Dog Friendly Cottages in Devon (18 Luxury Holiday Lets)

Handpicked Devonshire Cottages

Devon remains one of the most popular places to take a four-legged friend on holiday! From its spectacular sandy beaches to an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB). If you are looking for a unique getaway, there are now more dog friendly cottages in Devon than ever before.


We search for the best pet friendly cottages in Devon, so you don't have to!

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Kites Cottage

Stockland, Devon

Superb dog-friendly cottage in Devon. Large lounge area with open fire. Exposed beams. Thatched porch. Enclosed courtyard. Off-road parking. Jurassic coastline 11 miles. Exeter 23.1 miles.

Apple Barn

Rickham, Devon

Brilliant dog friendly accommodation in Rickham. Open lounge with french doors to terrace. Underfloor heating. Lawned garden. Woodburning stove. Salcombe 15.3 miles. Gara Rock 0.4 miles.


Bull Point Lighthouse, Devon

Majestic North Devon coast holiday cottage near Mortehoe. Ground floor accommodation. Unenclosed garden. Woodburning stove. TV. DVD player. Woolacombe 1.2 miles. Lee 4 miles.

Forches Head Cottage


Forches Head is one of the more commanding and peaceful Devon 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

Becks Meadow Lodge

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 Devon’s beaches.

The Piggery

High Bickington, Devon

One of the rural dog friendly places to stay in Devon, it has 1 bedroom with king-sized bed, wood burner, Wifi and a private patio.

Shepherds Hut At West Farleigh

Bickleigh, Mid Devon

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


Croyde, North Devon

This 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.


High Bickington, North Devon

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

Cabana Lakeside Lodge 4

Whitnage, Mid Devon

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. 

Kingfisher Lodge

Exeter, Devon

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

The Shippen Middle

Littleham, Devon

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.

Tarka View

Bideford, North Devon

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

Weekstone Cottage


Self catering 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.

Quay Close Cottage

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.

Weston Farm Barn

Dulverton, Devon Border

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

Hembury Gate

Great Torrington, North Devon

Henbury Gate is a wonderful dog-friendly property 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.

Birdsong Barn

Combe Martin, North Devon

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 or family holidays days out.

More Popular Locations

Find the other amazing dog friendly holiday cottages in Devon. Below are some of the top destinations to explore.

About Accommodation in Devon with Dogs

Fancy finding somewhere comfy to bed down before exploring East Devon? What about finding holiday homes close to the South West Coast Path?

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 cottages available to hire. Thankfully, it’s getting easier for pet owners. 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.

Book a Cheap Staycation

For a budget friendly stay on the south west coast, you’ve come to the right place! These weekend breaks and holidays allow everyone 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

There is a considerable selection of dog friendly cottages to rent in Devon close to the sea. Book a sea view cottage rental, and enjoy the waves, coves and rock pools for yourself.

Self Catering Properties

These 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.

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.

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 Devon coast or Exmoor National Park.

Picture yourself, sipping a glass of bubbly under a starry sky next to your loved ones as the therapeutic bubbles massage your cares away. 

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 these 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. 


There are plenty of chalets lodges and log cabins that welcome dogs in Devon.

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

Discover the North Devon Countryside or Spend the Day at the Beach

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 and coastline walks

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, these fantastic pet friendly cottages in Devon allow 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 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 cottages, an amazing filming location that stretches all the way into Dorset and beyond.

  • 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. 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 dog-friendly houses in Devon 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 pet friendly spot! Keep your eyes peeled for special offers and last minute deals.

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