Our Best 10 Multi Dog Holiday Cottages in the UK

Finding multi dog holiday cottages is extremely difficult, which is why we have made it easy for you with our selection of the UK’s best below.

Retreats with Multi Dog Status

The excitement of going on a break can have a downside if you have to leave your dogs behind. Kennel fees aren’t cheap and besides it’s heart wrenching saying goodbye to the furry members of your family. This needn’t be the case as more and more holiday destinations are multi-dog friendly. So, pack your bags and pop your pooches in the car and set out on a trip to remember.

From Devon to the Lake District to the Brecon Beacons, the North York Moors, the Norfolk Broads, the South West and North Yorkshire, you can find idyllic dog-friendly cottages that take more than 1 dog. There is plenty for you and your dogs to do in and around these holiday homes. Separation anxiety for you and your best friend is a thing of the past thanks to this comprehensive selection of 2 dog holiday cottages and selection of ideal dog friendly getaways.

Little Cottage

Little Cottage

1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 3 Guests
1 Pets
Bailey’s Barn

Bailey’s Barn

1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 2 Guests
2 Pets
The Forge

The Forge

1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 2 Guests
2 Pets
4 Saxon Maybank

4 Saxon Maybank

2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4 Guests
2 Pets
The Old Stables

The Old Stables

2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4 Guests
3 Pets
The Cart Shed

The Cart Shed

1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 2 Guests
3 Pets
Treetops

Treetops

3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6 Guests
2 Pets
Cobden View

Cobden View

2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 5 Guests
2 Pets
Dove Cottage

Dove Cottage

2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4 Guests
3 Pets
Wheelwright’s Cottage

Wheelwright’s Cottage

1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 2 Guests
2 Pets
Cavendish

Cavendish

3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6 Guests
2 Pets
Croft House

Croft House

5 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6 Guests
2 Pets
Broadoak Barn

Broadoak Barn

2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4 Guests
2 Pets
Mill Cottage

Mill Cottage

3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6 Guests
2 Pets
Lambley Lodge

Lambley Lodge

5 Bedrooms
Sleeps 10 Guests
3 Pets
The Causeway

The Causeway

2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4 Guests
2 Pets
Nield Bank Bungalow

Nield Bank Bungalow

1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 2 Guests
2 Pets
Gardeners Cottage

Gardeners Cottage

1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 2 Guests
2 Pets
Honey Cottage

Honey Cottage

2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 7 Guests
3 Pets
Little Birketts Cottage

Little Birketts Cottage

2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4 Guests
2 Pets
Tanhurst Cottage

Tanhurst Cottage

2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4 Guests
2 Pets
The Left Luggage Office

The Left Luggage Office

1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 2 Guests
2 Pets
Bardon Lodge

Bardon Lodge

2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 5 Guests
2 Pets
Granary Cottage

Granary Cottage

1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 2 Guests
2 Pets
Barley Heights

Barley Heights

1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4 Guests
2 Pets
Old Smithy

Old Smithy

2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4 Guests
1 Pets
Thistles

Thistles

1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 2 Guests
2 Pets
Tyn Lon Isaf

Tyn Lon Isaf

1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 3 Guests
2 Pets
​Ghyll Foot Cottage

​Ghyll Foot Cottage

2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4 Guests
2 Pets
Woodside Cottage

Woodside Cottage

3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6 Guests
3 Pets
Childe of Hale Cottage

Childe of Hale Cottage

Grade II listed, chocolate box thatched cottage with its original 15th century beams, perfect for a family or group of friends wanting a unique getaway. Preserved village setting with peaceful, private lawned back garden, two village pubs and lots of country walks right on the doorstep. The lounge has a wood burner. Comfy leather sofas under sloping beamed roof. Perfect for cuddling up with four legged friends in the evenings.
2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4 Guests
2 Pets
Southlands Cottage

Southlands Cottage

Southlands Cottage is a few minutes’ walk from the delightful centre of Bourton-on-the-Water. It’s the ideal base for a family holiday in the Cotswolds with plenty of room for 5 people and a couple of dogs. Wander along the river with your pooch, crossing the pretty stone bridges and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. There is everything you need in Bourton, with eateries and shops on hand for all your holiday needs. Birdland, the Dragonfly Maze and a Model Village are in the town for things to do with the family, and Greystones Nature Reserve is a great place for a long walk with the dog in the countryside.
3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 5 Guests
2 Pets
Bee Keeper Cottage

Bee Keeper Cottage

Bee Keeper Cottage is in a great location, ideal for exploring the Forest of Dean, Cotswolds and the Malvern Hills. No matter which way you head out of the pretty village of Staunton, there’s a wide choice of places to visit – and most of them are dog friendly too. There’s the city of Gloucester 7 miles south, and 14 miles to the east is Cheltenham with the Medieval town of Tewkesbury just a 20-minute hop in the car. The cottage is one of 2 detached holiday homes, and each has 2 bedrooms, a modern kitchen and its own private garden area.
2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4 Guests
2 Pets
Woodfield

