Brunton’s Guide to the Best Dog-Friendly Places

Are you tired of leaving your furry friend behind when you head out for a weekend getaway? Well, fret no more! We’ve compiled a list of some of the best dog-friendly places in and around Brunton, ensuring that your canine companion can join in on the fun. From charming cafes to historic bookstores, Brunton has a lot to offer for both two-legged and four-legged visitors.

The Rocking Horse Café: A Haven for Hospitality

Known for its warm atmosphere and welcoming staff, The Rocking Horse Cafe is a must-visit for dog lovers. Situated just 3.5 miles away from Brunton Cottages, this charming café has become a local favourite and even attracts visitors from miles around. Whether you’re craving a hearty breakfast or a cosy afternoon tea, The Rocking Horse Café ensures that your dog feels pampered.

Barter Books, Alnwick: A Literary Haven for You and Your Pooch

For book enthusiasts, Barter Books is a true gem. Billed as one of the largest second-hand bookstores in Europe, this historic bookstore welcomes dogs with open arms, allowing you to browse the shelves of second-hand books while your canine companion explores the cosy nooks and crannies. With a warm fireplace and comfortable seating, Barter Books provides the perfect ambiance for a leisurely afternoon with your furry friend.

Joiners Arms, Craster: Where Canines and Cuisine Collide

Craving a delicious meal in the company of your dog? Look no further than Joiners Arms. This dog-friendly pub offers a diverse menu, ensuring there’s something for every palate. They even offer a range of dog beers for your furry friend. With a welcoming atmosphere and a spacious outdoor area, you and your dog can enjoy a delightful meal together.

Village Tea Room, Alnmouth: Quaint Charm for Tea Lovers

Nestled in the picturesque village of Alnmouth, the Village Tea Room is a charming spot that invites dogs to join in the tea-time festivities. Treat yourself to a traditional English tea or indulge in a homemade pastry while your dog relaxes by your side in the cosy atmosphere of this delightful tea room.

Saltwater Café, Beadnell: A Culinary Adventure for Canines

For those seeking a culinary adventure, Saltwater Cafe in Beadnell is a must-visit. This dog-friendly restaurant offers a diverse menu featuring locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant is known for its hearty breakfast menu featuring the ‘Northumbrian Full’, pancakes, Craster kippers, and French toast, among other dishes.

Running Fox, Shilbottle: Baked Goods and Wagging Tails

Indulge in freshly baked goods and a warm welcome for both you and your dog at Running Fox in Shilbottle. This cosy bakery is known for its delicious pastries and dog-friendly policy. Enjoy a leisurely brunch or pick up some treats to-go for you and your canine friend.

Bertram’s, Warkworth: Fine Dining with Furry Companions

For those seeking a touch of elegance, Bertram’s offers a fine dining experience that extends a warm welcome to dogs. With a carefully crafted menu and a sophisticated atmosphere, this restaurant ensures that you and your canine companion can enjoy a memorable dining experience together.

Hay Farm Heavy Horses

For a lovely family day out, with dogs on leads, head over to Hay Farm. It is the only Rare Breed Approved Conservation Centre in the country, dedicated to Heavy Horses. Visitors and their canine pals can view & get up close to the Clydesdale Heavy Horses and other animals.

Bring Your Pet Along to Bruton Cottages

These dog-friendly establishments are sure to make your time in Brunton even more enjoyable. So, leash up your pup and explore the best that Brunton has to offer, because the only thing better than a great meal or a cosy stay is sharing it with your furry friend.

If you are looking for a dog-friendly property for your upcoming holiday in Brunton, look no further. You can bring your dog along to stay at the following properties:

There are several dog-sitting and boarding services in the area as well, if you need them during your stay. We recommend contacting them well in advance as they can get booked up very quickly.

Here’s what some of our guests have to say about Brunton Cottages:

  • ‘Really well set up for dogs.’
  • ‘The dogs enjoyed their holiday too, with the amazing beaches so close.’
  • ‘A very dog-friendly garden.’
  • ‘We really appreciated the utility/dog room’
  • ‘Very well thought out cottage which is great for dogs’

There are plenty of hosepipes available outside all the cottages so you can wash down your muddy dogs and clean them up in a jiffy. Contact us today for more information.