Going away with your dog

Boy walking with a dog in near a cottage

A self-catering cottage holiday is a great way to escape the everyday and enjoy the freedom of doing what you want, when you want. From farmhouses and gites, to villas and castles, the range of beautiful properties on offer from Kennel Club Cottages means you are sure to find the perfect holiday retreat to suit your needs and budget. 

Choose from properties with great facilities - an open fire, a hot tub, an enclosed garden, a swimming pool, a great pub close by, a secluded location or great walking routes right from your doorstep. Plus, thousands of the properties on offer accept pets.

All Cottages.com properties are maintained to the highest standard, providing everything you require to ensure your holiday runs smoothly.

Pet-friendly places in the UK

With approximately 17,500 places to stay and 61% accepting pets, there's a place within every county of the UK for you to stay. 34% of the accommodations accept pets free of charge. So why not book somewhere for a family getaway, including your four-legged friend.

Most popular destinations
  • Cornwall 
  • Devon
  • Yorkshire Dales
  • Norfolk
  • Lake District 
What can you do with your dog while away?

While away with your dog, you will be able to go to pet-friendly pubs, take your dog on walking routes straight from your doorstep and enjoy pet-friendly beaches (please visit the destination’s local authority website to check which beaches are pet friendly). 

Benefits of going away with your dog
  • Browse thousands of rural cottages that have walking routes right on their doorstep
  • Enjoy the companionship of your dog
  • Get away with all members of the family – including your pet
  • Save on kennel fees – if you have two dogs, it can double the price of your holiday!

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Luxury

Kennel Club Cottages has a wide range of accommodation on offer including luxurious castles, mansions, manor houses and beautiful wooden lodges. Each property has been graded to the highest standards.

Discover superb facilities, ranging from indoor pools and games rooms to spa facilities and home cinemas. All properties offer a welcome pack to get your holiday off to a great start.

  • Grade 4* and 5* only
  • Properties on Cottages.com come with character, unique features such as stunning views or hot tubs, and have a high standard of interior throughout the whole property
  • To welcome you to your temporary holiday home, a welcome pack will be waiting for you which will include basic requirements for your stay and have at least two extra special gifts sourced locally, such as fresh bread, butter, local cheese, jam, eggs or biscuits
  • Linen and towels are included for the duration of your stay and all beds are made up for your arrival
  • No extra costs in the summer, such as pool costs, and winter fuel costs are reasonable

Heritage

The heritage collection is a must if you’re looking to stay in a property that has historical character. Parts of this collection include castles, peel towers, converted water mills, lighthouses and even cottages that feature in the doomsday book.

  • Grade 4* and 5* only
  • Properties on Cottages.com come with character, unique features such as stunning views or hot tubs, and have a high standard of interior throughout the whole property
  • To welcome you to your temporary holiday home, a welcome pack will be waiting for you which will include basic requirements for your stay and have at least two extra special gifts sourced locally, such as fresh bread, butter, local cheese, jam, eggs or biscuits
  • Linen and towels are included for the duration of your stay and all beds are made up for your arrival
  • No extra costs in the summer such as pool costs, and winter fuel costs are reasonable

Pet friendly

We know your dog is a big part of your family, so bring them along to any of the properties in the pet friendly collection and give them a holiday too. The pet friendly collection includes extra treats for your dog, such as their own bed, a treat on arrival and even a toy to play with. Towels for those muddy paws after a long walk will be provided, as well as poo bags and a water bowl.

  • Each property has an enclosed garden
  • No extra charge for bringing your pets
  • Provide a welcome pack and doggy extras such as:
    • Dog bed on request
    • Dog towels
    • A tasty treat
    • Poo bags
    • Water bowls
    • Dog tags with the properties address on
    • Toy/ball to play with