10 of the best dog-friendly cottages in Wales

Accommodation, Pet friendly

Posted by Clare Willcocks on 7th February 2022

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Picking the top dog-friendly cottages in Wales is no mean feat; there are a staggering number to choose from!

There are charming coastal hideaways near dog-friendly beaches. Glorious rural escapes with nothing but rolling hills all around. Exquisite large properties with features to suit everyone. Even quirky lodges and shepherd’s huts offering an alternative escape with your pup.

We’ve scoured Wales for the very best dog-friendly cottages for you and your faithful hound, and below you’ll find some of our favourites.

If these pique your interest, make sure you check out our whole collection, because there are many more besides.

All Wales dog-friendly cottages

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Luxury dog-friendly cottages

Nant Barns - Carreg

Nant Barns – Carreg | sleeps: 4 guests + 2 dogs

Charming contemporary cottage with astounding sea views.

Set on the coastal edge of Snowdonia National Park, this luxury barn conversion has been impeccably designed. The old blends with the new, as characterful beams and exposed stone walls are complemented by beautiful pieces of furniture and atmospheric lighting. Return from exploring the romantic wilderness of the national park with your pooch to have your soul soothed by stunning sunsets over the sea.

Bay Point House--

Bay Point House | sleeps: 14 + 2 dogs

Ultimate luxury for a special celebration

Gather together family and friends for an unforgettable stay in this palatial home in Trearddur Bay, Anglesey. Set on Holy Island, the beach, shops and pubs are within walking distance, but first you’ll have to tear yourselves away from this enchanting five-star property.

Challenge each other to a tournament on the antique billiards table, luxuriate amongst the bubbles in a roll-top bath, enjoy al fresco dinners beneath the pergola and lose yourself in a book in the snug. Relaxation at its best!

Coastal dog-friendly cottages

The Rest - 56

The Rest - 56 | sleeps 4 + 2 dogs

Enjoy sea views and surf in South Wales

A gorgeous apartment in a luxurious development, The Rest - 56 is chic and sophisticated. A private hideaway, just steps from the coastal path and stunning Rest Bay, it has style in bucketloads! Turquoise velvet upholstery, ocean-themed art, and stylish accessories make it a wonderfully relaxing place to return to after a day on the beach, which is dog-friendly October – April inclusive.


Nash | sleeps: 4 + 1 dog

Coastal bliss with uninterrupted sea views

Cliffs drop down just beyond the boundary wall of this enticing stone farmhouse, which sits alongside its sister properties near Ogmore-by-Sea in South Wales. Inside, subtle coastal colours reflect the cottage’s extraordinary surroundings, and furniture has been selected with a serious eye for style.

Perfect for a small family and their four-legged friend, twin beds nestle up in the eaves on a mezzanine floor, while Mum and Dad can enjoy the sanctuary that is the king-size master bedroom below, with an en-suite and sea views.

Dog-friendly cottages with hot tubs

Y Daflod

Y Daflod | sleeps: 8 + 2 dogs

A stunning setting for a small group getaway

This spacious converted barn sleeps 8 – perfect for two families or a group of friends to escape with a couple of four-pawed pals. Not only is the interior worthy of Ideal Home magazine, but it also boasts an array of outstanding features. A private hot tub and games barn with table tennis promise fun for all the family, and the outside shower and BBQ area take outdoor living to another level.

Apple Tree Lodge at Talgarth

Apple Tree Lodge at Talgarth | sleeps: 4 + 1 dog

Eco-friendly home at the heart of the Brecon Beacons

A striking, Grand Designs-esque building sits within a leafy orchard, where you’ll also discover a luxurious wood-fired hot tub. Why not linger and watch the stars? When it’s time to dine, perch up on the decking to tuck into a BBQ feast while your dog explores the garden, then retire inside to relax in stylish surroundings.

Spend your days walking in the captivating Brecon Beacons National Park and exploring the nearby towns of Crickhowell, Brecon and Hay-on-Wye.

Dog-friendly cabins and lodges

Island Hide

Island Hide | sleeps: 2 + 1 dog

A rural retreat packed with rustic charm

Tucked away alongside RSPB Cors Ddyga Wetlands Reserve in Anglesey, North Wales is this idyllic shepherd’s hut retreat. An enclosed outdoor kitchen, gorgeous enclosed veranda, campfire and al fresco dining area make the most of indoor/outdoor living, while the cute hut itself houses a double bed, kitchen area and roaring wood burner. Your pup will love the sights, sounds and smells of the countryside but, due to animal neighbours, they must be kept on a lead.

Shepherd's Rest - Montgomery

Shepherd’s Rest - Montgomery | sleeps: 4 + 1 dog

Unique property with unparalleled countryside views 

Huge windows frame the glorious rolling hills of Mid Wales – a panorama which you can appreciate from all corners of the open plan living area of this remarkable lodge, as well as from the hot tub on the terrace. Kick back on the patio as dusk drapes its shadows over the far-reaching views, and let your pup enjoy the extensive garden before you turn in for the night.

Large dog-friendly cottages

Maesincla Isaf

Maesincla Isaf | sleeps: 10 + 1 dog

Luxury detached property with features galore

A fine choice for a special gathering, this grandiose house stands within its own impressive grounds on the edge of Caernarfon. The interior has been designed with the utmost attention to detail, with beautiful, open-plan living areas, sumptuous and spacious en-suite bedrooms and elegant bathrooms. Underfloor heating means your pup will be sure to find a cosy spot to curl up, while the Jacuzzi hot tub on the terrace caters for the humans’ rest and relaxation.

Ty Rhos Newydd

Ty Rhos Newydd | Sleeps 10 + 2 dogs

Indoor-outdoor living at its best

A cinema room, stunning living area with bi-fold doors to the garden, an electric range oven, well-equipped games room and a hot tub are just some of the outstanding features in this incredible group property. Sleeping ten across five wonderful en-suite bedrooms, it’s the perfect property for a family gathering. Dogs can roam freely in the enclosed garden and, being on the Isle of Anglesey, there are beaches, towns and attractions nearby.

More dog-friendly cottages in Wales

The list above is just a small flavour of our dog-friendly cottages in Wales. Big ones, small ones, luxury ones and quirky ones: they’re all waiting to be enjoyed with your pup. Take a look at our entire collection today, and start looking forward to a lovely break in Wales.

All Wales dog-friendly cottages

Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing, please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.