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Short Breaks with Dogs

Short Breaks with Dogs

Short Breaks in Dog Friendly Cottages in the Lake District

Here at Lakelovers we welcome our canine guests for free in cottages that are dog friendly. Just look out for the paw symbol when browsing our award-winning accommodation.

The Lake District is one of the most dog friendly places in the UK and so makes for an ideal short break with pets.

For dogs of all temperaments, from sociable pups to more nervous breeds, there is a holiday for all in the Lakes.

Our dog friendly short break accommodation are especially fitted for a relaxed mini-break with your four-legged family member. From dog bowls and walking leads to muddy boot rooms and easy-clean floors, our dog friendly self-catering accommodation in the Lake District is easy and comfortable.

To get tails wagging, we like to treat our furry guests with some comforting extras such as heated floors, open fires and log burners. We even have an outdoor dog shower in one of our pooch friendly holiday cottages!

So that patch can enjoy his creature comforts too, our cottages are gorgeously furnished with all that you’d expect from a home-from-home. They also have lots of space so pooch can find his favourite spot in the house for his bed. Will ‘Princess’ settle in front of the TV, by your legs next to a cracking open fire? Or under the breakfast table with the radio on or by your feet as you enjoy a home cooked meal? We have lots of snuggly nooks in our cottages and we’re sure your cherished pooch will find a place to curl up and relax after a day enjoying lots of exercise on the Lake District fells.

As you enjoy cooking in a state-of-the-art kitchen, doggy can get out from under your feet and enjoy the exciting new scents and sounds within your private, gardens.

For more exercise, we have cottages with walks straight from your cottage door. So those that don’t like travelling can enjoy more time enjoying walkies. With 16 lakes in the Lake District and many more tarns and rivers there’s lots of safe places for pooch to enjoy a splash about too. Fetch is also a firm favourite, and what better than the 24.47 km² of car-free trails in Grizedale Forest, east of Coniston Water.

Following your nose on a dog friendly short break, you’ll more than likely end up in a dog friendly pub like The Britannia Inn in the Langdales or The Drunken Duck, just outside Ambleside. In Keswick – Kennel Club’s ‘Most Dog Friendly Town’ three-time award winner – there are water bowls and doggy treats in most shops, pubs and cafes.

Our guests with dogs find self-catering a particularly easy way to holiday, as you can let pooch set the schedule. Late evening walkies or an early morning breakie, self-catering gives you flexibility.

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Roseberry Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Roseberry Cottage is a real charmer; a sophisticated cottage retreat, only seconds from the vibrant centre of Ambleside. Outwardly a traditional Lakeland terrace with quaint walled patio garden, internally refurbished with contemporary elegance and comfort throughout.

Available From£450
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Nutwood Lakeside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

At the southern tip of Lake Windermere, this charming bungalow benefits from an attractive, secluded setting at the end of a private close in Lakeside. Surrounded by wonderful walks and a network of pretty and peaceful lanes, Nutwood remains within easy reach of a wide variety of excursions and activities - from elegant lake cruises to family fun in bustling Bowness, and even the Lake District's most fabulous historic houses.

Available From£399
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Sheiling Barn Lakeside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This fabulous barn conversion is found in the peaceful village of Finsthwaite, close to the southern shores of Lake Windermere.

Available From£625
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Busk Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This wonderfully romantic Lake District cottage nestles in a pretty row just a short stroll from the shops and restaurants of Ambleside and the shores of Lake Windermere. Tucked away in a quiet elevated postition, at Busk Cottage you'll savour your contemporary creature comforts, including a well fitted bathroom and Wi-Fi.

Available From£325
Special Offer Special Offer 7 Nights reduced from £695 to £626
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Wow, what a view from this sophisticated first floor retreat apartment which gazes out over the Langdale Valley, from a peaceful location in the sleepy village of Chapel Stile. It's a great base for couples, families and of course keen walkers... The open plan layout gives you plenty of space to relax, unwind and drink in the views through picture windows.

Available From£399
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £420 to £399
Damson Cottage Bowness
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 pet allowed

Damson Cottage is a pretty, romantic white-walled cottage set in the picturesque rural hamlet of Crook, a few miles from the tourist centre of Bowness and Lake Windermere itself. This Lakeland property would look good on any chocolate box with a picturesque outlook over rolling countryside. Take invigorating or bracing walks starting straight from your door, pop into the nearby Sun Inn for a refreshing drink or make the most of the beautiful location by walking through to Staveley to visit The Hawkshead Brewery and Wilf's Cafe.

Available From£335
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This property is ideal for friends or family M.Y Raven offers contemporary, quality accommodation only a short walk from the shores of Ullswater.

Available From£520
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Sawrey Knotts was built in 1861 by the Magistrate Robert Sowler as a stunning Victorian residence with great character. Top Garden Suite, with its elevated position and own private entrance at the top of the former house offers beautiful views above the rooftops to Lake Windermere and the surrounding countryside and as the name suggests has direct access to the gardens.

Available From£395
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This former quarryman's cottage enjoys the perfect setting many would say; secluded and tranquil and set between Coniston and Little Langdale and not far from the dramatic Hodge Close quarries. There is great walking both high and low level right from your door. Set in a walker's paradise close to Langdale and the Coniston Fells, this traditional Lakeland cottage is a cosy retreat for lovers of the outdoors.

