Anne and Kashka
Anne and Kashka

Since 2006, we’ve welcomed dogs and their well-behaved mums and dads from Eire, France, Italy and Germany and from all parts of the UK.

Our canine visitors have ‘begged’ to come back again and again and we enjoy 40% return business from mums and dads who tell us our cottages are better than a home from home. Here, they can truly relax, enjoying stunning walks in the Angus Glens, or just sitting in the courtyard sipping tea or something stronger, while their dogs nose around our safe, enclosed gardens.

We’ve raised the bar in self-catering accommodation for dogs, achieved 5 stars and added little extras to make the Steadings very special. We don’t think “doggy” people should have to accept anything less than a high standard of accommodation, stylish decor and meticulously clean cottages, carefully prepared for their arrival.

Dogs come free and we are flexible, so we don’t say no to four dogs in a cottage. We understand most of their little tricks so we don’t have a long list of do’s and don’ts. Instead, we trust our canine guests to bring responsible, well-behaved mums and dads.

To view our five star rating from Visit Scotland for 2018 – 19, click on the logo below.

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Visit Scotland Quality Award – Five Stars Again for The Steadings

I travel with my dogs frequently so I have a very good idea of what sometimes awaits us when we take our dogs on holiday. As owner of The Steadings, I try to make sure that having dogs doesn’t mean guests have to accept inferior accommodation!   Each year an eagle eyed quality assurance inspector from Visit …

Visit from RBG team

We had an unexpected but lovely visit from the Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh team. We have a rare plant growing in our area and they came along to study ways of rescuing the species. A fascinating article has been written about it.