The Cotswolds is one of the most beautiful destinations, so why not bring your best friend along too? The valleys and hillsides are overflowing with countryside walks, with leaps and bounds of different terrain to choose from – perfect for dog friendly activities in The Cotswolds.
Things To Do With Dogs in the Cotswolds
Whether your dog loves sniffing around ancient woodland, swimming in lakes, a gentle stroll around historic towns, lapping up the attention of others in cafes where you can both relax and unwind after some dog friendly activities in the Cotswolds. Here are some of our favourites
A third generation family farm set in heart of the beautiful Cotswold Hills. The lavender grown here is steam distilled on the farm to make the highest quality essential oil, which is used to make a range of toiletries. The vast sheets of lavender are the perfect background for family photos. Dogs on leads are very welcome to walk around the fields and enjoy a picnic with you.
Hill Barn Farm, Snows hill, Broadway, WR12 7JY | Open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
The Boathouse Café
Hidden away on the shore of Pittville Park’s lower lake and bursting with nostalgic charm; there are rowing boats for hire, grassy banks to fish from and picnic tables, with access to freshly ground coffee, ice cream and homemade cakes.
Boathouse Café, Pitville Park, Cheltenham, GL52 3JE | Open Monday – Tuesday 9.30am-4pm & Wednesday – Sunday 9.30am-4pm
Cotswold Wildlife Park
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens has over 260 Animal species in over 160 acres of stunning gardens and Parkland.
Bradwell Grove, Burford, OX18 4JP | Open Monday-Sunday 10am-3pm
Nestled in the heart of the vibrant Cotswold town of Tetbury, The Close offers a welcoming and relaxed feel whether you’re simply having a cocktail in the bar, dinner in the 2 rosette restaurant or a much needed weekend break.
Close Hotel, Long Street, Tetbury, GL8 8AQ
Bibury Trout Farm
Founded in 1902, Bibury Trout Farm is one of England’s oldest working trout farms set in the historic village of Bibury, in the heart of the Beautiful Cotswolds.
Bibury, Cirencester, GL7 5NL |Open Monday-Sunday 8am-5pm
The Lamb Inn
f your idea of a traditional English country hotel includes stone flagged floors, cosy armchairs, real ale, log fires and perhaps a four-poster bed, you will not be disappointed by The Lamb Inn.
The Lamb Inn, Sheep Street, Burford, OX18 4LR
Little Oak Vineyard
Little Oak Vineyard is a small, family-run business based in Chipping Campden producing high quality and award-winning wines and brandy. We offer vineyard tours and wine tastings all year and by prior arrangement we can also offer a lunch platter.
Little Oak Cottage, Paxford Road, Chipping Campden, GL55 6LA | Closed Mondays & Tuesdays | Open Wednesday-Friday 10am-5pm & Saturday-Sunday 10am-5pm
The Masons Arms
Idyllic, historic and absolutely delicious-The Mason’s Arms is a pub that everyone can enjoy, including their dogs with its dog-friendly bar and overnight rooms.
The Masons Arms, 28 High Street, Meysey Hampton, Cirencester, GL7 5JT | Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner on both weekdays and weekends
All of these gems are just a few of the dog friendly activities in The Cotswolds! We hope you and your fury friends can experience some of them. Thinking of relocating to the area? Check out our collection of homes and cottages to rent in the Cotswolds.