10 Dog Friendly Hotels in Devon
As a greedy person I associate Devon with delicious cream teas. I also adore it as a holiday spot due to its spectacular coastline and beaches. I love nothing more than watching my dog run on a beautiful, vast beach and this destination has oodles of open spaces. Here are our favourite dog friendly hotels in Devon, all of which will warmly welcome you and your furry family. As with all hotels, book direct, making them aware that you are bringing a dog to ensure the best room and rate.
Gidleigh Park Hotel:
Chagford, Newton Abbot TQ13 8HH
Gidleigh Park is a complete treat of a hotel, combining plush décor with amazing food. Set in 107 acres of grounds, the hotel boasts a unique water garden, bluebell woods and bespoke kitchen garden. Facilities also include tennis courts, croquet, and a putting green. Dogs are welcome to be involved in the luxury at Gidleigh Park and can stay in one of their two dog-friendly rooms or in the Pavilion. The Pavilion is a self-contained cottage in the hotel grounds overlooking the croquet lawn. Heated kennels are also available.
Rooms start at £287. Book one of the dog friendly choices with the hotel directly. The pavilion costs around £761 per night.
Courtlands Ln, Exmouth EX8 3NZ
Lympstone Manor is a top notch choice for a luxury dog friendly staycation. Dogs are able to stay with you in one of their dog friendly suites which have their own separate entrances, private terraces and gardens. A dog bed, towel, torch and dog bowl are provided in the rooms. While dogs are not able to go inside the hotel, they are welcome on the public terraces and throughout the vast grounds. This is a top choice for foodies because Chef Michael Caines heads up the one Michelin star restaurant at Lympstone Manor. An utterly beautiful Grade II listed Georgian manor house where you can simply arrive and be completely pampered.
Prices start at around £586 for a dog friendly suite but be sure to contact the hotel directly for their best rooms and rates.
The Horn of Plenty:
B3362, Tavistock PL19 8JD
The Horn of Plenty is a 4 star country house hotel with 5 acres of gardens. 12 of the 16 rooms are dog friendly and most have an outside balcony or terrace with access to outdoors. Dogs are welcome in the library and on the restaurant terraces (not in the restaurant or drawing room). Therefore you can enjoy a meal and drinks in the company of your pooch. The Tamar Trails offers lots of different walks almost from the doorstep of the hotel and a 15 minute drive will take you onto Dartmoor, which is truly doggie heaven. The hotel provides a water bowl, plenty of treats, towels (on request) and even a doggy dinner on the first night!
Prices start at £130 per night plus the £10 per night dog supplement.
The Cott Inn:
Cott Ln, Dartington, Totnes TQ9 6HE
Winner of the Great British Pub Award and flagged up by many national newspapers, The Cott Inn has welcomed guest since 1320 AD and is one of the oldest thatched inns in Britain. Rooms are light, airy and super comfortable. The Inn is dog friendly throughout and nowhere is off limits for your pooch. Enjoy the hotel’s delicious local and seasonal produce with your dog in the dining room. Alternatively choose a covered and heated marquee area for al fresco dining. A super friendly, relaxed environment- perfect for a dog friendly stay.
Prices start at £155 per night plus a £10 supplement for bringing a dog.
Bulleigh Barton Manor:
Ipplepen, Newton Abbot TQ12 5UA
Bulleigh Barton Manor is officially a B&B but had to be included as a 2017 Gold/ 2018 Silver Dog Friendly-Visit Devon award winner. The owners are dog owners and love having (well behaved) dogs to stay with them. Dogs are provided with a hamper during their stay which includes; home made liver treats, towels and blankets and you can also ask for the recommended dog walking maps. For your dog’s comfort, the owners have their house rules which you can read here. Why not book a “a la Bark” breakfast menu? Your dog will enjoy a cooked breakfast and in return guests make a donation to the Animals in Distress charity for which the owners have raised hundreds of pounds.
