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Dog Friendly Cottages in Devon: 37 Luxury Holiday Lets

Handpicked Cottages to Rent

Devon remains one of the most popular places to take a four legged friend on holiday! From its spectacular sandy beaches to its various areas of outstanding natural beauty, there are tons of great opportunities for you to stretch your pet’s legs and get in some cracking sea views, too. If you are looking for a special getaway for your pets, there are now more dog friendly cottages in Devon emerging than ever before.


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High Park Barn is a secluded holiday cottage breakaway which welcomes 2 people and one dog, making it a great romantic getaway. It is a single floor barn conversion boasting wooden flooring, a separate shower room, Wi-Fi throughout the location, and an open plan living area. You’ll also have access to a courtyard garden to the rear.


Forches Head is one of the more commanding and peaceful dog friendly cottages welcoming 2 people and one dog. With a double bedroom, en suite unit, Wi-Fi and kitchen with mod cons, you’ll even be able to request space to take a second dog. There’s also entertainment throughout

Okehampton, West Devon

Another superb romantic lodge set in the Devonshire country with a private tub. There are 2 dogs allowed here and is great for trips to the beaches.

Bickleigh, Mid Devon

With a cosy self catering Shepherds hut and lodge set up up, you can expect magnificent countryside views, BBQ’s and hot tub nights under the stars. 


A traditional style holiday lodge with a hot tub and private decked balcony. Excellent dog friendly accommodation for 2. Wifi, Beach within 7 miles.

High Bickington

A rural 1 bedroom dog friendly holiday rental with hot tub included. King-sized bed, wood burner, Wifi and a private patio.

Bideford, North Devon

Romantic cottage with private jacuzzi and pretty gardens. Perfect North Devon ground floor base for long walks and days out.

Instow, North Devon

One of the Devonshire cottages with views of Exmoor’s scenic Tarka Trail. Instow harbour and dog friendly beaches are a short walk away.

High Bickington, North Devon

Top pick hot tub cottages for 2 with an enclosed garden for al fresco dining and private evening soaks. Perfect for RHS Garden Rosemoor in nearby Torrington


A gorgeous romantic cottage getaway awaits you here at this cottage property. Sleeping 2 guests, it’s rated 5 star and perfect for local dog walks.


Self catering dog friendly cottage accommodation at it’s best. A luxury dog friendly holiday cottage with a private tub close to the coastal town of Bude. Private off-road parking and 2 dogs welcome.

Combe Martin

A private barn conversion with a jacuzzi and a sea view. Located close to at least 4 beaches perfect for strolls with your four-legged friend.


In true glamping with hot tub style, this Shepherd’s hut is a cosy little Devonshire break with a touch of luxury. Wifi included.

Great Torrington

Henbury Gate is a wonderful dog friendly cottage that sleeps 2 in one bedroom, and has space for one dog. Boasting a king bed as well as Wi-Fi throughout, this holiday nook also offers private parking. You’ll also have access to a shower room and a complete kitchen suite.


Shipped Middle is a cosy 1 bedroom holiday home that sleeps 2 people, and which is also pet friendly for up to 2 dogs. Thius barn conversion is close to the rolling countryside of North Devon, with a shared lawn and BBQ, as well as bike storage, a complete kitchen and a log burner.


A cosy pod with decked patio area, firepit and off road parking. The pod includes a smart TV in the lounge area and internet access throughout.


Coarse fishing available at this rural lodge which is set in 11 acres with 2 bedrooms and 2 en suite bathrooms. Wifi, BBQ, washing machine & tumble dryer included. 


The Square is a dog friendly cottage which sleeps 6 guests, offering 3 bedrooms in total. This family retreat will allow you to bring one dog with you on your stay. You’ll have access to a ground floor bathroom as well as a sitting room complete with authentic wood burner!

Southleigh, East Devon

One of the family-friendly holiday cottages with hot tubs that sleep 14, this large self catering accommodation has a children’s play area, enclosed garden, and an 8 person Jacuzzi.


Furneaux Hatch is a lovely holiday cottage location which sleeps 4 guests, has 2 bedrooms, and space for one dog. There is a twin room and a king room, with shower facilities on the ground floor and a full kitchen suite. You can also cosy up with the wood burner in the lounge.


Summercourt is a delightful Cornish hideaway that sleeps 4 guests, with 2 bedrooms and with room for 2 dogs. Great for a family holiday, this holiday staple offers everything on the ground floor, with an exclusive lawn and furniture, as well as a complete kitchen and dining room.

South Molton, North Devon

Pet friendly four-bedroom holiday home sleeps, seven guests. Features include BBQ area and a large private tub. In Exmoor National Park ideal for coast and country.

Westward Ho

A unique styled property with a decking area and chairs, as well as your spa. Internet access, a smart TV & wood burner all available.


Superb barn conversion with 4 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. Facilities include internet access, childrens play area, wendt house & a BBQ. 

