DUG Category: Pet Travel


Dogs are allowed to travel with you in your vehicle via the Eurotunnel however there is a charge of £16 per dog each way (as at Jan 2014). The journey time to France is approx 35 mins. An official registration certificate is required at check in, together with the dog’s travel documentation. You will also need to add your dog to your pre-booking.

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EYMS Buses

East Yorkshire Motor Services runs buses in and around Hull. In North Yorkshire, they are known as Scarborough & District.

Well-behaved dogs are welcome on the bus, as long as they are on a short lead and kept under control. Your dog will not be allowed on the bus if the driver believes it is dangerous, or if it is a ‘banned’ breed of dog. Only one dog is allowed per deck at any one time. You should also keep your dog off the bus seats.
Guide dogs or assistance dogs that are accompanying registered disabled people, and small dogs

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First Bus

First Bus is one of Britain’s largest bus operators. It operates in a number of areas from Aberdeen down to Cornwall.

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8.1 We will carry Assistance Dogs (or other legitimate assistance animals) of any size free of charge at any time on our vehicles, both when accompanying a registered disabled person and when being trained by a trainer bearing the appropriate valid identification.

8.2 Except in the case of a registered disabled person, or trainer, accompanied by an Assistance Dog or other assistance

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Go Wild Campervans

51 East Bankton Place, Livingston, EH54 9BZ. Tel: 07939449987

Go Wild Campervans is a small, family-run campervan rental business, situated between Edinburgh and Glasgow in West Lothian: a perfect starting point for exploring Scotland. We love camping, campervans and getting out in the great outdoors. Our campervans are child and dog-friendly, with no additional charge to bring your dog.

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Heatherslaw Light Railway

Ford Forge, Heatherslaw, TD12 4TJ. Tel: 01890 820244

Dogs travel free on the steam train which runs between Heatherslaw mill and Etal village. The journey can be started from either end of the route where there are a number of walks to enjoy with your dog. Credit card payments for tickets are accepted at Heatherslaw, but only cash payments at Etal.

– recommended by Elaine Reid (visited October 17, 2016)

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Keswick Launch Company

Lake Road, Keswick on Derwentwater, Cumbria, CA12 5DJ. Tel: 017687 72263

Not a pub, cafe or hotel but it is a great, activity to do with your dog. Dogs travel free on the lake ferry launches. Buy a 50-minute cruise around the lake, or a hop on/off ticket which allows you to sail and also do some walking with your dog. There are a couple of dog friendly hotels (Mary Mount Hotel and Lodore Falls Hotel) at the south end of the lake where the boat stops and food and drink can be purchased.

– recommended by Elaine Reid (visited

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