Derbyshire is a broad and wonderful county, and there’s little wonder so many people are looking for dog friendly cottages in Derbyshire these days. Whether it’s to get closer to the rolling majesty of the Peak District National Park, or to explore the lovey walking trails around Ashford in the Water, these holiday hotspots are popping up more and more.
To help save you a bit of time, we’ve taken a look out at some of the best dog friendly holiday homes that the county has on offer. Are you and your pets new to the area? You’ll need somewhere comfy and cosy to bed down while you explore it all!
Finding a pet friendly ground floor cottage near a Peak District village or two really shouldn’t be hard. Pet friendly cottages are opening up all around us – from Chapel En le Frith towards Chatsworth House and everywhere in between, there is now a great choice out there for holidaymakers and their pets. Keen to sample the Derbyshire market town scene? Maybe you’re looking for a little barn cottage with an enclosed garden you and your four legged friend can enjoy at your own pace.
From the heart of the Peak District out towards some of the more intriguing villages and towns close by, here are some of our cottage favourites.
This dog friendly domicile offers 1 bedroom and sleeps 2 guests, with space for one well behaved dog! This beautifully presented cottage location is entirely ground floor, and offers an open plan living area complete with kitchen and dining facilities. Outside, you’ll also find a complete patio with BBQ and furniture for sunny days.
Twinned with Bramble Cottage, this fantastic romantic breakaway puts you close to the Derbyshire countryside walks you and your pets have been dreaming of. You’re close to the Peak District National Park, and you’re also only a short distance away from Bakewell and its wonderful heritage.
The School House Cottage is in a prime position for couples to enjoy in the Peak District. This dog friendly bolthole offers a space that sleeps 2, and which offers a king size double bedroom. You’ll have a woodburner in the open plan living space, and there is also an enclosed garden with patio. There’s off road parking and a full kitchen suite.
Within 3 miles of local pubs and shops, your holiday here puts you right in line to explore the wonderful walks of the Peak District National Park, as well as spa towns and villages surrounded by long walks and cycle runs.
Brookside Cottage is a sizeable holiday home that sleeps 7 in 4 bedrooms! You can bring 2 well behaved dogs with you, too. Offering a king size bedroom, a kitchen suite and all fuel and linen included for guests, you’ll also benefit from your own enclosed garden that’s in a prime location for you to enjoy the fabulous Peak District views. There’s also a full bathroom to complement sizable bedrooms guests will love.
You’re in a great central location for the Peak District here – near the village of Tideswell, where you’ll find nature reserve spots as well as rolling countryside trails for pets to frolic down!
This stunning cottage in the heart of Derbyshire sleeps 2 people and has a sizeable bedroom, and yes – you can bring pets along, too. Beyond the king size bedroom there is a comfy lounge and open fire, as well as a fitted kitchen and dining room all rolled into one. You’ll also benefit from a bathroom on the ground-floor, and underfloor heating.
A modern home away from home, this cottage for 2 guests is central for visits to the Peak District as well as areas such as Bolsover Castle and Carsinton Water. Come and take it all in!
Rose Cottage is a delightful place to spend a break with pets, offering space for up to 4 guests and 2 bedroom spaces as you desire. This secluded hideaway offers a ground floor bathroom as well as patios to the front and rear of the cottage. You’ll also benefit from underfloor heating as well as a fully equipped kitchen space.
Beyond the cottage, there are some fantastic Peak District village scenes out here for you to enjoy! Very secluded and amazingly peaceful, this cottage nook will give you all the space you need to take dogs on Peak District walks, as well as to explore the local village heritage and history.
New House Farm is a dog friendly getaway that offers a farm escape for up to 6 guests. The cottage sleeps 6 across 3 bedrooms and has space for 2 pets. Offering a utility room as well as a full kitchen with quaint exposed beams, you’ll benefit from a Freeview TV, internet throughout, and a lawned garden complete with furniture.
This secluded domicile is right in the centre of Derbyshire’s famous rural countryside and walks. You are only ever a short drive from scenes such as the Peak District, the village of Hope and even the city of Derby itself.
This fabulous modern barn conversion sleeps 4 guests and has 2 bedroom spaces. You can even bring one dog with you to cosy up with, too! There’s an outdoor area with BBQ and furniture, and what’s more, there’s a full TV lounge complete with games console. You’ll also find a natty kitchen suite, as well as internet provided as standard. You can also hire children’s furniture on request.
A great family breakaway spot, this cottage location is close to Brailsford, offering village heritage and local fare. Of course, you also only a short distance from the Peak District, too!
This stunning , modern Derbyshire location offers 2 bedroom spaces for 4 guests to enjoy, and room for 2 pets, too. Offering a king size bedroom and 1 bedroom with twin ziplink, this domicile also provides a bathroom as well as en suite facilities. Offering superb ground floor facilities as well as bike locking, you have access to pretty much everything you’ll need!
Head out to enjoy the brilliant walks and cycle routes of the Peak District and take your dog along for fun! You can easily walk to the local shops and pubs before heading further afield to the Peak District and beyond, too.
