New Forest Dog-Friendly Accommodation

Dogs are well and truly part of the family and it’s only right that they come along on holiday with you, so they don’t miss out on all the forest fun. The New Forest is a great place to take your dog on holiday.

The New Forest is a doggy’s paradise, with ample footpaths, a stunning coastline and many dog-friendly places to visit. You will even find many pubs or cafés that are super welcoming to four-legged friends.

Dog-Friendly Hotels and Inns

There are over twenty dog-friendly hotels in the New Forest. These hotels range in price and facilities from luxury country house hotels with extensive surroundings to country inns and townhouses with a more relaxed, informal setting.

At Balmer Lawn Hotel, dog-friendly rooms are available in the standard, superior and family categories. There are also pet-friendly dining options in the hotel’s lounge, bar, The Lodge and on the terrace.

Rest up at Cottage Lodge Hotel in Brockenhurst and you will find many dog walks close by, there are even several dog-friendly pubs within a short distance of the hotel.

Take a look at the listings below for details of other dog-friendly hotels that you can stay at in the New Forest.

B&Bs Where You Can Bring Your Dog

We’ve got a handful of our B&Bs here in the New Forest that are happy to welcome dogs (and their owners!) into their homes. The majority of these B&Bs are in Brockenhurst and Lyndhurst, with a couple near Fordingbridge and Lymington respectively. Ask the B&B owners for their top dog walks, we’re sure they’ll be more than obliging. Here are some of the B&Bs you can stay with your dog:

The Rowans in Lymington welcomes dogs by prior arrangement. You can bring your dog (and even your horse!) on a stay at Pinecroft, also in Boldre.

Dog-Friendly Self-Catering Cottages

With over twenty-five self-catering cottages and lodges in the New Forest that accept pets, there is plenty of choice available if you are looking for a self-catering break with your dog. You’ll find cottages happy to host your pet throughout the Forest, providing you with endless opportunities for your daily dog walks and many with secure gardens too. 

New Forest Cottages offers a portfolio of over 100 cottages to hire, many of which are dog-friendly. 

Dogs can stay in one of the four converted barn cottages at West Park Farm, near Fordingbridge. Dogs receive their own welcome hamper (as do their owners) upon staying at Pittefaux Cottage on the grounds of the Careys Manor Hotel and SenSpa. There’s also a handy laundry room in the cottage, perfect for drying off a wet dog!

Book a stay right in the heart of one of the New Forest’s inclosures at Wilf’s Cabin, near Burley and take one of the many walks on offer with your dog on a stay at Rhubarb Cottage in Lyndhurst. Both properties at Cadnam Lodge Estate welcome dogs to come and stay too - with plenty of open space for them to explore the Estate.

These are just some of the many dog-friendly self-catering properties you can find in the New Forest. Browse the listings below for more details and for other properties.

Camp Amongst Wildlife with Your Pup

If you fancy pitching your tent and camping with your dog then choose from a selection of camping and caravanning sites dotted in and around the New Forest National Park. 

There’s no need for a designated dog-walking area at Red Shoot Camping Park as the site has direct access to the forest, with all the walking you could wish for! If your pooch gets muddy there is even access to a hose to help rinse them off as well as various doggy treats on offer for sale in the campsite’s shop.

All of Camping New Forest’s sites, which are dotted all over the New Forest, are perfect for bringing your dog along on a camping trip with you! They also all have direct access to the open forest and our miles' worth of walking paths.

Many of our glamping locations are dog-friendly too! Back of Beyond welcomes pooches into a number of their glamping options, plus they have a brilliant dog walking route on site too.

Holiday Parks that Welcome Dogs

We have plenty of fantastic Holiday Parks that welcome dogs to come and stay with their owners across the whole of the New Forest! Surrounded by the wonderful woodland, bringing your dog camping with you makes for the perfect break with your best friend.

Dogs can stay in the different types of accommodation on offer at Sandy Balls Holiday Village, near Fordingbridge. There are also pet-friendly options at Shorefield Country Park at Milford on Sea and also Green Hill Farm, which allows dogs to stay, provided they are on a lead when out and about in the park. There’s also a dog wash area, perfect for cleaning off your pooch after a long walk in the forest.

Before Booking Your Dog-Friendly Accommodation

We recommend that you check with the individual property as to the exact facilities they have to offer you and your pet. Some properties will allow pets within the bedroom whereas others will have designated areas for pets to sleep or will ask you to bring your pet’s bedding with you. There may also be extra charges for bringing your dog.

How to Book Your Stay With Your Pooch

Take a look through our fantastic dog-friendly accommodation choices below and book directly on our website today. Keep an eye as well on our special offers page for money-saving offers on places to stay in and around the New Forest.

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