Dog walking in Gloucestershire (Image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/70724572@N00/5962160206/in/photolist-a5RCvC-2vegKN)

Dog walking in Gloucestershire

With the wealth of scenic coastal walks, beautiful National Parks and long sandy beaches to visit in the UK, it seems a shame to leave the family dog behind when you go on holiday! With kennelling costs typically starting from £10 per day, dog friendly accommodation can also be a very cost effective holiday option for you and your four legged friend. Many holiday cottages, apartments and holiday parks will happily accept dogs at a small additional charge so the whole family can easily enjoy a coast or country break in the UK - search our excellent range of accommodation to find your perfect place today.

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Western Isles, Scotland

Peaceful country walks with your dog

Enjoy exploring some of the UK's best countryside with your dog including the rolling Cotswolds Hills, the stunning Lakeland scenery of the Lake District or the rugged expanses of the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors. Wales is also an excellent base for a dog friendly holiday with great walks available in Brecon Beacons and Snowdonia National Park or head to Scotland to explore the beautiful Scottish Islands on a pet friendly holiday. Dogs even travel for free on Caledonian MacBrayne ferry services which sail to twenty four destinations off the West Coast of Scotland.

For a real ‘back to nature’ holiday, why not book a cottage on a peaceful farm? Stay in a choice of beautiful rural locations throughout the UK to be close to the countryside walks with many farms offering pet friendly accommodation or onsite kennelling facilities. Please see individual property information regarding any restrictions on walks with dogs when staying on a working farm.

Dog friendly accommodation in Dorset

Dog friendly accommodation in Dorset

Head to the coast for a relaxing holiday

If you are planning a holiday to the British coast, the South West of England is home to some of the best dog friendly beaches including Weymouth Beach in Dorset, Crantock Beach near Newquay (Voted Best British Beach by BBC Coast 2013!) and Daymer Bay close to Polzeath in Cornwall. If you are visiting the South East of England, the beaches of Brighton, West Wittering near Chichester and Botany Bay near Broadstairs all provide plenty of space of your dog to run around. It’s always best to check dogs are welcome before you book though as some beaches restrict areas where dogs can go over the peak summer time of May to September.

You could also enjoy walks along the 630 mile South West Coastal path with your dog which passes through pretty towns including the harbour town of Poole in Dorset and the family seaside resort of Minehead in Somerset. Alternatively, stay in a cosy cottage or welcoming B&B along the Pembrokeshire coastal path in South Wales for easy access 186 miles of scenic walks and over fifty wonderful beaches.

City breaks

Plenty of the budget chain hotels will also accept pets for a small fee which is ideal if you are planning a city break and wish to take your dog. Alternatively, search our accommodation for pet friendly holiday apartments throughout the UK which can be found in many of the Country’s top city break destinations and will often accept a small dog for an additional charge. There are also plenty of B&Bs in the UK ideal for a dog friendly holiday and some allow dogs to stay for free and provide extras including bowls, treats and their own bed.

Pet Friendly Accommodation in the UK

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    Stay at our dog friendly B&B accommodation in Woolacombe. We welcome well behaved pets with owners. We're close to a whole host of nearby walks and dog friendly beaches.
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    Well behaved dogs welcome if arranged in advance. South Downs Way and many good walks right on the doorstep of your Lodges. £20 dog supplement applies.
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    Pet friendly Perth holiday cottages with two bedrooms, open fire, parking & lawn grounds. Close to great walks. Short breaks welcome. Dogs charged at £20 each per booking. Sleep 4.
     
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