Dog-friendly holidays and destinations in the UK and Europe

Dog friendly destinations in South East England



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

Ravensbourne House. A self-catering holiday cottage in Catford, Greater London.

London isn't thought to be dog friendly but there are a lot of pubs/restaurants that do allow dogs. We regularly take ours dogs into town for a walk in Regents, Hyde, Richmond, Green and Battersea Parks and have a meal, take in some sights. They get a lot of friendly [...]

Level floors through out. Wheelchair access to viewing platform. Numerous chairs around the site. Hands-on models of the Quadriga Sculpture. Easy reading display panels.

Situated near Kensington Palace, opposite Hyde Park, Urban Meadow's terrace is the perfect dog walker destination, with doggy treats and bowls - all proceeds from the sale of Dog Treats go to Dogs Trust.

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 [...]

Dogs are allowed in the garden and bar. Water bowls are available in the garden. The pub is bang in the middle of hundreds of acres of walking and riding country of the Surrey Hills. A public footpath even runs through our car park!

Small, friendly and independent hotel. A minute from lovely walks by the River Thames and Bushy Park (think 1,100 acres & 300 deer). We recently accommodated all the dogs auditioning for Toto in the BBC1 show Over the Rainbow. Sky TV called us "The Best Kept Secret in West [...]

We've joined with Cottages.com to bring you a choice of quality assessed self catering cottages and holiday homes in Surrey and across the UK, Ireland and Europe. All properties on our partnership website are pet friendly so you can be sure your dog will be welcome too.

Take your four legged canine best friend 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 [...]

Seaview Holiday Park. A holiday park in Whitstable, Kent.

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 [...]

Crockshard Farmhouse B&B. A bed and breakfast in Canterbury, Kent.

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 [...]

The Kings Arms. A pub in Canterbury, Kent.

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.

Cottages.com in Kent. A self-catering holiday cottage in , Kent.

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!

The White Cliffs Hotel. A hotel in Dover, Kent.

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 [...]

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 in past years.

Choose from a wide selection of dog friendly holiday cottages across West and East Sussex. With your best pet 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. DogPeople note: please [...]

Bramber Castle. A day out in Shoreham, West Sussex.

On W side of Bramber village, off A283 (OS Map 198; ref TQ 187107).

Take your four legged best friend to a one of Hoseason's holiday parks where the whole family can enjoy a memorable break together. Click on the website link to find out more about dog friendly holiday parks in this area. Note - the map link goes to one of [...]

In front of the hotel we have 7 miles of dog friendly promenade. The south downs are less than half hour drive from us.

The Olde Forge Hotel & Restaurant. A hotel in Nr Hailsham, East Sussex.

Situated in the heart of the Wealden countryside, this family owned and run hotel offers a warm welcome and friendly atmosphere, especially for people holidaying with their dogs. Close to many National Trust properties, historic castles and glorious gardens, the hotel is ideally situated and within easy reach of [...]

Rye Harbour Holiday Park. A holiday park in Rye, East Sussex.

Rye Harbour Holiday Park is superbly situated near a working harbour, just outside the medieval hill-top town of Rye. Relax in the pool and sauna complex and enjoy weekend cabarets in the modern Clubhouse.

Cottages.com across East Sussex. A self-catering holiday cottage in East and West Sussex, East Sussex.

We've joined with cottages.com to bring you a range of quality assessed holiday cottages and self catering accommodation in East Sussex and across the UK. All holiday homes on the partnership website are pet friendly so you can be sure your dog will be welcome too.

1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield. A day out in Hastings, 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 [...]

Set in rural Ashburnham on the 1066 walk, the Ash Tree Inn is A 17th Century free house offering a warm welcome, traditional home cooked pub grub, open fires, 2 real ales, beer garden, monthly quizes & ample parking. Well behaved dogs & children welcome. Booking is highly recommended.

Burlington Lane, W4. Railway station at Chiswick 0.5 mile; Turnham Green Tube 0.75 mile. Audio tour with hearing loop included in admission price. Parking available off the westbound A4.

Take your dog for a break or holiday at one of Hoseasons lodges in leafy Surrey. Close to London but one of England's most wooded counties you and your dog might just be surprised by the countryside on the doorstep.

Stunning riverside location with inside and outside seating areas.

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

Alberta Holiday Park. A holiday park in Whitstable, Kent.

