Dog friendly destinations in the UK

Find the perfect holiday getaway or day out adventure in the UK for both you and your dogs to enjoy.



Here is a selection of our dog friendly listings. Narrow your search to a specific area to see more.

2 miles SE of Farnham off B3001; off Junction 10 of M25 (OS Map 186; ref SU 868453).

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Most of the grounds are accessible by gravel path and grass, but wheelchair users will need strong pushers to manage the slopes. The Brew House Cafe is a great place to stop for lunch or a cup of tea. Parking is possible in the West Lodge Car Park (pay and display). [...]

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1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield. A dog friendly day out in East Sussex.

An interactive audio tour re-creates the sounds of the battle as you stand where the Saxon army watched the Normans advancing towards them. Parking 75m from abbey entrance; loose gravel surface. Wheelchair users should enter the site through the Gatehouse (please ring the bell), where they will be met [...]

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Mount Ephraim Gardens. A dog friendly day out in Kent.

Mount Ephraim Gardens is a beautiful place to visit, with plenty to offer and delight visitors. Pre-booked group visits welcome. Tearoom open midday to 5pm. Parking.

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1 mile N of Newbury off B4494 (OS Map 174; ref SU 461)

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There is a waterbus link to Hurst Castle (Hampshire). Coach and car park 200 yards. In Yarmouth adjacent to car ferry terminal (OS Map 196; ref SZ 354898).

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Located in Abbotsbury, off B3157, near a churchyard (OS Map 194; ref SY 578852).

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Toilets: Accessible WC in public car park 200m away. Refreshments: Soft drinks and ice creams. Picnics welcome in grounds. Parking 30m from entrance; loose gravel surface. Disabled parking on site (Please contact custodian for access).

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2 miles North of Salisbury, Wiltshire off A345 (OS Map 184; ref SU 138327). Parking 50m from entrance.

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In Old Bolingbroke, 16 miles N of Boston off A16 (OS Map 122; ref TF 349650).

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3/4 mile East of Silsoe off A6, 10 miles S of Bedford (OS Map 153; ref TL 093155). Audio tour available.

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In Framlingham on B1116 (OS Map 156; ref TM 287637). Entry also includes access to the Lanman Trust's Museum of local history. Parking 100m from entrance on gravel path and drive. Interactive audio tour with hearing loop included in admission price.

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Located 1/2 mile East of Tilbury off A126 (OS Map 177; ref TQ 651754). Parking beside entrance. Audio tour with hearing loop included in admission price.

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Located 6 miles North of Cambridge on A10. (OS Map 154; ref TL 495684). Parking in grounds next to abbey/museum. Managed by the Farmland Museum Trust.

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3.5 miles NE of Reedham on the North bank of River Yare. (OS Map 134; ref TG 465051). Accessible by hired boat, or by footpath from Halvergate (3.5 miles).

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3/4 mile down rough drive, 1 mile East of Mattersey off B6045 (OS Map 112; ref SK 703896).

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The Borehole. A dog friendly place to eat in Staffordshire.

The Borehole is a small family run pub that is dog friendly. Dog treats are on offer to dogs visiting us; there are dog towels to dry wet dogs; dog beds if your pooch feels more comfy lying down; a range of second-hand recycled dog toys and balls to play [...]

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In Ashby de la Zouch, 12 miles S of Derby on A511 (OS Map 128; ref SK 361166). Restricted parking on site, please park in town car park.

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Dogpeople Rating: Good
The Broadway Hotel. A dog friendly hotel in Worcestershire.

We welcome dogs at The Broadway Hotel. The beautiful area and surrounding countryside offers a wide variety of walks that we know you and your dog will enjoy. There are also many dog-friendly attractions nearby including the famous Broadway Tower Country Park. Please ask at reception for details of places [...]

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Kenilworth Castle. A dog friendly day out in Warwickshire.

In Kenilworth. Disabled visitors are advised to use north entrance when open (OS Map 140; ref SP 278723). Audio tour with hearing loop available. Parking 300m from entrance.

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We've joined with cottages.com to offer a collection of quality assessed self catering holiday cottages across the UK, Ireland and Europe. All are pet friendly so you can book knowing your dog will be welcome too!

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Treasure Trails are created for all the family to enjoy, and that includes your dog. The routes often include parks, woodland areas and riversides, as well as areas with shops and cafés with outdoor seating. Although we know some cafés and attractions along the routes have water bowls, we recommend [...]

