Once the capital of Roman Britain, lively Colchester has a vibrant history dating back two millennia. In 2022, it was also awarded Modern City status during the Platinum Jubilee. There's rich heritage waiting to be discovered around every corner in Colchester, but there are plenty of current attractions too, such as an art gallery, pop-up performances, and exciting nightlife. There are also many places to eat, drink and shop, and it's the perfect base for visiting Colchester Zoo or taking day trips to the scenic coast.
At Dog Friendly Cottages we want your loyal hound to have an exciting holiday adventure too, which is why we have so many incredible dog-friendly Colchester holiday cottages to browse. Whether you're looking for a spacious property to host a family reunion or a luxurious spot with a hot tub for a romantic weekend away, you'll be spoilt for choice.
Our holiday cottages in the South East are perfectly located for you and your pet to make the most of what the region has to offer. Whether you're enjoying the history on a short break or planning an extended stay with lots of walks on nearby beaches, there's plenty to keep you entertained.
Best dog-friendly locations nearby
With so many atmospheric coastal towns and villages in this part of the South East, it can be difficult to select just one. Here's a selection of some of our most beloved dog-friendly destinations: