Dreaming of a tranquil escape in the heart of nature where your canine companion can roam free? Our handpicked selection of dog friendly rural cottages offers the perfect blend of seclusion and rustic charm for an unforgettable UK getaway.
Latest Secluded Dog-Friendly Holidays in the UK
Venture into the latest secluded and remote dog friendly cottages in the UK. These handpicked retreats in some of the UK’s most beautiful locales promise serenity, tranquillity, and utmost privacy. Perfect for you and your faithful companion to escape the daily routine. Act quickly and peek at these last-minute deals for a spontaneous break.
This traditional stone barn is a perfect rural escape for dog lovers. With stunning countryside views and numerous walks from the doorstep, your pup will be in paradise. The cottage boasts character-filled interiors with exposed wooden beams, and it’s a short 2.5-mile excursion to the historic market town of Caerleon, offering Roman ruins for history buffs.
Nestled beside a wildlife-rich Site of Special Scientific Interest, this barn conversion is a serene, remote retreat. Perfect for wildlife-watching strolls with your dog across water meadows. Offering a mix of original and contemporary design, it’s a mere 1.7-mile hop to Crickhowell, with plenty of pubs for post-walk refreshments.
This opulent detached period cottage offers fantastic rolling hill views. After a day exploring this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, relax by the wood burner, your dog at your feet. 7.5 miles to Peebles and within easy reach of Edinburgh, it’s an ideal base for countryside and city excursions.
Enjoy open field views from this snug cottage, ideal for a family and dog-friendly Scottish Highlands holiday. After days fishing on nearby River Conon or exploring the local history in Dingwall, unwind in front of the cosy wood burner. The rural charm of this cottage offers an authentic highland experience.
If seclusion is your thing, look no further. This remote cottage in Northumberland National Park is perfect for stargazing within a Dark Sky Park and wildlife watching with your dog. With numerous walking trails right from your door, it’s an ideal hub for hiking enthusiasts and their four-legged companions.
Panoramic views of the Cheviots and the coastline await at this gorgeous rural getaway. Three luxurious double rooms with en-suites provide comfort after countryside walks from your doorstep with your dog. Just a short drive to the historic market town of Alnwick, it offers an unrivalled blend of coast, country and cultural experiences.
The Swift offers a relaxing retreat in the heart of the Lake District National Park. Its remote location, stunning valley views, and proximity to Ennerdale Water make it an excellent spot for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits such as horse riding, fishing, and walking. This lodge, which resides on a working farm, is less than half a mile from the village of Ennerdale Bridge.
Nestled in the dramatic landscape of Wasdale, Little Ground Cottage promises a thrilling outdoor adventure. Whether you’re into rock climbing, hiking, or mountain biking, this charming semi-detached cottage is ideally located near scenic fells, screes, and peaks. Nearby attractions include the Nether Wasdale village, Wasdale Head Inn, Wastwater, Gosforth, and the dog-friendly Muncaster Castle and Gardens.
Set on an old mushroom farm on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, Little Haven is a peaceful two-bedroom cottage surrounded by beautiful meadows. It’s perfect for a tranquil getaway with light and airy rooms set on one level and a hot tub that overlooks the surrounding fields. The local pub and shop are just two miles away.
Cholmeley is a country cottage in the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Surrounded by picturesque countryside, it’s an excellent base for walking and cycling. The property is located beside the owners’ small working farm in the village of Brandsby, which is within easy reach of Easingwold, Helmsley, and Thirsk, as well as popular attractions such as Castle Howard, Rievaulx Abbey, and Byland Abbey.
Bilberry Barn is a lovely stone-built cottage on the owners’ farm in the charming village of Crich. With doorstep walks and cycle trails aplenty, it’s perfect for groups of friends and families looking to explore this beautiful part of Derbyshire. Nearby attractions include the National Tramway Museum, Cromford, Matlock, and Matlock Bath.
The Old Wash House is a high-standard, single-level cottage on Hartington Village’s edge. Situated on a working farm, guests can watch the milking or visit the lambs and horses. With footpaths directly from the door and proximity to the Tissington and Manifold cycling trails, this property is an excellent choice for outdoor enthusiasts. The local pub, The Devonshire Arms, is just 500 yards away.
A perfect base for exploring the Cotswolds, this superb traditional farm cottage is in the heart of Gloucestershire countryside. It offers fabulous views and walks across open countryside right from the doorstep. It is close to many popular destinations such as Wotton-under-Edge, Tetbury, Cirencester, Malmesbury, Bristol, Bath, and Stroud.
Set on the outskirts of the village of Kemble, this tranquil rural retreat boasts stunning views of the rolling countryside. It is an ideal base for exploring the Cotswolds, with plenty of opportunities for walking, fishing, and boating nearby.
Situated on a working farm, this attractive barn conversion offers peace and solitude in the beautiful countryside. The property overlooks two ponds and is just a short stroll away from the historic town of Wymondham. Sightseeing in Norwich and exploration of the Norfolk Broads or coastal towns and beaches are easily accessible from here.
This barn conversion property offers a private courtyard seating area overlooking a large lawn, surrounded by open fields of the Norfolk countryside. It’s only 12 miles from the coast at Wells-next-the-Sea and within walking distance to Pensthorpe Natural Park.
This idyllic barn conversion offers a relaxing retreat in a peaceful rural location. With scenic walks for all ability levels and an eco-wood-fired hot tub, this property is perfect for those looking to unwind in nature.
This sophisticated holiday boasts pleasant rooms, a warming wood burner, and a relaxing hot tub. Located on the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty fringes, it’s perfect for families wishing to explore the region. Enjoy breathtaking distant views of the Quantocks, Mendips, and Glastonbury Tor, or venture just 4 miles into the Blackdown Hills or 15 miles to the South Coast.
Our meticulously curated selection of 18 properties showcases only the top-rated dog-friendly rural cottages across the UK. Each one provides a holiday and an experience, immersing into the tranquillity of Britain’s most stunning rural landscapes. These properties range from traditional dog-friendly farm cottages in the Cotswolds to barn conversions in Norfolk, each presenting a distinct charm and character that sets them apart from your typical holiday let.
In contrast to urban pet cottages or seaside rentals for dogs, these rural dog friendly cottages offer an unrivalled sense of solitude and connection with nature. Nestled amidst rolling fields and open countryside, they’re a haven for those yearning for peace and space, away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Your furry friend can also expect a joyful adventure with boundless outdoor space for romps, sniffs, and exploration.
As society grows ever more connected and urbanised, these dog friendly remote holiday cottages fill a crucial niche for holidaymakers in search of simplicity and the beauty of nature. They are particularly suited for families, couples, and solo travellers with dogs who value rural tranquillity and outdoor activities. Each property provides a home-from-home experience honouring the British tradition of a countryside retreat with an added touch of luxury and comfort. This blend of rustic charm and modern amenities makes these cottages stand out.
These eco-conscious dog friendly properties cater perfectly to those who cherish nature, value sustainable living and wish to tread lightly during their holidays. They also resonate with dog owners seeking a UK cottage retreat that welcomes their pets. Conscient travel is becoming increasingly important, so eco-friendly, dog friendly remote cottages represent the future of responsible, inclusive, and enjoyable holidays.
Suppose you fancy sharing memorable sunsets with loved ones or witnessing your dog frolic through frothy seaside waves. In that case, these handpicked properties offer the perfect backdrop for your next dog-friendly group holiday. With the charm of the countryside or the allure of the coast, a remarkable adventure awaits both you and your canine companion.