18 Large Dog Friendly Cottages in UK (Groups & Families)
In need of a spacious UK cottage for your next family gathering or group holiday, where even the dogs are welcome? This selection of large dog friendly cottages caters perfectly to groups and families, ensuring ample room for everyone, including your furry friends.
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Planning a family gathering or a trip with friends? The large dog friendly holiday homes in the UK could be your answer. With ample space, breathtaking views, and sprawling gardens for your dogs to explore, these options create the ideal environment for making unforgettable memories. Consider these last-minute special offers for your next group holiday to secure the best savings.
Bryn Meirion, set in Corwen, North Wales, is a splendid detached period house with a rustic wood-fired hot tub and a games room. The property presents a peaceful retreat with charming garden views, perfect for your dog to roam freely. Located within 15 miles of Ruthin, Llangollen, and Bala, this countryside haven offers a chance to experience local pubs and shops or embark on river adventures on the River Dee.
Rural Llyn Peninsula, Snowdonia & The Llyn Peninsula
Escape to the splendid rural beauty of the Llyn Peninsula with your dog at Maes y Llan. This detached, renovated farmhouse offers stunning mountain and coastal views. With the warmth of a cosy wood burner, this retreat is less than 10 miles from Pwllheli, with sandy beaches, independent pubs, and eateries, making it the perfect base for walks in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Discover the tranquil beauty of Badachro at The Heatherbank. This stylish detached cottage boasts an enclosed garden with breathtaking mountain and loch views, making it a haven for your dog to explore. Located just 3 miles from Gairloch in the Highlands, the property sits amidst unspoilt sandy beaches, perfect for spectacular rural and coastal walks.
The East Drums Farmhouse is a stylish retreat in the heart of Angus. Perfect for dog lovers, the detached farmhouse offers an array of social spaces, both indoors and out, making it an ideal location for family gatherings. It’s situated within 17 miles of Carnoustie and less than 30 miles from Dundee, placing a wealth of leisure activities and attractions on your doorstep.
Rothbury & Coquetdale, Northumberland National Park
Red Lion House in sleepy Alwinton village is a luxurious getaway offering grand interiors and a heated orangery to dine in. Boasting multiple reception rooms with wood burners and a huge landscaped garden, it’s a dog’s dream retreat. Its prime location on the edge of the Northumberland National Park allows guests and their dogs to enjoy breathtaking views and fantastic stargazing experiences.
Nestled in the tranquil Allendale, Codley Farmhouse is a perfect escape for dog owners. The spacious farmhouse, tucked away in the beautiful countryside, is only metres away from the Roman Vindolanda. The local National Landscape Discovery Centre and Hadrian’s Wall are within a short journey, enriching your stay with a touch of culture and history.
The picturesque Two Hoots invites you and your pet to enjoy a tranquil retreat in Yorkshire Dales. The stone-built house flooded with natural light, is a stone’s throw from the quaint centre of Pateley Bridge. Venture into the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty or explore the natural spectacle of Brimham Rocks, just a short drive away.
Immerse yourself in the rustic charm of Lodge Barn, a spacious stone barn conversion. It is situated in Constable Burton, just 3 miles from Leyburn’s bustling market town. Enjoy a round of pool with the games room, or explore varied walks from your doorstep in the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
The grand Deeley House invites you to indulge in Victorian luxury. Located near Two Dales village, a hub of quaint pubs and stores, it’s a stone’s throw from Haddon Hall and Chatsworth House. You’re within walking distance of the splendid Peak District National Park, rich with historic landmarks and beautiful dales.
The stunning Riber House offers unparalleled views of the Peak District from its hilltop location. With rolling fields and livestock surrounding the property, enjoy a soak in the jacuzzi or a playful game of pool. Easily reachable is the riverside town of Matlock and various heritage attractions, including Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall.
Hall Garth Farm exudes rustic charm, boasting timber beams and roaring wood burners. This property nestles on the edge of Whinlatter Forest, providing direct access to ancient woodland and hiking trails. The glacial Bassenthwaite Lake and Derwentwater Marina are within a 2.5-mile journey, ready for exploration.
This generously proportioned farmhouse in the serene countryside is the perfect retreat for families and dog owners. An extensive lawned garden with open views and inviting wood burners make this property a homely haven. Located just 1 mile from Staveley and under 5 miles from Bowness-on-Windermere, you’re perfectly placed for exploring the Lake District’s enchanting landscapes.
An idyllic coastal escape awaits you in the charming village of Poughill. Just a mile from Bude’s golden beaches, Holly Tree House is a beautifully presented property offering direct access to a secluded garden, hot tub, and decked seating area. From exploring the scenic South West Coast Path to taking in Bude’s local shops, cafés, and restaurants, there’s plenty to do.
Pastoral House is a beautifully furnished period home in a quiet hamlet with stunning views. Its location near the Cornwall-Devon border provides easy access to explore both counties and their coasts. The immediate area is a haven for wildlife, offering picturesque strolls, while Bodmin Moor, the Tamar Valley, and Dartmoor National Park are only a short drive away.
Nestled in the peaceful village of Corscombe, Stonehaven is a large, detached house ideal for multi-generational family holidays. With an attractive split-level garden featuring a pond and mature planting, it’s a delightful base to explore Dorset and Somerset’s picturesque areas, including Sutton Bingham Reservoir and the cobbled streets of Lyme Regis.
In the peaceful hamlet of Melbury Osmond, surrounded by rolling countryside, you’ll find Sterndale Cottage. This idyllic thatched cottage boasts a wealth of history and beautiful character features, including a lovely enclosed garden. From here, explore Sherborne, Montacute House, Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum, and Haynes Motor Museum.
Immerse yourself in rural tranquillity at Dove Barn. This stunning property combines the charm of a traditional barn with contemporary design, nestled amidst breathtaking views in Ellough, Suffolk. The area offers ample footpaths for keen walkers, with Beccles and the famous beaches of Southwold and Aldeburgh just a short distance away.
Located in the picturesque coastal town of Aldeburgh, Hawkeye House is a stunning detached family home surrounded by mature trees and a pretty landscaped garden. Spacious, warm, and welcoming, this property is perfect for friends and family to come together and enjoy Aldeburgh’s rich history, scenic beauty, and cultural offerings.
Spanning across the UK, our selection of pet friendly accommodation for groups provides many options for those seeking larger properties and dog-welcoming holiday cottage accommodation. Handpicked for their ample space, these cottages offer the ideal combination of comfort and luxury whilst also providing expansive gardens and nearby walking trails – a canine paradise for your furry friend.
Compared to standard holiday rentals, these big dog friendly cottages offer the rarity of accommodating large groups without compromising individual comfort or intimacy.
Each property embodies a distinct character, presenting a homely ambience that immediately puts you and your dog at ease. With a clear focus on the needs of our four-legged companions, expect cottages with dog-proof gardens, nearby woodland walks, and even doggy welcome packs at some locations.
These properties thrive in the market due to their tailored focus on large, pet-owning families or groups seeking a distinctive, leisurely retreat. They offer an opportunity to truly immerse yourself in the local environment, explore scenic trails with your beloved pet, and return to a home away from home that accommodates everyone’s needs.