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.

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 [...]

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).

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.

Our partnership with Cottages.com brings you a choice of self catering holiday cottages across the UK, Ireland and Europe. All properties displayed on the website are pet friendly so you can book knowing your dog is welcome too.

Very close to South Downs National Park. Good local footpath network. Dog friendly pub - The Royal Oak at Wineham. Water bowls available at garden. For programme of events see our website.

Chichester Lakeside Holiday Park. A holiday park in Chichester, West Sussex.

Chichester Lakeside Holiday Park is set in a beautiful location just outside the historic city of Chichester in West Sussex. Enjoy great facilities including an outdoor pool, ten well-stocked fishing lakes, children's adventure play area and a family entertainment complex. If you like the idea of visiting all year around, [...]

Exclusively Eastbourne Dog Friendly Holiday Homes. A self-catering holiday cottage in Eastbourne, East Sussex.

We hand-pick our holiday accommodation to ensure that you have a selection of holiday homes in the most sought after locations around Eastbourne and East Sussex and are now delighted to offer dog friendly options, all with gardens or access to wonderful walks on the beach or in nearby woodland.

Winchelsea Sands Holiday Park. A holiday park in Winchelsea , East Sussex.

Winchelsea Sands is a great base for your family holidays situated just a short walk from the beach in Rye, East Sussex. On the park you'll find comfortable accommodation on offer and great facilities including a heated outdoor pool, a children's fun pool and adventure play area. Plus, the Lobster Pot [...]

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).

Stanmer House is set in 5000 acres of parkland with direct walks up to the South Downs. Water and biscuits available for dogs and wide menu selection for their owners. Wheelchair access. Doggy Brunch event 9am to 11am on last Saturday of each month.

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). [...]

There is a small park and playing field directly opposite the cafe. There are many public footpaths close by. Water bowls provided.

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.

Birchington Vale Holiday Park. A holiday park in Birchington, Kent.

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 [...]

Award winning museum, on family-friendly and dog-friendly site.

We have 10 different dog friendly layouts ranging from a compact 2 berth to a large and spacious 6 berth. Exclusive to LandCruise are our Flash 636 and 656 ‘Roverhomes’, where we have converted the rear bottom bunk into a dog area big enough for two large dogs, with both [...]

Coghurst Hall Holiday Park. A holiday park in Hastings, East Sussex.

Coghurst Hall is a beautiful country estate in the heart of East Sussex and close to the seaside resort of Hastings. The park is set amongst hundreds of acres of natural woodland with a huge fishing lake as the centrepiece. There are a range of facilities, including indoor pool, Family [...]

An all-day rover ticket for a dog is £3 and can be purchased at any booking office or from a Ticket Inspector onboard. Customers wishing to board the train at Bodiam can do so if they park at the NT property car park about 300yds away (parking charges apply).

This 13th century historic hotel with original exposed oak beams and roaring fires is ideal for a getaway. The Star is set in an idyllic English Tudor style village, in the South Downs National Park. Our warm and friendly staff will welcome you and make your stay [...]

Holmdale Holiday Cottages. A self-catering holiday cottage in Hastings, East Sussex.

Lots of walks, most local pubs accept dog, sandy beach nearby, very dog friendly. We don't have fireworks on our premises and we are in a quiet area.

Treats, Water bowl and poop bags available. The Three Mariners is a family run 16th century traditional pub with a lovely atmosphere. Serving wonderful home-cooked food every day, 5 real ales (which all have the ‘cask marque’), alongside a great selection of lagers, spirits and wines. We offer great live music [...]

Dover Castle and the Secret Wartime Tunnels. A day out in Dover, Kent.

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)

Harts. A holiday park in Isle of Sheppey, Kent.

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 [...]

The Plough Inn. A pub in Faversham, Kent.

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 [...]

West Dean Gardens. A day out in Nr Chichester, West Sussex.

Dogs that are kept on a short lead are welcome in West Dean Gardens. Free entry for children - additional charge on event days for children 5+ Last entry is 30 minutes before closing time

Madeira Quay. A self-catering holiday cottage in Eastbourne, East Sussex.

Sovereign Harbour’s ‘Waterfront’ area has cafes with outside seating, so you can enjoy boat-watching while having a bite to eat, with dog. The beachfront restaurant ‘The Moorings’ at Pevensey Bay has a great beer garden, so is a good option with a dog. In Eastbourne itself, The 12th [...]

