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Isle Of Wight Cottages For Dogs

Dog Friendly Cottages On The Isle Of Wight

Whether or not your dog has sea legs, the Isle of Wight makes for a brilliant pet friendly escape! What’s more, there really has been no better time to track down top dog friendly cottages on the Isle of Wight. We personally love this region – there’s something really special about taking a ferry just off the mainland to explore island beaches and heritage!

Cottage locations which welcome dogs are opening up more and more. In this guide, we have hunted down some of our favourite dog friendly holiday escapes on the island. Looking for a cosy pet friendly getaway? Keep reading!

The Best Pet Friendly Holiday Cottages on the Isle of Wight

From Cowes to Sandown, Isle of Wight scenes and views really do need to be experienced in person. Finding a dog friendly self catering cottage on the Isle of Wight isn’t tricky in itself, but you’re going to need to find a holiday home or holiday cottage that really fits your specific needs.

Are you looking for a family break at a country cottage? What about a ground floor holiday home with 1 bedroom? Maybe you’re just looking for wildlife watching experiences and somewhere you can get some fantastic sea views pouring through your windows.

In any case, do take a look through our pet friendly favourites!

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1. The Gate House in Wroxall

This modern and cosy holiday nook sleeps 2 people and is one of our favourite dog friendly holiday cottages on the Isle of Wight. With space for one well behaved dog, this holiday cottage offers ground floor living, with a kingsize bedroom and a TV and DVD lounge with access to Wi-Fi. Step outside and you will find around 300 acres of greenery to marvel at.

This Isle of Wight cottage is ideal for woodland walks, particularly given that you are surrounded by 300 acres of it! It’s a dog friendly cottage that’s peaceful and secluded.
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2. The Old Dairy in Gatcombe

The Old Dairy is a stone built cottage on the Isle of Wight that sleeps 2 people. This cosy bolthole offers space for 2 pets who are well behaved. It’s an adults-only cottage with a twin bedroom and a sitting room with dining facilities. There’s a lovely kitchen suite as well as a gravel outdoor area for you to sit in and enjoy during the summer evenings.

One of our favourite holiday homes for pet lovers on the Isle of Wight, the Old Dairy is close to the popular town of Newport, as well as plenty of heritage trails.
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3. The Coach House in Wootton

The Coach House is a striking holiday close to the area of Wootton Bridge, an ideal family retreat that sleeps 6 people. There are 3 bedrooms here, as well as a kitchen suite with cooking and washing facilities, and your own sizeable patio space to enjoy. There is a shared games room here as well as all of the power you’ll need included in the price.

This secluded and idyllic getaway places you close to an Area of Outstanding natural Beauty – and close to both Ryde and Newport, meaning there’s lots of walks to be had out here.
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4. Drake Cottage in Seaview

Drake Cottage has a lovely presentable facade and offers room for 4 people and a dog, who you can bring along for free. This self catering accommodation retreat is based entirely on the ground floor, and offers 1 bedroom as a double, and another as a twin. There’s also a wet room with shower and toilet, as well as a complete open plan living area.

Drake Cottage is close to hugely popular sandy walks such as those out on Appley Beach, and there are some brilliant Solent views close to the retreat for you to enjoy while walking your dog.
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5. Mill Cottage in Brighstone

Mill Cottage is an ideal Isle of Wight family friendly bolthole. It sleeps 4 guests in 2 bedrooms and has space for 2 pets. You’ll benefit from oil central heating, a full kitchen suite and your own garden with furniture and BBQ set. There’s also parking available here for 2 cars.

Set in the heart of some of the best loved family friendly spots on the Isle of Wight, this fantastic retreat is one of our favourite pet welcoming holiday cottages. It offers lovely stream walks and access to areas such as The Needles and Calbourne Water Mill.
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6. Hill Farm Cottage in Freshwater

Hill Farm is a quaint cottage locale that sleeps 6 people, has internet access throughout, and which has space for 2 pets. It is one of the best presented renovated farm cottages on the Isle of Wight. It offers 4 bedrooms, a kitchen and dining area, a living room with woodburning stove and more. There is also a bathroom on the ground floor.

This idyllic location places you right near the coast and will offer you a 10 minute walk to the local beach. There’s also local shops within 2 miles of the cottage. It’s close to Yarmouth, too.
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7. Rosemary Cottage in Godshill

Rosemary Cottage is a delightful holiday bolthole that sleeps 4 people across 2 bedrooms with 1 bathroom space. There is also room for 2 pets. It is one of several cottages in the area and is family friendly, offering a true working farm experience. There’s internet access throughout and you will also have access to your own private garden and patio.

