Best pet-friendly hotels in the UK

2019 Editor's Choice Dog-Friendly Hotels

Best pet-friendly hotels in the UK

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Lords of the Manor

Lords of the Manor - Summer in the Cotswolds Special Offer

Upper Slaughter

Home-baked biscuits, blankets, treats, toys and acres of grounds await lucky mutts at this smart hotel in the heart of the Cotswolds. Pampered pooches are allowed in public rooms (not the dining room) and in specially prepared bedrooms for £30 a night.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • parking
  • romantic
  • wi-fi
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The Traddock

The Traddock - Tasting Menu Special Offer

Austwick

Dog-owners can choose any room or suite for £5 a dog-night (maximum two), and eat in the bar, at this hotel in the Yorkshire Dales. In prime walking country, it has washing facilities for when you return after mud larks.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
25% voucher
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Trigony House

Trigony House - Two night Special Offer

Thornhill

Walkies start at the door of this former sporting lodge, where dogs enjoy gourmet treats and have access to house and grounds. A free bed, towels, bowls and breakfast sausage are offered. Extras include a dog-sitter and spa therapies.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • view
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • disabled_facilities
  • electric_charging_point
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The Castle Hotel

The Castle Hotel - Midweek 25% Discount Special Offer & Dogs Stay Free

Bishop's Castle

A mat, bowl, towel, lead and treats are all provided at this town hotel amid great walking country. You can eat in the dog- friendly bar and use the large garden free of charge (but no dips in the pond, please).
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • conference_meeting
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • wi-fi
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The Wentworth

The Wentworth

Aldeburgh

It costs just £2 a night for a dog to stay at this friendly seafront hotel. The restaurant and (in summer) the main beach are out of bounds, but bounding is allowed on nearby beaches. You can eat together in the bar, the conservatory or alfresco.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
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The Felin Fach Griffin

The Felin Fach Griffin

Brecon

It was puppy love for a furry guest this year at this Welsh dining pub, where dogs are greeted with treats and allowed in the bar or under one restaurant table. Resident dogs Max and Lottie enjoy a game; maps are available for walks.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wi-fi
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Moor of Rannoch-Restaurant & Rooms

Moor of Rannoch-Restaurant & Rooms

Rannoch Station

Dogs (maximum two) stay free in any bedroom and have the run of this remote hotel surrounded by romantic wilderness. There is a hose pipe for mucky pups, towels for soggy dogs, cushions by the fire, a sausage for breakfast.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • restaurant_with_rooms
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Talland Bay Hotel

Talland Bay Hotel

Talland-by-Looe

Most rooms are dog-friendly at this fun hotel between beach and countryside. You can dine with your canine companion in the brasserie or on the terrace. A £12.50 nightly charge includes a banger for breakfast and a chicken dinner.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • gourmet
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
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Prince Hall

Prince Hall

Dartmoor

With Dartmoor on the doorstep, treats, bowls, towels, outside tap and more, dogs enjoy a princely welcome at this manor- house hotel. Dogs are allowed in the bistro, and up to two stay free (£15 for a three-dog night
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • activities
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
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The Wellington Arms

The Wellington Arms

Baughurst

Your four-legged friend is allowed even in the dining room at this relaxed, happy place on the North Wessex Downs. Water bowls, luxury dog food and chews are provided. Just don’t let dogs worry the resident Jacob’s sheep.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • good_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wi-fi
  • walking
  • eco-friendly

2018 Editor's Choice Dog-Friendly Hotels

Best pet-friendly hotels in the UK

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Special offer
The Traddock

The Traddock - Tasting Menu 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
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
25% voucher
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Trigony House

Trigony House - Two night 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
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • disabled_facilities
  • electric_charging_point
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Coul House

Coul House

Strathpeffer

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
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • activities
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • good_value
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
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
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Mullion Cove Hotel

Mullion Cove Hotel

Helston

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
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • good_value
  • 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
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • for_wine-lovers
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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
  • conference_meeting
  • activities
  • wi-fi
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Prince Hall

Prince Hall

Dartmoor

‘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
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • activities
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
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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
  • conference_meeting
  • activities
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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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
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
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2017 Editor's Choice Dog-Friendly Hotels

Best pet-friendly hotels in the UK

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The Peacock at Rowsley

The Peacock at Rowsley - 25% Discount Offer

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
  • conference_meeting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • dog_friendly
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Trigony House

Trigony House - Two night 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
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • disabled_facilities
  • electric_charging_point
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Mullion Cove Hotel

Mullion Cove Hotel

Helston

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
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • good_value
  • wi-fi
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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
  • pub_with_rooms
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • disabled_facilities
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • historic
  • rooms_with_a_view
25% voucher
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Prince Hall

Prince Hall

Dartmoor

‘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
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • activities
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
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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
  • conference_meeting
  • activities
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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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
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • weddings
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • walking
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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
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • 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
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • 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
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
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2016 Editor's Choice Dog-Friendly Hotels

Best pet-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
  • conference_meeting
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
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The Traddock

The Traddock - Tasting Menu 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
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
25% voucher
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Cary Arms & Spa

Cary Arms & Spa - Sunday Sleepover 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
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
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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
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • golf
  • fishing
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • baby-friendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
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The Crown and Castle

The Crown and Castle

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
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • 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
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
25% voucher
Last updated: June 15, 2019