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All our cottages are dog friendly!

If you’re planning a trip to the UK and you don’t want to leave your dog at home, you’ll be happy to know we have plenty of dog friendly cottages available for rent. Our cottages are specially designed to accommodate you and your four-legged friend, offering comfort, convenience, and security.

With takethedogs.com, you can find and book your perfect dog friendly cottage online. You can search by location, budget & number of dogs allowed. You can also see photos, descriptions, and ratings of each cottage, as well as feedback from other dog owners who have stayed there.

You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to dog friendly cottages in the UK. We have every holiday type covered from cosy cottages in the countryside to seaside villas by the coast.

Traveling with your dog can be a rewarding and fun experience for both of you. But it also requires some preparation and planning. That’s why we recommend you to check out our travel guides before you go.

With takethedogs.com, you can rest assured that your dog friendly holiday will be a success. We are here to help you find the best cottage for you and your pet. 

Working with major holiday providers, all of the accommodation featured on our website is dog friendly and we only specialise in properties that accept dogs as we know from experience these can be tricky to find.

Why choose a dog friendly cottage for your holiday?

A dog friendly cottage is the perfect way to share your holiday with your best friend. You can avoid the hassle and expense of finding alternative arrangements for your dog, and enjoy the freedom and flexibility of having them with you. Plus, many dog friendly cottages offer extra perks for your pooch, such as secure gardens, cosy beds, bowls, treats and toys.

How to find your ideal dog friendly cottage? 

With takethedogs.com, you can easily browse through hundreds of dog friendly cottages across the UK. You can read property descriptions and reviews to see what each cottage has to offer for you and your dog. While all cottages welcome dogs, some cottages welcome dogs of all shapes and sizes, while others may have limitations or extra fees.

What to pack for your dog when staying in a dog friendly cottage? 

You should pack the essentials for your dog, such as food, water, collar, leash, ID tag, vaccination records, medication and poop bags. You may also want to bring some comfort items for your dog, such as their favourite bed, blanket, toy and treats. Depending on your destination, you may also need some additional gear for your dog, such as a coat, harness, booties or towel.

What are the dos and don’ts of staying in a dog friendly cottage?

You should always respect the rules and etiquette of staying in a dog friendly cottage to ensure a smooth and enjoyable stay for yourself, your dog and the property owner.

Some common dos and don’ts are:
Do check the property’s pet policy before booking and follow any instructions or restrictions.
Do keep your dog under control at all times and respect the neighbours and wildlife.
Do clean up after your dog both inside and outside the cottage.
Don’t leave your dog alone in the cottage unless they are crate trained and comfortable.
Don’t let your dog on the furniture or beds unless they are covered or allowed by the owner.
Don’t hesitate to report any damage or accidents caused by your dog to the owner as soon as possible .

What are some of the top destinations for dog friendly holidays in the UK? 

The UK is full of amazing destinations for dog friendly holidays, whether you love the countryside, the coast or the city.
Some of the most popular destinations for dog lovers are:
The Lake District: A breathtaking national park with lakes, mountains and trails to explore with your dog.
Scotland: A land of history, culture and natural beauty with castles, lochs and glens to discover with your dog.
Cornwall: A coastal county with sandy beaches, fishing villages and scenic walks to enjoy with your dog.
Wales: A country of diversity and charm with mountains, valleys and coastlines to visit with your dog.
The Cotswolds: A rural area of rolling hills, quaint towns and picturesque villages to wander with your dog .

About our Team

Being dog owners ourselves, we know how long it can take to find quality accommodation that accepts pets and this is why we started this website. 

We hope you find our website easy to use and the solution for finding dog friendly holiday destinations. If you have any feedback or ideas that you would like to share, please send us an email using our contact form.

Our Dog Friendly Community

We are passionate about our dogs and get so much fun and enjoyment from them. They are not just our pets, but our loyal companions and best friends. We love to see how other dog owners interact with their furry pals and share their stories and experiences. That’s why we have set up a Facebook page where we can connect with a growing community of dog lovers and enthusiasts.

You will find a variety of content that will brighten up your day. From cute and funny photos of dogs in different outfits and poses, to hilarious videos of dogs doing tricks or getting into trouble, you will find something in our community that will make you smile and laugh. You can also join the conversation by commenting, liking and sharing your own photos and videos of your dogs.

But that’s not all. We also use these sites to keep you updated with competitions, special offers and deals from our cottage owners. Join our Facebook page today and become part of our amazing community of dog lovers. We can’t wait to see you there!

Happy Holidays!