Many people love taking a mini-break at this time of year. Hotels and resorts will be falling over themselves to offer you great deals. But what if you have a dog?
We like to take our pets wherever we go, so here are some of the best pet-friendly hotels in the UK allowing you to travel and explore in the company of your pooch.
A luxury, country house hotel in Perthshire, you are ideally suited for fabulous walks. Dogs of any size are allowed for £15 per night.
Want to catch the last of the sales or a show? The Lodge Hotel is a boutique hotel in Putney, its rooms gorgeously decorated and furnished. And there’s no fee for your doggie, either.
York is your perfect mini-break – history, shops and walks that will satisfy your four-legged friend. The Holiday Inn will allow dogs for a fee. Phone in advance to check.
If it’s beautiful countryside you’re after and lots of stunning scenery while you walk your dog, why not head to Hammet House, a Georgian country house that looks onto the river and has spacious gardens. You can also go seal and dolphin spotting on the coast.
Want to do part of the Outlander trail? Inverness is a great place to start. The city has plenty of great bars and restaurants these days too. Take advantage of the January sale now. There is a £20 fee for dogs.
This four-star hotel is located in stunning parkland. Why not try a detox spa break at the same time? The dog fee is £30.
Fancy a stay in a Gothic Yorkshire mansion where you can explore your inner Bronte? The hotel is just five miles from the Bronte museum. Dogs are welcome for an additional charge of £15.
The Thief, Bath
A beautiful boutique hotel and your perfect base for exploring all that this beautiful city has to offer. It’s £10 a stay for your doggie.
The Chatsworth Estate is the perfect place to be Austen-esque (see also Bath). This charming 18th-century village inn is known for it’s locally sourced food. Escapism at its finest.
If you’re in need of blazing fires and plenty of fab country walks, this is your ideal choice. The Pub Guide voted it the Inn of the Year in 2018, too. £10 per dog.