The North East of England is a great place to stay for you and your four-legged friend. There are plenty of places for you and your pet to stay in the North East and Northumberland. Ranging from hotels, bed & breakfasts, pubs to venues. So whatever you want to do, you can enjoy it with your pet.

So, we have handpicked a selection of the North East’s best-rated venues which are also pet-friendly. Yet before you turn up to anywhere, it is always important that you let the venue know before you arrive so they are prepared and to ensure that there isn’t any event on which may disrupt the dog-friendly opening.

Take a look at our top five venues in the North East, all with their own unique character!

City Tavern – Newcastle
Northumberland Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8JF

The city tavern is a great pub to take your dog to, with a great atmosphere and it even has three resident bar hounds to greet you on entrance! If you do find yourself going here, your dog won’t be left out. There is even a doggie menu, so your dog can have a luxury meal with you! It has everything from treats, main dishes, desserts and dog-friendly beer!

William de Percy
Otterburn, Northumberland, NE19 1NR

William de Percy is located in Northumberland, with picturesque scenery surrounding this bed and breakfast. There are plenty of beautiful walks nearby, ideal for your pet to wander around and take in all the new and exciting senses. In William de Percy, they offer dog-friendly bedrooms, yet be sure to book in advance as these rooms sell up due to their outstanding size and decor.

Take your dog to the pub for a relax and if they are good they may even get a treat from one of the staff!

The Beehive
Hartley Lane, Earsdon, Whitley Bay

This is a beautiful gastropub, serving delicious food and better yet, a dog-friendly venue. It is surrounded by a stunning secret 1-acre garden. A relaxing, multi-award winning Inn is ideal for you and your dog. It has many returning customers, mainly due to its fish platter, ploughman’s sharing board and wondrous garlic & thyme baked camembert with homemade chutney and relaxing atmosphere.

Ouseburn, NE2 1AP

A great place to catch up with friends, with a great ‘chilled out’ atmosphere. It is an independent cafe bar with plenty of events going on, including dancing, film nights, art events alongside serving honest food and drinks. Yet above all of this, it is dog-friendly, so bring your dog along to all the events. Take a look at their website to see what events are being held on that specific night, there is always plenty to see and do.

The Joiners arms
Alnwick, Northumberland

A luxury pub and inn with a difference. Their decor is outstanding and is kept in great condition. Most areas of the venue are dog-friendly, ensuring that you can relax with your pet. Situated on the breathtaking coast of Northumberland. They can offer rooms with little extras for you and your four-legged friend to feel well and truly pampered. Make sure you book in advance as their dog-friendly rooms can get booked up fast!

Image credits: William de Percy


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