Dog Friendly

Don’t forget the pooch on your next visit to Rutland!

We know that your dog is an important member of your family – so why wouldn’t you want to enjoy a holiday with your four legged friend?!

As England’s most rural county, Rutland offers lots of dog walking opportunities, and many local businesses welcome (and actively encourage) you to visit with your furry travelling companion. Not just dog friendly pubs, but places to stay and visit… see full list of dog friendly places in Rutland at the bottom of the page.

Dog friendly accommodation in Rutland

Hambleton HallMany hotels, guesthouses and self catering cottages welcome dogs. Hambleton Hall can even provide you with leads, bedding, cuddly toys and waterproof coats to help your dog have the best holiday. The Olive Branch have ground floor rooms with dog beds, bowls, treats and handy walking maps provided.

Self Catering & glamping include: Halliday’s Folly, Greetham | Bee Cottage, Cottesmore | Rutland Luxury Lodges, Greetham | Dicks Cottage, Cottsmore | America Lodge, Brooke (up to 2 dogs) | Puddle Cottage, Edith Weston | The Cat Basket, Oakham (up to 2 dogs) | Uppingham Self Catering | Broccoli Bottom, Manton | Cuckoo Barn Lodge, Exton | Rutland Lodges, Greetham Valley | In The Stix glamping pods, Greetham | Manton Lodge, Manton

Hotels, Guesthouses & Inn’s include: Mill Street Pub & Kitchen, Oakham | The Falcon, Uppingham | Fox & Hounds, Exton | Broccoli Bottom, Manton | Beech House at The Olive Branch, Clipsham | Hambleton Hall, Hambleton | Barnsdale Lodge | Redwings Lodge, Morcott

Dog friendly places to eat in Rutland

Lord Nelson treats signIt is quite the norm for the village pubs to have water bowls to greet the dogs that visit as being a dog owner is simply the way of life here!

The Lord Nelson in Oakham have treat tins too | The Vaults in Uppingham | The Olive Branch in Clipsham | The Grainstore in Oakham | Kings Arms in Wing | The Horse & Jockey, Manton | The Fox, North Luffenham | The Falcon’s Tap Bar, Uppingham | Fox & Hound‘s bar, Exton | Mill Street Bar & Kitchen bar |

Places that welcome dogs just in their outside eating areas include: Greetham Valley patio, overlooking the golf courses outside the Lounge Bar | Don Paddy’s, Uppingham | The Orchard Cafe at Welland Vale Garden Inspirations, Uppingham |

Dog friendly things to do in Rutland

Your dog can enjoy the designated dog walking area at Sykes Lane, Rutland Water, as well as the rest of the paths around the water when on lead.

Other walks can be enjoyed using our village walking leaflets, or in the parklands at Burghley House and Grimsthorpe Castle when on leads.

Oakham has many shops and venues you can visit with the pooch; Pop into The Victoria Hall art & craft exhibitions and go shopping at Cavells, Cavells South Street and many more.

Although not able to roam around Barnsdale Gardens, special shaded parking is provided with fresh water bowls.