Best Dog-Friendly Cottages in the New Forest


You don’t need to feel hounded by your conscience when holidaying by leaving your pet at home. And you certainly don’t need the added expense of paying kennel fees or letting a someone into your home to dog sit. We say bring your pooch and best friend with you to one of our New Forest holiday cottages and enjoy every moment.


Not every destination is great for bringing your dog on a relaxing break, but the New Forest is super dog friendly! With 220 square miles to explore, you’ll also find lots of pubs, cafes and restaurants going above and beyond being just pet friendly, offering doggie treats, water bowls and friendly staff. 2019 will see the launch of the first ever Dogstival – a family-friendly festival for dogs and dog lovers – 18th -19th May.

New Forest Cottages have nearly 80 dog friendly holiday cottages to suit all budgets, from a comfy cottages to luxury, designer townhouses. Here are just some of our great New Forest dog friendly cottages to rent…

Oakdale, sleeps 9, Bransgore

You don’t have to skimp on indulgence just because your four-legged friend is in tow. This big, beautiful house has a divine garden including a children’s adventure house with slides and swings, a hot tub and direct access to the surrounding open forest.


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Haven View, sleeps 6, Keyhaven

For endless coast and beach walks and a fenced private garden for when you want to stay at home, this great holiday home has it all. It’s in the little village of Keyhaven, next to a nature reserve and within easy walking distance to King Henry VIII’s coastal fortress, Hurst Castle.


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The Cottage, sleeps 4, Christchurch

For plentiful restaurants, cafes, pubs and eateries on your doorstep, as well as beaches and the New Forest a quick zip in the car, stay at The Cottage in the heart of Christchurch. This cute cottage is a few minutes’ walk from the high street, the 11th century Christchurch Priory, town Quay and ‘The Quomps’ – a popular dog friendly park.


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Highway Cottage, sleeps 4, Brockenhurst

Faithful four-legged friends will love the location of this quirky cottage, facing open forest in the lively village of Brockenhurst, with lots of shops and eateries on your doorstep. Inside is eclectic and cosy, with glorious far-reaching views over the forest – great for wildlife watching, and there’s an enclosed courtyard garden for al-fresco dining in the summer.


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Lentune Cottage, sleeps 5, Lymington

Both you and your pooch will be in the lap of luxury in this lovely home in Lymington, a Georgian marine town in the south of the Forest. With plenty of dog friendly pubs on your doorstep and walks galore to choose from, it’s a great choice all year round.


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Remnants, sleeps 8, Redlynch

This large thatched cottage is as picturesque as you can get, with tracks and trails in all directions waiting to be walked and sniffed by your four-legged friend. Inside it’s elegant and spacious with all the comforts of home that you would expect, plus a half acre garden with relaxing furniture for you and a Wendy House and toys for the kids.


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Burgate House Lodge, sleeps 4, Fordingbridge

This secluded, chic, light-filled home really is rather special. Nestled on the banks of the famous fishing haven of the River Avon, it has bountiful walks on tap from the doorstep and dog-friendly pubs in the town of Fordingbridge, less than a mile away. Perfect for fishermen and their four-legged friends!


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Being stuck in a single hotel room on holiday isn’t fun for you, and especially not for your dog. A New Forest holiday cottage has space and is lots more comfortable for you all. So skip paying kennel bills and take a look at what’s available from our dog-friendly holiday cottages.