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Coniston is home to remarkable scenery and iconic attractions, including the Old Man of Coniston, a dramatic and imposing fell that is visible from the centre of the village.

The largest body of water in the Lake District, Coniston Water, is a great place for a day out with your four-legged friend and when you’ve finished your afternoon stroll, head to one of many dog-friendly pubs in Coniston for a refreshing beverage.

We’ve selected 4 of our favourite pet-friendly pubs in Coniston that you should check out during your next trip to this wonderful Lakeland village…

1. The Black Bull Inn

The Black Bull Inn, Coniston

This Coniston establishment has been standing for over 400 years and proudly sits in front of the picturesque and imposing Old Man of Coniston.

Enjoy a refreshing pint or glass of wine in the bar area, where you can also indulge in some light bites, or head over to the dining area for a delicious meal of locally-sourced ingredients. The perfect way to end a day with unbeatable views of Coniston. Your dog will love it too.

Address: 1 Yewdale Rd, Coniston LA21 8DU

Contact: 015394 41335;

2. The Crown Inn

The Crown Inn, Coniston

The Crown in can be found in the heart of Coniston, close to a wide range of attractions and amenities. This dog-friendly Coniston pub can be found on the path of the Cumbrian Way and is popular with walkers looking to quench their thirst after a busy day trekking the beautiful area of the Lake District.

Serving award-winning ales, as well as a selection of lagers, spirits and wine, kick back and relax with your trusty companion. You can also order food in the lounge area or head into the adjoining dining room for a more peaceful setting.

Address: Tilberthwaite Ave, Coniston LA21 8ED

Contact: 015394 41243;

3. The Sun

The Sun Hotel, Coniston

This character pub is full of charming features, like its oak beams and bar made from local slate. It sits in an enviable location, beneath the Old Man mountain and overlooks the village of Coniston.

There is a wonderful garden outside, perfect for sitting in the sunshine and enjoying a cold drink. Your dog will love lying down on the grass and enjoying a well-deserved rest too. This dog-friendly Coniston Pub is firmly part of the village’s history, having stood for over 400 years.

Address: Sun Hill, A593, Coniston LA21 8HQ

Contact: 015394 41248;

4. Yewdale Inn

Yewdale Hotel, Coniston

A great pet-friendly Coniston pub to visit at anytime of year, the Yewdale Inn has a cosy fire to warm up beside in the winter, and a wonderful terraced area, offering superb views of Coniston village, especially enjoyable in the sunshine during the summer months.

Enjoy a selection of high-quality food and drink, including regional cask ales and a selection of fine wines, all whilst basking in your glorious setting, with the Old Man of Coniston and surrounding fells visible from this pet-friendly Coniston pub.

Address: Yewdale Inn, 2 Yewdale Road, Coniston LA21 8DU

Contact: 015394 41280;

Looking for more dog-friendly pubs in the Lake District? Check out our selection of dog-friendly pubs in Ambleside and dog-friendly pubs in Keswick.

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If Coniston sounds like your ideal pet-friendly retreat, book one of our Coniston Holiday Cottages today and why not refer to our Coniston Travel Guide for plenty of useful travel tips and things to do during your stay.

Image credits: Tim Heaton CC BY-SA 2.0; Adam BrudererCC BY 2.0; Ian CunliffeCC BY-SA 2.0; Michael SteeleCC BY-SA 2.0

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