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Dog Friendly Gites in Dordogne France For Your Holidays

Dog friendly gites France. Your holiday cottage in France for your family holiday
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When you go to Dordogne, France for your family holiday, you want to find gites in France that are dog friendly – not some uptight place that wont allow your pets. There’s plenty of places in France which don’t like pets, but equally, lots of fantastic dog friendly cottages in France with a private pool and beautiful gardens that love pets!

In your holiday rentals search results you might find a nice relaxing holiday cottage with a swimming pool, private garden and a lovely local village… but then find out they don’t allow pets.

Dog friendly gites France. You're looking for dog friendly cottages in France or holiday cottages for your four legged friend?
Plenty of space for your pet to run around

So think through – what are your criteria?

What’s Important For Dog Friendly Cottages in France?

What matters most, that you would define it as a perfect place, for dog friendly cottages in France, as the ideal holiday cottage to spend with all the family and your dogs.

  • Obviously, they need to be accepting of your dog or pet etc
  • Holiday homes with a private garden?
  • Private parking?
  • Surrounded by lots of peaceful country / land?
  • Holiday homes with a large swimming pool or small pool or none?
  • Situated near the French Riviera or Paris, ski resort, Loire valley, Alpes Maritimes or cotes d’Armor? Easy access to the rest of Europe, Spain etc?
  • A holiday home near vineyards and the finest wine?
  • Self catering property?
  • Apartments or larger farmhouse properties?
  • Dog friendly beaches? Sandy beaches or destinations in the countryside with a man-made lake and beach locally,?
  • Accepting of children (you’d be amazed – some places don’t take children!)?
  • Good local restaurants and food in walking distance?
  • What price point? Luxury or budget?
  • Holiday cottage owners onsite, nearby or far away?

The good news is that it is all possible!

Dog Friendly Gites France

Dog friendly gites in France offers you a welcome break in France with your favourite pet and family.

We have a stunning property situated in south west France, an old farmhouse ‘cottage’ (much larger than you might normally call a cottage) surrounded with 26 acres of land, of quiet, open grassland fields, lakes and forests.

Dog Friendly Cottages in South West France

So we have plenty of space for your pet to run around.

Set in 26 acres of grasslands, forests and lakes, there is lots of room for your pets and you.

Dog Friendly Gites in Dordogne France

Fun un the countryside, not charente maritime, haute savoie
Forest Fun for Family. Lovely woodland walks

Our wonderful French countryside forest, 2 minutes from the house

When you and guests arrive at this beautiful villa for your French holidays, you will see the open grasslands for your pet to roam.

They might like to run and jump in the lake and have a swim.

dog friendly holidays France, Perfect place by the pool holiday cottage for children
Dog Friendly Holiday With Private Pool & Lake

Dog Friendly Cottages in South West France

Because we holiday here ourselves, with our own pets, the house is well catered for everything you will need with your pet on your family holidays.

The space and land they can have fun over is large! You can watch your pet sprinting across acres of grasslands and maybe jumping into the lake.

Large countryside lake for pet friendly holidays. Holiday cottage for Pet on holiday
Large lake for pet friendly holidays. Bird watching and relax

Holiday Cottage For Your Four Legged Friend

At our holiday cottage in France, you will find the cellar is accessible by an outside door, and this is the door that your canine must use to enter and exit the house.

We have a large crate for pets in the cellar, for sleeping in at night. During summer it is also suggested that they rest in the cellar out of the midday sun. Our dogs will often get themselves over exhausted so we shut them in the cool of the cellar for a couple of hours each day, around midday, so they rest and cool off.

We have blankets and bowls for drinking and feeding.

The Pool at the Holiday Cottage in France

Whether you’re here for 1 week or 2 weeks, our large heated private swimming pool will be very popular with your family!

It is surrounded by a secure-glass enclosure, to keep toddlers and dogs safe and outside. It also means that sat on the terrace patio, you can look into the pool without your view being blocked.

And it also means you can see the surrounding countryside view.

Private swimming pool not at beaches resorts. Better than beaches. No owners at the cottage
The private pool, surrounded by secure glass fence. Your own heated pool.

There are sun loungers around the pool, so you can soak up the sun, while you dogs can run a course around the garden and fields nearby.

The Cottage Terrace Patio

The terrace patio is a large open area (1om x 11m square) for you to enjoy meals together as a family, just adjacent to the holiday cottage farmhouse.

You can cuddle up on the terrace sofas with your dog and a glass of fine wine or a pack of beer, and relax in peace

Enjoy some wonderful wine overlooking the garden. No owners on site at the house property
The Terrace and garden, with views of the pool.

There is seating for meals for up to 14 people here.

You also have a brick barbecue to sizzle up something delicious.

You also have an outdoor kitchen, with sink, an oak work surface and gas hob cooker. This is ideal for cooking fish to avoid the smell indoors, or just to enjoy cooking your meals outside in the sun.

Dog friendly holidays France properties
Dog on the Terrace

Self Catering Destination

In addition to this brick barbeque on the terrace, there is an even larger BBQ in the Bakehouse (a separate building) which houses a 2 metre wide barbecue and a rotisserie for lamb or hog roasts for larger groups of guests.

The main self catering area is the Country Kitchen indoors, in the modern Banquet Hall.

Your self catering kitchen in France. No owners on site at this Self catering Holiday cottages in France. Properties to love
Self catering in style
The Games Room
The Games Room

This activities area has table tennis, air hockey, table football, a pool table and a cinema.

Activities and Destinations

There are many fantastic restaurants locally for a good meal at a good price.

The beach is 2-3 hours from the house at Arcachon. The sandy beach lake at Rouffiac, which is only 20 minutes away from the house, is a great destination for a day out. It is free to swim there and the restaurant has drinks for a decent price, depending on which week and dates you go.

Many guests have visited Sarlat and Gouffre de Padirac to the south on days out, and also visited the Jumilhac chateau castle and restaurant.

You can even learn French onsite if you book a language holiday course in France with us (which is very different from the usual cottage holiday).

French Language Holiday in France

You also have the option to come with your dog and family – and enjoy a luxury French Language Holiday course here.

Dog Friendly France Holiday Cottages

Find out more about your dog friendly gites in France here or check your dates, price and availability to book your holiday cottage in France.

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