Beaches across the UK are welcoming dogs back to their shores now that the busy summer period has come to a close.
To help owners find the perfect beach break, Sykes has handpicked seven top stays with dog friendly beaches nearby and with availability this Autumn.
From a cosy hideaway on the coast in North Yorkshire to a contemporary conversion on the south coast of Sussex, there’s something for couples, family or friends alike – including the dogs!
To book, visit www.sykescottages.co.uk
Primrose Cottage – Robin Hood’s Bay, North Yorkshire
Primrose Cottage is located within seconds of the beach at Robin Hood’s Bay, perfect for brisk autumn walks to blow the cobwebs away.
The property is a former grade II listed fisherman’s cottage and has been restored and renovated with modern day comforts but with its original character features.
The beach is dog friendly all year round with several walks from the doorstep. Guests can make their way to the local pub for dinner or relax by the fire in the evenings.
Price: 7 nights from £664
Betony – Bamburgh, Northumberland
Betony is situated on the outskirts of the village of Bamburgh and offers spectacular countryside views out towards the historic Bamburgh Castle.
The property is perfect for a pet-friendly break with a dog friendly beach close by and a large shared garden for morning and evening walks.
For guests looking for a more cultural activity, there are numerous attractions a short drive away, including Alnwick Castle and Gardens and the historic walled border town Berwick upon Tweed.
Price: 7 nights from £697
Cutty Sark – Mawgan Porth, Cornwall
This chic property is just minutes from Mawgan Porth beach with spectacular sea views.
Cutty Sark provides a cosy stay for up to 10 people and boasts a spacious patio and terraced garden for catching the sun set. The beach is dog friendly all year round so it’s perfect for four-legged-friends come rain or shine.
Guests can head up the coast to the pretty harbour of Padstow or into the vibrant resort of Newquay where there’s a whole host of activities for all ages.
Price: 7 nights from £1,134
Amy Cottage – West Lulworth, Dorset
Amy Cottage is located a short walk away from Lulworth Cove, a beautiful blue-watered bay.
Bursting with character, the thatched-roof cottage is perfect for a family getaway or friends looking for a quiet escape with their pets. Guests can venture straight onto the South West Coastal Path from the back garden which offers exceptional views of the Isle of Portland and Weymouth Bay.
Price: 7 nights from £661
Little Dragons – Dunster, Somerset
Little Dragons is a cosy mid-terraced cottage backing onto St George’s Church in the heart of picturesque village of Dunster in Somerset.
Believed to date back to the mid-1800s, the property still boasts some of its original features and makes for a cosy autumn getaway with a wood burner in the living room.
Located on the edge of Exmoor National Park, the property is perfect for a dog friendly break, with several walks and dog friendly Dunster beach a short drive away.
Price: 7 nights from £345
Plas Mawr Cottage – Conwy, North Wales
Ideal for a romantic getaway by the sea, Plas Mawr Cottage is situated in the popular town of Conwy on the north Wales coast.
The property is stylish and modern, boasting a cosy atmosphere, and is perfect for dog friendly breaks with Conwy Morfa beach just a short walk away.
Guests can head out to the local botanical gardens, an 80-acre landscape run by the National Trust, as well was explore the historical and architectural heritage of Conwy town.
Price: 7 nights from £373
Hakuna Matata – Camber, East Sussex
Just a short walk from the popular Camber Sands beach in the village of Camber, Sussex, sits Hakuna Matata.
Ideal for families, friends or couples looking for a stylish stay, Hakuna Matata offers guests an open plan living area, and two large bedrooms to return to after a day out.
Camber Sands is dog friendly and guests will find numerous foot and cycle paths and three separate nature reserves close by.
Price: 7 nights from £357