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More people than ever are looking to holiday in the UK this year, and with more dog owners in the UK than ever before - The Good Kennel Guide helps you to identify and make suitable provision for your dog at a licensed boarding establishment whilst you are away. Some people, however, cannot bear the thought of holidaying without their favourite canine companion. Being such animal lovers it is no wonder that a holiday could only be perfect if our pampered pooch were there with us- joining us for long walks, exploring new climes, making lifelong memories on our adventures together.

This year more than ever people are looking for holiday options that are more local to them, safe and self contained, and with enough nearby walks and things to do nearby that are open (and not too busy) to keep you amused and entertained during your break.

With that in mind, The Good Kennel Guide has pulled together our  list of the Best Dog Friendly UK Holidays.

Best Dog Friendly Holidays in Norfolk

Nearby Outdoor Attractions:- beach nearby, walking, cycling, bird watching

Norfolk is a walker's and cyclist dream with both parks, the Norfolk Broads and beaches nearby, as well as plenty of large outdoor and historic venues to see whilst also maintaining social distancing. 

Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages in Norfolk sleeping 2-10 people and 2-3 dogs depending upon the property, ££-££££

Dog Friendly Log Cabins in Thorpe Forest, Norfolk sleeps 2-10 people, up to 4 pets per cabin, £££

Best Dog Friendly Holidays in Hampshire

Log Cabins in the woodland are a great alternative to holiday cottages as they are completely self contained and naturally distanced. What's more log cabins in the Blackwood Forest are just one hour outside of London meaning that you probably don't even need to stop for petrol. Excellent fishing and birds of prey can also be found nearby at the various nature reserves and parks. Log cabins often come with lots of added extras such as log burners, hot tubs and access to outdoor activities.

Hampshire has a lovely coastline, the South Downs National Park, Country and Wildlife  Parks and forests and canal walks. There is also historic Stonehenge and many rare species of wildlife to be found here.

Dog Friendly Log Cabins in Blackwood Forest, Hampshire sleeps 2-10 people and up to 4 pets per cabin, £££

Best Dog Friendly Holidays in Cornwall and Devon

Walk the Cornish Coastal Path and visit the lovely Fistral Beach. With stunning scenery in the surrounding areas from Bude, Newquay, St Ives and Falmouth you will be spoilt for choice for places to see. Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks have some of the best dog walks in the country to offer along with the South West Coastal Path and canal walks.

Dog Friendly Holidays Cottages in Cornwall sleeps 2-10 people, 2 dogs, £-£££

Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages in Devon sleeps 2-10 people, 2 dogs, £-£££

Dog Friendly Log Cabins in Deerpark, Cornwall sleeps 2-10 people and up to 4 pets per cabin £££

Best Dog Friendly Holidays in Worcestershire and Gloucestershire

Worcestershire and Gloucestershire boast some of the countries' finest Arboretums, canal walks, parks, woodlands and river walks. You can also walk to heart's content exploring the Cotswolds and Malvern Hills.

Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages in Gloucestershire sleeps 2-10 people, up to 2 dogs, £-££££

Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages in Worcestershire sleeps 2-10 people, up to 20 dogs, £-£££

Dog Friendly Log Cabins in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire sleeps 2-10 people and up to 4 pets per cabin, £££

Best Dog Friendly Holidays in Wales

If you are feeling adventurous you can explore Snowdonia National Park or the Brecon Beacons. In Wales you will find wonderful waterfalls, lakes, gardens and a stunning coastline going on for miles and miles. The breathtaking mountain scenery will take your breath away,

Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages in Wales sleeps 2-10 people, and up to 2 dogs, £-££££

Dog Friendly Log Cabins in Wales Sleeps 2-10 people and up to 4 pets per cabin, £££

Best Dog Friendly Holidays in the Midlands

Whether it's walking around the Lincolnshire Wolds, cantering canal walks in Stratford Upon Avon, pottering around in the Peak District or sloping around Sherwood Forest. The Midlands has a huge amount to offer you and your dog.

Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages in Lincolnshire sleeps 2-10 people, up to 2 dogs, £-££££

Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages in Staffordshire sleeps 2-10 people, up to 2 dogs, £-££££

Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages in Warwickshire sleeps 2-10 people, up to 2 dogs, £-££££

Dog Friendly Log Cabins in Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire sleeps 2-10 people and up to 4 pets per cabin, £££

Best Dog Friendly Holidays in Yorkshire

Yorkshire boasts the Peak District, the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Dales. Lots of lovely rolling hills to keep you and your dog happy. You could walk the Pennine Way if you are feeling ambitious or around Flamborough Head if you like a coastal walk.

Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages in Yorkshire sleeps 2-10 people, up to 2 dogs, £-££££

Dog Friendly Log Cabins in Cropton, North Yorkshire sleeps 2-10 people and up to 4 pets per log cabin, £££

Dog Friendly Log Cabins in Keldy, North Yorkshire sleeps 2-10 people and up to 4 pets per log cabin, £££

Best Dog Friendly Holidays in Scotland 

Take your dog to see if you can find Nessie as Loch Ness, or while away the hours walking around Loch Lomond. If you fancy a challenge Ben Nevis is so beautiful and you will also find lots of lovely waterfalls and scenery throughout Scotland.

Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages in Scotland sleeps 2-10 people, up to 2 dogs. £-££££

Holiday Cottages and Bunkhouses in Scotland

Dog Friendly Log Cabins in Strathyre, Scotland sleeps 2-10 people and up to 4 pets per log cabin, £££

Dog Friendly Log Cabins in Ardgartan Argyll, Scotland sleeps 2-10 people and up to 4 pets per log cabin, £££

Best Dog Friendly Holidays in Ireland

Beautiful Ireland has some stunning National Parks, mountains and coastal walks. They don't call it the Emerald Isle for nothing!

Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages in Ireland sleeps 2-10 people, up to 2 dogs, £-££££

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