Dog Friendly Cottages

Dog Friendly Cottages in Keswick

Dog friendly Self catering Cottages in Keswick

The delightful market town of Keswick, in the north Lakes, is one of the top destinations for a dog friendly holiday in the UK. And it’s not just us that say so, Keswick picked up the award for the UK’s most Dog Friendly town in 2012, 2013 and 2014 by the Kennel Club’s annual ‘Open for Dogs awards’. Nestled between Skiddaw and the stunning Derwentwater, with walks on your doorstep, great town centre parks, cafes with outdoor seating and a huge choice of dog friendly pubs and eateries – Keswick has it all. And Lakelovers, who know just how important taking the whole family on holiday is, have the perfect selection of Dog Friendly Cottages in Keswick for you. Alternatively, view our full range of Keswick Cottages available.
The Lakes has long been the UK’s most popular all-year-round playground for walkers and their four-legged friends and Keswick, as one of the region’s oldest towns, is filled with businesses and attractions that expect muddy paws as well as boots. In fact, there are doggy treats to be found all around Keswick.

 

You might actually feel rather left out as your furry pal gets an all-star welcome when you visit Keswick! Good job our enchanting holiday cottages have so much to offer, making you feel relaxed and indulged the minute you walk through the door.

Dog friendly self-catering accommodation in Keswick

Keswick and the surrounding countryside is often known as some of the best landscape in the Lakes, so it is no wonder you’re considering a holiday in this region.

Self-catering offers convenience, privacy and flexibility, all of which are especially important for holidays with pets, and we have a great range of dog friendly self-catering accommodation in Keswick to choose from.

From romantic hideaways, spacious family retreats, cottages in gorgeous Lake District villages, close to superb traditional pubs as well as fine dining eateries, some of the best walking routes straight from your doorstep and luxurious and comfortable surroundings, you’ll love browsing our pet friendly collection.

As well as impressive properties in exquisite Lakeland locations, our commitment to quality and superior service means you can be confident when booking a holiday with us too.

We have the largest collection of VisitEngland Gold Award properties in the region and all of our portfolio are 3 to 5 star awarded, so you don’t just have to take our word for it when we say we offer the finest self-catering holiday cottages in the Lakes. And this extends across our portfolio, including our pet friendly cottages in Keswick where we feel comfort and luxury shouldn’t be compromised, so you can bring the whole family away on a truly special and relaxing holiday.

Enjoy features like power showers and feature bathtubs, smart entertainment systems, WiFi, games room, leisure club access and al fresco dining.

Wood burning stoves and secure private gardens are a particular favourite with our four-legged holidaymakers.

Out and about – a dog friendly holiday in Keswick

The compact streets of Keswick make for a very pleasant shopping experience for all of the family. Walk along the main street and you’ll see lots of dogs and many ‘dogs welcome’ signs in shop, café and pub windows making the town extremely welcoming for dog owners.

The award-winning market, holding the title as best in the UK, which has been going for over 700 years, is not to be missed on Thursday and Saturdays.

Self-catering in Keswick really is easy. As well as the superb weekly markets, you have high-end supermarket Booths in the town centre, stocking lots of local produce from great Cumbrian suppliers such as Stringers Beer, milk from Heaves Farm, Kendal, Herdwick farmers and Appleby Bakery. It’s also great for picking up essential groceries for a self-catering holiday. Sainsbury’s is 10 miles away in nearby Cockermouth.

As well as some of the best outdoor equipment shops in the UK, and arguably Europe, there are also plenty of delicatessens, takeaways and cafes for lunchtime re-fueling.

Not forgetting pooch in your shopping trip; in Keswick you’ll find Dodgy Paws Pet Shop, on Tithebarn Street. Open 7 days a week, you are certain to pick up a special holiday treat, stock up on dog food or even if you’ve left a blanket, harness or lead at home. Staff are extremely knowledgeable and will provide a personal fitting service in store.

Don’t miss the fun of ‘Keswick Scruffs dog show’ held at Fitz Park in June as part of the Keswick Festival running across the last week in June. Fancy having a go at ‘Best biscuit catcher’ or ‘dog with the most appealing eyebrows’? Some great prizes up for grabs too.

Derwentwater, where Beatrix Potter’s Squirrel Nutkin set sail on his raft for Owl Island, is a huge draw for visitors to Keswick. It’s only a 10 minute walk from the town centre, via the delightful gardens of Hope Park, home also to the extremely dog friendly Café Hope which has free WiFi.

Keswick is very lucky to have two great central parks; the huge Fitz Park at 28 acres is one of the most attractive urban parks in the UK, with open views of Skiddaw and on the River Greta this is the town’s sporting venue and the smaller, more manicured Hope Park, which sits between the town centre and Derwentwater, provides a restful oasis. With both being central to the town centre they are very popular attractions for holidaymakers looking at dog friendly cottages in Keswick.

