15 Perfect dog friendly pubs in the Peak District

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Given the beautiful landscapes and historical quirks, there’s always something new to explore on a stunning walk in the Peak District, rounded off with a trip to the perfect pub!

We’ve sniffed out 15 fabulously dog-friendly pubs in the Peak District for you and the pooch to take a pit-stop in as you adventure around this beautiful bit of Britain. But if that’s not quenched your thirst, you should sniff out some doggy pubs in nearby Bakewell too!

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The Old Hall Inn

Everything about The Old Hall Inn oozes character and charm, which rises from the surrounding hills like a mirage. But it’s no trick, everything here is a treat!

The staff are friendly and helpful, the locals lend a lively atmosphere, and the food is indulgent and inviting, especially the array of puddings that look like they’re straight from a patisserie! Best of all, doggos are welcome inside and out, as well as the guest rooms.

The Devonshire Arms

Another handsome old inn, The Devonshire Arms is a proper dog-friendly pub in the Peak District that welcomes puppers throughout and in their guest rooms. It’s a stone’s throw from one of our fave walkies at Chatsworth House, plus plenty of local strolls to walk off lunch.

Speaking of which, there’s fancy takes on pub staples to dig into, like scotch eggs and ham and chips, as well as some surprisingly scrummy offerings like a moreish miso mushroom bugger and souvlaki!

The Bulls Head

The Bulls Head is a proper village pub, and they claim part of being a proper pub includes having their own pub dog and welcoming in other poochy patrons! The only place pups aren’t allowed in is the dining room, but don’t fret, because the full menu is available from the bar.

The friendly staff will fetch a bowl of water and free treats for Fido while you tuck into some proper unpretentious, homecooked pub grub.

The Royal Oak

The Royal Oak in Wetton is the perfect pit-stop for anyone walking to Thor’s Cave or trekking the Manifold Valley as part of our favourite walks in the Peak District. It’s also ideally located for anyone staying at the campsite which is just yards away.

The pub’s been here since the 1700s, and even has a list of every landlord since 1760! Quaint and quirky, the Oak’s still full of old-world charm and homely atmosphere even after its recent refurb.

The Rose and Crown Inn

Tucked away in the quaint village of Allgreace is The Rose and Crown, another child and dog-friendly pub in the Peak District with stunning views of the hills and surrounded by wonderful walkies.

Being an inn, there are a few guest rooms that also welcome pets. Family-run and warmly welcoming, the Rose and Crown offers a home from home for anyone through its doors, especially when the sumptuous roasts and puddings that are just like what granny used to make!

The Yorkshire Bridge Inn

For any people and pooches exploring Bamford Edge or the Ladybower Reservoir, there’s no handier pitstop than The Yorkshire Bridge Inn, where even the dog can grab a drink.

This beautiful old building and flower-filled garden houses both a dog-friendly pub with its own resident Terrier as well as a handful of friendly rooms on the ground floor, perfect for a weekend away in the Peak District.

The Old Dog

The Old Dog is a popular old pub in the village of Thorpe just off the Tissington Trail and other fabulous walkies. This dog-friendly pub in the Peak District offers regularly rotating ales from local breweries, as well as a short no-frills menu of various burgers, hot dogs, and sandwiches that’s sure to still suit every taste.

That includes the pooch, since some lucky pups are gifted a sausage by the staff! Remember to check the opening times before you go, because they often wind down after summer and close for the winter.

The Fleece

The Fleece is a fantastic country pub specialising in super service and proper pub grub the way you always remembered it, simple but delicious and served in heaping portions.

It’s rustic British grub from pies to roasts, as well as some crispy fish and chips that are fresh and tasty enough to almost kid you into thinking you’re at the beach! This pretty pub is dog-friendly inside and out and looks super smart after a recent redecoration.

Ye Olde Nag’s Head

There’s no shortage of handsome coaching inns in the Peak District, and Ye Olde Nags Head is yet another! With a country pub vibe and plenty of space to sprawl out, your hound will be just as welcome as their humans as the staff will fetch them some water and make a fuss of them.

People are just as attentively looked after and spoiled for choice when it comes to refreshments. But just in case you needed even more options, the equally charming Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese is down the road as well.

The Manners

The Manners is/ one of our favourite dog-friendly pubs in Bakewell and they’re so good at fussing over Fido, we reckon they make it into the best of the Peak District pubs! This dog-friendly pub also has a host of pet-friendly rooms to rest your weary heads in, and gorgeous Ziggy the pub dog to make friends with.

There’s water and treats for your furry friend to enjoy while the humans tuck into their own succulent dishes, including a very nice seafood pasta.

The Plough

The Plough is the perfect place to visit with the family after a walk around the reservoirs to refuel with a heart-warming and belly-filling meal.

Although you’re all welcome inside this super cosy and dog-friendly pub in the Peak District, you might prefer to sit outside to soak up the stunning views and keep the kids entertained in the play area, or watching the chickens and rabbits that call this pub home.

If you then fancy another tipple, you’re not far from one of our favourite dog-friendly pubs in Sheffield, The Old Horns Inn.

Anglers Rest

Like most pubs in this part of the world, The Anglers Rest is another quaint and quiet country pub that’s perfect for those on a walking holiday looking to rest weary feet and paws. You can “pup” in for a pint and a meal or stay the night in their friendly apartment.

Many hikers drop into the dedicated walker’s bar after trekking the Monsal Trail, drawn in by the warm atmosphere and homely, hearty food, which includes homemade treats for Fido!

The Swan Inn

The Swan Inn is another lovely family and dog-friendly pub in the Peak District that looks every bit the traditional country pub, but holds a few surprises. That’s because The Swan specialises in seafood, with fresh sustainable fish delivered six days a week, and often grilled Mediterranean style.

If fish isn’t your dish, don’t worry, there are also typical pub dinners using local meat and veg. The drink range is compact but comprehensive, and many of their ales are sourced from local micro-brewers.

The Devonshire Arms

Not to be confused with another fave fur-iendly pub in Baslow, The Devonshire Arms in Pilsley is nestled in a quiet corner of the Chatsworth estate and welcomes polite, trained dogs inside the pub and guest rooms. Should you stay the night, both you and your best bud will get breakfast too.

They love to cook using local produce, so much so, they’ve even got a kitchen garden growing their own crops! The group behind this cosy inn have a number of other venues, including another Devonshire Arms in Beeley which is equally characterful and friendly.

The Old Nags Head

Nestled in the picture-perfect village of Edale is The Old Nags Head, an ideal stopping point for people and pooches making the hike up to Kinder Scout or Jacob’s Ladder. You’ll always find space in the various bars, snugs, or the surprisingly high-ceilinged hall of this old boozer.

Plus there’s tons of country food on offer sure to fill a hungry hikers belly, and the fur-iendly staff will give your pup a fuss too.

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