With nearly 16 million visitors each year, the Lakes is a dog owners paradise. Finding somewhere to stay is easy. When it comes to luxury dog friendly cottages in the Lake District, the quality and prices of these properties can vary hugely. We have sorted through hundreds of cottage holidays to bring you handpicked pet friendly places that we think are perfect for you and your best friend’s next mini break.
A stunning Georgian farmhouse nestled in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, Three Mile House has more than enough room for all the family. There are 5 bedrooms, including one with ground floor access, 3 bathrooms, a luxurious outdoor jacuzzi and off-road parking for 5 cars.
Located on a private estate close to Coniston Water, this romantic bolthole is perfect for couples. The kingsize bedroom and jacuzzi bath are ideal at the end of each busy day exploring the area and for a small charge, you can bring along your canine companion too.
Close to all the delights of the Lake District, this charming stone cottage has 1 bedroom with a four-poster bed plus en-suite. The bright and airy lounge diner is the ideal spot to enjoy meals or plan your day and the large garden is the perfect place to enjoy a drink and watch the sun go down.
Surrounded by outstanding views, this rural cottage offers spacious accommodation with 2 bedrooms, a double and a single contemporary bathroom, well-equipped kitchen and stylish living room. Outside is a garden, parking for 2 cars and shared electric charging point.
Ideal for an escape from everyday life, this handsome cottage in the heart of the lakes offers dog-friendly accommodation in a hard to beat location. There is a twin bedroom along with an elegant double room, family bathroom and open plan living area. Outside the enclosed garden awaits
With an abundance of cycling and walking trails on the doorstep, this traditional stone cottage has everything you need for a family break. There are 2 light and airy bedrooms, an en-suite with bath and additional shower room. Plus, a contemporary open plan living area with cosy wood-burning effect fire.
Winner of the 2020 Northern Design Awards’ Best Residential Build, self-catering homes don’t come much better. This charming cottage has views overlooking Coniston Water. Within walking distance to shops and pubs.
A charming terraced cottage sleeps 4 across 2 bedrooms, has its own neat little garden and patio in a peaceful location. It also offers broadband and access to Sky TV. Open plan holiday living along with off road parking and baby facilities.
Cottages with hot tubs such as this one-bedroomed detached property utilises the double sofa bed in the living area. The super-king bed can be made into twins.
A 200-year-old riverside detached cottage, sympathetically restored, provides a hi-spec historic rental. Its conservatory dining area overlooks the River Eea and Wheelhouse Bridge.
Another charming cottage that sleeps 6 across 3 bedrooms and has en suite and bathroom facilities. It boasts a full kitchen and white goods suite, as well as a log burner in the dining and sitting room, with space for a single dog on its best behaviour! This cottage even has its own food menu if you don’t feel like cooking.
The spacious layout of this rental in the heart of the Lake District is all on one level, has a living area that includes a suntrap conservatory with sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.
The Sheep Pen sleeps 2 and welcomes one pet, with access to WiFi and all linen and towels included. The property has its own patio area and a kitchen replete with microwave, iron, kettle and toaster. There’s private parking available for a single car or vehicle, too.
Rusland View sleeps 2 in a king size bedroom, with a wood burning stove, inclusive linen and towels, and your own garden / gravelled area for you and up to 2 pets to enjoy. Your power’s also paid for in the price, and what’s more, there’s a kitchen with all mod cons you’d expect. There is also off road parking, and there is a dining room nook that blends into the kitchen space.
Kidsty Cottage, near the Lake District, sleeps 2 and offers space for a dog,and guests can expect a ground flour room to shower in, complete with WC. Mod cons in the kitchen at the cottage include WiFi throughout, a washing machine, a TV and DVD unit, and a complete oven with hobtop.
Taking Lake District short breaks to an unsurpassed level, this grand rental, with views over Coniston Water. Four and a half acres of land are made up of a magical garden.
The Old Apple Barn sleeps 4 across 2 bedrooms, and you’re able to bring one dog with you to stay. It boasts its own enclosed garden, with a ground floor bathroom available for ease of access. There’s Wi-Fi available here, too, along with access to a DVD player and smart TV in the open plan lounge.
This is Lakeland splendour at its best, as this luxurious Victorian getaway combines contemporary finishes with original features. A short drive from the shores of Lake Windermere, Outdoor hot tub & enclosed garden area.
A delightful log cabin with french doors leading out onto a decking area with a sunken private hot tub. This beautifully furnished self catering house boasts a large area of off-road parking, an open fire in the lounge area and a gas BBQ to rustle up some food. The lodge is presented to a high standard including the master bedroom which also has an en-suite shower room.
Log cabin and lodges such as this one ooze luxury throughout. This large 5 bedroom accommodation is ideal for celebration and breaks with great onsite facilities and activities close by in the heart of Cumbria. The secluded hot tub is a must when visiting and there is plenty of room in the large enclosed garden with decking for your dog to run around.
This cosy cabin sleeps 6 with 3 good sized bedrooms with one which has an en-suite and walk-in wardrobe. There are french doors that lead out onto the front decked area where the sunken hot tub is situated. There is outdoor furniture and a BBQ for those wanting to enjoy views of the Lakes. There is a shared outdoor children’s play area on-site, as well as pony trekking for an additional charge.
