Windermere Dog Friendly Cottages & Hot Tub Holidays

Are you looking for the best dog friendly cottages in Windermere? The Lake District National Park is one of the best places for a pet friendly break, and for that reason, it shouldn’t take you too long to hunt down a cottage or two in the area that is dog friendly.

Dog Friendly Cottages
in Windermere

Sleeps 2
1 Bedrooms
1 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 1

Lakefield Cottage

This cottage in the heart of the Lake District National Park offers 1 bedroom and sleeps 2 people. This romantic retreat has space for one pet, and offers a lovely garden space for you to enjoy. There is an open plan living area as well as storage heaters, Wi-Fi and a full kitchen suite.

Sleeps 8
4 Bedrooms
2 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 4

Gatesgarth

Winner of the 2020 Best Residential Build at the Northern Design Awards this opulent holiday home with the Old Man of Coniston as a backdrop sleeps eight in four bedrooms, all en suite. It has a hi-spec outdoor area complete with BBQ, dining table and chairs and a hot tub. 

Sleeps 4
2 Bedrooms
2 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 1

Holme Fell

Holme Fell sleeps 4 people with 2 bedrooms, and has room for 2 pets. Both bedrooms are super king sizes, and you will also have access to a dining room built into a conservatory. Both front and back gardens here are enclosed, and you have mod cons such as Wi-Fi and kitchen facilities in a dishwasher, washing machine and microwave.

Sleeps 6
3 Bedrooms
2 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 2

22 Thirlmere

Located on the banks of Lake Windermere this log cabin that sleeps six blends in perfectly with its surroundings. The wraparound decking is geared towards R&R with a roomy hot tub and comfortable seating for alfresco dining. Inside, the pitched-glass frontage lets the light flood in to the open plan living area. 

Sleeps 4
2 Bedrooms
2 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 1

Gilpin View

Gilpin View is a modern escape that sleeps 4 people with 2 bedrooms, and which has room for 2 pets (dogs) if they behave themselves! There is an open plan living space with dining room and kitchen attached, and you’ll also have your own private patio, too. The kitchen is stocked with a fridge, a freezer, washing machine, dryer and more. 

Sleeps 2
1 Bedrooms
1 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 1

The Lodge

This detached stone cottage’s setting and cosy interior will rekindle or ignite any romance. It sleeps two in a bedroom with a view. The elevated stand-alone deck goes one better with unparalleled vistas from the seating and bathtub. Inside there’s a well-equipped kitchen and open plan dining and seating space. 

Sleeps 6
3 Bedrooms
1 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 2

Fishers Retreat

Fisher’s Retreat is a terraced cottage in Lake Windermere which sleeps 6 people, has room for one dog and has 3 bedrooms. There is an enclosed garden as well as a bathroom on the ground floor. You will also find a kitchen, shower room and dining room on the lower ground floor, too. All your fuel and power comes inclusive. 

Sleeps 4
2 Bedrooms
2 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 2

Thirlmere 16

Ideal for young families, this timber lodge has a twin with bunk beds and a king size bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe and en suite. It comfortably sleeps four and has a spacious living area that leads onto decking with a private hot tub and space for alfresco dining. 

Sleeps 6
4 Bedrooms
2 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 1

Rosthwaite Bungalow

Rosthwaite Bungalow is a cosy ground floor apartment that’s actually super spacious on the inside! You can bring 2 pets, and the property sleeps 6 across 4 bedrooms. The kitchen comes with a fridge, a freezer, a double oven and more. It’s one of our favourites thanks to the fantastic living room with modern entertainment, too. 

Sleeps 6
3 Bedrooms
2 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 2

Woodland Retreat

You would go a long way to find a better Lake District setting than this. Nestled in woodland and overlooking Lake Windermere, it sleeps six in three bedrooms. The living area, with an integrated kitchen and dining space, opens up onto raised decking with a hot tub and place for sundowners and outdoor dining. 

Sleeps 2
1 Bedrooms
1 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 1

Stone Cottage

Stone Cottage is in South Lakeland, and offers 1 bedroom, and sleeps 2. You can bring one dog with you here, and despite the rural appearance, it’s full of modern appliances and facilities you’ll rely on from day to day. There’s internet access, an open fire woodburning stove, a garden with lawn and BBQ facilities. Check out the entertainment on offer, too, and enjoy the charming, modern decor. 

Sleeps 4
2 Bedrooms
2 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 1

Lower Thornbarrow

Lower Thornbarrow is a commanding-looking bolthole that sleeps 4 people across 2 bedrooms. You can also bring 2 pets with you to enjoy your Lake District break. Offering a ground floor apartment and first floor apartment, there are en suite facilities, a smart TV and your own garden area, complete with BBQ set for sunny days. 

Sleeps 4
2 Bedrooms
1 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 1

Upper Thornbarrow

Upper Thornbarrow, meanwhile, also sleeps 4 people with room for one pet. Another of our favourites, this quaint home offers a full bathroom suite as well as washing, drying and cooking in the kitchen. This roomy cottage has lots of storage and is furnished with modern looks.  

Sleeps 4
2 Bedrooms
1 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 2

The Pavillion

The Pavilion is a bright and lovingly designed holidaying home which sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms, and there’s space for you to bring a dog. There is an open plan lounge as well as internet throughout, and an outdoor area where your pup can get a bit of sun. The TV living area is well stocked with games and entertainment. 

