Popularly known as the ‘Garden of England’, Kent has always been an extremely popular staycation spot for people looking to make the most of their own back yard in England! There are more and more dog friendly cottages in Kent popping up, too. Therefore, now really is a great time to start looking for pet friendly escapes.
We’ve made things easier for you. If you’re looking for a dog friendly holiday and don’t want to have to trawl through thousands of Kent properties, we’ve rounded up well presented, affordable cottages and holiday nooks which are well connected to the best of Kent.
Pet friendly holiday breaks in Kent are more popular now than ever thanks to the sheer number of dog walks and trails that the region is known for. But what should you really be looking for in the best dog friendly holiday cottages?
Are you looking for a ground floor, open plan living space? What about a shower room or off-road parking? Maybe a barn conversion is up your alley, or you’re looking for somewhere out in the Kent Countryside!
In any case, here are some of our absolute favourites – all available now for you to book in with your pets to explore wider Kent.
Little Yaffle is the perfect couple’s holiday nook. It sleeps 2 people and has space for one pet in this wholly ground floor holiday cottage. Along with a ground floor living room, you can expect a full kitchen with washing machine and fridge freezer, as well as all your towels and linen included in the price. There’s a shared lawn available with furniture, too.
This wonderful ground floor breakaway in Kent is just 3 miles from local shops and a brief walk to the nearest pub. You’re only a short way from gorgeous beaches at Deal and Dover.
Kits Cottage is a well presented holiday bolthole that sleeps 4 people. It has 2 bedrooms as well as space for one dog. You’ll find a wet room complete with a walk in shower, living area with smart TV and Wi-Fi, and a woodburning stove coupled with gas central heating.
One of the best-looking dog friendly cottages in our Kent list, it is at the edge of wonderful walks in Folkestone and is just down the road from Dover. You’ll also be able to take your dog for walks close to Dungeness Reservoir, part of the National Trust.
Rover Cottage is a lovingly kept holiday space that offers room to sleep 2 people, with a cosy double bedroom and all your power and fuel included. There’s space for one pet here, and you’ll even benefit from a shower room on the ground floor. The sitting area has its own woodburning stove. There’s parking space off road for one car.
One of the closest Kent dog friendly holiday cottages to the coastline near Lympne, you’re in a great position to explore the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the Kent Downs, as well as plenty of village scenery and traditional fare.
Well Cottage in Barham offers a lovely space for 2 guests and room for one dog. It is a secluded breakaway of sorts, with Wi-Fi internet access throughout and an enclosed garden. There is a ground floor living room and an open plan kitchen and dining room. You’ll also benefit from a shower room and private parking for one vehicle.
You are less than a mile to local pubs, and there are brilliant food and drink spots out at Tiny Tim’s Tearoom and beyond just a few miles down the road.
Bluebell Byre is an open plan Kent cottage offering an enclosed garden and a space that sleeps 4 people. You can bring 2 pets with you, and there is Wi-Fi throughout. As well as offering a ground floor living area, this Kent countryside breakaway offers a kitchen with mod cons, BBQ facilities and also access to a fishing pond on site.
This cottage location offers you brilliant walks close to Kent market town scenes, as well as countryside vistas only a few minutes away. If you’d like to visit beach walks close to the cottage, they are only 14 miles away.
Bere Cottage offers a space that sleeps 4 people, and has space for a pet. There is Wi-Fi throughout, and the location benefits from an open fire as well as a ground floor living room with DVD player and TV. There is a kingsize bed at the cottage along with all bed linen and towels, and there is also a private sitting area outside with furniture provided.
This holiday nook offers you the chance to explore the Kent village of Westbere, as well as Canterbury and its many historic streets and buildings. For Kent beach escapes, take a look out at Ramsgate and Margate.
This modern breakaway offers space that sleeps 2 guests as well as room for a pet, and there is also a bathroom suite. It offers a ground floor bedroom and bathroom, as well as your own patio and garden which are fully enclosed. This family friendly bolthole also has baby facilities available for you to rent.
