Unleashing Luxury: Top 10 Dog-Friendly Spa Hotels In The UK

The UK is known for its rich history, stunning landscapes, and world-class accommodation.

As avid travelers, we’ve visited countless beautiful places, yet there’s something quite unique about the UK – and its remarkable hospitality extends not only to us humans but also to our four-legged companions.

Dog-Friendly Spa Hotels In The UK

For those seeking to indulge in luxury while keeping their furry friends by their side, we bring you a list of our favorite dog-friendly spa hotels in the UK.

1. Fawsley Hall Hotel & Spa – Northamptonshire

Nestled within the heart of Northamptonshire’s breathtaking countryside, the historic Fawsley Hall offers an exquisite retreat for both you and your dog.

Pets are warmly welcomed with comfortable beds and a multitude of walking trails across the extensive 2,000-acre estate.

As for you, the Spa at Fawsley Hall, renowned for its selection of rejuvenating treatments, will restore your body and soul, making it a perfect getaway for both you and your canine companion.

2. Bovey Castle – Dartmoor National Park, Devon

Bovey Castle’s dog-friendly policies ensure a truly luxurious experience for you and your four-legged friend.

Your pooch can join you in the Library, the Cathedral Room, and in the seating area under the main staircase.

To lap up the last of the sun, you and your pooch can enjoy a chilled drink on the South Terrace.

After you unwind at the Elan Spa, with its plethora of relaxing treatments, you and your dog can explore the sprawling parkland and forest trails.

To stay with your furry friend at Bovey Castle, there is a surcharge of £25 per night for each dog.

3. The Goodwood Hotel – West Sussex

A charming retreat in the South of England, The Goodwood Hotel provides an idyllic countryside haven for humans and pets alike.

Dogs are greeted with their own welcome packs, including a luxury bed, bowls, scrumptious treats, and a guide to local walks.

You and your pooch can enjoy a good meal at the Farmer, Butcher, Chef restaurant.

You can also enjoy The Kennels clubhouse together or even take part in the hotel’s dog event – Goodwoof.

The hotel’s signature Waterbeach Spa, offering a myriad of bespoke treatments, promises a rejuvenating experience for you while your pet luxuriates in the verdant expanses of the Goodwood Estate.

4. The Fish Hotel – Broadway, Worcestershire

If your pup enjoys a brisk walk as much as you enjoy a revitalizing spa treatment, The Fish Hotel is an excellent choice.

Located within the 400-acre Farncombe Estate, it offers numerous walking paths for your dog to explore.

For a £30 surcharge, pooches are greeted with their own doggie welcome package (cozy bed, towels, bowls, and treats), while their humans can indulge in the hotel’s Scandi-style spa with outdoor hot tubs and a beautiful woodland setting.

5. Gleneagles – Auchterarder, Scotland

Scotland’s premier luxury hotel, Gleneagles, ensures your pet is treated like a true VIP (Very Important Pet).

This one is a little on the pricey side at an extra £100 per dog per night, and additional doggos also charged at £100 per night.

However, your doggies will be greeted with luxury and provided with a lovely dog bed, complete with a soft foam duvet so they can get cozy. The hotel also provides food and water bowls, plastic floor mats, and a pooper scooper.

As well as dog-friendly rooms, the hotel also has kennels on the ground – these are cheaper at £48 per night.

While your pooch snoozes, you can enjoy an invigorating dip in the hotel’s serene infinity pool, relax in the heat of the traditional saunas, or pamper yourself with a selection of heavenly treatments in the award-winning Spa at Gleneagles.

6. Trigony House Hotel – Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

In the serene Scottish lowlands, Trigony House is a paradise for dogs and their owners.

Dogs are welcomed with their own treats and a cozy bed, and there are plenty of walks nearby, from woodland strolls to adventurous hikes. If your pooch gets messy on your trip, the hotel has washing facilities available.

For £15 a night, your dog will get a free bed, bowls, and a towel. He can also cast his eyes over the doggy breakfast menu.

Your dog may even get to make friends with the local Dobermann, Otto.

When your pup is done enjoying the great outdoors, you can book dog sitting with the hotel, and you can indulge in holistic treatments at Trigony’s Garden Spa, complete with an outdoor wood-fired hot tub and Finnish sauna.

7. Cliveden House – Taplow, Berkshire

Cliveden House, an impressive estate with over 350 years of history, offers an exceptional experience for dogs and their humans.

Dogs can explore the 376-acre grounds, and for £35 per night, the hotel provides walking maps, beds, bowls, and a gourmet menu for pets.

Meanwhile, you can bask in the luxurious Cliveden Spa, famed for its indoor and outdoor hot pools and a range of bespoke treatments.

8. The Lygon Arms – Broadway, Worcestershire

At The Lygon Arms, nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds, dogs are welcomed with open arms, with a dedicated dog host to ensure they have everything they need.

You and your furbaby can enjoy a luxurious trip here together for a surcharge of £25 per dog for each night.

Your canine companion will receive bowls, a snuggly bed, and treats.

As your pet is spoilt with scenic walks and tasty treats, you can enjoy the lavish Lygon Spa, which includes a tranquil indoor pool, a variety of thermal suites, and a selection of heavenly spa treatments.

9. The Ickworth Hotel – Suffolk

In the heart of the Suffolk countryside, The Ickworth Hotel provides a luxurious escape for you and your furry companion.

For £15, you can stay with up to two four-legged friends.

Dogs are welcome in many areas of the estate and can enjoy dining with you if you order room service or visit one of the dog-friendly lounges.

You’ll both have access to the sprawling 1,800-acre park, where you can both blow away the cobwebs.

When your pet is dog-tired from exploring, you can indulge in Ickworth’s on-site treatment rooms, offering a variety of pampering experiences, from massages to facials.

10. The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa – Yorkshire

Located on the Duke of Devonshire’s Bolton Abbey Estate, this traditional country house hotel welcomes dogs with open arms.

A welcome pack of treats, a comfy bed, and 30,000 acres of stunning Yorkshire Dales countryside await your pet.

For human guests, the Devonshire Spa boasts an indoor swimming pool, spa tub, steam room, sauna, and a range of rejuvenating treatments.

Here’s a selection of further dog-friendly hotels to enjoy in Yorkshire.

In Summary

Each of these UK spa hotels has gone the extra mile to ensure they’re not just accommodating dogs but genuinely welcoming them.

With specialized services catering to the needs of your pets, and world-class spas providing indulgent retreats for you, these establishments truly redefine luxury for dog lovers.

The most rewarding journeys, after all, are those that can be shared with our loyal companions.

Alex Kallen

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