Pet Friendly Cottages in the Lake District

The best pet friendly cottages in the Lake District offering a genuine welcome for your pet as well as yourself, with dog friendly facilities in carefully selected locations.
 
See our top 12 handpicked pet friendly cottages then scroll down to browse another 1,100 lovely Lake District cottages for dogs and their owners.
 
Relax in top quality, dog friendly cottages with great walks from the door, in stunning Lake District locations. And to top it all off, most enjoy a nearby pet friendly Lake District Inn. (updated July 2020)
 

Coniston | Yew Tree Cottage | sleeps 2 | up to 2 dogs

image of an outdoor hot tub and fields behind a luxury pet friendly cottage in the Lake District A luxury pet friendly cottage in the Lake District with a Hot Tub near Coniston, set in 110 acres of grounds with stunning views. The cottage also boasts a four poster bed and has contemporary open plan living for utter relaxation. Numerous paths criss-cross the grounds, perfect for long walks with pets. The cosy wood burner is perfect for your pet to stretch out in front of after a fun day.
 
£773 – £2,052 per week.
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Low Wood, nr Ulverston | Coopers Cottage | sleeps 3 | up to 2 dogs

image of the interior of a holiday cottage in the Lake District with a woodburner and leather armchairs. This charming pet friendly cottage is an old gunpowder works, beautifully refurbished with a log burner and underfloor heating, withan enclosed patio and BBQ. The quarter acre of natural grounds surrounding the cottage is perfect for your doggy friends to roam in. Located halfway between the southern end of Windermere and the popular south Cumbrian coast, you have countless choices on how to spend your well deserved break!
 
£415 – £859 per week, Pets stay free.
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Coniston | The Secret Cottage | sleeps 6 | up to 2 dogs

image of leather sofas and woodburning stove in a luxury pet friendly cottage in the Lake District. Views through the large glass doors show the Lakeland landscape outside.A charming, detached 19th-century former coach house which has recently undergone major, yet sympathetic, renovations to create a stunning home. Tucked away in a secluded position in Coniston Village, besides a babbling brook, it provides modern-day comforts with contemporary touches while retaining its cosy cottage feel. With a cosy log-burner, plenty of walks from the door and excellent pet-friendly pubs close.
 
£749 – £1316 per week £15 per dog per night.
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Ireby | Barn Roost | sleeps 4 | up to 3 dogs

image of a stone built dog friendly cottage in the Lake District This charming dog friendly Lake District cottage, located in the small hamlet of Ruthwaite, near Ireby, is an ideal location for a quiet getaway. The small cottage garden at the rear is secure so ideal for pets and children. You are surrounded by calm and tranquil scenery and there’s a great dog friendly Inn just a mile away where you can enjoy a quiet meal and a drink by the fire. Great walking from the door.
 
£407 – £958 per week.
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Eden Valley | Snowdrop Cottage | sleeps 4 | up to 2 dogs

image of a Lake District cottage set in rolling green fieldsSituated at the end of a quiet country lane, about 1 mile from the village of Ravenstonedale in the southern Eden Valley. Lovely pet friendly Snowdrop Cottage offers a peaceful retreat with open fell accessed from the door, wood burning stove, large enclosed paddock at the rear and a dog friendly country pub in the village offering real ales and great food.
 
£240 – £410 per week. 1st dog free, second dog £15 pw.
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Caldbeck | Carrock Lodge | sleeps 4 | up to 1 dogs

image of the sitting room of a pet friendly cottage in the Lake District with open fire and comfy sofas. Through the window the Lakeland fells are visible Situated on a working fell farm, Carrock Lodge offers panoramic views of open farmland, the dramatic Northern Fells and, on a clear day, the Pennines. This stylish dog friendly Lake District lodge has lovely oak decking, cosy wood burner and contemporary interiors. Numerous footpaths and fell trails from your door are perfect for long walks for you and your pets. Please keep dogs on leads directly around the farm.

 
£489 – £899 per week. Pet stays free.
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Threlkeld, nr Keswick | Blencathra Cottage | sleeps 4 | up to 1 dog

image of a pretty pet friendly Lake District cottage with fields in front and the mountain Blencathra behindA beautifully appointed pet friendly 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, two cosy woodburners and there are two excellent and welcoming real ale, good food, pet friendly Lakeland Inns just five minutes walk away.
 
£470 – £815 per week plus £20 per dog pw.
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Ambleside | Barney’s Cottage | sleeps 5 | up to 2 dogs

image of the open plan sitting room at an Ambleside pet friendly cottage in the Lake District, showing wood burning stove, table set for dinner, sofas and library shelves full of books Nestled in a quiet courtyard, just a stone’s throw from Ambleside centre, this lovingly restored pet friendly cottage provides comfortable modern living alongside original features. With a gorgeous wood burning stove and luxurious bathroom, private parking and many pet friendly pubs and facilities on your doorstep. Double, twin and single bedroom over three floors.
 
£520 – £1,193 per week. No extra charge for dogs.
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Graythwaite Estate, Windermere lake | Hullet Hall | sleeps 6 | up to 2 dogs

image of a view through trees to a pet friendly cottage in a green field with the waters of Windermere lake behind.Set right on the shores of Windermere lake, this amazing pet friendly cottage has the most stunning location. The estate covers some 5,000 acres and, as well your luxuriously appointed cottage, you can enjoy a private jetty, the shared grounds, indoor heated swimming pool, table tennis room, children’s play area, fitness suite and 2.5-acre trout fishing lake just 40 minutes walk away.
 
£889 – £3,189 per week. No extra charge for pets.
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Rosthwaite, nr Keswick | Nook Cottage | sleeps 6 | up to 2 dogs

image of the exterior of a holiday cottage on a working farm in the Lake District. A white house with flowers in the window boxes, and trees and shrubs surrounding a small garden with a picnic tableLocated 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 its 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.
 
£529 – £1,027 per week. No extra charge for dogs.
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Keswick | Catbells | sleeps 6 | up to 2 dogs

image of the outside of a Lake District cottage and small pretty gardenThis lovely traditional pet friendly cottage is situated in a quiet area near the town centre. All the pet friendly amenities of Keswick are on your doorstep – as are wonderful walks into the fells. The spacious accommodation includes 4 bedrooms over three floors and a delightful shared garden. The perfect base for a memorable pet friendly holiday in the Lake District.
 
£579 – £1,302 per week. No extra charge for dogs.
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Graythwaite, Windermere lake | Grubbings | sleeps 10 | up to 2 dogs

image of the sitting room in a large holiday cottage in the Lake District. A spacious but cosy room with woodburning stove, wooden beams and soft sofas. Pet friendly. This wonderfully characterful property on the Graythwaite Estate is just half a mile from Windermere lake shore. With five bedrooms and use of shared indoor pool, Grubbings must be checked out for its superb facilities. Dogs will love being taken on walks around the glorious 5,000 acre estate, which is surrounded by majestic scenery.
 
£685 – £2920 per week plus £15 per dog pw.
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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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