With plenty of dog-friendly attractions and walks to get their tales wagging, you'll definitely be tempted to extend a visit to the Garden of England with your four-legged friend into a short stay. Our guide to the best places in Kent for you and your best friend to rest your heads (and paws) is perfect for when you want nothing more than to get out of the city for a country retreat.
Oast Barn Cottage
Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty perfect for canine exploration, this delightful dog-friendly cottage in the hamlet of Bells Forstal comes complete with dog treats and pet walking or sitting. One of 80 dog-friendly properties in Kent with Mulberry Cottages.
With almost 300 cottages spread across Kent's glorious countryside and award-winning beaches, you're going to want to include your dog in the family stay at a Kent and Sussex Holiday Cottage. Fortunately many of their self-catered cottages welcome dogs, so all you need to do is narrow down the search to countryside or coast.
Walpole Bay Hotel
At the historic Margate hotel, you and your pooch can rediscover a passion for the finer things in life. Lovingly restored rooms and a great location near to some of Margate's favourite attractions and the glorious dog-friendly beach make it a perfect pit stop for you and your dog.
With four bedrooms, an impressive open fire, beach-side setting and the historic town of Sandwich close by, this is a show stopper property the whole family will enjoy, pets and all!