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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.

The Hayloft kitchen

The Hayloft

Luxury 4 Star Gold Award Barn Conversion in the Stunning Cartmel Peninsula, South Lake District Sleeps 6+1

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.

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.

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.

Hillside Farm

Hillside Farm Bunk Barn

Hillside Farm is situated in the quiet and peaceful setting of Boustead Hill in the northern part of the Cumbria between the villages of Burgh-by-Sands and Bowness-on-Solway, amongst some of the finest unspoiled scenery in the country.

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.

Croftlands Cottages

Croftlands Cottages

Two delightful, dog friendly cottages (sleeping 2 and 4) only 3 miles from Keswick and Derwentwater at foot of Whinlatter forest park. Magnificent views with walking and cycling from the door. Arrival 16.00 and departure 10.00.

Bowfell Cottage

Bowfell Cottage

Bowfell Cottage is admirably situated fronting a private drive just off A5074, Lyth Valley Road, above eastern shore of the lake about 1 mile south of Bowness Bay and set in 0.5 acre of wooded ground and gardens. Excellent parking.

Reception

The Lodge in the Vale

The B&B 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.

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.

Netherwood Hotel

Netherwood Hotel

Netherwood is a beautiful beautiful Grade II listed Victorian mansion set in landscaped gardens with breath-taking views of Morecambe Bay. It offers a combination of old world charm and all the essential modern facilities and comforts.

The Waternook Estate

Waternook & The Great Barn

Rated The Sunday Times "Top 12", super-luxury self catering accommodation and retreats within a private, lake fronting estate, with helicopter landing and exclusive concierge services.

Springwood Camping

Springwood Camping

Come and join us on our new venture at Springwood Camping. We are an eco-friendly small site in the Lake District with one, five-metre glamping Yurt Tent, fully equipped and one, five-metre erected prototype Bell Tent, fully equipped.

Harrison House

Harrison House

Beautifully converted 18th Century barn. Three double bedrooms, walled garden, stunning fell views, private terraces, access to sauna.

Beckside living

Southwaite Green Farm

Eco cottages, built and furnished to the highest standards, in 'one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen'.

Roman How

Roman How

The house is in an elevated position with views of the Langdales in the distance. Shops are within walking distance. Bikes can be stored in the garage. Dogs are welcome.

Rothay Garth

Rothay Garth

Rothay Garth has a superb position combining glorious mountain views with easy access to Windermere Lake and Ambleside.

Broughton Bank Cottage

Broughton Bank Cottage

In a quiet wooded location with secluded garden overlooking a restful garden tarn and own drive, this cottage has been completely refurbished with walnut wood floors and two bathrooms.

Rowling House sitting room

Rowling End & The Mouse House

Rowling End Farm and The Mouse House Rowling End are located in the Newlands Valley, with private gardens and access straight on to the fells.

View across the dining and living room

Balmoral House Apartment 6

Balmoral Apartment is situated in the centre of Keswick Market Town, five minutes' walk to the shores of Lake Derwent water and Theatre by the Lake.

Melbecks Holiday Cottages

Melbecks Holiday Cottages

Named after the crag high on the side of Skiddaw, Randel was originally a farmstead byre and is detached from the main barn conversion.

The Regent Hotel

The Regent Hotel

Standing on the slipway at Waterhead Bay on Lake Windermere the Regent Hotel offers you a warm welcome.

1 Laurel Court

Laurel Court

Set in the heart of the market town. Walking distance to shops, market, pub etc. Thee superb new cottages, all with en suite facilities, is ideal for relaxing at the end of the day for a party of 2 up to a maximum capacity of 38.

Chiffchaff luxury lodge

The Tranquil Otter

Beautiful private nature reserve around a stream fed lake teeming with wildlife; The Tranquil Otter is an ideal place in which to take a relaxing break, for families and couples.

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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