Pet-Friendly Travel Essentials Guide

Embark on stress-free pet-friendly adventures with our comprehensive travel essentials guide. From cosy carriers to grooming must-haves, discover how to prioritise your furry friend’s comfort and safety on the road.

1. Comfort in Transit

For many pet owners, ensuring their furry friends are safe and comfortable during travel is a top priority. When embarking on a road trip, investing in a high-quality pet travel carrier or seat belt harness is essential. These not only keep your pet secure but also provide a cosy space for them to relax during the journey.

When it comes to air travel, each airline has specific regulations regarding approved pet carriers. Research these guidelines and select a carrier that meets both size and ventilation requirements. It’s advisable to acclimate your pet to the carrier well before the trip to alleviate any potential stress during travel.

The comfort of your pet is paramount, so consider factors such as the carrier’s size, padding, and ease of access when making your choice.

2. Hydration and Nutrition

Maintaining your pet’s health and well-being during travel involves careful attention to their hydration and nutrition. Portable water bowls are a must, ensuring your pet has access to fresh water throughout the journey. Collapsible bowls are convenient and space-saving, making them ideal for travel.

Alongside water, pack a sufficient supply of your pet’s preferred food. To simplify feeding on the go, consider pre-portioning meals into travel-sized containers. This not only ensures your pet stays well-nourished but also streamlines the feeding process during the trip.

Keeping your pet hydrated and well-fed contributes significantly to their comfort and overall travel experience.

3. Health and Identification

Prioritising your pet’s health and safety involves thorough preparation before hitting the road. Begin by compiling a travel folder containing copies of your pet’s health records, vaccination certificates, and any necessary medications. This ensures you have essential information readily available in case of emergencies.

Additionally, confirm that your pet’s identification tags are up-to-date with your current contact information. Micro chipping is another layer of security that can significantly increase the chances of a lost pet being reunited with their owner.

Being well-prepared in terms of health and identification adds a layer of security to your travels, allowing you to address any unforeseen situations with confidence.

4. Comforts of Home

For pets, the scent of home can be a source of comfort in unfamiliar environments. Bringing along familiar items such as your pet’s bed, blanket, or favourite toy can go a long way in helping them feel at ease during the journey and at your destination.

If your furry friend has a specific sleeping arrangement, maintaining it while travelling can promote better rest and reduce stress. Call ahead if you plan to stay in hotels, ensuring they are aware of your pet’s needs and inquire about any amenities they may offer for your pet’s comfort.

Striking a balance between adventure and familiarity contributes to a positive travel experience for your pet.


Experience the perfect getaway, whether it’s an adventure-packed family adventure or a romantic retreat for two, within our charming holiday homes. 

Nestled away along the enchanting East Yorkshire coast, celebrated for its inviting beaches, quaint seaside towns, and abundant wildlife, our accommodations have been carefully crafted to offer you the ultimate escape and a cosy home-from-home experience.

Indulge in breath-taking views and every modern convenience, guaranteeing real relaxation and cherished family moments.

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Wave Song, Hornsea

Wave Song is the perfect spot for those looking to relax and recharge. Picture a place where the beach is just a short walk away, almost like it’s in your backyard. The retreat itself is beautifully designed, with a focus on comfort and elegance, making it a cozy spot to unwind. The soothing sounds of the waves and the gentle sea breeze add to the tranquil atmosphere, making it a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.


Seashell, Hornsea

Forget the world and unwind with family and friends at this stylish seafront home. Take in the sea air from the balcony, enjoy a gentle stroll along the shore, or entertain at home in Seashell’s expansive, well-appointed kitchen.


Driftwood, Hornsea

Experience the spacious elegance of Driftwood, where every moment is an invitation to relax and recharge. Savour your morning coffee as you take in boundless sea views from the comfort of your balcony.


MAnor Garth

Tucked away in the tranquil village of Holmpton, Manor Garth offers a perfect blend of excitement, relaxation, and romance. Whether you’re planning a fun-packed family adventure, a soothing retreat with your closest friends, or a cosy, romantic escape, Manor Garth provides the perfect backdrop for making unforgettable memories.



Why not treat that special someone in your life to a truly memorable experience with a gift voucher that allows them to escape to the serene coast and luxuriate in one of our exceptional properties? Our handpicked selection of coastal getaways promises not just a few nights away, but a rejuvenating journey into relaxation and indulgence.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our FAQ section is your go-to resource for quick answers to common queries.

How do I book a stay?

Bookings can be made directly through our website by simply clicking ‘Book Now’ on any of our properties and selecting your desired dates. Alternatively, bookings can also be made directly by calling/email.

What is the check-in and check-out time?

Check-in is from 3pm and check out must be by 10am on the day of departure. If you require early or late check out, please contact us and we will be happy to try and accommodate your request.

Is there parking available?

Free parking is available at all our properties. At Manor Garth, off-road gated parking is available at the property. At Seashell, Driftwood, and Wavesong, free parking is available.

What is the cancellation policy?

If you cancel within 48 hours of your booking a full refund is given. Cancellations up to a week before will be refunded 50% of the total booking. Within a week of check in you will not be eligible for a refund.

How do I check in?

Self check-in is operated at all our properties using a secure key box, for which you will receive a PIN code. By request, our property manager is able to meet you when you arrive and check you in personally. Please contact us to arrange personal check-in.

Can I request additional services, such as housekeeping or airport transfers?

We will always aim to meet your requests. Housekeeping are happy to made extra visits and can be contacted should you require extra towels, linens, and other amenities as required.

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