• Great Places to go with Dogs in the Cotswolds

     

    We’re really dog-friendly in the Cotswolds. With so many super pubs, attractions, hotel, holiday cottages and cafes where dogs are as welcome as people, you are spoilt for choice when planning and booking your holiday in the Cotswolds.

    Outstanding Natural Beauty… for dogs

    Spread across Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Oxfordshire, North Somerset, Warwickshire, and Wiltshire, the Cotswolds is one of only 46 AONBs (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) in the UK, and the second-largest protected landscape in England. The Cotswolds promotes country pursuits and animals, so it can come as no surprise that we greatly encourage visitors to come here with their dogs.

     

    No reason to leave the dogs at home

    The Cotswolds is a haven for those who enjoy outdoor activities. Walking in and amongst all the outstanding natural beauty the area is absolutely wonderful, for you and for your dogs, and there is a great number of attractions and outdoor events that welcome dogs also.

    So many of our best pubs, cafes and restaurants welcome dogs happily, so taking in a delicious meal can be done with your dog right there next to you. Most of our hotels have several dog-friendly rooms and a lot of holiday cottages are set up to welcome dogs. There really is no reason to ever leave them at home when you go to the Cotswolds.

     Part of the Concierge-Tribe is Sadie, our setter-poodle cross

    These are 77 of the best places to go with Dogs in the Cotswolds:

    Broadway Playground

    Broadway, Worcestershire, United Kingdom
    We can almost guarantee you, that you have never seen a playground quite like the one in Broadway… it is spectacular and a must of you’re anywhere near there with kids. A mind blowing £300,000 was spent on this Broadway playground… and, in our humble opinion,...

    The Bull Hotel, Fairford

    The Bull Hotel, Fairford, UK
    The Bull Hotel is a Grade II-listed coaching inn, gloriously situated on the Market Square in Fairford, a picture-perfect Cotswold town. Previously two pubs now joined together and formerly a monk’s chanting house, parts of the building date back to the 15th Century.   Food,...

    Broadway Tower

    Broadway Tower, Broadway.
    Broadway Tower is an iconic landmark, on top of the beautiful Cotswolds escarpment, with beautiful views and has enjoyed a colourful history since its conception by Capability Brown over 200 years ago. The Tower and Park is a family-owned Cotswold destination set within a 50-acre...

    Campden Yurts

    Campden Yurts, Kingcombe Lane, Chipping Campden.
    Campden Yurts is a small glamping site nestled on the outskirts of the historic market town of Chipping Campden, North Cotswolds. We have 2 yurts and welcome couples, families (up to 6 members including children) and small groups with a maximum of 5 adults per...

    Minster Mill

    Minster Mill, Minster Lovell, Witney.
    The newly refurbished and historic Minster Mill in the heart of the quintessential Cotswold village of Minster Lovell is set in 65 magical acres on the banks of the River Windrush. The charming Cotswold stone buildings and barns are surrounded by glorious gardens, wildflower meadows...

    The Fish Hotel

    The Fish Hotel, Broadway, United Kingdom
    Set on a 400-acre woodland estate just outside the choc-box prettiness of Broadway, the Fish offers 67 contemporary-country bedrooms spread across a village-style cluster of beautifully reinvented buildings. Cosy, laid-back and a little bit luxurious, The Fish is the perfect base for adventures in the...

    Campden Cottages

    Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
    Campden Cottages is picturesque, high quality, self catering, holiday cottages to rent across the Cotswolds. All of Campden Cottages’ holiday homes are in village locations in and around Chipping Campden, all ideally situated for visiting Stratford upon Avon (Shakespeare’s birthplace), Warwick Castle, Blenheim Palace, Oxford and...

    Redwings Horse Sanctuary Oxhill

    Redwings Oxhill, Kineton, United Kingdom
    Redwings Horse Sanctuary Oxhill Visitor Centre is currently home to over 80 rescued horses, ponies and donkeys. Redwings Horse Sanctuary believes every equine has the right to a happy and healthy life, free of fear and neglect. Since forming in 1984, Redwings now cares for...

    The Fuzzy Duck

    The Fuzzy Duck, Ilmington Road, Armscote, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
    The Fuzzy Duck in the lovely little village of Armscote near Stratford-upon-Avon is a quintessentially English country pub and boutique bed & breakfast. Alongside distinctive character features, exposed beams and fireplaces, the contemporary touches lend the lovely building a luxurious, comfortable atmosphere.   The Fuzzy...

