Dog Friendly Accommodation

Dog friendly accommodation in Norfolk is plentiful!  At last you can relax and have peace of mind, knowing that the hotel, pub, bed and breakfast, campsite or cottage is happy for you to have your pet with you.  How nice is that!  Everyone is happy!

Why miss out on the fabulous Norfolk scenery just because you can’t find somewhere to stay with your dog?  Well, that isn’t an issue any more.

Just imagine, when you’re walking along that wonderful expanse of sandy beach, you won’t have that horrid feeling of “Oh, wouldn’t Harry have loved this….” because you will have brought him along too!

It does go without saying though, that most dog friendly accommodation  will have a few restrictions on where your pet is allowed, particularly in the pubs, but many will allow them to stay in your room and accompany you to the bar area.   In cottages, some owners request that you don't take them upstairs or let them on the furniture -  please respect the owner’s wishes as to where you can and can’t take your beloved pet.

Whether you’re looking for a

there is such a wide choice to choose from it can sometimes become too confusing.  

NORFOLK COTTAGES - we have a dedicated page with a range of Norfolk cottages available which you can see here.

NORFOLK LODGES AND CHALETS - we also have a dedicated page to Norfolk Lodges which you can see here.


Let me help you start your search with a very small selection of suggestions that I’ve highlighted here.  I love finding relaxed accommodation, so you'll find these selections all ooze a laid back approach to your pet.   This section of dog friendly accommodation will be growing rapidly, so please do bookmark this page for future use!

Dog Friendly Accommodation


Pet Friendly Pubs and Hotels

There are so many hotels and pubs that welcome dogs in Norfolk, in fact too many to write about here, so for your ease I have chosen a few extremely luxurious dog friendly hotels (sometimes we deserve a bit of luxury!) as well as some fantastic pubs.

Most pubs are naturally more relaxed than the hotels, but they still retain the standards you expect from a hotel accommodation.     Some people feel more at ease in a pub rather than a hotel, so again, I have chosen some incredibly nice  pubs for you and your dog to stay in.

Le Strange Arms, Old Hunstanton

Le Strange Arms Hotel with the new Garden Lodge apartment


Heacham Manor Hotel, Heacham

Heacham Manor Hotel
  • This is a little gem of a hotel set in tranquil surroundings on the west coast of Norfolk.   It has it's own golf course and offers golf packages as well as spa offers and wedding packages and is very dog friendly.  Versatile rooms for families or more classic rooms for a relaxing stay.  Read more about Heacham Manor Hotel here.

The Lifeboat Inn, Thornham

The Lifeboat Inn, Thornham
  • The Lifeboat Inn, Thornham overlooks the marshes of the North Norfolk Coast.  This is a 16th Century Smugglers Inn which retains a rustic originality with great character.  Very dog friendly and perfectly situated in a quiet back lane.  You can read more about The Lifeboat Inn here.

The Chequers Inn, Thornham

The Chequers Inn, Thornham
  • The Chequers Inn is the sister pub to The Lifeboat Inn.  This is another 16th century pub that has been renovated to very exacting standards.  Smart yet relaxing at the same time and again very dog friendly.  Sausages for breakfast for your dog!  Read more about The Chequers Inn here.

Briarfields Hotel, Titchwell

Briarfields Hotel, Titchwell
  • Briarfields Hotel, Titchwell, is another little gem.  As you sit in the garden or on the sun drenched terrace you can admire the wonderful views over Titchwell marsh and the sea.  A family run hotel, an extremely friendly, high quality and relaxed dog friendly hotel.  Read more about Briarfields Hotel here.

The Lodge Inn, Old Hunstanton

The Lodge Inn, Old Hunstanton
  • This is a coastal pub on the North Norfolk coast.  Again, it’s incredible relaxed as far as your dog is concerned, and perfect for long walks along the amazing Norfolk beaches.  All the staff are really friendly and the food is excellent.  You can read in more detail about The Lodge Inn here.

The Lobster Inn, Sheringham

The Lobster Inn
  • The Lobster Inn in Sheringham is one of the best dog friendly pubs in Sheringham.  With 3 dog friendly rooms in the pub and 3 others in the converted stables, there's plenty of room for your pet.  An 18th Century coaching inn, its perfectly situated extremely close to the beach.  Find out more about The Lobster Inn here.

Titchwell Manor, Titchwell

Titchwell Manor
  • Titchwell Manor, on the North Norfolk coast, has the most stunning view over the marshes towards the sea, why not enjoy it with your dog too.  This luxury hotel has a truly wonderful setting, fantastic head chef…. see some photos and find out more about Titchwell Manor here.

