With the school holidays starting Beastie & I were invited to join our friends on a crazy woman with kids & dogs holiday to Warminster!
Of course the first panic is ‘Where are we going to stay with the dogs?’
It was a pretty easy internet search to find The Full Moon in the village of Rudge.
We decided to take a family room which sleeps three humans and the management were quite happy that we had two dogs in the room, the extra charge per dog per night was £10.00 . The room was great, it was really clean and comfortable, the bathroom was huge and had a pretty good shower. We had access to the neat and well kept gardens from our room where we sat with the dogs. There was a tea and coffee facilities as well as a little bar fridge and a TV – we don’t watch TV so not to sure what programs are available.
The friendly and super helpful staff went out of their way to make ALL of us happy and during meal times were given our very own little dinning room so that the dogs were safe and did not bother anyone else.
The cook was wonderful and made a special plan for us annoying vegetarian people and we loved his veggie creamy pasta dish, apparently vegetarian’s hardly ever visit Rudge! He did cook the sausages for the dogs at breakfast so the they LOVED him!
There were lots of well sign posted public walkways and big fields within a short walk of the hotel where the dogs ran around safely off lead on their morning walks.
I loved the red telephone box at the front of the pub which is now an information box where you can leave job applications, lost and found items, swop books or buy some local homegrown veggies.
We stayed for two nights and would give The Full Moon and big thumbs up.
You can find out more contact The Full Moon @ www.thefullmoon.co.uk
We also visited the following dog friendly places:
Old Sarum – The dogs had to be on a lead in the main castle area but were welcome to run around in the carpark. For More information http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/old-sarum/?gclid=CPuilenJo8cCFXDHtAodfkAJ1A&gclsrc=aw.ds
Cheddar Gorge – EVERYWHERE at Cheddar Gorge was dog friendly (yep! you read right…EVERYWHERE) would recommend a visit to this village! For more information http://www.cheddargorge.co.uk
Glastonbury Tor – Mad Alice (is called Mad Alice because she comes on holiday with us and yet she has no kids and no dog….she must be mad!) shouted above all the chaos and said that we should visit Glastonbury Tor, as no one could think of a good reason as to why not we all piled into the cars and off we went. It was fantastic! The drive through Glastonbury was brilliant, there are drummers on the street, hippies every where and a funky incense aroma! We found parking on the street and just followed the crowd towards the Tor. It was quite an uphill walk, but totally worth it! The wind was hectic, we were totally windswept and we loved it! The 360 degree view was breath taking. Dogs on a lead for this as it is a bit bonkers!
For more information http://www.glastonburytor.org.uk
Cherhill – We stopped off at Cherhill for a good long walk with the dogs, really beautiful place and the dogs could run off lead. Sadly when we returned to our car the back window had been smashed and one of our bags was stolen! Be warned!! For more information: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherhill_White_Horse