Explore Scotland with your dog from our dog-friendly accommodation
Discover a diverse country with vibrant cities, dramatic mountain ranges and beautiful coastline.
Scotland is the pawfect dog-friendly holiday choice for you and your furry family. It’s here you’ll discover a variety of breath-taking scenery, including bustling city locations, white sandy shorelines and spectacular mountain ranges. There are plenty of enchanting places to explore including Scotland’s many tiny islands dotted along its characterful coastline - discover some of our favourites in our dog-friendly guide to Scotland.
For visitors to Northern Scotland, there is a wealth of outdoor adventures to be had in the Scottish Highlands. Its craggy coastline and mountainous regions offer some spectacular walking routes paired with awe-inspiring natural beauty, while the remote Scottish Islands offer other-worldly landscapes. Other scenic areas you can explore from our Scottish dog-friendly holiday homes include Scotland’s magical lochs, stop off here and enjoy a relaxing picnic whilst soaking up your surroundings and enjoying the tranquillity of these enchanting destinations.
By contrast, head to the popular Scottish cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow for an eclectic mix of old and new, where you can stay in a chic city apartment, or a lovely pet-friendly cottage in the outskirts. Each historic location is full of traditional charm paired with a modern edge. These unique places offer you the perfect opportunity to admire the rich heritage and fabulous attractions yet they are still close to plenty of open spaces for your furry pals to run wild. you can also admire centuries of history in the towns of the Scottish Borders, with their impressive castles and fortresses greeting you as you cross the border.
Scotland has two stunning national parks, ideal for you and your four legged friends to explore, and we have a wealth of wonderful dog-friendly places to stay in Scotland here too. The Cairngorms National Park is certainly a sight to behold. With five of the UK’s highest mountains and spectacular summits to conquer, there are plenty of walking routes that provide a light or challenging hike, with Aviemore being an excellent base for your adventures. You'll also find the UK's highest mountain, Ben Nevis, close by, with Fort William at the foot of the mountain. The Trossachs National Park is another fantastic outdoor playground whilst also being home to the beautiful Loch Lomond that offers spectacular landscapes and exciting walking opportunities for the whole family. Why not also try one of these destinations on your next pet-friendly holiday to Scotland?
More top dog-friendly destinations in Scotland:
Aberdeen - Aberfeldy - Argyll & Bute - Ayrshire - Castle Douglas - Dumfries and Galloway - Dunkeld - Eyemouth - Fife - Gairloch - Inverness - Isle of Arran - Isle of Skye - Jedburgh - Kelso - Loch Ness - Lochinver - Melrose - Moffat - Nairn - North Berwick - Outer Hebrides - Peebles - Perthshire - Pitlochry - Portree - St Andrews - West Coast Scotland
If you’re looking to enjoy a Scottish dog-friendly holiday with the perfect contrast in serenity and adventure, we have a pawsome range of pet-friendly cottages in Scotland in beautiful locations offering an ideal base to explore this diverse country. Our variety of dog-friendly self-catering accommodation to rent in Scotland includes lodges and log cabins, stunning luxury cottages and cottages with hot tubs. Pet-friendly short breaks are also available so you can enjoy Scotland no matter how much time you have to spare!
Take a look at our dog-friendly cottage collections to get started:
Cottages with enclosed gardens - Glamping holidays - Hot tub cottages - Luxury cottages - Lodges & log cabins - Lodges with hot tubs
Still after more inspiration? Paw through our guides to these top dog-friendly destinations: