Dog Friendly Accommodation in the New Forest (11 Top Breaks)

Thinking over a quick weekend away or a longer stay in dog friendly cottages in the New Forest. What about a nice private New Forest log cabin for dogs? In this post, we feature some top handpicked accommodation in the New Forest that is dog friendly for your next trip with your four-legged friend.

In this part of the UK, there’s an abundance of short breaks away available. The popularity of holidays in the New Forest is increasing all the time. Each year visitors flock to the area to visit Lepe Country Park, Pepper Pig World and the National Motor Museum, to name a few.

With the ever-increasing footfall of happy pet owners comes the need for more and more self catering New Forest holidays with dogs. This is where we come in! 

The Best Dog Friendly Holiday Accommodation in New Forest: Cozy Cottages and Luxury Log Cabin Rentals

We’ve gone deep into the local accommodation in the New Forest that is dog friendly to find your perfect mini break retreat. Whether you are searching for a romantic hideaway, a self catering holiday property for families or a large luxury lodge holidays for groups, we got you covered. 

Below you’ll find some of the best properties and overnight stays in the UK, with great local dog walks, nature trails, pet-friendly days out and more. Spend the weekend roaming the beautiful New Forest National Park or visit Beaulieu, Lymington, Brockenhurst and Lyndhurst market towns.

13 Best Holiday Cottages in the New Forest that are Dog Friendly 

Here are 13 of the best New Forest dog-friendly cottages and log cabins from Sykes, Holiday Cottages, and more for you to drool over! These weekend breaks have been listed and checked for all the crucial details that matter to you. Like how many the property sleeps, the average weekly price and what the self catering rental includes, inside and out.

1. Cottage Rental In New Forest With Direct Access to the Forest

A fun-filled break for all with direct forest access | Holidaycottages.co.uk

  • Location: Burley
  • Guests: Sleeps 7 
  • Average Weekly Price: £1,269 – £3,768

The first thing that hits you about this beautiful and rustic New Forest family holiday home is how appealing it is. A quick flick through the photos and we wanted to book it ourselves. 

Comprising of 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 7 guests and one well-behaved dog, the holiday rental is ideal for families or small groups. It has real luxury amenities that are hard to find with standard cottage accommodation, for instance, a games room for children to play and give adults some peace. 

An enclosed garden which is secure so Fido can run free. Just watch for the mud! The last big feature we like that separates this rental is the open fire and log burner feature. Every staycation dreams of this and something your furry friend will thank you for on a cold and wet night.

The surrounding areas are a dog walker’s paradise with access to several rural paths from the bottom of the garden. If you want a relaxing break surrounded by walking routes and outstanding natural beauty, this is one of the top New Forest cottages for pets you can book.

2. Amber Wood Lodge, Pet Friendly Norweigen Cabin With Private Decking 

One of the cosy properties in this park surrounded by walks and facilities | Sykes Cottages 

  • Location: Shorefield Country Park
  • Guests: Sleeps 6
  • Average Weekly Price: £425 – £1330

Not everyone wants a private, secluded lodge. It’s great for a romantic break, but if you’d like an occasional trip to the local canine-friendly pubs or a spot of lunch in a nice restaurant, then this ground-floor family chalet might be the perfect retreat for your New Forest adventures.

Part of the Shorefield Country Park collection on Skyes cottages, these pet and family friendly chalets near the New Forest National Park (5 miles) prove popular yearly. The cabins have all the delights of open forest lodges but are also part of a network of cabins inside the park where you can enjoy an abundance of facilities. 

This 3 bed property accepts 6 guests and is ideal for small families looking for lodge breaks on the South Coast. It’s a short stroll to the shop and pub, while the kids can dive into the indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Many days are out to be had around Hampshire, making this a great fun-filled break for all.

3. Luxury Riverside Cottage in the New Forest

Beautiful location, great for exploring, cycling, and walking | Holiday Cottages 

  • Location: Beaulieu
  • Guests: Sleeps 8
  • Average Weekly Price: £1941 – £6350

Many holiday properties you can rent are box standard comfortable properties. Nothing special. Well, this captivating property sits in a stunning riverside setting. The property is a luxury, family-friendly cottage rental with five bedrooms and three bathrooms.

 Located in the charming village location of Beaulieu, which dates back to the 13th century, the property has a rural position overlooking the water. The intimate country-style is ideal for large families or groups of friends looking for a pet-friendly New Forest break. 

Either take a relaxing break and do very little or for adventure junkies, there are water sports, cycling and forest trails all a stone’s throw away. After a long day of doing plenty (or little), kick back in front of the open fire and enjoy this wonderfully New Forest hideaway.

4. Romantic Cabin With Access To The New Forest National Park

This captivating property sits in a woodland location with spectacular New Forest views | Holidaycottages.co.uk

  • Location: Beaulieu, Hampshire
  • Guests: Sleeps 2
  • Average Weekly Price: £683 – £1393

This gorgeous holiday or weekend cabin in Beaulieu accepts pets, one to be precise! It’s a breathtaking stilt house in a rural position overlooking fields and ancient woodland from the upper floor balconies. 

An enchanting property that offers everything you need for a dog-friendly romantic break near the New Forest. 

