Find 100's of Pet Friendly Properties Across the South of England

Find Dog Friendly Holidays in the South of England For Less!

Why Take A Pet Break Here

The South of England has become one of the UK’s favourite holiday destinations. Comprising counties Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Kent, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire and the Isle of Wight. The South of England is a magnet for tourists and holidaymakers.

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.

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. There is a wide variety of stunning destinations at a fraction of the price of going abro

Holiday Cottages To Rent

Apple Cottage

Apple Cottage

Apple Cottage is perfect for a romantic holiday for two. Nestled on a farm stocked with sheep and pigs, the cottage was once a cow barn. It’s been beautifully renovated with oak beams and exposed brickwork providing plenty of character. The bedroom is on a mezzanine level under the sloping roof eaves, and the kitchen and dining space offers all the fittings needed for cosy, couple’s meals. If you fancy eating out, walk to Sedlescombe village where there’s a traditional country pub dating from the 14th century that comes with rave reviews.

Cottages

Bedroom
1
Sleeps
2
Pets
2
Buttercup

Buttercup

This dog-friendly accommodation is located at Fishers Farm and offers a cosy cottage that is perfect for 2. Buttercup is neat with every mod con included. Outside, the patio area is ideal for enjoying a morning coffee in the sunshine. From this lovely place you can reach the South Downs with ease for countryside walks, friendly pubs and pretty villages. Drive for 30 minutes and you can be on the pretty Sussex coast enjoying a traditional British seaside town full of lots of fun things to do.

Cottages

Bedroom
1
Sleeps
2
Pets
1
Kiln Cottage

Kiln Cottage

Kiln Cottage is a comfortable place to stay, and just the right size for 2 people and their dog. From this 1-bedroom holiday home, it’s just a 5-minute walk into the centre of Rye and its assortment of pubs, restaurants and shops. Once the hang-out for smugglers, Rye has an interesting past as one of the Cinque Port towns. And with Camber Sands just minutes to the east and Hasting a few miles to the west, there are plenty of places to visit within a few miles. So if your looking for a seaside adventure that will keep the kids entertained for hours to come, this brilliant cottage could well be the place for you.

Cottages

Bedroom
1
Sleeps
2
Pets
1
Reeds Farmhouse

Reeds Farmhouse

A fabulous detached barn conversion, Reeds Farmhouse in Farnham has an enviable location with historic houses, the beach and country parks nearby. It is spacious, bright and modern, perfect for families or groups of friends and welcomes dogs. The perfect choice for visits to Alice Holt Forest, the South Downs National Park and Chawton, where Jane Austen lived, or for simply relaxing in the lawned garden with a refreshing drink and good food.

Cottages

Bedroom
3
Sleeps
5
Pets
2
Little Birketts Cottage

Little Birketts Cottage

A renovated, unique wooden framed Georgian farmworkers’ cottage with a large garden, views of Leith Hill, a cosy living room and farmhouse kitchen. Little Birketts Cottage near Holmbury St Mary is the ideal place to stay for country walks, to explore Dorking, Guildford and the North Downs. From local wine tasting at Denbie’s vineyard to traditional local pubs and inns all within easy reach of the characterful cottage.

Cottages

Bedroom
2
Sleeps
4
Pets
2
Dudrich Cottage

Dudrich Cottage

Charming Dudrich Cottage in St Margaret’s-at-Cliffe, with its enclosed garden and private parking is ideal for couples or families and welcomes canine friends. Spacious and homely, with an exposed brick feature fire place for cooler nights, it is the perfect place to stay for those wanting to explore Dover, Deal and local beaches as well as James Bond fans who want to find out more about the places Ian Fleming was inspired by. So, if you love the seaside or want to explore some of the history this terrific county offers, Dudrich Cottage serves as a great base to do just this.

Cottages

Bedroom
2
Sleeps
4
Pets
1
Lily’s Barn

Lily’s Barn

Lily’s Barn near Cooling is a wonderful barn conversion for couples, families and welcomes four-legged friends. Surrounded by easy walking routes and near to two RSPB site for birdwatching, a holiday in touch with nature is guaranteed here. The open plan interior is comfortably furnished and homely. The patio and garden area offer the opportunity to relax with your favourite drink and freshly cooked food in the company of your family and doggy friends. This cottage serves as a great base for any outdoor enthusiasts who want to visit this wonderful county.

