Ever taken a short break in the East of England before? From Essex to Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire to Norfolk, the East is home to some of the best sights, sounds and walks for you and your pets to enjoy. What’s more, it’s getting easier and easier for holidaymakers and dog lovers to find their own hot tub holidays in the region, too!
In this guide, we’ll take you through what’s in the area for dog lovers and their pets to enjoy. In the meantime, hunt down that perfect hot tub break that brings you closer to the coast, the countryside and more.
If you’re looking for that perfect hot tub break in the East of the country, you’re going to want to hunt down that ideal type of property. Fancy a cottage, a lodge or a log cabin? Click through to take a look at our top picks for the best East of England dog friendly hot tub escapes we’ve found nearby.
There’s something about a quiet escape to the East of England with your pets that really stands apart from other holiday spots in the rest of the UK. It’s here where you’ll find the stunning Norfolk Broads, the popular seasides at Southend and Clacton and more besides.
What’s more, it’s getting easier and easier for families and dog lovers to hunt down the perfect hot tub escapes in the region. The fact is, more and more of us are choosing lodges and cottages with hot tubs – simply because there may be no better way to simmer down and relax after a long day of walking and sightseeing!
A hidden gem in the heart of Herts, Radwell Meadows offers 8 kilometres of lovely meadow walking trails which take you around woodland and planting spots. You and your pets will also be able to spot wildlife and local livestock, too! This delightful walking trail is close to Norton village, too, where you can stop off for amenities and to take in the lovely scenery.
This is a fairly protected piece of land, too, meaning you won’t ever expect this to be a run of the mill park or dog walking spot. It’s really easy to access and there are flat, green walks as far as the eye can see.
Norfolk is possibly best-known for its coast and its Broads, but there are actually miles of brilliant dog walking trails and woodland spots for you to traverse in the local region, too. Bacton Woods is a fantastic day out for any dog lover who wants to explore the best of the local shrubbery! There’s said to be over 30 different types of tree out here – plenty for your pet to sniff at!
This area is also well-known for being a hotspot for some ancient history, making it a great all-in-one day out depending on your interests. It’s also connected to colour-coded forest trails – the Red, the Yellow and the Blue!
If you’ve never taken a look out at the Norfolk coast before, then you’re really missing out on some serious seaside fun! Cromer is a family friendly resort with lots going on, and it’s really famous for its pier and promenade. Best of all, you can bring your pups with you providing they are well behaved and that you keep them on leads.
Cromer really does take you back to the golden age of the British seaside holiday. This is a part of the UK that time really stands still in! Take a look around with your pet and tuck into a 99 with a flake and enjoy the sea breeze as you stroll along. The beaches are worth exploring, too!
Epping Forest is perhaps the most famous of Essex’s wooded thickets, and for good reason. It’s seriously ancient – there are ruins here dating back to the Bronze Age, meaning that you’re stepping into history of more than 2,500 years old. Epping Forest is a great little amble, meaning that if you and your pets fancy seeing the greener side to the county, you’ll know exactly where to come.
There is also plenty of waterside walking in the forest thanks to its abundance of ponds! Don’t be scared to get a bit soggy down here – but in fact, Epping Forest makes for a fantastic dog friendly walking spot all year round, whatever the weather.
Well within reach of the city of Ely and its district, Wicken Fen is an amazing nature reserve that covers an absolutely breath-taking 254 hectares. That’s possibly more than enough dog walking for even the most active of pets! However, you’re going to need to find yourself a holiday lodge of some kind close by if you have any hope of tackling it all!
Waterside trails, wildlife spotting and natural walks are the norm out here, meaning that it’s a really peaceful day out. Take the whole family including your pets and you’ll likely find no more relaxing a break out in the heart of Cambridgeshire.
Fancy a walk that’s a little bit different? Make a point to take a stroll through the Drove Orchards near Hunstanton. Break away from the Norfolk beaches and take your chance on a brisk walk through miles and miles of gorgeous apple trees. There’s around 40 acres of apple-growing land out here, and yes, you’ll get to pick some and buy gifts at the onsite shops!
It’s completely dog friendly and you’re free to park up. It’s a great way to sample the greener side of Norfolk with a tasty treat in it for you at the end.
The Ashridge Estate is one of the highlights of the Chiltern Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty based in the heart of the East of England. It’s full of lovely dog walking trails in varying lengths, backing into Hertfordshire and leading up to the Bedfordshire border close to the Ivinghoe Beacon.
This is a great outdoor spot for picnics, barbecues and more, meaning it’s a family friendly outing as well as a great dog walk. Take a look for yourself!
If you’re looking for that perfect hot tub accommodation in the East of England, there’s more choice available now than ever before. What’s more, hot tub lodges are also easy to spot!
Take a look through the brilliant dog friendly walking spots and attractions we’ve listed for you here, and be sure to check out lodges, cabins, cottages and more with hot tub patios available for you to relax in.
We think the East of England has tons to offer – from coast to country – and your pets are sure to agree. Come and take a look around and be sure to book that brilliant hot tub weekend away whenever you’re ready. Take a load off and bring your dog with you!