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17 Dreamy Dog Friendly Cottages By The Sea For a Family Getaway

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Walks on the beach, throwing tennis balls along the sand and watching your dog frolic and play between the waves. The coast is the perfect place to charge your batteries and lucky for us the UK’s beautiful coastline is home to many cosy dog friendly cottages.

Whether you’re looking for glittering seaside views, fun-filled resorts or just a breath of fresh sea air. These 17 dreamy dog friendly cottages by the sea are sure to make your tails wag!

Make sure to check the T&C’s of each property and also the latest Government Guidance before booking.


Where: Cornwall

Sleeps: 6 Humans, 3 Dogs

Adventures in both the Cornish countryside and coast can be found right on the doorstep of this contemporary holiday cottage. Up to three pooches are welcome to stay. The first dog is welcome free of charge, while the second and third dog cost £25 each per stay.

The cottage also sleeps up to six humans in three incredibly comfortable bedrooms. On the first floor you can find a spacious open-plan living space, with an impressive TV and also a games room with a wide selection of books and games to keep you entertained.

The Old Cider Barn

Where: Devon

Sleeps: 4 Humans, 1 Dog

Not only does it look as pretty as a postcard, but the interior is equally as beautiful with its rather modern and minimal style. The property is perfect for dog friendly adventures, close to both country and coastal walks. Just under a mile away is the wonderful beach of Mouthwell Sands at Hope Cove.

One dog is welcome for £25 per week, while the cottage sleeps up to four humans in two cosy bedrooms. The master bedroom has an impressive super-king-size floating bed, as well as a beautiful freestanding copper bath. An indulgent treat, to sit back and relax.

Schooner Cottage

Where: Dorset

Sleeps: 6 Humans, 2 Dogs

Beautiful stone cottage, set in the picturesque village of Fortuneswell, on the Isle of Portland, Dorset. Up to two dogs and six humans are welcome, with three comfortable, stone exposed bedrooms, a cosy living/dining space and a tranquil bathroom boasting a decorative fireplace and freestanding claw foot bath.

The cottage also has views out to Chesil Beach, which is just a bone’s throw away for adventures with the pooch!

Ammonite Lodge

Where: Whitby

Sleeps: 6 Humans, 2 Dogs

Quaint lodge located in the heart of Runswick Bay. This village provides the perfect setting to relax and unwind, enjoy long walks with the pooch on either the sandy beach or along the clifftops.

This cosy place is perfect for two dogs and up to six humans. The two comfortable bedrooms sleep four, while one of the sofas converts to a double sofa bed to sleep an additional two. Dogs welcome at a cost of £30 per pet per stay.

Oystons Yard

Where: Whitby

Sleeps: 4 Humans, 1 Dog

This charming former fisherman’s cottage, is tucked away at the heart of Whitby. It’s just a couple of paw-prints away from a glorious sandy beach, selection of dog friendly pubs and historical landmarks.

This contemporary cottage sleeps up-to four humans and one pooch. It and comes complete with comfortable furnishings, exposed beams and a charming brick fireplace.

Long House – Boskensoe Barns

Where: Cornwall

Sleeps: 4 Humans, 2 Dogs

Up to four well-behaved humans and two furry companions are welcome in this wonderful place. Together you enjoy ultra-modern interiors, comfortable and modern furnishings plus a complimentary welcome pack of local award-winning produce. The beach is just a 10 minute drive away.

The Artists House by The Sea

Where: Kent

Sleeps: 5 Humans, 1 Dog

This breathtaking place has been featured in so many magazines for being do dang beautiful! It’s located in a quiet, secluded spot is nestled between Herne Bay and Reculver boasting expansive panoramic views the North Sea.

The creative home is a serene space sleeping up to five humans and one pooch. It’s filled with original artwork, contemporary furnishings and big bi-fold doors that open on to a sunny deck. With easy access to a beautiful stretch of coastline, you have plenty of adventures to enjoy with the pooch.

Viola Sea

Where: Cornwall

Sleeps: 6 Humans, 3 Dogs

From the moment you pop your paws in this property, you’ll feel at home. This place offers true luxury right in the heart of Cornwall, boasting contemporary furnishings and a surrounding of delightful amenities.

It accommodates up to six humans across three bedrooms, and three well behaved pooches. The living space is super comfy while the kitchen and dining area, has everything you need to cook up a storm.

Sea the View

Where: Cornwall

Sleeps: 4 Humans, 2 Dogs

It’s almost like a slice of Beverly Hills, but set in the most perfect part of the South West Coastal Path. This large, luxurious, eco-friendly holiday home has been designed to a high standard, sleeping up to four humans, and two dogs. The first pooch can stay free of charge, while the second has a small charge.

