Top Dog Walking Holidays in the UK

If you are looking to find a holiday fit for your furry friend – look no further than the UK. From coastal walks to dog-friendly pubs, there is something for everyone.

1. Filly Island, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Filly Island does exactly what is says; it’s a private island accessed only by humpback bridge.  Visitors are surrounded by local Cotswold villages and the Wychwood Way, which runs through an ancient royal forest. The island was previously home to a horse and cart, which belonged to the mill next door. Sleeps two.

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2. The Dove House, St Ives, Cornwall

This property has large outdoor spaces for your furry friend to stretch their legs while you enjoy a relaxing break. There is also Porthmeor Beach nearby, which has Blue Flag status, and is ideal for watching surfers and going on long walks. Pet treats are locally sourced and are available at the property on request. Sleeps four.

More info: cornwall-cottage-boutique.co.uk

3. The Riddle, North Bovey, Dartmoor

You’ll be spoilt for choice with this location; there are walks, paths and trails that lead you through woodland, open moors and around reservoirs. The cottage is perfectly quaint and has every luxury befitting your pet pooch. Think memory foam dog bed, Barbour blankets and a hamper of dog soaps, treats, toys and towels. Sleeps four.

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4. Beach Farm, Gwynedd, North-West Wales

The farm is ideal for a large group or family holiday, with space for up to 14 people and several dogs. Visitors can choose to sleep in a variety of buildings, which include a cottage, converted barn and dairy. There is a large garden for walks, as well as a beach nearby and Snowdonia National Park for those who like a bigger challenge.

5. The Lodge, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria

The Lake District is synonymous with long walks, lakes, and woodland. With this property you’ll be able to access hundreds of walks and also have the luxury of staying on a private estate. Sleeps four.

More info: sallycottages.co.uk