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Leicestershire Cottages For Dogs

Dog friendly cottages in Leicestershire

Ever looked for dog friendly cottages in Leicestershire before? If not, we’re here to help. With historic towns and wonderful village locations such as Melton Mowbray and Ashby De La Zouch, there are many reasons why a Leicestershire break might be perfect for you and your dog. In fact, dog friendly holidays in the county are becoming more and more popular, and for good reason!

Whether it’s a ground floor holiday property in Melton district or an open plan living space in the heart of Leicestershire that you’re after, there are plenty of dog friendly options out there. We’re here to help you find the best!

The Best Pet Friendly Holiday Cottages in Leicestershire

Leicestershire really is a county that’s full of surprises. As well as being one of the most historically interesting regions in England, getting a dog friendly holiday cottage here also means you’ll be close to woodland walks and roving countryside. You’ll have fantastic access to the Peak District National Park, and what’s more, cottages across the county will bring you closer to some of the most stunning stately homes.

A dog friendly holiday in Leicestershire is perfectly achievable. In this guide, we’ve lined up our absolute favourites when it comes to peaceful escapes at affordable prices. Keep reading and check out our pet friendly picks!

4 Mill Close in Smeeton Westerby

4 Mill Close is a modern, superbly presented holiday home that sleeps 6 across 3 bedrooms, and which offers space for one dog providing they are well behaved. You have access to your own garden and patio furniture, as well as a shower room, a super king bedroom, a kitchen and diner suite, and even your own garage space.

A great last minute booking opportunity, the cottage providers here bring you closer to the local countryside of Leicestershire, and you’ll also be able to take a look at the market town scene close by, too. The waterway walks are ideal for dog lovers, too.
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Teal Cottage in Melton Mowbray

Out in the Melton District, this modern cottage location is one of our favourites. Offering 2 bedrooms and a space that sleeps 4, you can bring a pet with you to enjoy the modern, cosy interiors and the enclosed garden. You’ll benefit from underfloor heating as well as your own wood burner / woodburning stove, as well as a ground floor open plan living room,

On the edge of Melton Mowbray, this Melton District holiday home offers stunning views of the countryside Leicestershire has hidden away. You’re close to some of the best food and drink festivals in the North West, too!
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Stables Cottage in East Norton

This well presented East Norton cottage offers 3 bedrooms and sleeps 6, with space for pets – of course! It has a ground floor WC and basin, as well as a separate bathroom and shower. There is also an open plan living area, too, as well as a paved garden to the rear of the cottage that you’ll want to use in clement weather.

Just 3 miles from local shops and less than 2 miles from pubs, this holiday bolthole is popular because it offers horse riding on site, too! From this fantastic base, get out and explore North West Leicestershire at your leisure, too.
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Mandarin Cottage in Melton Mowbray

This Melton District house sleeps 4 people with space for 2 pets, and offers 2 bedrooms. There is Wi-Fi internet access throughout, as well as underfloor heating and your own ground floor open plan living room. The kitchen boasts all mod cons, and you’ll be able to enjoy a range of entertainment in the lounge. This superb domicile also has an enclosed garden.

Close to rivers Wreake and Eye, this is another great chance for small family groups and dog lovers to get out and explore local Melton Mowbray. Check out the rolling countryside walks – you’ll soon see why it’s one of our favourites.
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The Willows in Thorpe Arnold

The Willows is a Melton District bolthole that offers 3 bedrooms and sleeps 5 people. There’s also space at this holiday breakaway for up to 2 dogs. There’s a snug with a wood burner on site, and you’ll also find a full kitchen cum dining suite available for you to fix and enjoy meals in.

This home is one of our favourites but do take the time to explore local Melton Mowbray for all its famous fare and walks. Check out the pork pies and stilton in particular!
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The Old Sweet Shop in Scalford

Enjoy great family days out at The Old Sweet Shop – this classic holiday nook offers 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6 people, and there’s space for 2 pets here, too. There’s a dining and sitting room space complete with a wood burner, and what’s more, you can rent baby furniture if you’re bringing the brood. A solid last minute booking, this bolthole also offers parking at the roadside, and a living room with entertainment and games.

Get closer to the wonderful town and village scenes of Scalford, Stamford and Oakham, and find great dog walks not too far away!
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Smock & Dog in Rutland Walters

Smock & Dog is a brilliantly presented property offering a king size bedroom that sleeps 2 – making it a brilliant modern breakaway for couples looking for a romantic stay in the heart of the East Midlands. There’s a kitchen with dishwasher and microwave, and there’s a shower room with underfloor heating. You’ll also find a living room with modern entertainment offered as standard.

Use this peaceful nook to explore the wider Rutland Waters, as well as the historic houses in the local area – and don’t forget that fantastic Leicestershire countryside, either! Your pets will love this break away.
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Highfields in Melbourne

Stunning and extensive, Highfields as a cottage offers fantastic opportunities for small family holidays in the East Midlands. This holiday bolthole offers room that sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms, and space for a well behaved dog. Offering a ground floor living room space, en suite facilities, table tennis in the garage and more besides, you’ll also have access to utilities in your own designated area.

