Dog Friendly Lodges Suffolk
With a staggering coastline, wonderful countryside and a variety of charming villages and towns, Suffolk has everything for your perfect pet getaway. Whether you roam the streets of Ipswich, soak up the history in Bury St Edmunds, or take a walk along one of the many gorgeous beaches, you and your pooch are sure to have an amazing time.
- Stonham Aspal, England
Alde Barn is a luxury dog-friendly holiday cottage in the beautiful Suffolk countryside.£216Price per night fromPetsPyjamas Exclusive Package Available
- Kessingland, EnglandWelcome to Poplar Terrace, a lovingly furnished property that is just perfect for your getaway. The crisp interior will make you feel at ease straight away, a real home from home. Kick back and relax in the cosy living room and snuggle up to watch your favourite movie, whilst the wood burner keeps you toasty.
You’ll find the kitchen well-equipped with everything needed to prepare delicious home cooked meals, with plenty of space in the dining room for everyone to gather round and enjoy together. Every detail has been thought of here, expect comfy beds and bedding, for a refreshing night’s sleep. Opposite the property is a sign “to the beach” leading to a footpath which takes you directly onto the dog friendly beach, just a minutes’ walk away.
Kessingland is perfect for families. The beach is less crowded than its neighbouring seaside towns and is a wonderful place to explore nature. Along the coastline you’ll find Benacre National Nature Reserve, the perfect location for bird watchers and nature lovers. Children and adults will love Africa Alive, 100 acres of parkland and home to lions, giraffes, rhinos and hundreds of other exotic species, just a 5-minute drive away. Beach 200 yards. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile away.£65Price per night from
- Woodbridge, EnglandThe cottage, located in a conservation area, is set a short distance off the high street down a quiet lane. Both countryside and the Suffolk coastline are within easy reach. Renovated in 2022 to offer an excellent standard of comfort and equipment. Inside, you will find a few beams, along with a wood burner in the living room to snuggle beside on cooler evenings, or play some of the board games. The kitchen is well equipped to dine at home, and for any foodies looking to dine out, the local area is plentiful with many good eateries. To the rear is a lovely, enclosed lawn garden and further seating secretly tucked away with a lovely view across the beautiful countryside, with the River Deben flowing nearby. Just a stroll from the cottage is a play barn and cafe that families with children under 7 can enjoy. The play area behind the village hall has a skate park, and non members can book a session on the courts at the tennis club. A Short drive away is horse riding for all ages and abilities together with their cafe.
The cottage is a short distance down a quiet lane where horses can often be seen wandering by, and is within walking distance of the high street which is well served with a supermarket, newsagent, hairdressers, beauticians, vet and restaurants. You will also find dog friendly cafes where you can eat inside, outside or take away. They offer ready meals, soups and Friday night stone baked Italian pizza to order for take away. You can walk from the doorstep across the water meadows to the 14th century inn located in the next village.
The surrounding countryside in the Deben Valley is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with picturesque countryside. Woodbridge is a bustling market town with a range of independent shops, fine dining pubs, restaurants and coffee shops, as well as a swimming pool, independent cinema, sailing and glorious walks along the River Deben. The train station is in neighbouring Campsea Ashe with rail links to London, the coast and the Broads. The ancient Saxon burial ground at Sutton Hoo (National Trust), along with The Suffolk Punch Trust is 6 miles away, and the famous seaside resorts of Aldeburgh and Southwold are within easy reach.
A 25-minute drive away is the port of Felixstowe and its beaches, with the passenger foot and bike ferry leaving from Landguard Fort to historic Harwich and Shotley. Suffolk boasts many country estates for visiting including Helmingham Hall, Crows Hall and Heveningham Hall. Nearby is Snape Maltings which is famous for being Benjamin Britten’s concert hall. The Latitude Festival, held annually at Henham Park, and the Constable Country villages of Dedham and East Bergholt, are a 35-minute drive. The towns of Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich and Colchester are all within easy reach for a great day out. Close by you can visit Framlingham Castle - the famous ‘Castle on the Hill’, Shawsgate Vineyard, Bruisyard and Heveningham Hall, along with Easton Farm Park. Beach 12 miles. Shop and restaurants 250 yards.£106Price per night from
- Halesworth, EnglandThere are original and contemporary elements to the Shoemakers Cottage, creating a tranquil environment for guests to enjoy. The property is located just minutes from the main thoroughfare in the traditional market town of Halesworth, which is home to many cafés, shops, a library and pubs.
