Top 10 Dog-Friendly Hotels in Yorkshire

An outdoor paradise for humans and dogs alike, Yorkshire is a fabulous place for a doggy getaway in a pet-friendly hotel. From the Dales, the Moors and the coast, check out our selection of dog-friendly Yorkshire hotels ranging from historic and boutique hotels to luxury country house spa retreats. Your best furry friend will love the luxury of being welcomed with a bed, bowl, treats and toys before exploring the best walks that Yorkshire has to offer. 

Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa, North Yorkshire


Nestled within 30,000 acres of stunning grounds on the Bolton Abbey estate, The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa is a superb dog-friendly hotel just minutes away from the picturesque Yorkshire Dales. A retreat for ultimate relaxation, enjoy the hotel’s fabulous spa facilities or dine with your dog in the bar area of the award-winning 3AA Rosette Burlington Restaurant offering a seasonal tasting menu. With Bolton Abbey Estate home to over 80 miles of footpaths and 30,000 acres of beautiful countryside, your dog will love the endless walking opportunities surrounding the hotel. After a long day of exploring, cosy up at one of the nearby dog-friendly pubs.

The King’s Head Inn, North Yorkshire


Dog-friendly The Kings Head Inn is an award-winning quintessential country pub set in picture-postcard Newton under Roseberry on the flank of the North Yorkshire Moors. Surrounded by gorgeous countryside and forests for you and your dog to explore, visit the Finalist in the Great British Pub Awards Best Family Pub and discover the serene local walking areas. Country-loving hounds will love the seaside gems including Staithes, Whitby, and Scarborough just a short drive away. Sit back and relax during the evening in the dog-friendly pub/restaurant area where there is even a Sir Woofchester’s dog menu for four-legged friends!

Grinkle Park, North Yorkshire


Set amongst 35-acres of fabulous grounds, including secluded woodland, a tranquil lake and views over the nearby Moors, dog-friendly Grinkle Park is an elegant Baronial Mansion nestled between the North Yorkshire Moors and the superb North East Coast with Whitby on the doorstep. Grinkle Park has many of its original features including high embossed ceilings, fine wooden panelling and a cosy log fire- perfect for relaxing in front of with your best furry friend on a cold winter’s day. Embark on the endless surrounding walks including the Cleveland Way walk, visit the Valley Gardens or head to Saltburn Beach for seaside frolics.

Bike & Boot, North Yorkshire


With fabulous views over the South Bay to wonderful Scarborough, Bike & Boot has many large rooms and suites for you and your best furry friend to relax in. Enjoy free hot drinks in the retreat lounge with complimentary cake at teatime, dine in the Bareca Restaurant which serves Mediterranean food with a Pizza Pasta Grill or venture to one of the stunning nearby villages to dine in a quaint dog-welcoming cafe. Make sure to check out the Bike & Boot’s fabulous dog grooming room during your stay which includes a dog bath, free shampoo, a dog grooming table, dryer and towels. 

The Devonshire Fell, North Yorkshire


Dog-friendly The Devonshire Fell is a vibrant country hotel with stunning views of the Yorkshire Dales. Set in the picturesque village of Burnsall, the impressive Edwardian building boasts individually styled rooms, access to the Devonshire Spa and an AA Rosette restaurant. Offering some of the finest dog-walks in the UK, embark on long countless walks and adventures in the Dales with your best furry friend in tow. If you’re looking for more varied routes, visit the woodland nature trails at Bolton Abbey Estate or the picturesque village of Grassington where you can relax after a long day of walking in the dog-friendly Devonshire Grassington pub.

No.1 by GuestHouse, York

Just a 10 minute walk from York Minster, dog-friendly No.1 by GuestHouse is a historic Grade II Listed Regency townhouse with fantastic country walks in the Howardian Hills on the doorstep. A wonderful home from home in the noble city, the charming hotel has dreamy sash windows, a sweeping central staircase and pantries full of treats for humans and four-legged friends. Dine with your dog in central York where there are plenty of dog-friendly cafes and bars such as Spark York and Brew York. If you would prefer to eat at the hotel, you can dine with your dog in the Marmalade lounge and Rhubarb bar, with all the same dishes available from the restaurant and your best furry friend by your side.

Bagden Hall Hotel, West Yorkshire


Sitting within 40-acres of secluded parkland, Bagden Hall Hotel is the perfect dog-friendly destination for a relaxing break away with your canine companion. Enjoy an abundance of walks on the doorstep for an ideal base from which to explore the Yorkshire Dales. Make sure to visit pen-air displays by some of the worlds finest artists at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park or for a fun family day out, visit Kirklees Light Railway. After a long day of exploring, you will be spoilt for choice with two restaurants at Bagden Hall to dine in with your dog, Select from the à la carte menu at Glendale Restaurant or enjoy the more informational menu in the relaxed dog-friendly Norton’s Bar & Bistro.

The Golden Fleece Hotel, North Yorkshire


Situated in the historic town of Thirsk’s cobbled market place, The Golden Fleece Hotel is perfectly positioned for visiting the North Yorkshire Moors, the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the coastal town of Whitby. The hotel features a charming dog-friendly courtyard with pizza oven – perfect for casual dining after a day on the Moors. Country-loving hounds will love exploring the village of Thirsk and walks around the river Cod Beck. For off-lead frolics, Sutton Bank National Park and the Yorkshire Dales National Park is just a short drive away where you will be rewarded with fabulous views over the English countryside.

The Black Swan at Helmsley, North Yorkshire


Set in the picturesque North Yorkshire market town of Helmsley and dating back five centuries, The Black Swan at Helmsley is a beautiful 500-year old building with an award-winning restaurant. Located in the heart of North York Moors National Park, there is an abundance of walks nearby for you and your four-legged friend to enjoy. Check out  Helmsley Walled Garden and Duncombe Park before trying one of The Black Swan’s delightful seasonal dishes with your best furry friend by your side in the resident lounge or bar area – where the team will be happy to provide water and dog biscuits!

The White Swan Inn, North Yorkshire


Nestled in the charming market town of Pickering, The White Swan Inn is a three-star former 16th century coaching inn. Located in the ‘Gateway to the Moors’, the country inn is a wonderfully cosy base to explore North Yorkshire with luxury interiors, sink into sofas and relaxing log fires. Dine in the two AA rosettes restaurant or discover the many walking routes in North York Moors National Park. For serene surroundings in fresh country air,  hop on a steam train with your canine companion from North Yorkshire Moors Railway just a two minute walk away.