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Long summer dog walks, throwing tennis balls along the sand and watching your dog chase the waves. There’s nothing like a dose of sea air to recharge and refresh after a pandemic.
The UK’s beautiful coastline is loved by many, and luckily for us, it’s adorned with luxurious dog friendly hotels. From welcome packs to treats and snacks, these 11 dog friendly hotels by the sea are sure to make your tails wag!
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This pretty coastal hotel is the perfect base for exploring the many treasures of Bournemouth. Dogs are welcome to stay for £10 per pooch, per night and you can have up to two dogs per room.
They go above and beyond for our furry friends, providing a ‘Pawesome Pet Pack’ with guides to the local area, mineral water, bowls and locally made dog treats.
You are more than welcome to dine with your dog in the Bubble Lounge or Tea Lounge. While you tuck into some delicious food, your dog can enjoy their own meal with a dog menu from Chef Manash Choudhry.
An award-winning hotel, voted by the Telegraph as one of the best dog friendly hotels in Devon. This picturesque place is just a stone’s throw from seaside town, Salcombe, overlooking the most dramatic seascape.
Dogs can stay overnight for £15 per pooch, per night (up to 3 dogs per room). Bedrooms are filled with crisp cotton sheets and snuggle in pillows, leading out onto either open lawns facing the sea or enclosed gardens. Dogs also supplied with goodies and a walking map from resident dogs Farley and Daisy.
There’s also an outdoor wash-down area for cleaning muddy paws after the beach. Dogs are also welcome to join you in the bar area while you dine. Audrey Hepburn famously dubbed the puddings in this hotel as ‘divine’, so you know you’re in for a treat!
Isles of Scilly
If it’s a peace and tranquillity you’re after, the Isles of Scilly come highly recommended. Located off the Cornish Coast this location is outstandingly beautiful, uncrowded and unspoiled.
The Karma St. Martin’s is a luxurious dog friendly hotel by the sea. It’s the islands only hotel and boy, do they love our furry friends. Dogs are immediately welcomed with a VIP (Very Important Pet) registration form, a welcome treat, bowls, and blankets.
You are more than welcome to dine with your pooch and they even have a dog menu prepared by Karma’s Kanine Kitchen. If you want to enjoy the on-site spa or go snorkelling nearby, their pooch loving team can provide dog-sitting services.
Oh, and did we mention the number of coastal walks surrounding this wonderful place? There’s plenty of adventures to sniff out with the pooch. They even have their very own private beach which is dog friendly all year round.
Stunning hotel and spa located on the rugged cliff side of Mawgan Porth in Cornwall. This dog friendly hotel by the sea offers breathtaking coastal views across the Atlantic ocean.
They know how important our furry companions are to us, and go above and beyond to accommodate for them. Dogs are welcome to stay for £15 per night and up to two dogs are welcome per room. Dogs are provided with a blanket, dog towel, two feeding bowls and a feeding mat. There are a limited number of dogs allowed on-site at one time so it’s always good to phone ahead to check.
Dog’s are welcome in the majority of common areas including the cocktail bar, tranquillity space, terrace, cafe and mezzanine, so plenty of options for dining with the pooch. They also have a dedicated outdoor area to wash your pooch after a muddy walk.
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Dogs are kind of a big deal at The Joiners Arms. From Dachshunds to Dalmatians, Chihuahuas to Catahoula leopard dogs (yes, really), they’ve welcomed them all.
Surrounded by breathtaking coast this coaching inn is the perfect base for your and your pooch to explore the wonders of Northumberland. Rooms are stylishly decorated with plush furnishings and plenty of space for those four legs to stretch out.
Dogs are spoiled aplenty with treats on arrival and their own bottle of pawsecco to slurp. Dogs can also join you at the heels of your feet in the bar where tasty ‘gastropub’ food is available.
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We love luxurious, boutique accommodation, especially when it’s a dog friendly hotel by the sea. This wonderful place is nestled on the north Norfolk coast.
Dogs are welcome to stay for £10 per pooch, per night (3 dogs maximum per room). Dogs are given a comfy bed, bowl, towel, poo bags, a bag of treats with their name on it, map of where to go for walks and a welcome letter (with a few rules for your dog to adhere to). The dog friendly en-suites are all on the ground level and situated in the herb garden courtyard.
Dogs are also welcome to dine in the lounge and bar area, where you can enjoy food from a AA Rosette chef. This place is the perfect base for coastal walks with plenty of beautiful beaches nearby, many with no restrictions – Old Hunstanton, Brancaster, Holkham and Wells-next-the-Sea which has been voted the most dog friendly beach in the UK.
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An endless supply of dog biscuits? Sign us up! This delightful hotel is just bones throw away from the Camber Sands, a heaven for the pitter-patter of furry feet. There are over 8 miles of breathtaking coastal walks to explore or you can explore the cobbled streets of Rye, just a short drive away.
One pooch is welcome to stay at this luxurious hotel for £25 per night. Dogs are provided with a warm welcome from resident pooch Brock, providing a complimentary dog rug, toy and water bowl in your room.
When you are not on the beach, dogs are welcome to dine in the lounge (tables must be pre-booked). You can sink your paws into some tasty afternoon tea or even a special 5-course Gourmet Tasting menu.
Perfect for a doggy escape to the Scottish Highlands. This delightful dog friendly hotel is nestled beside Gairloch Bay, boasting spectacular views of the Isle of Skye. You and your pooch are sure to enjoy many walks nearby, taking in some of the most beautiful scenery to be found in Britain.
Dogs are welcome to stay for £10 per pooch, per night. The staff here go above and beyond to ensure your dogs stay is as comfortable and relaxing as yours, providing treats and bowls on arrival. You can also dine with your pooch in the cosy bar and lounge.
Quirky boutique hotel in the colourful seaside city of Brighton. If you and your pooch are into artsy vibes, then this dog friendly hotel by the sea is pawfect. Located on West Pier with wonderful sea views, it lends itself to many great coastal dog walks nearby.
The bedrooms are stylish, featuring artwork by local artists. Dogs are welcome to stay for £15 per pooch, per night, providing a cosy dog bed, towels, bowls and some Lily’s Kitchen organic treats. Dogs are also welcome to dine with you during breakfast and lunch in the front section of their dog friendly restaurant, The Set.
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The Salty Dog Hotel overlooks the beautiful marina of Bangor and the Irish Sea. This wonderful hotel and bistro has been dog friendly for many years, not realising they were total trendsetters in Northern Ireland.
Bangor is a great place for you to explore with the dog, and this hotel has direct access to Ireland’s the famous Coastal Path. Dog’s are welcome to stay for £15.00 for one dog, £20.00 for two dogs or £25.00 for three. £5 of which goes to a local animal shelter.
All dogs who visit receive complimentary treats and water, but those who stay the night receive a Doggie Box of goodies, a sausage for breakfast, a doggy toothbrush and guides to the local area. They can also provide comfortable bedding, feeding mat, bowl and towel for £10 per night.
Oh and what’s more? Dogs are more than welcome to dine alongside you while enjoying their own menu of chicken and beef meatloaf, liver rice and carrots, dog beer, dog ice cream and dog chocolate!
This vibrant, Coastal manor is perched just above the estuary boasting breathtaking seaside views. Furry feet are welcome to stay for £15 per pooch per night and will receive bowls, blanket and a treat on arrival!
Dogs are also welcome to join in the Morning Room or the terrace for breakfast, lunch, dinner – and even afternoon tea. There are endless activities on the doorstep to keep them entertained including Polridmouth Cove which is dog friendly all year round.
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