The beautifully designed living room includes all the wonderful original features you would expect in a cottage, including stunning beamed walls and ceiling, original brick flooring, and brick fireplace. The room has been beautifully furnished with a mixture of both modern and antique furniture. The kitchen has shaker style units, with all of the modern conveniences you could ever need, along with a dining table with four chairs. Double doors lead out onto the courtyard garden, allowing you to dine alfresco. The master bedroom has been carefully designed to offer a tranquil space to relax in after a long day exploring Suffolk. There is a bespoke kingsize bed in this room and the most notable feature is the really impressive roll top bath, providing the perfect relaxation area. This room also has a wall mounted smart TV. On the second floor you will find the second bedroom. This is a very pleasant space for adults and children alike. The room includes two 3ft full size single beds.
A delightful property situated within walking distance of the historic, pedestrianized centre of this bustling market town. Southwold with its lighthouse, sandy beaches, pier and beach huts is just 7 miles away. This stunning holiday home is perfectly situated for tranquil walks and exploring the nearby coast. RSPB Minsmere and Dunwich are less than 10 miles away. Cultural events at ‘The Cut’ theatre, inns, restaurants and shops are all within ½ mile.£83Price per night from
- Halesworth, EnglandPear Tree Cottage is a delightful, semi-detached period cottage in the village of Wenhaston, close to Southwold and the Suffolk Heritage Coast. The property benefits from a large double bedroom accessed through the single room. The annexe, with a double bedroom and en-suite shower room, is a building adjoining the cottage, with a separate exterior door only a few steps from the cottage entrance. A wood burner in the low-beamed living room makes sitting by the fire the perfect way to spend a winter evening. The stunning mature enclosed garden is raised and private, ideal for dog owners, and is a perfect place to dine outdoors on the warm summer evenings that this popular part of Suffolk enjoys. There are two parking spaces but one is only suitable for a small car, high speed broadband (65-70mb) is available and normally a good 4G mobile reception on most phone networks.
You are ideally placed to explore both coast and country at this location. There is a popular traditional pub serving food and real ales a 5-minute walk from the cottage, which also has a cosy open fire. There is also a village store ½ mile away, a butchers at Bramfield, 2 miles, and a supermarket, petrol stations and a wide range of shops at Halesworth. You can enjoy walking routes around the village heathland and through to an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, close to Blythburgh. The parish church features the celebrated Wenhaston Doom painting, one of the finest such exhibits in the country, depicting the final judgement of souls.
The market town of Halesworth is a short drive inland and has a rich history of brewing, malting and agriculture. A wonderful blend of old and new buildings can be seen throughout the town. Along the pedestrian thoroughfare, you can explore the independent shops including bakers, antique shops and, of course, pubs and restaurants.
To the east is the ever popular location of Southwold, which can be easily reached by bus or car. This coastal town is known for its sandy beach and colourful beach huts that line the promenade, which leads to the iconic pier. Popular with young and old, the pier was built in 1900 and it was reconstructed in 1987 and now offers a café, restaurant and traditional Victorian entertainment. Together with stunning views, it really is a must when visiting Suffolk. Southwold has an array of winding streets lined with bustling shops, as well as independent, quirky and award-winning restaurants. It is also the home of Adnams, a Suffolk brewery renowned for its ale.
Also nearby is the RSPB reserve at Minsmere, as seen on TV, and home to a large colony of avocets. An excellent choice of coastal walks including the beach (5 miles). Shop ½ mile, pub and restaurant 500 yards.£105Price per night from
- Tattingstone, EnglandThis cosy romantic cottage is all you need to get away together, just the two of you. Lovingly restored this beautiful retreat offers just what you have been searching for. The beautiful cottage garden complements the exterior of this pretty hideaway and once inside the modern furnishings and calming colours will help you relax into a break away you will never forget.
Well-appointed and stylishly furnished, it has a pretty cottage garden (accessed by a stable door), ideal for enjoying breakfast in the summer, al fresco dining or unwinding after a days’ adventure with a glass of wine. Perfectly poised to discover both Suffolk and Essex – there is sure to be something to keep you entertained. The quintessential town of Southwold with its miles of unspoilt landscape is just waiting to be explored. From the harbour and beach to numerous pubs and restaurants, perfect for a cosy candlelit dinner, before a romantic walk just for two.
