Dog-Friendly Cottages in Wales with Enclosed Garden

Introduction

Booking a dog-friendly cottage in Wales with enclosed garden means you don’t have to worry about Fido escaping and ruining your holiday. Take a look at these exceptional self-catering cottages for the perfect dog-friendly break in Wales.

Dog-friendly cottages with gardens comparison table

Lodge

Key Features

Our Rating

 Price

​Dyffryn Farmhouse


  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 well-behaved dogs allowed
  • Games room
  • ​Rural location

3.5 Out of 4

​Forest Lodge

  • Sleeps 8
  • Pets allowed 
  • Eco central heating 
  • Shop/pub 200 yards 

3.5 Out of 4

​Home Farm

  • Sleeps 14
  • Hot tub & swimming pool
  • Fully enclosed garden
  • Pets allowed

4 Out of 4

​Stiniog Lodge

  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Terraced lawned garden
  • Spectacular location

3 Out of 4

​Capel Dinorwig

  • Sleeps 16
  • Pet-friendly
  • Luxury accommodation
  • Games room

3.5 Out of 4

​Y Sgubor

  • Sleeps 11
  • Dog-friendly
  • Large enclosed garden
  • ​Hot tub

4 Out of 4

​Angorfa

  • Sleeps 14
  • Sea views
  • Pet-friendly
  • Shops/pubs/restaurants 5-min walk

3.5 Out of 4

​Red House Farm

  • Sleeps 8
  • Outdoor hot tub
  • Pet-friendly
  • Shop/pub < 1 mile

4 Out of 4

​Ty Capel Saron

  • Sleeps 12 
  • 2 well behaved dogs welcome
  • Large enclosed garden 
  • Balcony

3.5 Out of 4

​Cwmgilla Farm

  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 well-behaved dogs allowed 
  • Outdoor hot tub 
  • Games room

4 Out of 4


Our Best Wales Cottages: 10 Superb Dog Friendly Places to Stay

1

Dyffryn Farmhouse
Botwnnog near Abersoch, North Wales & Snowdonia

OVERVIEW & QUICK PEAK


Perfect for larger families and groups this spacious detached property is immaculate throughout. Boasting jaw-dropping countryside views there is also a huge enclosed garden perfect for children and up to 3 dogs to let off steam.

Key Features

  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 well-behaved dogs allowed
  • Games room
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    Rural location

What makes it a top pick


This property has it, however the attention to detail, space for everyone to unwind and stunning location make it stand out from the competition.

2

Forest Lodge
Newborough, Anglesey

OVERVIEW & QUICK PEAK


Newly refurbished this stunning lodge boasts magnificent views towards Snowdonia. The Surrounding area is a red squirrel sanctuary and there are some beautiful country walks leading to the beach, making it ideal for a relaxing pets-allowed holiday in Wales.

Key Features

  • Sleeps 8
  • Close to beach
  • Dogs welcome
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    Close to amenities

What makes it a top pick


The uber-stylish interiors, breath-taking views and location which is close to the beach and proximity to the Anglesey Coastal Path, make this property a popular choice.

3

Home Farm
St Asaph, North Wales & Snowdonia

OVERVIEW & QUICK PEAK


The characterful detached former granary can be found on the Llanerch Hall Estate and Golf Course. Oozing charm it retains many original features and boasts an indulgent Jacuzzi, indoor swimming pool, banqueting hall and games room. Outside is ideal for socialising with a BBQ area, pagoda and lovely enclosed dog-friendly garden.

Key Features

  • Sleeps 14
  • Pet-friendly
  • Swimming pool/Hot tub
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    Idyllic location

What makes it a top pick


Luxury self-catering accommodation doesn’t come any better than Home Farm. Immaculate both inside and out, it offers the ultimate pet-friendly holiday in the heart of Snowdonia.

4

Stiniog Lodge
Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales & Snowdonia

OVERVIEW & QUICK PEAK


Sleeping 12, this detached stone cottage is located next to the Llechwedd Slate Caverns, a unique family attraction. This delightful cottage is finished to the highest standard and the large terraced garden lends itself to al-fresco living. Relax with a drink and admire the jaw-dropping views as children and the dogs run and play.

