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Our top dog friendly caravan holiday destinations

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At Haven, we're passionate about bringing whole families together for the holiday of a lifetime and this includes your dog! We are proud to boast 33 dog-friendly caravan parks all of which are just a stone’s throw from expansive countryside and coastline, ripe for exploration.

With such an extensive range of parks spanning the length and breadth of country, you are sure to find something to excite your canine companion. To help you choose, we’ve compiled this list of the best locations for a dog-friendly caravan holiday so that you don’t go barking up the wrong tree. Have a read and you’ll realise that many attractions will welcome you and your dog with open arms and that anything is paw-sible on a Haven break.

Cornwall

Dog friendly beach, Cornwall

Cornwall has to be one of the best regions for a dog-friendly caravan holiday. It boasts a prestigious position at the very tip of South West England. Stunning scenery, peaceful surroundings and the all-important clear blue sea are just some of the things you come to expect on a dog-friendly stay here. At Perran Sands Caravan Park, the landscape is immersive enough to make you forget the daily grind, and the park is equipped for all your dog’s needs. In terms of walking, the dunes that overlook Perranporth Village End beach are simply stunning and will leave you howling for more.

Norfolk

Dog friendly beach, Norfolk

Norfolk is the perfect getaway for humans and dogs alike. Holidays with dogs in Norfolk are made easy in our four parks which offer access to the Norfolk Broads, beach front and woodland. You’ll never be short of dog-friendly activities, especially at Wild Duck, our only woodland park. With plenty to explore there’s something to attract every dog owner in Norfolk where you’ll make memories together that will last a lifetime.

Dorset

Dog friendly beach, Dorset

With four dog-friendly Parks in this beautiful county, there is no reason not to take your canine along. Dorset hosts an array of dog-friendly attractions from Poole’s Harbour and Quay, the largest natural harbour in Britain, to the stately Lulworth Castle and Upton Country Park, there is more than enough to keep you and your pooch entertained. Our Littlesea Caravan Park is on Weymouth’s doorstep and the dog-friendly accommodation (with cleaning fees included in the price) make it our top recommendation in the county, ensuring your stay in will be dog-filled and hassle-free!

Scotland

Dog friendly beach, Scotland

Wander the Scottish Highlands with your pooch and kids in tow, stroll along the Firth of Clyde coastline, or gaze out to the mountains of the Isle of Arran and watch the sunset together. All of these locations are accessible from Glasgow and within driving distance of Craig Tara Holiday Park, but if you head further east you’ll find our other dog-friendly holiday park, Seton Sands. The latter is only a short drive from Edinburgh, Scotland’s cultural and artistic hub where you’ll find Holyrood Park, the go-to place for dog walkers in the city. Both our Scottish parks and are surrounded by dog-friendly attractions meaning your companion can always come along for the ride.

Yorkshire

Dog friendly beach, Yorkshire

Not only is Yorkshire the biggest region in the UK, it’s also one of the best regions for a dog-friendly caravan holiday. Home to some of the country’s biggest cities, finest hills and most captivating coastline, you’ll be hard pushed to find an area with more variety. Our parks are on top of some of the county’s best beaches and we particularly recommend the dog-friendly Reighton Sands Caravan Park on the border of the Flamborough Headland Heritage Coast which is perfect for a walk.

Sussex

Dog friendly beach, Sussex

Known for its warm South Coast weather, Sussex is a great option for a dog-friendly caravan holiday in the sun. Take your four-legged friend for a stroll along the dunes of Camber Sands or Hastings Pier, with a fresh sea breeze sure to refresh you both. Further inland, East Head Nature Reserve is a great option for a walk if you choose to stay with us at Church Farm. Similarly, the beautiful Combe Valley Countryside Park is a stone’s throw from Combe Haven meaning whatever backdrop you fancy, we’ve got your accommodation covered either way.

North Wales

Dog friendly beach, North Wales 

North Wales is home to one of Haven’s biggest parks, Hafan y Môr, which, much like Golden Sands, is also a dog heaven thanks to the Bark Yard obstacle course located on-site. Step out of the park and you’ll find even more to enjoy together as the epic landscapes of the region are alive with action and adventure. There can be no better region for a dog-friendly caravan holiday than Snowdonia, a jaw-dropping natural playground of valleys and mountains. Head to the coast and you’ll find an array of secret bays and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty which provide opportunities for some of the most scenic walkies your canine companion is ever likely to experience.

Lincolnshire

Dog friendly beach Lincolnshire 

When it comes to the best locations for a dog-friendly caravan holiday, the first Haven park that comes to mind is Lincolnshire’s Golden Sands. At Golden Sands, the pooch facilities are second to none, equipped with a Bark Yard obstacle course, your dog doesn’t even need to leave the park to be entertained. Golden Sands is also surrounded by pooch-perfect places to visit, from the Lincolnshire Wolds with its Rolling hills, hidden valleys and gentle streams to Mablethorpe Beach, a nearby paradise with a Blue Flag Award to its name.