DOG FRIENDLY

What can be better than a walk with your best friend where you can stop off at a welcoming pub or café? But what if that best friend has four legs and muddy feet? In the Maldon district we have a wide range of dog friendly pubs, cafes and accommodation providers who look forward to welcoming you and your canine.

In the Maldon District we have many miles of beautiful footpaths and seawalls for you to explore with your canine buddy, whether you want woodland, countryside, picturesque villages or the open skies of the estuary landscape.

Why not try one of our downloadable guided walks by Chris Harvey, many of which coincide with a dog friendly refreshment stop, or make your way along the whole 75 miles of the Saltmarsh coast.

Whether you want a town walk or somewhere 'off the beaten track' you will find plenty of walks and open spaces to take your furry friend.

A short stroll or a longer walk, our diverse landscape has everything you could need and more.

TRAVELS WITH YOUR BEST FRIEND

Bluebell Woods

Whether you want woodland, countryside, picturesque villages or the open skies of the estuary landscape our Walk Guides cover it all.

Promenade Park

We have many lovely parks, large and small in the Maldon District for you to enjoy with your canine best friend.

TIC enjoying the Countryside
Our beautiful countryside, and those who enjoy it or work in it, deserve respect. Please remember the Countryside Code.

PLACES TO STAY

Eastland Meadows Country Park

East End Road, Bradwell-on-Sea, Southminster, Essex, CM0 7PP

Small privately owned park, very select, facilities include Country Club, Laundrette and cafe/shop. Tucked away in the heart of the countryside.

Holiday Park with 10 units, £375 pupw sleeps 1-6

The Green Man

Waterside, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, CM0 7QX

The Green Man is a beautiful 16th Century Freehouse located on the River Blackwater.

Inn with 3 rooms

Sailing Barge "Reminder"

Cooks Yard, The Hythe, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HN

Historic sailing barge moored at top of River Blackwater on Maldon's Hythe Quay. Ideal base for winter walks and bird watching.

Alternative Accommodation with 1 unit, £475-£375 pppn sleeps 1-14

Chigborough Campsite

Chigborough Farm, Chigborough Road, Heybridge, Maldon, CM9 4RE

Touring and camping area a short walk from the sea, nestled in unspoilt countryside with fishing lakes and many facilities.

Touring & Camping Park with 15 pitches, £20-£25 ptpn

Fortywinks Bed & Breakfast

44 North Street, Southminster, Essex, CM0 7DG

Edwardian House built in 1901 close to many heritage attractions. Price on application.

Bed & Breakfast with 3 rooms

East Ware Farm Holiday Cottages

Bridgewick Road, Tillingham, Southminster, Essex, CM0 7UN

Old barns converted into luxury 4 star holiday cottages with games room and courtyard. Peaceful setting, perfect for relaxing holiday.

Self-catering with 3 units, £420-£470 pupw sleeps 4-6

Ye Olde White Harte Hotel

The Quay, Burnham-On-Crouch, Essex, CM0 8AS

The White Harte offers a choice of 19 contemporary bedrooms, 8 of which overlook the River Crouch. Good food is served in our bars or traditional dinning room. We offer a full range of food with a separate vegan and vegetarian menu.

Hotel with 19 rooms, £59-£95 prpnb

Purleigh Barns

Cold Norton Road, Latchingdon, Nr Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 6NS

Farmhouse B and B in a peaceful location with plenty of parking. Good breakfast with locally sourced produce where available.

Bed & Breakfast with 3 rooms, £45 pppnb

Mark Farm, Camping & Caravanning Club

Mark Farm, Bradwell Road, Tillingham, Essex, CM0 7ST

Mark Farm is a Camping & Caravan Club members only Certified Site, situated on an organic farm. Toilets/Shower, electric hook-up, hard standing. Excellent walks & bird watching.

Touring & Camping Park with 15 pitches, £18 ptpn

The Borough Arms

161 WANTZ ROAD, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5DD

Traditional pub games available and a range of beers. Accommodation is to the rear of the pub in a modern purpose built motel unit.

Guest Accommodation with 0 rooms

The Limes Guesthouse

21 Market Hill, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4PZ

A beautiful grade two listed building with sumptuous rooms decorated to a high standard, providing comfortable accommodation for all your requirements - business or social occasions.

Guest House with 14 rooms, £100-£135 prpnb

The Anchor Hotel

The Quay, Burnham-On-Crouch, Essex, CM0 8AT

The Anchor Hotel is a traditional inn, centrally located in the High Street and adjacent to the waterfront. There is a warm welcome, atmospheric bar, home cooked food and comfortable accommodation in a four poster bed.

