Top 12 Pet-Friendly Holiday Cottages In North Wales - Updated 2024

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Set against a backdrop of picturesque scenery, North Wales is truly a destination worth visiting. This region brims with majestic mountain ranges, glimmering beaches, lush countryside, and various cuisine. Aside from its natural beauty, North Wales also offers tourists plenty of history and fabulous architectural sites such as Caernarfon Castle, Harlech Castle, Conwy Castle, Beaumaris Castle, and Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, just to name a few. Plan an unforgettable getaway where you can immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings while sharing cherished moments with your beloved pets. North Wales has ample accommodation options, you can choose from luxury cabins, rustic cottages and vacation rentals. But to be sure that your fur babies can accompany you, make sure to select the right abode for them. Read this article to see our list of the top pet-friendly holiday cottages in North Wales, UK.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and pet-friendly rules and regulations. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 05, 2024.

1. Riverside Cottage (from USD 132)

Discover Riverside Cottage, a delightful retreat situated on the serene banks of the Gwynant River in the heart of Snowdonia National Park. This cottage offers direct access to the Mawddach Trail. The cottage presents a well-equipped kitchen featuring an oven, microwave, and dishwasher. Step onto the porch from the dining-cum-living room and indulge in the picturesque river views.

Your furry companions are welcome to join you at this Riverside Cottage, with a maximum of two dogs permitted for an additional fee of 30 USD.

Moreover, this pet-friendly accommodation in North Wales is close to the splendid Welsh beaches along the coast. Moreover, Cymer Abbey is just 4.2 km (2.61 mi) away while Cregennan Lakes is 4.8 km (2.98 mi) away.

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Dolgellau, Wales, United Kingdom
16.81 km (10.5 mi) from Harlech Castle
cottage 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

2. Private cottage near Welsh border (from USD 111)

Experience the allure of this dog-friendly holiday cottage in North Wales, nestled in the serene countryside just 3.22 km (2.00 mi) away from the Welsh border. Set at the end of a gated lane, this peaceful property ensures utmost privacy and security. Discover a delightful garden adorned with a stone-flagged patio and a charming glazed veranda, providing a peaceful sanctuary for you and your beloved pets.

Indulge in the cosy ambience of the combined living and dining area, complete with a log-burning stove that warms the space. The well-equipped kitchen offers everything you need for meal preparation.

This pet-friendly accommodation welcomes well-behaved dogs with prior approval. However, please note that the garden is not fenced and there is livestock on the adjacent property. So, your pets are to be kept under control and not left unattended in the house. Crate requirements are at your discretion, ensuring the safety and comfort of your furry companions during your stay.

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Oswestry, Powys, United Kingdom
61.26 km (38.1 mi) from Harlech Castle
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

3. Beautiful five-bedroom cottage for eight (from USD 445)

Revel in a bit of luxury at this beautiful five-bedroom cottage for eight. This holiday cottage with hot tub has floor-to-ceiling windows affording gorgeous sea views. It has been named Swn-y-Don (sound of waves) by its hosts because of the cottage’s stunning location. This abode also comes with manicured gardens so you can always spend time with your pets.

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65.96 km (41.0 mi) from Harlech Castle
105 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 8 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

4. Elegant home in a secluded location (from USD 185)

Looking for a peaceful rental that is away from the hustle and bustle of daily life? Consider this brilliant two-bedroom home for four. It is located at a convenient distance from both Anglesey and Snowdonia as well as other local attractions. It is equipped with all essentials to make sure you have a great time. A hot tub can also be made available on site at an additional charge of 47 USD per night or 66 USD for the duration of the stay. One well-behaved pet is also allowed per booking for an added cost of 27 USD. If you are planning to bring your pet along, don’t forget to carry their essentials. Guests are requested to ensure that pets do not climb the furniture.

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Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, United Kingdom
37.05 km (23.1 mi) from Harlech Castle
322 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view over the water and the sunsets out the living room window where just stunning
comfortable stylish and we'll equipped cottage in a lovely area
the cottage was toastie warm and there was a lovely vase of tulips on the table
paddleboard cottage is a lovely comfortable and clean cottage
great facilities the cottage has everything and more you could need
the accommodation was immaculately clean
very clean and tidy with everything you need
lovely clean place perfect for a short getaway
the little house was very clean and well furnished
lovely clean and cosy cottage with everything we needed
very welcoming hosts :)
lovely host and very quick response if you need anything
fantastic hosts providing quality accomodation
tom & nicki are wonderful hosts & always there to help if you have any questions
great hosts very friendly and accommodating
perfect location for exploring anglesey
stunning location and so tastefully decorated
the perfect location to explore beautiful anglesey
the location is fantastic for exploring the island
great location would definitely stay here again
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5. Beautiful home at Snowdonia National Park (from USD 288)

Located in the heart of Snowdonia National Park, this two-bedroom cottage is a superb retreat for up to four guests. It is a 10-minute walk from Watkin Path, a spectacular hiking route to Snowdon, so you will never have a dull moment here. The cottage itself has been recently refurbished with the latest amenities and facilities. The garden is a brilliant place to soak in great views of the areas around. One dog is welcome on this property at an additional charge of 27 USD. Do note that your dog is only allowed in the kitchen.