    The Howard Arms

    The Howard Arms, Lower Green, Ilmington.
    The Howard Arms is a glorious Cotswold pub, restaurant and bed & breakfast. Peacefully overlooking the old chestnut tree on the green, it lies in the heart of the idyllic village of Ilmington. Inside, the fire crackles and the bar bustles with locals and visitors...

    Woodchester Valley Vineyard

    Woodchester Valley Vineyard, Woodchester, Stroud.
    Woodchester Valley is a family owned boutique vineyard and winery in the South Cotswolds with three vineyard sites in the Stroud valleys which produce a range of still white, rosé and sparkling wines located in Amberley, Woodchester and Doverow Hill (Stonehouse). In total, Woodchester Valley Vineyards...

    The Feathered Nest Inn

    The Feathered Nest Country Inn, Nether Westcote.
    This fine-looking Cotswold-stone Inn is perfectly positioned to make the most of the stunning views over the Evenlode valley and its far reaching nature reserve. Transformed into a dining destination of some repute over the past decade, the decor and furnishings have been finished to...

    Bruern Cottages

    Bruern Cottages Office, Bruern, United Kingdom
    12 Luxury Cottages in the heart of the Cotswolds. In the heart of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, between Chipping Norton, Stow-on-the-Wold and Burford, Bruern Holiday Cottages are one of the few self-catering holiday rentals to welcome guests just as a hotel does – for a single...

    Chipping Campden Playground

    Chipping Campden GL55 6DA, United Kingdom
    The recreation ground in Chipping Campden is a mere 3-minute walk from the centre of the High Street in the popular Cotswold. It is a wonderful playground that you simply must go visit if you are in the area with children. The beautifully kept lawn...

    The Cotswold Plough Hotel and Restaurant

    The Cotswold Plough Hotel & Restaurant, Bourton Road, Clanfield, United Kingdom
    The Cotswold Plough Hotel and Restaurant is a perfect example of a 16th Century, stylish yet informal hotel. Bampton, home to Downton Abbey, is right on the door step, Burford only 15 mins away. The Cotswold Plough offers 11 en-suite bedrooms, a restaurant and a bar...

    Birdland

    Birdland, Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom
    Birdland gets our best recommendations – we spent a rainy but warm day there with our two 4-year-olds and it was fantastic, for us as well as for the children. The beautiful setting is inhabited by over 500 birds. Parrots, Flamingos, pelicans, penguins, cranes, storks,...

    Cowley Manor

    Cowley Manor, Cowley, United Kingdom
    Cowley Manor is a 30 bedroom contemporary country house hotel, restaurant and spa located in the glorious Cotswold countryside, between Cheltenham and Cirencester.  Surrounded by 55 acres of parkland, woods and meadows, the gardens feature natural springs, lakes and Victorian cascades.  With emphasis on comfort,...

    The Rectory Hotel

    The Rectory Hotel, Malmesbury, United Kingdom
    Set in 3 acres of grounds, The Rectory Hotel offers the perfect country escape coupled with a real foodie treat. The very definition of relaxed Cotswold living. The Rectory Hotel is the laid back country house experience done properly The hotel has 12 beautiful bedrooms,...

    Cotswold RAW

    The Cotswolds
    Feed raw for a healthy, active dog. Biologically Appropriate Raw Food ™ diets are based on fresh foods such as raw meat and bones, seasonal vegetables and natural supplements and are designed to replicate your dog’s ancestral diet. Cotswold RAW complete meals provide all the...

    The Lygon Arms Hotel

    The Lygon Arms, High Street, Broadway, United Kingdom
    Imagine a hotel where roaring log-burning open fireplaces hint at its roots dating from the 1300’s. Picture a Restaurant with a vaulted ceiling and original wood panelling built in the seventeenth century. Visit a hotel that has been coloured by the characters of history. At...

    Chester House Hotel

    Chester House Hotel, Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom
    In Chester House Hotel and Restaurant BREAKFAST is served in The Garden Room at the hotel from 8am till 10 am, in The Croft until 12noon. The hotel bar and lounge, is open from 9am for MORNING COFFEE and LUNCH until 5pm daily. The bar...

    The Farm Stratford-upon-Avon

    The Farm Stratford upon Avon, King's Lane, Snitterfield.
    “Yesterway we visited The Farm in Stratford-upon-Avon for the first time. I had heard lots about The Farm, had seen pictures and pretty good idea of what to expect… or so I thought. The Farm more than lived up to my great expectations of a wholesome food...

