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what to pack for your pet friendly holiday

  • holidays
  • pet-friendly
March 11, 2022

All of us at Darwin Escapes are proud to say that every single one of our resorts across the UK are pet friendly.

That means that you never have to leave your furry friend behind when you are going off to enjoy a staycation. But we understand that sometimes it can be hard trying to remember everything you’d need to pack for the holiday. So we thought we would use our pet friendly holiday knowledge and put together the ultimate checklist of exactly what to pack for your pet friendly holiday. Have a read below and see which things you need to add to your own checklist so you have everything you need to ensure your four-legged friend has the best holiday with you.


checklist for your pet friendly holiday

  • collar & lead (short & long lead)
  • food bowls
  • their usual food
  • treats
  • bed/basket for them to sleep in
  • travelling water bowl
  • stain remover
  • waterproof jacket
  • warm jumper
  • medicine
  • toys
  • brush
  • crate or pen
  • towels
  • poo bags
  • lint roller
  • old blankets
  • rucksack to carry things in for walks
  • pet insurance
  • cool mat

our most popular pet friendly resorts

1. Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat

where? The Lake District

Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat - what to pack for your pet friendly holiday

key features:

  • walking trails and hikes nearby
  • hot tubs with selected accommodation
  • gym & spa on site
  • copper fells bistro & bar

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2. Rivendale Lodge Retreat

where? The Peak District

Rivendale Lodge Retreat - what to pack for your pet friendly holiday

key features:

  • outstanding natural area
  • bistro & bar
  • hot tubs with selected accommodation
  • discover the famous Tissington Trail

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3. Mullion Cove Coastal Retreat

where? Cornwall

Mullion Cove Coastal Retreat - what to pack for your pet friendly holiday

key features:

  • discover the Cornish countryside and coastline
  • enjoy beach walks
  • hot tubs with selected accommodation
  • right by the iconic Mullion Cove Harbour

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4. Hawkchurch Resort & Spa

where? Devon

Hawkchurch Resort & Spa - what to pack for your pet friendly holiday

key features:

  • explore the Jurassic Coast
  • spa & hydrotherapy pool
  • woodland walks through Axe Valley
  • bistro & gym

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5. Norfolk Woods Resort & Spa

where? Norfolk

Norfolk Woods Resort & Spa - what to pack for your pet friendly holiday

key features:

  • discover woodland walks nearby
  • hot tubs with selected accommodation
  • indoor heated pool & spa
  • bistro & shop on site

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Start planning your pet friendly escape today at one of our amazing resorts that are across the UK.

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