Enjoy some time away with your four-legged friend with a dog-friendly short break in the UK. Gone are the days when weekend breaks were reserved to hotels and B&B stays without our pets. With our pet-friendly cottages, you can discover and explore gorgeous regions across the UK with your whole pack in tow! With over 40,000 delightful cottages to choose from, there’s bound to be the perfect retreat waiting for you and all at the best price available online.
Go all out with a pet-friendly country manor for the weekend or take it easy in a snug cottage or log cabin complete with a soothing hot tub. Whatever you have in mind, our friendly team is always on hand to help you find a property you love for your dog-friendly getaway. We’ll even let you know about dog-friendly features, such as safe, enclosed gardens for them to run and sniff around in!
Now that you’ve got a cottage in mind, it’s time to decide where you’d like to visit. Having your faithful hound along for the adventure is all the more reason to discover the UK’s natural beauty. Stroll along glittering beaches on the warm southern coast, or take on challenging hikes or just find a scenic spot to chill out - the choice is all yours.
Best locations for dog-friendly short break
From coast to country, our top locations for a dog-friendly break in the UK are sure to get tails wagging. These destinations are booked time and time again so have proved their popularity.
Ideal for: Gorgeous beach walks along the Jurassic Coast with your pup.
Dog-friendly place to stay: Little Irish is a dog-friendly holiday cottage for two, located in the small village of St. Breward.
Best walkies: There are incredible beach walks you can enjoy with your four-legged friend! Find them with out handy dog-friendly walks in Cornwall.
Dog-friendly pub nearby: The Old Inn & Restaurant is a traditional 11th-century inn, serving up real ales and homemade pies.
Ideal for: Experiencing the beautiful natural landscapes of Scotland. Scale the heights of Ben Nevis or enjoy a city break in the mighty Edinburgh,
Dog-friendly place to stay: Little Arches is a cosy pet-friendly holiday cottage, with a lovely bubbling hot tub.
Best walkies: Check out our travel guide for the best dog-friendly walks in Scotland.
Dog-friendly pub nearby: The Brown Bull in the nearby village of Lochwinnoch serves up real ales in a lively and traditional pub atmosphere.
Ideal for: A relaxing break in the scenic British countryside with lush valleys and enchanting woodlands.
Dog-friendly place to stay: Enjoy a holiday with your dog in The Old Toll House in Bridgnorth, a cosy cottage complete with an enclosed garden.
Dog-friendly pub nearby: Enjoy a tasty home-cooked meal and an ale (or two) in the charming Woodbridge Inn at Coalport.
Ideal for: Glorious walks around the glassy lakes of this popular national park. The bustling towns of Ambleside and Windermere are home to a lovely selection of dog-friendly cafes, shops, and restaurants.
Dog-friendly place to stay: Striding Edge is a cosy log cabin in Windermere, with a large and enclosed decked terrace.
Best walkies: Check out our travel guide for the best dog-friendly walks in the Lake District.
Dog-friendly pub nearby: The Pig is a cosy and relaxed pub, specialising in delicious pork meals - along with plenty other tasty treats.
Ideal for: Coastal walks along Isle of Wights’ dramatic cliffs
Dog-friendly place to stay: Apple Tree Cottage is a lovely thatched cottage in the quaint village of Brighstone.
Dog-friendly pub nearby: The Sun Inn offers plenty of character and charm, as well as a good selection of ales and tasty pub grub dishes.
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