Are you on the hunt for dog friendly cottages in Yorkshire? Yorkshire is a truly massive place – and it’s home to some of the most wonderful walks and trails you will find north of the midlands. Many refer to it as ‘god’s own country’ thanks to its amazing views and deep heritage. There are plenty of great reasons to look for a superb dog friendly holiday out here, whether North Yorkshire barn escapes or West Yorkshire stone cottages.
Take a look at our brilliant list of pet friendly Yorkshire holiday cottages.
From the Yorkshire Dales to the East Riding and everywhere in between, it’s sage to say that there are no two holiday breaks in Yorkshire that are ever likely to be similar. What’s more, a dog friendly holiday in Yorkshire is considered pretty common!
That said, you still need to look for pet friendly cottages which really offer you the home comforts you and your pets deserve. Why not look for a property with a ground floor open plan living room? Why not find somewhere close to the National Park land you’ve heard so much about?
Check out our favourites, close to the North Yorkshire Coast and beyond.
This North Yorkshire holiday nook offer space that sleeps 4, with a kingsize bedroom and a double bedroom on the ground floor. You can also bring a pet with you to enjoy the space. There is a kitchen and dining room combi, along with an electric heating system, a kitchen suite and a smart TV in the lounge.
This holiday cottage in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales puts you and your dog close to the wonderful Fountains Abbey and Brimham Rocks. For family breaks, Lightwater Valley isn’t far away. Knaresborough offers a lovely market scene close by.
This modern Yorkshire Dales breakaway sleeps 6 people and has three bedrooms, including two with en suite facilities. You can bring a dog with you if they are well behaved. There is a full shower room, a utility space, a private lawn garden and a firepit. You will also find a log effect burner in the main lounge, and both highchair and travel cot can be arranged.
One of our favourite dog friendly cottages in the region, this hideaway nook is great for walks across the North Pennines, the local Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. You will also be only a few miles away from Durham town.
Pemba Cottage is close to the National Park scene and sleeps 4 people. There is a superking bedroom and a twin bedroom, and you can also bring 2 pets with you. There is a sitting room available with a wood burner, as well as a shower room complete with a walk in facility. There’s a kitchen diner and you can also expect off road parking available.
This wonderful cottage escape is less than 5 minutes away from pubs and shops, just outside of Threshfield, Settle and Coniston Cold. Bolton Abbey walks are only a few miles away.
Based in the Scarborough district, this cottage sleeps 2 people and has space for one pet. It has an open plan living space and Wi-Fi throughout, as well as a multi-fuel burning system. There is also a kitchen and dining area complete with fridge freezer, microwave and dishwasher. There is a garden available with BBQ facilities and furniture for you to relax on. There is also a river close by that’s fenced off.
This holiday location is close to the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, and as it is within the Scarborough District, you can expect sandy strolls not too far away.
This quaint cottage close to Scarborough and the Yorkshire Dales offers space that sleeps 2 guests, as well as room for 2 pets. There is Wi-Fi throughout, and there is also an enclosed garden provided for sunnier days. It is a studio style cottage that offers everything you need on the ground floor, with a shower room and a wood burner in the main sitting room.
This holiday domicile is in a great position for exploring the Yorkshire heritage coast, close to resorts such as Filey and Scarborough as well as some of the best walks across the Moors.
This stone cottage offers ground floor living for 2 guests, with space for a pet at no extra charge. This cottage offers an open plan living space, a bathroom with tub and shower, a twin bedroom and all your towels and bed linen included. In the open plan living area you will find kitchen and dining adjacent, and will also have access to a cosy open fire.
Based in the heart of Kirkbymoorside, this North Yorkshire Moors escape will put you within close reach of village scenes and steam railway heritage, and if you’d like to take a look at the coastal scenes of Whitby, you’re never too far away.
This quiet cottage sleeps 2 people and has room for 2 pets. There is a superking bedroom with an en suite shower and toilet, as well as a kitchen suite with electric facilities. There is a private enclosed garden and you can also expect to access Wi-Fi throughout.
This Stokeseley cottage offers a great base for a breakaway towards the Cleveland trail, the North York Moors National Park, and the best of the Filey coast. There’s a lot close by and often within 5 miles!
This cottage bolthole sleeps 3 people with room for one pet. There are 2 bedroom spaces here, with 1 bedroom a double and 1 bedroom a single. There is a full shower room space with a toilet, a kitchen with cooking and washing facilities, Wi-Fi across the property, and electric central heating. When arriving at the property you will also receive a lovely welcome basket.
This dog friendly cottage breakaway brings you close to both the North Yorkshire countryside and the coast. There are close links towards Castle Howard and Flamingo Land for family friendly days out, too.
This holiday property sleeps 4 people with room for 2 pets. It offers a double bedroom and a kingsize room, and there is underfloor heating across the property. Your dog will also love the garden available, where you will also find a patio with furniture ready for you to enjoy. There is a ground floor living area with a TV, and there is Wi-Fi across the property.
