Pet-friendly holidays and self-catering accommodation in Devon
Discover miles of stunning coastline and explore the vast open spaces of the region’s two National Parks.
From coast to countryside, Devon displays the some of most spectacular and diverse natural landscapes in the UK. The county is the pawfect destination for a dog-friendly holiday, offering you and your pet pooch endless walking routes through emerald meadows, or the chance to play catch on not one but two of Devon’s beautiful coastlines. The region provides a relaxing and spectacular break with a range of bustling towns, pretty villages and vibrant cities to explore.
The exquisite natural beauty of this captivating area offers you the chance to walk for miles in Devon’s two National Parks, Exmoor and Dartmoor, or stroll bare foot in the sands along the Devon coast. Your furry friends will love leaping in the turquoise waters or playing fetch in the luscious rolling fields of Mid Devon’s countryside. Stop for a bite to eat in the regions many welcoming dog friendly pubs and cafes, boasting some delicious food to sample and your pooch some refreshing water.
Each location boasts a variety of attractions, eateries and activities to try, many catering for the whole family. Discover the history of the county’s capital Exeter, coupled with its contemporary, cosmopolitan vibe, or retreat to the country in one of the region's many hidden treasures scattered throughout Mid and East Devon. For a coastal escape, choose from the county’s contrasting seaside destinations, with a range of pet-friendly holiday homes overlooking the sea.
With South Devon’s laid back continental ambience or North Devon’s rugged natural charms, there is something for everyone to admire. In the English Riviera, you'll find sunny seaside destinations such as Torquay and Brixham, while the South Hams offer some of the county's prettiest towns in the form of Salcombe and Dartmouth. Meanwhile, on the northern coast, you'll find the sandy beaches of Woolacombe and Croyde, as well as the traditional seaside resort of Ilfracombe. Here are just some of the brilliant Devon towns where you'll find our dog-friendly cottages:
Barnstaple - Beer - Bideford - Brixham - Clovelly - Croyde - Dartmouth - Dawlish - Instow - Ilfracombe - Mortehoe - Paignton - Plymouth - Salcombe - Saunton - Seaton - Sidmouth - Teignmouth - Thurlestone - Torquay - Westward Ho! - Woolacombe
Whether you’re looking for an exhilarating break in the great outdoors at a lodge or log cabin, a stay in a beautiful farmhouse or a tranquil coastal retreat nestled in a beautiful seaside spot, you’ll be spoilt for choice in our range of dog-friendly self-catering cottages that have everything you need for the pawfect stay. We have a variety of places to stay and accommodation to suit everyone, including cottages with swimming pools and hot tubs, with short breaks also available for those just looking to escape for a few days.
For even more information to inspire your next holiday, read our dog-friendly guide to Devon for the best pet-friendly places to eat, beaches, days out and more.