If you're considering a get-together (dogs included), Shaftesbury would be a wise choice. Famed for its art, Shaftesbury is also a blend of history and cultural heritage. Traverse hidden trails and go horseback riding; visit the local art galleries and exhibitions or indulge in charming tea rooms.
If you have big plans for your dog-friendly trip, Big Cottages has everything you need. Home to the largest collection of dog-friendly group accommodation, cosy up in secluded cottages for four or party away in grand estates for up to 24. Whether you're going away with family or friends, we've got pet-friendly accommodation to suit everyone in your group. We know making everyone happy can be tough, but when you can select properties that boast hot tubs, tennis courts and enclosed gardens, we're positive your guests won't be disappointed.
Create your ideal itinerary in Shaftesbury. On your trip, take the whole pack (dogs included!) to see Shaftesbury Abbey and Gold Hill. Explore the picturesque Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with its rolling hills, ancient woodlands, and stunning views, offering a perfect opportunity for hiking, wildlife spotting, and enjoying the tranquillity of the countryside. Additionally, visit the nearby historic town of Sherborne, known for its beautiful architecture, charming shops, and impressive Sherborne Castle, which boasts stunning gardens and a fascinating history. Book your stay today.
There are lots of dog-friendly locations to choose from in the nearby area too: