Dog Friendly Cottages

Dog Friendly Cottages in Ambleside

Dog friendly cottages in Ambleside

A holiday in Ambleside puts you right in the very heart of the Lake District, perfect for dog lovers to access the huge range of dog friendly walks and muddy-paw welcoming pubs, cafes and activities in the area.
And Lakelovers have a truly superb range of Dog Friendly Cottages in Ambleside to choose from. For us, we know that our pets are as much a part of the family as anyone else, which is why we have a large range of pet friendly cottages in Ambleside and across the Lake District to choose from.
Also with Lakelovers, bringing your whole family on holiday doesn’t mean missing out on your dream getaway in the Lakes either as we have dog friendly properties to suit all budgets and desires.

Dog friendly self-catering accommodation in Ambleside

WiFi, wood burners, private parking, breathtaking views, luxury fittings and designer furnishings; VisitEngland 5 star Gold rated; from 1 bed apartments to properties that accommodates 8, Lakelovers collection of dog friendly Ambleside Cottages have something for everyone.
Perhaps you’re looking for a walking bolt-hole in the very centre of Ambleside, putting you within a stone’s throw of some of the areas most famous walking and scrambling routes; or a more secluded romantic getaway where you don’t plan on adventuring away from your log burner; perhaps it’s an impressive barn conversion with inclusive leisure access you fancy, for planning a luxurious family escape or special celebration. No matter what, we know that you’ll want the whole family to be involved, which is why we have this great selection and so much more in our extensive range of dog friendly cottages in Ambleside and across the Lake District.

Choosing a self-catering holiday means you can really relax and unwind with the flexibility and privacy that self-catering affords, along with the comfort of home-from-home conveniences such as washer/dryers, boot rooms and state of the art kitchen and bathrooms. And even better, with our dog friendly cottages no one in the family gets left behind!

Choosing from Lakelovers exquisite range of dog friendly self-catering accommodation in Ambleside not only means you get to enjoy your pets company but you also don’t have the hassle and cost of additional doggy holiday accommodation and don’t forget with Lakelovers pets come FREE and many of our properties let up to two pets.

Dog friendly cottages in Ambleside, the heart of the Lake District

A visit to Ambleside puts you in the very heart of the famous Lake District National Park and a self-catering cottage gives you the freedom to enjoy some of the best-loved scenery in the UK, without having to leave any of the family behind.
When on holiday with a pet we know you’d prefer to do as little driving as possible which makes Ambleside such a perfect choice for a dog-friendly holiday as everything is on your doorstep.

Ambleside sits in the middle of the superb A591, which services the whole of the Lake District, and the area has excellent all-year-round bus services. Look out for the open top 599 which travels between Bowness, Windermere – where you can use Windermere train station – Ambleside, Grasmere and Keswick, so you can take your pick of where to explore from Ambleside. Most public transport in the Lakes welcomes well-behaved dogs.
Along with the fantastic transport links for getting out and about, there’s so much in the Ambleside area you can do on foot too – lots of shops, eateries and galleries, as well as lake, fell and woodland walks from the town center.

Ambleside really is an easy choice for a comfortable self-catering break with everyone in tow. Throughout Ambleside there’s lots of outside seating for eating and drinking, which is perfect for a relax with muddy paws.
Stone-floors are a mainstay of many Lake District pubs where muddy boots are generally expected as walkers make their way from the fells to enjoy a refreshing post-ramble drink and fireside chat. Muddy paws are also generally welcomed too, where a bowl of water can be found at most pubs and cafes in Ambleside.

Particularly dog friendly eateries and pubs in Ambleside include Luigi’s Restaurant who actually have dog baskets in the downstairs room which is given over to dog walkers. Just outside of Ambleside, a superb 3.5 mile walk from Ambleside to Barngates will take you to The Drunken Duck Inn, where many of their own ales (micro-brewery on site) are named after much-loved pets, like the popular Tag Lag, and they welcome visits from new doggy friends in the bar area (though not the fine-dining restaurant).
As well as the vibrant town center you are spoilt for activities in and around Ambleside, which can be accessed by foot or using the excellent bus service connecting you with Windermere Steamers and the train station to further open up your horizons, both of which welcome dog travellers too!

Don’t forget a bit of doggy retail therapy and pop into Paws by the Lake at Waterhead Pier in Ambleside, after enjoying a Windermere Lake Cruise where dogs travel for free! Dogs are very welcome at the Water Edge Inn, at Waterhead too.

