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Welcome to Dog Friendly Perthshire

Dog Friendly Perthshire is the dog owners guide to the numerous dog friendly places to eat, stay and things to do in Perth and the surrounding area of Perthshire.

Perthshire really is THE dog friendly capital of Scotland.

Perthshire, our beautiful part of Scotland, has long been famous for its breath-taking scenery. With acres of fantastic forests, gorgeous glens, magnificent mountains and rushing rivers it’s the perfect destination for you and your four-legged best friend to explore together.

Scotland is also known for its warm welcome, and on the following pages you’ll find a list of businesses who passionately believe that when you are ready for a bite to eat, a wander round the shops, or a place to rest your head at the end of your day – your dog shouldn’t be left out in the cold.

Once the ancient capital of Scotland, Perthshire is determined to reclaim its crown – as the Dog Friendly Capital of Scotland.

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Brew & Chew

Brew & Chew is an independent café in Perth High Street handily situated beside the Visit Scotland premises. We have great coffee and homemade soups. Sandwiches, toasties and paninis are freshly prepared to order using the best produce. For our haggis we go to the best – Cockburns of Dingwall, for black pudding – McLeod…

Atholl Arms Hotel

The Atholl Arms Hotel is a perfect balance between contemporary and rustic, your dog will thank you for the endless walks along the River Tay and  doggie treats are waiting on their arrival. You can go light on the pet packing as eating and drinking bowls, a blanket and even waste bags are provided by…

The Lite Bite

The Lite Bite is a small cafe & take away located in Skinnergate, we have 5 tables inside and 2 tables outside. We make freshly prepared soups daily even in the summer.  Our baked potatoes are done in the oven and are served with a variety of hot and cold fillings. We have sandwiches, wraps,…

From our blog

Dog Friendly Perth: Four-Legged Friends Welcome

For as long as I can remember dogs have been a big part of our family. The first dogs we had were two Dobermans, later on followed collies, a dachshund and now Baxter our Lhasa Apso. As all dog lovers will understand dogs are a massive part of the family and it’s great being able…

Abernethy & Alibob’s

This afternoon we enjoyed the sunshine by taking a walk round Abernethy in Perthshire. We started off at the Tower which is one of only two remaining Irish Celtic style round towers left in Scotland. We then continued up Kirk Wynd which led onto Witches Road which we later learned, according to local legend is…

Quarrymill Woodland Park

Yesterday we went on a lovely walk around Quarrymill Woodland Park! It’s only a few minutes out of Perth and there is lots to explore with your dogs! There are also benches dotted around if you wanted to take a picnic with you and lots of places for your doggy to have a paddle, if…

Atholl Arms Hotel, Dunkeld

The Atholl Arms Hotel is located in the picturesque Perthshire village of Dunkeld. The historic hotel is situated at the head of Dunkelds Thomas Telford Bridge where the famous mighty River Tay flows. It is certainly a contender for the most dog friendly hotel in all of Scotland! Dunkeld is our favourite place to visit…

Saorsa Holiday Cottage and Kenmore

It’s been a week since our stay at Saorsa Holiday Cottage in Kenmore and I think it’s fair to say we are all missing it! Located a short walk from the banks of Loch Tay and Kenmore, it’s ideal for a dog friendly holiday. Surrounded by beautiful walks and not far from dog friendly restaurants, cafes…

Faskally Wood, Pitlochry

Today me, Baxter and Laurie had a fantastic day enjoying the sunshine around Pitlochry! We had a lovely walk round by Faskally Woods which is just a few minutes drive out of Pitlochry. There are lots of different paths to take that which will you round Loch Dunmore or down to the banks of the…

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