All Pups Welcome Here! The Most Dog-Friendly Places in England

Forget the dog park – this is where you’re taking your pooch this weekend!

From pubs to places to stay, here are the winners of the Kennel Club’s Be Dog Friendly Awards 2014, as voted by your fellow pup lovers. Consider this your hit list of the best dog-friendly places around Blighty!

Category: Beach
Winner: Wells-Next-The-Sea, Norfolk
Endless dog-friendly beaches = Bliss.

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Category: Café/Restaurant
Winner: Beach Café, Wells-Next-The-Sea, Norfolk.
After a day of beach frolicking, stop here for the pawfect pick-me-up!

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Category: Camping/Caravanning
Winner: Out in the Open, Porkellis, Cornwall.
What could be better than camping with your best buddy?

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Category: Day Out
Winner:  Cotswold Wildlife Park, Burford, Oxfordshire.
Rhinos and zebras and doggies – oh my!

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Category: Great Outdoors
Winner: The Lake District, Cumbria.
Even your pup won’t stop staring at the views.

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Category: High Street
Winner:  Austin & Co, Great Malvern, Worcestershire
(greetings cards and stationery). Come and visit Nessa the chocolate lab!

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Category: Hotel/Places to Stay
Winner: The Chesterfield Pet Friendly Hotel, Blackpool, Lancashire. 
The owners will even watch your dog while you sightsee – now that deserves a 5-star rating.

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Category: Large Organisation
Winner: Eurotunnel, Folkestone, Kent.
 “Can’t wait to eat le kibble on the other side!”

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Category: Pub
Winner: The Lacon Arms, Hemsby, Norfolk.
 Cold pints and cuddly pooches at this pup-friendly pub.

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Category: Town/City
Winner: Keswick, Cumbria.
 It even has a pub called The Dog and Gun.

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Category: Special Recognition
Winner: Metrobank, London.
Free dog treats while you bank!

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Category: Special Recognition
Winner: The Montague on the Gardens, Bloomsbury, London.
Each dog gets their own goody (doggy) bag!

dogfriendly12Image via Montague on the Gardens