Dog-friendly attractions in North Wales

Among the many dog-friendly things to see and do on Anglesey in North Wales, is the family attraction Foel Farm Park. Meet and feed the animals, enjoy the farm walk and if you opt to take a tractor and trailer ride, rest assured dogs can ride on the tractor too!

All Zip World sites across Wales are dog-friendly, and while you can’t take your dog with you on the zip line ride, both the Penrhyn Quarry and Llechwedd sites have doggy day care available if booked in advance.

Foel Farm Park

Castell Dolbadarn,
Velocity 2, the world's fastest zip line

Zip World Penrhyn Quarry

Castell Dolbadarn,
Rope bridges, via ferrata & zip lines at Caverns

Zip World Llechwedd

Blaenau Ffestiniog
Castell Dolbadarn,

Dog-friendly attractions in Mid Wales

In Mid Wales, take a trip on Aberystwyth’s dog-friendly Vale of Rheidol Railway. Hop aboard the historic narrow-gauge steam railway to enjoy the spectacular scenery on the route to Devils Bridge waterfalls, which is also dog-friendly.

Vale of Rheidol Railway clings to the mountainside

Vale of Rheidol Railway

dam and resevoir.
Part of waterfalls

Devil's Bridge Waterfalls

Devil's Bridge
dam and resevoir.

Dog-friendly attractions in West Wales

You’ll find plenty of dog-friendly adventures to be had in West Wales.

Visit the beautiful National Botanic Garden of Wales on one of their ‘doggy days’ to walk around the 568 acres of rolling countryside and explore the heritage landscape parkland. 

Exploring the dog-friendly Pembrokeshire coast with your four-legged friend is fantastic, with its glut of dog-friendly sandy beaches. You can even take a day trip from Tenby Harbour or Castle Beach to Caldey Island with your furry friend, as the island welcomes well behaved dogs on a lead.

Dog-friendly attractions in South Wales

There are plenty of great locations for dog walks in South Wales and there are lots of dog-friendly things to see and do in the Welsh capital of Cardiff. In the heart of the city explore the grounds of historic Cardiff Castle with your dog. The extensive Bute Park, which is adjacent to the castle is also perfect for dog walks and games.

On the outskirts of the city, you can discover a wealth of Welsh history on a visit to the open air dog-friendly St Fagans National Museum of History.

Further afield in the Wye Valley, the historic village of Tintern is particularly dog-friendly with pups made welcome in most shops and eateries. Dogs are also welcome in the grounds of the impressive medieval ruins of Tintern Abbey.

Cardiff Castle Summer Room

Cardiff Castle

Landscape of the attractions at Cardiff Bay seen from the water.
Tintern Abbey

Tintern Abbey (Cadw)

Landscape of the attractions at Cardiff Bay seen from the water.
Small dog stood on a wall with Tintern Abbey in the background.
Dog with owner walking outside museum outbuildings

Tintern Abbey, St Fagans National Museum of History, South Wales

Dog-friendly walks, beaches and pubs

With lots of dog-friendly beaches across Wales, and 870-miles of dog-friendly Wales Coast Path to walk, plus many other great locations for dog walks in Wales, there’s plenty to explore. And if you’re in need of refreshment along the way, stop off at one of the many dog-friendly pubs.

Use our search page to discover more dog-friendly attractions and plan your paw-fect experience.  

For a responsible and enjoyable visit, always remember to follow the Dog Walking Code.

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