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Hampshire Cottages For Dogs

Dog friendly cottages in Hampshire

Ever thought about taking your pets on a tour of glorious Hampshire? This corner of the country is ideal for all kinds of holiday escapes, and it just so happens that there are more dog friendly cottages in Hampshire popping up than ever before.

And why not? Gorgeous areas for dog walks such as woodland and countryside vistas absolutely have to be seen to be believed. Find yourself the perfect dog friendly escape in Hampshire and get closer to the New Forest National Park and more besides. We’re here to help you narrow down your search!

The Best Pet Friendly Holiday Cottages in Hampshire

Hampshire is home to some truly wonderful greenery and views, meaning that you and your pets can easily get out and enjoy some fresh country air from your own pet friendly holiday cottage. From Lymington to Milford on Sea, Hampshire covers a lot of ground, meaning that you really are spoilt for choice when it comes to dog friendly properties.

Look for somewhere that offers an open plan living area, a wood burner, a double bedroom and more – holiday cottages in the region are getting more and more luxurious, but you’ll never have to break the bank! Take a look at some of the favourites we’ve found below.

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1. Wimborne Cottage in Twyford

This sizeable holiday cottage in the heart of Hampshire offers space to sleep 7 people across 3 bedrooms. Based in the village of Twyford, this quaint and seemingly unassuming cottage offers a ground floor shower room en suite to a kingsize bedroom area, with a further twin and king bedroom zones upstairs. You can bring 2 dogs to stay with you here.

Offering access to wonderful walks near the South Downs National Park, this superb dog friendly holiday cottage will also put you within reach of local golf courses, heritage spots and the fantastic Marwell Zoo.
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2. Bailey Cottage in Bursledon

This spectacular holiday cottage sleeps 10 people across 4 bedrooms and really is gorgeous to look at. Inside this dog friendly holiday home you will find space for one dog (with more accepted on request), an open plan living room, kitchen and dining area, a woodburning stove and a big kitchen suite complete with coffee machine and tumble dryer.

This superb Bursledon breakaway is just a few miles out of Southampton and Portsmouth, though many dog lovers will enjoy the rural location of this holiday cottage purely for the scenic walks. Take your pets down the River Hamble for a stroll.
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3. The Garden Studio in Selborne

The Garden Studio is a secluded couple’s retreat. This peaceful holiday cottage in Hampshire sleeps 2 to 3 people, and offers a king size double room with 1 single room. There is space here for one well behaved dog. There is a living room and dining area, central heating provided throughout, and there is also a terrace with BBQ. This ground floor cottage in Hampshire also provides travel cot facilities on request.

The Garden Studio is one of our favourite rural properties ideal for pets, and it is close to the heart of some of the best loved villages in Hampshire. It is a quiet break unlike any other.
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4. Lawn Lodge in Brockenhurst

The Lawn Lodge is a modern New Forest holiday cottage offering a ground floor living area and all mod cons on the same level. It sleeps 6 people and has space for 2 pets. One of the best properties for classic secluded cottage experiences, Lawn Lodge also offers a wood burner, a full kitchen suite and a garden that opens out from the dining room’s French doors.

Within walking distance of local pubs, this is one of our favourite pet friendly cottages in Hampshire purely for the access to the New Forest National Park. It is only 3 miles away!
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5. The Lodge At Bashley

This truly stunning cottage in Hampshire also offers great access to the New Forest National Park. It is a big space and sleeps 8 guests, with 4 bedrooms and room for one well behaved dog. There is Wi-Fi provided throughout, and there are two bathroom spaces here to relax in. There is a wood burner, travel cot hire, all towels and linen in the price, and a great garden area with a BBQ offered.

Not only is this holiday cottage within the clear sight of the New Forest, you and your pets are also close to Highcliffe and Avon Beach – great for sandy walks and days out.
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6. Cottage in Beaulieu

This Beaulieu Estate cottage is truly wonderful – it’s a romantic breakaway on the ground floor, offering space that sleeps 2 guests and room for a pet. This beautiful holiday nook offers a kingsize bed, an outdoor space and a living space with TV. There is also a kitchen and dining suite which is modern and lovingly kept.

This cottage in Hampshire offers great links to the deeper countryside including the New Forest, as well as those which stretch out to the coast. Not all accommodation in Hampshire is this delightful!
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7. Purnel Cottage in Beaulieu

This chocolate box style cottage in Beaulieu is pet friendly and sleeps 2. It’s a couple’s breakaway spot, offering a superking bedroom, a wood burner in the main living space (as well as a smart TV), and your own lawn with furniture. There’s also a standalone utility space to keep your kitchen free. You can bring a dog to enjoy the surroundings, too.

