Dog Friendly Hotels

There’s a reason they’re called Man’s Best Friend. And yes, we’re talking about our four-legged friends. So, if you’re lucky enough to be a proud owner, you shouldn’t have to worry about what you’re going to do with your pup when it’s time to head on a trip.

You see, at Dog Friendly Hotels, we believe that the best holidays are the ones that everyone is involved in - including your furry friends. Plus, there’s plenty of hotel and property owners around the UK that agree.

We’ve even done all of the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the best dog friendly hotels around. Not just that, but you’ll even benefit from fantastic hotel offers and a passionate customer service team who are always on hand to ensure your trip is an enjoyable one, for everyone.

So whether you’re searching for a country house hotel with ample space for your dog to explore, a pet friendly hotel with space for dog beds, a spa hotel that comes with luxury dog treats or a quaint pub with rooms that look out onto a dog-friendly beach, you’ll be sure to find it here.

Dog-friendly hotel locations

From countryside retreats and city breaks to adventures in quaint villages and traditional towns, you’ll be pleased to know there are plenty of dog-friendly rooms all over the UK, from Wales to Scotland. Each offering unique highlights, you can choose from luxurious dog wash services, an in-room dog bed and feeding mat, plenty of toys and, of course, dog owners aren’t left out either.

​The Lake District​

A trip to the Lake District with your dog offers everything you could need and more. Think lots of open space for your dog to roam, fresh green fields, golden beaches and vibrant woodland areas. Plus, there’s plenty of luxurious hotels complete with hot tubs and on-site restaurants for you to relax in too. As a destination, the Lake District is one of the best places to visit in the UK for dog owners and their companions - thanks to its range of dog-friendly pubs, bars and beaches making it a great home from home that everyone can enjoy.


Whether you’re looking for a country manor house complete with a separate dining room or fancy a traditional cottage that boasts views of the sea, Cornwall certainly won’t disappoint. Spend your days exploring quaint seaside towns, stopping off at local pubs that are more than happy to set aside a water bowl for your dog. Come evening, why not opt for a night of chilling in front of the TV with your furry friend at your feet? Alternatively, head to one of the local beaches that welcome dogs and enjoy a BBQ. Don’t forget their bed, bowl and a few treats though.

The Cotswolds

Picture your perfect holiday. Perhaps it’s centred on food, beginning with brunch by the river, a picnic lunch filled with local bakery treats and then dinner at a pub - all with your dog in tow. Or maybe your days are best spent walking and exploring nature trails, dense woodland and picturesque towns. Either way, whatever you’re looking for in a holiday for your four-legged friend, the Cotswolds will definitely impress. With plenty of places to rest your head, you can choose from traditional B&Bs, larger hotels that come with a spa or smaller stays in the heart of the action.


Head to the South West of England and enjoy everything that Devon has to offer. If it’s beaches you’re after, both South and North Devon are full of them. Here, you’ll also find plenty of dog-friendly walks, pubs and restaurants. For something a bit more lively, the cities of Exeter and Plymouth always have lots of things going on and plenty that your pet can get involved in too. When it comes to hotels, there’s a huge choice including luxury retreats, city centre townhouses or independent names boasting an incredible service for you and your guests.

The New Forest

A dog-friendly holiday in the New Forest offers endless possibilities including walks, hikes, watersports and great food for all tastes. Discover local wildlife, spend a day on the beach, and follow your companion as they sniff out woodland trails. With plenty of open moors, cliff top walks and incredible views, be sure to pack your camera to get a few shots along the way. After a day out and about, there are lots of luxurious 4 and 5-star hotels to choose from, many of which focus their attention on serving pampered pooches just as much as people. For a more coastal retreat, head to the nearby Isle of Wight.


This vibrant city where history meets modernity, and it's not just for humans! Discover a dog-friendly paradise with our guide to the capital. Stroll through the iconic Hyde Park or along the Thames Path, both pet-friendly havens. Enjoy the rich cultural scene at pet-welcoming museums and explore dog-friendly markets like Borough Market. Sip tea at dog-friendly cafes or enjoy a pint at a welcoming pub. Pamper your furry friend with pet-friendly hotels like ours, ensuring a comfortable stay. With countless parks, pet-friendly attractions, and warm welcomes, London is a tail-waggingly good destination for both you and your four-legged companion.


A coastal gem for your dog-friendly getaway. Discover miles of pristine beaches, perfect for long walks and games of fetch. Explore the Norfolk Broads, where you and your furry friend can enjoy boat trips and stunning scenery. Wander through charming coastal villages and visit dog-friendly pubs and cafes. Stay at our pet-welcoming hotel, ensuring a comfortable and relaxing stay for you and your canine companion. With its natural beauty, warm hospitality, and dog-friendly attractions, Norfolk promises an unforgettable holiday experience for you and your furry friend. Come and explore this canine paradise today!


Where your dog is as welcome as you are! Explore lush green landscapes together, from the dramatic cliffs of Moher to the serene beauty of the Ring of Kerry. Enjoy a pint at a cosy dog-friendly pub, or embark on a historical journey at pet-friendly castles and ruins. Ireland's warm-hearted locals extend their hospitality to your furry friend. Stay at a dog-friendly hotel for a comfortable, pet-welcoming experience. With its breathtaking scenery, rich history, and welcoming spirit, Ireland is the perfect destination for a memorable holiday with your beloved canine companion. Discover the magic of Ireland today!

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