Dog-Friendly Accommodation in Durham

A Northern Escape with Your Dog by Your Side

There’s nowhere better to stay while you’re exploring the culture and charm of this historic city than our dog-friendly hotel in Durham.

Book in at The Kingslodge Inn, our rustic, stone-clad Inn, where dogs are as welcome as humans. Here, everyone gets a warm welcome. Book into a room that suits you and your pooch best. We offer Single, Double, Accessible and Family Rooms so that there’s something to everyone’s taste.  

Based in Durham itself, you’ll have full access to the hustle and bustle of the city as well as the surrounding coast and countryside. Does it get better than that?

Spend your time exploring the city with your pup, knowing that at the end of the day, you can come back to our comfortable Inn and enjoy the superb interiors, comfortable beds and delicious food and drink. 

Planning to visit Durham? There’s so much to do here, especially for history lovers! Browse our list of the top things to do in Durham to get inspired.

The Amble Inn - Dog Friendly

The City at Your Fingertips

When you stay at The Kingslodge Inn you’re in a unique position, as there aren’t many dog-friendly hotels in Durham city. That means you can enjoy all of the historical landmarks and heritage, with quick access to the stunning surroundings. All with your beloved dog in tow.

So what should you and your pooch get up to in Durham? Here are some of the top sights to see.

Durham Cathedral has to make an appearance during your visit to the city. After all, it’s over a thousand years old and a protected UNESCO World Heritage site. How often do you get a chance to see a sight like that in a lifetime?

Want to dig deeper into Durham’s rich history? Take a guided tour of Durham Castle to find out all about how this incredible building dates back to the 11th Century and was originally built as a Norman fortress.

Top off your weekend with an evening cruise on the Prince Bishop River Cruiser to see how Durham twinkles from the water. Sip a drink as you take in this ancient city and all it has to offer.

And don’t worry, we’ve already checked - dogs are as welcome on board as they are in our dog-friendly accommodation in Durham.

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The Amble Inn - Pub

Succulent Suppers for You and Your Pup

We curate our menus to take advantage of seasonal produce when it’s at its best. Our menu is packed full of the finest quality locally sourced ingredients, so you can rest assured that we serve some of the best food in Durham.

Our in-house restaurant makes the perfect cosy retreat after a fun-filled day. Enjoy a tipple at the bar before making your way to the dog-friendly section of our rustic restaurant.

Browse our traditional but modern menu and choose from hearty pub fare like tender steak and ale pie topped with a lashing of gravy or freshly pan-fried sea trout. Of course, vegans and vegetarians are never left out of the fun, with options aplenty.

The cherry on the cake? Your pooch can tuck into something delicious from the Doggy Menu, meaning everyone leaves with a smile and a full belly.

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Book Your Break at Our Dog-Friendly Hotel in Durham Today

Book in at The KingsLodge today and get ready to experience the best this historic city has to offer with your canine companion with you every step of the way.

We make it our mission to cater to your needs, whether that’s helping you plan a memorable getaway or giving you options for how to book your stay at our dog-friendly hotel in Durham. Simply book online if you prefer, or give us a call directly at 0344 947 1339, our dedicated reservations line.

Prefer to email in? Send all enquiries about reservations or any other questions and queries to our team at

Get in touch to secure a city break in Durham that you and your pup will never forget.