Pet-Friendly Cottages near Ambleside

Sitting on Windermere lake, surrounded by open countryside, and with plenty of dog-friendly facilities, Ambleside makes a fantastic holiday destination for you and your dog.

From plenty of walks around the lake and on nearby fells, to lake cruises and pet-friendly pubs, this pretty town really does have it all!

Have a browse of our pet-friendly holiday cottages in and around Ambleside, or use our cottage search to find dog-friendly getaways across the Lake District and Cumbria.


Wilwyn holiday cottage in AmblesideSleeps 3, 1 dog

Tucked away in a quiet cul-de-sac just a short walk from the centre of Ambleside is wonderful Wilwyn. There's a wood burning stove for your pooch to curl up in front of, a garden for a run around, and amazing views for you to admire! Find out more.

Iveing Cottage North

Iveing Cottage North in AmblesideThis large property in the heart of Ambleside has lots of space for big groups and a couple of dogs, too. It has a handy boot room as you enter so you can dry off any puddle-jumping dogs, and there are hundreds of walks - plus the lake - just a short hop away. Find out more.

Sleeps 10/15, 2 dogs

Grizedale Lodge

Garden at Grizedale Lodge near AmblesideThis impressive former hunting lodge is just a 20-minute drive from Ambleside, on the edge of the forest that shares its name. With extensive grounds and Grizedale Forest literally on your doorstep, it's perfect for dogs who like to explore and burn off some steam. Find out more.

Sleeps 16, 3 dogs

The Bolthole

Lounge at The Bolthole near AmblesideDown the road in Windermere, just 10 minutes away, The Bolthole is a holiday apartment set over two floors, offering plenty space, and within easy reach of dog-friendly attractions including Brockhole and the Windermere cruisers. Find out more.

Sleeps 6, 2 dogs

Upper Longsyke

Lounge at Upper Longsyke near AmblesidePretty Grasmere is just a short drive, or a pleasant walk, from Ambleside. Upper Longsyke, in the village, is a warm and welcoming holiday with fabulous views, a roaring log burner, and beautifully finished rooms. Find out more.

Sleeps 6, 1 dog

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