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Dog Friendly Cottages In Somerset

holiday? Maybe not! That’s why we’ve gone to the effort of hunting down the very best in dog friendly cottages in Somerset, offering you the chance to get away to somewhere fresh and exciting with your four legged friend.

Pet friendly cottages are popping up more and more in the region, meaning we have gone on a bit of a mission to hunt down Somerset’s perfect canine breakaways. Keep reading for the full lowdown!”

The Best Pet Friendly Holiday Cottages in Somerset

Somerset is home to some truly wonderful sights, vistas and walks, meaning it would be a real shame if you chose to leave your four-legged friend at home. There are tons of great pet friendly walks, from the Exmoor National Park and Dartmoor National Parkland close by, to quaint village scenes and pathways.

The fact is, you’ve never really explored Somerset and the West Country unless you’ve holidayed with pets. Come and take a look at our top picks for the best pet friendly breaks in the region, and you might just come across a few favourites of your own in the meantime! Dog friendly holidays here are becoming more and more popular.

Crooks in Axbridge

Crooks is one of our favourite holiday cottages. It sleeps 2 and has a double bedroom, and you can bring 2 pets with you too. There is a gravelled BBQ zone to the front of the cottage, and you’ll also benefit from a fantastic open plan living area. This dog friendly domicile also offers en suite facilities and a full kitchen.

This amazing Somerset breakaway is super dog friendly thanks to its closeness with National Trust sites and the nearby coast. There’s lots to see and do here, and shops and pubs are less than 2 miles away for your convenience.
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Step A SIde in Minehead

This quaint dog friendly holiday cottage sleeps 2 people with a sizeable bedroom, and you can also bring a dog with you. This authentic Somerset breakaway offers a kitchen and diner space, benches to the front of the property, and has all your power and bed linen – towels, too – included in the price you pay. The kitchen is stocked with mod cons.

Minehead proves to be an amazingly popular dog friendly resort, with stunning beach walks available. You’re also only a few minutes from two of the best National Trust sites in Somerset – Dunster Castle and Holnicote.
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Yeoman Cottage in West Chinnock

The rural and peaceful Yeoman Cottage sleeps 2 guests, and has the space to allow for 1 pet. You’ll have access to a lovely double bedroom, as well as your own patio and furniture to sit out on. The kitchen is stocked with all mod cons, and with a comfy sitting room and living space, you can expect exceptional comfort.

Yeoman Cottage is in a great position for guests and dogs to enjoy the wider Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Take a look at walks out in the Mendip Hills and Exmoor National Park – and take a look at local pubs less than 3 miles away for refreshment, too!
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Sweet Briar Cottage in Watchet

Sweet Briar Cottage has space for 2 dogs as well as 2 guests! A great romantic breakaway spot in West Somerset, this secluded cottage offers an enclosed garden space, a living room on the ground floor with a wood burner, and your own double bedroom on the first floor. There is a kitchen area and shower room provided, too.

One of our favourite dog friendly destinations, Sweet Briar Cottage is situated in the heart of the stunning Quantock Hills. You’ll have access to some amazing views and walks, and you’re really not far from local beaches, either. Take a look at the quaint Somerset villages, too!
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Jasmine Cottage in Ashcott

Jasmine Cottage is a stone built cottage bolthole with a space that sleeps 2 people, and with room for 2 dogs. This lovely farm location offers all mod cons, including a super kingsize bed, a 32″ TV, and all you’ll need from a self catering kitchen space. Wi-Fi, bed linen and electricity are all included in the price you pay.

This Eastern Farm cottage is one of the best properties and bases for dog walking. Take your dogs through the stunning countryside and many villages and quaint scenes that Somerset has to offer nearby, and come home to a wonderfully cosy space.
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Little Dixie in Bridgwater

Little Dixie is a modern holiday nook that sleeps 4 people and has room for 2 dogs. Ideal for families, this secluded hideaway has its own enclosed garden space, open plan living, and a twin bedroom. There is also a double bed in the main living space, with a kitchen / dining room combi. Modern entertainment and access to Wi-Fi is provided, too. You’ll also have access to gardens at the front and back.

This brilliant holiday cottage is a ground floor marvel, and is close to lovely walks near the River Parrett. You’ll also find the stunning Quantock Hills on your doorstep.
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Knapp Lane Barn in Taunton

Knapp Lane Barn is one of our favourite dog friendly holiday cottages in the region mainly for its cosy space. Great for romantic breaks, this location sleeps 2 people. It’s really dog friendly, too, as it has space for four dogs! Take 1 dog or 4, you will be sure to enjoy the kingsize bedroom, modern appliances, Sky TV and complete kitchen suite. It’s a home away from home that even has a Google Home Hub and a coffee machine!

Leave the tech behind and visit rural Somerset on your doorstep. You can also take a look out at towns such as Weston Super Mare less than an hour away.
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Bowden Farm in Shaftesbury

Bowden Farm is a popular holiday cottage in Somerset offering space for 2 guests and 1 dog, with an amazing enclosed garden that pets will love to dash about in. There’s a kingsize bedroom, TV and DVD player, a kitchen with all mod cons, and baby furniture available to hire. There’s also a night storage heating unit to help you warm up, too.

