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Best UK dog-friendly hotels 2023

Best UK dog-friendly hotels 2023

During the pandemic, thousands of Britons made the leap into dog ownership. As a result, hundreds more pubs, restaurants, bars and cafes have since opened their doors to our four-legged friends.

But perhaps the best news of all is that many hotels have done the same, meaning travelling with your dog across the UK just got a whole lot easier.

There is a difference, however, between being dog-friendly and dog-tolerant, as not all hotels are well set up for people bringing pets. But the best of the best dog-friendly hotels might offer your dog treats on arrival, provide poo bags and bowls in the room and perhaps even a dog bed. Extra dog-friendliness points go to places that throw in pet-sitting services, maps for local walks and home-cooked meals for your beloved hound.

Whether you want to take your furry friend on some of the best walks of their life, treat them to a seaside getaway or simply pamper your pooch, here’s our pick of the best dog-friendly hotels in the UK.

Best dog-friendly hotels in England

Location: Bainbridge, Yorkshire Dales

You’ll never want to leave this cosy spot

(Low Mill Guesthouse)

The best hotels for dog owners are run by dog owners, and Low Mill Guesthouse is a delightful little bed and breakfast with resident greyhound Dolly to greet you at the door. Its three bedrooms are set within an 18th-century corn mill and it’s all about little luxury touches with a few quirky details: think Dali-inspired clocks hanging on original brick fireplaces, ceramic dog ornaments guarding your bedroom door and in-room bathtubs with glorious Dales views.