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Find the perfect holiday getaway or day out adventure in Kent for both you and your dogs to enjoy.
Our partnership website with Cottages.com has details of a superb collection of quality assessed self catering in Kent, across the UK, Ireland and in selected European destinations. Properties displayed on the site are pet friendly so you can book knowing your dog is welcome too!
Free parking for up to 8 coaches, 150 metres from site entrance. Sandwich 2 miles - OS Map 179; ref TR 324602.
We have a bouncy cocker spaniel and a shy border collie who get on well with other dogs. Also a cat who is fine with dogs. The Anchor Inn and The Haywain in Wingham (1 mile away) are dog-friendly for meals. We have a no fireworks policy and are [...]
Take your four legged canine companion to a one of Hoseason's dog friendly holiday parks where the whole family can enjoy a memorable break together in Kent. Click on the link to find out more about dog friendly holiday parks in this area. Note - the map link goes [...]
We welcome pets at The White Cliffs Hotel and have a number of bedrooms that are available to take dogs in our Mews cottages. Some are ground floor rooms with a lobby or separate lounge area which open out onto the gardens perfect for you and your dog. Well behaved [...]
There is a lovely walk located 5-10 minutes away from us, it is the footpath/cycle route that follows the river Stour through Hambrook Marshes, making us a perfect stop off point after a long walk. Water bowls available.
Choose from a great selection of pet friendly holiday cottages. With your best canine friend 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. Note the paw marker on DogPeople's site does [...]
1.25 miles W of Faversham on A2 (OS Map 178; ref TQ 992614). Managed by the Faversham Society.
Marlie is a beautiful countryside park set between the Kentish villages of New Romney and Dymchurch. It's great for families with young children with onsite facilities to keep the kids entertained, including an indoor heated leisure pool and modern entertainment venue. Marlie also offers Holiday Homes for sale for [...]
We are a very dog friendly Gift Shop, Tea Room and Ice Cream Parlour in Tankerton, Kent. The Bears Trading Company stock a wide variety of gifts suitable to all budgets, gifts for all occasions and a little something for everyone.
At Reculver 3 miles East of Herne Bay (OS Map 179; ref TR 228694). Good walks and beach close by (occasionally used by Hamish).
New Beach is an ideal Family holiday destination located in Dymchurch, Kent. Whether you like peace and quiet or plenty of entertainment, there's no better place than New Beach. You'll find a wide range of facilities on offer including an indoor leisure pool, a great entertainment complex and bistro and [...]
Inside and outside seating. Water bowls. Gift shop. Veterinary clinic Tuesdays and Thursdays PM. Registered charity no 283483.
An all-day rover ticket for a dog is £3 and can be purchased at any booking office or from a Ticket Inspector onboard.
Seaview is a beautifully maintained holiday park close to the beach and near Whitstable,Kent. The Park has fantastic facilities including, a family entertainment complex with lounge bar where you can relax and unwind with a quiet drink. Hours of family fun will be had in the family amusement area, plus [...]
Tethering points available in the bar and in the garden. Dog bowls available.
Mount Ephraim Gardens is a beautiful place to visit, with plenty to offer and delight visitors. Pre-booked group visits welcome. Tearoom open during normal garden opening hours. Free parking.
Situated in Seasalter on the north Kent coast and almost right on the beach you'll feel like you're on holiday from the moment you arrive. Enjoy great facilities including an outdoor fun pool, children's play area and family entertainment club.
Large garden, water bowls, car park on site. Lovely country walks and footpaths locally.
No parking on site but the site is close to public parking and a short walk from Canterbury East Railway Station and the Bus Station. Canterbury West Railway Station is a little further away. In Longport, Canterbury, 1/4 mile East of Cathedral Close (OS Map 179; ref TR [...]
Immediately opposite access to Crab & Winkle line - excellent walk; playing fields 50 metres away; our own dog friendly garden & car park; always fresh water & biscuits available; 10 minute walk from beach; 10 minute walk to Tankerton & Whitstable town.
2 miles East of Minster (Thanet) off B29048 (OS Map 179; ref TR 340641).
Birchington Vale (Formerly Two Chimneys) is a 5 star relaxing holiday park set in 100 acres of Kent countryside. Benefitting from being just a few minutes’ drive from the north Kent coast, visitors can explore the miles of golden sandy beaches and popular seaside resorts such as Margate [...]
Lots of good long and short dog walking areas. Water bowls can be found around the garden. Further bowls are available if required. Please clean up after dogs.
West of A229 2 miles North of Maidstone. (OS Map 188; ref TQ 745608 and TQ 745604).
Harts Holiday Park is located on Kent's very own holiday island and popular tourist destination of the Isle of Sheppey. The park is just a short walk from the beach and promenade, which has great views across the sea. Harts offers all the facilities you'd expect to have for a [...]
Water bowls available for dogs. Large car park - patrons are welcome to park whilst they take their dog for walk on the Kentish North Downs along the many footpaths, bridleways and country lanes through fields and woods. Many of the walks will provide good views on clear days [...]
Exterior viewing only. Internal viewing by appointment; please call West Malling Parish Council on 01732 870872. Managed by West Malling Parish Council. Nr West Malling, on unclassified road W of A228 (OS Map 188; ref TQ 675570).
We have a menu especially for dogs, and its all free! Which includes.... Crackling Treats, Sausage & Bacon Breakfast, Chicken in Gravy, Beef Stew, Rock Lodge Burger Meatballs. We are a short walk from Whitstable beach (app. 3 mins) which is very popular with dog walkers. We love dogs and can't wait to [...]
5 miles SE of Maidstone in Sutton Valence village on A274 (OS Map 188; ref TR 815491). Good walking nearby including The Greensand Way.
Availability of water bowl and large garden. Opposite to the pub is Kents Oldest Apple Orchard perfect for dog walks. Behind the pub are two large playing fields which are a regular for local dog walkers. Or even join on to the Crab and Winkle Line.
Meet at 8pm Fridays & Saturdays Outside Alberrys Wine Bar, St Margarets Street in Canterbury. Ghost Tour Groups by arrangement. See website for more details.
Water bowls at front of pub, tap and clean water by side door, all the walks around Elham are dog friendly. Please respect the farm land and pathways.
Exhibition: On ground floor, accessible via three steps. Shop: Access via gravel path. Refreshments: Snacks in shop. Picnics welcome in grounds. Some benches provided. NB Unfenced sump in grounds. 1.75 miles West of Lamberhurst off B2169 (OS Map 188; ref TQ 651366).
Water bowl available. Dog snacks free for all dog guests.
Extensive grounds mainly accessible on tarmac paths but there are some very steep slopes. Wheelchair routes. On site parking - entrance in Castle Hill Road. On East side of Dover (OS Map 179; ref TR 326416)
Water bowls in garden. Plenty of outside seating. 20 metres from dog friendly beach.
On the Western Heights above Dover. (OS Map 179; ref TR 313408).
Above Dover town on W side of harbour.(OS Map 179; ref TR 312408). Reasonable walk from Dover Priory Railway Station (uphill). Good walking nearby including other military sites (see walks directory) occasionally walked by Hamish and his best friend Tia.