A popular walk to do straight from one of our dog friendly cottages in Ambleside includes taking in the view of Ambleside and Windermere from Loughrigg Fell. There are small tarns and generally plenty of muddy puddles on top to quench doggy thirsts! You’ll also bag a Wainwright with this gentle fell.

A visit to Rydal is a must where you can walk around Rydal Water, visit Rydal Cave and enjoy a splash in the river at Rydal stepping-stones. The Glen Rothay Hotel bar, Badger Bar, in Rydal whilst is small and has a limited food menu does welcome dogs.
Wansfell gives dogs plenty of space to let off some energy, as long as you’re mindful of grazing animals. Walking from Ambleside over Wansfell, drop down to The Mortal Man pub in the Troutbeck Valley, where you can enjoy some of the best food and guest ales in the Lakes in this very dog friendly pub.
Lakelovers also have a superb collection of dog friendly cottages in nearby Grasmere, worth browsing if you feel like exploring a less busy part of the central Lakes.

If you’re looking pet friendly cottages in Ambleside for the whole family to enjoy a relaxing getaway, we know you’ll love our hand-picked collection. But if you can’t find what you’re looking for contact our expert customer service team who are ready to help.

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Todd Crag House Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed

A sumptuous Lakeland hideaway being part of a traditional colour washed gentleman's residence located at the foot of Loughrigg Fell - on the outskirts of Ambleside. Taking its name from the rocky outcrop behind the 400 year old property Todd Crag House will delight. This two bedroom, two bathroom cottage apartment has been carefully designed to marry the original features with current expectations. Luxurious soft furnishings and tasteful palettes have been carefully chosen for your comfort. Although only a two bedroom property it is surprisingly large with a spacious lounge, fully fitted dining kitchen, two bedrooms with king size beds and views of the fells, a bathroom with powerful shower and a further en-suite shower room. This property has a fabulous second west facing sitting room with bay window and rosewood dining table for 4. In addition this property has exclusive use of the extensive garden to the rear with garden furniture and views of the fells.

Available From£425
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Fernleigh Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Elegance and light are the keywords for this most spacious traditional Lakeland stone built cottage. The recently completed stunning refurbishment has produced arguably one of the very best terraced cottages and only a minute from the town centre. Laid out over three floors it is large enough for families but cosy enough for a couple. The house is made for relaxation - especially the fabulous house-bathroom with roll-top slipper bath and drench shower. The rear orchard garden provides security for a pet or children and covered storage for bicycles - perfect for secluded dining or relaxing. Unrestricted parking may be possible outside the front of the property, but is not guaranteed. 2 visitor's parking permits are provided for vehicles for the surrounding streets. There are wonderful views of Loughrigg and Wansfell from this property. This is a very popular property which persuades visitors to return.

Available From£450
Special Offer
Ashton House Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Luxurious, terraced cottage accommodation in a prime Ambleside location. Ashton House has a real 'wow' factor; traditional Lakeland character blends effortlessly with 21st century chic. One or two couples could easily spread out here to enjoy a relaxed, sophisticated break; two reception rooms, two impressively stylish bathrooms and a patio for pre-dinner drinks.

Available From£399
Special Offer
3 Swiss Villas Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 pet allowed

Warm in character, this beautiful centrally located Victorian Ambleside cottage enjoys a surprisingly peaceful location. It's an ideal retreat for two couples or a smaller family to unwind and explore the Lakes at any time of year.

Available From£385
Special Offer
River Lodge Ambleside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Overlooking the River Rothay, this impressive house is enviably located only a short riverside walk away from Ambleside Village. River Lodge takes the lion's share of an impressive Lakeland residence, once home to Queen Victoria's physician. Now sympathetically restored, extended and styled with immaculate country house chic and Farrow & Ball colours, River Lodge provides luxurious holiday living in this fantastic location.

Available From£799
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Apple Tree Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 pet allowed

Located close to the centre of the bustling village of Ambleside, in the heart of the Lake District, Appletree Cottage, has been beautifully developed by the current owners to offer quality accommodation, and a cottage garden all just a few minutes' walk from all the village amenities.

Available From£375
Special Offer
Pudding Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Pudding Cottage is atmospherically set in the heart of Beatrix Potter's Lake District with the lovely towns of Ambleside and Windermere within a few minutes' drive. The cottage is tucked away up a farm road and nestles amongst a group of lakeland stone buildings that formed the original coach house and stables for the 1st Earl of Lonsdale in the late 18th Century.

Available From£599
Special Offer
Lettera Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This quirky and contemporary, newly refurbished, Lakeland cottage occupies a convenient yet peaceful elevated setting just a few minute's stroll above the lively heart of Ambleside, with beautiful views to the array of surrounding mountains.

