The dog-friendly guide to Wales

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Posted by Clare Willcocks on 28th March 2022

Dog-friendly things to do in Wales

Think of Wales and you’re likely to conjure up an image of beautiful, rolling countryside, pristine beaches and fascinating landscapes; a description which epitomises the dream holiday destination for your dog!

Vibrant holiday towns such as Tenby and Llandudno, the lush scenery of the Brecon Beacons, the magnificent mountains of Snowdonia and every little cultural and rural enclave in between all blend together to make a paradise for outdoor-loving humans and hounds.

There’s so much to explore with your pup that we’ve put together a collection of guides to help you prepare for one of your best getaways yet!


The best dog-friendly things to do in Wales

Enjoy visits to stately homes and fun-fuelled adrenaline activities, all in the same holiday and accompanied by your four-legged friend! There is no end to the enjoyment to be had; climb Mount Snowdon, visit a host of family attractions and head off on boat trips and railway adventures with your pet. You can even explore underground caves!

Dog-friendly attractions


Dog-friendly beaches in Wales

Where’s the best place for playing fetch, splashing about and tucking into family picnics? The beach, of course! Wales has dog-friendly beaches in bucket loads, perfect for all-year-round fun and frolics.

Dog-friendly beaches in Wales

Dog-friendly walks in Wales

Put your best foot (or paw!) forward on these delightful walking routes through mountain scenery, along the idyllic coastline and in lush woodland and forest. Your pup won’t be the only one to rush to the door at the call of ‘walkies’!

Dog-friendly walks in Wales


Dog-friendly pubs in Wales

One thing’s guaranteed with all this fresh air and adventure: a healthy appetite! We’re sure your dog will agree that the best tonic after a day out exploring is an evening in a cosy pub, with a crackling fire in the hearth, dinner on the table and your favourite tipple on tap. Luckily for you, there is no end to the dog-friendly pubs and restaurants where you can share the experience with your faithful friend.

Dog-friendly pubs in Wales


Dog-friendly places to stay in Wales

With a wealth of holiday accommodation fit for even the most pampered of pooches (and their human family), the hardest thing will be deciding between them! To help you find your perfect dog-friendly holiday cottage in Wales, we’ve picked out some of our favourites. Cue the inspiration…

Dog-friendly cottages in Wales


Dog-friendly Wales holidays

If you’re now dreaming of a getaway in dog-friendly Wales and all that’s left is to find a place to stay, then pour yourself a cuppa and have a browse of our collection. Luxurious, quirky, coastal, rural – whatever your idea of the perfect home away from home, our dog-friendly cottages in Wales won’t disappoint.

All dog-friendly cottages in Wales

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.