airbnb best kept secret in pet friendly holidays

Want a Pet Friendly Airbnb in the UK?

These dog friendly Airbnb’s have all been handpicked from across the UK. Fantastic luxury airbnb’s for dogs and owners alike. 

Best Dog Friendly Destinations


Northumberland is a fantastic county to visit with coastal and countryside Airbnb properties available throughout the year for families. Many of the Airbnb rentals are dog friendly and can be found in popular spots such as Alnwick, Morpeth & Bamburgh. Enjoy a day on one of the many dog-friendly beaches or head into some of the market towns for a bite to eat before returning to your hot tub cabin.


Home to the Yorkshire Dales & North York Moors which are both dog friendly, you will have an idyllic countryside escape in an Airbnb log cabin or country house. With plenty of walking trails, cycling routes and outdoor activities on your doorstep, you’ll be sure to have a memorable holiday retreat with your dog.

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Lake District

With vast Mountains, Lakes and rolling hills, it’s no wonder so many dog friendly families flock to the Lakes for a break away from everyday life. A log cabin or house here is often immersed in nature and surrounded by a variety of wildlife. Airbnb dog-friendly properties in the Lake District are ideal for outdoor enthusiasts who love to explore the countryside with there dog by there side.


An East Anglian county with easy access to the Norfolk Broads and vast coastline with Great Yarmouth & Cromer both easily accessible by car. Many of the seaside resorts here are dog friendly and Airbnb has a number of accommodation properties scattered around the county varying in taste and budget. These include a beach house, cottages, lodges, treehouses and even chalets that come with a hot tub.

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A stunning county located in the South West, Airbnb has a large portfolio of luxury lodges and hot tub properties situated within easy reach of the golden beached and fishing towns such as Torquay, Exmouth & Dartmouth. Much of the luxury Airbnb accommodation includes a hot tub and are usually dog friendly.

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By far one of the most popular tourist spots in the country, every year there is a big demand for Cornwall due to it being extremely dog friendly with its pubs, cafes, shops and beaches but also due to the hot weather it usually gets in the Summer months. Many people who don’t want to go abroad, rent an Airbnb holiday house for the family and dog to enjoy.

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Dorset is a terrific place to spend a long weekend or short break with the family and dog. Its coastal towns such as Weymouth & Bournemouth make it a great spot for watersport activities and a dog-friendly day out. There are plenty of pubs, bars, restaurants and shops for you to try before returning to your Airbnb house.

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Types of Dog Friendly Airbnb Accommodation To Expect

Lodges & Log Cabins

With hundreds of lodges and cabins nationwide, it’s easy to see why Airbnb are at the forefront of dog-friendly lodge breaks for families and friends. Most of there cabins are furnished to an exceptional standard and come with added luxuries such as a balcony, private hot tub & decking area. You will also be able to find plenty that are dog-friendly without any compromise on luxury. 

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Holiday Cottages

Airbnb has an extremely wide range of holiday cottages varying from coastal, countryside, city and even some on remote islands. Their arent many places you could visit without finding one an Airbnb cottage. Depending on the type of break you are enjoying, you could also bring your dog along for some company and relax in the hot tub whilst they enjoy the garden.

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Properties with Hot Tubs

Hundreds of Airbnb properties come with the added bonus of a private hot tub. Whether you are renting a cabin, cottage, chalet, villa or townhouse, if you want to truly relax and release all the stress, we would definitely advise picking a property with a hot tub. You can soak in the hot tub whilst enjoying a glass of bubbly.

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A Beach House

A beach house is a must if you enjoy a coastal break in some of the most popular seaside resorts the UK has to offer. Airbnb has a number of these properties in sought after areas such as Scarborough, Whitby, Blackpool, Great Yarmouth & Northumberland. Most are dog friendly as the beaches opposite usually welcomes dogs between certain months of the year.

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Unusual Holiday Homes

If you want something unique, then read on, Airbnb has a whole host of properties that some people have never even heard of. These include treehouses, converted buses, horseboxes, windmills, shipping containers and train carriages just to name a few. Each are quirky and quaint but full of character and charm and are usually dog friendly and includes a hot tub if you want that added bit of luxury on your retreat.

How Does Airbnb Work?

To put it simply, Airbnb works by matching hosts and travellers together to create an ideal holiday. Millions of hosts are people who own a property whether that’s a cottage, cabin, chalet, basically anything and want to rent it out to travellers who are looking for a holiday.

A host may not know how to advertise their property correctly to gain the traction and audience that it needs, so they sign up to Airbnb which allows millions of travellers to potentially view there property. From there on, if someone books that property, Airbnb take a percentage of the booking fee and the rest then go to the property owner. All the while Airbnb allows the host and the traveller to remain in constant communication with each other.

One of the many unique features about Airbnb that set it aside from other travel companies is the sheer volume of hosts and travellers that land on the platform. It’s a global marketplace with millions of hosts from all around the world advertising their property.

Last Word

We hope you found this guide comprehensive and useful to why Airbnb is such as popular choice amongst dog-friendly owners and those who want to escape the normality of everyday life. It caters for anyone no matter what size group, budget or necessities you may need.

Finally, we really hope you enjoy your holiday no matter which type of property you decide to book or where exactly in the UK that may be. As mentioned above, with Airbnbs thousands of properties nationally and millions globally, were sure you’ll be able to find that dream holiday property. Whether you choose a dog-friendly one or one with a hot tub, you’ll be sure to have fond lasting memories of a holiday with Airbnb.

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