Pet Friendly Holidays England
England is a dog lovers' country and so dog owners are spoiled for choice with an abundance of dog friendly rooms and dog friendly hotels in the UK. If you're looking for a pawsome getaway with your four legged friends.
- Great Yarmouth, EnglandThis spacious property has been thoughtfully presented throughout and offers a large, open-plan, social accommodation, all one level, having doors leading onto the pretty, enclosed, paved garden, with your very own hot tub to enjoy. On a balmy summer day, push open the doors to enjoy alfresco dining, and on an evening, why not relax in your private hot tub and watch the stars with a glass of bubbly. In the morning you can enjoy listening to the songbirds, an ideal spot to relax.
Beautifully styled throughout and the well-equipped kitchen will delight any chef enthusiast, an ideal choice for a family celebration and opportunity to dine together at home. On a balmy summer day open the doors, enjoy dining on the patio, relax in your private hot tub, and on an evening watch the twinkling stars with a glass of bubbly. Each bedroom has been thoughtfully furnished, with the master bedroom enjoying a super-king double bed with an en-suite shower room, and three further bedrooms, and a separate family bathroom. Even though there is no Wi-Fi, there is a strong mobile 4G signal and there are films downloaded on the TV.
This single-storey holiday home is peacefully tucked away in the coastal village of Burgh Castle. The village itself offers a local pub serving good food, 11 minutes’ walking distance, and a local holiday park has a good selection of facilities (day rates are chargeable) including indoor swimming pool (booking is advisable during peak summer) children’s soft play area and club bar and restaurant.
Nearby is one of the UK’s best preserved Roman sites, not only filled with history but it’s a beautiful place to wander, having panoramic views across Breydon Waters to the mills and marshes beyond, teeming with bird life. For super sandy beaches and seaside fun head to Gorleston on Sea or enjoy the Golden Mile at Great Yarmouth offering a host of traditional seaside attractions including the Pleasure Beach fun fair. Thrill seekers are also sure to enjoy a day out at Pleasurewood Hills Theme Park at Lowestoft. For a change of pace, visit Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens and take the tiger walk across the treetops. Nearby Caister Castle features a classic car museum. Enjoy a day at the races, both horse and dog racing available locally. Great days out for the children are BeWILDerwood at Horning, the Dinosaur Park at Lenwade, and Sea Life centre at Great Yarmouth. There are lots of bistro opportunities located within the surrounding area.
You are also close to the Norfolk Broads National Park where you can explore these famous waterways by either chartering your own day launch, kayak, canoe, or paddle board hire or simply sit back and enjoy one of the river trips. This wonderful location means you really are close to all the action, including the city of Norwich, recently voted one of the top five cities to visit in the UK with its Norman castle and numerous museums, galleries, and theatres. Those who enjoy cycling and walking will discover that there are lots of great routes to enjoy from doorstep. Pub and restaurant 0.8 miles. Beach 3.4 miles.£128From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Dereham, EnglandThis glorious barn conversion has been meticulously designed and restored to create a luxurious holiday some for families and friends to enjoy. With open plan kitchen and dining area, the perfect space to come together and enjoy meals with your loved ones. Plus, large living area with games to keep the family entertained. Three kingsize bedrooms on the ground floor all with their own en-suite shower rooms. A spiral staircase leads to the large mezzanine, master bedroom, with kingsize bed plus en-suite bathroom, with bath and shower. Smart TVs in all downstairs bedrooms. From the lounge you will find sliding patio doors to the private and enclosed, rear and side garden, with private hot tub to sit back and relax in after a day exploring the local area. There is also a patio firepit and wood is included. A bespoke garden corner seating area, with built in firepit or drinks cooler, providing the perfect spot to enjoy al fresco dining on a warm day.
The Owl Barn is in a secluded spot, at a Hobby Farm within the owner’s grounds, there are chickens, turkey’s and ducks on site – Children are welcome to help with egg collection. Up to two well behaved dogs (kept on leads) are welcome and there are also dog kennels provided adjacent to the property in a shady spot, if you wish to go out for the day, sole use for Owl Barn guests. An enclosed horse paddock is also available for dogs to run free, horses accepted by request and private arrangement. Perfect for nature lovers, the owner offers access to a tranquil private nature walk within their grounds. Where you can enjoy the local nature. There is a pond and river at the end of the grounds, so please pay attention to warning signs and always supervise children and dogs. There are owl boxes in the trees with fitted cameras, which you will soon be able to view.
