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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Woodend Bothy, Ulpha, Cumbria, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Lake District National Park.

Situated in the Lake District National Park in Cumbria on a large farm estate, this unique stone-built cottage for two is comfortably furnished with a traditional and cosy feel and has a wood burning stove and lovely enclosed garden with the use of a neighbouring field.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £520 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Late availability: from 24 April 2018 to 28 April 2018;

phone 0800 772 3101 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Ty Newydd, Trefriw, Conwy, Wales

3 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, Conwy Valley.

Looking to stay somewhere special and memorable in Wales? This 3 bedroom cottage in Snowdonia with its lakeside setting, location within the national park and high quality stylish interior is a real wow factor holiday home.

Price range from £820 to £1520 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 25 April 2018 to 26 May 2018; from 02 June 2018 to 16 June 2018; from 30 June 2018 to 28 July 2018;

phone 01492564960 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 30 April 2018 to 05 May 2018; from 07 June 2018 to 09 June 2018; from 05 July 2018 to 06 July 2018;

phone 01598 710107 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Barnfield Holiday Cottage, Bratton Fleming, Devon, England

4 bedroom Thatched Cottage, North Devon.

Barnfield is a large, thatched 17th Century Devon longhouse (Grade I listed) on the edge of a small village on the fringes of Exmoor.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £675 to £1775 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01271 342143 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 £892 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 25 April 2018 to 27 April 2018; from 02 May 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 07 May 2018 to 08 May 2018;

phone 07463441455 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Woodend Schoolhouse, Ulpha, Cumbria, England

1 bedroom Cottage, North England.

Glorious stone-built cottage standing on its own in the Lake District National Park with spectacular views across the surrounding countryside, recently refurbished and offering comfortable character accommodation with special touches such as a wrought iron style four poster bed, this is a great place to stay for two people on a romantic break.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £540 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Late availability: from 24 April 2018 to 28 April 2018;

phone 0800 772 3101 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cairnsmore Stable Cottage, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, South West Scotland.

Two bedroom country cottage located on the Cairnsmore Estate close to hills, forests and a tranquil nature reserve, both family-friendly and dog-friendly.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £325 to £525 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 25 April 2018 to 28 April 2018; from 12 May 2018 to 09 June 2018; from 23 June 2018 to 30 June 2018;

phone 01671 404085 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)


Special Offer: from 24 April 2018 to 21 July 2018;
Late availability: from 24 April 2018 to 21 June 2018;

phone 01643 702789 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Faith's Cottage, Longwitton, Northumberland, England

4 bedroom Rural Retreat, North England.

Four bedroom rural retreat set in large gardens next to idyllic countryside close to the Northumberland National Park and the Coquet valley, boasting fabulous views out to the Simonside Hills.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £477 to £1100 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 25 April 2018 to 27 April 2018; from 19 October 2018 to 26 October 2018; from 01 November 2018 to 23 November 2018;

phone 07817265468 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 25 April 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 18 May 2018 to 21 May 2018; from 04 June 2018 to 08 June 2018;

phone 015242 41828 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lower Mill at Wheel Farm, Combe Martin, Devon, England

1 bedroom Converted Watermill, South West.

Couple's pet-friendly romantic retreat with countryside views near Combe Martin, enjoying access to excellent leisure facilities on site including an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and tennis court.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Within the grounds of Wheel Farm), tennis court.

Price range from £375 to £895 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 27 April 2018 to 19 May 2018; from 01 June 2018 to 08 June 2018; from 29 June 2018 to 07 July 2018;

phone 01271 377432 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 £2850 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 25 April 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 06 May 2018 to 11 May 2018; from 13 May 2018 to 17 May 2018;

phone 01935 840964 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 25 April 2018 to 27 April 2018; from 30 April 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 07 May 2018 to 10 May 2018;

phone 07592870929 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 £990 to £2400 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 25 April 2018 to 25 May 2018; from 01 June 2018 to 29 June 2018; from 06 July 2018 to 23 July 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 24 April 2018 to 24 April 2018; from 24 April 2018 to 25 April 2018; from 25 April 2018 to 26 April 2018;
Late availability: from 24 April 2018 to 30 April 2018;

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

Four Ashes (Stunning Water Views), Cosheston, Pembrokeshire, Wales

8 bedroom Large Country House , West Wales.

Very special holiday home with a waterside setting, set amongst 4 acres of beautiful gardens with fabulous waterside views, indoor swimming pool and tennis court, there is even a private beach and quay for boating enthusiasts, this is a unique and very special place to stay and is located within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

Special features: free internet access, pool (A unique feature of our indoor saltwater pool is the infinity edge which overlooks the waterway and gives the impression of an endless swimming pool.), tennis court, games room, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1500 to £5500 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 16 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 25 April 2018 to 27 April 2018; from 01 May 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 08 May 2018 to 11 May 2018;

phone 07967 048255 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)

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


Late availability: from 01 June 2018 to 03 June 2018;

phone 01229 717151 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Winstitchen Farm, Minehead, Somerset, England

4 bedroom Large Country House, Exmoor National Park.

Four bedroom secluded holiday farmhouse with fantastic moorland views nestled in the naturally beautiful greenery of Exmoor National Park with the coast easily accessible for day trips.

Price range from £300 to £1200 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Late availability: from 02 June 2018 to 09 June 2018;

phone 01598 741 289 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Byre at Cross Farm, Barnstaple, Devon, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Exmoor Foothills.

Charming high quality pet-friendly and family-friendly Devon barn, in a lovely tranquil location by the foothills of Exmoor and well placed for discovering the best of Devon with Exmoor National Park within a 20 minute drive and the coast with sandy surfing beaches also only a 20 minute drive away.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £325 to £955 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 25 April 2018 to 25 May 2018; from 01 June 2018 to 04 June 2018; from 29 June 2018 to 02 July 2018;

phone 01271 321941 emailClick here to email owner more info >