Highfields is a stunning location in the heart of Derbyshire, welcoming and sleeping 6 guests and one well behaved dog. This sizable cottage spot offers en suite facilities as well as smart TVs, a garden with pond, BBQ and furniture, and 1 bedroom with a super king bed. There’s even a table tennis set and more sports equipment in the garage provided!
You are always within walking distance of shops and pubs close by, and this is a great central bolthole if you want to explore the best walks and cycling the Peak District has on offer for you.
A Derbyshire cottage break can be a trip into the midlands. What better way to end your day by climbing into your private hot tub with your favourite drink? The bubbles would be very inviting especially if you had an action-packed day with your children and/or dogs. You might prefer to end the day, cosy in front of the TV instead. A cottage is a fantastic asset to a long day of walking and exploring even during the warmer months. If you can find a location in Derbyshire, then you’ll have found somewhere truly spectacular for everyone to enjoy come rain or shine. Trust us on this! An enclosed garden doesn’t go amiss, either.
Holiday cottage spots in Derbyshire offers country charm and rural settings. They are suited for the outdoor enthusiast offering the ideal break from the big city. Country charm offers a relaxed environment with an abundance of outdoor actives. It offers the perfect opportunity to explore the area on foot or by bicycle. There is more than enough space for your pup to explore. What’s more, if you do want to go and explore more than the local greenery, the best cottage location picks in our list will have clear links to the main roads. You need to make sure you run your holiday your way!
Derbyshire offers amazing holiday cottage builds to fit all budgets. If you’re looking for a special holiday getaway, try one of the affordable holiday destinations on offer in Derbyshire. The Peak District National Park is on your doorstep. The lush green countryside and quaint villages will have a rural retreat to suit your pocket and your pup will be able to join you and share in the experience. Leave behind the mod cons, the Wi-Fi and all the luxury furnishings to give yourself a bit of a stretch every now and again. This really is the best location for you to go walking and cycling, and it’s a wonderful place you’ll want to book cottage after cottage in for years to come.
You can experience some of England’s stunning countryside even if it’s just for a night or two. Derbyshire offers delightful pet-friendly choices from cottages to unusual accommodation ideal for families or couples. Many properties in Derbyshire and close to the Peak District National Park will have open plan living as well as dog friendly spaces, and you may even find that a few are entirely based on the ground floor. That’s great news for anyone looking for a holiday nook that’s easy access.
Derbyshire boasts one of the most spectacular countrysides in England. The beautiful landscapes offer stunning dog-friendly cottages in Derbyshire. You and your pup can spend hours exploring the countryside on foot or bicycle. There are rolling green hills, valleys, and rivers to explore.
However, as you can see from our list, no one Derbyshire cottage is quite the same as the next. One might be a stone barn with countryside views, the next might be a small location down a lane that’s close to village and town scenery.
The best thing about bringing a dog with you to enjoy a 1 bedroom or 2 bedroom getaway in Derbyshire is the fact that so much of the area is pet friendly. There are tons of great day out ideas, and whether you bring 2 guests or 10 guests along with you for the journey, there are going to be lots of lovely cottage locations you can book into at the last minute.
We’d seriously recommend you look for somewhere in Derbyshire that offers lots of easy access to market towns and countryside walks. These really do represent the best of the county. There’s nothing quite like that fresh country air to help reenviograte you and your pet! Pet friendly cottages are designed and built to get you closer to the action, meaning it’s well worth looking through our big list of favourites to see what takes your fancy.
Take a fishing rod and spend the day fishing in one of the mountain streams. There are designated dog walking routes if you don’t want to plan your walk. Take a trip into one of the quaint villages and stop off at a local pet-friendly pub. You can enjoy some of the local cuisines while your dog enjoys a doggy treat and a bowl of water.
Our list of dog friendly cottages in Derbyshire offer the perfect holiday destination picks for families that enjoy the company of their canine companion. Derbyshire boasts stunning picturesque towns, villages with traditional eateries and warm local hospitality.
The fact is, there is just so much to see up here. The Peak District scenery really deserves to be shared with all and sundry. These walks and trails are great for dogs, so why not find yourself a pet friendly cottage? We’ve looked for dog friendly cottage owners who offer simple cottage living throughout the year, great for guests who are looking for market town access, countryside views and more besides.
Above all, we look at cottage providers who are really open to welcoming dogs. We’re a nation of pet lovers, which is why it really doesn’t make sense that we should leave our pooches behind. Yes – there may be some properties out there which request you don’t let your muddy pup trail from bedroom to bedroom, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be cottages out there which let guests bring their furry friends along with them.
Whether it’s peace and tranquillity or a romantic holiday filled with excitement and adventure then look no further than Derbyshire cottages. The East Midlands is also the perfect base to explore Manchester, Liverpool and Nottingham.
Therefore, even if you’re not really looking for walking and cycling trails and just want to see what all the Derbyshire fuss is about, then it’s still worth hunting down properties that welcome pets as well as a variety of guests. Looking for a domicile that sleeps 2, sleeps 4 or sleeps 6? There’s a lot of choice in the cottage scene around Derbyshire.
Don’t delay – pack your camera and walking boots and leave all your stress and troubles behind. Enjoy breaks that you and your pooch won’t forget. We hope you’re able to find properties that really inspire you in our list of favourites!
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