Are you thinking about exploring Gloucestershire with your pets? At the edge of the Cotswolds and close to wonderful walks – such as those across and around the Forest of Dean – there are plenty of great reasons to start looking for dog friendly lodges in Gloucestershire.
After all, why would you ever want to leave your dog behind when there are so many wonderful walks, trails, sights and sounds? If you’ve never explored Gloucestershire with a pet before, now is absolutely the best time to book yourself a cabin, lodge or chalet as that perfect base to see it all from.
From Bourton on the Water to Churcham and Stow on the Wold, there are many dog friendly holiday locations dotted across Gloucestershire. Of course, you’re probably likely to explore the Cotswolds more than a few times during any visit up here! All the more reason, then, to find dog friendly accommodation in the region.
In this guide, we’ve rounded up our absolute favourites when it comes to pet friendly cabins and chalets. Looking for a ground floor breakaway spot? Modern features or ornate charm? Take a look through the brilliant holiday spots we’ve found on our travels and grab you and your pet a deal.
This ground floor breakaway close to the Cotswolds offers a double bedroom that sleeps 2 people. There is room for two dogs here, and you will have access to a kitchen space, a wood burner and a dining room that is open plan. There is front decking as well as a lawn.
Great for accessing areas such as the Forest of Dean and the wider Cotswolds, this wonderful lodge is just outside the city of Gloucester and the town of Tewkesbury. It also offers lots of access to riverside walks for you and your pet down the River Severn, too.
Wellinghill Lodge is a cosy dog friendly cabin that sleeps 2 people and one pet. There is a double bedroom with a shower room ensuite, a living room area that is open plan, a kitchen space and WiFi is available throughout. There is also an enclosed patio available here, too.
Cheltenham is a popular town with lots of local walks. It connects well to the A40 and M5. However, you and your dog will find all kinds of lovely rural and picturesque walks along Bishop’s Cleeve, Stow on the Wold and more. Stratford upon Avon, close by, makes for a great day out.
Ash Lodge is a ground floor cabin nook that sleeps 2 people. You can bring a dog to this chalet, and you have access to all kinds of woodland walks nearby. There is a decking space, a kitchen with mod cons, a wood burner and an open plan living room.
This lovely location offers you on site access to an indoor swimming pool. There is an unfenced lake, and plenty of other lovely waterway walks heading up through Fairford. You’ll also find National Trust spots across the Coleshill Estates, only a few minutes down the road to the south east.
The Darter Retreat sleeps 4 guests across a king size bedroom and a twin bedroom, and you can bring one dog with you to enjoy your stay. There is off road parking, a terraced area outside, and a BBQ set. There’s also a private hot tub – it’s one of our favourites.
This wonderful waterside retreat has leisure facilities on site such as a swimming pool! However, take a look out at the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley close by, as well as the deeper Cotswolds. It is one of our favourites as it’s a central base for dog walks.
Parys Lodge is a lovely chalet space that sleeps 4 guests, with everything you need on the ground floor. Dog friendly, this cabin also sleeps 2 pets. There is an authentic wood burner, a smart TV, an open plan lounge, a shower room and your own decking just outside.
This charming Cotswolds nook is great for adventures down cycle paths and more across the wider region of Worcestershire. You are right in the heart of the rural reaches, meaning that you and your pet have plenty of chance to get out and enjoy the best of the local region.
This amazing Wye Valley cabin is one of the best for small to medium family breaks. It sleeps 6 people, has a shower room, outdoor dining and a BBQ kit. It is a holiday destination also benefiting from a hot tub, a shower outside, and on site pool and gym.
Ross on Wye is in a delightful location. Dog friendly country lanes are all around, and you can explore the Malvern Hills and the Wye Valley at your leisure. Take a look out for a friendly village pub or two, and explore the Cotswolds just to the south east.
Family friendly breaks in Gloucestershire don’t have to cost you the earth. Find double rooms, twin rooms, bunk rooms and more for one or two nights close to the coast and countryside. We’ve hunted down all kinds of lodges and cabins with pet friendly trails within walking distance of your domicile.
If you’re looking for a ground floor holiday nook close to the beach, then the lodges we’ve found for you in Gloucestershire will be sure to delight you. Gloucestershire, of course, is close to the famous South West Coastal Path – offering amazing sandy walks all year round. Come and see!
After a long day of exploring trails around a local Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, why not soothe away the aches and pains in your own private hot tub? With an open fire in the chalet and a hot tub on the patio, you’ll have plenty of chances to get warm.
Self catering is flexible and fun! Whether you want to find a big lodge with 5 rooms that sleeps 10, or a quiet, romantic getaway, there are tons of choice out in Gloucestershire. Bring your dog along to settle into a lovely lodge with you and grab a couple of much needed days away.
The Gloucestershire area is, of course, very famous for being a great base between the Cotswold Park and the South West Coastal Path. With that in mind, it’s no wonder so many dog lovers feel it’s the perfect mix of English greenery and coastal fun. The views out here are absolutely tremendous, and what’s more, your dog is never likely to get bored exploring the rugged trails and sandy shorelines.
Why leave your pet at home when visiting Gloucestershire? Even if you plan to tour more of the towns and villages in the region as opposed to the country and coast, there are still some great dog friendly pubs in the area well worthy of recommendation.
Gloucestershire offers a laid back dog friendly holiday experience. All the more reason, then, to hunt down that perfect lodge or cabin to settle down in for a few days at a time!
Gloucestershire is one of our absolute favourites when it comes to fantastic dog friendly holiday spots in the UK. There are few reasons to adventure abroad when you have access to so many gorgeous coastal views and country trails. There are Grade II listed buildings as far as the eyes can see – and if local cottages don’t take your fancy, be sure to check out the stunning lodges, cabins and chalets we’ve arranged for you in our list.
What are you looking for in the perfect lodge or cabin in Gloucestershire? Don’t just focus on low prices! Look for a dog friendly nook that offers all mod cons. A king size bedroom with en suite, an enclosed garden, an open plan living room – the works! You might fancy unwinding with your loved one and a dog in front of the Freeview TV and roaring open fire right in your very own lodge.
You might even fancy taking a look out at holiday park sites, too, where you might have access to a tennis court, a swimming pool, a sauna or all of the above! Get yourself that cosy nook with a wood burner and big TV you can kick back in.