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Dog Walking in Bristol
Where can I walk my dog in Bristol?
The pawsibilities of dog walks in Bristol are endless, so if you’re looking for dog walking in Bristol or to borrow a dog in Bristol don’t worry we’ve got you sorted. The top choice has to be Ashton Court Estate boasting a lovely 850 acres of gorgeous woods and grassland for both you and your dog to explore. There’s a real feel of being deep in the countryside, even though you’re just outside the city. The cafe at the mansion, open all year round, is dog friendly and has water bowls out for our furry friends who will no doubt need a good drink after a long romp across this wonderful estate. A perfect place to walk a dog in Bristol.
The Downs, which consists of Clifton Down and Durdham Down, is a huge area of protected parkland which lays right on the edge of the city. Within walking distance of other major attractions like the Clifton Suspension Bridge, is gives a great impression of being within the countryside. So if you’re looking for dog walking in Bristol we recommend escaping the hustle of the city and feel like your out in the West Country with doggy in tow.
Dogs are very welcome at Kings Weston Estate. It’s situated in the North West of Bristol and is home to many history buildings and beautiful gardens. If you’re looking for great views whilst out on your walk, then head towards the Georgian viewing terrace at the top of the gardens. From here you can enjoy wonderful views across the Avon and Somerset towards Bristol.
Within the heart of Bristol is Queen Square, a Georgian park area enclosed by trees and cobbled streets. So if you’re a dog sitter in Bristol and your pup needs a break from the busy streets why not head to Queen Square for some down time.
If you fancy heading slightly further afield for a fun adventure with your dog, why not visit one of Britain’s most spectacular natural landmarks, Cheddar Gorge & Caves. It is dog friendly, welcoming all well-behaved dogs on the lead, you can explore the landscape and wildlife it has to offer.
Things to do in Bristol with your pup
New to Bristol? Not a problem the Bristol Insight offers a unique bus tour with informed, personal and interactive commentary, so you can find your next place to explore. What’s better is your well-behaved furry friend is welcome onboard so they can be included in the sight-seeing fun too. For those doggies not able to join a bus tour why not try The Ultimate Bristol Walking Tour. They start outside Bristol Cathedral at 11:30am Thursday through to Sunday where you’ll view and learn all the great sites in Bristol and, of course, finishing in the Ostrich Pub.
If you’re planning a longer visit you’re probably after dog friendly accommodation in Bristol, we’ve got that covered too. The Novotel in Bristol Centre is perfect for the whole family and just a few minutes away from the railway station and central area. For a bit of luxury why not stay at the Ston Easton Park which is known as being the best luxury hotel on the outskirts of Bristol, and even your doggy is welcome. A great alternative is Avon Gorge Hotel with great views of the Clifton Suspension Bridge and walking distance from Bristol City Centre.
None of these places take your fancy? You can find more dog friendly places in Bristol below.
Where to eat and drink in Bristol with your dog
The clue may be in the name here but The Lazy Dog are an independent, dog loving community pub with a large beer garden, with quality food and excellent service and even winner of ‘Best Food Pub 2016/17’. With doggy biscuits behind the bar there are treats for humans and dogs alike.
Another great but maybe slightly obvious choice is BrewDog, they are indeed dog friendly, hence the name. They offer “cutting edge, rare and downright awesome craft beers from across the seven seas, serves great hand stretched sourdough base pizzas, and promises to shelter anyone wishing to tack against the bluster of the mainstream.” So grab your dog and start ordering!
Looking for a great place for Sunday lunch with your dog or perhaps a spot for an evening meal that fido is welcome to join? The Albion Clifton is a Grade II listed building with an extensive bar and restaurant with local produced fine food, great wines and first class hospitality.
A great place for brunch with your dog is Boston Tea Party, they’ve got a large breakfast and brunch range handcrafted coffee, a beautiful bar and over 120 seats so why not head down?
Local vets in Bristol
Whether you’re a borrowing a dog in Bristol or own a pup, there a few vets dotted around the centre. Avon Lodge Vets is a privately owned vets that has been opened since 1999. They offer great care and expertise from a dedicated and animal loving team.
Struggling to find a vet nearby you in Bristol why not try Zetland Vets with a number of branches around the Bristol area providing affordable vet care for all of your dog’s regular health needs.
If you’re looking for Veterinary advice and you are already a member, why not call the 24/7 Vet Line included in your BorrowMyDoggy membership. They are able to help answer any questions or concerns that you may have whilst dog sitting in Bristol.
Pet shops in Bristol
The nation’s go-to pet store Pets at Home of course has a shop in Bristol a short trip from the City Centre. If you need to stock up on any pet supplies, grab your dog and head to this dog friendly pet shop in Bristol.
A pet shop in the middle of Bristol is Avon Pet & Garden Centre, or perhaps take a visit to Roxfords which carries an extensive range of pet foods and accessories for our canine companies.