Dog friendly places in Lanarkshire

For dog lovers, a good day out or weekend break isn’t complete without their furry friend. Luckily, in Lanarkshire, there are plenty of places to enjoy a delicious meal or an overnight stay with your four-legged friend by your side.


  1. Strathaven Hotel

This 18th Century house, is a great base for exploring with your pooch or simply for popping in for a quick bite after exploring one of the many nearby walking routes. The Bar and Lounge area are dog friendly, meaning that you can both put your feet up after a stroll, and well-behaved dogs can stay overnight, in one of the boutique rooms.



  1. Tinto House Hotel

 Just a five minute stroll from one of Lanarkshire’s most popular walking destinations, Tinto House Hotel is the ideal spot to ‘paws’ after a day of exploring the outdoors.

 Surrounded by acres of beautiful countryside, the traditional country house offers dog-friendly rooms, so you and your dog can get a good night’s rest following a long country walk.



  1. Macdonald Crutherland House Hotel

One of the most luxurious hotels in the West of Scotland may not be an obvious choice for a trip with your dog. However, the Macdonald Crutherland House Hotel in East Kilbride happily welcomes puppies, hounds and canines, allowing you and your pooch to explore the 37 acres of gardens and woodlands together, before retreating to your lavish bedroom at night.

 If you’re looking to stay the night with your four-legged friend, you can enjoy a Classic Room, where there is plenty of space for both of you to relax.


  1. New Lanark Mill Hotel

 If you prefer your own space, the New Lanark Mill Hotel offers self-catering accommodation allowing enough space for your furry friend to run around.

 Choose from one or two-bedroom self-catering water houses situated within the New Lanark World Heritage Site. In addition, you and Fido can enjoy a spot of tea and a splash of water in the lounge.



  1. Dakota Eurocentral

If you’re travelling to Lanarkshire and are looking for a place to stay in a handy location near the M8, the Dakota Eurocentral Hotel is ideal. Having won several awards for its stylish accommodation and fantastic eateries, you will be treated to fantastic service from the moment you arrive.

Dogs are offered their own beds, water bowls, treats and toys when they stay with their owner, so your canine will be comfortable and entertained all evening. For details of other attractions and areas of interest visit



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