Dog Friendly Cottages in the Cotswolds: 15 Holiday Lets

Handpicked Cottages to Rent

Is there anywhere quite like the Cotswolds when it comes to finding the best dog walks and holidays for pets? Maybe not – and that’s why we’ve put together a guide to the best dog friendly cottages in the Cotswolds for you to book into right now.



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Nr Burford, Cotswolds

300 year old stone cottage in Windrush. Set across two floors. Rear garden. Board games. Shared parking. Exposed beams. Oxford 23.7 miles. Cirencester 16.7 miles.

Bampton, Cotswolds

Brilliant family cottage in Bampton. Open plan living area. Enclosed seating area. Open fire. Pub nearby. Starter pack included. Street parking. Oxford 19.5 miles. Swindon 19.1 miles.

Chipping Norton, Cotswolds

Quaint romantic property in Chipping Norton. Lounge with woodburning stove. Enclosed courtyard. TV. Coffee machine. Wifi. En suite bathroom. Cheltenham 28.2 miles. Oxford 21.5 miles.

Chipping Campden, Cotswolds

This truly elegant townhouse in the Cotswolds features a luxuriously modernised interior, with a private large garden, perfect for larger groups of up to 8. Nestled in the natural beauty of the Cotswolds, there are many glorious country walks to be enjoyed in the surrounding Cotswolds area.

Old Sodbury, Cotswolds

A spacious detached cottage that can comfortably sleep 10, this characterful property is perfect for walking groups, with access to the popular Cotswolds Way. The cities of Bath and Bristol are also within a short drive, making this an ideal base for exploring the South West.

Cheltenham, Cotswolds

A bright and homely cottage, ideal for couples, this lovely little spot features great access to both the Cotswolds and Winchcombe Way. With several countryside paths in the Cotswolds and quaint traditional villages to explore, there’s plenty to do whilst taking in the fresh country air.

Bibury, Cotswolds

This beautiful stone cottage is situated amongst the rolling countryside of the Cotswolds, with plenty of quaint villages and historical landmarks in the immediate local area. With several scenic rivers to wander along, this is an ideal spot for couples to unwind in the country.

Cheltenham, Cotswolds

Halfpenny Retreat is one of many Cotswolds dog friendly cottages that sleeps 2 for that perfect romantic retreat. This cottage has space for 2 pets to take with you, and is technically a detached barn conversion. It offers an impressive living space with your own wood burner as well as access to TV and internet

Cirencester, Cotswolds

Bluebell Barn is an amazing holiday retreat that sleeps 2. Ideal for couples, you can bring 2 pets with you here – and your pets are sure to love the farmland surroundings. There is a double bedroom as well as all your towels and bed linen provided. There’s a kitchen suite with modern features

Bicester, Cotswolds

Set on three acres of formal gardens, babbling brook, and alfresco dining hut, this is honeymoon heaven obviously only sleeps two. The barn’s interior is a triumph of cutting edge meets country charm, the glass staircase and exposed original rafters above the luxuriant four-poster bed is a

Spring Lake, Cotswolds

Bi-fold doors bring the lake right into this New England-style holiday home that sleeps six in three bedrooms. The light and airy décor pays tribute to the lodge’s stunning outdoor location with infinity decking that boasts a hot tub and ample alfresco dining space with a remote-controlled sun awning.

Bourton on the Water, Cotswolds

This is everything you would expect from a Cotswold cottage from its delightful boot porch to the stained-glass circular porthole kitchen window. The interior is done to a high specification and outside in an enclosed garden with a cherry tree you can enjoy the fresh air from the depths of a warm, bubbly

Longborough, Cotswolds

The Coach House is another superb couple’s retreat in the Cotswolds that welcomes one pet, and sleeps 2. It is a quirky cottage with plenty of character, and you will find that there is plenty of room to kick back and relax. There’s a TV in the living room, and you’ll also have access to your own open fire wood burner.

Gloucester, Cotswolds

This idyllic barn conversion has a double bedroom and a bathroom, perfect for a couple. It has an enclosed courtyard with a BBQ and furniture as well as off road parking. Head to the River Wye and enjoy canoeing and fishing.

Cheltenham, Cotswolds

A superb house located on a working beef farm with four bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is secure bike storage, ample off-road parking and wifi throughout. Nearby is The Royal Forest of Dean with its woodland walks and trails.

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About Holidays in the Cotswolds with Dogs

Some cottages don’t allow guests with pets. There are plenty of fabulous properties which do, however. You should find them relatively easy to find these days, too, particularly as the holiday home scene is absolutely booming for dog lovers right now.

