Top 10 Dog-friendly Spa Weekends

Where else better to enjoy some much-needed time out than at a luxury spa with your furry best friend in tow? Prepare to relax and unwind at one of our top dog-friendly spa hotels, all dedicated to pampering you and your pet from the moment you walk in!

1. Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Dorset

With elegant furnishings reminiscent of Jane Austen’s era and acres of beautiful lawns and gardens, Summer Lodge is the epitome of five star canine luxury. Whilst Fido relaxes in the room, you can enjoy the spa’s extensive range of treatments and facilities including an indoor heated pool, Jacuzzi and sauna.

summer lodge spa

The Pawfect Treatment: The winner of Best Pet-Friendly Spa Hotel in our 2015 travel awards, you can be sure Fido will experience five star treatment! Book the Pampered Pooch offer and your dog will receive a comfy bed, bowls, ‘woof’ towels, delicious homemade biscuits and dog food menu, as well as a list of fabulous nearby parks, beaches and coastal walks.


2. Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa, Hampshire

If you want to truly escape from everyday life, Chewton Glen’s dog-friendly treehouses are the ultimate sanctuaries. Once you’ve managed to prise yourself away, there is the hotel’s award-winning spa to enjoy. A fantastic blend of country house with Roman baths, you’ll want to take a dip in Europe’s largest hydrotherapy pool and try out one of Chewton Glen’s innovative treatments.

chewton glen spa weekends

The Pawfect Treatment: Although Fido won’t be able to join you in the spa, your four-legged friend can join you on a relaxing romp through the New Forest National Park and around the Hampshire area. If your pet was hoping for a refreshing swim, the sea is within walking distance of the hotel.


3. Cotswold House Hotel & Spa, Gloucestershire

Cotswold House’s spa may be small but it’s big on luxury and tranquillity. Set in a converted coach house at the end of the hotel’s garden, you can relax in the heated pool, sit in the aromatic steam room or indulge in a rejuvenating treatment performed by their expert therapists.

cotswold house spa

The Pawfect Treatment: Cotswold House’s dog-friendly rooms are located in the gardens of the hotel – ideal for taking your pet out on early morning and evening strolls. The hotel’s location is also a canines dream! With the Cotswolds on your doorstep, there is endless countryside for you to follow with your dog, plus the hotel staff will be more than happy to provide you with a map of the local area.


4. Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa, Cheshire

Nestled in the heart of Cheshire, Grosvenor Pulford’s award-winning spa is a true haven. Ideal for wonderfully indulgent spa weekends – Spa by Kasia features six treatment suites, three relaxation rooms, a couple’s VIP suite, a traditional Hammam, a Roman-style swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and Asian sensory garden.

grosvenor spa weekends

The Pawfect Treatment: Situated within its own beautifully landscaped gardens and only a stone’s throw from the border of Wales, Grosvenor Hotel offers nothing but relaxing walks for your canine companion. After a day of exploring the Cheshire countryside, enjoy some delicious gastro-style food in the hotel’s bar with Fido who is more than welcome to join you.


5. The Devonshire Arms at Bolton Abbey, North Yorkshire

One of the Yorkshire Dale’s hidden gems, The Devonshire Spa is housed in a stone barn just next to the hotel. Boasting fantastic facilities including a pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, relaxation lounge and therapy rooms – we recommend trying a rejuvenating ESPA treatment before soaking up the beautiful country surroundings.

devonshire spa

The Pawfect Treatment: Your furry friend can expect nothing but top dog treatment at this hotel! Four-legged guests will be provided with blankets, bedding, throws, bowls and leads, plus the hotel always has yummy treats to hand. There are a plethora of fabulous walks in the area which the staff at The Devonshire Arms will provide you with information on, as well as a torch for early morning or evening strolls.


6. Cliveden House, Berkshire

Not only is Cliveden House an exceptionally glamorous petaway, it also houses a first-class spa for you to take advantage of! Offering total relaxation, The Pavilion Spa has six treatment rooms, a heated outdoor pool, hot tubs, indoor swimming pool, whirlpool spa, steam room and sauna. It also offers a range of luxury face and body treatments.

cliveden spa weekends

The Pawfect Treatment: Book a Cliveden Doggie Break and your four-legged friend will receive a comfy bed, yummy treats and a gourmet meal from the chef’s canine menu. Dog sitting and walking services are available, plus your furry friend has over 250 acres of National Trust woodland to explore.


7. The Metropole Hotel, Wales

As the highest AA-rated hotel in mid-Wales, it’s no surprise that The Metropole’s Rock Spa offers superb facilities and treatments. Lounge in the 18 metre heated pool, cleanse your system in the sauna and then receive a soothing facial from one of the spa’s expert therapists. There is even in air conditioned gymnasium if you fancy some cardiovascular therapy.

metropole spa

The Pawfect Treatment: Pets looking to escape modern life will love the nearby river walks and strolling through the picturesque Welsh countryside surrounding the hotel. If you really want to treat your pet, Elan Valley is only a short drive away and has over 72 miles of unspoilt landscape to explore.


8. Bovey Castle, Devon

Tucked away in a beautiful orangery, The Elan Spa at Bovey Castle is the ultimate sanctuary. Float your cares away in the large indoor swimming pool which overlooks the sun terrace and offers stunning views of Dartmoor National Park. The spa also features a steam room, sauna, Jacuzzi and seven treatment rooms.

bovey castle spa weekends

The Pawfect Treatment: A bone-fide canine paradise, Bovey Castle is exceptionally dog-friendly with delicious biscuits at reception, sausages for breakfast and a fabulous pet welcome pack, including bedding and bowls. As the hotel is within Dartmoor National Park, there are an abundance of local walks and countryside for your four-legged friend to enjoy.


9. Dormy House Hotel & Spa, Cotswolds

Dedicated to making all those who enter feel fabulous, Dormy House Hotel’s Scandinavian-style spa sprawls over several floors and features 50 luxury treatments. And let’s not forget the facilities – the spa has a gym, outdoor hot tub, thermal suite, Cotswold lavender sauna, salt therapy room, Rhassoul mud room and a 16 metre infinity pool.

dormy house spa

The Pawfect Treatment: With Dormy House’s prime location on the edge of the Cotswolds, you pet will be spoilt for choice with all the gorgeous countryside to explore and walks to embark on. Four-legged guests will also be provided with a comfy bed, blanket, bowls and some doggie treats.


10. Gleaneagles, Perthshire

Gleneagles award-winning spa offers a host of treatments designed to pamper and rejuvenate your body and mind. Not only can you enjoy Ayurvedic massages, orient-inspired reflexology and hydrotherapies, the hotel offers personal lifestyle programmes tailored to make you feel good inside and out. You can also indulge in some putting therapy on one of Gleneagles golf courses.

gleneagles spa weekends

The Pawfect Treatment: Pets looking for rest, relaxation and exhilaration will love Gleneagles! Set within 850 acres of Perthshire country, Fido will have plenty of grounds to sniff and explore. Should you canine want to relax in style, the hotel’s five-star kennels will provide your furry friend with a king-sized dog bed, food and water.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Explore all our dog-friendly destinations or give our free, expert Pet Concierge Team a call on 0203 642 3162 to book!

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