Dog Friendly Accommodation in Suffolk

Dog Friendly Accommodation in Suffolk

Imagine those big, soulful eyes, that tail wagging hopefully, and that ever-loving, ever-loyal nature – how could you possibly leave your faithful companion behind when you go away on holiday? With all of the dog-friendly accommodation in Suffolk, you won’t have to. From B&Bs and hotels to glamping, camping, and caravan parks, there are plenty of options. So pack the lead, the ball and the Scooby Snacks, and take your four-legged friend on an escape to the country!

Five Acre Holiday Park

Five Acre is a quiet park that has a luxury lodge with hot tub, cosy Shepherds Hut, Holiday Caravan and pitches for touring caravans and tents, making this the perfect place for a self catering holiday in the Suffolk countryside.

All accommodation options are both dog and family friendly and there is also a fishing lake on site.

Lodge with Hot Tub | Five Acre Holiday Camp

The Stables, College Road, Wyverstone, Suffolk, IP14 4SD

Shepherds Hut | Five Acre Holiday Camp

The Stables, College Road, Wyverstone, Suffolk, IP14 4SD

Holiday Caravan | Five Acre Holiday Camp

The Stables, College Road, Wyverstone, Suffolk, IP14 4SD


Newlands Staycations

Newlands is a family-owned and run holiday park in Suffolk with two beautiful self catering lodges with private hot tubs, one cosy shepherds hut and one wonderful bell tent.

Both lodges and the shepherds hut are dog and the whole site is family friendly.

Newlands Staycations | Suffolk Holiday Park

Newlands Otley Road, Grundisburgh, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 6RY

Ram’s Rest Shepherds Hut | Newlands Staycations

Newlands Otley Road, Grundisburgh, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 6RY

Robin’s Rest Lodge | Newlands Staycations

Newlands Otley Road, Grundisburgh, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 6RY

Ore Valley Holiday Cottages

Each cottage is well equipped with everything you could possibly need for your stay. Fresh linen and towels are provided to all guests upon arrival. There is an on-site laundry and utility room you can use at any point during your stay. Families are welcomed as there is a communal games room and children’s play area. All of the cottages are dog friendly and they welcome caring and respectful pet owners. View Ore Valley Holiday Cottages profile.


Oak Tree Farm B&B Yoxford | Suffolk

Oak Tree Farm

Closer to the Suffolk Coast near Yoxford, Oak Tree Farm is another great farm B&B option for you and your four legged friend. Set in 6 acres this newly refurbished Georgian farmhouse offers you modern creature comforts whilst mutley searches for local muntjacs. View Oak Tree Farm profile.


Retreat East

Retreat East was previously a 16th century working fam but is now a luxury resort surrounded by thirty-five acres of idyllic Suffolk countryside. You are able to not only enjoy the wonderful surroundings but also the magnificent food and on site spa. This is a unique resort for a dog friendly getaway. View Retreat East profile.


Wissett Farm Holidays

Wissett Farm Holidays

Self-catering cottages providing a cosy retreat for enjoying the beautiful Suffolk countryside and coast. Converted in 2005, the cottages retain the character of the original stables and are well appointed for enjoying a relaxing break. The farm walks are an ideal opportunity for dog walking, bird watching or enjoying a picnic. Dogs are welcome into the cottages at no additional charge. View Wissett Farms Holidays profile.


Letheringham Water Mill Cottages

Letheringham Water Mill Cottages

Letheringham Water Mill near the Suffolk Heritage Coast is so much more than just a place to stay and escape a while. Right by the lazy River Deben, the luxurious and lovingly curated countryside holiday cottages are in a world – and a class – of their own. They have thought of everything for every person and paw in your party. View Letheringham Water Mill Cottages profile.


Mollett’s Farm

Mollett’s Farm

Molletts Farm in Saxmundham is a working farm offering both Caravan Club Certified Location as well as a new range of self catering cottage and studio, all of which are dog friendly. Open all year round, the Caravan site is well maintained, on level ground and has electric hook-ups, as well as the usual disposal and water facilities. View Mollett’s Farm profile.


West Stow Pods

West Stow Pods

West Stow Pods offer dog friendly options for some truly unique glamping. So if you’re looking for something along the lines of camping, but a little more comfortable, West Stow Pods are a great choice. Two of their Megapods are dog-friendly, as well as both of their Lodges and the coveted Hobbit inspired Pod Hollow. View West Stow Pods profile.