Available From£365
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Gowan Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Once a thriving bobbin mill, this gorgeous character property is part of the Ings Mill Park development - a select set of cottages set in lush green countryside, alongside the River Gowan and circumscribed by 5 acres of wooded valley between Staveley and Windermere.

Available From£335
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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£795
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • 2 pets allowed

Bobbin Beck Cottage is captivating contemporary traditional Lakeland cottage on the banks of a soothing picturesque river in the sleepy hamlet of Force Forge, between Hawkshead and Lake Windermere on the edge of Grizedale Forest, blissfully secluded yet only a mile from the village pub.

Available From£499
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Ravenscroft Windermere
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This traditional Lakeland residence is conveniently located only a short 5 minute stroll mid way between both vibrant villages of Windermere and Bowness together with the shores of Lake Windermere. Convenience and space makes Ravenscroft a perfect base for sociable gatherings and family holidays at any time of the year with each of the four large bedrooms enjoying en-suite bathroom facilities.

Available From£750
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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£650
Special Offer
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£495
Special Offer
Thrang View Langdale
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

A spacious bolthole for groups of up to six, this bungalow is set in a prime location with views over the famous Langdale Valley. In the shadow of Lingmoor Fell, Thrang View is a haven for walkers who can start easy strolls or challenging hikes from the doorstep. Inside, the bungalow is designed to offer maximum comfort and make the best of the unforgettable views.

Available From£565
Special Offer
Wishing Well Hawkshead
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Electric Fire
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This captivating ground floor contemporary Lakeland bolt-hole forms part of this Victorian building within the picturesque village of Hawkshead on the edge of Grizedale forest providing a romantic hideaway for any special occasion. Aptly named this apartment even has its own wishing well outside the entrance... Hawkshead is famous for its charming whitewashed cottages, and this one fits right into the picture!

Available From£255
Special Offer
Tarn View Bowness
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

We instantly fell in love with this detached contemporary Lakeland treat, peacefully set in a sublime country setting overlooking a private tarn (Stonehills Tarn). If searching for somewhere special to escape from the everyday and spend precious time together then you have found it here, a quintessential Lakeland setting but full of eclectic surprises. Beautifully furnished and equipped, you know you have found somewhere special as soon as you step inside.

Available From£625
Special Offer Special offer !!7 nights reduced from £2250 to £1495!!
Lakefield House Hawkshead
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

A rare treat for large groups or families, gazing out over Esthwaite water to the Coniston Fells through superb full-length windows. Lakefield House is surrounded by scenes featured in the stories of Beatrix Potter, being only a few minutes from her former home in Near Sawrey. The lake itself (fictional home of 'Jeremy Fisher') is one of the finest trout lakes in England, and walks in every direction in the surrounding area will leave you spellbound.

Available From£855
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Glen Bank Ullswater
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 5 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Glen Bank is a striking 5 star Gold Award property situated in the centre of the charming village of Brampton in the picturesque rural Eden Valley area of Cumbria, with easy access and one mile from the market town of Appleby.

Available From£1650

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Short Breaks with Dogs

Short Breaks with Dogs

Short Breaks in Dog Friendly Cottages in the Lake District

Here at Lakelovers we welcome our canine guests for free in cottages that are dog friendly. Just look out for the paw symbol when browsing our award-winning accommodation.

The Lake District is one of the most dog friendly places in the UK and so makes for an ideal short break with pets.

For dogs of all temperaments, from sociable pups to more nervous breeds, there is a holiday for all in the Lakes.

Our dog friendly short break accommodation are especially fitted for a relaxed mini-break with your four-legged family member. From dog bowls and walking leads to muddy boot rooms and easy-clean floors, our dog friendly self-catering accommodation in the Lake District is easy and comfortable.

To get tails wagging, we like to treat our furry guests with some comforting extras such as heated floors, open fires and log burners. We even have an outdoor dog shower in one of our pooch friendly holiday cottages!

So that patch can enjoy his creature comforts too, our cottages are gorgeously furnished with all that you’d expect from a home-from-home. They also have lots of space so pooch can find his favourite spot in the house for his bed. Will ‘Princess’ settle in front of the TV, by your legs next to a cracking open fire? Or under the breakfast table with the radio on or by your feet as you enjoy a home cooked meal? We have lots of snuggly nooks in our cottages and we’re sure your cherished pooch will find a place to curl up and relax after a day enjoying lots of exercise on the Lake District fells.

As you enjoy cooking in a state-of-the-art kitchen, doggy can get out from under your feet and enjoy the exciting new scents and sounds within your private, gardens.

For more exercise, we have cottages with walks straight from your cottage door. So those that don’t like travelling can enjoy more time enjoying walkies. With 16 lakes in the Lake District and many more tarns and rivers there’s lots of safe places for pooch to enjoy a splash about too. Fetch is also a firm favourite, and what better than the 24.47 km² of car-free trails in Grizedale Forest, east of Coniston Water.

Following your nose on a dog friendly short break, you’ll more than likely end up in a dog friendly pub like The Britannia Inn in the Langdales or The Drunken Duck, just outside Ambleside. In Keswick – Kennel Club’s ‘Most Dog Friendly Town’ three-time award winner – there are water bowls and doggy treats in most shops, pubs and cafes.

Our guests with dogs find self-catering a particularly easy way to holiday, as you can let pooch set the schedule. Late evening walkies or an early morning breakie, self-catering gives you flexibility.