Dog Friendly Cottages in Alnwick: 12 Luxury Holiday Lets

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Located in the heart of the Northumberland countryside and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the best dog friendly cottages in Alnwick offer access to sandy beaches, walks in the Cheviot Hills, great restaurants, pretty fishing villages and a wealth of pet friendly attractions. 

Close to historic artefacts and superb days out, these pet friendly cottages in Alnwick are the ideal base for a memorable retreat.


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Craster, Near Alnwick

A bright and roomy bungalow with a gorgeous private garden, this property is perfect for larger groups of up to 6. With plenty of amenities right outside the door, including beaches, scenic walks, cycle routes and restaurants, there’s plenty to do during your stay.


A lovely, spacious and modern home, with plenty of room to house 6 people and 2 dogs, this is the perfect base for a family-sized group to explore the idyllic town of Alnwick. With golf courses and beaches just a few minutes away, you’ll find something for everyone here.

Eglingham, Near Alnwick

Only half an hour from Northumberland’s stunning Heritage coastline, this charming traditional cottage provides a great mix of modern functionality and historic beauty. With a beautiful English garden, perfect for a bit of stargazing, this romantic hideaway is perfect for couples.

Alnmouth, Near Alnwick

With a welcoming wood-burning fire and beautiful sun-soaked conservatory space, this coastal holiday home has bags of character within its charmingly furnished walls. Enjoy views of the historic village of Alnmouth and glorious sandy beaches, both just minutes away.

Craster, Near Alnwick

A traditional fisherman’s cottage with breathtaking views of the Craster coastline, this cosy property is the perfect escape for small families and couples. There’s lots to see and do in this scenic little village with castle and coastal walks awaiting just moments from the door.

Lucker, Near Alnwick

With modern furnishings and bright, open living space, this roomy 3 bedroom property has plenty of character and even a shared indoor swimming pool! Featuring a private patio area with views of the Northumberland countryside, this gorgeous cottage really feels like a home.

Chathill, Near Alnwick

This picturesque stone-walled cottage fits right in with the scenic English countryside. Enjoy al fresco dining in the sunny private garden area, or venture further afield to enjoy the beautiful coastline with cosy pubs and restaurants. A perfect escape from the bustle of the city. 

Low Newton by the Sea, Near Alnwick

A lovingly converted farm building set into the tranquil coastal village of Low Newton by the Sea, enjoy glorious views of soft sandy beaches from the comfort of this charming home. A perfect base for taking in the sights and sounds of the peaceful English coastline.

Newton by the Sea, Near Alnwick

With a grand wood-burning fire and a light and airy conservatory space, this charming traditional coastal property has something to offer all year round. With immediate access to countryside walks and sandy beaches, there’s plenty to explore right from the doorstep.


With stunning vistas of the Northumberland countryside beyond every window of this gorgeous coastal home, you’ll feel part of nature during the entirety of your stay. Set in 800 acres of rolling farmland, peace and tranquillity are found in every inch of this 3 bed 3 bath property.

Alnwick, Northumberland

A beautiful family home, close to the market town with three bedrooms and one bathroom. Facilities include a utility area with a washing machine and a smart TV in the lounge. Outside there’s an enclosed patio as well as roadside parking to the front of the property. Nearby attractions include Alnwick gardens and Castle, which are brilliant for a day out with the dogs.

Alnmouth, Near Alnwick

A cosy detach cottage perfect for a romantic retreat. It has one double bedroom and one bathroom, as well as a wood burner in the lounge. Outside, there’s a patio garden with furniture and electric vehicle charging available on site. There’s plenty of coastal villages and towns to explore, including Ambleside and Seahouses.

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The Best Pet Friendly Holiday Cottages in Alnwick

Whether you want a romantic getaway or beach holiday cottages that are dog friendly, choosing a cottage in Alnwick will ensure a memorable stay in Northumberland. 

About Holidays In Alnwick With Dogs

Alnwick and Northumberland may not be the first place that springs to mind when booking cottages, but we think it’s one of the best places in the country for dog lovers.

It never gets mega busy in Alnwick, so there are plenty of peaceful spots to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Fido will love the acres of open Alnwick countryside, woodland and deserted beaches where he can chase a frisbee to his heart’s content.

A paradise for wildlife lovers and birdwatchers, a boat trip to the Farne Islands is a must, and yes, your pup can go too.

There are also plenty of places where you can enjoy a meal in Alnwick, a glass of wine or locally brewed ale that allow dogs too and don’t get us started on the food, from freshly smoked Craster kippers, Northumberland cheese, to Pease Pudding and “Singing Hinnies” your taste buds are in for a treat.

So, with all that, plus historic castles, museums, nature reserves, fishing and a host of activities, all the family plus the dog is guaranteed t make ever-lasting memories when you book cottages that allow dogs in Alnwick. 

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Warkworth Castle and Hermitage

Guests staying at holiday cottages in Alnwick for dogs will be spoilt for choice when it comes to castles, but this one is well worth visiting and dogs are welcome though they must be kept on a lead and certain restrictions apply.

Home to the infamous Percy family, you can explore the great hall, gatehouse, chapel and towering walls of one of the most impressive fortresses in the Northumberland with Fido by your side. Stroll through the extensive grounds, and enjoy a picnic at one of the delightful picnic areas by the river

Thrunton Woods

Only a 10-minute drive for those staying at dog friendly accommodation in Alnwick, this magical woodland is the perfect escape away from the coast, which can get extremely busy in the summer months.

Bursting with wildlife and popular with cyclists, experience breathtaking views of the Cheviots from the hidden trails. Your canine companion will love sniffing out squirrels and you may even catch a glimpse of one of the resident deer.

There are tons of picnic spots and don’t forget your camera to snap those outstanding vistas.

Alnmouth Beach

Northumberland has countless beaches, but as you pass the old world charm pastel-painted cottages along the river Aln, you will be blown away by this beautiful stretch of golden sand.

Only a 5-minute drive if you book Alnwick dog friendly cottages, the beach is divided into three. There is the main tourist beach adjacent to the village, a section north of Marden Rocks popular with dog walkers and locals and arguably the best part to the south of the rive, backed by dunes and home to a host of wildlife and birds.

Last Word

Alnwick is full of surprises and a great base from which to explore Northumberland. With activities and events throughout the year from Falconry and Medieval crafts at the castle to food fairs and music festivals.
Explore the surrounding countryside or visit the fabulous beaches not forgetting the stately homes and beautiful gardens. For nature lovers a trip to the Farne Islands is a must and foodies love it here too.

One of the most unspoilt regions in the country your pooch will love walking in scenic countryside perhaps stopping at one of the many dog friendly eateries and pubs for some refreshment.

With some fantastic dog friendly places to stay in Alnwick for couples or the whole family, whatever your pleasure you’re guaranteed to find your happy place here making memories that will last a lifetime.

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