Dog Friendly Hotels in Suffolk

There are a great many hotels in Suffolk that welcome dogs – far too many to cover in this article so here are just a few –

The Ship in Dunwich offers comfortable stays with delicious home-cooked meals in its restaurant. The Ship happily welcomes dogs and is surrounded by nature reserves, heath land and the beach making it the ideal place for you and your four-legged friend to visit.

The Brudenell Hotel in Aldeburgh welcomes well behaved dogs kept on a lead. This Hotel is the perfect escape from the pressures of daily life and is situated on the beach at Aldeburgh so your dog will be able to enjoy splashing about in the sea!

Dog Friendly Camp Sites and Caravanning Sites in Suffolk

A Family holiday isn’t the same without Mutley and we have a lot of dog friendly caravan and campsites in Suffolk, so pack up the Bones & Basket and bring her with you to any of these –

Polstead Camping and Caravanning Site is on the edge of a breath-taking conservation area close to the pretty Suffolk towns of Sudbury and Hadleigh. There are plenty of opportunities for doggy-friendly activity nearby, or you may choose to relax and enjoy the beautiful Suffolk countryside. This is also a great base if you’re heading across the Channel from Harwich.

Camping and Caravanning sites that welcome dogs-on-leads include Mill Farm, in Saxmundham, which also has its own private pond for those of you who enjoy fishing. For those of you who enjoy plane spotting The Willows Campsite near to the RAF sites at Mildenhall and Lakenheath is the place to check out.

Haw Wood Farm Caravan and Camping Park, Southwold, is a peaceful site with spacious pitches, and is within easy reach of beaches at Aldeburgh, Southwold, Walberswick and Dunwich – perfect for a family break. Dogs on leads are welcome, and there is a large fully enclosed dog walking field where your four-legged friends can have a run and stretch their legs! Open: March – January

Close to the pretty market town of Woodbridge, Run Cottage Touring Park is a lovely family-run 20 caravan touring park located on the outskirts of the village of Hollesley. The park hosts an abundance of wildlife and native birds to see, from sparrows to barn owls, rabbits to deer, and ducks to king fishers. The site features all expected facilities, plus has an adjoining two acre Dog Exercise Area to keep your canine companion trim!

Click here for our guides on camping and caravan parks in Suffolk.

Dog Friendly Self Catering Accommodation in Suffolk

Nestled in the tiny hamlet of Foxearth, three miles from Long Melford near the market town of Sudbury in Suffolk, you will find Oakley’s Cottage, a perfect countryside setting for lots of picturesque dog walks. This fifteenth century cottage has many authentic period features such as a huge inglenook fireplace housing a wood burning stove, Tudor brick floors, timbered walls, sloping ceilings and oak and pine floor boards. Combined with modern luxuries such as underfloor heating downstairs, a well equipped kitchen with induction hobs, two ovens and a large American fridge freezer, Egyptian cotton linen and walk in shower as well as a bath. Not to mention an enclosed back garden, a sun trap terrace and a lower terrace under the pergola, all perfect for man and his best friend to enjoy.

Lighthouse View Cottage in Southwold is a comfortable and welcoming holiday cottage sleeping four people in two bedrooms. This early-Victorian cottage is by St.James’ Green in the very heart of this attractive coastal town. From the front door it is just yards to the promenade and sea. Not only does Lighthouse View offer an excellent holiday location but Southwold’s landmark lighthouse stands just over the wall of the cottage’s rear courtyard. Car parking is freely available in the immediate area. Children over 4 years are welcome as is one well-behaved dog. During the summer months, dogs are restricted to certain areas of the beach but outside of this, they are free to roam. There are also many dog friendly pubs and restaurants nearby.

For a dog friendly self catering break that won’t break the Bank but will be a holiday for both of you to remember, check out Suffolk Cabins in the heart of Thornham Woods. Lodge style bunk bed accommodation with large shared facilities, this is great for families and groups on a budget wanting to get away from it all with their hounds.

Mutley will love this cosy cottage, close to the Coast – for fabulous long walks on the beaches, with a log burner to curl up in front of, a small garden to stretch the legs, and in the heart of the village of Yoxford so she’ll be entertained by the gentle comings and goings of village life. School Cottage, Yoxford sleeps 2 and is a great base to explore the AONB, Coast and Heaths between Southwold and Aldeburgh being ca 10miles equidistant from each. See Self Catering Cottage for 2 in Yoxford.