In more recent years dog friendly holidays are no longer restricted to cottages and camping stays. Many luxurious hotels within the Lake District now offer a dog friendly option and are often contained within stunning grounds and scenery. Browse the options below to discover the range of dog friendly hotels covering the Lake District to find your ideal stay.
Relax and enjoy your stay in this elegant 18th century country house hotel, tucked away in the unspoilt beauty of the northern Lake District.
Mary Mount is a friendly family-run hotel, where the owners and dedicated team look forward to offering you a warm welcome and enjoyable stay in a relaxing country house atmosphere.
Located in pretty Borrowdale valley, close to Keswick, this stunning slate built hotel has been in the area for over 200 years. The hotel overlooks Derwentwater and has been recently refurbished giving the hotel a new stylish look with dedicated cosy doggy lounges.
This four star family-owned hotel in Keswick oozes comfortable indulgence (with optional adventures on the side). It’s central location on Keswick’s market square means everything is right on your doorstep, including walks for you and your dog.
The Skiddaw Hotel is located in the centre of Keswick, from here you can take a stroll to the nearby Lake Derwentwater or venture further afield to the surrounding fells, the perfect base to enjoy the area and all it has to offer.
The Kings Arms Hotel is centrally located in Keswick making it the ideal base for exploring the area with your dog. This family owned hotel has 13 en-suite bedrooms, serves delicious locally-sourced food and offers a wide selection of real ales and whiskies.
The four star Inn on the Lake is located on the shores of Lake Ullswater, with the magnificent Helvellyn mountain range right on the doorstep, you are spoilt for choice when it comes to walks for you and your pooch.
The four star Borrowdale Hotel is located at the foot of Shepherds Crag in the Borrowdale valley. This hotel is steeped in history and has been updated to ensure tradition and modern comfort pervade. Relax in the cosy lounges with your four-legged friend.
The George Hotel is located in the market town of Penrith, the ideal base to explore the Eden valley and the Lake District. This 300 year old Grade I listed building combines old world charm with modern hospitality.
Tebay Services Hotel lies between Penrith and Kendal on the edge of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales, surrounded by dramatic Cumbrian Mountains. Each of their dog-friendly rooms comes complete with water bowls and Lily’s Kitchen treats.
Award-winning Askham Hall is a place to stay and relax in a secluded part of the Lake District. Just over the hills from Lake Ullswater. A luxurious, intimate, unpretentious home from home awaits.
The Skelwith Bridge Hotel boasts 28 well appointed en suite bedrooms offering guests the option of single, double, twin or king-sized accomodation.
The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel lies in the Great Langdale valley, this extended inn has welcomed fell walkers and climbers for more than 300 years.
Originally an 18th Century Lakeland farm house, the Embleton Spa Hotel is a relaxed, informal hotel with delightful en-suite rooms, suites and apartments.
Seatoller House is a beautiful guest house seven miles south of Keswick at the head of Borrowdale. The house prides itself on its friendly welcome, an informal atmosphere and good home cooked food.
The Pennington is an historic inn with a contemporary interior, offering well-appointed accommodation and fine food from quality local ingredients.
Quietly located in 6 acres of mature gardens sweeping down to the River Calder, close to the coast and at the foot of the Western Lake District fells, Sella Park is an historic property dating from at least the 16th century.
Dale Lodge Hotel is one of the Lake District's most renowned hotel's and has gained a growing reputation as Grasmere's most sophisticated venue.
Nestled in the heart of the English Lake District, Rothay Manor is an elegant country house retreat, the perfect escape from the stresses of modern living.
Applegarth Villa is proud to offer two of its new luxury hot tub suites as dog friendly accommodation. Each suite has its own private entrance and private terrace with hot tub.
Tucked away in the tranquil Lyth Valley, the Damson Dene Hotel is the best place for a relaxing break.
The Riverside Hotel, a converted 18th century tannery set on five floors, is situated on the banks of the River Kent in Kendal beneath the ruins of the town’s 12th century castle.
Set in lovely landscaped grounds, Newby Bridge Hotel is a relaxing and welcoming place to visit. The hotel and restaurant have recently been extended/refurbished with even more high quality accommodation.
Ravenstone Manor is a generous and character full 19th century manor house in three hectares of grounds backing onto the foothills of Skiddaw and looking west across the valley to Bassenthwaite lake and the fells beyond.