Enjoy a truly Dog-Friendly Getaway at West Lexham!
As the popularity of staycations rises, more and more people are opting to explore the UK rather than jetting abroad. For dog owners, bringing their furry companions along for the adventure is a must. But what makes a good dog-friendly location? And why should you consider West Lexham for your next break away with your pet?
This blog will explore the benefits of taking your furry friend on a dog-friendly staycation, what makes a location truly dog-friendly, and why West Lexham is the ideal place to explore. So pack up your pup and get ready for an unforgettable getaway!
What Makes a Good Dog-Friendly Location?
When finding a perfect dog-friendly getaway, it’s essential to look beyond just allowing pets through the door. A truly dog-friendly site should have ample outdoor space for your furry friend to run around and play and easy access to walking trails and dog-friendly woodlands. Other amenities to consider include pet-friendly cafes and communal areas, a place to hose down a dog after a long afternoon exploring, and nearby veterinary services (www.swaffhamvets.co.uk is less than 10 minutes from West Lexham).
It’s also important to research any restrictions or regulations, such as areas where leads are required or restricted breeds. At West Lexham, we understand the importance of providing a genuinely dog-friendly environment. We offer plenty of outdoor space for your pet to roam, as well as easy access to walking trails and a short drive for trips to dog-friendly beaches. We do ask that your dog is kept on a lead from 1st March to 31st July to protect ground nesting birds and baby animals too small to get away quickly.
Exploring West Lexham with your Furry Friend
If you’re looking for the perfect place to unwind and enjoy some quality time with your pet, West Lexham is an ideal destination. Set in the heart of the Norfolk countryside, this beautiful estate offers many activities and sights ideal for dogs and their owners. As soon as you arrive at West Lexham, you’ll feel the peace and tranquillity of the surrounding countryside. The estate is set on 22 acres of private land, giving dogs plenty of space to run around and explore. Take a leisurely stroll around the lake or venture into the woods, or play a game of fetch on the lawn.
One of the biggest draws of West Lexham is its dog-friendly accommodation. From cosy bell tents to luxurious treehouses, there’s something for every taste and budget. And if you’re planning a family gathering or group retreat, we have our barn and village hall. But it’s not just the dog-friendly accommodation – there are also plenty of activities that your pup will love. Take a dip in the river or lake, stroll around the estate, or relax in one of the many communal areas with your furry friend by your side. We only ask that when you are your dog are exploring the communal areas, you keep your dog close to you for comfort of others visiting West Lexham.
Another perk of West Lexham is its proximity to some of the UK’s most stunning beaches. The Norfolk coastline is home to some of the best dog-friendly beaches in the country, including Holkham Beach, Holme-next-the-Sea, and Brancaster Beach. Spend the day exploring the sand dunes and splashing in the waves before heading back to West Lexham for a well-deserved rest.
Essentials to Remember when Travelling with Pets
Going on a dog-friendly staycation can be an exciting adventure, but it’s vital to ensure you have everything you need to make the trip comfortable and enjoyable for you and your pet. Some of the essentials to bring when going on a staycation with your dog include:
- A lead and collar (even if your dog doesn’t use them at home, there may be areas where leads will be required)
- Food and water bowls
- Plenty of food and treats
- Waste bags
- Your dog’s favourite bed or blanket so they are comfortable
- Toys to keep them entertained
- Any necessary medications and vaccination records in case you need to visit a nearby vet.
Taking your dog on a staycation in the UK can provide a unique and enjoyable experience, especially when the location is truly dog-friendly. At West Lexham, we understand the importance of creating a welcoming environment for pets and their owners. From dog-friendly accommodation to limitless outdoor space, West Lexham offers everything you need for a memorable staycation, so no family member is left in kennels. Visit our accommodation pages or get in touch to plan your next getaway.
We look forward to welcoming you and your four-legged companion!
AT WEST LEXHAM WE HAVE A WEALTH OF FACILITIES ON OFFER:
The West Lexham Garden Kitchen | Unique and magical glamping | New event spaces | Group accommodation | Wild swimming | Kitchen Garden | Sanctuary Garden | Lakeside walks | Chalk Stream | Abundance of wildlife | Naturally filtered swimming pool open May to September and much much more …
You can only truly understand the magic once you have immersed yourself in West Lexham.