From the coast of West Wales to the inland countryside, there really is tons to Wales that’s worth exploring! Why not take a pet or two with you to traverse the valleys, rivers and national parks? From the wilds of Pembrokeshire to the amazing Snowdonia National Park, there are plenty of great reasons to go looking for the best dog friendly cottages in Wales.
We’ve made a point of looking for the best of dog friendly holiday cottages and breaks available for you to book right now. Looking for an open plan space that sleeps 2? What about a ground floor cottage?
Finding a dog friendly cottage or pet friendly cottage in Wales is easier than ever. The fact is, dog holidays are picking up a big way across the country, meaning that from coast to country, North Wales to South Wales, you’ll find plenty of homeowners happy to let you bring a pup along for the fun.
If you’re thinking of having a quick search around for a cottage holiday in Wales and really don’t know where to start, allow us to fill in the blanks. Take a look at a few of our favourites below and see how you get on.
Meadow View is an Anglesey cottage which sleeps 6 people across 3 bedrooms, and you can bring 2 dogs with you, too! This multi-storey home has a super king size bedroom as well as a double and twin. There’s a wet room with shower on the ground floor, as well as Wi-Fi and a woodburning stove.
What’s really special about this fantastic holiday cottage is the fact that you get your own hot tub! Break away from the bubbles, however, and you’ll find Red Wharf Bay less than 2 miles away.
Close to the stunning Snowdonia National Park, Dwynant sleeps 5 people with 3 bedrooms, and offers space for 1 dog. There is a single bedroom and two doubles, and you’ll also benefit from your own garden and bike storage. There is also baby furniture available for rent, and a full kitchen complete with dishwasher and aga.
This holiday nook backs onto spectacular grounds making up 800 acres of greenery! You’re less than 5 miles from the nearest pub, and the whole family will want to take a look at the biking pursuits at Coed y Brenin and everything in between.
The Little House is a curious and cosy p that sleeps 3 people with 1 bedroom, and space for 1 well behaved dog. Across two floors, you have access to a full kitchen, TV and entertainment, Wi-Fi, and bed linen provided as standard. There’s also a walk in shower in the wet room, which is amazingly convenient.
Red Wharf Bay is a fantastic holiday hotspot for dog lovers. It’s little wonder there are so many great pet friendly cottages here. This quirky bolthole is close to beach, pub, shop facilities – you name it. It’s one of our absolute favourites.
This stunning stone cottage is semi detached with 1 bedroom, and space for 2 people with 2 dogs. A relatively secluded spot, this ground floor bolthole has a complete shower room, kitchen and diner, and open plan living throughout. There’s TV and Wi-Fi available for entertainment, and a dishwasher and microwave should help make self catering easy.
Waterfall Cottage is in the prime and proud location of being close within the grounds of Snowdonia. There may be no better place across Wales for you to holiday with your dog! However, if you’d like to get back to civilisation, pubs and shops aren’t too far away.
This extremely quaint holiday cottage is ideal for dog lovers, offering 1 bedroom to sleep 2, and room for 2 pets. With a large open garden, bed linen and towels for the shower room, and a complete kitchen and sitting room, you pretty much have everything you’d ever need from a lovely dog friendly holiday.
This marvellous pet friendly hideaway is close to the local Anglesey Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and you are also close to the ancient, beautiful Beaumaris. If you’d prefer to take a look out to sea, you can go crabbing towards Puffin Island!
This classic home has tons of character and plenty of space for 3 people and 2 pets. Offering one bedroom on the first floor and a shower room on the ground floor, you’ll also benefit from an open plan living area, complete with sofa bed and a wood burner.
This holiday home is very close to plenty of local shops and is 5 miles from Portmeirion, as well as less than 7 miles from Harlech Castle. It’s a great choice if you have a small group and pets looking to explore the best that Wales has to offer.
This stunning holiday nook sleeps 2 people and 1 dog, with a double bedroom and a shower room as standard. There is also a wood burner available, with full TV and DVD facilities, Wi-Fi and your own garden, complete with a BBQ set. There’s also a full modern kitchen suite, meaning that cooking up a storm should never be a problem.
