Lake district pet friendly cottages

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

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. More Details & Booking >>

Low Wood, nr Ulverston | Coopers Cottage | sleeps 3 | up to 2 dogs

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.

£415 – £859 per week, Pets free. More Details & Booking >>

Coniston | Stone ley Cottage | sleeps 6 | up to 2 dogs

A double-fronted slate property, with whitewashed sidewalls and front porch, and with a hedged front garden, it is a delight to see and just a couple of minutes south of Coniston. Recently refurbished to a high standard, Stone Leys was built over 200 years ago and was the home of the wheelwright at Coniston Hall. Today it is the perfect base for enjoying the outdoors, with easy access to fells for walking and biking, the lake for messing about in boats. The delights of Coniston village are around a 15 minute walk away, so everything really is here. Enjoying the very best of both worlds, Stone Leys is perfect for families and groups of friends!

£631 – £1053 per week, £5 per dog per night. More Details & Booking >>

Ireby | Barn Roost | sleeps 4 | up to 3 dogs

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. More Details & Booking >>

Eden Valley | Snowdrop Cottage | sleeps 4 | up to 2 dogs

Situated 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. More Details & Booking >>

Caldbeck | Carrock Lodge | sleeps 4 | up to 1 dogs

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. Pets  free. More Details & Booking >>

Bowness-on-Windermere | Fold Head House | sleeps 4 | up to 2 dogs

A charming Grade II Listed cottage in the heart of Bowness-on-Windermere. Original features combine with stylish modern décor, and the house includes a wood burner, spacious garden and private parking. All the pubs and attractions of the town, plus the lake, are a short walk away.

£705 – £1,575 per week plus £20 per dog pw. More Details & Booking >>

Ambleside | Barney's Cottage | sleeps 5 | up to 2 dogs

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. More Details & Booking >>

Graythwaite Estate, Windermere lake | Hullet Hall | sleeps 6 | up to 2 dogs

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. More Details & Booking >>

Rosthwaite, nr Keswick | Nook Cottage | sleeps 6 | up to 2 dogs

Located 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. More Details & Booking >>

Keswick | Catbells | sleeps 6 | up to 2 dogs

This 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. More Details & Booking >>

Keswick | Wainwright House | sleeps 6 | up to 2 dogs

This charming and spacious townhouse, clad in iconic slate, is a bright and relaxing home-from-home close to the centre of Keswick. Laid across three floors, it has delightful mountain views. Features include a wood burner, multiple bathrooms (one with feature bath), and an enclosed yard.

£545 – £985 per week plus £20 per dog pw.                  More Details & Booking >>

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