Woodfield

Woodfield in Mouldsworth is a beautiful detached house in a quiet village near Chester. Perfect for exploring Cheshire and North Wales, the house is an excellent choice for families with children and their canine friends as well as groups of friends. A beautifully furnished living room and garden, as well as bedrooms with original fireplaces, are some of the draws of this lovely home which is perfect for shopping in Chester or exploring Delamere Forest.
3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6 Guests
2 Pets
Honey Cottage

Honey Cottage

Honey Cottage in Auchnarrow, near Tomintoul is a bright and airy spacious stone cottage located in the Cairngorms National Park. Walking, birdwatching, angling and even skiing are just some of the activities found nearby throughout the year. Located just three miles from Tomintoul, the highest village in the Highlands, it is the perfect cottage getaway for a family or a group of friends and up to three canine friends. If your an outdoor enthusiast, then this cottage could serve as a great base for you to explore the surrounding area.
2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 7 Guests
3 Pets
The Ticket Office

The Ticket Office

The Ticket Office in Ardgay is a semi-detached converted ticket office in a quiet hamlet with local amenities a short drive away. Salmon fishing, mountain biking and walks with your four-legged friend are just some of the activities found nearby. An excellent choice for those looking to explore the Highlands, and in particular the North Coast 500 route or to simply relax in a peaceful cottage with rugged mountains, clear lochs and beaches nearby.
1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4 Guests
2 Pets
The Gregorton Coach House

The Gregorton Coach House

Lovers of outdoor pursuits will enjoy staying at Gregorton Coach House. Within a few minutes you can be hiking across heather-clad hills, skiing down slopes, fishing on the River Ericht or abseiling down a rock face. The detached house sits on the owner’s land and guests have use of the splendid 1.5 acres of grounds, so if you don’t want to venture too far you can still enjoy the fresh air. Inside, the living area is generous and light, and with 2 bedrooms there is room for 4 people to stay.
2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4 Guests
2 Pets

Multi-Dog Cottages in the UK

Those who manage these self-catering options have realised that putting a restriction on the number of dogs you can bring with you on your break doesn’t suit everyone. If you are a doggie family this will certainly present the dilemma of which one to take and which one to leave behind. Now, you won’t have to choose as these cottages have realised that for many of us a holiday is not quite that without our four-legged family members. We have found a delightful selection of destinations that mean the whole family can leave home without having to leave them behind.

Whether it is a dog friendly getaway with an open fire or holiday properties close to beaches our guide offers something for all canine lovers.

Our Top Picks for Multiple Pets

  • Sleeps 3 dogs
  • 2 humans

This detached bijou cottage in Wilberfoss village is an excellent starting point for your multi-dog clan to leave from for walks in the surrounding countryside. Explore the enchanting Dalbery Forest or step it up a notch on the three-mile pooch friendly walk from village’s Carberry Hall to Fat Rabbit Farm. York is a half hour drive away for a good dose of history.

Need some doggy downtime? Then there’s a restaurant only two-minutes’ walk away from the front door. Have peace of mind because the has an enclosed garden for your pets and for you there’s a private hot tub.

  • Sleeps 1 pooch
  • 4 humans

Stunning and panoramic views across the rugged Northumberland coastal countryside and the peaceful tranquility of a rural location come together at Brier Dene End Cottage. Not only does this property provide secure and dog-friendly enclosed gardens, it is situated only a short walk from the local pub which fortunately also has a penchant for pooches.

Brier Dene End offers the prospect of cosy fireside evenings cuddled up by the authentic wood-burning stove, making it the ideal place for dogs and their owners during every season of the year.

  • Sleeps 3 dogs
  • 6 humans

This converted mill worker’s homes is a haven for canine families. It has three generous bedrooms with lakeside views and an open fire in the living room. The tasteful décor is in keeping with the 1800s’ style complete with authentic open fire and roll top bath.

It is in Backbarrow, a quaint village near the market town of Ulverston, home to the Laurel and Hardy Museum. There are so many nearby walks for your canine group to enjoy and the lakes are just four miles south and Morecambe is half an hour’s drive away.

  • Sleeps 2 dogs
  • 2 humans

Windermere is a romantic stone and brick building in Gretton, near Cheltenham. It has one double room with an en-suite and open plan living area and kitchen with breath-taking views of the Cotswolds. Its enclosed patio is ideal for al fresco dining. It’s a small home with a big heart because it is pooch friendly meaning you don’t have to leave your best friends behind.

