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Top 10 pet-friendly pubs in Keswick holiday cottages

Top 10 pet-friendly pubs in Keswick

Content Team 07 April 2019

Keswick is one of the country's most dog-friendly towns and you'll find a selection of fantastic pubs welcoming dogs and muddy boots too! We've rounded up our Top 10 pet-friendly pubs in Keswick featuring everything you could want from a traditional Lake District pub: open fires, live entertainment, good local beers and ales, hearty Cumbrian food and a warm atmosphere! Check out all our pet-friendly holiday cottages in Keswick here.

Dog-FriendlyThe Dog and Gun

The Dog and Gun

This traditional, popular pub, The Dog and Gun, has a special menu just for dogs which includes a range of doggy treats and chews at tiny prices plus free drinks (non-alcoholic). Owners can enjoy the local Lakeland ales and delicious homemade grub - the goulash is highly recommended. The portions are huge so you're four-legged friends might be spared a few tasty bites!

The Pack Horse Inn

The Pack Horse Inn

Located just off the market square in the centre of Keswick, The Packhorse Inn is an old-fashioned, friendly and busy pub! There are old wooden beams and stone floors and the dining areas are on three terraces leading up the stairs. The menu caters for everyone whether you're after fine dining or a simple burger.


The White Horse Inn

The White Horse Inn

This family-run Lakeland pub, The White Horse Inn,The White Horse Inn is set on the A66, just outside of Keswick, and enjoys stunning Lakeland views. You'll find open fires, delicious pub food, local ales and a fantastic atmosphere. The pub is at the foot of Blencathra and is the perfect place to relax after a walk on the fells. The Coast to Coast route travels past the front door of the Inn too!

The George Hotel

The George Hotel

The George Hotel is Keswick's oldest coaching inn which has carefully been restored to its former glory. The vibe is cosy and homey and the food is fantastic - try the Cow Pie!


The Pheasant Inn

The Pheasant Inn

The Pheasant Inn has a fairly small menu but every dish is tasty and reasonably priced. You'll get large servings and fantastic service here from the local staff. Dogs are welcome in the bar area.

The Lake Road Inn

The Lake Road Inn

This dog-friendly pub, The Lake Road Inn, is near Derwentwater Lake and a great place to stop off after a day out exploring Keswick. The Steak and Ale Pie is great and the choice of local ales is superb. The pub has a lovely open fire perfect for relaxing by in the evening!

The Royal Oak

The Royal Oak

Right in the centre of town, The Royal Oak is a very dog-friendly hotel and restaurant! Always busy with a friendly ambience.

The Square Orange

The Square Orange

The Square Orange has fantastic tapas, good coffee, stonebaked pizzas and Prosecco Fridays! It's a lovely dog-friendly pub. Discover it on your trip to Keswick.

The Horse & Farrier

The Horse & Farrier

Just 4 miles east of Keswick in the pretty village of Threlkeld, you'll find The Horse & Farrier. The pub has been here for over 300 years and is set beneath Blencathra, overlooking the Helvellyn range. This is the perfect Inn to enjoy a peaceful pint and some Cumbrian food. 

The Bank Tavern

The Bank Tavern

Enjoy wholesome homemade food at The Bank Tavern with Lakeland ingredients and a good selection of wines at this central Keswick pub. It's always busy with a friendly atmosphere.

Stay at a self-catering cottage in Keswick

Bring your loved ones to Keswick for a dog-friendly holiday in the Lake District. We have self-catering cottages in and around lovely Keswick and Derwentwater. Choose your perfect dog-friendly holiday property from our collection.


Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing, please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.

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