5 Great Dog Friendly Hotels in the Lake District

Dog Friendly Hotels in the Lake District – When you are booking your dream walking holiday in the sought after location of the Lake District the last thing you want is to have to leave your dog behind. He’d never forgive you for missing out on all those exhilarating walks and adventures!

So, let’s explore the Best Dog Friendly Hotels in the Lake District.


The Ennerdale Country House Hotel 

Cleator, CA23 3DT

The Ennerdale Country House Hotel is a Grade II listed building tucked away within 5 acres of beautiful manicured gardens and inspiring Italian fountains.

“The hotel is filled with charming original and the beautiful hallways feature painstakingly restored original fireplaces and ceilings. The attractive and well-appointed en suite bedrooms are individually designed and all include a seating area, tea and coffee making facilities and an en suite bathroom. The Fountain Room Restaurant overlooking the landscaped gardens offers an extensive a la carte menu. Room service is also available.”

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The Ennerdale Country House Hotel

Seacote Hotel 

Seacote Hotel, Beach Road, St Bees, St Bees, CA27 0ES

Offering an enviable position, right on the seafront in St Bees on the West Cumbrian Coast, Seacote Hotel enjoys stunning far-reaching sea views and is just a few kilometres from the Lake District National Park.

“It offers free Wi-Fi and free private parking. Each room comes with a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities and an en suite bathroom with bathtub, free toiletries, shower and hairdryer. Every morning, guests will enjoy a full English breakfast served on site. They can also relax with a drink at one of the 3 bars or sample locally-sourced food at the restaurant.”

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Seacote Hotel

The Royal Hotel 

Dockray,, Dockray, CA11 0JY

The Royal Hotel is beautifully situated among the peaceful Eastern Lakeland Fells and perfectly perched on many of the best-loved Lakeland walks, this stunning country retreat is ideal for a quiet break in The Lake District.

“This charming hotel provides a relaxed, informal but efficient service, well suited to the Lakeland way of life. The Helvellyn and High Street mountain ranges are right on the doorstep, which makes The Royal Hotel an ideal and comfortable base for walkers.

The facilities include 10 en-suite bedrooms with Freeview TV. Royal Hotel has a large restaurant and a bar that boasts a fine selection of wines, locally produced Real Ales and malt whiskies.”

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The Royal Hotel


Damson Dene Hotel 

Crosthwaite, Crosthwaite, LA8 8JE

Damson Dene Hotel is a charming country retreat features log fires and oak beams. For that extra bit of luxury following a long day of hiking you can enjoy the on site spa, beautiful landscaped gardens and a traditional restaurant. 

“The Damson Dene Leisure Centre features an indoor swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and steam room. There is also a fitness centre and beauty rooms, offering a range of indulgent treatments.

Heron View Restaurant and Bar serves a creative, seasonal menu using fresh ingredients from Damson Dene’s own kitchen garden.

The elegant rooms are classically decorated in natural colours, and each has tea/coffee facilities and a flat-screen TV. All rooms have an en suite modern bathroom, and many offer scenic views of the gardens.

Damson Dene offers free parking, and is just 5 minutes’ drive from Windermere Golf Club. Bowness-on-Windermere is a 10-minute drive away, and Lake Windermere is 15 minutes away by car.”

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Damson Dene Hotel


Scafell Hotel 

Rosthwaite, Borrowdale, Rosthwaite, CA12 5XB

Scafell Hotel is enjoys a stunning position, surrounded by mountains and rolling hills. Located in the English Lake District, the shores of Derwent Water are a very short drive from the Scafell. 

“Overlooking the river, the Riverside Bar has a cosy fireplace and each bedroom has a digital LCD TV.

The elegant lounge at Hotel Scafell has views of the gardens and the Borrowdale Valley. The bar offers light meals, snacks and real ales and over 60 malt whiskies.

Some of the stylish bedrooms have traditional antique furniture or countryside views. Each room features a radio, a modern en suite bathroom and tea/coffee facilities.

The restaurant serves a menu of English and international dishes, featuring meat, game and fish. A full English breakfast or continental breakfast is available.”

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Scafell Hotel


Also check out our list of dog friendly hotels in Yorkshire. or perhaps dog friendly cottages in Yorkshire.