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 pet owners and hikers everywhere.
Nestled in the stunning national park, this idyllic stone cottage is perfect for couples to escape. A double bedroom with beautiful views, a well-equipped country-style kitchen, a cosy living room with a log burner, a family bathroom, and village amenities are right on the doorstep.
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, a family bathroom with a walk-in shower, an airy kitchen diner and a comfortable living room ideal for relaxing!
Steeped in character, this former mill in pretty mature garden has been lovingly refurbished, retaining many original features. The spacious dog friendly cottage has 3 bedrooms and a contemporary shower room. The downstairs consists of a kitchen, lounge with Smart TV and wood burner plus a utility room.
Bag End is a cosy Derbyshire cottage in the heart of Peak District country. Close to villages such as Hognaston, you have one super king bedroom. There’s internet access and smart TV with BT packages included.
The Retreat is one of several fantastic valley dog-friendly holiday homes. Part of that is thanks to the romantic location, with space one bedroom. You benefit from an open fire log burner in this cottage, and there is a shared utility space. Expect Wi-Fi throughout the cottage.
Great for a family, this stone-built house has three bedrooms, one family bathroom and an en suite shower room. There is a wood burner with logs provided and a rear garden to enjoy. Visit the spa towns of Buxton and Leek, both within driving distance.
Eden Tree Cottage is a ground floor cottage property, with a sizeable bedroom. There is a shower cubicle and patio complete with furniture; you will also have access to baby furniture. It makes for a great family getaway.
One of the Peak cottages that is excellent for families. It provides a rural backdrop. Its elevated position on a livestock farm will give you unsurpassed views of them across the valley. The property’s outdoor area has alfresco dining furniture.
This luxury Peak District self-catering accommodation has all the trappings and is a great couples retreat. The quaint stone holiday cottage includes a king-sized bed and the earthy granite en suite has a rainfall shower. Outside, in an enclosed and private courtyard, there is an outdoor hot tub for steamy nights under the stars.
A beautiful dog-friendly country cottage with one double bedroom and one bathroom. A cot and highchair are 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.
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.
A tranquil family friendly 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.
This stunning dog-friendly holiday home is an excellent retreat for a couple. It boasts a well-equipped kitchen and a super king-size bed. Private parking for two vehicles, bike storage and the local shop is 1.5 miles. Walk along the River Derwent or head into Matlock Bath.
This idyllic Peak District cottage 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.
Beautiful ground-floor barn holiday accommodation with one king-size bedroom and a shower room makes it ideal for couples. There are shared gardens to enjoy, an outdoor seating area, and a gravel driveway. The Pennine Way is a short walk for outdoor enthusiasts.
The Peak District in Derbyshire is one of the top pet-friendly destinations for those seeking the perfect blend of scenic beauty and activities. Offering a wide range of property types, from snug cottages with an open fire to contemporary lodges boasting magnificent views, you’ll find the ideal base for your holiday.
Derbyshire’s natural gem is its National Park, overflowing with attractions that welcome dogs. Highlights include Crich Tramway Village and the sweeping 105-acre parkland around Chatsworth House. Although dogs are not permitted inside the house, they relish the expansive gardens.
The park’s rolling hills, such as the highest peak, Kinder Scout, offer plenty of challenging walks for two and four legs. Cyclists and horse riders will find the River Manifold, which flows through this splendid region, an inviting trail for a leisurely break.
Those looking for something less crowded might consider the Dark Peak area. Its rugged, untouched scenery offers various dog-friendly places to take a break. Monsal Reservoir is a beauty spot, ideal for fishing and hiking around Monsal Dale.
Adding to the charm is the dog-friendly town of Chapel-en-le-Frith, known for its quality pubs and restaurants. With all these amenities, you’re set for an enriching holiday. Outdoor activities are abundant, including walking, cycling, and even fishing for those who fancy it.
This guide offers a selection of holiday cottages and pet-friendly activities. Whether you’re looking at Bakewell, Matlock, or Buxton, each location offers something unique. From farm cottages with a patio and garden log cabins in tranquil areas to holiday homes in bustling towns, there’s something here for everyone.
Your pooch will enjoy exploring a pet-friendly environment with several scenic trails and walks as you soak in the rich landscape that makes the Peak District one of the UK’s prized destinations. With such a variety of choices in self catering accommodation and activities, a visit to this picturesque part of England promises an unforgettable experience for the entire family. For more fantastic Derbyshire dog friendly cottages or places to stay locally, see our main rentals page.