The rewarding 400m climb of Cat Bells, on Derwentwater’s western shore, is another reason for visiting the Keswick area. Go Car Park free and catch the Launch (well behaved dogs are welcomed for free) from Keswick to start the walk at Hawes End. If you fancy a walk for small legs, young children and less active pets, start at Hawes End and enjoy the flat 2 mile walk to High Brandlehow. Look out for the giant sculpture in Brandlehow Woods, and finish the day with a pizza and coffee at the dog friendly The Square Orange Cafe Bar.

The Dog and Gun is a traditional Lakeland bar and probably the most dog friendly in Keswick. It even has its own doggy menu and each pet is served their own bowl of water. For owners, enjoy their legendary Goulash!

South of Derwentwater takes you into the beautiful Borrowdale valley, where there are walks for all abilities, four and two-legged. Follow Julia Bradbury’s footsteps and take in views of Derwentwater and Borrowdale Valley from Castle Crag, an often-quiet walk in the heart of this peaceful valley.

The Surprise View and Ashness Bridge, enjoyed along the Watendlath Valley walk, have every reason to be some of the most popular scenes in the Lakes. Just be mindful of Herdwick and Swaledale cattle and keep dogs on leads when passing through intake fields.

Castlehead from Keswick Moot Hall makes for a great evening ‘walkies’, followed by a pint in the town centre or glass of wine in your holiday cottage garden perhaps.

A 30 minute walk from Keswick takes you to the atmospheric Castlerigg Stone Circle, one of the oldest in Britain and welcomes dogs on leads.

The petite village of Grasmere, home to Romantic poet William Wordsworth for fourteen years, is only 12 miles away. There’s lots of literary heritage in Keswick. A walk through the Lingholm Estate, holiday home to Beatrix Potter, and visit to the Kitchen Garden, said to have inspired Potter’s Mr McGregor’s Garden, is a treat not to be missed when staying in Keswick.

We have the finest dog friendly cottages in all the popular locations across the Lake District but if you’re struggling to find what you’re looking for, get in touch with our excellent Customer Service team who are on hand with expert knowledge ready to help.

Whether you’re looking for the challenging hike of Skiddaw or a gentle cruise on Derwentwater, bring the whole family along by choosing from our dog friendly cottages in Kewsick.

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Lacet Cottage Ullswater
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Located in the rolling countryside of the north east Lake District, just a few minutes from the shores of Ullswater, Lacet Cottage, a traditional 19th century cottage, has been lovingly refurbished by the owner to offer exceptional and high quality accommodation, finished to a very high standard for those seeking a beautiful Lakeland retreat.

Available From£575
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Bowderstone Keswick
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 6 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Located close to the centre of the bustling market town of Keswick, in the heart of the Lake District, Bowderstone is a much loved family home that has been beautifully finished to offer quality accommodation, with beautiful roof tops views to the mountains and a secluded patio all just a few minutes' walk from all the town's amenities.

Available From£675
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This idyllic Lakeland cottage, created from an original barn, occupies this picture postcard setting within the sleepy hamlet of Grange in Borrowdale, surrounded by magnificent scenery and mountains including Grange Fell itself and only a short drive alongside the lake into ever popular Keswick town centre.

Available From£515
Special Offer 4 nights for £565, 3 nights for £499. Please call the office on…
Crandy Nook Keswick
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Crandy Nook is set over three floors above a coffee shop in the heart of the market town of Keswick, but what is best of all is that the top floor living room and kitchen lifts you high above the roof tops and offer the most superb views from Skiddaw and Latrigg to Whinlatter Forest to the north and Helvellyn, Walla Crag and Scafell to the south.

Available From£495
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed

Little Chestnut Hill is a detached bungalow set above the bustling village of Keswick, yet only a short stroll into the centre and commanding panoramic breath-taking views towards the range of surrounding mountains including Catbells. Causey Pike and Grisedale Horseshoe.

Available From£
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • 1 pet allowed

This first floor apartment is situated a short stroll away from the heart of Keswick in a quiet backwater lane leading to Castlerigg Stone Circle with superb views towards the summit of Latrigg and surrounding mountains.

Available From£
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Number Twenty Keswick
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Situated in the residential area, just a few minutes' walk from the centre of Keswick, Number Twenty is a tastefully refurbished Victorian Lakeland slate terrace house. Benefiting from ample parking for four cars, five ensuite bedrooms, two log burning stoves and a large patio this excellent property offers great accommodation in easy reach of the popular shops, bars, cafes and pubs to be found around the market square in the heart of Keswick.

Available From£750
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Taking its name from a member of Ullswater Steamer's fleet of heritage vessels that have provided visitors for over a 100 years to enjoy this most picturesque of the Lake District's lakes, M.V. Western Belle offers quality accommodation and the ideal base from which to explore all the Lake District has to offer. This recently refurbished property has been finished to the very highest standard and is an ideal for couples or families alike.

