If you fancy a bite to eat, the Lake District has a wealth of dog friendly pubs. Many serving real ales and locally sourced food. Whether you call in for a pint after a long walk or are looking for an evening out, you will be more than welcome. Browse our list below to discover a whole range of pubs from within the area.
The Queens Head, a former 17th century coaching inn, nestled on the side of the fells over looking the Troutbeck Valley boasts unsurpassed views of Garburn Pass, High Street and 111 Bell Ridge.
The Wheatsheaf in Brigsteer is a beautiful village pub, serving much more than pub food. Dog friendly, real ales and a warm friendly environment.
Set in the blissful countryside of the Southern Lake District, the Masons Arms is a Lakeland institution, celebrated for stunning accommodation and a menu that’s full of locally sourced produce.
Whether you want to drink, dine or unwind, you will find The Queen’s Head the perfect base to explore the beautiful South Lakes of Cumbria and beyond.
The George and Dragon is an 18th century coaching inn. It has been lovingly restored by local craftsmen who have reused stone, slate flags, design and colours sympathetic to the Georgian period.
A great British pub in the village of Satterthwaite surrounded by the Grizedale Forest in the heart of the Lake District.
Dating back to 1624, The Snooty Fox Country Inn nestles in the unspoiled village of Uldale in the Northern Fells of the Lake District National Park.
An established traditional Lake District Inn since 1689, The Mortal Man resides over the wondrous panoramic views of Lakeland mountains that have captivated the great minds through the centuries.
Gilpin Bridge Inn near Levens is a traditional inn offering great food, fine wines & a cracking pint, it has been tastefully refurbished to offer quality & style in a stunning location.
Situated in the heart of the quiet village of the Far Sawrey, just a 3/4 mile pleasant stroll to the National Trust home of Beatrix Potter, this Lake District inn welcomes you to come and sit by the fire.
Situated in the centre of Keswick, The George is the town’s oldest coaching Inn built in 1665. The impression of the 350-year history of the Inn is indisputable, in the heavily beamed rooms it retains all of the character you would expect from this popular Inn.
The Wainwright is a traditional pub on Lake Road in Keswick town centre. The pub is dog friendly, having oak floors throughout, and provides a relaxing atmosphere for the casual tourist as well as the committed user of the Fells.
The Bitter End pub in Cockermouth is a traditional English pub and restaurant. Serving fine wines, real ales and quality pub food, the Bitter End pub is the ideal place for a get together with friends or family.
Set in the picturesque village of Dacre, near Ullswater, this pub has stood since the 18th century providing refreshments to the weary traveller. In its latest iteration the pub provides traditional, home made food using locally sourced and family farmed produce.
The Flying Pig is a traditional British pub located in the picturesque town of Bowness-on-Windermere. Situated a stone's throw away from scenic Lake Windermere, here you’ll find a relaxed and welcoming environment to enjoy good quality, fresh food at a reasonable price, alongside a great range of local and national cask ales.
The Miners Arms Silecroft is a traditional period country pub which is situated within 2 minutes walking distance from Silecroft train station and is less than a mile walk to one of West Cumbria's lovely beaches. Dogs are welcome in the bar area and beer garden.
Idyllic 17th century country inn and restaurant. Near Ullswater, the Lake District and M6, J40. Open fires, oak beams, country garden. Cask ales.
The Kellbank Hotel situated in the heart of the unspoilt Western Lake District in the stunning village of Gosforth within the newly awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site. With views of Scafell Pike and the Wasdale Valley and just 5 minutes from idyllic Wastwater, Great Gable or many other of the famous Wainwright Walks.
Opened in April 2019, The Queen’s Head is a village pub with a difference just a two minute walk from Askham Hall. With six large and individual bedrooms.
Located in the heart of the English Lake District Victorian House captures the gothic romanticism of the landscape yet provides warm home-style and comfort. Victorian House offers dog friendly hotel or glamping accommodation. Grasmere Pizza Company are based in the hotel, with the bar and restaurant also being dog friendly.
The General Burgoyne is a typical country pub situated in Great Urswick (near Ulverston). Its offers a great selection of drinks and an extensive menu of good pub grub with an added edge.
The Kings Arms Hotel is centrally located in Keswick making it the ideal base for exploring the area with your dog. This family owned hotel has 13 en-suite bedrooms, serves delicious locally-sourced food and offers a wide selection of real ales and whiskies.
A warm welcome and a tasty real ale awaits you here at The Mill Inn! Good food, great atmosphere and wonderful views... it's the place to be!
A real, friendly country pub and bistro. Situated in the picturesque village of Cartmel, within short walking distance of Cartmel Priory and Cartmel racecourse.
The Sun at Coniston is a pub, diner and four-star Inn. With an excellent location beneath the mountain of Coniston old man, the Sun Inn overlooks the picturesque village of Coniston.
Just how a quaint old pub should be... log fires, real ales, good food, great atmosphere. The Inn is a free house and has a changing selection of ales.
The Hare and Hounds is a gorgeous 16th Century coaching inn set in the pretty village of Levens, in the Lyth Valley, on the edge of the Lake District. It’s a proper village pub, full of character, with a mean cocktail list, local cask ales, great craft beers and delicious comfort food.
The Talbot bar is open daily serving traditional Lakeland food and fine Jennings ales throughout the day. The Talbot bar are also proud to offer Lakeland Bedrock gin, Standing Stones vodka, Jeffersons rum and The One whisky.
On the western side of the Lake District, the 17th century Inn at Ravenglass is located in the National Park's only coastal village.
The Pennington is an historic inn with a contemporary interior, offering well-appointed accommodation and fine food from quality local ingredients.
Quietly located in 6 acres of mature gardens sweeping down to the River Calder, close to the coast and at the foot of the Western Lake District fells, Sella Park is an historic property dating from at least the 16th century.
The Strands Inn was originally built as a Hotel and Post House around 1800. 'The Strands' as it is affectionately known has always been the centre of local life in the beautiful hamlet of Nether Wasdale in the Lake District.
Stepping into Tweedies Bar after a long day on the fells is like stepping into a little piece of heaven. Unwind in front of the log burning fire, relax with a pint of our award winning guest ales and satisfy your appetite with a hearty meal.
The Woolpack Inn is one of Cumbria’s most historic inns, we’re lovingly restoring and refurbishing the Woolpack Inn to create a relaxed and welcoming pub, filled with great ales, hearty food, lots of laughter and a few surprises.
The Watermill is situated in the quiet village of Ings which is 2 miles East of Windermere. It has it's own award winning brewery on the premises and brews excellent beers.
Bar & restaurant at The Marina in Bowness on Windermere. Open to the general public serving homemade food, local beers and fine wine in a stunning location.
The Royal Oak is a small family run Inn with a warm, welcoming atmosphere, and enjoys a busy life all year round.
The Stag Inn, which stands in the heart of Dufton village overlooking the green, was built in 1703 as an inn with solid oak beams. The present owners still uphold the centuries-old tradition of friendly hospitality and good beer.
The Britannia Inn is nestled in the breathtaking Langdale Valley. Accommodation at the inn is comfortable and clean, with scenic views and delicious rustic seasonal pub dining, serving breakfast, lunch and supper.
The Brown Horse Inn has a lovely, traditional country bar with open beams and a roaring log fire. The bar offers a wide variety of bottled beers from around the world and extensive wine and spirits.