Newcastle and Northumberland make up the beautiful North East of England. It is ideal for romantic getaways or simply spending time with family or friends. There are stunning rural locations and accommodation in the two main cities that allow your furry friend to join you. All ages will be kept occupied when you stay at one of our dog friendly cottages in the North East.
It has an abundance of ancient ruins, world-class art galleries and museums. Choose a place near the ocean or maybe a rural setting with picturesque moors and crystal clear lakes. Newcastle packed with indoor and outdoor activities for the whole family including your pooch.
Northumberland with it’s historic towns so you can look forward to exploring historic battles, castles and ruins. It boasts a rugged coastline with sandy and pebbled beaches. Northumberland is the least populated county so you won’t feel crowded when visiting the array of sites. It has beautiful landscapes which are protected as Northumberland National Park.
The North East is famous for its rich heritage, stunning coastline and hospitality. North East is home to some of the best restaurants in the country. There are dozens of stunning film locations. Harry Potter, Macbeth and Robin Hood-Prince of Thieves all have their roots here. Explore charming seaside towns and the country’s largest forest.
North East England offers the visitor some enticing sights, attractions and activities. Many of these are pet-friendly. No pet lover wants to leave their beloved canine companion behind. Enjoy local specialties such as Pan Haggerty at a country pub. Take a relaxing walk along the beach with your dog. A lively quayside, river cruises, local cuisine and friendly locals all add to this already beautiful part of the UK.
If you enjoy wildlife then a holiday cottage here would be ideal as it is a haven for red squirrels, deer and rare birds including the Red Kite. Visit the Puffins and seal colonies on the Farne Islands. Explore the quintessential fishing villages dotted along the coast or head inland to Kielder Forest for a wealth of activities.
Northumberlandia near Cramlington is a unique country park boasting a giant landscaped sculpture carved into the hillside. Let your pup join you on this leisurely walk up the hill. The sculpture of a reclining lady is a man-made of 1.5 million tonnes of rock, clay, and soil. It measures about 100 feet in height and a quarter of a mile in length. What better way to get out and explore the man-made marvel. Well behaved dogs are welcome in the park but must be on a lead.
The Ship is a well-known landmark at The Mount, Eighton Banks. There are other well known historic landmarks close by including Shadons Hill, an old battlefield site in which William the Conqueror fought in 1068! The Ship at Eighton Banks is perfect for you and your dog. There is a list of impressive nearby walks, with lush green hills wherever you look. Relax in The Ship’s garden or in the bar where dogs are allowed. Grab a bite to eat for yourself while your pup nibbles on a doggie treat.
The Goal. If you enjoy the macabre then visit the Old Gaol in the delightful riverside town of Hexham. Prisoners were incarcerated here 500 years ago. The visit will be informative, and dogs are welcome. Plus if you want to rent a cottage, there are plenty surrounding this attraction, making it ideal if your looking for weekend breaks.
The town of Hexham is a peaceful town to explore with your dog with an abundance of riverside walks. Take in the sights and sounds and stop for a meal at the Tap and Spile. Cottage holidays are popular here as the village provides quiet mini breaks and rural escapes for family holidays.
Our pet friendly cottages in the North East have everything you could want from a pet-friendly holiday. If you enjoy history, you will be glad to know that the area has a rich heritage. Why miss out on the opportunity to step in the footsteps of plundering Scots, Vikings and Romans. There is enough wildlife to keep nature lovers happy.
The vibrant city of Newcastle has some of the best award-winning restaurants in the UK with many holiday cottages just on the outskirts of the city. Many of the pubs are pet-friendly. Northumberland has much to offer the adventurous pet-loving traveller. The dark skies and amazing countryside are just a few of the attractions. You will find something to do with your canine companion. If you haven’t visited the North East of England yet then you are missing out on one of the most spectacular parts of the UK.