<p><img src="https://azure.wgp-cdn.co.uk/app-yourdog/posts/potw_july_week1.jpg" alt="Properties of the week" /></p><p>This week's dog-friendly holiday properties include; a stunning cottage in Dorset, a dog-friendly, tranquil barn cottage in Northumberland, lovely bungalows in Norfolk, and a dog-friendly caravan and camping park in Devon.</p>
Cider Press Cottage – Warwickshire
Cider Press Cottage is a light, warm and spacious semi-detached property offering accommodation on a single level. Converted from a Cotswold stone barn, it is situated on a quiet no through lane in a conservation area, with scenic walks onto Ilmington Downs starting a few yards from the front door.
Ilmington is an attractive village, criss-crossed by footpaths, and lying in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Two traditional country pubs (including the Howard Arms, well-known locally for its excellent restaurant) are within walking distance of the cottage, in addition to the well-stocked village shop. Places to visit nearby include Chipping Campden (4 miles), Stratford-upon-Avon (8 miles) and Hidcote and Kiftsgate Gardens (2 miles).
Laundry Cottage – Dorset
Laundry Cottage is a stunningly pretty, 18th century Grade II listed cottage set in one of Dorset’s best villages, Evershot, right in the heart of Thomas Hardy country. The property has been renovated to a high standard and oozes charm and character.
Just a short walk away you will find yourself in Melbury Park, a beautiful deer park with a stunning Grade I listed Manor house and charming gardens. The Jurassic Coast, recently declared a World Heritage Site and the South West Coastal path are within easy reach and provide some wonderful walking opportunities. Here you will also discover the beautiful West Bay, a lovely sandy beach with a host of things to do for all ages.
Barn Cottage – Northumberland
Barn Cottage is next door to the owner's home in a tranquil location, half a mile outside Ellingham. It enjoys superb unhindered views across fields to the Heritage coast, with the Farne Islands and Longstone lighthouse nearby.
An excellent holiday base to explore the area; the National Park and Cheviots; many Castles and stately homes such as Bamburgh, Dunstanburgh, Warkworth and Cragside; and historic Alnwick with its majestic castle and new water gardens, unique bookshop and theatre.
Enjoy The Northumberland Coastal Path which stretches from Cresswell to Berwick on Tweed with its stunning coastline, broad sandy beaches and rugged cliffs capes. Visit Lindisfarne, with its priory and castle by Lutyens. Have lunch at Craster, famous for its kippers and smoked salmon.
Hedley Wood Caravan and Camping Park – Devon
Nestling in 17 acres of tranquil woodland a short drive from Bude and Widemouth Bay, Hedley Wood is the ideal location for your North Cornwall/Devon holiday experience whether you camp, caravan or prefer the home comforts of a static caravan.
Hedley Wood caters for young and old alike with adventure playgrounds, pets corner, dog and nature walks and our popular licensed Woodman Bar where you can enjoy a drink and a freshly prepared meal from our extensive home-cooked menu (seasonal opening hours apply to the bar and restaurant). The park has over 100 10 amp electric hook-ups and offers numerous other facilities such as free hot water and showers, shop, cash machine, laundrette, bottled gas, public telephone, dog kennelling, battery charging and caravan storage. Group bookings are welcome and dogs stay for free!
Tregongeeves Farm Cottages – Cornwall
Venture to the outskirts of St Austell, down a winding country lane and you'll find a small cluster of luxurious farm cottages looking over 22 acres of idyllic Cornish countryside; welcome to Tregongeeves Farm Cottages.
Living in mid-Cornwall every part of the county can be reached pretty easily. However, they’re lucky enough to have some of Cornwall’s finest attractions right on their doorstep, including the world-famous Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan. If it’s traditional Cornwall your after, head down to the fishing village of Mevagissey, you won’t be disappointed.
Whether you’re looking for a relaxing getaway or simply a base from which to kick-start your Cornish adventure Tregongeeves’ self-catering accommodation is the perfect choice all year round.
Three of the cottages have enclosed gardens and are suitable for dogs, so your four-legged friend can join in on the fun. They will take two small dogs, or one medium-sized.
The Plantation Bungalows – Norfolk
Set in two acres of lovely, peaceful gardens in the village of Thurne, right at the heart of the Broadland National Park.
This picturesque setting is adjacent to river Thurne giving river access to all the Broads. Enjoy riverside and coastal walks, nearby sandy beaches, fishing, boating, golf, easy access to all Norfolk’s Beauty Spots.
The Plantation Bungalows offer spacious one or two bedroom accommodation sleep two to six.
Facilities: outdoor heated pool and games room.