Top 10 Dog-Friendly Pubs & Eateries in Yorkshire

The Yorkshire Dales and the famous Yorkshire coast make for a fabulous dog-friendly getaway with wonderful walks on the moors, charming villages and coastal hideaways with long sandy beaches for your dog to play. But where can you find that perfect pub on the village green or beachside cafe where your dog will be as welcome as you?

We’ve sniffed out 10 of the best dog-friendly places for you and your dog to stop off for a bite to eat and where they can rub noses with other Yorkshire canines and enjoy a treat or two.

The King’s Head Inn, Great Ayton

petspyjamas-dog-friendly-travel-the-kings-head-inn-newton-under-roseberry-exterior_1Set in picture-postcard Newton under Roseberry on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors, The Kings Head Inn is a quintessential country pub –  fabulously dog-friendly with delicious homemade food and an excellent Sunday lunch. 

Stay here! The King’s Head Inn offers cosy dog-friendly rooms. Take a sniff around!

The Cowshed Cafe, Fraisthorpe


 The dog-friendly Cowshed Cafe at Fraisthorpe beach gives a muddy paws welcome to furry  friends and is a former milking shed turned contemporary dog-friendly cafe with panoramic views of the Flamborough coastline and home made cakes and coffee.

STAY AT: Bike and Boot, North Yorkshire

The Black Swan at Helmsley


Super dog-friendly pub dating back to the 15th century in the delightful Yorkshire  town of Hemsley offering a great doggy welcome and serves home cooked Yorkshire and British pub fayre. Great Sunday roasts with homemade Yorkshire puddings.

Stay here! You can book a fabulous stay at The Black Swan at Helmsley through PetsPyjamas.

Bike & Boot, Scarborough


A super dog-friendly quirky hotel with far reaching views across Sought Bay. The Bike & Boot’s Bareca restaurant serves Mediterranean food with a Pizza Pasta Grill and an extensive range of small plates of tapas. Dogs are welcome to join you in the restaurant, as they are throughout the rest of the hotel. What’s not to like! The restaurant is open for breakfast, coffee, cake, lunch and dinner.

Stay here! The Bike & Boot has a wonderful selection of stylish dog-friendly rooms.

Devonshire Fell, Skipton

petspyjamas-dog-friendly-travel-devonshire-fell-restaurantWhy not take your dog for afternoon tea at the amazingly dog-friendly Devonshire Fell. You can dine with your dog in the conservatory with spectacular panoramic views of the Yorkshire Dales, Burnsall village and the River Wharfe. Afternoon tea includes sandwiches, cakes plus homemade scones and clotted cream.

Stay here! Check out our exclusive PetsPyjamas package, including a three course dinner in The Fell restaurant and extras for your dog including a doggy breakfast!

The White Swan Inn, Pickering


 The White Swan is passionate about food, so much so that their restaurant has earned two AA rosettes. Their ethos is clear; simple goodness from fresh ingredients that are sourced in-season, properly cooked and presented. Yorkshire is the pantry of England! Their menus change daily depending on the season so there will always be something new and delicious to try. Four-legged friends are welcome to dine with you in the bar area or snug.

Stay here! Take a look at our exclusive PetsPyjamas package, including a dinner allowance of £30 per person per night and use of doggy extras such as a bed, bowls and treats!

The White Lion Hotel, Hebden Bridge


This traditional coaching inn also boasts a beautiful, original dog-friendly bar area with copper top tables, roaring fire in the winter and plenty of room for all your friends and family. Don’t forget the Riverside Courtyard at The White Lion Hotel, boasting the largest beer garden in all of Hebden Bridge where you and your pooch can dine al-fresco style!

Stay here! You can book a lovely stay at The White Lion Hotel through PetsPyjamas.

The Farmers Arms, Muker


 A gorgeous traditional pub, The Farmers Arms in Muker is in Swaledale, one of the most beautiful locations in the Yorkshire Dales. It is super dog-friendly and serves excellent local dishes as well as a range of local ales. There is a really lovely fire where your dog can snuggle up after a bracing walk along the Dales. A great stopping off point for local dog walkers.

STAY AT: Headlam Hall Hotel & Spa, County Durham

The Crown Inn at Hutton-le-Hole


 Set in this charming North Moors Village of Hutton-le-Hole the dog-friendly Crown Inn is lovely and cosy with open fires in the winter and is situated by a stream that runs through the village so your dog can enjoy a paddle after a long walk on the moors. Close to the dog-friendly Ryedale Folk Museum, the Inn serves delicious home cooked food.

STAY AT: Feathers Hotel, North Yorkshire

The Lion Inn at Blakely Ridge


 Dog-friendly The Lion Inn at Blakey Ridge is a 16c pub which has a spectacular elevated position with views onto the North York Moors. With a very dog-welcoming ethos, the pub is a very popular stopping off point for dog walkers who are walking the Daffodil route through Farndale and walking along the disused railway line to the village of Rosedale. It serves lovely local ales and is famous for its roasts.

STAY AT: The Northallerton Inn, North Yorkshire