This rustic holiday cottage offers some of the best views of the Dorset and Somerset countrysides. Great for inspiring dog walks and rambling trails, this fantastic bolthole is going to be a safe investment for all dog lovers.
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Pepperpot Cottage in Nether Stowey

This Somerset breakaway offers room to sleep 2 people and 2 pets. There is a double bedroom, a shower room en suite, Wi-Fi internet access throughout, as well as a portable BBQ for you to enjoy when the weather turns nice. There is also a lounge complete with TV and DVD player, and you will also find off road parking convenient on site.

This wonderful nook gives you the opportunity to explore local sights such as Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole, and you are also close to activities such as golf, birdwatching and more – and there’s local shopping in Bristol and Bath.
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Types of Accommodation To Expect


With Hot Tubs

Book your family a special treat and choose from one of our hot tub cottage choices in Somerset. Jump into the water together and reminisce about the good old days. Feel your muscles relax as the bubbles work their magic and put together a plan for the next day’s activities. These properties are not only great for you but for your dogs, too – as when you’re relaxed in this type of landscape, they’ll be relaxed, too!

Properties By The Coast & Beach

Somerset coastal cottages are popular because of the majestic coastline that sits on the doorstep of many of the properties. Choosing a cottage by the sea means you can be paddling in the waves within minutes. Take your dog too, it’s one of the most welcoming areas of coast in the country. As well as being close to Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, we’ve found great pet friendly properties within reach of dog friendly beaches and walks.

Cheap Weekend Breaks

There’s nothing like a cheap weekend away to see you through the winter months. Out of season, many of the holiday homes and cottages in Somerset can be booked for less than you think. Pet friendly accommodation shouldn’t have to cost you the earth – even if you’re looking for cottages with hot tub and facilities to suit your four legged friend!

1-2 Night Self Catering

When you want to visit friends or attend a wedding, you need 1 or 2 nights away in self-catering accommodation. You can find exactly what you need in Somerset cottages – short breaks away are on offer in most areas.

About Holidays In Somerset With Dogs

Somerset is an ancient county and home to many iconic sites such as Glastonbury Tor, Dunster Castle and the Mendip Hills. History lovers will find plenty to enthral them with The Bishops Palace, Montacute House, Fleet Air Arm Museum and Wells Cathedral.

Walkers can have their pick of trails across Exmoor and the Somerset Levels. Families have lots to enjoy with seaside resorts, Noah’s Ark Zoo, Brean waterpark and caves at Wookey Hole.

Keen shoppers will have their fill in Yeovil and Bath (click here) . Somerset is a great place to take the dog on holiday with welcoming beaches and a range of attractions where pooches are permitted.

But if your ideal break away is to simply relax and let the world go by, then you can have that in this county too.

There are no two dog friendly cottage locations that are ever quite the same here, which is why we have made the point of lining up lots of varied picks and choices. Want to take a close look at the landscape close by that offers dog friendly beaches? What about a barn conversion ideal for couples and dogs that’s less than 5 miles from sea views, or the famous Quantock Hills?

We really can’t blame you – the cottage providers we have lined up for you in this list offer cosy getaways that work out wonderfully come rain, shine, summer or winter. Take your pick!

The Last Word

Choose your ideal holiday cottage in Somerset. Visit Glastonbury – this is a place like no other – full of spiritualism, vegetarian eateries and there’s an abbey to see as well. The fact is, all of the best family friendly and dog friendly cottages in the region will put you closer to heritage and history as well as countryside and green walks. There really is an awful lot to see in Somerset, even if you’re just holidaying here for the fresh air or to try the famous local produce.

But if you like to shop, head to Bath where every kind of retail outlet can be found, along with some of the finest tea shops and coffee joints. Somerset is full of brilliant shopping experiences, and as a brilliant ‘staycation’ holiday destination, it makes sense to hunt down a friendly cottage within walking distance of rolling hills, shopping precincts, local history and more.

Explore the Mendips, spend time in Glastonbury or paddle in the sea at the beach, you can do all these things and more in this beautiful corner of England. A dog friendly holiday is just waiting for you to take advantage of. Whether you choose to break away from Somerset to explore Lyme Regis, Burnham on Sea and more is entirely up to you!

Take your dog along with you too as the choice in dog friendly cottages in Somerset is wide ranging. Find yourself a friendly cottage with an enclosed garden, a ground floor open plan living area – or all three! Whether you are looking for a cottage space that sleeps 2 or sleeps 6, there are tons of choices here. Maybe you’re keen to try holidaying in a Grade II listed building!

There’s nothing better than everyone enjoying some time away together, four-legged friends included. We hope you’ve found our guide to the best pet friendly holiday cottage picks in Somerset interesting – there’s lots out there for you to see and experience, and do keep in mind that our cottage choices here are just the beginning.

Look for holiday accommodation that you and your pets will remember for the best reasons for years to come. Go semi detached, find a dining room with wood burner, somewhere close to an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – from the Quantock Hills and Mendip Hills down to Cheddar Gorge, Somerset and the wider region is full of brilliant destinations waiting for you to cover and explore.

If Somerset wasn’t for you, don’t worry, we have plenty of other dog properties in the South West for you to pick from.

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