Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Oxfordshire, Surrey, West Sussex, and Kent.
This region has a wide variety of dog friendly landscapes to enjoy, from hills, parkland and woodlands to river valleys. The south coast is the sunniest place in the UK and there’s a wide choice of seaside towns to visit across its 300 mile coastline.
South Downs National Park encompasses a long distance path with stunning views of countryside and cliff tops. The Cotswolds is an area of rolling hills and the location of many picturesque villages. You and your dog could walk the dog friendly Thames Path, a National Trail, which begins in the Cotswold hills and heads to the Thames Barrier in Greenwich.
The area has three coastal marshlands, including Romney Marsh, which has varied walking routes and sandy beaches.
Isle of Wight is England’s largest island and claims to be one of the most dogfriendly places to visit in the UK with numerous attractions, and gentle country walks and beaches, and of course a wide choice of accommodation where dogs are welcome.
Attractions in South East England include a wide range of dog friendly attractions, including the iconic Stonehenge, Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Gardens, Weald & Downland Open Air Museum in Sussex, and Dover Castle. A highlight for dog lovers is Stow, a National Trust property near Bicester, Oxfordshire, which has made a special effort to make dogs welcome with a dedicated trail for dogs and their owners.