Pet Friendly Travel In The UK
If you want to go on holiday this year and you don’t want to leave your dog at home, we wouldn’t blame you. A dog is like part of the family and it is always horrible to leave them alone in Kennels or with a family member. However there are so many great places in the UK where you can bring your furry friend and they will be able to enjoy your holiday with you, and today we are going to talk about some of the most popular destinations for dog owners in the country.
If you don’t fancy buying yourself a Turkish Visa but you still want to be able to enjoy the sun and the sea, Cornwall is the best place you can visit in the summer. It is the furthest south in the UK and therefore it is often the hottest. You will feel as if you are in Spain when you reach this part of the country and you can enjoy lots of dog friendly cottages, pubs, and beaches during your week away. You can even take your dog to the Eden project as long as they are kept on the lead!
North Wales & Snowdonia
North Wales is a haven for dogs and you can enjoy visiting the pubs on the seafront, having a play in the ocean and walking through the towns browsing the stores. One place in particular which is great for dogs is Snowdonia. This national park is vast and offers trails for the smallest dogs to the biggest. It is stunning, open and brings life and happiness to everyone who visits.
Cumbria & The Lake District
There’s so many dog friendly pubs, bars and cottages in this part of the world that you would think they made it for dogs only. The Lake District should be on everyone’s bucket list for UK travel and your dogs will love the fresh air, sunny strolls and water to cool off in. It’s the ideal dog destination for any time in the year.
North York Moors & Coast
Yorkshire is a stunning part of the UK which offers old city scapes, castle ruins and gorgeous walks on the moors. For any dog lover who enjoys an active holiday you will never fall short of things to do here. From visiting the town of York to climbing Ingleborough Falls, there’s so much to see and so much to enjoy with your pooch.
If there is any place filled with as much diversity as you can imagine, it’s here. One day you could be taking a slow stroll in Tideswell along the river, and the next day you could be delving into Blue John Mines with you dog. There are loads of attractions which will allow you to take your dog with you so you won’t feel as if you are missing out on anything at all when you visit!
Devon is the ideal place to come for stunning weather, views and lots of places to eat and drink with your pooch. You can visit stately homes while you are here which will allow your dog inside, and you will have no shortage of fresh air in this stunning part of the country!
South Wales & Pembrokeshire
Rhossili Bay is a beach you might recognise as the best beach in the country, as well as being one of the top rated beaches in the whole world. And to your surprise… it’s dog friendly! You can enjoy the ultimate british seaside holiday by visiting here, bringing a picnic and playing with your dogs in the sea. What could possibly be a better way to spend a sunny day.
If you decide to take a trip to this part of the country you’ll be glad to know that every single trail you can visit is dog friendly. You can opt for a gentle stroll along the river, enjoy the fresh air on the meadows, or go for a full hike for the entire day to make sure your furry friend tires out!
Northumberland is a place which is full to the brim with challenging hikes and trails. If you fancy yourself a bit of an adventurer then there really isn’t any place better than this for you to visit. You can stay in a quaint cottage or in the wing of a mansion with your furry friend and they will be able to join you on a trip to holy island! If you take them on a boat ride they will be able to see all of the puffins and gulls flying around and it will be a unique experience for both of you!
Anglesey is a small part of wales which lies just above the north, and it has long been a favourite for holiday makers due to the stunning views, colourful beaches and dog friendly nature. If you fancy a holiday where you can take your camera. Anglesey is ideal and you will be able to get lots of amazing snaps and memories with your best friend.
It might seem odd to have a big city on this list, but Manchester and Greater Manchester have a huge amount to offer when it comes to dog friendly spots. You can stay in Knutsford and visit Tatton Park, stay in Urmston and enjoy many dog friendly pubs, or stay close to Wilmslow and enjoy some gorgeous accommodation as well as Quarry Bank Mill. It’s one of the dog friendliest cities in the country because almost everyone in Manchester love dogs!
Travelling with your dogs is one of the best feelings in the world and it is something which we should all try to do at least once during their lifetime. You’ll be able to experience new adventures, get fit and make some great memories together too. So when you are planning your holiday this year, make sure you include the dogs!
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