Pet Friendly Holidays
Did you know! 83% of people feel guilty about leaving their dog at home whilst they go on holiday? This is a very high percentage and helps us understand why pet friendly holidays are so popular. The UK has a great variety of holidays available for the whole family to include your pet dog. Accommodation can include chalets, static caravans, log cabins, lodges and even the odd hotel accepts pets.
Why are pet friendly holidays important?
To most people their pet dog is very much part of the family – In fact 9 out of 10 households consider their pet dog to be a strong part of the group. Leaving the dog in a home or with a neighbour can leave people feeling guilty as well as out of pocket. Holidays are about spending quality time together as a family and this includes your four legged friendly.
Pet friendly holidays UK
The UK is especially good for pet friendly holidays with so many options and resorts now offering great options such as dog friendly caravans, dog washing facilities and dog walking and exercise facilities on site. You often pay a small supplement to bring your dog on holiday to cover extra cleaning costs as well as maintenance of dog friendly facilities.
Holidays with your pet can improve health and fitness
The health benefits of owning a dog have been well documented. Taking your dog for a regular walk can reduce stress, keep you fit and active which helps lower blood pressure. It makes perfect sense to bring your furry friend on holiday as dogs actually improve your social life also! Just think of all the extra people you’ll talk to who also enjoy holidays with their pet.
Pet friendly holidays in Cornwall
Cornwall is the number one destination for pet friendly holidays in the UK. Your pet dog will love you even more if you treat them to a Cornwall holiday! Just think how great a Cornish holiday would be for the whole family. Not only is there a vast choice of pet friendly accommodation for you to choose from but you’ll also find many pubs, cafes and restaurants allow you to bring your pet dog with you. We found a great article here on Cornish live which shows 50 of the best dog friendly pubs and restaurants in Cornwall to get you started – Click here to view.
Of course, if you find a pet friendly holiday park you especially like and visit Cornwall more than a few times a year, it may make sense for you to own your own caravan or lodge holiday home. Click here to view a range of pet friendly holiday parks which also offer an ownership option.
Pet friendly holiday home ownership
What if we told you about a way you can enjoy dog friendly holidays in the UK more often?
It’s no coincidence many pet owners take the plunge and buy their very own static caravan or lodge holiday home. Just think of the benefits which include:
- No need to book early to guarantee accommodation
- Guaranteed dog caravan holidays every year
- Sublet to earn extra income
- Save on holiday costs
- Comfortable accommodation you know and love
- Get familiar with the location and holiday park
- Find all the best dog walks!
- Make it your own ‘home from home’
Once you have bought the caravan or lodge you only pay a reasonable site fee on a yearly basis for the upkeep etc which can be off set by subletting to people when you’re not there. Over the years you can make huge savings compared to paying top dollar for holiday accommodation in peak times. Parklink has grouped together all holiday parks which allow dogs on park to save you time looking. Click here to view now.
A dog isn’t just for Christmas!
Choosing to invite a dog into your family is a huge decision comparable with deciding to have children. A dog needs love care and I’m sure you’ll agree, having a dog will change your life forever, for the best! There will be times you have not option but to leave your dog with family or friends. Perhaps you have a business trip or you’ve booked a romantic night away just for the two of you. That said we’d encourage you to include your dog within your overall holiday plans as 67% of people tend to do. What’s more a high 40% of people believe their pet dog deserves a break also!
Holiday options for you and your pet dog
As discussed, there is plenty of holiday accommodation available in the UK. Whether you’re looking for dog friendly holidays hot tub or a specific destination such as dog friendly holidays in devon, we’ll be happy to find you somewhere. We strongly advise early booking to guarantee something and to ensure you get the location you desire. Check out dog friendly cottages which offer a whole host of options for you to consider.
If you find the idea of searching and booking holidays a hassle every year then why not consider owning your own. This is very popular in the current climate and offers you a pet friendly holiday option which ticks all boxes. Click here to view a range of pet friendly holiday parks offering holiday home ownership and request an information park today.
UK dog owners holiday attitudes
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