Conveniently placed, in the Norfolk village – Saham Toney, next door to an 18 hole Golf course and within a 5-minute drive to Watton, for all essential shops. Local pub within 1 mile. If you would like to explore the local area, Thetford Forest for high lodge forest adventure, Go Ape high ropes course and lots of great cycling and walking routes are just a 30-minute drive. Or take a trip to the stunning North Norfolk Coast and visit the long stretches of sandy beaches in traditional seaside towns, located within an hour’s drive. Norwich – a fine city, is well worth a visit. Offering something for everyone, with an abundance of independent and high street shops and restaurants, nestled within modern and medieval architecture and just a 40-minute drive.£177From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Horning, EnglandIn the lovely Broads village of Horning, a short walk from shops and riverside pubs, this extremely spacious and comfortable lodge property boasts a fine waterside setting with its own mooring in a small marina leading onto the main River Bure. The first floor balcony is a delightful place to relax and watch the boating activity and wildlife, and visitors can enjoy numerous attractions within a short drive. Scenic excursions on the Bure Valley Railway, the Wroxham Barns craft centre, Bewilderwood adventure park, stately Blickling Hall (NT), lovely sandy beaches and the cathedral city of Norwich with its castle, museums and galleries, cinemas and theatres, excellent shopping and wide choice of restaurants are all easily accessible. Situated within a 2 minute walk to a riverside pub, with village shops and other pubs within a 10-minute walk.£81From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Chipping Campden, EnglandHuckleberry Barn stands proudly within a private estate, nestled within fields and farmland. It combines the traditional with ultimate luxury, offering a truly exceptional experience. Lovingly restored you are in for a treat with its open plan living spaces, high beamed ceilings with all the original spindles and a high end country kitchen to cook up a hearty meal. Come together around the country table to enjoy good food, wine and make holiday memories.
The living room opens onto a large secluded courtyard, why not sit under the pergola, have dinner alfresco style whilst enjoying the views of the unspoilt country estate. Those seeking a little more hustle, bustle, and drama, just take a short drive up the road to Stratford upon Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace. Shop until you drop, enjoy some pre-theatre cocktails and world-renowned Royal Shakespeare.
Set on the tip of the Cotswolds you are just a short drive to the famous Chipping Campden area you are perfectly positioned to explore the Cotswolds Way. Want to get a little wild? Take a safari and visit the Cotswold Wildlife Park or soak up the flowers at Kiftsgate Court gardens.
Looking for a truly special meal, or simply do not want the hassle of cooking? Then take advantage of the estate’s private chef. Book the cook whilst you enjoy the delights of your surroundings or simply have a soak in the hot tub or indulge in a personal training session or yoga for one to one or more (must be booked in advance).£267From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Crackington Haven, EnglandMadison is a lovely Swedish designed, detached holiday property situated not far from the beach and benefiting from being just under 8 miles from the popular seaside town of Bude. The property can comfortably accommodate eight guests with all rooms on one level.
There are three bedrooms; one with a super kingsize bed, Smart TV and a lovely en-suite with a multi spray unit, double walk-in shower plus a bath and the other two both being twins (one with a handy sink in it). There’s also a family shower room, again with double walk-in shower. The living space consists of a comfortable living area with Smart TV, a separate dining room with a double sofa bed and a conservatory with seating, a telescope and access to the rear garden and patio. The kitchen/breakfast room offers everything you’ll need for your stay and the utility room has a dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer and coffee machine.
Outside is a large rear garden consisting of trees, lawn and a patio with a big dining table, perfect for outdoor family gatherings. Children will love running in and out of the trees and bushes and hidden away is a quiet sun lounging area. To the front of the property is an additional garden area and parking for up to five cars on the driveway. Then there’s the games rooms which can be accessed via the side of the building, where you will find table tennis, air hockey, darts, table football, a games console, a TV and even a toilet.
If it’s the beach life you’re looking for then you’ll be spoiled for choice with the nearest beach being just 3 miles away. Much of the coastline in this area is owned by the National Trust and is a haven for wildlife, providing fabulous walking opportunities. There are many pretty coves and inlets to discover within a short drive including Crackington Haven, Boscastle, Morwenstow and stunning Tintagel, inextricably linked to the legend of King Arthur. Further afield the fishing port of Padstow is a popular tourist destination. Bude is a fabulous coastal town and has something for everyone including great beaches, rockpools and cafés to watch it all from. The rolling waves are great for surfing all year round and the footpaths by the restored canal or on the Southwest Coast Path offer you a superb opportunity to explore the outstanding countryside. Bude also has a superb golf course, indoor swimming pool, bowling alley/indoor play area and a heritage centre at Bude Castle.
