The King’s Head Inn, Great Ayton
The King’s Head Inn is a lovely country pub with rooms, set beneath iconic Roseberry Topping. Truly dog-friendly, it’s a brilliant base for an active dog-walking holiday with both the North York Moors National Park and renowned Cleveland Way on the doorstep, and seaside gems such as Staithes and Whitby just a short drive away.
Start each day with a home-cooked, hearty breakfast in the cosy pub and restaurant, which allows dogs to dine with their owner, where pooch can enjoy Sir Woofchester’s dog menu before retiring to one of the comfortable and spacious dog-friendly bedrooms.
The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa, North Yorkshire
Set within 30,000-acres of stunning grounds on the Bolton Abbey estate, this former 17th-century coaching inn is a brilliant way to enjoy the dog-friendly Yorkshire Dales in style and comfort.
Explore miles of footpaths trailing through the National Park with your pooch in tow. Foodies will love it here too and if you would rather dine without your pooch, the 3AA Rosette Burlington Restaurant serves a classic but fresh and exciting menu, using many ingredients plucked from the kitchen’s own garden or sourced locally.
Alternatively, your dog can join you for afternoon tea, drinks and meals in the bar area of the Brasserie, which offers guests a more modern gastro-menu featuring some of Yorkshire’s favourite dishes.
The Joiners Arms, Alnwick, Northumberland
Pack up your suitcase and head for Northumberland! Located on the stunning Northumbrian coastline, with the beach just 15 minutes away and rural walks aplenty, it’s the ideal spot for adventurous dogs. This five-star coaching inn allows for humans and hounds alike to enjoy a comfortable stay, offering stylish bedrooms and delicious gastropub cuisine.
Dogs will be spoiled with treats and will even receive their own bottle of Pawsecco upon arrival. After a tail-wagging day exploring this picturesque part of the region, retreat to The Joiners Arms for a tasty dinner with your canine companion.