By PadsnPets, Jun 9 2014 08:30AM
As a family we recently went to the East Coast for a holiday and for the first time we took our dog, Lola, with us. Unfortunately, we didn’t have the best of weather but to my surprise we had our pickings of lots of doggy friendly places to visit and eat in.
We decided to visit Whitby for the day and the dog enjoyed a lovely walk around the Abbey, along with seeing the enactment of the Monks walk, which was fab. What was a bit disappointing was that the Abbey café only allowed assistance dogs inside, so we were unable to get a cuppa after being in the drizzle all afternoon, so we had to head back into Whitby town centre for lunch.
Here, lots of shops had fresh water bowls outside for the dogs, which was great and lots of cafes, restaurants, pubs and even shops would let her in, which was also great for us, especially as we were desperate to avoid the rain for a bit!
Eventually, we opted for the Humble Pie ‘n’ Mash which is a lovely, small shop, selling the most gorgeous steak and ale pie I’ve ever had in my life! All their pies are made using delicious, locally sourced ingredients and can be served with mash, peas and delicious gravy. I would highly recommend this place if you are in Whitby.
During our holiday, we also visited The Cottage Pub in Hunmanby, a large village not far from Filey, this lovely traditional pub has a dedicated doggy friendly area and also sells fabulous food, but do call to reserve a table, as it does get full very quickly!
So, if you are taking a trip to the East Coast and you want to take your dog with you, you will have plenty of choices, as lots of places now cater for you and your dogs.
Do let us know of any dog friendly places you have visited on the Yorkshire Coast, we’d love to hear about them.
Shelley & Lola