Madison is also perfectly located for you to discover the many natural delights that North Devon has to offer such as Exmoor National Park with its magical night skies in Europe’s first ‘Dark Sky Reserve’, the many rugged coastal towns and quaint villages such as Hartland, Lynton & Lynmouth, Ilfracombe and the world-famous Clovelly Village. There are plenty of family-oriented places to visit including Exmoor Zoo, Milky Way Adventure Park, The Big Sheep farm-themed park and many others.£119From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Skipton, EnglandTop Lodge has recently undergone a full refurbishment, Top Lodge has been exquisitely reimagined with optimal spaces and a retro-meets-modern, Pugin-inspired interior design. The result is a charming getaway home for up to six people to enjoy time exploring the beautiful surroundings of the Broughton Sanctuary and the glorious Yorkshire countryside and attractions beyond. Located within the grounds of Broughton Hall, the property features spacious living and ample outdoor space. The ground floor is accessed via the kitchen door and is comprised of a downstairs bedroom (double or twin), kitchen, dining room, sitting room, shower room and toilet. On the first floor you’ll find two bedrooms (double or twin) and two bathrooms, each with a shower and bath. Outside the property are its original outbuildings and a pleasant garden area overlooking peaceful woodlands. As part of your stay, you’ll have free, exclusive access to England’s largest rewilding estate. So you can spend time together in nature, wandering ancient woodlands, cycling moorland trails, or enjoying picnics by the riverside. It’s a country getaway like no other.
For a relaxing day out venture further into the Yorkshire Dales to the picturesque villages of Grassington, 12 miles, and Kettlewell, 5 miles further, calling at Kilnsey Trout Farm on the way and a stop off to watch the climbers hang off Kilnsey Crag. Many walks and cycle routes for all abilities can be found here and all around the area. Country pubs serving local produce are within easy reach should you wish to dine out during your stay, with the closest just 500 yards away and easily reached via a stroll through the estate grounds. Top Lodge provides a tranquil retreat away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life but will come alive when filled with your family and friends, yet is within very easy reach of the main town of Skipton and surrounding attractions, what more could you want. Shops 3½ miles, pub/restaurant 500 yards.
The properties can be booked together to accommodate larger groups.£170From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Bridlington, EnglandCorner Cottage is a spacious and accessible dormer bungalow set on a quiet residential side street just a 10-minute walk from the beach in the thriving harbour town of Bridlington on the Yorkshire coastline. With ramped access all round and with plenty of social space and a large kitchen this holiday home is perfect for those less able, family groups or friends looking to come together to enjoy this beautiful part of the East Riding of Yorkshire.
Step inside and find a bright and airy living room with deep filled sofas and an electric fire for the cooler winter months. Dual-aspect windows flood the room with natural light and offer lovely views of the enclosed garden. Blinds are provided to keep the sun out during the height of summer. Across the hall can be found the dining room with plenty of seating for eight. The modern kitchen is to the rear of the property and provides a host of appliances, there’s even a small breakfast table that sits to one side and is great space for enjoying a morning coffee or a glass or two of wine whilst watching the chef in the group rustle up a delicious evening meal. Ramped access leads from the kitchen into the garage where you can find a washing machine and tumble dryer. Garden access can also be found from the kitchen.
The ground floor plays host to a large wet room style bathroom with shower and two bedrooms, a kingsize double with built-in wardrobes and a twin room with garden views. To the first floor are two further bedrooms with sloping ceilings and Velux windows – a double and a twin room. The house bathroom offering a bath with shower attachment completes the accommodation. Corner Cottage provides an enclosed dog friendly garden with two seating areas, pretty borders and a neatly trimmed lawn. This is ideal for children to play safely, enjoy an alfresco breakfast during the summer months or perhaps have a BBQ of an evening.
Bridlington offers a plethora of tea rooms, restaurants, amusements and convenience stores. It also offers two beautiful sandy beaches, a promenade for relaxing seafront walks and a thriving spa and theatre offering a packed events programme throughout the summer months. Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Burton Agnes Hall and Sledmere House and Gardens are all within a short drive of the property and a little further along the coast is Filey and the pretty village of Flamborough with its working lighthouse.
