If the thought of cosying up to your best furry friend by a roaring log fire, having Christmas dinner cooked for you and with wooftastic walks on the doorstep appeals, then check out our tail-waggingly good collection of canine-friendly Christmas and New Year packages. Our expert Pet Concierge team can find you the perfect Christmas or New Year’s Eve pet getaway at a dog-loving hotel where furry friends are just as welcome as you are! So whether you fancy Christmas in the Cotswolds, a Cornish Christmas by the sea or lavish New Year’s Eve break in the Lakes with fell walking included we have something for every breed and budget.
Cary Arms, Devon
Join the Cary Arms’s Christmas or New Year’s Eve house party with your best friend in tow at this luxurious gastro-pub set above dog-friendly Babbacombe beach. Your dog will be able to join you for Christmas lunch and whilst there you can indulge in relaxing spa treatments and lovely coastal walks with your best furry friend by your side.
The three-night Christmas house party package includes a Christmas cocktail party and Christmas Eve supper and after-dinner entertainment. On Christmas Day, enjoy a Champagne Christmas breakfast and a five-course Festive lunch followed by a delicious buffet and quiz night. After a light breakfast on Boxing Day, enjoy a day of walks or have a swim in the new pool. Depart after breakfast on December 27th.
The Bear of Rodborough, Gloucestershire
If you fancy a four-legged Christmas in the Cotswolds The Bear of Rodborough is the place! Set amid 300 acres of National Trust land, this former 17c coaching inn is quirky, cosy and super dog-friendly – renowned for its excellent food it is situated on Rodborough Common with rambling hills and fabulous dog walks on the doorstep. Their Christmas package includes a three-night stay includes a traditional breakfast each morning, afternoon tea, champagne and four-course dinner on Christmas Eve followed by Midnight mass, hot chocolate and cookies. On Christmas Day enjoy Bucks Fizz and present opening by the fire followed by a traditional Christmas lunch. On Boxing Day there’s brunch and a four-course dinner with musical accompaniment by a harpist. Incredibly good value for money and booking fast.
The Eastbury Hotel and Spa, Dorset
For a luxury stay at a truly dog-loving hotel, we recommend the Christmas House party package at The Eastbury. Located in the charming market town of Sherborne, the Eastbury is stylish, friendly with a fabulous gourmet restaurant as well as a sauna, mini gym, steam room and treatment rooms plus doggie walks from the doorstep. On Christmas Eve start your stay with complimentary sloe gin followed by a Christmas Eve cocktail party and supper. On Christmas Day enjoy champagne English breakfast followed by a seven-course Christmas feast with a delicious buffet in the evening with musical accompaniment, On Boxing Day there’s a traditional English breakfast followed by a delicious dinner in their Seasons restaurant. Or join their New Year’s Eve House Party in a Garden deluxe room with champagne reception, dinner, dancing and firework display. The next day enjoy a lazy brunch, followed by a Jurassic coast walk, followed by dinner followed by a hearty breakfast before you leave the next day.
Spread Eagle, East Sussex
One of our favourite dog-welcoming hotels, the Spread Eagle is set in the historic town of Midhurst and one of the oldest coaching inns in existence lends itself perfectly to being decked to the nines for Christmas. With wonderful comfort food, roaring log fires and a tail-wagging welcome for Fido who could ask for more. Their four-legged Christmas package begins on Christmas Eve with a full afternoon tea, canapes and carols on Christmas Eve, breakfast, traditional lunch and buffet supper on the day with a full English breakfast on Boxing Day and no doubt a sausage or two for Fido. There’s a menu of dog walks plus swimming pool and spa.
The Armathwaite Hotel and Spa, Lake District
With a fabulous location on the Bassenthwaite Lake, dog-friendly Armathwaite Hall is set on a private estate with 400 acres of grounds, views of Skiddaw mountain, a spa and fell walking for you and your pet.
Experience three nights of festive fun with your best furry friend with this festive Christmas package at the Armathwaite Hotel set on Bassenthwaite Lake and with 400 acres of grounds for your dog to roam. Christmas Eve begins with a quiz, cocktails and canapes, dinner and midnight mass. On Christmas Day there’s a six-course Christmas lunch followed by mince pies, a visit from Santa, the Queen’s speech and a candlelight walk around the grounds, plus a luxury buffet in the evening. On Boxing Day there’s a fell walking experience with your furry friend, followed by black-tie dinner with casino themed event.
Or book the New Year’s Eve package which includes three nights in a dog-friendly room, breakfast each morning, dinner each evening with cocktails, canapes and entertainment. And on New Year’s day enjoy a bird of prey display and fell walking with fido.
Horn of Plenty, Devon
Situated in the stunning Tamar Valley, this recently renovated manor house hotel is four-legged heaven bordering on Dartmoor National Park and halfway between the North and South Coasts and with five acres of gorgeous grounds for your dog to play. Horn of Plenty is a great choice for an away from it all Christmas with roaring fires, gourmet food and resident dog to greet you. Our package includes three nights in a dog-friendly room, breakfast each morning, with sloe gin on arrival in your room on Christmas Eve followed by afternoon tea by the fire, reception followed by Christmas Eve dinner. On Christmas Day there’s a six-course Christmas lunch and candlelit buffet, on Boxing Day there’s a five-course tasting menu followed by a hearty breakfast next day and farewells.
Ockenden Manor, West Sussex
This Elizabethan Manor house really shines at Christmas time with decorated trees, twinkling lights, roast Turkey, mince pies, and crackling log fires with your best furry friend by your side. You can enjoy a good old fashioned party at Ockenden Manor with doggie walks on the South Downs. Our Christmas package includes three nights in a dog-friendly room and breakfast each morning, afternoon tea on Christmas Eve afternoon tea, carols around the tree, dinner and midnight mass. On Christmas Day there’s a reception with canapes, six-course lunch, tea and Christmas cake followed by a light buffet. On Boxing Day you can enjoy a full English breakfast, afternoon tea, cocktails plus gourmet dinner on shared tables. Guests also have full use of their spa and swimming pool during their stay.
The Lugger Hotel, Cornwall
What could be better than a Cornish Christmas break with your best friend in tow! The Lugger Hotel is in a stunning position surrounded by cliffs and headlands on the harbour’s edge in the gorgeous village of Portloe. Stay for three or four nights over Christmas in a dog-friendly room. Arrive on 23 December for a Cornish cream tea in front of a roaring log fire and settle in for a three-course candlelit evening meal, on Christmas Eve enjoy a full Cornish breakfast, afternoon tea, champagne canapes and five-course dinner. On Christmas Day after bucks fizz breakfast there’s a traditional Christmas lunch, Christmas cake by the fire followed by a light supper. On Boxing Day after breakfast visit the Lost Gardens of Heligan, enjoy afternoon tea and six-course tasting menu. A New Year’s Eve package is also available.
Explore our full collection of cosy cottages and dog-friendly retreats for Christmas and New Year! These fido-festive favourites include all of the trimmings so that you and your pet have a fabulous Winter getaway.