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Elianne Reed + Ed Roberts 20 October 2020

For some, taking away their beloved pooch means finding the best walks, the most beautiful coastline to wander or the perfect property to roam around in. But for others, it’s all about finding the ultimate dog-friendly rural retreat, escaping from the world and just spending quality time together somewhere secluded. Whether that’s as a couple, a family, a group of friends or just you and your loyal four-legged pup, we are here to help you find the best of our remote cottages across the UK.

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Remote dog-friendly cottages in England

Little Oak Cottage, Exmoor, Devon | Sleeps: 1 dog and 4 humans

Little Oak Cottage

Offering unsurpassed tranquillity and surrounded by open fields and woodland, Little Oak Cottage on Exmoor in Devon is a gorgeous rural pet-friendly retreat also offering a running stream for your pooch to dip their paws into. Wander up the bridle path to the moor where you can stop for a rest and have a bit of alone time with your best pal.


The Cowshed at Caswell, West Bay, Dorset | Sleeps: 1 dog and 4 humans

The Cowshed at Caswell, West Bay, Dorset | Sleeps: 1 dog and 4 humans

As rural and isolated as you can get, The Cowshed is nestled in 800 acres of rolling Dorset farmland. With a selection of footpaths straight from the property, you can walk for miles undisturbed with only your dog and the wildlife for company in this stunning remote location.


Orrs Barn, Little Longstone, Peak District | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 4 humans

Orrs Barn, Little Longstone, Peak District | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 4 humans

This delightful stone cottage in the Peak District called Orrs Barn, is perfectly situated near the River Wye for lovely waterside walks. There is a log burner to cosy up to when you get back at this charming dog-friendly cottage – just you, the dog and a good book – perfect!


The Granary, Helmsley, North Yorkshire | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 4 humans

The Granary, Helmsley, North Yorkshire | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 4 humans

Gather the dogs and their tennis balls and head for Yorkshire! Set in the picturesque North Yorkshire National Park, The Granary is perfect for long afternoons of walking and ball throwing – just remember to take enough water for you both if you are out for any length of time.


Ewes Retreat, nr Forest of Dean, Herefordshire | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 2 humans

Ewes Retreat, nr Forest of Dean, Herefordshire | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 2 humans

Ewe's Retreat is a converted, traditional Welsh shepherds hut in Herefordshire. Complete with a hot tub, this is the epitome of solitude. Gather your loved ones, your four-legged buddies and head off to this wonderful, cosy and romantic bolthole which is hidden away on the Welsh borders, close to Wye Valley Way and the Forest of Dean.


The Workshop, Taw Valley, North Devon | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 2 humans  

The Workshop, Taw Valley, North Devon | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 2 humans

The Workshop is set in the Taw Valley in Devon . Within driving distance of Exmoor and the coast, you and your dog will still have seclusion and privacy in this lovely North Devon countryside location. Close to a fishery where you can unwind and catch your supper, it's a blissful retreat.


Jimmy's Barn, The Cotswolds | Sleeps: 3 dogs and 4 humans

Jimmy's Barn, The Cotswolds | Sleeps: 3 dogs and 4 humans

Jimmy's Barn is set within gorgeous acres of private grounds. This is a true off-the-grid holiday experience set in The Cotswolds countryside. Taking its energy from an on-site wind turbine, you can enjoy farmland views and plan your day of dog walks in this beautiful part of England.  


Remote dog-friendly cottages in Scotland

Stewart Cottage, Isle of Arran | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 5 humans

Stewart Cottage, Isle of Arran | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 5 humans

The Isle of Arran is a fairly remote destination off the west coast of Scotland. Near the tiny settlement of Lagg, you'll find this bewitching holiday property, Stewart Cottage, that enjoys startling views across the sea. You are welcome to take two dogs along with you to discover the many rural delights of Arran.

Sleatabhal, North Uist, Outer Hebrides | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 6 humans

Sleatabhal, North Uist, Outer Hebrides | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 6 humans

Take your furry friend to one of the most remote spots in the British Isles, North Uist in the Outer Hebrides. This is the ultimate spot for a quiet break away from the crowds, privacy is standard on this gorgeous island with many natural highlights to uncover during your stay at Sleatabhal.

Puffer Cottage, Isle of Mull | Sleeps: 1 dog and 2 humans

Puffer Cottage, Isle of Mull | Sleeps: 1 dog and 2 humans

A cosy place to hide out from the world would be this lovingly decorated cottage on the Isle of Mull. Once a blacksmith's house, Puffer Cottage is situated in the tiny settlement of Salen surrounded by pure island countryside and views. Just 10 miles from famous Tobermory, it's a grand place to holiday with your pooch.

Colquhone's Byre, Glendale, Isle of Skye | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 2 humans

Colquhone's Byre, Glendale, Isle of Skye | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 2 humans

Colquhoune's Byre is a gorgeous white cottage with stunning mountain views across the Isle of Skye. Situated in the Glendale area of the island this is an assured choice for a romantic holiday. Walking trails to many of the island's best and most famous landmarks are within easy reach.

Remote dog-friendly cottages in Wales

Brecon Beacons Barn, Brecon Beacons | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 6 humans

Brecon Beacons Barn, Brecon Beacons | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 6 humans

On the edge of the Brecon Beacon in Wales, this remote property called Brecon Beacons Barn is the perfect getaway and luxurious to boot. Walk across to the National Park on The Epynt Way – you won’t even need to set foot in the car – great for dogs that get car sick.

Cae–Mawr, Anglesey, North Wales | 2 dogs and 10 humans

Cae–Mawr, Cemaes, North Wales | 2 dogs and 10 humans

There’s nothing more enjoyable for a dog than a splash about on the beach and Cae-Mawr on Anglesey, set in 7 acres on a working farm, offers the nearby Anglesey Coastal Path for just that. Benllech, one of the many beautiful beaches you'll find in Wales, is also well worth a visit, where fine golden sands and clear blue waters will make this a magical day out.

The Bothy, Brecon, South Wales | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 4 humans

The Bothy, Brecon, South Wales | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 4 humans

Sleeping four, this cosy and luxurious retreat is in the Brecon Beacons in South Wales, within reach of walking trails for you and your dog. Climb Pen y Fan and Corn Ddu, and make your dog feel like a VIP during your stay at The Bothy.

Shoppe Barn, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 6-8 humans

Shoppe Barn, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire | Sleeps: 2 dogs and 6-8 humans

Shoppe Barn enjoys lofty views across the surrounding Welsh countryside nicely positioned for visiting the Black Mountains, the Brecon Beacons and the Wye Valley. This converted barn is a great place to tuck yourself away and enjoy some quality time with your dogs and your loved ones.

Want even more choice?

If you've still yet to find that pawfect remote getaway among our suggestions above, there's no need to worry, as we have hundreds more to choose from amongst our collection. Head to our full collection of pet-friendly accommodation to choose your rural dog-friendly retreat from our paw-picked properties.

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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