The Best Dog Friendly Hotels in South West England
Welcome to the ultimate South West staycation guide for you and your dog.
With staycations on the rise, now is the best time to explore and appreciate the beautiful country around us! Whether it's to reward your dog for being such a good boy through lockdown, or to console yourselves for that flight you didn't make to Spain... this selection of dog friendly hotels are sure to cure your holiday blues.
All of the hotels mentioned below provide guests with our famous Woof Boxes, a box of goodies for your dog to enjoy on arrival. They include a Doghouse Tennis Ball, a Lily's Kitchen foil of delicious healthy food, a Beco Pets roll of compostable poop bags and some Doghouse treats.
Timbrell's loves dogs! This hotel is the closest dog-friendly hotel to Doghouse, in the heart of Bradford on Avon. With a dog friendly bar and outdoor area next to the picturesque River Avon, it's the perfect dog friendly staycation.
You can walk for miles from the front door to explore the lovely surrounding area of Bradford on Avon, or if you want to go further afield you can walk down the canal to Bath and Bristol (or stay close and just cross the town bridge to Doghouse!).
Timbrell's Yard, 49 St Margaret's St, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1DE.
Photographs courtesy of Steph and the Spaniels.
£10 per dog.
Dogs stay free at Woolley Grange on their special dogs stay for free break! Enjoy the 14 acres of dog friendly grounds, dog blanket, towel, bowl and there's even a doggy shower station. If you fancy a little time apart, Woolley Grange have a dog video monitoring service in your room so you can dine in peace.
Woolley Grange also have a full spa on their premises, with both a kids area and a private treatment room for you.
For a limited time you will also receive a free £10 gift voucher to spend in store at Doghouse, so you can treat your dog to some new goodies (and yourselves to a cup of coffee!)
Woolley Grange, Woolley Green, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1TX.
FREE on their special “Dogs Stay For Free” Break.
"Hip farmhouse, with interiors that revel" - The Telegraph.
Widbrook Grange is a recently furbished, boutique farmhouse that is dog friendly, with it's very own gin bar and appropriately named hotel dog - Ginny.
You can find an authentic vintage tractor, hay cart and milk churns nestled amid 11 acres of private grounds and beautifully tended gardens.
Widbrook Grange, Trowbridge Rd, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1UH.
£15 per dog.
Homewood is open to all and that includes your canine companions. Surrounded by 10 acres of grounds, they're in prime location for lots of lovely walks right on your doorstep and we like to think your dog will enjoy their stay just as much as you. Well-behaved dogs are welcome in the sitting rooms and bar and most bedrooms are dog friendly. Local pub, The Inn at Freshford is also dog friendly, and Homewood Park will be happy to provide lots of other dog-friendly tips for the nearby area. Dog beds and dog bowls also provided.
Dogs even get their very own doggy menu so they can dine with you!
Homewood Park, Abbey Ln, Freshford, Bath BA2 7TB.
£25 per dog.
The Bird, Bath is a unique dog-friendly hotel located in the historic city centre of Bath, Somerset. This relaxing guest house offers chic and upscale rooms with splendid views over the city’s famous Recreation Ground and Bath Abbey. The ever-changing bar is the place to be, with a choice of fantastic craft ales, gins, rums and seasonal cocktails on the menu. Royal Victoria Park offers plenty of space for a game of fetch with your four legged friend and there are plenty of dog-friendly bars, cafes and boutique shops to visit while exploring Bath too. Dog bed, dog bowl and woof box presented on arrival.
Named one of the Sunday Times Top 100 British Hotels 2019, The Bird has 31 colourful bedrooms, many with great views over the World Heritage Site cityscape.
The Bird Hotel, 18-19 Pulteney Rd (South), Bathwick, Bath BA2 4EZ.
£25 per dog.
Formerly No 15 Great Pulteney Street, the Guest House Hotel is arguably the best located hotel in Bath. While you’ll find many historic hotels in Bath, there aren’t any quite like this luxurious one. Independently owned and set in three Grade-I Georgian townhouses, Guest House is a quintessentially English luxury boutique townhouse hotel that’s full of surprises and curiosities. Your stay will be perfectly equipped for your canine companions too, with rooms backing out onto Henrietta Park, dog sitting and dog walking service available on request and, of course, the Doghouse Woof Box presented on arrival.
15 Great Pulteney St, Bathwick, Bath BA2 4BR.
£20 per dog.
The award-winning team, including The Roseate Villa’s Border Terrier Muttley, welcome all guests with open arms to their luxury hotel in Bath. They can even recommend walks and dog-friendly pubs and cafes nearby.
The Roseate Villa, Henrietta Road, Bath, BA2 6LX.
Dogs stay free.
The Grosvenor boasts 16 boutique-style bedrooms with elegant décor, from cosy doubles to suites with free-standing roll top baths and large private terraces, each room is spacious, smart and stylish. They welcome dogs in all their bedrooms and their bar is dog-friendly too.
The Grosvenor Arms has been an inn since Medieval times. The original timber framed building was a busy coaching inn, originally The Red Lion, it was bought by the Grosvenor family and re-named The Grosvenor Arms in 1820. The Grosvenor is a sister restaurant to Timbrell's Yard in Bradford on Avon. The restaurants exec chef, Tom Blake, was head chef at River Cottage and is famed for his network of local West Country growers and producers.
Located just 100m away from the famous Gold Hill, and within striking distance of gardens, historic landmarks and stunning countryside walking, there will be plenty for your furry friend to enjoy. There is even a special dog friendly menu so you can dine with your pet!
The Grosvenor Arms, High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8JA.
£10 per dog.
We hope you love whichever hotel you choose, and we hope your dog loves their goodies too!