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The Crathorne Arms, Yarm
Make your Valentine’s Day dinner a dog-friendly one this year with a visit to one of the region’s cosiest country pubs. Book a table in the bar at The Crathorne Arms, unwind in the shabby chic surroundings and tuck into hearty, locally-sourced dishes as your pooch relaxes by the roaring fire. The beef wellington is an absolute must – the perfect winter warmer!
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The Samling, Windermere
Valentine’s Day is a day dedicated to everyone and everything we love – and there’s nothing we love more than a sumptuous staycation. Take a loved one to the Lakes – not forgetting your four-legged friends. A luxurious hound holiday can be found at The Samling, beautifully located overlooking Lake Windermere. Check in to the Kentmere Suite – a pooch-friendly paradise set over three floors. The perfect spot to relax, retreat and enjoy a Valentine’s break with your loved ones – whether they’re humans or hounds.
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Helmsley, North Yorkshire
Pack your pup up for the day and discover all of the dog-friendly delights of Helmsley. The charming market town treasured for its independent businesses and love of all things local, ticks all the boxes when it comes to a romantic day out with your pooch and partner. Plenty of the town’s shops, cafés and hotels are happy to open their doors to dogs. Go here for quaint tearooms, cosy pubs, stress-free shopping, delicious delis and scenic strolls through parks, castles and English Heritage sites.