Holiday Cottages Wales With Dogs

From the miles of sandy shorelines to rolling hillsides and rugged mountains, Wales is the ultimate playpark for your canine companion. Cited as one of the most popular holiday destinations for dog owners and walking enthusiasts, Wales is guaranteed to provide the warmest of welcomes to you and your four-legged friends! With more and more holiday accommodation businesses moving to accommodate pets, you’ll also be delighted to know that plenty of attractions, parks, restaurants, pubs and landmarks, now allow dogs.

It’s no wonder why pet owners both near and far turn to return to Wales year after year, and that’s where we come in! Here at Rare Hideaways, we’re on hand to help you find your ideal dog-friendly getaway in Wales. Whether you have a desired destination you’re looking to explore with your furry friend, or the world is your oyster, we have a myriad of luxury cottages in Wales to inspire your next trip. Keep reading to discover our top 3 dog-friendly holiday cottages in Wales…

1. Min Yr Afon, near Aberaeron

In the Rare Hideaways team, many of us are dog-owners ourselves, so we understand the requirements we look for when booking dog-friendly holiday accommodation! First thing’s first, the stunning restored cottages, Min Yr Afon, offers your pet the freedom to roam in a spacious garden, whilst providing you as the owner, peace of mind thanks to its secure fencing. Beyond the fence, this beautiful hideaway boasts a setting of utmost tranquillity and peace, surrounded by lush forestry and a flowing stream. If you love nature and the great outdoors as much as your dog no doubt does, this is the place for you!

Whilst your four-legged friend will be kept busy with the plenty of sniffs and smells to be found, you can sit back and relax with an alfresco evening supper. Prepared in the cottage’s trendy and airy kitchen diner, enjoy soaking up the views that extend across the river meadows whilst listening to the peaceful acoustics of bird songs and rustling trees. Min Yr Afon truly is a dog-owners dream!

Just a stone’s throw away from the bustling streets of Aberaeron and the rugged section of the West Wales coastline, there’s so much to see and do with your dog in the local area.

If the sound of Min Yr Afon has set your tail wagging, find out more about this Rare Hideaways property here…

2. Tan y Coed, near Barmouth

If a visit to Snowdonia National Park isn’t on your holiday itinerary, it’s certainly on your dogs’! The striking Tan y Coed is ideally located on the southern tip of the National Park, and is the perfect base for tackling the various local mountain ranges, as well as exploring walks along the river Mawddach.

Tan y Coed is a stunning, hidden gem that simultaneously oozes modern design and charming cosiness. After long days spent trekking nearby Cader Idris or playing fetch on the beach, you’ll welcome kicking off your boots and relaxing with a glass of bubbly before the fire. Whilst you may be hesitant to bring a muddy pooch into this luxurious open plan living space, Tan y Coed is already one step ahead of you! Perfectly kitted out to accommodate adventurous pups, this cottage boasts a spacious utility and boot room, ideal for hanging wet kit and allowing damp dogs to dry off.

And if you thought your hosts had thought of everything, there’s more! After working up an appetite, guests are encouraged to make sure of the professional gas BBQ and sheltered alfresco dining area to enjoy a sumptuous meal under the sun – not forgetting an extra sausage on the barbecue for your pooch!

Book your stay at Tan y Coed…

3. Gwbert Holidays, Cardigan Bay

Meet our latest Rare Hideaways member, Gwbert Holidays! Comprised of eight stunning seaside cottages, if you’re looking for accommodation for all of your extended family, friends and their pack of pooches, this will be right up your street. Sleeping anywhere between eight and fourteen, each cottage has been recently refurbished with plush furnishings and comfortable seating areas.

Ideal for large families with multiple dogs, the Gwbert Cottages are the perfect launchpad for venturing on daily walks across the unspoiled Ceredigion coastline. Dog owners can holiday here safe in the knowledge that plenty of the Pembrokeshire beaches are dog-friendly, and with so many to choose from, you’ll always find a secluded spot away from the summer crowds.

Learn more about staying at Gwbert Holidays…

From charismatic farmhouses to secluded shepherd’s huts and glamping spots, here at Rare Hideaways, we have an array of luxurious pet-friendly places to stay in Wales.

Browse the full range of pet-friendly accommodation in our collection here.