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The Bell at Sapperton | Cotswolds

The Bell at Sapperton | Cotswolds


A pretty, cosy pub in an unspoilt village where people arrive for Sunday lunch on horseback.

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The Wheatsheaf | Cotswolds

The Wheatsheaf | Cotswolds

The Wheatsheaf is perfectly placed to provide an escape from the city for a night or two.

It is super-dog friendly, has great food and a perfect pub interior with just the right amount of rustic charm. 

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The Swan At Southrop | Cotswolds

The Swan At Southrop | Cotswolds


This vine covered pub is picturesque from the outside and the tiny windows, settles, candlelight and open fires make it dark, cosy and inviting on the inside.

And when a pub has its own kitchen garden you know the food is going to be very good indeed.

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Bleak House Guide March | Chancery Lane to Borough Market

Bleak House Guide March | Chancery Lane to Borough Market

Aa walk of two halves passing through the empty medieval streets that sit at the centre of our ancient legal system, and across the river to the bustling 21st Century South Bank. 

Click through to download our hand drawn map of the walk.

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Bleak House Guide February | London Bridge to Limehouse

Bleak House Guide February | London Bridge to Limehouse

February's walk is a historical trip along the Pool of London where iconic landmarks give way to cobbled streets lined with beautiful wharves and cosy pubs.

Click through to download our hand drawn map of the walk.

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Greenberry Cafe | Primrose Hill

Greenberry Cafe | Primrose Hill

Without doubt our most visited London restaurant, Greenberry Café is a delight at any time of the day. It's a true neighbourhood eatery and is dog-friendly too.

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Dog-friendly Shops in Central London

Dog-friendly Shops in Central London

Sometimes you just don't want to leave your dog at home when you go shopping but it's hard to know where you can and can't take your dog.

Here is our tried and tested list of shops in Central London that will make your dog feel at home whilst you scratch the retail itch.

 

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Camber Sands & Rye | East Sussex

Camber Sands & Rye | East Sussex

Camber Sands is the best dog-friendly beach near to London and Rye is one of England's prettiest towns. Embrace the January weather with a day trip to visit these two special places and blow the cobwebs away. 

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How to Live More Stylishly With a Dog

How to Live More Stylishly With a Dog

Living a dog does not mean you have to compromise on your home decor. Read our tips for finding stylish homewares you will love as much as your dog does

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Bleak House Guide January | Hampstead

Bleak House Guide January | Hampstead

A literary amble high up above the city in Hampstead featuring elegant Georgian townhouses, Victorian cottages, atmospheric graveyards and cosy pubs.

Click through to download our hand drawn map of the walk.

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The Best Dog-friendly restaurants in London

The Best Dog-friendly restaurants in London

Sometimes you really just don't want to leave your dog at home when you go out to eat. Here is a list of our favourite dog-friendly restaurants in London that serve great food and love dogs.

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Bleak House Guide December | Mayfair at Christmas

Bleak House Guide December | Mayfair at Christmas

An impossibly festive walk through Mayfair. Luxury Bond Street jewellers, famous hotels and the Georgian shops of Piccadilly conspire to make this one of the prettiest parts of London at Christmas.

Click through to download our hand drawn map of the walk.

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