Dog friendly walks around Reculver Cliffs and Beach, North Kent Coast

Dog friendly walks around Reculver Cliffs and Beach, North Kent Coast

Southern England’s top spot for holidays with dogs, Kent welcomes pooches with open paws. The region is packed with prime dog walking territory across its two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty – the Kent Downs and High Weald, and dog friendly beaches feature around the Kent coast in top spots like Reculver and Folkestone Warren. Head off on great dog days out at pet friendly attractions in the region including the Kent & East Sussex Railway at Tenterden, the Historic Dockyard Chatham and Dover Castle. Choose from hundreds of dog friendly cottages in Kent across coast and country locations. This family favourite holiday region also features a great choice of pet friendly caravan/ holiday parks, cosy pet friendly inns with rooms and a wide choice of dog friendly Bed & Breakfast accommodation.

Pet friendly Cottages in Kent

Pet friendly Cottages in Kent

Pet Friendly Cottages

Kent is one of England's best regions for pet friendly cottages featuring everything from spacious pet friendly barn conversions with a choice of walks direct from your door to holiday lodges with enclosed gardens and a great location in the heart of walking country. Dogs stay free in most of Kent's dog friendly cottages or for a small additional charge.

Stay in a village cottage in the Weald or Downs just a short walk from the local dog friendly inn or base yourself in a cosy coastal cottage for two plus one pooch. Just minutes from Canterbury you're in the Kent Downs where you'll find an excellent choice of pet friendly cottages available only a short bus ride from the city centre. From pet friendly holiday barns to iconic oast houses welcoming dogs, Kent is a real dog lover’s paradise with spectacular coast and country scenery never far away from amenities and a great dog friendly inn.

Dog friendly days out in Kent at Dover Castle

Dog friendly days out in Kent at Dover Castle

Kent Walking Holidays with Dogs

Follow your lead directly to Kent and beautiful inland and coastal dog walking territory. Head off along the North Downs Way through the heart of the Kent Downs or along one of the many coastal cliff top paths from the White Cliffs Path on Kent’s Heritage Coast to the Reculver Cliffs Walk. The beautiful Viking Coastal Trail offers spectacular coastal walks with dogs and winds all the way around the Thanet coast for 32 miles taking in Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate en-route.

A firm favourite with holidaymakers on four legs, Kent’s High Weald AONB features an extensive network of footpaths including the High Weald Landscape Trail which pushes through the AONB from east to west. Dogs are welcome on the North Downs Way which pushes up from Folkestone and Dover through the heart of the Kent Downs. The advice is always to take care and keep your pet under control around cattle, particularly cows with calves.

Dog friendly beaches

A selection of Kent beaches welcome dogs all year round, whilst some are dog friendly outside of peak summer season. Thanet beaches open to dogs all year round include Birchington village’s Grenham and Epple beach bays, in Broadstairs Dumpton Gap and Kingsgate Bay, in Cliftonville the Foreness Point, Palm Bay and Sacketts Gap beaches and at Margate Fulsam Rock. In Ramsgate both Eastcliff and Western Undercliff are year round dog friendly beaches. More great beach and coastal stretches ideal for dog walking include on the North Coast Reculver Beach near Herne Bay and in South Coast White Cliffs Country beautiful Folkestone Warren, a coastal nature reserve. Shakespeare beach near Dover is also dog friendly all year round.

Pet Friendly Holiday Cottages in Kent

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    £350
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    Pet friendly character fisherman's cottage in Hythe perfect for families and couples with free on-street parking adjacent. WiFi and central heating. Up to two pets welcome.
     
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  • East Brabourne
    Sleeps 4
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    £300
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 4
     
    A perfect country stay in Kent, ideal for couples and those with small children. With access to a shared tennis court.
     
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  • Benenden
    Sleeps 4
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    £310
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 4
     
    Pet friendly Kent holiday cottage with private terrace garden & open plan living area. One well behaved (cat friendly) dog welcome by prior arrangement. Short breaks.
     
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  • Royal Tunbridge Wells
    Sleeps 6
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    £475
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 6
     
    Pet friendly cottage at Groombridge surrounded by numerous walks in the High Weald and Downs. Large sunny garden and patio. Family facilities, parking & WiFi. Sleeps 5+1.
     
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  • Chilham
    Sleeps 4
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    £440
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 4
     
    Pet friendly Kent holiday cottage with two bedrooms, enclosed garden & plenty of original features. Great walking routes nearby. Pets welcome by arrangement.
     
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Pet Friendly B&Bs in Kent

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    £75
    Per double room per night (2 sharing)
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    Exquisite medieval farmhouse bed and breakfast in an idyllic Kent Downs location. Pets welcome by arrangement with a choice of walks from the door.
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    £30
    Per person per night B&B (2 sharing)
     
    Pet friendly B&B in the Kent countryside near Rochester with 2 guest rooms, traditional English breakfast and country views. Walks from your door.
     
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    £25
    Per person B&B
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    Grade II listed country house B&B in Kent near Canterbury with family friendly bed & breakfast accommodation. Pet friendly, stables & grazing available
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Pet Friendly Holiday Parks in Kent

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    £62
    4 Night Caravan Breaks. Sleep up to 8.
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    Pets welcome in budget Bronze caravans at this beachfront holiday park near Whitstable with outdoor pool/ splash pool. Max 2 dogs welcome for an extra fee. Caravans Sleep up to 8.
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  • Whitstable
    Sleeps 10
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    £59
    3 night Caravan Break. Sleep 6-10
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    Pets welcome in Bronze holiday caravans as this great beachfront holiday park between Herne Bay and Whitstable. On-site outdoor pool. Beach adjacent. Max 2 dogs. Sleep 6-10.
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  • Birchington
    Sleeps 8
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    £177
    per week (seasonal) Sleep up to 8
     
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    Fun family holiday park near Margate, set in 100 acres just minute from the coast and beaches with indoor pool, playgrounds, crazy golf, club house, coffee lounge and diner.