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Find the perfect holiday getaway or day out adventure in Somerset for both you and your dogs to enjoy.
The Guildhall Heritage and Arts Centre is situated behind the Exmoor National Park Centre/ Dulverton Library. Open seven days a week from early April to the end of October, with free admission, it gives visitors a taste of old Dulverton.
Period guesthouse in the heart of the village of Nether Stowey at the foot of the Quantock Hills. All rooms en suite, with TV & Freeview, WiFi available in all areas, tea/coffee making facilities. Home cooked evening meals available using home-grown, local and, where possible, organic produce. Fully licensed with [...]
Take your four legged canine companion to a one of Hoseason's holiday parks where the whole family can enjoy a memorable break together. Click on the link to find out more about dog friendly holiday parks in this area. Note - the map link goes to one of the [...]
Glorious beaches only 20 metres away from hotel. Free water bowls and dogs welcome in bedrooms. Situated close to the Mendip and Quantock hills. No charge for dogs. Bed and breakfast from £30 per person. Evening meal from £20 per person. Special offers and [...]
Dogs are welcome at The Nog Inn. We have a water bowl located under a tap in the garden and lots of local walks / fields.
You don't have to leave your 'best friends' at home or put your dog into expensive boarding kennels. Dogs can also enjoy a wonderful holiday at a number of our cottages, some are situated close to dog friendly coves and beaches, cliff walks, woods and fields to walk and [...]
Located off A396 at the South end of Dunster Village (OS Map 181; ref SS 990432).
Owning 4 dogs myself I have plenty of spare towels, bedding, dog bowls and even leads and collars for when you forget just that one vital thing! There are lots of good walks from the village and we are only 1 mile from Montacute house and park and 2 miles [...]
Fifty acres of dog friendly glorious gardens from landscape to formal. Near the Quantock Hills. Water bowl available. Free entry to Visitor Centre comprising Courtyard, Café, Shop, Plant Centre and Art Gallery – all open to dogs on leads.
Haven of peace and tranquility. Fully fenced garden. Glorious walking across Exmoor! Wimbleball Lake circular a favourite. Footpath from the farm. Many local dog friendly gastro-pubs.
Fifty acres of dog friendly gardens, dog bins, water bowl in Courtyard. The Stables cafe is dog friendly as well.
We always have a cookie jar on the bar and a bowl of fresh water available for our 4 legged visitors. We also have a large beer garden and field which is a caravan and camping site and useful for stretching their legs on arrival. There are many good walks [...]
Worthy Cottage is a beautiful 'gatehouse' cottage located at the entrance to Worthy Manor. Converted from a barn it is perfectly suited to couples looking for a romantic retreat. Walking distance (via the road or footpath across the fields) to the harbour at Porlock Weir and the (dog-friendly) beach. Access [...]
Coachman’s Cottage offers a bolthole for couples seeking a peaceful coastal retreat. Converted from an old stable block, Coachman’s cottage has a private courtyard outside the property and access to a fenced and stock-free meadow behind. Both Porlock and Porlock Weir are within walking distance and there is [...]
Located in Nunney 3.5 miles South West of Frome, off A361(OS Map 183; ref ST 737457).
Dunn's Cottage is full of character and is a charming example of a West Country holiday cottage. It is situated in the small hamlet of West Porlock and enjoys outstanding views across the open fields towards the sea and beyond. West Porlock is nestled in the hills between the [...]
Located just off the A5, approximately 15 minutes west of Burnham-on-Sea.
Georgian-style family period house and separate annexe. Set within its own private 900 acre estate, this unique holiday property enjoys the most exquisite views across the fields and moorlands onto Exmoor, which guests are welcome to roam and explore at their leisure. Many facilities including swimming pool, tennis court, [...]
Located 4 miles North West of Bath on the North edge of Lansdown Hill, near the road to Wick (OS Map 172; ref ST 721703). Parking in a layby.
Farm Cottage has all the character you would expect of this type of traditional building plus plenty of parking and a private garden. It is situated on a working farm so great for the kids to be involved if they wish, just ask the owner. This is a great family [...]
Circles: located East of Stanton Drew village Cove: located in the garden of the Druid's Arms OS Map 172; Circles ref ST 601634, Cove ref ST 598633).
Barton is located at the foot of the Mendips and with walks to Crook Peak and Loxton Valley right on our doorstep. Home Farm also has a 2 acre enclosed grass area for dogs to run freely. All 5 x cottages are 4* Gold rated by VisitEngland. 1 or [...]
1 mile South of Wellow off A367. (OS Map 172; ref ST 735573).
Two self catering cottages in the Exmoor National Park. Excellent walks nearby include Two Moors Way and a four mile riverside walk to Tarr Steps. The Royal Oak pub, which is widely renowned as one of the best on Exmoor, serves a wide range of ales and home cooked food [...]
Willow and wetland walks. Coffee shop. Water bowl.
Ideal base for walking and sightseeing. Formerly three stone stables now converted into holiday accommodation, Little Court is well situated on the outskirts of Porlock for people to enjoy all that Exmoor and this traditional village has to offer. Three steps lead up to French double doors that open into [...]
Iconic thatched cottage on Turkey Island at Porlock Weir; deceptively spacious and full of character! A wonderful holiday destination overlooking the harbour. Porlock Bay beaches are dog-friendly making a wonderful walk – tide permitting. Access to a fabulous network of footpaths offering coastal, woodland and moorland walks in the [...]
This beautiful part of Exmoor will forever be known as Lorna Doone Country; the area is magical and steeped in history. Recently renovated and modernised, the cottage is ideal for families or couples looking to get away from it all. Excellent walking - you can chose to stay within the [...]
The Coach House is ideal for couples looking to get away from it all with its unique modern style coupled with traditional charm. Only a stone's throw from the harbour at Porlock Weir and the (dog-friendly) beach. Access to fantastic coastal, woodland and moorland walking on the doorstep and local [...]
Located just beside the Cadbury Garden & Leisure Group on the B3133, just off the A370.
The Crow’s Nest is a charming thatched end-of-terrace cottage perched above scenic Porlock Bay offering family accommodation with the sea views. Lots of character with a huge inglenook fireplace, stone floors, exposed beams and window seats from which to enjoy the view! Private parking for two cars. Great walking area [...]
Located in Washford, 1/4 mile South of A39 (OS Map 181; ref ST 047407). Parking 70m from entrance, then 150m to admission point. Railway station about 0.5 miles away.
The Stable Block boasts a fabulous bedroom from where you admire the wonderful views of the terrace, garden and Porlock Bay from the juliette balcony. Only a stone's throw from the harbour at Porlock Weir and the (dog-friendly) beach. Access to fantastic coastal, woodland and moorland walking on the doorstep [...]