Great getaways for the whole family
The best holidays are when all the family is together – dogs included. After all, our four-legged friends love finding new places to explore just as much as we do.
From unlimited fuss and complimentary treats to dog-friendly dining areas, here’s our pick of AA-rated hotels in Devon that welcome canine guests.
Please note that some of the hotels featured ask for a small extra charge for their dog-friendly rooms or services.
Berry Head Hotel, Brixham
This stunning clifftop hotel dates back to 1809 and welcomes well-behaved dogs by prior arrangement. Explore the six acres of grounds which lead into Berry Head Country Park, or follow the miles of dramatic coastal paths to the River Dart and beyond on your visit.
Bovey Castle, Moretonhampstead
Nestled in the rolling valleys of Dartmoor National Park, Bovey Castle is a paradise for dogs and owners alike. Dogs are welcome in all bedrooms and lodges, and receive a welcome letter along with a bed, bowl, toy and chew on arrival.
The Imperial Hotel, Torquay
The Imperial is a traditional luxury hotel with extensive coastal views. Dogs are welcome in the garden-level rooms, and while on a lead, are allowed on the grounds and many, but not all public areas.
Salcombe Harbour Hotel & Spa, Salcombe
Located on the picturesque shores of the Salcombe estuary, the Salcombe Harbour Hotel has four dog-friendly rooms. Although dogs are not allowed in the public areas, your furry friend is welcome on the terrace, which boasts fantastic views over the water.
Soar Mill Cove Hotel, Salcombe
Salcombe’s Soar Mill Cove Hotel assures its canine guests receive the friendliest of welcomes. The hotel’s newly introduced doggie-friendly dining area means that the whole family can dine together after a fun-filled day exploring the many delights of the surrounding area.
The Dart Marina Hotel, Dartmouth
With its very own marina, this stylish, proudly independent hotel is a very special place to stay. All of its spacious ground floor garden rooms are welcome to four-legged visitors, who will revel in the fabulous dog-friendly beaches nearby.
The Horn of Plenty, Tavistock
Situated on the border between Devon and Cornwall, this luxury manor house hotel is full of charm. Dogs are welcome in all Coach House rooms, with doggie dinners, water bowls and plenty of treats also available – and a handy hosepipe, if needed!
The Moorland Hotel, Haytor Vale
Discover a sanctuary on the Moors at the Moorland Hotel. The newly-introduced dog-friendly rooms are ideally situated on the ground floor and enjoy direct access to the Hotel’s 11 acres of gardens and grounds.