Dog-Friendly Weekends: 50 Breaks in Britain for You and Your Dog

Dog-Friendly Weekends: 50 Breaks in Britain for You and Your Dog

by Lottie Gross
Dog-Friendly Weekends: 50 Breaks in Britain for You and Your Dog

Dog-Friendly Weekends: 50 Breaks in Britain for You and Your Dog

by Lottie Gross

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Overview

Dog-friendly Weekends is the first all-encompassing, practical and inspirational guidebook to dog-friendly holidays in Britain. Not only does it cover dog-friendly accommodation and pubs, but most importantly, each chapter offers a well-rounded weekend away, with recommendations on attractions where the dog is allowed and great walks for all abilities. Travel journalist and dog-travel expert Lottie Gross has spent several years travelling thousands of miles around Britain with her canine companions sifting out places which are truly dog-friendly from those which are simply dog-tolerant. Drawing on her experiences, and on her research as the Times Expert Traveller dog-friendly writer, she has come up with a unique guidebook that pinpoints all the best places to go and things to do when travelling around Britain with your dog. Going on holiday without your dog is never the ideal solution, which is why this book offers inspiration for 50 dog-friendly weekends away in Britain, including museums where you can take the dog inside on a rainy day, heritage railways where the dog rides free, and countless excellent walks the whole family can enjoy. Island-hopping, city breaks, and coast and countryside romps are all included, from Cornwall to the Scottish Highlands. This is also a useful, practical guide that addresses the questions all dog-owners have to consider when travelling with their pets. Is there space by the table for my dog? Can the dog come down to breakfast? Can the dog be left in the room? Each place included has been vetted (no pun intended) by the author, whose first-hand experience is supplemented with contributions from experts on safe and responsible travel with your dog, ensuring every owner is well equipped to give the whole family a memorable break away.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781784778774
Publisher: Bradt Publications UK
Publication date: 07/15/2022
Edition description: First edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.39(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

Lottie Gross is a travel writer and dog lover and has spent the last three years dragging her dogs along on adventures for work. From light aircraft flights to the Isles of Scilly to city breaks in Lincoln, her dogs are almost as well travelled as she is. Lottie is the dog-friendly writer for Times Expert Traveller and has penned dog-related travel articles for the likes of The Telegraph, woman&home and Woman magazines.During her trips, she has noticed a marked difference between hotels and attractions that say they are dog-friendly and those that actually are; there are plenty of places that will allow your dog inside, but not everywhere really welcomes them. That’s why she has made finding Britain’s truly dog-friendly destinations her mission.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION TRAVELLING RESPONSIBILY DOGS ON TOUR: THE ESSENTIALS USING THIS GUIDE 1 Isles of Scilly A blissful island-hopping escape2 Roseland Heritage Coast A seaside jaunt on a quiet Cornish coastline3 Dartmoor National Park A wild weekend on the moors4 Weymouth A classic south coast seaside break packed with Victorian charm5 Isle of Wight An island adventure for young & old6 Hastings A family holiday at the seaside7 Portsmouth Retail therapy meets naval history8 New Forest National Park A family foray in the forest9 Midhurst Country pursuits in the South Downs10 Clovelly A picture-perfect seaside escape11 Winchester An enticing Slow city break in the former English capital12 Salisbury A medieval city break with a cracking cathedral13 Royal Tunbridge Wells A right royal escape with wonderful walks14 Wells & Glastonbury A bohemian break in rural Somerset15 Bath A regal city break with a Roman twist16 London A bright lights, big city break17 Cardiff A cosmopolitan city break in the Welsh capital18 Pangbourne–Wallingford Thames Path A riverside adventure with literary leanings19 Pembrokeshire National Park A spectacular beach break with wildlife-watching trips20 Wye Valley AONB & Forest of Dean A riverside romp on the English-Welsh border21 North Cotswolds A chocolate-box weekend in the countryside22 Brecon Beacons National Park Towering mountains & subterranean sights23 Aldeburgh Art & history by the beach24 Stratford-upon-Avon Time travel with the Tudors25 Bury St Edmunds Simple pleasures in Suffolk26 Ludlow A hill-walking adventure with a touch of history27 Rutland An underrated foodie feast28 Holkham & Wells A coastal jaunt with countryside fun29 Nottingham A spirited city break resounding in legend30 Snowdonia National Park A mountain adventure with mining heritage31 Lincoln A city break steeped in history32 Anglesey An easy island adventure33 The southern Peak District An adventure on – & in – the rocks34 Liverpool A city break with industrial heritage & fantastic food35 BeverleyA slow escape to a Yorkshire market town36 Nidderdale AONB Art meets nature in the Yorkshire Dales37 North York Moors Hiking & heritage in a national park38 Ullswater A lakeside adventure for all ages39 Corbridge & Northumberland National Park An adventure through Roman Britain40 Galloway Forest Park A birdwatching adventure in the forest41 Northern Northumberland Huge castles, tiny islands & never-ending sands42 Tweed Valley Slow travel on the Scottish Borders43 Edinburgh Fun & festivities in a creative city44 Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park An active adventure in a Scottish wilderness45 Dundee A family-focused city break by the sea46 Isle of Mull A wild island getaway with fabulous food47 Glencoe & the Nevis Range Magical mountains & glorious glens48 Cairngorms National Park Mountain adventures big & small49 Aberdeen Striking architecture by the sea50 Loch Ness A lochside escape with waterfalls & wild legendsINDEX
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