The area as a whole is a dog-owners dream, with acres of beautiful countryside and loads of pretty little villages to enjoy and explore. Here is the ultimate list of dog friendly pubs in the Cotswolds.
Dog Friendly Pubs in Burford
The Lamb Inn, Burford
Sheep St, Burford OX18 4LR
This traditional pub with rooms loves having dogs around, so your pup will be welcomed in the bar, lounge, and gardens. You can also bring your dog to stay here in one of their dog-friendly rooms, and one of them even has its own private garden.
If you choose to eat here your pup will be treated with some snacks and given a water bowl. For you, choose from elevated pub classics such as sea bass, venison loin, and steak and chips. The location in Burford is a great starting point for some beautiful Costwolds walk, if you want to start burning off your meal!
The Cotswold Arms
46 High St, Burford OX18 4QF
This stunning pub is hard to miss, located on Burford High Street with ivy clad Cotswold stone walls. The food here is beautifully home cooked, and the lovely staff will make sure your pup is fussed over with a bowl of water and dog treats.
They also have a great beer garden with a pond and waterfall, with live music in the summer. Try a local ale from the North Cotswolds Brewery.
The Maytime Inn
Asthall Manor, Asthall, Burford OX18 4HW
Owners can tuck into tasty food and a range of wines, gins and ales at The Maytime Inn – with pub dog Alfie on hand to welcome their four-legged friends. Serving up fine local produce all year round, expect cosy fires in the winter and a picture-perfect beer garden to get tails wagging during the summer months.
Dog Friendly Pubs in Didmarton
The King’s Arms
The St, Didmarton, Badminton GL9 1DT
Just up the road from the Westonbirt Arboretum, The Kings Arms is a great choice to take your dog. They’ll be sure to receive a warm welcome with a water bowl and dog treats, and you can also book a stay in one of their rooms which will come complete with a dog bed. They have a big garden for your pup to enjoy.
They have previously won the title of the most dog friendly pub in the Cotswolds by dogfriendlycotswolds.com, so you know they will look after your pooch!
Dog Friendly Pubs in Bourton-on-the-Water
Duke of Wellington
Sherborne Street, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2BY
Overlooking the beautiful river Windrush, the newly refurbished Duke of Wellington is a great spot to enjoy some scenic views with an ale or wine. Your pup will be welcomed by their staff with drinking water and biscuits while you choose what you’re having from their classic British pub menu. Pick from gourmet burgers, fish and chips, or their pie of the day.
Dog Friendly Pubs in Broadway
Crown & Trumpet Inn
14 Church St, Broadway WR12 7AE
This 17th century Inn crafted from the traditional Cotswold stone welcomes dogs big and small into their bar and terrace. Filled with warm fires in the winter and with a lovely outdoor seating area in the Summer, this is a great choice to bring your pup after a countryside walk from Broadway Tower.
The Mount Inn
High St, Stanton, Broadway WR12 7NE
Enjoy a drink with a view at The Mount Inn in Stanton. It’s high up, overlooking the pretty village and rolling countryside hills. It’s also close to Snowshill, so you can explore the National Trust site with your dog before stopping for a meal and a pint.
There’s plenty of outdoor tables to make the most of the setting, or relax inside next to a log fire. They pub serves classic food with an elevated twist, made with local produce.
Snowshill, Broadway WR12 7JU
Located in the picture perfect village of Snowshill, you can stop off here with your dog to enjoy some pints of ale and classic pub food.
Lygon Arms, Broadway
High St, Broadway WR12 7DU
A four star hotel in the heart of Broadway, you need to add this place to your bucket list. Previous guests include Kylie Minogue and Charles I, and they will go all out to treat your pooch. Their dedicated dog menu gives your pet the choice of chicken, beef steak or sausages, along with doggy ice cream.
Dogs are welcomed in the Lygon Bar and Lygon Lounges.
Dog Friendly Pubs in Tewkesbury
Beckford Rd, Alderton, Tewkesbury GL20 8NL
Traditional country pub The Gardeners Arms offers a welcome place to rest and refuel after a walk in the Alderton countryside. You can expect a well-stocked bar and a menu full of home cooked and locally sourced food. Dogs won’t miss out, as they have their own dog menu to keep them happy.
