The Isle of Wight is keen to encourage dog owners to vist.  This is a useful holiday destination as dogs obviously do not need a pet passport. Wightlink, the company that owns the ferries between the mainland and the island, not only provides free ferry travel for dogs but  has produced a guide to dog friendly places on the island:

 http://www.wightlink.co.uk/isle-of-wight-guide-and-events/walking/pawprint