Perfect for a romantic break, this dog friendly holiday property is close to the likes of Duncombe Park and is only 20 miles away from Castle Howard. You will also find that there are countryside walks less than 5 miles away, many on your doorstep.
North Yorkshire is just as well known for its fantastic coastlines as it is for its dales and countryside walks. It’s little wonder why so many people search for special holiday cottages that pet friendly. After all, there are plenty of pups out there who really love a sandy walk every now and again!
When it comes to the North Yorkshire Coast, you are absolutely spoilt for choice. Take a look out at the wonderful Robin Hood’s Bay, the popular seaside town of Scarborough, and the ancient, quaint trails of Whitby, along with its amazing harbour scene. The sea air out on the Yorkshire Coast really is unbeatable, and for our money, the region is one of the absolute best places to go take your pets.
Pets love the sea walks as much as you do! We’ve lined up some dog friendly cottages close to the coastlines of Yorkshire so that you are closer to the sea than ever before. Just remember, however, that not all beaches in Whitby, Filey and elsewhere will be dog friendly by default, so always make sure to check signage and information regarding any sands you and your pets visit before you set foot.
At the end of it all, you can come back to a wonderful open plan living room, an authentic wood burner and a lovely bedroom to relax in – and you can even throw your sandy clothes in your own washing machine before unwinding the rest of the day away.
Breaks away in the heart of Yorkshire are getting more affordable, and that really does go for pet friendly holidays, too. Whether you are looking for a North Yorkshire National Park breakaway with 1 bedroom and en suite facilities, or something a little bigger with access to local walks and attractions less than 5 miles away, it might surprise you just how affordable some of these breaks can be. That’s why we’ve lined up some fantastic breaks and cottages that we think you and your four legged friend will adore – while never breaking the bank or even bending the budget.
Things to see and do across North Yorkshire and its rolling hills – as well as its sandy shores – are also pretty affordable, too. All you need to do is find yourself a friendly cottage or a lovely, romantic retreat that gives you all the access you need to the best market town scenes and more besides.
The cottage providers we have found for you in our list are not only pet friendly, but also offer some great rates and special offers. These are properties which are amazingly flexible moneywise all year round, meaning the properties found here will save you some holiday spending money. Why spend all your holiday cash on a log cabin with an open fire wood burner? Why not choose a barn conversion or a great bolthole for two with a low price guarantee?
Self catering properties are easily some of the most affordable breakaway options in the UK, not just in the north. England and Wales’ dog friendly holiday scene really is opening up more and more, which means you will likely find more friendly cottage properties now than you would a few years ago. By setting yourself up in a brilliant holiday cottage or barn conversion, all you ever need to do is pay for your food and drink, and any essentials. Most of the time, you will find holiday cottages across North Yorkshire come with inclusive fuel, power and even your linen and towels, too.
The best holiday destination for those looking for self catering fun with a dog may vary depending on your taste. However, we seriously think a North Yorkshire holiday break is ideal for anyone keen to get closer to sleepy village scenes and the heart of the north. Look through the brilliant cottages we have sourced for you here, and find yourself somewhere cosy – with an open fire, a four poster bed, a wet room – the works!
The largest county in the UK and is packed with cottages and is certainly pet-friendly. The people who are born and raised here are proud of their beautiful part of the country, and it’s easy to see why so many people holiday here.
The Dales spring immediately to mind. With peaks, valleys, and dry-stone walls separating fields of cows and sheep, the scenery is incredible at every turn.
Along with the North York Moors, there are so many places to walk with the dog (see here), guests could try a new route every day close to their cottages.
Castles, a coastline, and cities such as York, Harrogate, Leeds and Hull give visitors a choice of attractions. And the pretty villages in between offer dog-friendly pubs and cafes serving cream teas to die for.
York is packed with history. If you’re enjoying a break here, check out York Minster, Clifford’s Tower, The Shambles and the river are yours to explore as well as the Jorvik Viking Centre, art galleries and the famous Museum.
If you’re searching for pet friendly holiday cottages in Yorkshire where your four legged friend is as welcome as you are, you have tons of options available. More choice doesn’t always mean that the hunt for brilliant Yorkshire holidays is easy, meaning we have gone to the effort to find properties and boltholes we really think will appeal to dog lovers everywhere. There’s a lot of heart in Yorkshire, and it’s clear to see all around.
The natural beauty of the Dales and Yorkshire Moors will have you spellbound. Romantic escapes and family getaways here are very popular.
Yorkshire holidays with dogs can be found in all forms, be it a wooden log cabin or swish holiday home. Either way, you’re sure to have a memorable time. Find yourself 1 bedroom or more and an open plan living area you can kick back in. Look for a studio style space close to National Park land, and find an enclosed garden you can sit out in on sunny days.
We have gone to the effort to find cottages in Yorkshire that are less than 5 miles from the best attractions, walks and views. Pet friendly cottages in Yorkshire don’t have to be hard to find, nor should they ever be expensive.
Use our list to find yourself the best dog friendly cottages in Yorkshire, and get ready to pack for your next break away from it all.