Dogs are very welcome to come and stay at Apple Tree Cottages. All of the cottages are equipped to accommodate man’s best friend. On request we can provide a canine care pack; including water and food bowls, dog waste bags, and blankets to protect the furniture, among other useful items.

The cottages are located in rural parkland beside the River Ouse providing scenic and ideal routes for dog walking with facilities to wash muddy paws outside each cottage. The local pub, The Bricklayers Arms comes highly recommended for food and drinks in the area. It is also dog friendly and only 1.75 miles from the cottages location. Both River and Yew Tree Cottages have enclosed gardens so that dogs can have free access to come in and out as they please. Rufus, the resident dog is always happy to make new friends as well.

Dogs at Apple Tree Cottages

All breeds welcome

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Located in the rural heartland of East Yorkshire, Apple Tree Cottages are a haven for dogs and their owners. Set in close proximity to 90 acres of parkland, there is an abundance of routes for visitors to explore with 4 legged friends. Whether it is long rural or short riverside walks both are on the doorstep. All types of dog are welcome at Apple Tree Cottages, which provide a safe and secure environment for dogs and their owners. Dogs will enjoy the enclosed gardens provided in River and Yew Tree Cottages, giving them freedom to roam inside and outside the cottages at their leisure.  Canine care packs are available, providing the basics required for the best doggie holiday.

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Apple Tree Cottages are in the perfect location for those wanting to explore one of the UK’s most beautiful and diverse counties, from the forests and woodlands to hills and moorland and the rugged coastline. It’s a photographer’s paradise and nature-lover’s dream providing the perfect opportunity to see a broad variety of wildlife in different habitats.

See Yorkshire Wildlife Trust for more details.




The breathtaking Holderness coast, the North York Moors, the Yorkshire Wolds and the Yorkshire Dales National Park are all within easy reach of Apple Tree Cottages. North East Yorkshire welcomes walkers, offering diverse trails and superb views, an outstanding combination of coast, countryside, woodland, riverside, enchanting villages, historic monuments and geological marvels. Many different routes of varied distances, some well-known and others off the beaten track, make this one of the best regions for walkers in the entire country.

See North York Moors National Park or Welcome to Yorkshire for some great dog walking ideas.

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You’ve come to the right county! Yorkshire is steeped in history and there are many wonderful historic sites and properties in the area you can visit with your dog including Whitby Abbey, Howden Minster, Burton Agnes Hall and Scarborough Castle to name a few. Many of these sites offer dog friendly refreshment opportunities onsite or in the local vicinity giving you the chance to sample Yorkshire’s delicious local produce.

Plan your days out at English Heritage or National Trust.

Yew Tree Cottage

One bedroom, choice of super king or single beds, bathroom with walk-in shower and separate bath, open-plan living area, wood-burning fire, fully-equipped kitchen with appliances, patio and dog friendly fenced garden. The cottage can accommodate up to 3 people including children.


Prices start at: £230 for 2 nights

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Orchard Cottage

Large living room, wood-burning fire, two bedrooms with choice of super king or twin beds, bathroom, separate en-suite shower room, fully equipped kitchen, utility room, child-friendly outside area for entertaining, pet-friendly. The cottage can accommodate up to 4 people including children.


Prices start at: £300 for 2 nights

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River Cottage

Two bedrooms, king size and twin beds, bathroom, 2 shower rooms – one en-suite and a separate one on the corridor, living/dining room, wood burner, fully equipped kitchen, an outside seating area which is enclosed. The cottage can accommodate up to 4 people including children.


Prices start at: £300 for 2 nights

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Apple Tree Cottages,

The Dairy Farm,

Saltmarshe, Howden,

East Yorkshire, DN14 7RX

Tel: 01430 430 677