Available From£385
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £725 to £653
Ghyll Foot Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Situated in the heart of Ambleside Village, this whitewashed character cottage is a real treat. Filled with charm and character this traditional cottage has been lovingly restored retaining much of the original charm whilst adding everything you could need for a memorable stay.

Available From£385
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

If you are looking for a property with one of the most spectacular views in the British Isles, set in large grounds but can't decide if you want a traditional or contemporary property then we might just have found the property you were looking for!

Available From£895
Special Offer
Waterfall Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Originally forming part of the old bobbin mill, standing on the side of the cascading Stockghyll, Waterfall is one of a select few luxury residences that forms part of the prestigious 'Falls' development which has been finished to a very high standard by its owners who have created a contemporary and comfortable Lakeland retreat situated only a few minutes' walk from the centre of the bustling village of Ambleside.

Available From£425
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed

This romantic and poetic little rustic hideaway is one of several self-catering properties which make up the historic 'Stepping Stones' residence - home to William Wordsworth's son and family for over a century. The breathtaking setting is quite unique, at the foot of Loughrigg Fell and surrounded by the countryside which inspired Wordsworth's poetry.

Available From£365
Special Offer
The Mews Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

A short walk from Ambleside, you'll find this fabulous character property on the banks of the River Rothay. The setting is sublime with breathtaking panoramic views, and the property itself is a retreat to write home about. Once a coachman's cottage and stables, the property was later owned by Queen Victoria's physician, then more recently by a local artist.

Available From£595
Special Offer
Luke’s Hoose Ambleside
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

The elevated setting of this stylish Lakeland cottage provides spectacular views to the Lake District mountains from almost every room. Nestled in a peaceful conservation area, only a minute's stroll from Ambleside village centre, Luke's Hoose achieves a perfect combination of traditional charms and contemporary indulgence.

Available From£450
Special Offer
Above Town Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed

Located in its elevated position, Above Town benefits from its convenient situation in Ambleside Village and also the views to Loughrigg Fell. This traditional Victorian Lakeland Slate terrace house has been refurbished to a high standard whilst retaining so much of its period charm.

Available From£399
Special Offer
Mallards Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed

Self catering cottages rarely come in a more picturesque setting. Mallards Cottage is set within Stepping Stones House which is an historic country property, which was once owned by William Wordsworth's son and overlooks the famous stepping stones across the River Rothay. With beautiful views in every direction; this lovely location is amazingly within walking distance of the bustling village of Ambleside.

Available From£499
Special Offer
Copt Howe Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

What a setting! This pet-friendly self-catering property in Ambleside takes a sought-after elevated position, with unforgettable views from every window. The centre of vibrant Ambleside, along with it's restaurants and shop, is only a short stroll away along with the shore of Lake Windermere.

Available From£525
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Understated style and comfort sets the tone for Ruskin House at LOWGROVE. It is a quintessential Lakeland farmhouse. It is regarded as a home away from home for guests, creating a warm, personalised atmosphere. Perfect for families or friends gatherings or creating romantic hideaways for couples.

Available From£499
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This aptly named Lakeland cottage, literally a stone's throw from the absolute heart of Ambleside centre, stands alongside Rothay Park with superb views towards Loughrigg Fell and The Fairfield Horseshoe. Enjoying the very best of both worlds, this traditional, yet contemporary cottage sits in a peaceful spot just a minute's stroll from the village amenities - bliss. Sociable couples, or a family, can happily spread out here.

Available From£599

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Dog Friendly Cottages

Dog Friendly Cottages in Ambleside

Dog friendly cottages in Ambleside

A holiday in Ambleside puts you right in the very heart of the Lake District, perfect for dog lovers to access the huge range of dog friendly walks and muddy-paw welcoming pubs, cafes and activities in the area.
And Lakelovers have a truly superb range of Dog Friendly Cottages in Ambleside to choose from. For us, we know that our pets are as much a part of the family as anyone else, which is why we have a large range of pet friendly cottages in Ambleside and across the Lake District to choose from.
Also with Lakelovers, bringing your whole family on holiday doesn’t mean missing out on your dream getaway in the Lakes either as we have dog friendly properties to suit all budgets and desires.

