3 Dog Friendly Somerset Cottages & Lodges (With Private Hot Tubs)

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Hand Picked Cottages & Cabins

Dog friendly cottages in Somerset are a popular spot in the south of England. All kinds of attractions are waiting in this county, like castles, caves, gorges, open farms and nature reserves. For time away with the dog, choose coastal paths or trails across the countryside for long walks in the great outdoors. 

Major towns in the county include Bath, famous for the Roman spa, and Weston-Super-Mare on the coast, so the choice of things to do is huge. When it comes to finding a holiday cottage that welcomes dogs, you’ll find there is a great selection in Somerset whether you want to stay in a country village, busy town or traditional seaside resort.

Amelyah Cottage

Amelyah Cottage

An ideal place to base yourself while you are exploring Winscombe and the surrounding area, Amelyah Cottage is just right the size for 2 people. Take your pooch along too as one pet is welcome here. There’s an en-suite bathroom with a corner bath, and a compact kitchen fitted with everything you need for hearty breakfasts before you head out. The Mendip Hills are on the doorstep, and there’s Cheddar Gorge, Weston-Super-Mare and Bridgwater within easy reach so there is plenty to do in this pretty part of Somerset.

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Shire House

Shire House

Full of rustic charm, Shire House has a king-size bedroom with an en-suite shower that is ideal for a couple. The bare-stone walls and wood-burner give this holiday home a cosy, farmhouse feel. It’s a dog-friendly place, and with 12 acres of shared gardens to roam, there is space to stretch your legs. Hambridge is a quiet village 17 miles from Glastonbury and 14 miles from Yeovil. With abbeys, castles and market towns to visit nearby, there is something for everyone within an easy drive.

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Long Barn

Long Barn

Long Barn has been so stylishly furnished, it looks like a magazine shoot. This converted barn has lots of fantastic features, such as the exposed roof beams, wood burning fire, stone flooring and huge glass doors. It’s on a no-through road offering peace, quiet and long views across open countryside. This dog-friendly accommodation has 2 bedrooms – both with an en-suite, and is ideal for 2 couples or a family. Located in Baltonsborough, a quiet Somerset village, it's just a 5-mile drive from Glastonbury.

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Accommodation with hot tubs

Book your family a special treat and choose from one of our cottages in Somerset with hot tubs. 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.

Coastal/By The Sea

Somerset cottage breaks 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.

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 in Somerset can be booked for less than you think.

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 – short breaks away are on offer in most areas.

Romantic Stays

A romantic holiday for 2 is waiting for you in Somerset. Cute cottages and character homes are just what you need when you want to show your loved one just how much you care.

About Somerset Holidays 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. 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.

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Somerset is a rural area, so it’s the ideal place to go if you want a quiet holiday away from it all. 

That said, there are lots of things to do if you want your break filled with activities and days out. Exploring the coastal path with your pooch is a great way to spend time outdoors, and you can stop by Weston-Super-Mare for a bag of chips and a wander around a traditional seaside town. 

Take a look at dog-friendly things to do in Somerset:

Activities & Things to Do

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Go Bird Spotting At Bridgewater Bay Nature Reserve

Where the River Parret meets the Severn Estuary there’s an area of mudflats and salt marshes inhabited by waterfowl and wading birds. Most of the year 190 different species of birds can be seen here such as Curlew, Shelduck and Oystercatchers. Wild plants like yellow poppies grow on the water’s edge, and hundreds of interesting insects have made this place home too. Dogs on a lead are welcome in the nature reserve – it’s a lovely place to walk.

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Visit Dunster Castle

Perched on a hill, Dunster Castle is an impressive sight. With views that stretch to the Quantock Hills and Exmoor, the castle has been a family home and country estate for hundreds of years. With a working mill in the grounds and acres of parkland to stroll, doggies will enjoy a day out here as much as their owners. The river garden offers a path along the Avil, and the tea room has a garden with water bowls especially for pets to use.

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Spend The Day at Cheddar Gorge

With thousands of years of history to uncover, this natural site is dramatic and a must-see if you’re nearby. Watch rock climbers scale the cliff fronts, have a tour of the caves and take a long or short hike through the gorge – there’s something for everyone. The little village of Cheddar has pubs and cafes too for refreshments where doggies are welcome, or take a picnic if the weather is fine, there are plenty of beautiful places to sit.

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Play On The Sands At Brean Beach

South of Weston-Super-Mare is a wide curve of sand that extends for 6 miles. Man’s best friend is welcome here 12 months a year so the whole family can spend glorious days on the beach together. With cafes along the back, you have everything you need. Don’t forget to take your bucket and spade.

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Climb To Glastonbury Tor

Glastonbury Tor is a spiritual place and one that welcomes dogs with their owners. The Tor is a steep hill with a tower on the top and is an iconic symbol of Glastonbury. Walking to the top is a challenge, but when you get to the peak, the views are worth all the effort. Sometimes there are sheep grazing on the Tor, so make sure your pooch stays close by as you hike.

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Board A Steam Train

The West Somerset Railway is a heritage line that runs along a 20-mile track from Minehead to Bishops Lydeard. Watch the beautiful landscape through the window as you go past picturesque villages, an old brewery and Dunster Castle. There’s even a stretch of track that goes along the edge of the sea. The family dog can ride in the carriage and they need their own ticket.

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Learn All About The Willow Industry

The Willow and Wetlands Centre is a family-run attraction that boasts a basket museum, area of wetland, coffee shop and retail store. In the museum you can learn how baskets are made and the process of growing willow, the family have been harvesting it for over 100 years. Pets are welcome to all areas and they will enjoy a choice of circular walk – one is 1km and the other 3.2 km long.

The Last Word

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Choose your ideal holiday 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.

Wellington is a pretty place, made famous by the duke who lived here, and there’s a weekly market that complements the boutique stores found on the high street.

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.

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.

Take your dog along with you too as the choice of welcoming accommodation is wide ranging.

There’s nothing better than everyone enjoying some time away together, four-legged friends included.

More Places To Stay

For other great properties, see all of our holiday cottages in the South West.

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