21 Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages in the Lake District Your Pet Will Love

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Hand-Picked Lake District Cottages

Booking a cottages in the Lakes with your four-legged friends needn’t be difficult. The vast open spaces, lush valleys and rolling hills of this stunning National Park are a pet paradise.

Spend your days exploring the countryside with your beloved pet at your heels, enjoy lakeside picnics, woodland walks and incredible views across the tranquil lakes before relaxing in one of the many dog friendly cottages in the Lake District.

Westmorland Lodge

Westmorland Lodge

2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4 Guests
2 Pets
Located in Allithwaite, this superb lodge is nestled in the woodland, with a walk to the coastal way for a seaside break with your kids and dog.
Derwent Dale Cottage

Derwent Dale Cottage

3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6 Guests
1 Pets
Stunning escapes with countryside views over the Lakeland Fell, enjoy your private hot tub whilst your dog plays in the enclosed garden.
Curlew Lodge

Curlew Lodge

2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4 Guests
2 Pets
Set in the Northern Fells, this holiday lodge in the North of the Lake District enjoys excellent facilities including bike storage & a hot tub.
Meadow View

Meadow View

7 Bedrooms
Sleeps 18 Guests
3 Pets
Meadow View is just 3 miles to the beach, enjoy a coastal holiday with the kids and dog or head into Ulverston for shops, cafes and bars.
The Stables

The Stables

1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 2 Guests
2 Pets
This great holiday home near Millom are ideal for short breaks all year round with golf, walking routes, cycling trails and the coast all on your doorstep.
Bank Cottage

Bank Cottage

2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4 Guests
2 Pets
North of Keswick, accommodation here offer birdwatching opportunities, views over the Solway Estuary, and days out with the dog and kids in Carlisle.
Willow Barn Cottage

Willow Barn Cottage

1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 2 Guests
2 Pets
Two beautiful properties in the West of the Lake District, close to Whitehaven and very popular for dog owners for Summer short breaks.
Brow View Cottage

Brow View Cottage

2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 5 Guests
2 Pets
Close to Kendal, a hideaway such as Brow View offers a rural getaway as you are located in the Eden Valley with miles of countryside for your dog.
​Meadow Cottage

​Meadow Cottage

2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4 Guests
1 Pets
A converted farm building with direct access to the Lakes for a weekend break with your dog. Head into the village of Caldbeck for a day out shopping.
Woodside Cottage

Woodside Cottage

3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6 Guests
3 Pets
Just a short walk from Lake Windermere, this property is great for a week's holiday with friends and the dog, facilities also include a games console & BBQ.
Orchard Cottage

Orchard Cottage

1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 2 Guests
1 Pets
A barn conversion based in Westward which is ideal for a romantic break and explore the Lakes and rural market towns with your dog by your side.
Blackhill Cottage

Blackhill Cottage

1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 2 Guests
1 Pets
A detached holiday home such as Blackhill provide a countryside break with your dog like no other, head into Penrith for a day out with the kids.
​The Cottage at 1710

​The Cottage at 1710

2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 3 Guests
1 Pets
Holiday properties in the north of the Lakes such as this offer a dog owner the chance to experience rolling hills, fishing, swimming, and cycling.
​Town Head Farm Cottage

​Town Head Farm Cottage

2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4 Guests
1 Pets
Situated on a working farm, this hideaway will allow you to visit Hadrian’s Wall and the Lake District both which are a short drive.
The Calf Shed

The Calf Shed

1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 2 Guests
1 Pets
A superb property with an enclosed garden, hot tub & bike storage so you can enjoy the walking routes and cycling trails with your dog.
​Townend Cottage

​Townend Cottage

1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 2 Guests
2 Pets
Escapes in the Cumrbian countryside like this are great for a dog owner to escape the city and relax with nothing but wildlife & scenery.

With Hot Tubs

Breaks in the Lake District often have their own secluded hot tub. There are a couple on this page, but for a full collection of cottages in the Lake District with hot tubs, see the link below. Spend an evening relaxing in your tub, whilst watching the stars. Your dog will enjoy the Lake District just as much as you!

The Coast & Beach

Home to majestic lakes, mountains and a rugged coastline, the Lake District is an ideal destination for coastal cottages. The golden beaches are perfect for letting your canine run for hours as you stroll spending time with the family.

Cheap Weekend Breaks

Our budget friendly breaks in the Lake District are a perfect alternative for those who are in need of a holiday without spending a fortune. You can rent one of cottages for a long weekend at a bargain price whilst still enjoying all the luxuries on offer.

1-2 Night Self Catering

Our self-catering cottages to the highest standard, whether it’s a cottage, cabin or chalet your after, you will have everything you need for a memorable couple of nights without having to spend on meals out. The enclosed gardens make for a great area in which to rustle up a BBQ.

About Lake District Holidays With Dogs

The Lake District in Cumbria is visited by almost 16 million people every year who travel to see the beautiful countryside, pretty villages and traditional pet-friendly market towns. With 16 lakes, numerous tarns and several waterfalls, our dog friendly cottages in the Lake District mean you are ideally placed to spend time by it all. With our self-catering properties, your sure to have an unforgettable holiday.

To get out onto the lakes themselves, there are organised boat tours, sailing courses, self-drive motors boats and paddle boarding options to book.

Cumbria is a dog-friendly destination – strolls across fells with stops at country pubs are what breaks here are all about. When booking cottages here note there are 3 major towns in the Lake District, and you’ll see doggies with their owners in every one. Keswick, Bowness-on-Windermere and Ambleside all offer shops, restaurants and coffee shops a plenty when you need a distraction from the scenery. 

Your pet is bound to love this place!

The Last Word

Even if you’re not a hiker, you’ll feel the urge to take long walks when you visit the Lake District with your pet.

With your doggy best friend at your side, stride across the pretty landscape along lakes, beside waterfalls and to the top of peaks. And make sure you climb aboard a boat at least once during your stay – choose a day trip, a rowing boat or a motor cruiser and enjoy messing about on the lake.

To end each fun-filled day, there’s nothing better than returning to one of our properties which are comfy, relaxing, peaceful and of course dog friendly.

With our selection of pet friendly cottages in the Lake District, finding your ideal retreat is a breeze.

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More Places To Stay

If your still unsure which holiday cottages to book, see all the dog friendly cottages in the North West for other great choices nearby. 

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