Essex is a rich tapestry of fascinating towns and villages as well as coastline with dog-friendly beaches at Canvey Island, Southend and Frinton as well as the ancient towns like Colchester - the oldest recorded town dating back to Roman times. As well as beaches to explore there are also gorgeous walks at Highwood Country Park, Aubrey Buxton Nature Reserve and Linnets Wood as well as the famous Epping Forest with its marshland and woodland. And there are plenty of fabulous dog-friendly hotels where your pet will be as welcome as you are!

And if you fancy extending your journey why not head on to Suffolk or Norfolk or nearby Herfordshire for plenty of other dog-friendly hotel options. Don’t forget to also have a look at our fantastic collection of dog-friendly cottages in Essex.

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    This stylish, luxury boutique hotel and restaurant in Essex is the perfect countryside escape for you and your pet offering breath-taking views and complete tranquillity. The hotel is set in 12-acres of grounds overlooking the famous Constable Dedham Vale.
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    Situated in the midst of some of England's most beautiful lowland landscapes, Milsoms is a boutique hotel in Dedham. With 15 stylish bedrooms, a vibrant bar and brasserie restaurant serving inventive seasonal food, Milsoms Hotel offers great value with an attentive service in a relaxed environment.
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    This recently restored, beautiful hotel is situated in the historic market town of Great Dunmow, in the middle of the breath-taking Essex countryside.
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    Welcome to The Pier - a luxury boutique hotel & restaurant in Harwich, Essex. The Pier Hotel is located in two historic buildings that stand proudly on the quay side of old Harwich and consists of 14 stunning bedrooms and two celebrated seafood restaurants. Hotel offers free Wi-Fi plus mini-bars in all rooms and…
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