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Dorset Lodges For Dogs

Dog friendly lodges in Dorset

What is it that makes Dorset such a great dog friendly getaway? It’s likely to be the beaches, the wonderful sea views, the walking routes – and it’s all the more reason to start looking for dog friendly lodges in Dorset.

If you really want to show your pets the best of the Jurassic Coast, now is the time to start looking for Dorset dog friendly lodges, cabins and chalets. Come and explore the beautiful beaches and the amazing history for miles and miles around! Whether you’re looking for a ground floor chalet or just somewhere close to the sandy miles, take a look at our list of favourites.

The Best Pet Friendly Lodges in Dorset

Dorset is easily one of our favourite holiday locations when it comes to taking a four legged friend exploring. The sea air, the sandy stretches, the amazing South West coast path – and what’s more, the region is a wonderful family friendly resort, too, meaning there is lots of fun to be had nearby.

We’ve taken a look at the best dog friendly lodges Dorset has to offer. From poet friendly chalets out in West Dorset to as close as to the Jurassic Coastline as possible, these are accessible self catering experiences you’ll want to come back to again and again.
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1. Cherry, Ulwell

This cosy log cabin holiday home is ideal for two people, but sleeps 4 and has three beds if necessary. A good hub for family friendly holidays, this pet friendly holiday cabin has two bedrooms, a hot tub, a kitchen and breakfast room, a full bathroom and your own decking with garden furniture.

One of our favourite log cabins for families, this holiday home is close to the seaside town of Swanage, and is only a short drive away for visitors to explore Corfe Castle and the best of the Dorset countryside. There are cafes and shops not too far away.
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2. Sea View Lodge, Mudeford

Sea View Lodge sleeps 6 guests and welcomes pets, and funnily enough, has sea views! There are two bedrooms and two bathrooms. This chalet is based at Sandhills Holiday Park and offers a living area and lounge, complete with a kitchen that offers all mod cons. A great alternative to holiday cottages in the region.

Based outside of Mudeford, close to the quayside and within reach of some wonderful pet friendly walks, you also have easy access to some of the best loved Dorset countryside up to the North East. Make sure to take in the local sandy stretches, however!
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3. Shepherd Oak, Weymouth

Shepherd Oak is a modern chalet location that offers a secluded breakaway for you and a four legged friend. This pet friendly getaway is perfect for couples, offering bedrooms upstairs and downstairs, as well as a lounge complete with smart TV and further entertainment. There is also an en suite shower room space in the upper bedroom, complete with mezzanine.

This stunning pet friendly holiday plot is within 5 miles of some of the best walks in the region, but best of all has easy access to the stunning Jurassic Coast – great for dog lovers. It’s also a surprisingly leafy spot with meadow views.
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4. Apple Tree Lodge, Gillingham

Apple Tree Lodge is an airy cabin holiday home that sleeps 5 people and has space for two dogs who are well behaved. There are thre bedrooms, and there is a bathroom on the ground floor. You will benefit from an outdoor decking area with BBQ as well as a pizza oven! There is also Wi-Fi and satellite TV available.

Nestled deep in acres of greenery and local woodland, Apple Tree Lodge is in an ideal location for guests and dog lovers to explore the local National Trust scenes, such as Stourhead and Dinton Park. More than just a family friendly holiday lodge, it’s a peaceful breakaway.
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5. Swanage Sea View, Swanage

Swanage Sea View is an airy property that sleeps 4 people, has two bedrooms, and has room for three dogs on site. There’s an enclosed garden space complete with furniture, and what’s more, everything is on a single storey. There is also an open plan living space.

As the name suggests, this lovely pet friendly holiday lodge is close to the heart of Swanage in Dorset. Close to Dorset attractions and seaside fun, you are also only a short drive from Corfe Castle. Poole and Bournemouth, two Dorset highlights, aren’t far away, either.
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6. Rose Lodge, Milton on Stour

Rose Lodge is a sizable holiday breakaway that offers three bedrooms, sleeps 6, and has room for one dog. There is a bathroom on the ground floor, an enclosed garden and lawn, and there is an open plan living area. There is a full shower room, and there is also a bedroom on the ground floor for ease of access.

