The UK is the nation of pet lovers and taking your furry friends during your vacation can be fun, convenient and stress-free- isn’t it? A memorable getaway is a deserved reward after the fatigue of working from home (check our latest article, 5 Key Benefits for a dog-friendly workplace).
This year has not started as we wished, the summer is fast approaching and despite the fact, travel is still restricted; 30.5% of brits (4.6 million) are planning their holiday in England- probably with their pooch!
If you are looking for a holiday in the UK, we delved into our pick of the 5 dog-friendly staycations in the UK in 2021!
1. Dog-friendly Wales: Snowdonia & Traeth Llydan
Pet-friendly cottages, vast and varied landscapes from the countryside to mountains and ranges, lush beaches with over 870 miles of coast path to walk. Although some popular beaches between April and September have some restrictions, Traeth Llydan in Anglesey is open all year. Is the perfect place for your dog!
For nature lovers, Snowdon Ranger Route is another activity that you can enjoy with your four-legged friend to discover astonishing views and peaks, including the Snowdonia National Park.
To know more, have a look at Visit Wales for an inspirational vacation with your wet nose friend!
2. Scotland and Historical dog- friendly attractions
From historical attractions to dog-friendly walks in, Scotland misses nothing. Historic Scotland and the National Trust for Scotland allow dogs to walk in their properties as Melrose Abbey. Dunkeld with Hermitage and Black Linn Falls is a perfect day out, including parks in Aberdeen and the Castle & Gardens of Mey.
Scotland offers a different range of holidays and breaks to enjoy in fully pet-friendly cottages, B&Bs and much more.
3. The Lake District and Cumbria for dogs
Cumbria is one of the best places to take your dog! Full of pet-friendly open-air places, eateries, pubs and attractions. In the South West Lake district, the miniature steam Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway offers not only the walk throughout Eskdale, but your dog is also welcomed aboard with a small charge applied. For instance, there is the possibility to request stops, including a welcome pack and water bowls.
Alternatively, if you like a historical walk through the Lowther Castle and Garden or Muncaster Castle Gardens. Visiting Cumbria and The Lake District can let you discover peaceful hidden gems and countryside bliss all over the year.
4. Cornwall, the dog-friendly destination
The most popular holiday destination in the UK, Cornwall comprises dog-friendly beaches all year round, cottages, coastal footpaths, nature and attractions that allow you to take your dog along. Cornwall will make your furry-friend tail wagging and ready to pack, for sure!
5. West Sussex, for dogs lovers
Accommodations, pubs, restaurant, café, museum and more. West Sussex offers perfect days out and holidays for families and wigging friends. Many walk across parks, footpaths throughout West Dean Gardens in Chichester, and the bliss of Whiteways Wood in Arundel with its dozen pathways.
Look at the numerous attractions on the local guide Experience West Sussex.