Pevensey Bay Holiday Park. A holiday park in Eastbourne, East Sussex.

"Pevensey Bay Holiday Park (previously Martello Beach Holiday Park) is located in a much loved area of Sussex and with the beach right on its doorstep you can make the most of the invigorated sea air and spectacular sea views. With an indoor swimming pool, outdoor play area and wonderful beach [...]

An exhibition with artefacts found on-site and an audio tour tell the story of the castle. Cannon, grave stones and catapult balls to touch. Parking 300m from entrance. In Pevensey off A259 (OS Map 199; ref TQ 645048).

The Queen's Head. A pub in Faversham, Kent.

Large garden, water bowls, car park on site. Lovely country walks and footpaths locally.

In Eynsford, off A225 (OS Map 177; ref TQ 542658).

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 [...]

Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre is set in a 36 acre site in the South Downs National Park. Dogs on leads are allowed in all the exhibit buildings.

Dogs are accepted in the centre of the course area.

Robertsbridge Retreat luxury self catering apartments. A self-catering holiday cottage in Rye, Battle, Bodiam, East Sussex.

Good walker locally also dog friendly pubs, quiet village location, 15 minutes drive to the beaches for walking. Use of facilities at Woodside Spa, 8 minutes away included use of Beauty Spa and Massage Services, Health Suite with Hot Tub and Sauna (health suite and treatments are chargeable).

The Rock Lodge. A pub in Whitstable, Kent.

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 [...]

1.25 miles W of Faversham on A2 (OS Map 178; ref TQ 992614). Managed by the Faversham Society.

Marlie. A holiday park in New Romney, Kent.

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 [...]

Garden, woods and parkland where plant lovers, families and dog walkers are welcome.

Dogs allowed in the garden on a short lead after 1:30pm. Allowed in the parkland at all times. Water provided. Allowed in Garden Room of the tearoom.

Choose from a selection of dog friendly holiday cottages across East and West Sussex. Your best canine friend will be welcome so 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.

An all-day rover ticket for a dog is £3 and can be purchased at any booking office or from a Ticket Inspector onboard.

New Beach Holiday Park. A holiday park in Dymchurch, Kent.

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 [...]

Water bowl available. Dog snacks free for all dog guests.

The View. A self-catering holiday cottage in Pevensey, East Sussex.

The nearby Star Inn at Norman’s Bay has a great beer garden, so a good option with a dog. As well as beautiful beach walks, you are within a few miles of the fabulous South Downs!

The True CRIME Museum. A day out in Hastings, East Sussex.

Water bowls available. Dog friendly hotels and businesses nearby. On Hastings Seafront with dog friendly beaches.

West Beach Pavilion Caravan Park. A bar and cafe in Whitstable, Kent.

Water bowls in garden. Plenty of outside seating. 20 metres from dog friendly beach.

West of A229 2 miles North of Maidstone. (OS Map 188; ref TQ 745608 and TQ 745604).

Beach Cottage. A self-catering holiday cottage in Pevensey Bay, East Sussex.

The rear garden is fenced, but it is quite low so owners need to keep an eye on their pet. Direct access to private residents beach (pebble) – doggy heaven! South Downs within easy reach for further walking.

On the Western Heights above Dover. (OS Map 179; ref TR 313408).

White Hart. A pub in Canterbury, Kent.

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.

Coachman’s Cottage. A self-catering holiday cottage in Eastbourne, East Sussex.

Courtyard area that is secure (shared with neighbours). Easy access to the South Downs and amazing walking.

Mount Ephraim Gardens. A day out in Faversham, Kent.

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.

Inside and outside seating. Water bowls. Gift shop. Veterinary clinic Tuesdays and Thursdays PM. Registered charity no 283483.

The Bears Trading Company. A pub in Whitstable, Kent.

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).

Free parking for up to 8 coaches, 150 metres from site entrance. Sandwich 2 miles - OS Map 179; ref TR 324602.

Tethering points available in the bar and in the garden. Dog bowls available.

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 [...]

The Bowl Inn. A pub or restaurant in Ashford, Kent.

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.

5 miles SE of Maidstone in Sutton Valence village on A274 (OS Map 188; ref TR 815491). Good walking nearby including The Greensand Way.