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buy canada goose jacket I’d been assured that New Park Manor, a grand pile set in the New Forest and a member of the Luxury Family Hotels group, was genuinely dog friendly as opposed to dog tolerant. And from the moment we arrived and the general manager, Steve, fell to his knees and virtually rubbed noses with Daisy, we had a feeling we had come to the right place. buy canada goose jacket

Guests at New Park Manor Hotel are greeted by the resident whippet, Daisy

He also had his own dog, an elegant whippet wearing a Swarovski collar, who was, confusingly, also called Daisy. Although not as confusing as the fact we had been booked into a gloriously characterful attic suite called, yes you guessed Canada Goose Parka it, Daisy.

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Indoors, we settled into a lovely routine of games in the parlour, buy canada goose jacket cheap Daisy dozing contentedly at our feet. The only spaces denied her were the dining room and the spa, but after running free in the grounds, she was just too tuckered to complain.

As family weekends go it was a complete success, although I harbour an uneasy suspicion that having sampled New Park luxury, our dog might start believing that she’s to the manor born. Double rooms start at 115 per night including breakfast. Children up to 16 can stay free in parents’ room. Family suites are also available from 345 per night with breakfast. Free childcare in the hotel’s crche is also included, available in two hour sessions. Dogs are welcome at a charge of 10 per day.

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The hotel was a model of dog canada goose coats friendliness and that was the problem. Baskets were thoughtfully provided in the bedrooms, prompting joy unbounded in our dachshunds, who are not normally allowed upstairs let alone in our bedroom. As we switched out the lights, they jumped gleefully up beside the bed to lick our faces. When they were sent packing they resorted to a regime of vigorous and noisy self cleaning, interspersed with back scratching on the carpet, and casual sniffing around the room.

Desperate buy canada goose jacket for sleep, we shut them in the en suite bathroom until the first scratch on the freshly painted door had us rising vertically from our bed to let them out. Only the thick frost outside stopped us from bunging them in canada goose outlet the back of the car.

It was a hideous night, followed by a grim day. As we walked around a lake in the hotel grounds, one of the dogs snaffled a dead fish and managed to get canada goose a barbed fish hook stuck through his lower lip. We spent the rest of the day Easter Sunday tracking down a vet in a bleak, windswept seaside town nearby. By the time we’d paid triple time to the vet and to the anaesthetist who had to be called in we could have spent the weekend at the Ritz.

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And bear in mind that during the summer months you’ll be restricted as to which beaches you can access if you have a dog with you. Eating out can also be difficult as the majority of restaurants, pubs and cafs still don’t allow dogs inside.

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