8 Luxury Dog Friendly Cottages in Leicestershire to Rent

Handpicked Cottages to Rent

Have you ever looked for the best dog friendly cottages in Leicestershire before? With historic towns and fantastic villages such as Melton Mowbray and Ashby De La Zouch, there are many reasons why a Leicestershire break might be perfect for you and your dog.


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Stanton-by-Bridge, Near Leicestershire

This beautiful modern property features gorgeous wooden cladding and a spacious and inviting living space. Situated on a quiet country lane, with its own private hot tub and garden, it’s easy for parties of up to 4 to truly connect with the tranquillity of the countryside. There is off road parking space for three vehicles.

Rutland Water, Near Leicestershire

A luxurious thatched cottage in the picturesque village of Empingham, Leicestershire this glorious country home is welcoming and peaceful, with enough room to sleep 7 guests and 2 pets. Situated just a mile from the idyllic shores of Rutland Water, it’s a great spot for nature lovers to nestle in.

Caldecott, Near Leicestershire

With a bright and open living space and its own private garden area, this cosy little cottage is perfect for couples and small families to enjoy the scenic countryside of Rutland. With plenty of lakes and fields within a stone’s throw of the front door, getting lost in nature will be easy.

Stanton-by-Bridge, Near Leicestershire

One of just 3 beautiful cabins situated on a peaceful country lane, this open plan lodge offers loads of room to unwind and a luxurious outdoor hot tub where you can soak in the country air. Perfect for families looking to explore the surrounding Derbyshire countryside.

Rutland Walters, Near Leicestershire

Smock & Dog is a brilliantly presented property offering a king size bedroom that sleeps 2 – making it a brilliant modern breakaway for couples looking for a romantic stay in the heart of the East Midlands. There’s a kitchen with dishwasher and microwave, and there’s a shower room with underfloor heating. You’ll also find a living room with modern entertainment offered as standard. 

Melbourne, Leicestershire

Stunning and extensive, Highfields as a cottage offers fantastic opportunities for small family holidays in the East Midlands. This holiday bolthole offers room that sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms, and space for a well behaved dog. Offering a ground floor living room space, en suite facilities, table tennis in the garage and more besides, you’ll also have access to utilities in your own designated area. 

Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

This is five-star holiday accommodation at its best with the three sumptuous bedrooms that sleep six. The luxury living area has a large log burning stove and off the stylish kitchen is a games’ room with a pool table, dartboard and TV and the large comfortable entertainment area includes a hot tub. 

Thorpe Arnold, Leicestershire

The Willows is a Melton District bolthole that offers 3 bedrooms and sleeps 5 people. There’s also space at this holiday breakaway for up to 2 dogs. There’s a snug with a wood burner on site, and you’ll also find a full kitchen cum dining suite available for you to fix and enjoy meals in. Its by far one of the top dog friendly holidays in Leicestershire.

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About Holiday Cottages In Leicestershire With Dogs

Gone are the days when only pet friendly hotels in the city centre were the only place with pets allowed. You now have a variety of holiday rentals in Leicestershire that welcome our furry friends.

Bring your canine companion when booking a cottage in Leicestershire. They can join you on your exciting holiday.

The area is action-packed if you’re looking for destinations for your next trip. There is so much for your four-legged friends to do. They can join you on hikes or burn some energy while running next to you on one of the many bike trails this destination offers. Or maybe a casual walk into one of the rural towns.

Some may not think of Leicestershire as the perfect pet holidaying spot, but it’s full of great surprises, and there are a lot of dog-friendly places to stay in Leicestershire! 

Whether you’re a fan of heritage trails, golf courses, riverside walks or National Parkland, Leicestershire offers something for everyone. Choose a log cabin, lodge or off-the-beaten-track cottage retreats. 

You can explore the outdoors and discover a rich and alluring history. Enjoy meals and country pubs and cosy cafes. Maybe you’re keen to sample the pork pies and stilton that Melton Mowbray is famous for.

Cheap Weekend Cottages

You don’t need a big budget to enjoy cottages in Leicestershire. There is fantastic self-catering accommodation available. You can shop at the many country markets and cook a delicious meal made from local produce.

2 - 3 Nights Self Catering

Sometimes a day or two away from home is all we need to relax and unwind. Leicestershire has an abundance of short stays available. Two nights might be enough to de-stress with these cottages.

Leicestershire Lodges

When looking for rentals in Leicestershire, there are other pet-friendly options than self-catering cottages. Different types of holiday lets appear every year and bookings in this part of the UK are on the rise.

Lodges are super popular with dog owners, usually a lot more secluded and rural than cottages. They also offer a peaceful location where relaxation is guaranteed. It’s here for our selection of top pet friendly log cabins in Leicestershire.

With Hot Tubs

This region’s most popular rental properties are Leicestershire holiday cottages with a private hot tub. These bubbling breaks with hot tubs have a slightly higher price point as there isn’t as big of a selection, so book fast.

Pet Friendly Activities

Leicestershire cottages breaks are the perfect holiday because of their stunning natural beauty. It is ideal for couples and families looking for a fun-filled times together. The area is known for its charming villages and the warm welcome you receive from the residents. Fishing, hiking, and cycling are just some of the outdoor activities you can enjoy. Don’t forget to take your dog. There is also plenty for him or her to enjoy with you.

Last Word

If you decide on one of these pet-friendly holiday cottages in Leicestershire, then the country markets are an excellent place to shop. Make delicious home-cooked meals made from local produce.

If you are looking for holiday cottages in Leicestershire for dogs, you know you’re in the right place. Leicestershire is at the heart of England.

Want to be close to Calke Abbey or the town of Melton Mowbray? Our great list of cottage favourites has made it much easier for you in your search.

The breathtaking countryside and other fantastic attractions, from music festivals to food and literary festivals, mean there’s always something going on for all ages to enjoy and will have you returning to enjoy more of this beautiful part of the country.

It is a hotbed of culture. What’s more, there are scores of brilliant hidden nooks and crannies for you and your pets to traverse and explore at your leisure. Ever been to Breedon on the Hill? Wondering what all the fuss is about when it comes to holiday cottages in Melton Mowbray?

Many holiday homes favourites offer ground floor living, internet access and comfy open-plan spaces. You needn’t want much more when settling into the beautiful countryside and historic scenery Leicestershire has on offer. It’s always a good idea to hunt down a great holiday home with a BBQ.

The beautiful Leicestershire surrounding lends itself to the ideal getaway for a romantic weekend. The more energetic traveller can enjoy hikes, cycle trails, and horse riding. The fact is, there’s tons going on in Leicestershire.

There is something for golfers and fishermen too. Pack your hiking boots, backpacks, and cameras. Take your dog and head off to one of Leicestershire’s pet-friendly cottages for a memorable holiday.

Still undecided on Leicestershire? Why not find other dog friendly cottages in the Heart of England here? 

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