Dog Friendly Log Cabins In Inverness & North Kessock

Handpicked Log Cabin Retreats

If you’ve ever visited the Highlands in Scotland before, then there’s a very good chance you’ve heard of Inverness. It’s technically the capital of the Scottish Highlands – and there are more and more dog friendly lodges in Inverness opening up all the time.


We find the best dog friendly lodges in Inverness, so you don't have to!


River Lodge is a huge waterside cabin offering 7 separate bedroom spaces! Each has an en suite bathroom, and there is an authentic open fire. There’s a sizeable kitchen space, as well as internet access and your own private garden. Baby facilities are always available here on your prior request.

Culloden, Inverness

A beautiful coastal property with five bedrooms and three bathrooms, perfect for a large group. Facilities here include charcoal barbecue, wood burner in the lounge and private hot tub. Outside enjoy sea views towards Keswick Bridge and the Black Isle, and try trout fishing on the Inverness Firth.


This rural lodge location has a double bedroom and twin bedroom spaces, and you can also bring a dog on a lead. There is an enclosed garden space which is dog friendly, and you’ll benefit from underfloor heating throughout. There is an authentic wood burner and a nice kitchen suite.

North Kessock

The Heron Lodge offers a secluded cabin breakaway that sleeps 4 people. There is a king size bedroom, a twin bedroom, and you can bring two dogs with you. There is a hot tub, a veranda on site, and there is internet access across the property. There’s also a TV!

North Kessock

This ground floor, Canadian style cabin offers two bedroom spaces to sleep four people. There is a king size bedroom and a twin bedroom, as well as space for two dogs. There is a private hot tub, a veranda and a BBQ. There is WiFi throughout, and open plan living.


The impressive Eagle Lodge sits in the Blackmuir Forest, and offers a getaway spot that sleeps 4 guests, total. This elevated cabin spot offers space for 2 dogs, and you’ll also benefit from your own veranda and seating outside. There’s an open plan living space and off road parking, too.

Last Word

If you are looking to spend a dog friendly holiday close to Loch Ness, exploring the Cairngorm Mountains or walking the famous woodlands, then it really does make sense to find a good lodge or cabin spot. We’ve hunted down some fantastic options for you to help you get that breakaway you’ve been dreaming of right now.

A dog friendly holiday up in Loch Ness, or close to Ben Nevis, is going to be easier than you think to arrange. Thanks to the magic of the internet, our team has been able to pore through some of the best dog friendly self catering accommodation in Inverness.

Inverness is only the beginning. It’s not called Inverness Shire without a reason! The Highlands offer some spectacular green views and rugged walks, and there’s plenty of coastal fun to be had up here, too. Inverness is also chock full of wonderful historical walks and heritage trails. Take a look!

If you’ve never had the pleasure to tour Inverness before, now is a really good time to look for pet friendly holidays in the region. Woodland cabins, lodges and more are opening up across the Northern Highlands, as they remain truly peaceful and serene getaway spots – for people up and down the UK, and especially for their dogs.

We love trailing Loch Ness, the rugged glens and the Isle of Skye. Inverness happens to make a spectacular base for exploring it all, providing you check into a holiday home base that’s welcoming for pets!

When looking for an ideal dog friendly holiday lodge in Inverness, there are naturally going to be a few things you’ll want to prioritise. And why not?

You might be looking for somewhere cosy that sleeps 2, a kingsize bedroom or a twin bedroom, or you might be holding out for that fantastic private hot tub. A wood burning stove or an open fire might just seal the deal for you. Thankfully, there are plenty of Inverness log cabins that account for this need!

Of course, that doesn’t mean the holiday properties up in the Highlands are all going to be back to basics! There are plenty of lodges and properties in the area with superfast internet access, smart TV services and walk in shower room units. Many of the lodges we like to look for are ground floor, too, meaning that from sitting room to bedroom to patio, you have access to a roomy, flexible holiday apartment that ticks all the right boxes.

So – if you are thinking of exploring Inverness and the wider Highlands soon, make sure to take a look at our list of lodges and cabins up in Scotland first. Find somewhere family friendly, within walking distance of the mountains – you name it! We’ve arranged a full list of holiday properties that offer you genuine home comforts as well as easy access to the River Ness, wider Inverness, the city of Dundee and more besides.

Take a break from the norm – or even a boat trip or two! Find yourself that perfect dog friendly log cabin up in Inverness now.

View more of our sublime Lodges in Scotland and or discover the best dog friendly cottages in Inverness.

If you need ideas, see all our dog friendly days out in Inverness and dog friendly pubs in Inverness.

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