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From traditional-style pubs to unique dining experiences, dog-friendly pubs in Northumberland promise to be the perfect refuelling spot after a fun day out exploring all this part of North East England has to offer.

Northumberland is a place of magical wonder, filled with historic ruins, quaint market towns and sweeping sandy beaches. As well as its unique cultural heritage,  Northumberland plays host to a superb selection of dog-friendly pubs that the whole family can enjoy. It is little wonder that Northumberland made our top 10 dog-friendly destinations in the UK list.

Continue reading to discover 8 dog-friendly Northumberland pubs…


Dog-friendly pubs in Seahouses

1.  Schooner Inn

Dog in a pub

This superb dog-friendly pub in Northumberland rests in the colourful fishing village of Seahouses.

Bring your dogs to this cosy establishment, where you will always be made to feel welcome by the bar staff.

This dog-friendly pub in Seahouses is a favourite with the locals, so it is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in the local area and find out to best walking spots in Northumberland to take your pooch to.

A traditional-style pub with an excellent selection of draft beer and gin.

Address: 28 North St, Seahouses, NE68 7SB

2.  Bamburgh Castle Inn

Bamburgh Castle Inn

This award-winning, dog-friendly pub in Seahouses is a great spot to soak up the Northumberland coast after a beach day with your canine companion.

Bamburgh Castle Inn welcomes dogs into the bar area, where your pet will be delighted by the fresh drink of water and the complimentary treat that awaits them.

Choose to tuck into the delicious home-cooked food and be in awe by the views that complement the menu. Look forward to sampling British pub grub with a culinary twist with your dog by your side.

Address: Bamburgh Castle Inn, Seahouses, NE68 7SQ

Website: inncollectiongroup.com/bamburgh-castle-inn 


Dog-friendly pubs in Bamburgh

3. Lord Crewe

Lord Crewe

Found at the foot of the quaint village of Bamburgh, is this Northumberland dog-friendly pub, Lord Crewe.

After returning from a walk exploring the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, head inside to enjoy the traditional pub setting, where a roaring woodburning stove awaits you on a crisp winter’s day.

This dog-friendly pub in Bamburgh is open for that much needed morning coffee, light lunches and delicious evening meals, making a great base for exploring the surroundings.

Your dogs are welcome inside the bar area, as well as the beer garden.

Address: The Square, Blanchland, Consett, DH8 9SP

Website: lord-crewe.co.uk

4. The Potted Lobster

Dog sleeping in a basket

Are you looking for a bistro-style dining experience, where your dog is welcome to join you in Bamburgh?

The Potted Lobster offers exactly this. They serve fresh and local ingredients in a small and cosy setting, proving to be a perfect spot to wind down the evening after exploring the rustic setting of the Northumberland coast with your canine companion.

Address: 3 Lucker Rd, Bamburgh, NE69 7BS

Website: thepottedlobster.co.uk


Dog-friendly pubs in Alnwick

5. The Black Swan

The Black Swan, Alnwick

Renowned for being one of Alnwick’s oldest pubs, and another dog-friendly Northumberland establishment, is The Black Swan.

Enjoy a classic-style, The Black Swan, which has been open since the 18th century, also offers a casual and friendly experience that your dog can enjoy.

Look forward to savouring one of the local ales this dog-friendly pub in Alnwick offers, before tucking into a quality home-cooked meal off the menu.

Address: 26 Narrowgate, Alnwick, NE66 1JG

Website: theblackswan-alnwick.co.uk

6. Greys Inn

dog sitting on a sofa by a fire

Making the perfect resting spot for after a journey up the picturesque Northumberland coastline, is the dog-friendly pub of Greys Inn.

This wonderful pub enjoys a dimly-lit aura and a woodburning stove for you and your pet to curl up in front of.

Offering proper pub grub, Greys Inn houses a hearty dining menu, local and guests beers, as well as friendly regulars who create a wonderful atmosphere.

Address: 1 Stanley Terrace, Embleton, Alnwick, NE66 3UZ


Dog-friendly pubs in Tynemouth

7. The Priory

Dog sat at the table in a pub

This dog-friendly pub in Tynemouth offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere from the outset. It offers a wonderful menu, complete with traditional pub grub and a selection of ales to sample.

The Priory is a great place from which to explore the popular coastal village of Tynemouth, which is steeped in attractions and a charming history.

Before making a spot at this delightful pub, be sure to spend some time at the dramatic Tynemouth Priory & Castle or enjoy a stroll upon the Tynemouth Longsands, which is a mile long stretch of golden sands.

Address: Front St, Tynemouth, North Shields, NE30 4DX

8. Lola Jeans

dogs sat in front of coffee cups in a cafe

If you are looking for a pub in Tynemouth which is conveniently located just off the beach, then Lola Jean is ideal!

Located upon the vibrant Front Street, this pet-friendly dwelling enjoys a clever blend of contemporary and traditional interior design.

They are known for their award-winning food and signature cocktails, so this is the perfect place for that extra special evening out with loved ones, including your pet.

Address: The Arcade, Front St, Tynemouth, NE30 4DX

Website: lolajeans.co.uk


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If any of these dog-friendly pubs in Northumberland takes your fancy, why not book one of our Northumberland cottages and enjoy a dog-friendly holiday with the whole family? Be sure to share your photos with us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram if you ever find yourself in this part of the country!


Image Credits: N.Chadwick(CC BY-SA 2.0); Andrew Curtis(CC BY-SA 2.0); JThomas(CC BY-SA 2.0)

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