Pet-Friendly Cottages in Wasdale

From cosy countryside boltholes to rustic barns and period holiday homes, we have a fabulous collection of pet-friendly cottages in Wasdale. The western Lake District is a fantastic setting for a staycation with all the family - including your beloved dogs. Discover England’s deepest lake and highest mountain here! Wasdale is one of the most remote and quiet valleys of the Western lakes and enjoys some of the regions finest walking - your pets will love running over lofty fells and open fields. We’ve rounded up our top 10 pet-friendly cottages in Wasdale to inspire your next holiday.

Burnthwaite Farm Cottage

Burnthwaite Farm Cottage in WasdaleWith glorious views over the Wasdale fells and comfortable accommodation inside, Burnthwaite Farm Cottage is in prime walking location, so it's perfect for active dogs! Step out of your front door and you can even spot Wastwater glittering not too far away!

Sleeps 4, 2 dogs welcome

Bowderdale Farm Cottage

Bowderdale Farm Cottage in WasdaleSet in stunning landscape, Bowderdale Farm Cottage is part of a traditional working farm. It's a perfect location for those who love the outdoors, thanks to the wealth of walking, climbing and adventure activities available nearby. The dog will love the opportunity for a runaround, too!

Sleeps 6, 1 dog welcome

Bitt Cottage

Open fire at Bitt Cottage in WasdaleSweet Bitt Cottage is a converted Weslyan chapel right on the edge of Wasdale. This is a real tardis of a cottage, with much more room inside than you would expect. Enjoy days exploring this tranquil valley and spend evenings hunkering down with your dog next to the open fire.

Sleeps 4, 2 dogs welcome

Yewbarrow Cottage

Yewbarrow Cottage in Santon
Picture the pups stretched out in front of the crackling log burner whilst you curl up in a snug fireside armchair with a glass of wine and a good book. Featuring oak ceiling beams, antiques, exposed stone walls and mountain views, this is idyllic for couples and families. Walk along the banks of the River Irt or head out along the high fells.

Sleeps 4, 1 dog welcome

Bank Barn

Bank Barn in Wasdale
Enjoy splendid isolation at this remote farmhouse in Wasdale. With its rustic charm and hidden valley setting, this is the perfect spot for pooches and owners alike! Follow footpaths from the barn, up the fell side to Nether Wasdale Common, Scafell and beyond. Walking paradise and we're sure your dogs will give their woof of approval!

Sleeps 4, 2 dogs welcome

The Screes

The Screes in WasdaleA cosy, comfortable, ground-floor apartment surrounded by breathtaking scenery. A short, stone's-throw away from Wastwater, a dog-friendly pub just a couple of miles away, and with unlimited walking from the doorstep, The Screes is a perfect, pet-friendly Lake District retreat.

Sleeps 4, 2 dogs welcome

Wasdale View

Wasdale View pet-friendly holiday cottagePart of a lovely terrace of stonebuilt houses on the way into Wasdale, Wasdale View offers uninterrupted views of the fells from the garden. It has a lovely wood burner, bright rooms, and a position just a 10-minute walk away from the pet-friendly Santon Bridge Inn.

Sleeps 5/6, 2 dogs welcome

Gable Cottage

Gable Cottage in WasdaleOn a small charming terrace in Santon Bridge, Gable Cottage is a lovely retreat with easy access to the delights of Wasdale. It has wonderful views from the garden and there's a pet-friendly pub just down the road!

Sleeps 4/6, 1 dog welcome

Little Ground Cottage

Little Ground Cottage in Wasdale
Tucked away in Wasdale, this picturesque country cottage dates back to the 18th century and is all traditional. Picture windows look out over the iconic Wastwater Screes and you can enjoy a leisurely walk with the dogs to Wastwater lake via a scenic footpath. You and your pups will never want to leave once you check in here!

Sleeps 5/7, 2 dogs welcome

Wasdale View (Wasdale Head)

View from Wasdale View (Wasdale Head)Located in the heart of the valley, Wasdale View (Wasdale Head) is a cosy self-catering apartment with amazing views of the famous Wasdale Screes. With bright and cheery touches and plenty of walks straight from the door, your pup will be in doggy heaven!

Sleeps 4, 2 dogs welcome

Scaw Fell Cottage

Patio and mountain views at Scaw Fell Cottage in WasdaleProviding comfy and characterful accommodation, Scaw Fell Cottage is perfect for a pet-friendly getaway. With its open fire, exposed stone, mountain views, and location on the edge of Wasdale, you really have all you need!

Sleeps 4, 2 dogs welcome

High Holme

High Holme in WasdaleThis spacious holiday home has a wonderful setting overlooking the tranquil hamlet of Nether Wasdale. There is a large outdoor hot tub to unwind and take in the vista from while the pups entertain themselves running around the large, enclosed garden. There are two dog-friendly pubs within a minute’s walk from the house too - one of which has its own micro brewery!

Sleeps 10/12, 2 dogs welcome

You can view all our pet-friendly cottages throughout the Lake District and you may also like our Eskdale pet-friendly cottages. Have a look at our review of the Wasdale Head Inn and our favourite easy walk around the valley. We also have our guide to the Top 10 things to do in Wasdale.