Unleash the Top 5 Pet-friendly UK Retreats with Sykes Holiday Cottages


Dog Pet Friendly UK Retreats


  • Cornwall
  • North Yorkshire
  • North Wales
  • Cotswolds
Are you searching for the perfect pet-friendly holiday? Our friends at Sykes Holiday Cottages have put together their top five dog-friendly destinations for you to visit, at any time of the year.
There are so many pet-friendly places to stay in the UK, it can be difficult to choose one that’s perfect for you and your canine companion.
Read on to discover Sykes’ suggestions for your next staycation with your dog…


Cornwall is a wonderful choice to enjoy a coastal pet-friendly holiday for its plethora of dog-friendly beaches, offering a scenic walking route at any time of the year. Your dog can play on the sandy shores with their favourite ball while you take in the views.
With Cornwall being famed for its fantastic surfing beaches, it also makes a great destination for those wanting to try something new. There are plenty of activities that can include your dog. Be sure to pack your pups towel too!

North Yorkshire

Enjoy the best of both coast and countryside with a trip to North Yorkshire. Discover diverse landscapes and rambling routes aplenty, including the Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors, and stunning coastlines awaiting to be explored.
No matter what time of year you visit, there’s plenty to do with your pooch such as Dalby Forest and roaming around local markets tasting fresh produce. Be sure to be prepared for all weather and keep your dog cosy in a coat too with our wide range of dog coats.

North Wales

North Wales provides a great pet-friendly place to stay for those with large and energetic dogs. Known for its rugged mountains and historic wonders, North Wales offers the ultimate haven for both human and canine companion.
Roam the highest peak in Wales on Mount Snowdon, or explore the coast of Anglesey where you can spot seals and indulge in delicious local cuisine in one of its many seafront restaurants. Be sure to check out Sykes’ guide to the UK Dog-friendly Places To Eat to find even more inspiration on where to dine.


Explore your surroundings at a slower pace with a trip to the Cotswolds. This history-rich region boasts beautiful dog-friendly gardens such as Hidcote Manor Garden and Batsford Arboretum, making a great day out for all the family.
The Cotswolds is also home to the beautiful Bourton-on-the-Water. Often referred to as the "Venice of the Cotswolds" due to its small bridges that span the River Windrush, this scenic village makes a wonderful day out.
If you’re taking a day trip with your dog be sure to take a look at our pet car seat belts too, to ensure the safety of your four-legged friend.
In the UK, you'll discover a plethora of pet-welcoming destinations that offer year-round enjoyment. Regardless of your chosen exploration spot, Sykes Holiday Cottages provides numerous options for pet-friendly getaways. Browse their site today to find your next escape, and be sure to check out their Guide To Taking Pets On Holiday In The UK.