Pet-friendly Christmas cottages for festive breaks in the UK and Ireland

dogs welcome christmas cottages

Christmas is a special time of year and if you are going away on a self catering break it's natural that as a part of the family, you will want to take your dog away too. For many people, leaving their dog at home over the festive period is simply not possible or worth contemplating. Christmas is all about togetherness with the ones you love and if one of the ones you love is a prize pooch then you need your dog with you.

Luckily if you are looking to take a country cottage holiday, there are plenty establishments that welcome pets too.

Dogs most welcome cottages in Somerset

somerset cottages that allow dogs for ChristmasDogs welcome at the charming Honeycott and Beesknees cottages near Minehead in Somerset. Lots of walkies and doggy friendly facilities at these lovely country cottages on the edge of the Exmoor National Park. Wrap up warm and take the dogs into the park on along the Somerset coast. This is the perfect way to work off those extra calories that most of us pile on at Christmas.

There are even Christmas holiday homes with fields and stables for horses and donkeys. We understand that some people cannot bear to be parted from their cherished pets.

Remember that you may want to take your own dog basket and supplies with you but you can always check what facilities are available at each cottage. Some for example, provide water bowls, do check what facilities are available for dogs before booking.

Pet friendly cottages available for Christmas where you can take your dog with you

pwt freindly cottages take your dog away at ChristmasWhy leave your dogs at home when you go on holiday with the family over the festive period? There is such a huge selection of hand-pocked properties where dogs are welcomed as part of the family.


The above listings are for pet friendly cottages advertising availability for Christmas.  For dog friendly cottages at any time of year see our links below.  Remember do check whether the owner or agency permits the breed of dog you plan to take and also make sure they accept the number of dogs you want to take on holiday.  Many accept dogs by arrangement only so you do need to notify them about your needs.  Other important things to ask are what facilities are available for dogs.  It's important you book to go somewhere where you and your dog are going to have a fantastic time so do your research and check out the doggy credentials!

If you have 1 dog and want to find a pet friendly cottage take a look at:

If you have more than 1 dog that you plan to take to a cottage with you then click on the links for cottages that welcome more than 1 dog.  We hope you find the right cottage for you that meets your needs.

List of pet-friendly cottages regionally

Looking to go away in a certain part of the UK such as England, Scotland, Ireland or Wales, or do you have a particular part of the UK in mind?  If so, you may find the below useful:

If you have certain requirements in mind when it comes to a dog friendly holiday home then we hope the following will help you find what you need:

Pet-friendly cottages with facilities for people with walking disabilites
Pet friendly cottages by number of bedrooms

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