Dogs & Horses

Dogs welcomeDogs

We are very dog-friendly at Westerclose! All the cottage gardens are enclosed and “dog-proof” with further access into a large grassy area and a pathway that leads into Kitridge Lane and off-road footpaths.

As we have free range chickens and ducks, we ask that dogs are kept on a lead whilst walking to and from your cottage. We’re happy to dog-sit by prior arrangement if you’re not always able to take your dog with you. We also have excellent kennel facilities for working dogs.

We make a charge of £15 per dog.


Horses welcomeWe have 3 large stables and 3 loose boxes plus well fenced turnout paddocks available on a DIY livery basis for those who want to bring their own horses on holiday. There is excellent hacking directly from our yard.

Bedding already down (usually straw or shavings) is inclusive. Extra bedding, hay or haylage is available at cost by arrangement.

We charge £10/night per horse (stabled or turned out).

Alternatively horses or ponies can be hired locally by the hour or day – we are happy to advise on suitable local stables.

Other pets

You are welcome to bring other small family pets if you wish to – please contact us in advance to discuss your requirements.