Available From£405
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Located on Waterfoot Park, M.Y. Lady of the Lake takes it names from the oldest of the Ullswater Steamers fleet, built in 1877 and originally a steam vessel, her namesake cottage offers a luxurious retreat whatever the season. The outstanding feature of this cottage is the large feature windows which allow both the light to flood and offer spectacular views across the grounds to the woodland beyond. There is an external door to the side of the windows leading to the patio. In the evening as the curtains are drawn the beautiful feature fireplace becomes the cosy focal point of the room.

Available From£430
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Noble Cottage Keswick
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Located in one of the most sought after locations in Keswick, close to the Market Square, Noble Cottage is a traditional Victorian Lakeland slate terrace house which has been refurbished to a high standard whilst retaining so much of its period charm.

Available From£475
Special Offer
Baystones Keswick
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Situated in the heart of the market town of Keswick, just a minutes' walk from the market square, Baystones is a fully refurbished and modernised property set over three floors above the Lakelovers office. The owners have worked hard to give this property a real home from home feel, retained much of the property's character whilst bring it bang up to date with quality furnishings, smart bathrooms and a contemporary kitchen.

Available From£435
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £3995 to £3396
The Great Barn Ullswater
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

The Great Barn exudes five star luxury and overlooks the serene waters of Ullswater in the Lake District National Park, arguably boasting some of the most enviable vistas imaginable anywhere in the world. This quintessential 17th century converted barn, has seductively leapt into the 21st century with true flair and sophistication, providing outstanding quality and luxury.

Available From£3995
Special Offer
Waternook Ullswater
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking for 6 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

5 star opulence on Ullswater, Waternook is quite simply outstanding and luxurious in every way, arguably the most prestigious self-catering experience in the Lake District or possibly the British Isles. This eclectic detached 17th century Lakeland residence occupies a sublime, secluded setting within 26 acres of private grounds with 1/2 mile of lake shoreline, commanding simply breath-taking uninterrupted panoramic views as far as the eye can see.

Available From£6480
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 20
  • 10 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking for 10 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

5 star opulence on Ullswater, Waternook Estate is quite simply outstanding and luxurious in every way, arguably the most prestigious self-catering experience in the Lake District or possibly the British Isles. Exclusively yours this magnificent private estate comprises of Waternook, accommodating 12 and The Great Barn 8.

Available From£10475

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Dog Friendly Cottages

Dog Friendly Cottages in Keswick

Dog friendly Self catering Cottages in Keswick

The delightful market town of Keswick, in the north Lakes, is one of the top destinations for a dog friendly holiday in the UK. And it’s not just us that say so, Keswick picked up the award for the UK’s most Dog Friendly town in 2012, 2013 and 2014 by the Kennel Club’s annual ‘Open for Dogs awards’. Nestled between Skiddaw and the stunning Derwentwater, with walks on your doorstep, great town centre parks, cafes with outdoor seating and a huge choice of dog friendly pubs and eateries – Keswick has it all. And Lakelovers, who know just how important taking the whole family on holiday is, have the perfect selection of Dog Friendly Cottages in Keswick for you. Alternatively, view our full range of Keswick Cottages available.
The Lakes has long been the UK’s most popular all-year-round playground for walkers and their four-legged friends and Keswick, as one of the region’s oldest towns, is filled with businesses and attractions that expect muddy paws as well as boots. In fact, there are doggy treats to be found all around Keswick.

 

You might actually feel rather left out as your furry pal gets an all-star welcome when you visit Keswick! Good job our enchanting holiday cottages have so much to offer, making you feel relaxed and indulged the minute you walk through the door.

Dog friendly self-catering accommodation in Keswick

Keswick and the surrounding countryside is often known as some of the best landscape in the Lakes, so it is no wonder you’re considering a holiday in this region.

Self-catering offers convenience, privacy and flexibility, all of which are especially important for holidays with pets, and we have a great range of dog friendly self-catering accommodation in Keswick to choose from.

From romantic hideaways, spacious family retreats, cottages in gorgeous Lake District villages, close to superb traditional pubs as well as fine dining eateries, some of the best walking routes straight from your doorstep and luxurious and comfortable surroundings, you’ll love browsing our pet friendly collection.

As well as impressive properties in exquisite Lakeland locations, our commitment to quality and superior service means you can be confident when booking a holiday with us too.

We have the largest collection of VisitEngland Gold Award properties in the region and all of our portfolio are 3 to 5 star awarded, so you don’t just have to take our word for it when we say we offer the finest self-catering holiday cottages in the Lakes. And this extends across our portfolio, including our pet friendly cottages in Keswick where we feel comfort and luxury shouldn’t be compromised, so you can bring the whole family away on a truly special and relaxing holiday.

