Dog Friendly Accommodation in Dartmouth

Dog Friendly Accommodation in Dartmouth

A trip to Dartmouth should be enjoyed by the whole family and that includes your four-legged friend! Dartmouth boasts a whole host of dog friendly accommodation that will make your holiday to the area a memorable one for both you and your pooch.  

With a wide range of great places to stay, Dartmouth makes the perfect destination for a dog friendly retreat. From cosy and central B&Bs to luxury self-catering cottages by the sea, there are plenty of places for you and your furry pal to rest your heads at night. Read on to find out in more detail some of the amazing dog friendly places on offer. 

Self-Catering Accommodation  

Dittisham Hideaway 

Nestled in the countryside in Dittisham, Dittisham Hideaway is a charming holiday retreat close to Dartmouth. It offers serene countryside views and a tranquil atmosphere for relaxation. The hideaway boasts cosy accommodation in the form of treehouses, shepherd’s huts and an iconic vintage American Airstream. Equipped with modern amenities, Dittisham Hideaway makes an ideal escape for couples or small families.  

They pride themselves on being dog-friendly, welcoming furry companions to join in on the vacation experience. With scenic walks and pet-friendly facilities, Dittisham Hideaway ensures that both guests and their four-legged friends can enjoy a memorable stay amidst the beauty of the South Devon countryside. 

Dittiscombe Estate & Cottages 

Dittiscombe Estate & Cottages are made up of 6 self-catering cottages set in glorious surroundings near Slapton; roughly a 20-30 minute drive to Dartmouth and around 10 minutes from the closest beach. The location is prime if you’re looking for a countryside getaway that’s also close enough to enjoy the vibrancy of Dartmouth without being in the middle of the hustle and bustle.

Their six cottages sleep 2 – 4 guests and half of them are dog friendly, with additional charges of £25 per dog per week and £10 per dog per short break. Each have their own gardens and views, plus log-burners and spa baths. Make the most of this peaceful retreat by taking part in their nature connection experiences which include forest bathing, walks and yoga. 

Leonards Cove 

Situated on the stunning South Devon coast in Stoke Fleming, Leonards Cove is a seaside haven offering diverse accommodation from lodges and cosy cottages to camping and touring pitches, promising a memorable retreat. Surrounded by lush landscapes and overlooking Blackpool Sands, this family-friendly destination provides a peaceful escape just a stone’s throw away from Dartmouth. Leonards Cove is proudly dog-friendly, welcoming pets to join their owners on their coastal adventures. With pet-friendly facilities on-site and plenty of walks nearby, it ensures a complete family experience.  

River Dart Hideaway 

If you’re after a riverside escapade, look no further than River Dart Hideaway. Located in Galmpton, they offer stunning, sustainably-sourced wooden lodges on the banks of the River Dart and provide a tranquil escape in the green rolling hills of South Devon.  

River Dart Hideaway is a great location if you want to explore all that our region has to offer as it’s close to Dartmouth, but also sits near to the seaside towns of Brixham, Paignton and Torquay  

Renowned for its dog-friendly atmosphere, River Dart Hideaway warmly welcome furry friends. Three out of five hideaways are dog friendly; plus, with scenic riverside walks and pet-friendly facilities, you’ll surely enjoy a rejuvenating retreat.   

Nethway Farm Holiday Cottages 

Located on the other side of the River Dart in Kingswear, Nethway Farm Holiday Cottages are comprised of five self-catered cottages, converted from old farm buildings. They’re situated in a quiet valley, surrounded by over 35 acres to explore – which your pup will simply love!  

Family-run and family friendly, Nethway Farm are just a mile inland from local beaches and a short ferry ride across the river to all that Dartmouth has to offer. Three of these cottages are dog friendly and with an indoor pool, games room, animal feed and plenty more, the whole family will thoroughly enjoy their time there. 

Morocco House 

Also located in Kingswear, Morocco House is a stunning cottage with uninterrupted views of the River Dart. Sleeping up to six people, this fab dog-friendly home boasts a wonderful balcony overlooking the River Dart, perfect for spending the evening watching the sunset and the boats go by.  

