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With dog ownership at an all-time high, research has revealed 72%* of dog owners curtail days out or feel guilty leaving their four-legged friend behind.

However, if you’re thinking to explore Newcastle, your dog needn’t miss out… with so much culture and heritage to explore on foot, you and your four-legged friend can easily sniff out some of the city’s iconic cultural landmarks together.

To help you and your dog #GoDoYourThing, we’ve put together our guide to the best dog-friendly food and drink establishments in the centre of Newcastle. 

And, if you’ve never taken your dog on the train, are a new dog owner, or you and your pooch just need a little reassurance, check out our top tips to taking a Northern train to ensure you both have a great day out.

Dog-friendly Newcastle

Flat Caps Coffee – one for coffee aficionados, this dog-friendly speciality coffee house has been named one of the top 50 coffee shops in England. Stop by with your pooch and you’ll soon see why.

1901 Caffé Deli – looking for a somewhere that looks as good as it tastes? Then this is the place for you… seriously Instagram-friendly, it’s a great spot to capture some shots of you and your furry friend while sipping on a milkshake and tucking into some tasty food.

Looking for a central spot to sit out and watch the world go by with your four-legged friend? Our top dog-friendly picks are By The River Brew Co on Gateshead Quayside or Urban Garden on the Newcastle side of the Tyne.

The Quayside is great for taking a stroll along the waterfront with your dog… if you do, check out Quay Ingredient – it serves one of the best breakfasts in the city!

Want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city? It’s just a short walk to the large and leafy Exhibition Park, with its Victorian bandstand and boating lake - perfect for giving your dog a good leg stretch. If you’re here, we thoroughly recommend checking out Urban Green Café. It serves a great choice of locally sourced snacks to eat on the go and even serves freshly made to order wood fired pizzas.

Dogs and their owners walking through a train station

Man sat holding his small dog on a Northern train

More info on the best parks and gardens to take your pooch in Newcastle

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Dog friendly days out in Yorkshire

Few places, the world over, are as primed for long walks with the dog than God’s Own Country. But what’s a walk without a revitalising post-stroll pint? In Yorkshire, it just so happens you’re more than spoilt for choice when it comes to finding a pooch-friendly pub

Dogs on the beach

We joined forces with Pets as Therapy to celebrate what they do and encourage people to make the most of beaches across the north of England. From October beaches are once again open to dogs, giving you a great excuse to hop on the train and visit some of the North's beautiful coastlines.

Dog friendly days out in the North West

Pups & Cups Bistro in Old Swan, Liverpool, is the city’s first restaurant dedicated to delivering a pawsome experience for canine customers, with ample space for dogs to runaround and make friends in the Pup Garden, before tucking into dog-friendly treats such as Pawfect Pancakes and Pupachinos. But fret not, dogs aren’t the only ones who can enjoy tasty treats at Pups & Cups: humans can also tuck into breakfast, lunch, dinner and a delightful menu of sweet treats and coffee.

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