Our top dog-friendly luxury retreats holiday cottages


Our top dog-friendly luxury retreats

Kate Williams 06 April 2024

Dogs bring us so much joy that it’s only right they’re treated to a luxury holiday at one of our boutique cottages. 

Our pet-friendly retreats are perfect for hard-working pooches that require some much-needed rest and relaxation; after all, they have such a hard life full of walkies, eating, and fusses from everyone they meet, that they need five-star treatment every now and then.

Covering all corners of England, Wales and Scotland, you and your furry friend will go barking mad for these phenomenal hideaways, where style, elegance, and some gorgeous added extras will create the ultimate escape for everyone. It’s time to get your paws on some of our finest dog-friendly holidays!

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Luxury dog-friendly cottages in England

From the western fringes of Cornwall and the picturesque Peak District to the sparkling waters of the Lake District, the beautiful Broads in Norfolk and the rolling moors of Yorkshire, the landscapes of England are breathtakingly diverse. 

Wherever you head on holiday with your four-legged friend, you’ll be guaranteed an unforgettable experience, but with a stay in one of our sublime luxury retreats, it’s going to be head and paws above the rest!

1 Woodheads | Lake District

Garden of 1 Woodheads

Sleeps 1 dog and 4 humans

If it’s spectacular views of the countryside that make you go mutts, then a stay at this fabulous Lake District property is for you and your pooch. A ground-floor apartment close to Lake Windermere, Cartmel and Grange-over-Sands, it’s the perfect place for a romantic break or small family holiday – just don’t forget your plus one with paws! 

The garden is spacious and fully enclosed, so you won’t have to worry about anyone making a great escape, and should the weather take a turn, the wood burner at the heart of the lounge creates a majestic atmosphere to suit any regal hound.

Rosewood Cottage | New Forest

Kitchen of Rosewood Cottage

Sleeps 1 dog and 6 humans

Found at the westernmost edge of the New Forest, you’ll be fur-ever finding wonderful walks from your own doorstep. Providing a refreshingly superb family retreat in a wildlife-adorned part of the world, this five-star cottage is ideal for exploring the area together, where you’ll have a ball sniffing out all of the dog-friendly pubs and destinations in the region. 

Gain a new lease of life in the countryside, surrounded by a plethora of wildlife, flora and fauna that will delight the old, young and furry alike!

Cattis Side Cottage | Peak District

Stone house in the wilds of the Peak District called Cattis Side Cottage

Sleeps 2 dogs and 4 humans

Boasting impressive living spaces, with two wood burners, this luxurious dog-friendly cottage in the wilds of the Peak District is sure to set tails wagging. Immaculately finished throughout, there is meticulous attention to detail in every room, so your canine companion is sure to be pleased they won’t be left behind on this adventure!

Take a long soak in the bath or enjoy unwind in the cosy living space outside while Fido plays in the garden. It's the perfect escape for you and your pup.

Miners | Cornwall

Hot tub of Miners

Sleeps 2 dogs and 10 humans

This outstanding Cornish gem is sure to get you hot under the collar! Sleeping ten people, it’s the perfect property for a large family get-together or an escape with friends, boasting superior luxury across three floors. 

The huge open-plan living space on the top floor is ideal for entertaining, with a wonderful wood burner at its heart for the pooches to curl up next to. On the middle balcony, there’s an enclosed decked area with a bubbling hot tub too – hurry, it’s waiting for you!

Luxury dog-friendly cottages in Wales

Two national parks, a glorious stretch of coastline, emerald valleys and majestic waterfalls; if your woofers don’t love Wales, they must be barking mad! Our luxury cottages in Wales boast some of the finest views in the land and are surrounded by walks and scenery just dying to be sniffed out. 

Perfectly suited to any occasion, we have quaint luxury boltholes for romantic retreats, delightful hideaways for family escapes, and stunning detached homes for big group celebrations. Your plus one with paws will never feel so spoilt!

Farmhouse Retreat | Mid Wales

Garden of Farmhouse Retreat

Sleeps 2 dogs and 8 humans

Within 6 acres of grounds in the Welsh hills lies this stylish farmhouse, where time spent together with loved ones is sure to be unforgettable. Incredible views await from every window and door, with ample garden space for Fido to roam free and make the most of the fresh countryside air. 

