Our Editor Marie Carter-Robb has a very dog-friendly cottage available for holiday lets.
Wagtail Cottage is a traditional cottage built in the 1890s and situated in the wonderful rambling countryside of rural County Durham, less than 2 miles from Raby Castle.
Cosy and pet-friendly, Wagtail Cottage is located in the rural hamlet of Esperley, 3 miles from Staindrop. It’s the perfect retreat for anyone wishing to explore the local countryside or just take it easy.
View from garden
The surrounding area is ideal for walking and sightseeing, with a host of historical buildings to visit nearby, including impressive Raby Castle, The Bowes Museum, Egglestone Hall, set in attractive walled gardens, the ruins of Barnard Castle.
The cottage is self-catering and there will be welcoming treats for both pets and people on arrival. Warm and welcoming, the cottage is cosy and tastefully decorated.
To book and to find out more, visit: www.poochfriendlycottages.co.uk.