At Dog Friendly Cotswolds we are dedicated to bringing you all dog friendly businesses in the area and each one comes with our seal of approval. But which pubs are really something to bark about? We have compiled a top 10 dog friendly pubs in the Cotswolds run down. Read on to find out which is top dog.
The Kings Arms - Didmarton
So a round of aPAWs for The Kings Arms in Didmarton as we crown it the best dog friendly pub in the Cotswolds! So why is it top dog? Well because they offer everything your dog could possibly want and need the three B’s beds, bowls and biscuits. A large enclosed garden where they are encouraged to dart around lead free and bags and bins in the garden to clean up any mess. They tick every dog loving box and every four legged friend is guaranteed lots of love and fuss. But how do they get everything so right? Well perhaps they know what every dog loves because of the resident celebrity dog a Jack Russell called Spoof! He is such a celebrity that any guest that finds plush toy lookalike of him in their room is rewarded with a complimentary drink.
The Lamb Inn - Burford
The Southern gateway of the Cotwolds, Burford, is revered for its beauty so you will need to visit it. A perfect place for you and the pooch to include in the visit is The Lamb Inn your dog will be welcomed in the hotel bar, lounge and garden with a bowl of water and a biscuit. But what puts them at number two in the list? Well The Lamb Inn even caters for your dog with a special menu including a fish or steak casserole! All they ask of owners is that a lead is kept on at all times and dogs are kept below dining height but your dog isn’t going to mind this after tasting that casserole.
New Inn - Coln
The New Inn at Coln is highly recommended because of their obvious love for dogs and every effort is always made to make them feel as welcome as human guests. They are fed and watered well with dog bowls in different rooms in the bar and restaurant. Owners are encouraged to dip into a free jar of dog treats. They have large and comfortable dog beds in each room in the bar and restaurant as well. In addition to this dogs are also welcome to stay with their owners overnight with the only wish being they stay off the beds. Dog beds for the rooms are even provided upon request to save guests having to bring their own.
The Cherry Tree Inn - Henley On Thames
At The Cherry Tree Inn your dogs every need is met with a doggie treat jar, doggie water bowls and no restrictions on where dogs can go within the pubs. But what really shows off their love of pups is their annual dog show, which always draws quite a crowd.
Hare & Hounds - Tetbury
Enjoy a drink at Jack Hare’s bar at The Hare & Hounds Hotel in Tetbury. It’s is arguably one of the best places for its location alone. It’s proximity to Westonbirt Arboretum makes it a prime spot for walking the pooch and they provide a map for this.
The Churchill Arms - Paxford
The Churchill Arms is a real Cotswold gem in the heart of Paxford that knows not just how to be the quintessential Cotswold pub but how to care for dog customers. A water bowl is always awaiting four legged friends to re-hydrate after a long walk and there’s also the offer of dipping into a fully stocked kilner jar of dog biscuits from behind the bar.
The Seagrave Arms - Weston-Sub-Edge
The beautiful Seagrave Arms in Weston Subedge, in between Broadway and Chipping Campden, ticks every doggy requirement and more. They love a four legged visitor and make sure their visit is one to remember by having Dog beds, bowls and biscuits! Their enclosed garden is perfect for a run around and if your dog needs the toilet they even provide the bags to tidy up.
The Bell Inn - Charlbury
A popular pub for walkers The Bell Inn has recently been taken over and as a result is dog friendly in all bar rooms. If your dog hasn’t had enough exercise upon arrival here a great feature is the huge garden which stretches from the pub by approximately half a mile for your canine to run free in.
The Bath Brew House - Bath
Dog owners can treat themselves to some superb cask ales here at The Bath Brew House but most importantly Dogs can expect doggy and theirs always a dog bowl out so that they don't go thirsty. Lots of attention and affection from the staff is guaranteed as many of their favourite locals are of the four legged variety.
The Crown & Trumpet Inn - Broadway
After a walk on the Cotswold Way you would be hard pressed to find yourself a better traditional Cotswold pub than The Crown & Trumpet in Broadway. Dogs are welcome in the bar area and it's perfect all year round, sit out with the pooch on the patio in summer or warm yourself by the open fire in winter.