Holiday Cottages in the Forest Of Dean

Deanwood Holiday Cottages in the Forest Of Dean
Pet Friendly Cottages in the Forest of Dean
pet friendly holiday cottages, dog friendly self catering, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

WELCOME PETS!

Please take the time to read the following as it provides useful information as well as forming part of your Terms and Conditions of Booking at Deanwood Holdiay Cottages Forest of Dean.

 

Well-behaved pets are welcome in seven of our holiday cottages:-
2 bedroomed cottages - Badgers, Saddlers, Tigs, Ivy, Forge;
1 Bedroomed cottages - Swallow, The Cottage (no cats).
Please book in your pet at the same time as booking your holiday cottage.

You are responsible for supervising your pet and ensuring that it does not cause any injury to other holiday makers or their pets, or any damage to the holiday cottage e.g. carpets, furniture etc. or the grounds e.g. digging holes etc. We reserve the right to charge you for repairs to furniture / grounds and for cleaning carpets / furniture if due care has not been taken.
We do not accept liability for any injury or damage, either to your pet or caused by your pet, or the loss of your pet, and you agree to indemnify us from all actions, claims, costs & proceedings, including legal fees, arising from your acts or omissions, or those in your party, whilst on our property.

Pets must NOT BE LEFT UNATTENDED in either the holiday cottage or the grounds. There is a local Pet Sitting Service, www.herriotspetsitters.co.uk should you wish to go out without your pet. Pets must not be allowed to disturb other holiday makers e.g excessive barking/ chirping, especially at night.

 

DOGS
Well-behaved house-trained dogs (excluding ‘dangerous breed’ dogs) are welcome at a charge of £25 for one dog, £40 for two or £50 for three - maximum 2 large / medium dogs or 3 small dogs per holiday cottage.

A ‘Welcome Dog’ box is provided for you to use during your stay, containing:
  * Protective feeding mat to place under the food and water bowls,
 * Scoop and supply of disposable bags
 * Pet towel for each dog
 * Information pack - details of vet; dog food supplier; local dog friendly pubs, attractions, restaurants etc.

Also available if booked at least 14 days in advance:
 * Food Bowl
 * Water bowl
 * Dog toys
 * Initial supply of dog food - bought from Tesco’s at a charge of £3 plus the cost of the food, payable in cash on your arrival. We cannot guarantee your requested type / brand will be available and therefore you authorise us to choose substitutes at our discretion.

You must bring your dog’s bed / crate with you, and if he/she is used to lying on the sofa you must also bring protective throws to cover the chairs. Dogs are only allowed in the lounge / kitchen / dining area, they are NOT allowed in the bedrooms.

There are footpaths leading from the grounds directly into the Forest of Dean, where there are many beautiful walks. We also have a paddock where you may exercise your dog, however, this is also a play area for children, so please consider others and ALWAYS pick up after your dog. Bags and a scoop are provided and there are red bins in the grounds in which to dispose of the bags. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times whilst in the grounds.

Please do not let your dog back into the  holiday cottage while it is still wet or muddy. There is an outside tap with hose in the courtyard, also a sink, tin bath and bucket in the laundry, which you may use to clean your dog. A dog towel is provided in your ‘Welcome Dog’ box.

 

CATS
Well-behaved domestic house cats are welcome at a charge of £25 for one cat, £40 for two, £50 for three, maximum 3 cats per cottage.

A ‘Welcome Cat’ box is provided for you to use during your stay, containing:
  * Protective feeding mat to place under the food and water bowls,
 * Cat litter tray
 * Supply of cat litter
 * Scoop and supply of disposable bags
 * Information pack - including details of vet, cat food supplier

Also available if booked at least 14 days in advance:
 * Food Bowl
 * Water bowl
 * Cat Scratching Post
 * Initial supply of cat food - bought from Tesco’s at a charge of £3 plus the cost of the food, payable in cash on your arrival. We cannot guarantee your requested type / brand will be available and therefore you authorise us to choose substitutes at our discretion.

You must bring your cat’s bed / crate with you, and if he/she is used to lying on the sofa you must also bring protective throws to cover the chairs. Cats are only allowed in the lounge / kitchen / dining area of the holiday cottage, they are NOT allowed in the bedrooms.

 

BIRDS / SMALL CAGED ANIMALS
Domestic caged birds / small animals are welcome at a charge of £10 per cage (maximum size of cage base 46cm x 46cm, maximum of 2 cages per  holiday cottage). You must bring your pet’s cage with you, which must have a solid base,  also a protective mat to set the cage on and, for birds, a cover to put over the cage at night. The birds / animals MUST STAY IN THEIR CAGE while they are in the  holiday cottage. Birds are NOT allowed to fly around the cottage.
The cage and birds / animals are only allowed in the lounge / kitchen / dining area of the holiday cottage. The birds / animals or their cage are NOT allowed in the bedrooms.

 

Thank you for taking the time to read this. We hope you and your pets will enjoy a safe and very happy holiday here at Deanwood Holidays in the Royal Forest of Dean.


 



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