Where will you find the UK’s most dog-friendly town? Right here is Yorkshire! Malton has recently been named as the top town in the country to visit with your four-legged friend with an array of dog-friendly pubs, cafes and attractions on offer.
Malton has previously been named one of the best places to live by the Sunday Times and is known as Yorkshire’s Food Capital thanks to a monthly food market.
The UK’s most dog-friendly town is Malton
Malton was named the UK’s most dog-friendly town at the annual dog-friendly awards thanks to a large selection of places that will welcome four-legged friends. The market town is on the cusp of North and East Yorkshire and you’ll lots of pubs and cafes to visit. Our recommendations include:
- No. 46 Cafe Bar
- The Talbot
- The New Malton
- The Hidden Monkey
Explore the Howardian Hills
Malton is located on edge of the Howardian Hills (an Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty) so you’ll find plenty of walks to try with your doggie. Pay a visit to nearby Castle Howard and dogs are more than welcome in the gorgeous grounds. You’ll find plenty of pretty villages and dog-friendly country pubs to call in for refreshments. Our top picks include:
- The Bay Horse at Burythorpe
- The Crown and Cushion at Welburn
- The Stone Trough Inn at Kirkham Abbey
Yorkshire’s Food Capital
Malton has developed a reputation in recent years as Yorkshire’s Capital of Food and has monthly food markets and lots of artisan producers. Pay a visit to the Talbot Yard Food Court or take a food tour (with tastings) round the town with everything from French patisserie to home-made Yorkshire pies on offer.
Dog-friendly cottages around Malton
Gorgeous Cottages have a selection of dog-friendly holiday cottages close to Malton.
A 4-bedroom dog-friendly holiday cottage with a wood-fired hot tub located in a peaceful village near Malton.
A cosy country cottage near Malton that sleeps up to 3 people and 2 doggies.
Gorgeous Cottages are the booking agents for a range of dog-friendly Yorkshire holiday cottages. For help planning your next short break, give the team a call on 01642 263 249.