Fancy a pint with the pooch? Nowhere does traditional English country pubs quite like South Shropshire. Whether you stumble across one on picturesque walks in Shropshire or you’re planning a dinner out with the whole gang, we’ve compiled a list of dog-friendly pubs for your four-legged friend to enjoy.
The Stiperstones Inn, Stiperstones
After a long walk along the Stiperstones, drop in for a drink at this historic public house with your best pal. Be seated in either the cosy bar or sheltered beer garden, where you can enjoy drinks at great prices, home-cooked meals and traditional bar snacks.
The Horseshoes Inn, Welshpool
One for the car enthusiasts, as this pub regularly hosts car meets for a variety of clubs including Porsche and MG. Working with a range of local suppliers including Tanners Wine Merchants, it is recommended you book ahead so that the team can accommodate you and your dog.
The Nags Head Inn, Garthmyl
A Grade II listed former coach inn, this restaurant is proud to have held an AA Rosette award for the past five years. Nestled in the heart of mid-Wales, enjoy a drink whilst basking in the sunshine in the sun-soaked patio area.
The Royal Oak, Church Stretton
Set in the beautiful conservation village of Cardington, the Royal Oak is an ancient free house, dating back to circa 15th Century. This charming pub is open to both humans and their furry friends, allowing you to unwind and enjoy a range of traditional, local ales, cask ciders and it’s famous “fidget pie”.
The Loopy Shrew, Shrewsbury
A little further afield, this family-run restaurant is located in the heart of Shrewsbury. Enjoy a drink at the bar, or sit down for a meal of modern-British cuisine using locally sourced ingredients.