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Flexible +/- 3 days
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Which boat should I choose for a pet?

Start date
Flexible +/- 3 days
Duration
No. of Guests
pets welcome
pets welcome
life jackets supplied
life jackets supplied
Bedding provided
Bedding provided

Which boat should I choose for a pet?

At Barnes Brinkcraft we are very used to seeing the whole family on holiday, and that doesn’t just mean the kids.  We enjoy offering pet-friendly boating holidays on the Norfolk Broads

Lots of our customers bring their dogs on a boating holiday and a few even bring their cats too. We happily accept pets on all our hire boats. We’ve chosen the list of craft below because they are easier for dogs (especially larger ones) to get on and off. The boats may have lower sides or wider decks.

We have a selection of dog life jackets available at the boatyard from size small to xl. Try one on “Rover” for size when you arrive.

 

Where can I walk my dog on the Norfolk Broads?

The Beautiful Norfolk Broads makes a very good venue for a dog-friendly holiday. With plenty of walks

Our favourite moorings with good walks are
St Benets Abbey
you can make this walk as long or as short as you wish. Call in at The Dog Inn or Kings Arms on your way
Salhouse Broad
It’s a great place to let your dog off the lead for a short run before bed. 20 mins get’s you to the Fur and Feather Pub, And if you feel like stretching your legs further this  5km walk  is a great option
Wroxham to Coltishall – Round Walk
There is a lovely dog walk that takes you along the riverside into Coltishall, and then you can return via the path next to the single gauge railway running between Wroxham and Aylsham

For more suggestions, the Broads Authority have some excellent suggestions here

Almost all pubs and restaurants on the Norfolk Broads are set up to cater for pet-friendly boating holidays. It’s worth checking in advance about any restrictions in restaurants though

How much does it cost to take my dog on a boating holiday?

We charge an extra £35 per dog on board (max 2 dogs) and will supply dog life jackets for a refundable deposit of £10

Top tips for bringing your pet onboard your boat

A boat can be a strange environment for dogs to start with. To help settle them, please bring their own bed or blanket and a selection of their own toys. If you have a small soft travel cage it may also help them feel at home. Ensure you make a place for them and their water bowl

Don’t forget to pack the lead, poo bags and any medicine they need. It may also be useful to add a dog towel if they have a habit of swimming (wet dogs in a boat are not a match made in heaven!)

please don’t let your pet up on the seating unless you’ve put a cover on it

Top tip – make sure your pet is in a cabin when mooring up. That prevents them from jumping off the back of the boat when you least expect them to.

The nearest Vets to Barnes Brinkcrafts boatyard is Bridge Vets in Wroxham a 5 min walk away 01603 783920

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