Thursday 22 October 2020

20 dog-friendly Cotswold pubs

Looking for a dog-friendly pub in the Cotswolds and Gloucestershire? Look no further as SoGlos has rounded up 20 dog-friendly Cotswold pubs paw-fect for taking your four-legged friend along to.

From village inns to countryside favourites, discover 20 dog-friendly Cotswold pubs that you and your four-legged friend can relax in together with this hot list.

About the sponsor – The Maytime Inn

The Maytime Inn is a charming country pub with rooms in the village of Asthall, near Burford.
Boasting a fantastic beer garden for the summer months and cosy interiors with fireplaces for the colder seasons, The Maytime Inn offers a relaxed setting without compromising on exceptional quality.

Promising an exquisite setting, food and service, The Maytime is able to provide an unforgettable experience for its guests.

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1. The Maytime Inn in Burford

The Maytime Inn offers an inviting space to tuck into fantastic food and a vast range of wines, gins and ales – all with four-legged friends in tow.

Serving up the finest local produce all year round, The Maytime Inn has cosy fires in the winter and a picture-perfect beer garden for the summer months.

Serving more than 150 gins and an eclectic selection of wine, which is available by the glass, The Maytime Inn is a great spot for humans and their pooches.

2. The Sheep on Sheep Street

Located, as the name suggests, on Sheep Street in Stow-on-the-Wold, The Sheep is a stylish bar, restaurant and hotel with a stunning courtyard garden.

Guests and their four-legged friends are invited to dine alfresco, or in a designated area of the open-plan restaurant.

3. The New Inn in Coln

A traditional country inn with an award-winning restaurant, The New Inn in Coln offers owners and their canine companion the chance to enjoy a beautiful setting, as well as a menu of British cuisine.

4. The Crown & Trumpet in Broadway

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Located just behind the village green in Broadway, The Crown & Trumpet welcomes dogs into the bar area of the Cotswold pub. With an open fire, it is a great place to pop in for a drink after a walk exploring Broadway’s picturesque surroundings.

5. The Lamb Inn in Burford

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The Lamb Inn is a charming country pub where you and your pup can catch your breath after exploring the ‘gateway to the Cotswolds’. With its location in the heart of Burford, it’s a must-do stop off for all dog owners.

6. The Fuzzy Duck in Armscote

A Cotswold-inspired menu and a bar stocked full of real ales, The Fuzzy Duck in Armscote is the perfect spot to relax with man’s best friend. Four-legged guests will also be given some tasty treats to munch on in the pub.

7. The Village Pub in Barnsley

After a walk around picture-perfect Barnsley, guests and their doggy counterparts can relax at The Village Pub and enjoy a menu of quality modern British food accompanied by fine ales and wine.

8. The Lion Inn in Winchcombe

Housed in a beautifully restored 15th century building in central Winchcombe, The Lion Inn offers a stylish bar and restaurant that welcomes you and your furry friend a seat at the table.

9. The Fox Inn in Broadwell

Situated opposite the village green in Broadwell, The Fox Inn is a popular rest-stop for walkers and their canine companions. This attractive rural pub offers quality home cooked food in a friendly environment.

10. The Plough Inn in Ford

Boasting a large garden and children’s play area, The Plough Inn at Temple Guiting is ideal for all the family. Two-legged guests can expect quality local food in a picturesque 16th century country pub, while their furry pals rest in a welcoming environment.

11. The Stirrup Cup in Bisley

Championing locally sourced ingredients, man and his best friend can soak up the rich history of The Stirrup Cup in Bisley while enjoying traditional dishes on offer such as Ploughman’s, fish and chips, pork belly, and chicken pie.

12. The Weighbridge Inn in Minchinchampton

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Home to the famous ‘two in one pies’, The Weighbridge Inn in Minchinhampton is a quintessential English pub welcoming two and four-legged visitors alike to enjoy the open log fires and a friendly atmosphere.

13. The Bell in Stow-on-the-Wold

After a day of exploring the historic market town of Stow-on-the-Wold, head to The Bell to refuel. Serving cask ales and food throughout the day, dogs and owners can enjoy a friendly atmosphere at this traditional pub.

14. The Falcon Inn in Painswick

With cosy corners and fantastic food, you can relax and enjoy the seasonal British menu The Falcon Inn has to offer. Situated in the heart of the picturesque Cotswold town of Painswick, it is the perfect space for dogs and humans to relax.

15. The Porch House in Stow-on-the-Wold

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Rumoured to be England’s oldest Inn and dating back to the 10th century, The Porch House in Stow-on-the-Wold is yet another fantastic pub dog owners have to pay a visit to. With dogs allowed everywhere except the main restaurant, doting owners can enjoy quality pub classics while their pup relaxes by the fire.

16. The Ebrington Arms in Chipping Campden

The Ebrington Arms near Chipping Campden is an unspoilt 17th century inn that welcomes four-legged friends. With exposed beams, cosy interiors and an enticing fireplace, your doggy counterpart can make themselves at home while owners enjoy regular calendar events such as live music.

17. The Wheatsheaf Inn in Northleach

Housed in a traditional coaching inn, The Wheatsheaf Inn is located in the picturesque village of Northleach. There are plenty of nearby walking options for you and your pup to build up an appetite before enjoying a seasonal British menu.

18. The King's Arms in Didmarton

The owners of The Kings Arms In Didmarton have created a doggy paradise for guests and their four-legged friends. This modernised traditional inn near Badminton offers a large enclosed garden and plenty of pooch attention from staff and owners.

19. The Wild Duck Inn in Ewen

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The Wild Duck Inn in Ewen is brimming with all the history and charm of a Cotswold pub and is the perfect spot for devoted dog owners to bring their pooch knowing that they can enjoy a delicious feast in comfort. Pups can relax in front of the roaring open fire while families tuck into scrummy British classics.

20. The Bell in Sapperton

The Bell at Sapperton is a charming country pub located between Stroud and Criencester, offering roaring log fires and beautiful gardens where you and your four-legged pals can relax and refuel, whatever the season. Diners can expect delicious, hearty pub grub and plenty of real ales to sample.

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