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As pet owners ourselves (to our two loveable Labradors, Ben and Stanley) we understand that your four-legged friend is very much part of the family.
Bring them with you a tour of the very best the Lakes has to offer this Christmas season…
The Lake District is so dog friendly that it has been awarded ‘Best Great Outdoors Destination’ by the Kennel Club; a ‘pawsome’ achievement, I’m sure you’ll agree.
This is why we have a selection of pet friendly retreats offered to you with no extra charge for your ‘fur baby’.
This self catered cottage sits in the heart of popular Ambleside, having a central location that will appeal to walkers and families alike.
Sitting right on the River Rothay, where you can enjoy watching or listening to the river through the garden, there is an abundance of local wildlife
Beautifully placed cottage just 3 miles from Ambleside in the pretty hamlet of Outgate. Sleeps 2 and accepts Pets with walks from the door.
Victory Cottage is a perfect example of a Lakeland Cottage with a cosy log burner, slate flag floors and a secret enclosed garden you can enjoy.
In the elevated old Fisherbeck part of Ambleside welcoming up to 4 adults and don’t forget your four legged friends
Enjoying a fantastic location overlooking the stepping stones of the River Brathay, a large house for six and pets are welcomed.
Perrywinkle is more than a cosy cottage for two, it oozes luxury making it the perfect boutique bolthole for a romantic getaway.
1 Cote Howe sits in one of the most beautiful locations in the Lake District just a short walk away from Rydal Lake.
A beautiful, well thought out retreat for four people in an elevated part of Ambleside. A mere 5 minute walk down into Ambleside
Right in the heart of the beautiful cobbled streets of Hawkshead sits Smithy Cottage, a perfect family getaway in the Lake District.
The middle of three stunning properties just a 5 minute stroll from Ambleside, perfect for a couple to find peace and enjoy the Lake District.
The perfect choice for a rural getaway in a beautiful part of the Lake District. A Lakeland Stone semi detached cottage just 2.5 miles from Ambleside
Carr Crag Pavilion is a perfect choice for couples or families being placed in the grounds of a nature beauty spot. Deer have been seen roaming in the gardens...
Mature tired gardens are perfect for family get-togethers and BBQs with a secluded patio at the top of the garden giving envious views over the Langdales
The Lawns is a perfect romantic retreat placed in the grounds of a nature beauty spot near Skelwith Bridge.
A spacious 3 bedroom property boasting a large dining kitchen for family nights in. Sitting just outside Ambleside in the small village hamlet of Outgate
What a find Blue Hill Cottage is! For up to 4 adults, two private parking spaces and there’s no need to leave your pet at home as it will be welcomed here.
A beautifully placed 16th Century Lakeland country cottage. Just a few minutes walk from Hawkshead. A perfect choice for a hassle free family holiday
A self catered retreat sits just up the road from Queens Park in Windermere, a fantastic family or adventure retreat to explore the Lake District from with...
Situated in an elevated position with stunning views toward Lingmoor Fell and The Langdale Pikes. A small compact retreat beautifully located.
Woodbug Cabin sleeps two guests and is a perfect retreat for couples and singles looking for a peaceful bolthole away from it all within the heart of Lake...
A superb example of a retreat for two situated just a couple of miles from Ambleside in the hamlet of Skelwith Bridge.
This quirky, pet friendly, cottage for two has a slightly unusual layout with a roaring log fire, comfortable sofa, and mezzanine bedroom. A perfect romantic...
With the Christmas season nearly upon us we have sniffed out some cosy pet friendly pubs and cafes to enjoy after those crisp winter walks. So, fetch the family and get those tails wagging for some festive favourites!
This friendly little place will serve you and your four - legged friend some tasty treats. Hearty Lakeland breakfasts, wholesome soup make Daisy’s...
Wholesome burgers to tasty pad-Thai, this little café is packed with big flavours – not to mention vegan beer and organic wines and spirits to wash it down
Relaxed, family friendly dining. With books and crayons for the kids, scrumptious cakes and coffee for Mum and Dad and tasty treats for your pampered pooch.
nestled in the centre of Ambleside this traditional Italian restaurant doesn’t just welcome your pet …it positively encourages you to bring them along
Rest your paws in front of the roaring fire and enjoy the relaxed ambience. With a fantastic menu of brunches, lunches and dinners you’re spoilt for choice
A real hidden gem in the very heart of Ambleside. Just the spot for a pint and a chat, a pork pie if you’re lucky and of course the pooch is welcome.
Wild swimming - known for its health and wellbeing properties, A great way to recharge, it's an obvious choice given that we are surrounded by lakes!
If you’re looking to wrap up your Christmas shopping while you are here, you will be spoilt for choice.
The Lake District’s towns are brimming with independent shops selling unique Christmas gifts for your loved ones.
Festive markets and twinkling lights add to the picturesque charm of the towns and villages.
A 2 day event taking place on 1st and 2nd December 2018
This traditional Lake District village really sparkles and you’re sure to find eclectic treats from the abundance of indoor and outdoor stalls.
On Sunday 2nd December 2018
The welcome is sure to be as warm as the chestnuts roasting! With street entertainment adding to the fantastic atmosphere, this Fayre offers local charities the opportunity to sell their products and raise their profiles… win win all round.
The weekend of 8th and 9th December 2018
Promising plenty of festive cheer. With brass bands, choirs and packed stalls offering local produce you are sure to pick up a treat… or two!
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