Manchester’s most dog-friendly days out, pubs and cafes according to TripAdvisor

With 2021 set to be the year of the staycation, there couldn’t be a better time to explore Manchester with our dogs

More places to eat and visit now reopening their doors to the public is great news both for the hospitality and tourism industry and those of us who like to get out and about.

For dog owners though, it can be tricky to find somewhere where the our four-legged friends can come too – whether that’s for a day out or a meal out.

Now, dog-friendly holiday provider Canine Cottages has crunched the TripAdvisor data to find the most dog-friendly places to go in Manchester.

Based on the percentage of reviews on TripAdvisor suggesting a place was dog-friendly, they found the most dog-friendly places to visit, pubs and cafes – which can also be found in this interactive map.

Data was collected by searching for ‘dog-friendly’ in TripAdvisor, and then analysing the full set of search results by comparing the number of reviews for each place mentioning ‘dog-friendly’ to the total number of reviews.

With 2021 set to be the year of the staycation, there couldn’t be a better time to explore Manchester with our dogs – so here’s where to go.

Dog-friendly attractions in Manchester

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TripAdvisor users have come to the rescue and suggested that the most dog-friendly attractions in Manchester are:

  1. Clifton Country Park, Salford
  2. Jumbles Country Park, Bolton
  3. Tandle Hill Country Park, Oldham
  4. Werneth Low Country Park, Tameside
  5. Etherow Country Park , Stockport

Dog-friendly places to eat across Manchester

Feeling peckish? Canine Cottages have rounded up the top dog-friendly places to eat across Greater Manchester according to TripAdvisor, too.

  1. The Lamppost Cafe, Bury
  2. Weaver & Wilde Coffee House, Oldham
  3. The Beer School, Westhoughton
  4. Jacksons Boat, Sale
  5. Foresters Arms, Standish

Looking to go further afield? Canine Cottages have also released the Dog-Friendly Index, a handy tool where you’ll find these and even more dog-friendly places as recommended by TripAdvisor reviewers.

Each place that has been featured has also been given a useful paw rating out of 5, with only places rated 3 paws or higher featuring in the tool.


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