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Essex Hot Tub Breaks For Dogs

Dog Friendly Hot Tub Holidays In Essex

Search the very best dog friendly Essex hot tub holidays, including weekend lodge breaks, secluded log cabins, and countryside farmhouse cottages. All with private hot tubs and pets welcome.

Essex can be found on the east coast of England and is located south of Suffolk and north of Kent. Holiday cottages here are a fun holiday destination offering lively seaside resorts, historical towns and open countryside, and it’s all within easy reach of London.

The Best Pet Friendly Hot Tub Accommodation in Essex

Our dog friendly hot tub breaks in Essex are some of the most popular throughout the country. Taking the family pooch on holiday to Essex is a breeze thanks to pet-friendly beaches, welcoming pubs and cottages that allow dogs.
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1. Luxury Lodge, Wakes Colne

Backed by private woodland and with stunning lake views this lodge is luxury by name and luxury by nature. The sumptuous king-size bedroom sleeps two and there’s a free-standing bath and waterfall shower en suite. Outside paradise awaits on the decking that has room for alfresco meals and certainly space in the bubbly hot tub.

Before you go anywhere there is 500 acres of private woodland and meadows to explore. Keen anglers can take advantage of the two-acre lake with Rudd and carp. You’re in the Colne Valley that has trails taking you through Mabey’s Meadow Fray’s Island. The roman city of Colchester is a 15-minute drive away.
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2. Bramble Lodge, Hadleigh

Set in a cherry orchard this stylish retreat sleeps four in two bedrooms that each have a bathroom. The cherry on top here is that you can pre-order your groceries for delivery to the lodge and will be unpacked and in the kitchen cupboards in time for your arrival.

Drag yourself out of the hot tub on the decking because there is a lot to explore in the surrounding area. To immerse yourself in Tudor history, Little Hall in Lavenham is eight miles away. The Suffolk coastline with great walking trails is about a half an hour drive from the Lodge.
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3. The Stables, Colchester

This converted stable block sleeps six with four in the two spacious bedrooms and an additional two on the sofa bed in the living area. One of the two bathrooms has a TV but, for the ultimate in relaxation you can marvel at the animals on this 22-acre farm from the depths of the hot tub.

You’ll have a lot to see before you venture out with peacocks, alpacas, horses, pygmy goats, donkeys, dogs and chickens to keep you entertained. In keeping with the animal theme visit the Colchester Zoo to feed the elephants and giraffes and come face-to-face with Komodo dragons and white rhino.
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4. Romantic Hideaway, Fordham

Step out of the well-designed studio space that sleeps two onto the edge of a heated pool with submerged lighting and sun loungers. Wrap yourself in the complimentary bathrobes and make for the hot tub on the 5-star decking with a fabulous firepit and make use of the firepit hamper, complete with wood, matches and marshmallows.

You are in Constable country in the Colne Valley. Fordham, a regular gold winner in Essex’s Village of the Year, is a short walk away. Four miles away is Greenstead Church, the oldest wooden building in the world and the historic city of Colchester is a 10 minute drive from the hideaway
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5. The Orchard , Hadleigh

This stylish lodge, one of three in a cherry orchard, that sleeps and in two king sized bedrooms and a twin. The interior has been done to a high specification with double doors leading out onto a patio with sweeping views of the countryside. It has a sunken hot tub and seating for alfresco dining and a fire pit that converts into a pizza oven.

Take up the owner’s offer of unpacking your groceries that you can pre-order for delivery to the lodge so you won’t have to waste time stocking up on provisions and will have more time to explore. Hilly Ridge
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6. Little Gem, Holland-on-Sea

Living up to its name, this little coastal gem has been thoughtfully furnished to provide a break that is extra special. Sleeping two, the king size bedroom has a shower en suite complete with fluffy robes. The contemporary living space with a wood burner and wall-mounted TV leads to decking with a hot tub.

Start off with a short walk to the seafront to order Holland-on-Sea’s famous fish and chips. For bird lovers there’s Skipper’s Island nearby, breeding ground for oystercatchers and shelducks or take the walk to Clacton-On-Sea three miles along the pretty coastline. Here you can rent canoes, kayaks and windsurfers
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7. Woodpeckers, Alresford

This delightful cottage sleeps three, two in the king size bedroom and an additional guest on a sofa that cleverly incorporates a single sleeping space. A partition wall separates the living and dining area from the kitchen. The kitchen door leads onto a private area with a Weber BBQ for outside meals and a hot tub. Beyond this space is a large pool with loungers.

You are in Alresford the watercress capital of England which has countryside walks and cycling routes. Winchester, famous for its cathedral and its Great Hall, thought to be that of King Arthur is a 15-minute drive. You can also visit the city’s Marwell Zoo to see snow leopard, cheetah, tiger, hippo and rhino.
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8. Goddard’s Mead, Thaxted

Character oozes from every corner of this romantic retreat that sleeps two with its pitched rafters and half-timber walls dating back hundreds of years. The contemporary décor has been thoughtfully chosen to complement the traditional features. Outside there is a decking with a hot tub and seating for alfresco meals overlooking fields and woodland.

You are in walking distance of the charming village of Thaxted with its ancient windmill and the River Chelmer running through it. Explore Turpin’s Trail that culminates at the birthplace of Dick Turpin. Visit Audley End House and Gardens with its miniature railway is a 15-minute drive away.
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9. Water Lily Lodge, White Colne

This wood clad lodge is in a location steeped in nature with decking right on a lake complete with swans, ducks and a myriad of birdlife. Here you can enjoy a barbeque or relax in the hot tub. The interior is light and airy and the three bedrooms with two bathrooms sleep six.

The cathedral city of Colchester is less than a 20-minute drive away. Here you can take your pick of things to do such as a visit to the inspirational Beth Chatto’s Plants and Gardens. An alternative activity is the Colchester’s Escape Rooms’ Doomsday Games, a puzzle-solving adventure young and old.
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The Last Word

With 350 miles of coastline and thousands of acres of woodland, meadows, marshland and scenic valleys this is a county that has it all. It has the world ‘s longest pier stretching 1.34 miles in Southend; it has the oldest wooden church in the world at Greenstead; and its Borley Rectory is said to be the most haunted house in England.

It is clear that this area doesn’t do things in halves and this is evident in the high standard of holiday homes in its seaside towns and country retreats. Choose one that is going to suit your needs best, each might have its own personality and facilities but all have outdoor hot tubs and will welcome your four-legged friend with open arms.

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