Devon is the perfect place to take your dog for a holiday. With miles of golden sand to roll around on, sparkling blue waters to splash in and beautiful countryside to explore, there are plenty of spots that your four legged friend will love. You don’t have to worry about finding a place to stay, as there is an abundance of dog friendly accommodation in Devon.
Kingfisher Lodge is a lovely choice if you’re looking for a rural retreat. Located in the countryside just outside Exeter, this lodge has views looking out over the lake and comes with a private hot tub. It has a fully-fitted modern kitchen, two bedrooms, two bathrooms and plenty of storage. The lodge welcomes one well-behaved dog, and fees are £25 for a weekend or £45 for the week.
Thistledown, March End Lodges
Located in the village of Georgeham in North Devon, Thistledown is a luxury lodge with beautiful countryside views which you can admire through the floor to ceiling windows. There is a king sized bedroom, bathroom, open-plan kitchen and lounge area. Outside you’ll find a decked area with a hot tub. The lodge has an enclosed garden which is perfect for dogs to run about in and it’s also a short drive away from several fantastic dog walking beaches.
This beautiful farmhouse B&B is located in the heart of Devon between Cullompton and Exeter. Newcourt Barton has single, double, twin and family rooms which are all individually decorated. There is a comfortable guests’ lounge with TV, books and games, as well as a dining room with kitchen appliances which are free to use. Step outside into the acres of gardens that your dog will love to run around in, or head to the one of the four course fishing ponds.
The Minadab Cottage B&B
This charming B&B in the seaside town of Teignmouth is a 15 minute walk away from the beach. The rooms are light and airy, with ensuite bathrooms and tea and coffee making facilities. The owners of the cottage have three dogs themselves, so are very welcoming to four legged friends. There is a one off charge of £20, but dog amenities such as bowls, beds and treats are available upon request.
Lewtrenchard Manor is a stunning Jacobean manor house on the edge of Dartmoor National Park. Dating back to 1626, the hotel has retained many period features including coats of arms, artwork and stucco ceilings. Each room is individually designed with plenty of character. After a long day of exploring the vast grounds and surrounding countryside, head to the 2 AA Rosette restaurant for some authentic west country food. You can also try one of the many spa treatments on offer.
Mill End Hotel
Located on the banks of the River Teign in the Dartmoor National Park, the Mill End Hotel is an excellent base for walking in the wilderness. The hotel has comfy lounges, log fires and gardens that lead down to the river. There is also a 2 AA Rosette restaurant serving classic English food with a modern twist. The dog-friendly rooms are individually styled and include treats, walking maps and food sachets. There is a charge of £8 per stay.
Cary Arms & Spa
Sitting right above a dog-friendly beach, the Cary Arms & Spa in Torquay is a lovely choice for a seaside getaway. You can relax in the hotel spa, or enjoy freshly caught seafood in the restaurant. There are a range of dog-friendly rooms, suites and beach huts, and beds, bowls, a dog-walk book, treats and poo bags are provided. There is a charge of £20 per night.
Whitehill Country Park
Whitehill Country Park is set in a beautiful area in the South Devon hills. It’s perfect for dogs, as it’s surrounded by nature and close to coastal towns and beaches. There is a range of accommodation to choose from, whether you want to pamper yourself in a hot tub caravan or a lodge, or gaze at the stars in a glamping pod. There are several different eateries and bars, as well as a heated outdoor pool.
From static caravans and cosy lodges, to touring caravans and campsites, Cofton Holidays offer a relaxing getaway near dog-friendly beaches and woodland walks. There is plenty to do onsite as well, including a heated indoor pool, gym, sauna and steam room. There are restaurants, a shop, games and amusements, so you won’t run out of things to do here!
Woolacombe Bay Holiday Park
Woolacombe Bay Holiday Park is perched on a hill above the bay, so you’ll be spoilt for views! Accommodation ranges from dog-friendly self-catering caravans, apartments and farm houses, to lodges and glamping pods. There are tons of activities to keep the kids entertained, such as bowling, high ropes course, surfing simulator and panto.
Three Gates Farm
This converted 17th century farmhouse has five beautiful self-catering cottages, which are all equipped with central heating, dishwashers, TVs, DVD players and free wifi. There are two acres of grounds for dogs to play in, not to mention the surrounding East Devon countryside. Three Gates Farm has fantastic facilities, including a heated indoor pool, sauna, gym, play area, BBQ area and film library.
The five cottages at Watermill Cottages have been converted from a former mill building, barns and workers cottages dating back to the 1750s. Each cottage is individually decorated, with modern kitchens that come with appliances. Nestled in the South Hams AONB, the cottages are surrounded by stunning woods, wetlands and meadows.
Dittiscombe Estate & Cottages
These self-catering cottages are nestled within a private, rewilded valley. Each cottage is individually designed and comes complete with log burners, spa baths and gardens. Dittiscombe Estate & Cottages is a great base to explore the nearby attractions such as the freshwater lagoon in Slapton, beaches and historic towns. There is a £25 charge per dog per week and a £10 charge per dog per short break.