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Pup crawl: 5 of the best Dog friendly pubs

Pubs all over the UK welcome our furry friends and their muddy paws, but where to choose?

Pubs all over the UK welcome our furry friends and their muddy paws, but where to choose? Don’t worry; here are our top dog friendly pubs across the country.

London – Holly Bush

North London, NW3 6SG

If bustling central London taverns are too much for you, then the Holly Bush is the perfect choice. Originally a stable block, its old fashioned front and charming surroundings ooze charm and warmth. With open fires, etched glass alcoves and ochre painted walls you and your furry friend won’t want to leave.


Wales- Pen-Y-Bryn

Colwyn Bay, Wales

If you’re looking for a perfect, paw friendly pub with a beautiful view, Pen-Y-Bryn in Colwyn Bay might just be the one for you. The pub boasts award winning flowering tubs and warming coal fires and has sea views for visitors to the pub at any season. Inside you’ll find board games, music, great staff and exceptional food, making your stay here one to remember.


Scotland- Cross Keys

Ancrum, Jedburgh, Scotland

Sometimes, a simple village pub hits just the spot. Good food, local ales and a great atmosphere makes the Cross Keys a stunning setting for man and his best friend. The 200 year old pub is the centre of local life, food and drinks.  Indulge in picnic sets by the water and Haggis scotch eggs, this is fun for all the family- including the dog!


Manchester- Wharf

Manchester, Lancashire

A spacious but cosy wharf overlooking the water, it’s hard not to be charmed by this beautiful pub filled with friendly locals and their dogs. Chat over fine wines or ales whilst enjoying the fountains and picnic sets, or perhaps take in the pre-war style dining chairs and prints adorning the walls.  With great staff and a stunning menu, it’s hard not to be wowed when you walk in.


Exeter- Fat Pig

Exeter, Devon

This renovated Victorian pub is elegant, cheerful and cosy. With benches and rustic tables, good wines and beer brewed onsite you can easily settle in for the day. The pub sources their rare-breed meat from nearby farms, shoot local game and make their own sausages, black pudding and dry-cured ham. Your canine will love it!



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