Cumbria is home to the stunningly beautiful Lake District. Get away and immerse yourself in the vastness of it’s open waters, and the rising summits that surround you. With the Lake District covering such a large are of the North West, you’ll want to return with your dog time and time again to explore everything it has to offer – That’s where we come in! Welcome to our list of recommended dog friendly cottages in the lake district.
We’ve hand picked some of the best cottages available for a holiday with your dog. Each cottage is dog friendly and in a prime location for exploring the best of the Lake District.
2 humans, 1 dog
This cottage has been lovingly, luxuriously and beautifully renovated and you won’t quite believe you the view of the lakes you’ll get from the local walks. The cottage itself is extremely cosy and comfortable with a double bed that’s all too easy to fall asleep in, a free standing roll top bath, warm wood burner and everything you need for your stay.
A small porch covers the entrance to the cottage, shielding you from any unfavourable weather while you enter the stunning cottage built from local stone. You enter an open plan living area with a ‘sink in’ comfortable sofa and an Aga quietly warming the house in the kitchen area. A belfast sink, dishwasher and all necessary kitchen appliance compliment the downstairs area.
A small staircase heads up into the bedroom where you can utilise the in-built wardrobes with the bathroom just off to the side with bath and hand-held shower.
A shared lawn is accessible outside with stunning views which you can enjoy from the use of a garden bench and table.
4 humans, 2 dogs
Situated perfectly for walking into both Windermere and Bowness, this cosy cottage apartment puts you at the very centre of the Lake District, with easy access to adventures with your pup right on your doorstep. If you like to wander into town to check out the local shops, restaurants and cafes, you are spoilt for choice when it comes to this beautifully renovated Town Cottage. It’s an ideal base for exploring some of the most popular towns in the Lake District.
Entering the property you are welcomed into a spacious and kitchen which included a hamper with some delicious bread and treats for you to enjoy. The kitchen is very well equipped, including a wine fridge, kitchen appliances including a dishwasher and very handy double fridge freezer. As you walk along the corridor you enter a comfortable lounge area with soft leather sofas, an ideal place to relax and unwind after a long day out.
The upstairs is home to two bedrooms. It’s good to note that the beds here can be put together to create a Super King if requested. Both bedrooms feature a large window looking out over the local views and are very cosy but with ample space to move around in.
The bathroom is down the hall from both bedrooms and includes a bath as well as a separate shower.
Additionally you have the use of a private outside space which includes decking and a covered seating area. Roadside parking is also available.