DUG Category: Argyll Bute

Dog Friendly Pubs, Cafes, Shops & Accommodation in Argyll & Bute Scotland.

Clyde Bar, Helensburgh

62-64 W Clyde St, Helensburgh G84 8AX. Tel: 01436 673257

The Clyde bar is located in Helensburgh on the west coast of Scotland, 25 miles west of Glasgow. The family run pub has been on the go since 1988 and is an easy-going place where all kinds of people of all ages drink and socialise. DUGS O’ ALL SIZES WELCOME!

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Dog Friendly Pub

  • Wi-fi,
  • Water Bowl Provided,
  • Beer Garden (Dogs Allowed),
  • Dog Treats
  • Open from 11am – 12pm Monday – Wednesday
  • Sunday and Thurdsay 1 am
  • Friday and Saturday 2am

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Bute: Etterick Smiddy Cottage

Cnoc-an-Raer, Isle of Bute PA20 0QT, UK. Tel: 07931 500 617

Etterick Smiddy is a 2 bedroom (sleeps 4) Blacksmiths Cottage on the west coast of the Isle of Bute. Stunning views over Ettrick bay to Inchmarnock Island, Isle of Arran and beyond to the Kintyre Peninsula. The Cottage has full underfloor heating, log burning stoves and a large west facing sun room. Dogs are allowed in the cottage (downstairs only though and not in bedrooms). A kennel and run is also provided. It’s a stunning location with many beach and forest walks on the Island. Although the cottage is


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Sugar Boat, Helensburgh

30 Colquhoun Square, Helensburgh G84 8AQ. Tel: 01436 647522

Sugar Boat: a contemporary local bistro, bar and wine shop. Located at 30 Colquhoun Square in the heart of Helensburgh, we’re open from 9 o’clock each morning through until late at night and happily welcome four-pawed pals along with their human companions too.

From morning coffees, light weekend brunches, afternoon cream teas and inspired, seasonal à la carte bistro menus to our courtyard terrace which adds an al fresco touch to proceedings, we look forward to welcoming you.

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Bistro & Bar

  • Food Served (Dogs Allowed When

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Kintyre: Balure Country House

Tayinloan, Nr Tarbert, Argyll, PA29 6XG. Tel: 01583 441275

Large country house with 5 acres of gardens and grounds for your dogs to explore. It’s only a 10 min walk to the shore to take them for a swim. Large boot room with underfloor heating to let dogs dry off after wet, winter walks. We politely ask that dogs are restricted from going upstairs in the property. If you wish to bring more than 2 dogs, please contact us before booking to discuss. The property is surrounded by livestock so we do ask dog owners to respect the Countryside Code.


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Campbeltown: Argyll Hotel

Bellochantuy, Campbeltown, Argyll, PA28 6QE. Tel: 01583 421212

The Argyll Hotel is Kintyre’s only beachside hotel. There are stunning sea views from the conservatory, lounge and outdoor seaside terrace. Ideal for relaxing with your dog.

There are great walking opportunities for you and your dog across the whole peninsular. The hotel beach has been rated by Elle Magazine as one of the top 5 dog friendly beaches in the UK.

We welcome dogs, offering a relaxed environment with a welcome dog treat in your room and towels available after a dip in the sea. Dine together in the bar with


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