A private and secluded getaway, this one-bedroom nest has access to the National Park and countless nature trails, walks and cycle paths. If you just want to shut out the noise, create a setting for romance and walk the dog, then this is the New Forest hideaway for you.

5. Reasonably Cheap Cottage In The Heart Of The Forest

The properties location is ideal to explore Ringwood and nearby | Holidaycottages.co.uk

  • Location: Fordingbridge
  • Guests: Sleeps 2
  • Average Weekly Price: £443 – £1249

Another on the list of dog friendly cottages in the New Forest for couples, this romantic studio-style cottage is not only one of the budget-friendly holiday homes on the South Coast but packs a load of amenities to ensure you have a barking good time. 

It’s within walking distance to the local towns of Fordingbridge and Ringwood if you fancy a day out. The delightful position of this holiday rental ensures you will have plenty of dog walking routes, cycle paths and nature trails to explore. 

For those that enjoy staying in the cottages, you’ll be pleased to know the Abbots Well Annexe has a safe secure garden for your pup to play. Lastly, you can expect two car parking spaces and BBQs for you to use.

6. Strawberry Farm Cottage With Hot Tub In Fordingbridge, Hampshire

  • Location: Fordingbridge, Hampshire
  • Guests: Sleeps 2
  • Average Weekly Price: £778 – £1664

Hot tub cottages in the New Forest to rent are moving quickly, so we recommend booking Strawberry Farm Cottage soon if it fits the bill. It is real stylish property with all the hallmarks of a traditional cottage rental. Two well-behaved pooches are allowed on this property, with one bedroom and a quaint bathroom. 

It has the perfect location for exploring the New Forest National Park before heading back for a romantic night in with a private hot tub. There is a local shop and pub, and this cottage break is reasonably priced.

7) The Retreat – One Of The Best Lodges With Hot Tubs In The New Forest

  • Location: Christchurch
  • Guests: Sleeps 4
  • Average Weekly Price: £795 – £2255

This traditional log cabin for dogs in the New Forest is straight out of a fairy tale. Not everyone wants a cosy stone cottage, so this wooden lodge is unique. Perfect small family accommodation sleeping four guests in two bedrooms. 

They accept pets, and you’ll find a sheltered private hot tub from the second-tier deck. Hit the beaches of Avon and Mudeford for a gentle stroll along the coast, or do a spot of shopping and fine dining around Christchurch. Whatever you have planned, take plenty of pictures, as there aren’t many as pretty as this.

8. Romantic Getaway For Two With Breathtaking Views 

  • Location: Beaulieu
  • Guests: Sleeps 2
  • Average Weekly Price: £704 – £1535

If you love the extra luxury of beautiful views on your weekend break, then the Old Telephone Exchange might be the New Forest holiday let for you. It’s a small but quirk rental with one bedroom and a bathroom. It’s located right in the heart of where you’d want to stay, and thrown in with your rental cost is a pass to Bucklers Hard for as long as you book the cottage. If tranquil woodland scenery is your thing, then add this to your favourite list of New Forest cottages to rent.

9. Top Pick New Forest Cottage For Pets With An Enclosed Garden 

  • Location: Beaulieu
  • Guests: Sleeps 6
  • Average Weekly Price: £993 – £3513

For lovers of traditional stone cottages, The Saddlery just be just the ticket. A 17th-century building, converted to a holiday let, has proved extremely popular for those planning pet-friendly holidays in the New Forest area. 

A stylish property, sleeping six guests with three bedrooms. It has three bathrooms, making it an excellent choice for groups and larger families. It’s rated as a 5-star property, and with its gorgeous interior, large patio and enclosed garden, Fido won’t be escaping anytime soon. 

10. Our #1 From Sykes Cottages In The New Forest 

  • Location: North Gorley, Hampshire
  • Guests: Sleeps 8
  • Average Weekly Price: £949 – £2385

Sykes are one of the UK’s best property providers. They have many holiday cottages that take dogs in the New Forest. Bryony Cottage is our top choice. It’s a vast and beautifully decorated property, that includes ground floor accommodation and bathrooms. Overall it sleeps eight guests. 

Families can choose to enjoy the games room with a pool table or head out to the enormous natural stone patio that verges an even bigger garden lawn.  

11. Large Dog-Friendly Holiday Home For Families 

  • Location: Lymington, Hampshire
  • Guests: Sleeps 10
  • Average Weekly Price: £2103 – £6569

It could be argued we’ve saved the best till last, well it’s indeed the biggest holiday cottage on this list of accommodations. You can comfortably sleep ten guests across five bedrooms. 

A property with every little extra you could hope for, including a games room, a jacuzzi, Sky TV, an open fire, a wood burner and a secure garden. It’s just been renovated to include a cinema room.

You can head to the beach or explore the many local woodlands from the base. Fancy a paddle board or kayak? It’s available just minutes away. After a day of fresh air and adventure, head back and enjoy a bite on the fantastic patio equipped with not one but two BBQs and lovely furniture.

Last Word 

So there you have it, our 13 best New Forest dog friendly accommodation choices. This is one the best places to stay and a fantastic alternative to holidays abroad. It’s a kid’s and dog walker’s perfect destination. Spend days throwing sticks or searching for the New Forest ponies. These free-roaming ponies are amazing to see up close. If you’d like more South of England dog-friendly holidays, we have many more listed here.

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