Self-Catering Agencies 

Dog Friendly Cottages  

Boasting a range of entirely dog-friendly homes, Dog Friendly Cottages is the place to visit for hassle-free booking as you know that no matter where you choose, they will definitely welcome your furry friends! 

Many of their properties have private and enclosed gardens, popular walking routes and dog-friendly beaches nearby to keep both pup and owner happy. Some provide everything you and your four-legged companions will need for your stay, including dog beds, outdoor showers for muddy paws and even treats to welcome the whole family. 

Toad Hall Cottages  

Toad Hall Cottages have a wonderful selection of dog friendly properties both in Dartmouth and elsewhere in nearby villages such as Stoke Fleming and Torcross. 

With such a massive portfolio of homes, you’re sure to find something that suits the needs of the whole family, whether you want a cosy cottage for a romantic getaway or a large family-friendly property with a hot tub. Additional charges for dogs might incur, dependent on the property so be sure to contact Toad Hall Cottages directly for further details. 

Some great examples of their dog-friendly homes are: The Holt , Three Views, 4 Kings Quay in Dartmouth and The Linhay Chipping Barton just outside of the town. 

Classic Cottages  

Classic Cottages boast a wide variety of cottages across the whole of South Devon and the UK with many wonderful adobes in Dartmouth and the surrounding area. Boasting a great collection of dog friendly accommodation on offer in and around Dartmouth, it’s a great place to look for your dream getaway as they cater to all family sizes and preferences.  

Whether you want a coastal retreat, a townhouse in the centre of Dartmouth or a cosy cottage in the countryside, Classic Cottages will have the perfect option for you.   

Additional fees may occur when bringing your pooch so be sure to check with Classic Cottages for further information. 

Coast & Country Cottages  

Based in the nearby town of Salcombe, Coast & Country Cottages are a renowned holiday letting agency with a fantastic array of properties in Dartmouth and the surrounding area. Ranging from cute coastal cottages to high-end luxury homes, Coast & Country Cottages cater to a range of tastes and budgets. Plus, being a local agent, they have a wealth of knowledge about the region. 

When it comes to dog-friendly abodes, Coast & Country Cottages boast plenty, all specifically designated to guests who wish to bring their furry companions along. Dog-friendly properties typically include amenities and facilities suitable for pets, such as enclosed gardens, doggy beds, tasty treats, plus nearby walking trails and pet-friendly beaches.

Helpful Holidays  

Helpful Holidays specialise in holiday cottages and self-catering accommodations across the beautiful region of Devon and elsewhere in the UK. They offer a wide range of properties, from quaint cottages to opulent retreats, suitable for couples, families and groups in and around Dartmouth. 

With an understanding that pets are important members of the family, Helpful Holidays strive to provide accommodation that welcomes furry friends. Whether you’re looking for a coastal escape, a countryside retreat, or a stay in a picturesque village near Dartmouth, Helpful Holidays offers a variety of dog-friendly options to suit different preferences and needs.  

Sykes Holidays Cottages 

Parents to Coast & Country Cottages and Helpful Holidays, as well as a number of other holiday letting companies within the UK, Sykes Holiday Cottages is a prominent holiday lettings agent. With a huge portfolio of wonderful abodes in some of the most picturesque locations and profound expertise in their area, you’re sure to find the ultimate home-from-home for your Dartmouth getaway.  

They manage some fantastic dog-friendly properties in Dartmouth, Dittisham, Stoke Gabriel and Slapton; ranging from romantic and cosy one-bedroom cottages, to large, listed estates for the whole family to enjoy. 

Dart Valley Cottages  

Based in Kingswear, Dart Valley Cottages boast a wide selection of homes in Dartmouth, Dittisham and elsewhere along the River Dart. Being a local business with 21-years’ worth of experience, they have expert knowledge of the area to help you plan your dream Dartmouth getaway.  

Plenty of the properties they manage welcome dogs, offering dog-friendly facilities and activities to do nearby. Whether you want somewhere close to the South West Coast Path for seaside walks or near the Dart Valley Trail for riverside meanders with your four-legged friend in tow, Dart Valley Cottages will have the perfect property for you. 