For bird watchers, a visit to RSPB Bempton Cliffs is a must. With miles of walking and cycling routes don’t forget to bring your bikes. The Yorkshire Wolds are waiting to be explored and the historic city of York is also under an hour’s drive away. Whether you’re staying to celebrate a special occasion or to just enjoy spending time with friends and family, make Corner Cottage the base for your Bridlington holiday. Beach ½ mile. Pub and restaurant ¾ mile.£82From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Wadebridge, EnglandKelly Green Mill is part of the Lamellen Estate which has been in the family for generations. It was a barn and mill for cattle feeds and part of Kelly Green farm. Recently, new buildings have replaced the old and the farm has been moved away. The Property has views up the Allen valley and the garden, mostly grass and shrubs, is about 2 acres. There is a fence along the River Allen, which is a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Kelly Green Mill has all amenities that you can think of for a perfect family holiday including a spacious open plan living, kitchen and dining area, a games room with a half size snooker/pool table, snug room with TV, DVD, children’s games and a separate TV which can also be used for gaming.
With excellent access to the A39 all of the delights of the north Cornwall coast are within easy reach, the golden sandy beaches are plentiful from Trebarwith Strand to Newquay, and you are thoroughly spoilt for choice. The quaint fishing village of Port Isaac is 10 minutes away and is famed for being an artist’s retreat and a film location for the likes of Doc Martin and Poldark. Padstow, and Rock, on the opposite bank of the Camel Estuary are both well worth a visit and there is a plethora of restaurants to suit all tastes from Michelin starred fine dining to cosy Cornish pubs with great home cooked food. Beach 8¾ miles.
This property can be booked together with Honeysuckle (CWC 5159635), Rose Cottage (CWC516306) and The Linney (CWC544710) to accommodate up to 21 guests.£151From price per night based on 7 night stay
- EnglandHatchers Barn is joined to Olivers Barn – also available to rent – a perfect add on for larger groups. They mirror each other and are two beautiful barn conversions in the stunning North Wessex Downs, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. They are the perfect properties for both family and friend groups looking for excellent quality accommodation to reunite and get together in a beautiful part of the country. They can be booked together to sleep up to 16 or as two completely separate houses of 8. It’s a wonderland for walkers with a footpath from the front door which will take you into the beautiful countryside. Cycling is also very popular in this area with plenty of routes to take and discover.
Other local attractions and activities in the area include Barbury shooting school, Lambourn racing stables, Newbury Racecourse, Highclere Castle (also known as the filming location for Downton Abbey), Avebury Stone Circle, Donnington Castle, Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre, and the prestigious Windsor Castle.£197From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Stanhope, EnglandThe Stables is a stunning property and sits in an elevated position with grand views over rolling countryside, just outside the popular village of Stanhope in the Durham Dales. Within the extensive grounds there is a variety of seating areas, picnic tables and loungers - something here for everyone. Completed in July 2022, The Stables has been finished to an exceptional standard. Care has been taken to allow for accessible entry for less mobile guests, or wheelchair users. The spacious open plan living space has huge floor to ceiling windows bringing the outside in, the leather corner sofas are positioned to take full advantage of this. A suspended egg chair is bound to be a firm favourite, while a wall mounted Smart TV provides entertainment. There is a large well-equipped kitchen/dining room, boot room, a utility room and separate toilet. The bedrooms offer flexible sleeping arrangements on request.
Outside, enjoy a dip in the hot tub set in a smaller courtyard garden, a great way to relax after a busy day. Amble down to the fountain to find a quiet spot to read a book or enjoy an al fresco supper. As night draws in, take a warm throw to wrap up and sit and experience the amazing starry skies above. The children will love the activity play area. To cater for your stay, grocery deliveries from the major supermarkets are available, and if required arrangements can be made for a local Thai chef to provide meals on request (by contacting the owner).
The village centre is approximately one mile away with an excellent variety of local amenities, where you will find pubs, tea shops, cafés, butchers, bakers, and takeaways. Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Stanhope is often referred to as ’The Gateway to the Dales’. There are many established walks, cycle paths, and routes running directly from the town and out toward some of the traditional villages. In the warmer weather, enjoy the Weardale Open Air Swimming Pool. Also ideal for children is the Weardale Railway which stops in Stanhope, and covers an 18-mile heritage line that chugs through parts of County Durham and has different events all year round. Other attractions include a visit to Raby Castle, or Barnard Castle with its lovely riverside walks and the famous Bowes Museum. Two horses, dogs, cats, and four hens live on the property.£166From price per night based on 7 night stay