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.
A stunning log cabin set on 11 acres of grounds with three bedrooms, three bathrooms and a well-equipped kitchen. There is a utility room with a washing machine, a grass garden with a BBQ and a jacuzzi. Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks are just a short drive for a day out.
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.
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.
A fabulous bespoke Shepherd’s Hut located on a working dairy farm, the sleeping area has both a king size bed and there’s also a shower room. There’s underfloor heating throughout the property with parking outside, as well as a shared tennis court and private jacuzzi to enjoy the countryside views. Head into the nearby town of Tiverton with its range of shops and restaurants or head further afield to the historic city of Exeter.
Based in the breathtaking Quantock Hills, this luxury lodge is perfect for a couple needing to relax. It has one king size bed and an ensuite shower. Outside there is a barbecue and a covered hot tub in the garden. Visit Nether Stowey Castle, which is on your doorstep, or explore the vast countryside walks and cycling trails that are on offer here.
Surrounded by hundreds of acres of wilderness, this rural cabin is ideal for a family. From this property, you can hire bikes, and canoes, and enjoy fly fishing, which is two minutes from the property and from here you can also head into Exmoor National Park and explore a range of outdoor activities, including pony, trekking, clay pigeon shooting, mountain biking, or visit the beautiful village of Dulverton, which is less than four miles away.
A beautiful coastal lodge with two double bedrooms and two en suite shower rooms. Outside there is a decking area with steep steps down to the enclosed garden, and there’s also an indoor heated swimming pool that can be booked free of charge. Enjoy stunning sea views from this property, and the beach and pub are less than a mile away. The coastal town of Minehead is 13 miles and has a range of restaurants and shops.
Fabulous oak framed property perfect for a couple wanting a relaxing retreat. Wifi is included throughout the property, and there’s also a washing machine, dishwasher and TV. You’re only five miles away from the nearby towns while still being rural enough to enjoy the vast countryside walks.
This terrific converted barn is ideal for a couple wanting to escape the busy city, the property has an open-plan diner and a double bedroom. There’s a barbecue outside and off road parking for one vehicle, Wookey Hole Caves and Cheddar Gorge are both nearby and provide fantastic days out for the whole family.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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You can also view our guides on dog friendly days out in Somerset and dog friendly pubs in Somerset for ideas.