Pet-friendly holiday lets in or near National Parks for walking holidays with your dog

Take a look at these pet-friendly holiday lets in or near National Parks in Britain and Ireland for walking holidays with your dog. The main reason that people head for the national parks is for walking although not all workers are serious; there are plenty of fair weather walkers and people who like gentle strolls around the villages in national parks or to visit the tourist hotspots.

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All cottages are of a good comfortable quality ensuring a satisfying holiday or short break. Many more dog friendly cottages are available in areas outwith the national parks.

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Wildgrass Cottage (formerly called Jonna's Cottage), Killin, Perthshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage, Perthshire.

Get away from it all with a stay at this lovely two ensuite bedroom country cottage which features a wood-burning stove and sauna with a lovely rural setting within Dochart Forest (this property is very family-friendly and dog-friendly).

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £495 to £725 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 21 November 2017 to 31 December 2017;

phone +44(0)1567 820 990 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Signal Box Cottage in the Cairngorms, Newtonmore, Highland, Scotland

1 bedroom Unusual Holiday Cottage, Scottish Cairngorms.

Perfect for a unique holiday in Scotland, the Signal Box will appeal to those looking to stay somewhere unusual with its wonderful mountain views of the Cairngorms and countryside vistas, this fantastic property promises a holiday to remember.

Price range from £250 to £562 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 05 January 2018 to 06 January 2018; from 31 January 2018 to 03 February 2018; from 12 May 2018 to 19 May 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Acorn Retreat, at Oakmead House, edge of Exmoor, Brayford, Devon, England

1 bedroom Cottage, South West.

Acorn Retreat is a high quality rural holiday cottage set in lush grounds with extensive gardens, lakes and ponds close to Exmoor National Park, perfect for relaxing.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £385 to £595 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 24 November 2017 to 30 November 2017; from 03 December 2017 to 24 December 2017; from 01 January 2018 to 11 January 2018;

phone 01598 710107 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cherry Tree Farmhouse, Halse, Somerset, England

5 bedroom Farmhouse, West Country.

High quality 5 bedroom and 4 bathroom self-catering farmhouse with a games room featuring a pool table plus use of an indoor heated swimming pool in the afternoons, this is a fantastic family-friendly holiday home where there’s even a children’s play area in the large garden.

Special features: free internet access, pool (), games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1500 to £2950 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 22 November 2017 to 24 November 2017; from 11 December 2017 to 22 December 2017; from 05 January 2018 to 12 January 2018;

phone 01823 431622 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Smokeham Farm, West Bagborough, Somerset, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Fantastic large holiday house for groups of up to 20 friends or family, complete with games room, warm bubbly hot tub, luxurious interior and countryside views, set in the Quantock Hills just 20 minutes' drive from the coast.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £3650 to £5980 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 20 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 22 November 2017 to 01 December 2017; from 03 December 2017 to 15 December 2017; from 17 December 2017 to 22 December 2017;

phone 01935 840964 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cornflower Cottage, Taunton, Somerset, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, South West.

A beautiful luxurious barn conversion with private swimming pool and a setting close to the Quantock Hills, Blackdown Hills as well as Exmoor National Park.

Special features: free internet access, pool (The heated indoor pool is shared with the guests of our other cottages), outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £445 to £975.00 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 22 November 2017 to 24 November 2017; from 27 November 2017 to 22 December 2017; from 12 January 2018 to 19 January 2018;

phone 01823 431622 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Telford House Pet-Friendly Cottage, Near Bangor, Anglesey, North Wales, Menai straits, Gwynedd, Wales

7 bedroom Large Country House, North Wales.

Luxurious large holiday cottage sleeping up to 14, in a beautiful elevated location enjoying landscaped gardens yielding stunning views over the Menai Straits, in an excellent location for exploring the beautiful Isle of Anglesey and well located for discovering the 40 acres of lovely gardens and arboretum at Plas Newydd.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1585 to £3635 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 14 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 22 November 2017 to 22 December 2017; from 02 January 2018 to 23 February 2018; from 02 March 2018 to 23 March 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Lynhurst, Lynton, Devon, England

10 bedroom Cottage, Exmoor National Park.

Magnificent country house with sea-views which is both family-friendly and pet-friendly and nestled in large gardens and woodlands close to Lynton, Lynmouth and Exmoor National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1995 to £3775 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 23 people in 10 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (5 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 22 November 2017 to 24 November 2017; from 27 November 2017 to 08 December 2017; from 11 December 2017 to 15 December 2017;


Special Offer: from 21 November 2017 to 07 December 2017;

phone 07592870929 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Harbour Cottage Minehead, Minehead, Somerset, England

3 bedroom Coastal Cottage, West Country.

Sleeps 6 coastal cottage with excellent location just opposite Minehead's historic quayside, lovely harbour views, ample character and charm, within walking distance of Minehead's town centre.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £400 to £850 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 22 November 2017 to 23 December 2017; from 29 December 2017 to 09 February 2018; from 16 February 2018 to 23 March 2018;

phone 07795148158 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Nutcombe Holiday Cottages, Combe Martin, Devon, England

7 bedroom Barn Conversion, South West.

