Our top dog-friendly luxury retreats holiday cottages


Our top dog-friendly luxury retreats

Kirsty Fensome 01 April 2019

Dogs bring us so much joy that it’s only right they’re treated to something a luxury holiday at one of our boutique cottages. Our pet-friendly retreats are perfect for hard-working pooches that some much-needed rest and relaxation; after all, they have such a hard life full of the walkies, eating, and fusses from everyone they meet, they need 5-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!


From the western fringes of Cornwall and the picturesque Peak District, to the sparkling waters of the Lake District, the beautiful Norfolk Broads and rolling North York Moors; 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

Sleeps one dog, four 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

Sleeps one dog, six humans

Rosewood Cottage in the New Forest

Found at the western-most 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!

Robin Hood Cottage – Peak District

Sleeps two dogs, four humans

Robin Hood Cottage in the Peak District

Homely yet contemporary, this luxurious dog-friendly bolthole is sure to set tails wagging. Immaculately finished throughout with meticulous attention to detail in every room, your canine companion will be pleased they can’t be left behind on this adventure! Whether you choose the property as a romantic escape for you and your beau, or you’ve got a small family that deserve a well-deserved treat, there’ll be no sad puppy dog eyes when you step foot inside this stunning cottage.

Miners - Cornwall

Sleeps two dogs, ten humans

Miners in Portreath, Cornwall

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 escapes 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!


Two National Parks, a glorious stretch of coastline, emerald valleys and majestic waterfalls; if your woofers don’t love Wales, they must be barking! 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 luxuryt boltholes for romantic retreats, delightful hideaways for family escapes, and stunning detached homes for big group celebrations. Your plus one with paws will never be so spoilt! 

Farmhouse Retreat – Mid Wales

Sleeps two dogs, eight humans

Farmhouse Retreat in Wales

Within six 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

Sleeps three dogs, two humans

Beacons Hot Tub Retreat Wales

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. 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 log 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

Sleeps two dogs, 14 humans

Bay Point House in North Wales

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

Sleeps one dog, twelve humans

Kestrel Barn Middle Bettws Brecon Beacons Wales

Traditional country styling and luxury living await at this beautiful property near the 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.


Bonnie Scotland is home to many a fine thing for both human and hound: 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

Sleeps two dogs, seven humans

The Earth Ship in Scotland

If the outside of this property has you hot under the collar, just wait until you see what’s inside… This breath-taking eco property can be sniffed out on a working farm, offering a peaceful position for you to enjoy your holiday. Quirky from end to end, there’s so much to admire, whether it’s the stylish bedrooms, gigantic map in the lounge, or the hot tub with incredible views across Lock Leven. Your pooch will be chomping at the bit to get out and explore the area with you!

Kinmount Gardens Cottage, Annan, Dumfries and Galloway

Sleeps two dogs, six humans

Kinmount Gardens Cottage Dumfries and Galloway

Smaller than the others but no less lavish, this spacious cottage with 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 al fresco with your four-legged friend enjoying the warmth by your side.

Grand View - Fife

Sleeps two dogs, six humans

Breath-taking countryside views and floor-to-ceiling windows mean no matter how short your pooch’s (or your!) legs are, you’ll be able to see the stunning surroundings of this property. Not-so-little luxuries like a blissful private hot tub will provide hours of relaxation for the adults, whilst big and small kids alike will have hours of fun bouncing on the sunken trampoline. Bright, airy and totally luxurious throughout, you’ll want to paws for thought as you look out across the landscape, whilst your canine companion is sure to get a new leash of life from this elegant retreat.

Our luxury dog-friendly holiday cottages are perfect for giving your pooch the 5-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 pooch.

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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