Croyde, North Devon

This dog friendly holiday home sleeps six guests. Oak flooring complements the clean wall finishes. Features include a kitchen that leads to floor lit decking with a jacuzzi.


A stunning large detached cottage with off road parking for four cars, an open fire in the lounge, internet access and a lawned enclosed garden. 

Torridge District

The Coach House cottage sleeps 3 people across 2 bedrooms, and one dog can stay at this location for free. Based in Broadwoodwidger, This holiday spot offers rooms across two floors, all mod cons, and your own enclosed garden to enjoy.


Secluded ground floor lodge with wrap around decking area. There’s storage for kayaks, a jacuzzi & pub less than one mile away.


A fabulous wooden lodge with a huge decked area. With 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, it’s the perfect Devon home rental for small families. 


Charming cottage house with 6 bedrooms and off road parking. Facilities include a children’s play area, conservatory and ground floor hall.

Brixham, South Devon

Ground floor cottage accommodation with a nice patio, garden and hot tub. Sleeps 2 ideal for couples. Fantastic open fire and king sized bed. 


Set in woodlands with 3 fishing lakes this pet friendly lodge with a private tub offers a great Devonshire getaway. 4 guests in 2 bedrooms.

Buckland Monachorum, Devon

This detached cottage retreat has a king-size bedroom, walk-in shower and open-plan living area. Patio doors open onto a secluded garden with a seating area, nestled in an AONB. Sample a cream tea in ancient Tavistock, explore the miles of cycling and walking trails or head to the South Devon coast.

Georgeham, North Devon

A pretty lodge in North Devon. Features include a private deck and tub onsite. Inside find a king-size bed, walk-in shower and huge bath. 

Exeter, South Devon

A magnificent secluded pet friendly self catering log cabins surrounded by acres of countryside. Great for small families this group accommodation is luxury at it’s finest.

Braunton, North Devon

A dream pet friendly holiday let on the North Devonshire coast, this property boasts open plan living, a huge veranda and a bubbling hot tub 

Battisborough Cross, Devon

Enjoying 17 bedrooms and 17 bathrooms, this stunning cottage mansion is perfect for an occasion with pets. Facilities include two swimming pools, a snooker room, tennis court, BBQ and garden. Morecombe beach is just a couple of miles for a great day out at the seaside.

Why Choose Devonshire Pet Friendly Cottages

Fancy finding somewhere comfy to bed down before exploring East Devon? What about finding holiday homes close to the South West Coast Path? Read on and learn more about all the available dog friendly holidays in Devon.

When looking for the best holiday destination in Devon, pet owners can sometimes struggle to find properties that accept their pups. 

That’s why we’ve gone to the effort to search for the best Devon dog friendly holiday cottages available to hire. Thankfully, it’s getting easier for owners and their pets to hunt down pet friendly cottages in Devon. However, you’re going to need to make sure you find a holiday destination that’s great value, and which is close to all the best walks and trails!

Take a look through our guide on cottages and rentals to sample some of the most popular dog friendly accommodation in Devon. These cottages are wonderful to stay in all year round and are always near the beach.

Cheap Weekend Breaks

For a budget friendly stay on the south west coast, you’ve come to the right place! Our weekend breaks and dog friendly holidays in Devon allow dogs and people to enjoy a slice of Devon away from home without taking too much time off work or spending a fortune! Devon is a genuine haven for people and canine owners looking for quick, affordable breaks away that they won’t have to pay for months down the line.

Holidays By The Sea

You are spoilt for choice regarding Scottish pet friendly holidays by the sea. With over 6,000 miles of coastline to pick from, visitors can select the perfect area. Scotland’s beach cottages are genuinely incredible. Grab a seaside cottage rental, and get out and explore all the natural beauty for yourself.

Luxury Self Catering

Our short breaks provide great self-catering cottages with all the open plan living luxuries you’ll need for a memorable stay. If you’re just looking to escape everyday life for a couple of nights without having to travel too far, then see our excellent selection of properties and places to stay. Whether you’re looking for 1 bedroom or 2, we’ve lined up some great dog friendly homes you won’t have to spend hours on the search for. It might surprise you how fancy some of the best pets friendly properties can be if you search closely enough!

Enclosed Garden Lets

If you’re heading to Devon with kids and dogs it’s a good idea to choose one with a fully fenced garden.

That way you can rest easy knowing they can safely run and play to their heart’s content without constant supervision. It’s also great for ball games without encroaching on anyone else’s space and provides a bit of privacy.

Hot Tub Cottages

Having your own private spa gives you the opportunity to relax in the warm bubbles, perfect after a busy day exploring, whether the sandy beaches on the south coast or Exmoor National Park.

Picture yourself, sipping a glass of bubbly under a starry sky next to your loved ones as the therapeutc bubbles massage your cares away. Is it any wonder Devon cottages with hot tubs are so popular?