The lovely coastal resort of Aldeburgh is just as inviting with a good selection of restaurants, some serving fresh seafood, as well as great walking opportunities. Follow the coast, as it guides you towards Thorpeness with the crashing waves and the rugged coastline as your backing track. Colchester, Britain’s oldest recorded town is easily accessible offering entertainment of a different kind. From the history, the art and the good shopping, there is lots here to keep you busy. Explore the town centre filled with shops, cafes, and restaurants, or stop and sample the local Colchester ale, as you absorb this cosmopolitan town. Many nearby attractions include Dedham Vale and Constable Country with Flatford Mill and Sir Alfred Munning’s house.
Ideal birdwatching and walking area; fishing and tennis nearby. Alton Water is on the doorstep with bicycles, sailing dinghies and windsurfers for hire. Jimmy’s Farm (from the TV series) is also nearby. Farm shop 50 yards, pub 1 mile.£146Price per night from
- Lowestoft, EnglandThis traditional, end-terraced fisherman’s cottage overlooks a grassed area and out over the sea, with a sea view from the double bedroom. Retaining original charm, it is an ideal holiday home at any time of year and is just a short stroll from the sandy beach. Local attractions include Pleasurewood Hills Theme Park, Africa Alive at Kessingland or the East Anglia Transport Museum. Drive the Suffolk Heritage Coast to Southwold, Walberswick, Aldeburgh and RSPB sanctuary at Minsmere, or spend day at Oulton Broads which offers sailing and boat hire. Shop ¼ mile, pub and restaurant 250 yards.£105Price per night from
- Falkenham, EnglandOriginally the coach house to the vicarage, this comfortable, detached holiday home has been restored and guests can enjoy a private area of garden as well as use of the owner’s 4-acre grounds. Set between the Rivers Deben and Orwell, The Coach House is a haven from which to discover this part of the country. Ideal to explore Suffolk and Essex with the town of Woodbridge and the resort of Felixstowe just a short drive. Shop and restaurant 2 miles, pub 1 mile.£62Price per night from
- Cratfield, EnglandSet on a quiet country lane, this stunning, detached, Grade II listed barn conversion is perfect for a relaxing family holiday or celebration. Steeped in character with a wealth of beams, the spacious dining room has a vaulted ceiling and bi-folding doors, opening onto decking and an enclosed garden with views over open countryside. There is a large kitchen, a TV snug, a second living room and a games room. Guests can enjoy exploring 4 acres of grounds including a small orchard. Situated just a few minutes drive from the well served village of Laxfield, Rose Farm Barn is conveniently located for exploring the Suffolk coast and countryside. The nearby historic market towns of Framlingham and Halesworth have a range of interesting shops, restaurants and cafés, all housed in buildings of many ages. Framlingham also has a 12th century castle, a splendid example of Norman architecture. Aldeburgh, famous for its fish and chips and links with Benjamin Britten, and Southwold with its pier and colourful beach huts, Snape Maltings concert hall, Orford and the RSPB reserve at Minsmere, are all within easy reach. Travelling inland, guests can enjoy the ancient burial ground at Sutton Hoo (NT) and the riverside market town of Woodbridge, with its swimming pool and independent cinema. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.£689Price per night from
- Lowestoft, EnglandSituated in the ever popular town of Pakefield, near Lowestoft, Albion Cottage is a renovated, end terrace property, and is only 100 yards from a sandy beach, making it ideal for fishing. Its bright interior makes it a more than comfortable base to relax in following a day of sun, sea, sand and fun on the Suffolk Coast. There are many things to do in the surrounding area, including Africa Alive, which is a renowned nature reserve, Lowestoft, with its popular pier, and Pleasurewood Hills, the UK’s most easterly theme park. Further inland, you will find Oulton Broad, part of the Norfolk Broads National Park. From here, you can fish (licence required), hire a day boat or sit back and watch the passing pleasure craft. Southwold, Aldeburgh and Dunwich are all within easy reach by car. Beach 100 yards. Shop, pub and restaurant 100 yards.£165Price per night from