Castlerigg Hall Caravan & Camping Park
- Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4TE
- 01768 774499
Amazing views and acres of space mark this out as one of the north Lakes’ greatest campsites. It’s also perfectly located for dog-lovers who want to walk on-site, with two dedicated dog-walking areas, or those who prefer exploring further afield.
Alternatively, take a short drive over to Whinlatter Forest Park (CA12 5TW), a few minutes west on the B5292. After a muddy walk, you can rinse off your hound in the campsite’s dedicated dog-shower.
Broadhembury Caravan Park
- Steeds Lane, Kingsnorth, Ashford, Kent, TN26 1NQ
- 01233 620859
This lovely campsite is ideally located for exploring Kent, just 40 minutes from Dover (a pre-ferry stop-over?). Dogs are welcome on nearby beaches, including The Warren Beach near Folkestone, and Greatstone and Littlestone Beaches near New Romney.
Couples might prefer the quiet Meadows section of the site, but all of the pitches are closer to the excellent, heated facilities. Two dogs are allowed per pitch.
- Ratham Lane, West Ashling, Chichester, PO18 8DL
- 01243 573118
If your pet appreciates the finer things in life, then Concierge Camping will suit them perfectly. This peaceful, premier campsite shows that ‘dog is in the detail’ – every element, from pitches and facilities to the coffee shop and EV charging points, indicate that this destination is a class above. Dogs stay for free, and there’s a luxury dog shower, too. Set amid rolling countryside, a short drive from the coast, this one’s definitely worth considering.
Ringstones Caravan Park
- Yeardsley Lane, High Peak, SK23 7EB
- 07795 226532
This highly rated hillside site is about as lush and verdant as they come, and located close to some of Britain’s most dramatic Peak District countryside. The facilities are excellent for humans and dogs, and host Rose is super-welcoming.
Daisy Bank Touring Caravan Park
- Montgomery, Powys, Wales, SY15 6EB
- 01588 620471
Daisy Bank Touring Caravan Park welcomes well-behaved dogs. The campsite has a fully fenced dog-walk, where your pets can run off the lead, and it’s set in a stunning area of the country for longer treks.
This adults-only park provides five-star facilities, including two award-winning, heated amenity blocks with luxury wet rooms and an easy-access disabled suite.
Long Meadow Campsite
- New Park, Brockenhurst, SO42 7QH
- 01590 622489
The New Forest is an amazing doggie destination, with wonderful walks for well-behaved hounds in the forest, on heathland or by the coast. There are lots of dog-friendly pubs and attractions, too.
- Weybourne, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 7HW
- 01263 588181
Kelling Heath, ideally situated in 250 acres of fabulous open heathland and native woodland, is quite simply canine heaven.
There are numerous excellent dog-walks through this landscape, but you can also head to North Norfolk’s stunning beaches.
Our favourite spots for dog-walking are Brancaster, Holme and Holkham, on the Norfolk Coast Path. Each has its own very special character.
Small Batch Campsite
- Little Stretton, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6PW
- 01694 723358
Pam and Oscar at Small Batch Campsite welcome well behaved dogs (on leads) to enjoy their picture-perfect park, which is nestled in a beautiful tree-lined valley in the Shropshire Hills AONB, not far from the Long Mynd moorland.
- Aviemore, Inverness-shire, PH22 1QJ
- 01479 861271
Scotland’s staggeringly beautiful Cairngorms National Park is home to the dog-friendly Glenmore Campsite. The park provides a backdrop of sensational mountains, forest and lochs – all places your mutt will love. Loch Morlich with its sweeping sandy beaches, is easily accessible from the park.
Forest Fields Caravan & Camping Park
- Hundred House, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5RT
- 01982 570406
Two dogs can stay for free at beautiful Forest Fields. Situated in the heart of Wales, this is a spacious, 12-acre site set among lakes and trees, with rolling hills as a backdrop. It’s located just a few miles from the historic market town of Builth Wells, and there are plenty of excellent dog-walks to explore in the vicinity.
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