Take a look at the fantastic beaches of Sandown, Isle of Wight’s popular coastal resort. Do also venture further into the Isle of Wight to take a look at the AONB of Godshill – and there’s a shop or two nearby for ease, too.
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8. Magnolia Cottage in Godshill

Magnolia Cottage is another wonderful dog friendly accommodation spot in the region of Godshill, putting you close to genuine country beauty on the Isle of Wight. This bolthole sleeps 4 people and has 2 bedrooms, as well as space for 2 pets. There is a nice patio here as well as furniture, and you’ll have direct access to a TV and DVD player in the lounge. This location is great for couples and is one of our favourites.

You are only ever within 5 miles of some of the best sights and sounds that the Isle of Wight has to offer here. You can get out to explore the various local villages with your pets, and can take your time heading further out to Totland Bay and more.
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9. The Poplars Cottage in St Helens

The Poplars Cottage in St Helens is beautifully presented and offers space to sleep 4, across 2 bedrooms and with room available for 2 dogs. Offering an enclosed garden and patio, this thatched nook offers a ground floor bathroom as well as stunning views across villages such as St Helens. It is a Grade II listed building, making it one of our favourite properties on the Isle of Wight.

Close to the east coast of the Isle of Wight, this cottage nestling amongst the country and beach scenes of the island will appeal to dog lovers everywhere.
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10. Little Mersley Farmhouse in Newchurch

This huge farm location is ideal for big group holidays, offering space for up to 10 people at a time! There are 5 bedrooms here and 3 bathrooms, and naturally, you can bring a dog too. There is a master bedroom on the ground floor which comes complete with its own en suite facilities. There’s also a lovely garden with fencing.

Based in the Areton Valley, this farmhouse is one of our Isle of Wight favourites and offers a restaurant with farm shop close by. There are lots of paths and cycle trails in the area, too.
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11. Serendipity in Gurnard

Serendipity is a cottage situated near Gurnard, and sleeps 4 guests across 2 bedrooms, with space for a four legged friend and 2 bathrooms on site. It is amazingly well presented, offering a conservatory, a master bedroom and en suite, a kitchen suite and your own garden with patio.

If you’re keen to sample local water views you and your four legged friend are never too far from Cowes and its marina, as well as a handful of delightful pubs down the way which will please couples and larger groups alike.
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12. Elm Cottage in St Lawrence

This bright and contemporary build in St Lawrence, sleeping 6 guests across 3 bedrooms. It offers a ground floor living area with its own smart TV, a kitchen cum dining space that has a wood burner and all mod cons, and an enclosed courtyard and garden.

This wonderful nook is close to popular areas such as the resort of Blackgang Chine, Carisbrook Castle and The Needles. You’ll also find links to local shops and seaside views for you and your four legged friend to enjoy out in the Victorian town of Ventnor, just a little way down the road.
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Types of Accommodation To Expect

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With Hot Tubs

Isle of Wight cottage breaks offer vast sandy beaches and open countryside. You are sure to find something cosy to come home to, with your own private hot tub. These holidays are becoming ever more popular for country breaks, being the perfect way to end an energetic day out. Hike it or bike it, you can soothe aching muscles in the luxury of warm bubbles. Choose king size tubs for family and friends, or opt for a more intimate two seat tub.
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Properties By The Coast & Beach

The island boasts some of England’s best panoramas and cliff top walks. You will find amazing cottages, houses and lodges with fantastic views. It’s the perfect place for letting your dog run free along the sandy beaches. You can enjoy coastal walks (see here) surrounded by the sea, or fantastic local flora and fauna. You and pooch will never be bored with the island’s outdoor adventures.
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Cheap Weekend Breaks

A weekend away doesn’t have to cost a fortune. The Isle of Wight has affordable accommodation to offer, without having to miss out on all the island has to offer. You will get to experience the same sights and experiences which are there for all to enjoy. The best part about it all is, you can take your pooch with you.
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1-2 Night Self Catering

A relaxing country getaway doesn’t need to last for weeks. You might only need a day or two to really unwind. The Isle of Wight is the perfect place. You’re sure to find plenty adventure through the day, and relaxing activities for the evenings. Take the strain away, and do it all at your own pace.

About Holidays on the Isle of Wight With Dogs

Some establishments don’t allow guests with pets, but there are plenty of fantastic properties which do.

Your pet will feel at home in your well chosen accommodation anywhere across the island. Coastal or countryside, your dog is sure to enjoy it as much as you.

The Isle of Wight is a place of adventure, with some of the UK’s least talked about natural beauty spots, and hundreds of miles of paths for eager doggies to explore.

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Our picks for dog friendly cottages on the Isle of Wight allow you to explore the vast woodland and rolling hills, as well as the island’s rightly famous sandy beaches.

Take your dog, family, friends or loved one on a holiday or weekend break away.

It’s a perfect place to escape and unwind, whatever sort of holiday you need. There are fantastic views to be had from all over the island, and you can round each day off with a soak in your very own private hot tub.

If the Isle of Wight wasn’t quite the place for you, find more Southern Dog Friendly Cottages.

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