A wonderfully appointed wooden lodge based on White Cross Bay Holiday Park. The open plan cabin is all ground floor with three bedrooms, a kitchen area with an electric fire and a patio area with a private hot tub. Within the park, there is a sauna, swimming pool, gym and multi-use games area that are all available to guests.
A lovely detached lodge with 3 ground floor bedrooms and an en-suite shower room. There is an enclosed decking area with furniture and a hot tub. The local shop and pub are less than 1 mile and Lake Shore is just a few hundred yards where there is a jetty and boats are moored. Amenities throughout the lodge include a TV with Sky, a Bluetooth sound bar and an electric fire.
Home to majestic lakes, mountains and a rugged coastline, the Lake District is an ideal destination for coastal properties. The golden beaches are perfect for letting your canine run for hours as you stroll spending time with the family.
The Lake District's abundance of great walks means that many of the homes welcoming pets in our list will put you up close and personal with the best of the natural area.
Budget friendly breaks in the Lake District are a perfect alternative for those who are in need of a holiday without spending a fortune. You can rent one of the cottages for a long weekend at a bargain price whilst still enjoying all the luxuries on offer.
It's cheaper than you think to take your pets with you to explore the Lake District National Park. Not every property will come with its own swimming pool or four poster bed, but we can guarantee you great value in all you'll find here!
Our self-catering cottages to the highest standard, whether it’s a cottage, or chalet your after, you will have everything you need for a memorable couple of nights without having to spend on meals out. The enclosed gardens make for a great area in which to rustle up a BBQ.
Take advantage of some you time - for both you and your pets! There's no need to worry about hotel catering or menus.
You’ll find pets welcome at all kinds of cottages and spots across the Cotswolds and into Gloucestershire. The fact is, this is a brilliant holiday destination to explore with your pets, so why shouldn’t you bring them with you?
Take a look at our complete set of pet friendly cottages in the region waiting for you to book in.
If you’ve never visited the Cotswolds before, you are really missing out. That goes for dog owners as much as it does for everyone else! This corner of the UK is well known for its amazing Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, as well as for its quaint village scenes and its intensive history across local villages.
What are you looking for in the best dog friendly holiday escape in the Costwolds? Want an open plan living area? What about closeness to the Cotswold Water Park for a real family adventure? We’ve looked into some of the best character cottages in the region. Keep reading!
The Lake District in Cumbria is visited by almost 16 million people every year who travel to see the beautiful countryside, pretty villages and traditional pet-friendly market towns. With 16 lakes, numerous tarns and several waterfalls, our dog friendly cottages in the Lake District with hot tubs mean you are ideally placed to spend time by it all. With our self-catering properties, you’re sure to have an unforgettable holiday.
To get out onto the lakes themselves, there are organised boat tours, sailing courses, self-drive motors boats and paddle boarding options to book. The price range for such trips and adventures tends to be amazingly reasonable!
However, if you are serious about showing your pets the best of British countryside and Lakeland walks, then Cumbria is the place to be. Cumbria is a dog-friendly destination – strolls across fells with stops at country pubs are what breaks here are all about. When booking properties here note there are 3 major towns in the Lake District, and you’ll see doggies with their owners in everyone. Keswick, (click here) Bowness-on-Windermere, Newby Bridge and Ambleside all offer shops, restaurants and coffee shops plenty when you need a distraction from the scenery.
It’s definitely worth looking for a location that’s less than 5 miles away from towns such as Newby Bridge, and close enough to the fabulous walks around lakes such as Tarn Hows and Lake Windermere. While looking for a property with an enclosed garden, always be sure to find somewhere close by that your pets will love exploring.
Your pets are bound to love Cumbria and the Lake District – make sure to take a look at the best cottages and gardens in our list and book a getaway you and your furry friends deserve.
Even if you’re not a hiker, you’ll feel the urge to take long walks when you visit the Lake District with your pet. The Lake District National Park is truly massive – there’s so much to see and do out here, and it really would be a shame to leave your pooch out of the fun. That, of course, is why there are so many great dog friendly holiday cottages.
With your doggy best friend at your side, stride across the pretty landscape along lakes, beside waterfalls and to the top of peaks. And make sure you climb aboard a boat at least once during your stay – choose a day trip, a rowing boat or a motor cruiser and enjoy messing about on the lake.
There’s also plenty of local history and town scenes to explore around Cumbria and the Lakes. From Coniston Water to Bowness on Windermere, you’ll be able to take your pet with you on a variety of adventures both out in the rolling hills of Cumbria as well as the quaint, cobbled streets in and around the Lake District. To end each fun-filled day, there’s nothing better than returning to one of our properties which are comfy, relaxing, peaceful and of course dog friendly.
With our selection of pet friendly cottages in the Lake District, finding your ideal retreat is a breeze. the Lake District National Park remains one of the best-loved and most-visited holiday destinations for couples with a four-legged friend up and down the UK. Therefore, if you’re looking for a cottage that sleeps 2, sleeps 4 or sleeps 6, with all mod cons and a quaint Lake District appeal, there’s nothing to say you won’t be able to find a lovely breakaway for you and your dogs from season to season.
From a family-run park to an open plan Cumbria escape tucked away in the corner of the Lake District, there are tons of locations you and your pets can settle down in. The Lake District is great to visit all year round, too. Find plenty more dog friendly cottages in the North West on our county page.