Dog-friendly accommodation

With plenty of dog-friendly attractions and walks to get their tales wagging, you'll definitely be tempted to extend a visit to the Garden of England with your four-legged friend into a short stay. Our guide to the best places in Kent for you and your best friend to rest your heads (and paws) is perfect for when you want nothing more than to get out of the city for a country retreat. 

Oast Barn Cottage

Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty perfect for canine exploration, this delightful dog-friendly cottage in the hamlet of Bells Forstal comes complete with dog treats and pet walking or sitting. One of 80 dog-friendly properties in Kent with Mulberry Cottages.

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Kent and Sussex Cottages

With almost 300 cottages spread across Kent's glorious countryside and award-winning beaches, you're going to want to include your dog in the family stay at a Kent and Sussex Holiday Cottage. Fortunately many of their self-catered cottages welcome dogs, so all you need to do is narrow down the search to countryside or coast. 

Walpole Bay Hotel 

At the historic Margate hotel, you and your pooch can rediscover a passion for the finer things in life. Lovingly restored rooms and a great location near to some of Margate's favourite attractions and the glorious dog-friendly beach make it a perfect pit stop for you and your dog. 

Enjoy the finer things in life

Old Post Cottage and Candy Cottage

This pair of charming cottages rests in the traditional village of Rodmersham Green. After a day trekking in the Kent countryside, weary dogs will be welcomed home with sleeping mats and water bowls. 

Take a break 

Royal Wells Hotel

If you didn't think you could enjoy a hotel experience with your dog, think again. From its lofty position on Mount Ephraim this regal hotel offers an elegant stay for you and your pet. Call ahead for further information.

Be treated like royalty 

SandiLodge 

With four bedrooms, an impressive open fire, beach-side setting and the historic town of Sandwich close by, this is a show stopper property the whole family will enjoy, pets and all!

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Hempstead House

Pampered pooches will love a visit to the Hempstead House Hotel and Spa in Sittingbourne. After a day out in the countryside, they can even enjoy one final leg stretch before bed in the four acres of beautifully landscaped gardens.

Enjoy a retreat 

Ashford International Hotel

Enjoy a home away from home for you and your pooch after a day exploring Kent. Just minutes from the M20, Ashford International Hotel offers a perfect base for your family break, four-legged friends and all. 

Escape to Kent