Dog Friendly Cottages in Somerset: 12 Luxury Holiday Lets

Handpicked Cottages to Rent

We’ve gone to the effort of hunting down the very best dog friendly cottages in Somerset, offering you the chance to get away to somewhere fresh and exciting with your four legged friend.


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Taunton, Somerset

Boasting panoramic views from every angle, this superb barn conversion is ideal for couples with a dog wanting to escape city-living. Don’t worry if it gets chilly the log burner and underfloor heating will keep you cosy and the large garden is the perfect place to spend quality time together.

Taunton, Somerset

Situated in 9 acres of private land, this cosy property is perfect for a couple wanting a relaxing retreat. Facilities include a tennis court and spa tub, whilst there’s a wood burner in the lounge where you can warm up on those cold winter evenings.

Kilve, Somerset

Situated in the rolling fields of Somerset, this gorgeous barn conversion is just a mile away from the beautiful beaches of Kilve. There’s also the stunning Quantock Hills and Exmoor National Park nearby, with plenty of natural beauty spots to meander through during your stay.

Crewkerne, Somerset

A peaceful private cottage with an idyllic garden and bubbling stream, this welcoming property is an excellent retreat for couples looking to escape the city. There are plenty of calming walks to be enjoyed, through pastures and fields, and a private patio to enjoy the country air.

Shaftesbury, Near Somerset

Bowden Farm is a popular holiday cottage in Somerset offering space for 2 guests and 1 dog, with an amazing enclosed garden that pets will love to dash about in. There’s a kingsize bedroom, TV and DVD player, a kitchen with all mod cons, and baby furniture available to hire. There’s also a night storage heating unit to help you warm up, too.

Waterrow, Somerset

This Grade II listed farmhouse has it all with oodles of space that sleeps nine in five bedrooms and comes with its own games room. It still retains much of its original features with half-timbered walls, exposed beams, rough-hewn posts and stone flooring. Outside there’s an alfresco dining area and an open-air hot tub. 

Dulverton, Somerset

A delightful stone cottage with one bedroom and one bathroom. Facilities include an enclosed garden, EV charging, a shared meadow and chickens roamings free. The seaside resort of Minehead is 18.5 miles with its shops, pubs and activities.

East Brent, Somerset

A spacious holiday rental with four bedrooms and one family bathroom. There’s a utility room with a washing machine and a games room with a snooker table, skittles and dart board. Brent Knoll is on your doorstep for walkers and animal lovers.

Creech Heathfield, Somerset

A beautiful thatched cottage two bedrooms, one bathroom and a cosy lounge. There is a woodburner, smart TV, enclosed garden and laundry service available. Take a trip into Taunton just 5 miles away with the county cricket ground, racecourse and restaurants.

Highbury, Somerset

A superb family cottage with two king-size bedrooms, one bathroom and a well-equipped kitchen. There is a welcome pack on arrival, a travel cot on request and a 55′ Smart TV. Visit Wookey Hole 15 miles away or take a trip to Cheddar Gorge Caves which is 19 miles.

Durleigh, Somerset

This fantastic barn conversion is located on a working arable farm. It has two bedrooms with two en suites and a lawned garden with seating and a BBQ. The Quantock Hills are nearby and offer majestic walking routes with an abundance of wildlife to see.

Exmoor, Somerset

A truly idyllic cottage located on a 250-acre estate with fields, woodland and streams. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is a boot room, off road parking and a sofa bed. Take a trip on the West Somerset Steam Railway or visit the Valley of Rocks.

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About Holidays In Somerset With Dogs

Somerset is an ancient county and home to many iconic sites such as Glastonbury Tor, Dunster Castle and the Mendip Hills. History lovers will find plenty to enthral them with The Bishops Palace, Montacute House, Fleet Air Arm Museum and Wells Cathedral.

Walkers can have their pick of trails across Exmoor and the Somerset Levels. Families have lots to enjoy with seaside resorts in Somerset, Noah’s Ark Zoo, Brean waterpark and caves at Wookey Hole.

Keen shoppers will have their fill in Yeovil and Bath (click here). Somerset is a great place to take the dog on holiday with welcoming beaches and a range of attractions where pooches are permitted.

But if your ideal Somerset break away is to simply relax and let the world go by, then you can have that in this county too.

There are no two cottage locations that are ever quite the same in Somerset, which is why we have made the point of lining up lots of varied picks and choices. Want to take a close look at the landscape close by that offers dog friendly beaches? What about a barn conversion ideal for couples and dogs that’s less than 5 miles from sea views, or the famous Quantock Hills?

We really can’t blame you – the cottage providers we have lined up for you in this list offer cosy getaways in Somerset that work out wonderfully come rain, shine, summer or winter. Take your pick! 

Properties By The Coast & Beach

Somerset coastal cottages are popular because of the majestic coastline that sits on the doorstep of many of the properties. Choosing a cottage by the sea means you can be paddling in the waves within minutes. Take your dog too, it’s one of the most welcoming areas of coast in the country. As well as being close to Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, we’ve found great pet friendly properties within reach of dog friendly beaches and walks.

Cheap Weekend Breaks

There’s nothing like a cheap weekend away to see you through the winter months. Out of season, many of the holiday homes and Somerset dog friendly cottages can be booked for less than you think. Dog friendly places to stay in Somerset shouldn’t have to cost you the earth.

1-2 Night Self Catering

When you want to visit friends or attend a wedding, you need 1 or 2 nights away in self-catering accommodation. You can find exactly what you need in Somerset cottages – short breaks away are on offer in most areas.

Last Word

Choose your ideal holiday cottage in Somerset. Visit Glastonbury – this is a place like no other – full of spiritualism, vegetarian eateries and there’s an abbey to see as well. The fact is, all of the best family friendly and pet friendly holiday cottages in Somerset will put you closer to heritage and history as well as countryside and green walks. There really is an awful lot to see in Somerset, even if you’re just holidaying here for the fresh air or to try the famous local produce.

But if you like to shop, head to Bath where every kind of retail outlet can be found, along with some of the finest tea shops and coffee joints. Somerset is full of brilliant shopping experiences, and as a brilliant ‘staycation’ holiday destination, it makes sense to hunt down a friendly cottage within walking distance of rolling hills, shopping precincts, local history and more.

Explore the Mendips, spend time in Glastonbury or paddle in the sea at the beach, you can do all these things and more in this beautiful corner of England. A holiday in Somerset is just waiting for you to take advantage of. Whether you choose to break away from Somerset to explore Lyme Regis, Burnham on Sea and more is entirely up to you!

Take your dog along with you too as the choice in pet friendly cottages in Somerset is wide ranging. Find yourself a friendly cottage with an enclosed garden, a ground floor open plan living area – or all three! Whether you are looking for a cottage space that sleeps 2 or sleeps 6, there are tons of choices here. Maybe you’re keen to try holidaying in a Grade II listed building!

There’s nothing better than everyone enjoying some time away together, four-legged friends included. We hope you’ve found our Somerset guide to top holiday cottage picks in Somerset interesting – there’s lots out there for you to see and experience, and do keep in mind that our cottage choices here are just the beginning.

Look for holiday accommodation that you and your pets will remember for the best reasons for years to come. Go semi detached, find a dining room with wood burner, somewhere close to an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – from the Quantock Hills and Mendip Hills down to Cheddar Gorge, Somerset and the wider region is full of brilliant destinations waiting for you to cover and explore.

If none of these top dog friendly holidays in Somerset were for you, don’t worry, we have more South West cottage holidays for you to pick from.

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