Key Features

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 well-behaved dogs
  • Shop/pub 1 mile
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    Large Farmhouse kitchen

What makes it a top pick


Ideal for cyclists and walkers the location in the heart of Snowdonia and proximity to fantastic family attractions are big draws with this charming dog-friendly holiday cottage.

5

Capel Dinorwig
Dinorwig near Llanberis, North Wales & Snowdonia

OVERVIEW & QUICK PEAK


Perfect for large groups and family get-togethers this exceptional converted chapel provides spacious and stylish accommodation. The huge living space boasts a vaulted ceiling and full-height windows which make the most of the uninterrupted views and the enclosed garden makes it one of the best canine-friendly cottages in Wales.

Key Features

  • 8 bedrooms
  • 2 dogs allowed
  • Rural location
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    Underfloor heating

What makes it a top pick


The stunning living area which has plenty of space for everyone to relax is a fantastic feature of this property along with a spacious garden and rural location.

6

Y Sgubor
Pennant Valley near Llangynog, North Wales & Snowdonia

OVERVIEW & QUICK PEAK


This outstanding barn conversion on a working sheep farm seamlessly combines rustic charm with contemporary living. Sleeping 11 in in 5 well-appointed bedrooms it boasts breath-taking views and a large dog-friendly garden which is also home to a rejuvenating outdoor hot tub.

Key Features

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Enclosed garden with hot tub
  • Pet friendly
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    Magnificent views

What makes it a top pick


Although immaculate throughout, there is no doubt the views give this property the “wow factor” and the best place to appreciate them is from the decadent 7-seater Jacuzzi

7

Angorfa
Cemaes Bay, Anglesey

OVERVIEW & QUICK PEAK


Located on its own headland with awe-inspiring views across the bay, this stunning Edwardian villa has everything needed for a relaxing, dog-friendly break in Wales. Designed with a luxurious coastal feel and boasting a large enclosed garden it is ideal for friends or large family groups.

Key Features

  • 2 well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Flexible sleeping for 14
  • Stunning views
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    Fishing/golf/water-sports nearby

What makes it a top pick


If you are looking for immaculate luxury accommodation by the sea which is pet-friendly this exceptional property is hard to beat. The stunning views will be remembered long after you go home.

8

Red House Farm
Llanfair Caereinion near Welshpool, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay

OVERVIEW & QUICK PEAK


This tranquil farmhouse in Powys, provides a superb country retreat for those looking for something special. The sumptuous soft-furnishings, designer kitchen and light and airy living space are just the start. Jaw-dropping views, a huge garden perfect for al-fresco living and an inviting hot tub take it to the next level.

Key Features

  • Sleeps 8
  • Outdoor hot tub
  • Lovely enclosed garden
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    Pets welcome

What makes it a top pick


Where to start? The superb kitchen, delightful living room with feature fireplace, beautiful bedrooms; this exceptional property really does have it all. Not forgetting the views and indulgent hot tub.

9

Ty Capel Saron
Bethesda, North Wales & Snowdonia

OVERVIEW & QUICK PEAK


Ideal for lovers of the great outdoors this charming converted chapel house can be found in the heart of Nant Francon valley. Llanberis Pass is nearby, both valleys being renowned for climbing and outdoor pursuits. This property has been finished to exacting standards. The large enclosed garden boasts amazing views and is safe for dogs and children.

Key Features

  • 4 bedrooms + sofa bed
  • Pet-friendly
  • Garden with lawn & furniture
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    Shop/pub 1.5 miles

What makes it a top pick


This property is outstanding and retains many original features, however the real draw is the location. At the edge of the National Park, just a mile from ZipWorld it is a haven for adrenaline junkies, climbers, hikers and cyclists.

10

Cwmgilla Farm
Knighton, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay

OVERVIEW & QUICK PEAK


With 5 well-appointed bedrooms this fabulous property is ideally located to make the most of all the area has to offer. The large enclosed garden boasts a dreamy Jacuzzi and both children and dogs will love playing games in the paddock and splashing in the stream. All in all, it is perfect for a dog-friendly break in Wales.

Key Features

  • Pet-friendly
  • Hot tub
  • Superb views
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    Wood burning stove

What makes it a top pick


For families with children and dogs there can be few places to compare with Cwmgilla Farm for both standard of accommodation or location both of which are incredible.


