It's one of life's great simple pleasure; a ramble around with man's best friend. But no dog walk is complete without a destination, and we can't think of anywhere better to finish up than a pub.
But it's not all about you – you've got to find a pub that your furry friend will love to. Whether it's a local with a roaring fireplace begging to be curled up in front of; a gastropub complete with special doggie menu; or even an Inn with a bed and bowl for your canine pal for an overnight stay, there are plenty of pubs that are perfect for you and your pet pooch.
We've come a long way from just leaving the dog on the lead outside – we've looked up and down the country to pick some of the finest pubs that'll please both human and hound alike.
If there isn't a pub listed near you there's sure to be one on this website. Simply pop in your postcode and it will list the doggy friendly pubs close to you.
THE MASTER BUILDER'S, BUCKLER'S HARD, HAMPSHIRE
Pamper your puppy at this charming New Forest pub. Taking the term 'dog-friendly' to another level, they've even got a doggie room service menu that will have your tummy rumbling, including a rump steak, sausages and gravy and free range chicken.
THE LISTER ARMS, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE
In the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, this pub is at the starting (and end) point for many walks amid beautiful scenery. And the dogs get the best seat in the house, with a cot right in front of a glowing fireplace.
THE STAR INN, SPARSHOLT, OXFORDSHIRE
At the foot of the ancient Ridgeway Path, this pub goes the extra mile to make your dog happy – they've got homemade dog treats that dogs go wild for. Just don't ask them the recipe – it's top secret.
THE OLD COASTGUARD, MOUSEHOLE, CORNWALL
Set right on the seaside, this one's for salty sea dogs. As well as plenty of treats and a place to curl up, this pub even provides your dog with towels if they've been for a dip in the ocean.
THE FELIN FACH GRIFFIN, BRECON, POWYS
Amid the beautiful Brecon Beacons, this pub is the ideal cosy culmination of a walk among the hills. They've even got a couple of pub dogs if your canine companion fancies making some friends.
THE HORSE AND STABLES, WESTMINSTER, LONDON
OK, so there are definitely better places for a dog walk than central London, but if you do find yourself in central London, then make your way to The Horse and Stables. They even offer your pooch a free Sunday dinner.
THE WEYSIDE, MILLBROOK, GUILDFORD
Right by the river, this pub even has a 'dog corner', replete with dog beds, treats and towels to dry off those muddy paws after a long walk.
THE DUNDAS ARMS, WEST BERKSHIRE
A summertime staple, this pub has a massive beer garden with a stream running through it, so even if you're knackered after a long walk, your dog can keep on running around.
THE LAZY DOG, BRISTOL
No surprises about this one being dog-friendly. With dogs welcome anywhere in the pub, dog treats aplenty and water bowls on entry, this is a pub that will make any dog happy. And if you've got a fame-hungry pet, they can always try and get on the Instagram wall of fame.
THE ACORN INN, EVERSHOT, DORSET
Just a stone's throw from a 400 acre deer park, this historic 16th Century property is the perfect place to rest your weary paws after a walk in the countryside. Grab yourself a beer at the bar, while your companion unwinds with a bowl of water and a convivial doggie biscuit.
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