WE KNOW HOW much caravanners love their animals – so it’s not surprising how popular pet-related stands are at every caravan and motorhome show!

For your fix of pet advice, product information and more, why not take a look at PetsRadar.com, a new website from Future Publishing, publishers of Practical Caravan? Its mission is to help the world’s pets lead happier, healthier and longer lives.

PetsRadar offers a unique combination of trusted advice, detailed product information, pricing comparisons to ensure quality and value, and the best deals on a host of top products, enabling animal lovers everywhere to make pet-related decisions with total confidence.

Advice includes how to find common food allergies in pets, how to brush your cat’s teeth, how to choose the right size dog bed and product reviews on the best outdoor cat enclosures or dog toys.

Dog friendly caravan parks

Meantime, if you’re looking for a dog friendly caravan park in the UK, you’ll be pleased to know there are plenty to choose from. In fact, in our Top 100 sites guide, 98 of the parks listed are pet friendly. But while some places tolerate dogs, we wanted to highlight those sites that offer your pooches a truly warm welcome with facilities to match. So, whether it’s dog walks or pet washing facilities, such as dog showers and washrooms, we’ve got it covered. 

Trethem Mill Touring Park, Cornwall 

Extending over 12 acres, half of which is dedicated to its dog walk and recreation area, Tretham Mill on the Roseland Peninsula is perfect for walkers hoping to follow the South West Coast Path. The dog walk and nature meadow are popular with pets and owners alike.

Appledore Park, Devon

This family-run campsite covers eight acres, and lies just to the north of Dartmoor. Three dogs per pitch are welcome  dog-friendly Appledore Park,  and you’ll love the new dog shower after those lengthy walks across the moor.

Ross Park, Devon 

With around 20 of its 32 acres made up of green spaces, your best friends will love this site which has a four-acre exercise field and a cherry orchard where dogs can come off their leads and explore. Ross Park also welcome in the tropical conservatory, which is attached to the restaurant.

Beech Croft Farm, Derbyshire  

Halfway between Buxton and Bakewell, in the heart of the Peak District National Park, is Beech Croft Farm, a well-run campsite – great for families, especially with dogs. There’s a dog exercise area and you can wash muddy paws in the Boot, Bike and Dog wash (a cold water tap outside the facilities).

Love2Stay, Shropshire

Love2Stay certainly has the wow factor, including a wonderful natural swimming pool, recreational fishing lake and den building and woodland hideout. Dogs are welcome on site and there is a dog shower room. The surrounding area has plenty of dog-friendly walks, several of which lead to dog-friendly pubs.

Red Kite Touring Park, Wales

Dogs will love the natural feel to Red Kite, which has coarse fishing available in the largest of its nature ponds, and there are wildflower areas and lawns alongside the gravel hardstanding pitches. Set in 20 acres the park has a special dog walking area, with a separate fenced off  training area, and the added benefit of a dog wash area.

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