If you’d like to get access to an East Midlands base with games room and open plan living space, look no further. This bolthole offers great access to popular towns and villages in the region – why not explore Ashby De La Zouch a few miles away?
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The Cottage at Hall Farm in Burton Lazars

Designed to offer a fantastic, cosy holiday home experience for family groups, the Cottage at Hall Farm offers a space that sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms, and room for up to 2 dogs. This is a modern country escape close to Melton Mowbray, offering a wood burner and 2 en suite shower spaces. The ground floor living room boasts plenty of entertainment, too.

This great country holiday base is another wonderful pet friendly escape close to Melton District – allowing you to take in the market scene, local produce and walks close by with ease.
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Types of Accommodation To Expect


With Hot Tubs

Who doesn’t need a relaxing holiday or break once in a while? Why not try one of the many fabulous cottages in Leicestershire with hot tubs. Pamper yourself with bubbles and cocktails after a day out and watch a gorgeous sunset. Or soak any time of the day to release all that tension. Cottages with a large garden and a tub would be great for your pooch to have a runaround.

Properties By The Coast & Beach

Leicestershire cottages breaks are the perfect holiday because of there stunning natural beauty. It is ideal for couples and families looking for fun-filled time together. The area is known for its charming villages and the warm welcome you receive from the residents. Fishing, hiking, and cycling are just some of the outdoor activities you can enjoy. Don’t forget to take your dog. There is also plenty for him or her to enjoy with you.

Cheap Weekend Breaks

You don’t need a big budget to enjoy cottages in Leicestershire. There is amazing self-catering accommodation available. You will be able to shop at the many country markets and cook up a delicious meal made from local produce.

1-2 Night Self Catering

Sometimes a day or two away from home is all we need to relax and unwind. Leicestershire has an abundance of short stays available. Two nights might just be enough to de-stress with these cottages.

About Holidays in Leicestershire With Dogs

Don’t leave your canine companion behind. They can join you on your exciting holiday to Leicestershire. There is so much for him or her to do. They can join you on hikes or maybe burn some energy while running next to you on one of the many bike trails. Or maybe a casual walk into one of the rural towns.

Some may not think of Leicestershire as the perfect pet holidaying spot, but it’s actually full of great surprises! Whether you’re a fan of heritage trails, golf courses, riverside walks or National Parkland, you’re going to find lots of things to do across the region.

There are no longer any good reasons to leave your pets behind when you go on holiday! Yes, there are still going to be some Leics and North West cottages which won’t accept pets, but we’ve rounded up the very best in pet friendly locales across the region. They’re actually not too hard to find.

Leicestershire offers something for everyone. Whether you choose a log cabin, lodge or off the beaten track cottages. Bring your dog. They will be welcomed at many of the accommodation you decide on. You can explore the outdoors, discover a rich and alluring history. Enjoy meals and country pubs and cosy cafes.

No two cottage spots in Leics are quite the same, meaning you may wish to look for something with a woodland clearing within private grounds, or something closer to the town and city centres of West Leicestershire. We have made a point to look for cottage locations across Leicestershire, the North West and elsewhere which welcome dogs. Not only that, but we’ve listened to customer reviews!

We’ve also tracked down some great holiday opportunities for you and a gaggle of guests to enjoy a genuine break from the norm from. Ever seen fallow deer up close before? Ever stayed in a Grade II listed cottage in Leicestershire? Maybe you’re keen to sample the pork pies and stilton that Melton Mowbray is so famous for.

In any case, whether you need a cottage that sleeps 2, sleeps 4 or sleeps 6, you’re going to find a great deal of choice in our list of favourites. Look for an open plan living room, en suite facilities and more – and plenty of space for your pets to chill down in, too!

The Last Word

If you decide on one of our dog friendly cottages in Leicestershire, then a good place to shop are the country markets. Make delicious home-cooked meals made from local produce. You can visit Leicestershire at any time of the year. There will be something for the whole family to enjoy.

Leicestershire really is at the heart of England, meaning that if you are looking for dog friendly holiday escapes, you know you’re in the right place. The hardest thing you’re going to have to do is find yourself the perfect spot – Want to be close to Calke Abbey or the town of Melton Mowbray? We’ve made it lots easier for you on your search with our fantastic list of cottage favourites.

The breath-taking countryside and other fantastic attractions from music festivals to food and literary festivals mean there’s always something going on for all ages to enjoy and will have you returning to enjoy more of this beautiful part of the country.

It really is a hotbed of culture. What’s more, there are scores of brilliant hidden nooks and crannies for you and your pets to traverse and explore at your leisure. Ever been to Breedon on the Hill? Wondering what all the fuss is about when it comes to holiday cottages in Melton Mowbray?

Many of our holiday home favourites offer ground floor living, internet access and comfy open plan spaces. You really needn’t want for much more when it comes to settling into the wonderful countryside and historic scenery Leicestershire has on offer. It’s always a good idea to hunt down a great holiday home or two with a BBQ.

The beautiful surrounding lends itself to the ideal getaway for a romantic weekend. The more energetic traveller can enjoy hikes, cycle trails, and horse riding. The fact is, there’s tons going on.

There is something for golfers and fishermen too. Pack your hiking boots, backpacks, and cameras. Take your dog and head off to Leicestershire for a memorable holiday.

Still undecided, why not find other dog friendly cottages in the Heart of England here.

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