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A Dog’s Life: 10 Top Pooch-Friendly Breaks in Devon

Holiday or staycation, Devon is a dream destination for a dog, with plenty of open spaces, sandy beaches to run on and of course, the beautiful South West coastal footpath just waiting to be explored. Why should your four-legged friends miss out on all the fun? 

Round of appaws to the below Devon hotels fur being so accommodating to humans and dogs alike!


Hotel du Vin

A gem of a hotel nestled right in the beating heart of Exeter City Centre. With the Quayside at arms reach and both coastal and countryside trips just a stone’s throw away, Hotel du Vin is the perfect city stay for you and your pooch, with a dog bed and bowl waiting for you upon arrival.


The Cary Arms

This charming luxury boutique hotel is located right on the South Devon Coastal Path surrounded by dog friendly beaches, so there’s nothing you and your furry friend can’t explore together. They even have two dog-friendly rooms on the ground floor: ‘Read Admiral’ and ‘Commander’ both with their own sea-facing balconies, not to mention dog friendly holiday cottages.

Bovey Castle

Bovey is a paradise for both humans and dogs alike. Your canine companions will be welcomed with complimentary treats, comfortable beds and plenty of parks and restaurants nearby they can adventure to. The hotel is nestled within a vast private country estate comprising woodland, lakes and manicured lawns, so there’s plenty of room to roam without venturing far, not to mention Dartmoor National Park on its doorstep. 

Arundell Arms Hotel

The scenic location of Lifton is ideal for dog friendly holidays with easy access to plenty of stunning walks across Dartmoor, nearby beaches and beautiful countryside. If you feel your holiday won’t be the same without your canine friend, then book a stay at their dog friendly hotel or really make yourself at home in their self-catering holiday cottage.  

Fox and Hounds Country Hotel

The name says it all! A former coaching inn, The Fox & Hounds Country Hotel is ideal if you’re wanting a short, quiet break with your pet. Tucked away in the heart of Devon’s countryside on the banks of the River Taw, the whole family will enjoy relaxing in the beautiful surroundings of this gorgeous hotel. Their 2 night doggie breaks include dinner, bed and breakfast for two in a standard bedroom; sharing with your furry friend as well as a packed lunch for the two of you on a day of your preference. You will also receive your welcome doggie pack on check-in, including a map of the hotel grounds and exercise area for your pet, some treats, a copy of three local area walks and information on dog friendly attractions.

Highbullen Hotel Golf & Country Club 

Dogs will be barking mad not to enjoy all the treats in store during their visit to Highbullen. Offering stunning areas to dine which are dog friendly and luxury bedrooms for staying, guests and their owners will be well prepared for a relaxing visit filled with fine food, spectacular walks and exceptional comfort.

Mill End Hotel

Settled within Dartmoor National Park, Mill End is a fabulous country house hideaway for you and your pet. You’ll find scenic walking tracks right from the doorstep of the hotel, and when your pooch returns with wet, muddy paws, you can help yourself to as many dog towels as you need. 

Moorland Garden Hotel

Dogs are guests too - that’s why Moorland Garden hotel created their ‘Paws for a treat’ break which embraces your furriest family member. Your four-legged friend will receive a dog bed and bowl in your bedroom, and whilst you are enjoying your 2 course dinner in the Dartmoor Bar (where dogs are allowed), your pet will be able to choose an item off their special a'la barke menu to eat - a canine’s paradise!

Two Bridges Hotel

Dogs love a break away on Dartmoor too… With a goody-bag for them on arrival, fabulous walks (including the whole of Dartmoor National Park) and access to your bedroom, the bar and lounges, what’s not to love? 

Northcote Manor Country House Hotel

No need to fret over dog kennels when looking to stay at Northcote. With a number of dog friendly bedrooms, they can accommodate your pooches for a holiday they won’t forget and they are welcome to join you for a drink in the Oakroom. They’ll ‘lap up’ the pleasures of staying at Northcote Manor, enjoying doggy bowls with complimentary biscuits to add real value to their stay. Pawesome!  



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