Dorset Dog Friendly Cottages & Hot Tub Holidays

From the beaches at Lyme Regis to right along the Jurassic coastline, Dorset is a fantastic location for some dog friendly holidays! Dog friendly cottages in Dorset are always popping up, and for that reason, you now have even less of an excuse to take your pets along the brilliant, breezy sands and seaside views.

Dog Friendly Cottages
in Dorset

Sleeps 6
3 Bedrooms
1 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 1

Burwell Cottage

This modern holiday property offers three bedrooms and sleeps 6, and will happily welcome one dog on your stay. You’ll have access to a full wet room as well as a living room and dining suite, off road parking and your own enclosed courtyard. It’s a stunning cottage location that’s only a short walk to the local pub! 

Sleeps 4
2 Bedrooms
Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 1

Sunny Croft

This 1930s cottage is on one level and has two spacious bedrooms and a light and airy living room with a red-bricked fireplace. The country garden has uninterrupted vistas of the meadows beyond and here you can enjoy a soak in the covered private hot tub and BBQ on the patio. 

Sleeps 4
2 Bedrooms
3 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 2

Honey Bee Retreat

This holiday retreat sleeps 4 and offers a ground floor bedroom, as part of the Honey Hill Farm holiday estate. Room to welcome 2 dogs, this is an entirely ground floor property complete with off road parking, your own private patio and garden, and all the everyday mod cons you’d normally demand from a kitchen and lounge. 

Sleeps 6
3 Bedrooms
Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 2

Oak Cottage

Geared for entertainment, it has a manicured enclosed garden complete with hot tub, table and chairs, a gas BBQ as well as a stocked bar. The living room has a wood burner and there is a king sized bedroom en suite on the ground floor with the additional bedrooms upstairs sharing a shower room.

Sleeps 6
3 Bedrooms
2 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 2

Thatch Cottage

Thatch Cottage is a quaint holiday home with a ground floor bedroom as well as upstairs spaces, sleeping up to 6. There is a full kitchen suite as well as your own outdoor area to enjoy, and you’ll have access to a fantastic open fire. You can bring 2 dogs (small) or one medium sized pup for the holiday, too.

Sleeps 14
5 Bedrooms
Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 4

The Skilling

This holiday heaven for large families or groups of friends and is perfectly situated for the best of both coast and country. It has one ground floor bedroom and ensuite on the ground floor and the rest of the bedrooms with two ensuite are on the upper level. The hot tub and BBQ area overlook the lush garden.  

Sleeps 2
1 Bedrooms
1 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 1

Mallards

This airy, lightly decorated holiday home sleeps 2 and welcomes a well behaved dog. Everything is on one level, and you’ll have access to your own patio area as well as full Wi-Fi throughout. There are cooking facilities and a dishwasher in the kitchen, and all your towels are included in the price. 

Sleeps 4
2 Bedrooms
Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 1

The Retreat

This raised cabin makes the most of its woodland setting with an enchanting outdoor area where you can relax in the bubbles of the sunken hot tub or unwind and BBQ on the decking. The fairy tale interior keeps to the forest theme with a sunny eat-in open plan kitchen and living area. 

Sleeps 2
1 Bedrooms
3 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 1

Straberie Cottage

This location sets up a pair of cottage hideways for a dog loving couple. There is one ground floor bedroom with a four poster bed as well as space for up to three pets! You’ll be able to sit back in the conservatory attached and will also have all you need from a modern bathroom and kitchen array. 

Sleeps 6
4 Bedrooms
Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 4

Stone Bank

One of the more popular cottages among families, enjoy breath-taking sea views over sundowners. The cottage here is light and airy and has plenty of room for a large family break. Surrounded by birdsong you can enjoy your meals outdoors or sit around the table in the sunny conservatory. 

Sleeps 4
2 Bedrooms
2 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 2

Honeybun

You can bring 2 dogs to this delightful cottage location in West Dorset, which sleeps 4 across two bedrooms. There’s Wi-Fi throughout and you’ll have access to a ground floor lounge, alongside your own lawn space. There’s a full kitchen and dining area for you to enjoy, too. 

Sleeps 6
3 Bedrooms
Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 2

Solent Retreat

One of our most popular cottages with room aplenty for family and friends complete with a games cabin houses a sofa bed, shower room and WC. A sun-drenched conservatory leads out to a manicured lawned garden where you can dine al fresco and luxuriate in the bubbles of an enclosed hot tub. 

Sleeps 2
1 Bedrooms
1 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 1

Little Char

Little Char is a green and pleasant holiday location in a studio style, offering up a double room to couples and guests. It offers a shower room as well as space for one dog, and your own open patio. There is an off road parking space close by and a shared laundry room. 

Sleeps 2
1 Bedrooms
1 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 1

Bowden Farm Wagon Cottage

Bowden Farm makes for a great holiday destination for couples, with space for a small dog and two people sleeping in a sizable king size room. There is a full kitchen with cooking and storage facilities, as well as your own enclosed patio. There are stunning countryside views all around, and you have an en suite washroom space. 

