Dog and Pet Friendly Cottages

As a member of your family your dog should also be able to come with you on holiday and with Wales Cottage Holidays, they can! Nearly half of our beautiful cottages accept at least one pet, with many accepting 2 or even 3 dogs. 

Our pet-friendly cottages all over Wales make your holiday even more fantastic, especially because your pet can go on days out with you and the rest of your family. Best beaches for dogs in Wales With over 870 miles of Welsh coastpath to explore, why not take your faithful dog to a day out at the beach?

A large majority of beaches throughout Wales accept pets all year round; however some of the more popular beaches do have some dog restrictions, normally between April and September. In North Wales, a perfect beach for families and pets is Traeth Llydan, which is found to the south of Rhosneigr in Anglesey.

The beach has no restrictions for dogs at all, meaning he/she, as well as your family, can enjoy the spectacular 1.5 mile’s worth of sand that the beach offers. For that extra bit of exercise for your dog, take them running through the sand dunes that surround the beach. If you’re already in the area, be sure to visit the nearby Maelog Lake. As a natural wildlife area, please keep your dog on a lead whilst walking along the tranquil footpath.

If you would prefer to visit South Wales, take a walk along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and come across the remote Aber Mawr Bay beach where dogs are always welcome. If you try and visit the beach at low tide, you will see a number of tree stumps buried in the sand where a forest used to stand over 8,000 years ago! The fascinating history and spectacular scenery means the walk to Aber Mawr bay is definitely worth the trip.

For Mid-Wales, the town of Aberystwyth has two fantastic beaches – aptly named North and South beach. Due to both beaches being very popular with families, there are dog restrictions in place between May and September. Nestled in Cardigan Bay, the area is well known for the largest population of bottle-nosed dolphins in Europe – about 250 altogether!

Sometimes you can see the dolphins from the shoreline, but for a closer experience take one of the many boat trips running all along the Bay. Some boats even allow dogs on board, ensuring the whole family can get the opportunity to see these magnificent mammals. Our extensive page on Beaches gives all the relevant details you need, including if dogs are welcome on beaches throughout the country. Have a look and ensure the local beach to your holiday cottage is ideal for you and your four-legged friend. Best walks for dogs in Wales As well as visiting our award-winning beaches, you can also stroll miles and miles along Wales’ walking trails.

Wales is the first country in the world to have a formal walking trail all the way around its coastline – that’s 870 miles altogether making it perfect for joining your dog on their favourite activity! As well as the path being recognised as having national importance for its spectacular scenery and historical features, a part of the walk named the Pembrokeshire Coast Path has been voted by the National Geographic magazine as the second-best coastal destination in the world.

Wales also has the longest river walk in Britain – the Severn Way. The river Severn starts 2001ft above sea level to the east of Plynlimon, and finishes 210 miles further on when it reaches the sea at Bristol. The first 12 miles of the walk descends 420 metres, and then evens out a bit more for the remainder of the trail, taking you through the unspoilt countryside of Mid Wales, before crossing into England.

For the many other walking trail’s in Wales, take a look at our ‘Things To Do’ section. Not just dogs… If you have a pet other than a dog, and would like to bring them on holiday with you, please give us a call as we can still try and find your perfect holiday cottage. Remember, every pet is a family member. Over the years we have had many occasions where we have found a cottage for people and their pets such as rabbits, tortoises, guinea pigs, birds of prey and even horses!

Give us a ring on 01686 628200 if you need any help in finding your holiday accommodation.



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Llandovery, Mid Wales & the Brecon Beacons

WAW323

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£395 - £663
per week
From £296 for a 3-night stay
  • Characterful accommodation located on a small holding and surrounded by picturesque countryside views. The popular towns of Llandelio, Lampeter and Landovery can be found only a short distance away.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 26 miles
  • Pub 1.3 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner

Morfa Nefyn, Snowdonia & the Lleyn Peninsula

CRABCT

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£545 - £1385
per week
From £409 for a 3-night stay
  • Contemporary coastal family holiday homes stylishly renovated throughout with exquisite living area, elegant bedrooms, pretty enclosed garden and all enviably located in Morfa Nefyn, walking distance to sandy beaches, world-class Nefyn golf course and beach bar and restaurant. Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms. WiFi included and a pet welcome.
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner
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Porthmadog, Snowdonia & the Lleyn Peninsula

82928

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£554 - £933
per week
From £416 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • 10% off 7 nights from 19th April - 10th May 2019
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 5 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner

Aberystwyth, Pembrokeshire & West Wales

WAN333

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£268 - £463
per week
From £201 for a 3-night stay
  • This cottage was formerly a granary adjoining the owner's C16th farmhouse on a working farm about 8 miles from the coast at Aberystwyth.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • No WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 8 miles
  • Pub 3 miles
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Aberystwyth, Pembrokeshire & West Wales

BOW96

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£509 - £1275
per week
From £382 for a 3-night stay
  • Enjoy the cafes and restaurants, beaches and attractions at Aberystwyth on the Cardigan Bay coast (within 3 miles) and return to this contemporary cottage with a private hot tub, cosy woodburner and rural views.
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Hot tub
  • Beach 2.8 miles
  • Pub 2 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner

Swansea Valley, South Wales

80031

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£445 - £851
per week
From £334 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • Family-friendly holiday cottage on a peaceful working farm in the Swansea Valley. Expansive views over rolling Welsh countryside yet just a mile from local shops, pubs and eateries. Dogs welcome
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 8 miles
  • Pub 1 mile

Beddgelert, Snowdonia & the Lleyn Peninsula

WAG681

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£425 - £725
per week
From £319 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star
  • A pretty Welsh miners cottage for 5, with a cosy open fire, in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, just a short stroll from the popular village of Beddgelert and close to the footpath up Snowdon.
  • 5 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Pets
  • WiFi
  • No Private Parking
  • Beach 10 miles
  • Pub 0.3 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner

Brecon, South Wales

80231

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£445 - £851
per week
From £334 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • This stunning Pontardawe holiday cottage, set on farmland, is just eight miles from Swansea, and a short drive from the captivating Gower peninsula and the heavenly Brecon Beacons.
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 12 miles
  • Pub 1 mile

Presteigne, Mid Wales & the Brecon Beacons

WAK131

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£332 - £564
per week
From £249 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star
  • A very comfortable bungalow set in private enclosed lawned gardens with summer house, just off the Leominster to Rhayader road, 2 miles from New Radnor.
  • 5 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 55 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner
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Llanbedrog, Snowdonia & the Lleyn Peninsula

NODDFA

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£460 - £913
per week
From £345 for a 3-night stay
  • £50 off any 2019 stay booked before the 8th May 2019
  • 5 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • No Private Parking
  • Beach 0.9 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner

Llanidloes, Mid Wales & the Brecon Beacons

WAA322

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£332 - £601
per week
From £249 for a 3-night stay
  • 5 Star
  • A delightfully converted cottage enjoying far-reaching views down the Trannon Valley, 1 mile from the village of Trefeglwys, 4 miles from Llanidloes.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Games room
  • Tennis court
  • Beach 35 miles
  • Pub 1.2 miles

Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia & the Lleyn Peninsula

84026

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£341 - £599
per week
From £256 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • Cosy yet spacious cottage in a rural location, close to mountains, rivers, castles and attractions, this tranquil and peaceful cottage is just a break you need, and is just a short drive from Betws y Coed.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • No WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 24 miles
  • Pub 3 miles
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