This stunning place provides a beautiful light and contemporary open-plan living space, kitchen, dining area and a seating area with two sumptious super-king bedrooms. When you’re all tuckered out after a day of Cornish adventures, head to the enclosed garden featuring a swing bar, bubbling hot tub, hammocks and tropic plants.

Beach Walk

Where: Filey, Yorkshire

Sleeps: 4 Humans, 2 Dogs

We love this cheerful detached lodge located in a coastal village just outside of Filey. It’s just a bone’s throw away from a 5-mile stretch of golden sands, and offers a warm and welcoming stay for four humans and two dogs.

The sitting room is packed with comfort, with a TV and DVD player for entertainment and a cosy woodburner to snuggle after a busy day of adventures. This wonderful place is on a leisure complex, so there’s plenty to do on-site as well as the surrounding area!

Seasalt Cottage

Where: Isle of Wight

Sleeps: 4 Humans, 1 Dog

We love this quaint dog friendly cottage by the sea. It’s found in the centre of the seaside resort, Ventnor on the Isle of Wight. Set within easy access of local amenities and just a short stroll to the beach.

It’s perfect for four humans and one pooch with a cosy sitting room, a fully-equipped kitchen with a small breakfast bar and dining area, two immaculate bedrooms and a family bathroom.

3 Harbour View

Where: Barmouth, North Wales

Sleeps: 5 Humans, 2 Dogs

This beautiful place has the best of both countryside and coast, found on the shores of the Wales West Coast, but backed by the peaks of Snowdonia National Park.

This cosy mid-terrace cottage in Barmouth perfect for five humans and two pooches. A pretty nautical theme sprinkles the decor, and some of the bedrooms have some great seaside views. The beach is just a short walk away, along with dog friendly places to eat and drink.

Zanzibar Beach House

Where: St Leonards-On-Sea, Sussex

Sleeps: 6 Humans, 1 Dog

A show stopping Beach House Apartment located right on the seafront in St Leonards On Sea. It’s a has all of the beauty of an award-winning boutique hotel, sleeping 6 humans and one well behaved pooch. There is an additional charge for the dog of £50 per stay (but trust us, this place is worth it).

The cosy lounge features a big screen TV (complete with Netflix and an extensive DVD library), an adaptable dining area, and a fully-equipped kitchen. Outside you’ll find a beautiful sun-trap multi-level garden, with plenty of seating, and a good sized hot tub. Don’t get us started on the bedrooms, featuring a roll top bath, breathtaking sea-views and contemporary design reflecting worldwide destinations.

2 Tyn Lon Cottages

Where: Beaumaris, Anglesey

Sleeps: 5 Humans, 2 Dogs

Pretty dog friendly cottage by the sea, located in the peaceful coastal town of Llanfaes in Anglesey. This cosy ground-floor dwelling is suitable for up to five humans and two well behaved pooches!

It’s the perfect for adventures in Beaumaris with the town, harbour and castle just minutes away. Once you’ve filled your boots with sandy adventures, this contemporary cottage is the perfect place to unwind sprinkled with warmth and cosy home-comforts.


Where: Southerness, Dumfries & Galloway

Sleeps: 4 Humans, 2 Dogs

Set in the pretty peaceful village of Southerness on the Dumfries & Galloway coast. This cosy abode is ideal for four humans and two dogs wanting to enjoy some quality time together by the sea.

The property is super cosy, complete with a well-equipped kitchen, two relaxing bedrooms and an inviting sitting room with an electric and TV. The beach and many other foodie places are just a bone’s throw away from the front door.

Bettys Plaice

Where: Scarborough, Yorkshire

Sleeps: 6 Humans, 1 Dog

This quaint nautical cottage is located in prime position within the vibrant town of Scarborough. Ideal base for exploring both the coast and country, with the picturesque North York Moors National Park just minutes away.

This lovely accommodation is ideal for six humans and one dog with three floors of contemporary rooms to snuggle into. The three bedrooms comprise of one super-king-size bedroom, one double bedroom and a twin bunk bedroom, each designed with a charming seaside theme.

The centre of Scarborough is just a short stroll away bursting with a superb beach, and selection of pubs and eateries.

Pow Wow Shore Cottage

Where: Dumfries and Galloway

Sleeps: 5 Humans, 1 Dog

This delightful property overlooks the stunning shoreline of the Solway Firth in a peaceful village called Powfoot. There’s plenty of places to explore from the doorstep, with the beach in touching distance from the property.

It’s also a comfortable base for touring unspoiled scenic parts of South West Scotland or the Scottish Borders. It’s also within driving distance of the Lake District National Park hills which can be clearly seen across the Solway from the front windows.

This welcoming accommodation is perfect for up to six humans and one dog. Inside, you’ll find a bright and cheerful property packed with all the home comforts you need for a relaxing coastal break..

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