Bath is full of dog friendly pubs, hotels and activities. A city known for its culture, heritage and beautiful green spaces. What is less known about it is its tail wagging-ly dog friendly nature.

This city has many places to visit ranging from the famous Roman baths, the iconic Royal Crescent and the majestic Circus. What it is also well known for is its pedestrianised city centre making it safe for your dog to walk the streets. Packed with places to eat and drink, this city has plenty of restaurants to choose from. What’s more is the fact many of these eateries are dog friendly.

Dog Friendly Places To Eat In Bath

The Crystal Palace

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Wouldn’t it be nice to go to a pub and it be prepared with treats and fresh water for your canine companion? At The Crystal Palace they already are!

This venue which is part of the Fuller Pub family is particularly welcoming, especially to your furry friend. This is proven by the fact they keep special dog toys behind the bar specifically for your pup pal. Although, they do have to be given back when you and your dog leaves unfortunately. In Crystal Palace your dog gets unrestricted access. This means they can explore the bar, the garden or even the outdoor terrace! Whether you’re looking for a snack or a refreshing drink with the sun on your face, The Crystal Palace is the place to be. This might be the most dog friendly pub in Bath.

The Marlborough Tavern

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Are you looking for a dog friendly and welcoming pub in Bath city centre? Then we have the place for you.

The Marlborough Tavern is centrally situated in the heart of Bath surrounded by the city’s iconic Georgian buildings. This Tavern is just around the corner from The Royal Crescent and offers a positively friendly service. Serving home cooked food and a variety of drinks, this venue offers everything you need for a quick pint to a full meal. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner it is always ready for more customers. If you are an early riser it can even cater for you too, as it opens up from 9am until lunch for coffee every morning.

Wheelwrights Arms

Although the Wheelwrights Arms is a little walk down the canal out of Bath, it is well worth the visit. This pub is newly refurbished and offers a range of fine wines and ales, the paw-fect accompaniment to any meal. The food they sell is equally high quality, offering both pub dining and A La Carte options. What makes this pub’s food offer particularly special is that its produce is all sourced locally. Whether it be the herbs grown in the chef’s garden or the fish caught 500m from the kitchen, this pub believes in local quality. 

Not only are the Wheelwrights Arms committed to locally sourcing food, they are also committed to supporting dogs. At this venue dogs are allowed in both the restaurant and pub areas. Furthermore, for a small price they are even allowed to stay overnight as they promise not to cause too much trouble. This is definitely a place to visit if you’re in the area.

The Locksbrook Inn

This cosy Inn is located in an ideal spot for a rest after a doggy day out walking alongside the canals around Bath. Located alongside the canal the Locksbrook Inn has plenty to offer in terms of food. Whether you fancy a light bite or sharing with a friend they can cater for your needs. If you fancy something a little more substantial they also offer classic pub food, a range of stone-baked pizzas and an A La carte menu with a three course meal. When it comes to drinking they won’t let you down either. With a selection of beverages includes beers, ales and wines what’s not to like! They even do home made cocktails which change every week depending on what the barman fancies crafting. 

If you fancy checking out a dog friendly fine food eatery, There no better place to look than the Locksbrook Inn.

The Hop Pole

You’re walking through Bath city centre and you can see you and your dog need a drink, where do you stop? An ideal location for some respite is The Hop Pole. This dog friendly Bath pub is subtly nested amongst the old buildings of the city. Nonetheless, it has a reputation for bringing the country to the urban centre. This pub offers a combination of cosy interior as well as locally sourced ales and food. So next time you’re passing through and you want a countryside feel in the middle of a built up area, The Hop Place is the ideal pit-stop for you.

Dog Friendly Places To Stay In Bath

No.15 Great Pulteney

If you fancy living in luxury when visiting Bath, then there is no better choice to stay at then No.15 Great Pulteney. This elegant townhouse hotel is at the heart of Bath’s fashionable society and rife with indulgences. Whether it be top tier spa treatments, artisanal food or carefully curated and concocted drinks, this location oozes quality. Moreover, this venue offers an ideal combination of restful spaces and beautiful places for your enjoyment. 

Many places of this type may have reservations about letting dogs in. Not at the No.15 Great Pulteney, there they are only concerned with making your dog’s reservation. In this exceptionally stunning building dogs are welcome everywhere except the Artists’ floor, but that’s only so they dont get paint on their paw! Do you think your dog is well behaved enough for a luxurious afternoon out? Then you should definitely check in at the No.15 Great Pulteney hotel, one of the most dog friendly hotels in Bath.

The Abbey Hotel

Are city breaks your preference of holiday for you and your dog? If so a great venue for you to check out is The Abbey Hotel! This dog friendly hotel is only 5 minutes away from the Roman Baths, Bath Abbey and the Bath Spa train station. This means it can also act as a hub for checking out the local surrounding area. This Bath hotel is also incredibly dog friendly.

What’s even better about this central city location is its breadth of amenities. With an en suite bathroom, flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi and room service, it is nothing to be sniffed at! Whatsmore, for just £15 per night you can have your pup stay too who gets their own bed and bowl for the duration of the stay!

The Firs

If you feel like being continental then The Firs may be the place for you! With a premium continental breakfast which includes locally sourced fresh breads and eggs, it’s certainly something to bark about! 

The Firs is a particularly special place. This dog friendly Bath hotel has recently been renovated to a very high standard, without reducing its Victorian charm. If you want somewhere that will always be accommodating of your furry friend and is close to the city centre, then the Firs is the place for you.

Dog Friendly Things To Dog In Bath

Avon Valley Railway

Do you fancy an adventure in and around the Bath and Bristol area? Why not keep your holiday on track and explore on the Avon Valley Railway! These are no ordinary trains, these are classic steam trains which mean you can treat your canine to some automotive culture. Not only this, but it also means they can have the wind blowing between their ears as they wag their tail in joy.

Stanton Drew Circles and Cove

If you’re keen to show your hound some history, then the Stanton Drew Circles and Cove might be a prime destination for you. Although located near Stanton, it is not too far away to drive to from Bath.

What’s most surprising about this attraction is that very few people have heard of it. This is even more surprising when you realise its the third largest complex of prehistoric standing stones in England! Often known as The Great Circle, this standing circle was central to a highly important prehistoric ritual site.

Have We Missed Any Places In Bath That You Would Recommend?

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