In the southeastern corner of England lies a hidden gem known as Kent, a county that is pawsitively perfect for your canine pals. With its breathtaking beaches and charming dog-friendly pubs, Kent promises unforgettable adventures for both you and your four-legged friends. We’ve asked our team for their top recommendations on how to enjoy Kent’s dog–friendly attractions, places to eat, and stay in Kent.
If you’re looking to make your trip a long weekend or an unforgettable holiday you’re in luck, we have plenty of dog friendly holiday homes all around Kent for you to choose from. Let’s explore these dog-friendly places in Kent…
Kent is well-known for its iconic coastlines but what about our four-legged friends? Here are some of our pup-friendly beach suggestions 🐾
When it comes to sandy shores and wagging tails, Kent has it all. It’s a tail-wagging paradise! For the dogs who love a little solitude, the lesser-known Dumpton Gap Beach in Broadstairs is a hidden gem, offering plenty of space for frolicking and chasing balls. Remember to pack a picnic, a frisbee, and some sunscreen for yourself! We’d recommended checking the tide times before visiting these beaches to ensure extra room for zoomies up and down the coastline! Let your dogs explore the sand, shoreline or snooze at your feet.
📍Greatstone on Sea
📍Seabrook Dunes and Beach
📍Dumpton Gap Beach, Broadstairs
📍Kingsgate Bay, Broadstairs
If you’re visiting Greatstone on sea, how about a stay at Waters Edge? Perched on the shore above the pebble and sandy beach at Greatstone, a stunning Zen-like black burnt timber facade reveals designer-led interiors and ever-changing vistas. Or take a look at Wave Cottage a family-friendly home in Sandgate overlooking the promenade. After a breezy coastal walk snuggle up in the cosy living room that offers wonderful views out to sea.
After a long day of beach fun, why not stop by one of Kent’s charming dog-friendly pubs? Continue soaking up the sun in one of these glorious pub gardens.
The Tiger Inn in Stowting is a fantastic spot where both humans and dogs are welcomed with open paws. You can enjoy a refreshing pint while your furry friend basks in the admiration of the locals. Another pub that deserves a mention is The Old Neptune in Whitstable. With its stunning sea views and cosy atmosphere, it’s the ideal place to relax and enjoy some traditional pub grub. The friendly staff will spoil your pooch with treats and water, ensuring they have a barking good time.
If you’re looking for accommodation in Whitstable, why not stay in the lovely Whitstable Hideaway? Delight in all that Whitstable has to offer from this beautifully styled, first-floor apartment. Or explore Blackham and the surrounding town of Tunbridge Wells at Dairy Barn, an idyllic dog friendly retreat for couples.
Kent is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, and your pup will absolutely adore the breathtaking walks and scenic parks. Emmetts Garden near Sevenoaks is a must-visit, boasting beautiful landscaped gardens and woodland trails. The best part? Dogs are welcome throughout the garden, so they can stretch their legs and enjoy the fresh air alongside you.
Additionally, Mote Park in Maidstone is a veritable wonderland for both humans and dogs alike. With over 440 acres of parkland, woodlands, and lakes, there’s ample space for endless games of fetch and exploration.
From frolicking on dog-friendly beaches to mingling with fellow canines at charming pubs, your furry friends will have a great time in this picturesque county. So pack your bags, grab the leash, and head to Kent for an unforgettable retreat with your four-legged family members. They’ll thank you with endless licks and tail wags for taking them with you. Check out all of our dog-friendly properties.