Looking for a romantic getaway for you and your loved one? But don’t want to leave your pooch behind? We’ve sniffed out 10 of the top romantic getaways where Fido is just as welcome as you!
Tuddenham, Nr Newmarket, IP28 6SQ
Settled in the charming Suffolk countryside, this 17th century converted mill – which still has the original water wheel in the centre of the restaurant – is the perfect combination of rustic and chic. Stay in a stylish and open room, with its own private terrace overlooking the beautiful Suffolk water meadow or mill stream. Or enjoy award-winning dining at Hearty British against the stunning backdrop of the mill pond.
Pet Perks: Your pup is very welcome at the Tuddenham Mill and will love exploring the countryside with you.
Castle Street, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, BS35 1HH, UK
What’s more romantic than a vacation in a castle? You’ll feel like royalty staying in one of the 26 charming and luxurious bedchambers overlooking the Cotswolds. Full of history, beauty and activities you will enjoy each and every moment of your stay.
Pet Perks: Not only will you and your loved one enjoy the splendid romance, but your pooch will love exploring the 14 acres of grounds and gardens.
Climping Street, Climping, West Sussex, BN17 5RW, UK
Dating back to the 13th century, this historic and charming hotel has 39 stunning bedrooms overlooking 30 acres of West Sussex countryside. Dine in the beautiful Tapestry Restaurant decorated with medieval architecture and modern English cuisine, it is the perfect romantic spot for dinner, lunch or tea.
Pet Perks: Bailiffscourt Hotel has many pet perks including a doggie welcome kit, a doggie room service menu and yummy treats that can be sent right up to your room! Only a 5 minute walk to Climping Beach and with full access to the hotel spa – you and your pooch will enjoy the perfect amount of exploration, romance and relaxation this hotel has to offer.
New Milton, New Forest, Hampshire, BH25 6QS, UK
Noted as one of the UK’s finest boutique hotels, the Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa is located within walking distance of the ocean, while sitting on the edge of the New Forest National Park. The dog-friendly rooms here are very unique as they’re built among the trees in the valley – what could be more romantic than panoramic views of the wilderness around you? You can also eat a variety of seasonal themed dishes at the English Vetiver restaurant or a enjoy a session of wine-tasting.
Pet Perks: All dogs over one year old are more than welcome in the hotel with dog sitters available upon request.
Lake Ullswater, Glenridding, Cumbria, CA11 0PE, UK
Set on the shores of Lake Ullswater, the Inn on the Lake’s setting couldn’t be more romantic! With a reputation for outstanding quality and service, you can expect your needs – and your pet’s – to be taken care of. Enjoy 360 degree views of the magnificent Helvellyn Mountain range as you enjoy an afternoon tea by the fire or an award-winning meal at the elegant Lake View restaurant.
Pet Perks: Your furry friend will love exploring the hotel’s spectacular surroundings, and they’ll be provided with their very own dog bed and bowl.
3 Church Lane, Bray-on-Thames, Berkshire, SL6 2AF, UK
Despite its festive name, this 450-year-old cottage makes for a wonderful romantic escape any time of the year! Set in the heart of Bray-on-Thames, this self-catering cottage is only moments from renowned restaurants The Hinds Head and Heston Blumenthal’s The Fat Duck – the perfect spots for an intimate meal.
Pet Perks: Your pooch will be provided bedding, treats and some great route maps of the nearest places to walk. The owners of Christmas Cottage also have two Labradors – Sambucca and Truffle, both of whom love to play!
Chalky Lane, Dogmersfield, Hampshire, RG27 8TD, UK
Elegant and charming, the Four Seasons Hotel is the perfect romantic getaway for you, your loved one and your pooch! There are numerous activities for you to enjoy such as horseback riding, tennis or a relaxing visit to the spa. Set in the English countryside, this Georgian style manor house is the perfect blend of luxury, modern and rustic country living. Enjoy dining at Seasons, one of the Hampshire’s most sought after French-European styled menu.
Pet Perks: There are lots of perks for your pet too. All four-legged guests will be welcomed with a cosy dog bed, bowls, food and water.
Whitehouse Lane, Huntingdon Road, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0LX, UK
With a history that dates back to 1852, the Hotel Felix is a beautiful combination of traditional Victorian architecture and modern 21st century housing. The hotel holds 52 stylish and romantic rooms overlooking the beautiful Cambridgeshire country. Dine at the award-winning two rosette Graffiti restaurant. Overlooking the beautiful front gardens, it is the perfect spot for a romantic evening or afternoon tea. Enjoy a wide range of spa and salon treatments in the comfort of your own room, including massages, hair treatments and more.
Pet Perks: Dogs are very welcome and are even encouraged to dine with you on the garden terrace.
Endsleigh House, Milton Abbot, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0PQ, UK
On high ground overlooking the River Tamar and beyond into Cornwall, Hotel Endsleigh makes a wonderful romantic getaway. This stunning Grade I historic house is set in 108 acres of fairy-tale woodland, follies and grottos that you, your loved one and canine companion will enjoy! We recommend staying in one of superior rooms with fantastic garden views.
Pet Perks: Four-legged friends will love roaming around the hotel’s gorgeous gardens and woodlands. Pet beds and bowls will also be provided for doggie guests.
Gloucestershire, GL53 9QR, UK
The ideal romantic getaway in the rural and beautiful Cotswolds. With scenic views across the Malvern hills, this charming and stylish one bedroom cottage is the perfect location for two and their beloved canine.
Pet Perks: Perfect location for long walks through the Costwolds and with countless views along the 102 mile walking trails around the property. Very pet-friendly!