    Treehouses at The Fish

    Treehouses at The Fish Hotel, Broadway.
    A lot of the things we loved most as children we have had to give up as adults: watching the same film 18 times, making robots out of cereal boxes, shamelessly eating raw cake mix in public, and so on. But there is at least...

    Ellenborough Park

    Ellenborough Park, Southam Lane, Cheltenham.
    Ellenborough Park is the Cotswolds’ most critically-acclaimed luxury hotel. Gloucestershire’s only AA Five Star-rated property is nestled at the base of Cleeve Hill, overlooks Cheltenham Racecourse, and embodies traditional English stately glamour. Only two hours from London, the hotel provides 60 bedrooms and suites, outdoor...

    Tewkesbury Park Resort

    Tewkesbury Park, Lincoln Green Lane, Tewkesbury.
    Tewkesbury Park is a beautiful family owned hotel, golf and leisure resort set amongst 176 acres of parkland with stunning panoramic views of the Cotswolds, Severn Valley, the Welsh Mountains and the Malvern Hills. Service is at the forefront for the family and the team of dedicated...

    The Highway Inn

    The Highway Inn, High Street, Burford, United Kingdom
    Situated in Burford, Gateway to the Cotswolds, the Highway is steeped in history and offers the warm welcome of a traditional English pub with today’s comfortable modern touches. This 15th century coaching Inn is run by a team who are passionate about good food and...

    Stanway House

    Stanway House, Stanway, United Kingdom
    Stanway House is noted for its mellow, peaceful atmosphere. The charming interior gives every appearance of being lived in, and in no sense resembles a museum. The Stanway Watergarden is one of the finest in England and The Tithe Barn Pond adds to the watery feel...

    Bonds Lifestyle

    Dodwell, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 9ST.
    Unlike any other shopping experience in or around the Cotswolds, Bonds Lifestyle is a destination for refreshingly different and unique Antiques- & Interiors Shopping. Located on the border of the Cotswolds, just outside the centre of Shakespeare’s own Stratford-upon-Avon, Bonds Lifestyle celebrate the unusual, the...

    Horse and Groom

    Horse & Groom, A44, Bourton-on-the-Hill, United Kingdom
    Run by brothers Will & Tom Greenstock, Horse & Groom enjoys a reputation for always offering their guests the very best in quality, food and service. The highest standards in all aspects of inn keeping is always kept at Horse & Groom in Bourton-on-the-Hill, so...

    The Lion Inn Winchcombe

    The Lion Inn started life as a coaching inn in the 15th Century.  Over the years it has gone through many changes and played an important role in the village and surrounding areas; providing food, drink and accommodation for both people and horses, in a...

    Blenheim Palace

    Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, United Kingdom
    Home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace is the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and a World Heritage Site. Blenheim Palace was a gift from Queen Anne and a grateful nation to John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough following his famous...

    Cotswold House

    Cotswold House Hotel & Spa, The Square, Upper High Street, Chipping Campden.
    This award-winning luxury hotel and spa in the heart of Chipping Campden in the North Cotswolds will appeal to discerning travellers visiting the area, looking for tranquility, sublime comfort, exceptional food and a stunning spa. The contemporary style makes Cotswold House and Spa one of the most admired...

    The Bell Alderminster

    The Bell, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
    The Bell is a country pub and restaurant with nine individual boutique B&B rooms. The bright and contemporary decor mixes with old beams and the vast history of the building and provides a stylish, but comfortable, atmosphere with a modern twist. An ideal avenue for...

    The Fleece Inn

    The Fleece Inn, Bridge Street, Bretforton, Worcestershire, United Kingdom
    The Fleece Inn is a popular wedding venue.. see below for some wonderful images by Photographer Jamie Burrell from a wedding at The Fleece Inn.

    Dormy House

    Dormy House, Broadway, United Kingdom
    Dormy House is the epitome of hotel luxury, style and class.. all wrapped into one. Service throughout, from the spa and the hotel to the restaurants and service-staff is 1st class. The rooms at the Dormy are all sophisticated and designed to create a homely base for the guests. Luxury...

    The Tea Set

    The Tea Set, High Street, Chipping Norton.
    The Tea Set is a lovely tea room and cafe on the High Street in Chipping Norton. The Tea Set was the natural progression of The Chipping Norton Tea Set, catering business specializing in afternoon teas, but it is much more than “just” a tea...

