We’ve rounded up some of our favourite dog-friendly country pubs as well as cool beachside cafés where your dog will be as welcome as you. Your dog can rub noses with the other dogs in the bar or make friends at the beach cafe and may even be offered a sausage, a treat or even a gourmet meal.
Here are our top picks for the best dog-friendly pubs & eateries in the New Forest and Hampshire…
The Bush Inn, Ovington
Nestled in the South Downs National Park, besides the river of Itchen in the gorgeous village of Ovington – popular with hikers and dogs. Close to the dog-friendly Watercress Line Railway, it’s an ideal place to stop off on your fun doggy day out.
Located in the middle of the New Forest and just a short walk from the dog-friendly New Park Manor Hotel is a great stopping off point for dog walkers and cyclists. They offer a superb selection of food and dogs are welcomed with water and treats.
A traditional dog-friendly pub in the heart of the New Forest. Dogs are welcome throughout the pub which is very dog welcoming with great food, especially Sunday lunch. Your dog can curl up in front of the log fire in the winter and in the summer there’s a charming garden for them to dine with you al fresco.
High Corner Inn, Ringwood
Filled with rustic charm, this relaxed space works splendidly for intimate dates and family gatherings and is very accommodating for dogs. It is also ideally located for post-New Forest walks and spotting wild ponies.
Stay here! You can book a lovely dog-friendly stay at the High Corner Inn through PetsPyjamas.
Stop here in Ryde for a pint of Isle of Wight beer at this dog-friendly and family-friendly gastropub, With stylish interiors and excellent food, including vegetarian and vegan options, this dog-friendly pub also serves doggie beer. The pub also houses a charming farm shop, filled with their own fresh fruit and vegetables.
Super dog-friendly and serves up local Real Ales as well as locally sourced produce and daily specials. Furry friends will receive a treat at the bar and the back gate of the pub leads directly out onto forest paths. Their Sunday roasts are incredible, you have to give them a try!
A favourite among the locals, this traditional country inn is tucked away in the heart of Hampshire’s gorgeous countryside. Serving up rich and seasonal British food and a fine selection of local ales, it’s the perfect spot to put paws up after a day of exploring with your pup.
Stay here! The Anchor Inn has a wonderful selection of super stylish dog-friendly rooms, making for the ideal place for a countryside getaway with your best furry friend.
Located in the heart of the smallest Hamlet in England, this Grade I listed flint and brick country pub boasts a charming, quintessentially British pub feel and serves some of the finest fresh and seasonal food and drink you’ll find in Hampshire.
Stay here! Check out our exclusive PetsPyjamas package, including a £35 per person dinner allowance and use of doggy extras such as a dog bed and bowls!