Pet Friendly Properties

Hiedi Hutchinson


April 12, 2019

Dog friendly holiday cottage

We are very pleased to be partnering with Suffolk Cottage Holidays. We have held competitions with them in the past, and currently have one running in our magazine “Skinner’s Tails”; be sure to get your paws on one of our magazines to enter the competition for yourself!

Holidaying in the UK is a stress-free way to relax and unwind. Plus, you have the added benefit of being able to bring your pooch with you! The best holiday moments are those shared with loved ones, and the Suffolk countryside has memory-making opportunities for every member of the family to enjoy – even those with padded feet, a furry coat and a wet nose!

With a huge variety of luxury pet-friendly holiday cottages available on the market, here are our pick of the top 10 best pet-friendly holiday cottages in Suffolk:

Straw Bale Cottage

This fascinating single floor holiday cottage is a truly unique retreat and a great base to explore the Suffolk countryside. Constructed from straw bales, this architectural delight is a luxurious ‘eco home’ with all the comforts and necessities one could need for a relaxing self-catering holiday.
Sleeps 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | Allows 1 Pet | Private Parking
From £465 – £780 per week 

Gardeners Cottage

Gardener’s Cottage has been fully refurbished for letting over the last couple of years. A charming little cottage, its bedroom has long views over the surrounding countryside. There is a spacious en suite bathroom with bath and overhead shower. The kitchen is well equipped and again there are lovely views from both windows. The sitting room is quite spacious and really relaxing; there is a good selection of local interest books, novels and local maps and guides. With central heating throughout and a lovely log burning stove, the cottage will be really cosy at any time of year.
Sleeps 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom | Allows 2 Pets | Private Parking
From £415 – £575

White Cottage

A self-catering holiday in Suffolk would not be complete without a stay in White Cottage. Be transported into a world of total relaxation as soon as you walk through the door – the owners have absolutely thought of everything. From a selection of board games and DVDs to a starter pack of herbs and spices – you truly will be able to rest and re-charge your batteries here. The cottage has been sympathetically modernised to cater for the 21st century holidaymaker, whilst also retaining many of the original features.
Sleeps 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom | Allows 1 Pet | On-Road Parking
From £470 – £765

The Old Corner Shop

The Old Corner Shop is a traditional Suffolk holiday cottage with a wealth of beams and character throughout. Well-furnished throughout, this three bedroom pet-friendly cottage is perfect for family and friends to get-together. Centrally located in the village of Tunstall you are ideally placed for visiting the charming town of Woodbridge, the pretty villages of Orford and Snape, and only a short drive to the popular seaside town of Aldeburgh.
Sleeps 5 | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom | Allows 1 Pet | On-Road Parking
From £480 – £835 per week

The Old School House

The Old School House in Wickhambrook has been lovingly restored by the owners in to a luxurious self-catering holiday home perfect for a couple looking for a romantic and high-end retreat from which to explore the rest of Suffolk. Or even stay put and enjoy the peace and quiet of this tranquil location. Surrounded by stunning rolling countryside, picture perfect at any time of year. The open plan living area has been decorated and furnished with your comfort being the top priority.
Sleeps 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom | Allows 1 Pet | Private Parking
From £490 – £850

64 Castle Brooks

64 Castle Brooks is a spacious three-storey town house on a modern development in Framlingham. Located just on the outskirts of the town centre you are just short walk to all this historic market town has to offer. Including many independent shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants as well as the famous castle. This holiday home is ideal for a family and you can even bring the dog too. With the main living area on the first floor boasting views across the nearby park and over to the rooftops and the church of the town.
Sleeps 4 | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | Allows 1 Pet | Private Parking
From £520 – £880 per week

The Old Warehouse

In 1978, The Old Warehouse was converted into a home and has undergone a complete transformation. The interior of this holiday home has been finished to a very high standard with a contemporary industrial vibe, similar to that of a New York style loft apartment, very unusual in the market town of Woodbridge. As expected with a luxury holiday home there is comfort around every corner with sumptuous seating and soft furnishings throughout, a cosy woodburner for the winter months and high-quality beds ideal for a good night’s sleep. Spread across two main levels, the ground floor consists of the three bedrooms ideally suited for three couples but could also work well for a family group. There is also a separate snug area with its own TV, perfect for children to enjoy, giving the adults some peace and quiet.
Sleeps 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | Allows 2 Pets | On Road Parking
From £725 – £1,245 per week

Church Farm

Dating back to at least the 16th Century, Church Farm is a fabulous large country house which has been converted into a unique holiday let, set back from Halesworth town centre and only a fifteen minute drive to Southwold and the Suffolk Heritage coastline. Whilst only a short walk from the local pubs and shops, this fabulous, stylish property boasts a large garden with lawn and raised decking – perfect for family gatherings and group getaways. Five individually designed and styled bedrooms add to the charm of this characterful house with its exposed beams and rustic timber flooring. Statement, oversized lighting and mirrored accessories create a modern chic throughout the property with a masculine undertone.
Sleeps 10 | 5 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | Allows 2 Pets | Private Parking
From £1,225 – £2,315 per week

The Old Barn

In the beautiful village of Chelsworth, famous for its outstanding gardens and ancient houses, many built in and before the 17th century, this stunning and unusual barn conversion is packed full of delightful contrasts; an ancient shell, an utterly contemporary interior, comfortable and homely with a delightful industrial finish. Set within delightful countryside it has a remote feel yet is within a 3-minute walk of the delightful village and its excellent pub, The Peacock. As featured in The Times ‘Best holiday houses for groups in Britain in 2018’.
Sleeps 11 | 6 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | Allows 2 Pets | Private Parking
From £1,765 – £2,780 per week

The Great House

One of the most important houses and gardens situated in the heart of Orford. The Great House, built in the early 1800s, is a Grade II listed property. With views of both the castle and the coast, the house is believed to have been built as a shooting lodge for the Sudbourne estate and was restored in 2017. The Great house is now superbly finished throughout. The house retains many of its original features and offers two large and comfortable reception rooms, a superb Billiard room, a large kitchen with breakfast room and a dining room which seats up to 20 guests. Each of the six bedrooms has access to its own (brand new) bathroom, the master bedroom includes an Emperor sized double bed, a large bathroom and private sitting room.
Sleeps 12 | 6 Bedrooms | 6 bathrooms | Allows 1 Pet | Private Parking
From £3,186 – £4,851 per week

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