Cottages

Bedroom
2
Sleeps
4
Pets
2
Owls Croft

Owls Croft

Within minutes of one of Kent’s lovely secluded beaches, Owls Croft is a bright and spacious holiday home which is ideal for couples travelling with their pooch. Light, modern and brilliantly located, it is the perfect choice for those who love walks on the beach at all times of the year. A short stroll from the local pub, restaurant, local shop and Dumpton Gap beach with its rock pools and chalk cliffs. This is an ideal base to explore the beautiful Garden of England, as well as the coastline which is within driving distance.

Cottages

Bedroom
1
Sleeps
2
Pets
1
Elm Cottage

Elm Cottage

With an enviable location just 300 yards from St Lawrence beach, Elm Cottage is the ideal choice for families, friends and couples looking to enjoy a relaxing beach holiday with their canine friend. This cosy cottage is the perfect choice all year round, whether your chosen backdrop is the warmth of the wood burner in winter or the aroma of the unique local flora and fauna in summer. With stunning panoramic views of the coastline and miles of walks and cycling routes on your doorstep, it's easy to see why this cottage is such a popular pick.

Cottages

Bedroom
3
Sleeps
6
Pets
2
Badgers Sett Brook

Badgers Sett Brook

A cosy hideaway for a romantic break, Badger Sett Brook is a detached barn conversion just half a mile from the beach at Brook Bay. Located in tranquil surroundings the cottage has an equally relaxing ambience from the moment you step inside with plenty of natural light thanks to its two double patio doors. Dogs are very welcome here and are bound to love the golden sands of the local beach as much as you.

Cottages

Bedroom
1
Sleeps
2
Pets
1
Black Pan Holiday Cottage

Black Pan Holiday Cottage

The ultimate in four-legged friend welcomes awaits you at Black Pan Holiday Cottage. The cottage’s owner has a background working with animals and the cottage is adapted both to their every need as well as yours. A one bedroom apartment with innovative space-saving design and a luxurious his and hers bathroom, Black Pan Holiday Cottage is perfect for a couple looking to get away from it all with their favourite canine friend. With plenty of restaurants, bars and shops to explore nearby, your sure to have a memorable holiday with your canine companion.

Cottages

Bedroom
1
Sleeps
2
Pets
2
Forest Edge

Forest Edge

Set against a backdrop of tall trees, Forest Edge lodge’s premium touches and superb games room make for a wonderful stay in Ashley Heath for a couple with their faithful pooch by the their side or a family with small children. Designed for those who simply want to relax and enjoy the Moors Valley Country Park on their doorstep, it is stylish and comfortable, with easy access to restaurants, shops and Bournemouth. This is a great base for a couple looking for a romantic getaway in and around the delightful county of Hampshire.

Cottages

Bedroom
1
Sleeps
2
Pets
1
Tanhurst Cottage

Tanhurst Cottage

The fairy tale surroundings of Tanhurst Cottage in Leith Hill are the perfect setting for a romantic couple’s getaway or for families looking to explore the Dorking area with their pooch by their side. Surrounded by extensive gardens, the interior is homely and cosy with a Jøtul gas stove for extra comfort on cold nights when cosying up by the exposed brick fireplace when a glass of your favourite wine and TV show is on the cards. The cottage itself is a luxurious experience with a large well maintained garden and charming character that runs throughout the property.

Cottages

Bedroom
2
Sleeps
4
Pets
2
Fernlea

Fernlea

Truly a home away from home, Fernlea in Sway offers a warm, cosy welcome for those wanting to explore the New Forest with their pooch. From bike to walking boot storage this terraced cottage has been renovated with those who have a shared passion for the outdoor life and the comfort of home in mind. A modern grey theme runs throughout the cottage with dashes of complementary colour adding contrast and texture.

