Dog friendly places to eat

We know your pet is part of the family, and the Peak District and Derbyshire has plenty of great dog friendly places to eat after long days exploring.

Surrounded by great walks and just a stone’s throw from brilliant dog friendly attractions, here’s a choice of eateries that will welcome your furry friend just as warmly as you.

Rowley's at the Prince of Wales dog friendly

Rowley’s at the Prince of Wales, Baslow

On the edge of the beautiful Chatsworth Estate, this stylish restaurant-bar is surrounded by brilliant dog walks. Call in for light lunch, supper or dinner in the cosy bar area, enjoy a glass of wine or hand-crafted beer, and choose from a menu of modern European favourites, all made by passionate chefs using local ingredients. There’s even a water barrel of 'Mutts Nuts IPA' for thirsty pets!

Yorkshire Bridge Inn dog friendly

Yorkshire Bridge Inn, Bamford

Enjoy a brisk stroll around the stunning Ladybower Reservoir – the ideal location for you and your pooch to take in the fresh air – before dining on home-cooked, locally-sourced food at this cosy traditional pub. You’ll find a well-stocked bar (with plenty of dog treats) plus dog friendly accommodation awarded 4 stars by the AA and VisitBritain.

Cock Inn Mugginton

The Cock Inn, Mugginton

Just a stone’s throw from the market towns of Ashbourne and Wirksworth, this lovely old pub has been given a modern makeover. The stylish building now boasts a menu bursting with locally-sourced produce and flavours from around the world, with dogs welcome in the atmospheric bar area where you can also enjoy the full menu.

The Royal Oak at Hurdlow

The Royal Oak, Hurdlow

Situated just off the Tissington and High Peak Trails, the award-winning Royal Oak is ideally situated for great dog walks. The traditional pub’s open fires and hidden corners are a welcoming sight for tired dogs and their owners, and you can recharge on local ales and hearty homemade dishes served in generous portion sizes. Don’t miss the famous ploughman’s platter!

Scotsman's Pack Hathersage dog friendly

The Scotsman’s Pack Country Inn, Hathersage

Enjoy a breathtaking walk along Stanage Edge – the longest gritstone edge in England – before soaking up the welcoming atmosphere at this traditional country pub. Dogs are welcome in the bar area and on the al fresco drinking and dining patio area, a picturesque, relaxing sun trap next to a bubbling trout stream. Hathersage is a vibrant village, popular for its outdoor clothing shops and as the burial site of Robin Hood's legendary fellow outlaw Little John!

The George Inn dog friendly

The George Inn, Castleton

Idyllic Castleton, with its amazing walks and stunning Blue John show caverns, is an explorer's paradise – so where better to take your dog on a four-legged adventure? Wander the charming steets, climb to the hilltop ruins of Peveril Castle and marvel at the views from Mam Tor, before settling down in the dog-friendly bar area to enjoy freshly-made food ranging from pub classics to home-cooked pizzas.

Foresters Bar dog friendly

Foresters Bar and Restaurant, Landal Darwin Forest, Matlock

Pets are warmly welcomed in the bar area at this luxury lodge holiday site - and you don’t have to be a holiday guest to enjoy their friendly hospitality. Take in one of the great woodland walks nearby, before dining on freshly-cooked food with your pooch by your side. The Foresters also has a sunny al fresco dining area with a children's playground adjacent.

The Devonshire Arms, Beeley

The Devonshire Arms, Beeley

At the heart of the Chatsworth Estate, this idyllic 18th century pub is the perfect pit-stop for you and your pet – with a wealth of wonderful walks all around. Stroll by the River Derwent or head across the fields to Chatsworth House, before returning to the traditional bar area (where dogs are welcome) to enjoying local ales and seasonally-changing menu. Dogs are also welcome in four of the comfortable bedrooms, so you can extend your stay too!

Devonshire Arms Pilsley

The Devonshire Arms, Pilsley

Another dog friendly pub on the Chatsworth Estate, the Devonshire Arms at Pilsley is a traditional English inn specialising in great food, excellent ales and comfy rooms. Food is mostly sourced from the Chatsworth Estate itself, whilst drinks in the pub include great Derbyshire ales, including the locally-produced Chatsworth Gold.

The Greenman, Ashbourne

The Green Man Public House, Ashbourne

This 18th century coaching inn is located at the heart of Ashbourne, a vibrant market town known for its stunning countryside surroundings. Enjoy drinks in the cosy, dog-friendly bar area alongside tasty snacks including sliders, or tuck into the modern British menu which incorporates the finest local produce. Your pet can enjoy treats from the bar too!

Please note: Always keep your dog on a lead when you’re in fields with livestock, and please clean up after your pet.

This is just a small selection of what there is to do on holiday with your pet in the Peak District and Derbyshire. Take a look at our dog-friendly places to stay and our dog friendly places to visit to find somewhere where dogs are always welcome.

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