Bring along your canine pals and have fun exploring miles of beautiful walks, along lanes and footpaths, through woods and across moorland. And they’ll surely not be able to resist a splash in the river?
From farm stays and glamping to hotels and self-catering pads, there’s stacks of (p)awesome options.
In return for offering a warm welcome to dogs, we simply ask that owners act responsibly - read our guidelines to find out more.
Here’s a taster of dog-friendly places to stay in Herefordshire. Discover even more in our Stay directory.
Cherry Orchard Barns
Take your pick of four converted barns, set around a courtyard on a working fruit farm (you guessed it, they grow cherries!). Follow the network of footpaths to nearby Pencombe and also Little Cowarne which has a dog-friendly pub, The Three Horseshoes.
Expect a warm welcome at this 154-acre livestock farm. Dogs are given their own Hicks Farm tag for their stay and you are free to wander all the fields (farm map provided). With a swimming pool, games room and children’s play area, it’s super for families too.
Wall End Farm
Stay in one of two self-catering cottage at this working farm in the north of the county. Beautifully styled and with private gardens, the farm is close to many walks and there’s lots of excellent pubs nearby.
Bridge House Hotel
Stroll along the river to nearby Ross-on-Wye or take your pick of quiet footpaths direct from the door. There’s washing facilities for muddy dogs as well as three acres of gardens and lawns to roam.
Base yourself at this charming country farmhouse in the Wye Valley, which is surrounded by countryside and has a private garden. Set yourself up for the day with their 5 course a la carte breakfast!
Lower Buckton Country House
Start your stay with afternoon tea and cake in the drawing room. Then start planning your walks, there are country lanes in every direction. Food is a big deal here and you can delight in local, seasonal and ethical dishes for breakfast and dinner.
Camping / Touring & Caravan Parks
Kick back at Townsend Touring & Camping Park, which has excellent facilities including a farm shop and butchery as well as a fishing lake. Dogs will enjoy the walk to the nearby black and white village of Pembridge.
Pearl Lake Country Holiday Park
Pamper your pooch with a stay at Pearl Lake - there’s a dog wash (complete with hot shower and hairdryer!), a secure dog walk area as well as wonderful off-lead woodland walks. Perfect for touring caravans and motorhomes.
Situated on the banks of the River Wye, Tresseck is a great place to get back to nature. Hire a canoe or stand up paddleboard and glide along to Ross-on-Wye, with your dog on board or swimming alongside!
Natures Nest boasts four luxury canvas cottages, with hot tubs and private access to the River Wye. Walk your dog in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, go for a paddle and then relax by the woodburner.
Billed as ‘super posh’ glamping, Drovers Rest offers superlative safari tents and organic feasts near the cute book town of Hay-on-Wye. Dogs are welcome and will love roaming the farm fields.
Grab a luxury safari lodges or glamping pod at this busy working farm, where there is always something different going on. Within walking distance of three dog-friendly pubs and a short drive from the trails of Symonds Yat.
Home Barn Retreat
A glorious hideaway in the delightful Golden Valley which sleeps up to 8. Situated in 120-acres of farmland and overlooking the pretty Dulas Brook, the Retreat is a great escape for our furry friends too.
Litmarsh Farm Cottages
A former cider barn has been converted into two cottages, with beautiful beams as well as private courtyards and gardens. Small dogs are welcome and will love to explore the nearby woods and lakes and go for a run along the River Lugg.
Large groups will love a get-together at this beautifully restored hunting lodge. Sleeping up to 18, it’s the perfect country idyll with a fabulous garden to roam around. Plus an indoor swimming pool for the humans!