Enjoy features like power showers and feature bathtubs, smart entertainment systems, WiFi, games room, leisure club access and al fresco dining.

Wood burning stoves and secure private gardens are a particular favourite with our four-legged holidaymakers.

Out and about – a dog friendly holiday in Keswick

The compact streets of Keswick make for a very pleasant shopping experience for all of the family. Walk along the main street and you’ll see lots of dogs and many ‘dogs welcome’ signs in shop, café and pub windows making the town extremely welcoming for dog owners.

The award-winning market, holding the title as best in the UK, which has been going for over 700 years, is not to be missed on Thursday and Saturdays.

Self-catering in Keswick really is easy. As well as the superb weekly markets, you have high-end supermarket Booths in the town centre, stocking lots of local produce from great Cumbrian suppliers such as Stringers Beer, milk from Heaves Farm, Kendal, Herdwick farmers and Appleby Bakery. It’s also great for picking up essential groceries for a self-catering holiday. Sainsbury’s is 10 miles away in nearby Cockermouth.

As well as some of the best outdoor equipment shops in the UK, and arguably Europe, there are also plenty of delicatessens, takeaways and cafes for lunchtime re-fueling.

Not forgetting pooch in your shopping trip; in Keswick you’ll find Dodgy Paws Pet Shop, on Tithebarn Street. Open 7 days a week, you are certain to pick up a special holiday treat, stock up on dog food or even if you’ve left a blanket, harness or lead at home. Staff are extremely knowledgeable and will provide a personal fitting service in store.

Don’t miss the fun of ‘Keswick Scruffs dog show’ held at Fitz Park in June as part of the Keswick Festival running across the last week in June. Fancy having a go at ‘Best biscuit catcher’ or ‘dog with the most appealing eyebrows’? Some great prizes up for grabs too.

Derwentwater, where Beatrix Potter’s Squirrel Nutkin set sail on his raft for Owl Island, is a huge draw for visitors to Keswick. It’s only a 10 minute walk from the town centre, via the delightful gardens of Hope Park, home also to the extremely dog friendly Café Hope which has free WiFi.

Keswick is very lucky to have two great central parks; the huge Fitz Park at 28 acres is one of the most attractive urban parks in the UK, with open views of Skiddaw and on the River Greta this is the town’s sporting venue and the smaller, more manicured Hope Park, which sits between the town centre and Derwentwater, provides a restful oasis. With both being central to the town centre they are very popular attractions for holidaymakers looking at dog friendly cottages in Keswick.

The rewarding 400m climb of Cat Bells, on Derwentwater’s western shore, is another reason for visiting the Keswick area. Go Car Park free and catch the Launch (well behaved dogs are welcomed for free) from Keswick to start the walk at Hawes End. If you fancy a walk for small legs, young children and less active pets, start at Hawes End and enjoy the flat 2 mile walk to High Brandlehow. Look out for the giant sculpture in Brandlehow Woods, and finish the day with a pizza and coffee at the dog friendly The Square Orange Cafe Bar.

The Dog and Gun is a traditional Lakeland bar and probably the most dog friendly in Keswick. It even has its own doggy menu and each pet is served their own bowl of water. For owners, enjoy their legendary Goulash!

South of Derwentwater takes you into the beautiful Borrowdale valley, where there are walks for all abilities, four and two-legged. Follow Julia Bradbury’s footsteps and take in views of Derwentwater and Borrowdale Valley from Castle Crag, an often-quiet walk in the heart of this peaceful valley.

The Surprise View and Ashness Bridge, enjoyed along the Watendlath Valley walk, have every reason to be some of the most popular scenes in the Lakes. Just be mindful of Herdwick and Swaledale cattle and keep dogs on leads when passing through intake fields.

Castlehead from Keswick Moot Hall makes for a great evening ‘walkies’, followed by a pint in the town centre or glass of wine in your holiday cottage garden perhaps.

A 30 minute walk from Keswick takes you to the atmospheric Castlerigg Stone Circle, one of the oldest in Britain and welcomes dogs on leads.

The petite village of Grasmere, home to Romantic poet William Wordsworth for fourteen years, is only 12 miles away. There’s lots of literary heritage in Keswick. A walk through the Lingholm Estate, holiday home to Beatrix Potter, and visit to the Kitchen Garden, said to have inspired Potter’s Mr McGregor’s Garden, is a treat not to be missed when staying in Keswick.

We have the finest dog friendly cottages in all the popular locations across the Lake District but if you’re struggling to find what you’re looking for, get in touch with our excellent Customer Service team who are on hand with expert knowledge ready to help.

Whether you’re looking for the challenging hike of Skiddaw or a gentle cruise on Derwentwater, bring the whole family along by choosing from our dog friendly cottages in Kewsick.