How Dog-Friendly is Wales?

You will be hard-pushed to find a more dog-friendly holiday destination than Wales. It has everything your canine companion could wish for and so much more.

With more beaches than you can shake a stick at, many of which are dog-friendly you will be spoilt for choice. Whether you are looking for a secluded cove or wide expanse of sand for ball games the beaches here are stunning whatever the time of year.

Then there are the; mountains, valleys, meandering rivers, woodland walks surely enough to keep Fido’s tail wagging and sniffing out attractions and dog-friendly pubs, cafes and eateries is easy in Wales too.


7 Best Dog-Friendly Beaches in Wales

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    Conwy Morfa Beach
    This large sandy beach forms part of Conwy Bay and perfect for ball games, digging and paddling. There are shops, cafés and pubs close by and even a golf course right next to the beach.
  • Porth Dinllaen Beach
    This glorious stretch of sand on the Lleyn peninsula is cared for by the National Trust. Parking is a mile away, there are toilets and best of all the wonderful Ty Cock Inn at the waterside welcomes well-behaved pooches.
  • Little Quay (Cei Bach)
    This quiet little beach is located in Ceredigion. There are plenty of facilities nearby and if you are lucky you may spot dolphins and seals frolicking in the waters. Visit later in the day and be rewarded by spectacular sunsets.
  • Broad Haven (south)
    Broadhaven South Beach is a huge expanse of sand surrounded by dunes in a secluded bay. Ideal for families there is plenty of space no matter how busy it gets. There is also an ice-cream stand and lifeguard present during the summer.
  • Barafundle Bay
    This award-winning beach is regarded as one of the best beaches in the world. On a warm summer’s day, you could be mistaken for thinking you are in the Caribbean. There are no facilities here, but it is still well worth a visit.
  • Rhosilli Beach
    Another firm favourite; located in the stunning Rhosilli Bay on the Gower Peninsula. At low tide an enormous stretch of sand is revealed. Not suitable for the less mobile as it is accessed by a steep path there is a pub on the cliffs above providing breath-taking views.
  • Ogmore Central Beach
    Just 30 minutes from Cardiff lies Ogmore Central Beach which is famous for its annual sausage dog walk, Pooches are allowed here all year round so even if you don’t own a Dachshund it is definitely one to visit with your four-legged friend.

Luxury self-catering in Wales – Dog-friendly pubs and places to eat

  • The Bryntirion Inn, Bala
    This former coaching inn overlooking the Dee Valley is extremely dog-friendly. The comfortable bar area with roaring log fire is the perfect place for you and your pet to relax after a walk.
  • The Black Lion – Anglesey
    The ideal place to enjoy a pint with your pooch; the Black Lion is considered to be one of the most dog-friendly pubs in the UK. Water bowls are provided along with treats and they can also stay for free enjoying a sausage for breakfast.
  • L’s Coffee and Books
    This wonderful dog-friendly café can be found near to the train station on Conwy high street. Your pooch will be welcomed with open arms here and they even organise a Sunday dog walk which ends here with a bacon sandwich.
  • The View – Abersoch
    As the name suggests you and your canine companion can enjoy spectacular views when you stop at this family-run restaurant. Serving delicious food surrounded by beautiful décor. Pooches of all shapes and sizes are welcomed here.
  • The Stable – Cardiff
    Serving possibly the most delicious pies you will ever taste and Welsh themed pizzas. the Stable actively encourages dog-owners, even running several events for doggie charities. Fido will love it here and the staff are super friendly.

More Dogs Allowed Hot Tub Hideaways in the UK

To see all the hot tub cabins that allow dogs we have across the UK then go here


Final Thoughts

Wales is hard to beat when it comes to dog-friendly breaks, and with so much to do and see with your four-legged friend at your heels; what’s not to love.

Best of all there are a host of cottages that allow dogs in Wales with the added benefit of an enclosed garden where you can let your cares drift away knowing your pup is safe and can’t escape.

Whether you own a Great Dane or a Chihuahua you are sure to find plenty of dog-friendly attractions, along with welcoming country inns and cafés which allow pets. Without doubt if your best pal could choose it would be a cottage holiday with dogs in Wales.