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Pubs that allow dogs in the Peak District and Derbyshire

The Peak District and Derbyshire are two of the most popular destinations in the UK for a dog-friendly holiday. Read this post to discover some of the best pet-friendly pubs in the area, ‘purrrrfect’ after a day of adventure.

Bakewell: Castle Inn

Dog Friendly Pubs in Bakewell - Castle Inn


The Castle Inn is a traditional 16th-century public house that offers great food and a selection of fine ales. This dog-friendly pub in Bakewell is the perfect spot to head to after a day exploring the local area. Bakewell, best known for its delicious puddings (you can probably name at least one) and beautiful scenery, is a popular destination for holidaymakers. There is a great variety of walks you and your pooch can explore.

Address: Castle Inn, Castle St, Bakewell DE45 1DU
Contact: 01629 812103;

Derby: Silk Mill

Dog Friendly Pubs in Derby - Silk Mill


Boasting real ales, tasty ciders and delicious food, the Silk Mill is the perfect dog-friendly pub to head to on your visit to the city of Derby. After a day exploring the city’s beautiful sites, including Calke Abbey and Derby Cathedral, why not treat yourself to a pie and a pint?

Address: Silk Mill, 19 Full Street Derby DE1 3AF
01332 349160;

Ashbourne: The Bowling Green Inn

Dog Friendly Pubs in Ashbourne - The Bowling Green Inn


If you’ve spent a day exploring the ancient market town of Ashbourne with your dog, then to The Bowling Green Steakhouse. Offering a range of great beers and a tasty menu, this pet-friendly pub is a great place to head to for a bite to eat or a relaxing drink. The historic town of Ashbourne offers a variety of things to do, from exploring the street markets to going on an adventure in the surrounding countryside with your four-legged friend.

Address: The Bowling Green Steakhouse, 2 North Avenue, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1EZ
Contact: 01335 342511;

Matlock: The Sycamore Inn

Dog Friendly Pubs in Matlock - The Sycamore Inn


Set in the country town of Matlock, The Sycamore Inn is the perfect place to head to for a relaxing drink or bite to eat with your four-legged friend. Once an 18th-century coaching inn, this dog-friendly pub has an affordable, yet delicious, menu and is well worth a visit if you’re in the area.

Address: The Sycamore Inn, 9 Sycamore Road, Matlock DE4 3HZ
Contact: 01629 584882;

Castleton: Ye Olde Nags Head

Dog Friendly Pubs in Castleton - Ye Olde Nags Head


Castleton is a fantastic place to head to with your furry friend and offers a variety of things to do. Ye Old Nags Head is amongst many travellers’ favourite dog-friendly pubs in the area and is the perfect place to replenish after a day of adventure. There’s plenty going on at this historic pub, from quiz nights to live music. There’s a great choice of tasty dishes available for you to choose from, including “Bangers & Mash Pick ‘n’ Mix”.

Address: Ye Olde Nags Head Hotel, Cross Street, Castleton, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 8WH
Contact: 01433 620248;

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