A few of our favourite options for cat friendly accommodation in the UK.
Many cat owners couldn’t imagine being separated from their pampered pals for even a few days – which can make it difficult to find suitable holiday destinations. Fortunately, there are now many hotels, B&Bs and cottage rentals around the UK where cats are welcome. Here are a few favourites:
1. Bryncoed Guest House sits in the heart of mid-Wales, and boasts stunning hill views for you and your moggy to admire, as well as being a prime location for spotting magnificent Red Kites circling the skies all year round. They even provide a pet-sitting service should you wish to take a solo wander along the banks of the nearby River Wye.
£27 per person, per night.
2. Sutton Court Farm Cottages in South Shropshire is a stone’s throw from the historic town of Ludlow and a perfect escape from the city with a furry pal. The cottages have been sympathetically restored from stone barns and have many of their original features.
From £48 per room, per night.
3. Potash Barns in mid-Suffolk comprises three four-star holiday homes in the sleepy hamlet of Brundish. There are yoga retreats and fitness weekends on offer, or you can just relax in the grounds, where there’s plenty of room for kids (and cats) to play.
From £430 per home, per week.
4. Danny Cottage in East Sussex is a charmingly restored Grade II listed thatched cottage in the South Downs. Cats are welcome, and they will be sure to enjoy stunning countryside surroundings.
From £300 per week
5. For owners who prefer to give their cats their very own holiday experience, the Meadow Cat Hotel in Cornwall is a luxury boutique hotel designed especially (and exclusively) for our feline friends. A stay includes a gourmet menu, pampering treatments, catnip bubble play sessions and luxurious wrought iron beds with sumptuous bedding.
£10.95 per room, per night for 1 cat
£13.95 per room, per night for 2 cats
Remember, although taking a cat on holiday can be a great experience for both pet and owner, there is always a risk that a cat will get lost if it is allowed to roam freely outside. Making sure cats are microchipped can help to identify them should this happen, and it usually costs around £20-£30. Visit cats.org.uk for more information.
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