Well known for its rugged coastline and traditional English countryside, the West Country offers a diverse array of breathtaking landscapes. Whether it’s pristine beaches, picture-perfect villages or dramatic river valleys, between them, Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and Somerset offer some of the UK’s most stunning scenery.
A varied landscape where mountains tower above lush river valleys and glassy lakes, interrupted only by charming towns, villages and many historic castles. The stunning coastline offers 750 miles of flawless beaches and hidden coves, and Cardiff offers a vibrant atmosphere and plenty of cultural discoveries.
Scotland is a land of real diversity. Revel in the vibrancy of Edinburgh and Glasgow or enjoy solidarity on the peaceful islands of Skye or Lewis. Walk beside gentle lochs or rushing rivers, climb towering mountains and discover hidden beaches and ancient battle grounds. Not only that but Scotland is swathed in historic castles, stately homes and attractions to suit just about anyone.
From the huge open skies and vast beaches in Norfolk to the traditional seaside charm in Essex, the East of England is a varied holiday destination. Taking in Suffolk, Lincolnshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire, you can also enjoy stunning countryside, cultural cities, historic castles and several Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Encompassing the likes of The Cotswolds, Oxfordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Warwickshire, a holiday in the Heart of England guarantees a traditional English break. Get lost in the stunning countryside, explore cultural cities, market towns and picture-perfect villages. Not only that but you can discover stately homes, peaceful gardens and beautiful castles.
Home to some of the UK’s most loved Victorian seaside towns, the South Coast promises perfect family memories full of fish and chips and ice cream! Head slightly inland and you can enjoy the likes of the New Forest in Hampshire, the South Downs in Sussex and cultural cities like Canterbury in Kent.
There are many contrasting landscapes in the North of England, from the unspoilt mountains in the Lake District to the vast rolling countryside of Yorkshire. If you’re more interested in the coast then Northumberland’s stunning beaches and Yorkshire’s popular fishing villages will not disappoint.
With so many beautiful places in the UK designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this is a testament to just how special much of the country’s landscapes are. Choose from the peaks of Snowdonia, the honey-coloured villages of the Cotswolds, the unspoilt wilderness of the Cairngorms.
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Glastonbury (5mls NW), Somerset
Crewkerne (2mls SW), Somerset
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Lyme Regis (8mls N), Devon
Wells (4mls NW), Somerset
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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.
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.
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!
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.
Somerset is the ideal base to enjoy a dog-friendly holiday in the heart of the West Country, where the Quantocks, Cheddar Gorge, Somerset Levels and the stunning Exmoor coastline are all waiting to be explored by you and your four-legged friend.
Both you and your pet will love relaxing in our dog-friendly cottages in Somerset after a long day’s walks. With plenty of room for your pet to stretch out and run around, including in enclosed gardens in some of our accommodation, your pet is sure to enjoy a break here as much as you are. Take a look at our full collection of self-catering holiday homes above and start planning the perfect getaway for both you and your dog.
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