Dog-friendly holiday properties of the week

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<h3><img src="" alt="Top properties May week 4" /></h3><p>This week's dog-friendly holiday properties include; a dog-friendly cottage in Cornwall, a luxury, renovated windmill in Monmouthshire, a beautiful lodge in Leicestershire, and a little haven of peace and tranquillity in Devon.</p>

Fellside Barn

Fellside Barn – Cumbria

Fellside Barn is a detached barn conversion with panoramic views across open fields and fells. Wildlife and birdlife are in abundance. Coniston Water can be viewed from the top of the nearby fell.

The barn provides accommodation for four guests and is situated in a quiet hamlet, yet only two and a half miles from the bustling market town of Ulverston. Ulverston holds a market twice weekly and has a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants.


Cocks Cottage

Cocks Cottage – Cornwall

Cocks Cottage is a two bedroomed ancient detached granite cottage, set in a very peaceful and sheltered position a third of a mile from the village of St Teath and three miles from the small town of Camelford. St Teath has a shop, post office and pub.

There is a pretty, enclosed south facing garden, a beautiful wood-burning stove, and off-road parking available. The property sleeps up to four guests, and one well-behaved dog is welcome.


Deerpark Lodge

Deerpark Lodge – Leicestershire

Deerpark Lodge is situated in a woodland clearing within private parkland in the grounds of Staunton Harold Hall. The Staunton Harold Estate is a traditional country estate of some 2,000 acres centred on the great Georgian mansion.

Nestling in a corner of North West Leicestershire, close to the Derbyshire border Deerpark Lodge, built using estate timber for its frame and cladding, provides a contemporary retreat overlooking the parkland. Accessed via its own drive and entrance Deerpark Lodge still has access to the craft centre, tea rooms, delicatessen (at weekends) and garden nursery which forms part of the Staunton Harold Estate.


Llancayo Windmill

Llancayo Windmill – Monmouthshire

Llancayo Windmill is a recently renovated luxury self-catering holiday retreat situated approximately two miles north of the former market town of Usk in Monmouthshire. The mill was built in 1813 and destroyed by fire around 1830 and until four years ago had stood as a ruin.

Usk is conveniently located in the centre of Monmouthshire and the town itself has a castle, a rural life museum, the session’s house, a collection of old houses, a variety of restaurants, shops, public houses, hotels and other amenities associated with a vibrant rural town. Usk is also famous for its fishing and successes in the Wales in Bloom and Britain in Bloom competitions.


Apple Store

Apple Store – Yorkshire

Apple Store at Slingsby Heights is a detached property and dates from the 19th century. It was used to store the apples from the acre of old orchard to the south of the property. It also acted as stables during the First World War for cavalry horses from the barracks in the neighbouring village of Hovingham.

The Apple Store now provides spacious accommodation for up to four people with private courtyard and ample parking. Guests have access to the 11 acres of land belonging to Slingsby Heights which includes a large kitchen garden, old orchard and croquet lawn.


Little Comfort Farm

Little Comfort Farm Holiday Cottages – Devon

Escape to a haven of peace and tranquillity…

Little Comfort Farm is set in a secret valley with fishing lake where the river trickles by. North Devon's golden beaches, unspoilt countryside and the stunning beauty of Exmoor are all on your doorstep. The perfect holiday for all seasons and where magical holiday memories are made.

Their self-catering cottages are very dog-friendly with their own enclosed gardens. They provide a map of their beautiful 70 acre farm showing dog owners where they can walk their dogs, both on and off the lead, together with private access to a lovely 1km river valley walk. Some of it is enclosed for free running and there are several opportunities for dogs to play and swim in the river.