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.
Bower House Apartment, Eskdale
Cottage details: Set in the grounds of The Bower House Inn, a 17th century Lakeland coaching inn, this cosy apartment has elegant decor, modern furnishings and you can even pop next door for a pint of local ale - the pub's beer garden is an excellent sun trap!
Sleeps 4, 2 pets welcome
From £240 for a 3 night weekend break
The Coach House, Eskdale
Cottage details: This sweet hideaway is bursting with charm and it is set on a quiet lane lined with some of the oldest houses in Eskdale. The kitchen features an original cast iron range cooker and there are fabulous oak beams throughout.
Sleeps 2, 2 pets welcome
From £225 for a 3 night weekend 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 £515 for a 3 night weekend break
The Old Post Office, Eskdale
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 £215 for a 3 night weekend break
Underhow Cottage, Eskdale
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 £295 for a 3 night weekend break
Rigg Green Cottage, Eskdale
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 £275 for a 3 night weekend break
Hinning House, Eskdale
Cottage details: Remote, stylish 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 £870 for a 3 night weekend break
Rowan Bank, Eskdale
Cottage details: Surrounded by the mountains and with one of Cumbria's most historic pubs, The Woolpack Inn, 30 yards away, this is a fabulous retreat. The cottage has retained many original features combined with comfortable sofas, bedrooms and a spacious kitchen.
Sleeps 8, 2 pets welcome
From £405 for a 3 night weekend break
Esk View, Eskdale
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 £745 for a 3 night weekend break
The Screes, Eskdale
Cottage details: The Screes is a comfortable cottage nestled in some of the most spectacular scenery in the Lake District. The ground floor apartment is one of a group of houses that were previously part of a farm. There are large, light rooms, many with fabulous views, an a comfortable garden - perfect for an evening sitting back and admiring the scenery.
Sleeps 4, 2 pets welcome
From £190 for a 3 night weekend break