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, Maldon Districts 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

The Wobbin

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

FORTYWINKS Bed & Breakfast

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

St Lawrence Holiday Park

St Lawrence Holiday Park

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

Park on coast of River Blackwater, quiet, cosy and friendly. Water sports, sailing, skiing and fishing available. Family run since 1948.

Holiday Park with 215 units, £140 pupw sleeps 2

Purleigh Barns

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

Osea Leisure Park

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

Ferry Boat Inn

The Ferry Boat Inn

Ferry Road, North Fambridge, Essex, CM3 6LR

Inn in North Fambridge, mid way between Burnham, Maldon and South Woodham Ferrers. Offering relaxation away from the city bustle.

Inn with 6 rooms, £60 prpnb

Waterside Holiday Park

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

The Anchor

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

The White Horse Inn

The White Horse Inn

26 High Street, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5PJ

The White Horse is a busy town-centre pub, with restaurant and bed and breakfast facilities, in the historic town of Maldon close to the Blackwater Estuary.

Guest Accommodation with 7 rooms

Sailing Barge "Reminder"

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, £1370 pupw sleeps 1-14

Silver Road Caravan Park

Silver Road Caravan Park

5 Silver Road, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, CM0 8LA

Tucked away at the end of Burnham-on-Crouch High Street, Silver Road Caravan Park stands in a privileged location. This incredibly quiet site has 60 large, level, grass pitches, each pitch has an electric hook-up.

Holiday & Touring Park with 60 pitches

The Oyster Smack Inn

The Oyster Smack Inn

112 Station Road, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, CM0 8HR

Contemporary independent restaurant with rooms.

Inn with 10 rooms, £110 prpn, £80-£90 prpnb

Steeple Bay Holiday Park

Steeple Bay Holiday Park

Canney Road, Steeple, Southminster, Essex, CM0 7RS

Steeple Bay Holiday Park.

Holiday, Touring & Camping Park with 60 pitches

The Borough Arms

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

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

Northey Island Cottage

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

Burnham Wick Farm

Burnham Wick Farm

Wick Road, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, CM0 8LU

Burnham Wick Farm is a medium-sized arable farm which adjoins the River Crouch and is very near to Burnham on Crouch.

Touring & Camping Park with 0 pitches

The Garden Annexe

Beeleigh Falls

The Garden Annexe, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6LL

Ground floor riverside property in extremely rural location. Fully furnished to provide every comfort from self catered accommodation.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £455 pupw sleeps 1-4

The Star Inn

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

Hall Farm Cottages

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

PUBS AND INNS

Queen Victoria

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

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 Chequers Inn

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 Hurdlemakers Arms

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

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

The Bell at Purleigh

The Street, Purleigh, Essex, CM3 6QJ

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

The Green Man

The Green Man

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

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

The Anchor Hotel

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

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.

Ferry Boat Inn

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.

Maltsters Arms

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.

Black Rabbit

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.