Dog friendly holiday cottages

Due to our location on a stud farm with many thorough bred horses running free in the cliff top fields & goats and chickens living within the grounds we are not able to accept dogs in all of our cottages, however we do love dogs and they are more than welcome to enjoy their holiday with us in Dream Cottage, Sadlers Cottage and Smiley Cottage.

Dream Cottage

Sleeps 2 | 5* Gold | Dog Friendly

Dream Cottage is the perfect choice for couples looking to retreat and relax in complete luxury and is dog friendly. With south facing views of the countryside and a private 2 person hot tub you are sure to fall in love with our beloved Dream.

Smiley Cottage

Sleeps 4 | 4* Gold | Dog Friendly | Accessible

Smiley Cottage is dog friendly and ideal for families and friends travelling together who require a wet room. Being dog friendly means all of the family can enjoy quality time together! Both ensuite bedrooms can be twin or double.

Sadlers Cottage

Sleeps 6 | 5* | Dog Friendly

Sadlers Cottage is a 6 person family cottage including a private hot tub for you to enjoy and is dog friendly making it the perfect choice for all of the family! Bedrooms can be twin or double.

What fun loving dog wouldn’t want 60 acres of private coastal grounds to explore and to experience the tickly feeling of sand between his paws on holiday?

Our magical location at Westward Living holiday cottages is located within 60 acres of private grounds overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and just minutes from the rugged southwest coastal footpath and safe sandy beach at Westward Ho!

We are spoilt for choice with places for dogs to enjoy and explore, from rockpools to beaches and long walks along the coastal footpath dotted with dog-friendly pubs and cafes we have it all on our doorstep.

At the end of a fun packed day exploring the North Devon coast, it’s time to snuggle up with the rest of the family in one of our super comfy dog friendly holiday cottages.

We have a range of dog friendly self-catering holiday cottages that sleep from 2 to eight humans that welcome well-behaved dogs over 12 months old as long as they take note of our doggy guidelines. 

Due to our location on a stud farm with many thoroughbred horses running free in the cliff top fields & goats and chickens living within the grounds, we are not able to accept dogs in all of our cottages, however we do love dogs and they are more than welcome to enjoy their holiday with us.  Our cottage pages will show which properties are dog friendly. Assistance dogs are welcome in any cottage all year round.

We offer a variety of dog friendly breaks in our luxury self-catering cottages and we can provide flexible arrival and departure dates outside the school holidays.  If you cant find what you are looking for on our website give us a call on 01237 238967 or email [email protected] and we will be happy to help.

 

Helpful Doggy holiday  facts

  • We will provide a lovely comfy dog bed, water bowl and bespoke treat box for your dogs arrival.
  • Close by vets for any unexpected holiday emergency – Torbridge Vets are only 2 miles away.
  • We have a range of walking routes directly from your cottage for you and your dog to enjoy.
  • We are walking distance to two fabulous dog friendly traditional Devonshire pubs and seaview restaurants.
  • We have direct access to the South West Coastal Footpath from all our cottages.
  • The golden sandy beach at Westward Ho! is only a 20 min walk away.
  • We are close by to  a range of dog friendly attrations and can help you plan your stay.
  • We have a £20 dog surcharge per dog to cover the cost of your doggy stay.

Westward Ho! Beach stretches for more than two miles from the village towards Appledore and the Torridge estuary.  Why not stop for a coffee, chat to other dog walkers and enjoy stunning views across Bideford Bay towards Lundy Island. The council’s rules on where dogs can be walked at Westward Ho! are lifted at the end of September, too, so you can explore the entire Blue Flag beach without worrying about straying into a restricted zone.  Dogs are still permitted on the beach in the main season in designated areas.

Fancy something different?

Geocaching with your dog
How about doggy digital treasure hunts to keep you both fit and enjoy the natural beauty of North Devon? All you need to do is grab a smartphone and download the ap https://www.geocaching.com/play  Devon has a whopping 25,000 geocaches, its free, it’s fun and its quality time with you and your loved four legged friend.

If in all the excitement to come on your dog friendly holiday you forget to bring your dog, don’t worry our beloved family Labrador Raffles is on hand to accompany our guests on a delightful walk. He comes with poo bags, lots of energy and a big sloppy Labrador cuddle!  

 
Sleeps
2 night stay and day entry
3 night stay Fri-Mon
4 night stay Mon-Fri
7 night stay Mon or Fri arrival
>On site at venue
BBQ
Private enclosed garden
Hot tub
Countryside Views
Disabled access and wet room
Whirlpool Bath
Dog Friendly
Wood burner
Coastal Views
Private Balcony
Kalas 2      
Royal Celerity 2        
Dream 2          
Paddocks 2              
Surcoat 3                
Silca Blanka 3                    
Warm Winter 4                    
Smiley 4                
Star 4              
Sadlers 6              
Frankies 6              
Farriers 6          
Furlong 8          
Gallops 8