dog friendly holidays in Cumbria

idyllic dog-friendly accommodation in Cumbria

Cumbria is one of the most popular areas of the UK when it comes to tourism, thanks to its class-leading natural beauty and plethora of scenic walking routes. It is therefore a popular destination for pet owners.

Darwin Escapes offers beautiful dog-friendly accommodation in Cumbria where you and your pet can base yourselves to explore the region.

Thanet Well Lodge Retreat is located on the edge of Greystoke Forest. This resort is perfectly located to permit pet owners and their furry friend’s access to the many beautiful walking locations on offer in Cumbria.

Another option in Cumbria with Darwin Escapes is the Award Winning Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat which has a wide range of facilities on-site in an area that is densely populated with pet-friendly visitor attractions and glorious natural wonders.

Read on to learn more about our two pet-friendly holiday parks in Cumbria and let us help you decide which location is best for you and your four-legged friend.


Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat

Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat is packed full of on-site facilities that the humans of the group are sure to enjoy. So good are these facilities, and of course the outstanding lodge accommodation, that Keswick Reach has been named the best large holiday park in Britain for the past two years running!

The park facilities includes the mouth watering Copper Fells Restaurant which serves for varying tastes and requirements. Regardless of whether you are looking for wholesome grub or liquid delights, this is a great place to hang out during your stay on site with pets more than welcome to accompany you in certain areas of the facility.

Also available in the on-site complex is a first class gymnasium, so you can burn off those calories you have accumulated at Copper Fells. Alternatively if you aren’t the energetic type, you may want to unwind in our Jacuzzi pool or breathtaking panoramic sauna. Why not take the relaxation one step further and book a treatment at the Ammara Spa which also offers beauty therapies utilising only the best Aromatherapy Associates products.

There are also facilities on-site which are specifically for your pet too. We have a purpose built dog washing facility on-site so that you can give your pooch a wash down prior to heading to your 5 star lodge accommodation. These pet friendly holiday lodges at Keswick Reach are brimming with features, ensuring that your stay with us will be a comfortable one; even for the furry members of the family. Here you will find full self catering amenities and a wide range of entertainment luxuries including of course complimentary Wi-Fi internet access for all guests. Quite a luxury when you are staying in Cumbria!

There is plenty in the area to keep doggy’s entertained. For instance, the nearby Whinlatter Forest Park Woodland walks is a great location for exploring with your four legged companion, as is Honister Slate Mine which welcomes pets. Pet lovers are also sure to appreciate the Sheepdog experience in Crosthwaite where visitors get the opportunity to work alongside a fully trained sheep dog and herd a flock of sheep. This is just a short selection of the many pet friendly visitor attractions in Keswick and the general area around our resort.

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Thanet Well Lodge Retreat

Cumbria really is the perfect destination for pet friendly breaks. However it isn’t just the location that you will want to write home about if you stay at Thanet Well Lodge Retreat, with our log cabins and lodges being incredibly well equipped and beautiful furnished throughout

We have a range of pet-friendly log cabin style lodges available which can accommodate up to six adults. They are also fully equipped for you to have the ultimate self-catering break thanks to their modern kitchens and dining areas. Entertainment luxuries provided in the log cabins including Freeview TVs and Wi-Fi internet access for guests throughout the duration of their time with us.

As you would expect at a resort situated in Cumbria, there are a plethora of walking routes waiting to be explored around the region. This makes it a great destination for anyone who is looking for dog-friendly holidays in Cumbria, with your four-legged companions sure to enjoy exploring these many scenic walking routes just as much as you. One of the attractions that we fully recommend visiting with your pet is Coniston Water which at five miles in length and half a mile wide stands as being the 3rd largest lake in the region. There are also boat hiring options available here for those who are planning on visiting the lake without their pooch.

You will also get the opportunity to scale the highest mountain in England when you stay at Thanet Well. Whilst your dog is exploring you can admire the outstanding views which are on offer here.


Young couple walking the dog at Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat
our dog friendly lodges in Cumbria

With so much to see and do in the area around for pet owners, it will come of no surprise to find that our resorts are very popular destination for dog friendly holidays in Cumbria. Take a look at what is available and find the perfect accommodation for your next break in this beautiful region with Darwin Escapes.

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