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Pets, Assistance Dogs, Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs




We understand the attractiveness of the Yorkshire Dales for walking with dogs and that they are often just one of the family. As much as we love animals, such as our black labrador friend Jack, we are sorry but we do not accept any animals that are pets at any of our cottages - be it the four-legged or two-legged feathered variety. 


There are a number of reasons for this - mainly sheep being hosted in adjoining fields, orphan spring lambs that need regular feeding and neighbours having their own cats and dogs who have settled into a territory lifestyle that we would not like to see disrupted. Please do read the Yorkshire Dales National Park's guidelines for tips on walking with your dog in the area to help you, your pet and everyone else enjoy this beautiful area in safety. Of course, we also need to consider our guests with regard to thorough cleaning to ensure we maintain an allergy-free environment. 


If you would like to find a Yorkshire Dales cottage that does accept pets, please contact Nadine Bell at Country Hideaways telephone 01969 663559. Country Hideaways has a number of cottages of various sizes in and around Wensleydale that do accept pets. Further afield, may we recommend Premier Cottages - the outstanding collection of 4 and 5 star cottages around the UK and Channel Islands, of which we are a member.


Assistance Dogs / Guide Dogs / Hearing Dogs


We warmly welcome Assistance Dogs, Guide dogs & Hearing Dogs at The Dairy, our fully accessible cottage, to support their owner. We are happy to provide potential guests with a copy of our Doggy Code at The Dairy prior to making a reservation.


To make your Assistance/Guide/Hearing Dog's stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible we provide the following, ready for their arrival:

  • Dog bowls for food & water
  • Dog mat
  • Throws provided for covering the furniture
  • Pet towels
  • Their own place to toilet near The Dairy
  • Biodegradable poop bags
  • Separate bin for the doggy poop bags
  • Outside tap & shower to help keep them clean