Vote for Best Place for Dogs
Richmonds Bakery | Cowes | Visit Website
‘We're named Richmonds after our very own Richmond, the sausage dog! We're fully aware at Richmonds that our four legged friends should always come first, so not only do we have lots of doggy treats including Puppuccinos (yes its a thing!), if your pooch is anything like our Richmond and refPlace for Dogsuses to sit on the floor, we even have fluffy blankets to put down so both you and them can relax whilst you enjoy your Coffee & Cake.’
Dog Training for Humans | Wootton Bridge | Visit Website
‘Dog Training For Humans opened the first public dog school and fitness centre on the Isle of Wight, fully dedicated to exercising dogs and their owners. It is our core belief that most “dog problems” can be traced back to insecurity. Not the dog’s, but the owner’s. Thus we do not train dogs - we teach people how to train their dogs.’
The Pointer Inn | Newchurch | Visit Website
'Not only are we the only pub in a village location, we have an amazing large beer garden leading onto several public footpaths. We attract thousands of dog walkers each year and their four-legged friends are always welcome. The dogs have their own water barrel plus we will be selling dog ice cream when we reopen. It is compulsory for the waiting staff to carry dog treats in their apron. Plus, the pub dog, Hudson always gives a warm welcome to customers!'
The Spyglass Inn | Ventnor | Visit Website
As you approach the Spyglass Inn, with its superb terrace, you can’t help but be impressed by its wonderful location. The perfect stop off for any walk with your four-legged friend. And of course it was The Spyglass that pioneered its own distinct admissions policy: ‘Muddy boots & well behaved dogs welcome’, that is now (thankfully) echoed by other proper pubs up and down the country
Robin Hill County Park | Arreton | Visit Website
Robin Hill Country Park is one of the Island's leading visitor attractions, welcoming over 150,000 visitors every year, many of which bring their furry family members. The park, set in 88 acres of beautiful countryside, offers the perfect pooch-friendly environment, from its wide-open grassy spaces to the stunning award-winning gardens. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a game of frisbee with your best friend in a safe enclosed environment.
Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary | Wroxall | Visit Website
'Although we are a Donkey Sanctuary, we welcome dogs to the site and are completely dog friendly. Many pet owners find themselves restricted on places they can go with their dogs however, we find that the donkeys are quite happy to be around k9s and we welcome people to the site with their pooches.'
The Lakes Rookley | Rookley | Visit Website
The Lakes Rookley offers a range of dog friendly accommodation from Premium caravans, hot tub Cottages and Lakehouses they’ve got something for everyone. The resort itself is also dog friendly with lake side paths to explore as well as having seating in The Lakeside Bar & Eatery so no one left out.
St Helens Coastal Resort | St Helens | Visit Website
St Helens Coastal Resort offers a range of dog friendly accommodation on offer for holiday makers including Superior Lodges and Caravans and the option to also have a hot tub to relax in. The resort also boasts plenty of green space for dogs to explore as well as being close to many popular dog friendly beaches such as Bembridge, Seagrove and St Helens.
The Bay Colwell | Colwell | Visit Website
‘The Bay Colwell deserves to win for Best Place for Dogs because as well as having a range of dog-friendly accommodation for holidaymakers dogs as also allowed in The Bayside Lounge as we understand it’s their holiday too. The Bay Colwell is also close to many dog-friendly beaches including Totland Bay and Watcombe Bay.'
Ventnor Botanic Gardens | Ventnor | Visit Website
‘We operate as a 100% dog friendly venue, what better place to take your pal on a walk through 22 acres of beautiful botanic garden. There is no restriction on dog access to the garden and there's lots of exciting and simulating walks and pathways to discover. The dogs absolutely love it here. ‘
The Salix-Beach Cafe | Shanklin | Visit Website
‘It's a dog friendly cafe & we offer fresh water, free dog biscuits & towels to borrow for soggy dogs. We also sell the lovely biscuit flavours from Pet Bistro & Marshfields doggie ice cream for the more fussy pooch. You can walk on the beach right around the bay. As we are open all year our main customers in winter are people with dogs.'
Nettlecombe Farm | Whitwell | Visit Website
Nettlecombe Farm is an idyllic, dog friendly farm stay that offers nine luxurious self-catering holiday cottages. Public footpaths run from and through the farm, from which guests can explore the stunning hills, farms and coastal paths for which the Isle of Wight is famous, making it the ideal location to explore for our guests and their four-legged friends.
POEM 25 (Wight Coast Holidays) | Bembridge | Visit Website
Poem 25 is the most pet friendly self-catering accommodation on the island, with dogs as well as people catered for. With a unique location at Bembridge Harbour it allows easy access for owners to the local beaches for their dog to run on the beach and go for a paddle.
Fort Victoria Country Park | Freshwater | Visit Website
Dogs are allowed all over Fort Victoria and in the attractions, hugely popular with dog walkers and dogs on holiday.
Off the Rails | Yarmouth | Visit Website
‘We at Off the Rails pride ourselves on being one of the most unique places to eat and drink on the Isle of Wight. Being located along the Causeway makes it the perfect pit-stop for dog walkers. We openly welcome dogs in our restaurant and offer an extensive doggy menu, which includes a range of dry meals, treats and dog-friendly ice cream.'
Orchards Holiday Park | Newbridge | Visit Website
‘We have a ‘resident sausage’ at the park and we absolutely love having dogs here on their holidays. Dogs go free for holidays too and a little treat awaits them at check in.’ Surrounded by rolling countryside and walking opportunities, it’s the perfect place to stay for dog walkers and their four-legged friends.