    The Angel at Burford

    The Angel At Burford, Witney Street, Burford, United Kingdom
    The Angel at Burford is a 16th century coaching inn located in the picturesque market town off Burford which is, of course, known as ‘The Gateway to The Cotswolds’ and thus making The Angel your ideal location for a quick pint, a hearty high quality...

    Heath Farm Holiday Cottages

    Heath Farm Holiday Cottages, Swerford, Chipping Norton.
    Heath Farm Holiday Cottages are five award-winning luxury self-catering holiday cottages, each sleeping 2 – 4 adults and each lovingly converted to the highest standard from old stone farm buildings and set in 70 acres of meadow and woodland. This destination in the Cotswolds ia...

    Daylesford Organic

    Daylesford Organic – If you were looking for the most upmarket and wonderful farm shop in the country, your search would end here… Daylesford is simply the pinnacle of all farm shops! Daylesford houses a farm shop full of everything your heart could ever desire...

    The Plough Inn, Kelmscott

    Plough Inn, Kelmscott, Lechlade, UK
    The Plough Inn is a welcoming 17th Century country village pub with eight beautiful cosy rooms.   Food, drink, rooms and much more… The Plough Inn is dedicated to showcasing the best locally sourced, seasonal produce on a menu of modern British comfort cooking. With...

    The Trout Inn

    Trout Inn, Lechlade, United Kingdom
    Nestled deep within the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, we’re a riverside inn that celebrates the very best of British country life. Surrounded by fields and with the river Thames flowing just outside our door, our menus make the most of fresh fish and local game while our...

    The Greenway Hotel and Spa

    The Greenway Hotel & Spa, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
    Summer Staycation, valid for stays from 1st June – 31st August.   The Greenway Hotel & Spa The Greenway Hotel and Spa, in warm Cotswold stone and an interior of wooden floors, open fires and décor of soft golds and honeys, is the picture of pure...

    Honeypot Cottages

    Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
    Honeypot Cottages offers a delightful selection of holiday cottages in and around Chipping Campden, Broadway and the surrounding villages. Whether you are looking for a large family holiday cottage with room for 2, 3 or 4 families, or for a quiet, romantic hideaway for just 2 people,...

    Three Ways House Hotel

    Three Ways House Hotel, Chapel Lane, Mickleton, United Kingdom
    The Three Ways House Hotel is a wonderful hotel in the village of Mickleton, just a few miles away from the Chipping Campden town centre. It is privately owned by hoteliers Jill and Simon Coombe and  run at the highest level of hospitality with beautiful...

    The Wood Norton

    The Wood Norton, Worcester Road, Evesham.
    The Wood Norton is an impressive Grade II listed hotel in a countryside setting on the outskirts of the riverside town of Evesham. With original 19th century French decorative interiors, fifty lovely rooms including five spectacular suites, a restaurant using the finest local produce, contemporary bar...

    Manor Cottages

    Cotswolds, United Kingdom
    Manor Cottages is a Cotswolds based holiday cottage business with 300+ cottages in all shapes and sizes, spacious family getaways and grand Manors for special occasions. All holiday cottages are inspected and regularly reviewed and with the widest selection of the best self-catering properties available in...

    Grosvenor Hotel Stratford-upon-Avon

    12-14 Warwick Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
    In the centre of the famous town of Stratford-upon-Avon, you will find the Grosvenor Hotel, a landmark building which started its life as a hotel in 1967 and underwent extensive refurbishment in 2019. Now back to its former glory, standing proud and beautiful with 76...

    Cotswold Wildlife Park

    Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, Burford, United Kingdom
    A fantastic day out for all the family including your dog! Stroll around the Park and watch Rhinos graze on the lawns in front of the Gothic Manor House. Walk up the Giraffe walkway and get eye-to-eye with these amazing creatures or explore the Walled...

    Bathurst Holiday Cottages

    Sapperton, Cirencester, United Kingdom
    Bathurst Holiday Cottages are three beautiful and unique holiday homes on the Bathurst in and around Cirencester Park and the Bathurst Estate. The first one of the three was Apsley Cottage, a beautiful Cotswold Stone ‘Arts & Crafts’ period building dating back to 1908, named after...

    Noel Arms

    Noel Arms Hotel, Chipping Campden.
    Noel Arms Hotel is one of the oldest Cotswold inns and it is steeped in history; they even say that Charles II stayed there during the English Civil War. Things are a bit more relaxed these days. You can put your feet up in front...

