Treat your four legged loved one this Valentine’s Day with a sumptuous doggy dinner at Lower Mill Estate’s field-to-fork restaurant, Ballihoo. For a Valentine’s feast, Ballihoo will be offering three different gourmet meals for pets to enjoy alongside their humans, as they all deserve a special treat too.

With something to suit all tastes, the menu offers up plates of beef, spinach, and cinnamon (£12), or for the pescetarians, salmon, red peppers and kidney beans to tickle the taste buds (£8). Not forgetting those with strict dietary requirements, Ballihoo will also be offering a doggy vegetarian, gluten free, and dairy free option of courgette, carrots and lentils (£6). 

Guests staying at Lower Mill Estate can simply order their pooch a tasty meal alongside their mains to enjoy some quality time spent together.Paw-fect for a countryside getaway, Habitat Escapes’ designated nature reserve in the Cotswolds, Lower Mill Estate, is filled with waterways and trails ready to be explored. Pull on some wellies and get out to wander the trails together, letting dogs roam every inch of their exciting new surroundings before returning home to a luxury lakeside lodge to wash off muddy paws and get warm. For those older dogs, guests can hire bikes and trailers from the on-site Activity Hub to make sure everyone is able to see every inch of the wildlife haven. Treat yourself and your pooch to a luxurious stress-free trip in the English countryside, complete with a delicious meal at Ballihoo for the whole family.Below we have rounded up a selection of the fabulous dog-friendly properties at Lower Mill Estate for a getaway with the dog who has your heart.

Where to stay

Ewen House, Lower Mill Estate

Set within a traffic-free location in Mill Village, Ewen House is an idyllic traditional Cotswolds style property which welcomes guests and their four legged friends. The open-plan ground floor living area opens out onto an enclosed terrace with views across the water garden, ideal for pets to explore their surroundings safely. There is a wood-burning stove for guests to gather around and warm up in the living room, and even the dog can relax in front of the fire, too. Sleeping up to eight people, there is plenty of space in Ewen House for all the family to enjoy a countryside retreat.

HOW: Habitat Escapes offers Ewen House from £95 per person* for a four night stay in February. The property sleeps up to eight people and one dog.

Le Mirage, Lower Mill Estate

Nestled in the tranquil Water Garden of Lower Mill Estate, Le Mirage is a holiday oasis tucked away from the rest of the estate. This RIBA award-winning property with ground source heating, forms one of the 10 eco-friendly homes surrounding a beautiful water garden that is filled with wildlife. Perfect for a big family and their furry friend, this property sleeps up to 11 and the open-plan downstairs living space is the ideal area to gather together after a day out exploring the expansive estate.

HOW: Habitat Escapes offers Le Mirage from £101 per person* for a four night stay in February. This property sleeps up to 11 people and one dog.

Goldeneye, Lower Mill Estate

Goldeneye is a bright and modern ground-floor three-bedroom apartment that accommodates up to six guests and a dog. Incredibly spacious thanks to the open living and eating area, Goldeneye is a great home for a family getaway, including a private garden area where pets are allowed to roam freely. The bright and airy property is ideally situated on the estate only a five minute walk from the on-site spa and restaurant.

HOW: Habitat Escapes offers Goldeneye from £94 per person* for a four night stay in February. This property sleeps up to six people and one dog.

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