Dog friendly self-catering accommodation in Ambleside

WiFi, wood burners, private parking, breathtaking views, luxury fittings and designer furnishings; VisitEngland 5 star Gold rated; from 1 bed apartments to properties that accommodates 8, Lakelovers collection of dog friendly Ambleside Cottages have something for everyone.
Perhaps you’re looking for a walking bolt-hole in the very centre of Ambleside, putting you within a stone’s throw of some of the areas most famous walking and scrambling routes; or a more secluded romantic getaway where you don’t plan on adventuring away from your log burner; perhaps it’s an impressive barn conversion with inclusive leisure access you fancy, for planning a luxurious family escape or special celebration. No matter what, we know that you’ll want the whole family to be involved, which is why we have this great selection and so much more in our extensive range of dog friendly cottages in Ambleside and across the Lake District.

Choosing a self-catering holiday means you can really relax and unwind with the flexibility and privacy that self-catering affords, along with the comfort of home-from-home conveniences such as washer/dryers, boot rooms and state of the art kitchen and bathrooms. And even better, with our dog friendly cottages no one in the family gets left behind!

Choosing from Lakelovers exquisite range of dog friendly self-catering accommodation in Ambleside not only means you get to enjoy your pets company but you also don’t have the hassle and cost of additional doggy holiday accommodation and don’t forget with Lakelovers pets come FREE and many of our properties let up to two pets.

Dog friendly cottages in Ambleside, the heart of the Lake District

A visit to Ambleside puts you in the very heart of the famous Lake District National Park and a self-catering cottage gives you the freedom to enjoy some of the best-loved scenery in the UK, without having to leave any of the family behind.
When on holiday with a pet we know you’d prefer to do as little driving as possible which makes Ambleside such a perfect choice for a dog-friendly holiday as everything is on your doorstep.

Ambleside sits in the middle of the superb A591, which services the whole of the Lake District, and the area has excellent all-year-round bus services. Look out for the open top 599 which travels between Bowness, Windermere – where you can use Windermere train station – Ambleside, Grasmere and Keswick, so you can take your pick of where to explore from Ambleside. Most public transport in the Lakes welcomes well-behaved dogs.
Along with the fantastic transport links for getting out and about, there’s so much in the Ambleside area you can do on foot too – lots of shops, eateries and galleries, as well as lake, fell and woodland walks from the town center.

Ambleside really is an easy choice for a comfortable self-catering break with everyone in tow. Throughout Ambleside there’s lots of outside seating for eating and drinking, which is perfect for a relax with muddy paws.
Stone-floors are a mainstay of many Lake District pubs where muddy boots are generally expected as walkers make their way from the fells to enjoy a refreshing post-ramble drink and fireside chat. Muddy paws are also generally welcomed too, where a bowl of water can be found at most pubs and cafes in Ambleside.

Particularly dog friendly eateries and pubs in Ambleside include Luigi’s Restaurant who actually have dog baskets in the downstairs room which is given over to dog walkers. Just outside of Ambleside, a superb 3.5 mile walk from Ambleside to Barngates will take you to The Drunken Duck Inn, where many of their own ales (micro-brewery on site) are named after much-loved pets, like the popular Tag Lag, and they welcome visits from new doggy friends in the bar area (though not the fine-dining restaurant).
As well as the vibrant town center you are spoilt for activities in and around Ambleside, which can be accessed by foot or using the excellent bus service connecting you with Windermere Steamers and the train station to further open up your horizons, both of which welcome dog travellers too!

Don’t forget a bit of doggy retail therapy and pop into Paws by the Lake at Waterhead Pier in Ambleside, after enjoying a Windermere Lake Cruise where dogs travel for free! Dogs are very welcome at the Water Edge Inn, at Waterhead too.

A popular walk to do straight from one of our dog friendly cottages in Ambleside includes taking in the view of Ambleside and Windermere from Loughrigg Fell. There are small tarns and generally plenty of muddy puddles on top to quench doggy thirsts! You’ll also bag a Wainwright with this gentle fell.

A visit to Rydal is a must where you can walk around Rydal Water, visit Rydal Cave and enjoy a splash in the river at Rydal stepping-stones. The Glen Rothay Hotel bar, Badger Bar, in Rydal whilst is small and has a limited food menu does welcome dogs.
Wansfell gives dogs plenty of space to let off some energy, as long as you’re mindful of grazing animals. Walking from Ambleside over Wansfell, drop down to The Mortal Man pub in the Troutbeck Valley, where you can enjoy some of the best food and guest ales in the Lakes in this very dog friendly pub.
Lakelovers also have a superb collection of dog friendly cottages in nearby Grasmere, worth browsing if you feel like exploring a less busy part of the central Lakes.

If you’re looking pet friendly cottages in Ambleside for the whole family to enjoy a relaxing getaway, we know you’ll love our hand-picked collection. But if you can’t find what you’re looking for contact our expert customer service team who are ready to help.