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Nant Gwynant, Wales, United Kingdom
21.0 km (13.1 mi) from Harlech Castle
71 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds are super comfy - and views are stunning
the beds were super comfy
the cottage sits between llyn gwynant and llyn dinas both lovely spots for swimming kayaking or paddle boarding
had the best time was clean and really well done
the cottage is very comfortable spotless clean and in a fantastic location
the cottage is so beautiful and was so clean
property was very clean and hosts were always quick to respond
the hosts are very nice
great owners who were really helpful
amy and will are super hosts
amy & will are really communicative and helpful
easy communication and very accommodating of our changing plans due to covid
great location near snowden
absolutely amazing location for walking up snowdon and seeing the local sights
location gorgeous - beautiful walks from the door
and a wonderful location looking out down over the river glaslyn and up to the snowdon massif
we had a great holiday enjoying the stunning location and the stylish interior decor
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6. Three-bedroom cottage for six (from USD 130)

Enjoying awesome views of Conwy Bay, this three-bedroom cottage is a great option for up to six guests with pets. If you to immerse yourself in the town’s culture, this cottage is located near picturesque villages such as Betws-y-coed, Llanbedr-y-Cennin, and Llandudno. The cottage is well-equipped but you are expected to bring your own bed linens and towels. Another thing that you will love about this place is that it comes with two gardens where you can kick back and enjoy a fun time with your fur babies.

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42.51 km (26.5 mi) from Harlech Castle
18 reviews  
cottage 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a very well equipped and comfortable cottage with gorgeous views
lovely cottage ideally situated and a well equipped kitchen
we much appreciated the owners leaving the heating on for us very welcoming to come back too
jean and eric were great hosts very helpful and welcoming the place is a home from home
locals are all extremely friendly and helpful
idyllic setting and good location
beautiful location and lovely accommodation
a perfect place for a family break
great house very clean and wonderful location for exploring north wales
a nice home in a beautiful location
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7. Well-equipped home with mountain views (from USD 147)

Done up in a sophisticated fashion, this two-bedroom home can easily accommodate up to four guests as well as pets. There’s plenty of open areas around the cottage so your pets can play around while you soak in the lush mountain scenery. Snowdonia National Park, Anglesey Sea Zoo, Llanberis Electric Mountain, and several other attractions are within short distances away.

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42.75 km (26.6 mi) from Harlech Castle
46 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the dairy has all the mod cons tasteful decoration and a super comfortable super king bed
clean and well equipped modern but with a cosy feel
very clean and decorated to a high standard with nice touches
owners are very helpful making their guests feel at home
mary was very helpful with places to see and dining locations
the owners were really friendly and helpful and keen to ensure our stay was perfect
property is very well equipped and beautifully decorated and the owners are very friendly and welcoming
made very welcome by the owners who gave us lots of useful information about the island
ideal location for exploring the anglesey
charming property in a convenient location to enjoy both anglesey and the mainland attractions
a real nice accommodation in a very quiet location
we have stayed on the island many times and we will definitely be booking this place again
the location is good for seeing all of anglesey and the north wales coast too
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8. Mountain-view cottage for solo travellers (from USD 100)

If you’re travelling solo or as a couple, this quaint cottage is perfect for you. It is provisioned with the latest facilities including a hot tub and enjoys the best of tasteful furnishings. You will also be welcomed by a homecooked meal upon arrival. There is a fishery and an on-site cafe, and guests staying at this rental can avail of attractive discounts. Only two small dogs or one medium-sized dog is allowed here as larger dogs may be a little difficult to accommodate. The garden is a great spot for you to spend time with your pet and take in some awesome views of Rhinogydd.

