Dog-friendly holiday properties of the week

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<p><img src="" alt="Dog-friendly holiday properties of the week" /></p><p>This week's dog-friendly holiday properties include; a dog-friendly holiday centre, pet-friendly canal holidays, a spectacular hotel on the North Cornwall coast, and beautiful lodges in Shropshire.</p>

Roseheart Kingdom

Roseheart Kingdom – Shropshire

Roseheart Kingdom is one of the most dog-friendly Holiday Centres you will come across; a 200+ year old farm house set in 28 acres recognised for it’s "Natural Outstanding Beauty', where dogs and horses are welcome. On the doorstep and surrounding the property is miles and miles of bridleways, byways and walkways.

Dogs are permitted in all bedrooms, the dining, breakfast, lounge and snug area. Available in house is holistic treatments for dogs in Shiatsu, Reiki, Aromatherapy and Homeopathic remedies.

Extras: barbecue area, washing machine, wash down dog area and secure barn storage, Free Parking & Free Wifi.


Calcutt Boats Ltd

Calcutt Boats Ltd – Warwickshire

A canal holiday is so different. Time is no longer "money", distances become truly relative and speed – the blight of the motorway culture – is brought back into a perspective which includes the blade of grass, the singing of a blackbird or the smell of new-mown hay. When did you last have the opportunity to slow down, unwind, look around you and listen?

Pets are allowed on the boats, but Calcutt Boats do ask that they are kept off the seats and bedding. One pet can travel for free, for two pets (maximum), there is a £30 charge.


River Steam Holidays

River Steam Holidays – Shropshire

Six cottages and lodges offering beautiful and comfortable accommodation, sleeping 2 - 8+ people. Weekly short breaks from three nights minimum available. All are equipped with TV and DVD players and all but one have internet access. Bed linen and towels are included as well as gas and electric.

The properties are situated just below the village of Highley nestled in the Severn valley between the river Severn and the Severn valley steam railway (30 yards from both). They all have beautiful clear views over the river and the valley. Perfect for people who want to get away from it all for some peace and quiet. With no main roads or industry any where near by. River walks connect to a network of footpaths. The walks can lead you deep into nowhere or to one of several villages and museums around the area and of course to the 17th Century Ship Inn which is in between the cottages and lodges.

All properties are family and dog-friendly.



Brynygwin Country House & Cottages – North Wales

Brynygwin Self Catering Country House & Cottages could hardly be better located. Safely within the Snowdonia National Park, it enjoys a completely rural setting with five acres of mature informal garden full of colourful shrubs and fine trees, fields to either side, 15 acres of woodland above, and a river for fishing just across the little road hidden below.

Brynygwin proves designer-suited for holidays away from modernity, rush and noise. Cars can park alongside their accommodation. Children and dogs can be safe in the enclosed cottage gardens, or free in the wider grounds. Wildlife lovers can enjoy birds, bats, badgers, and wild flowers. Fishermen can use our 100 metres of private riverbank and free permit to all the Dolgellau Angling Association waters. Walkers can set out in any direction with one of the many guidesheets provided. Mountain-bikers, narrow-gauge railway riders and castle connoisseurs find themselves ringed round with choice for their chosen pursuits.


Watergate Bay Hotel

Watergate Bay Hotel – Cornwall

Set on a spectacular surfing beach on the north Cornwall coast, Watergate Bay Hotel is the perfect destination for a contemporary beach holiday. It’s a place that’s all about the balance of life; being active, getting amongst the elements, eating and drinking well, spoiling yourself a little, chilling out, getting cosy and most of all having a good time!

Dogs are welcome on Watergate Bay beach all year round. There’s no seasonal ban on the two-mile stretch of beach – it’s a permanent sandy playground studded with rock pools. Your canine companions can join you in The Beach Hut and The Living Space and there are plenty of dog friendly beaches on the North Cornwall coastline.


Grassmere House

Grassmere House Holiday Apartment – Devon

An ideal base from which to visit the many places of outstanding natural beauty.

The apartment is on the top floor of Grassmere House and is accessed via a flight of stairs, with four bedrooms one an en-suite, spacious plenty of room for nine yet cosy enough for smaller parties.

The village of Combe Martin, which nestles in a sheltered valley, has a two mile long high street, offering a wide selection of inns, cafés and gift shops leading down to the sandy/pebble bay, where children can bathe in safety and explore the many rock pools and caves. Within a short distance you will find the golden beaches of Woolacombe, which was recently rated as one of the Worlds 'Top Ten Beaches' and close by Croyde Bay is very popular with surfers. Saunton Sands is in the same area and offers yet another excellent sandy beach.