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Dog Friendly Cottages

Tue 2nd Dec 2014

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You know that feeling you get when you haven’t had a holiday for a while - you want to escape for a week, get out and explore, take in new sights, sounds and smells and return refreshed from a well-deserved break?

Well, think how excited your dog would be to venture into new territory by your side! No more kennels or leaving them with friends, take your pooch along on your next UK holiday and enjoy a true family break. 

Over half of the cottages in’s collection are dog-friendly, that means you and your four-legged friend have more than 1,200 holiday homes to choose from!

To give you a little inspiration for your next break, have compiled a list of five of their favourite dog-friendly cottages.

Peaceful Cottage 

Blandford Forum (6mls W), Dorset – sleeps 6

This quaint, traditional thatched cottage nestles into a third of an acre where a large garden provides lots of run-around space for your pooch. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, there are plenty of walks in the local area which you can all enjoy. The interior of the cottage offers a homely space with many character features.

The Coastguard Cottage

Plymouth (4mls S), South Devon – sleeps 8

Just a short stroll from a dog-friendly beach, this stunning cottage offers spectacular views and a luxurious interior. The cottage welcomes two dogs and is a wonderful base for a family holiday or a getaway with friends. Should you ever want to leave the comfort of the cottage, the city of Plymouth is just 4 miles away and the beautiful Devon coastline is yours to explore.

Hill Farm Fox Barn

Bideford (10mls S), North Devon

A pretty little cottage on a farm at the end of a private lane, Hill Farm Fox Barn provides a haven for guests with up to three dogs. The village of Shebbear, complete with dog-friendly pub ‘Devil’s Stone Inn’ is just a mile up the road. Access to a paddock and neighbouring woodland provide plenty of space to exercise your four-legged friend.

Rascarrel Bay Lodge 3

Castle Douglas (11mls S), Southern Scotland and Borders

Set in a stunning coastal position enjoying sea views and the use of a private hot tub, Rascarrel Bay Lodge 3 is a truly unique location for a holiday. Take walks in the peaceful bay and explore the numerous attractions nearby, including Castle Douglas, Sweetheart Abbey and Galloway wildlife conservation park.

Trengilly Vean

Constantine (1ml W), West Cornwall

This lovingly restored rural cottage boasts glorious countryside views and is conveniently close to a dog-friendly beach at Constantine Bay. A large enclosed garden offers plenty of outdoor space for your dog, and the nearby Helford River and coastline are great for dog walks. 

If these cottages have piqued your interest and got your pooch’s tail wagging in excitement, take a look at’s dog-friendly cottages across the UK and start planning your getaway.