make anyone with dogs feel at home.

With outdoor activities such as walking, cycling and fishing, your sure to have a memorable holiday here.

Whatever you do through the day and evening, you can look forward to the luxury of one of our picks for pet friendly Peak District cottages.

For more fantastic Derbyshire dog friendly cottages or places to stay locally, see our main page. 

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