Top 10 Dog-Friendly Hotels in Hampshire

From the New Forest with its forests and woodlands to explore, picture postcard villages with fabulous beaches and gardens, Hampshire is truly a pet owner’s paradise! Choose from our top manor houses, dog-friendly luxury spa hotels and picturesque country houses for a unique and characterful retreat with your four-legged friend. Relax in the hotel’s spa and leisure facilities, dine with your furry plus-one in Michelin star in-house restaurants or head out to discover the fabulous Hampshire countryside, your perfect dog-friendly adventure awaits!

New Park Manor Hotel, Brockenhurst

Nestled in the heart of the New Forest, dog-friendly New Park Manor is a luxury spa hotel in Brockenhurst, tucked away in the National Park and formally a Royal Hunting Lodge. Now a haven of peace and tranquillity, enjoy the abundance of walks through the New Forest with your best furry friend, through the grounds to the Oak Inn in Bank near Lyndhurst or nearby the popular villages of Beaulieu and Brockenhurst.

After a long day of exploring, dine at New Park Manor’s award-winning Stag Restaurant where you can even treat yourself to a champagne tea with your furry plus-one by your side.

The Mayflower, Lymington

The dog-friendly Mayflower in Lymington is a stylish coastal pub and an AA Four-Star Gold Inn. Instantly recognisable for its traditional exterior and nautical theme throughout, The Mayflower is perfect for coastal canines with the spacious rooms boasting beautiful views over the historic Lymington harbour where you can venture along the 60-mile footpath following the coast of the Solent.

Also embark on a dog-friendly day out to Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary, Exbury Gardens and steam railway, or the New Forest National Park, perfect for experiencing something a little different with your four-legged friend.

Chewton Glen, Barton-on-Sea

Dating back to the 18th century, Chewton Glen is regarded as one of the UK’s finest boutique hotels. Set in 130 acres of stunning grounds and within walking distance of the sea – Chewton Glen provides a plethora of fabulous views and plenty of grounds for your furry friend to explore.

Each treehouse suite is the perfect home from home, complete with a fully fitted kitchenette where a tasty breakfast hamper will be delivered to you each morning. For the ultimate indulgence, you can treat you and your canine guest to a dine-in service allowing a top chef to craft delicious meals tailored to all of your needs.


Lainston House, Winchester

Set amongst 63 acres of beautiful parkland, Lainston House is a five-star luxury country house hotel in Winchester. A true 17th century gem, its lavish interior and award-winning restaurant will provide you and your pet with a wealth of wonderful holiday experiences, including fantastic off-lead walks through the countryside.

After venturing along local county routes, the New Forest National Park or returning from Southsea Beach just a short drive away, dine with your dog in The Cedar Bar or on the terrace where only the finest local ingredients will leave you returning for more.

Thatched Cottage Hotel, Brockenhurst

The dog-friendly Thatched Cottage Hotel is a charming Grade II listed hotel combining modern essentials with historic charm. Located in the village of Brockenhurst in the heart of the New Forest National Park, arrive to special treats for your best furry friend before venturing on a wonderful walk across nearby open heathland and forest.

Discover the many dog-welcoming restaurants and pubs in the village or dine at the hotel’s cosy bar with your canine companion by your side. During your stay enjoy a classic Hampshire afternoon tea which includes delicious scones and cakes from the comfort of the hotel’s rustic dining room.

Balmer Lawn Hotel, Brockenhurst

Perfect for romantic breaks or getaways with the whole family, Balmer Lawn Hotel is a gorgeous family-run country house hotel set in the heart of the fabulous New Forest National Park. With plenty of walks nearby and activities available at the hotel including an indoor swimming pool and spa, you and your canine companion will be spoilt for choice for activities to get up to.

Adventure-loving hounds will love the direct access to the 145 sq miles of New Forest woodland, with the hotel providing a dog walking map of top New Forest walks. Also, make sure to visit dog-friendly Exbury Gardens for an abundance of new smells and sights just a short drive away.

The Grosvenor Hotel, Stockbridge

Set in the heart of Stockbridge, the smallest town in England and home to the River Test, The Grosvenor Hotel is a recently restored dog-friendly hotel with a wonderful array of walks on the doorstep. Venture along the fabulous Test Valley and walk the Test Way, a 44-mile-long path beginning at Inkpen and following much of the River Test to Eling or discover the Stockbridge Marshes.

As an area of outstanding natural beauty, the Marshes provide wonderful easy access for you and your furry friend to discover Hampshire’s great outdoors. Head back to The Grosvenor’s seriously stylish dog-friendly garden rooms that lead on to a beautiful walled garden where canine guests can rest their legs.


Wardbrook House Hotel, Hampshire 

Dog-friendly Warbrook House Hotel is a magnificent Grade I listed mansion set in over 120 acres of Grade II listed gardens, complete with its very own Versailles-style canal. Located near the Berkshire-Hampshire border, it is wonderfully positioned to enjoy many beautiful walks.

You and your dog can dine together in the bar, coffee lounge or residents’ lounge and enjoy an evening meal created by Executive Head Chef Chris Johnson. Before heading off on your travels, make sure to treat your best furry friend to a doggy afternoon tea, specially created to suit your dog’s taste and dietary requirements.

New Place Hotel, Hampshire

A superb dog-friendly destination located in the heart of the Hampshire countryside, New Place Hotel is a stunning Grade I listed manor hotel surrounded by 32-acres of beautiful grounds. Stroll through the nearby woodland with your four-legged friend or make the most of the wonderful grounds.

The hotel even provides an array of contemporary amenities including croquet lawn and a cricket pitch, or make the most of the indoor heated swimming pool while your dog relaxes in the room. Continue your indulgent stay with a hearty meal on the picturesque terrace with your canine companion by your side.

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