Is there anything quite like a pet friendly holiday in the South of England? Whether visiting Cornwall, Devon or Dorset, now is definitely the time to start looking for a pet friendly hot tub break.
Dog friendly hot tub holidays in the South of England not only put you close to the brilliant beaches and rugged cliffs of the coastal counties, but also in a prime spot to enjoy your own spectacular spa and private patio.
In this list and guide, we’ll look at some of the best pet friendly hot tub locations in the South – great for you and your loved ones to unwind in, and even better for you and your dog to explore local green walks from.
Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, South Wales – all are fantastic holiday spots for dog lovers. There are plenty of pet friendly cottages with hot tubs nestled away in the heart of the countryside and the coast. However, when looking for the ideal hot tubs or log cabins in the region, you’re also going to need to plan a few days out, too!
In this guide, we’ll take you through some of the best Southern England attractions and locations within reach of hot tub cottages and pet friendly holiday homes. why leave your pets behind when they can enjoy the best of the greenery and sea air with you?
Whether you choose a ground floor apartment or log cabins that sleep 4 people or more, there’s lots to choose from in the South. Here are just a few hotspots worth exploring if you get the chance.
If you’re looking for a hot tub holiday and a dog friendly getaway in the South, be sure to find somewhere close to the Jurassic Coast. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that stretches across the gorgeous cliffs and beaches from Dorset to Devon. It’s 95 miles long, meaning you and your dog will have lots to explore.
Believe it or not, the fabulous Eden Project is very dog friendly! This enormous biome project is one of the highlights of Cornish breaks for millions of people, and you can take your pet with you to explore the incredible flora and learn more about the natural world around us. Pick yourself one of several dog friendly cottages with hot tubs nearby, and head on down to tour the natural wonders.
Exbury Gardens, based down in Southampton, is famously pet friendly. Bring your four legged friend along on a woodland escape, with over 200 wonderful acres for you to explore at your leisure. As if the Jurassic Coast nearby wasn’t enough, self catering on a private hot tub holiday nearby will give you and your pup some amazing waterside walking memories. There’s also a full steam railway for you to marvel at, too.
Set aside the private hot tub for now and take your pets along the explore the imposing yet always fabulous Lulworth Castle and its gardens, based right alongside the Jurassic Coast. This truly stunning castle location was once a lodge for hunting purposes. Now, it’s a wonderful day out to explore architecture and public greenery. Pets are welcome to explore the garden grounds with you.
Are there log cabins with hot tubs down this far into the south? You’d better believe it! Land’s End is appropriately named thanks to its breath-taking location. It’s a cliff top paradise that actually has a fair bit of Greek legend behind it! It used to be called the ‘Place of the Sun’ – and even now, it’s the perfect place for you to take a dog on a nice long walk with amazing sea views. It’s one of the highlights of the Cornish coast.
Staying in Cornwall, Pinetum Gardens remains one of the most popular tranquil escapes for pet lovers. Book yourself one of our picks for pet friendly cottages with hot tubs and set off on a fantastic stroll around the peaceful thickets and parkland vistas. There are more than 30 acres of green walks here, perfect for any pup lovers looking for nice, long stretches to get in some of that fantastic Cornish air. The town of St Austell is nearby, too, for more adventure potential.
This is a definite must-see for anyone booking pet friendly lodges and cabins with hot tubs in the region. Corfe Castle has it all. It’s a Dorset National Trust site, with civil war ruins looming over the rolling Purbeck Hills, and with a cracking market town and festival scene just down the way. Corfe Castle remains a favourite spot for many pet lovers looking to book hot tub breaks and to explore the National Park and Trust scenes of the southern counties.
A hot tub break in the south of England doesn’t have to be hard to come by. Nor should it! What’s more, it’s perfectly possible for you to line up that ideal hot tub breakaway and still be able to bring along your dogs to enjoy the local scenery.
When some people think of the south of England, they might initially just think about London, or Essex, or even Dover and the Channel. However, there are all kinds of wonderful sights, sounds and trails to explore down into the south. Pets will love the country and coastal vistas that combine lovingly across Dorset and Devon, for example! Why not find yourself a pet friendly lodge to act as a brilliant base? Lodges that welcome furry friends are more commonplace across the southern counties now than ever before. Don’t forget to bring a few human guests with you, too!
The hot tub is a lodge staple that you’ll probably find at plenty of cottages and holiday homes in the south of England. Expecting your own jacuzzi is no longer unheard of! As well as brilliant hot tub facilities, make sure to look out for ground floor accessibility, enclosed garden spaces, ensuite shower rooms and more. Even if you’re just exploring the south as a bit of a break from North Yorkshire and Peak District holidaying up north, there’s no reason why you can’t expect the same hospitality south of the border.
Whether you’re in it for a luxurious log cabin, private hot tubs or just somewhere with a nice wood burner and access to local walks, we want to make sure you have the pick of the best holidays you and your pets can possibly enjoy. Take a look through our favourites and who knows – you might find yourself a barn conversion or a log cabin that gives you access to the best of southern England and Wales.
Make sure to check out our further guides, too – with hot tub breakaways available up in the North York Moors, Northumberland, the Yorkshire Dales, North Wales and the Lake District, there are miles and miles for you and your pups to explore right in your own back yard. Grab yourself a hot tub to relax in after long walks, too!