Great for long walks across the Dorset countryside, Rose Lodge is not far at all from Mere, Bruton and Shaftesbury. Nearby pub and shopping scenes aren
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7. Beehive Cottage, Eype

Beehive Cottage is a Dorset holiday lodge that sleeps 2 with one bedroom, and with space for one dog. It’s great for couples. This cosy nook has a smart TV, a kitchenette with oven and fridge, a washer and dryer, a small shower room and your own enclosed garden. You’ll even have access to your own Amazon Echo, too!

Great for walking distance to various attractions close by, couples and their pets can stroll out to the local beach and pub. You’re right in the heart of the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, too – with East Devon only a short drive away, too.
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8. The Lodge at Paynes Place Farm, Shaftesbury

This Dorset lodge holiday spot offers a space that sleeps 2, and couples can also bring a dog with them to enjoy the break. This quiet location offers a double bedroom, but if you do want to bring an additional guest, there’s a fold out bed. The kitchen at the lodge has all modern facilities you’ll desire, and there is an en suite bathroom and handheld shower provided.

In a perfect location to explore the wonderful Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you’re also well connected to the AONBs in Dorset and East Devon, and town scenes such as Salisbury towards West Dorset.
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9. Beach Retreat, Eype

Beach Retreat is a pet friendly escape in the heart of Eype, on the Dorset coast. It sleeps 4 people and welcomes 2 dogs. There are two bedrooms here, with both offering super king size beds. There’s a shower room and a kitchen with modern facilities, as well as a lounge complete with TV and entertainment.

This pet friendly self catering break really is within walking distance of the beach! One of the brightest and breeziest pet friendly holiday lodges in the region, you’re in a great position to head down towards Weymouth, and if you’d like to explore Devon, you are only a few minutes to the west.
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Types of Accommodation To Expect

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With Hot Tubs

What could be better than a pet friendly lodge or chalet with a hot tub? There’s nothing better than taking a load off from those long walking routes than settling in with some warming bubbles. This list of Dorset properties with hot tubs makes for extra special holidays.
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Properties By The Coast & Beach

If you’re looking for a real pet friendly break in Dorset that boasts the best walks and the perfect sea breeze, you should look closer to the coast. We’ve lined up some great lodges and chalets offering pet friendly holidays near the Jurassic Coastline, Lyme Regis. Step out and enjoy those gorgeous sea views!
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Cheap Weekend Breaks

There’s no reason why pet friendly holidays in Dorset have to be expensive! Check out some of the holiday cottages and lodges we’ve lined up for you in our list. You’ll be able to explore Lyme Regis, Winfrith Newburgh, the New Forest, West Dorset and more – for less.
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1-2 Night Self Catering

Fancy going for a short break with your pets? Take a look at some of the lodges we’ve lined up here and go for a weekend away. Why not? Whether you want to show your pet the Isle of Purbeck or want to explore a World Heritage Site or two, the properties listed here are great for overnight stops.

About Holidays in Dorset With Dogs

What can we say about wonderful Dorset? It’s an absolute haven for pet friendly walks, with the Jurassic Coast being a must-see. There are centuries of rugged coastline to explore here.

Take time to explore the seaside towns of Weymouth and Lyme Regis, too – the latter of which is a famous filming location. If you prefer attractions families are likely to love, take a look out at local Bournemouth and Poole.

If it’s pet friendly greenery you’re looking for, our list of lodge and chalet locations put you close to some of the most gorgeous Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty at this end of the country.

Why not choose a lodge or cabin? Ideal for families, these beach friendly properties are great for dogs, too.

The Last Word

Dorset is not just one of the most stunning holiday locations in the south of England, it’s also amazingly pet friendly. Calm, breezy and full of wonderful walks, it really does pay to find yourself a pet friendly lodge down here.

Take a look through our list of pet friendly domiciles down in Dorset, backing in Devon – and why not bring the families with you, too? From Lyme Regis to the New Forest, it’s high time you showed your pets around this spectacular side of the country.

Still unsure, see more dog friendly lodges on this page.

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