Dog Friendly Lake District Cottages

What makes the difference between a pet tolerant and a pet friendly self catering holiday cottage in the Lake District & Cumbria? Is it the sincerity of the welcome for your dog as well as yourself, the facilities or the surrounding area?
Relax and know your pet is really welcome while also having the same top quality, comfortable accommodation as any other cottage. Great walks from the door is high on the list, as is a garden at your holiday cottage. And to top it all off, a nearby dog friendly Lakeland Inn with real ale, great food and a crackling log fire.

Wasdale – Force Bank – sleeps 4/6 – up to 2 dogs
Force Bank Holiday Cottage at WasdaleA character cottage located on a quiet tree-shaded lane near the river Irt and right in the middle of some of the best walking country in the Lake District. 2 double bedrooms, woodburner, enclosed sizeable garden and even an upright piano by prior arrangement! Excellent pet friendly real ale / good food Lakeland Inn 5 mins walk.
£285 – £815 pw + £15 per dog per week. No booking fees. More Details & Booking >>

Thurstonfield – Egret Lodge At The Tranquil Otter
the-pheasant-cockermouth_100820091506228719You’ll love the location. Egret is a well-appointed log cabin set in a 60 acre private nature reserve, 20 acres of which is water, also known as the Lough. Egret Lodge is south facing onto the Lough with a private lakeside deck, gated to keep in the cheeky four legged chappie. For you there is the hot tub to enjoy. 5 star luxury in the lodge with two spacious bedrooms, ensuite, bathroom, sauna and wet room. 2 well behaved dogs are welcome and there is onsite walking through the woodlands and the Solway to explore for the more adventurous. Wheelchair accessible throughout. £976 to £1534 p/wk. Dog friendly pubs are at Burgh by Sands, Monkhill and Great Orton. £60 per two dogs, £40 per dog. More Details & Booking >>


Near Ambleside – Lakeland Log Cabins – Sleep 4, 5 & 6 – up to 2 dogs
Lake District Luxury Log Cabins3 luxury “Alpine Style” Log Cabins set within a secluded 18 acre private woodland estate in the heart of the National Park. Family size swimming pool & jaccuzi, Sauna & laundry. All cabins are “Dog Friendly” with secure private gated decking. 2 well behaved dogs per cabin are welcome and with Skelwith Bridge Hotel just a few minutes stroll away visitors can be guaranteed good food, real ale and, best of all, your dogs are always welcome to dine out with you! £315 – £635 pw + £0 for 1st dog, £15 for 2nd dog per week. No booking fee. More Details & Booking >>


Windermere – Lowtherwood – sleeps 8 – up to 2 dogs
Lowtherwood, WindermereA spectacular architect-designed barn conversion. Breathtaking lake and mountain views, surrounded by manicured gardens with sun terraces, attractive streams, outdoor furniture & direct access to the fells for walking. Full use of the amenities of the Holbeck Ghyll Hotel. Four magnificent en suite doubles with huge beds (three can be twinned) all with Egyptian cotton linen, lots of fluffy towels & bathrobes, plasma TVs, hairdryers & trouser presses. The bathrooms are truly ‘wow’ with wet rooms, invigorating twin showers & double-ended baths with mood lighting. In two bathrooms you are able to relax & watch TV! £2,100 – £3,500 per week More Details & Booking >>

Eden Valley – Snowdrop Cottage – sleeps 4 – up to 2 dogs
Snowdrop Cottage in the Eden ValleySituated at the end of a quite country lane, about 1 mile from the village of Ravenstonedale in the Eden Valley. Snowdrop Cottage offers a peaceful retreat with open fell accessed from the door, wood burning stove, large enclosed paddock at the rear and 1 dog friendly country pub in the village offering real ales and great food. £235-360 per week + £0 1st dog, £15 second dog per week. No booking fees. More Details & Booking >>

Keswick – Stay in Borrowdale – sleeps 4 Each – up to 2 dogs
Snowdrop Cottage in the Eden ValleyGarden cottage and The Coach House are located in the beautiful Borrowdale
valley, near Keswick. Guests are able to enjoy the peaceful grounds. Each cottage sleeps 4, double and twin rooms, shower, open fire in Garden Cottage, well equipped, modern furnishings, bedlinen, heating and wifi included. With direct access onto the fells, and the lake shore within easy walking distance, there are many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors with your best friend, who is very welcome to stay, £20 per week for first time visitors (up to 2 dogs). More Details & Booking >>

Nr Appleby – Orchard Cottage – sleeps 4 – up to 1 dog
Orchard Holiday Cottages at ApplebySet in the small village of Bolton in the Eden Valley, just 4 miles from Appleby-in-Westmorland, Orchard Cottage is a pretty 400 year old cottage with woodburning stove and very attractive enclosed gardens and patio just 2 minutes walk from the dog friendly Eden Vale Inn. Rolling countryside for long walks from the door. £247 – £540 pw + £0 per dog per week. Booking fee included. More Details & Booking >>

Grasmere – Little Parrock – sleeps 10 – up to 3 dogs
Little Parrock Holiday Cottage at GrasmereJust a 10-15 minute walk from the bustling centre of Grasmere Village and the dog friendly real ale Tweedies Bar (among others) and set in glorious meadowland. Little Parrock has large enclosed gardens perfect for your pets & kids as well as barbecues,an open fire and, of course, fantastic walking from the door. £685 – £2920 pw + £15 per dog per week. No booking fees. More Details & Booking >>

Rosthwaite – Nook Cottage – sleeps 6 – up to 2 dogs
Nook Cottage, RosthwaiteLocated in the tiny village of Rosthwaite in the stunning Borrowdale Valley and just 2 minutes walk from the Scafell Hotel’s renowned pet friendly Riverside Bar with real ale and good food. Nook Cottage is set on a traditional Lakeland working farm and has plenty of parking, yard & enclosed garden, secure bike storage and endless walking from the door. £410-£753 pw + £0 per dog per week. Booking fee included. More Details & Booking >>

Nr Keswick – Blencathra Cottage – sleeps 4 – up to 1 dog
Little Parrock Holiday Cottage at GrasmereA beautifully appointed cottage at the foot of Blencathra, one of the Lake District’s most iconic fells, and on the edge of Threlkeld village. There is a small enclosed garden with superb views, 2 woodburners and there are 2 excellent and welcoming real ale, good food, pet friendly Lakeland Inns just 5 minutes walk away. £230 – £710 pw + £15 per dog per week. No booking fees. More Details & Booking >>
Please remember that all the cottages above will need to know that you are bringing your dog(s) with you before you arrive or at time of booking – see individual cottages for details.


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