Many people want to take their four-legged friend with them on holidays so we set out to find the 25 most dog-friendly hotels England has to offer.
These hotels are specially set up to welcome dogs and where treats, soft places to sleep and great walking options are all part of the offering. Instead of leaving such an important part of the family at home you can bring them with you and enjoy your holiday even more.
So pack the lead, make room in the boot and bring the dog along. These are the 25 most dog-friendly hotels England has to offer…
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It’s all about adventure for your canine friend, and with over 500 acres of stunning grounds for walks and exploring, the Four Seasons Hotel in Hampshire offers more than a few heart-thumping adventures for your dog.
It costs £35 per night per dog but for that price, you will get food, spring water, bowls and a comfy bed.
The Milestone Hotel in Kensington doesn’t want you to have to leave your dog at home. So, they’ve introduced their special ‘Pet Services.’ It’s all about creating a unique package to ensure your favourite friend has the time of their lives.
Your pet will receive a tailor-made welcome hamper, which includes a toy, a treat, a Milestone tag and clean-up bags.
There is also a water bowl with fresh mineral water, and their in-house pet menu will blow your pet’s mind. The final cherry on top is their “Turndown Treat” which is all they’ll need for a perfect night’s sleep.
Four-legged guests over the age of one are always welcome at the Fox Hill Manor. They charge £30 per dog per stay, which includes a cosy dog bed and a toy to keep them occupied.
The estate and surrounding areas are the perfect place for you and your four-legged friend to stretch your legs before relaxing back at the manor. A Dog’s Dinner menu can be ordered at an additional charge.
With 27 acres of grounds to explore and spacious dog-friendly rooms, Bishopstrow Hotel & Spa is the perfect location to spend time away with your best friend.
Dogs are accepted by prior arrangement only and subject to availability of a dog-friendly room, so make sure to plan ahead. The £10 per night charge excludes food, so be sure to bring a few extra treats.
The Cholmondeley Arms feels more like a quaint hometown pub than a hotel, and we’re sure your dog will totally be into the vibes. However, you’ll both be made to feel most welcome in this super charming venue.
With six gorgeous rooms to choose from the place is packed full of character. There is no better feeling than going for a long walk with your dog in the area before retiring back here for great food and a couple of drinks.
The Cliveden House is by far one of the most dog-friendly hotels England has to offer. With over 250 acres of National Trust woodland paths nearby designed for your dog to explore, there’s a good chance they won’t ever want to leave.
Accommodations cost £35 per night for your dog which includes a doggie bed, delicious treats and even a doggie menu available on request (additional charge).
Dogs are welcome in the bedrooms and public areas, but not the dining rooms, The Spa or Walled Garden.
Rosewood London likes to take care of their furry friends as much as they take care of their human ones.
Dogs receive a sumptuous bed, delicious welcome treats, water/food bowls as well as Pearl’s Guide to London with recommendations from local dog-friendly restaurants, bars and parks including Lincoln’s Inn Field, located moments from the hotel.
This is the perfect way to come and enjoy this wonderful city while having your best friend right there beside you every step of the way.
From pup-icures to pawsecco, the hotel aims to take even the most dog-eared pets from ruff to ravishing in just one night!
While guests always get the five-star treatment during their stay, their furry friends can be whisked away for pampering all of their own. Each lucky pup can get a curly blow and get their nails done, all courtesy of local dog-grooming services, which the hotel takes care of – perfect after muddy walks in the countryside.
Canine guests will even have a doggy bed all their own to relax in and chill out after a long day of walkies.
The 33-acre estate at The Oakley Court is the perfect place to start a long walk before you sink into a cosy armchair by the fire and enjoy a satisfying drink or a bite to eat with your pup beside you.
Dogs are welcome in all areas of the hotel except The Dining Room. And, they provide a bed, blanket and bowl for your dog so there’s no need to worry about cramming anything extra into the boot.
Hotel staff also have treats on hand for when you arrive. But shh, leave that as a surprise for Fido.
In the Cotswolds, you’ll find that Hare and Hounds Hotel is one of the most dog-friendly hotels in England.
Your dog can stay in the room with you where you’ll discover wonderful little details, such as the staff bringing an extra sausage with breakfast for your pup. They also serve an afternoon tea which features food for you and treats for your pooch.
The hotel will provide you with a map of the grounds including walking route and scoop bags. The local area has some of the most beautiful walks and scenery in the country so you and your dog will not be stuck for things to do.
This stay will allow you to make the most of the nearby Royal Parks and treat your canine friend to some of London’s most famous walks.
If you are heading out and about to a place where your dog can’t join you, then don’t fret. Dog walking services can be arranged with 24-hours’ notice, as can dog sitting services.
You’ll be given a DUKESY Dog soft toy as a memento of your stay as well as a luxurious bed for your canine friend. To make your dog feel extra special they even have two gourmet meals per day, a turndown treat and gourmet meals.
Fancy paying a visit to Somerset? Head to Ston Easton Park to meet Oscar, the house dog who makes everybody instantly feel at home. That is if he’s not having a nap in one of his favourite spots, of course.
Oscar will also be able to welcome your own pooch and make them feel at home. If you have questions about where to go, ask Oscar or a human staff member. There are ample local walks that the staff will be happy to point out to you.
Everything about this hotel is perfectly set up to be dog-friendly.