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Located 11 miles South East of Chester on a minor road off A49 (OS Map 117; ref SJ 537593).

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Dogpeople Rating: Top
Hopton House Bed and Breakfast. A dog friendly bed and breakfast in Shropshire.

In a beautiful rural location, Hopton House, voted West Midlands B&B of the year in 2007, provides a little luxury for well behaved dogs and their owners. There are lots of local walks – including an 8 mile circular walk from the house with no stiles and off lead [...]

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Located in the village of Geddington, off A43 between Kettering and Corby (OS Map 141; ref SP 894830).

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9.5 miles SE of Chesterfield, off A6175, from J29 of M1 (OS Map 120; ref SK 462637). Managed by English Heritage and owned by The National Trust.

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S of B4031 on E side of Deddington, 17 miles N of Oxford on A423. (OS Map 151; ref SP 471316)

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7 miles East of Hay-on-Wye off B4348 near Dorstone (OS Map 148; ref SO 319431).

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Hailes Abbey. A dog friendly day out in Gloucestershire.

2 miles North East of Winchcombe off B4632 (OS map 150; ref SP 050300). Parking 20m from entrance.

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Choose from a great selection of pet friendly holiday cottages on Anglesey in North Wales. With your best canine pal welcome, the whole family can look forward to a holiday together. Many holiday homes welcome more than one dog; simply check via the website for further information.

Read more about Sykes Holiday Cottages on Anglesey

Our partnership with Cottages.com offers a collection of quality assessed holiday cottages across North Wales.

Read more about Cottages.com North Wales Borders

We have teamed up with cottages.com to bring you joint website with a superb choice of quality assessed self catering holiday cottages across North Wales, the UK and Europe. Only dog friendly properties are displayed so you can be sure your dog will be welcomed too!

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Superb walking country direct from the pub. Water available, dog towels on request.

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The Castle Hotel. A dog friendly hotel in Powys.

Dogs are very welcome throughout the hotel & public areas and in all hotel bedrooms. We have a large enclosed garden with small wooded area for you to exercise your pet, and we are well away from busy roads so you can relax and enjoy your holiday together.

Pet feeding trays [...]

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Caldicot Castle & Country Park. A dog friendly day out in Monmouthshire.

From M4 take junction 23a and B4245 to Caldicot. From M48 take junction 2 for Chepstow and follow A48 (towards Newport) and B4245 to Caldicot. Caldicot Castle is sign posted from B4245.

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We have joined with cottages.com to create a joint website and offer you a collection of self catering cottages in Conwy and other areas of Wales. Accommodation on the site is dog friendly so you can be sure your dog will be welcome.

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Craig-y-Nos Castle. A dog friendly hotel in South Wales and Gower.

Dog walks abound all around. On the Beacons Way (Brecon Beacons). Great Deals for Stays of 2 nights or more. See main www.dogfriendlywales.com website for a detailed breakdown of each walk (use link). Owners must enjoy walking for your dog will want to try out each walk.

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Taking your four legged friend to a holiday park gives you a great excuse to breathe in the fresh air and explore the surrounding areas. Hoseasons have many holiday parks that accept pets including a selection of holiday accommodation here. NOTE- the 'paw' on our mapping system points [...]

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Dogpeople Rating: Top
Sir Johns Hill Farm Holiday Cottages. A dog friendly self catering cottage in Carmarthenshire.

Set in a stunning location, a very comfortable cottage specialising in dog friendly holidays, we don't just say that we are pet friendly, we truly are. No restrictions on the size or number of dogs. All dogs get a gift on arrival.

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Cottages.com Gwynedd. A dog friendly self catering cottage in Gwynedd.

Our joint website with Cottages.com offers a superb choice of quality assessed self catering holiday cottages in Gwynedd, Snowdonia and elsewhere in Wales. All properties shown are dog friendly.

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We have teamed up with Cottages.com to offer a collection of quality assessed holiday cottages in Ceredigion and across Wales, Ireland and Europe. All properties displayed on the site are pet friendly so you can book with the assurance your dog is welcome too!

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1 mile North East of Corbridge, on minor road off B6321 or A68 (OS Map 87; ref NZ 001663)

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In Barnard Castle Town OS Map 92; ref NZ 049165). Park in the car park in the town.

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We can provide your pet with bedding (if required), plus a welcome pack including towels, bowls, toys and home made dog biscuits. We can provide or advise on a dog sitting service, a dog walking service, a dog grooming service and a list of 'dog-friendly' places to visit. Local walks [...]

