Best dog-friendly hotels in the UK

2019 Editor's Choice Dog-Friendly Hotels

Best dog-friendly hotels in the UK

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Lords of the Manor

Lords of the Manor - Cotswold Sumptuous Mid-Week 10% Discount Summer Stay Special Offer

Upper Slaughter

A coat of arms and portraits of past owners set the tone at this honey-hued former rectory, recommended by Guide readers for a ‘welcoming, comfortable, relaxing’ country house experience
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • historic
  • parking
  • romantic
  • wi-fi
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The Traddock

The Traddock - Winter Fireside Warmer Special Offer

Austwick

‘One of my favourites.’ ‘Deserves a glowing account.’ Readers are full of praise for the Reynolds family’s dog-friendly, people-friendly hotel in the Dales.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
25% voucher
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Trigony House

Trigony House - '3 Nights for the Price of 2' Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Special Offer

Thornhill

In springtime, the drive up to Jan and Adam Moore’s 18th-century former sporting lodge is ‘lined with young trees in blossom, bulbs everywhere’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • view
  • wi-fi
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The Castle Hotel

The Castle Hotel - Midweek Discount Special Offer

Bishop’s Castle

Built on the bailey of a hilltop castle, this dog-friendly hotel overlooks ‘a lovely town in stunning countryside’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • wi-fi
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Talland Bay Hotel

Talland Bay Hotel

Talland-by-looe

‘The style is one of the unique assets’ at Teresa and Kevin O’Sullivan’s cliff-top hotel overlooking sub-tropical gardens filled with whimsical sculpture and statuary.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • gourmet
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
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Prince Hall

Prince Hall

Two Bridges

‘We did 14 miles over the moor today and are now pleasantly weary. It is a great place, very sad and wild,’ reads a letter – not from a Guide reader, but from Arthur Conan Doyle, said to have been inspired to write The Hound of the Baskervilles while staying at this 18th-century manor house.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
  • activities
  • wi-fi
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The Wentworth

The Wentworth

Aldeburgh

‘Aldeburgh is such a delightful place, made perfect by having the Wentworth.’ Praise from a trusted reader for Michael Pritt’s Victorian hotel across the road from the shingle beach.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
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The Felin Fach Griffin

The Felin Fach Griffin

Felin Fach

‘Our puppy absolutely loved the place!’ writes a reader, of this dining pub in a hamlet between the Brecon Beacons and the Black mountains.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gastropub
  • wi-fi
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Moor of Rannoch–Restaurant & Rooms

Moor of Rannoch–Restaurant & Rooms

Rannoch Station

The overnight sleeper from London arrives in the middle of nowhere in time for a breakfast of porridge with Drambuie at Scott Meikle and Stephanie Graham’s restaurant-with-rooms.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
  • romantic
  • view
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The Wellington Arms

The Wellington Arms

Baughurst

‘The immaculate and well-laid-out garden gave the promise of the outstanding stay to come,’ write readers this year, of a night at Simon Page and Jason King’s ‘amazing’, dog-friendly pub – an 18th-century former hunting lodge on the North Wessex Downs.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gastropub
  • wi-fi
  • walking

2018 Editor's Choice Dog-Friendly Hotels

Best dog-friendly hotels in the UK

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Mullion Cove Hotel

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Mullion Cove

On the cliff-top with ‘fabulous views of Mounts Bay and down to Mullion Cove itself’, the Grose family’s dog-friendly hotel is a ‘really comfortable, welcoming place to stay’.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • wi-fi
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The Traddock

The Traddock - Winter Fireside Warmer Special Offer

Austwick

‘One of my favourites.’ ‘Deserves a glowing account.’ Readers are full of praise for the Reynolds family’s dog-friendly, people-friendly hotel in the Dales.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
25% voucher
3
Special offer
Trigony House

Trigony House - '3 Nights for the Price of 2' Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Special Offer

Thornhill

In springtime, the drive up to Jan and Adam Moore’s 18th-century former sporting lodge is ‘lined with young trees in blossom, bulbs everywhere’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • view
  • wi-fi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
4
Prince Hall

Prince Hall

Two Bridges

‘We did 14 miles over the moor today and are now pleasantly weary. It is a great place, very sad and wild,’ reads a letter – not from a Guide reader, but from Arthur Conan Doyle, said to have been inspired to write The Hound of the Baskervilles while staying at this 18th-century manor house.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
  • activities
  • wi-fi
5
Coul House

Coul House

Contin

Approached by a private road, this ‘large, rambling but wonderful’ late Georgian mansion, in ‘magnificent grounds’, is owned and cherished by Susannah and Stuart Macpherson.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • historic
  • view
  • activities
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
10% discount voucher
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The Wentworth

The Wentworth

Aldeburgh

‘Aldeburgh is such a delightful place, made perfect by having the Wentworth.’ Praise from a trusted reader for Michael Pritt’s Victorian hotel across the road from the shingle beach.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
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The Falcondale

The Falcondale

Lampeter

Surrounded by ‘handsome’ gardens bursting with rhododendrons, this ‘striking’ Italianate villa is a peaceful spot in an idyllic setting.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
  • wi-fi
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The Arundell Arms

The Arundell Arms

Lifton

‘No wonder Adam has such a loyal clientele,’ wrote a regular Guide reader after this year’s visit to the country sports hotel, a mere fly cast from Dartmoor.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • activities
  • wi-fi
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Overwater Hall