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Pentrefelin, Wales, United Kingdom
10.6 km (6.6 mi) from Harlech Castle
61 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good size bedroom with lovely modern shower room
loved the wood burner made the evenings comfortable and warm
just perfect lovely comfortable bed with a nice clean new feel bathroom
compact comfortable clean and tidy great welcome
lovely and clean gr8 location
lovely hosts and everything you need
jane our host was very friendly and helpful and made us feel very welcome
jane was a fantastic host and very helpful
jane is also a wonderful host and my wife & i would love to stay here again
lovely hosts and great communication
wonderful peaceful location lovely hot tub
great breakfasts and lunches are available at the onsite cafe a short walk down the lane
a gorgeous cozy little cottage in a great location
the location of this little gem is outstanding for peace and quiet and tremendous views
we had a lovely stay at jane's place
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9. Charming home in Llandyfrydog (from USD 114)

This two-bedroom pet-friendly cottage in North Wales is near the coast and is an ideal accommodation if you’re looking to explore Anglesey. This rental can accommodate up to four guests and well-behaved pets. Outside, there’s a great patio equipped with garden furniture and barbecue facilities for you to enjoy alfresco dining. There’s also a courtyard here perfect for playing around with pets.

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57.19 km (35.6 mi) from Harlech Castle
50 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
had a very comfortable stay at the old shop
beautiful and clean inside with everything you needed
stayed for 1 week in this very clean and well equipped home from home
lovely little cottage bright and clean
the weither was very kind even in january
rosie the owner is very helpful and responds to emails very quickly
rosie the owner is lovely and friendly too
a lovely home from home cottage with everything you need plus a very friendly neighbour
rosie was very helpful with all the emails i sent prior to going and quick to respond
great cottage in a great location for visiting the island
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10. Homey cottage near Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path (from USD 108)

Ideal accommodation for solo travellers or couples, this studio cottage is not just homey but also sophisticated. It is located near Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path and offers spectacular bay views. During your stay here, guests are advised to walk on the paved path to get across to the bay since there are patches of sinking mud that may be slightly dangerous. Pets are also welcome as long as you keep the rental clean.

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Isle of Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom
48.97 km (30.5 mi) from Harlech Castle
500 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing views comfortable warm and cozy space
the cottage is very comfortable and well equipped
comfy bed cosy fire fantastic views and a well equipped kitchen
and (for those that care about such things) the wifi is totally dependable come to decompress
lovely furnishings really comfortable bed total tranquility and a stones throw from the shore line
cottage was immaculately clean and kitchen well stocked
amazing location dog friendly and very clean
and it’s really well decorated; very stylish and clean
cleanliness location lovely host amazing even in a storm - would totally recommend
maggs is a great host
geoff was helpful & a pleasure to chat with
maggs was really friendly but gave us lots of privacy so perfect host
maggs is a great host and we will definitely be going back next year
maggs is a perfect host and lives in the next cottage
great location beautifully set out
the location was ideal for exploring anglesey too
picture perfect location with sea and sand on your doorstep
what an amazing place in a perfect location
absolutely gorgeous location right on the beach
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11. Superb rental surrounded by verdant farmland (from USD 70)

Another superb option is this barn-turned-home located near Malltraeth Estuary on the southwest coast of Anglesey. Up to four guests can be easily accommodated in this particular rental along with one pet at no extra cost. The surrounding farmland provides guests with ample area for their fur babies to play around. While all basic essentials are provided here, remember to bring your own towels.

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Trefdraeth, Bodorgan, Anglesey, Wales, GB
4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

12. Well-appointed home with mountain views

Offering a combination of old-world charm and modern comfort, this vacation rental is a great place for up to two guests and a well-behaved pet. You can make use of the small terraced garden equipped with outdoor seating. This rental also comes with a log burner and enough firewood for a more comfortable stay, especially on chilly nights.

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Cwm Penmachno, United Kingdom
24.78 km (15.4 mi) from Harlech Castle
361 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
free wifi was brilliant as there is no phone reception and the cottage has stunning views
we escaped to the cottage for a cozy winter escape and it couldn't have been more perfect
per previous views the biggest bed i've ever slept in fantastic log burner too
this is a pretty little house very well furnished (particularly the enormous bed) and once heated was very cosy
this little house is amazingly warm and comfy the bed is the best bed i have ever slept in
lovely cottage clean and very comfortable
it is beautifully clean and tidy and nicely decorated
very stylish and clean
it's smart and clean and cosy inside and the bed is enormous
it was cosy stylish and spotlessly clean
james was a fab host and responded very quickly to our messages
james was very helpful and answered questions and solved the ch problems quickly
james was really helpful and everything was straight forward
i’d recommend this host and accommodation to anyone
his helpful hints and tips were great too
pretty location and comfortable bed
the location and house are perfect
fabulous peaceful location but within easy reach of interesting places to explore
great location for walking but not too far from the coast either
the perfect house in an amazing location definitely recommend this accommodation
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Gem of a destination

North Wales is brimming with natural beauty and history, making it a traveller’s paradise. Whether you are travelling solo or with family, North Wales has lots in store for you. Start planning your trip to this quaint town soon, but don’t forget to bring along your pet for a more awesome vacation.

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