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Dog Friendly accommodation

The Lake District, Cumbria is a great place to bring your dog on holiday. With so much space to run around, lakes and rivers to explore, your furry friend will have a great time. Many accommodation providers are also part of the EnjoyEngland Welcome Pets! scheme, others welcome pets by arrangement.

As a holiday destination you will also find that in towns such as Keswick and Ambleside dogs are welcome in many shops and some pubs, whilst cafés often have tables outside.

 
 

Bring your dog on holiday

As the official tourist board website for the Lake District & Cumbria we have a fantastic choice of hotels, b&bs, self catering cottages and campsites that welcome dogs.

Many are part of the Welcome Pets! scheme and there are also plenty of places to stay that have indicated they will take dogs by prior arrangement.

Angus House & Almonds Restaurant

The Angus

A family-run hotel located in the Stanwix part of Carlisle, just a 10-minute walk to the city centre and 5 minutes to the Sands Centre for popular theatre and concerts. Facilities include free Wi-Fi, evening meals and free parking.

Beech House

Beech House

Beech House is a family run guest house offering a warm and friendly atmosphere. It is situated in the small village of Glenridding in the beautiful Eden valley.

Staffield Hall Country Retreats

Staffield Hall Country Retreats

Staffield Hall Country Retreats offers you luxury self catering holiday apartments near the Lake District, the Lakes, in Cumbria. Hidden between the wild and lonely North Pennines and the shining tors of the Lake District in Cumbria.

Royal Oak Hotel

Royal Oak Hotel

The Royal Oak is a traditional Lakeland hotel ideally situated 6 miles south of Keswick. Once an 18thC farmhouse, and former miners tavern, it is still the perfect base from which to explore the Lake District.

The Folly

Hall Hills

Hall Hills has 5 award-winning 4 and 5-star gold self-catering cottages around a courtyard in a genuinely tranquil, rural location. Ideal destination for a quiet romantic getaway for two or book all the properties for a group celebration.

Howscales

Howscales

Four superbly well-equipped, comfortable cottages, surrounding a central courtyard, in tranquil countryside. Resident proprietors. Ideal base to explore Eden Valley, Lakes and Pennines. Short breaks available.

Coniston Country Cottages

Coniston Cottages

Cottages and apartments full of character set amidst the beautiful lake and mountain scenery of Coniston. Central location provides easy access for exploring the Lake District.

Monkhouse Hill Living Room

Monkhouse Hill Cottages

Stunning collection of nine ‘Contemporary Cumbrian’ cottages, winner of Cumbria Tourism’s 2011 'Self Catering Holiday of the Year.

Dunkeld Cottage

Dunkeld Cottage

Chocolate box cottage - fantastic for touring the Lake District. Stunning period features. Large kitchen/breakfast room, lounge/diner with fabulous fireplace. 2 double rooms, bath with shower. Fully enclosed garden.

Haweswater Hotel

Haweswater Hotel

The Haweswater is an Art Deco masterpiece, enjoying breathtaking views over the Haweswater nature reserve - a 100 square mile haven for wildlife. As the only building in the reserve, there is no better way to get close to nature.

Jasmine Cottage lounge

Jasmine Cottage

Jasmine Cottage is set in a peaceful village 3 miles from the market town of Keswick and is perfectly situated for exploring the Northern Lakes and fells. Converted from a 200-year-old farm building, it provides luxurious accommodation.

Waterfoot Caravan Park

Waterfoot Park

5* Holiday Park offering touring, wigwam and self-catering overlooking Ullswater. Perfect for walking and relaxing breaks.

Lovely modern kitchen

Isaac's Byre

Located in a quiet hamlet near Alston, Isaac's Byre is a lovely barn conversion providing well equipped accommodation for all the family. Ideal for walking, cycling, or just relaxing. Near to the Lake District and Hadrians Wall. AONB.

Ivy & Watermillock Cottages

Ivy & Watermillock Cottages

In the heart of the Ullswater valley these two idyllic cottages over exceptional accommodation. The 16th century farmhouse and Smithy have been restored and renovated to the highest possible standards.

Another Place, The Lake

Another Place, The Lake

Another Place, The Lake is a relaxed, convivial hotel on the shores of Ullswater from where you can explore the great outdoors. At the heart are good food, fresh air and relaxation.

Crake Trees Manor

Crake Trees Manor

Our beautiful farmhouse in the Yorkshire Dales on outskirts of Lake District National Park. Secluded yet 10 mins the M6 & A66. Perfect walking, running, biking and exploring. Superb views, informal hospitality & unforgettable breakfasts.

Mosscrag Guest House

Mosscrag Guest House

Situated opposite Glenridding beck, surrounded by fells, Helvellyn, Sheffield Pike and Placis Fell, 300yds from Ullswater lake, central village position, easy access to steamers, sailing and horseriding activities.

Riverside Cottage

Riverside Cottage

Riverside Cottage is a beautifully fitted three bedroom home, sleeping up to six, situated in the world famous Grasmere Village, in the heart of the Lake District National Park.

Woodlands Pine Lodges

Woodlands Pine Lodges

Pine Lodges (sleep 4) with Sauna & spa bath. In a beautiful setting in the heart of a 5 acre wood, Woodlands Pine Lodges are ideal for a relaxing break. On site Restaurant & Bar. Friendly staff. Great Food. Great Value. A real hidden gem.

The Old Vicarage

The Old Vicarage

A charming Victorian house, carefully converted and quietly tucked away in it's own wooded grounds in central Ambleside. Onsite car parking, Swimming Pool, Sauna & Hot tub etc. Overlooking Rothay Park and tucked away from traffic noise.

Scarr Head Caravans

Scarr Head Caravans

Small working farm at foot of Coniston mountains and 2 miles south of Coniston village. three modern caravans set in large private garden. Lovely walks and scenery right out of the farmyard. Perfect base for a Lake District holiday.

Hillcroft Holiday Park

Hillcroft Holiday Park

Superbly situated in some of England's most enchanting countryside, overlooking lake Ullswater. Hillcroft Park is the perfect location for endless holidays of exploration or relaxation.

Wheelgate Country Guesthouse

Wheelgate Bed & Breakfast

Welcoming and friendly B&B, award-winning breakfast, spacious, well-equipped rooms. Free Wi-Fi. Ideal base for exploring.

Pet Etiquette

It is important to remember when out walking with your pet that you are often walking across private and farm land. It is an offence to allow your pet to bother any livestock. Always keep you dog on a lead around fields & livestock. As dog owners you have a responsibility to manage and control your pet in public.

Please bear in mind the following points if you are planning on bringing your pet on holiday with you...

Sheep & lambs

Sheep

Cows & calves

Cow

Other people

Walkers

Wildlife

Deer

Animal & insect bites

Fields

Fouling

Fouling
Dogs at The Rybeck Hotel

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