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Sandy Paws

16 Jan 2023 — 23 Dec 2023

Escape to Suffolk this year with a dog-friendly package from The Ship at Dunwich.

Included in this offer:

  • One-night stay in a dog-friendly room
  • Breakfast for the humans in the morning
  • Dinner allocation of £30 per person in the evening
  • Doggy extras including a dog bed, towel, bowl, treat and toy
  • DOGS STAY FREE when you book with PetsPyjamas, saving you £25 per night!
  • Access to 24/7 emergency vet line during your trip worth £20
  • Access to VIP loyalty programme, Priority Paws, worth £25

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Offer excludes Valentines, Christmas, New Years and special events, such as races. Offer can be booked multiple nights in a row.

From £260
2 adults & 1 dog
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About this property

Nestled between Southwold and Aldeburgh, dog-friendly The Ship at Dunwich in Suffolk is set in a quiet, idyllic village surrounded by nature reserves, heathland and beach. Once a haunt of smugglers, The Ship now provides the perfect place to eat, drink, relax and get away from it all; with real ales, real, home-cooked food and a real fire for your dog to curl up by after a long walk. For food-loving sun-seekers, take a seat amongst the cluster of fruit trees in our spacious beer garden or in the sheltered courtyard for some of the best al fresco dining on the Suffolk coast. The year-round dog-friendly Dunwich beach is just a few minutes walk away, and numerous woodland and wild coastline walks are at your doorstep – the perfect ingredients for a tail-waggingly good getaway! With 16 individually and newly styled and decorated en suite rooms that reflect the properties period features, the Ship provides the best escape for a short break on the Suffolk Coast. Their 'Best' rooms are all large bedrooms and are ideal if you want some extra space during your stay. The Marsh view Rooms add an extra something special with breath-taking views stretching over Dingle marshes towards always dog-friendly Walberswick beach, where dogs are always welcome. 

Dine with Your Dog

Your pet is welcome to dine with you in the cosy bar, conservatory and breakfast room. Homemade, reasonably priced and traditional in flavour – there is plenty for you and your pet to enjoy at The Ship's cosy bar and restaurant. Classic favourites such as pie of the day, slow-cooked pork belly and sticky toffee pudding grace the menu, with a list of good wines and proper ales to match. The bright conservatory and spacious garden are lovely for every occasion. Or you can leave your dog in the room should you prefer.

Bow wow factor

Water and dog biscuits will be provided for your pet, and the enormous garden is great for walking and playing.

Need to know

By The Sea
By The Sea
Dine With Pet
Dine With Pet
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Family Rooms
Family Rooms
Satellite Television
Satellite Television

Bedrooms & Suites

With wonderfully comfortable beds and the sound of the sea to lull you to sleep each night, you won't want to leave your room at The Ship. Each room features traditional furnishings such as old-fashioned iron bedsteads, as well as fully sprung mattresses, sumptuous feather bedding, modern en-suite facilities, White Company toiletries, tea and coffee making facilities, TVs and Wi-Fi.


The 'Good' bedrooms are The Ship's version of a standard room - cosy and individually furnished with traditional furniture, these rooms are perfect for two and your four-legged friend.

2 adults   1 pet  


The 'Best' rooms are the largest hotel rooms available at The Ship in Dunwich, and ideal if you want some extra space during your stay. The rooms are well appointed and individually furnished with traditional furniture and are ideal for families, offering space for extra beds and cots (which can be provided on request).

3 adults   1 pet  

Marsh View

All the Marsh View Best rooms offer the comforts of the Good and Best rooms but add an extra something special with breath-taking views stretching over Dingle marshes towards the Walberswick and the sea. View the beauty of Suffolk's coastal landscape from the comfort of your bed.

2 adults   1 pet  

Dog-Friendly Nearby

The year-round dog-friendly beach at Dunwich is a must with a wonderful fish and chip restaurant right on the beach. Want to stretch your legs? Take an hour’s walk on the beach from Dunwich to Walberswick or head to Southwold to chase waves and play ball on the beach. There are also lots of heathland and marshes to explore.

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