Dog-friendly holiday properties of the week

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<p><img src="" alt="Dog-friendly holiday properties of the week" /></p><p>This week's dog-friendly holiday properties include; a stunning cottage in Dorset, a dog-friendly yurt campsite in Cornwall, an award-winning hotel in Cumbria, and holiday cottages at a lighthouse in Wales.</p>


Stella – Glamorgan

In association with Trinity House, Rural Retreats is pleased to present Stella at Nash Point Lighthouse.

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. Further along the coast is the famous Gower peninsula and walking on the Mumbles.


Laundry Cottage

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

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.

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.


George & Dragon Hotel

The George and 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 II 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.


The Seafood Restaurant

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.


West Kellow Yurts

West Kellow Yurts – Cornwall

West Kellow Yurts are situated in Polperro on the edge of an organic farm and only a 10 minute drive to Talland and Hannafore beaches. Hannafore being very popular with dog walkers. It's set in a nine-acre field with a sea view next to a quiet country lane with relatively few passer's by and noise.

They are an eco friendly solar powered yurt campsite (with mains back up) situated on an organic farm in the beautiful and historic fishing village of Polperro in Cornwall. They offer their guests the chance to get back to nature and have a relaxing break from the modern day grind. Whilst at the farm, amongst doing various other activities, you can cook on an open fire, enjoy a BBQ, relax in a hammock/sun lounger, forage the hedgerows or just relax in the peaceful field and enjoy the sounds of nature.