Prices start at £95 per night for double occupancy, plus £7.50 per night, per dog.
Boringdon Hall Hotel and Spa:
Boringdon Hall Hotel, Boringdon Hill, Colebrook, Plymouth PL7 4DP
The historic Boringdon Hall Hotel and Spa hall building stretches back as far as the Doomsday Book and offers a touch of luxury for those loving fine food and pampering. This 5 star hotel warmly welcomes dogs and the dog friendly courtyard bedrooms give owners that all important easy access to outside. You will receive blankets, dog beds, poop bags and treats in your room for your convenience. The on-site restaurants and spa offers the opportunity for a complete pamper. Enjoy a drink and some tasty food together as dogs are welcome in the Great Hall which is home to the bar. The location of the venue is perfect for oodles of long dog walks too.
Prices start at £176 for a courtyard room, plus a £20 charge per night for bringing a dog.
Hotel Endsleigh, Milton Abbot, Tavistock PL19 0PQ
Hotel Endsleigh has so much breath-taking space to explore with your dog due to its 100 acres of gardens and woodlands. Surrounded by forestry, fairy dells, caves and waterfalls, this Grade I listed building was originally built for the Duke of Bedford. With 19 individually decorated rooms, all of which are dog friendly, the hotel aims to be stylish and unfussy. A dog bed, bowls and treats are provided in the room for your arrival at the hotel. Dogs are permitted, on lead, in all areas with the exception of the main restaurant, therefore there is plenty of choice for dining here. Perhaps enjoy their wonderful afternoon tea in the garden?
Prices start at £250 per night , plus a £25.00 dog supplement per day.
Drake Rd, Tavistock PL19 0AX
Just a short walk from Tavistock town centre you will find the Rockmount Hotel. It is a great place to base yourself for local walks and restaurants. Hire one of the beautiful dog friendly apartment-garden rooms at the hotel by booking directly for the best rates. Rewarded for bringing a dog, you will get 10% off food and drink during your stay and rates include beds, bowls and treats. The dog friendly rooms have two bedrooms and are completely self-contained with a lounge and kitchen area. Importantly they also have access to outdoors. When seeking dog friendly hotels in Devon this is a quality choice.
Prices start at £540.
The Pines at Eastleigh:
The Pines, Eastleigh, Bideford EX39 4PA
Georgian building, The Pines is set in 7 acres of grounds and gardens therefore has plenty of space to roam with your dog. The B&B are very happy to accommodate your furry family so just make them aware that you are bringing a dog when you book. Choose from dog friendly suites or a cottage. All accommodation is self-contained with kitchenette, lounge area, access to outdoors and is complete with outdoor furniture. A week’s stay or a short break can be booked here.
Prices start at £390-£600 per week, contact the B&B direct for rates for short breaks. A small supplement will be added for bringing a dog.
Dartmoor National Park, North Bovey, Newton Abbot TQ13 8RE
The sumptuous Bovey Castle boasts 5 red Stars from the AA for exceptional hospitality and this extends to your four-legged family. Winner of Fido’s Family Friendly Award’in the 2020 PetsPyjamas Travel awards, they have everything you need for a dog friendly holiday. Explore the 275 acres of grounds and take advantage of the dog walking routes recommended by the hotel. On arrvial, your dog will receive; a welcome letter, bed, bowl, toy and chew. Crates or outdoor kennels are also available if required. Dogs are allowed in all of the public areas including the Cathedral Room but if the sun is shining perhaps take advantage of the terrace where you can enjoy a delicious afternoon tea al fresco. On site are a pool and spa for some human holiday pampering and Pooch Parlour for the furry folk!
Prices start at £250, plus £25 per night to bring a dog.
What a lot of fabulous dog friendly hotels in Devon to choose from. The perfect excuse to visit again and again surely! Please share the dog friendly places you have found in Devon with us in the comments below. More excellent dog friendly hotels in the UK here.