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If you’re looking for a holiday where you can enjoy spending time together as a family, including the family dog, Somerset is a particularly good choice. With rolling countryside perfect for walks, beautiful rugged moorland as well as popular seaside resorts, the variety of this beautiful county will keep everyone occupied.
Our dog-friendly cottages in Somerset provide the perfect base for you and your pooch. Taking the stress out of finding kennels or roping in a family member to take care of your pet, you can now all relax together. Benefit from large enclosed gardens, dog walks on the doorstep and plenty of little luxuries and touches to keep the humans in the family happy too! You can even enjoy a dip in the swimming pool or glass of bubbly in the hot tub in one of our luxury properties.
When you’ve got your dog-friendly cottage in Somerset booked, you’ll want to know where to go to make the most of your holiday.
Dog-friendly attractions and days out
When it comes to days out with your dog, Somerset offers plenty of choice. Enjoy wandering around the iconic Glastonbury Abbey with your dog on a short lead, spend a day exploring Cheddar Gorge or, for an alternative day out, visit Oatley Vineyard where owners can enjoy a tipple while dogs enjoy the outdoors. Other dog-friendly days out include Hestercombe Gardens, Nunney Castle, Muchelney Abbey and the Yarn Market in Dunster.
When the weather is fine, there’s nothing for it but a trip to the coast. Somerset has a wealth of dog-friendly beaches. Some have seasonal restrictions but many, including Brean Beach, Doniford Beach, Porlock Weir and Watchet beach allow you to visit with your companion all year round.
Dog-friendly pubs and restaurants
After a tiring day out at one of Somerset’s dog-friendly attractions, you’ll need a cosy pub to retire to for your evening meal. The Hood Arms in Kilve serves locally sourced food, real ales and also boasts a garden. When it gets a bit chilly, head inside where dogs are welcome in the bar. The Prince of Wales, Ham Hill is another dog-friendly pub, where pooch may even get a dog biscuit if he’s lucky!
Combine a lovely countryside walk with a stop for lunch in a rural establishment such as The Mason’s Arms, Yeovil or The Malt Shovel Inn, Cannington – the perfect day!
Fantastic dog walks
Somerset is a great location for spending a day doing something that both owners and pet enjoy in equal measure – walking. Whether you’re taking in the picturesque limestone formations around Cheddar Gorge and the Mendip Hills, enjoying the peaceful landscapes of the Somerset levels or hiking in the Quantocks the scenery and fresh air can’t fail to energise you.
Popular dog walks in Somerset include Ham Hill Country Park, Westhay Nature Reserve, Ninesprings – Yeovil Country Park and Castle Neroche. The beaches mentioned above are also great all year round options. For the more adventurous among you, the walk up to Dunkery Beacon takes you to the highest point on Exmoor. You’ll need robust footwear but the views over Wales and Dartmoor from the top are breathtaking.
Find your perfect dog-friendly cottage in Somerset now and the whole family can look forward to sniffing out some new and exciting places.