Dog-friendly accommodation in Shanklin, Isle of Wight
Shanklin has long been one of the Isle of Wight's most popular holiday destinations, and it’s a lovely place to enjoy a seaside break with your dog. The beautiful beach welcomes dogs from October to April, and if you take a bit of a walk, there are parts beyond the exclusion zones where you can walk your dog freely all year round. The wide, sandy beach is perfect for winter dog walks to blow the cobwebs away, and in the summer, the town comes alive with traditional seaside fun.
Besides the beach, there is a multitude of dog-friendly places to visit in and around Shanklin, making for the perfect holiday with your pooch. Enjoy a relaxing stroll in Rylstone Gardens, admire the thatched cottages on a wander through Shanklin Old Village and visit intriguing Shanklin Chine. The chine is an incredible tree-lined gorge which can also be visited on summer nights to experience the enchanting illuminations of the Chine Lumière.
There’s a good selection of dog-friendly eateries in Shanklin, and you can indulge in locally caught seafood dishes of crab and lobster, or tuck into fish and chips on a beachside bench. When you’re refreshed and refuelled, you can make the most of the walks from Shanklin and in the surrounding area, with miles of cycleways and footpaths to suit all abilities - paw through our dog-friendly Isle of Wight guide for a few tips to get you started.
Retire to your choice of our dog-friendly cottages in Shanklin for the perfect holiday evening in. Our dog-friendly accommodation ranges from cosy little cottages for two, to inviting family houses to suit children and dogs. Special features at our dog-friendly accommodation in Shanklin may include enclosed gardens for safe outdoor play, and even little doggie treats in the welcome basket if your pooch is lucky! Take a look at our dog-friendly holiday cottages in Shanklin today.