Offering brilliant views of the wider Kent countryside from your very own holiday patio, you and your pets will be able to explore the walks close to the Bewl Water area as well as the Lamberhurst village scenes.
This traditional Kent holiday spot offers space to sleep 2 guests as well as room for a dog. Offering no first floor, this nook boasts its own wood burner as well as a smart TV and a kitchen area. There is also internet throughout and a nice shared garden, making it a great potential retreat for two.
This cottage nook is closed to Great Dixter House and is within reach of the High Weald AONB. You are also only short drives away from areas such as Hastings, Rye, Battle and Royal Tunbridge Wells. It is one of a handful of properties in our list of favourites to offer access to the White Cliffs of Dover, too.
Windmill Annexe is a self catering location offering space to sleep 3 people. There is also space for one dog here as a pet friendly breakaway. It offers an enclosed garden and patio, and all of your towels are included in the price of rent per week. There are 2 bedrooms, and you will also benefit from a kitchen with mod cons and off road parking.
Maidstone is a delight to visit all year round and it is also close to the magnificent Kent Downs AONB. Beyond here, you will have access to popular walks and trails near Canterbury and Folkestone.
Upgrade your holiday accommodation and choose a cottage in Kent with a hot tub. Enjoy the bubbling water out on the deck and feel your muscles relax in the warmth. There’s a selection of cottages available in Kent that come with this extra-special addition.
Kent has beautiful holiday spots across the countryside and beside the sea. A place within walking distance of the beach can be yours for a few days when you book a holiday cottage near the coast – there are plenty to choose from.
Head off to the Kent countryside for a cheap weekend away from home. Breath the fresh air and enjoy the peace and quiet – go on, you deserve it.
Kent is the ideal place to spend a night or 2 in a self-catering holiday home. Cook up a hearty breakfast before heading out to explore, you can have the eggs your way when you’re the chef.
Referred to as The Garden Of England, Kent boasts lush farmland, hop fields, orchards and vineyards.
The county is peppered with incredible fortifications, such as Dover Castle and Leeds Castle (click here), and interesting stately homes like Knole Park and Chartwell House.
Take your four-legged friend on a long walk at Bewl Water – this 800-acre area in the High Weald is enjoyed by fishermen, canoeists and cyclers of all ages and is perfect for outdoor adventures whatever the weather.
And for a ramble along the edge of the sea, pick a section of the Viking Coast Path and take in the long views across the North Sea.
If you’re after dog friendly cottages in Kent that are filled with fun things to do, then don’t miss out the chance to book today! These properties are not always going to be available, so make a point to beat the rush for the best pet friendly cottages the region has to offer.
Cottages across Kent really do vary in terms of the features and facilities they offer. However, whether it’s a living dining room combo or enclosed garden space you’re looking for, we’ve found properties with great customer reviews and superb links to the local Kent countyryside and heritage spots.
From town to town, Kent really does have a lot to offer! A fantastic log cabin in Kent may be all you need to really settle down and relax with your pets. Don’t leave your dogs behind when there are so many family friendly, pet welcoming resorts. Find yourself a bolthole with a welcoming sitting room, a wood burning stove and that classic cottage appeal.
From the city of Canterbury to the spa town of Tunbridge Wells there are lots of historical towns to visit. The beaches vary from pebble to sand and the countryside is a pretty as a picture. There really is a chocolate box effect to this end of the country, which is why Kent is often called the ‘Garden of England’! It’s not a completely rural location, but the countryside and rural spots really do have to be seen to be believed.
There really is something for everyone in this county, and the choice of accommodation that welcomes dogs is broad so you can book the perfect place for you. Check out our favourites from the properties we list for you here and find yourself the perfect cottage for you and your dogs.
Why not view other South of England dog friendly cottages over on this page.