<p><img src="https://azure.wgp-cdn.co.uk/app-yourdog/posts/potw_augweek2.jpg" alt="Dog-friendly holiday properties of the week" /></p><p>This week's dog-friendly holiday properties include; a charming cottage in Derbyshire, a dog-friendly hotel in Cumbria, a beautiful house in Sussex, and lovely cottages in Cornwall.</p>
Pendleton Cottage – Derbyshire
Pendleton Cottage is a charming, detached one bedroom cottage ideally located on the edge of the Peak District National Park. This delightful, newly renovated property retains its original character, with beams and exposed stonework throughout.
Dogs are welcome at the property and to enjoy the beautiful walks right from the door, the owners have prepared detailed maps and directions for walks around the cottages, so you can find the prettiest footpaths and best views. You are situated in the picturesque village of Alderwasley, in a peaceful and relatively undiscovered area just a few miles from Matlock.
The George & Dragon Hotel – Cumbria
Nestling in the heart of Dentdale a few miles from the market town of Sedbergh, Dent is renowned as one of the quaintest and prettiest villages in the Yorkshire Dales. Situated in idyllic countryside within easy reach of the Lake District and the West Coast, Dent provides the perfect holiday base.
The George and Dragon is a grade 2 listed building situated in the centre of Dent Village overlooking the famous Adam Sedgwick Memorial Fountain. The George and Dragon recently won the prestigious CAMRA Westmorland Pub of the Season award.
Nettlecombe Farm – Isle of Wight
Nettlecombe Farm is an award winning dog friendly farm stay that offers luxurious self-catering holiday cottages that can sleep from 3 up to 10 on the stunning Isle of Wight. The farm which has been in the Morris family for over a century is a working farm, nestled in the heart of rolling countryside and is the hub for many stunning walks that lead you both inland to more glorious countryside or to a number of coastal paths nearby.
There are excellent facilities for couple and families alike including three large grassed play areas and a petting farm with a wide variety of animals including reindeer, alpacas, donkeys and an emu (to name just a few!) and guests also have full use of three fishing lakes and can take part in weekly yoga & Pilates sessions. All the properties have excellent facilities and offer that luxury home from home feel, most properties also have a fenced garden area for your four legged friends.
Stein's At Trevone Farm – Cornwall
Located in the sleepy village of Trevone just outside of Padstow is Rick Stein and Jill Stein's collection of self catering holiday homes. The four properties (one sleeping 8 and three sleeping 6) have all been individually customised and designed by Jill Stein.
Following a coastal inspired theme, the properties have a homely feel to them where you can kick off your shoes and instantly feel relaxed. Outdoor showers, barbecues and al-fresco dining furniture make them perfect for summer stays, while the wood burning stove, oversized sofas and large collection of tempting reads make them the perfect winter getaway.
The Strand House – Sussex
Relax and soak up the cosy feeling of a home from home, in an historic house with 13 individual and intimate guestrooms, scrummy local food and genuine friendly service. You've earnt a special escape, a little TLC. Take long walks on the beach, or indulge in lazy evenings in a romantic bedroom or bring the kids and soak up an authentic taste of Medieval history in a house over 700 years old.
Strand House has a number of dog friendly rooms on the ground floor with access to the garden through patio doors, there is the Inglenook in the Tudor house and the Rye and Hastings rooms in Rye Bay Cottage. There are other rooms suitable for small and medium sized dogs so please call us if these three rooms appear booked. If you wish to breakfast along with your dog, we lay up tables in the garden in fine weather or can deliver a breakfast to your room for brekafast in bed. The Royal Military Canal offers an ideal walking area and is only 75m from our front gate or you can walk round Winchelsea which has dog bins. Parts of Winchelsea Beach and the Nature Reserve at Rye Harbour are open all year round to dog walking.
Polruan Cottages – Cornwall
Polruan is an ancient nautical village on the south-eastern shore of Fowey Harbour – mid-way along the south Cornish coast between Falmouth and Plymouth. It is often spoken of as a “fishing village”, and indeed there are a few professional fisherman left, but an equally important role throughout its long history has been played, as it is still played today, by boatbuilding and other activities connected with the busy and beautiful harbour on which the community lies.
There is a wealth to see & do in this part of the world with cliff walks, sandy beaches & woodlands, what more could our pets ask for?
The Seafood Restaurant – Cornwall
Celebrating 40 years since they first opened in 1975, Rick Stein and Jill Stein's The Seafood Restaurant is internationally acclaimed for it's menu. Situated in the heart of Padstow enjoy one of 16 bespoke guest rooms. Each one has been lovingly designed by Jill Stein, most of which overlook the Camel Estuary and some with private balconies.
Breakfast is served in the restaurant with a choice of speciality dishes or a classic English breakfast. If you prefer, a continental breakfast can be served in your room.