Purnel Cottage, in the Beaulieu district, offers a brilliant balance between coast and country. As you can imagine, your pets will be in hog’s heaven with some brilliant walks – good to get some country air in the lungs!
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8. Coachman's Cottage in Christchurch

Coachmans Cottage is a 1 bedroom, 2 person breakaway that also welcomes one pet. This holiday cottage offers its own hot tub, as well as a well kept kitchen suite, Wi-Fi throughout, and space for off road parking. This is an adults-only space, so use it to take some time away!

This cottage in Hampshire offers a great base for local fishing, and not only that, it’s always easy to head out to local beach walks and shopping in the area. We love this accommodation – it really does make for an ideal romantic getaway nook.
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9. Treeside in Fordingbridge

Treeside is a lush, green holiday cottage that’s close to the heart of the New Forest. It sleeps 4 people, making it very family friendly, and what’s more, you can bring pets along for the ride, too. There is Wi-Fi provided throughout, and you will also find a curious outdoor patio space. There is a kitchen area with a dining room at this friendly cottage, an ideal base for forest walks.

This is one of our favourite destinations for pets and their owners close to the New Forest. However, do make a point of taking a look at the village of Woodgreen, where you will find a local pub and village hall.
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10. Brookside in Shobley

Brookside is a lovingly presented holiday cottage that offers space to sleep 4 people. This pet friendly holiday destination offers 2 bedrooms, both with double beds, and a shower room with toilet. There is also a cosy living area complete with open fire as well as access to Freeview TV. The kitchen suite, too, has all the mod cons you should desire.

This holiday domicile is well worth considering if you want to experience the heart of the New Forest, or even if you prefer the beach walks down in Bournemouth.
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11. Lazy Days in Burcombe

This ideal base for all kinds of Hampshire adventures welcomes pets, and will also offer space for 2 guests. It is a ground floor holiday cottage, with an open plan living area, as well as a dining space that opens up into your own courtyard. There is a bedroom complete with double bed, and the kitchen offers cooking, storage and washing facilities.

One of our favourite properties found during our Hampshire dog holiday search, Lazy Days has a great name and a great character. It’s well placed if you want to check out the local sands of the Northam Burrows.
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12. Lower Whitefloor Farm Cottage in Owslebury

This fantastic working farm escape is completely dog friendly, and is one of the sweetest looking properties found during our scout for Hampshire holiday cottages. It offers a ground floor living room and dining area, with a kitchen replete with mod cons, and 2 bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor. It’s a simple but really pleasing setup.

This secluded location offers that working farm charm, and is also in a great central position – it is easy to explore country, cities and coastal escapes in just a few minutes. It’s perhaps one of our absolute favourites. Take a look for yourself and a four legged friend!
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Types of Accommodation To Expect

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With Hot Tubs

Hampshire is not just home to fabulous farms and rolling countryside. You are sure to find a lovely cottage, house or lodge with its own private hot tub. Hot tub holidays are becoming extremely popular with people on country holidays. They’re the very best way to end a day out exploring the natural world. Soothe aching muscles and make plans for your next adventure. Choose a family size tub or something smaller and more intimate for quiet nights in just for two. Get close to the New Forest or the local coast.
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Properties By The Coast & Beach

Hampshire boasts some of England’s finest riverside regions. You will find some amazing lodges and cottages with views of the river or stream. It’s a fisherman’s paradise, with some superb fishing spots. It’s also a great place for your dog to stretch its legs along the river banks. Enjoy fabulous walks round The New Forest where there’s an abundance of wildlife and scenery for you to enjoy.
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Cheap Weekend Breaks

A weekend break doesn’t have to mean breaking the bank. Hampshire offers affordable accommodation which doesn’t restrict you from enjoying everything the county has to offer. You will see and experience the same memorable visitor attractions the south has in abundance. You won’t have to leave pooch out either, as the accommodation is also often dog friendly. Even breaks near the New Forest are affordable.
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1-2 Night Self Catering

A country getaway doesn’t have to last for weeks. You might find that a couple of days and nights is all you need to unwind. Hampshire is the perfect place to do just that. You’ll never be short of daytime activities to please you and your furry friend. Chill out at night in your own space.

About Holidays in Hampshire With Dogs

Not all Hampshire establishments allow pets. There are lots of stunning properties which do. The New Forest, of course, is likely to be a big highlight.

Your pet will feel at home in any of the dog friendly holiday lets available across the county. Choose from somewhere at the stunning coast, or in the heart of the rolling countryside.

Hampshire is an adventurous county, and one of the biggest in the south of England.

It has big forests and country parks, where you will find endless acres of natural flora and fauna for you and your canine companion to explore.

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Our favourite dog friendly cottages in Hampshire are close to golden beaches to enjoy, and some superb waterfront vistas with lovely pubs, cafes and restaurants of all descriptions.

There is a lot of history and heritage (see here) throughout the county, perfect for mornings or afternoons of interest in between country walks and delicious refreshments.

At night, come home to the luxury of your very own, private hot tub. fancy a break close to the New Forest? Take a look at our list of favourites.

For more information on other properties in the area, see our Dog Friendly Cottages in the South of England.

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