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A quaint pub located under an iconic monument voted ‘Best for Walkies’ in Pet Travel Awards


A North Yorkshire pub received the ‘Best for Walkies’ award from a pet-friendly travel agency.

The King’s Head Inn was chosen for this honor by pet travel agents PetsPyjamas.

Sitting under the iconic Roseberry Topping, the pub is the perfect place for dogs and owners to relax after a long walk.

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The King’s Head at Great Ayton has been chosen from thousands of entries including hotels, guesthouses and country houses at home and abroad with one thing in common – they are all places accepting dogs.

The Great Ayton pub was one of 12 winners of the Dog Friendly Travel Awards, they were judged on their accessibility to four-legged guests as well as their owners, and the dog-friendly facilities within their pub. .

Described as a “quintessential country pub”, The King’s Head impressed the judges of PetsPyjamas and received the “Best for Walkies” award for its appeal for being an ideal base for an active dog walking vacation.

The King’s Head Inn, under the rose garnish

Sitting at the foot of Roseberry Topping and a short walk from the North Yorkshire Moors, Cleveland Way and the scenic North Yorkshire coast, The King’s Head has won awards for serving hearty meals for humans and dogs. They also of course have a full bar for a well deserved drink after conquering Roseberry Topping.

The pub has its own dog friendly menu which has no doubt been very popular with the four legged population.

Speaking about their pricing, Nicky Austin, Managing Director of The King’s Head, said: We have always welcomed dogs at the hostel and have pet friendly rooms, bar and garden where dogs can always have a drink , one or two free treats, and even a meal. . We’re absolutely thrilled with this award – if we had tails we would wave them! “

PetsPyjamas General Manager James Williams also commented, “The dog population has grown significantly since the first lockdown, so the hospitality industry has really stepped up its game when it comes to welcoming four-legged friends. With 12 properties to choose from, dogs and their humans now have a 2022 to-do list! We congratulate The King’s Head Inn for their place in the prices.

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