Luxury Coastal  

Offering the finest coastal properties in South Devon, Luxury Coastal possess a wide range of adobes where you can feel the sand between your toes moments or enjoy a late night tipple from the comfort of your balcony whilst listening to the waves lap against the shore. Dreamy, right?  

Luxury Coastal’s pet friendly pads welcome dogs as warmly as they do their owners. You’ll find properties so close to the sand that when you shout ‘walkies’ your four-legged friend can be bounding along the beach in minutes. 

Some great examples of Luxury Coastal’s self-catered and dog friendly properties include: their ‘At The Beach’ apartments located in Torcross (4 At The Beach, 5 At The Beach, 9 At The Beach, 10 At The Beach), Swan’s Nest also in Torcross and Beam Ends at Beesands. 

Your Devon Escape  

As you’d expect from the name, Your Devon Escape offer a selection of homes in Devon to rent.

They boast everything from modern waterside apartments and secluded beach homes to vibrant townhouses so you’ll be able to find exactly what you want from your Dartmouth getaway with Your Devon Escape. With homes offering lots of land for your pooches to run around on and properties located on the South West Coast Path, your furry companions will love staying at a Your Devon Escape property as much as you do!  

In South Devon and Dartmouth you’ll find a great range of quality holiday homes managed by They understand that dogs are a huge part of the family and won’t want to be left behind so they have a great collection of pup-friendly properties. 

Whether you want a getaway by the sea, a modern apartment in the heart of Dartmouth, or you want to immerse yourselves in slow, countryside living where you can reconnect with nature, they have a range of fantastic abodes to suit every need.  

Ways Away Holidays  

Ways Away Holidays own six luxurious homes in Dartmouth, sleeping between two and eleven people, so whether you want a cosy apartment to enjoy a romantic couples break or a spacious abode with a pool for the whole family, you’ll find a suitable in-town property with Ways Away 

Owning a small collection, Ways Away Holidays know these properties inside out, and have extensive knowledge of the Dartmouth area. They’d be happy to let you know the best beaches for you and your pooch to enjoy as well as the top eateries and attractions nearby that permit dogs; plus, five out of six of their homes are dog-friendly too! 

Bed & Breakfasts 

Bayards Cove Inn 

Set in the heart of Dartmouth and mere metres from the River Dart, Bayards Cove Inn is the perfect relaxing retreat when visiting the town. The Inn claims to be one of the oldest buildings in Dartmouth, but now boasts a bar and restaurant alongside seven en-suite and pet friendly rooms. 

With a stunning location next to the historic Bayards Cove Fort, the mouth of the River Dart and the South West Coast Path, Bayards Cove Inn is the perfect base for yourself and your canine friend. 


The Dartmouth Hotel, Golf & Spa 

If you’re looking for a rejuvenating hotel getaway, why not book at stay at The Dartmouth Hotel, Golf & Spa. Nestled in the countryside in Blackawton, just a short drive from the town centre, whether you’re looking for a golf break or a spa day, The Dartmouth Hotel, Golf & Spa is the place to be.  

You can enjoy a dog-friendly break here for an additional £10 a night, which includes bed and breakfast, an optional evening meal and full use of the spa facilities. The Dartmouth Hotel, Golf & Spa want to ensure everyone is comfortable so they also provide a water bowl, a food bowl and a bed for your pup.  

Stoke Lodge Hotel 

Family-run since 1980, Stoke Lodge Hotel is situated in three-acres of beautiful grounds in the beautiful green countryside and close to Blackpool Sands Beach in Stoke Fleming. 

Stoke Lodge Hotel pride themselves on being a family-friendly hotel, including four-legged family members, at just an additional £10 per night! All rooms are en-suite with all the amenities you need to feel at home. They also have a games room with foosball and a pool table, plus an indoor and outdoor pool, meaning you can take a dip whatever the weather!  


To discover even more dog-friendly businesses and things to do in Dartmouth head to our dog-friendly blog section here.   

 If you plan on visiting Dartmouth with your perfect pooch, please to tag us in your photos of on Instagramusing @discoverdartmouth or #discoverdartmouth. We love seeing your smiley pups enjoying themselves in our wonderful town!  


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