Pet-friendly self-catering holidays in Swanage
Boasting beautiful Victorian architecture, a 19th-century pier, lifeguarded beaches and scenic coastal walks, Swanage is the pawfect holiday destination for families and your four-legged friends alike. It is extremely well-connected with a local railway station and excellent transport links. Once there, you can enjoy all the comforts of home in one of our dog-friendly holiday cottages in Swanage. Hire a beach hut and while away the day under blue skies, building sandcastles and enjoying a taste of the local ice cream. Swanage is home to a host of fantastic dog-friendly pubs, bistros and cafes where you can sample some of the area’s finest produce, including locally brewed ale. From Swanage town centre, it is less than a 1-mile walk up to Durlston Bay Castle and Country Park where you can let your trusty companion stretch their legs while you soak up the stunning views across Purbeck.
Jump on one of the day cruises from Swanage Quay to Poole for a bit of retail therapy, admiring the scenic views of the Jurassic Coast en route. Or, for more of an adrenaline rush, book onto a scuba diving session in the bay and see if you can spot some of the incredible local wildlife including seals and dolphins. If you prefer to stay above the water, why not charter a motorboat for an afternoon of sea-fishing and try your hand at catching your dinner on the go? Return to your pet-friendly accommodation at the end of the day to put your feet up and let weary tails rest.