The Hoste, Burnham Market

The Hoste
  • The Hoste, set in the iconic village of Burnham Market, not far from the coast, has some wonderfully luxurious dog friendly rooms. This hotel has a very relaxed atmosphere, a very popular bar and is a beautiful village to wander around.  You can read my independent review here on The Hoste

The Crown, Wells-next-the-Sea

The Crown in Wells-next-the-Sea
  • The Crown Hotel, Wells-next-the-Sea is a combined hotel and  pub and is nestled on the green in the middle of the town.  This is yet another charming and extremely dog friendly hotel.   Click here for more of my review of The Crown.

Dabbling Duck, Gt Massingham

The Dabbling Duck, Gt Massingham
  • The Dabbling Duck, Great Massingham, in Mid Norfolk is an amazingly relaxed English village pub, with extremely comfortable bedrooms, cosy fire-side seats and delicious food.   There’s usually a friendly dog somewhere around in the pub.  Find out more on The Dabbling Duck

Bedingfeld Arms, Oxborough

Bedingfeld Arms, Oxborough
  • This is another fantastic dog friendly pub in the heart of West Norfolk.  Situated opposite Oxburgh Hall, the Bedingfeld Arms is an 1783 coaching inn which has been lovingly renovated.  It's has a completely relaxed atmosphere, they love dogs.  You can read in more detail about the this dog friendly accommodation at Bedingfeld Arms here.

Dog Friendly Cottages

With such a choice of dog friendly accommodation in Norfolk, here are some ideas for some pet friendly self catering cottages where you can just relax with your dog, unwind and enjoy your holiday in Norfolk.  

  • A self catering converted dairy barn 
  • 2 min walk from Heacham beach
  • Sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms
  • Dog friendly
  • Parking
  • Relaxed atmosphere
  • Quiet surroundings


  • A converted hayloft and stables on a working stud farm
  • 5 mins from historic Hingham village, Mid Norfolk
  • Sleeps 2, 1 bedroom
  • Dog friendly
  • Open countryside
  • Self-contained 
  • Parking

  • 1 minute drive to Horsey beach
  • Sleeps 4, one double and one twin
  • Enclosed secure garden for 2 dogs max
  • Surrounded by open fields
  • Excellent place to base yourself to see the seals
  • Close to Horsey Windpump and lots of walks
  • Permit to Horsey Gap car park
  • Parking for 2 cars

  • A really short walk straight from your door to dog friendly Winterton beach
  • Three cottages which sleep 6, 2 and 2.  Can be taken as a whole, or individually.
  • Versatile sleeping arrangements for a family group, or friends, or couples.
  • Very dog friendly with enclosed garden area
  • Close to Horsey beach to see the seals during the winter months
  • Surrounded by open fields
  • Peaceful and relaxing
  • Car parking

  • Very dog friendly with lots of dog walking available on the dunes and beaches
  • Sleeps 4 +2 (2 children aged 5-10 yrs old on portable cube beds)
  • Sea view
  • All one level
  • 2 minute’s walk to the sand dunes
  • 3 minute’s walk to the beach
  • 15 minute’s walk into Hembsy
  • 5-10 minute’s drive to Winterton and Horsey (the seals)
  • Close to the Norfolk Broads and Great Yarmouth

  • Very dog friendly
  • Incredible sea views from conservatory and living room
  • Sleeps 4, 2 beds (one double, one twin)
  • 10 min walk to beach via 3 different routes
  • All one level
  • Parking for one car
  • Secure and enclosed garden
  • On a private road


Norfolk Dog Friendly Cottages
Pack Holidays Dog Friendly Cottages
  • We have lots more cottages from Pack Holidays on our Norfolk Cottages page here.  With Pack Holiday Cottages you will get unequivocal dog friendly accommodation, with any amount of pets you like to bring along with you!

norfolkholidaycottages.co.uk

  • Another great selection of very varied properties from Norfolk Holiday Homes, focusing mainly on the Hunstanton, Heacham and Snettisham area. Offering a personal service for all your requirements.   Click here to see these holiday homes.

Beachside Holidays Norfolk

Beachside Holidays Norfolk, small, private exclusive holiday park
  • Beachside Holidays Norfolk is a small exclusive private holiday park with one large house to rent, 6 separate chalets and a log cabin.  All can be taken as a whole or separately.   There are dog and non-dog friendly properties in this park.  Amazing  sea views. Click here to read more about Beachside Holidays Norfolk.

  • Dog friendly for 1 or 2 dogs
  • Secure dog friendly garden
  • Sleeps 6 (1 double, 2 twins)
  • 5 mins from Hickling Broad
  • 10 mins from Sea Palling beach
  • Close to dog friendly beaches
  • Perfect for seal watching in winter
  • Lots of walks nearby
  • Close to nature reserves
  • In a quiet village with local pub
  • Car parking for 2 cars

If you didn't find what you were looking for, maybe you'd like to search the holiday cottages that Sykes Cottages have here?


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