You and your four legged brigade will be spoiled for choice when it comes to walks around one of this country’s most treasured habitats which includes Buckholt Hill with its floor carpeted with bluebells in May and Cooper’s Hill, famous for its annual Cheese Rolling event.

  • Sleeps 3 dogs
  • 3 humans

Three is the magic number here as these three cottages, sleep three people and welcome three dogs – a dream come true for pooch owners. The lets here have been skillfully incorporated in an old Welsh barn, each with separate entrances. It is a serene setting surrounded by meadowland so that there is plenty of space for doggie activity. Don’t be fooled by the countryside setting because you’ve the best of both worlds with Cardigan Bay just two miles away. Beach outings and cliff top walks on Ceredigion Coastal Path can be the order of the day for you and your dogs.

  • Sleeps 4 dogs
  • 14 humans

This pup destination, near Torrington, is certainly multi-guest too with its five bedrooms, en suite bathrooms and even a games room. The garden has an outdoor recreation area and there is even a fishing lake on the property. Four Seasons puts the “ace back into space” with plenty of room for your dogs and darlings to romp about and a hot tub for you to relax in.

If you need a break from cooking a restaurant is virtually on your doorstep – a mere 200 yards away. The sandy beach of Westward Ho! is a half-hour drive from Torrington and the national parks of Dartmoor and Exmoor are close by too.

  • Sleeps 3 dogs
  • 12 humans

This sumptuous pad in the heart of Newquay might be luxury holiday living at its best, but it doesn’t discern were doggie families are concerned allowing up to three pooches to enjoy the stay with their owners.

Littlewood’s six en suite bedrooms and spacious enclosed outdoor entertainment area with a hot tub are made for groups of friends or family who are keen to bring their best four-legged friends along.

There is so much to do once such as long walk and runs along Crantock Beach, flanked by sand dunes and surf. Padstow is only half an hour’s drive away. Put on the map by celebrity chef Rick Stein, it is the perfect place for you and your group (well-behaved dogs included) to enjoy an al fresco fish and chip meal overlooking the seafront.

  • Sleeps 2 poooches
  • 2 humans

Leave the mainland and head towards your pooch destination in the town of Lake on the Isle of Wight. It’s on the south eastside of the island and it’s a modern one-bedroom home with an enclosed garden that’s perfect to keep your pooch safe. Lake has gardens and a park too for leisurely strolls for you and your furry friend.

If you want to put your pack through their paces then you can tackle the beach along the cliff path. It’s a challenge, but once you’ve done it you’ll agree the views on the cliff top are worth the climb.

  • Sleeps 2 furry friends
  • 8 humans

You’ll be forgiven for thinking that this destination is going to be all about bright lights and ballrooms and not a good choice for dog families. Wrong. Firtree House might be located by in the Blackpool region, but it as rural as it gets. St Michael-on-Wyre is as the name implies – right on the river and ideal for fishing.

This roomy farmhouse has four bedrooms – two double, a twin and a bunk bedroom the younger set. It has plenty of outdoor space for dogs and energetic kids. It has an outdoor hot tub where you can enjoy a glass or two of bubbly in warm bubbles.

  • Sleeps 2 pooches
  • 6 humans

Three-bedroomed and located in the quaint hamlet of Candy and adjoins the main house whose owners are only too happy to welcome dog families or groups. It has an enclosed garden and access to riverside walks. On the Welsh/English border this area has walks and trails through woods, along riverbanks and across the countryside which are ideal for dog owners.

If you want to imbibe a bit of history then plump for a day out with the dogs at National Trust’s Attingham Estate. You and your dog group can explore the 200 acres of parkland and woods, stopping for refreshments at the Dog Walker’s Rest, at the Mansion Tearoom and Carriage House Café

  • Sleeps 2 dogs
  • 2 humans

This twin-bedroomed home is part of a converted barn and set in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds and welcomes dog couples. If you thought Lincolnshire was flat, then a visit to this county’s very own undulating Wolds will make you again.

Just four miles from the historic market town of Louth and 12 miles from Horncastle renowned for its antique and vintage shops, Bluestone Cottage is an ideal base to explore what the country has to offer. Dog owners will be pleased to know that the accomodation has an enclosed garden for the dogs to safely enjoy.

The Last Word

From the magical coastlines of the North to the lapping shores of Devon and Cornwall we have compiled a collection of multi-dog friendly cottages and pet lodges to choose from. For some of us a holiday without our canine companions would be incomplete. So, rather than cooping them up in a kennels or farming them out to family and friends you can now give them the chance to enjoy quality time with you. The holiday homes have all been decorated to a high standard and most of these come with enclosed gardens for extra security for your dogs. Many have welcome packs that will include treats for your pooch too.

Before booking your break, do some research on doggy friendly activities the different areas have to offer and then choose one that is right for not only for you but for your dogs too. This way you can tailor-make your holiday to the tee for you and your best friends.

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