Is there anywhere quite like the West Country for an idyllic lodge break? There are more and more dog friendly lodges in Somerset now than ever before, meaning that you can freely take your pet on all kinds of countryside trails and rambles.
Why should you ever leave your dogs behind when it comes to heading off on holiday? We’re lining up dog friendly lodges for you in this guide so that you can take a much needed break in Somerset without the need to leave your four legged friend at home. Find a cabin that’s comfy, roomy and with great country links!
What should you be looking for in the best pet friendly lodges in Somerset? A dog friendly holiday in the region might pit you close to country lanes and amazing green views, or might put you just around the corner from some delicious orchards. It’s entirely up to you!
A great lodge for accessing Somerset from might have a hot tub to relax in, an open plan living area, an enclosed garden, a smart TV and a BBQ. There’s nothing wrong with looking for any of the above! Find yourself a ground floor breakaway that’s perfect for your tastes.
This homely ground floor holiday home welcomes a couple along with three dogs max. This stylish holiday cottage alternative serves up your own patio with BBQ access, as well as off road parking. There’s an open plan living room, and all your power and fuel is included in the price.
Bushton is just outside the lovely village scenes of Royal Wooton Bassett and outer Swindon. there are plenty of National Trust sites for you and your dog to explore, too, such as Avebury, Dyrham and the Bath Assembly Rooms. This is a brilliant base for all kinds of southern adventures.
Ash Lodge is a two floor property that offers a twin bedroom and a double bedroom, with a separate wet room and shower, too. There’s a kitchenette and room for one dog here. You will also find a private hot tub, patio area and BBQ facilities. Baby facilities are available on request.
Great for small family breaks, this breakaway spot offers you easy access to the Somerset coast, with Minehead and Porlock only being a few minutes away. This cabin staple stands apart from usual holiday cottages and gets you closer to wonderful attractions such as Butlins, close to the coast.
Hazel Lodge covers two storeys, and is a completely detached cottage of sorts, offering a private patio, hot tub and BBQ facilities. There is off road parking for up to three vehicles here, as well as all your towels and linen included in the price. There’s a shower room and kitchenette.
Right outside Williton, this is another one of several wonderful family properties close to Minehead and Porlock, and you can bring a dog with you to enjoy some of the best coastal walks across England and Wales. The popular city of Exeter is a few miles away to the south.
This secluded nook sleeps 2 people and offers space for one dog. It ahs a double bedroom, off road parking for a vehicle, internet access and a standalone wet roam. This is a single floor property in a lodge style, and is one of the quirkier properties on our list!
Based in the heart of Glastonbury, you and your dog will only be a short distance from the lovely Cranborne Chase, as well as areas such as Yeovil, Dulverton, Weston Super Mare and Bridgwater. The Quantock Hills are only a few miles away to the east for more countryside views.
This Exe Valley escape sleeps 2 guests and has space for a dog, with a simple kitchen space and all your linen and towels included. One of several destinations on the same site, this countryside retreat offers full internet access as well as on site fishing. Baby facilities are available.
Wonham Lodge is one of several destinations in our list that puts you between countryside and coast. Take the chance to explore Exmoor Park, seaside destinations to the north, and AONBs in surrounding Devon. There are few better bases central for exploring Somerset and Devon, in fact – take a look!
This fantastic secluded breakaway is one of the most stunning destinations in our list. There are three bedrooms to sleep six people, all with en suite facilities. You’ll have access to a private hot spa as well as parking from when you explore wider Somerset. It is completely dog friendly.
This sizeable, secluded spot in the heart of Somerset puts you close to the Blackdown Hills and East Devon. Naturally, there are plenty of dog friendly walks in the local area, and if you do want to explore the coast, it’s just a few miles to the north.
When looking for dog friendly accommodation in Somerset, you shouldn’t ever have to worry about the price. In fact, holidays down here are getting all the more affordable. We’ve found plenty of pet friendly holiday breaks for you in the region that won’t break the bank.