There’s stabling facilities here if you fancy taking on some horse riding, and local shopping as well as food and drink are only 5 miles away. There’s even a field available here for camping, meaning if you do want to bring more people with you, you can.
This charming holiday home sleeps 2 with space for 2 dogs, has 1 bedroom and a bathroom on the first floor. The kitchen is replete with washing machine, electric oven and fridge with freezer, and you will also benefit from lots of storage and linen.
This is a pet friendly holiday plot close to some of the most fascinating history Wales has to offer, near the Brecon Beacons and castle walks. You’ll also find a bustling market scene out in Grosmont once a month. However, you’ll want to take your pets on the local trails and walks, too!
This amazingly secluded holiday nook sleeps 2 people and 2 pets, and offers a super king size bedroom. You have access to an enclosed patio at this cottage, along with an open fire wood burner and a full kitchen suite. There’s also Wi-Fi throughout, as well as a wet room with WC.
This is a farm holidaying location set up high above the countryside. It’s a truly remarkable bolthole. It’s a great launchpad for trips out towards National Trust castle locations, and you’ll also find the market scene at Oswestry only a few miles away. There’s Offa’s Dyke close by, too!
We feature some on this page but to see the best dog friendly cottages in Wales with hot tubs we have found for you, click the link. Most have private areas so while you soak under the stars, the pets can explore the patios and gardens.
Coastal Cottages are hugely popular. The coast is thriving with seaside activities for the family and dogs. Enjoy long walks with a vast rugged coastline to explore, try some exhilarating water sports like surfing and paddle boarding, or simply grab some famous local fish and chips. Where possible, we’ve lined up breaks away with sea views and access to coastal paths. Search no more!
Don’t worry – we have found a terrific range of cheap Welsh cottages that allow dogs and don’t break the bank! The long weekends we’ve found on our search allow for great family retreats in the countryside or city. These low cost breaks in Wales are popular among couples and large groups. Whether you really want that access to coast path walks – even a few kitchen appliances – you’ll never have to pay over the odds.
All of the cottages in listed Wales welcoming dogs provide fantastic onsite equipment for you to rustle up some great home cooked food. Whether you’re staying for 1-2 nights or a week, rest assured you’ll have everything you need for a memorable stay with your pet. Take a look out for a garden courtyard to relax on and a fire woodburner to cosy up with after a day of adventures.
Wales is a beautiful part of the UK. There’s so much to see from ancient castles and mining museums to narrow-gauge railways and sandy beaches. With rugged mountains and picturesque cliffs, Wales is also a holiday haven for hikers with many cottages being booked for this purpose. Many look for a beach within a mile or two of their bolthole, and why not indeed? Set up with parking at your getaway spot and start exploring.
Long dog walks in the great outdoors is one of the main draws here, making it the ideal place to holiday with your best friend. trail the Wye Valley, the breath-taking Colwyn Bay, Traeth Llydan and more besides.
There is a great choice of places to stay with dogs in Wales. No matter what style of accommodation you prefer – country cottages, a spacious caravan or a modern lodge – you can select just what to suits you best.
From Swansea and Carmarthen Bay to Colwyn and Snowdonia, (more information here) in the north, there are good times to be had in every part of Wales.
Wales has something that captures the heart of everyone, including the family pet. Spectacular countryside and rugged cliff tops offer beautiful places to walk together. Traditional pubs that welcome your pet inside are just the place to enjoy a hearty lunch and a drink or two.
Castles, formal gardens, abbeys and museums are there for lovers of history and culture. Cardiff, Llandudno and Bangor have some of the best shopping around if one of your party longs for a bit of retail therapy. And there are plenty of outdoor activities such as climbing, ziplining, kayaking and fishing for the more energetic members of the family.
Sitting quietly in a cottage with your dog at your side is the perfect way to relax.
Most of the accommodation in our has an enclosed garden with full garden amenities where you can read a book or sip a glass of wine after a long day exploring. It’s the perfect way to spend an evening together with your pet.
There’s never been a better time to rent dog friendly cottages in Wales. End your search with our brilliant list and hold out for some great special offers – whether you’re looking for a ground floor cottage in Cardigan Bay, or an enclosed garden out in Betws y Coed.
For more pet-friendly cottages, see this page.