Guest Accommodation with 1 room

Hall Farm Cottages

Althorne Hall Farm, Fambridge Road, Althorne, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 6BZ

Hall Farm Cottages are luxurious self-catering flats, constructed in 2005-06 from a Barn conversion offering ideal accommodation for anyone looking for self-catering in the Maldon area in Essex.

Self-catering with 5 units, £650 pupw sleeps 1-4

Beehive Cottage

10 Fish Street, Goldhanger, Essex, CM9 8AT

Cosy two bedroomed period cottage in the Essex village of Goldhanger on the Blackwater Estuary and perfect for walking, cycling and bird watching.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £500 pupw sleeps 1-3

Northey Island Cottage

Northey House, Northey Island, Maldon, Esse, CM9 6PP

The cottage has five bedrooms and is made up of 3 twin bedded rooms, 1 double bedroom and 1 double bunk room. It is a wonderful location for a large family holiday.

Self-catering with 0 units

Osea Leisure Park

Goldhanger Road, Heybridge, Essex, CM9 4SA

A quiet, family owned and run park nestling on the banks of the Blackwater Estuary, offering camping, glamping and holiday home ownership.

Holiday Park with 49 units, £15-£80 pupn sleeps 1-8

The Star Inn, Steeple

The Street, Steeple, Essex, CM0 7LF

Bedrooms located next to traditional public house on Dengie Peninsula, Essex. Great for ‘away from it all’ breaks. Guest Accommodation - Room Only with 4 rooms, £35-£55 pppnb, £35-£55 prpn.

Guest Accommodation - Room Only with 4 rooms, £55 pppnb, £55 prpn

Waterside Holiday Park

St. Lawrence Bay, Southminster, Essex, CM0 7LY

Waterside Holiday Park is ideal for a leisurely getaway, set on the back shores of the Blackwater Estuary.

Holiday & Touring Park with 83 pitches, £32 ptpn

St Lawrence Holiday Park

10 Main Road, St. Lawrence Bay, Southminster, Essex, CM0 7LY

Family owned Park on coast of River Blackwater, great for relaxing and peace & quiet, cosy and friendly. Beach with launching ramp for Water sports, sailing, Jet-skiing and fishing available.

Holiday Park with 215 units, £140 pupw sleeps 2

The Wobbin

Mell Lane, Tollesbury, Essex, CM9 8SS

A self catering cottage with sea views perfect for families and dog owners with a secure garden and direct access to a private woodland

Self-catering with 1 unit

PUBS AND INNS

The Chequers Inn

The Square, Goldhanger, Essex, CM9 8AS

The Chequers is located in the charming village of Goldhanger on the River Blackwater in Essex.

The Queen Victoria

Spital Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6ED

The Queen Victoria has been a local public house in Maldon since it opened its doors in 1845.

The Mighty Oak Tap Room

10 High St, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5PJ

Serving a selection of fine ales straight from the cask, as well as some superb wines, ciders, soft drinks, and tea & coffee. Cheese & pate boards with Tiptree relish also available.

The Hurdlemakers Arms

Post Office Road, Woodham Mortimer, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6ST

A family run pub only 3 miles from Maldon in a building dating back 400 years. Home-cooked food sourced from local produce and a great range of beer, real ales and wine.

Queens Head Inn

The Hythe, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HN

This fantastic pub, with its enviable and superb river location, is run by Charlie & Vivian Little.

The Bell at Purleigh

The Street, Purleigh, Essex, CM3 6QJ

We are a traditional country pub with historical links to George Washington.

Maltsters Arms

Hall Road, Heybridge, Essex, CM9 7NJ

The Maltsters is run by Kathy and Steve and offers a great friendly atmosphere and a good pint of beer. There is a small patio area at the back which is secluded and is partly sheltered.

The Ferry Boat Inn

Ferry Road, North Fambridge, Essex, CM3 6LR

Essex weatherboard pub with accommodation, log fires, oak beams and traditional home-cooked food, next to the River Crouch. There is a separate (non-smoking) 28-seat restaurant. Large conservatory (38 seats) opening onto beer garden.

The Anchor Hotel

The Quay, Burnham-On-Crouch, Essex, CM0 8AT

Following extensive works, the Anchor Hotel in Burnham-On-Crouch has re-opened and offers a great range of ales and lager, freshly prepared food and beautifully appointed letting rooms.

Farmers Yard

140 High St, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5BX

Based in a beautifully quirky grade II listed building, The Farmers Yard bottle shop is the smallest pub in Maldon.

The Green Man

Waterside, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, CM0 7QX

The Green Man is a beautiful 16th Century Freehouse located on the River Blackwater.

Black Rabbit

188 High Street, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5BX

A local pub that offers an all day food menu that caters for everyone. From sandwiches to pizza and burgers, we have it all.

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