3 Unmissable Family (and Dog) Friendly Holidays

Posted 13 Feb 15, written by Amanda Lambert

The Great British landscape is renowned far and wide for its rolling hills and unique character. Northumberland is one of the UK’s greatest assets, offering a slice of British beauty complete with added Northern charm - and it’s no surprise that families the world over have fallen in love with this spectacular county.
More importantly, we know what it means to be able to bring your four-legged friend along for the adventure - so we’ve compiled a breakdown of the region’s best dog friendly northumberland cottages to help your family find the adventure that’s right for you.

Coastal Adventures

The Northumberland Coast is home to some of the UK’s most beautiful beaches  - offering 39 golden miles of unspoilt coastline for the whole family. With almost no restrictions for families with dogs, this world-class coastline provides an ideal setting for dog friendly holidays - and miles of sandy shores to explore, with a seaside property as your base.
Northumberland’s collection of vibrant villages includes Seahouses, an ideal location for pet friendly holidays. This seaside community offers access to some of the county’s finest fish and chip shops, amusement arcades and even a boat trips where you can bring the dog along. From Seahouses, you can explore the Farne Islands - home to wonderful wildlife such as seal colonies, puffins and a great range of bird species.

Rural Treks

Northumberland’s pet friendly holidays offer a taste of quaint countryside living - and if your family are looking for things to do in Northumberland, there’s nothing quite like the Great British outdoors. In addition to the county’s picturesque rural palette, Northumberland provides outdoor adventures for the whole family - and that includes the family dog.
With priories and castles galore, the Northumberland countryside is an ideal spot for your dog to run around, exploring the region’s hills and valleys to their heart’s content. The kids will also love experiencing rural Northumberland - particularly Rothbury’s Cragside House, which is home to a number of beautiful scenic walks and some unparalleled picnic spots. To put it simply: if your family is looking for something dog friendly, cottages in Northumberland offer a world of choice.

Urban Adventures

If your family has an insatiable appetite for city living, Northumberland offers a range of unbeatable city breaks sure to fit the bill. There are pet friendly holidays up for grabs in and around the Newcastle area - with beautiful properties only a short distance from Newcastle’s vibrant city centre.
Choosing Newcastle for your break guarantees a taste of the cultural hub - with the added bonus of first-rate accommodation for the family and dog to relax in when your day in the city is over. Newcastle’s prime location means you’ll never be far away from the region’s fantastic rugged beauty and panoramic seascapes - so whatever your family is looking for in a break, make it one of the North East’s dog friendly holidays.
We've got a wide range of dog friendly cottages available, meaning you don't have to leave your pet at home on your next Northumberland break. Search our online cottage guide today to find pet friendly holidays with a difference.  


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2 Comment(s)

Cottages in Northumberland commented on 12 July 17 02:30 PM

Hi Michael, We'd be happy to help! Do you want to drop us a line at: enquiries@cottagesinnorthumberland.co.uk and we'll see what we can do for you :)

Michael Giles commented on 8 July 17 03:05 PM

We are two couples looking for two double bedrooms in the Seahouses area we have two dogs

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