Somerset is well known for all kinds of country walks, but it also has a lovely coastline to the north. Why not look for a dog friendly lodge to the north of Somerset? Imagine being able to step out of your chalet onto the beach walks beyond – a great feeling!
A hot tub is a perfect addition to any holiday breakaway in Somerset. If you’ve never simmered down in your own hot tub before, then you are definitely missing out. Look for a lodge break or your own cabin with a patio, spa and all the room you need.
Self catering in your own space down in the rolling hills of Somerset really is the best way to explore the region with your pets. If you’re only coming for a night or two, it’s always best to try and manage your holiday your own way! Find a lovely enclosed garden and a roomy living area that’s all your own.
For us, Somerset is one of those truly brilliant regions that’s absolutely brimming with things to do for miles around. Whether you’re looking for natural beauty, areas of English heritage, or just want to spend some time heading down curious country trails with your pets, we can hardly blame you for wanting to book your own lodge or cabin up here.
Somerset is home to wonderful spots such as the famous Cheddar Gorge, and fantastic holiday resorts on the coast such as Burnham on Sea. There is dog friendly accommodation all around Somerset, from the hills and valleys down to the wonderful South West Coastal Path. Therefore, if you are really unsure whether or not your dog will take to beaches or rugged greenery, you have a great selection of both.
Take a look through our brilliant holiday lodges in Somerset and find yourself that idyllic spot that you and your pets can head back to again and again.
If you’ve never had the pleasure of holidaying in Somerset before, there’s no time like the present to hunt down that perfect lodge, log cabin or chalet that’s sandwiched between countryside and coast. The dog friendly walks and scenes down in Somerset really do deserve exploring all on their own, meaning that pictures and videos you might have seen online really won’t be doing them any justice.
Explore the rugged Cheddar Gorge and take the time to look out upon the immensely beautiful Quantock Hills, a famous and well-loved Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the region. We love AONBs – if you ever feel like stepping out of your enclosed garden every once in a while to check out more of the local greenery, you can always do so with a cheeky holiday trip down to Somerset.
Quantock Hills aside, be sure to head north to look at the beautiful coastlines. The South West Coastal Path is really easy to connect to from here, meaning if you have designs on taking your pets along the best of Somerset’s sandy shores, then you are going to do far worse than look to the uppermost beaches. They are well connected to various villages and town scenes across the region.
There’s that unmistakable charm to a western country break that’s really hard to beat. Why should you have to leave your dogs at home? The region is crammed full of cottage providers and lodge owners happy to support dog friendly holidays all through the year. The walking routes through the countryside inland, and coastal paths around areas such as Weston Super Mare are really worth every penny.
The lodges and chalets we have hunted down for you in our list should all provide you with a short drive to either country or coast, with some properties even sitting on the doorstep of greenery or sandy straights as you demand. This is a corner of England and Wales that really tries hard to give you the best of all worlds, and we dare say it succeeds!
Along with sea views, this family friendly region will also have plenty of heritage and history for you to explore with your dogs. Take a look at the village pub scene in Cheddar itself, as well as Grade II listed buildings dotted across the various towns and districts. Of course, Somerset is also famous for being the home of Glastonbury, which is of course known globally as the host of one of the best-loved music festivals on the planet.
Whether you plan day visits to Somerset attractions or really want to take in as much as possible over the course of a week, it really makes sense to look into properties nearby that offer easy access to everything you want to see and do. And why not?
Find yourself a cosy, family friendly lodge with an open fire, an enclosed garden, your own private decking, and more. You might be looking for a ground floor property with a kitchen and dining room combi. You might simply be looking for a dog friendly holiday spot that’s close to the Exmoor National Park, or Dartmoor just across the way. In either case, it shouldn’t be hard for you to hunt down that perfect Somerset breakaway.
We’ve taken away much of the stress and strain when it comes to hunting down your perfect dog friendly lodge in the region. These pet friendly accommodation picks and properties are all well loved and have amazing customer reviews. Start planning your break now and look forward to time away with your pets sooner rather than later!