With breathtaking views, 5 pet-friendly pubs plus hundreds of dog walking routes to explore, Eskdale is a fantastic place to visit with your four-legged friends.
We have lots of pet-friendly cottages in Eskdale if you fancy escaping to this tranquil corner of the Lake District with your faithful pup. Picture those morning walkies in the great outdoors and afternoon strolls around the lake with your dog bounding by your side.
Have a look at a selection of our pet-friendly cottages based in Eskdale below for holiday inspiration and visit our pet-friendly page to view all our pet-friendly holiday homes in the Lakes.
Cottage details: A charming barn conversion in an idyllic location in Eskdale, Wood Barn has stunning views of the surrounding fells, spacious modern rooms, and a wonderful balcony from where you can enjoy the wonderful surroundings!
Sleeps 4, 2 pets welcome
From £295 for a short break
Cottage details: Situated on an elevated position above the valley of Eskdale, Scale End is a welcoming cottage with gorgeous views, unique features, and wonderful decor. It even has a dog shower (that doubles as bike storage) for after those muddy walks!
Sleeps 6, 2 pets welcome
From £450 for a short break
Cottage details: Based amongst 3 acres of sheep fields and woodlands, with stunning views over the valley, this is a wonderfully light and airy house with 3 spacious bedrooms. The house has a traditional AGA, wood burners, a roll top bath and a delightful enclosed garden.
Sleeps 4/6, 1 pet welcome
From £645 for a week break
Cottage details: Picture daytime dog walks along country lanes and evenings in, curled up on the fireside sofa in this relaxing cottage. Comfortable and warm, this cosy property is a splendid bolthole to get away from it all.
Sleeps 2/3, 2 pets welcome
From £255 for a short break
Cottage details: The wow factor here is the stunning vista over the Eskdale fells and forests. The fields and woodland surrounding the cottage are rich in wildlife - you can spot red squirrels, herons and more! The local pub is moments away if you fancy a hearty Cumbrian meal or take some time out relaxing in the comfy living room by the open fire.
Sleeps 6, 2 pets welcome
From £335 for a short break
Cottage details: With its cosy interiors and gorgeous rural views, this stone built home has a traditional feel and it is right in the heart of Eskdale Village. There are so many walks to follow right from the front door - over the fells, along the banks of the River Esk or along the countryside footpaths.
Sleeps 5, 2 pets welcome
From £305 for a short break
Cottage details: Remote and peaceful, this magnificent house is nestled amongst 12 acres of private pasture and woodland - barn owls and deer are regular visitors to the cottage gardens! There are wood burning stoves, antiques, inspiring views from picture windows and original features.
Sleeps 14, 2 pets welcome
From £940 for a short break
Cottage details: This luxurious and peaceful heaven was livingly rebuilt from the ground up. The award-winning property has breathtaking views, luxurious living areas, and four well-appointed bedrooms.
Sleeps 7/8, 2 pets welcome
From £600 for a short break
Cottage details: Our grand Victorian house is perfect for large groups looking to getaway together in the tranquil South Western Lakes. This home is close to the River Esk and has amazing valley views. It has a large sitting room and dining room with open fires, 8 bedrooms, plenty of bathrooms and there's even a piano if you fancy some musical entertainment.
Sleeps 16, 3 pets welcome
From £860 for a short break