11 of the UK's Best Dog-Friendly Hotels

There's nothing like a trip away to relax and recharge, especially following a pandemic! So, as more and more of us are taking our holidays within the UK we have researched hotels which welcome your pooch with open arms. Pack your bags because here are 11 dog-friendly hotels in the UK you need to visit! 

Please check with Government Guidelines before booking.

The Roseate Villa, Bath

This unique hotel, situated in a quiet corner just moments' walk to the heart of the city, is the perfect base to explore the heritage and cultural tourism of Bath. You’ll be in the safe hands of their award-winning team who look forward to welcoming you and your four-legged friend to an unforgettable stay.

Special ‘woof’ boxes are provided by the hotel filled with delightful treats and a tennis ball, ready to make your pooch feel at home.

Bear in mind that the hotel does request you to please notify them prior to your arrival if you wish to bring your dog along.

Waldorf Astoria - The Caledonian, Edinburgh


This hotel combines modern luxury and Victorian style in a former rail station with unobstructed views of Edinburgh CastleSituated just minutes walk from Princes Street Gardens, you will be in a great position to explore this amazing city. 

Dog-friendly rooms are available with an extraordinary service for your dog's every need. Additional fees may apply.


Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club, East Sussex

Surrounded by the Ashdown Forest, this hotel offers the heights of luxury, elegance and style in the heart of East Sussex. With a 106-acre estate, this is a great choice for dog lovers who love to explore dog walking trails. 

Four-legged guests receive their own dog basket, blanket & bowls for the duration of their stay along with dinner and a goodie bag from Arden Grange, what a treat! 

Please note that dogs are only permitted to stay in Fairway Junior Suites and a supplementary fee of £30.00 per dog will be charged. 

Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club

The White Hart Hotel and Restaurant, Dartmoor National Park

Dogs and Dartmoor go together! With Dartmoor being a great walking country, you will have plenty to do with your four-legged friends. This hotel is a great option whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, family adventure holiday or a stop-over on your way to Cornwall. 

Even better, dogs are very welcome to stay at no extra charge!

The White Hart Hotel

Lake Vyrnwy Hotel and Spa, Powys

This is one of Wales' great country houses, take a trip and surround yourself with waterfalls, woodlands and the striking scenery of Berwyn Mountains. After exploring the beautiful Welsh landscape, unwind in the luxury hotel facilities. 

Dogs are always welcome at this hotel in a number of dog-friendly rooms at a small fee of £15 per dog per night. 

Boringdon Hall Hotel, Devon.

Stay in the five-star Boringdon Hall and experience a past that stretches back as far as the Domesday Book. With two restaurants, fire-lit lounges, enchanting nooks and manicured grounds you can’t go wrong!

Dog bookings are charged at an additional £20 per night which includes the use of a dog blanket, bed, poo bags and treats. Please note that dogs are not allowed in the restaurant or spa areas.

Boringdon Hotel

Elen’s Castle Hotel and Restaurant, Snowdonia

Take in the breath-taking Snowdonia National Park scenery with a trip to Elen’s Castle Hotel. Their dog-friendly accommodation and great food near Betws-y-Coed are surrounded by plenty of space for you, your family and your dogs to take advantage of.

Well-behaved dogs are welcomed on the understanding that they are never left unattended in the bedrooms at an additional charge of £5 per night.

The Swan, Gloucestershire

Take a trip away from your daily routine and to The Swan, located on the enchanting banks of the River Coln. They love man’s best friend which is why they are proud to be a dog-friendly hotel. Dogs are welcome to dine with you in the bar, lounge and garden.

A small paw print charge of £20 per night will be added to your booking (plus £10 for any additional dogs).

The Swan

Broadoaks Country House and Garden Suites, Lake District

If you are looking to take a trip to enjoy the Lake District with your dog, then this hotel is a match for you! As dog owners themselves, Broadoaks take pride in treating your best friend as one of their guests who will receive a personal pack of treats on arrival. If you stay here then you will have the joy of experiencing some of the finest walking country in England.

Make sure to look out for the “paw” symbol when you view the rooms. Rates are £25 for your dog's stay which includes a doggie dinner, bed and breakfast.

Broadoaks Country House

Soar Mill Cove, Salcombe

Hotels in Salcombe don’t get much better than this! Visit with the whole family, that includes your four-legged friends too! Revel in beautiful rooms and family suites with views so breath-taking that binoculars are handy to spot dolphins in the bay.

 Please note Soar Mill charges a nominal fee of £15 a night per pooch.

Soar Mill

The Lygon Arms Hotel, Cotswolds

This is a four-star luxury hotel located in the heart of the Cotswolds and is the perfect base for dog adorers. You're never far from a wagging tail, and a cosy spot to rest with your favourite furry friend by your side. They offer two delicious restaurants, a tranquil spa and cosy accommodation making The Lygon Arms a great place to retreat away with the whole family. 

Dog-friendly rooms will come with a dog bed, treats and dog bowls for food and water.

Lygon Arms 

We hope you find this wonderful selection of dog-friendly hotels useful! If you have any suggestions feel free to share within the comments! 

1 comment

Ellen’s Castle in Snowdonia for us was amazing. We took two rescue Westhighland Terriers with us Sammy and Lulu and they felt as comfy as we did. Great place to stay so friendly and we’ve stayed in a great many hotels over the years that claim “dog friendly” but should state " dog tolerant". Thankfully Ellen’s Castle certainly was “Dog Friendly”

Sue Burford-Barbour August 19, 2020

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