The pub dog Teddy will also be there to give you and your pup a warm welcome.
Dog Friendly Pubs in Cirencester
The Fleece at Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Market Pl, Cirencester GL7 2NZ
Right in the center of busy Circencester, this renovated former coaching inn serves locally sourced food with an extensive wine list. Come here for a lovely pub lunch, sunday roast or stay the night in their luxurious rooms.
The Village Pub
The Boot, Barnsley, Cirencester GL7 5EF
After a walk around the chocolate box village of Barnsley, relax at The Village Pub. Your pup can take their pick from the ‘Pooches at the Pub’ menu and enjoy some dog-friendly beer!
They have a lovely sheltered courtyard with outdoor heaters for you and your pooch to enjoy.
The Bathurst Arms
North Cerney, Cirencester GL7 7BZ
The Bathurst Arms near Cirencester is a lovely spot to spend some time with your pooch, with a rustic interior complete with old beams and cosy nooks. An open fire keeps the cold away in the winter, and in the Summer you can eat outdoors in their Bohemian tepee.
The New Inn
Main Street, Coln St Aldwyns, Cirencester GL7 5AN
This 16th-century pub in the picturesque Coln Valley has big comfy dog beds in their bar and restaurant, making it the perfect place for your pooch to rest after a long walk. They have a jar of dog treats at the bar too, that you’re welcome to take for free.
Dog Friendly Pubs in Cheltenham
1-3 Montpellier Villas, Cheltenham GL50 2XE
On the corner of a residential street in Cheltenham is the Beehive, a lively pub with a well-stocked bar and a beer garden perfect for pooches.
167 Bath Rd, Cheltenham GL53 7LX
The Exmouth Arms has dog treats and water bowls available at the bar, and is the perfect place to enjoy dinner and drinks with your pup. Their food is fresh and homemade, and they even have their own pizza bar in their beer garden.
Guiting Power, Cheltenham GL54 5UX
In the small village of Guiting Power is Hollow Bottom pub, a lovely local with plenty of ales and imaginative food dishes. It’s much loved by locals and their four legged friends.
Queen St, Chedworth, Cheltenham GL54 4AE
This cosy 17th century inn serves locally brewed ale, coffee and delicious food. Your pooch will be able to snack on treats as you relax and enjoy an instagram-worthy meal.
The Lion Inn
37 North St, Winchcombe, Cheltenham GL54 5PS
The Lion Inn has a stylish bar and restaurant that welcomes furry friends big and small. It’s a beautifully restored 15th century building, with dining huts in the garden for watching the sunset on a summer’s evening.
Dog Friendly Pubs in Stow-on-the-Wold
The Old Stocks Inn
The Square, Stow-on-the-Wold, GL54 1AF
This luxurious pub still retains its Cotswolds charm, but comes complete with modern comfort among the traditional features. It also has pet-friendly rooms, with memory-foam dog beds, which your dog will thank you for after a long day of Cotswolds walks!
The Porch House
Digbeth Street, Stow on the Wold, GL54 1BN
The Porch House is rumoured to be England’s oldest inn, serving up pub classics and hosting five dog-friendly bedroom for those looking to stay overnight. Dating back to the 10th century, your dog can join your in their snug and bar area. The food here is restaurant quality, with options like pan fried cod, steak and gourmet burgers.
Dog Friendly Pubs in Wootton
The Killingworth Castle
Glympton Rd, Wootton, Woodstock OX20 1EJ
A great choice for a dog friendly pub in the Cotswolds, The Killingworth Castle encourages you to bring your furry friend to stay in one of their dog friendly rooms. It’s a local favourite for the amazing organic food and own-brewed beers, and is ideally places for a countryside walk.
Dog Friendly Pubs in Tetbury
Jack Hares Bar
Westonbirt, Tetbury, GL8 8QL
Located in the Hare and Hounds Hotel (which offers dog friendly stays), Jack Hares Bar is decked out with artwork of pooches and the staff will give you dog water along with your drink. You will have to stick to the bar or your room, as no dogs are allowed in the dining area.
