Dog friendly pubs in the Cotswolds: 10 of the best places to go
PUBLISHED: 09:00 07 February 2016 | UPDATED: 10:11 07 March 2016
There’s nothing better than a cosy pub after a long muddy walk with your four-legged friend. Whether you’re after a tipple with your Terrier or a pint with your Pug, we’ve listed some our favourite canine friendly venues in the Cotswolds.
Recently refurbished and under new ownership, this charming waterside pub overlooks the beautiful River Windrush. Friendly staff will welcome your pooch with biscuits and fresh water, whilst owners can enjoy a classic British pub menu and an extensive range of ales and wine.
Nominated for ‘Best Pub Restaurant’ at the Cotswold Life Food and Drink Awards 2015, this 17th century pub stands on the mount at the end of the picturesque village of Stanton near Broadway. Punters can enjoy spectacular panoramic views across the Vale of Evesham with a pint in hand and their pup at their feet.
Nestled behind Broadway village green, this 17th century inn built in beautiful Cotswold stone, welcomes dogs of all shapes and sizes into its bar. With roaring open fires and a friendly atmosphere, this is the perfect place to relax with your tail-wagging friends after a crisp winter’s walk.
Located in the peaceful market town of Burford, this traditional English country hotel and pub has plenty on offer for both man and man’s best friend. Inside you’ll find comfy arm chairs, open fires, real ales and a warm welcome for your furry companions. Why not stay the night and book one of their luxurious rooms for you and your pup.
The newly refurbished Seven Tuns pub is a cosy and charming 17th century inn, perfect for enjoying locally brewed ale, fresh coffee or a tasty bite to eat. The menu has lots of meaty mains on offer whilst doggy snacks are available for your pooches to enjoy.
Set in a tranquil rural location beside the Thames and Severn Canal, this pub is the perfect place to unwind after a long dog walk beside the waterways. Inside the Tunnel House Inn, you’ll find a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere with comfy furnishings and a great selection of beers, wines and spirits on offer.
The Cotswold Arms is hard to miss on Burford High Street with its stunning hanging baskets and ivy-clad exterior. Take a step into this rustic and traditional 18th century pub and enjoy some beautifully home-cooked food with Fido at your feet.
This long-established coaching inn offers a great big Cotswold welcome for well behaved dogs and their owners. On the menu there is plenty of award winning Donnington ales, hearty home cooked food and mouth-watering Sunday lunches.
The Kingham Plough was another venue nominated for ‘Best Pub Restaurant’ at the Cotswold Life Food and Drink Awards 2015. Besides being dog friendly with a warm and unpretentious atmosphere, it has also perfected the balance between a traditional boozer and an exceptional dining venue.
The Plough Inn is the ideal location come rain or shine. In the winter it’s great for curling up with your pooch by the roaring fire with a pint of ale in hand. In the summer, you can dine alfresco and enjoy the beautiful surrounding gardens of the pub.
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For more dog friendly info, visit Dog Friendly Cotswolds.