Overwater Hall

Ireby

There are open fires here, and views of Skiddaw; the traditional chintz and prints are ‘part of the charm’, says a devotee in 2017.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • view
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The Master Builder’s

The Master Builder’s

Beaulieu

‘New Forest ponies or long-horned cattle may stage an ambush at the driveway entrance’, but regular Guide readers were happy to take the risk in 2018 to visit this ‘unpretentious, friendly hotel’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • historic
  • activities
  • disabled
  • wi-fi

2017 Editor's Choice Dog-Friendly Hotels

Best dog-friendly hotels in the UK

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The Peacock at Rowsley

The Peacock at Rowsley

Rowsley

Built in 1652 as a manor house, this stone inn on the edge of the Peak District national park is owned by Lord and Lady Manners of nearby Haddon Hall
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • historic
  • wi-fi
  • dog_friendly
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Special offer
Mullion Cove Hotel

Mullion Cove Hotel - Spring and Summer Garden Break Special Offer

Mullion Cove

On the cliff-top with ‘fabulous views of Mounts Bay and down to Mullion Cove itself’, the Grose family’s dog-friendly hotel is a ‘really comfortable, welcoming place to stay’.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • wi-fi
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3
Special offer
Trigony House

Trigony House - '3 Nights for the Price of 2' Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Special Offer

Thornhill

In springtime, the drive up to Jan and Adam Moore’s 18th-century former sporting lodge is ‘lined with young trees in blossom, bulbs everywhere’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • view
  • wi-fi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
4
Prince Hall

Prince Hall

Two Bridges

‘We did 14 miles over the moor today and are now pleasantly weary. It is a great place, very sad and wild,’ reads a letter – not from a Guide reader, but from Arthur Conan Doyle, said to have been inspired to write The Hound of the Baskervilles while staying at this 18th-century manor house.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
  • activities
  • wi-fi
5
Briarfields

Briarfields

Titchwell

Near the RSPB Titchwell Marsh nature reserve, this dog- and family-friendly hotel is sandwiched between fields and ochre-hued marshland, leading down to the North Sea.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • weddings
  • walking
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The Sun Inn

The Sun Inn

Kirkby Lonsdale

The sun and moon make their haste, but this 400-year-old inn near the river Lune remains a dependably restful spot for travellers, walkers and their dogs.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gastropub
  • wi-fi
  • historic
25% voucher
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Holbeck Ghyll

Holbeck Ghyll

Windermere

The views are ‘stunning’ from this privately owned, ivy-clad Victorian hunting lodge standing in large grounds above Lake Windermere, the panorama of fells stretching wide.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
25% voucher
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The Pear Tree at Purton

The Pear Tree at Purton

Purton

The Pear Tree at Purton closed down on January 2nd, 2018. It has had an entry in the Guide for many years. Anne Young, the owner, who has retired after more than 30 years helping customers, says: ‘making happy memories for guests has been a pleasure.’
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • disabled
  • country_house
25% voucher
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Overwater Hall

Overwater Hall

Ireby

There are open fires here, and views of Skiddaw; the traditional chintz and prints are ‘part of the charm’, says a devotee in 2017.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • view
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The Master Builder’s

The Master Builder’s

Beaulieu

‘New Forest ponies or long-horned cattle may stage an ambush at the driveway entrance’, but regular Guide readers were happy to take the risk in 2018 to visit this ‘unpretentious, friendly hotel’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • historic
  • activities
  • disabled
  • wi-fi

2016 Editor's Choice Dog-Friendly Hotels

Best dog-friendly hotels in the UK

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Cliveden House

Cliveden House - Three for Two Short Break

Taplow

Having hosted everyone from Chaplin to Churchill, this ‘superbly refurbished’ Italianate mansion seduces visitors with the prospect of ‘luxurious country house living’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • wi-fi
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The Crown and Castle

The Crown and Castle - November 'Crackerjack' Two-night Special Offer

Orford

‘There have been changes since last year at this restaurant-with-rooms in a small coastal town dominated by its 12th-century castle and famous for its oysters.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gourmet
  • seaside
  • wi-fi
3
Special offer
The Traddock

The Traddock - Winter Fireside Warmer Special Offer

Austwick

‘One of my favourites.’ ‘Deserves a glowing account.’ Readers are full of praise for the Reynolds family’s dog-friendly, people-friendly hotel in the Dales.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
25% voucher
4
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Cary Arms & Spa

Cary Arms & Spa - Romantic Festive Twilight Spa Special Offer

Babbacombe

At the end of a ‘precipitous, twisty descent’, ‘courageous’ visitors are rewarded with ‘unrestricted views and a genuine, good-humoured welcome’ at Lana de Savary’s ‘fabulously secluded’ cliff-face hotel.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • wi-fi
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Plumber Manor

Plumber Manor

Sturminster Newton

‘One for traditionalists,’ write trusted Guide readers, of this child-friendly, dog-friendly Jacobean ancestral home in Thomas Hardy country, run by owners Richard and Brian Prideaux-Brune, with Richard’s wife, Alison.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • disabled
  • golf
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
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Blagdon Manor

Blagdon Manor

Ashwater

Come ‘home-away-from-home’, to Liz and Steve Morey’s ‘faultless’, ‘exceptionally good’ restaurant-with-rooms in the heart of Devon countryside.
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • view
25% voucher