A charming village in the Lake District National Park, Portinscale sits near the shore of beautiful Derwentwater and is just over a mile away from the bustling market town of Keswick. Portinscale is a superb base for a holiday full of outdoor adventures, with a wide range of tempting walks on the doorstep. There are many kinds of water sports available at the Derwentwater Marina, including kayaking, rowing, canoeing, and windsurfing. Relax over an indulgent afternoon tea in the village or visit Lingholm Kitchen and Walled Garden at the spot that inspired Beatrix Potter.
At Dog Friendly Cottages we know your pup wants to visit the Lake District too, which is why we've got a great range of dog-friendly cottages in Portinscale. Do you want a sleek retreat with a hot tub for a romantic weekend away? Maybe you're after a family-friendly holiday cottage with delightful views of Derwentwater. From spacious barn conversions to heritage cottages brimming with period features, you'll find we have a superb collection.
Our dog-friendly Portinscale holiday cottages are in lovely locations so you can enjoy every minute in the Lake District. From cruising on the lake to walking up Causey Pike, there are activities for everyone.
Best dog-friendly locations in the Lake District
You’ll adore the Lake District with its stunning scenery and historic villages, so here are a few of our top picks for dog-friendly destinations nearby.