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Dog Friendly accommodation

Dogs Love Cumbria!

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 faithful friend 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.

Augill Beck Caravan Park

Augill Beck Park

The holiday lodges & caravans provide accommodation of an excellent standard being tastefully furnished, comfortable and well equipped. Set against a rolling backdrop of fells bordering both the spectacular Lake District and Yorkshire Dales

Enjoy a truly relaxing break in total luxury

The Lodges at Artlegarth

6 Exclusive luxury log cabins on a beautiful seven acre private grounds, each with its own private outdoor hot tub, offering peace, tranquility and wonderful views, walking distance to three fantastic village pubs. National Park location.

Pinewood Cottage

Pinewood Cottage

A beautifully refurbished cottage near Newby Bridge ideally situated to explore the Lake District national park.

Head Nook Hall Cottage

Heads Nook Hall Cottage

The Holiday Cottage. Modern fitted kitchen. Two bedrooms; 1 x king size and 1 x 2 singles. Luxury bathroom with shower, bath and bidet.

Stanwix Park Holiday Centre

Stanwix Park Holiday Centre

Caravan holiday homes for hire. Large leisure centre. Swimming pools, ten-pin bowling and amusement arcade, family entertainment, disco and adult cabaret. Situated on the Solway Coast, popular destination to explore the Lake District.

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Briardale Cottage

This charming stone-built cottage is one of six in a short, early 20thC terrace set in a little cul-de-sac close to the centre of Ambleside and handy for all the village amenities.

Wistaria Cottage & No.3 Main Street

Wistaria Cottage & No.3 Main Street

We have two lovely cottages win the village of Elterwater in the Langdale Valley, which we have owned since the early eighties.

Lands End Cottage

Lands End Cottage

Luxury Cottage set in the heart of the Lake District, between Windermere and Coniston, Lands End Cottage is a beautiful, two-bedroomed cottage.

Garden End Cottage

Garden End Cottage

A superbly located cottage above Staveley giving you great walks from your doorstep and splendid views throughout

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Hill of Oaks & Blakehome - Self Catering

Nestled on the slopes of ancient woodland, Hill of Oaks is an award winning 5 Star Holiday Park located in the heart of the Lake District National Park.

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The Old Dairy

The perfect bolt hole for two, wishing to get away from it all. Situated on the outskirts of Ambleside

The Shepherds' Hut

Lanefoot Farm Pods & Shepherds Hut

The camping Pods and The Shepherds' Hut at Lanefoot Farm Campsite present a glamping alternative to camping. Affordable accommodation already set up on site. Just bring everything you usually bring to camp, but leave the tent behind!

The Yan at Broadrayne

The Yan at Broadrayne

This contemporary bistro with beds is a stone’s throw from the idyllic village of Grasmere.

Coach House

The Coach House

Set in over thirty acres of garden, woodland and natural beauty in he Lake District UNESCO World Heritage Site, Rydal Hall is the ideal venue for retreats, events, activity weekends or just a family holiday.

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The Lodge in the Vale

The Lodge is all en suite with satellite TV, full range of internet access including broadband and wifi. The residents' lounge has breathtaking views and has a feature fireplace with real fire. Pets welcome by prior arrangement.

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Bens

Bens is a deceptively spacious holiday home in the pretty village of Elterwater. An ideal base for exploring the surrounding countryside and many nearby attractions.

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The School House

Wonderful Lakeland holidays are made here at The School House, a substantial detached and simply magnificent Lake District residence built in 1799, occupying a secluded setting at the southern tip of Lake Windermere with spectacular far rea

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Rowan Cottage

This picturesque part of The Lake District, much loved by Beatrix Potter and where she made her home, offers guests a chance to relax and enjoy the peacefulness and charm of one of the prettiest parts of The National Park.

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Lakeside View

Every ingredient for a perfect Lake District holiday, family or friends, at any time of year.

Pet Friendly Places to Eat

The Lake District, Cumbria is known for the great outdoors – the perfect playground for your four-legged friend, so when you’re visiting you don’t just want the outdoors to be suitable for your dog, you want other facilities too.


Taking your pooch on holiday shouldn’t be a barrier and in Cumbria, as well as ample space to explore, we have a whole host of dog-friendly cafes, bars and restaurants as well as accommodation so you don’t have to leave your pooch at home. Click below to take a look at some of the dog-friendly places to eat in our region…

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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...

Most of these points can be followed by simply keeping your pet on a lead. Even if you think your dog may behave around livestock and other people, it is better not to risk it.

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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