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Properties By The Coast & Beach

Windermere boasts some of the most dramatic waterside views in the UK. The lake itself is over 10 miles long and a mile wide with cottages dotted all around. Everywhere you look is a panoramic view, and you’re never far from water. If you like fishing, you’ll love the freshwater sport all across the area. Your dog will be spoilt for choice of lakeside paths and wooded valleys to explore. That’s why cottages in Windermere and the town of Bowness on Windermere are so sought-after. Nothing really beats a cottage space that’s within walking distance of beautiful British nature.

Cheap Weekend Breaks

A weekend away in the Lakes needn’t break the bank. Windermere has lots of affordable cottages and accommodation, and there’s no danger of missing out on the fabulous sights and free activities everywhere in the region. There’s also plenty of choice for canine friendly accommodation, so you don’t have to worry about leaving pooch at home. The shores of Lake Windermere are ideal for walking the pooch, which means it won’t ever be too hard for you to find that perfect lakeland cottage in the heart of Windermere. Filter through our favourites in the list above and maybe even find your own favourites in the process, too! Prices needn’t give youy a headache.

1-2 Night Self Catering

A break away from it all doesn’t need to last for weeks. Quality time in the right Windermere cottages will put you right in a couple of days. Windermere is the perfect place to recharge your batteries with doggie at your side. You’ll find plenty to do from morning til night, and all at your own pace. Whether you’re looking for a cottage in Windermere that sleeps 4, sleeps 6, or sleeps 2 on a romantic break with 2 pets, self catering in the heart of Windermere is always nice and easy. Find yourself a lovely holiday cottage with a wood burner and open plan living room, and with access to the wonderful shores of Lake Windermere.

The Best Pet Friendly Holiday Cottages in Windermere

Lake Windermere is one of the best-known and best-loved of all the lakes. It’s ripe for some serious exploration! Check out the cottage and breakaway properties in Bowness on Windermere and beyond we’ve found for you and your pets below.

Pet friendly holiday cottages in Lake Windermere come in all shapes and sizes. Are you looking for a ground floor cottage with an open plan living space? What about a friendly bolthole with an open fire? Maybe you’re after all mod cons and access to Wi-Fi. Regardless, you and your dogs are going to want somewhere comfy and warm so that you can easily traverse the Lake District at your own pace.

More and more cottages and dog friendly properties are opening up in Bowness on Windermere and beyond. We’ve gone to the effort of finding some great picks for you to look into at your leisure. 

About Holidays In Windermere With Dogs

With so many great cottages, restaurants, pubs and activities welcoming dogs, Windermere is one of the top places to visit with your pet. The fact is, whether you suss out a holiday cottage with 1 bedroom, 2 bedrooms or more, you and your dog will never be too far away from a short walk or longer stroll with fantastic views.

As you can see from our cottage list, you’re never far from a human and doggie friendly place to stay, with loads of fantastic sights to see and things to do.

There are villages across the area which have retained their original character, often dating back 300 years. Some of the cottage locations we have found for you here give you access to plenty of these historic areas, meaning it really will feel as though you’re leaping back in time.

As well as enjoying the hundreds of miles of unspoilt hillsides and woodlands, you’re never far away from something nice to eat and drink to help you and your four-legged friend on your way. At the end of the day, there’s the relaxation of the cottages.

As you can see from our list of cottage spots in Windermere, there are plenty of different builds and choices. Maybe you fancy an open plan living area and dining room so you can really stretch out. From Far Sawrey to Bowness on Windermere, we have you and your pets completely covered.

Leaving your dogs at home while you go off on a break is no longer seen as the ‘done thing’. Our cottage favourites are more than open and welcoming to pet lovers, meaning all you normally have to do is ask. In some cases, you may not be able to let your dog on the first floor, but at least you’ll be able to bring 1 or 2 pets with you to enjoy the town of Bowness on Windermere or those fantastic lakeland walks. Your time in the Lake District should be built around your wants and needs!

Search cottage features and walking distance attractions and find yourself that perfect bolthole. 

The Last Word

Windermere is bursting with opportunities to get out there and enjoy the very best of British nature. There may be not better corner of the UK from which you can enjoy the brilliant countryside. Why not find yourself a ground floor apartment or a well equipped cottage?

Based around the largest natural lake in the UK, the area has a history which not many people know about, as well as some of the most spectacular views in Britain. The Lake District remains immensely popular with families, couples and dog lovers up and down the country, and it’s not hard to see why.

There are plenty of walking routes, cycling trails and ample opportunities for other fun outdoor activities. Our list of dog friendly cottages out in Windermere all you to enjoy allow this just outside your front door.

Whether you want to explore the centre of Windermere, Cumbria and its fantastic greenery or the town of Bowness on Windermere, we’ve made sure to give you a fair selection of dog friendly cottages in Windermere with hot tubs to act as bolt holes for you and your pets. In many cases, brilliant Lake District walks are only a few minutes’ drive away, and all of your daily amenities are just a few minutes’ walk from your front door.

If you’ve never taken the time to explore the wonderful world of Beatrix Potter and the luscious lakes, take a look through our Windermere cottage selection and find yourself a dog friendly holiday break you’ll remember fondly for the years to come.

We’ve also made sure to track down cottages offering plenty of space. If you need a cottage that sleeps 2, sleeps 4 or sleeps 6, we’ve made a point of finding some great spots. Many of the properties in our list of favourites will also put you within walking distance of local shops and restaurants, too.

Whether you need a smart TV and open plan living space to feel comfortable in a cottage is up to you – search the properties in our list and find those lake views you and your pets are crying out for!

For more fantastic Lake District dog friendly cottages it’s here. 

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