Multi Pet Rentals

Finding a place to stay with one pup can sometimes be tricky but what do you do if you have three or four furry friends?

If you are one of the many multi-pet households in the UK, the good news is that many cottages in Devon accept more than one pet so you can bring the whole pack along!

Romantic Getaways

Devon is one of the country’s most popular destinations for couples. Whether it’s strolling hand in hand on the gorgeous sandy beaches of the English Riviera or hiking through the national parks, there’s tons to do near our dog friendly cottages.

Best of all you can return to a cosy romantic cottage hideaway, perhaps dine alfresco or if it’s chilly cuddle up together in front of a roaring fire. 

Lodges & Log Cabins

Devon not only boasts a vast array of dog friendly cottages, it also has plenty of chalets lodges and log cabins that welcome dogs.

From secluded wooden cabins in the depths of the New Forest to sophisticated modern lodges near the beach with all MOD Cons like WiFi, washing machine and dishwasher and onsite facilities like a swimming pool or restaurant

Ideas For A Dog Holiday In Devon

Devon is sandwiched between Somerset and Cornwall, and it’s famous for the delicious cream teas that are served here. With a pretty northern and southern coastline, visitors have their pick of great beaches here when based in one of our dog friendly cottages.

Dartmoor and Exmoor are both in Devon, so there is space to roam here with the dog. The cities of Exeter and Plymouth provide lots of history, shopping, restaurants and museums, and both places are university towns.

There are amusements and funfairs, and Ilfracombe comes with an arty vibe, plus there’s Clovelly, a sleepy fishing village that appears to be frozen in time. Whatever you want from a British holiday, our fantastic dog friendly accommodation in Devon allows you to achieve that.

From North Devon to South Devon and everywhere in between, this is one of the most celebrated and most popular counties in which you and your furry friends can plan a staycation.

Devon is also well known for its dog friendly cottages and amazing areas of outstanding natural beauty. There’s tons to explore out at the twin parks – Exmoor National Park and Dartmoor National Park are both within driving distance of each other.

Not only that, but you’ll also have the chance to explore the stunning Jurassic coast from Devon pet friendly cottages, an amazing filming location that stretches all the way into Dorset and beyond.

You don’t have to search for massive dog friendly cottages or properties with an indoor swimming pool and spa facilities, but you never know what you might find when looking for 1 bedroom or more for you, your family and dogs!

Visit Devon - Things Your Dog Will Enjoy

  • South West Coast Path – This exhilarating stretch of the 630 mile trail is packed with mesmorising seascapes, glorious sandy beaches, stunning estuary views and plenty of dog friendly places to rest those weary feet and paws.
  • Dartmoor & Exmoor National Park – A paradise for dogs with literally hundreds of miles to explore bursting with local wildlife. There are even dog friendly guided walks if your not confident going it alone.
  • Westward Ho! – You and Fido can enjoy games of fetch on the beach, sniff out adventures at Northam Burrows Country Park or head to the Hartland Heritage Cost for some of the countries finest coastal dog walking routes.
  • English Riviera – The English Riviera has a fabulous range of activities, places to visit and cafes pubs and restaurants that give your canine companion a warm welcome.
  • Devon Countryside – Dotted with picturesque villages, rolling moorland and forests, along with plenty of canine welcoming pubs. The Devon countryside is heaven for both dogs and their owners.
  • Woolacombe Beach – Dogs are allowed on the beach at Woolacombe throughout the year. There are some restrictions but there is still more than 2 miles of sand where they can be let loose to run and play.
  • Stunning Coastline – If your pup’s favourite pastime is running on the beach Devon won’t disappoint and the spectacular clifftop walks aren’t too shabby either.

Last Word

A favourite with families, couples, the young and the old, Devon has a lot to offer holidaymakers who are looking for pet friendly properties and dog friendly cottages. Two national parks, (see here) north and south coasts, fishing villages, lively seaside resorts, a historical city and a nautical centre are just some of the great places on offer here, with many attractions being pooch friendly and close to the cottages.

You can relax in the peace and quiet these cottages offer or throw yourself into amusements and activities – the choice is entirely yours. Dogs are more than welcome most of the time, and that includes the beaches, pubs and museums.

It’s so much nicer than leaving them at home by themselves. Why should you ever have to keep all the brilliant countryside views to yourself? Many of the holiday cottages or properties found for you here are less than 5 miles away from some of the best slices of Devon countryside. You won’t want your pup to miss out on some of these great green stretches.

Go open plan with your pets, look for ground floor holidaying, or choose something a little more grandiose – it’s entirely up to you.

For pet friendly cottages in Devon with hot tubs kept to a high standard, you can take your pick from our vast range of accommodation or cottages that we found. There’s no longer any need for you to search around for the perfect pets friendly spot! Keep your eyes peeled for special offers, too on all our Devon holidays with dogs.

With so many beautiful houses to rent, see all our South West dog friendly cottages.

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