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Five tiny spots for a dog-friendly holiday

How to find the 'pawfect' weekend retreat

Dog lovers can now enjoy the ‘pawfect’ weekender for you and your canine companion with a selection of pet-friendly tiny houses.

A step up from glamping, each property offers hot showers, air conditioning, a queen bed and a kitchenette.

The sustainably built houses are typically positioned on farms or remote rural properties, with plenty of outdoor space for you and your dog to roam and explore.

Altitude is the ideal dog-friendly stay in Monegeetta in the Macedon Ranges, which is well known for Hanging Rock, foodie towns like Kyneton as well as wineries and walking trails.

Just over an hour away from Sydney, Tiny Inja is in Kurrajong, where guests can discover birds and farm animals on a two-hectare lifestyle property. The house is close to Bilpin, the Hawkesbury River and some of the region's best bushwalks and cycling routes.

Golden Hill Farmstay is the perfect Queensland retreat nestled on 65 hectares of green pastures and dense woodlands. It’s home to native wildlife and farm animals, including free-range chickens, pigs and goats.

Maluridae Creek Views in Lawrence is set in the triangle of Daylesford, Clunes and Creswick in Victoria. Here you can enjoy picnic spots, farm animals and wildlife. Clunes Market, Lal Lal Falls and the Mill Markets Daylesford are just a few of the nearby attractions to visit.

Willow Dale Farm in Paterson in the Hunter Valley region of NSW is set in a large paddock overlooking 10 hectares of farmland and a nearby dam. John Tucker Park, Hope Estate, Bimbadgen and Peterson House restaurant are all on the doorstep.


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Written by: Jon Underwood
Published: 15 August 2023

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