That said, just because there’s more choice, doesn’t make it any easier for you to narrow down the search! Your ideal Cotswolds breakaway might be one that sleeps 2, sleeps 4, or even sleeps 6. You might be looking for ground floor amenities and an open plan living area. There’s no need to feel cheeky about asking for these facilities!

Your four legged friend will feel right at home in one of the great pet friendly cottages in the Cotswolds listed. It’s the perfect place to take your best friend – as let’s face it, there’s only so much fun you can have in your own back garden!

There are plenty of walking and cycling routes for you and your canine to enjoy, along with the many country pubs that you can stop at and enjoy along the way. You may even find that there are some dog friendly pubs which pop up across your adventures in the Cotswolds, too.

Essentially, keep your options open! Many of the brilliant Cotswolds properties we list in this guide come with mod cons and everything you’d expect from that perfect, idyllic break away in the heart of England. Whether you want to be 5 minutes from the local Cotswolds pubs or 5 miles away in your own secluded, pet friendly paradise, we’ve made sure to line up a great mix of holiday homes for you to take a closer look at. Not all of them come with a tennis court attached – but we can assure you they all offer fantastic value, whether 1 bedroom, 2 bedrooms or more!

Where Is It

The mighty River Severn flows to the west of the Cotswolds, with its superb riverside walks, and tributaries bursting with fish. Your furry friend will love sniffing out the abundant wildlife which makes its home by the rivers, lakes and streams which are dotted across the Cotswolds region, one of the biggest protected natural habitats in the country.

Check out the abundance of countryside close to the top dog friendly holidays in the Cotswolds we’ve lined up – and find yourself an open fire and enclosed garden, maybe even something with as many as 5 bedrooms, to enjoy at the end of a longe day. After all – we could all do with a TV and some home comforts no matter the adventures we choose to go on – we’re pretty sure you will agree with us on this!

Cheap Weekend Breaks

Renting cottages for a weekend away doesn’t have to cost a fortune. The Cotswolds offer affordable accommodation, without having to worry about missing out on anything the region has to offer. You’ll experience the same natural and man made attractions as everyone else. You won’t have to leave pooch behind, either, as affordable cottages and holiday accommodation is easy to find.

Why pay more just to leave your pets behind? Cottages at the edges of villages in the Cotswolds come with reasonable price range expectations. Choose somewhere that’s great value for exploring the rolling hills and the heart of the Cotswolds with your dogs. Choose somewhere reasonably priced and family friendly, too, if you really want to make a proper break of it!

1-2 Night Self Catering

A great holiday in the Cotswolds doesn’t have to last for weeks. A couple of days and nights looking after yourself and pooch could be just what you need. There’s plenty for you and fido to enjoy through the day in the Cotswolds, including lots of activities and dog friendly places to stay in the Cotswolds.

The accommodation we’ve researched and listed for you here is perfect for short breaks. These are properties which are largely within walking distance of some of the best country walks and villages’ scenes that the region is known for. If you fancy staying for a bit longer, who’d blame you? Pick a fantastic holiday cottage situated in the heart of the Wolds and close to all of Gloucestershire’s most beautiful sights and sounds.

Last Word

Cotswolds dog friendly accommodation provide an adventure filled holiday, and home to some dramatic landscapes. The rivers, woodlands, Cotswold Hills, country parks and estates are all there on your doorstep.

That’s not to mention the historic cities and towns, plus the dog friendly villages which pop up at just the right time on your walks with pooch.

The fact is, the Cotswolds have something to offer just about everyone, and that really does include your pets. Whether you’re keen to explore an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with your pet, or want to take the time touring Bicester Village, Bradford on Avon or Chipping Norton, this region – as well as surrounding and connecting Gloucestershire – really is full of surprises.

Again, the Cotswolds is great for families, too. The Cotswold Wildlife Park is definitely worth a visit if you are bringing the kids with you, and what’s more, plenty of the holiday cottages listed here will welcome younger visitors. Just take a look through our list of dog friendly accommodation in the Cotswolds and line up something convenient and comfortable for all guests coming with you!

Don’t leave your four legged friend at home. The Cotswolds are truly immense and deserve to be experienced by walkers, dog lovers and otherwise up and down the UK. Don’t worry about losing touch with the outside world, either. Whether you choose a cottage that sleeps 2 or a barn conversion that sleeps 6, many of the properties listed here offer you Wi-Fi inclusive as standard! It does seem to be a holiday home staple that you receive access to the web – and that even goes for Grade II listed buildings, too!

Enjoy everything these short break pet friendly holiday cottages in the Cotswolds offer, either with friends or just the two – or three – of you.

From Moreton in Marsh to Chipping Campden and everywhere in between, the Cotswolds is a holiday destination full of the great red brick cottages and barn conversions that are ready and waiting.

If the Cotswolds wasn’t for you, head back to the South West cottage page for more options.

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