For many people, pets are members of the family and putting them into kennels or catteries so that you can travel is unthinkable.
But now you don’t need to leave your furry (or feathered) friends behind when you go on holiday. Our list of pet-friendly hotels and accommodation will help you pick the best place for you and your animal or bird companions.
1. Wood Leisure Holiday Parks
Your furry friends can stay for free this September at all Wood Leisure Holiday Parks, if you book to stay in any of our dog friendly self-catering holiday homes.
The fun doesn’t end there, as all the delightful doggies that stay in September will also receive their very own Wood Leisure Doggy Goody Bag filled with special treats just for them, including an exclusively designed Wood Leisure Bandana Collar.
With a choice of destinations across Scotland, Wood Leisure’s five holiday parks – Blairgowrie (Perthshire), Lomond Woods (Loch Lomond), Corriefodly (Perthshire), Deeside (Aberdeenshire) and Campsie Glen (Stirlingshire) – all offer on-site Dog Walks and a choice of dog friendly walks and pubs in the local areas
With pet friendly accommodation ranging from deluxe lodges to luxurious caravan holiday homes, there’s no better place to stay than a Wood Leisure Holiday Park.
Please call 01250 878124 to check availability and book, quoting ‘P&J Dogs’.
2. Erigmore Estate, Perthshire
Set within Perthshire’s ‘Big Tree Country’ Erigmore Estate is the perfect place to escape to, explore the beautiful countryside and experience the very best in quality holiday accommodation.
Pets are very welcome to stay with you – look for the dog symbol when booking your lodge as these are suitable for pets. With many areas to explore with your four legged friends, the on-site leisure facilities will offer a welcome chance to relax and unwind.
Enjoy walks along the River Tay soaking up the breath taking surroundings you will find yourself in the heart of Perthshire on the doorstep of the finest natural scenery Scotland has to offer.
With dog friendly pubs and dining options in the towns and villages nearby a stay at Erigmore offers the very best for both you and your pet.
3. Inverness Pine Chalets, Inverness-shire
Welcome to Inverness Pine Chalets, the perfect spot to relax and unwind. Set in the heart of the Highlands, seven miles west of Inverness with breath-taking views you will remember for ever.
Ideal for couples and families, pets are made very welcome too – they will love the local walks.
The chalets are in the perfect location for touring the Highlands and Islands. Explore Loch Ness, woodland walks, distilleries, castles, golf courses, sandy beaches and dolphin spotting to name a few, not forgetting the amazing wildlife – there really is something for everyone.
After a busy day you can look forward to returning to your fully equipped, spotlessly clean chalet. Take in the sunset on your private decking or enjoy a BBQ in our Scandinavian BBQ hut.
The Campbell family looks forward to welcoming you.
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4. Four Seasons Hotel, Perthshire
Indulge your furry friends and book a break to The Four Seasons Hotel in the Scottish Highlands, where the resident Pet Butler will cater to your four legged companion’s every woof.
The Four Seasons Hotel Pet Butler service ensures all pets are catered for with a range of pre-booked special services, such as Creature Cuisine featuring special canine menus, pet walking and pet sitting services and to ensure they look their best be sure to book a visit to the Pooches Parlour.
While your pet enjoys all The Four Seasons Hotels special pet services you can relax and enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds this luxury hotel boasting an enviable position on the banks of Loch Earn, a perfect Base to explore or to unwind the choice is yours.
Take advantage of our special offer – stay three nights DBB or BB and get fourth night free of charge.
5. The Cock & Bull, Aberdeen-shire
With its cosy nooks and low beamed ceilings, the Cock & Bull is an atmospheric and intimate inn, serving honest food at affordable prices – and they go over and above for their four-legged guests!
Dogs dine for free from their own special dogs menu, although diners can leave a small donation to the New Arc animal foundation in Ellon if they choose.
Included in the Michelin Eating Out in Pubs guide, everything at the Cock & Bull is made on the premises from fresh local ingredients and the seasonally changing menu is complimented by chef’s daily specials.