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The 10 most Dog Friendly Pubs in the UK

12.01.2016 | Four Legged Friends

Don’t go barking up the wrong tree when taking your dog to a café or pub. Read on to find out the top ten pubs and cafes to take your pawed friends – we’ve even included dog walking routes in the near area.

  1. The Woolpack
The Woolpack


Where? Tenterden, Kent.

The Woolpack or more commonly known as ‘The Woolly’ is a beautifully decorated countryside pub, situated in the middle of Tenterden high street, Kent. Surrounded by stunning scenery and great walks your canine is bound to love this part of the country. The Woolly also serves a delicious range of bar food, perfect for those hungry stomachs after a long walk with your pooch! You won’t find any pool tables or gaming machines here…just open fires and delightful company for you and your loved ones to enjoy! This pub ticks all the boxes!

Why not find out more? Check out The Woolpacks website

Also have a look at this handy PDF from and check out our favourite dog walk in Tenterden, Kent to show off the beautiful landscape and to experience a great day out!

  1. The Diglis House Hotel
The Diglis House Hotel


Where? Worcester, Worcestershire

The Diglis House Hotel is the only dining experience alongside the River Severn. With fantastic views at any time of the year and a variety of delicious food this bar/restaurant is the perfect place to bring your family and four-legged friend! Staff members welcome dogs in the garden lounge and bar.

Find out more about The Diglis House Hotel:

Here are few of our favourite walks along side the River Severn that your canine will be sure to enjoy!

  1. The Red Lion and Sun
The Red Lion and Sun


Where? Hampstead Heath, North London.

There’s not much that tops a winters stroll through Hampstead Heath on a chilly day. Wind down after a long walk with your dog at this stunning village pub. This pub will be sure to make your pet feel special as the owners take pictures of all their canine regulars and spoil them rotten with tasty treats and fresh water.

Find out more about this fabulous village pub and scroll to the bottom of the page to see all the canine regulars on

Visit this page to search for your favourite walk near The Red Lion and Sun pub for you and your pup.

  1. Bear Bar at The Bear of Rodborough
Bear Bar at The Bear of Rodborough


Where? Stroud, Gloucester

This bar takes you into the heart of the Cotswolds, surrounded by a wide range of walks that we know you and your dog will enjoy. Dogs are permitted in the bar, lounges and garden, where food matts and water bowls will be provided for your pet.


Find out more about the Bear bar at the Bear of Rodborough.

Have a look at this PDF to check out the best walks near this bar.

  1. The Sandstone Pub and restaurant
The Sandstone Pub


Where? Chester, Cheshire

Just off the Sandstone trail and right next to Bewkeley Hill. Ideal for dog owners, cyclists and walkers with delicious food made from local produce, and stunning scenic walks.

One of the best places to spend your Sunday afternoon in Cheshire with your dog, for a fun day out! Dogs allowed in the bar area and the beer garden.

Find out further details about The Sandstone Pub and restaurant please visit

Have a look here to find out our favourite trail for you and your dog in Cheshire.

  1. Stanmer House
Stanmer House


Where? Brighton, East Sussex.

Stanmer House is set in 5000 acres of parkland with direct walks up the South Downs. Dogs are allowed in the lobby and bar where water and biscuits are provided and a delicious menu selected carefully for their owners.


Find out more about Stanmer House on

Here is a brilliant trail to take your dog and friends.

  1. Henley Street Tea Rooms
Henley Street Tea Rooms


Where? Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire.

Located directly opposite Shakespeare’s birthplace, this is a perfect place to stop off for a quick refreshment and bite to eat whilst discovering the historic riverside town of Stratford-Upon-Avon. The owners of the Tea Room have dogs themselves so they always welcome dogs into their cosy Tea Room.

Find out more about this fantastic little tea room and its history:

This beautiful walk we highly recommend when visiting Stratford-upon-Avon, where you can experience fantastic scenic views of the riverside and rural surroundings. Click here to find out more.

  1. The Castle Inn
The Castle Inn


Where? Wareham, Dorset.

This beautiful 16th century thatched free house pub and hotel is an extremely friendly dog pub, where treats and water are provided for your pooch. Dogs are welcome throughout in both bars, the dining room, public areas, the dining room and the garden. Dogs are allowed into the bedrooms with you at no extra cost should you want to stay for a night or two.

Find out more about this family run pub:

This walk is the perfect walk to spot brilliant wildlife along side the river bank.

  1. The Bulls Head
The Bulls Head


Where? Repton, Derby

With the biggest range of beer and cider in Derbyshire that serves a wide range of fantastic food this pub is the perfect place to stop off at after a long walk. Dogs are welcome in the bar and in the garden (away from dining areas) if they’re well behaved and on a leash.



Find out more about The Bulls Head on

Go to this page to see some of the best walks in Derby.

  1. Café Mylor
Café Mylor


Where? Falmouth, Cornwall

This is a beautiful little café overlooking Mylor Yacht Harbour that serves delicious food with breath taking views. This café is fantastic for dogs, incredibly dog friendly and they even have a dog walking social on a Wednesday! Your pooch is bound to love this café!

Find out more about this fun filled café:

Find out more about the walks and dog walking society from Café Mylor here.