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The Bell Inn at Walberswick

The Bell Inn, in the cute Suffolk village of Walberswick, might be the perfect destination for dogs and humans alike. Belinda Archer took Poppy and Digby to find out

There can be few greater pleasures of dog ownership than to take your precious hound to the British seaside. Watching your dog hurtle unbridled across the endless sands and bounce among the waves with fellow canines is a joy, and the pretty coastal village of Walberswick in Suffolk is one of the loveliest places to do this. Read the full story >



The cream of Cornwall

At this relaxing Cornish retreat a love of the environment comes with an equal love of great design, as Simon Hertson discovers

Built by three sisters with a family heritage in hotels (they also own the child-friendly Bedruthen Steps up the road), the Scarlet pulls off a great trick of being as conscious of the environment as it is of good design. But it has something even more special and that’s the ability to make guests feel relaxed instantly on arrival.

There’s always a process of decompression after the inevitably fraught Friday evening rush to get away. This just seems to happen more quickly and easily at the Scarlet. The staff seemed tuned in to our needs, were lovely to the dog and we are all soon settled into the calm, relaxed, unflappable swing of things. The quality of drinks served on the huge terrace within no time helped.

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