Nine dog-friendly cottages to book this autumn

Feeling sad at the thought of leaving your furry friends alone on your autumnal break? With thousands of dog-friendly cottages available, you’ll never have to split up the family again. We have cosy homes surrounded by forests, log cabins with wood-burning fires, and holiday cottages with miles of dog walks from the front door. With luxury add-ons like swimming pools and hot tubs, and plenty of large family-friendly options available, there are accommodation types to suit everyone. 

1. Apple Blossom

Location: Lincolnshire

Sleeps: Two

Enclosed garden: Yes


Apple Blossom, one of the best dog-friendly autumn cottages


Apple Blossom is an immaculate bell tent that just exudes romance from inside out. Its huge interior not only has an ensuite shower and bathroom, but also a kitchenette, luxurious bed, and even a TV to while away those autumn nights in Lincolnshire. What’s more, the clear panelling on the roof is perfect for night-time stargazing from the comfort of your blankets.

2. The Grooms

Location: Gloucestershire

Sleeps: Four

Enclosed garden: Yes (communal)


The Grooms, one of the best dog-friendly autumn cottages


This beautiful pet-friendly apartment is perfectly situated on the edge of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With easy access to the gorgeous autumnal russets, golds and browns of the Forest of Dean, The Grooms has tons of outdoor locations that dogs will love. The natural beauty of the Brecon Beacons National Park, Offa’s Dyke and the Wye Valley are just a short drive away.


3. Dog Crag Cabin

Location: Cumbria

Sleeps: Two

Enclosed garden: Yes 


Dog Crag Cabin, one of the best dog-friendly autumn cottages


Cosy up in this truly unique barn conversion-cum-log cabin, with its quirky wooden features, open-plan living and opulent four-poster bed. Dog Crag Cabin is at the gateway to the Lake District National Park, has secure bicycle storage and makes a great place to enjoy an active Cumbria holiday.


4. Rene’s Cottage

Location: Cornwall

Sleeps: Two

Enclosed garden: No 

Rene’s Cottage


Tucked away in a peaceful fishing village on Cornwall’s South Coast, the idyllic Rene’s Cottage offers a home-away-from-home feeling with a snug sitting room, a thatched roof and a log-burning fire. Wander down to your local fishmongers for fresh catch of the day and cook it up in your cosy kitchen. Or spend the evening at the local pub where your four-legged friend will be welcomed in with open arms.


5. 2 Railway Cottages

Location: North Yorkshire

Sleeps: Three

Enclosed garden: Yes 


2 Railway Cottages


The beautiful little Number 2 Railway Cottages is set in an idyllic North Yorkshire location, with views of the rippling hills and valleys of the Yorkshire Dales, as well as the famous hill of Pen-y-Ghent - one of the Yorkshire Three Peaks. The charming market town of Settle is just a short drive away too.


6. Downton Lodge

Location: Hampshire

Sleeps: Six

Enclosed garden: Yes 


Downton Lodge


The owner of Downton Lodge has left no stone unturned with kitting out this gorgeous traditional cottage. The gas AGA will keep you warm and cosy all holiday, while the large kitchen has everything you need to make you feel at home. The outdoor terrace is perfect for eating al fresco on a crisp autumn morning, before spending your days as a family walking, cycling or fishing in the New Forest National Park.


7. Posh Pod

Location: Anglesey

Sleeps: Four

Enclosed garden: No


Posh Pod


Located down on Anglesey’s windswept North Coast, the Posh Pod is the ultimate in boutique stays. With sea views from its huge folding glass tours, you’ll be just a short walk from the nearest dog-friendly beach, where rock-pooling and long walks are a must. Dine out at the nearby Stag Inn, and spend the night under the stars in your very own hot tub, sunk into the private deck.


8. Katie’s Flat

Location: Scottish Highlands

Sleeps: Two

Enclosed garden: No


Katie’s Flat


If you want to get away from it all, Katie’s Flat is one of the best places around. This compact remote apartment in Oban may be small, but it comes with its own hot tub, flat-screen TV and fully equipped kitchen, meaning you never have to leave the house. If you do decide that the dog needs walking, you have the entire Scottish Highlands at your disposal, with tramps to suit all fitness levels.


9. The Oaks

Location: Shropshire

Sleeps: Ten

Enclosed garden: Yes


The Oaks

The Oaks is a ten-sleeper set peacefully in the leafy surrounds of the South Shropshire Hills. With stunning Shropshire views that become more colourful in autumn, this large holiday home has a games room, outdoor fire pit, log fireplace and an AGA. That’s just for starters - your four-legged friend will be in their element in the two-acre garden.

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