The Holford Arms
Knockdown, Sherston, Tetbury GL8 8QY
The Holford Arms near Tetbury features cosy sofas, fires and top rated roast dinners. It’s more than your standard country pub – it’s set in seven acres of cider orchards and has luxury bell tents and camping facilities.
The Royal Oak
Cirencester Rd, Tetbury GL8 8EY
Head to The Royal Oak for seasonal pub grub, vintage jukebox vibes and a heated outdoor tavern. Dogs will be welcomed with water bowls and treats, and advice from the staff on local dog walks.
The house favourite meal is the Ale Battered Fish of the Day – not top be missed! They also have a vegan menu available.
Dog Friendly Pubs in Chipping Campden
The Ebrington Arms
May Lane, Ebrington, Chipping Campden GL55 6NH
The Ebrington Arms has been running for over 300 years, so they know what they’re doing. They also have rooms that are dog-friendly, so you can choose if you relax next to a roaring log fire, in the lovely beer garden or in your own room in the heart of the Cotswolds.
Eight Bells Inn
Church St, Chipping Campden GL55 6JG
Eight Bells Inn is a classic Cotswold pub that is happy to accommodate dogs as well as people. Dogs are welcome to join you at your table if you’re eating in the bar, so you can enjoy some pub grub while your pup chows down on some treats.
The Seagrave Arms
Friday Street, Weston Subedge, Chipping Campden GL55 6QH
Although this pub has a resident pub cat, dogs are very welcome! It’s in a great location for a walking weekend and they don’t cut back when it comes to treating your pup – they even serve dog friendly beer in chicken or beef flavours.
Dog Friendly Pubs in Stroud
The Butchers Arms
Sheepscombe, Stroud, GL6 7RH
Located in the calm Sheepscombe Valley, you can enjoy views of the fields from The Butchers Arm’s terrace. The leisurely atmosphere is perfect for a family meal with your pup, who will be spoiled with treats and doggy ice cream.
The Woolpack Inn
Slad Rd, Slad, Stroud GL6 7QA
Poet Laurie Lee’s old local, The Woolpack Inn has kept its traditional character that it’s held for over 300 years. Dogs are welcome to accompany you as you enjoy their daily changing menu of pub classics – burgers, homemade curries and fish and chips.
The Weighbridge Inn
Longfords, Stroud GL6 9AL
A unique, 17th century pub, The Weighbridge in is home to the famous ‘two in one pie’. Humans and dogs alike are welcomed to enjoy open log fires, a rustic vibe and friendly service. Water for dogs and gravy bones can be ordered at the bar, before you settle down with a pub classic and delicious pudding.
Dog Friendly Pubs in Chipping Norton
Church Road, Churchill, Chipping Norton, OX7 6NJ
This chic country pub is featured in the Michelin Guide for its amazing food, but it’s also one of the best dog friendly pubs in the Cotswolds. The changing menu makes it well worth a visit, and dogs can enjoy some free biscuits in the bar area.
The Green, Kingham, Chipping Norton OX7 6YD
With a kitchen headed up by a former junior sous chef at Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck, this lovely dog friendly pub in the Cotswolds has a warm but stylish atmosphere. Meet the resident dog Ooti and dine in the dog friendly bar area where your pooch will be given plenty of treats and water.
The Bull Inn
The Bull Inn, Sheep St, Charlbury, Chipping Norton OX7 3RR
This traditional pub will make you and your pup feel right at home, with its roaring fires, friendly staff and amazing food. They also have rooms available for dogs to stay in.
The menu focuses on quality rather than offering a large amount of dishes, and so you can expect high quality meals made from local produce.
The Plough Inn
5 High St, Finstock, Chipping Norton OX7 3BY
The Plough Inn is a classic Cotswolds pub with a thatched roof and beautiful location. It has an amazing selection of real ales to refuel after a dog walk – dogs are welcomed in the bar and you’ll see plenty here having a nap in front of the roaring fire.
The Wild Rabbit
Church St, Kingham, Chipping Norton OX7 6YA
Run by the founder of Daylesford Organic Farmshops, this traditional English pub has now become a stylish place to drink, eat and sleep. Bring your furry friend to eat with you in the bar area or gardens, where you’ll be treated to locally sourced, organic food. The village of Kingham makes a lovely dog walk when you’ve finished your lunch.