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 Pheasant is a traditional country pub well known for its friendly atmosphere, excellent lakeland food and Jennings real ales. A warm welcome awaits all including families, dogs (in the bar area), bikes and muddy boots. Enjoy our real open fire in the winter or the stunning views from our raised beer terrace in the summer!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
The Royal Oak is a small family run Inn with a warm, welcoming atmosphere, and enjoys a busy life all year round.
Create a day or night out you will always remember. Over 3 floors at BAHA you’ll find pan asian street food, tropical drinks, a dance floor, private karaoke, cocktails, Sunday lunch, the list really does go on.
Enjoy the best lake views of lake Windermere with a real ale, freshly made food and maybe a cocktail.
The Kings Arms is at the heart of the historical, picturesque village of Cartmel, situated in the famous square. The Kings Arms is an ideal place to visit before or after Cartmel Races and The Priory. The area is one of outstanding natural beauty and is part of many walking routes.
Number Nine is a small, cosy space in the heart of Kirkby Lonsdale, serving hand crafted cocktails, specially selected wines served along side an internationally inspired sharing dish menu which is prepared using locally sourced ingredients.
Nestled in 30 acres of gardens and woodlands, Lancrigg provides a tranquil and relaxing place to soak up the beautiful surroundings of the Easedale valley. Lancrigg has 17 rooms with 4 direct access barn rooms which are perfect for dog owners. The on site Poet’s Cafe Bar is also dog friendly.
Alexander Pub is a cosy pub located next door to the Castle Green Hotel. Serving food 12pm – 9pm everyday. Dog friendly, real ales and a warm friendly atmosphere.