If you’re thinking of heading to Norfolk for a little getaway, you’ve made the right choice. This county has over 90 miles of unspoilt coastline, charming market towns, bustling seaside resorts and beautiful countryside made up of the Broads National Park, forests, heathland and nature reserves. Your four legged friends can enjoy all of this too, as there are plenty of places to stay that accept dogs. Here is our guide to dog friendly accommodation in Norfolk.
The Grove Holiday Cottages
The Grove offers a collection of six beautiful and homely self-catering cottages. Located in the seaside town of Cromer, you’re never too far from the beach. Each cottage sleeps between two and six people, with all but one being dog-friendly! Each cottage has a well-equipped kitchen, dining facilities, a cosy lounge area, plush beds with crisp linen, and free wifi. But that’s not all – you’ll also get to use the onsite facilities like the heated indoor pool and children’s facilities. Click here to find out more.
Set in the countryside near the seaside town of Sheringham, Teddy’s Retreat is a cosy, traditional North Norfolk cottage. This two bedroom cottage sleeps up to four people and features a fully-equipped kitchen, a cosy lounge with a real fireplace, a games room in the barn, a BBQ area outside with seating and wifi. You can even bring up to five dogs with you! The beach is only two miles away and the National Trust Sheringham Park is a 10 minute walk. Click here to find out more.
Chestnut Barn is a charming and spacious barn conversion that offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With two bedrooms sleeping up to four people, it’s the perfect family retreat, plus up to two pets are welcome! The barn has a spacious, open plan living and dining area, as well as a large, fully furnished kitchen. The barn has a large enclosed garden for kids and dogs to run around in, plus a large sandpit and outdoor toys. Located in the heart of the Broads, there is plenty of natural beauty to explore, and the nearest beach is only five miles away. Click here to find out more.
West Heath Barn
West Heath Barn offers self-catering cottages and luxury B&B rooms set in three stylishly restored barns. The two cottages have tons of character, and feature vaulted ceilings and terracotta tiled floors. With one cottage sleeping four and the other sleeping six, each cottage is fully equipped with everything you need, including a kitchen, utility room, open plan living space and large bathrooms. There’s even a fully enclosed dog exercise paddock just for your furry friends! Located outside the village of Great Massingham, it’s a great base to explore the coast and countryside. Click here to find out more.
Choo Choo Moo
Choo Choo Moo provides two luxury railway carriages in the tranquil setting of the Norfolk countryside. You can choose from Edward, the Edwardian carriage or Victoria, the Victorian carriage. Both carriages sleep two people and have all the comforts of the modern age. You’ll find a full sized double bed, a kitchenette, ensuite bathroom and USB charging. In the colder months, cosy up by the log burner. Only a short distance from local market towns, there’s plenty to get up to. Set in traditional farm meadows, there’s plenty of space for dogs to run around. Click here to find out more.
The Lifeboat Inn
As well as a restaurant and bar, The Lifeboat Inn offers comfortable rooms which overlook the sea, salt marshes and countryside. With stylish decor and rustic features, it’s a lovely place to return to after a full day of exploring. All bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms, king sized beds with crisp linen, smart TVs, free wifi and tea/coffee making facilities. There are also plenty of walks leading right from the inn that you and your pets will enjoy. Click here to find out more.
The Victoria Inn
The Victoria Inn lies within the Holkham Estate, just a few minutes walk from the beach. As well as a restaurant that serves fresh, local food, the Victoria Inn also has 20 bedrooms to choose from, 10 located at ‘The Vic’ and another 10 at ‘Ancient House’, the building opposite. Each bedroom is individually decorated with an emphasis on comfort and quality, with comfy beds, crisp linen and antique furniture. Dogs are only allowed in rooms at ‘The Vic’. Click here to find out more.
This family-run B&B is located in the centre of the beautiful seaside town of Wells-next-the-Sea. All the rooms are ensuite except one, which has a private bathroom with a bath. The rooms have everything you need for a comfortable stay, including free wifi and refreshments. The B&B is very dog friendly, and the owners even have two dogs themselves! There’s a separate dining area for guests with dogs, and an enclosed garden. It’s only a short walk to the Quay where you’ll find all the great eateries, pubs and shops.
Norfolk Woods Resort and Spa
Norfolk Woods Resort and Spa features luxury hot tub lodge accommodation surrounded by gorgeous countryside. The dog-friendly, self-catering lodges have everything you need for a comfortable stay. Onsite facilities include a heated indoor swimming pool, a well-equipped gym, a lovely spa and restaurant with a varied menu. There is also a daily Go Active programme which offers a variety of events and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Click here to find out more.
Stower Grange Hotel
Set in its own beautiful grounds, Stower Grange Hotel is a 3-star country house hotel situated just four miles from the centre of Norwich. This pet-friendly hotel has 11 spacious, individually decorated ensuite bedrooms with all the modern facilities you need. There’s also an AA Rosette restaurant onsite so you don’t have to travel too far from the comfort of your room.
Pinewoods Holiday Park
Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Pinewoods Holiday Park is only three quarters of a mile from Wells-next-the-Sea. It’s surrounded by unspoilt coast and woodland walks. You have the choice to stay in a lodge or a static caravan, and you can even rent a pitch and bring your own motorhome. Onsite facilities include shower and toilet blocks, laundry room, a children’s playground and a shop. Click here to find out more.
Caister-on-Sea Holiday Park
Situated right by the coast, Caister-on-Sea is a family and dog-friendly holiday park. There are a range of luxurious static caravans to choose from, or bring your own tourer. If you’re looking to splash out, the park’s unique deckhouses have two to three bedrooms with an ensuite. The park is situated within close distance to the beautiful Norfolk Broads, and there are plenty of beaches accessible from the park, with the village of Caister-on-Sea perfect for exploring.