Cottages

Bedroom
3
Sleeps
5
Pets
1
Yew Tree Cottage

Yew Tree Cottage

Yew Tree Cottage is a charming vintage styled one-bedroom house ideal for couples. It is located in Cheriton near Alresford. It is a one-floor house, with a thatched roof that displays the vintage look. It is a quiet place where you can enjoy reading your book or watch television at night and enjoy playing golf with your partner during the day. You can play with your pet while seated on the high chair. Thirty minutes' drive to the nearest beach and there are plenty of walking and cycling routes on your doorstep.

Cottages

Bedroom
1
Sleeps
2
Pets
2
The Old Sweet Shop

The Old Sweet Shop

Located in Hook Norton, near Chipping Norton, The Old Sweet Shop is a three-bedroom cottage that is ideal for families on vacation. It comes with a Christmas theme and can accommodate up to six people. The cottage will work out for those that have pets as it allows for the presence of up to 2 pets. It comes with an enclosed patio/garden that is ideal for golf enthusiasts and is located within 1 mile of the local pub. A cot is also available for families traveling with small kids.

Cottages

Bedroom
3
Sleeps
6
Pets
2
The Plough

The Plough

The Plough is a delightful terraced cottage in the village of Bampton and is perfect for both couples and families accompanied by their four-legged friends to get away from it all to explore the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. The interior is light and airy with tiled floors and a wood burning stove for cosy nights in and the beautifully maintained garden and patio are ideal for al-fresco dining in summer. There are plenty of great days out nearby for kids and adults, as well as walking and cycling trails for any outdoor enthusiasts.

Cottages

Bedroom
3
Sleeps
5
Pets
2
Camellia Cottage

Camellia Cottage

Camellia Cottage offers an experience that you can never find anywhere else. It is carefully crafted with enough space and does not let in a bad atmosphere. The smart artistry employed ensures that you get both comfort and space to sit with your puppy without feeling suffocated. Even if you are looking to disconnect from the rest of the world and have quality time with your significant other, Camellia Cottage is the place to be.

Cottages

Bedroom
1
Sleeps
2
Pets
1
Rose Cottage

Rose Cottage

Rose Cottage is an ideal retreat for 2 people. With a pub serving food just 200 metres away, you don’t have to lift a finger in the kitchen. But if you do want to self-cater, every mod con is available and there’s a pretty garden at the back to enjoy your meals al fresco. In the living room there are exposed beams and a wood burner, it’s as cosy as can be. If you take your dog along with you, you’ll be fighting over the warm spot in front of the fire.

Cottages

Bedroom
1
Sleeps
2
Pets
1
Honey Meadow Cottage

Honey Meadow Cottage

Sussex is a pretty place to spend time in, and Honey Meadow Cottage is the ideal accommodation to pick for 2 people who long for some peace and quiet. This converted barn is cute as can be, with exposed beams and a country-cottage kitchen. You will feel right at home as soon as you walk through the door. There is one double bedroom and an open-plan kitchen-living room space, and all the furnishings you need for a relaxing break away.

Cottages

Bedroom
1
Sleeps
2
Pets
1
The Cart Lodge

The Cart Lodge

This romantic holiday home for 2 oozes rustic charm. With exposed beams and a wood burning fire in the living room, a French dresser in the kitchen and a wrought-iron bed, the furnishings don’t get more characterful than these. Located at the end of an unmade track in the corner of a working farm, you could be miles away from anywhere. But with Glyndebourne, Lewes and Tunbridge Wells all within a 30-minute drive, you are close enough to a variety of places to visit. This quaint property is ideal for a couple looking to escape to the wonderful south coast with a variety of great activities and attractions nearby.

Cottages

Bedroom
1
Sleeps
2
Pets
1

Choose Your Location

If you are looking for cottages in the local area then see below. There are tonnes of accommodations 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.

Activities and Things to Do

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 pooch to chase.

7 top places you and your pup can enjoy together:

ss_357925037
1

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

ss_576899371
2

Brighton

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.

ss_1283342893
3

Cliveden

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.

ss_1165364746
4

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.

ss_1382522
5

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.
ss_509338702
6

Claremont

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.

ss_1260502021
7

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 visit this picturesque pet-friendly part of the country on your next holiday.

More Locations

If your still browsing, why not visit this page to see over 500 dog friendly cottages across the country.

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.