Dog Friendly Cottages on the Isle of Wight: 12 Holiday Lets

Handpicked Cottages to Rent

Whether or not your dog has sea legs, the Isle of Wight makes for a brilliant pet friendly escape! What’s more, there really has been no better time to track down the best dog friendly cottages on the Isle of Wight. We personally love this region – there’s something really special about taking a ferry just off the mainland to explore island beaches and heritage!


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This 5 bedroom cottage makes a wonderful base for families or groups of friends to explore the island. There’s plenty of space to unwind both inside and out, plus with the beach and scenic walks a stone’s throw away, your canine companion will love it too!


This stylish couples hideaway is surrounded by cycling and walking trails, with an array of fantastic attractions within 10 miles. That’s if you can tear yourself away from the welcoming interior, which consists of a modern open-plan living area, restful double bedroom, contemporary shower and lovely garden with fruit orchard.


Just minutes from the bay and surrounded by beautiful scenery, this romantic bolthole is ideally located to explore the area. The single-storey cottage is bright and cheerful throughout, with a peaceful decked area where you can enjoy alfresco dining, plus the beach, pub and shops are all close by.


Boasting breathtaking views from its clifftop location, this delightful little retreat is ideal for couples wanting to get away from it all and enjoy scenic walks with their dog. There’s a cosy wood-burning stove for chilly evenings, a double bedroom and a fully equipped kitchen ready for you to whip up a romantic dinner.


Furnished to the highest standards, this charming stone cottage in the island’s heart is a real gem. With excellent pubs, shops and restaurants a stone’s throw away and plenty to do and see within easy reach, this 2 bedroom holiday home is perfect for couples and small families.


Rosemary Cottage is a delightful holiday bolthole that sleeps 4 people across 2 bedrooms with 1 bathroom space. There is also room for 2 pets. It is one of several cottages in the area and is family friendly, offering a true working farm experience. There’s internet access throughout

Parkhurst Forest

This large holiday home, on the edge of Parkhurst forest sleeps six with two of the three bedrooms on the ground floor. The lounge is on the first floor with dual aspects and a wood burner. In the established garden there is room for BBQing and having your meals and a hot tub.

St Helens

The Poplars Cottage in St Helens is beautifully presented and offers space to sleep 4, across 2 bedrooms and with room available for 2 dogs. Offering an enclosed garden and patio, this thatched nook offers a ground floor bathroom as well as stunning views across villages such as St Helens.


Magnolia Cottage is another wonderful Isle of Wight dog friendly accommodation spot in the region of Godshill, putting you close to genuine country beauty. This bolthole sleeps 4 people and has 2 bedrooms, as well as space for 2 pets. There is a nice patio here as well as furniture

Cowes, Isle of Wight

A beautiful detached property with one bedroom and one bathroom. Set on a 35 acre working farm, facilities include a BBQ, off road parking and garden furniture. Carisbrooke Castle is just a short drive for history buffs or visit Cowes, the famous sailing centre.

Alum Bay, Isle of Wight

A cosy retreat with two bedrooms and one family bathroom. There is a private terrace where you can enjoy idyllic views or head down to the shared garden to relax. Freshwater Bay and The Needles offer wonderful coastal walks for you and your pet.

Whitwell, Isle of Wight

This stunning thatched cottage four bedroom and two bathrooms with one being on the ground floor. Facilities include off road parking, electric storage heating and there is no wifi at this property. Visit the beautiful coastal resort of Ventnor with its sandy beach and watersport activities.

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About Holidays On The Isle Of Wight With Dogs

Some establishments don’t allow guests with pets, but there are plenty of fantastic properties which do.

Your pet will feel at home in your well chosen accommodation anywhere across the island. Coastal or countryside, your dog is sure to enjoy it as much as you.

The Isle of Wight is a place of adventure, with some of the UK’s least talked about natural beauty spots, and hundreds of miles of paths for eager doggies to explore.

Properties By The Coast & Beach

The island boasts some of England’s best panoramas and cliff top walks. You will find amazing dog friendly accommodation on the Isle of Wight with fantastic views. It’s the perfect place for letting your dog run free along the sandy beaches. You can enjoy coastal walks (see here) surrounded by the sea, or fantastic local flora and fauna. You and pooch will never be bored with the island’s outdoor adventures.

Cheap Weekend Breaks

A weekend away doesn’t have to cost a fortune. There are affordable dog-friendly places to stay on the Isle of Wight, without having to miss out on all the island has to offer. You will get to experience the same sights and experiences which are there for all to enjoy. The best part about it all is, you can take your pooch with you.

1-2 Night Self Catering

A relaxing country getaway doesn’t need to last for weeks. You might only need a day or two to really unwind. You’re sure to find plenty of holiday cottages on the Isle of Wight for dogs, as well as adventures through the day, and relaxing activities for the evenings. Take the strain away, and do it all at your own pace.

Last Word

Our picks for pet friendly cottages on the Isle of Wight allow you to explore the vast woodland and rolling hills, as well as the island’s rightly famous sandy beaches.

Take your dog, family, friends or loved one on a holiday or weekend break away.

It’s a perfect place to escape and unwind, whatever sort of holiday you need.

If pet friendly holiday cottages on the Isle of Wight weren’t quite for you, find more South of England cottages for dogs here. 

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