Lincolnshire is the second largest county in the UK, and it sits between Norfolk and Yorkshire on the east coast. It’s a region with a diverse range of things to see from Lincoln Cathedral to Skegness Pier.
There are plenty of walking trails on your doorstep from one of our dog friendly cottages in Lincolnshire. From cottages for 2 to holiday homes with hot tubs, there is something for everyone in Lincolnshire.
Lincolnshire cottage breaks are becoming increasingly popular and it’s easy to see why. After exploring the area all day, there’s nothing nicer than sinking into a whirlpool of bubbles on the patio. Most cottages in Lincolnshire with hot tubs have enough room for everyone, so you can plan the activities for tomorrow while you all relax together.
With 50 miles of coast to choose from, if you want a holiday by the sea in Lincolnshire, there are plenty on offer. Cleethorpes, Skegness, Scunthorpe and Chapel St Leonards are all waiting for you. Book your ideal cottage and pack your bucket and spade.
It’s cheaper than you think to have a weekend away in Lincolnshire. A couple of days in the countryside in this pretty part of the UK won’t break the bank. Choose your ideal budget-friendly accommodation and get ready to have a lovely few days away.
A short break is all you need to give yourself a little lift. One or 2 nights away in a self-catering cottage gives you time to explore somewhere new and enjoy time with your loved ones. Treat yourself to a short holiday, and take your doggy along with you.
A holiday in Lincolnshire offers countryside walks, castles, steam trains, nature reserves and traditional seaside resorts. There are lots of interesting towns to visit such as Grantham, Spalding, Grimsby and Stamford – they are all fascinating places dripping with history. And Lincoln, the county capital, is a jewel of a place with a long list of must-see sites like the breath-taking cathedral, and a castle housing the Magna Carta.
You can shop for antiques, local crafts and delicious food in the city and stop at friendly pubs here as well. Take your dog with you to Lincolnshire, pooches are welcome in many cottages, historical sites and on the long stretches of beach. We know that breaks away from home are more fun when your four-legged friend can go too, so book your favourite location today.
Lincoln Cathedral is an outstanding piece of Gothic architecture that takes your breath away. Commissioned in the 11th century by William the Conqueror, the building that stands there today is the result of rebuilds over the decades resulting in glorious archways, creative carvings and magnificent stained-glass windows. Well-behaved doggies can tour the inside with their owners – and you can even scale the tower to check out the views.
The Lincolnshire Wolds is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty where you can walk with your dog over gentle hills, through woodland, past villages and across farmland. A choice of routes are available, The Viking Way and Lindsey Loop are 2 options, but the Lincs Wold Way shows the area off to its best and starts at Louth.
Natureland Seal Sanctuary rescue seals that have become orphaned or injured along the Lincolnshire coast. Visit the centre – doggies are welcome – to see these magnificent mammals up close and witness the rehabilitation process step by step. Along with the seals, there are all kinds of other animals to see such as penguins, alligators, meerkats, alpacas and goats.
The Grantham Canal originally took coal from Nottingham to Grantham. Today it’s no longer used by boats but it’s a great place to spend some time with your dog. There are 18 locks altogether, and 22 miles of crushed-stone towpath that is enjoyed by dog walkers, hikers and cyclists. Take a picnic with you, there are benches along the way where you can tuck into your lunch al fresco, or stop in one of the pubs along the route.
The central area of Chapel St Leonards beach has dog restrictions in place, but follow the narrow promenade just a few hundred metres, and your pooch can play on the sands at any time of year. There’s a small pub on the back of the beach where doggies almost outnumber their owners, and if you walk into the small town you’ll find a few cafes and shops as well.
Described by many as the perfect country estate, Belton House boasts a handsome mansion, deer park, impressive adventure playground and 1300 acres of grounds. Dogs are allowed to join you for a long walk through the woodland and around the water, and when they are on their lead, they can come into the courtyard as well. Belton even set out water bowls in the stable yard so your furry friends can re-hydrate.
The Lincolnshire Wolds Railway is located between the Wolds and the coast near Grimsby. The station at Ludborough has been lovingly restored and it hosts lots of family events all year round. On ‘Running Days’ the steam trains are out for visitors to see and you can purchase a ticket to ride along the 1.5 miles track. Your four-legged friend can join you in the carriage and wander around the station too.
The county of Lincolnshire has it all. From cities to the seaside, farmland to art galleries, there’s more than enough to keep everyone enthralled.
There are plenty of walking trails and cycling routes for outdoor enthusiasts, as well as indoor activities for when the weather isn’t so good.
When it comes to dog friendly cottages in Lincolnshire, you can have your pick. Compact or sprawling, luxurious or budget-friendly, it all available to book.