With more than nine million dogs in the UK – that’s almost a quarter of households – man’s best friend is very much a part of the family. And, more and more that includes our family holidays. Finding pet-friendly accommodation can be tricky, but there are some great places in the UK to have a getaway with the family – and pack the pooch too.
Here are six of the best pet-friendly properties in the UK, from Owners Direct.
Mylor Bridge Cottage on the edge of Mylor Village, not far from Truro and Falmouth in Cornwall. The cottage sleeps six and has a log burner and a pleasant enclosed courtyard too. The cottage has access to lovely walks in the Cornish countryside. Prices start from £10-£100 per night: #8070383
Loch Ness Cottage near Errogie in the Scottish Highlands, not far from Loch Ness. The cottage sleeps 5 and has a log fire, a well-fenced garden and looks out on to some lovely woodland views. Prices start from £63 per night. Ref: #727795.
Framlingham Cottage in the village of Bruisyard is close to Framlingham Castle, in the heart of the Suffolk countryside. The cosy cottage sleeps 2 and has a log burner, an enclosed garden and nearby access to public footpaths. Prices start from £55 per night Ref: #8144955.
The Coachman’s Cottage in the conservation village of Steeple Ashton in Wiltshire is just a short distance from Bath and Stonehenge. With a real log fire and a courtyard garden, the cottage sleeps 4 and prices start from £78 per night. Ref: #1163657.
Tresco Cottage in Kelhelland, Cornwall, lies close to St Ives Bay. The property sleeps 8 and has a welcoming wood-burning stove, a fluffy hearth rug and an enclosed garden. Prices start from £80 per night. Ref: 8126834.
Monmouth Cottage near Usk in South Wales has a real fire and lovely countryside views. Sleeping six, prices start from £75 per night. Ref: 8123500.