Pets Welcome

Quality Tourism Dog Friendly 5 Star Self Catering Holiday
Quality Tourism Dog Friendly 5 Star Self Catering Holiday

The Old Shippon at Dunsdon Farm has been accredited by Visit Britain for its “Pets Welcome” accommodation scheme.

We try to provide everything to make both yours and your dogs stay to be truly memorable!!

Dogs have formed a large part of our lives for many years and as dog owners ourselves we try as hard as we can to provide hopefully one of the nicest five star dog friendly cottages in Devon.

  • Truly Dog Friendly!! – We are happy to welcome up to two dogs
  • Five Star Dog Friendly Cottage in Devon – A beautiful and comfortable stay for dog and owner
  • Large Secure Garden – The cottage benefits from its own private garden and parking
  • Woodland Walks – The farm has a 23 acre woodland reserve with lots of paths to follow
  • Dog Friendly Beaches – North Devon and Cornwall has loads of dog friendly beaches close by
  • Dog Pack – Our dog pack includes bowls, towels, treats on arrival and large indoor crates
  • Dog Friendly Restaurants – Our information folder contains details of dog friendly restaurants

Dogs and Their Owners – Things to Do

Devon and Cornwall are very dog friendly counties, dogs are allowed in many of the pubs in the locality and many of the beaches welcome dogs all year round. (certain beaches and times may require dogs to be on leads).

Cornwall – Dogs and Beaches: /www.thecornishcoast.co.uk
Devon – Dogs and Beaches: www.visitdevon.co.uk

Walking Your Dog Locally

Dunsdon Farm has its own 23 acres of secure private woodland, just 200 yards up the lane on the right hand through large gates (please close after you) and also adjoins the Dunsdon National Nature Reserve (which welcomes dogs on leads), also ½ mile both ways from the farm you can walk the Bude Canal (See Walkers section in this folder) or drive the short distance to the coast where you have the beautiful coastal path and beaches, or take a trip inland to the moors of Dartmoor (17 miles) and Bodmin (27miles). Also The Ruby Trail which crosses a lot of local dog friendly Forestry Commission Land (See Walkers section).

"One of the nicest five star pet friendly cottages in Devon" - Jan Smith (July 2014)

"A lovely five star dog friendly cottage in Bude" - The Balver Family - (March 2015)

"Five star dog friendly self catering cottages in Devon" - The Jacques - (May 2015)