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Find the perfect holiday getaway or day out adventure in Essex for both you and your dogs to enjoy.
3/4 mile South of A13 at Hadleigh (OS Map 178; ref TQ 810860).
Seawick is a great holiday park for fun-filled family breaks, located on the Essex sunshine coast. The park is a short walk from the beach and has many facilities including an indoor heated pool and a great entertainment centre which offers family fun to suit all tastes, and the kids' [...]
The Hoop public house is a freehouse which dates back 450 years. It is famous for its wide range of guest beers which change daily.
2 minute stroll to an award-winning sandy dog friendly beach (dogs allowed off-lead all year round).
1 mile West of Saffron Walden on B1383 (M11 exits 8 or 10) (OS Map 154; ref TL 525382). Parking 200m from entrance.
St Osyth Beach is superbly located on the 'Essex Sunshine Coast', near the popular resort of Clacton on sea. This laid back and tranquil park has the benefits of rolling Essex countryside on one side and seaside on the other! There's so much to do in the area, from taking [...]
Make one of these pet friendly holiday lodges your base for a get away from the rat race. A choice of locations in Essex are in easy traveling distance from London and yet offer the variety of countryside and coastline available in this diverse Eastern England county.
Located on B1352, 1.5 miles East of A137 at Lawford, 9 miles East of Colchester (OS Map 169; ref TM 116320). Managed by Mistley Thorn Residents' Association.
Discover Steeple Bay and escape to a relaxing waterside retreat with great facilities. Lying on the creeks of the River Blackwater on the Essex sunshine coast, the park is a great base for owners and tourers alike. Our heated leisure pool with children's paddling pool and poolside patio will give [...]
Choose from a small selection of pet friendly holiday cottages in Essex offered by Sykes. With your best friend welcome, the whole family can look forward to a holiday together. Some holiday homes welcome more than one dog; simply check via the partnership website for more information. Please note [...]
Near Colchester Town station. (OS Map 168; ref TL 999249). Managed by Colchester Borough Council.
Take your four legged canine companion to a one of Hoseason's holiday parks where the whole family can enjoy a memorable break together. Click on the link to find out more about dog friendly holiday parks in this area. Note - the map link goes to one of the [...]
Check our partnership with Cottages.com for a superb collection of quality assessed cottages in Essex. Other options throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe. All properties displayed on the site are pet friendly so you can book with the assurance your dog is welcome too!
South side of central Colchester. (OS Map 168; ref TL 998248). Managed by Colchester Borough Council.
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.
Dogs on a lead welcome in Pets Corner on site.
In Waltham Abbey off A112 (OS Map 166; ref TL 381008). Managed by Lee Valley Park.
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 [...]