Sleeps 2
1 Bedrooms
1 Pets Welcome
Bathrooms 1

Lime Tree Stables

Lime Tree Stables offers a friendly cottage location with one bedroom for two guests, and space for 2 dogs. There is a walk in shower as well as modern facilities such as Wi-Fi throughout and even a Smart TV! You’ll also have your own terrace and will be able to park off road. 

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Properties By The Coast & Beach

Overlooking the wonderful Dorset coastline, our coastal cottages are perfectly positioned to enjoy all the delights the south west has to offer. Whether you want to try some water-sports or just take your dog for a long walk, down in West Dorset and elsewhere, you can enjoy it all from these sea view cottages. Your pets will, too!

Cheap Weekend Breaks

Our low cost cottages and lodges for pets around Dorset provide an ideal escape without spending a fortune or taking up loads of time to plan a holiday. Jump in the car on Friday and spend a blissful weekend with us in one of these cottages with your dog. Dorset is built for the occasional cheeky break, and a quick search with the tourist board will help you come up with a few ideas.

1-2 Night Self Catering

Spend a couple of nights with us in a fantastic self catering cottage where you can rustle up some home cooked food and spend the evening round the hot tub with the family. What better way to relax in Dorset than looking up at the stars on a warm summer’s evening from your private cottage. Open plan living spaces will help you unwind even easier, too.

The Best Pet Friendly Holiday Cottages in Dorset

We’re huge fans of holidaying in Dorset, and it just so happens that there are more than a few friendly cottages available for couples and small groups to enjoy with their pets. A holiday in Dorset is one you are always likely to remember, so why not bring your dogs along for the fun, too?

We’ve taken the time to hunt down the best dog friendly holiday cottages all the way across Dorset, meaning that whether you are heading to the south coast or deep into the county countryside, there are bound to be more than a few cottage and retreat picks here to inspire you. In fact, if you’ve ever been in touch with the Dorset tourist board, you’ll know that there are tons of great ways to settle down in the county.

Finding a dog friendly cottage via the tourist board and elsewhere is definitely getting easier. However, we’ve taken the hassle of hunting down the best cottages for you – take a look at our brilliant picks below for more details. 

About Holidays In Dorset With Dogs

There’s a reason why Dorset remains one of the most popular dog holidaying locations. From a barn conversion with all its original features to a modern cottage with a wood burner and Wi-Fi, you’ll find there are plenty of great vantage points.

Dorset sits on the southern coast of England and offers visitors yellow sand beaches, quaint seaside towns and pretty rolling countryside, perfect for your dog!

Whether you are trailing West Dorset or are looking for an area of outstanding natural beauty or two, it’s safe to say you won’t be able to take all of Dorset in on one trip.

There are medieval sights in Corfe Castle, and market towns for you and your pets to explore and search through. From Lyme Regis to Sturminster Newton, this is an exciting and varied holiday destination.

With our ideally placed pet friendly Dorset cottages, there’s a lot of attractions and dog friendly days out in Dorset for dogs from lively seaside resorts to quiet villages on the edge of woodlands. The Jurassic Coastline is a unique area of geological interest, and it was given World Heritage status in 2001.

It’s well known for its fossils that turn up on the dog-friendly beach, and searching for them is great fun for the whole family. The inland town of Dorchester is a shopper’s paradise, and home to great restaurants, pet-friendly coffee shops and a choice of museums. It’s well worth a visit when touring Dorset from one of the many holiday properties on offer in the region.

Swanage, Weymouth, Lyme Regis and Poole are seaside resorts popular with families and couples looking for a cottage. With harbours, miniature golf, gift shops and ice-cream kiosks, Dorset has everything here for a perfect holiday in the UK. Thankfully, there are more than a few dog friendly cottages to help welcome you along with pets, too!

If you’ve never visited the West Bay of Dorset or are new to the whole seaside town scene, you really are in for a treat. Many of the best properties we list in this guide are walking distance from beaches and countryside vistas.

You’ll also find that you won’t have to search too long and broad for properties that are less than 5 miles from town and seaside scenes. 

The Last Word

Ever been to Dorset and marvelled at its sea views before? You’re missing out on some genuine family holiday fun, and your dog is, too!

Dorset is a special place to visit, and your pooch will happily accompany you when you go on a search for fossils. In fact, there are lots for them to search for across sand and countryside alike!

The South West Coast Path is 630 miles long and a section of it goes through Dorset. If you think your dog’s one for long walks – you wait till they try the South West Coast Path for the first time!

Join part of the path and enjoy the spectacular views as you stroll – you can do as much or little as you want in Dorset.

From West Dorset down to the South Coast, the tourist board here is opening things up more and more for dog friendly holidays. Do make a point of checking out all the dog friendly attractions the tourist board recommends to you before you come.

At lunchtime, you can stop in or head to a dog friendly pub, finding a place where Fido can join you is easy in this part of England. When you have a dog, it’s really hard to leave them behind when you go on cottage holiday.

Thankfully, our dog friendly cottages in Dorset welcome your canine buddies with open arms. Take a look through our list of dog friendly cottages in Dorset with hot tubs and start planning your adventure!

Your search for the perfect dog friendly properties in Dorset is over – search briefly through our list and get in touch with the local tourist board to learn more.

For loads more dog friendly cottages in the South West, check out this page. 

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