<p><img src="https://azure.wgp-cdn.co.uk/app-yourdog/posts/potw_sep_week1.jpg" alt="Dog-friendly holiday properties of the week" /></p><p>This week's dog-friendly holiday properties include; a converted stone barn in Warwickshire, a dog-friendly cottage at a lighthouse in Wales, a lovely cottage in Northumberland, and luxury self-catering cottages in the Isle of Wight.</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).
Holly Cottage – Suffolk
Holly Cottage is a Grade II listed, 17th century mid terrace property situated in the Suffolk village of Huntingfield.
Huntingfield is a quiet village between the market towns of Framlingham and Southwold. There is an excellent pub on the green opposite the cottage which serves good food. You can also collect your supper from the pub on a 'take away' basis to enjoy in the cottage.
The nearby village of Laxfield provides a village shop and two further pubs. You will find a further selection of shops in the attractive market town of Halesworth less than five miles away.
Stella at Nash Point Lighthouse – Glamorgan
Stella is one of two holiday cottages available at the lighthouse which is located on the Glamorgan Heritage Coast. There are wonderful safe beaches, many of which have been awarded the coveted blue flag. In particular, there is Ogmore-by-Sea (just over 4 miles away), Barry Island, Southerndown and Porthcawl, which are particularly good for windsurfing.
A short drive away (just over 8 miles) Cowbridge offers a good range of shops with small boutiques, craft and art galleries and excellent restaurants and pubs. Further along the coast is the famous Gower peninsula and walking on the Mumbles.
Barn Cottage – Nortumberland
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.
Hedley Wood Caravan & 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). Our 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!
Nettlecombe Farm Holidays – 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.
Classic Cottages Ltd – Cornwall
Holidays spent with the ones you love are always the best, and who can give you more unconditional love than your four-legged best friend? Whether you’re after a short break for just you and your dog or a longer holiday to treat all the pack, the’ve got a luxury selection of hundreds of dog-friendly cottages and glamping accommodation waiting for you.
With all of their self-catering cottages equipped to a high standard and with accommodation for up to 14 people, you and your furry friend can enjoy your break with as little or as much company as you like. Classic Cottages want you all to enjoy your home-from-home as soon as you walk through the door so you’ll find everything you need for a perfect break, however small or large your group.