Wales’ countryside is dotted with inviting pet-friendly holiday cottages, so you can bring your dog, cat or even your horse on holidays with you. Here's a selection of dog-friendly self-catering accommodation across Wales for you to check out.

Wherever you choose to stay, if you're heading out for the day with your dog, you'll find plenty to do nearby. We've got lots of cosy dog-friendly pubsdog-friendly beaches and dog-friendly attractions in Wales. Please be responsible and follow the Dog Walking Code when out exploring our beautiful countryside.

northDog-friendly cottages in North Wales

With vast beaches along the Wales Coast Path, rolling hills, and the majestic Eryri (Snowdonia) National Park, there’s plenty of open space for dogs to discover and enjoy in North Wales. You'll find traditional cottages hidden down country lanes or with fabulous sea views, and welcoming pubs to relax in after a long day exploring.

Ty'r Adar, Graig Wen House, Arthog

For a dog-friendly cottage in Eryri (Snowdonia), take a look at Ty’r Adar. It's right next to the traffic-free Mawddach Trail along a beautiful estuary between Dolgellau and Barmouth. The spacious self-catering cottage sleeps four, has a cosy wood burning stove and is full of character. The owners can put you in touch with a dog sitter if required.

  • Local attractions: seaside and market towns, hill walking, beaches.
  • Prices: from £590 per week, shorter breaks are available outside high season. Dogs are £10 extra each.

Bodnant Estate Holiday Cottages, Conwy Valley

The Bodnant Estate includes several secluded pet-friendly and accessible cottages spread amongst private woodlands and fields. The cosy converted farm buildings, sleeping between 2 and 8 people, have fabulous countryside views. The estate is perfect for long walks, relaxing romantic breaks, and family get-togethers.

Ty Gwyn Holiday Cottage, Ruthin

Ty Gwyn is a luxurious, well equipped 3 bedroom cottage (sleeps up to 8) located in the picturesque village of Llanbedr Dyffryn Clwyd. The enclosed garden is perfect for enjoying dark skies at night, and views of Moel Famau during the day. Facilities include an EV charging point and wi-fi.

Rhydolion Holiday Cottages, Pwllheli

Rhydolion Holiday Cottages offer a serene and luxurious stay on the Llŷn Peninsula coast, half a mile from Porth Neigwl's sandy, dog-friendly surfer's beach. The converted farm buildings (sleeping 6-7) include four poster beds, spa baths and children's play areas. Two cottages are accessible for wheelchair users.

  • Local attractions: Abersoch village, watersports, the Wales Coast Path, beautiful countryside for walks.
  • Prices: From £300 per unit per week, contact directly for prices.

westDog-friendly cottages in West Wales

West Wales is known for its wide sandy beaches, charming countryside, colourful villages and cultural cities. It’s a haven for pet owners looking for a holiday destination that caters to their canine companions, with excellent walks in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and the Gower Peninsula Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Fron Fawr, Pembrokeshire

Fron Fawr's collection of cottages (2 to 4 bedrooms) is the perfect base for exploring the nearby Teifi Valley or dog-friendly attractions in Pembrokeshire. Set within 32 acres of fields and woodland, there are fabulous dark sky views and plenty of paths to explore. Each cottage has an enclosed garden with a lawn or patio so your dog can roam outside. There is also a children's play area, a hot tub and a BBQ area.

Clyne Farm Centre Cottages, Swansea

The award-winning, family-friendly Clyne Farm Centre Cottages offer nine gorgeous self-catering holiday cottages with stunning views overlooking Mumbles and Swansea Bay. Sleeping between 6 and 8 people per cottage, it's a wonderful spot for a family or group holiday. As well as welcoming cats and dogs, you can also bring your horse!

  • Local attractions: Gower's stunning beaches, watersports and adventure activities.
  • Price: £305 - £1675 per unit per week, £5 per night per cat or dog.

Llety Mieri Cottages, Golden Grove, Carmarthenshire

Dinefwr, Dryslwyn and Carreg Cennen are charming, single story converted farm buildings, with open plan living areas and two bedrooms each. There's access to a shared enclosed paddock / garden area and an onsite games room. The nearby Dinefwr estate is a great place to stretch your legs.

southDog-friendly cottages in South Wales

Whether you’re exploring historic sites, strolling through parks, or enjoying mountain views, South Wales is a great destination for a dog-friendly break. Our vibrant capital city Cardiff, the Valleys, the Vale of Glamorgan and the beautiful Wye Valley National Landscape are all waiting to be explored.

Sealands Farm Cottages, Vale of Glamorgan

For a peaceful retreat on a working farm, head to Sealands Farm Cottages. Each luxury cottage (sleeps 2-4) is dog and human friendly, with an enclosed garden and a hot tub. It's just a short walk to the stunning Glamorgan Heritage Coast and Dunraven Bay. Nearby Porthcawl is a perfect spot for watersports or a traditional seaside day out.

Taf Fechan Cottage, Pontsticill

Taf Fechan Holiday Cottage (sleeps 6) is in a beautiful village in the Brecon Beacons. Outside, there's a large enclosed garden with outdoor seating to make the most of the stunning views and dark skies. Inside, the calming décor will help you de-stress. Pontsticill Reservoir, with walking trails and fishing, is right on your doorstep, as are dog-friendly pubs in the village. Merthyr Tydfil is just down the road.

Whitehill Farm Cottage, Monmouth

Whitehill Farm Cottage (sleeps 6) is an enchanting, ancient barn on a working farm, renovated to a high standard. Enjoy magnificent countryside views, including the local deer bounding about, from the large terrace area. One bedroom is suitable for wheelchair users. Offa's Dyke Path National Trail runs close to the farm. Keen anglers can head to the local fishing lakes or Wye and Monnow rivers.

midDog-friendly cottages in Mid Wales

Explore the heart of Wales with your four-legged friend. From Powys' rolling green countryside to Ceredigion's sparkling coastal coves, you'll find plenty of dog-friendly things to do in Mid Wales.

Wildmeadow Cottage, Presteigne

Eco-friendly Wildmeadow Cottage (sleeps 7) is exquisite - a timber-built hideaway nestled amongst orchards and meadows. It's a peaceful spot to re-charge yourselves in the countryside. Visitors can pick fresh vegetables from the kitchen garden or venture to Presteigne, a traditional market town, for supplies. The downstairs bedroom is accessible. Up to two dogs are welcome.

Neuadd Farm Cottages, near New Quay

Just 1.5 miles from the coast, Neuadd Farm's group of character-filled cottages (sleeps 4 - 20) is ideal for a family or couples get away. Children will adore meeting the farm animals, which include alpacas, donkeys and sheep. There's an outdoor heated swimming pool, a tennis court, and plenty of space to roam around the colourful gardens and lake. Pets are allowed in Dairy, Hayloft and Grannies Cottage.

Plas Y Wennol & Cwtch y Wennol, Cardigan

Two beautiful, white-washed traditional cottages just five miles from the coast, Plas Y Wennol & Cwtch y Wennol hide luxurious interiors. The enclosed, securely fenced gardens have a BBQ, and there are even dog-friendly showers downstairs and special treats on arrival! Head out and explore the countryside, or check out the pretty fishing villages and beaches for a splash around.

Hill Cottage, Aberhyddnant Farm, Brecon

Get back to nature with a break at a working organic farm. Hill Cottage (sleeps 6) at Aberhyddnant Farm is a beautifully restored, eco-friendly building with all the modern facilities you'd expect. It has a downstairs room with an accessible wetroom. The fully enclosed garden allows your dog (or cat!) to run around while you stargaze or enjoy the vast countryside views.

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