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100+ Dog Friendly Cottages in the South West

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Hand-Picked South West Cottages

The South West of England boasts fantastic beaches, restaurants, pubs, historic landmarks and rich British heritage. Pet lovers will be amazed at the number of dog welcoming places to stay and activities that are available in the beautiful part of the UK.

Our dog friendly cottages in the South West are dotted all over the seven counties. You have the luxury of choosing sandy beaches, rolling hills or woodlands and in some counties all rolled into one.

The South West is home to Castles, Cathedrals and ruins. Take your canine companion with you on a tour of some ruins. It will be good to have them by your side and it will be good exercise for both of you.

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If you are looking for cottages on the south west coast that welcome pets, then your in luck. There are tonnes of cottages to rent near the Jurassic Coast, just be sure to read all the information to make sure the properties have what you want.

About Cottages in the South West With Dogs

There are so many dog-friendly resorts with a host of outdoor activities in the South West for your canine companion to enjoy.

The area has everything you could want in a holiday. It boasts stunning beaches, lush green rolling hills and charming villages. You and your pooch can enjoy water sports and outdoor activities.

Enjoy fossil hunting in Dorset and Devon which are famous for their moors and vast coastline. Your dog will have a great time sniffing and exploring the countryside. Weymouth has a delightful harbour, fabulous beach and amazing outdoor activities.

You don’t have to leave your beloved pet behind if you decide to visit the South West, our vast range of holiday cottages cater for weekend breaks, family holidays and mini breaks. 

7 top places you and your pup can enjoy together:


Becky Falls

Becky Falls, Newton Abbot. Enjoy a fabulous day out with your family including your furry family member at Becky Falls. Becky Falls has stunning woodlands and a waterfall walk. You don’t need to be as fit as a fiddle to tackle these walks. They are suitable for all ages. Your canine companion will also enjoy the walk with you. It is important to note that he or she must be kept on a lead at all times.


Goldsmiths Treasure Park

Cornish Goldsmiths Treasure Park. This treasure park is a free attraction in Cornwall and it is dog-friendly. To make it simple you only have to pay for the activities you want to do. The park has indoor areas, so your visit won’t be spoilt if it rains. There is a craft shop and you can even pan for gold or semi-precious stones. There is crazy golf and other entertainment outlets. Look out for the dog-friendly restaurants.

English Riviera

Choosing one of our cottage holidays on the English Riviera will not disappoint as it has a superb unspoilt coastline. There are more than 20 beaches and remote coves waiting to be explored. This area is pet-friendly and dogs of all shapes and sizes are welcome. So, look forward to long walks on sandy beaches. Remember to pick up after your dog.


Blue Pool

Blue Pool. The enchanting Blue Pool is an extraordinary attraction in the heart of the Isle of Purbeck. It is set in tranquil woodland between Wareham and Corfe Castle. This stunning feature started as a clay pit in the 17th century. The microscopic particles of the clay give the pool its constantly changing colours from greys to greens to blues. There are walks around the lakes and in the woodlands. The pool is also home to grey squirrels, rabbits and badgers. The woodland is filled with birdsong which adds to the peaceful atmosphere. There will be new smells around every bend for your pup to enjoy.


Christchurch Castle

Christchurch Castle is the remains of Norman Motte and Bailey castle set overlooking the town and River Avon below. The site contains “Constables House”, a rare example of an early 12th-century Norman dwelling.

The Norman castle was originally built to protect the town and river access to Wessex. The castle itself sits within the Saxon fort walls that were used to build the castle motte. A community flourished during the 12th century in and around the castle. What is left makes for an interesting walk for you and your dog.


Durlston Country Park

Durlston Country Park and Marine Project is a 280-acre countryside paradise. It consists of sea-cliffs, coastal limestone down land, hay meadows, hedgerows and woodland. It is home to 33 species of butterfly, over 250 species of bird, 500 wildflowers, 500 moths and thousands of invertebrates. The sea cliffs form part of the Jurassic Coast. Most of Durlston Country park consists of calcareous grassland created around a thousand years ago when the oak forest was cleared. There are walking paths that criss-cross the park. Enjoy walks with your dog. You must sit back and relax, and you will hear the amazing sounds of birds and the wind whistling through the trees.

Poole Park

You can rent a cottage near Poole Park and its ideal for walks as it is a large public park opposite Poole harbour. It consists of several man-made lakes and is a conservation area. Poole park covers an area of more than 100 acres. It is a popular holiday destination with locals and visitors and is accessible all year round. Freshwater and lakes take up 60 acres of the park where you can enjoy various water-sport activities. Take your binoculars and look out for aquatic birds. Your dog will enjoy a day out at the park while the kids can enjoy the children’s ice rink, crazy golf and playground to mention a few.

The Last Word

The South West delivers an amazing holiday cottage experience. It has something for everyone and all ages. Including your canine companion. There are stunning dog-friendly activities across the South West.

Choosing from our full list of dog friendly cottages in the South West may be difficult. You won’t be disappointed no matter which town or city you decide on as your holiday destination.

You can look forward to picturesque market villages, green moors, sandy and pebbled beaches and stunning woodlands. So, don’t delay.

Pack your bags and book a holiday in the South West of England. Don’t forget your dog’s lead and remember to always pick up after him or her.

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