As soon as you arrive to Down Hall with your pooch, the staff will give you recommendations for walking routes, poop bags, and a cosy bed with some treats for your dog. There is very little they haven’t thought of.
The beauty about staying here with a dog is that your room will have direct access to their gardens which is absolutely ideal. After exploring the grounds, you and your four-legged friend will sleep snugly in their plush rooms.
The rooms at Ashdown Park Hotel come with French doors that open directly out onto the parkland, complete with a private terrace that serves as the ideal set up for dog owners.
Dogs receive their own dog basket, blanket and bowls for the duration of their stay along with dinner and a goodie bag from Arden Grange, a family-run business that has been developing superior, premium dog food since 1996.
Picky eater? With the goodie bag, your dog will be treated to:
- A 2kg bag of Arden Grange – fresh chicken and rice dry food
- A bag of treats – Crunchy Bites rich in fresh salmon
- A tin of Partners wet food (lamb or chicken)
The concierge will help you with a map of dog walking trails (they can also recommend some local, dog-friendly pubs)!
The Manor Country House truly caters to the comfort of your pet. Offering a range of comfortable beds, any dog is going to get a really good night’s sleep. Dog towels and dog bowls are also available as required so as you don’t have to overpack the car.
With 12 acres of gardens and grounds and plenty of interesting country walks nearby, your dogs will have a fabulous time here. The staff and guests will typically spoil them with tonnes of pets and attention, too.
Well-behaved dogs are very welcome at The Seaside Boarding House – on the terrace, in the bar and in select bedrooms. They only charge an extra pet cleaning fee if owners have been inconsiderate.
The real beauty of staying here is that there are some beautiful local beaches. Sitting in the bar after a long day in the sea air with a cocktail and the dog at your feet is one of life’s great pleasures.
Furry friends are welcome to stay overnight with their owners in one of the dog-friendly bedrooms here. It costs £12 per dog per night (maximum two dogs per room).
The real magic of this place is going on a long walk and then settling into the pub for a couple of drinks with the dog beside you. Neither of you are going to ever want to leave.
Upon arriving to Lucknam Park, dogs receive a fun toy, delicious welcome treats, water/food bowls, bedding, fleeces, towels, and a lead. You’ll also be given a torch for late evening walks, which just goes to show that they really have thought of every detail.
The normal rate for dogs is £25 per dog per day. And, you can request a special doggie room service menu at an additional charge.
The estate is absolutely magical to walk around. There are even horses on-site, which means that as long as your pup is on a lead you can take them around for a visit. A truly world class doggie hotel experience.
When you arrive to the Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa you will be given a doggy welcome pack that includes treats, a pet blanket, towel, waste bags and a feeding bowl.
Walking maps of the estate are also available, which you should definitely take advantage of. Explore this stunning countryside with your dog as much as possible.
One of the most impressive offerings is their complimentary ‘pet-concierge’ that’s available during dinner allowing you to fully relax.
They even have four-poster dog beds available (extra £25 per dog per night for pampered pooches wanting pure luxury). Some people might say that’s over the top for a dog, but we say it is absolutely essential.
From doggy towels at the reception and plenty of water bowls on the terrace to a wash facility for those muddy paws after their long walk, the Balmer Lawn Hotel and Spa truly has thought of it all.
The New Forest is the ideal destination for both dogs and their owners as there are so many lovely walks available. Really, there’s no reason to leave your furry best friend at home!
The dog charge is £20 per dog per night with a maximum of two dogs per room.
This stunning seaside hotel is one of the best places you could ever wish to bring your dog to in England. You’ll fall in love with it instantly, and so will they.
The local seaside walks are the main reason for coming here and you’ll instantly see your dog’s tail wagging as they look out onto the ocean view. When everybody’s hungry, head to the kitchen where you can enjoy the chef’s special dish of the day.
The daily charge for dogs is £16 for a small dog, £21 for a medium dog and £25 for large dogs.
Bovey Castle really is a paradise for dogs and owners alike. Four-legged friends are welcomed warmly as soon as they arrive at the hotel. All dogs receive a welcome letter which sets the tone for their stay. They also get a bed, bowl, and a toy. Crates and outdoor kennels are also available if required.
Dogs are welcome in all of their bedrooms and lodges. And, the staff urges them to explore the 275 acres on the estate.
If you decide to explore, there’s nothing better than being pampered by your owner in the ‘Pooch Parlour.’ It includes a shower, shampoo, hairdryer, towels and hair combs plus lots more to ensure your canine friends are clean and smelling gorgeous.
Then, you all can head back to the hotel for a well-deserved rest in front of the fire in the Cathedral Room.
Over 90 acres of parkland welcome human and canine guests here, which serves as a great base for exploring the Buckinghamshire countryside with your dog.
The dog-friendly court suites have doors that open onto the garden or courtyard. And the hotel supplies a dog bed, water bowl, snacks and those all-important little bags.
There is no extra charge for dogs which is a huge bonus. You’ll be coming back here on a regular basis as soon as you discover it.
At Bailiffscourt Hotel & Spa your four-legged friends are spoilt for choice. Here, they can explore 30 acres of open land, take a dip in the sea, run along the beach or curl up by the fire.
Simply put, it’s the sort of place that you and your dog are never going to want to leave.
Dogs are charged at a rate of £20 per night per dog (up to two dogs per room). They stay in the room with you and are welcome everywhere with the exception of the Spa and Restaurant. If you’re looking to dine with your dog, you can do so in the Courtyard or Rose garden.
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