Top 3 Dog-Friendly Destinations in the UK

Top 3 Dog-Friendly Destinations in the UK

Planning a trip and can't bear to leave your furry best friend behind? The UK offers a wealth of stunning destinations and activities perfect for both you and your four-legged companion. From rolling hills and dramatic coastlines to charming villages and historical sites, adventure awaits! 

So, pack your walking boots, grab those eco-friendly poop bags (courtesy of Pure Paws!), and get ready to explore some of the UK's most dog-friendly havens

1. North Wales & Snowdonia

This breathtaking region boasts majestic mountains, picturesque valleys, and dramatic coastlines, making it a paradise for adventurous pups (and humans!). Hike the iconic Snowdonia National Park, taking in breathtaking views and stopping for refreshing dips in crystal-clear lakes. 

Explore charming villages like Betws-y-Coed, visit ancient castles like Caernarfon, or relax on dog-friendly beaches like Barmouth. With plenty of dog-friendly accommodation and pubs, North Wales & Snowdonia offers a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation for everyone.

Our Top Pick Dog friendly hotel in Snowdonia:

The Groes Inn, Conwy

In the heart of North Wales, nestled amidst the captivating scenery of Conwy, lies The Groes Inn. This historic haven, standing proudly since the 16th century, seamlessly blends timeless Welsh hospitality with modern comforts. Step inside and discover a charming retreat, perfect for a relaxing escape.

Prices start at £88 per night and dogs stay for FREE!

2. Cumbria & The Lake District

Step into a world of emerald green valleys, shimmering lakes, and rolling hills in the heart of Cumbria. Explore the stunning Lake District National Park, choosing from countless dog-friendly walking trails that cater to all abilities. 

Rent a boat and explore tranquil lakes like Windermere or Ullswater, stopping for picnics in scenic spots along the way. Visit historical landmarks like Muncaster Castle, known for its resident fell ponies, or wander through charming towns like Grasmere, home to the famous poet William Wordsworth. 

With pubs welcoming canine companions and plenty of dog-friendly cottages, Cumbria offers a delightful escape for you and your furry friend.

Our Top Pick Dog friendly hotel in Cumbria:

The Inn on the Lake, Ullswater

Luxuriate lakeside at the award-winning Inn on the Lake. Relax in stylish rooms with stunning views, savour local flavours at the AA Rosette restaurant, and explore the grounds with golf, croquet, and private jetties.

Prices start from £89 per night and dog stay for £15 per night.

3. Cornwall

This enchanting peninsula beckons with rugged coastlines, hidden coves, and charming fishing villages. Explore the dramatic cliffs of Land's End, marvel at the majestic Minack Theatre built into the cliffside, or stroll along the golden sands of Porthminster Beach, where dogs are welcome year-round. 

Visit the Eden Project, a unique biodome showcasing global ecosystems, or journey through the Lost Gardens of Heligan, a historic garden with hidden pathways and secret corners to explore. 

With dog-friendly cafes, pubs, and plenty of self-catering cottages, Cornwall offers a charming and unforgettable coastal escape for you and your canine companion.

Our Top Pick Dog friendly hotel in Cornwall:

Talland Bay Hotel, Cornwall

Planning a luxurious Cornish escape with your furry best friend? Talland Bay Hotel rolls out the red carpet (or should we say, the plush dog bed) for canine companions! Expect warm welcomes and wagging tails upon arrival. They'll have treats waiting at reception and the bar, and your room will be equipped with a "pamper pack" featuring a cosy blanket and bowls. Get ready for a tail-wagging adventure!

Prices start from £180 per night and dogs stay free when you book the Wallace & Gromit package. 

Beyond the Top 3:

This list is merely a starting point! The UK offers countless other dog-friendly destinations, each with its unique charm and character. From the Yorkshire Dales to the Scottish Highlands, the Cotswolds to the South West Coast Path, there's something for every dog (and owner) to enjoy. Remember to research dog-friendly accommodation and activities in advance, and be sure to pack all the essentials for your furry friend, including water, food, waste bags, and their favourite toys.

So, unleash your sense of adventure and embark on a pawsome journey with your furry companion. The UK awaits, filled with stunning landscapes, exciting activities, and memories that will wag your tail (and theirs!) for years to come.

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