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Located at Sawley 3.5 miles North of Clitheroe, off A59 (OS Map 103; ref SD 777464). Managed by Heritage Trust for the North West.

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1 mile South of Penrith off A6 (OS Map 90; ref NY 519284).

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We've teamed up with Cottages.com to bring you a collection of holiday cottages across the UK, Ireland and Europe. All properties on our partnership site are pet friendly so you can book with assurance your dog is welcome too!

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On Island of Unst 4 miles North East from pier at Belmont off the A968 • 1 HP 629 012

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13km south east of Dumfries on the B725. Parking available a short distance away. Visitors with disabilities can be dropped near the property. A nature trail in the nearby woodlands is not suitable for those using wheelchairs or visitors with limited mobility. Video presentation available.

Read more about Caerlaverock Castle

Treasure Trails are created for all the family to enjoy, and that includes your dog. Routes often include parks, woodland areas and riversides, as well as areas with shops and cafés with outdoor seating. Although we know some cafés and attractions along the routes have water bowls, we recommend taking [...]

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Rostrevor Holidays. A dog friendly self catering cottage in Northern Ireland.

With 24 acres of peaceful farm surrounding the holiday cottages, along with a nature trail that runs through trees and alongside a river, you can enjoy a holiday with your dog from the moment you arrive at Rostrevor Holidays.

Not forgetting three Forest Parks, the Mourne Mountains, and miles of coast [...]

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We've joined forces with Cottages.com to bring you a superb collection of quality assessed self catering holiday cottages in Co Galway and across Ireland. All properties displayed on the site are pet friendly so you can book with the assurance your dog is welcome too!

Read more about Cottages.com in County Galway

Use the hyperlink on the left for a collection of quality assessed, dog welcoming cottages in County Louth, across the UK and Europe. All properties displayed on the site are pet friendly so you can book with the assurance your dog is welcome too!

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Dogpeople Rating: Good

Up to 4 well behaved dogs allowed in each room. We have a 1/2 acre garden for walking dogs on a lead, plus there are quiet rural lanes all around the property. Lots of places within a short drive to walk dogs on and off the lead. Dog sittting in [...]

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PRIVATE DIRECT ACCESS TO GOLDEN SANDY BEACH. 5 tourist approved 4 star cottages. Enjoy this wonderful place in every season.

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Les Trois Glaciers. A dog friendly self catering cottage in Alps.

All local pubs and restaurants in Montchavin accept dogs There are several walking maps available.

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We have joined with Cottages.com to offer a superb collection of quality assessed holiday cottages and holiday villas across the UK and Europe. All properties displayed on the site are pet friendly so you can book with the assurance your dog is welcome too! NOTE: the map marker points to [...]

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Casa Los Tres Molinos (House of the Three Windmills). A dog friendly self catering cottage in Spain.

Beautiful 500 year old beamed Finca in valley of outstanding natural beauty & built on hillside with wildlife. Sea views & lovely walks in the valley from the cottage. Down a track away from Neighbours. Glorious dog walks in the valley from our lovely ancient finca.

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Lavender house is set on two hectares of land with forest, meadow, flower gardens, scattered fruit trees and vines. Great walks from the house over the hills and down into the forest. Perfect for dog owners. Local village has four bars (dog friendly) and supermarket. This is also a lovely [...]

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We've joined forces with Hoseasons to bring you a range of opportunities to take your dog(s) on a boating holiday in Belgium. Click on the Weblink to find out where a boat might take you and your best canine pal.

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We've joined forces with Hoseasons to bring you a range of opportunities to take your dog(s) on a boating holiday in Germany. Click on the Weblink to find out where a boat might take you and your best canine pal.

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HolidayParkSpecials. A dog friendly holiday park in Netherlands.

We have dog friendly holiday parks across Europe and offer ‘pet specials’, which allow you to take your pet on holiday free of charge. Some of our parks also feature facilities especially for pets, such as dog playing fields, dog showers by the beach etc.

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We've joined forces with Cottages.com to offer you a superb collection of dog friendly, quality assessed holiday villas and self catering holiday homes across the UK and Europe. All properties displayed on the site are pet friendly so you can book with the assurance your dog is welcome too! [...]

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Dogpeople Rating: Good
La Gandonnière. A dog friendly self catering cottage in France.

Large enclosed garden, ideal for dogs! Plenty of beautiful rural walks in the area, including the famous GR22 hiking route.

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