There are many walks and cycle routes to be sniffed out close to the property, and if you’re really up for a walk, Glyndwr’s Way National Trail runs for 135 miles! Perhaps best not to do the whole thing in one go, no matter how fit you and your pooch are…

Beacons Hot Tub Retreat | Brecon Beacons

Hot tub of Beacons Hot Tub Retreat

Sleeps 3 dogs and 2 humans

Small but mighty, this property packs a luxurious glamping punch! A super-cute shepherd's hut with its own stylish bespoke hot tub, this little gem is found in the grounds of an equestrian centre just 5 miles from the pretty market town of Llandeilo in South Wales.

For such a small space, you’ll be up to your ears in a pretty yet contemporary style, with a gorgeous wooden bed to sink into if you’re snoozy, a warming wood burner for cosy nights in or a blissful, bubbling wood-fired hot tub under the stars if you’re feeling the need to destress in the great outdoors.

Bay Point House | North Wales

Kitchen of Bay Point House

Sleeps 2 dogs and 14 humans

So, you’re digging around for a luxury dog-friendly cottage? Well, dig no more! This stunning detached home in North Wales has rolled up the extravagant extras imaginable and bundled them all into a pet-friendly luxury house. 

Enjoy eating a meal all together at the grand dining table, relax on the sumptuous sofas in the lounge, or find out who’s top dog in a game of snooker. Whichever way you choose to spend your holiday here, you can be assured the right royal treatment for both you and your pooch!

Kestrel Barn - Middle Bettws | Brecon Beacons

External view of Kestrel Barn Middle Bettws

Sleeps 1 dog and 12 humans

Traditional country styling and luxury living await at this beautiful property near Sugar Loaf mountain. With your pooch by your side, you can wander the paths straight from your door or head off for a hike in the Brecon Beacons

The house itself boasts a stunning open-plan interior for you to relax in together, a games room to keep older kids entertained, and a spacious lawned garden for energetic hounds to scamper around. Your furry friend will love curling up next to the wood burner in the lounge too, while you sink into the sumptuous sofas to watch a favourite old movie.

Luxury dog-friendly cottages in Scotland

Bonnie Scotland is home to many a fine thing for both humans and hounds: snow-capped mountains, sparkling lochs, delicious local food, and the country is up to its ears with dog-friendly beaches for you to discover with your canine companion. 

Our luxury Scotland cottages will not only provide you with a sumptuous base for your hideaway, but they’re so beautiful you just might not want to leave!

Earth Ship | Perth and Kinross

External view of the Earth Ship

Sleeps 2 dogs and 7 humans

If the outside of this property has you hot under the collar, just wait until you see what’s inside… This breathtaking eco property can be sniffed out on a working farm, offering a peaceful position to enjoy your holiday. 

Quirky from end to end, there’s so much to admire, whether it’s the stylish bedrooms, the gigantic map in the lounge, or the hot tub with incredible views across Loch Leven. Your pooch will be chomping at the bit to get out and explore the area with you!

Kinmount Gardens Cottage | Dumfries and Galloway

External view of Kinmount Gardens Cottage

Sleeps 2 dogs and 6 humans

Smaller than the others but no less lavish, this spacious cottage with a bubbling hot tub is beautifully decorated, with superb styling around every corner – so it’s ideal for your pampered pooch! 

Come rain or shine, there’s plenty to fall head over paws in love with; the wood burner is perfect for cosy nights in, the dining table is flooded with light for your morning breakfasts together, and the spacious, paved garden has a table and chairs for when the sun shines and you fancy dining alfresco with your four-legged friend enjoying the warmth by your side.

Lodge By The Tay | Perth and Kinross

Balcony of Lodge By The Tay

Sleeps 2 dogs and 6 humans

Enjoy breathtaking riverside views when you stay at this spacious detached lodge close to Perth. The property boasts mature gardens with space for all six guests and two dogs, and benefits from an elevated position so you can enjoy an al fresco dinner on the balcony with views of the River Tay and the countryside beyond.

You may want to treat yourself to a quick round of 18 holes at Gleneagles or you can take the family to Active Kids Adventure Park near Stanley. Whatever you decide, when you return you'll have a private hot tub waiting for you with mood lighting and a water feature.

Luxury dog-friendly holidays

Our luxury dog-friendly holiday cottages are perfect for giving your pooch the five-star treatment they deserve for being your four-legged ray of sunshine every day. If we’ve got some tails wagging with excitement already, you can view our full collection and start planning a truly memorable holiday for you and your pampered pup.

You'll also love our range of luxury dog-friendly lodges with hot tubs, perfect for a stress-free escape at any time of the year.

Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing, please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.

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