    Burleigh Court Hotel

    Burleigh Court Hotel - A Cotswolds Restaurant & Hotel, Stroud, UK
    A Cotswolds hidden gem Burleigh Court Hotel is an intimate grade II listed manor house, full of captivating country charm with a splash of luxury. Nestled in nature with spectacular views over the Golden Valley, we offer an experience of warmth and welcome served by...

    Mallory Court Country House Hotel & Spa

    Mallory Court Country House Hotel & Spa, Harbury Lane, Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
    Summer Staycation, valid for stays from 1st June – 31st August. Summer Escape, valid for stays from 1st June – 31st August.   NEW SPA OFFER AT ELAN SPA MALLORY Build Your Own Spa Experience Brand new! Visit our Elan Spa for a totally bespoke spa experience,...

    StayCotswold

    The Cotswolds.
    StayCotswold is an independent property agency with a personal and innovative approach that specialises in luxury cottages in the Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire Cotswolds. StayCotswold has a fantastic range of properties including dog friendly cottages and properties for larger groups. Whether it’s a week’s holiday with your...

    Charingworth Manor

    Charingworth Manor, Chipping Campden.
    Charingworth Manor is the perfect retreat whether you are seeking an intimate break, an elegant wedding or an inspiring meeting and conference venue. Dating back to the 14th century, Charingworth Manor is an ancient estate mentioned in Domesday Book and had various owners over its long,...

    The Arden Hotel

    The Arden Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
    Summer Staycation, valid for stays from 1st June – 31st August. Summer Escape, valid for stays from 5th –  30th June & 7th – 15th August (whilst the RSC is dark).     The star of Stratford-upon-Avon’s hotel scene, The Arden’s sophisticated and contemporary take on a boutique hotel...

    The Potting Shed

    The Potting Shed Pub, The Street, Crudwell, Malmesbury, United Kingdom
    The philosophy of the Potting Shed is to focus on a creative, British seasonal menu accompanied by a selection of the finest quality British ales and an uncompromising and interesting choice of wine, champagne and port. The menu changes monthly to reflect the best of...

    Painswick Rococo Garden

    Painswick Rococo Garden, Gloucester Road, Painswick, United Kingdom
    Situated just outside beautiful Painswick, and famous for its snowdrop display, the Rococo Garden is a fascinating step back to a flamboyant and sensual period of English Garden Design, when gardens were almost theatrical sets used as a backdrop to decadent parties. This gem of...

    Compton Verney

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire.
    Compton Verney is a beautiful Georgian mansion which had become derelict and in 1993 was rescued by the Sir Peter Moore’s Foundation, restored inside and out and turned into an independent national art gallery as well as a registered charity, all created to inspire and...

    Sudeley Castle and Gardens

    Sudeley Castle and Gardens is one of the Cotswolds’ most popular tourist attractions and being located just eight miles from Broadway and Cheltenham, it is accessible for so many visitors and locals alike. The castle has royal and historic connections that stretch back over a...

    The Five Alls, Filkins

    The Five Alls, Filkins, Lechlade.
    The Five Alls is a welcoming and handsome 18th Century Cotswold stone coaching inn, now serving as a pub and restaurant with rooms, set in the picturesque Cotswold village of Filkins, near Lechlade. This cosy Cotswold pub is is perfectly set up for catering for...

    Wyck Hill House Hotel & Spa

    Wyck Hill House Hotel, Stow-on-the-Wold, United Kingdom
    Located in the heart of the Cotswolds, Wyck Hill House Hotel and Spa is a 4 star country house hotel nestled within 50 acres of grounds, offering breathtaking views of the beautiful Windrush Valley and rolling hills of The Cotswolds. Situated just outside the market...

    The Royal Oak

    The Royal Oak Tetbury, Cirencester Road, Tetbury, United Kingdom
    Following the restoration of this classic Cotswolds inn, The Royal Oak in Tetbury reopened as a freehouse and dining room, all redecorated to a high standard and with great respect for the building, both inside and out. The Royal Oak serves regional and guest real ales as well as delicious...

    Batsford Arboretum‏

    Batsford Arboretum, Moreton-in-Marsh, UK
    With 56 acres to explore, it’s easy to lose yourself among the leafy glades, find a quiet spot to soak up the sunshine or marvel at the stunning views across the Evenlode Valley at Batsford Arboretum. Enjoy early colour from the snowdrops, spring-flowering bulbs and...

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