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100+ Dog Friendly Cottages in the South of England

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Hand-Picked The South Cottages

The South of England has become one of the UK’s favourite holiday destinations.  The South of England is a magnet for tourists and holidaymakers.

More and more families are wanting to take their furry friends with them on holidays. Our dog friendly cottages in the South of England provide fantastic coastal escapes. Whether you are a family looking at mini breaks or or a couple just looking for a romantic holiday cottage, the South has something for you. It makes sense to holiday in the UK. 

It has the country’s most favourable weather all year round. Its excellent indoor and outdoor activities are suited to holidaymakers wanting fun and adventure. Choose woodland, moors or sandy beaches to satisfy your adventurous side.

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If you are looking for cottages in the local area then see below. There are tonnes of accommodation to rent on the south coast, just be sure to read the terms and conditions before booking to ensure the deal has everything you want.

About Cottages in the South of England with Dogs

The South of England offers several options for memorable cottage holidays . All of them have excellent activities or you and your furry friend to enjoy. From walks on the beach to hiking trails in the woodlands.

Your pup can even join you on sightseeing in the towns and markets. Stop off for a bite to eat at one of the pet-friendly pubs. You can grab a pub lunch while your canine companion nibbles on a doggie treat. All our holiday cottages are close to beaches, walking routes and outdoor activities.

You can start exploring once you’ve decided on your accommodation. The choice will be difficult to make but you are guaranteed to find something that will suit the whole family. You can always extend your stay so you can get to see all the sights and finish all the activities if you run out of time. So, buckle up, grab your fishing rod and your hiking boots and don’t forget to take a ball for your pet pooch to chase.

7 top places you and your pup can enjoy together:


Windsor Great Park

Windsor Great Park covers thousands of acres. This makes it the perfect destination for activities for the whole family. Dogs are welcome at Windsor Great Park all year round. There are some rules for dog owners. Dogs must always be on a lead in the carpark. This is for the safety of the dogs and their owners. Wellington Country Park is another fantastic park for walking your pooch. It is also ideal for children who can play in the children’s play area. Take your dog for a walk and a sniff along stunning nature trails and lakeside walks



Brighton is beautiful for dogs and their masters if your looking for weekend breaks on the coast. If your dog’s love water then why not paddles in the breakers. Brighton is the UK’s bustling beach so just walking around will be great for you and your dog. You can even travel from London to Brighton by train. Your canine companion can join you on the train ride at no extra cost.



Cliveden consists of 375 acres of woodlands, riverbank and formal gardens. There are over 300 acres you and your pooch can explore it all. There are a wide variety of dog-friendly hiking trails with plenty to explore along the way. There are dog walking maps available that will make it easier for you to decide which trail to walk first. You can grab a refreshment and your dog can get a bowl of water and a treat at the temporary outdoor refreshment kiosk.


Margate & Ramsgate

Dogs like nothing more than to run wild on a beach and this part of the world is great for family holidays. There is something about rolling in the sand that they just can’t resist. Get some fresh sea air into your lungs and visit the stunning beaches that are on your doorstep. Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate are all pet-friendly. There are some restrictions between 1st May and 30th September. So, plan your trip accordingly. Another 250-acres of parkland at Betteshanger Park is perfect for your pooch to explore. You can enjoy the amazing flora while you take a walk.


Eynsford Castle

Eynsford Castle is surrounded by a charming village and is a fine example of an early Norman’s ‘enclosed castle’. Castles during that period were protected by motes. Eynsford Castle was protected by a curtain wall. Some of those walls are still standing today. The castle was built by the Eynsford family. Now the ruins are the perfect place to explore with your four-legged friend.


Claremont Landscape Garden is a beautiful 18th century garden in the heart of Surrey. The garden was once the countryside retreat of queens and heirs. Claremont is full of outdoor delights. The National Trust welcomes well-behaved dogs on leads and their owners during winter. Dogs are more than welcome to join their owners in the café for a lunch or something to drink. If you want to rent a cottage near here, you’ll be in for a treat with the amount of walks and trails on offer.


Newlands Corner

Newlands Corner in Surrey is a dog’s paradise with breath-taking views over the surrounding countryside and Surrey Hills. Pack a picnic basket and take a day trip to one of the woodlands where your pup can explore. You can also take your bike or do some horse riding. Newlands Corner is never overcrowded so you can immerse yourself in nature. The smell of the vegetation and birdsong will leave you relaxed and rejuvenated. Your pooch will also have a great time chasing after a ball or stick.

The Last Word

The South of England has some of the best weather in the UK, which makes it a popular holiday destination for locals and visitors from abroad.

It boasts a variety of market towns and cathedral cities. Near perfect sandy and pebbled beaches are ideal for dogs. Stunning parks and gardens offer acres of space for your furry friend to sniff around and explore.

What better way to spend a holiday with your whole family including your canine companion. Walk on the beach or hike in the woodlands. Your pooch will have plenty to see and smell.

So, don’t delay! Make sure you book one of the many dog friendly cottages in the South of England.

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