Dog Friendly Stays in Suffolk

Dogs welcomed at many cottagesWe have a variety of dog-friendly cottages that sleep 2-5 people and welcome one dog. Give your four-legged friend a happy holiday here!!
Photo © Roz Gordon

Enjoy your stay without leaving your four-legged companion behind! Cottages have enclosed gardens and there are plenty of walks from the door to farm tracks, local footpaths, heathland and more.. please bring your own dog bed, food and water bowl etc.. 

Dogs are welcome at many local pubs at or close to the Suffolk coast so you can enjoying walking and then lunch or dinner while out and about! There are plenty of dog friendly places to visit like National Trust's Dunwich Heath and Sutton Hoo, Millenium Green at Halesworth and the Suffolk Punch Trust near Woodbridge. Dog-friendly beaches along the East Suffolk coast abound, Dunwich, Sizewell and Walberswick have no restrictions,
however Aldeburgh and Southwold do.
Let your dog join in the fun too.

Our Dog Friendly Cottages

Fen Cottage Walberswick
Fen Cottage Walberswick

Stylishly renovated eco-themed three bedroom cottage with plenty of charm. Tucked away from the green, the beach, and both pubs. Two bedrooms have extensive views towards Southwold.

Sleeps 6 people
The Hut at Walberswick
The Hut at Walberswick

The Hut is a unique Walberswick property with simple accommodation in quiet location yet close to the beach, pubs. Sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, small dog welcome. Ring for 2024 dates available.

Sleeps 6 people
Lavender Cottage Wenhaston
Lavender Cottage

New! Escape to the country.. This charming cottage dates to 1880 and has recently been refurbished, ideal for couples or a family. Sleeps 5.Large garden, country views, dog welcome. Ring or email to book for 2023/24.

Sleeps 5 people
September Cottage Wenhaston
September Cottage Wenhaston

Charming 18th century Wenhaston cottage with wood burner. Sleeps 4. Enclosed rear garden. Easy walk to local pubs, nature reserve etc. One dog welcome. Book online! and receive special discount now!

Sleeps 4 people
Eva's Cottage, Wenhaston
Eva's Cottage Wenhaston

Book online 20% DISCOUNT FOR October 2023 ARRIVAL DATES,..Delightful mid-1800’s cottage set in the heart of the village. well equipped, sunny patio, SLEEPS 2-3. One dog welcome. See great reviews!

Sleeps 3 people
8 Hill Cottages Bramfield
8 Hill Cottages Bramfield

A pretty cottage with garden at front and rear. Beams and bread oven. Dog can come too! Great reviews.. walk to local pub. Short breaks all year. Dates available - see online booking page. Book now!

Sleeps 4 people
9 Hill Cottages Bramfield
9 Hill Cottages Bramfield

Rural charm with garden at front and rear for a couple or family. Great sunsets! Ideal base for exploring the Suffolk coast. One dog welcome. Short breaks available all year. Book online now!

Sleeps 4 people
School Cottage, Heveningham
School Cottage Heveningham

School Cottage, 18th century semi-detached cottage in Heveningham, 'hidden Suffolk'- a quiet rural gem! Sleeps 6, one dog allowed, ask for discount for last minute/couples, see latest great reviews!

Sleeps 6 people
West End Cottage Wenhaston
West End Cottage

Book online now to early JULY! Charming end of terrace country cottage , quiet location, ideal for a family or two couples. Walk from the door to the heath, pub and more. Easy drive to Southwold, great reviews.

Sleeps 5 people
33 Victoria Street Southwold
33 Victoria Street

Charming seaside cottage, heart of Southwold, just a short walk to the beach. Comfortable, well-equipped. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Children age 5 years plus, one dog welcome. Guests return year on year. Book online now!

Sleeps 4 people

Some Dog-Friendly Places for Food and Drink:

The Star Inn, Wenhaston
The Queen's Head Inn, Blyford
White Hart, Blythburgh
The Ship, Dunwich
The Bell Inn, Middleton
Eels Foot Inn, Eastbridge
The Crown Inn, Westleton
The Plough & Sail, Snape
The Anchor Inn, Walberswick
The Bell Inn, Walberswick
The Plough, Wissett
The Lord Nelson, Southwold
Sole Bay Inn, Southwold
The Harbour Inn, Southwold

Here are some Dog-Friendly Places To Visit:
Nb. Dogs should be kept on leads unless stated and some areas may be restricted. Please enquire before visit

Dunwich Heath (please also see The 'Woof' Guide)
Millennium Green, Halesworth
Helmingham Hall Gardens
Southwold Pier
Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum, Flixton
Oasis Camel Centre, Linstead
Hillside Animal Sanctuary, Norfolk
Suffolk Punch Trust, near Woodbridge
Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge
Dunwich Museum
Big Dog Ferry, Beccles
Walberswick to Southwold Ferry
The Tide Mill Living Museum, Woodbridge
Stonham Barns, Stonham Aspel
Framlingham Castle

Here are some Dog-Friendly Beaches:

Aldeburgh (dogs allowed north end to Thorpeness)
Dunwich (no restrictions)
Sizewell (no restrictions)
Southwold (restrictions between 1 April - 30 September)
Walberswick (no restrictions)

Some Doggy Events:

Framlingham Country Show & We Love Dogs, Framlingham
Strutt Your Mutt, Benacre
Suffolk Dog Day, Helmingham Hall