A collection of three high quality barn conversions located on Nutcombe farm, situated less than a mile from Exmoor National Park and a similar distance from the coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £350 to £1195 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 14 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Late availability: from 21 November 2017 to 16 December 2017;

phone 01271 889379 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Ty Pren Pet-Friendly Log Cabin, South Wales , St David's, Pembrokeshire, Wales

3 bedroom Log Cabin, South West Wales.

Three bedroom holiday log cabin with private verandah, family-friendly and pet-friendly, sleeping up to 5 in high quality accommodation within the gorgeous Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and close to the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path.

Price range from £311 to £866 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 21 December 2017 to 28 December 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Eskmeals House, Lake District, Ravenglass, Cumbria, England

9 bedroom Cottage, Lake District.

A beautiful country holiday home, set within 7 acres of gardens close to Ravenglass in the Lake District National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1250 to £1950 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 21 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 22 November 2017 to 24 November 2017; from 27 November 2017 to 01 December 2017; from 04 December 2017 to 08 December 2017;

phone 01229 717151 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Cow Shed, Aberdyfi, Gwynedd, Wales

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Coastal Snowdonia in North Wales.

Family-friendly and dog-friendly high quality 3 bedroom barn conversion with a stylish light and airy interior, fantastic countryside views and shared access to an indoor swimming pool plus an excellent location within coastal Snowdonia, go on why not treat yourself and stay somewhere special this year? .

Special features: free internet access, pool (Shared indoor swimming pool within grounds of estate.).

Price range from £850 to £1598 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 22 November 2017 to 24 November 2017; from 26 November 2017 to 04 December 2017; from 08 December 2017 to 21 December 2017;

phone 07463441455 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Follions Country House near Rothbury, Netherton, Northumberland, England

5 bedroom Country House, North England.

Elegant and spacious 5 bedroom pet-friendly country house with superb valley views and wrap around garden, just a few miles from Northumberland National Park, half an hour's drive from Alnwick and 30 minutes' drive from the Northumbria coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1220 to £2520 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 22 November 2017 to 29 December 2017; from 02 January 2018 to 02 April 2018; from 09 April 2018 to 28 May 2018;

phone 01665 710700 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Little Larsas Retreat, Matlock, Derbyshire, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Peak District National Park.

Dog-friendly holiday cottage for 4 in Matlock close to the attractions of the Peak District National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £326 to £675 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 21 November 2017 to 22 November 2017; from 22 November 2017 to 23 November 2017; from 23 November 2017 to 24 November 2017;
Late availability: from 21 November 2017 to 30 November 2017;

phone 07758 783 784 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Low Todrigg Cottage and Old Stable, Matterdale, Cumbria, England

2 bedroom cottage, North England.

Two romantic cottages wth charming features such as wooden beams and wood fires in a tranquil country location close to Ullswater within the Lake District National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £330 to £450 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 27 November 2017 to 27 December 2017;

phone 01768483342 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Caecrwn Pet-Friendly Barn Conversion, South Wales , Brecon, Powys, Wales

3 bedroom Farmstay, Mid Wales.

Comfortable and cheerfully decorated 3 bedroom holiday barn conversion on a working farm close to the Brecon Beacons, family-friendly and dog-friendly, this is an ideal place to stay for those looking to explore the great outdoors on a cottage break in Powys.

Price range from £351 to £888 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 27 November 2017 to 01 December 2017; from 04 December 2017 to 08 December 2017; from 11 December 2017 to 14 December 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Beechtree Cottages, Ingleton, Yorkshire, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Northern England.

A collection of 4 star rated and gold award winning holiday cottages surrounded by unspoilt countryside, just on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, family-friendly and dog-friendly accommodation.

Special features: free internet access, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £310 to £720 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 21 December 2017 to 23 December 2017; from 30 December 2017 to 02 April 2018; from 06 April 2018 to 13 April 2018;

phone 015242 41828 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Woodcombe Lodges, Minehead, Somerset, England

4 bedroom Log Cabins, Exmoor National Park.

A collection of two stone holiday cottages and six wooden lodges based in a tranquil rural setting on the boundary of Exmoor National Park, located in three acres of gardens with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside and fantastic leisure facilities including a putting green, games room with table tennis table, pool table and table football, along with a children's play area with swings and a sandpit.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £255 to £1650 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 21 November 2017 to 04 January 2018;

phone 01643 702789 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cairngorm Lodges, Dinnet nr Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Log Cabins, Near the Cairngorms National Park.

A collection of 5 good quality dog-friendly log cabins nestled by woodlands, ideally located for discovering the best of Deeside and the Cairngorms National Park in Scotland.

Price range from £460 to £645 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 25 November 2017 to 01 December 2017; from 11 December 2017 to 15 December 2017; from 17 December 2017 to 22 December 2017;

phone 07583 436040 emailClick here to email owner more info >