Pet Friendly Holidays

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Your Pet-Friendly Holiday

You need the puurrrfect pet-friendly holidays… and that’s exactly what we have, right here. For pooches happiest playing ball on a beach or hiking through the forest sniffing out big sticks, these dog-friendly breaks are a dream come true. Plan dog-friendly family holidays in hotels, cottages and destinations that make a proper fuss of your gorgeous pup – welcome treats and all. Our cheap dog-friendly holiday deals mean you, your kids and your four-legged friend can set off on incredible adventures together in the great outdoors enjoying warm, sunny days or atmospheric winter walks.

Get inspired with paw-tastic dog-friendly breaks

After clocking up the dog miles, you deserve a break, too, so check out the dog-friendly holidays with hot tubs and sink into those warm bubbles in the evening. There are some delightful pet-friendly hotels in France and Spain with outdoor hot tubs and pools to choose from. Those dog-friendly Cotswold hotels and cottages in the Lake District with private hot tubs and cosy fireplaces are also a win. Take a dog-friendly beach holiday where the hotel and local beaches welcome four-legged companions. Or find dog-friendly Christmas breaks where Father Christmas delivers doggy snacks, too. You could even just drop everything and go for a weekend away with your dog, right now. Go on, book a last-minute dog-friendly short break in the UK, pack those favourite pet toys and blankets and find your perfect pet-friendly break at Expedia.

Top destinations for Pet-friendly Holidays

Enjoy pet-friendly holidays in Wales

You can bring the whole family along on a trip to Wales – including your pup – thanks to the region's numerous pet-friendly holiday options. Whether you're visiting the city or the mountains, having your dog venture alongside you can create an unforgettable experience that can't be matched any other way.

Head north for pet-friendly holidays in Scotland

Pet-friendly holidays in Scotland often involve visiting some of the region's top natural features. Walking routes inland and around the shore are especially popular, and you can get dog-friendly accommodation nearby. Cottages and woodland lodges are typically open to pets, so you and your furry friend can relax in homelike comfort.

Bring the whole family on pet-friendly holidays in Cornwall

Cornwall is one of the best destinations in the country to visit if you're looking for some peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Pet-friendly holidays are easy, thanks to the secluded nature of numerous coastal cottages and lodges. You and your pup can enjoy walking trails and the beach along with charming towns that dot the region.

Take in the nature with pet-friendly holidays in Devon

Don't leave your 4-legged friend at home when visiting Devon. You'll find a wide variety of pet-friendly holiday options throughout the region. Many beaches here are pet-friendly all year long, though more energetic pups may prefer to run around the South West Coast Path. The Valley of the Rocks is especially scenic, and it's open to dog companions.

Experience pet-friendly holidays in Norfolk

Norfolk is known for its farm stays, and they're more often than not perfect for pet friendly holidays. Once you reach the region, you and your pup are free to explore the wide-open spaces and take in all the vibrant greenery. Plenty of walking and hiking paths are around as well.

Find fun on pet-friendly holidays in Yorkshire

Pet-friendly holidays in Yorkshire offer plenty of breaks where you and your pup can explore the area's natural features. The Yorkshire Dales are especially popular, featuring numerous walking trails and vibrant greenery to take in. Quite a few local cottages are available, so it's easy to find a spot for you and your pup to stay.

Journey to Somerset on a pet-friendly holiday

With pet-friendly holidays in Somerset, you can experience one of the most beautiful regions in the country. You and your pup can explore the natural features of Exmoor National Park or enjoy the alluring coastal atmosphere of Burnham-on-Sea. Both of these destinations and more have plenty of dog-friendly accommodation available.

Venture to the Isle of Wight for a pet-friendly holiday

Once you get your dog to the Isle of Wight, finding pet-friendly holiday accommodation is an easy task. The captivating countryside here offers adventure for you and your pup along winding and scenic walking paths and picturesque beaches perfect for relaxation. This destination is especially suitable for older dogs since it's so far away from the energetic hustle and bustle of the city.

Discover pet-friendly holidays in France

France is home to a wide variety of pet-friendly holiday adventures, though they're far more common in the countryside. While you'll still find accommodation options in the cities, the French countryside might be better for your dog, as there's so much room to run around and go on walking trails.

How to find a pet-friendly holiday

How can I book the perfect pet-friendly holiday?

Simply use the pet-friendly filter to search for accommodation that welcomes you and your furry pal. Pet-friendly can mean treats and a pet bed in the room, dog-friendly beaches and cafés nearby or a hotel restaurant where your pup can snuggle while you dine. From luxury dog-friendly cottages by the coast to pooch-welcoming pads in the city, choose a holiday that gives your four-legged family member the VIP treatment.

What are some great places for pet-friendly holidays?

Devon is rich in dog-loving coastal towns brimming with cafés and cosy hotels. Cumbria’s craggy bluffs, rugged hiking trails and, of course, the Lake District, offer some truly spectacular walkies. Pet-friendly Edinburgh taverns, stunning lochs and dramatic highland landscapes make Scotland a winning destination for handsome hounds, too.

How can I find a dog-friendly holiday cottage?

Enter your travel dates and hit search, then narrow your results using our pet-friendly and cottage filters. This is the quick and easy way to sniff out the right place in your ideal location. Click on the individual property to find more about its pet-friendly amenities.

What should I consider when booking a pet friendly weekend away?

When you’re booking, look for easy access to dog-friendly spaces, check your favourite getaway is pet friendly and plan your journey with plenty of breaks. Bringing a pet with you for a weekend away could mean renting a car, packing bowls and bedding and checking ahead that restaurants welcome pooches.

Can I book a pet-friendly hot tub break?

Bubbles and snuggles? Yes, please! Sort your search results by clicking on the hot tub and pet-friendly filters to see fantastic boltholes that have both. After a day of exploring with your furry friend, you can soak in the bubbles and truly unwind.

Where should I stay with my dog for Christmas?

Full of festive coastal walks, cute cottages and grand hotels, the Isle of Wight is a feast for the furry senses at Christmas. After exploring Cheddar Gorge or visiting Wells for cathedral carols and Christmas lights, cosy in front of a roaring fire with a warm cider in Somerset.

Where should I go for a pet-friendly beach holiday?

Wales has an abundance of year-round dog-welcoming beaches and coastal walks from the Gower Peninsula to Anglesea. For fishing harbours, cream teas and wild coastlines with dog-friendly coves, head to Cornwall. Or enjoy miles of unspoilt beaches getting those paws sandy in Norfolk, where Old Hunstanton, Brancaster and Holkham are perfect for splashing, dashing and playing ball.

Can I book a pet-friendly break with free cancellation and/or flexible dates?

Yes. Browse options marked with free cancellation to know you can make changes if you need to. Some hotels don’t offer this, and all properties have a cancellation window, so check your selected hotel’s cancellation policy before you book.

Why should I book my pet-friendly holiday with Expedia?

Don’t make a dog’s breakfast out of finding the right place! At Expedia, we have a huge number of amazing pet-friendly holiday deals, and they’re just a click away. Surely your pooch has been a very good doggy and deserves a getaway treat as much as you do.